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James Daly

James Daly (born October 23, 1918; died July 3, 1978) was an American actor.

He is best known in film for his portrayal of Doctor Honorious in the original Planet of the Apes, and on television as the lead in the drama Medical Center.

Daly was born in Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin, and was the father of actress Tyne Daly and actor Timothy Daly. From 1947 to 1966, he also guest starred in several television series, among them Star Trek (Requiem for Methuselah), Mission Impossible, The Twilight Zone (A Stop at Willoughby), Gunsmoke, The Virginian, and Twelve O'Clock High.

James Daly's last screen feature was as Mr. Boyce in the mini-series Roots: The Next Generations. Daly died shortly after the appearance, before the mini-series was released.

He died in Nyack, New York.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2006.

James Daly Facts

BirthdayOctober 23, 1918
BirthplaceWisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin, USA
Date of deathJuly 3, 1978 (Nyack, New York, USA, age 59)

Selected Filmography

Monty Python's The Meaning of Life
Mission: Impossible III
A Stop at Willoughby
Planet of the Apes
Zoot Suit
Requiem for Methuselah
Spit & Eggs
Dirty Work
The Outsider
Firehouse Dog
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