Jeff Corey Biography (1914-2002)

Born August 10, 1914, in New York, NY; son of Nathan and Mary (Peskin) Corey;married Hope Victorson, February 26, 1938; children: Eve, Jane, Emily. Addresses: AGENT--Bauman, Hiller, and Associates, 5750 Wilshire Boulevard,Suite 512, Los Angeles, CA 90038.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Birth Details
August 10, 1914
New York, New York, United States
Death Details
August 16, 2002
Santa Monica, California

Famous Works

  • Credits; STAGE APPEARANCES
  • Rosencrantz, Hamlet, Imperial Theatre, New York City, 1936.
  • title role, King Lear, Theatre Venture '73, Beverly, MA, 1973.
  • Also appeared in The Life and Death of an American, Maxine Elliott's Theatre, New York City, 1939; In the Matter of J. Robert Oppenheimer, Center Theatre Group, Mark Taper Forum, Los Angeles, 1968; Hamlet, Center Theatre Group,Mark Taper Forum, 1973; and with the Stage Society Theatre, Los Angeles.
  • Credits; FILM APPEARANCES
  • Johann, Third Finger, Left Hand, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM), 1940.
  • Tom Sharp, The Devil and Daniel Webster (also known as All That Money CanBuy, Here Is a Man, and A Certain Mr. Scratch), RKO, 1941.
  • secretary, Paris Calling, Universal, 1941.
  • Henry Trotter, Petticoat Politics, Republic, 1941.
  • an animator, The Reluctant Dragon (live-action/animated), RKO, 1941.
  • Hector, Small Town Deb, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1941.
  • Mr. Mooney, Girl Trouble, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1942.
  • Coroner Larson, The Man Who Wouldn't Die, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1942.
  • man, North to the Klondike, Universal, 1942.
  • Harwood Green, The Postman Didn't Ring, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1942.
  • orderly, Roxie Hart, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1942.
  • Albert, The Moon Is Down, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1943.
  • Tim Murphy, My Friend Flicka, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1943.
  • man, California, Paramount, 1946.
  • Sam Black, It Shouldn't Happen to a Dog, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1946.
  • Blinky, The Killers, Universal, 1946.
  • bank teller, Somewhere in the Night, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1946.
  • freshman, Brute Force, Universal, 1947.
  • brother-in-law, The Gangster, Allied Artists, 1947.
  • Jed, Hoppy's Holiday, United Artists, 1947.
  • reporter, Miracle on 34th Street (also known as The Big Heart), TwentiethCentury-Fox, 1947.
  • Bice, Ramrod, United Artists, 1947.
  • Zu, Alias a Gentleman, MGM, 1948.
  • Schwartzmiller, Canon City, Eagle-Lion, 1948.
  • stranger, The Flame, Republic, 1948.
  • cigarette smoker, Homecoming, MGM, 1948.
  • immigration officer, I, Jane Doe (also known as Diary of a Bride), Republic, 1948.
  • prison guard, Joan of Arc, RKO, 1948.
  • Shuan, Kidnapped, Monogram, 1948.
  • Union cavalry sergeant, A Southern Yankee (also known as My Hero!), MGM,1948.
  • Mohammad Jad, Bagdad, Universal, 1949.
  • Lieutenant Macon, City Across the River, Universal, 1949.
  • Collins, Follow Me Quietly, RKO, 1949.
  • Beecham, Hideout, Republic, 1949.
  • doctor, Home of the Brave, United Artists, 1949.
  • Jed Graham, Roughshod, RKO, 1949.
  • Mr. Loring, Wake of the Red Witch, Republic, 1949.
  • John Barton, Bright Leaf, Warner Brothers, 1950.
  • Bart, The Nevadan (also known as The Man from Nevada), Columbia, 1950.
  • Freddie, The Next Voice You Hear, MGM, 1950.
  • Keeley, The Outriders, MGM, 1950.
  • Abe Lincoln, Rock Island Trail (also known as Transcontinent Express), Republic, 1950.
  • Richards, Singing Guns, Republic, 1950.
  • Sergeant Farley, Fourteen Hours, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1951.
  • Lou Brecker, Never Trust a Gambler, Columbia, 1951.
  • Coyote, New Mexico, United Artists, 1951.
  • Joe Harmony, Only the Valiant, Warner Brothers, 1951.
  • Mokar, The Prince Who Was a Thief, Universal, 1951.
  • Luke Davis, Rawhide (also known as Desperate Siege), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1951.
  • Skee, Red Mountain, Paramount, 1951.
  • Luke Benson, Superman and the Mole Men (also known as Superman and the Strange People), Lippert, 1951.
  • Bishop, The Balcony, Continental, 1963.
  • Joe, The Yellow Canary, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1963.
  • the wino, Lady in a Cage, Paramount, 1964.
  • Hoban, The Cincinnati Kid, MGM, 1965.
  • Fryer, Mickey One, Columbia, 1965.
  • Lieutenant Kebner, Once a Thief, MGM, 1965.
  • Mr. Ruby, Seconds, Paramount, 1966.
  • Hickock's father, In Cold Blood, Columbia, 1967.
  • John Asgeirsson, The Boston Strangler, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1968.
  • Sheriff Bledsoe, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1969.
  • Wombat, Impasse, United Artists, 1969.
  • Tom Chaney, True Grit, Paramount, 1969.
  • Caspay, Beneath the Planet of the Apes, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1970.
  • Paul, Cover Me Babe, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1970.
  • Dr. Willhunt, Getting Straight, Columbia, 1970.
  • Wild Bill Hickok, Little Big Man, National General, 1970.
  • Captain Marden, They Call Me Mister Tibbs!, United Artists, 1970.
  • Merridew, Catlow, MGM, 1971.
  • clinic doctor, Clay Pigeon (also known as Trip to Kill), MGM, 1971.
  • trooper, Shoot Out, Universal, 1971.
  • Mr. King, Paper Tiger, MacLean, 1975.
  • doctor, The Last Tycoon, Paramount, 1976.
  • Detective Mark Denver, The Premonition, AVCO-Embassy, 1976.
  • Preacher Hagen, Moonshine County Express, New World, 1977.
  • Rabbi Silverstein, Oh, God!, Warner Brothers, 1977.
  • Luke Baylor, Jennifer (also known as Jennifer, The Snake Goddess), American International, 1978.
  • Mr. Martin, The Wild Geese, Allied Artists, 1978.
  • Ray Bledsoe, Butch and Sundance: The Early Days, Twentieth Century- Fox,1979.
  • Zed, Battle Beyond the Stars, New World, 1980.
  • Craccus, The Sword and the Sorcerer, Group 1, 1982.
  • Grand Vizier, Conan the Destroyer, Universal, 1984.
  • Dean Harrington, Creator, Universal, 1985.
  • Willis Beecham, Messenger of Death, Cannon, 1988.
  • Also appeared in You Belong to Me (also known as Good Morning Doctor), Columbia, 1941; Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man, Universal, 1943; Unconquered,Paramount, 1947; Let's Live Again, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1948; The Wreck ofthe Hesperus, 1948; narrator, Black Shadows, 1949; Up River, 1979; Bird on aWire, Universal, 1990; High Flying Lowe; Shine; Rooster; Secret Ingredient; Syncopation; The Golden Bullet; Land of the Free; Delicatessen; and The JudasProject.
  • Credits; TELEVISION APPEARANCES; SERIES
  • Regular, The Richard Pryor Show, NBC, 1977.
  • Lawyer Sam, Hell Town, NBC, 1985.
  • Bill McGregor, Morningstar/Eveningstar, CBS, 1986.
  • MINI-SERIES William Simpson, Testimony of Two Men, syndicated, 1977.
  • Credits; PILOTS
  • Beiseker, A Clear and Present Danger, NBC, 1970.
  • Captain Philip Lean, The Fuzz Brothers, ABC, 1973.
  • head of posse, The Gun and the Pulpit, ABC, 1974.
  • Judge Janeway, Banjo Hackett: Roamin' Free, NBC, 1976.
  • Dean Miller, The Oath: The Sad and Lonely Sundays, ABC, 1976.
  • Alex Hagopian, Roxy Page, NBC, 1976.
  • Credits; EPISODIC
  • Byron Lomax, "O.B.I.T.," The Outer Limits, ABC, 1963.
  • Plasus, "The Cloudminders," Star Trek, NBC, 1969.
  • A.J. Bancroft, The A-Team, NBC, 1986.
  • Judge Robert Hirsch, Night Court, NBC, 1986.
  • Hal Walker, Starman, ABC, 1986.
  • Mr. Casselman, Perfect Strangers, ABC, 1987.
  • Judge Ralph Colella, Jake and the Fat Man, CBS, 1989.
  • salesman, Roseanne, ABC, 1989.
  • Vincenzo, Wolf, CBS, 1989.
  • Also The Untouchables, ABC, 1960; "The Dead Man," Night Gallery, NBC, 1970; The Bob Newhart Show, CBS, 1973; Barney Miller, ABC, 1978 and 1979; The Powers of Matthew Star, NBC, 1982; "The Boy Who Left Home to Find Out About theShivers," Faerie Tale Theatre, Showtime; Mr.
  • Romano, One Day At a Time, CBS; War of the Worlds, syndicated; Channing,ABC; The Doctors and the Nurses, CBS; Perry Mason,CBS; Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C.,CBS; The Wild, Wild West, CBS; Run for Your Life, NBC; Bonanza, NBC; The IronHorse, ABC; Judd, for the Defense, ABC; Garrison's Gorillas, ABC; Gunsmoke,CBS; Hawaii Five-0, CBS; The Bionic Woman, ABC; Today's F.B.I., ABC; Knots Landing, CBS; Archie Bunker's Place, CBS; The New Love, American Style, ABC; Kojak,CBS; McCloud, NBC; Beauty and the Beast, CBS.
  • Credits; MOVIES
  • Collier Landis, The Movie Murderer, NBC, 1970.
  • Gehrmann, Something Evil, CBS, 1972.
  • Walter Stafford, Set This Town on Fire, NBC, 1973.
  • Salters, Captains Courageous, ABC, 1977.
  • Aspa Soldado, Curse of the Black Widow (also known as Love Trap), ABC, 1977.
  • Prince Feiyad, Harold Robbins' "The Pirate," CBS, 1978.
  • George, Homeward Bound, CBS, 1980.
  • Riley, Cry for the Strangers, CBS, 1982.
  • Lawyer Sam, Father of Hell Town, NBC, 1985.
  • derelict, Final Jeopardy, NBC, 1985.
  • Dr. Benjamin, Second Serve, CBS, 1986.
  • Justice Harvey Sherman, A Deadly Silence, ABC, 1989.
  • Credits; TELEVISION WORK; ALL AS DIRECTOR SERIES
  • FIRST TELEVISION WORK--Director, The Psychiatrist, NBC, 1971.
  • Hawkins, CBS, 1973-74.
  • Credits; EPISODIC
  • Night Gallery, NBC, 1970-72 (ten episodes).
  • The Sixth Sense, ABC, 1972.
  • Also Police Story, NBC; Alias Smith and Jones, ABC; Meeting of Minds, PBS.
  • Writings
  • (Contributor) Closeups, Workman Press.

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