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Jack Kruschen


B: March 20, 1922 in Winnipeg, Manitoba
D: April 2, 2002 in Chandler, Arizona

Jack Kruschen started out as a dramatic actor. He worked in radio drama starting in 1939 and then moved to film in 1949. With the growth of television he began to land roles on a regular basis beginning with an appearance in an episode of Gunsmoke in 1956. He was nominated for an Academy Award as Best Supporting Actor for his role in the 1960 movie, The Apartment. He appeared as “Papa” Papadapolis with fellow Northern Star, Susan Clark in the TV series, Webster.

Features & TV Movies:
VR indicates Direct-to-Video Release

Red, Hot and Blue (1949)

Woman from Headquarters (1950)
Young Man with a Horn (1950)
Where Danger Lives (1950)
No Way Out (1950)
Comin’ Round the Mountain (1951)
Gambling House (1951)
The People Against O’Hara (1951)
The Lemon Drop Kid (1951)
Just Across the Street (1952)
Confidence Girl (1952)
Meet Danny Wilson (1952)
Money From Home (1953)
Fast Company (1953)
A Blueprint for a Murder (1953)
Ma and Pa Kettle on Vacation (1953)
Abbot and Costello Go to Mars (1953)
The War of the Worlds (1953)
Tennessee Champ (1954)
It Should Happen to You (1954)
Untamed Heiress (1954)
The Long, Long Trailer (1954)
Dial Red O (1955)
The Benny Goodman Story (1955)
Carolina Cannonball (1955)
The Night Holds Terror (1955)
Soldier of Fortune (1955)
Julie (1956)
The Steel Jungle (1956)
Outside the Law (1956)
Reform School Girl (1957)
Badlands of Montana (1957)
The Decks Ran Red (1958)
Fräulein (1958)
Cry Terror (1958)
The Buccaneer (1958)
The Angry Red Planet (1959)

Where the Boys Are (1960)
Seven Ways from Sundown (1960)
The Last Voyage (1960)
The Apartment (1960)
Studs Lonigan (1960)
The Ladies’ Man (1961)
Lover Come Back (1961)
Convicts Four (1962)
Follow That Dream (1962)
Cape Fear (1962)
McLintock! (1963)
The Unsinkable Molly Brown (1964)
Harlow (1965)
Dear Brigitte (1965)
Caprice (1967)
The Happening (1967)
Istanbul Express (TV-1968)

$1,000,000 Duck (1971)
Emergency! (TV-1972)
Deadly Harvest (TV-1972)
Columbo: The Most Dangerous Match (TV-1973)
Freebie and the Bean (1974)
Incredible Rocky Mountain Race (TV-1977)
The Time Machine (TV-1978)
Once Upon a Starry Night (TV-1978)
Sunburn (1979)

Under the Rainbow (1981)
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (TV-1981)
Money to Burn (1983)
Dark Mirror (TV-1984)
Deadly Intentions (TV-1985)

Penny Ante: The Motion Picture (1990)
The American Clock (TV-1993)
Hart to Hart: Home Is Where the Hart Is (TV-1994)
‘Til There Was You (1997)

TV Series – Cast:
Hong Kong (1960-1961)

Busting Loose (1977)

Webster (1985-1987)

Material World (1990-1991)