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Alan Dexter

Highest Rated: 86% The Enemy Below (1957)

Lowest Rated: 27% Paint Your Wagon (1969)

Birthday: Oct 21, 1918

Birthplace: Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA

Alan Dexter began acting in 1952, on an episode of the series "Racket Squad." He appeared in several small film roles before playing Captain Ben Stein on the iconic crime series "Dragnet" from 1952 to 1954. During the '50s he had small parts in dozens of television series and films. In 1957 he played Mike in the critically acclaimed "Time Limit," starring Richard Widmark. In the '60s Dexter worked on the Western television series "Black Saddle," "Have Gun - Will Travel," and "The Slowest Gun in the West," in addition to playing recurring roles on "Gunsmoke" from 1958 to 1963. He had small film roles during this period as well, in the Dean Martin/Kim Novak film "Kiss Me, Stupid" and the Western "Paint Your Wagon." Dexter's final performance was in 1980 in "Loose Shoes." He died in December of that year.

Highest rated movies

Filmography

Movies

Credit
27% 68% Paint Your Wagon Parson (Character) - 1969
74% 67% Kiss Me, Stupid Wesson (Character) - 1964
No Score Yet No Score Yet Step Down to Terror Roy the photographer (Character) - 1958
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Voice in the Mirror Bartender (Character) - 1958
86% 57% I Married a Monster From Outer Space Sam Benson (Character) - 1958
86% 87% The Enemy Below Lt. Mackeson (Character) - 1957
No Score Yet 65% Time Limit Mike (Character) - 1957
No Score Yet 43% Down Three Dark Streets Police Lieutenant Jake Kuppol (uncredited) (Character) - 1954
79% 54% It Came From Outer Space Dave Loring (uncredited) (Character) - 1953

TV

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Odd Couple J.B. (Guest Star) 1974
No Score Yet No Score Yet Cannon Martin Coulter (Guest Star) 1973
No Score Yet No Score Yet The High Chaparral Unknown (Guest Star) 1971
No Score Yet No Score Yet Shotgun Slade Unknown (Guest Star)
No Score Yet No Score Yet Bonanza Unknown (Guest Star) 1969
No Score Yet No Score Yet I Spy Unknown (Guest Star) 1967
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Andy Griffith Show Juror (Guest Star) 1967
No Score Yet No Score Yet Good Morning World Jim Jameson (Guest Star) 1967
No Score Yet No Score Yet That Girl Unknown (Guest Star) 1967
No Score Yet No Score Yet Get Smart Unknown (Guest Star) 1966
No Score Yet No Score Yet Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. Sgt. Atwater (Guest Star) 1964-1966
No Score Yet No Score Yet Grindl Unknown (Guest Star) 1964
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Dick Van Dyke Show Immigration Officer (Guest Star) 1963
No Score Yet No Score Yet Gunsmoke Hook (Guest Star) 1963 1958
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Untouchables Unknown (Guest Star) 1963
No Score Yet No Score Yet Surfside 6 Unknown (Guest Star) 1961
82% 95% The Twilight Zone Beasley (Character) 1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet Men Into Space Gen. Frank Brereton (Guest Star) 1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet Have Gun -- Will Travel Unknown (Guest Star) 1959-1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet Zane Grey Theater Unknown (Character) 1959
No Score Yet No Score Yet Mike Hammer Unknown (Guest Star) 1958-1959
No Score Yet No Score Yet Perry Mason Dr. Cortley (Guest Star) 1958
No Score Yet No Score Yet Stage 7 Unknown (Character) 1955

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