Ed Flanders Biography (1934-1995)

Full name, Edward Paul Flanders; born December 29, 1934, in Minneapolis, MN;died February 22, 1995, in Denny, CA; cremated; son of Francis Michael Grey and Bernice (Brown) Flanders; married Ellen Geer (an actress; divorced); children: Scott, Suzanne, Ian.

Birth Details
December 29, 1934
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Death Details
February 22, 1995
Denny, California, United States

Famous Works

  • Credits; Television Appearances; Series
  • General McClellan, Sandburg's Lincoln, NBC, 1974-76.
  • Dr. Donald Westphall, St. Elsewhere, NBC, 1982-87.
  • Walter Babineaux, The Road Home (also known as Down Home), CBS, 1994.
  • Credits; Television Appearances; Movies
  • David Bevin, Goodbye, Raggedy Ann, CBS, 1971.
  • Carl Gerlach, Things in Their Season, CBS, 1974.
  • Timothy Fitzgerald, Indict and Convict, ABC, 1974.
  • Hosea Knowlton, The Legend of Lizzie Borden, ABC, 1975.
  • William Allen White, Mary White, ABC, 1977.
  • Mayor Albert J. Smith, Skokie, CBS, 1979.
  • Anders Stenslund, Tomorrow's Child, ABC, 1982.
  • John Woodley, Special Bulletin, NBC, 1983.
  • Charles Warren, The Perfect Tribute, ABC, 1991.
  • Joseph Welch, Citizen Cohn (also known as Rules of Misconduct: The Roy Cohn Story), HBO, 1992.
  • Also appeared in Hawaii Five-O, CBS.
  • Credits; Television Appearances; Specials
  • Harry S. Truman, "Truman at Potsdam," Hallmark Hall of Fame, NBC, 1976.
  • Phil Hogan, "A Moon for the Misbegotten," ABC Theatre, ABC, 1976.
  • Title role, Harry S. Truman: Plain Speaking, PBS, 1977.
  • Leonard Garment, "The Final Days," AT&T Presents, ABC, 1989.
  • Credits; Television Appearances; Pilots
  • Psychiatrist, Travis Logan, D.A., CBS, 1971.
  • Milo Perkins, The Snoop Sisters (also known as Female Instinct), NBC, 1972.
  • Dr. Miles, Hunter, CBS, 1973.
  • Dr. Frankman, The Oath: The Sad and Lonely Sundays, ABC, 1976.
  • Credits; Television Appearances; Miniseries
  • Ralph Paine, Attack on Terror: The FBI versus the Ku Klux Klan, CBS, 1975.
  • Louis Howe, Eleanor and Franklin, ABC, 1976.
  • Noah Dietrich, The Amazing Howard Hughes, CBS, 1977.
  • Dr. Bill Norton, Salem's Lot, CBS, 1979.
  • Charles Shaffer, Blind Ambition, CBS, 1979.
  • Calvin Coolidge, Backstairs at the White House, NBC, 1979.
  • Ed Wilson, Danielle Steel's "Message from Nam," NBC, 1993.
  • Credits; Film Appearances
  • (Film debut) Jack Bishop, The Grasshopper, National General, 1970.
  • Father Daniel Berrigan, The Trial of the Catonsville Nine, Cinema V, 1972.
  • President Harry S. Truman, MacArthur the Rebel General, Universal, 1977.
  • Colonel Fell/Hudson Kane, The Ninth Configuration (also known as Twinkle,Twinkle, Killer Kane), Warner Bros., 1980.
  • Brigadier, The Pursuit of D.B. Cooper, Universal, 1981.
  • Dan T. Campion, True Confessions, United Artists, 1981.
  • Father Dyer, The Exorcist III, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1990.
  • Walter, Bye Bye, Love, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1995.
  • Credits; Stage Appearances
  • Bottom, A Midsummer Night's Dream, National Shakespeare Festival (NSF), Old Globe Theatre, San Diego, CA, 1963.
  • Autolycus, The Winter's Tale, NSF, Old Globe Theatre, 1963.
  • Soothsayer, Antony and Cleopatra, NSF, Old Globe Theatre, 1963.
  • Fluellen, Henry V, Tyrone Guthrie Theatre, Minneapolis, MN, 1964.
  • Gentleman caller, The Glass Menagerie, Tyrone Guthrie Theatre, 1964.
  • Petulant, The Way of the World, Tyrone Guthrie Theatre, 1965.
  • Yasha, The Cherry Orchard, Tyrone Guthrie Theatre, 1965.
  • Jacques, The Miser, Tyrone Guthrie Theatre, 1965.
  • The Doctor's Dilemma, Tyrone Guthrie Theatre, 1966.
  • S.S. Glencairn, Tyrone Guthrie Theatre, 1966.
  • (Broadway debut) Goldberg, The Birthday Party, Booth Theatre, 1967.
  • The Devils, Center Theatre Group, Mark Taper Forum, Los Angeles, CA, 1967.
  • Welcome to Serenity Forums, Center Theatre Group, Mark Taper Forum, 1968.
  • The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search for God, Mark Taper Forum,1969.
  • Chemin de Fer, Mark Taper Forum, 1969.
  • The Tavern, American Conservatory Theatre, San Francisco, CA, 1971.
  • The House of Blue Leaves, American Conservatory Theatre, 1971.
  • Father Daniel Berrigan, Trial of the Catonsville Nine, Phoenix Theatre, Good Shepherd Faith Church, New York City, then Center Theatre Group, Mark Taper Forum, both 1971.
  • Phil Hogan, A Moon for the Misbegotten, Kennedy Center, Washington, DC, then Morosco Theater, New York City, both 1973.
  • That Championship Season, American Conservatory Theatre, 1973.
  • Matt Quinlan, Last Licks, Longacre Theatre, New York City, 1979.
  • Made stage debut in Mr. Roberts, Globe Theatre, San Diego, CA.

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