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Bradford Dillman

  • Birthplace: San Francisco, California
  • Birthday: April 14
Date of passing: 
January 16, 2018

Obituary

Obituary: 

Bradford Dillman was an American actor.

After working successfully on Broadway, Dillman signed with 20th Century Fox, and was cast in the film A Certain Smile (1958), for which he earned a Golden Globe award. He followed this with In Love and War (1958), and Compulsion (1959), starring Dillman, Dean Stockwell and Orson Welles. Dillman shared a Best Actor award with co-stars Stockwell and Welles at the Cannes Film Festival.

Bradford Dillman was an American actor.

After working successfully on Broadway, Dillman signed with 20th Century Fox, and was cast in the film A Certain Smile (1958), for which he earned a Golden Globe award. He followed this with In Love and War (1958), and Compulsion (1959), starring Dillman, Dean Stockwell and Orson Welles. Dillman shared a Best Actor award with co-stars Stockwell and Welles at the Cannes Film Festival.

When he left Fox, Dillman mostly concentrated on television. He guest-starred on series such as Ironside, The Name of the Game, Columbo, Wild Wild West, Wagon Train, Mission: Impossible, The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Barnaby Jones, and The Man From U.N.C.L.E.

Dillman received an Emmy Award nomination in the category of Outstanding Single Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role for his work in “The Voice of Charlie Pont,” which aired as an episode of the anthology series Premiere, Presented by Fred Astaire on October 25, 1962.

His last known acting appearance to date was on an episode of Murder, She Wrote in 1995, a series in which he made eight guest appearances in total.

Dillman died January 16, 2018, in Santa Barbara, California. He was 87.

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Bradford Dillman

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AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

1 Nomination No Emmys