Orson Bean

Actor
IVA Star Rating : 73
Orson Bean was a veteran American film, television, and stage actor, and a comedian, writer, and producer. He was a game show and talk show host and a "mainstay of Los Angeles’s small theater scene." He appeared frequently on several televised game shows from the 1960s through the 1980s and was a long-time panelist on the television game show To Tell the Truth. read more

Orson Bean was a veteran American film, television, and stage actor, and a comedian, writer, and producer. He was a game show and talk show host and a "mainstay of Los Angeles’s small theater scene." He appeared frequently on several televised game shows from the 1960s through the 1980s and was a long-time panelist on the television game show To Tell the Truth. "A storyteller par excellence", he was a favorite of Johnny Carson, appearing on The Tonight Show over 200 times.

Birth Name

Dallas Frederick Burrows

Born

Sunday, 22 July 1928

Died

Friday, 07 February 2020

Actor Filmography

Froth and Bubble Robert 9419
The Orson Bean Show Self 8696
Boris Karloff: The Man Behind the Monster Self - Interviewee / Himself 2021
The Equalizer 2 Sam Rubinstein 2018
The Guest Book Edgar 2017
Teachers Jerry 2016
Superstore Dr. Fogler 2015
Grace and Frankie Bruno 2015
Another Period Laverne Fusselforth V 2013
Mistresses 2013
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

Froth and Bubble Robert 9419
The Orson Bean Show Self 8696
Boris Karloff: The Man Behind the Monster Self - Interviewee / Himself 2021
The Equalizer 2 Sam Rubinstein 2018
The Guest Book Edgar 2017
Teachers Jerry 2016
Superstore Dr. Fogler 2015
Grace and Frankie Bruno 2015
Another Period Laverne Fusselforth V 2013
Mistresses 2013
A Golden Christmas 3 Mr. Cole 2012
Hating Breitbart Himself / Self 2012
Two-Legged Rat Bastards Eddie 2011
Hot in Cleveland Dan 2010
Ashley's Ashes Dan 2010
Modern Family Marty 2009
Safe Harbor Judge 2009
Imagine a School... Summerhill Self 2008
Women's Murder Club Harold Grant 2007
Game of Life Dennis 2007
The Sarah Silverman Program. Mr. Myron 2007
The Novice Father McIlhenny 2006
The Minor Accomplishments of Jackie Woodman Chick 2006
The Lather Effect Jonathan 'God Damn' Iverson 2006
Alien Autopsy Homeless Man 2006
Commander in Chief Bill Harrison 2005
How I Met Your Mother Bob 2005
The Closer Donald Baxter 2005
Desperate Housewives Roy Bender 2004
Soccer Dog: European Cup Mayor Milton Gallagher 2004
The Gristle Mr. Bowen 2004
Behind the Camera: The Unauthorized Story of 'Charlie's Angels' Voice of John Forsythe (voice) / Voice of John Forsythe 2004
Cold Case Harland Sealey 2003
Two and a Half Men Norman 2003
Frank McKlusky, C.I. Mr. Gafty 2002
Burning Down the House Sy 2001
Normal, Ohio William 'Bill' Gamble, Sr., William 'Bill' Gamble, Sr. / Bill Gamble, Bill Gamble 2000
Manhattan, AZ Lew Goldberg 2000
Being John Malkovich Dr. Lester 1999
Family Law Archbishop Phillips 1999
Thanks Burnaby Fitzhugh 1999
Dr. Quinn Medicine Woman: The Movie Loren Bray 1999
Becker Mr. Bennett 1998
The King of Queens Carl Tepper 1998
Will & Grace Professor Joseph Dudley 1998
Ally McBeal Marty Brigg 1997
One of Those Nights Neighbor 1997
7th Heaven Patient / Mr. Hampton Impersonator, Patient 1996
Ellen Gameshow Contestant 1994
Diagnosis Murder Lewis Sweeney 1993
Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman Loren Bray 1993
Final Judgement Monsignor Corelli 1992
Jacob's Ladder Self - Game Show Panelist 1990
Tiny Toon Adventures Gepetto 1990
To Tell the Truth Self - Panelist 1990
Instant Karma Dr. Berlin 1990
Monsters Dr. Hubbard 1988
American Film Institute Comedy Special Father Sean (segment "The Rec Room") 1987
Innerspace Lydia's Editor 1987
American Masters Self 1986
Smart Alec Arthur Fitzgerald 1986
Garfield in the Rough Billy Rabbit (voice) / Billy Rabbit 1984
Murder, She Wrote Ebeneezer McEnery 1984
Super Password Self - Celebrity Contestant, Himself - Celebrity Contestant 1984
Body Language Self 1984
Reading Rainbow Himself 1983
Freedom to Speak Self - Reader 1983
Forty Deuce Mr. Roper 1982
The Fall Guy Jason Klemer 1981
The Return of the King Frodo Baggins / Bilbo Baggins 1980
The Toni Tennille Show Self 1979
The Facts of Life Oliver Thompson 1979
Skateboard Self 1978
The Hobbit Bilbo Baggins 1977
Hollywood Connection Himself 1977
The Love Boat Artie D'Angelo 1977
Stumpers! Self 1976
Match Game PM Self - Panelist 1975
Rhyme and Reason Self 1975
Showoffs Self, Himself 1975
Ellery Queen Warren Wright 1975
Dinah! Self - Guest 1974
Celebrity Sweepstakes Himself 1974
Tattletales Self 1974
Match Game 73 Himself - Panelist 1973
London Affair Hal / Hal Wardman 1970
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court Hank / Sir Boss (voice) / Sir Boss 1970
Love, American Style Artie Kaufman (segment "Love and the Teacher") 1969
The David Frost Show Self 1969
You're Putting Me On Self 1969
The Generation Gap Self - Contestant 1969
The Joey Bishop Show Self - Guest Host 1967
The Star Wagon Stephen Minch 1966
The Jackie Gleason Show Himself 1966
ABC's Nightlife Self 1964
Get the Message Self 1964
NET Playhouse Multiple Roles 1964
Picture This Self - Guest 1963
The Match Game Self - Team Captain 1962
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Himself - Guest, Himself, Himself - Guest Host, Herself - Guest 1962
The Merv Griffin Show Himself 1962
The Mike Douglas Show Himself - Comedian 1961
Password Self, Self - Celebrity Contestant 1961
Candid Camera Self 1960
Play of the Week Jimmy London 1959
The Twilight Zone James B.W. Bevis 1959
The DuPont Show with June Allyson John Monroe 1959
Anatomy of a Murder Dr. Matthew Smith 1959
Laugh Line Self 1959
Art Carney Special Self 1959
Naked City Arnold Platt 1958
The Ben Hecht Show Self - Comic 1958
Make Me Laugh Self 1958
The Jack Paar Tonight Show Himself - Guest Host, Himself 1957
To Tell the Truth Self - Panelist 1956
Playhouse 90 Jack Chesney 1956
The Vic Damone Show Self - Humorist 1956
Showdown at Ulcer Gulch Llewelyn Throckmorton, III 1956
The Phil Silvers Show Pvt. Wally Gunther / Pete Gunther 1955
How to Be Very, Very Popular Toby Marshall 1955
The Millionaire Newman Johnson 1955
The Elgin Hour Arthur 1954
The Best of Broadway Mortimer Brewster 1954
The Blue Angel Self - Host, Self - Host / Host, Self / Host 1954
The United States Steel Hour Dennis Kavanaugh, Eddie West, Lester 1953
Omnibus (segment "The Best Year in the History of the Whole World"), Narrator (segment "The Whale Who Wanted to be a Submarine"), Self - Humorist (segment "Orson Bean") 1952
I've Got a Secret Self - Panelist 1952
Broadway Television Theatre Erwin Trowbridge, Robert Bennett 1952
Goodyear Playhouse 1951
The Arthur Murray Party Self - Comedian 1950
What's My Line? Himself - Panelist, Himself - Mystery Guest #1, Himself - Mystery Guest 1950
Studio One Charlie Digger, Harvey B. Hines, Joey 1948
The Ed Sullivan Show Self 1948
Kraft Theatre George Sanford 1947
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