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Gene Lyons

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Gene Lyons (February 9, 1921 – July 8, 1974) was an American television actor from Pittsburgh, best known for his role as police commissioner Dennis Randall on the NBC detective series Ironside starring Raymond Burr. A life member of The Actors Studio, Lyons was in the Broadway production of Witness for the Prosecution for two years. His other Broadway credits include Masquerade (1958), The Trip to Bountiful (1953), Harriet (1942), and This Rock (1942). In 1953, Lyons played a police detective on the CBS drama series Pentagon U.S.A.. He appeared in 1954 as Steve Rockwell on the CBS daytime drama Woman with a Past. Before joining Raymond Burr as a regular on Ironside, he appeared on Perry Mason in 1965 as murderer Ralph Balfour in "The Case of the Wrathful Wraith." He also made guest appearances on nearly two dozen other series including The Dick Van Dyke Show, Gunsmoke, Have Gun, Will Travel, The Fugitive, Ben Casey, Star Trek ("A Taste of Armageddon"), The Twilight Zone ("King Nine Will Not Return"), The Alfred Hitchcock Hour and The Untouchables. He also appeared in films including Kiss Her Goodbye and The Young Don't Cry. Lyons died in Los Angeles, California on July 8, 1974 and is buried at Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Pittsburgh.

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Feb 9, 1921 In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
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In the movie The Young Don't Cry 1957-07-26
Latest Project:
Movie Daddy's Gone A-Hunting 1969-05-13
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Poster of Daddy's Gone A-Hunting
Poster of Ironside
Poster of Star Trek
Poster of The Twilight Zone
Movie Daddy's Gone A-Hunting Dr. Blanker 1969-05-13
Movie Ironside Police Commissioner Randall 1967-03-28
Series Star Trek Ambassador Fox 1966-09-08
Movie Sylvia Gavin Cullen 1965-02-10
Series The Twilight Zone Psychiatrist 1959-10-02
Movie Kiss Her Goodbye Corey Sherman 1959-01-01
Movie The Young Don't Cry Max Cole 1957-07-26
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