Vince Edwards

Born Jul 9, 1928

Vince Edwards was an American actor, director, and singer, best known for the roles of TV doctor "Ben Casey", and Maj. Cliff Bricker in the 1968 war film The Devil's Brigade.

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1928 Birth Born on July 9, 1928.


1950 21 Years Old Edwards studied acting at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and in 1950, he was signed to a contract by Paramount Pictures, making his film debut as "Vince Edwards" in 1951's Mister Universe and then played the lead actor the following year in Hiawatha. … Read More


1961 33 Years Old The medical drama show, which he occasionally directed, ran from 1961 to 1966.
1963 35 Years Old As a result of the show's and his own popularity, Edwards also released several music albums and appeared in the all-star war film The Victors in 1963. … Read More
1964 36 Years Old During a heated confrontation between the two actors in Central Park in New York City in 1964, Edwards threw his ice cream cone onto Chamberlain's suit. … Read More


1968 40 Years Old When the Ben Casey television series ended, Edwards returned to acting in motion pictures with a major role in the 1968 war drama The Devil's Brigade, together with films such as Hammerhead (1968), The Desperados (1969), and The Mad Bomber (1973). … Read More


1982 54 Years Old He continued to act in film as well as in guest spots on television, including roles in The Rhinemann Exchange (1977), Evening in Byzantium (1978), and the pilot episode of Knight Rider, Knight Of The Phoenix in 1982. … Read More


1988 60 Years Old Some twenty-two years after the series ended, Edwards returned to television as Dr. Ben Casey in 1988.
1995 67 Years Old He made his last film, The Fear, in 1995. … Read More
1996 68 Years Old Edwards died in Los Angeles, California, on March 11, 1996, and was buried at the Holy Cross Cemetery in Culver City, California.
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