Howard Duff
Actor
Howard Duff
Howard Green Duff was an American actor of film, television, stage, and radio. Duff was born in Charleston, Washington, now a part of Bremerton. He graduated from Roosevelt High School in Seattle in 1932 where he began acting in school plays only after he was cut from the basketball team.
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To-Do List - Savannah Morning News
Google News - over 5 years
J. Howard Duff performs from 8 to 11 pm every Friday evening at the Old Town Dispensary on Calhoun Street. Tap your toes to his brand of Lowcountry blues and rock 'n' roll. 10:30 am on first Saturdays at Each Other's Muse Studios, 19 Buckingham
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Joan Crawford's star shines from comedies to dramas on TCM Aug. 22 - Examiner.com
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Howard Duff played the corrupt sheriff on TV with Stella Stevens as Lute Mae, Christina Raines as Lane, Mark Harmon as Deputy Carslyle and Morgan Fairchild as his wife, Constance. One of my personal favoriteJoan Crawford movies airs at 4:15pm/3:15c as
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ToDoList - Bluffton Today
Google News - over 5 years
J. Howard Duff performs from 8 to 11 pm every Friday evening at the Old Town Dispensary on Calhoun Street. Tap your toes to his brand of Lowcountry blues and rock 'n' roll. Bluffton Relax-and-Create Meetup Group meets at 10:30 am on first Saturdays at
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Man rolls car on I-89 - Barre Montpelier Times Argus
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Howard Duff was southbound when he drove his Toyota sedan off the interstate and into the median, according to state police. The car came to rest on its roof in the northbound passing lane of I-89. Police had to close the highway until the vehicle was
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Civic league has block party for 'good cause' - Zanesville Times Recorder
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Howard Duff Bailey signs a copy of his book, "The Purple Creation" for Shalawn Havener during the annual Community Block Party at the Zanesville Civic League. / Patricia A. West-Volland/for the Times Recorder Pa ZANESVILLE -- Music mingled with
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Local teen plays Corner Perk today - Bluffton Today
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Howard Duff, the series is designed to give a stage to “very talented young musicians who for the most part do not have the ability to put together a presentation of their talents (venue, equipment, publicity etc).” Plans are in the works for 2-3 more
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To Do List - Bluffton Today
Google News - over 5 years
J. Howard Duff performs from 8 to 11 pm every Friday evening at the Old Town Dispensary on Calhoun Street. Tap your toes to his brand of Lowcountry blues and rock 'n' roll. Neil and Bob will perform at 8:30 tonight at the Promenade Martini Lounge and
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Fourth of July events - Bluffton Today
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The Chilly Willy Band with J. Howard Duff, the band's new lead vocalist, will perform from 6 to 9 pm Harbour Town fireworks will begin about 9:15 pm (dusk) from a barge in Calibogue Sound. There is a $5 gate fee to enter the resort (unless you are a
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A few things worth mentioning - Zanesville Times Recorder
Google News - over 5 years
To Howard Duff Bailey on the publication of his first novel, "The Purple Creation." » To Rich Tolliver for this work in the theater and for being recognized for that work with the Spirit of Community Theatre Award at the Southeast Region's Ohio
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Zanesville author to have signing for first novel - Zanesville Times Recorder
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ZANESVILLE -- In Howard Duff Bailey's first novel, "The Purple Creation," Dexter Tanner must choose between stopping a plot to wipe out humans from the earth and exacting revenge on those responsible for killing his wife and son
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Midland Remembers: Part two of radio days — Our favorite programs - Midland Daily News
Google News - over 5 years
Howard Duff played Sam Spade on the radio and later became a leading man in motion pictures and ended up marrying Ida Lupino, another big movie star. Leona (Clark) Seamster remembers hurrying home from school on her lunch hour so she could listen to
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Cinema Mostras e Extras - 10 a 16 de junho - Jornal do Brasil
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Com Barry Fitzgerald, Howard Duff e Dorothy Hart. Semi-documentário sobre Nova Iorque e sua população, com uma trilha sonora primorosa, composta por Miklós Rósza, um dos mais importantes compositores da época de ouro de Hollywood (EUA, 1948
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Happy Birthday, Norman Corwin; Congrats, Peggy Webber - Metropolitan News-Enterprise
Google News - almost 6 years
Howard Duff had the part of Hamilton and Dana Andrews was Jefferson. (Both are now deceased.) A revamped version of the play was broadcast in 1996 on National Public Radio under the title “No Love Lost.” I don't know what quality the previous
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MayFest offers ugly dogs, arts and crafts \n\n - Bluffton Today
Google News - almost 6 years
Reid Richmond, the Sun City Cloggers, Panchanga and Howard Duff will perform from 10 am to noon. The afternoon entertainment will include Metro Blues, the Bluffton dancers, the Mike Gabriel Trio, Alan Stockard, Jim Davidson, Willie Cohen,
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Sol Saks Dead At The Age Of 100 - LA Canyon News
Google News - almost 6 years
He co-wrote the Cary Grant film, “Walk, Don't Run,” and for many episodic television shows in television's early days, especially multiple episodes of the comedy series “Mr. Adams and Eve,” starring the then-married Ida Lupino and Howard Duff
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Vida Real: Sol Saks, criador de 'A Feiticeira', morre aos 100 anos - RetrôTV
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Já em 1957, Saks escreveu roteiros para sua primeira série de tevê, chamada Mr. Adams and Eve, estrelada por Howard Duff e Ida Lupino. Após passar por alguns teleteatros, Saks começou a trabalhar na série A Feiticeira, onde escreveu apenas o
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Sol Saks, Writer of 'Bewitched' Pilot, Dies at 100 - New York Times
Google News - almost 6 years
On television, he wrote for “My Favorite Husband,” “I Married Joan” and “Mr. Adams and Eve,” a late-1950s sitcom starring Howard Duff and Ida Lupino. In the mid-1960s Mr. Saks was an executive producer with CBS in Hollywood, where he oversaw comedy
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Novarro, Ramón (1899-1968) - Gayworld.be
Google News - almost 6 years
In 1958 was er sprake van een rol in de televisiereeks “The Green Peacock” met Howard Duff en Ida Lupino na het afvoerden van hun reeks “Mr. Adams and Eve” op CBS. Het project ging echter nooit door. Een toneelopvoering op Broadway werd geschrapt in de
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Howard Duff
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 1990
    Age 76
    Duff died at age seventy-six of a heart attack in 1990 in Santa Barbara, California.
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  • 1984
    Age 70
    In 1984, he starred in the Murder She Wrote episode, "Deadly Lady"; and in 1990, The Golden Girls "The Mangiacavallo Curse Makes a Lousy Wedding Present".
    More Details Hide Details In the 1980s, he appeared on NBC's Flamingo Road; and Knots Landing and Dallas, the latter both on CBS. He also appeared as 'Capt.' Thomas Magnum, II, the grandfather to the TV character Thomas Magnum, portrayed by Tom Selleck, on the CBS series, Magnum, P.I.
  • 1980
    Age 66
    In 1980 he played private eye Harrigan in a fourth season episode of Charlie's Angels.
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  • 1977
    Age 63
    In 1977, he guest-starred in the Rockford Files episode "There's One in Every Port".
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  • FIFTIES
  • 1968
    Age 54
    In 1968, he also appeared as Cabala in the Batman TV series episode "The Entrancing Dr. Cassandra", guest-starring with wife Ida Lupino.
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  • 1965
    Age 51
    He was then cast as Joe Stillman in the 1965 episode "Mountains to Climb" of the NBC education drama series, Mr. Novak, starring James Franciscus.
    More Details Hide Details From September 1966 through January 1969, Duff portrayed Detective Sergeant Sam Stone in the ABC police drama Felony Squad with costar Dennis Cole.
  • FORTIES
  • 1960
    Age 46
    In 1960, he played the male lead in The Twilight Zone episode "A World of Difference" as Arthur Curtis/Jerry Raigan.
    More Details Hide Details From October 1960 through April 1961, Duff played Willie Dante, owner of the fictional San Francisco nightclub, Dante's Inferno, in the NBC adventure/drama series Dante. Tom D'Andrea, formerly Jim Gillis on The Life of Riley, was cast as Dante's bartender, Biff, in this series. In 1964, Duff guest-starred as Harold Baker in the episode Prodigy of NBC's medical drama about psychiatry, The Eleventh Hour, starring Jack Ging and Ralph Bellamy.
    Howard and Ida were seen together again as guests on The Dinah Shore Chevy Show on January 10, 1960, in color, on NBC.
    More Details Hide Details Howard played the young Samuel Langhorne Clemens, in his early life in the West as a satirical and crusading journalist, in the NBC western series, Bonanza ("Enter Mark Twain," season 1, episode 5, 1959).
  • 1957
    Age 43
    From January 1957 to September 1958, he appeared with his then-wife, Ida Lupino, in their CBS sitcom, Mr. Adams and Eve, which revolved around the private lives of two fictitious film stars named Howard Adams and Eve Drake.
    More Details Hide Details Appearing as themselves, he again worked with Ida in an episode of The Lucille Ball-Desi Arnaz Show, "Lucy's Summer Vacation." The hour special program aired on CBS on June 8, 1959.
  • THIRTIES
  • 1951
    Age 37
    In 1951, he married Ida Lupino.
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  • 1950
    Age 36
    After he was listed in Red Channels as a communist subversive in 1950, he lost his radio work and might have forfeited his entire career had it not been for his marriage. Duff and Lupino had a daughter, Bridget Duff (born April 23, 1952). They separated in 1966 and divorced in 1984.
    More Details Hide Details He subsequently married Judy Jenkinson. Like former wife Ida Lupino, Duff was a staunch Democrat.
  • 1946
    Age 32
    Duff's greatest radio role was when he played Dashiell Hammett's private eye Sam Spade from 1946 to 1950, starring in The Adventures of Sam Spade on three different networks - ABC, CBS, and NBC.
    More Details Hide Details Lurene Tuttle starred as Effie Perrine, Spade's attentive secretary. In 1951, Steve Dunne took over the role of Sam Spade. Duff also appeared on television, having been featured in a 1955 episode of Climax! entitled "Escape From Fear". About this time, he was cast on the religion anthology series, Crossroads. Bonanza guest star 1959 episode Enter Mark Twain, played Newspaperman Samuel Clemens.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1943
    Age 29
    In this role, he served as the announcer for Suspense dated March 16, 1943.
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  • TEENAGE
  • 1932
    Age 18
    Duff was born in Charleston, now part of Bremerton, Washington. He graduated in 1932 from Roosevelt High School in Seattle, where he began acting in school plays after he was cut from the school basketball team.
    More Details Hide Details Thereafter, he worked locally in the theater in Seattle until he entered the United States Army Air Corps during World War II. He was assigned to the United States Army Air Corps's radio service. After the war his career improved, and he quickly procured his first film role as an inmate in Brute Force. His other film roles include The Naked City (1948), All My Sons (1948), Calamity Jane and Sam Bass (1949), Panic in the City (1968), In Search of America (1971), A Wedding (1978) and No Way Out (1987). Duff appeared in a number of films with his first wife, actress/director Ida Lupino. One of his later performances was as Dustin Hoffman's character's attorney in the Academy Award-winning Kramer vs. Kramer (1979). Duff began working in radio while in the military during WW2. He announced re-broadcasts prepared for Armed Forces Radio Service AFRS.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1913
    Born
    Born on November 24, 1913.
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