James Noble

While growing up, James Noble became fascinated with movies, and studied drama at nearby Southern Methodist University. Noble served in the United States Navy during World War II, then moved to New York to study at the ... Read more »
Born: 03/05/1922

Filmography

Actor (38)

All My Children 1969 - 2011 (TV Show)

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Law & Order 1986 - 1992 (Tv Show)

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Murder, She Wrote 1986 - 1990 (Tv Show)

Actor

Perfect Strangers 1987 - 1990 (Tv Show)

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Chances Are 1989 (Movie)

Dr Bailey (Actor)

The Absent-Minded Professor 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

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A Tiger's Tale 1988 (Movie)

Sinclair (Actor)

First Impressions 1987 - 1988 (Tv Show)

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Paramedics 1988 (Movie)

Chief Wilkens (Actor)

The Day My Kid Went Punk 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

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Deadly Deception 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

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You Talkin' to Me? 1987 (Movie)

Peter Archer (Actor)

Benson 1979 - 1986 (TV Show)

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Life's Most Embarassing Moments 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

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The Doctors 1962 - 1983 (TV Show)

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Airplane II: the Sequel 1982 (Movie)

Father O'Flanagan (Actor)

This Is Kate Bennett... 1981 - 1982 (TV Show)

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Hart to Hart 1979 - 1980 (TV Show)

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10 1979 (Movie)

Fred Miles (Actor)

Being There 1979 (Movie)

Presidential Adviser Kaufman (Actor)

Lovey: A Circle of Children, Part II 1978 - 1979 (TV Show)

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Breaking Up 1977 - 1978 (TV Show)

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Promises in the Dark 1978 (Movie)

Dr Blankenship (Actor)

The Adams Chronicles 1975 - 1976 (TV Show)

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Death Play 1975 (Movie)

Norman (Actor)

Who? 1975 (Movie)

General Deptford (Actor)

Dragonfly 1974 (Movie)

Dr Leo Cooper (Actor)

A World Apart 1969 - 1971 (TV Show)

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Been Down So Long It Looks Like Up to Me 1970 (Movie)

Priest (Actor)

The Sporting Club 1970 (Movie)

Canon Pritchard (Actor)

The Brighter Day 1953 - 1962 (TV Show)

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Baby Comes Home (TV Show)

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Dempsey (TV Show)

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Summer of My German Soldier (TV Show)

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When the Bough Breaks (TV Show)

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Biography

While growing up, James Noble became fascinated with movies, and studied drama at nearby Southern Methodist University. Noble served in the United States Navy during World War II, then moved to New York to study at the Actors Studio. In the late 1960s, he began appearing on a number of soap operas, including "As the World Turns" and "A World Apart". He appeared in the musical "1776", both on Broadway as John Hancock, and in the 1972 film version as Rev. John Witherspoon. Noble appeared in a series of small parts in films and television during the 1970s, but gained some prominence with the role of absent-minded Governor Eugene Gatling on the sitcom "Benson". He played the role for the run of the show, through 1986. Noble co-founded Open the Gate Pictures, a film production company, and works with the Theater Artists Workshop of Westport.

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