Robert Harris

Show Count: 6
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Role: Old Time Radio Star
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Born: July 15, 1911, New York, New York, U.S
Died: November 30, 1981, Los Angeles, California, U.S

Robert H. Harris (born Robert H. Hurwitz, July 15, 1911 – November 30, 1981) was an American character actor born in New York City, New York.


A veteran of the Yiddish Art Theater, Robert H. Harris made his first Broadway appearance in 1937. From 1950 onwards, he appeared extensively ontelevision series, specializing in playing shady, if not outright evil, characters. From 1953–1956 he played Jake Goldberg in The Goldbergs, one of his few sympathetic roles. In 1957, Harris played the lead role in The Court of Last Resort. He also made many guest appearances in many other TV series. These include eight appearances in Alfred Hitchcock Presents between 1956–1961 and seven appearances in Perry Mason between 1958–1965. He has also appeared in other television series such as 77 Sunset Strip, Ben Casey and Rawhide. He starred in the original version of the B-movie horror film How to Make a Monster and had a notable appearance in Edward Dmytryk's film Mirage, as the obsessive-compulsive consulting psychiatrist. He played a rich cuckold in Elia Kazan's "America, America."

Source: Wikipedia

Broadcast: 14th November 1974
Added: Jun 28 2013