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Lyle Talbot (born Lisle Henderson, February 8, 1902 – March 2, 1996) was an American actor on stage and screen, known for his career in film from 1931 to 1960 and for his appearances on television in the 1950s and 1960s. He played Ozzie Nelson's friend and neighbor, Joe Randolph, for ten years in the ABC situation comedy The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet. He began his movie career under contract with Warner Brothers in the early days of sound film. He appeared in more than 150 films, first as a young matinee idol and later as a character actor and star of many B movies. He was a founding member of the Screen Actors Guild and later served on its board. Talbot's long career as an actor is recounted in a book by his youngest daughter, The New Yorker writer Margaret Talbot, entitled The Entertainer: Movies, Magic and My Father's Twentieth Century (Riverhead Books 2012).

Most notable among Talbot's film work were his appearances in Three on a Match and 20,000 Years in Sing Sing (both 1932). He played a star running back in College Coach (1933) with Pat O'Brien and Dick Powell, romanced opera singer Grace Moore in One Night of Love in 1934, and pursued Mae West in Go West, Young Man (1936). He was a gangster in Ladies They Talk About and Heat Lightning and a doctor kicking a drinking habit in Mandalay. He co-starred with Pat O'Brien in Oil for the Lamps of China (1935).

He appeared opposite Ann Dvorak, Carole Lombard, Barbara Stanwyck, Mary Astor, Ginger Rogers, Loretta Young and Shirley Temple, as well as sharing the screen with Humphrey Bogart, Spencer Tracy and Tyrone Power. Overall, Talbot appeared in some 150 movies.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Lyle Talbot (born Lisle Henderson, February 8, 1902 – March 2, 1996) was an American actor on stage and screen, known for his career in film from 1931 to 1960 and for his appearances on television in the 1950s and 1960s. He played Ozzie Nelson's friend and neighbor, Joe Randolph, for ten years in the ABC situation comedy The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet. He began his movie career under contract with Warner Brothers in the early days of sound film. He appeared in more than 150 films, first as a young matinee idol and later as a character actor and star of many B movies. He was a founding member of the Screen Actors Guild and later served on its board. Talbot's long career as an actor is recounted in a book by his youngest daughter, The New Yorker writer Margaret Talbot, entitled The Entertainer: Movies, Magic and My Father's Twentieth Century (Riverhead Books 2012).

Most notable among Talbot's film work were his appearances in Three on a Match and 20,000 Years in Sing Sing (both 1932). He played a star running back in College Coach (1933) with Pat O'Brien and Dick Powell, romanced opera singer Grace Moore in One Night of Love in 1934, and pursued Mae West in Go West, Young Man (1936). He was a gangster in Ladies They Talk About and Heat Lightning and a doctor kicking a drinking habit in Mandalay. He co-starred with Pat O'Brien in Oil for the Lamps of China (1935).

He appeared opposite Ann Dvorak, Carole Lombard, Barbara Stanwyck, Mary Astor, Ginger Rogers, Loretta Young and Shirley Temple, as well as sharing the screen with Humphrey Bogart, Spencer Tracy and Tyrone Power. Overall, Talbot appeared in some 150 movies.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 216

Birthday 1902-02-08

Day of Death 1996-03-02

Place of Birth Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

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Also Known As

  • Lysle Henderson
  • Lysle Talbot

Acting TV ShowsMovies

1996 The Haunted World of Edward D. Wood, Jr. as Himself
1986 George Carlin: Playin' with Your Head as Pops
1985 227 (1 episode)
1985 The New Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1 episode)
1984 Who's the Boss? (1 episode)
1982 St. Elsewhere (1 episode)
1982 Newhart (1 episode) as Cousin Ned
1982 Current Affairs: The Case of Dashiell Hammett as Dashiell Hammett
1976 Charlie's Angels (1 episode)
1968 Here's Lucy (2 episodes)
1965 Mona McCluskey (1 episode)
1965 Laredo (2 episodes)
1965 Green Acres (3 episodes)
1965 The Legend of Jesse James (1 episode)
1965 Run for Your Life (1 episode)
1963 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (1 episode)
1963 Petticoat Junction (1 episode)
1963 Arrest and Trial (1 episode)
1963 Ben Jerrod (65 episodes) as Police Lt. Choates
1962 The Lucy Show (1 episode)
1962 The Beverly Hillbillies (1 episode)
1961 Mister Ed (1 episode)
1960 The Roaring 20's (1 episode)
1960 Surfside 6 (1 episode)
1959 Hawaiian Eye (1 episode)
1959 Dennis, The Menace (1 episode)
1959 Lock-Up (1 episode)
1959 The DuPont Show with June Allyson (1 episode)
1959 Plan 9 from Outer Space as General Roberts
1959 City of Fear as Chief Jensen
1958 The Hot Angel as Van Richards
1958 77 Sunset Strip (1 episode)
1958 The Notorious Mr. Monks as Leonardo, Prosecuting Attorney
1957 Leave It to Beaver (2 episodes)
1957 Maverick (1 episode)
1957 Perry Mason (1 episode)
1957 M Squad (1 episode)
1957 Richard Diamond, Private Detective (1 episode)
1957 God Is My Partner as Dr. Warburton, Psychiatrist
1957 Guns Don't Argue as Dr. William Guellfe, Plastic Surgeon
1956 The Great Man as Harry Connors
1956 Calling Homicide as Tony Fuller
1955 Sudden Danger as Harry Woodruff
1955 Navy Log (1 episode)
1955 Jail Busters as Cy Bowman
1955 Commando Cody: Sky Marshal of the Universe (12 episodes) as Baylor
1955 Buffalo Bill, Jr. (2 episodes)
1955 The Millionaire (1 episode)
1954 There's No Business Like Show Business as Stage Manager (uncredited)
1954 The Steel Cage as Square, Convict, segment "The Hostages"
1954 The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin (2 episodes)
1954 December Bride (6 episodes)
1954 Tobor the Great as An Admiral
1954 The Whistler (1 episode)
1954 Captain Kidd and the Slave Girl as Capt. Pace
1954 The Mad Magician as Program Hawker (uncredited)
1954 Gunfighters of the Northwest as Inspector Wheeler
1954 Jail Bait as Inspector John
1953 Tumbleweed as Max Weber
1953 Six Gun Decision as Blackburn
1953 Clipped Wings as Captain Blair
1953 Terry and the Pirates (1 episode)
1953 Mesa of Lost Women as Narrator
1953 White Lightning as Rocky Gibraltar
1953 Down Among the Sheltering Palms as Major Gerald Curwin
1953 I'm the Law (1 episode)
1953 Star of Texas as Telegraph Operator
1953 Glen or Glenda as Inspector Warren
1952 Crossroad Avenger: The Adventures of the Tucson Kid as Bart Miller
1952 Wyoming Roundup as Franklin
1952 Son of Geronimo as Col. Foster [Chs.5-6]
1952 Desperadoes' Outpost as Walter Fleming
1952 Mr. & Mrs. North (1 episode)
1952 Cavalcade of America (2 episodes)
1952 The Old West as Doc Lockwood
1952 Feudin' Fools as Big Jim
1952 Hopalong Cassidy (1 episode)
1952 Cowboy G-Men (39 episodes)
1952 Untamed Women as Col. Loring
1952 Montana Incident as Mooney
1952 African Treasure as Roy DeHaven, alias Pat Gilroy
1952 Outlaw Women as Judge Roger Dixon
1952 With a Song in My Heart as Radio station director
1952 Gang Busters (2 episodes)
1952 Texas City as Captain Hamilton
1952 Dangerous Assignment (6 episodes)
1951 Hallmark Hall of Fame (1 episode)
1951 Purple Heart Diary as Major Green
1951 Schlitz Playhouse of Stars (1 episode)
1951 Jungle Manhunt as Dr. Mitchell Heller
1951 Gold Raiders as Taggart
1951 The Adventures of Boston Blackie (1 episode)
1951 The Adventures of Kit Carson (3 episodes)
1951 Varieties on Parade as Himself
1951 Hurricane Island as Doctor
1951 Racket Squad (1 episode)
1951 The Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok (4 episodes)
1951 The Scarf as City Detective
1951 Man from Sonora as Sheriff Frank Casey
1951 Mask of the Dragon as Police Lt. Ralph McLaughlin
1951 Fury of the Congo as Grant
1951 Fingerprints Don't Lie as Police Lt. Grayson
1951 Abilene Trail as Dr. Martin
1951 Colorado Ambush as Sheriff Ed Lowery
1950 One Too Many as Mr. Boyer
1950 Cherokee Uprising as Chief Marshal
1950 Border Rangers as Ranger Captain McLain
1950 Lux Video Theatre (4 episodes)
1950 Big Timber
1950 Atom Man vs. Superman (15 episodes)
1950 Atom Man vs Superman as Luthor, alias The Atom Man
1950 Lucky Losers as Bruce McDermott
1950 Champagne for Caesar as Executive No. 2
1950 Johnny One-Eye as Official from District Attorney's Office
1950 The Daltons' Women as Jim Thorne
1950 Federal Man as Agent Johnson
1949 Ringside as Radio Announcer
1949 Wild Weed as Captain Hayes
1949 Batman and Robin as Commissioner Jim Gordon
1949 The Sky Dragon as Andrew J. Barrett
1949 The Mutineers as Capt. Jim Duncan
1949 Fighting Fools as Blinky Harris
1948 Highway 13 as Company Detective
1948 Quick on the Trigger as Garvey Yager
1948 Parole, Inc. as Police Commissioner Hughes
1948 Appointment With Murder as Fred Muller
1948 Thunder in the Pines as Nick Roulade
1948 Studio One (1 episode)
1948 The Vicious Circle as Miller
1948 Devil's Cargo as Johnny Morello
1947 Danger Street as Charles Johnson
1947 The Vigilante: Fighting Hero of the West as George Pierce
1946 North of the Border as Sgt. Jack Craig
1946 Chick Carter, Detective as Chick Carter
1946 Strange Impersonation as Insp. Malloy, chief interrogator
1946 Song of Arizona as King Blaine
1946 Murder Is My Business as Buell Renslow
1946 Gun Town as Lucky Dorgan
1944 One Body Too Many as Jim Davis
1944 The Mystery of the Riverboat as Rudolph Toller
1944 Trail to Gunsight as U. S. Marshal Bill Hollister
1944 Dixie Jamboree as Anthony 'Tony' Sardell
1944 Sensations of 1945 as Randall
1944 Are These Our Parents? as George Kent
1944 Gambler's Choice as Yellow Gloves Weldon
1944 The Falcon Out West as Tex Irwin
1944 Up in Arms as Sgt. Gelsey
1943 A Night for Crime as Joe Powell
1943 The Meanest Man in the World as Bill Potts (uncredited)
1943 Man of Courage as George Dickson
1942 Mexican Spitfire's Elephant as Reddy
1942 They Raid by Night as Capt. Robert Owen
1942 She's in the Army as Army Capt. Steve Russell
1940 Parole Fixer as Ross Waring
1940 He Married His Wife as Paul Hunter
1939 Miracle on Main Street as Dick Porter
1939 Torture Ship as Lt. Bob Bennett
1939 Second Fiddle as Willie Hogger
1939 They Asked For It as Marty Collins
1939 Forged Passport as Jack Scott
1938 The Arkansas Traveler as Matt Collins
1938 Gateway as Henry Porter
1938 One Wild Night as Singer Martin
1938 Call of The Yukon as Hugo Henderson
1938 Change of Heart as Phillip Reeves
1937 Second Honeymoon as Bob Benton
1937 West Bound Limited as Dave Tolliver aka Bob Kirk
1937 Three Legionnaires as Pvt. Jimmy Barton
1937 What Price Vengeance as 'Dynamite' Hogan / Tom Connors
1937 Affairs of Cappy Ricks as Bill Peck
1936 Mind Your Own Business as Crane
1936 Go West Young Man as Francis X. Harrigan
1936 Trapped by Television as Fred Dennis
1936 Murder by an Aristocrat as Dr. Allen Carick
1936 The Law in Her Hands as Frank Gordon
1936 The Singing Kid as Robert 'Bob' Carey
1936 Boulder Dam as Mr. Harry Lacy
1935 A Dream Comes True as Himself (uncredited)
1935 Broadway Hostess as Lucky Lorimer
1935 The Case of the Lucky Legs as Dr. Doray
1935 Page Miss Glory as Slattery
1935 Oil For The Lamps Of China as Jim
1935 Chinatown Squad as Ted Lacey
1935 While the Patient Slept as Ross Lonergan
1935 Red Hot Tires as Wallace Storm
1935 Our Little Girl as Rolfe Brent
1934 The Secret Bride as Trailer Narrator (voice) (uncredited)
1934 Murder in the Clouds as Bob 'Three Star' Halsey
1934 A Lost Lady as Neil
1934 One Night of Love as Bill Houston
1934 The Dragon Murder Case as Gale Leland
1934 Fog Over Frisco as Spencer Carlton
1934 Registered Nurse as Dr. Greg Connolly
1934 And She Learned About Dames as Himself
1934 Heat Lightning as George
1934 Mandalay as Dr. Gregory Burton
1933 Havana Widows as Bob Jones
1933 College Coach as Herbert P. 'Buck' Weaver
1933 Mary Stevens, M.D. as Don Andrews
1933 A Shriek in the Night as Ted Kord
1933 She Had to Say Yes as Daniel 'Danny' Drew
1933 The Life of Jimmy Dolan as Doc
1933 42nd Street as Geoffrey Warning (voice) (uncredited)
1933 Girl Missing as Raymond Fox
1933 Ladies They Talk About as Don
1932 20,000 Years in Sing Sing as Bud Saunders
1932 No More Orchids as Tony Gage
1932 Three on a Match as Michael 'Mike' Loftus
1932 Big City Blues as Len 'Lenny' Sully (uncredited)
1932 Klondike as Dr. Robert Cromwell
1932 The Thirteenth Guest as Phil Winston
1932 The Purchase Price as Eddie Fields
1932 Miss Pinkerton as Newspaper Editor (uncredited)
1932 Love Is a Racket as Edward Griswold 'Eddie' Shaw
1932 Unholy Love as Dr. Jerome Preston 'Jerry' Gregory
1931 Stranger In Town as Ed Brice

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