Vince Edwards
Actor
Vince Edwards
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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Vince Edwards's personal information overview.
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College roundup: No. 20 Purdue holds on to beat No. 10 Maryland
Chicago Times - 12 months
A.J. Hammons scored 19 points to lead five Purdue players in double figures, and the 20th-ranked Boilermakers held on for an 83-79 victory over No. 10 Maryland on Saturday. Sophomore guard Dakota Mathias added a career-best 17 points for Purdue (22-7, 10-6 Big Ten), Rapheal Davis and Vince Edwards...
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What We Want Most in the Era of Surveillance
Yahoo News - about 3 years
Since Edward Snowden's disclosures about widespread NSA surveillance, Americans and people everywhere have been presented with a digital variation on an old analog threat: the erosion of freedoms and privacy in exchange, presumably, for safety and security.
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President Obama weighs in on information-gathering (Washington Post)
Memeorandum - over 3 years
Washington Post: President Obama weighs in on information-gathering  —  EVER SINCE Edward Snowden leaked a series of documents on the National Security Agency (NSA) information-gathering programs, President Obama has praised the notion of more debate on what information — and when — the government can collect about Americans.
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Danny Groner: Bill Parcells and 7 Athletes Who Go By Fake First Names
Huffington Post Sports - about 4 years
He made a name for himself as the Giants head coach, but what you may not know about Bill Parcells is that his actual first name is "Duane." And "Bill" isn't even his middle name he uses instead -- it's a nickname. The 71-year-old Parcells, and now a Hall of Fame inductee, put up a career 172-130-1 record in the regular season, with eight division titles. He won two Super Bowls during his tenure. It was during high school that Parcells ditched "Duane" and went with "Bill," the name of another boy in his class for whom Parcells was often mistaken. That name stuck, and the rest is history. Here are seven other sports people who made similar name changes, and how they got their moniker: Bo Jackson: It could have been "Vincent Knows" if Jackson had stuck with his God-given name. He was named after Vince Edwards, his mother's favorite actor, but early in his life Jackson was showing the ferocity and energy of a wild boar. This led to his being labeled "Bo," for short. C ...
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Take 5: There's something about Jerry - Newsday (subscription)
Google News - over 5 years
The very intense Casey (Vince Edwards) wasn't pleased. FIGHT FOR LIFE (1987) -- In this TV movie, based on a true story, Bernard Abrams (Lewis), an Ohio optometrist, and his wife (Patty Duke) campaigned to get the Food and Drug Administration to
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Wilmington on DVDs. Pick of the Week: Classic and Box Set. The Killing ... - Movie City News
Google News - over 5 years
Sherry shares the leak with loverboy Val Cannon (Vince Edwards) — incidentally, that has to be one of the great adulterous boyfriend movie names — and we can feel doom coming up fast on the outside. The Killing doesn't have as powerful an ending as
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Stake 'em: 'Priest,' 'Stake Land' - VillageSoup Belfast (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
Sherry weasels details of the upcoming crime from George and then runs to her boyfriend Val Cannon (Vince Edwards in an early role) with them. Val sees a chance to score big without doing much work. Some of the film's best scenes are the conversations
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Stanley Kubrick & Jim Thompson Almost Fell Out Over Screenwriting Credits To ... - Indie Wire (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
... Jay C. Flippen, Joe Turkel (”The Shining,” “Blade Runner”) and Vince Edwards (with Rodney Dangerfield appearing for a split second as an extra). The story follows a veteran criminal and the crooks he recruits while planning one last heist,
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The Killing (The Criterion Collection) - JustPressPlay
Google News - over 5 years
With the job just days away, George gets a little over-eager and lets slip news of the heist to his femme fatale of a wife, Sherry (Marie Windsor), armed with a rapier wit, who arranges a plan of her own with her lover-on-the-side, Val (Vince Edwards)
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DVD OF THE WEEK: The Killing - GreenCine
Google News - over 5 years
The dialogue has Thompson's characteristic mean-spirited tone: when Sherry Peatty (Marie Windsor) tells her lover Val Cannon (Vince Edwards) about her meek husband George's (Elisha Cook Jr.) upcoming involvement in a robbery, he scoffs. "That meatball?
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The Killing Blu-ray Review - Bigpicturebigsound.com
Google News - over 5 years
With strong video, respectable audio and a pleasing assortment of extras, The Killing is another Blu-ray to die for. Actors: Sterling Hayden, Vince Edwards, Jay C. Flippen, Ted DeCorsia, Elisha Cook, Joe Sawyer, Coleen Gray, Marie Windsor,
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Full Metal Racket - Vancouver Voice
Google News - over 5 years
The most evil characters in the film, such as Peatty's wife (Marie Windsor) and her lover (Vince Edwards) and the sniper Timothy Carey (a sort of ur-Crispen Glover) have no true loyalty to anyone. Ultimately the theme of The Killing is that loose lips
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DVD Reviews: Jane Eyre, The Killing - Toronto.com
Google News - over 5 years
Hayden is joined by a crackerjack supporting cast that includes Timothy Carey (The Wild Ones), Elisha Cook Jr. (The Maltese Falcon), Vince Edwards (The Devil's Brigade), Coleen Gray (Nightmare Alley) and Marie Windsor (Cat-Women of the Moon) The
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Ft. Wayne: Day 1 - HawkTalkOnline.com (subscription)
Google News - over 5 years
Vince Edwards, SF/PF, OT Elite – Edwards is a very good looking young prospect. He is every bit of 6-foot-6 right now, and maybe a little taller. He possesses a good handle, is a solid shooter, and also an excellent passer
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BALI 2011 - Previews of the Landscaping Show and PlayFair 2011 - Horticulture Week
Google News - over 5 years
Vince Edwards, a plant expert from James Coles & Sons, will talk on "Getting the right plants - the importance of the National Plant Specification". Topsoil expert Andy Spetch will speak alongside soil consultant Tim O'Hare on types and structure and
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Don't miss: 'The Killing' - AZ Central.com
Google News - over 5 years
She blabs to her lover (Vince Edwards) and things get complicated. But Sherry has femme fatale written all over her. Actually, things were already complicated. The plan involves a cop on the take (Ted de Corsia), a track bartender (Joe Sawyer) with a
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Job for a Cowboy's Jonny Davy Talks New EP, Gloom, Touring and the Timeframe ... - Phoenix New Times (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
When asked for clarification on the band's current lineup, Metal Blade publicist Vince Edwards replied "For the moment, [Schendzielous] just played on the EP. No official decision has been made regarding a new bass player." Do you guys have a timeframe
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Triathlon: Slateman event a huge success at Llanberis - Caernarfon Herald
Google News - over 5 years
Garry Ellis was second in the Male Vet 40 category in 2:39:21 and was 14th overall, literally seconds in front of his two fellow members Vince Edwards (2:39:54) and Arthur Connell (2:39:59). Second Male V60 was Mike Pepper in a time of 3:33:46
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Vince Edwards
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 1996
    Age 67
    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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  • 1995
    Age 66
    He made his last film, The Fear, in 1995.
    More Details Hide Details After the filming he was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.
  • FIFTIES
  • 1988
    Age 59
    Some twenty-two years after the series ended, Edwards returned to television as Dr. Ben Casey in 1988.
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  • 1982
    Age 53
    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.
    More Details Hide Details He directed a number of episodes in a variety of television series including the original Battlestar Galactica.
  • THIRTIES
  • 1968
    Age 39
    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).
    More Details Hide Details In 1983, he played the main protagonist, Hawk, in the sci-fi film Space Raiders.
  • 1964
    Age 35
    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.
    More Details Hide Details The two never spoke again.
  • 1963
    Age 34
    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.
    More Details Hide Details He was represented by one of Hollywood's first "super agents", Abbey Greshler of Diamond Artists in Hollywood. Edwards referred to rival actor Richard Chamberlain, who also played a television role as a medical doctor, as "a hack" and said that he "couldn't act his way out of a paper bag".
  • 1961
    Age 32
    The medical drama show, which he occasionally directed, ran from 1961 to 1966.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1950
    Age 21
    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.
    More Details Hide Details Although he had major or lead roles in several films, including the film noirs The Killing (1956) and Murder by Contract (1958), it was not until he was featured in the title character on the highly successful Ben Casey television series that he achieved a level of stardom.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1928
    Born
    Born on July 9, 1928.
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