Nelson Olmsted

Actor · Writer
IVA Star Rating : 61
Nelson Olmsted, was an actor in films, recordings, radio and television from the 1950s to the 1970s. Sometimes billed as Nelson Olmstead, he was best known for an unusual NBC radio series, Sleep No More (1956–57), in which he narrated his own adaptations of terror tales and science-fantasy stories. Ben Grauer was the program's announcer.

Nelson Olmsted, was an actor in films, recordings, radio and television from the 1950s to the 1970s. Sometimes billed as Nelson Olmstead, he was best known for an unusual NBC radio series, Sleep No More (1956–57), in which he narrated his own adaptations of terror tales and science-fantasy stories. Ben Grauer was the program's announcer.

Born

Wednesday, 28 January 1914

Died

Wednesday, 08 April 1992

Actor Filmography

The Paper Chase Prof. Martin Kyle 1978
Hughes and Harlow: Angels in Hell Judge 1977
Kojak Manager 1973
She Waits Antique Dealer Kurawicz / Kurawicz 1972
Emergency! George 1972
Nancy Salon Man 1970
Mission Impossible Versus the Mob Janitor 1969
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid Photographer 1969
It Takes a Thief Store Manager 1968
Fitzwilly Simmons 1967
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Actor Filmography

The Paper Chase Prof. Martin Kyle 1978
Hughes and Harlow: Angels in Hell Judge 1977
Kojak Manager 1973
She Waits Antique Dealer Kurawicz / Kurawicz 1972
Emergency! George 1972
Nancy Salon Man 1970
Mission Impossible Versus the Mob Janitor 1969
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid Photographer 1969
It Takes a Thief Store Manager 1968
Fitzwilly Simmons 1967
Mannix Claiburne 1967
Judd for the Defense Dr. Mannheim 1967
The Reluctant Astronaut Dr. Lowe 1967
In Like Flint Captain 1967
The Invaders Amos Foster 1967
Mission: Impossible Janitor 1966
The Felony Squad Carl Addison 1966
Batman John E. Carson 1966
The Wild Wild West Dr. Lake, Senator Rawls 1965
The F.B.I. Adam Rogers, Doctor, Dr. Knight, Sully 1965
McHale's Navy Joins the Air Force Col. Sutter 1965
Dear Heart Herb 1964
Quick, Before It Melts Scientist 1964
Gomer Pyle: USMC Colonel Matthews 1964
Daniel Boone Thaddeus King 1964
Broadside Cmdr. Arnold, The Base Doctor 1964
Kraft Suspense Theatre Dr. Oliver 1963
The Great Adventure Harding 1963
Diary of a Madman Dr. Borman 1963
Should I Marry Outside My Faith? 1962
McHale's Navy Colonel Wilcox, Captain Saunders, Officer Moran, Doc Whitmore, Navy Doctor Moran 1962
Our Man Higgins Chairman 1962
The Eleventh Hour Chairman, Dr. Kendall 1962
Saints and Sinners Logan 1962
That Touch of Mink Paul Hackett 1962
Lad: A Dog Dog Show Judge 1962
Moon Pilot Police Officer Dennis 1962
The Outsider Radio Announcer 1961
Lover Come Back District Attorney Wesson 1961
The Gertrude Berg Show Professor Teplitz, Dr. Teplitz 1961
Window on Main Street Dr. Blake 1961
Ben Casey Lawyer 1961
Hazel Mr. Prichard, Mr. Wilcox 1961
Dr. Kildare Captain Lindsay, Dr. John Shea, Mr. Pruyn 1961
Peter Loves Mary Dr. Travers 1960
The Law and Mr. Jones Fairchild 1960
Dante Carl Bricker 1960
My Three Sons Keith Ditmer 1960
The Tom Ewell Show Ben Ellis 1960
Thriller Father 1960
The Chevy Mystery Show Arthur Chandler 1960
Hawaiian Eye Dan Richards 1959
The Twilight Zone Scientist 1959
Sunday Showcase Ben Osborne 1959
Bonanza Appleton 1959
Middle of the Night Erskine 1959
77 Sunset Strip Gordon Baylor 1958
Sea Hunt Marineland Aquarium Director 1958
Maverick Dr. Eli Sayles 1957
Perry Mason Arthur Colemar, Cartman Jasper, Doctor Lewis, Dr. Hunterlin 1957
The Phil Silvers Show Captain Masters, MD, Captain Masters, Medical Officer, The Captain, The Doctor, Capt. Adams - Psychiatrist, Capt. Hedges 1955
Cheyenne Jim Melville 1955
Lassie Doc Hargus, Ernie Evans, Surveyor 1954
General Electric Theater J.D. Evans, Reddeck 1953
Death Valley Days Prosecutor 1952
Goodyear Playhouse 1951
Schlitz Playhouse Steward / Narrator 1951
Tales of Tomorrow Dr. Carl Burgess 1951
The Web Will 1950
Robert Montgomery Presents Rutherford 1950
The Big Story Alfred E. Clark, Bill Miller, Prosecuting Attorney, Ralph Goll, the Prosecutor 1949
Studio One Hotel Manager, the District Attorney 1948
Repertory Theatre (as Nelson Olmstead), Mr. Arcularis 1948
Kraft Theatre Oliver Odry, Herbert Gage 1947
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