Lyle Talbot

Actor, Film actor

1902 – 1996

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Who was Lyle Talbot?

Lyle Talbot was an American actor on stage and screen, best known for his long career in film from 1931 to 1960 and for his frequent appearances on television in the 1950s and 1960s. He played Joe Randolph for ten years in the ABC situation comedy, The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet.

He began his movie career under contract with Warner Brothers in the early days of sound film. He appeared in more than 150 films, first as a young matinée idol and later as a character actor and star of many B movies. He was a founding member of the Screen Actors Guild and later served on its board. Talbot's long career as an actor is recounted in a book by his youngest daughter, The New Yorker writer Margaret Talbot, entitled The Entertainer: Movies, Magic and My Father's Twentieth Century.

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Born
Feb 8, 1902
Pittsburgh
Also known as
  • Lisle Henderson
  • Lysle Talbot
  • Lysle Henderson
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Nationality
  • United States of America
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Lived in
  • Pennsylvania
  • San Francisco
Died
Mar 2, 1996
San Francisco

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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