Whit Bissell

Whit Bissell

Highest Rated: 100% Raw Deal (1948)

Lowest Rated: 11% Not as a Stranger (1955)

Birthday: Oct 25, 1909

Birthplace: New York, New York, USA

A wide-ranging character actor with Broadway experience, Bissell entered films in 1943 with "Holy Matrimony" and went on to appear in over 80 more. specializing as ineffectual types and high-strung professionals. He is perhaps best remembered for his role as the scientist who turned Michael Landon into a wolfman in "I Was a Teenage Werewolf" (1957).

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet 12% Strangers: The Story of a Mother and Daughter Dr. Henry Blodgett (Character) - 1979
No Score Yet 43% The Time Machine Ralph Branly (Character) - 1978
78% 71% Casey's Shadow Dr. Williamson (Character) - 1978
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Incredible Rocky Mountain Race Simon Holloway (Character) - 1977
No Score Yet 71% The Last of the Mohicans Gen. Webb (Character) - 1977
No Score Yet 50% Flood! Dr. Ted Horne (Character) - 1976
No Score Yet No Score Yet Cry Rape! Judge Newcombe (Character) - 1973
No Score Yet 40% A Tattered Web Mr. Harland (Character) - 1971
No Score Yet No Score Yet In Broad Daylight Capt. Moss (Character) - 1971
No Score Yet 78% Once You Kiss a Stranger Dr. Haggis (Character) - 1969
No Score Yet 52% Five Card Stud Dr. Cooper (Character) - 1968
No Score Yet No Score Yet A Covenant With Death Bruce Donnelly (Character) - 1967
91% 89% Seven Days in May Sen. Frederick Prentice (Character) - 1964
No Score Yet 29% Where Love Has Gone Prof. Bell (Character) - 1964
83% 89% Hud Mr. Burris (Character) - 1963
No Score Yet 64% Spencer's Mountain Dr. Campbell (Character) - 1963
97% 90% The Manchurian Candidate Medical Officer (Character) $1.9M 1962
89% 87% The Magnificent Seven Chamlee (Character) - 1960
76% 79% The Time Machine Walter Kemp (Character) - 1960
No Score Yet 77% Warlock Petrix (Character) - 1959
40% 34% Never So Few Capt. Alofson (Character) - 1959
No Score Yet 74% No Name on the Bullet Pierce (Character) - 1959
No Score Yet 25% Monster on the Campus Dr. Oliver Cole (Character) - 1958
83% 87% The Defiant Ones Lou Gans (Character) - 1958
No Score Yet No Score Yet Destination Nightmare Unknown (Character) - 1958
40% 19% I Was a Teenage Werewolf Dr. Alfred Brandon (Character) - 1957
No Score Yet 50% Johnny Tremain Josiah Quincy (Character) - 1957
30% 38% I Was a Teenage Frankenstein Prof. Frankenstein (Character) - 1957
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Young Stranger Grubbs (Character) - 1957
No Score Yet 8% The Tall Stranger Adam Judson (Character) - 1957
98% 85% Invasion of the Body Snatchers Dr. Hill (Character) - 1956
No Score Yet No Score Yet Man From Del Rio Breezy Morgan (Character) - 1956
No Score Yet 44% The Proud Ones Mr. Sam Bolton (Character) - 1956
No Score Yet 31% Dakota Incident Mark Chester (Character) - 1956
11% 54% Not as a Stranger Dr. Dietrich (Character) - 1955
93% 81% The Big Combo Doctor (Character) - 1955
No Score Yet 46% Shack Out on 101 Eddie (Character) - 1955
86% 79% The Desperate Hours FBI Agent Carson (Character) - 1955
No Score Yet 85% Trial Sam Wiltse (Character) - 1955
No Score Yet 65% The Miracle on 34th Street Dr. Pierce (Character) - 1955
No Score Yet 40% At Gunpoint Clem Clark (Character) - 1955
100% 76% It Should Happen to You Robert Grau (Character) - 1954
79% 73% Creature From the Black Lagoon Dr. Edwin Thompson (Character) - 1954
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Atomic Kid Dr. Edgar Pangborn (Character) - 1954
No Score Yet No Score Yet Devil's Canyon Virgil Gates (Character) - 1953
No Score Yet No Score Yet Boots Malone Lou Dyer (Character) - 1952
No Score Yet 48% Skirts Ahoy! Mr. Yarbrough (uncredited) (Character) - 1952
No Score Yet 20% The Sellout Wilfred Jackson (Character) - 1951
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Family Secret Joe Elsner (Character) - 1951
No Score Yet 4% The Lost Continent Stanley Briggs (Character) - 1951
No Score Yet 60% A Life of Her Own Rental Agent (uncredited) (Character) - 1950
83% No Score Yet Wyoming Mail Sam (Character) - 1950
83% 70% Side Street Harold Simpson (chief teller) (Character) - 1950
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Great Missouri Raid Bob Ford (Character) - 1950
No Score Yet No Score Yet Anna Lucasta Stanley (Character) - 1949
No Score Yet 57% Chicken Every Sunday Mr. Robinson / Robby (Character) - 1949
100% 81% Raw Deal Murderer (Character) - 1948
86% 60% He Walked by Night Paul Reeves (Character) - 1948
No Score Yet No Score Yet Another Part of the Forest Jugger (Character) - 1948
No Score Yet 50% Canon City Richard Heilman (Character) - 1948
75% 67% A Double Life Dr. Roland F. Stauffer (Character) - 1947
No Score Yet No Score Yet Night Song Party Guest (Character) - 1947
94% 87% Brute Force Tom Lister (Character) - 1947

TV

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Hart to Hart Unknown (Guest Star) 1982
No Score Yet 61% Incredible Hulk Unknown (Guest Star) 1979-1980
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Dukes of Hazzard Dr. James Fenwick (Guest Star) 1980
No Score Yet No Score Yet Bionic Woman Unknown (Guest Star) 1977
No Score Yet No Score Yet Petrocelli Unknown (Character) 1976
No Score Yet No Score Yet Kojak Unknown (Guest Star) 1976
No Score Yet No Score Yet Barbary Coast Unknown (Guest Star) 1976
No Score Yet No Score Yet Police Story Police Chief (Character) 1975
No Score Yet No Score Yet Harry O Unknown (Guest Star) 1975
No Score Yet No Score Yet Cannon Warden Sheppard (Guest Star) 1973 1971
No Score Yet No Score Yet Barnaby Jones Unknown (Guest Star) 1973
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Veil Unknown (Character)
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Sheriff of Cochise Unknown (Guest Star)
No Score Yet No Score Yet Mannix Harry Meacham (Guest Star) 1969
No Score Yet No Score Yet Mod Squad Max (Guest Star) 1969
No Score Yet No Score Yet Here's Lucy Unknown (Guest Star) 1969
80% 89% Star Trek Lurry (Guest Star) 1967
No Score Yet No Score Yet Iron Horse Unknown (Guest Star) 1967
No Score Yet No Score Yet Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. Chaplain (Guest Star) 1967
100% No Score Yet The Man From U.N.C.L.E. Unknown (Guest Star) 1966-1967
No Score Yet No Score Yet Time Tunnel Unknown (Character) 1966-1967
No Score Yet No Score Yet Please Don't Eat the Daisies Unknown (Guest Star) 1967
No Score Yet No Score Yet I Dream of Jeannie Horace Sedgwick (Guest Star) 1966
No Score Yet No Score Yet Hogan's Heroes Unknown (Guest Star) 1966
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Felony Squad Milroy (Guest Star) 1966
No Score Yet No Score Yet 12 O'Clock High Unknown (Guest Star) 1966
No Score Yet No Score Yet Lassie Jim (Guest Star) 1965
No Score Yet No Score Yet Petticoat Junction Unknown (Guest Star) 1965
No Score Yet No Score Yet A Man Called Shenandoah Unknown (Guest Star) 1965
No Score Yet No Score Yet Perry Mason Laurence Barlow (Guest Star) 1964-1965 1960 1957
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Loner Unknown (Guest Star) 1965
No Score Yet No Score Yet Dr. Kildare Unknown (Guest Star) 1965
No Score Yet No Score Yet Mr. Novak Unknown (Guest Star) 1965
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Fugitive John Gibson (Guest Star) 1965
No Score Yet No Score Yet Ben Casey Dr. Ellis Turner (Guest Star) 1964
No Score Yet No Score Yet Wagon Train Unknown (Guest Star) 1964 1962 1960 1958
No Score Yet No Score Yet Alfred Hitchcock Hour Unknown (Character) 1964
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Outer Limits Unknown (Character) 1963
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Dakotas Owen Teed (Guest Star) 1963
No Score Yet No Score Yet Have Gun -- Will Travel Unknown (Guest Star) 1963 1957-1958
No Score Yet No Score Yet Bonanza Unknown (Guest Star) 1962
No Score Yet No Score Yet Bus Stop Unknown (Guest Star) 1962
No Score Yet No Score Yet Alfred Hitchcock Presents Unknown (Character) 1962
No Score Yet No Score Yet Surfside 6 Unknown (Guest Star) 1962 1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Rifleman Unknown (Guest Star) 1959-1961
No Score Yet No Score Yet Stagecoach West Unknown (Guest Star) 1961
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Deputy Unknown (Guest Star) 1961
No Score Yet No Score Yet Lawman Unknown (Guest Star) 1961 1958
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Tom Ewell Show Unknown (Guest Star) 1961
No Score Yet No Score Yet Zane Grey Theater Unknown (Character) 1960 1956
No Score Yet No Score Yet Bachelor Father Unknown (Guest Star) 1959-1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet Rawhide Unknown (Guest Star) 1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet Cheyenne Unknown (Guest Star) 1960 1957
No Score Yet No Score Yet Hawaiian Eye Unknown (Guest Star) 1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Untouchables Unknown (Guest Star) 1959
No Score Yet No Score Yet Men Into Space Prof. Oliver Farrar (Guest Star) 1959
No Score Yet No Score Yet One Step Beyond Unknown (Character) 1959
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp Lige Fuller (Guest Star) 1959
No Score Yet No Score Yet Zorro Unknown (Guest Star) 1958
No Score Yet No Score Yet Trackdown Pendleton (Guest Star) 1958
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Thin Man Smitty (Guest Star) 1958
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Restless Gun Jonas Pilgrim (Guest Star) 1957
No Score Yet No Score Yet Turn of Fate Chris (Character) 1957
No Score Yet No Score Yet The 20th Century-Fox Hour Dr. Pierce (Character) 1957 1955
No Score Yet No Score Yet Father Knows Best Unknown (Guest Star) 1956
No Score Yet No Score Yet Showcase 39 Unknown (Character) 1956
No Score Yet No Score Yet Climax! Unknown (Character) 1955-1956
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Lone Ranger Unknown (Guest Star) 1954-1955
No Score Yet No Score Yet Stage 7 Marty Wilkins (Character) 1955
No Score Yet No Score Yet Studio One Unknown (Character) 1952

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