David Hedison

American actor David Hedison

Albert David Hedison, Jr. is an Armenian-American film, television, and stage actor. He was billed as Al Hedison in his early film work. In 1959, when he was cast in the role of Victor Sebastian in the short-lived espionage television series Five Fingers, NBC insisted that he change his name. It was proposed that he use his middle name and he has been known as David Hedison ever since.
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Birthday
20 May 1927
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Box Office: 'The Help,' 'Final Destination 5' can't beat 'The Rise of the ... - Zap2it.com (blog)
Google News - over 6 years
... Dr. Jack Kevorkian, Kirk Kerkorian, Mike Connors, William Saroyan, Seymour Skinner (Armen Tamzarian), System of a Down, The Kardashians, Steven Zaillian, Michael Vartan, Gregory Peck, Dita Von Teese, Ken Davitian, David Hedison, David Dickinson,
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Ask 411 Movies for 07.04.11: The Column That Blew Its Fingers Off with a ... - 411mania.com
Google News - over 6 years
Special guests will be David Hedison and Charles Herbert from the original The Fly and William Schallert and Terry Moore, who both appeared in Mighty Joe Young. Ron is working on one more big guest and has two options. I'll be sure to announce that
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daughter's place in cinema history - WalesOnline
Google News - over 6 years
The following year she secured her place in cinema history playing Helene Delambre, the wife of scientist Andre Delambre in The Fly, co-starring with David Hedison and Vincent Price. Owens carried much of the film's story and drama, which were told in
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Moucha - filmserver.cz
Google News - over 6 years
Dvojice v hlavních rolích manželů - David Hedison a Patricia Owens - nikdy žádné větší slávy nedošla, ale za slavnými kolegy výrazněji nezaostává. Snímek u nás běžel is dabingem v televizi, ale nemusím snad zdůrazňovat, že pro plné vychutnání se
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Today's Birthdays - Sports Radio ESPN 1420
Google News - almost 7 years
Actor David Hedison is 84. (Born 1927) He appeared in several films including "License To Kill," "Live and Let Die," and the television series "The Young and the Restless." Football Hall of Fame Coach Harold "Bud" Grant is 84
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VINCENTENNIAL: THE FLY Opens Vincent Price Film Fest Tonight! - We Are Movie Geeks
Google News - almost 7 years
A matter-transference experiment goes horribly wrong when scientist Andre Delambre (David Hedison) swaps his head and arm with a fly's head and wing. His attempts to reverse the process inevitably fail, and he gradually goes insane, leading to an
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Daily guide - Boston Globe
Google News - almost 7 years
Al (David) Hedison. NR (1958) Rocky III 8 pm, 10:30 pm (AMC) Rocky (Sylvester Stallone) is trained by his former rival Apollo Creed (Carl Weathers). PG (1982) A Single Man 8 pm (TMC) A British college professor (Colin Firth) mourns the death of his
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007 ja lupa tappaa - Iltalehti
Google News - almost 7 years
Maibaum lienee vaistonnut asian: Lupa tappaa on aiempia ilkeämpi, kostoteemainen huumeparoni Sanchezin (Robert Davi) metsästys, kun Bondin (Timothy Dalton) vanhasta ystävästä, CIA-mies Felix Leiterista (David Hedison) on tullut Keski-Amerikassa
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VINCENTENNIAL: THE FLY star David Hedison writes about Vincent Price - We Are Movie Geeks
Google News - almost 7 years
We invited David Hedison, who played that film's title role to attend our event but his wife had scheduled a trip to San Francisco for his 85 th birthday the following day so he had to decline our invitation. He did however, kindly offer to write a
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DVD; Never Silent, Not Very Deep
NYTimes - over 11 years
FORGET the Nautilus. Forget the Red October. From 1964 to 1968 the niftiest submarine in the world was the Seaview. No other submersible had a bulbous glass-sheathed bow for peering into the ocean depths. A huge checkerboard of rapidly flickering lights that served no discernible purpose dominated the control room. The Seaview's air ducts were
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A NIGHT OUT WITH -- Alexandra Hedison and Ellen DeGeneres; Burning the Candle
NYTimes - over 13 years
SURE, there was plenty of Cristal. And granted, the grilled salmon with pink lentils and cucumber-mint salad was nothing to scoff at. Still, it just didn't feel like a celebration until Alexandra Hedison bounded out of the dining room, yelling, ''I'm getting the secret stash from the underwear drawer!'' Ms. Hedison's girlfriend, Ellen DeGeneres,
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CULTURAL STUDIES; Holmes Had Watson. Why Can't Bond Keep Leiter?
NYTimes - over 15 years
DIE-HARD James Bond fans will probably be weeping in their vodka martinis over Friday's release of ''Die Another Day.'' Once again, a defining element of the 007 film franchise (which celebrates its 40th anniversary this year) will be absent. No, it's not Sean Connery. It's Felix Leiter. Every great pop culture icon has his sidekick. Sherlock
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NEW VIDEO RELEASES
NYTimes - about 28 years
LEAD: Licence to Kill 1989. CBS/Fox. $89.98. Laser disk. $39.98. 2 hours 11 minutes. Close captioned. PG-13. Licence to Kill 1989. CBS/Fox. $89.98. Laser disk. $39.98. 2 hours 11 minutes. Close captioned. PG-13. In Key West, Fla., James Bond (Timothy Dalton) and his friend, a Federal Drug Enforcement Agent named Felix Leiter (David Hedison), take a
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Review/Film; Dalton as a Brooding Bond In 'License to Kill'
NYTimes - over 28 years
LEAD: When Sean Connery was James Bond, a time many still consider the Golden Age, he was smoother than a dry martini, faster than an Aston Martin, practically able to leap from tall buildings and land in a woman's bed. His sardonic secret agent for the 1960's gave way to Roger Moore's infinitely more urbane Bond; the Moore 007 always seemed more
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GOING OUT GUIDE
NYTimes - about 31 years
ANIMAL FARM If you have seen, heard and anticipate ingesting enough turkey to hold you for a while, you may be refreshed by a visit today to the Bronx Zoo, Fordham Road and Southern Boulevard, near the Bronx River Parkway (220-5197). There is not a Thanksgiving gobbler in residence among the 4,200 animals that represent 750 species and subspecies.
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FILM: 'THE FLY,' WITH JEFF GOLDBLUM
NYTimes - over 31 years
IN the 1958 movie ''The Fly,'' David Hedison portrayed a quite decorous fly-man, who for most of the film kept a black veil over the insect's head that topped his human body after a failed experiment. In David Cronenberg's new version, Jeff Goldblum is a graphic fly for the fact-crazed 80's, transformed into a creature so repulsive he makes the
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of David Hedison
    LATE ADULTHOOD
  • 2016
    Age 88
    Bridget Hedison died of breast cancer on 22 February 2016.
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  • 2015
    Age 87
    He also made an appearance at Stan Lee's Comikaze October 30–31, 2015.
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  • 2013
    Age 85
    David attended a screening of Licence to Kill at the historic Alex Theatre in Glendale, CA on April 2, 2013.
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  • 2012
    Age 84
    In 2012, Hedison was interviewed about his work in The Fly for the documentary Monsters, Martians and Mad Scientists: Horror in the Atomic Age.
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  • 2011
    Age 83
    He took part in and was interviewed for the Vincentennial celebration - 100 years of Vincent Price - that began in St. Louis In June 2011 and ended in Pittsburgh in late October with a stop in Nashville along the way.
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  • 2008
    Age 80
    He ended the celebration of the 50th anniversary of The Fly by attending the Chiller Theater convention in Parsippany, NJ, in October and the SuperMegafest show in Framingham, MA (Boston) in November 2008.
    Hedison was asked his opinion on the AMC web site about The Fly The Opera which debuted in Paris on July 2, 2008 and then attended the Los Angeles Opera premiere in September.
  • 2007
    Age 79
    Hedison spent from June 2007 until March 2008 working on the trade paperback The Fly at 50! in collaboration with Diane Kachmar and David Goudsward.
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    He recorded an interview for the 2007 DVD re-release of The Fly (1958) in London and an audio commentary track in Los Angeles as part of the bonus features on The Fly Collection, which includes all three of the early films.
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  • 2005
    Age 77
    His most recent role was in 2005's The Reality Trap.
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  • 1999
    Age 71
    He later appeared in Fugitive Mind in 1999, the 2001 movie Mach 2, Megiddo: The Omega Code 2 also in 2001 and the 2004 film Spectres.
    He also starred in the New York City premiere of First Love with Lois Nettleton in 1999.
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  • 1998
    Age 70
    He appeared at the Cape Playhouse in 1998 in Alone Together with Anita Gillette.
  • 1988
    Age 60
    He toured with Elizabeth Ashley in Come into My Parlour in 1988, and was in the world premiere run of Bernard Slade's Return Engagements that same year.
  • FIFTIES
  • 1979
    Age 51
    Hedison toured with Barbara Anderson and Anita Gillette in Neil Simon's Chapter Two in 1979 and 1980 and appeared in the West Coast premiere of Forty Deuce in 1985.
  • FORTIES
  • 1968
    Age 40
    His parents were Albert David Hedison (Heditisian), Sr. and Rose Boghosian; they were Armenian. He and his wife Bridget were married in London on June 29, 1968.
  • TEENAGE
  • 1945
    Age 17
    Hedison enlisted in the United States Navy in 1945, but the war ended before he completed basic training.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1927
    Born
    Born on May 20, 1927.
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