Russell Thorson

Actor Russell Thorson appeared in a variety of films over the course of his Hollywood career. Thorson's career in acting began with his roles in various films like the Frank Sinatra comedy "Double Dynamite" (1951), the ... Read more »
Born: 10/14/1906

Filmography

Actor (21)

Manhunter 1973 - 1974 (TV Show)

Actor

Hawaii Five-O 1968 - 1969 (TV Show)

Actor

The Learning Tree 1969 (Movie)

Judge Cavanaugh (Actor)

Hang 'Em High 1968 (Movie)

Mr Maddow (Actor)

The Stalking Moon 1968 (Movie)

Ned (Actor)

A Covenant With Death 1966 (Movie)

Dr Shilling (Actor)

My Blood Runs Cold 1965 (Movie)

Sheriff (Actor)

Two on a Guillotine 1965 (Movie)

Carmichael (Actor)

36 Hours 1963 (Movie)

Gen Allison (Actor)

The Detectives 1959 - 1962 (TV Show)

Actor

Good Day For a Hanging 1958 (Movie)

Landers (Actor)

I Want to Live! 1958 (Movie)

San Quentin Sergeant (Actor)

Tarawa Beachead 1957 (Movie)

Casey Nelson (Actor)

Zero Hour! 1957 (Movie)

Flight Dispatcher (Actor)

Half Human 1956 (Movie)

Professor Phillip Osborne (Actor)

Hot-Rod Girl 1956 (Movie)

Logan (Actor)

Dangerous Mission 1954 (Movie)

Radio Man (Actor)

Incident in San Francisco (TV Show)

Actor

Night Slaves (TV Show)

Actor

The Blue Knight (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

Actor Russell Thorson appeared in a variety of films over the course of his Hollywood career. Thorson's career in acting began with his roles in various films like the Frank Sinatra comedy "Double Dynamite" (1951), the crime feature "Dangerous Mission" (1954) with Victor Mature and the Lori Nelson action movie "Hot-Rod Girl" (1956). He also appeared in the horror movie "Half Human" (1957) with Akira Takarada, "Zero Hour!" (1957) with Dana Andrews and "Good Day For a Hanging" (1958) with Fred MacMurray. He kept working in film throughout the fifties and the sixties, starring in "Tarawa Beachead" (1958) with Kerwin Mathews, "I Want to Live!" (1958) and the spy thriller "36 Hours" (1964) with James Garner. He also appeared in "Two on a Guillotine" (1965). He also was featured in the TV movies "Hawaii Five-O" (1968-69), "Night Slaves" (ABC, 1970-71) and "Incident in San Francisco" (ABC, 1970-71). Thorson more recently appeared in "Guilty or Innocent: The Sam Sheppard Murder Case" (NBC, 1975-76). Thorson passed away in July 1982 at the age of 76.

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