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Arnold Moss

Arnold Moss

Show Count: 116
Series Count: 10
Role: Old Time Radio Star
Born: January 28, 1910
Old Time Radio, Brooklyn, New York, USA
Died: December 15, 1989, New York City, New York, USA
An American character actor.
Moss made two memorable appearances in Bob Hope films, as Hope's Casablanca contact in the espionage spoof My Favorite Spy and as a conniving Venetian doge in Casanova's Big Night. He played Prospero in Margaret Webster's 1945 production of Shakespeare's The Tempest for a combined total of 124 performances, the longest run of the play in Broadway history.

He was also the first voice of the character of Ted White on the radio serial, The Guiding Light, from April 1948 to May 1949. Moss appeared on Star Trek as mysterious actor Anton Karidian, alter-ego of the tyrannical Gov. Kodos of Tarsus IV, in the episode "The Conscience of the King".

He appeared in the original Broadway production of the Hal Prince/Stephen Sondheim musical Follies, playing impresario Dimitri Weismann. He also played in The Rifleman as the school teacher, Mr. Griswald, and as Chief Lonespear in Bonanza episode "In Defense of Honor" in 1968.

His son was songwriter Jeff Moss.

Arnold Moss died from lung cancer aged 79 in New York City on December 15, 1989.


Source: Wikipedia

CBS Radio Mystery TheaterCBS Radio Mystery Theater
Show Count: 1461
Broadcast History: 6 January 1974 to 31 December 1982
Cast: Leon Janney, Evie Juster, Ralph Bell, Jackson Beck, Teri Keane, Mason Adams, Roger DeKoven, Robert Dryden, Bryna Raeburn, Joseph Julian, Ian Martin, Mary Jane Higby, William Redfield, Mandel Kramer, Paul McGrath, Amzie Strickland, Joan Lorring, Joan Banks, Elspeth Eric, Santos Ortega, Arnold Moss, Grace Matthews, Bret Morrison, Berry Kroeger, Jim Jordan, Les Tremayne
Director: Himan Brown
Producer: Himan Brown
Host: E G Marshall, Tammy Grimes
CBS Radio Mystery Theater wasn't initiated until the 1970's – long after so many radio broadcasts had failed in the intense competition with television.
Columbia Presents CorwinColumbia Presents Corwin
Show Count: 12
Broadcast History: 4 May 1941 to 9 November 1941, 7 March 1944 to 15 August 1944 and 3 July 1945 to 21 August 1945
Cast: Everett Sloane, Ted de Corsia, John Brown, Frank Gallop, Peter Donald, Kenny Delmar, Karl Swenson, Paul Stewart, Adelaide Klein , Hester Sondergaard, Luis Van Rooten, Frank Lovejoy, House Jameson, Jack Smart, Beatrice Kay, John Gibson, Arthur Vinton, Larry Robinson, Bartlett Robinson, Martin Wolfson, Joel O'Brien, Perry Lafferty, Kermit Murdock, Joseph Julian, Minerva Pious, Katherine Locke, Carl Frank, Joan Alexander, Arnold Moss, Ralph Bell, Orson Welles, Fredric March, Charles Laughton
A series of stories ranging from serious to whimsical. The most famous is On a Note of Triumph, a celebration of the Allied victory in Europe, first broadcast on VE Day, May 8, 1945.
Columbia WorkshopColumbia Workshop
Show Count: 16
Broadcast History: 18 July 1936 to 8 November 1942, 7 March 1944 to 15 August 1944, 2 February 1946 to 25 January 1947 and 27 January 1956 to 22 September 1957
Cast: Orson Welles, Karl Swenson, Neil O'Malley, Fred Stewart, Minerva Pious, Burgess Meredith, Carl Frank, Joan Alexander, Arnold Moss
Director: Marx B Loeb, Irving Reis, William N Robson, Brewster Morgan, Earle McGill, Norman Corwin, Betzy Tuthill, James Fassett, Albert Ward, Carl Beier, Richard Sanville, Perry Lafferty, Guy della Cioppa, George Zachary, Martin Gosch, Howard Barnes
This was drama with a difference. Columbia Workshop was not everybody’s cup of tea and in terms of audience popularity it was always noted that it was never a strong contender for the title “Radios Top Rated Drama Series” and yet it was always considered to be the drama program that led the way in radio standards.
Broadcast: 29th July 1939
Added: Sep 18 2005
Broadcast: Not known probably 1950
Added: Sep 24 2009
Broadcast: 15th August 1957
Added: Jun 26 2012
Broadcast: 1st August 1944
Added: Feb 15 2009
Broadcast: 1st May 1949
Added: Aug 29 2009
Broadcast: 6th October 1950
Added: Feb 23 2007
Broadcast: 8th January 1949
Added: Jan 19 2010
Broadcast: 21st June 1946
Starring: Arnold Moss
Added: Jun 23 2007
Broadcast: 21st January 1965
Added: Feb 10 2014
Broadcast: 29th September 1950
Starring: Ian Martin, Arnold Moss
Added: Sep 29 2006
Broadcast: 8th April 1945
Added: Jul 02 2011
Broadcast: 22nd September 1950
Added: Sep 22 2006
Broadcast: 29th August 1944
Added: Feb 14 2009
Broadcast: Unknown
Added: May 29 2006
Broadcast: 6th August 1950
Added: Aug 06 2006
Broadcast: 13th December 1949
Added: Dec 13 2007
Broadcast: 18th July 1944
Added: Feb 13 2009
Broadcast: Not known probably 1950
Added: Sep 25 2009
Broadcast: Unknown probably 1950
Added: Sep 26 2009
Broadcast: 1st April 1965
Added: Jul 26 2013
Broadcast: December 10, 1947
Added: Nov 16 2009