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Paul Stewart

Paul Stewart (March 13, 1908 – February 17, 1986) was an American character actor known for his tough, guttural voice. He frequently portrayed villains and mobsters throughout his lengthy career. Born Paul Sternberg in New York City, Stewart graduated from Columbia University and made his Broadway theatre debut in the play Two Seconds in 1931. A few years later he met Orson Welles, who invited him to join the Mercury Theatre, where he participated in the notorious 1938 radio broadcast of The War of the Worlds. He was a founding member of AFTRA. Sternberg's many screen credits include Citizen Kane, Twelve O'Clock High, Champion, Kiss Me Deadly, The Bad and the Beautiful, In Cold Blood, The Day of the Locust, S.O.B., and W.C. Fields and Me, in which he portrayed Florenz Ziegfeld. On television, he appeared in Playhouse 90, Alfred Hitchcock Presents, Alcoa Theatre, Dr. Kildare, Wagon Train, Gunsmoke, It Takes a Thief, Mannix, The Name of the Game, McMillan & Wife, Mission Impossible,The Rockford Files, Lou Grant, and Remington Steele, among many others. He also directed some television episodes, among them "Little Girl Lost", from the Twilight Zone. Stewart was married to big band singer/actress Peg La Centra from 1939 until his death from a heart attack in Los Angeles at age 77. He was characterized in the 1999 television movie RKO 281.

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Mar 13, 1908 In New York City, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Ever Since Eve 1937-07-15
Latest Project:
Series Sarabhai vs Sarabhai Take 2 2020
Known For
Poster of Taggart
Poster of Wagon Train
Poster of We're Not Married!
Poster of Appointment with Danger
Series Sarabhai vs Sarabhai Take 2 Joe Lye 2020
Movie The Other Side of the Wind Matt Costello 2018-11-02
Series 碧海映藍天 Hank Crandell 2016
Movie Brooklyn City Hall Official 2015-10-20
Movie An Education Unknown 2009-10-29
Movie Lejdis Unknown 2008-02-01
Movie The Covenant School Doctor 2006-09-08
Movie Jeff Wayne's Musical Version of The War of the Worlds: Live on Stage! Unknown 2006-11-06
Movie Bye-Child Chris 2003-10-28
Series Bliss Unknown 2002-03-21
Movie Kuffs Unknown 1992-01-10
Series Are You Afraid of the Dark? Unknown 1992-08-15
Movie A Cry in the Night Dr. Laurier 1992-09-17
Movie Back Stab Don 1990-10-03
Series Love is a Wonderful Thing Harry Thompson 1990-10-15
Series MacGyver Unknown 1985-09-29
Series Taggart Questor 1983-09-06
Series Remington Steele Unknown 1982-10-01
Movie The Pilot 2nd Mechanic 1980-01-01
Movie Power Vince Yanelli 1980-01-14
Movie The Nativity Zacharias 1978-12-17
Movie The Dain Curse 1978-05-22
Movie Opening Night David Samuels 1977-12-22
Movie W.C. Fields and Me Florenz Ziegfeld 1976-03-31
Series Ellery Queen Unknown 1975-09-11
Movie Murph the Surf Avery 1975-06-11
Movie F for Fake Himself 1973-03-13
Series The Sixth Sense Unknown 1972-01-15
Series The Streets of San Francisco Unknown 1972-09-23
Movie City Beneath the Sea Barton 1971-01-25
Series Cannon Unknown 1971-09-14
Series McMillan & Wife Unknown 1971-09-17
Series La famiglia Benvenuti Julio 1968-04-02
Series The Outsider Unknown 1968-09-18
Series The Mod Squad Unknown 1968-09-24
Series Hawaii Five-O Unknown 1968-09-20
Series Mighty Mightor 1967-09-01
Series Moby Dick and Mighty Mightor 1967-09-09
Series Ironside Unknown 1967-03-28
Movie In Cold Blood Jensen 1967-12-14
Series Mannix Unknown 1967-09-16
Series The Man Who Never Was 1966-09-07
Series Mission: Impossible Unknown 1966-09-17
Series The F.B.I. Unknown 1965-09-19
Series Profiles in Courage Unknown 1964-11-08
Series Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre Unknown 1963-10-04
Series Cain's Hundred Unknown 1961-09-19
Series The Asphalt Jungle Unknown 1961-04-02
Series Dr. Kildare Unknown 1961-09-27
Series Johnny Staccato Unknown 1959-09-10
Movie King Creole Charlie LeGrand 1958-07-02
Movie Top Secret Affair Phil Bentley 1957-01-30
Series Panic! Unknown 1957-03-05
Series Wagon Train Julio Scallini 1957-09-18
Series Perry Mason Unknown 1957-09-21
Movie The Wild Party Ben Davis 1956-12-21
Movie Chicago Syndicate Arnold 'Arnie' Valent 1955-07-01
Movie Kiss Me Deadly Carl Evello 1955-05-18
Movie The Cobweb Dr. Otto Wolff 1955-06-07
Series Gunsmoke Unknown 1955-09-10
Series Alfred Hitchcock Presents Unknown 1955-10-02
Series Inner Sanctum Unknown 1954-01-09
Series Climax! Unknown 1954-10-07
Movie Prisoner of War Capt. Jack Hodges 1954-05-04
Movie The Joe Louis Story Tad McGeehan 1953-09-18
Movie The Bad and the Beautiful Syd Murphy 1952-12-25
Movie Loan Shark Lou Donelli 1952-05-23
Movie We're Not Married! Attorney Stone 1952-07-11
Movie Appointment with Danger Earl Boettiger 1951-05-09
Movie Edge of Doom Mr. Craig 1950-08-03
Movie Walk Softly, Stranger Whitey Lake 1950-10-14
Movie Twelve O'Clock High Major "Doc" Kaiser (flight surgeon) 1949-12-21
Series Suspense Unknown 1949-01-06
Movie The Window Joe Kellerson 1949-05-10
Movie Champion Tommy Haley 1949-04-09
Movie Illegal Entry Zack Richards 1949-06-01
Movie Easy Living Dave Argus 1949-10-08
Movie Mr. Lucky Zepp 1943-05-28
Movie Government Girl Branch Owens 1943-11-05
Movie Citizen Kane Raymond 1941-04-30
Movie Ever Since Eve Coctail Customer 1937-07-15