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Herbert Anderson

Herbert Anderson

Known For: Acting · Birthday: 1917-03-30 · Deathday: 1994-06-11 (77 years old) · Gender: Male · Place of Birth: Oakland, California, USA

46 Movies · 29 TV shows

Also Known As: Cpl. Herbert Anderson · Herb Anderson · Guy Anderson

Biography

Herbert Anderson (March 30, 1917 – June 11, 1994) was an American character actor from Oakland, California, probably best remembered for his role as Henry Mitchell, the father, on the CBS television sitcom Dennis the Menace.

Career

After a few minor roles in films for Warner Bros., Anderson got his big break in the 1941 picture Navy Blues, starring Martha Raye and Ann Sheridan, followed by The Body Disappears and The Male Animal in which he co-starred with Henry Fonda and Olivia de Havilland. His other films include the 1949 World War II film Battleground, Give My Regards to Broadway, Excuse My Dust, Island in the Sky, The Benny Goodman Story, Kelly and Me, Joe Butterfly, My Man Godfrey (1957), I Bury the Living, Sunrise at Campobello, Hold On! and Rascal. Anderson also acted extensively in Broadway shows, including the role of Dr. Bird in The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial. He was also in the film version of The Caine Mutiny, with Humphrey Bogart; he was the only actor to appear in both the Broadway play and film. In addition to his role on Dennis the Menace, Anderson is also known for many lead and guest-starring roles on television, including: Crossroads, The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis, The Real McCoys, Perry Mason, The David Niven Show, Mr. Adams and Eve, Sea Hunt, Alfred Hitchcock Presents, My Three Sons, The Bing Crosby Show, I Dream of Jeannie, The Smothers Brothers Show, The Cara Williams Show, Petticoat Junction, Bewitched, Daniel Boone, Family Affair, Adam-12, Green Acres, Batman , Dragnet, The Brady Bunch, The Name of the Game, The Governor and J.J., Ironside, Gunsmoke, Nanny and the Professor, The Jimmy Stewart Show, The Smith Family, The Rookies, Rawhide, The Man from U.N.C.L.E. and The Waltons.Anderson retired from acting in 1982 after undergoing heart surgery. He died of complications from a stroke on June 11, 1994, in Palm Springs, California.

Movies & TV shows

1974.

1 Movie

1972.

3 TV shows

1970.

1 TV show

1969.

1 Movie · 1 TV show

1967.

1 TV show

1966.

1 Movie · 2 TV shows

1965.

2 TV shows

1964.

3 TV shows

1963.

1 TV show

1960.

1 TV show

1959.

3 TV shows

1958.

2 Movies · 1 TV show

1957.

6 Movies · 2 TV shows

1956.

1 Movie · 1 TV show

1955.

3 TV shows

1954.

1 Movie · 1 TV show

1953.

1 Movie · 1 TV show

1952.

2 Movies

1951.

2 Movies · 2 TV shows

1950.

3 Movies

1949.

1 Movie

1948.

2 Movies

1947.

2 Movies

1942.

1 Movie

1941.

9 Movies

1940.

10 Movies
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