David Hedison

Born May 20, 1927

Albert David Hedison, Jr. is an Armenian-American film, television, and stage actor. He was billed as Al Hedison in his early film work. In 1959, when he was cast in the role of Victor Sebastian in the short-lived espionage television series Five Fingers, NBC insisted that he change his name. It was proposed that he use his middle name and he has been known as David Hedison ever since.… Read More

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1927 Birth Born on May 20, 1927.


1945 18 Years Old Hedison enlisted in the United States Navy in 1945, but the war ended before he completed basic training. … Read More


1968 41 Years Old His parents were Albert David Hedison (Heditisian), Sr. and Rose Boghosian; they were Armenian. He and his wife Bridget were married in London on June 29, 1968.


1979 52 Years Old Hedison toured with Barbara Anderson and Anita Gillette in Neil Simon's Chapter Two in 1979 and 1980 and appeared in the West Coast premiere of Forty Deuce in 1985.


1988 - 1998 2 More Events
1999 72 Years Old 1 More Event
He also starred in the New York City premiere of First Love with Lois Nettleton in 1999. … Read More
2005 78 Years Old His most recent role was in 2005's The Reality Trap. … Read More
2007 80 Years Old 1 More Event
He recorded an interview for the 2007 DVD re-release of The Fly (1958) in London and an audio commentary track in Los Angeles as part of the bonus features on The Fly Collection, which includes all three of the early films. … Read More
2008 81 Years Old 1 More Event
Hedison was asked his opinion on the AMC web site about The Fly The Opera which debuted in Paris on July 2, 2008 and then attended the Los Angeles Opera premiere in September.
2011 - 2012 2 More Events
2013 86 Years Old David attended a screening of Licence to Kill at the historic Alex Theatre in Glendale, CA on April 2, 2013. … Read More
2015 88 Years Old …  He also made an appearance at Stan Lee's Comikaze October 30–31, 2015. … Read More
2016 89 Years Old Bridget Hedison died of breast cancer on 22 February 2016. … Read More
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