Jack Warden Biography (1920-)

Original name, Jack Warden Lebzelter; born September 18, 1920, in Newark, NJ;son of John Warden (an engineer and technician) and Laura M. (maiden name, Costello) Lebzelter; married Wanda Dupree, October 11, 1958 (divorced); children: Christopher. Addresses: Agent: Agency for the Performing Arts, 8887th Ave., New York, NY 10106-0001.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor
Birth Details
September 18, 1920
Newark, New Jersey, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Appearances
  • (Uncredited) Crew member, The Frogmen, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1951
  • Walt Davis, The Man with My Face, United Artists, 1951
  • (Uncredited) Morse, You're in the Navy Now (also known as U.S.S. Teakettle), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1951
  • (Uncredited) Bit part, Red Ball Express, Universal, 1952
  • Corporal Buckley, From Here to Eternity, Columbia, 1953
  • Eddie, The Bachelor Party, United Artists, 1957
  • Charles Malik, Edge of the City (also known as A Man Is Ten Feet Tall), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1957
  • Juror #7, Twelve Angry Men, United Artists, 1957
  • Master Sergeant Saul Rosen/narrator, Darby's Rangers (also known as Young Invaders), Warner Bros., 1958
  • Yeoman First Class Mueller, Run Silent, Run Deep (also known as Run Silent Run Deep), United Artists, 1958
  • Ben Compson, The Sound and the Fury, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1959
  • Kelly, That Kind of Woman, Paramount, 1959
  • Doc Farrington, Wake Me When It's Over, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1960
  • The Lawbreakers, 1960
  • Huston, Escape from Zahrain, Paramount, 1962
  • Dr. William Dedham, Donovan's Reef, Paramount, 1963
  • First Sergeant Welsh, The Thin Red Line, Allied Artists, 1964
  • General Pratt, Blindfold, Universal, 1966
  • Barnet Weiner, Bye Bye Braverman, Warner Bros., 1968
  • Earl Olive, The Sporting Club, AVCO-Embassy, 1971
  • Herb McAdams, Summertree, Columbia, 1971
  • General Strapp, Welcome to the Club, Columbia, 1971
  • Dr. Solomon F. Moses, Who Is Harry Kellerman and Why Is He Saying Those Terrible Things about Me?, National General, 1971
  • Sheriff Gifford, Billy Two Hats (also known as The Lady and theOutlaw), United Artists, 1973
  • Dawes, The Man Who Loved Cat Dancing, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1973
  • Max, The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz (also known as L'apprentissage de Duddy Kravitz), Paramount, 1974
  • Lester Carr, Shampoo, Columbia, 1975
  • Harry M. Rosenfeld, metro editor Washington Post, All the President's Men, Warner Bros., 1976
  • Charlie Zane, The White Buffalo (also known as Hunt to Kill), United Artists, 1977
  • Dr. Bessner, Death on the Nile, Paramount, 1978
  • Max Corkle, Heaven Can Wait, Paramount, 1978
  • Judge Rayford, ... And Justice for All, Columbia, 1979
  • The President, Being There (also known as Chance), United Artists, 1979
  • Harold Meredith, Beyond The Poseidon Adventure, Warner Bros., 1979
  • Jackie, The Champ, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1979
  • Harry, Dreamer, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1979
  • Roy L. Fuchs and Luke Fuchs, Used Cars, Columbia, 1980
  • Nelson Longhurst, Carbon Copy, AVCO-Embassy, 1981
  • Commander, Chu Chu and the Philly Flash, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1981
  • News editor, The Great Muppet Caper, Universal, 1981
  • Jack, So Fine, Warner Bros., 1981
  • Mickey Morrissey, The Verdict, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1982
  • Garvey, Crackers, Universal, 1984
  • Moravia, The Aviator, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1985
  • Voice of Rocko, The Cosmic Eye, 1985
  • Lloyd, September, Orion, 1987
  • Sergeant Major MacLure, The Presidio (also known as The Presidio: The Scene of the Crime), Paramount, 1988
  • Judge Harry Murdoch, Everybody Wins, Orion, 1990
  • Big Ben Healy, Sr., Problem Child, Universal, 1990
  • Big Ben Healy, Sr., Problem Child 2, Universal, 1991
  • Al Grossman, Night and the City, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1992
  • Old General Zevo, Toys, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1992
  • Jack Scanlan, Passed Away, Buena Vista, 1993
  • Moe, Guilty As Sin, Buena Vista, 1993
  • Un journaliste, La classe americaine, 1993
  • Julian Marx, Bullets over Broadway, Miramax, 1994
  • Tiresias, Mighty Aphrodite, Miramax, 1995
  • Saul, While You Were Sleeping (also known as Coma Guy), Buena Vista, 1995
  • Joe Heff, Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead, Miramax, 1995
  • Chubb, Ed (also known as Ed and Me, Mickey's Monkey,and You Should See Them Play), Universal, 1996
  • Boruch, The Island on Bird Street (also known as Die Insel in der Vogelstrasse and Ooen i fuglegaden), 1997
  • Armand McMillan, Chairman of the Board, Trimark, 1998
  • Eddie Davers, Bulworth, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1998
  • Pops, Dirty Work, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1998
  • Jehan Daas, A Dog of Flanders, Warner Bros., 1999
  • Edward O'Neil, The Replacements (also known as Scabs), Warner Bros., 2000
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Coach Frank Whip, Mr. Peepers, NBC, 1952-1955
  • Bobo, Norby, NBC, 1955
  • Matthew Gower, The Asphalt Jungle, ABC, 1961
  • Major Simon Butcher, The Wackiest Ship in the Army, NBC, 1965-1966
  • Lieutenant Fergus, Gallagher (broadcast on Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color), NBC, 1965
  • Lieutenant Fergus, The Further Adventures of Gallagher (broadcaston Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color), NBC, 1965
  • Lieutenant Fergus, Gallagher Goes West (broadcast on Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color), NBC, 1967
  • Detective Lieutenant Mike Haines, N.Y.P.D., ABC, 1967-1969
  • John "Jigsaw John" St. John (title role), Jigsaw John, NBC, 1976
  • Morris Buttermaker, The Bad News Bears, CBS, 1979-1980
  • Harrison "Harry" Fox, Sr., Crazy Like a Fox, CBS, 1984-1986
  • Hank Knight, Knight & Daye, NBC, 1989
  • Movies
  • Commissioner, Flashing Spikes, 1962
  • Coach George Halas, Brian's Song, ABC, 1971
  • Lieutenant George Coye, The Face of Fear, CBS, 1971
  • Lieutenant Joe Burton, What's a Nice Girl Like You ... ?, ABC, 1971
  • Captain Patrick Lonergan, Lieutenant Schuster's Wife, ABC, 1972
  • Sergeant Dobbs, The Godchild, ABC, 1974
  • Joe Hodges, Remember When, NBC, 1974
  • Fred Hartman, Journey from Darkness, NBC, 1975
  • Lieutenant General Mordechai Gur, Raid on Entebbe, NBC, 1977
  • Cornelius Ryan, A Private Battle, CBS, 1980
  • Henry Hobson, Hobson's Choice, CBS, 1983
  • Mark Twain, Helen Keller--The Miracle Continues, syndicated, 1984
  • Owl, Alice in Wonderland (also known as Alice through the Looking Glass), CBS, 1985
  • Harry Fox, Still Crazy Like a Fox (also known as Crazy Like a Fox: The Movie), CBS, 1987
  • Owen Tavish, Three Wishes for Jamie, 1987
  • Hubert "Bad Hair" Wimberly, Dead Solid Perfect, HBO, 1988
  • Sergeant Joe Wilson, The Watch Commander (also known as PoliceStory: The Watch Commander), ABC, 1988
  • Claude Fortier, Judgment (also known as Sacraments and Vermillion Parish), HBO, 1990
  • Big Ben Healy, Sr., Problem Child 3: Junior in Love (also known asProblem Child 3), NBC, 1995
  • Boruch, The Island on Bird Street, Showtime, 1998
  • Miniseries
  • Joseph Kennedy, Sr., Robert Kennedy and His Times, CBS, 1985
  • Nerva, A.D. (also known as A.D.--Anno Domini), NBC, 1985
  • J. Edgar Hoover, Hoover vs. the Kennedys: The Second Civil War, syndicated, 1987
  • Specials
  • Robert de Beaudrincourt, "The Lark," Hallmark Hall of Fame, NBC, 1957
  • Robert Young and the Family, CBS, 1971
  • Gus, A Memory of Two Mondays, 1974
  • The 37th Annual Prime Time Emmy Awards, ABC, 1985
  • David, The Three Kings, ABC, 1987
  • Dr. Harlan Davidson, Partners, ABC, 1993
  • Pilots
  • Joe Cushing, The Blue Men (broadcast as an episode of Playhouse90), CBS, 1959
  • Jack Fleming, The Watchman (broadcast as an episode of Kraft Suspense Theatre), NBC, 1964
  • Jake Moniker, Man on a String, CBS, 1972
  • John St. John, They Only Come Out at Night, NBC, 1975
  • Cosmo Topper, Topper, ABC, 1979
  • Episodic
  • (Television debut) Arthur Clary, "Ann Rutledge," Philco Television Playhouse, NBC, 1950
  • Gorman, "Retaliation," Cavalier Theatre, NBC, 1951
  • Title role, "The Champ," Manhunt (also known as Assignment: Manhunt), NBC, 1952
  • Lefty, "Snookie," Kraft Television Theatre, NBC, 1953
  • Teddy Merrill, "Chester Potter of the Pittsburgh Press," The Big Story, NBC, 1953
  • Jerry French, "Comeback," Gulf Playhouse: First Person, NBC, 1953
  • Brick Nelson, "The Promise," The Campbell Television Soundstage (also known as Campbell Playhouse and TV Soundstage), NBC, 1953
  • Blik, "Train to Trouble," Goodyear Television Playhouse, NBC, 1953
  • Taxi driver, "Dream House," Kraft Television Theatre, NBC, 1953
  • "Old MacDonald Had a Curve," Kraft Television Theatre, NBC, 1953
  • "All the Time in the World," Tales of Tomorrow, 1953
  • The Imogene Coca Show, NBC, 1954
  • Bill Foley, "Courant," The Big Story, NBC, 1954
  • Dr. Max, "Native Dancer," Goodyear Television Playhouse, NBC, 1954
  • Pete, "Jean Barrett of the Philadelphia Evening Bulletin," The Big Story, NBC, 1954
  • Sheriff Bass, "Dr. Rainwater Goes A-Courtin'," Kraft Television Theatre, NBC, 1954
  • Stamper, "The Worried Man Blues," Kraft Television Theatre, NBC, 1954
  • Hal, "Class of '58," Goodyear Television Playhouse, NBC, 1954
  • "Screwball," Studio One, 1954
  • "U.F.O.," Studio One, 1954
  • "A Stranger May Die," Studio One, 1955
  • Lieutenant Earl Floyd, Justice, NBC, 1955
  • Title role, "Ted Link of the St. Louis Post Dispatch," The Big Story, NBC, 1955
  • Buzz Calderone, "Shadow of the Champ," Philco Television Playhouse, NBC, 1955
  • Alex Hamner, Justice, NBC, 1955
  • Boze, "The Petrified Forest," Producers' Showcase, NBC, 1955
  • Harry Pomeroy, "The Mechanical Heart," Philco Television Playhouse, NBC, 1955
  • "No Riders," Kraft Television Theatre, 1955
  • Frank Doran, "Tragedy in a Temporary Town," Alcoa Hour, NBC, 1956
  • "A Very Special Baby," Home Show, NBC, 1956
  • Sergeant Debb, "A Real Fine Cutting Edge," Kaiser Aluminum Hour, NBC, 1957
  • Newspaperman, "The Flight," Suspicion, NBC, 1957
  • "Up above the World So High," The United States Steel Hour, 1957
  • Jack Armstrong, "Abraham Lincoln: The Early Years," Omnibus, NBC,1959
  • Mike Wilson, "The Newcomers," Bonanza, NBC, 1959
  • Mike Wilson, "The Paiute War," Bonanza, NBC, 1959
  • James A. Corey, "The Lonely," The Twilight Zone, CBS, 1959
  • Emmet Fitzgerald, "The Moment of Truth," Five Fingers, NBC, 1959
  • "Meeting at Appalachian," Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse, CBS, 1959
  • Lawrence Halloran, "The George `Bugs' Moran Story," The Untouchables, 1959
  • Frank Barber, "Head of Fire, Feet of Clay," The Untouchables, ABC,1960
  • Mouth McGarry, "The Mighty Casey," The Twilight Zone, 1960
  • "A Fork in the Road," Stagecoach West, 1960
  • Ollie, "Starfall: Parts 1 & 2," The Outlaws, NBC, 1960
  • Otto Frick, "The Otto Frick Story," The Untouchables, ABC, 1960
  • "The Clover Throne," Route 66, CBS, 1961
  • Martin Onyx, "The Martin Onyx Story," Wagon Train, NBC, 1962
  • Axton, Tales of Wells Fargo, NBC, 1962
  • "The Face of the Enemy," Naked City, ABC, 1962
  • "The Big Trouble with Charlie," Ben Casey, ABC, 1962
  • "A Feat of Strength," Route 66, 1962
  • Jerry Skala, "The Organizers: Parts 1 & 2," Target: The Corruptors, 1962
  • "The King of Venus Will Take Care of You," Naked City, ABC, 1962
  • Jubal Tatum, "Throw a Long Rope," The Virginian, 1962
  • "I Hear America Singing," Ben Casey, 1962
  • "Spectre of the Rose Street Gang," Naked City, 1962
  • Rex Barker, "It Shouldn't Happen to a Dog," Bewitched, ABC, 1964
  • Ernie Duffy, "No Mother to Guide Them," Dr. Kildare, NBC, 1965
  • "Shadows of the Past," The Virginian, 1965
  • "The Miss Mary Lee McIntosh Story," Wagon Train, 1965
  • Alex Patton, "Concrete Evidence," The Fugitive, ABC, 1967
  • Barney Cahill, "The Ivy Curtain," The Invaders, ABC, 1967
  • Timothy Logan, "The Fighting Irish," Ink, CBS, 1997
  • Harry, "Norm Dates Danny's Dad," The Norm Show, ABC, 1999
  • Also appeared in The Man behind the Badge, CBS; Danger, CBS; The Armstrong Circle Theatre, NBC; The Trailmaster, ABC; Bob Hope Presents, NBC; Slattery's People, CBS; Great Adventure, CBS; The Breaking Point, syndicated; Bus Stop, syndicated.
  • Stage Appearances
  • (Stage debut) Sir Toby Belch, Twelfth Night, Margo Jones Theatre,Dallas, TX, 1947
  • (Off-Broadway debut) Mickey, Golden Boy, American National Theatreand Academy Theatre, New York City, 1952
  • Johnny, Lullaby, Lyceum Theatre, New York City, 1954
  • Mike Hertzog, Sing Me No Lullaby, Phoenix Theatre, New York City,1954
  • Marco, A View from the Bridge, Coronet Theatre, New York City, 1955
  • Joey, A Very Special Baby, Playhouse Theatre, New York City, 1956
  • Dave, The Body Beautiful, Broadway Theatre, New York City, 1958
  • "Snowangel" and "Epiphany," in Cages (double-bill), York Theatre,New York City, 1963
  • "A Wen" and "Orange Souffle," in Under the Weather, Festival of Two Worlds, Spoleto, Italy, 1966
  • Arthur Goldman, The Man in the Glass Booth, Royale Theatre, New York City, 1969
  • Death of a Salesman, Arlington Park Theatre, Arlington Heights, IL, 1972
  • Various roles, Stages, Belasco Theatre, New York City, 1978
  • Also appeared as Algernon Moncrieff, The Importance of Being Earnest; Tony Lumpkin, She Stoops to Conquer; Trisotin, The Learned Ladies; Petruchio, The Taming of the Shrew; Yasha, The Cherry Orchard. Also appeared in Front Porch (later retitled Picnic), Summer and Smoke, and Leaf and Bough, all Margo Jones Theatre Company, 1947-51.
  • Major Tours
  • Pete, An Old Beat-Up Woman, U.S. cities, 1950
  • Eddie Harmon, Conversations in the Dark, U.S. cities, 1963-1964
  • Also appeared in There Is Always Juliet, Theatre of the Open Road,U.S. cities.

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