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Kenneth Tobey

Kenneth Tobey was an American television and film actor. Born in Oakland, California, Kenneth Tobey was headed for a law career when he first dabble in acting at the University of Callifornia Little Theater. That experience led to a year and a half of study at New York's Neighborhood Playhouse, where his classmates included Gregory Peck, Eli Wallach and Tony Randall. Throughout the 1940s, Tobey acted on Broadway and in stock; he made his film debut in a 1943 short, The Man of the Ferry. He made his Hollywood film bow in a Hopalong Cassidy Western, and has since appeared in scores of features and on numerous television series. He even had his own series Whirlybirds in which he played a helicopter pilot. In 2002, he died of natural causes in Rancho Mirage, California at age 85.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2006.

Kenneth Tobey Facts

BirthdayMarch 23, 1919
BirthplaceOakland, California, USA
Date of deathDecember 22, 2002 (age 83)

Selected Filmography

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