Guest Stars—G

Harold Gould

Harold Gould

Born: 10 December 1923 in Schenectady, New York, USA as Harold V. Goldstein.
Died: 11 Septembe 2010 in Woodland Hills, California, USA of prostate cancer

Harold Gould was born in the “Electric City,” Schenectady, and was raised in Albany County. He earned his bachelor’s degree at Albany University, and a Ph.D. in theatre and taught speech and drama at Cornell University. Pursuing some off-Broadway work in the 1950s, he decided to practice what he preached, and became a full-time professional actor in the 1960s. He has appeared in hundreds of TV shows since, usually playing a father, grandfather or other authority figure.

Mr. Gould made MANY appearances on The FBI, both as good guys and as villains. He also played the role of the father in Rhoda. Mr. Gould died the same day as fellow FBI guest actor Kevin McCarthy.


Dabbs Greer

Dabbs Greer in 1999

Born: 2 April 1917 in Fairview, Missouri, USA as Richard William Greer
Died: 28 April 2007 in Pasadena, California, USA (heart and kidney disease)

This profilic actor had a very interesting career. One of his early roles was as the played the first person saved by Superman in the very first episode of the Adventures of Superman television series. His role was uncredited. Mr. Greer was brought back to appear in a major role as an innocent man about to go to the electric chair in the first episode of the second season. He appeared for a third time in one of the final episodes of the series, playing a dual role!

A member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (Actors Branch), he also played ministers: He was the one who married Mike and Carol Brady in the premiere episode of The Brady Bunch in 1969, was Rev. Robert Alden on Little House on the Prairie, and was Rev. Henry Novotny in Picket Fences. Mr. Greer also made his mark in the movies as well, his final role as the older version of Tom Hanks' character in The Green Mile (1999).

NOTE: We do not have pages up yet for the first five episodes Mr. Greer appeared in. We hope to get them up soon.






This page updated 7 December 2010.

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