Willard Sage was widely known for his acting on the big screen. Sage started his acting career landing roles in such films as the Marilyn Monroe crime flick "Niagara" (1953), the drama "Dragnet" (1954) with Jack Webb and the Frank Sinatra comedic adaptation "The Tender Trap" (1955). He also appeared in the western "The Brass Legend" (1956) with Hugh O'Brian. He kept working in film throughout the fifties and the sixties, starring in "The Rack" (1956) with Paul Newman, "Timbuktu" (1959) and the Tony Curtis dramatic adaptation "The Great Impostor" (1960). He also appeared in "That Touch of Mink" (1962) with Cary Grant. Toward the end of his career, he tackled roles in the Kirk Douglas comedy "For Love or Money" (1963) and the sci-fi motion picture "Colossus: The Forbin Project" (1970) with Eric Braeden. Sage last acted in the western "Dirty Little Billy" (1972) with Michael J Pollard.