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Dolph Sweet (Adolphus Jean Sweet)

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Biography

New York City, New York, USA
A barrel-chested, bull-necked presence on stage, film and TV, the tough-minded character actor was born Adolphus Jean Sweet in New York City on July 18, 1920, the son of an auto mechanic. He initially attended the University of Alabama in 1939, but his studies were interrupted by WWII Air Force duty. As a navigator of B-24s, he was shot down during a raid and captured, spending two years as a POW in Germany. For his valor he was honored with the Distinguished Flying Cross and The Purple Heart. Read more...

Actor

Character: Patrolman Francis Graf

You're a Big Boy Now 1966

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Character: Henry Biswanger

The Swimmer 1968

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Character: Mr. Rosiello

The Lord's of Flatbush 1974

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Character: Big Bill Haywood

Reds 1981

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Character: Sergeant Boone

Mrs. Columbo 1979

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Character: Doc

Enos 1980

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Character: Ezra Hern

Dark Shadows 1966

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Character: Ed Perkis

Hart to Hart 1979

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Character: Scotty Neilson

A Killing Affair 1977

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Character: Police Capt. Costello

The Taking of Pelham One Two Three 1974

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Character: Gen. Harnitz

Go Tell the Spartans 1978

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Character: James 'Red' McTigue

Paris 1979

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