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David Janssen

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Born Mar 27, 1931

David Janssen was an American film and television actor who is best known for his starring role as Dr. Richard Kimble in the television series The Fugitive (1963–1967), the starring role in the 1950s hit detective series Richard Diamond, Private Detective (1957–60), and as Harry Orwell on Harry O. In 1996 TV Guide ranked him number 36 on its 50 Greatest TV Stars of All Time list.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1931 Birth Born on March 27, 1931.
1935 4 Years Old Following his parents' divorce in 1935, his mother moved with five-year-old David to Los Angeles, California.
1940 9 Years Old She eventually married Eugene Janssen (February 18, 1918 – March 30, 1996) on September 29, 1940 in Los Angeles. … Read More

TWENTIES

1956 25 Years Old Janssen appeared in many television series before he landed programs of his own. In 1956, he and Peter Breck appeared in John Bromfield's syndicated series Sheriff of Cochise in the episode "The Turkey Farmers".
1958 27 Years Old He was married twice. His first marriage was to Ellie Graham on August 23, 1958 in Las Vegas, Nevada. They divorced on August 25, 1970.

THIRTIES

1962 31 Years Old 1 More Event
Later, he guest starred on NBC's medical drama The Eleventh Hour in the role of Hal Kincaid in the 1962 episode "Make Me a Place", with series co-stars Wendell Corey and Jack Ging.

FORTIES

1975 44 Years Old From October 4, 1975 to his death, he was married to sometime actress and model Dani Crayne Greco.
1980 49 Years Old Janssen died of a heart attack on the morning of February 13, 1980, at his home in Malibu, California, two days into the filming of Father Damien. … Read More
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