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James Whitmore

Born on October 1, 1921, in White Plains, New York, gruff veteran character actor James Whitmore earned early and widespread respect with his award-winning dramatic capabilities on Broadway and in films. He would later conquer TV with the same trophy-winning results. The son of James Allen Whitmore and Florence Crane, he was educated at ...

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Oct 1, 1921 In White Plains, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Broadway: The American Musical
Latest Project:
Series Chevron Hall of Stars 2016-03-06

Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 6 wins & 4 nominations.

Known For
Poster of The Shawshank Redemption
Poster of Planet of the Apes
Poster of Them!
Poster of The Asphalt Jungle
Movie Spirit of Evolution Unknown 2017
Series Comeback Host 2017
Series Chevron Hall of Stars March 2016-03-06
Movie Awakening World Unknown 2012-10-20
Movie 16th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Unknown 2010-01-23
Movie The 61st Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 2009-09-20
Movie The 81st Annual Academy Awards Unknown 2009
Series Banda sonora Unknown 2008
Movie Watch the Skies!: Science Fiction, the 1950s and Us Unknown 2005
Movie The Distance Unknown 2005
Movie Fun with Dick and Jane Unknown 2005-12-21
Series Broadway: The American Musical Unknown 2004
Movie Hope Springs Eternal: A Look Back at 'The Shawshank Redemption' Unknown 2004
Series Mister Sterling Unknown 2003-01-10
Series A Minute with Stan Hooper Unknown 2003-10-29
Movie Cole Porter in Hollywood: Too Darn Hot Unknown 2003
Movie A Ring of Endless Light Grandfather 2002-08-23
Series Cinema 3 Unknown 2002
Movie The Majestic Stan Keller 2001-12-21
Series CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Unknown 2000-10-06
Movie Here's to Life! Unknown 2000
Series The Directors Unknown 1999-03-02
Movie Swing Vote Daniel Morissey 1999-04-19
Movie G.I. Joe: The Ernie Pyle Story None 1998-03-08
Series The Practice Unknown 1997-03-04
Movie The Relic Unknown 1997
Movie Wild Bill: Hollywood Maverick Unknown 1995
Series HBO First Look Unknown 1994-03-01
Movie The Shawshank Redemption Unknown 1994-10-14
Series National Geographic Specials Unknown 1993
Movie The Roots of Roe Unknown 1993
Movie The Poetry Hall of Fame Unknown 1993
Series The Ray Bradbury Theatre Unknown 1990
Movie Sky High Unknown 1990
Movie Old Explorers Unknown 1990
Movie Glory! Glory! Unknown 1989
Series Favorite Son The President 1988-10-30
Movie Nuts Unknown 1987
Series Biography Unknown 1987-04-06
Movie Chesapeake Borne Narrator 1986-02-15
Movie Moses Unknown 1986
Movie Liberty Weekend Unknown 1986
Movie The West of the Imagination Narrator 1986-09-01
Series George Burns Comedy Week Unknown 1985-09-18
Movie The Adventures of Mark Twain Unknown 1985
Movie Zoo Ship Unknown 1985
Series Riptide Unknown 1984
Series Celebrity Clifford Casey 1984-02-12
Series American Playhouse Unknown 1982-01-12
Movie The Klan: A Legacy of Hate in America Unknown 1982
Movie Hail Columbia! Unknown 1982
Movie Rage! Unknown 1980
Movie The Golden Honeymoon Unknown 1980
Movie The First Deadly Sin Dr. Sanford Ferguson 1980-10-03
Movie Mark, I Love You Dwight Hamilton 1980-12-10
Movie The Horror Show Unknown 1979-02-06
Movie General Electric's All-Star Anniversary Unknown 1978
Movie Bully: An Adventure with Teddy Roosevelt Unknown 1978
Series The Word Unknown 1978-11-12
Series The White Shadow Unknown 1978-11-27
Movie Das Schlangenei Unknown 1977
Series The Mike Douglas Show Unknown 1977
Movie Celebration: The American Spirit Unknown 1976-01-01
Movie The 48th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 1976
Movie America at the Movies Unknown 1976
Movie Celebrating a Century: The 1876 Philadelphia Centennial Exhibition Unknown 1976
Movie The Canterville Ghost Unknown 1975
Movie Give 'em Hell, Harry! Unknown 1975
Series Good Morning America Unknown 1975-01-06
Movie I Will Fight No More Forever General Oliver O. Howard 1975-04-14
Movie Man Belongs to the Earth Unknown 1974
Series Dinah! Unknown 1974-10-21
Movie Last Moments Unknown 1974
Movie Where the Red Fern Grows Unknown 1974
Movie The Harrad Experiment Unknown 1973
Movie High Crime Unknown 1973
Series The New Temperatures Rising Show Unknown 1973
Movie Will Rogers' USA Unknown 1972
Movie Chato's Land Unknown 1972
Movie If Tomorrow Comes Unknown 1971
Movie Tora! Tora! Tora! Unknown 1970
Series Then Came Bronson Unknown 1970
Movie The Challenge Unknown 1970
Movie Guns of the Magnificent Seven Unknown 1969
Series The David Frost Show Unknown 1969-07-07
Series My Friend Tony Unknown 1969
Series The Name of the Game Unknown 1968-09-20
Movie Planet of the Apes President of the Assembly 1968-04-03
Movie The Split Unknown 1968
Movie Madigan Unknown 1968-03-01
Series The Big Valley Unknown 1968
Movie Nobody's Perfect Unknown 1968
Series Custer Unknown 1967
Series The Monroes Unknown 1967
Series Judd for the Defense Unknown 1967
Movie Chuka Unknown 1967
Series Run for Your Life Unknown 1967
Series The Danny Thomas Hour Unknown 1967-09-11
Series The Invaders Unknown 1967-01-10
Series Cowboy in Africa Unknown 1967-09-11
Movie Waterhole #3 Capt. Shipley 1967-11-17
Series Tarzan Unknown 1966
Series T.H.E. Cat Unknown 1966
Series Shane Unknown 1966-09-10
Series The Loner Unknown 1966
Series For the People Unknown 1965-01-31
Series Slattery's People Unknown 1964
Movie Black Like Me Unknown 1964
Series 12 O'Clock High Unknown 1964-09-18
Series Survival Unknown 1964
Movie Death at the Stock Car Races Buck Larsen 1964-04-15
Series Suspense Buck Larsen 1964-03-25
Series The Greatest Show on Earth Unknown 1964
Series Kraft Suspense Theatre Unknown 1964
Series Burke's Law Unknown 1963-09-20
Series Arrest and Trial Unknown 1963
Series The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters Unknown 1963
Series Wagon Train Unknown 1963
Series Going My Way Unknown 1963
Series Alcoa Premiere Unknown 1963
Movie Focus Unknown 1962
Series The Virginian Unknown 1962
Series Bus Stop Unknown 1962
Movie Icarus Montgolfier Wright Unknown 1962
Series Combat! Unknown 1962-10-02
Series The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Unknown 1962-10-01
Series Ben Casey Unknown 1961-10-02
Series The Twilight Zone Unknown 1961
Series Dr. Kildare Unknown 1961-09-28
Series Bonanza Unknown 1961
Series Here's Hollywood Unknown 1961
Series Checkmate Unknown 1961
Series Rawhide Unknown 1961
Series The Law and Mr. Jones Abraham Lincoln Jones 1960-10-07
Series Route 66 Unknown 1960-10-07
Series The Chevy Mystery Show Unknown 1960-05-29
Series Sunday Showcase Unknown 1960
Movie Who Was That Lady? Unknown 1960
Series Alcoa Theatre Unknown 1959
Series The Detectives Unknown 1959-10-16
Series Schlitz Playhouse Unknown 1959
Series Frontier Justice Unknown 1959
Movie Face of Fire Unknown 1959
Movie The Restless Years Unknown 1958
Series Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre Unknown 1958
Series Panic! Unknown 1958
Series Climax! Unknown 1958
Series Decision Unknown 1958
Movie The Deep Six Unknown 1958
Series Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse Unknown 1958-10-06
Series Studio 57 Unknown 1958
Movie The Young Don't Cry Unknown 1957
Series The Alcoa Hour Unknown 1956
Movie Crime in the Streets Unknown 1956
Series Playhouse 90 Unknown 1956-10-04
Series Zane Grey Theater Unknown 1956-10-05
Series Crossroads Unknown 1956
Movie The Eddy Duchin Story Unknown 1956
Series The 20th Century-Fox Hour Unknown 1956
Series Matinee Theatre Unknown 1956
Series Damon Runyon Theater Unknown 1955
Movie The Last Frontier Unknown 1955
Movie The McConnell Story Unknown 1955
Movie Oklahoma! Unknown 1955
Series Gunsmoke Unknown 1955-09-10
Series Playwrights '56 Unknown 1955-10-04
Movie Battle Cry MSgt. Mac / Narrator 1955-02-02
Movie The Command Sgt. Elliott 1954-02-13
Series Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color Unknown 1954-10-27
Movie The Great Diamond Robbery Mr. Remlick, Lawyer 1954-01-29
Movie Them! Unknown 1954-06-19
Series The Ford Television Theatre Unknown 1954
Series Lux Video Theatre Unknown 1953
Movie The Girl Who Had Everything Charles 'Chico' Menlow 1953-03-27
Movie All the Brothers Were Valiant Unknown 1953
Series The United States Steel Hour Unknown 1953-10-27
Movie Kiss Me Kate Unknown 1953
Movie Because You're Mine Sergeant 'Bat' Batterson 1952-10-01
Movie The Hoaxters Unknown 1952
Series The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse Unknown 1952
Movie Above and Beyond Unknown 1952
Movie Shadow in the Sky Unknown 1952
Movie The Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Story Unknown 1951-03-12
Series Studio One in Hollywood Unknown 1951
Movie Angels in the Outfield Unknown 1951
Movie It's a Big Country: An American Anthology Unknown 1951
Movie Across the Wide Missouri Unknown 1951-10-23
Movie The Next Voice You Hear... Joe Smith, American 1951-04-02
Movie The Red Badge of Courage Unknown 1951
Movie Battleground Kinnie 1950-01-20
Movie The Asphalt Jungle Gus Minissi 1950-05-23
Movie The Outriders Clint Priest 1950-08-07
Movie Mrs. O'Malley and Mr. Malone John J. Malone 1950-12-08
Movie Please Believe Me Unknown 1950
Movie The Undercover Man Unknown 1949
Series Kraft Theatre Unknown 1948