David Janssen
American actor
David Janssen
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 (1957–1960), 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.
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Emmy's next best drama actor will be a first-time champ - Los Angeles Times
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He was up against four other Emmyless men: Robert Culp (also "I Spy"), Richard Crenna ("Slattery's People"), David Janssen ("The Fugitive") and David McCallum ("The Man from UNCLE"). Since then, voters have loved to reward actors over and over with
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La Costa Nights, the early days - San Diego Reader (blog)
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It's David Janssen he said, the Fugitive! Oh my God, I said quietly, I love David Janssen! I looked past Dave again and saw that he was leaning over the blonde woman and getting up from his stool, heading towards the exit. I jumped up and casually made
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Bremens riskantes Spiel - WELT ONLINE
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"Werders Geschäftsmodell ist auf Risiko ausgelegt", sagt der renommierte Bremer Steuerberater David Janssen, der die Bilanzen des Klubs analysiert hat: "Die derzeitige Situation ist bedrohlich, denn die Sicherheit der wirtschaftlichen Stabilität fehlt
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From TV To The Big Screen - FemaleFirst.co.uk
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The Fugitive is widely regarded as one of the greatest TV shows of all time and starred David Janssen and Barry Morse. In 1993 Harrison Ford took over the central role of Kimble in the big screen adaptation that was directed by Andrew Davis
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Bring Him In! CBS/Paramount Announces 33-Disc 'Complete Series: The Most ... - TVShowsOnDVD.com
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Dr. Richard Kimble (David Janssen), wrongly accused of murdering his wife, escapes custody while en route to Death Row. He now must elude police and Lt. Philip Gerard (Barry Morse), who is obsessed with his capture. So Kimble must constantly relocate
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Moderate Tummy Tuck Offered at Milwaukee Area Practice - eYugoslavia.com
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“We're very proud of this custom procedure, and the fact that we are one of a few practices that offers it,” says Dr. David Janssen. “The moderate abdominoplasty is designed for our patients who don't need the muscle tightened
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Theatre Reviews: The Winter's Tale & The Tempest - National Post
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The instrument of destruction is Leontes' sudden self-generated jealousy, which David Janssen excellently portrays as a gnawing and obstinate sickness, refusing all physic; to himself he sounds reasonable. Kelly McIntosh is an eloquently wronged
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RTL TVI recherche des espagnols! - RTL.be
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"Nous allons tourner une émission spéciale Espagna" écrit David Janssen, responsable des candidatures du jeu de RTL TVI sur Facebook. "Cela se déroulera le 7 juillet dans les studios de RTL House de 9h à 12h30. Si vous êtes fier de vos origines et
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Le Fugitif : Doctor Kimble, I presume? - Krinein
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On y suit les tribulations du docteur Richard Kimble (David Janssen), accusé à tort du meurtre de sa femme ; profitant d'un accident de train sur le chemin qui le menait à la chaise électrique, il prend la fuite et tente de retrouver le manchot qu'il a
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TV Ereignisse: Dr. Kimble auf der Flucht - Klarsicht - Mattschiibe
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Von Matthias Göbel on Mittwoch, Juni 22nd 2011 Dem unschuldig zum Tode verurteilten Dr. Richard Kimble (David Janssen, 1931–1980) gelingt es, beim Transport ins Gefängnis zu fliehen. So fängt die längste Flucht der TV-Geschichte an
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'Red Riding Hood' takes a turn for the hammy and the plot grows silly - The Mercury
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"Smile Jenny, You're Dead" (1973 Warner Archive, unrated, $25) "The Fugitive's" David Janssen was born to play a world-weary gumshoe. Need proof? Check out this crackerjack TV movie which was such a ratings grabber for ABC that the network turned it
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Breast Augmentations in Milwaukee Increase - PR Web (press release)
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Dr. David Janssen reports an increase in the number of women who want to combine a breast augmentation at his Milwaukee practice with a body-sculpting procedure, a combination sometimes known as a Mommy Makeover. Dr. David Janssen of Fox Valley Plastic
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A Bitter Cup Of Coffee : Doug Gladstone Talks Baseball Pensions - Huffington Post
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All David Janssen, who portrayed Dr. Richard Kimble, wanted was to prove that he was the victim of a terrible error of our judicial system. As the narrator, William Conrad, reminded us week after week, the protagonist was a victim of blind justice
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Bob Banner dies at 89 - Variety
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Banner also had a nose for mystery: He exec produced the critically acclaimed 1967 telepic thriller "Warning Shot," starring David Janssen; "My Sweet Charlie"; and "My Husband Is Missing." His last project was the late '90s series "Real Kids,
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TVQA: 'Justified,' 'American Chopper,' 'The Defenders' and more - ScrippsNews
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Q: Will the TV Land channel ever run the TV series "The Fugitive" starring David Janssen again? They did run it once, quite a few years ago, and it was always a favorite of mine. Rob: I suppose anything is possible, but I sort of doubt it
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Arness, star of 'Gunsmoke,' dead at 88 - Topeka Capital Journal
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... Arness had little true association with Kansas other than a September 1958 press junket to the state he made with Stone, Amanda Blake who played Miss Kitty, and other stars of CBS westerns, including Steve McQueen, David Janssen and Robert Culp
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Memphis Film Festival Begins Thursday - Memphis Commercial Appeal (blog)
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Clint Eastwood came in after about a year, David Janssen was around, Rock Hudson was on the lot, Tony Curtis was there. Every Wednesday and Saturday, we had riding classes, and I was pretty good at it then. It was expected. Some people were given dance
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of David Janssen
    THIRTIES
  • 1963
    Age 31
    Died in 1963.
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  • 1962
    Age 30
    He joined friend Martin Milner in a 1962 episode of Route 66 as the character Kamo in the episode "One Tiger to a Hill."
    More Details Hide Details Janssen starred in four television series of his own: At the time, the final episode of The Fugitive held the record for the greatest number of American homes with television sets to watch a series finale, at 72 percent in August 1967. His films include To Hell and Back, the biography of Audie Murphy, who was the most decorated American soldier of World War II; John Wayne's Vietnam war film The Green Berets; opposite Gregory Peck in the space story Marooned, in which Janssen played an astronaut sent to rescue three stranded men in space, and The Shoes of the Fisherman, as a television journalist in Rome reporting on the election of a new Pope (Anthony Quinn). He starred as a Los Angeles police detective trying to clear himself in the killing of an apparently innocent doctor in the 1968 film Warning Shot.
    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.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1958
    Age 26
    Janssen was married twice. His first marriage was to model and interior decorator Ellie Graham, whom he married in Las Vegas on August 25, 1958.
    More Details Hide Details They divorced in 1968. In 1975, he married actress and model Dani Crayne Greco. They remained married until Janssen's death. Janssen died of a heart attack in the early morning of February 13, 1980, at his home in Malibu, California at age 48. At the time of his death, Janssen was filming the television movie Father Damien. Janssen was buried at the Hillside Memorial Park Cemetery in Culver City, California. A non-denominational funeral was held at the Jewish chapel of the cemetery on February 17. Suzanne Pleshette delivered the eulogy at the request of Janssen's widow. Johnny Carson, Rod Stewart and Gregory Peck were among Janssen's pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers included Jack Lemmon, George Peppard, James Stewart and Danny Thomas. For his contribution to the television industry, David Janssen has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame located on the 7700 block of Hollywood Boulevard.
  • 1956
    Age 24
    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".
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1935
    Age 3
    Following his parents' divorce in 1935, his mother moved with five-year-old David to Los Angeles, California, and later married Eugene Janssen (February 18, 1918 – March 30, 1996) in 1940 in Los Angeles.
    More Details Hide Details Young David used his stepfather's name after he entered show business as a child. He attended Fairfax High School in Los Angeles, where he excelled on the basketball court setting a school scoring record that lasted over 20 years. His first film part was at the age of thirteen, and by the age of twenty-five he had appeared in twenty films and served two years as an enlisted man in the United States Army. During his Army days, Janssen became friends with fellow enlistees Martin Milner and Clint Eastwood while posted at Fort Ord, California.
  • 1931
    Born
    Janssen was born in 1931 as David Harold Meyer in Naponee, a village in Franklin County in southern Nebraska, to Harold Edward Meyer, a banker (May 12, 1906 – November 4, 1990) and Berniece Graf (May 11, 1910 – November 26, 1995).
    More Details Hide Details Janssen was of Irish and Jewish descent.
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