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Myron McCormick (February 8, 1908 – July 30, 1962) was an American actor of stage, radio and film.

McCormick was born as Walter Myron McCormick in Albany, Indiana.

He was the only cast member of the Broadway smash South Pacific to remain with the show for all 1,925 performances. He won a 1950 Tony Award for his portrayal of sailor Luther Billis. He later was featured on Broadway from 1955-1957 in the military comedy No Time for Sergeants and repeated his role as Sergeant King for the 1958 film version starring Andy Griffith.

To movie audiences, he is possibly best remembered from 1961's The Hustler as Charlie, the partner of pool shark "Fast Eddie" Felson (Paul Newman). McCormick was an alumnus of Princeton University, where he was a Phi Beta Kappa.

He became a featured performer in many popular radio dramas of the 1940s. He also made guest appearances on numerous television programs of the 1950s/early 1960s, including The Untouchables, Naked City, Alfred Hitchcock Presents and Way Out.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Myron McCormick, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Myron McCormick (February 8, 1908 – July 30, 1962) was an American actor of stage, radio and film.

McCormick was born as Walter Myron McCormick in Albany, Indiana.

He was the only cast member of the Broadway smash South Pacific to remain with the show for all 1,925 performances. He won a 1950 Tony Award for his portrayal of sailor Luther Billis. He later was featured on Broadway from 1955-1957 in the military comedy No Time for Sergeants and repeated his role as Sergeant King for the 1958 film version starring Andy Griffith.

To movie audiences, he is possibly best remembered from 1961's The Hustler as Charlie, the partner of pool shark "Fast Eddie" Felson (Paul Newman). McCormick was an alumnus of Princeton University, where he was a Phi Beta Kappa.

He became a featured performer in many popular radio dramas of the 1940s. He also made guest appearances on numerous television programs of the 1950s/early 1960s, including The Untouchables, Naked City, Alfred Hitchcock Presents and Way Out.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Myron McCormick, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 17

Birthday 1908-02-08

Day of Death 1962-07-30

Place of Birth Albany, Indiana, U.S.

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Also Known As

  • Walter Myron McCormick

Acting TV ShowsMovies

1961 The Hustler as Charlie Burns
1960 The Iceman Cometh as Larry Slade
1960 Checkmate (1 episode) as Phillip "Doc "Walters
1959 Play of the Week (1 episode)
1959 The Man Who Understood Women as Preacher
1958 No Time for Sergeants as Sgt. Orville C. King
1955 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1 episode) as Bert Haber
1955 Not as a Stranger as Dr. Clem Snider
1955 Three for the Show as Mike Hudson
1949 Jolson Sings Again as Ralph Bryant
1949 Jigsaw as Charles Riggs
1942 China Girl as Shorty McGuire
1942 USS VD: Ship of Shame as Exec. Officer McGregor (uncredited)
1940 The Fight for Life as Dr. O’Donnell
1940 The Children Must Learn as Narrator
1939 ...One Third of a Nation... as Sam Moon
1936 Winterset as Carr

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