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October 12, 2012

Warren Stevens, Actor Known for Roles on Several Popular Series

In addition to stage and film work, Stevens made more than 60 television appearances.

Warren Stevens, an actor who was a familiar face to television viewers for six decades, died March 27, 2012, in Sherman Oaks, California. He was 92.

According to news reports, the cause was chronic lung disease.

Born in Pennsylvania, Stevens began his career as a stage performer. He was a charter member of New York's renowned Actors Studio, and and made his Broadway debut in a 1948 production of Sundown Beach.

His films include The Barefoot Contessa, Forbidden Planet, Deadline U.S.A. and many others.

In the ’50s he began appearing on television, and remained a fixture in the medium through 2006, when he guest starred on ER.

His other television series credits included Robert Montgomery Presents, The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse, The United States Steel Hour, Alfred Hitchcock Presents, Tales of the 77th Bengal Lancers, Climax!, The Untouchables, Wagon Train, Hawaiian Eye, Route 66, Rawhide, Gunsmoke, The Man from U.N.C.L.E., I Spy, Combat!, Mannix, Mod Squad, Mission: Impossible, Have Gun, Will Travel, Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, Bonanza, Ironside, Return to Peyton Place, The Twilight Zone, M*A*S*H, Falcon Crest, The Trail to Hope Rose and many others.

Read more about his life and work at:

Hollywood Reporter

New York Times

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