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Sam Edwards

Mostly Credited As: Sam Edwards
Sometimes Credited As: Samuel Edwards

Date Of Birth: May 26, 1915 (Age 89)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: Macon, Georgia
Date Of Death: July 28, 2004
Cause Of Death: Heart attack

Sam Edwards


Sam Edwards made his debut as an infant in the play Tess of the Storm Country in the arms of his mother, actress Edna Park. When he got older, he became part of the "family business" and worked on radio in the 1930s and 1940s. In 1937, Sam, his parents and siblings (one brother and one sister) formed the cast of The Edwards Family, a radio series in which they played themselves. The show ended in 1942 when Sam was drafted. During his 3 years with the U.S. Army, he entertained troops in Africa, Europe and Asia.

In his career, he made over 100 appearances in film on television, including providing the voice of Thumper in the Disney classic Bambi.

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TV Appearances

Main cast 
Rod Rocket (1963)As: Rod Rocket and Joey -- [Voice]
Full Circle (1960)As: The Deputy
Episode Cast Credits 

Little House on the Prairie (1974) (1974) 
  Little Lou 09x05: (Oct/25/1982) As Mr. Anderson 
  Welcome To Olesonville 09x03: (Oct/11/1982) As Mr. Anderson 
  Days of Sunshine, Days of Shadow (1) 08x17: (Feb/15/1982) As Mr. Anderson 
  The Legend of Black Jake 08x07: (Nov/16/1981) As Mr. Anderson 

Happy Days (1974) 
  Fonzie Gets Shot 08x15: (Mar/03/1981) As Dr. Abner 

The Dukes of Hazzard (1979) 
  The Rustlers 02x03: (Oct/05/1979) As Track Steward 

How the West Was Won (1978) 
  Luke 02x09: (Apr/02/1979) As Station Attendant 

Wonder Woman (1976) 
  The Murderous Missile 02x22: (Apr/21/1978) As Ernie 

Project UFO (1978) 
  Sighting 4007: The Forest City Incident 01x07: (Apr/09/1978) As Herb 

Barnaby Jones (1973) 
  Shadow of Fear 06x10: (Nov/24/1977) As Harry Spence 
  Sins of Thy Father 05x03: (Oct/21/1976) As Jules 
  Dangerous Gambit 04x21: (Feb/26/1976) As Smiley 
  Time to Kill 03x10: (Nov/26/1974) As Paul 

The Streets of San Francisco (1972) 
  Hot Dog 05x09: (Dec/09/1976) As Roger 
  A String of Puppets 02x19: (Feb/07/1974) As Bum on street 

The Blue Knight (1975) 
  The Cop Killer 01x06: (Jan/14/1976) As Hotel Clerk 

S.W.A.T. (1975) 
  The Bravo Enigma 01x09: (Apr/28/1975) As Morgan 

Cannon (1971) 
  Killer on the Hill 04x17: (Jan/29/1975) As Unknown 
  Trial by Terror 03x11: (Nov/21/1973) As Unknown 
  Country Blues 01x04: (Oct/05/1971) As Airport Manager 

Kolchak: The Night Stalker (1974) 
  The Devil's Platform 01x07: (Nov/15/1974) As Mailman 

Gunsmoke (1955) 
  The Tarnished Badge 20x09: (Nov/11/1974) As Storekeeper 
  Eleven Dollars 18x08: (Oct/30/1972) As 1st Wolfer 
  MacGraw 15x12: (Dec/08/1969) As Barfly 
  The Pretender 11x10: (Nov/20/1965) As Stage Driver 

The Rookies (1972) 
  Lots of Trees and a Running Stream 02x12: (Dec/03/1973) As Second Clerk 
  Dead, Like a Lost Dream 01x02: (Sep/18/1972) As Kurt 

Mannix (1967) 
  To Quote a Dead Man 06x22: (Feb/25/1973) As Hobo 
  Shadow Play 04x23: (Mar/06/1971) As Prescott 
  A Question of Midnight 03x05: (Oct/25/1969) As Silas Cooper 

Hawaii Five-O (1968) (1968) 
  Fools Die Twice 05x06: (Oct/17/1972) As Johnny Arnett 

McCloud (1970) 
  A Little Plot at Tranquil Valley 02x05: (Jan/12/1972) As Johnson 

The Mod Squad (1968) 
  Whatever Happened to Linc Hayes? 04x10: (Nov/16/1971) As Unknown 
  A Run for the Money 01x21: (Mar/11/1969) As Trustee, [Featuring]

O'Hara, U.S. Treasury (1971) 
  Operation: Time Fuse 01x05: (Oct/15/1971) As Oscar Sims 

Bearcats! (1971) 
  Hostages 01x05: (Oct/14/1971) As Charlie Doyle 

Mission: Impossible (1966) (1966) 
  Encore 06x02: (Sep/25/1971) As Drunk, [Co-Guest Stars]

Dragnet (1967) (1967) 
  Narco - Pill Maker 04x18: (Feb/19/1970) As Fred Watkins 
  Burglary - The Son 04x16: (Feb/05/1970) As Henry Lipsome 
  Frauds - DR-36 03x26: (Apr/10/1969) As Steve Houseman 
  Homicide - DR-06 03x06: (Oct/24/1968) As George Haller 

Then Came Bronson (1969) 
  The Gleam Of The Eagle Mind 01x17: (Jan/21/1970) As Will Hudson 

Lancer (1968) 
  The Measure of a Man 01x25: (Apr/08/1969) As Desk Clerk, [Co-Guest Stars]

Lassie (US) (1954) 
  A Chance to Live 15x17: (Jan/26/1969) As Man 

The Wild Wild West (1965) 
  The Night of the Death Masks 03x20: (Jan/26/1968) As Station Master 

Petticoat Junction (1963) 
  All Sales Final 05x17: (Dec/30/1967) As Clerk 
  A Borderline Story 02x23: (Mar/16/1965) As Ned Balsam 

The Felony Squad (1966) 
  The Pat Hand of Death 02x07: (Oct/19/1967) As John Chambers 

The F.B.I. (1965) 
  Blood Verdict 03x03: (Oct/08/1967) As Jerry 
  The Contaminator 02x11: (Dec/04/1966) As Unknown 

The Virginian (1962) 
  Star Crossed 06x04: (Oct/04/1967) As Hotel Clerk 
  The Girl on the Pinto 05x27: (Mar/29/1967) As Hank the Hotel Clerk 
  Lost Yesterday 03x20: (Feb/03/1965) As Hotel Clerk 
  Man of the People 03x15: (Dec/23/1964) As Hotel Clerk 

Green Acres (1965) 
  The Man For the Job 03x01: (Sep/06/1967) As Wally Dunbar 
  Parity Begins at Home 01x11: (Nov/24/1965) As Wally Wilkins 

The Andy Griffith Show (1960) 
  The Barbershop Quartet 07x03: (Sep/26/1966) As Tom Bedlow 
  The Lodge 07x02: (Sep/19/1966) As Tom Bedlow 
  The Bazaar 06x05: (Oct/11/1965) As Fred 
  Andy Forecloses 01x28: (Apr/24/1961) As Lester Scoby 

Laredo (1965) 
  Yahoo 01x03: (Sep/30/1965) As Sammy 

The Flintstones (1960) 
  The House that Fred Built 06x02: (Sep/24/1965) Voiced  Mailman, Agent, Marv 

Wagon Train (1957) 
  The Isaiah Quickfox Story 08x17: (Jan/31/1965) As Cy Fawcett 
  The Cassie Vance Story 07x14: (Dec/23/1963) As Hollis Ames 
  The Davey Baxter Story 06x17: (Jan/09/1963) As Forbes 
  The Nancy Lee Davis Story 05x33: (May/16/1962) As Hody 

Death Valley Days (1952) 
  From the Earth, a Heritage 13x01: (Oct/08/1964) As Les 

Temple Houston (1963) 
  Seventy Times Seven 01x11: (Dec/05/1963) As Bartender 

The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (1962) 
  You'll Be the Death of Me 02x04: (Oct/18/1963) As Bartender 

The Wide Country (1962) 
  Journey Down a Dusty Road 01x03: (Oct/04/1962) As Paul Perry 

Hazel (1961) 
  Dorothy's Birthday 01x23: (Mar/15/1962) As Fred 

87th Precinct (1961) 
  The Heckler 01x13: (Dec/18/1961) As Clerk 

Straightaway (1961) 
  The Tin Caesar 01x02: (Oct/13/1961) As Unknown 

Zane Grey Theatre (1956) 
  Blood Red 05x16: (Jan/29/1961) As Cass 
  Debt of Gratitude 02x26: (Apr/18/1958) As Wilt Buford 

Thriller (US) (1960) 
  The Poisoner 01x17: (Jan/10/1961) As Charles Larrimore 

Klondike (1960) 
  Klondike Fever 01x01: (Oct/10/1960) As Little Billie Leith 

The Texan (1958) 
  The Mountain Man 02x36: (May/23/1960) As guest star 

Black Saddle (1959) 
  The Penalty 02x23: (Apr/22/1960) As Brimsey 

Peter Gunn (1958) 
  The Murder Clause 02x26: (Mar/28/1960) As Andy 
  The Game 02x10: (Nov/30/1959) As Jack Shap 
  The Lederer Story 01x25: (Mar/16/1959) As Max (Max Hessler) 

Playhouse 90 (1956) 
  The Tunnel 04x06: (Dec/10/1959) As Confederate Corporal 

Laramie (1959) 
  Man of God 01x12: (Dec/01/1959) As Captain 

Have Gun, Will Travel (1957) 
  Shot by Request 03x05: (Oct/10/1959) As First Man 

Perry Mason (1957) 
  The Case of the Spurious Sister 03x01: (Oct/03/1959) As Cashier 

Wanted: Dead or Alive (1958) 
  The Corner 01x25: (Feb/21/1959) As Abel the Telegraph Agent, [Uncredited]

Steve Canyon (1958) 
  Operation Mushroom 01x10: (Nov/29/1958) As Major David 

Dragnet (1951) (1951) 
  The Big Irony 07x39: (Jun/26/1958) As guest star 
  The Big Bindle 04x16: (Dec/09/1954) As guest star 
  The Big Poison 03x25: (Feb/18/1954) As guest star 
  The Big Hate 02x14: (Feb/12/1953) As Gordon Miller 

General Electric Theater (1953) 
  The Unfamiliar 06x25: (Mar/30/1958) As Farmhand 
  The Trail to Christmas 06x11: (Dec/15/1957) As Bob Cratchit 

Gang Busters (1952) 
  Ma Barker 01x19: (1952) As Fred Barker 
  Alvin Karpis 01x01: (1952) As Fred Barker 
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