Rolfe Sedan

Show Count: 33
Series Count: 3
Role: Old Time Radio Star
Old Time Radio
Born: January 20, 1896, New York City, New York, USA
Died: September 16, 1982 , Pacific Palisades, California, USA

Rolfe Sedan (January 20, 1896 – September 15, 1982) was an American character actor.

Born Edward Sedan in New York City, his mother was a Broadway theatre fashion designer and his father a symphony conductor.

He started out in show business as a nightclub and vaudeville performer and began acting in East Coast theatre. Sedan debuted on Broadway in 1916 and appeared in his first motion picture for Metro Pictures Corporation in 1921.

He went on to be a prolific character actor and is probably best remembered by movie buffs as the hotel manager in 1939's Ninotchkastarring Greta Garbo. In that same year, he appeared in an uncredited role as a Balloon Ascensionist in The Wizard of Oz. He returned to do several different shows on Broadway during the first half of the 1940s and in the 1950s began doing guest roles on various television shows, such as The Jack Benny Show. He was also seen as the train conductor in the film Young Frankenstein. Rolfe Sedan remained active throughout a career that spanned more than six decades.

Sedan died in 1982 in Pacific Palisades, California from heart problems at age 86.

Source: Wikipedia

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Show Count: 84
Broadcast History: 6 June 1950 to 6 January 1952
Cast: Arthur Q. Bryan, Willard Waterman, Ronald Colman, Benita Hume Colman, Alan Reed, Herb Butterfield, Elizabeth Patterson, Gloria Gordon, Jerry Hausner, Paula Winslowe, Raymond Lawrence, Sheldon Leonard, Herb Vigran, Ken Christy, Jean Vander Pyl, Jeffrey Silver, Johnny McGovern, Charles Seel, Bob Seeney, Virginia Gregg, Rolfe Sedan
Director: Nat Wolff
Producer: Don Quinn, Nat Wolff
A situation comedy show, which follows the daily trials and tribulations of a college president in a small American College. It ran for two seasons from 1950 to 1952 and was aired at 8pm initially on Fridays and then on a Wednesday evening for the second season.
Broadcast: 30th April 1939
Added: Jun 18 2012
Broadcast: 11th October 1948
Added: Mar 22 2010
Broadcast: 14th January 1952
Added: Jul 18 2009
Broadcast: December 9, 1949
Added: Jul 27 2014
Broadcast: November 25, 1949
Added: Jun 22 2014
Broadcast: 2nd March 1953
Added: Aug 15 2009
Broadcast: 20th October 1953
Added: Jun 13 2013
Broadcast: 12th March 1950
Added: Mar 12 2009