James Daly

Lowest Rated: 88% Planet of the Apes (1968)
Birthday: Jun 30, 1905
Birthplace: Not Available
American actor James Daly got his start while still a child by appearing in community theatre in his home-town of Wisconsin Rapids. After graduating from Cornell University in 1941, Daly worked his way up to Broadway in 1946 as Gary Merrill's understudy in Born Yesterday. He spent the next few years dividing his time between New York City and Wisconsin. It was in that state's capitol, Madison, that Daly's daughter Tyne was born; Tyne Daly later became a star in her own right, as did James' son Timothy. James Daly won the Theatre Guild award in 1950 for his work in a revival of Shaw's Major Barbara, and co-starred later that year with Helen Hayes in still another revival, The Glass Menagerie. Film work didn't give Daly the starring roles he'd enjoyed on Broadway, but from his first major film The Court-Martial of Billy Mitchell (1955) onward, the actor secured a niche as a dependable character player. He also flourished in television, winning an Emmy award for the drama special "The Eagle and the Cage," playing the title role in the much-rebroadcast drama "Give Us Barabbas," and starring in two long-running weekly series, Foreign Intrigue and Medical Center. He also is well-remembered for his role in the TV anthology Twilight Zone where he portrayed a beleaguered Manhattan executive who imagines himself to a simpler and more peaceful time and place in the half-hour fantasy "A Stop at Willoughby."

Highest Rated Movies



No Score Yet An Enemy of the People Actor 1998
No Score Yet When Saturday Comes Producer 1996
No Score Yet Highlander: The Final Dimension Producer 1994
No Score Yet The Resurrection of Zachary Wheeler Dr. Redding 1971
No Score Yet The Five Man Army (Un esercito di 5 uomini) Actor 1970
No Score Yet Four Rode Out Actor 1970
No Score Yet The Big Bounce Ray Richie 1969
No Score Yet Operation Heartbeat Actor 1969
88% Planet of the Apes Honorius 1968
100% The Court-Martial of Billy Mitchell Col. Herbert White 1955
No Score Yet Front Row Center: Tender Is the Night Actor 1955
No Score Yet The Sleeping City Intern 1950


No Score Yet Medical Center
Lochner Dr. Paul Lochner
  • 1976
  • 1975
  • 1974
  • 1973
  • 1972
  • 1971
  • 1970
  • 1969
No Score Yet Gunsmoke
John Crowley
  • 1975
  • 1967
No Score Yet Ironside
Judge McIntire
  • 1970
  • 1968
80% Star Trek
  • 1969
No Score Yet Mission: Impossible
Alfred Belzig Gort
  • 1967
No Score Yet The Fugitive
Mike Brame
  • 1966
80% The Twilight Zone
Gart Williams
  • 1960


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