Famous Faces on "Combat! (Season One) TV Series

by gattonero975 | created - 29 Mar 2013 | updated - 30 Jun 2014 | Public

Here are some of the stars I recognized on this WW2 classic series...

1. James T. Callahan

Actor | Knight Rider

James T. Callahan was born on October 4, 1930 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA as James Thomas Callahan. He was an actor, known for Knight Rider (1982), The Runaways (1978) and Black Sheep Squadron (1976). He was married to Peggy Cannon. He died on August 3, 2007 in Fallbrook, California, USA.

Combat!: Season 1, Episode 17 The Squad (29 Jan. 1963) "Reischer" (as James Callahan)

2. Henry Daniell

Actor | The Great Dictator

London-born Henry Daniell began his career on the British stage, and continued it on the Broadway stage when he emigrated to the US. He entered films in 1929, and excelled at playing the suave, well-bred villain who could kill an enemy or start a war with a certain air of upper-class disdain, as if...

Combat!: Season 1, Episode 11 A Day in June (18 Dec. 1962) "Minister"

3. Shecky Greene

Actor | History of the World: Part I

Shecky Greene was born on April 8, 1926 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Sheldon Greenfield. He is known for his work on History of the World: Part I (1981), Splash (1984) and Combat! (1962). He has been married to Marie Musso since 1985. He was previously married to Nalani Kele.

"Braddock" (8 Episodes)

Combat!: Season 1, Episode 4 Any Second Now (23 Oct. 1962)

Combat!: Season 1, Episode 11 A Day in June (18 Dec. 1962)

Combat!: Season 1, Episode 17 The Squad (29 Jan. 1963)

4. Rick Jason

Actor | Rx for Murder

The only child of a stockbroker and well-to-do mother, Richard Jason described himself as "second-generation nouveau riche" and a born romantic. Friends say he was affable, charming, driven and a real Renaissance man. A good student, popular with classmates and teachers, Jason's hellish behavior ...

"Lt. Hanley" (152 episodes, 1962-1967)

5. Vic Morrow

Actor | Combat!

Vic Morrow was born in the Bronx, New York, to Jean (Kress) and Harry Morrow, an electrical engineer. His parents were Russian Jewish immigrants. Morrow dropped out of high school at 17 to join the U.S. Navy. When he left the Navy, he used the G.I. Bill to study pre-law at Florida State. While ...

"Sgt. Saunders" (152 episodes, 1962-1967)

6. Micheline Presle

Actress | If a Man Answers

Dark-haired, Paris-born Micheline Presle (better known in the States as Micheline Prelle) was the daughter of a businessman and took acting classes as a teen. She was discovered by Georg Wilhelm Pabst and cast in Young Girls in Trouble (1939) (Young Girls in Distress) and Four Flights to Love (1940)...

Combat!: Season 1, Episode 15 Just for the Record (15 Jan. 1963) "Annette"

7. Tom Skerritt

Actor | Alien

Lean, ruggedly handsome leading man and supporting actor whose "outdoor" looks have improved with age, Tom Skerritt attended Wayne State University and UCLA. He was first noticed in a UCLA production of "The Rainmaker" before making his movie debut in War Hunt (1962). However, he spent most of the ...

Combat!: Season 1, Episode 11 A Day in June (18 Dec. 1962) "Soldier" (uncredited)

8. Harry Dean Stanton

Actor | Alien

Stanton was born in West Irvine, Kentucky, to Ersel (Moberly), a cook, and Sheridan Harry Stanton, a barber and tobacco farmer. Lived in Lexington, Kentucky and graduated from Lafayette Senior High School with the class of 1944. Drafted into the Navy, he served as a cook in the U.S. Navy during ...

Combat!: Season 1, Episode 11 A Day in June (18 Dec. 1962) "Beecham" (as Dean Stanton)

9. Jonathan Bolt

Writer | Ryan's Hope

Jonathan Bolt was born on September 22, 1934. He is a writer and actor, known for Ryan's Hope (1975), The Twilight Zone (1959) and The Eyes of the Amaryllis (1982).

Combat!: Season 1, Episode 17 The Squad (29 Jan. 1963) "Moseby Lovelace"

10. Alexander Davion

Actor | Valley of the Dolls

Alexander Davion was born on March 31, 1929 in Paris, France. He is an actor, known for Valley of the Dolls (1967), The Man from Moscow (1985) and Paranoiac (1963).

Combat!: Season 1, Episode 4 Any Second Now (23 Oct. 1962) "David Woodman" (as Alex Davion)

11. Jack Hogan

Actor | Combat!

Jack Hogan was born and raised in North Carolina and studied architecture at the University of North Carolina. In 1948, bored by college life, he left U.N.C. and spent the next four years in the navy. During this time, he decided to become an actor and once discharged, he enrolled at the Pasadena (...

"Kirby" (112 episodes)

Combat!: Season 1, Episode 11 A Day in June (18 Dec. 1962) (uncredited)

12. Pierre Jalbert

Actor | Combat!

The son of a newspaperman, Canadian-born Pierre Jalbert graduated from Ouellet College and attended Laval University. A champion skier, he went to study art appreciation at the Sorbonne in Paris. In 1949 he visited Hollywood and later that year returned to Paris and joined a French film company as ...

"Caje" (115 episodes)

13. Alf Kjellin

Actor | Ice Station Zebra

Although trained for the stage in his native Sweden, Alf Kjellin appeared in only a few stage productions before entering films. His work in Torment (1944) resulted in his being noticed by Hollywood, and he made his American film debut in 1949 under the name Christopher Kent. He soon went back to ...

Combat!: Season 1, Episode 15 Just for the Record (15 Jan. 1963) "Kurt"

14. Donald May

Actor | The Edge of Night

Donald May was born on February 22, 1927 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He is an actor, known for The Edge of Night (1956), The Roaring 20's (1960) and Falcon Crest (1981). He is married to Carla Borelli. He was previously married to Ellen Cameron.

Combat!: Season 1, Episode 4 Any Second Now (23 Oct. 1962) "Major Thompson"

15. Lisa Montell

Actress | World Without End

Smoulderingly beautiful and a fetching, exotic-eyed vision on the American screen during the 1950s and early 1960s, dark-maned Lisa Montell impressed more, especially to male film-goers, as a lovely diversion midst all the rugged terrain and tropical South Sea hazards than as a formidable actress. ...

Combat!: Season 1, Episode 11 A Day in June (18 Dec. 1962) "Marcelle"

16. Dick Peabody

Actor | Combat!

He is best remembered for his role of 'Army Private Littlejohn' in the World War II television series, "Combat!" (1962 to 1967). Born in Kansas City, Missouri, in 1942, during World War II, he joined the United States Navy, and was discharged in 1945 as an Electronic Technician. Using his GI Bill, ...

"Littlejohn" (100 Episodes)

Combat!: Season 1, Episode 15 Just for the Record (15 Jan. 1963) (uncredited)

17. Frank Ray Perilli

Actor | Wedding Crashers

Frank Ray Perilli's biography, "The Candy Butcher," was released days after his death from complications of the West Nile Virus on March 10, 2018. Written by his lifelong friend, William Karl Thomas, it reveals a colorful life from a childhood in the mob controlled ghettos of Chicago in the 20's ...

Combat!: Season 1, Episode 11 A Day in June (18 Dec. 1962) "Gardello"

18. Steven Rogers

Actor | Combat!

Steven Rogers was born on April 18, 1937. He is an actor, known for Combat! (1962), Angels from Hell (1968) and Movie Star, American Style or; LSD, I Hate You (1966).

"Doc" (22 Episodes)

Combat!: Season 1, Episode 11 A Day in June (18 Dec. 1962)

19. Gilchrist Stuart

Actor | The Sound of Music

Gilchrist Stuart was born on January 19, 1919 in London, England as Derek Grist. He was an actor, known for The Sound of Music (1965), The Wild Wild West (1965) and Assault on a Queen (1966). He was married to Sacha Berger. He died on June 8, 1977 in Hollywood, California, USA.

Combat!: Season 1, Episode 15 Just for the Record (15 Jan. 1963) "Maj. Curruthers" (uncredited)

20. Elen Willard

Actress | The Twilight Zone

Elen Willard was born on September 1, 1941 in the USA. She is an actress, known for The Twilight Zone (1959), One Step Beyond (1959) and The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (1964).

Combat!: Season 1, Episode 4 Any Second Now (23 Oct. 1962) "Anne Farell"



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