Thayer David

Highest Rated: 96% Little Big Man (1970)
Birthday: Mar 4, 1927
Birthplace: Medford, Massachusetts
Actor Thayer David did quite well for himself on stage, screen and television. By virtue of his prominent eyebrows and chin and his brutish frame, David tended to be typecast as villains, notably as the odious Count Sacnusson in Journey to the Centre of the Earth (1959), the shadowy arsonist in Save the Tiger (1973) and the untrustworthy boxing promoter in Rocky (1976). But in 1977, David was on the verge of TV hero-dom, thanks to an excellent showing in the title role in the 90-minute pilot film Meet Nero Wolfe. Alas, he died of a heart attack before the pilot could be spun off into a series. Thayer David was at one time married to actress Valerie French.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

CREDIT
29% House Calls Pogostin 1978
No Score Yet The Amazing Spider-Man Actor 1977
No Score Yet The Amazing Howard Hughes Floyd Odlum 1977
55% Fun with Dick and Jane Deacon 1977
93% Rocky Jergens 1976
20% The Duchess and the Dirtwater Fox Josiah Widdicombe 1976
No Score Yet Francis Gary Powers: Story of the U-2 Spy Incident Nikita Krushchev 1976
83% Hearts Of The West (Hollywood Cowboy) Bank Manager 1975
No Score Yet Peeper (Fat Chance) Frank Prendergast 1975
73% The Eiger Sanction Dragon 1975
No Score Yet The Werewolf of Washington Actor 1973
83% Save the Tiger Charlie Robbins 1973
No Score Yet Run, Stranger, Run Minister Pollard 1973
40% Savages Nurder 1972
No Score Yet Night of Dark Shadows Rev. Strack 1971
96% Little Big Man Rev. Silas Pendrake 1970
43% House of Dark Shadows Prof. T. Eliot Stokes 1970
No Score Yet The Story of Ruth Hedak 1960
86% Journey to the Center of the Earth Count Saknussemm 1959
No Score Yet A Time to Love and a Time to Die Oscar Binding 1958
No Score Yet Baby Face Nelson Connelly 1957

TV

CREDIT
No Score Yet Charlie's Angels
1976-1981
Meeker
  • 1976
No Score Yet Kojak
1973-1978
Tyrone
  • 1975
No Score Yet The Rockford Files
1974-1980
Birrell
  • 1975
No Score Yet The Wild Wild West
1965-1969
Cortez Egloff
  • 1969
  • 1967

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