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James Whitmore

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Biography

White Plains, New York, USA
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 Connecticut's Choate School after receiving a football scholarship. He later earned his BA from Yale University in 1944 before serving with the Marines in World War II. Following his honorable discharge he prepared for the stage under the G.I. Read more...

Actor

Character: Brooks Hatlen

The Shawshank Redemption 1994

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Character: Kinnie

Battleground 1949

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Character: Sergeant 'Bat' Batterson

Because You're Mine 1952

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Character: MSgt. Mac / Narrator

Battle Cry 1955

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Character: SSgt. / Maj. / Col. Ty 'Dad' Whitman

The McConnell Story 1955

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Character: Capt. Shipley

Waterhole #3 1967

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Character: Herb Sutro

The Split 1968

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Character: Philip Tenhausen

The Harrad Experiment 1973

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Character: Toy Store Security Guard

Fun with Dick and Jane 2005

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Character: Stan Keller

The Majestic 2001

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Character: Daniel Morissey

Swing Vote 1999

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Character: Dr. Albert Frock

The Relic 1997

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Character: Leinen Roth

Old Explorers 1990

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Character: Judge Stanley Murdoch

Nuts 1987

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Character: Gus Corley

Here's to Life! 2000

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Character: Himself - Memorial Tribute

The 81st Annual Academy Awards 2009

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Character: Craig Bennett Stiles

The Ray Bradbury Theater 1985

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Character: Chief Jim Holland

Run for Your Life 1965

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Character: Himself

Liberty Weekend 1986

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Character: Dr. Donald Forrest

Ben Casey 1961

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Character: Judge Lee Anderson

Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse 1958

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Character: Gus Minissi

The Asphalt Jungle 1950

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Character: Danny Cochran

The Ford Television Theatre 1952

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Character: Warden Lightfoot

The Alcoa Hour 1955

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Character: Maj. William 'Bill' M. Uanna - Security Officer, Operation Silverplate

Above and Beyond 1952

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Character: Stash Prohaska

Climax! 1954

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Character: Earl Sherwood

Alcoa Theatre 1957

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Character: John Patrick McKenna

Judd for the Defense 1967

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Character: Joe Piante

Burke's Law 1963

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Character: Dr. Sanford Ferguson

The First Deadly Sin 1980

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Character: Sergeant Shanghai Blackmer

The Monroes 1966

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Character: Henry Clay Kincaid

Dr. Kildare 1961

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Character: J. Marvin Bean

Kraft Suspense Theatre 1963

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Character: Lester Babbitt

Glory! Glory! 1989

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Character: Ralph Vincent

Route 66 1960

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Character: Detective Lt. Dave Harker

Checkmate 1960

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Character: Abraham Lincoln Jones

The Law and Mr. Jones 1960

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Character: Col. Harry Connelly

12 O'Clock High 1964

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Character: Handy Random

The Big Valley 1965

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Character: Representative Harry Sanborn

Slattery's People 1964

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Character: Himself - Nominee: Best Actor in a Leading Role

The 48th Annual Academy Awards 1976

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Character: Ben Kincaid

Zane Grey Theater 1956

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Character: Clifford Casey

Celebrity 1984

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Character: Retired Governor William Sterling Sr.

Pilot 0

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Character: Retired Governor William Sterling Sr.

Next Question 0

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Character: Retired Governor William Sterling Sr.

The Statewide Swing 0

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Character: Retired Governor William Sterling Sr.

Sins of the Father 0

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