Kenneth Tobey (1917–2002)

Actor
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KNOWN FOR 
Innerspace (1987) | The Thing from Another World (1951) | It Came from Beneath the Sea (1955)
AKA 
Ken Tobey | Kenneth Toby
BORN 
Mar 23, 1917 (died Dec 22, 2002)
HEIGHT 
5' 11" (1.80m)

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Past Film & Video (81 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (139 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for The Angry BeaversThe Angry Beavers (TV Series) Scientist / General (1 episode, 1997)  Less 1997 1
  • Primary photo for Star Trek: Deep Space NineStar Trek: Deep Space Nine (TV Series) Rurigan (1 episode, 1994)  Less 1994 1
  • Primary photo for BobBob (TV Series) Gus the Security Guard (1 episode, 1992)  Less 1992 1
  • Primary photo for L.A. LawL.A. Law (TV Series) Judge Kent Watson (2 episodes, 1991)  Less 1991 2
  • Primary photo for Night CourtNight Court (TV Series) Judge Harrison Kemp (2 episodes, 1985)  Less 1985–1988 2
  • Primary photo for HunterHunter (TV Series) Father Cusack (1 episode, 1987)  Less 1987 1
  • Primary photo for StarmanStarman (TV Series) Conrad Bennett (1 episode, 1986)  Less 1986 1
  • Primary photo for The Twilight ZoneThe Twilight Zone (TV Series) Sheriff Haskin (segment "A Day in Beaumont") (1 episode, 1986)  Less 1986 1
  • Primary photo for Falcon CrestFalcon Crest (TV Series) Judge Randolph Winthrop (1 episode, 1984)  Less 1984 1
    • Power Play (Feb 3, 1984) Judge Randolph Winthrop  Less
  • Primary photo for Galactica 1980Galactica 1980 (TV Series) Sheriff (1 episode, 1980)  Less 1980 1
  • Primary photo for Battles: The Murder That Wouldn't DieBattles: The Murder That Wouldn't Die (TV Movie) Chuck Parks  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for Vega$Vega$ (TV Series) Bill Woods (1 episode, 1979)  Less 1979 1
  • Primary photo for Barnaby JonesBarnaby Jones (TV Series) Ron Hagarty / Sheriff Tommy Allen / Sheriff (3 episodes, 1975)  Less 1975–1979 3
  • Primary photo for Emergency!Emergency! (TV Series) Captain Gordon Trigg / Crane Operator / Doug Barton (3 episodes, 1973)  Less 1973–1978 3
  • Primary photo for Wild and WoolyWild and Wooly (TV Movie) Mark Hannah  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for The Rockford FilesThe Rockford Files (TV Series) University Police Chief Max Kilmore / Captain (2 episodes, 1977)  Less 1977–1978 2
  • Primary photo for Nowhere to RunNowhere to Run (TV Movie) Mohr (as Ken Tobey)  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for Don't Push, I'll Charge When I'm ReadyDon't Push, I'll Charge When I'm Ready (TV Movie) Oliver  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew MysteriesThe Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries (TV Series) Philip Chandler (1 episode, 1977)  Less 1977 1
  • Primary photo for Most WantedMost Wanted (TV Series) Harbor Master (1 episode, 1977)  Less 1977 1
  • Primary photo for GibbsvilleGibbsville (TV Series) Chief Edmundson (3 episodes, 1976)  Less 1976–1977 3
  • Primary photo for The Streets of San FranciscoThe Streets of San Francisco (TV Series) Commander Judd / Sheriff Kenney / Sheriff Holloway (3 episodes, 1974)  Less 1974–1976 3
  • Primary photo for Little House on the PrairieLittle House on the Prairie (TV Series) Barrett (1 episode, 1976)  Less 1976 1
  • Primary photo for Starsky and HutchStarsky and Hutch (TV Series) Andy Wilkins (1 episode, 1975)  Less 1975 1
  • Primary photo for ColumboColumbo (TV Series) Police Commissioner (1 episode, 1975)  Less 1975 1
  • Primary photo for The Family HolvakThe Family Holvak (TV Series) McGrath (1 episode, 1975)  Less 1975 1
  • Primary photo for PetrocelliPetrocelli (TV Series) Jason Strafford (1 episode, 1975)  Less 1975 1
  • Primary photo for S.W.A.T.S.W.A.T. (TV Series) Sergeant (1 episode, 1975)  Less 1975 1
  • Primary photo for Get Christie Love!Get Christie Love! (TV Series) Charlie Red (2 episodes, 1974)  Less 1974–1975 2
  • Primary photo for Movin' OnMovin' On (TV Series) Richardson (1 episode, 1975)  Less 1975 1
    • Explosion (Jan 2, 1975) Richardson (as Ken Tobey)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Missiles of OctoberThe Missiles of October (TV Movie) Adm. George W. Anderson Jr., Chief of Naval Operations  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for Police StoryPolice Story (TV Series) Det. Fowler / McWalters (2 episodes, 1973)  Less 1973–1974 2
  • Primary photo for McMillan & WifeMcMillan & Wife (TV Series) Sgt. Halliday (1 episode, 1974)  Less 1974 1
  • Primary photo for The ABC Afternoon PlaybreakThe ABC Afternoon Playbreak (TV Series) Powell (1 episode, 1974)  Less 1974 1
  • Primary photo for The RookiesThe Rookies (TV Series) Officer Corbett / Radio Officer / Officer Rankin (3 episodes, 1972)  Less 1972–1974 3
  • Primary photo for IronsideIronside (TV Series) Mahoney / Lt. Reynolds (2 episodes, 1970)  Less 1970–1974 2
  • Primary photo for Chopper OneChopper One (TV Series) Sergeant Reardon (1 episode, 1974)  Less 1974 1
    • Downtime (Apr 4, 1974) Sergeant Reardon  Less
  • Primary photo for FirehouseFirehouse (TV Series) Barkham (1 episode, 1974)  Less 1974 1
  • Primary photo for Adam-12Adam-12 (TV Series) Don Bates / Sgt. Bert Strong / Lt. King (3 episodes, 1970)  Less 1970–1974 3
  • Primary photo for The Death SquadThe Death Squad (TV Movie) Hartman  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for The New Perry MasonThe New Perry Mason (TV Series) Detective Naismith (1 episode, 1973)  Less 1973 1
  • Primary photo for MannixMannix (TV Series) Ted Bailey / Sheriff / Sheriff Wells (3 episodes, 1970)  Less 1970–1973 3
  • Primary photo for The Alpha CaperThe Alpha Caper (TV Movie) Police Captain  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for Coffee, Tea or Me?Coffee, Tea or Me? (TV Movie) Captain  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for Kung FuKung Fu (TV Series) Sheriff Ingram (1 episode, 1973)  Less 1973 1
    • Alethea (Mar 22, 1973) Sheriff Ingram  Less
  • Primary photo for Alias Smith and JonesAlias Smith and Jones (TV Series) Sheriff Kimball / Sheriff Slocum (2 episodes, 1971)  Less 1971–1972 2
  • Primary photo for Night GalleryNight Gallery (TV Series) Warden (1 episode, 1972)  Less 1972 1
  • Primary photo for GunsmokeGunsmoke (TV Series) Ed Terrall / Bob Mathison / Fickett / Ben Spadden (4 episodes, 1960)  Less 1960–1972 4
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  • Primary photo for The Crooked HeartsThe Crooked Hearts (TV Movie) Fisherman  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for CannonCannon (TV Series) Sgt. Fred Macklin (1 episode, 1972)  Less 1972 1
    • Stakeout (Oct 11, 1972) Sgt. Fred Macklin  Less
  • Primary photo for Cade's CountyCade's County (TV Series) Arnold Lowell (1 episode, 1972)  Less 1972 1
    • Jessie (Mar 12, 1972) Arnold Lowell  Less
  • Primary photo for Fireball ForwardFireball Forward (TV Movie) Gen. Dawson  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for LongstreetLongstreet (TV Series) Lieutenant Gifford (1 episode, 1972)  Less 1972 1
  • Primary photo for BonanzaBonanza (TV Series) Notary / Josiah Heath (2 episodes, 1968)  Less 1968–1972 2
  • Primary photo for LassieLassie (TV Series) Colonel Bill Morgan / Luke Moran / Tom Anderson / Jim Dixon / Dan Fuller / Chuck Martin (6 episodes, 1960)  Less 1960–1972 6
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  • Primary photo for O'Hara, U.S. TreasuryO'Hara, U.S. Treasury (TV Series) Colonel Phillips (1 episode, 1971)  Less 1971 1
  • Primary photo for The F.B.I.The F.B.I. (TV Series) Barstow (1 episode, 1971)  Less 1971 1
  • Primary photo for Terror in the SkyTerror in the Sky (TV Movie) Capt. Wilson  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for BreakoutBreakout (TV Movie) Ranger  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for Storefront LawyersStorefront Lawyers (TV Series) Lt. Everton (1 episode, 1970)  Less 1970 1
  • Primary photo for The VirginianThe Virginian (TV Series) Sheriff Howard Acton / Joe Pierce / Sheriff Dan Porter / Sheriff Kirby (4 episodes, 1967)  Less 1967–1970 4
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  • Primary photo for The Andersonville TrialThe Andersonville Trial (TV Movie) The Board of Military Judges (as Ken Tobey)  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for It Takes a ThiefIt Takes a Thief (TV Series) Captain (1 episode, 1970)  Less 1970 1
  • Primary photo for The OutsiderThe Outsider (TV Series) Joe Kester (1 episode, 1969)  Less 1969 1
  • Primary photo for Family AffairFamily Affair (TV Series) Steve Jackson (1 episode, 1969)  Less 1969 1
  • Primary photo for The OutcastsThe Outcasts (TV Series) Sheriff Garrett (1 episode, 1968)  Less 1968 1
  • Primary photo for Judd for the DefenseJudd for the Defense (TV Series) Dr. Yale Udall (1 episode, 1968)  Less 1968 1
  • Primary photo for I SpyI Spy (TV Series) Russ Conway / Gabe (7 episodes, 1967)  Less 1967–1968 7
    • Pinwheel (Apr 15, 1968) Russ Conway (as Ken Tobey)  Less
    • The Name of the Game (Mar 11, 1968) Russ Conway (as Ken Tobey)  Less
    • This Guy Smith (Feb 5, 1968) Russ Conway (as Ken Tobey)  Less
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  • Primary photo for DaktariDaktari (TV Series) Col. Simon Tredwell (2 episodes, 1967)  Less 1967 2
  • Primary photo for Iron HorseIron Horse (TV Series) Patch (1 episode, 1967)  Less 1967 1
  • Primary photo for Daniel BooneDaniel Boone (TV Series) Taggart (1 episode, 1967)  Less 1967 1
  • Primary photo for Our Private WorldOur Private World (TV Series) Dick Robinson (2 episodes, 1965)  Less 1965 2
  • Primary photo for The DefendersThe Defenders (TV Series) Blakey (1 episode, 1965)  Less 1965 1
  • Primary photo for Temple HoustonTemple Houston (TV Series) Dan Powers (1 episode, 1964)  Less 1964 1
  • Primary photo for GrindlGrindl (TV Series) Jack (1 episode, 1964)  Less 1964 1
  • Primary photo for The LieutenantThe Lieutenant (TV Series) Sergeant Baker (1 episode, 1963)  Less 1963 1
  • Primary photo for Arrest and TrialArrest and Trial (TV Series) Bill Latham (1 episode, 1963)  Less 1963 1
  • Primary photo for The Dick Powell ShowThe Dick Powell Show (TV Series) Burke O'Hara (1 episode, 1963)  Less 1963 1
  • Primary photo for Stoney BurkeStoney Burke (TV Series) Ryan (1 episode, 1963)  Less 1963 1
  • Primary photo for Sam BenedictSam Benedict (TV Series) Lt. Pete Kender (1 episode, 1963)  Less 1963 1
  • Primary photo for Perry MasonPerry Mason (TV Series) Asst. District Attorney Alvin / Deputy D.A. Jack Alvin (3 episodes, 1960)  Less 1960–1962 3
  • Primary photo for Frontier CircusFrontier Circus (TV Series) Frank Mitchell / Marshal Walden (2 episodes, 1962)  Less 1962 2
  • Primary photo for Target: The CorruptorsTarget: The Corruptors (TV Series) Delaney (1 episode, 1962)  Less 1962 1
  • Primary photo for RipcordRipcord (TV Series) Reverend Dr. Darrell (1 episode, 1962)  Less 1962 1
  • Primary photo for LawmanLawman (TV Series) Duncan Clooney / Tom Bishop (2 episodes, 1960)  Less 1960–1961 2
    • Trojan Horse (Dec 31, 1961) Duncan Clooney (as Ken Tobey)  Less
    • The Parting (May 29, 1960) Tom Bishop  Less
  • Primary photo for Sea HuntSea Hunt (TV Series) Pete Butler (1 episode, 1961)  Less 1961 1
  • Primary photo for Have Gun - Will TravelHave Gun - Will Travel (TV Series) Tim Decker (1 episode, 1961)  Less 1961 1
  • Primary photo for Make Room for DaddyMake Room for Daddy (TV Series) Coach Fred Farrell (1 episode, 1961)  Less 1961 1
  • Primary photo for Tallahassee 7000Tallahassee 7000 (TV Series) Sheriff Sid McCall (1 episode, 1961)  Less 1961 1
  • Primary photo for The AmericansThe Americans (TV Series) Lt. Jones (1 episode, 1961)  Less 1961 1
  • Primary photo for Death Valley DaysDeath Valley Days (TV Series) Colonel Madison Lake (1 episode, 1960)  Less 1960 1
  • Primary photo for BroncoBronco (TV Series) Walt Campbell (1 episode, 1960)  Less 1960 1
  • Primary photo for 77 Sunset Strip77 Sunset Strip (TV Series) Coach Jarech (1 episode, 1960)  Less 1960 1
  • Primary photo for Overland TrailOverland Trail (TV Series) Wyatt Cady (1 episode, 1960)  Less 1960 1
  • Primary photo for The RebelThe Rebel (TV Series) Major Quincy Bannister (1 episode, 1960)  Less 1960 1
    • Noblesse Oblige (Feb 14, 1960) Major Quincy Bannister (as Ken Tobey)  Less
  • Primary photo for Bat MastersonBat Masterson (TV Series) Reed Amherst (1 episode, 1960)  Less 1960 1
  • Primary photo for WhirlybirdsWhirlybirds (TV Series) Chuck Martin (111 episodes, 1957)  Less 1957–1960 111
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  • Primary photo for DisneylandDisneyland (TV Series) Shorty / Anthoney Murphy / Jocko / James Bowie (5 episodes, 1955)  Less 1955–1959 5
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  • Primary photo for Alfred Hitchcock PresentsAlfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series) Jeff (1 episode, 1959)  Less 1959 1
  • Primary photo for LaramieLaramie (TV Series) Joe Tanner (1 episode, 1959)  Less 1959 1
  • Primary photo for Wanted: Dead or AliveWanted: Dead or Alive (TV Series) Vince Slater (1 episode, 1959)  Less 1959 1
  • Primary photo for Jefferson DrumJefferson Drum (TV Series) John Wallach (1 episode, 1958)  Less 1958 1
  • Primary photo for Behind Closed DoorsBehind Closed Doors (TV Series) Colonel Pete Kellogg (1 episode, 1958)  Less 1958 1
    • Mig 9 (Oct 23, 1958) Colonel Pete Kellogg  Less
  • Primary photo for Navy LogNavy Log (TV Series) Captain Bright (1 episode, 1958)  Less 1958 1
  • Primary photo for The Restless GunThe Restless Gun (TV Series) Sheriff Cash Harcourt (1 episode, 1957)  Less 1957 1
  • Primary photo for The O. Henry PlayhouseThe O. Henry Playhouse (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1957)  Less 1957 1
    • Wit's End (Aug 10, 1957) Actor (as Ken Tobey)  Less
  • Primary photo for Code 3Code 3 (TV Series) Ward Hooper (1 episode, 1957)  Less 1957 1
  • Primary photo for Panic!Panic! (TV Series) John Edward Brester (1 episode, 1957)  Less 1957 1
    • The Prisoner (Mar 12, 1957) John Edward Brester  Less
  • Primary photo for CrossroadsCrossroads (TV Series) Mr. Alston (1 episode, 1957)  Less 1957 1
  • Primary photo for The Sheriff of CochiseThe Sheriff of Cochise (TV Series) Jim Callahan (1 episode, 1957)  Less 1957 1
    • Bandit Chief (Feb 15, 1957) Jim Callahan (as Ken Tobey)  Less
  • Primary photo for ConflictConflict (TV Series) Larry (1 episode, 1956)  Less 1956 1
  • Primary photo for Warner Brothers PresentsWarner Brothers Presents (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1956)  Less 1956 1
  • Primary photo for FrontierFrontier (TV Series) Elmo / Gabe Sharp / Wade Trippe (3 episodes, 1955)  Less 1955–1956 3
    • Hostage (Sep 9, 1956) Elmo (as Ken Tobey)  Less
    • Out from Texas (Jun 24, 1956) Gabe Sharp (as Ken Tobey)  Less
    • In Nebraska (Oct 30, 1955) Wade Trippe (as Ken Tobey)  Less
  • Primary photo for Schlitz Playhouse of StarsSchlitz Playhouse of Stars (TV Series) Lt. Lambert / Sergeant Tim Vernon (4 episodes, 1953)  Less 1953–1956 4
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  • Primary photo for Telephone TimeTelephone Time (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1956)  Less 1956 1
  • Primary photo for Celebrity PlayhouseCelebrity Playhouse (TV Series) Jim Weston (1 episode, 1956)  Less 1956 1
    • Faith (Jun 5, 1956) Jim Weston  Less
  • Primary photo for Father Knows BestFather Knows Best (TV Series) Jack Bramer (1 episode, 1956)  Less 1956 1
  • Primary photo for Science Fiction TheatreScience Fiction Theatre (TV Series) Frank Davis / Lieutenant Dunne (2 episodes, 1955)  Less 1955–1956 2
    • The Green Bomb (Apr 27, 1956) Frank Davis  Less
    • Y.O.R.D. (Apr 30, 1955) Lieutenant Dunne (as Ken Tobey)  Less
  • Primary photo for Letter to LorettaLetter to Loretta (TV Series) Harry Potter / David Whitney (2 episodes, 1954)  Less 1954–1955 2
  • Primary photo for The Eddie Cantor Comedy TheaterThe Eddie Cantor Comedy Theater (TV Series) Dennis / Frank (2 episodes, 1955)  Less 1955 2
  • Primary photo for Fireside TheatreFireside Theatre (TV Series) Joe Ellison / Larsen (3 episodes, 1952)  Less 1952–1955 3
  • Primary photo for TV Reader's DigestTV Reader's Digest (TV Series) Herbert (1 episode, 1955)  Less 1955 1
  • Primary photo for Climax!Climax! (TV Series) Captain Coppedge (1 episode, 1955)  Less 1955 1
    • Flight 951 (Apr 21, 1955) Captain Coppedge  Less
  • Primary photo for Public DefenderPublic Defender (TV Series) Sgt. Angel / Don Nelson (2 episodes, 1954)  Less 1954–1955 2
  • Primary photo for The WhistlerThe Whistler (TV Series) Lt. Thorp (1 episode, 1955)  Less 1955 1
    • The Pattern (Feb 3, 1955) Lt. Thorp (as Ken Tobey)  Less
  • Primary photo for Captain FathomCaptain Fathom (TV Movie) Jack Clyde (as Ken Tobey)  Less 1955
  • Primary photo for Treasury Men in ActionTreasury Men in Action (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1954)  Less 1954 1
  • Primary photo for The Lone WolfThe Lone Wolf (TV Series) Johnny Martin (1 episode, 1954)  Less 1954 1
  • Primary photo for Your Favorite StoryYour Favorite Story (TV Series) Actor (2 episodes, 1953)  Less 1953–1954 2
  • Primary photo for Cavalcade of AmericaCavalcade of America (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1954)  Less 1954 1
  • Primary photo for Mayor of the TownMayor of the Town (TV Series) Driscoll (1 episode, 1954)  Less 1954 1
  • Primary photo for The Ford Television TheatreThe Ford Television Theatre (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1953)  Less 1953 1
  • Primary photo for The Courtship of Miles StandishThe Courtship of Miles Standish (TV Movie) Miles Standish  Less 1953
  • Primary photo for Lux Video TheatreLux Video Theatre (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1953)  Less 1953 1
  • Primary photo for DragnetDragnet (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1953)  Less 1953 1
  • Primary photo for Biff Baker, U.S.A.Biff Baker, U.S.A. (TV Series) Tommy Allen (1 episode, 1952)  Less 1952 1
  • Primary photo for The UnexpectedThe Unexpected (TV Series) Brode (1 episode, 1952)  Less 1952 1
  • Primary photo for The Lone RangerThe Lone Ranger (TV Series) Deputy Gil Jackson (1 episode, 1950)  Less 1950 1
  • Primary photo for The Front PageThe Front Page (TV Movie) Actor  Less 1945
Self (2 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Gregory Peck: His Own ManGregory Peck: His Own Man Himself  Less 1988 $550K
  • Primary photo for Pantomime QuizPantomime Quiz (TV Series) Self (1 episode, 1953)  Less 1953
Archive Footage (9 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Watch the Skies!: Science Fiction, the 1950s and UsWatch the Skies!: Science Fiction, the 1950s and Us (TV Movie) Capt. Patrick Hendry (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for The Disney Family AlbumThe Disney Family Album (TV Series) Jocko (1 episode, 1985)  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Hollywood: The Gift of LaughterHollywood: The Gift of Laughter (TV Movie) Actor - 'Airplane!' (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for The Horror ShowThe Horror Show (TV Movie) Self (archive footage)  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for DisneylandDisneyland (TV Series) Assistant Warden / Anthony Murphy (3 episodes, 1961)  Less 1961–1977
  • Primary photo for Hollywood and the StarsHollywood and the Stars (TV Series) Capt. Patrick Hendry (clip from The Thing from Another World (1951)) (1 episode, 1964)  Less 1964
    • Monsters We've Known and Loved (Jan 13, 1964) Capt. Patrick Hendry (clip from The Thing from Another World (1951)) (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Davy Crockett and the River PiratesDavy Crockett and the River Pirates Jocko (archive footage)  Less 1956
  • Primary photo for Davy Crockett: King of the Wild FrontierDavy Crockett: King of the Wild Frontier Col. Jim Bowie (archive footage) (as Ken Tobey)  Less 1955
  • Primary photo for Hopalong CassidyHopalong Cassidy (TV Series) Red (1 episode, 1952)  Less 1952

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