Albert Salmi
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Albert Salmi
Albert Salmi was an American actor.
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Extra Iddings: Theater company casts its 'Bus Stop' (column) - MLive.com
Google News - over 5 years
Starring Albert Salmi as Bo and Kim Stanley as Cherie, “Bus Stop” played almost 500 performances in its initial Broadway run. The drama with comedic undertones received a brief Broadway revival in 1996. In 1982, a taped performance of a California
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Extra Iddings: One local show is cast, another is casting (Column) - MLive.com
Google News - over 5 years
The original Broadway production of “Bus Stop” starred Albert Salmi, Kim Stanley and Elaine Stritch. It was nominated for four Tony Awards. The last area community theater to produce “Bus Stop” was MCT, in 1987. A quarter-century ago that cast included
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DANIEL BOONE - Toutelatele.com
Google News - almost 6 years
... Dal McKennon (Cincinnatus), Ed Ames (Mingo), Veronica Cartwright (Jemima Boone), Jimmy Dean (Josh Clements), Robert Logan (Jericho Jones) et Albert Salmi (Yadkin)... Dans l'Amérique sauvage du XVIIIe siècle, Daniel Boone vit avec sa femme Rebecca,
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The Twilight Zone: Season 4 - Blu-ray Review - Monsters and Critics.com
Google News - almost 6 years
Of Late I think of Cliffordville: William Feathersmith (Albert Salmi), a bored, wealthy businessman, meets Miss Devlin (Julie Newmar) who offers him a chance to go back and start over armed with all the knowledge that he has acquired – an arsenal
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NYTimes - over 9 years
Because of an editing error, an obituary on Saturday about Mark Harris, who wrote the baseball novel ''Bang the Drum Slowly'' and other books, gave an incorrect identification in some copies for the actor who played catcher Bruce Pearson in a 1956 television adaptation of that novel. He was Albert Salmi -- not George Peppard, who played another
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Mark Harris, 84, Author Of 'Bang the Drum Slowly'
NYTimes - over 9 years
Mark Harris, who took readers on a literary journey through the life of a mythical baseball player in four well-received novels, including ''Bang the Drum Slowly,'' which became the basis of a 1973 movie, died Wednesday. He was 84 and lived in Goleta, Calif. His death, at a hospital in Santa Barbara, was caused by complications of Alzheimer's
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DVD; Men Were Men, and Barbara Stanwyck Wore the Pants
NYTimes - over 10 years
WHAT went through Americans' minds when the closing credits rolled on the first episode of ''The Big Valley'' in 1965? Those tuning in must have expected an unashamed knockoff of ''Bonanza,'' since, like its predecessor, ''The Big Valley'' was centered on a prosperous, upright ranch family of the late 1800's and had its own pseudo-Aaron Copland
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THEATER;Backstage at a Hit: Memories Are Made of This
NYTimes - about 21 years
WHEN THE REVIVAL OF William Inge's 1955 play "Bus Stop" opens at Circle in the Square on Thursday, the audience and friends won't be the only ones in attendance. Memories will take up quite a few seats. For 478 performances, "Bus Stop" was the buzz of Broadway. The play that followed Inge's Pulitzer Prize-winning "Picnic" by two years, it was
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Albert Salmi, Actor, 62, Is Found Shot to Death in Home With Wife
NYTimes - almost 27 years
LEAD: Albert Salmi, an actor who made a career of portraying cowboys in television westerns like ''Gunsmoke,'' and his wife, Roberta, were found shot to death in an apparent murder-suicide, the police said today. Albert Salmi, an actor who made a career of portraying cowboys in television westerns like ''Gunsmoke,'' and his wife, Roberta, were
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Film Festival; 'Breaking In,' Crime Primer, Features Burt Reynolds
NYTimes - over 27 years
LEAD: The 27th New York Film Festival rolls effortlessly to its conclusion tonight with the 9 o'clock showing of Bill Forsyth's halcyon new comedy, ''Breaking In,'' at Avery Fisher Hall. The 27th New York Film Festival rolls effortlessly to its conclusion tonight with the 9 o'clock showing of Bill Forsyth's halcyon new comedy, ''Breaking In,'' at
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SCREEN: AMERICANS IN SOVIET
NYTimes - over 30 years
The latest addition to the nouveau cold war action genre, ''Born American,'' gives us three young Americans who bumble their way across the border from Finland into the Soviet Union and wind up in a prison camp. Why are the these all-American guys on a hunting trip in Finland instead of, say, Minnesota? The film never explains, so it helps to know
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Peggy Ann Garner, 53, Dies;Won an Oscar as a Teen-Ager
NYTimes - over 32 years
Peggy Ann Garner, a former child actress who won a special Academy Award as a teen-ager for her role as Francie Nolan in ''A Tree Grows in Brooklyn,'' has died at age 53. Miss Garner died Tuesday of undisclosed causes in the Motion Picture and Television Hospital in Woodland Hills, a nursing supervisor said. Miss Garner received a special Oscar as
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'HARD TO HOLD,' WITH RICK SPRINGFIELD
NYTimes - almost 33 years
DRIPPING sweat, with the backstage lights glinting off his jeweled belt and his single earring, James Roberts escapes to his dressing room, collapsing beside the Space Invaders machine. He's drained. He's exhausted. He's a very famous rock star, and he has just whipped another adoring audience into a lather. ''Deep focus, deep focus,'' whispers
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CRITICS' CHOICES; Broadcast TV
NYTimes - almost 33 years
The series ''The Golden Age of Television'' brings back drama productions from the 1950's, when TV was live and supposedly more imaginative and exciting. Memory can often exaggerate, of course, but there are enough examples extant to demonstrate that, at least occasionally, the age could indeed be golden. One such production is ''Bang the Drum
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BEAU BRIDGES IN 'LOVE CHILD'
NYTimes - over 34 years
''LOVE CHILD,'' which opens today at the Beekman and other theaters, is the latest bit of evidence that a film's being based on a true story need not guarantee it an authentic air. In this case, the truth must almost certainly have been stranger than the determinedly simple movie it has engendered. The story is that of Terry Jean Moore, who gave
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TV: CLASSIC FROM 1956
NYTimes - almost 35 years
''THE Golden Age of Television,'' returning to public television as a three-part series, brings back drama productions from the 1950's, when television broadcasting was live and, at least as seen through a haze of nostalgia, more imaginative and exciting. Memory often tends to exaggerate, of course, but there are enough productions extant to
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SORCERY AND IMMORTALITY IN 'DRAGONSLAYER'
NYTimes - over 35 years
''DRAGONSLAYER,'' which opens today at the Baronet and other theaters, is a movie that makes you believe what you're seeing is real. Because what you're seeing are fire-breathing dragons and various acts of sorcery, this plausibility is no mean accomplishment. ''Dragonslayer'' has pacing problems, and its special effects tend to be more
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Albert Salmi
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  • 1990
    Age 61
    On April 23, 1990, Salmi and his estranged wife Roberta were found dead in their Spokane home.
    More Details Hide Details According to police, Salmi, who was suffering from severe clinical depression, fatally shot his wife in the kitchen of their home on the morning of April 22. Salmi then shot himself later that day in the den. His funeral was held at the Hennessey-Smith Funeral Home on April 26, after which he was buried in Greenwood Memorial Terrace cemetery in Spokane.
    In early February 1990, Albert and Roberta Salmi separated. He moved into a nearby condominium, while Roberta Salmi remained in the family home. She filed for divorce on February 6, 1990.
    More Details Hide Details According to court documents, Roberta Salmi claimed that her husband was an alcoholic who physically abused her when he drank. She also claimed that Salmi threatened her on several occasions and she was fearful that he might kill her. Roberta Salmi later took out a restraining order against her husband. Salmi denied physically abusing Roberta and blamed their split on her emotional issues.
  • FIFTIES
  • 1983
    Age 54
    The family moved from Los Angeles to Spokane, Washington in 1983, where Salmi went into semiretirement, only taking the occasional acting role.
    More Details Hide Details He later taught acting and appeared in regional theater.
  • THIRTIES
  • 1968
    Age 39
    A high point of Salmi's career came in 1968, when he was cast in the Arthur Miller play The Price.
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  • 1967
    Age 38
    He appeared in a 1967 episode of Gunsmoke as a killer who comes to an ironic end.
    More Details Hide Details For that performance, Salmi was awarded a Western Heritage Award. Salmi also had guest starring roles in numerous television series including The Virginian, Have Gun — Will Travel, Naked City, The Investigators, Combat! Stoney Burke, Bonanza, The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters, Redigo, The Big Valley, Twelve O'clock High, The Legend of Jesse James, Custer, The Eleventh Hour, Alfred Hitchcock Presents, The Road West, Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, Route 66, Land of the Giants, Night Gallery, Kung Fu, and Knight Rider, as well as TV miniseries such as Once an Eagle and 79 Park Avenue. From 1974 to 1976, Salmi co-starred in the NBC legal drama, Petrocelli as local investigator Pete Ritter.
  • 1964
    Age 35
    Salmi married Roberta Pollock Taper in 1964.
    More Details Hide Details The couple had two daughters, Elizabeth and Jennifer.
    In 1964–65 he appeared with Fess Parker as "Yadkin" in the first season of the Daniel Boone TV series.
    More Details Hide Details He later appeared twice as the incorrigible pirate, Alonzo P. Tucker on Lost in Space.
  • 1963
    Age 34
    In 1963, he portrayed John Day and Rivers in the episode "Incident of the Pale Rider" on CBS's Rawhide.
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  • 1961
    Age 32
    Salmi and Garner separated in 1961 and divorced on March 13, 1963.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1957
    Age 28
    Their only child, Catherine Ann "Cas" Salmi, was born on March 30, 1957; Catherine died in 1995 of heart disease at the age of 38.
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  • 1956
    Age 27
    They were married on May 18, 1956, in New York City.
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    One of his first television appearances was in the 1956 live, televised adaptation of the novel Bang the Drum Slowly, featured on the anthology series The United States Steel Hour opposite Paul Newman and George Peppard.
    More Details Hide Details He also had several memorable roles on CBS's The Twilight Zone including "Of Late I Think of Cliffordville", "A Quality of Mercy" and "Execution."
    His performance was praised by critics and Salmi was offered the chance to reprise the role in the 1956 film Bus Stop starring Marilyn Monroe.
    More Details Hide Details Salmi turned down the offer because he did not enjoy film work. (Don Murray was later cast as Bo and earned an Academy Award nomination for his performance.) Salmi turned down several other offers to make films before he finally accepted a role as Smerdjakov in the 1958 film The Brothers Karamazov, with Yul Brynner, Lee J. Cobb, William Shatner, and Richard Basehart. Salmi's next film was The Bravados in which he played one of the villains who is hunted down by hero Gregory Peck. The National Board of Review presented Salmi with the NBR Award for Best Supporting Actor for his work in both of these films. Salmi was a noted character actor who appeared in over 150 film and television productions. Despite his numerous appearances in the medium, he held the opinion of many Actors Studio alumni that roles in film and television were "inferior" to stage work.
  • 1955
    Age 26
    In 1955, Salmi starred as Bo Decker in the play Bus Stop on Broadway, and also performed in the touring production of the play.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1928
    Born
    Born on March 11, 1928.
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