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Orson Bean

Actor | Writer | Soundtrack
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KNOWN FOR 
Being John Malkovich (1999) | Match Game 73 (1974-1976) | The Match Game (1963-1969)
AWARDS 
3 nominations More »
AKA 
Orson & Carolyn
BORN 
Jul 22, 1928 (age 89)
HEIGHT 
6' 0¼" (1.83m)

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Past Film & Video (30 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Past Television (71 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for The Guest BookThe Guest Book (TV Series) Edgar (2 episodes, 2017)  Less 2017 2
  • Primary photo for Another PeriodAnother Period (TV Series) Laverne Fusselforth V (2 episodes, 2016)  Less 2016 2
    • The Duel (Aug 17, 2016) Laverne Fusselforth V  Less
    • Lillian's Wedding (Aug 10, 2016) Laverne Fusselforth V  Less
  • Primary photo for The Bold and the BeautifulThe Bold and the Beautiful (TV Series) Howard (2 episodes, 2016)  Less 2016 2
  • Primary photo for Modern FamilyModern Family (TV Series) Marty (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016 1
  • Primary photo for MistressesMistresses (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014 1
  • Primary photo for A Golden Christmas 3A Golden Christmas 3 (TV Movie) Mr. Cole  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Desperate HousewivesDesperate Housewives (TV Series) Roy Bender (23 episodes, 2009–2012)  Less 2009–2012 23
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  • Primary photo for Hot in ClevelandHot in Cleveland (TV Series) Dan (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011 1
  • Primary photo for The Sarah Silverman Program.The Sarah Silverman Program. (TV Series) Mr. Myron (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010 1
  • Primary photo for Safe HarborSafe Harbor (TV Movie) Judge  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for How I Met Your MotherHow I Met Your Mother (TV Series) Bob (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007 1
  • Primary photo for Women's Murder ClubWomen's Murder Club (TV Series) Harold Grant (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007 1
  • Primary photo for The Minor Accomplishments of Jackie WoodmanThe Minor Accomplishments of Jackie Woodman (TV Series) Chick (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007 1
  • Primary photo for The CloserThe Closer (TV Series) Donald Baxter (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007 1
  • Primary photo for Commander in ChiefCommander in Chief (TV Series) Bill Harrison (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006 1
  • Primary photo for Two and a Half MenTwo and a Half Men (TV Series) Norman (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005 1
  • Primary photo for Cold CaseCold Case (TV Series) Harland Sealey (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004 1
    • Red Glare (Nov 21, 2004) Harland Sealey  Less
  • Primary photo for Behind the Camera: The Unauthorized Story of 'Charlie's Angels'Behind the Camera: The Unauthorized Story of 'Charlie's Angels' (TV Movie) Voice of John Forsythe (voice)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Knee High P.I.Knee High P.I. (TV Movie) Macintyre  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for 7th Heaven7th Heaven (TV Series) Patient / Mr. Hampton Impersonator (2 episodes, 2003)  Less 2003 2
  • Primary photo for BeckerBecker (TV Series) Mr. Bennett (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002 1
  • Primary photo for Normal, OhioNormal, Ohio (TV Series) William 'Bill' Gamble, Sr. (7 episodes, 2000)  Less 2000 7
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  • Primary photo for Will & GraceWill & Grace (TV Series) Professor Joseph Dudley (1 episode, 2000)  Less 2000 1
  • Primary photo for Family LawFamily Law (TV Series) Archbishop Phillips (1 episode, 2000)  Less 2000 1
  • Primary photo for The King of QueensThe King of Queens (TV Series) Carl Tepper (1 episode, 2000)  Less 2000 1
  • Primary photo for Ally McBealAlly McBeal (TV Series) Marty Brigg (1 episode, 2000), Performer ("Once Upon A Time") (1 episode, 2000)  Less 2000 1
    • In Search of Pygmies (Feb 14, 2000) Marty Brigg, Performer ("Once Upon A Time")  Less
  • Primary photo for Manhattan, AZManhattan, AZ (TV Series) Lew Goldberg (2 episodes, 2000)  Less 2000 2
  • Primary photo for ThanksThanks (TV Series) Burnaby Fitzhugh (1 episode, 1999)  Less 1999 1
    • Spring (Aug 30, 1999) Burnaby Fitzhugh  Less
  • Primary photo for Dr. Quinn Medicine Woman: The MovieDr. Quinn Medicine Woman: The Movie (TV Movie) Loren Bray  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Dr. Quinn, Medicine WomanDr. Quinn, Medicine Woman (TV Series) Loren Bray (146 episodes, 1993–1998)  Less 1993–1998 146
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  • Primary photo for EllenEllen (TV Series) Gameshow Contestant (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998 1
  • Primary photo for Diagnosis MurderDiagnosis Murder (TV Series) Lewis Sweeney (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998 1
  • Primary photo for CaliforniaCalifornia (TV Series) Loren Bray  Less 1997– 
  • Primary photo for Just My ImaginationJust My Imagination (TV Movie) Jeremy Sticher  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for Chance of a LifetimeChance of a Lifetime (TV Movie) Fred  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for Tiny Toon AdventuresTiny Toon Adventures (TV Series) Gepetto (1 episode, 1990)  Less 1990 1
  • Primary photo for MonstersMonsters (TV Series) Dr. Hubbard (1 episode, 1990)  Less 1990 1
  • Primary photo for Murder, She WroteMurder, She Wrote (TV Series) Ebeneezer McEnery (2 episodes, 1986–1989)  Less 1986–1989 2
  • Primary photo for The Facts of LifeThe Facts of Life (TV Series) Oliver Thompson (3 episodes, 1986–1987)  Less 1986–1987 3
  • Primary photo for The Fall GuyThe Fall Guy (TV Series) Jason Klemer (1 episode, 1984)  Less 1984 1
  • Primary photo for Garfield in the RoughGarfield in the Rough (TV Short) Billy Rabbit (voice)  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for One Life to LiveOne Life to Live (TV Series) Harrison Logan (1 episode, 1982)  Less 1982 1
  • Primary photo for The Return of the KingThe Return of the King (TV Movie) Frodo Baggins / Bilbo Baggins (voice)  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for The Love BoatThe Love Boat (TV Series) Artie D'Angelo (1 episode, 1978)  Less 1978 1
  • Primary photo for Forever FernwoodForever Fernwood (TV Series) Reverend Brim  Less 1977–1978
  • Primary photo for The HobbitThe Hobbit (TV Movie) Bilbo Baggins (voice)  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for Ellery QueenEllery Queen (TV Series) Warren Wright (1 episode, 1975)  Less 1975 1
  • Primary photo for The Wide World of MysteryThe Wide World of Mystery (TV Series) Bob (1 episode, 1974)  Less 1974 1
  • Primary photo for NET PlayhouseNET Playhouse (TV Series) Multiple Roles (1 episode, 1970)  Less 1970 1
  • Primary photo for Love, American StyleLove, American Style (TV Series) Artie Kaufman (segment "Love and the Teacher") (1 episode, 1970)  Less 1970 1
  • Primary photo for A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's CourtA Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court (TV Movie) Hank / Sir Boss (voice)  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for The Star WagonThe Star Wagon (TV Movie) Stephen Minch  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for Vacation PlayhouseVacation Playhouse (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1964)  Less 1964 1
  • Primary photo for The United States Steel HourThe United States Steel Hour (TV Series) Dennis Kavanaugh / Eddie West / Lester (3 episodes, 1954–1963)  Less 1954–1963 3
  • Primary photo for Naked CityNaked City (TV Series) Arnold Platt (1 episode, 1962)  Less 1962 1
  • Primary photo for The DuPont Show with June AllysonThe DuPont Show with June Allyson (TV Series) John Monroe (1 episode, 1961)  Less 1961 1
  • Primary photo for Play of the WeekPlay of the Week (TV Series) Actor (2 episodes, 1960–1961)  Less 1960–1961 2
  • Primary photo for The Twilight ZoneThe Twilight Zone (TV Series) James B.W. Bevis (1 episode, 1960)  Less 1960 1
    • Mr. Bevis (Jun 3, 1960) James B.W. Bevis  Less
  • Primary photo for Art Carney SpecialArt Carney Special (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1960)  Less 1960 1
  • Primary photo for Miracle on 34th StreetMiracle on 34th Street (TV Movie) Dr. William Sawyer  Less 1959
  • Primary photo for The MillionaireThe Millionaire (TV Series) Newman Johnson (1 episode, 1958)  Less 1958 1
  • Primary photo for The Phil Silvers ShowThe Phil Silvers Show (TV Series) Pvt. Wally Gunther (1 episode, 1958)  Less 1958 1
  • Primary photo for Playhouse 90Playhouse 90 (TV Series) Jack Chesney (1 episode, 1957)  Less 1957 1
  • Primary photo for Kraft Television TheatreKraft Television Theatre (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1957)  Less 1957 1
  • Primary photo for Studio OneStudio One (TV Series) Charlie Digger / Joey / Harvey B. Hines (3 episodes, 1952–1956)  Less 1952–1956 3
  • Primary photo for OmnibusOmnibus (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1956)  Less 1956 1
  • Primary photo for The Elgin HourThe Elgin Hour (TV Series) Arthur (1 episode, 1955)  Less 1955 1
  • Primary photo for The Best of BroadwayThe Best of Broadway (TV Series) Mortimer Brewster (1 episode, 1955)  Less 1955 1
  • Primary photo for Robert Montgomery PresentsRobert Montgomery Presents (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1954)  Less 1954 1
  • Primary photo for Broadway Television TheatreBroadway Television Theatre (TV Series) Robert Bennett / Erwin Trowbridge (2 episodes, 1952)  Less 1952 2
  • Primary photo for Goodyear Television PlayhouseGoodyear Television Playhouse (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1952)  Less 1952 1
Self (60 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for National Bagel DayNational Bagel Day (Video) Himself  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Hating BreitbartHating Breitbart Himself  Less 2012 $1MM $81K
  • Primary photo for Desperate Housewives: I Guess This Is GoodbyeDesperate Housewives: I Guess This Is Goodbye (Video) Himself  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for The 17th Annual Movieguide AwardsThe 17th Annual Movieguide Awards (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Imagine a School... SummerhillImagine a School... Summerhill Himself  Less 2008 $250K
  • Primary photo for Dennis MillerDennis Miller (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Vicki!Vicki! (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1993)  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Johnny CarsonThe Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) Himself - Guest / Himself / Herself - Guest / Himself - Guest Host / Himself - Humorist (88 episodes, 1967–1991)  Less 1967–1991
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  • Primary photo for Classic ConcentrationClassic Concentration (TV Series) Himself - Host (1 episode)  Less 1987–1991
  • Primary photo for To Tell the TruthTo Tell the Truth (TV Series) Himself - Panelist (1 episode, 1990)  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for CBS This MorningCBS This Morning (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1988)  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for American Film Institute Comedy SpecialAmerican Film Institute Comedy Special (TV Special) Father Sean (segment "The Rec Room")  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for Reading RainbowReading Rainbow (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1987)  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for Super PasswordSuper Password (TV Series) Himself - Celebrity Contestant (24 episodes, 1984–1986)  Less 1984–1986
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  • Primary photo for Body LanguageBody Language (TV Series) Himself (5 episodes, 1985)  Less 1985
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  • Primary photo for Macy's Thanksgiving Day ParadeMacy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (TV Special) Himself  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for The Alan Thicke ShowThe Alan Thicke Show (TV Series) Himself (4 episodes, 1980–1981)  Less 1980–1981
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  • Primary photo for The Merv Griffin ShowThe Merv Griffin Show (TV Series) Himself / Himself - Comedian (6 episodes, 1966–1980)  Less 1966–1980
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  • Primary photo for The Alan Hamel ShowThe Alan Hamel Show (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 1978–1979)  Less 1978–1979
  • Primary photo for The $10,000 PyramidThe $10,000 Pyramid (TV Series) Himself - Celebrity Contestant (5 episodes, 1978)  Less 1978
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  • Primary photo for SkateboardSkateboard Himself  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for Match Game PMMatch Game PM (TV Series) Himself - Panelist (7 episodes, 1975–1978)  Less 1975–1978
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  • Primary photo for The Bob Braun ShowThe Bob Braun Show (TV Series) Himself - Humorist (1 episode, 1977)  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for Good Morning AmericaGood Morning America (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 1977)  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for Break the BankBreak the Bank (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1977)  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for Match Game 73Match Game 73 (TV Series) Himself - Panelist (53 episodes, 1974–1976)  Less 1974–1976
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  • Primary photo for TattletalesTattletales (TV Series) Himself (45 episodes, 1974–1976)  Less 1974–1976
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  • Primary photo for Rhyme and ReasonRhyme and Reason (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1975)  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for Dinah!Dinah! (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 1975)  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for Celebrity SweepstakesCelebrity Sweepstakes (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 1975)  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for ShowoffsShowoffs (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1975)  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for To Tell the TruthTo Tell the Truth (TV Series) Himself - Panelist (1 episode, 1975)  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for The Mike Douglas ShowThe Mike Douglas Show (TV Series) Himself - Humorist / Himself - Comedian / Himself - Co-Host / Humorist (10 episodes, 1971–1973)  Less 1971–1973
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  • Primary photo for The Dick Cavett ShowThe Dick Cavett Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1972)  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for The David Frost ShowThe David Frost Show (TV Series) Himself (4 episodes, 1970–1971)  Less 1970–1971
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  • Primary photo for He Said, She SaidHe Said, She Said (TV Series) Himself (3 episodes, 1970)  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for You're Putting Me OnYou're Putting Me On (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1969)  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for The Match GameThe Match Game (TV Series) Himself - Team Captain (55 episodes, 1963–1969)  Less 1963–1969
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  • Primary photo for The Jackie Gleason ShowThe Jackie Gleason Show (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 1966–1969)  Less 1966–1969
  • Primary photo for The Joey Bishop ShowThe Joey Bishop Show (TV Series) Himself - Guest Host (1 episode, 1969)  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for The Joan Rivers ShowThe Joan Rivers Show (TV Series) Himself / Guest (1969)  Less 1968– 
  • Primary photo for To Tell the TruthTo Tell the Truth (TV Series) Himself - Panelist / Himself - Guest Host (111 episodes, 1963–1968)  Less 1963–1968
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  • Primary photo for What's My Line?What's My Line? (TV Series) Himself - Mystery Guest #1 / Himself - Mystery Guest / Himself - Panelist (4 episodes, 1965–1967)  Less 1965–1967
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  • Primary photo for I've Got a SecretI've Got a Secret (TV Series) Himself - Celebrity Guest / Himself - Panelist (3 episodes, 1952–1966)  Less 1952–1966
  • Primary photo for ABC's NightlifeABC's Nightlife (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1965)  Less 1965
  • Primary photo for PasswordPassword (TV Series) Himself - Celebrity Contestant (3 episodes, 1962–1964)  Less 1962–1964
  • Primary photo for Get the MessageGet the Message (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 1964)  Less 1964
  • Primary photo for The Arthur Godfrey Thanksgiving SpecialThe Arthur Godfrey Thanksgiving Special (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1963
  • Primary photo for Picture ThisPicture This (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 1963)  Less 1963
  • Primary photo for The 17th Annual Tony AwardsThe 17th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Himself - Presenter  Less 1963
  • Primary photo for Pantomime QuizPantomime Quiz (TV Series) Himself - Guest Panelist (1 episode, 1963)  Less 1963
  • Primary photo for Tonight Starring Jack PaarTonight Starring Jack Paar (TV Series) Himself / Himself - Guest Host (37 episodes, 1957–1962)  Less 1957–1962
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  • Primary photo for Gala Adlai on BroadwayGala Adlai on Broadway (TV Movie) Himself - Performer  Less 1960
  • Primary photo for Keep TalkingKeep Talking (TV Series) Himself - Panelist  Less 1958–1960
  • Primary photo for Laugh LineLaugh Line (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1959)  Less 1959
  • Primary photo for The Ben Hecht ShowThe Ben Hecht Show (TV Series) Himself - Comic (1 episode, 1958)  Less 1958
  • Primary photo for Make Me LaughMake Me Laugh (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1958)  Less 1958
  • Primary photo for Toast of the TownToast of the Town (TV Series) Himself (5 episodes, 1952–1955)  Less 1952–1955
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  • Primary photo for The Blue AngelThe Blue Angel (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1954)  Less 1954
  • Primary photo for The Arthur Murray PartyThe Arthur Murray Party (TV Series) Himself - Comedian (1 episode, 1953)  Less 1953
Archive Footage (2 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for Dr. Quinn, Medicine WomanDr. Quinn, Medicine Woman (TV Series) Loren Bray (2 episodes, 1997–1998)  Less 1997–1998
  • Primary photo for Jacob's LadderJacob's Ladder Himself - Game Show Panelist (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1990 $25MM $26MM

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