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Stefan Schnabel

Show Count: 21
Series Count: 3
Role: Old Time Radio Star
Old Time Radio
Born: February 2, 1912, Berlin, Germany
Died: March 11, 1999, Rogaro, Tremezzo, Lombardy, Italy

Stefan Schnabel (February 2, 1912, Berlin, Germany – March 11, 1999, Rogaro, Italy) was an actor best remembered for having portrayed Dr. Stephen Jackson for sixteen years on the CBS Television soap opera The Guiding Light, on which he appeared from 1965 to 1981. In addition to his television work, Schnabel appeared frequently on the stage, including playing the role ofMetellus Cimber in Orson Welles's "Blackshirt" stage version of Shakespeare's Julius Caesar, set in Fascist Italy, in 1937. (Welles himself played Brutus.)

Schnabel, in his role as the conspirator Metellus Cimber, was played by Rhodri Orders in the 2008 movie Me and Orson Welles.

Schnabel was also in over sixty films, including The Iron Curtain (1948), Houdini (1953), with his last role in the 1990 film Green Card (1990). He also played the Soviet First Secretary in the 1982Clint Eastwood suspense thriller Firefox (1982). He was the son of famed classical pianist Artur Schnabel.

Source: Wikipedia

Broadcast: 14th June 1946
Added: Oct 14 2011
Broadcast: 26th March 1974
Added: May 26 2012