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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



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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