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Walter Brooke (October 23, 1914 – August 20, 1986) was an American actor. Brooke is best known for playing Mr. McGuire in The Graduate, where he said his famous line, "Plastics".

He is also remembered for playing district attorney Frank Scanlon in the television series The Green Hornet. Brooke appeared on stage in the 1957 production of Hide and Seek at the Shubert Theatre in Washington, D.C.

Brooke died from emphysema on August 20, 1986, aged 71.

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

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.  

Walter Brooke (October 23, 1914 – August 20, 1986) was an American actor. Brooke is best known for playing Mr. McGuire in The Graduate, where he said his famous line, "Plastics".

He is also remembered for playing district attorney Frank Scanlon in the television series The Green Hornet. Brooke appeared on stage in the 1957 production of Hide and Seek at the Shubert Theatre in Washington, D.C.

Brooke died from emphysema on August 20, 1986, aged 71.

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

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 108

Birthday 1914-10-13

Day of Death 1986-08-20

Place of Birth New York City, New York, U.S.

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

1985 Jagged Edge as Duane Bendix
1983 Automan (1 episode) as Theodore Behrens
1983 The A-Team (2 episodes) as General Bullen
1982 St. Elsewhere (1 episode)
1982 Cagney & Lacey (1 episode)
1981 Falcon Crest (2 episodes)
1981 Advice to the Lovelorn as Walter Sheehan
1981 Simon & Simon (1 episode)
1981 Separate Ways as Lawrence Stevens
1981 Nero Wolfe (1 episode)
1979 Knots Landing (1 episode)
1979 Beggarman, Thief as American Intelligence Agent
1979 Hart to Hart (1 episode)
1979 Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (1 episode)
1979 In Search of Historic Jesus as Joseph of Arimathea
1979 Mrs. Columbo (1 episode)
1978 The New Adventures of Heidi as Cousin Tobias
1978 Vega$ (1 episode)
1978 The Incredible Hulk (3 episodes)
1977 Big Hawaii (1 episode)
1977 Fun with Dick and Jane as Mr. Weeks
1977 Beyond Reason as Dr. Grovenor
1976 Quincy, M.E. (5 episodes)
1976 Charlie's Angels (2 episodes)
1976 The Big Bus as Mr. Ames
1976 Gemini Man (1 episode)
1976 Time Travelers as Dr. Stafford
1975 Bronk (1 episode)
1975 Starsky & Hutch (1 episode)
1975 Framed as Sen. Tatum
1975 S.W.A.T. (1 episode)
1975 Archer (1 episode)
1975 Stowaway to the Moon as Whitehead
1974 The Rockford Files (1 episode) as NIA Agent Bill Simonds (1 episode) as Mr. Gertmanian
1974 Little House on the Prairie (2 episodes)
1974 Run, Joe, Run (1 episode)
1974 Harrad Summer as Sam Grove
1974 The Cowboys (10 episodes)
1974 The Six Million Dollar Man (1 episode) as General Harland Tate
1973 Executive Action as Smythe
1973 Kojak (1 episode)
1972 The Streets of San Francisco (2 episodes)
1972 M*A*S*H (1 episode)
1972 The Waltons (4 episodes)
1972 The Rookies (1 episode)
1972 Emergency! (1 episode)
1972 The Sixth Sense (1 episode)
1972 The Astronaut as Tom Everett
1971 The Man and the City (1 episode)
1971 The Return of Count Yorga as Bill Nelson
1971 The Mephisto Waltz as Party Guest (uncredited)
1971 Alias Smith and Jones (1 episode)
1970 Arnie (1 episode)
1970 The Landlord as William Enders Sr.
1970 Zig Zag as Adam Mercer
1969 Marooned as Network Commentator
1969 Marcus Welby, M.D. (1 episode)
1969 Room 222 (1 episode)
1969 Daddy's Gone A-Hunting as Jerry Wolfe
1968 Lancer (1 episode)
1968 The Outcasts (1 episode)
1968 Hawaii Five-O (1 episode)
1968 The Outsider (1 episode)
1968 How Sweet It Is! as Haskell Wax
1968 Yours, Mine and Ours as Howard Beardsley
1968 Sergeant Ryker as Col. Arthur Merriam
1967 The Graduate as Mr. McGuire
1967 Mannix (4 episodes)
1967 The High Chaparral (2 episodes)
1967 Judd for the Defense (2 episodes)
1967 Ironside (1 episode)
1966 The Rat Patrol (1 episode)
1966 The Green Hornet (26 episodes) as Frank P. Scanlon
1965 Paradise Bay (199 episodes)
1965 The F.B.I. (1 episode)
1965 The Big Valley (1 episode)
1965 Run for Your Life (3 episodes)
1964 The Munsters (1 episode)
1963 Kraft Suspense Theatre (2 episodes)
1963 The Great Adventure (2 episodes)
1963 Mr. Novak (2 episodes)
1963 The Greatest Show on Earth (1 episode)
1963 The Fugitive (3 episodes)
1963 Grindl (1 episode)
1962 The Virginian (1 episode)
1962 The Beachcomber (1 episode)
1961 Ben Casey (1 episode)
1961 Bus Stop (1 episode)
1961 Dr. Kildare (1 episode)
1961 Bloodlust! as Dean Gerrard
1959 Hawaiian Eye (1 episode)
1959 The Twilight Zone (2 episodes)
1959 New York Confidential (1 episode)
1958 The Donna Reed Show (1 episode)
1958 Bronco (1 episode)
1958 The Party Crashers as Mr. Webster
1957 Trackdown (1 episode)
1957 Perry Mason (2 episodes)
1955 Cheyenne (1 episode)
1955 Gunsmoke (1 episode)
1955 Conquest of Space as Gen. Samuel T. Merritt
1953 Letter to Loretta (1 episode)
1951 Tales of Tomorrow (1 episode)
1949 C-Man as Joe
1948 Studio One (1 episode)
1948 The Philco Television Playhouse (2 episodes)
1942 Bullet Scars as Trooper Walter Leary
1941 They Died with Their Boots On as Cadet Rosser

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