Karl Swenson (1908–1978)

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KNOWN FOR 
The Sword in the Stone (1963) | The Birds (1963) | Hour of the Gun (1967)
AKA 
Karl Swensen | Kari Swenson
BORN 
Jul 23, 1908 (died Oct 8, 1978)

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Past Film & Video (32 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (141 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Dan August: Murder, My FriendDan August: Murder, My Friend (TV Movie) Aubrey Burnett  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for Little House on the PrairieLittle House on the Prairie (TV Series) Lars Hanson (41 episodes, 1974)  Less 1974–1978 41
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  • Primary photo for The Amazing Spider-ManThe Amazing Spider-Man (TV Series) Dr. Carl Benson (1 episode, 1978)  Less 1978 1
  • Primary photo for DisneylandDisneyland (TV Series) Jensen / Laredo Marshal / U.S. Marshal (3 episodes, 1958)  Less 1958–1975 3
  • Primary photo for CannonCannon (TV Series) Jack Halsey (1 episode, 1975)  Less 1975 1
  • Primary photo for Happy DaysHappy Days (TV Series) Police Detective (1 episode, 1974)  Less 1974 1
  • Primary photo for Apple's WayApple's Way (TV Series) Dr. Knowles (1 episode, 1974)  Less 1974 1
  • Primary photo for The Gun and the PulpitThe Gun and the Pulpit (TV Movie) Adams  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for Doc ElliotDoc Elliot (TV Series) Mike Shea (1 episode, 1974)  Less 1974 1
  • Primary photo for The Streets of San FranciscoThe Streets of San Francisco (TV Series) Gustaveson (1 episode, 1974)  Less 1974 1
  • Primary photo for Emergency!Emergency! (TV Series) Gus (1 episode, 1974)  Less 1974 1
  • Primary photo for Barnaby JonesBarnaby Jones (TV Series) Mr. Fowler (1 episode, 1973)  Less 1973 1
  • Primary photo for The Odd CoupleThe Odd Couple (TV Series) Captain Potter (1 episode, 1973)  Less 1973 1
  • Primary photo for LassieLassie (TV Series) Karl Burkholm / Carl Birkholm / Baird / Barnaby Cornell / Anson Booth / Dr. Karl Hansen / Ben McKinnon / Abner (10 episodes, 1962)  Less 1962–1972 10
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  • Primary photo for Ghost StoryGhost Story (TV Series) Ed Barnes (1 episode, 1972)  Less 1972 1
  • Primary photo for The New HealersThe New Healers (TV Movie) Mr. Fisherman  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for The Mod SquadThe Mod Squad (TV Series) William Bradshaw / Ben / Edwards (3 episodes, 1970)  Less 1970–1972 3
  • Primary photo for O'Hara, U.S. TreasuryO'Hara, U.S. Treasury (TV Series) Otto Schurman (1 episode, 1972)  Less 1972 1
  • Primary photo for LongstreetLongstreet (TV Series) Sven Aalborg (1 episode, 1972)  Less 1972 1
  • Primary photo for A Howling in the WoodsA Howling in the Woods (TV Movie) Apperson  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for The BirdmenThe Birdmen (TV Movie) Gunter (uncredited)  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for The Fisher FamilyThe Fisher Family (TV Series) Burke (1 episode, 1971)  Less 1971 1
  • Primary photo for Dan AugustDan August (TV Series) Aubrey Burnett (1 episode, 1971)  Less 1971 1
    • Trackdown (Feb 25, 1971) Aubrey Burnett  Less
  • Primary photo for GunsmokeGunsmoke (TV Series) Mr. Hubert / McGruder / Lars Karlgren / Ian McGovern / Tabe Morley / Adam Dell / Hutch / Raff / Hank Luz (9 episodes, 1957)  Less 1957–1971 9
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  • Primary photo for IronsideIronside (TV Series) Vet (1 episode, 1971)  Less 1971 1
  • Primary photo for Medical CenterMedical Center (TV Series) Dr. Mills (1 episode, 1971)  Less 1971 1
  • Primary photo for The ImmortalThe Immortal (TV Series) Dr. Dom DiLorenzo (1 episode, 1970)  Less 1970 1
  • Primary photo for InsightInsight (TV Series) John Bradley / Phillips (2 episodes, 1969)  Less 1969–1970 2
  • Primary photo for Hawaii Five-OHawaii Five-O (TV Series) Abel Morgan (2 episodes, 1970)  Less 1970 2
  • Primary photo for The VirginianThe Virginian (TV Series) Ezra Gates / Nelson / Sheriff Roy Cheever / Mr. Archer / Ben Wallace / Karl Swenson / Col. Theodore Roosevelt (7 episodes, 1962)  Less 1962–1969 7
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  • Primary photo for Mission: ImpossibleMission: Impossible (TV Series) Dr. Ziegler / Colonel Dubov (2 episodes, 1968)  Less 1968–1969 2
  • Primary photo for Tiger, TigerTiger, Tiger (TV Movie) Dr. Herbert  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for The OutcastsThe Outcasts (TV Series) Tom Reed (1 episode, 1969)  Less 1969 1
  • Primary photo for PremierePremiere (TV Series) Erickson (1 episode, 1968)  Less 1968 1
  • Primary photo for The Guns of Will SonnettThe Guns of Will Sonnett (TV Series) Walden (1 episode, 1968)  Less 1968 1
  • Primary photo for Cimarron StripCimarron Strip (TV Series) Dr. Kihlgren / Doctor Kilghren / Doc Kihlgren / Doctor Kihlgren (6 episodes, 1967)  Less 1967–1968 6
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  • Primary photo for Judd for the DefenseJudd for the Defense (TV Series) Judge (2 episodes, 1968)  Less 1968 2
  • Primary photo for TarzanTarzan (TV Series) Governor General (1 episode, 1968)  Less 1968 1
  • Primary photo for BonanzaBonanza (TV Series) Captain Nels Larson / Dr. Woods / Ike Daggert / Carl Harris (4 episodes, 1959)  Less 1959–1967 4
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  • Primary photo for DaktariDaktari (TV Series) Terry Coopersmith (1 episode, 1967)  Less 1967 1
  • Primary photo for Hogan's HeroesHogan's Heroes (TV Series) Dr. Karl Svenson (1 episode, 1967)  Less 1967 1
  • Primary photo for CBS PlayhouseCBS Playhouse (TV Series) Dr. Keller (1 episode, 1967)  Less 1967 1
  • Primary photo for The Rat PatrolThe Rat Patrol (TV Series) Colonel Seidner (1 episode, 1967)  Less 1967 1
  • Primary photo for The Big ValleyThe Big Valley (TV Series) Steve Minter / Aaron Moyers / Bert Hadley (3 episodes, 1965)  Less 1965–1967 3
  • Primary photo for 12 O'Clock High12 O'Clock High (TV Series) Gunnar Karlsen (1 episode, 1966)  Less 1966 1
  • Primary photo for A Man Called ShenandoahA Man Called Shenandoah (TV Series) Sheriff Ben Garrett (1 episode, 1966)  Less 1966 1
  • Primary photo for ConvoyConvoy (TV Series) Lars Hanson (1 episode, 1965)  Less 1965 1
  • Primary photo for Dr. KildareDr. Kildare (TV Series) Judge (3 episodes, 1965)  Less 1965 3
  • Primary photo for Perry MasonPerry Mason (TV Series) Unk Hazekian / Charles Norman / Corley Ketchum / Axel Norstaad (4 episodes, 1962)  Less 1962–1965 4
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  • Primary photo for RawhideRawhide (TV Series) Merle / Sergeant (2 episodes, 1959)  Less 1959–1965 2
  • Primary photo for The FugitiveThe Fugitive (TV Series) Morgan / Service station owner (2 episodes, 1964)  Less 1964–1965 2
  • Primary photo for Diamond Jim: Skulduggery in SamanthaDiamond Jim: Skulduggery in Samantha (TV Movie) Vanderhof  Less 1965
  • Primary photo for Death Valley DaysDeath Valley Days (TV Series) Abe Hughes / Joe Andrews (2 episodes, 1960)  Less 1960–1964 2
  • Primary photo for Mr. NovakMr. Novak (TV Series) Mr. Haskell (1 episode, 1964)  Less 1964 1
  • Primary photo for Profiles in CourageProfiles in Courage (TV Series) Chynoweth (1 episode, 1964)  Less 1964 1
  • Primary photo for Gomer Pyle: USMCGomer Pyle: USMC (TV Series) Colonel Harper (1 episode, 1964)  Less 1964 1
  • Primary photo for The Bill Dana ShowThe Bill Dana Show (TV Series) Fred Wilkins (1 episode, 1964)  Less 1964 1
  • Primary photo for The Travels of Jaimie McPheetersThe Travels of Jaimie McPheeters (TV Series) Bigger / Coley Bishop (2 episodes, 1963)  Less 1963–1964 2
  • Primary photo for Wagon TrainWagon Train (TV Series) Harry Whitmore / Jim Bridger (2 episodes, 1961)  Less 1961–1964 2
  • Primary photo for Temple HoustonTemple Houston (TV Series) Sam Wade (1 episode, 1963)  Less 1963 1
  • Primary photo for The Farmer's DaughterThe Farmer's Daughter (TV Series) Max (1 episode, 1963)  Less 1963 1
  • Primary photo for The Greatest Show on EarthThe Greatest Show on Earth (TV Series) Louis (1 episode, 1963)  Less 1963 1
  • Primary photo for The LieutenantThe Lieutenant (TV Series) Lt. Col. Curtis Morley (1 episode, 1963)  Less 1963 1
  • Primary photo for 77 Sunset Strip77 Sunset Strip (TV Series) Marty Kline / Tom Lansing / Joseph Vanner / Joe Vianelli / Baldwin (4 episodes, 1958)  Less 1958–1963 4
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  • Primary photo for LaramieLaramie (TV Series) Emil Viktor / Lars Carlson / Bryan James / Becker (4 episodes, 1959)  Less 1959–1963 4
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  • Primary photo for G.E. TrueG.E. True (TV Series) Jim Kowalski (1 episode, 1963)  Less 1963 1
  • Primary photo for The Eleventh HourThe Eleventh Hour (TV Series) Nelson (1 episode, 1963)  Less 1963 1
  • Primary photo for Sam BenedictSam Benedict (TV Series) Barney Rossvalley / Barney Rosvalley (3 episodes, 1962)  Less 1962–1963 3
  • Primary photo for The DakotasThe Dakotas (TV Series) Harry McNeill (1 episode, 1963)  Less 1963 1
  • Primary photo for It's a Man's WorldIt's a Man's World (TV Series) Mr. DeWitt (1 episode, 1962)  Less 1962 1
  • Primary photo for The Alfred Hitchcock HourThe Alfred Hitchcock Hour (TV Series) George Sherston (1 episode, 1962)  Less 1962 1
  • Primary photo for The Andy Griffith ShowThe Andy Griffith Show (TV Series) Mr. McBeevee (1 episode, 1962)  Less 1962 1
  • Primary photo for The Comedy SpotThe Comedy Spot (TV Series) Howard Carol (1 episode, 1962)  Less 1962 1
  • Primary photo for Kraft Mystery TheaterKraft Mystery Theater (TV Series) Lawson (1 episode, 1962)  Less 1962 1
  • Primary photo for The UntouchablesThe Untouchables (TV Series) Stanley Zolinsky / Hans Dreiser (2 episodes, 1961)  Less 1961–1962 2
    • Arsenal (Jun 28, 1962) Stanley Zolinsky  Less
    • Mr. Moon (Apr 20, 1961) Hans Dreiser  Less
  • Primary photo for The Dick Powell ShowThe Dick Powell Show (TV Series) Lang (2 episodes, 1962)  Less 1962 2
  • Primary photo for Surfside 6Surfside 6 (TV Series) Charlie Haynes (1 episode, 1962)  Less 1962 1
  • Primary photo for Ben CaseyBen Casey (TV Series) Dr. Frank Barthold (1 episode, 1962)  Less 1962 1
  • Primary photo for RipcordRipcord (TV Series) Will Gorman (1 episode, 1962)  Less 1962 1
  • Primary photo for Window on Main StreetWindow on Main Street (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1961)  Less 1961 1
  • Primary photo for OutlawsOutlaws (TV Series) Dowzy Williams (1 episode, 1961)  Less 1961 1
  • Primary photo for Have Gun - Will TravelHave Gun - Will Travel (TV Series) Sheriff / Sam DeWitt / Lloyd Petty / Boris Tosheff / Sheriff Neal Grayson / Milo Culligan (6 episodes, 1958)  Less 1958–1961 6
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  • Primary photo for The Case of the Dangerous RobinThe Case of the Dangerous Robin (TV Series) The Ex-con (1 episode, 1961)  Less 1961 1
  • Primary photo for The Best of the PostThe Best of the Post (TV Series) Skipper / Turner (2 episodes, 1960)  Less 1960–1961 2
  • Primary photo for KlondikeKlondike (TV Series) Dr. Edwards / Judge Frank Weinstock (2 episodes, 1960)  Less 1960–1961 2
  • Primary photo for MaverickMaverick (TV Series) General Josiah Warren / Sheriff Griffin / Captain Nares (3 episodes, 1957)  Less 1957–1961 3
  • Primary photo for The AquanautsThe Aquanauts (TV Series) Rainbow (1 episode, 1961)  Less 1961 1
  • Primary photo for Hong KongHong Kong (TV Series) John Olwine (1 episode, 1960)  Less 1960 1
  • Primary photo for The WesternerThe Westerner (TV Series) Ben Potts (1 episode, 1960)  Less 1960 1
  • Primary photo for Hawaiian EyeHawaiian Eye (TV Series) Martin Dunlap (1 episode, 1960)  Less 1960 1
  • Primary photo for Alfred Hitchcock PresentsAlfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series) John / Ed Holland (2 episodes, 1958)  Less 1958–1960 2
  • Primary photo for Johnny RingoJohnny Ringo (TV Series) Marshal Kramer (1 episode, 1960)  Less 1960 1
  • Primary photo for Mr. LuckyMr. Lucky (TV Series) Frederick St. John (1 episode, 1960)  Less 1960 1
  • Primary photo for The Man and the ChallengeThe Man and the Challenge (TV Series) Dr. Lindstrom (1 episode, 1960)  Less 1960 1
    • Breakoff (Jun 4, 1960) Dr. Lindstrom  Less
  • Primary photo for The RiflemanThe Rifleman (TV Series) Chris Manse / Nils Swenson (2 episodes, 1960)  Less 1960 2
    • The Jailbird (May 10, 1960) Chris Manse (as Karl Swensen)  Less
    • The Vision (Mar 22, 1960) Nils Swenson  Less
  • Primary photo for Hotel de PareeHotel de Paree (TV Series) Jed Holmes (1 episode, 1960)  Less 1960 1
  • Primary photo for Bachelor FatherBachelor Father (TV Series) Mr. Frank Weston / Charlie Burton / Charley Burton (4 episodes, 1958), Performer ("For He's A Jolly Good Fellow") (1 episode, 1958)  Less 1958–1960 4
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  • Primary photo for Grand JuryGrand Jury (TV Series) Matthews (1 episode, 1960)  Less 1960 1
  • Primary photo for The TexanThe Texan (TV Series) Sam Maitland / Sheriff (2 episodes, 1958)  Less 1958–1959 2
  • Primary photo for Black SaddleBlack Saddle (TV Series) Doc Wyle (1 episode, 1959)  Less 1959 1
  • Primary photo for Zane Grey TheaterZane Grey Theater (TV Series) Will Harmon / Lud Greening / Lee Willis (3 episodes, 1958)  Less 1958–1959 3
  • Primary photo for This Man DawsonThis Man Dawson (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1959)  Less 1959 1
  • Primary photo for The RebelThe Rebel (TV Series) Lew Bussey (1 episode, 1959)  Less 1959 1
    • Panic (Nov 1, 1959) Lew Bussey  Less
  • Primary photo for The Man from BlackhawkThe Man from Blackhawk (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1959)  Less 1959 1
  • Primary photo for RiverboatRiverboat (TV Series) Ansel Torgin (1 episode, 1959)  Less 1959 1
  • Primary photo for Lock UpLock Up (TV Series) Ed Reed (1 episode, 1959)  Less 1959 1
  • Primary photo for Men Into SpaceMen Into Space (TV Series) Sen. Jim Sloane (1 episode, 1959)  Less 1959 1
  • Primary photo for TightropeTightrope (TV Series) Brahn (1 episode, 1959)  Less 1959 1
  • Primary photo for BroncoBronco (TV Series) Captain Taylor / Sean Casey (2 episodes, 1959)  Less 1959 2
  • Primary photo for On TrialOn Trial (TV Series) Asmussen (1 episode, 1959)  Less 1959 1
  • Primary photo for Westinghouse Desilu PlayhouseWestinghouse Desilu Playhouse (TV Series) Van Kemp / Snipes (3 episodes, 1958)  Less 1958–1959 3
  • Primary photo for The Jack Benny ProgramThe Jack Benny Program (TV Series) Pierre the Butler (1 episode, 1959)  Less 1959 1
  • Primary photo for Steve CanyonSteve Canyon (TV Series) Stefan Karolyi / Col. Vanderhoek (2 episodes, 1959)  Less 1959 2
  • Primary photo for SugarfootSugarfoot (TV Series) Dennis O'Hara / Alexi Sharlokov / Bill Manning / Andy Burke (4 episodes, 1958)  Less 1958–1959 4
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  • Primary photo for TrackdownTrackdown (TV Series) Tom Monroe (1 episode, 1959)  Less 1959 1
    • Terror (Feb 4, 1959) Tom Monroe  Less
  • Primary photo for Bold VentureBold Venture (TV Series) Kenny (1 episode)  Less 1959–  1
  • Primary photo for Mackenzie's RaidersMackenzie's Raiders (TV Series) Secretary of War James Cameron (1 episode, 1959)  Less 1959 1
  • Primary photo for Bat MastersonBat Masterson (TV Series) Jim Pate (1 episode, 1958)  Less 1958 1
  • Primary photo for Jefferson DrumJefferson Drum (TV Series) Kiley (1 episode, 1958)  Less 1958 1
  • Primary photo for CheyenneCheyenne (TV Series) Bruce Coll (1 episode, 1958)  Less 1958 1
  • Primary photo for Colt .45Colt .45 (TV Series) Jim Courtwright (1 episode, 1958)  Less 1958 1
    • Long Odds (Apr 11, 1958) Jim Courtwright  Less
  • Primary photo for Leave It to BeaverLeave It to Beaver (TV Series) George Haskell (2 episodes, 1958)  Less 1958 2
  • Primary photo for Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside TheatreJane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre (TV Series) Pat Casey (1 episode, 1958)  Less 1958 1
  • Primary photo for The Adventures of Jim BowieThe Adventures of Jim Bowie (TV Series) Andre Rochambeau (1 episode, 1958)  Less 1958 1
  • Primary photo for Tales of Wells FargoTales of Wells Fargo (TV Series) Ed Flavin (1 episode, 1957)  Less 1957 1
    • Laredo (Dec 23, 1957) Ed Flavin  Less
  • Primary photo for The Court of Last ResortThe Court of Last Resort (TV Series) Carl Halsted (1 episode, 1957)  Less 1957 1
  • Primary photo for Schlitz Playhouse of StarsSchlitz Playhouse of Stars (TV Series) Asmussen (1 episode, 1957)  Less 1957 1
  • Primary photo for Circus BoyCircus Boy (TV Series) Lars Larsen (1 episode, 1957)  Less 1957 1
  • Primary photo for The Walter Winchell FileThe Walter Winchell File (TV Series) Rev. Martin Marisch (1 episode, 1957)  Less 1957 1
  • Primary photo for The WebThe Web (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1957)  Less 1957 1
  • Primary photo for The Big StoryThe Big Story (TV Series) Finch (1 episode, 1957)  Less 1957 1
  • Primary photo for Robert Montgomery PresentsRobert Montgomery Presents (TV Series) Actor (2 episodes, 1956)  Less 1956–1957 2
  • Primary photo for The United States Steel HourThe United States Steel Hour (TV Series) Abner Carson (1 episode, 1957)  Less 1957 1
  • Primary photo for Kraft Television TheatreKraft Television Theatre (TV Series) First Mate (1 episode, 1956)  Less 1956 1
  • Primary photo for Star StageStar Stage (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1956)  Less 1956 1
  • Primary photo for Playwrights '56Playwrights '56 (TV Series) Sy Crandell (1 episode, 1956)  Less 1956 1
  • Primary photo for Alice in WonderlandAlice in Wonderland (TV Movie) Humpty Dumpty  Less 1955
  • Primary photo for Mr. CitizenMr. Citizen (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1955)  Less 1955 1
  • Primary photo for The Inner FlameThe Inner Flame (TV Series) Walter Manning #2  Less 1954–1955
  • Primary photo for Kraft Television TheatreKraft Television Theatre (TV Series) Douglas (1 episode, 1954)  Less 1954 1
  • Primary photo for Goodyear Television PlayhouseGoodyear Television Playhouse (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1954)  Less 1954 1
Self (2 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Archive Footage (8 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Once Upon a TimeOnce Upon a Time (TV Series) Disney's Merlin (voice) (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015
    • The Dark Swan (Sep 27, 2015) Disney's Merlin (voice) (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for All About 'The Birds'All About 'The Birds' (Video) Doomsayer in Diner in clips from the movie 'The Birds' (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for The Music of Disney: A Legacy in SongThe Music of Disney: A Legacy in Song (Video) Merlin (archive footage)  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for Disney Sing-Along-Songs: Under the SeaDisney Sing-Along-Songs: Under the Sea (Video) Merlin (archive footage)  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Disney's Halloween TreatDisney's Halloween Treat (Video) Merlin (archive footage)  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Little House YearsLittle House Years (TV Movie) Lars Hanson (archive footage)  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for The Horror ShowThe Horror Show (TV Movie) Self (archive footage)  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for DisneylandDisneyland (TV Series) Merlin / Jensen (2 episodes, 1975)  Less 1975–1977

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