Dan Seymour

Dan Seymour

Show Count: 22
Series Count: 6
Role: Old Time Radio Star
Born: February 22, 1915
Old Time Radio, Chicago, Illinois, U.S
Died: May 25, 1993, Santa Monica, California, U.S
A character actor who frequently played villains in Warner Bros. films. He appeared in several Humphrey Bogart films, including Casablanca, Key Largo, and To Have and Have Not. He should not be confused with Dan Seymour, the announcer of Orson Welles' famous broadcast of The War of the Worlds and various other radio programs.

Dan Seymour was born Daniel Seymour Katz in Chicago, Illinois. He attended Senn High School in Chicago and graduated from the University of Chicago with a B.S. in Fine Arts.


While in college, he worked in many school plays and also worked at night as an emcee at various Chicago night clubs, becoming quite successful. He moved to Hollywood, where his rotund build (265 lb or 120 kg) and swarthy looks made him perfect for a Hollywood villain. He played Humphrey Bogart's character's enemy, Vichy French Captain Renard, in To Have and Have Not. In the 1952 movie Mara Maru, he played opposite Raymond Burr and Errol Flynnwhose character was named Mason. He later appeared in 7 episodes of Perry Mason, which starred Burr; the episodes spanned the entire nine-year run of the popular series. During the first season in 1957 he played Harry Marlow in "The Case of the Silent Partner." In the final season in 1965 he played Nappy Tyler in "The Case of the Carefree Coronary." He made four appearances in The Untouchables, and three on Adventures of Superman. He also appeared onMolle Mystery Theater and many other television series.

Source: Wikipedia

Bobby Benson's  AdventuresBobby Benson's Adventures
Show Count: 12
Broadcast History: 17 October 1932 to 11 December 1936 and 21 June 1949 to 17 June 1955
Cast: Billy Halop, Ivan Cury, Richard Wanamaker, Tex Ritter, Don Knotts, Herb Rice, Neil O'Malley, Craig McDonnell, Florence Halop, Clyde Campbell, Charles Irving, Bob Haig
Director: Bob Novak
Producer: Herb Rice
Dick TracyDick Tracy
Show Count: 54
Broadcast History: 4 February 1935 to 11 July 1935, 30 September 1935 to 24 March 1937, 3 January 1938 to 30 September 1939, and 15 March 1943 to 16 July 1948
Sponsor: Sterling Products, Quaker Oats, Tootsie Rolls
Cast: Bob Burlen, Barry Thomson, Ned Wever, Matt Crowley, Walter Kinsella , Jackie Kelk, Andy Donnelly, Helen Lewis
Director: Mitchell Grayson, Charles Powers, Bob White
Henry Morgan Show TheHenry Morgan Show The
Show Count: 24
Broadcast History: 28 October 1940 to 25 January 1943, 8 October 1945 to 16 July 1946, 3 September 1946 to 24 June 1948, 13 March 1949 to 16 June 1950, and 6 February 1950 to 23 June 1950
Cast: Henry Morgan, Arnold Stang, Art Carney, Florence Halop, Madeline Lee, Kenny Delmar
Director: Kenneth MacGregor, Charles Powers
Host: Henry Morgan
Henry Morgan's radio career began as a page at New York station WMCA in 1932, after which he held a number of obscure radio jobs, including announcing. He strenuously objected to the professional name "Morgan". What was wrong with his own name, Henry van Ost, Jr.? he asked. Too exotic, too unpronounceable, he was told. "What about the successful announcers Harry von Zell or Westbrook Van Voorhis?" he countered. But it was no use, and the bosses finally told Henry he could take the job or leave it. Thus began a long history of Henry's having arguments with executives.
You Are The JuryYou Are The Jury
Show Count: 8
Broadcast History:
Cast: Jay Jostyn
The famous criminologist Roy Post devised this series. Here you are given your chance to actually take part in the jury trial without leaving your own living room, the chance to find out what kind of juror you’d make.
Broadcast: November 18, 1949
Added: Dec 01 2017
Broadcast: November 9, 1945
Added: Oct 20 2015
Broadcast: May 13, 1945
Added: Nov 10 2017
Broadcast: November 2, 1945
Added: Sep 29 2015