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Martin Balsam

Mostly Credited As: Martin Balsam
Sometimes Credited As: Marty Balsam

Birth Name: Martin Henry Balsam
Date Of Birth: November 04, 1919 (Age 76)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: The Bronx, New York City, New York
Date Of Death: February 13, 1996
Cause Of Death: heart attack
Height: 5' 7" (1.7 m)

Martin Balsam


Martin Balsam died at the age of 76 and was born on November 04, 1919.
He is known for his role as Dr. Rudy Wells in the show The Six Million Dollar Man
he was married to and has 2 children he was married to Joyce Van Patten and has 1 child he was married to Joyce Van Patten.
He is 5' 7" (1.7 m) tall and was born in The Bronx, New York City, New York (USA). Martin Balsam died on February 13, 1996 (heart attack)

TV Appearances

Main cast 
Archie Bunker's Place (1979)As: Murray Klein (S01-S02)
The Six Million Dollar Man (1974)As: Dr. Rudy Wells (1st Pilot)
The Greatest Gift (1954)As: Harold Matthews #2
Valiant Lady (1953)As: Joey Gordon (1955)
Episode Cast Credits 

The Twilight Zone (1985) (1985) 
  Voices in the Earth 02x19: (Jul/10/1987) As Professor Donald Knowles 
  Personal Demons 01x45: (Feb/14/1986) As Rockne O'Bannon 

Hotel (1983) 
  Barriers 04x18: (Mar/11/1987) As Dr. Gilbert Holt 

Murder, She Wrote (1984) 
  Death Stalks the Big Top (2) 03x02: (Oct/05/1986) As Edgar Carmody 
  Death Stalks the Big Top (1) 03x01: (Sep/28/1986) As Edgar Carmody 

Glitter (1984) 
  The Runaway 01x13: (Dec/26/1985) As Bo 

Archie Bunker's Place (1979) 
  Store Wars 04x20: (Feb/27/1983) As Murray Klein 

Quincy, M.E. (1976) 
  Stolen Tears 07x18: (Mar/17/1982) As Heime Sigerski 

Hallmark Hall Of Fame (1951) 
  Aunt Mary 29x02: (Dec/05/1979) As Strasberg 
  Winterset 09x01: (Oct/26/1959) As Garth 

Kojak (1973) (1973) 
  A Killing in the Second House 02x11: (Nov/17/1974) As Ray Kaufman 

The Six Million Dollar Man (1974) 
  The Moon and The Desert (Mar/07/1973) As Dr Rudy Wells, [Special Guest Stars]

Police Story (1973) (1973) 
  Man on a Rack 01x09: (Dec/11/1973) As Al Koster 

CBS Playhouse (1966) 
  The Day Before Sunday 03x03: (Feb/10/1970) As Jesse Rothenberg 

The Name of the Game (1968) 
  Nightmare 01x05: (Oct/18/1968) As Herb Witmer 

The Fugitive (1963) (1963) 
  There Goes the Ballgame 04x20: (Feb/07/1967) As Newmark 

The Academy Awards (1953) 
  The 38th Annual Academy Awards 14x01: (Apr/18/1966) As Winner: Best Supporting Actor (for 'A Thousand Clowns') 

Dr. Kildare (1961) 
  Out of a Concrete Tower (5) 05x50: (Mar/08/1966) As Dr. Milton Orloff 
  The Taste of Crow (4) 05x49: (Mar/07/1966) As Dr. Milton Orloff 
  What Happened to All the Sunshine and Roses? (3) 05x48: (Feb/28/1966) As Dr. Milton Orloff 
  A Patient Lost (2) 05x47: (Feb/22/1966) As Dr. Milton Orloff 

The Man From U.N.C.L.E. (1964) 
  The Odd Man Affair 01x29: (Apr/19/1965) As Albert Sully 

Suspense (1964) (1964) 
  I, Mike Kenny 01x01: (Mar/25/1964) As Det. Jack Gross 

Wagon Train (1957) 
  The Whipping 07x27: (Mar/23/1964) As March Jones, [Special Guest Stars]

Bob Hope Presents The Chrysler Theatre (1963) 
  Two is the Number 01x16: (Jan/31/1964) As Dave Breslaw 

Arrest and Trial (1963) 
  Signals of an Ancient Flame 01x11: (Nov/24/1963) As Leo Valera 

The Twilight Zone (1959) 
  The New Exhibit 04x13: (Apr/04/1963) As Martin Lombard Senescu 
  The Sixteen-Millimeter Shrine 01x04: (Oct/23/1959) As Danny Weiss 

The Eleventh Hour (US) (1962) 
  Something Crazy's Going On in the Back Room 01x25: (Apr/03/1963) As Frank Dunlear 

Route 66 (1960) (1960) 
  Somehow It Gets to Be Tomorrow 03x19: (Feb/15/1963) As Corelli 
  First Class Mouliak 02x05: (Oct/20/1961) As Mike Palinski 

Target: The Corruptors (1961) 
  A Book of Faces 01x29: (Apr/27/1962) As Jeffrey Marvin 

The Untouchables (1959) (1959) 
  Man in the Middle 03x21: (Apr/05/1962) As Benji Liemer, [Special Guest Stars]
  Tunnel of Horrors 03x03: (Oct/26/1961) As Arnold Justin, [Special Guest Stars]

Naked City (1958) 
  Without Stick or Sword 03x24: (Mar/28/1962) As Captain Barris 
  Which is Joseph Creeley? 03x07: (Nov/15/1961) As Joseph Creeley 
  New York to L.A. 02x23: (Apr/19/1961) As Caldwell Wyatt 
  Beyond the Truth 01x28: (Apr/07/1959) As Arnold Fleischman 

Cain's Hundred (1961) 
  Take a Number 01x15: (Jan/09/1962) As Jack Garsell 

The New Breed (1961) 
  Lady Killer 01x11: (Dec/12/1961) As Frank Eberhardt 

Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955) (1955) 
  Final Arrangements 06x36: (Jun/20/1961) As Leonard Thompson 
  The Equalizer 03x19: (Feb/09/1958) As Eldon Marsh 

Have Gun, Will Travel (1957) 
  Saturday Night 04x05: (Oct/08/1960) As Marshal Brock 
  The Manhunter 02x01: (Sep/13/1958) As Charlie Dawes 

Zane Grey Theatre (1956) 
  The Lone Woman 04x02: (Oct/08/1959) As Sam Butler 

Brenner (1959) 
  Family Man 01x03: (Jun/20/1959) As unknown 

Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse (1958) 
  Man in Orbit 01x26: (May/11/1959) As Gambetta 
  The Time Element 01x07: (Nov/24/1958) As Dr. Gillespie 

Playhouse 90 (1956) 
  A Trip to Paradise 03x25: (Mar/26/1959) As guest star 
  Free Weekend 03x10: (Dec/04/1958) As Sam Gordon 
  Bomber's Moon 02x36: (May/22/1958) As Capt. Mantell 

Rawhide (1959) 
  Incident at Alabaster Plain 01x02: (Jan/16/1959) As Father Fabian 

Decoy (1957) 
  Night Light 01x31: (Nov/26/1958) As Nick Spandau 

Studio One (1948) 
  The Desperate Age 10x28: (Apr/21/1958) As Ed Coyne 
  The Defender (Part 2) 09x21: (Mar/04/1957) As Francis Toohey 
  The Defender (Part 1) 09x20: (Feb/25/1957) As Francis Toohey 

Kraft Television Theatre (1947) (1947) 
  Dog in a Bus Tunnel 11x22: (Mar/05/1958) As guest star 

The Philco Television Playhouse (1948) 
  A Man is Ten Feet Tall 08x03: (Oct/02/1955) As Charlie Malick 
  The Joker 06x17: (May/02/1954) As guest star 
  Statute of Limitations 06x12: (Feb/21/1954) As guest star 

Inner Sanctum (1954) 
  The Landslide 01x36: (Sep/11/1954) As Wesley 
  Nobody Laughs at Lou 01x25: (Jun/26/1954) As Hanson 
  Queen of Spades 01x20: (May/22/1954) As Larkin 
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Trivia

Father of actress Talia Balsam

Won a Tony award for his appearance in the 1967 Broadway production of "You Know I Can't Hear You When the Water's Running"

He was the first to record the voice of HAL in Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey but was passed over in favor of Douglas Rain.

He was the first to record the voice of HAL in Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey but was passed over in favor of Douglas Rain.

Won a Tony award for his appearance in the 1967 Broadway production of "You Know I Can't Hear You When the Water's Running"

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