James Philbrook was an actor who made a successful career for himself in film. Philbrook began his career with roles in the Susan Hayward crime adaptation "I Want to Live!" (1958) and "Warlock" (1959). Later, he acted in the Susan Hayward dramatic adaptation "Woman Obsessed" (1959), "The Loretta Young Show" (CBS, 1962-63) and the dramatic adaptation "The Thin Red Line" (1964) with Keir Dullea. He also appeared in the Russ Tamblyn western "Son of a Gunfighter" (1966). Later in his career, Philbrook acted in "The Last Day of the War" (1969).