James Whitmore (1921–2009)

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KNOWN FOR 
The Shawshank Redemption (1994) | Planet of the Apes (1968) | Them! (1954)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 7 wins & 5 nominations More »
NICKNAME  
Jimmy
BORN 
Oct 1, 1921 (died Feb 6, 2009)
HEIGHT 
5' 8" (1.73m)

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Past Film & Video (60 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Past Television (97 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Banda sonoraBanda sonora (TV Series) Performer ("Oklahoma!") ( 1 episode, 2008 )  Less 2008 1
    • Episode #2.9 (Mar 3, 2008) Performer ("Oklahoma!")  Less
  • Primary photo for CSI: Crime Scene InvestigationCSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series) Milton ( 1 episode, 2007 )  Less 2007 1
  • Primary photo for Mister SterlingMister Sterling (TV Series) Retired Governor William Sterling Sr. ( 4 episodes, 2003 )  Less 2003 4
    • Sins of the Father (Mar 14, 2003) Retired Governor William Sterling Sr.  Less
    • The Statewide Swing (Feb 28, 2003) Retired Governor William Sterling Sr.  Less
    • Next Question (Jan 17, 2003) Retired Governor William Sterling Sr.  Less
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  • Primary photo for A Minute with Stan HooperA Minute with Stan Hooper (TV Series) Dr. Goldman ( 1 episode, 2003 )  Less 2003 1
  • Primary photo for A Ring of Endless LightA Ring of Endless Light (TV Movie) Grandfather  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for The PracticeThe Practice (TV Series) Raymond Oz ( 3 episodes, 1997–1999 )  Less 1997–1999 3
    • Oz (Oct 24, 1999) Raymond Oz  Less
    • Legacy (Oct 17, 1999) Raymond Oz  Less
    • Hide and Seek (Nov 29, 1997) Raymond Oz  Less
  • Primary photo for Swing VoteSwing Vote (TV Movie) Daniel Morissey  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for The Poetry Hall of FameThe Poetry Hall of Fame (TV Movie) Actor  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for The Ray Bradbury TheaterThe Ray Bradbury Theater (TV Series) Craig Bennett Stiles ( 1 episode, 1990 )  Less 1990 1
  • Primary photo for Sky HighSky High (TV Movie) Gus Johnson  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Glory! Glory!Glory! Glory! (TV Movie) Lester Babbitt  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for Favorite SonFavorite Son (TV Mini-series) The President ( 1 episode, 1988 )  Less 1988 1
    • Part One (Oct 30, 1988) The President  Less
  • Primary photo for American PlayhouseAmerican Playhouse (TV Series) Joe Keller ( 1 episode, 1987 )  Less 1987 1
  • Primary photo for RiptideRiptide (TV Series) Ben Wilkenson ( 1 episode, 1985 )  Less 1985 1
  • Primary photo for George Burns Comedy WeekGeorge Burns Comedy Week (TV Series) Ebenezer Scrooge ( 1 episode, 1985 )  Less 1985 1
  • Primary photo for Greatest Adventure Stories from BibleGreatest Adventure Stories from Bible (TV Series) Moses ( 1 episode, 1985 )  Less 1985 1
  • Primary photo for CelebrityCelebrity (TV Mini-series) Clifford Casey ( 3 episodes, 1984 )  Less 1984 3
    • Part 3 (Feb 14, 1984) Clifford Casey  Less
    • Part 2 (1984) Clifford Casey  Less
    • Part 1 (Feb 12, 1984) Clifford Casey  Less
  • Primary photo for Mark, I Love YouMark, I Love You (TV Movie) Dwight Hamilton  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for The White ShadowThe White Shadow (TV Series) Jake Reeves ( 2 episodes, 1980 )  Less 1980 2
  • Primary photo for Rage!Rage! (TV Movie) Borski  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for The Golden HoneymoonThe Golden Honeymoon (TV Movie) Charley Tate  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for ComebackComeback (TV Series) Host ( 1 episode, 1979 )  Less 1979 1
  • Primary photo for The WordThe Word (TV Mini-series) George Wheeler  Less 1978– 
  • Primary photo for General Electric's All-Star AnniversaryGeneral Electric's All-Star Anniversary (TV Movie) Will Rogers  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for I Will Fight No More ForeverI Will Fight No More Forever (TV Movie) General Oliver O. Howard  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for The Canterville GhostThe Canterville Ghost (TV Movie) Hyram B. Otis  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for GunsmokeGunsmoke (TV Series) Timothy Fitzpatrick / Jim Forbes / Amos Campbell ( 4 episodes, 1965–1973 )  Less 1965–1973 4
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  • Primary photo for Temperatures RisingTemperatures Rising (TV Series) Dr. Vincent Campanelli ( 26 episodes, 1972–1973 )  Less 1972–1973 26
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  • Primary photo for Will Rogers' USAWill Rogers' USA (TV Movie) Will Rogers  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for If Tomorrow ComesIf Tomorrow Comes (TV Movie) Frank Phillips  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for The VirginianThe Virginian (TV Series) Marshal Krug / Carl Kabe / Ezra Hollis / Capt. Piper Pritican ( 4 episodes, 1966–1970 )  Less 1966–1970 4
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  • Primary photo for Then Came BronsonThen Came Bronson (TV Series) Wilson Ford ( 1 episode, 1970 )  Less 1970 1
  • Primary photo for The ChallengeThe Challenge (TV Movie) Overman  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for The Name of the GameThe Name of the Game (TV Series) Dr. Harry Roarke ( 1 episode, 1969 )  Less 1969 1
  • Primary photo for My Friend TonyMy Friend Tony (TV Series) Prof. John Woodruff ( 16 episodes, 1969 )  Less 1969 16
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  • Primary photo for BonanzaBonanza (TV Series) John Postley ( 1 episode, 1968 )  Less 1968 1
  • Primary photo for The Danny Thomas HourThe Danny Thomas Hour (TV Series) Professor John Woodruff ( 1 episode, 1968 )  Less 1968 1
    • My Pal Tony (Mar 4, 1968) Professor John Woodruff  Less
  • Primary photo for Cowboy in AfricaCowboy in Africa (TV Series) Ryan Crose ( 1 episode, 1968 )  Less 1968 1
  • Primary photo for The Big ValleyThe Big Valley (TV Series) Marshal Seth Campbell / Tom Wills / Joshua Hawks / Handy Random ( 4 episodes, 1966–1968 )  Less 1966–1968 4
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  • Primary photo for CusterCuster (TV Series) Eldo ( 1 episode, 1967 )  Less 1967 1
  • Primary photo for Judd for the DefenseJudd for the Defense (TV Series) John Patrick McKenna ( 1 episode, 1967 )  Less 1967 1
  • Primary photo for TarzanTarzan (TV Series) Cliff Stockwell ( 1 episode, 1967 )  Less 1967 1
  • Primary photo for The InvadersThe Invaders (TV Series) Harry Swain ( 1 episode, 1967 )  Less 1967 1
  • Primary photo for 12 O'Clock High12 O'Clock High (TV Series) Col. Harry Connelly / Col. Paul 'Pappy' Hartley ( 2 episodes, 1965–1966 )  Less 1965–1966 2
    • The Ace (Dec 9, 1966) Col. Harry Connelly  Less
    • The Hero (May 7, 1965) Col. Paul 'Pappy' Hartley  Less
  • Primary photo for The MonroesThe Monroes (TV Series) Sgt. Shanghai Blackmer ( 1 episode, 1966 )  Less 1966 1
    • The Hunter (Oct 26, 1966) Sgt. Shanghai Blackmer  Less
  • Primary photo for ShaneShane (TV Series) Harry Himber ( 1 episode, 1966 )  Less 1966 1
  • Primary photo for T.H.E. CatT.H.E. Cat (TV Series) Arnie Ludock ( 1 episode, 1966 )  Less 1966 1
  • Primary photo for The LonerThe Loner (TV Series) Doc Fritchman ( 2 episodes, 1966 )  Less 1966 2
  • Primary photo for Run for Your LifeRun for Your Life (TV Series) Chief Jim Holland ( 1 episode, 1965 )  Less 1965 1
  • Primary photo for For the PeopleFor the People (TV Series) Hillard Vance ( 1 episode, 1965 )  Less 1965 1
  • Primary photo for Burke's LawBurke's Law (TV Series) Joe Piante ( 1 episode, 1965 )  Less 1965 1
  • Primary photo for Combat!Combat! (TV Series) Hertzbrun ( 1 episode, 1965 )  Less 1965 1
  • Primary photo for DisneylandDisneyland (TV Series) Captain Ewell ( 3 episodes, 1964 )  Less 1964 3
  • Primary photo for Kraft Suspense TheatreKraft Suspense Theatre (TV Series) Major Will Stanton / J. Marvin Bean ( 2 episodes, 1963–1964 )  Less 1963–1964 2
  • Primary photo for Slattery's PeopleSlattery's People (TV Series) Representative Harry Sanborn ( 1 episode, 1964 )  Less 1964 1
  • Primary photo for SuspenseSuspense (TV Series) Buck Larsen ( 1 episode, 1964 )  Less 1964 1
  • Primary photo for The Greatest Show on EarthThe Greatest Show on Earth (TV Series) Marsh ( 1 episode, 1964 )  Less 1964 1
  • Primary photo for Arrest and TrialArrest and Trial (TV Series) Martin Burnham ( 1 episode, 1963 )  Less 1963 1
  • Primary photo for Dr. KildareDr. Kildare (TV Series) Henry Clay Kincaid ( 1 episode, 1963 )  Less 1963 1
  • Primary photo for The Travels of Jaimie McPheetersThe Travels of Jaimie McPheeters (TV Series) Foxy Smith ( 1 episode, 1963 )  Less 1963 1
  • Primary photo for RawhideRawhide (TV Series) Colonel John Macklin / Sergeant Joe Duclos ( 2 episodes, 1962–1963 )  Less 1962–1963 2
  • Primary photo for The Twilight ZoneThe Twilight Zone (TV Series) Capain Benteen ( 1 episode, 1963 )  Less 1963 1
  • Primary photo for Ben CaseyBen Casey (TV Series) Dr. Donald Forrest ( 1 episode, 1963 )  Less 1963 1
  • Primary photo for Route 66Route 66 (TV Series) Ralph Vincent ( 1 episode, 1963 )  Less 1963 1
  • Primary photo for Going My WayGoing My Way (TV Series) Dr. Corden ( 1 episode, 1963 )  Less 1963 1
  • Primary photo for The United States Steel HourThe United States Steel Hour (TV Series) Actor ( 1 episode, 1962 )  Less 1962 1
  • Primary photo for The Law and Mr. JonesThe Law and Mr. Jones (TV Series) Abraham Lincoln Jones ( 46 episodes, 1960–1962 )  Less 1960–1962 46
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  • Primary photo for FocusFocus (TV Movie) Lawrence Newman  Less 1962
  • Primary photo for The DetectivesThe Detectives (TV Series) Francis Xavier Murphy ( 1 episode, 1961 )  Less 1961 1
    • Act of God (Dec 29, 1961) Francis Xavier Murphy  Less
  • Primary photo for CheckmateCheckmate (TV Series) Detective Lt. Dave Harker ( 1 episode, 1961 )  Less 1961 1
  • Primary photo for Alcoa PremiereAlcoa Premiere (TV Series) Fred Collins ( 1 episode, 1961 )  Less 1961 1
  • Primary photo for Bus StopBus Stop (TV Series) Victor Kane ( 1 episode, 1961 )  Less 1961 1
  • Primary photo for Zane Grey TheaterZane Grey Theater (TV Series) Narrator / Jonas - Blacksmith / Joel Begley / Ben Kincaid / Jeb ( 5 episodes, 1956–1961 )  Less 1956–1961 5
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  • Primary photo for The Chevy Mystery ShowThe Chevy Mystery Show (TV Series) Philip Selby ( 1 episode, 1960 )  Less 1960 1
  • Primary photo for Sunday ShowcaseSunday Showcase (TV Series) Ulysses S. Grant ( 1 episode, 1960 )  Less 1960 1
  • Primary photo for Westinghouse Desilu PlayhouseWestinghouse Desilu Playhouse (TV Series) Judge Lee Anderson ( 1 episode, 1959 )  Less 1959 1
  • Primary photo for Playhouse 90Playhouse 90 (TV Series) Mr. Anderson / Major Abe Kasner / Guy Cato / Capt. Miles Shay ( 4 episodes, 1957–1959 )  Less 1957–1959 4
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  • Primary photo for Alcoa TheatreAlcoa Theatre (TV Series) Earl Sherwood ( 1 episode, 1958 )  Less 1958 1
  • Primary photo for DecisionDecision (TV Series) Danny Cochran ( 1 episode, 1958 )  Less 1958 1
  • Primary photo for Wagon TrainWagon Train (TV Series) Gabe Carswell ( 1 episode, 1958 )  Less 1958 1
  • Primary photo for Studio 57Studio 57 (TV Series) Actor ( 1 episode, 1957 )  Less 1957 1
  • Primary photo for The 20th Century-Fox HourThe 20th Century-Fox Hour (TV Series) Jake Flannigan ( 1 episode, 1957 )  Less 1957 1
  • Primary photo for The Alcoa HourThe Alcoa Hour (TV Series) Warden Lightfoot ( 1 episode, 1957 )  Less 1957 1
  • Primary photo for Panic!Panic! (TV Series) Father Dolan ( 1 episode, 1957 )  Less 1957 1
  • Primary photo for Climax!Climax! (TV Series) Tom Miller / Stash Prohaska ( 2 episodes, 1956–1957 )  Less 1956–1957 2
  • Primary photo for The Ford Television TheatreThe Ford Television Theatre (TV Series) Danny Cochran / Joe Green ( 2 episodes, 1954–1957 )  Less 1954–1957 2
  • Primary photo for Chevron Hall of StarsChevron Hall of Stars (TV Series) March ( 3 episodes, 1956 )  Less 1956 3
  • Primary photo for Kraft Television TheatreKraft Television Theatre (TV Series) Senator Edmund G. Ross ( 3 episodes, 1956 )  Less 1956 3
  • Primary photo for Schlitz Playhouse of StarsSchlitz Playhouse of Stars (TV Series) Joe Benson / Tommy McDermott ( 3 episodes, 1954–1956 )  Less 1954–1956 3
  • Primary photo for Lux Video TheatreLux Video Theatre (TV Series) Tracy / Intermission Guest ( 2 episodes, 1956 )  Less 1956 2
  • Primary photo for Matinee TheatreMatinee Theatre (TV Series) Actor ( 1 episode, 1956 )  Less 1956 1
  • Primary photo for Studio OneStudio One (TV Series) Sam Hattan ( 1 episode, 1956 )  Less 1956 1
  • Primary photo for Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside TheatreJane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre (TV Series) Actor ( 1 episode, 1956 )  Less 1956 1
  • Primary photo for Playwrights '56Playwrights '56 (TV Series) David ( 1 episode, 1956 )  Less 1956 1
  • Primary photo for Damon Runyon TheaterDamon Runyon Theater (TV Series) Starker ( 1 episode, 1955 )  Less 1955 1
  • Primary photo for CrossroadsCrossroads (TV Series) Father Emil Joseph Kapaun ( 1 episode, 1955 )  Less 1955 1
    • The Good Thief (Nov 25, 1955) Father Emil Joseph Kapaun  Less
  • Primary photo for The Philco Television PlayhouseThe Philco Television Playhouse (TV Series) Actor ( 1 episode, 1949 )  Less 1949 1
Self (29 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Archive Footage (11 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for 16th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards16th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (TV Special) Himself - In Memoriam (archive footage)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for The 61st Primetime Emmy AwardsThe 61st Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special) Himself - In Memoriam (archive footage)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for The 81st Annual Academy AwardsThe 81st Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Memorial Tribute (archive footage)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Cinema 3Cinema 3 (TV Series) Brooks Hatlen ( 1 episode, 2009 )  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Watch the Skies!: Science Fiction, the 1950s and UsWatch the Skies!: Science Fiction, the 1950s and Us (TV Movie) Sgt. Ben Peterson (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Broadway: The American MusicalBroadway: The American Musical (TV Mini-series) Andrew Carnes (in 'Oklahoma!') ( 1 episode, 2004 )  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for BiographyBiography (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2002 )  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for The Horror ShowThe Horror Show (TV Movie) Self (archive footage)  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for America at the MoviesAmerica at the Movies Kinnie (archive footage)  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for Frontier JusticeFrontier Justice (TV Series) Jeb ( 2 episodes, 1958–1961 )  Less 1958–1961
  • Primary photo for The Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer StoryThe Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Story Self (archive footage)  Less 1951

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