Please contact Find A Grave at if you need help resetting your password. The family moved to Southern California when Conrad was in high school. In that show, aired from 1987 to 1992, he was prosecutor J. Year: 1930; Census Place: Olustee, Jackson, Oklahoma; Roll: 1907; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 0027; Image: 1132. He followed it with a lead part in the television miniseries 1978. He was inducted into the Stuntman's Hall of Fame for his work on The Wild, Wild West series, and notably is the only actor to claim this honor. September 25, 1971 , Chicago Tribune 1963-Current File via search-proquest-com.
We do not have any photo volunteers within fifty miles of your requested photo location. Also an additional volunteer within fifty miles. Other fans will see your answers. He left the with the rank of captain and as a producer-director of the. Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Ten years after the programme began, Conrad revived the character in the television movie The Return of Frank Cannon 1980.
Finding fewer onscreen roles in the 1950s, he changed from actor to producer-director with television work, narration, and a series of films in the 1960s. Conrad entered films in 1946 with The Killers and followed it with pictures such as Sorry, Wrong Number 1948 , East Side, West Side 1949 , Lone Star 1952 , The Desert Song 1953 , The Naked Jungle 1954 and -30- 1959, retitled Deadline Midnight in Britain , playing the newspaper city editor. The commercial was parodied frequently on American television comedies such as 's and. He also formed his own company, Robert Conrad Productions, and under its auspices he wrote, starred in, and directed the 1967 film. She helped manage his career during their 14-year marriage. Both men suffered serious injuries.
There was no room for another series, but Conrad bounced back with a new character, the tough policeman- turned-district-attorney Jason 'Fatman' McCabe, in Jake and the Fatman, first in a 1987 television movie, then in a moderately successful series 1987-92. He has salt and pepper hair. In Mexico, Conrad signed a recording contract with the Orfeon label, where he released two albums, with a few singles sung in Spanish. In 1969, he signed a three-picture deal with Bob Hope's Doan Productions. Born in Kentucky in 1920, Conrad was the son of a theatre-owner who moved to southern California, where he excelled at drama and literature while at school.
They include and from 1973 and , , and of 1957 fame and 1951 's. After his death, he was elected to the Radio Hall of Fame. The role of The Fatman was played by William Conrad. Conrad starred in the feature films 1975 and 1977. Although that coveted role may have gone to James Arness, Conrad had nonetheless already made substantial gains as an onscreen actor in both film and television by that time.
Conrad … has been under contract to the studio as a producer-director for the last four years. Before James Arness put on his spurs, Mr. . On television, he produced and directed Klondike and This Man Dawson, produced the popular private eye series 77 Sunset Strip starring Efrem Zimbalist Jnr and Edd Byrnes , and directed 35 episodes of the series True. While starring in The Wild Wild West, Conrad found time to work on other projects as well. There was no room for another series, but Conrad bounced back with a new character, the tough policeman- turned-district-attorney Jason 'Fatman' McCabe, in Jake and the Fatman, first in a 1987 television movie, then in a moderately successful series 1987-92. Conrad entered films in 1946 with The Killers and followed it with pictures such as Sorry, Wrong Number 1948 , East Side, West Side 1949 , Lone Star 1952 , The Desert Song 1953 , The Naked Jungle 1954 and -30- 1959, retitled Deadline Midnight in Britain , playing the newspaper city editor.
For the New York politician, see William N. He could also be heard introducing Count Basie's Orchestra and Frank Sinatra on Sinatra's 1966 Live at the Sands album. Conrad had become ill at home and died soon after being taken to the hospital. January 25, 1966 , Chicago Tribune 1963-Current File via search-proquest-com. With the rise of the popularity of television, he returned to voice work reminisce of his early radio days. Both were for his own company, A Shane Productions.
Far less taxing were the multiple voice roles Conrad continued to pick up throughout the decade. Adams got Conrad a bit part in the 1958 film. From 1971 to 1976 he starred in television detective series , which was broadcast on. The two became friends, and Adams suggested that Conrad move to California to pursue acting. But it was as the fat, balding detective Frank Cannon that Conrad found small-screen fame. She became first publicity director of , where she was known as Jackie Smith. His parents, John William Cann and Ida Mae Upchurch Cann, owned a movie theatre, and Conrad grew up watching movies.
He created the role of for the radio series 1952—1961 and narrated the television adventures of 1959—1964 and 1963—1967. She married twice, including once to Chicago radio personality in 1948. His mother, Alice Jacqueline Hartman born May 15, 1919, daughter of Conrad and Hazel Hartman , was 15 years old when she gave birth, and named her son after her own father. The purchaser was Ronald Winston, president of jewelers. To preserve these articles as they originally appeared, The Times does not alter, edit or update them. On a historical side note, at some point in the 1960s, Jack Warner gifted Conrad with one of the two original Maltese Falcons used in the iconic 1941 film as a token of appreciation for his years of work at Warner Bros.