Born: 1941 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Tom Lowell began his acting career in 1962 with an appearance on The Twilight Zone, “Changing of the Guard.” He remained busy with guest roles on different series, including a memorable one as a beatnik on The Addams Family. That aired on New Year’s Day 1965.
Mr. Lowell also well as such Walt Disney movies as The Gnome-Mobile (1967). That same year, he appeared in The FBI episode “The Satellite.” Six years later, he would appear in William Reynolds’ final episode on The FBI, “The Loper Gambit.”
Tom Lowell is scheduled to appear at the 2006 Twilight Zone Convention, scheduled for Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey.
Born: 2 March 1939 in New York, New York, USA
This exotic actress, who has played so many equally exotic roles, grew up on Broadway. Her acting career began on stage in her native New York, and she was soon appearing in film and television.
Ms. Luna made four memorable appearances on The FBI, usually playing Hispanic or Native American roles. Of Italian, Hungarian, Spanish, Portuguese and Filipino extraction, this multi-talented performer has kept busy both on stage and in film.
Barbara Luna made a memorable appearance as Lt. Marlena Moreau in the classic Star Trek episode “Mirror, Mirror” (6 October 1967). In 2004, she reprised her role (sort of) in Star Trek: New Voyages, along with fellow actors William Windom and Malachi Throne.
- “Special Delivery,” 23 January 1966
- “The Gray Passenger,” 29 January 1967
- “The Extortionist,” 16 April 1967
- “The Young Warriors,” 9 March 1969
Born: 4 October 1914 in Salem, Massachusetts, USA
Died: 16 October 2005 in Woodland Hills, California, USA
John Larch had a long and distinguished career as a character actor. He was just as competent as the heavy as he was playing the goodguy or doing comedy. Mr. Larch spent much of career playing policemen and soldiers. Mr. Larch appeared in over 200 films and TV shows during a career that spanned five decades. Some of his more memorable film roles were as the Chief of Police in the original Dirty Harry, as Father Nuncio in The Amityville Horror and as the ill-fated Sgt. McCallum in Clint Eastwood’s great thriller Play Misty for Me. Fans of The Twilight Zone remember Mr. Larch for his role as the father of Bill Mumy's character Anthony Fremont, the boy who wished people into the cornfield in the episode "It's a Good Life." That episode was the basis of Joe Dante's segment of Twilight Zone: The Movie. He also appeared in two other Twilight Zone episodes: "Perchance to Dream" and "Dust." Mr. Larch was a regular during the 1990 season of Dallas. He also had a recurring role on the primetime soap Dynasty. Other credits include "War and Remembrance," "Airplane II: The Sequel," "Bad Ronald," "Santee," "The Wrecking Crew," "How the West Was Won," "Seven Men From Now" "The Phenix City Story" and and many other shows.
Mr. Larch was married to actress Vivi Janiss, also a guest star on The FBI, until her death in 1988.