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Ernest Truex

Mostly Credited As: Ernest Truex
Date Of Birth: September 19, 1889 (Age 83)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: Kansas City, Missouri
Date Of Death: June 26, 1973
Cause Of Death: heart attack
Height: 5' 3" (1.6 m)

Ernest Truex


At the tender age of five Ernest Truex was playing Hamlet. Not too many years later Lillian Russell gave him his first big break in "Wildfire." From there he went on to more than 70 successful plays and movies. By the 50's he devoted most of his attention to his TV show "Jamie." Married to Sylvia Fields, their two sons were also in the theatre.

Ernest Truex
TV Appearances

Main cast 
Jamie (US) (1953)As: Grandpa McHummer
Episode Cast Credits 

Petticoat Junction (1963) 
  Young Love 04x01: (Sep/13/1966) As Tony Allison 
  Billie Jo's First Job 02x16: (Jan/26/1965) As Oliver Fenton 

Bonanza (1959) 
  Square Deal Sam 06x08: (Nov/08/1964) As "Square Deal" Sam Washburn 

Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955) (1955) 
  The Matched Pearl 07x29: (Apr/24/1962) As Hubert Wilkens 
  A Pearl Necklace 06x29: (May/02/1961) As Howard Rutherford 

The Twilight Zone (1959) 
  Kick the Can 03x21: (Feb/09/1962) As Charles Whitley 
  What You Need 01x12: (Dec/25/1959) As Pedott 

Pete and Gladys (1960) 
  Pop's Girlfriend 01x32: (May/08/1961) As Pop 
  A Study in Gray 01x31: (May/01/1961) As Pop 
  Secretary for a Day 01x26: (Mar/27/1961) As Pop 
  The Orchid Story 01x25: (Mar/20/1961) As Pop 

Dennis the Menace (1959) (1959) 
  The Christmas Horse 02x12: (Dec/25/1960) As Mr. McGuire 

The DuPont Show With June Allyson (1959) 
  Silent Panic 02x13: (Dec/22/1960) As Daniel 

The Tom Ewell Show (1960) 
  The Friendly Man 01x10: (Dec/20/1960) As Mr. Steckel 

The Millionaire (1955) 
  Millionaire Andrew Sterling 04x31: (Apr/30/1958) As Andrew Sterling 

Matinee Theater (1955) 
  The Canterville Ghost 03x112: (Apr/15/1958) As guest star 

Playhouse 90 (1956) 
  If You Knew Elizabeth 01x28: (Apr/11/1957) As Uncle John 

The Lux Video Theatre (1950) 
  It Happened on Fifth Avenue 07x18: (Jan/03/1957) As Lucerne 
  Make Way for Tomorrow 05x39: (May/19/1955) As Father 

Climax! (1954) 
  House of Shadows 02x07: (Oct/20/1955) As Uncle William 

Studio One (1948) 
  The Spongers 07x38: (Jun/06/1955) As Martin Bristol 

Kraft Television Theatre (1947) (1947) 
  Alice in Wonderland 07x36: (May/05/1954) As Doormouse 
  The Rainy Day 06x38: (Jun/24/1953) As guest star 
  The Mollusc 05x24: (Feb/20/1952) As guest star 

Inner Sanctum (1954) 
  The Yellow Parakeet 01x08: (Feb/27/1954) As Pomeroy 

The Philco Television Playhouse (1948) 
  The Cipher 05x25: (Aug/02/1953) As guest star 
  The Velvet Mitten 05x16: (Mar/22/1953) As guest star 

Suspense (US) (1949) 
  Suspicion 01x02: (Mar/15/1949) As guest star 
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