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Royal Edward Dano (November 16, 1922 – May 15, 1994) was an American film and television character actor.

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​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.  

Royal Edward Dano (November 16, 1922 – May 15, 1994) was an American film and television character actor.

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

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 136

Birthday 1922-11-16

Day of Death 1994-05-15

Place of Birth New York City, New York USA

Official Site -

Also Known As

  • Royal Edward Dano Sr.

Acting TV ShowsMovies

1993 The Dark Half as Digger Holt
1990 Spaced Invaders as Wrenchmuller
1990 Twin Peaks (2 episodes) as Judge Clinton Sternwood
1988 James Stewart's Wonderful Life as (archive footage)
1988 Killer Klowns from Outer Space as Farmer Gene Green
1987 Ghoulies II as Uncle Ned
1987 House II: The Second Story as Gramps
1986 Red Headed Stranger
1985 Amazing Stories (2 episodes)
1985 Cocaine Wars as Bailey
1984 Teachers as Ditto Stiles
1983 The Right Stuff as Minister
1983 Something Wicked This Way Comes as Tom Fury
1983 Will There Really Be a Morning? as Ernest Farmer
1982 Hammett as Pops
1981 Back to the Planet of the Apes as Farrow
1981 Take This Job and Shove It as Beeber
1981 A Dream Called Walt Disney World as Abraham Lincoln (Voice)
1979 The Last Ride of the Dalton Gang as Pa Dalton
1979 In Search of Historic Jesus as Prophet #1
1979 Strangers: The Story of a Mother and Daughter as Mr. Willis
1978 Hughes and Harlow: Angels in Hell as Will Hays
1977 CHiPs (1 episode)
1977 Bad Georgia Road as Arthur Pennyrich
1977 The Hardy Boys / Nancy Drew Mysteries (1 episode)
1977 Code R (1 episode)
1976 Quincy, M.E. (2 episodes)
1976 The Killer Inside Me as Father
1976 The Quest (1 episode)
1976 Drum as Zeke Montgomery
1976 The Outlaw Josey Wales as Ten Spot
1976 The Manhunter as Pa Bocock
1976 How the West Was Won (3 episodes)
1975 Capone as Anton J. Cermak
1975 The Wild Party as Tex
1975 Huckleberry Finn as Mark Twain
1974 Big Bad Mama as Reverend Johnson
1974 Police Woman (1 episode)
1974 Planet of the Apes (1 episode)
1974 Little House on the Prairie (3 episodes)
1973 Doc Elliot (1 episode)
1973 Cahill U.S. Marshal as MacDonald
1973 Messiah of Evil as Joseph Long
1973 Ace Eli and Rodger of the Skies as Jake
1973 Police Story (1 episode)
1972 Kung Fu (1 episode)
1972 Moon of the Wolf as Tom Sr.
1972 The Great Northfield Minnesota Raid as Gustavson
1972 The Culpepper Cattle Co. as Cattle Rustler
1972 Emergency! (2 episodes)
1971 Chandler as Sal Sachese (scenes deleted)
1971 Skin Game as John Brown
1971 Cannon (2 episodes)
1971 Decisions! Decisions! as Tex
1971 Machismo: 40 Graves for 40 Guns as Zach
1971 Alias Smith and Jones (1 episode)
1970 Run, Simon, Run as Sheriff Tacksberry
1969 The Undefeated as Major Sanders
1969 Then Came Bronson (1 episode)
1969 My World and Welcome to It (1 episode)
1969 Backtrack! as Faraway (archive footage)
1969 Death of a Gunfighter as Arch Brandt
1968 If He Hollers, Let Him Go! as Carl Blair
1968 The Outcasts (1 episode)
1968 Hawaii Five-O (1 episode)
1968 Day of the Evil Gun as Dr. Eli Prather
1967 The Last Challenge as Pretty Horse
1967 Hondo (1 episode)
1967 The Guns of Will Sonnett (2 episodes)
1967 Cimarron Strip (2 episodes)
1967 Welcome to Hard Times as John Bear
1966 Pistols 'n' Petticoats (1 episode)
1966 Gunpoint as Ode
1965 The F.B.I. (2 episodes)
1965 The Big Valley (4 episodes)
1965 Lost in Space (1 episode) as Major Domo
1965 The Legend of Jesse James (1 episode)
1964 Daniel Boone (2 episodes)
1964 7 Faces of Dr. Lao as Carey
1963 Mr. Novak (1 episode)
1963 The Fugitive (1 episode)
1963 The Dakotas (1 episode)
1962 Mr. Magoo's Christmas Carol as Marley's Ghost (voice)
1962 The Virginian (5 episodes)
1961 King of Kings as Peter
1961 The New Breed (1 episode)
1961 Ben Casey (1 episode)
1961 Target: The Corruptors! (2 episodes)
1961 Posse from Hell as Uncle Billy
1960 Cimarron as Ike Howes
1960 Route 66 (1 episode)
1960 The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn as Harlan, Sheriff
1960 Tate (1 episode)
1959 Hound-Dog Man as Fiddling Tom Waller
1959 The Rebel (2 episodes)
1959 Johnny Ringo (1 episode)
1959 Face of Fire as Jake Winter
1959 These Thousand Hills as Carmichael
1959 Never Steal Anything Small as Words Cannon
1959 Rawhide (4 episodes)
1958 Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse (1 episode)
1958 The Rifleman (5 episodes)
1958 Man of the West as Trout
1958 Wanted: Dead or Alive (1 episode)
1958 Handle with Care as Al Lees
1958 Saddle the Wind as Clay Ellison
1957 All Mine to Give as Howard Tyler
1957 Man in the Shadow as Aiken Clay
1957 Have Gun – Will Travel (1 episode)
1957 Trooper Hook as Mr. Trude
1957 Crime of Passion as Capt. Charlie Alidas
1956 Dick Powell's Zane Grey Theater (1 episode)
1956 Wire Service (1 episode)
1956 Tension at Table Rock as Harry Jameson
1956 Santiago as Lobo
1956 Tribute to a Bad Man as Abe
1955 The 20th Century Fox Hour (1 episode)
1955 The Trouble with Harry as Deputy Sheriff Calvin Wiggs
1955 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (2 episodes)
1955 Gunsmoke (13 episodes)
1955 The Millionaire (1 episode)
1954 Climax! (2 episodes)
1954 The Far Country as Luke
1954 Johnny Guitar as Corey
1953 Letter to Loretta (1 episode)
1953 General Electric Theater (1 episode)
1952 Omnibus (6 episodes)
1952 Bend of the River as Long Tom
1951 Flame of Araby as Basra
1951 The Red Badge of Courage
1951 Under the Gun as Sam Nugent, trustee-gunner
1950 Undercover Girl as The Moocher
1950 Lux Video Theatre (1 episode)
1949 Reign of Terror as Citizen (uncredited)
1949 Suspense (6 episodes)
1948 Studio One (3 episodes)

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