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Frank Overton

Perpetually serious-looking New York-born character actor, who showed up to good effect in many TV shows of the 50's and 60's. His quietly authoritarian demeanour lent itself ideally to portraying characters with badges or uniforms: Sheriff Heck Tate in To Kill a Mockingbird (1962), General Bogan of Strategic Air Command in Fail-Safe (1964) and ...

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Mar 12, 1918 In Babylon, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Kiss 'N' Tell: Romance in the 23rd Century
Latest Project:
Series True Story 2016-03-06
Known For
Poster of 12 O'Clock High
Poster of Wild River
Poster of Fail-Safe
Poster of To Kill a Mockingbird
Series True Story Unknown 2016-03-06
Movie Kiss 'N' Tell: Romance in the 23rd Century Unknown 2004
Series American Masters Unknown 1994
Series The Invaders Unknown 1967-01-10
Series Star Trek Unknown 1966
Series Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre Unknown 1965
Series 12 O'Clock High Maj. Harvey Stovall / ... 1964-09-18
Series The Doctors and the Nurses Unknown 1964
Movie Fail-Safe Unknown 1964
Series The Fugitive Unknown 1964
Series Kraft Suspense Theatre Unknown 1964
Series Alcoa Premiere Unknown 1963
Series Wagon Train Unknown 1963
Series Armstrong Circle Theatre Unknown 1963
Series The Dick Powell Theatre Unknown 1963
Series Laramie Unknown 1962
Series The Defenders Unknown 1962
Series The Virginian Unknown 1962
Series Bus Stop Unknown 1962
Series The Alfred Hitchcock Hour Unknown 1962-09-20
Series Stoney Burke Unknown 1962
Series Empire Unknown 1962
Series Sam Benedict Unknown 1962
Movie To Kill a Mockingbird Unknown 1962
Movie Claudelle Inglish Unknown 1961
Movie Posse from Hell Unknown 1961
Series 'Way Out Unknown 1961
Series The Twilight Zone Unknown 1961
Series Checkmate Unknown 1961
Series Playdate Unknown 1961-10-04
Series Dr. Kildare Unknown 1961-09-28
Series Bonanza Unknown 1961
Series The Asphalt Jungle Unknown 1961
Series Sunday Showcase Unknown 1960
Series The Rebel Unknown 1960
Series Markham Unknown 1960
Series Thriller Unknown 1960
Movie Wild River Walter Clark 1960-05-01
Series The Barbara Stanwyck Show Unknown 1960-09-19
Series Route 66 Unknown 1960-10-07
Series Tate Unknown 1960
Movie The Dark at the Top of the Stairs Unknown 1960
Series Riverboat Unknown 1960
Series Peter Gunn Unknown 1959
Series The Deputy Unknown 1959-09-12
Movie The Last Mile Unknown 1959
Series Adventures in Paradise Unknown 1959
Series Naked City Unknown 1959
Series Deadline Unknown 1959
Series Brenner Unknown 1959
Series One Step Beyond Unknown 1959
Series Black Saddle Unknown 1959
Series Lawman Unknown 1958-10-05
Movie Any Given Minute Unknown 1958
Movie An American Girl Unknown 1958
Series Perry Mason Unknown 1958
Movie Desire Under the Elms Unknown 1958
Movie Lonelyhearts Unknown 1958
Series Decoy Unknown 1958
Movie The True Story of Jesse James Unknown 1957
Series The Alcoa Hour Unknown 1956
Series The Big Story Unknown 1956
Series Star Tonight Unknown 1955
Series The Elgin Hour Unknown 1955
Series Appointment with Adventure Unknown 1955
Series You Are There Unknown 1955
Series Producers' Showcase Unknown 1955
Series Playwrights '56 Unknown 1955-10-04
Series Justice Unknown 1955
Series The Mask Unknown 1954
Movie The Trip to Bountiful Unknown 1953
Series The United States Steel Hour Al / ... 1953-10-27
Series Lux Video Theatre Unknown 1953
Series Short Short Dramas Unknown 1953
Series The Gulf Playhouse Unknown 1952
Series The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse Unknown 1952
Series Studio One in Hollywood Unknown 1951
Series Goodyear Playhouse Sam Reid / ... 1951-10-14
Series Robert Montgomery Presents Unknown 1950-01-30
Movie No Way Out Unknown 1950
Movie Mystery Street Unknown 1950
Series Kraft Theatre Unknown 1948
Movie No Greater Love Unknown 1943