Martin Gabel (1912–1986)


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Martin Gabel was born on June 19, 1912 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. He was an actor and producer, known for Marnie (1964), The Front Page (1974) and The Lost Moment (1947). He was married to Arlene Francis. He died on May 22, 1986 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Marnie Sidney Strutt
(1964)
The Front Page Dr. Eggelhofer
(1974)
The Lost Moment Director
(1947)
M Charlie Marshall
(1951)

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 1980 The First Deadly Sin
Christopher Langley
 1977 Contract on Cherry Street (TV Movie)
Baruch 'Bob' Waldman
 1974 The Front Page
Dr. Eggelhofer
 1974 Smile Jenny, You're Dead (TV Movie)
Meade De Ruyter
 1972 Harvey (TV Movie)
Judge Omar Gaffney
 1970 There Was a Crooked Man...
Warden LeGoff
 1968 The American Dreadnought (Short)
Narrator
 1968 Lady in Cement
Al Mungar
 1967 Divorce American Style
Dr. Zenwinn
 1967 Tarzan (TV Series)
Peter Maas
- Mask of Rona (1967) ... Peter Maas
 1966 Lord Love a Duck
T. Harrison 'Harry' Belmont (uncredited)
 1965 Profiles in Courage (TV Series)
Daniel Webster
- Daniel Webster (1965) ... Daniel Webster
 1964 Goodbye Charlie
Morton Craft
 1964 Marnie
Sidney Strutt
 1963 Chronicle (TV Series)
 1962 Naked City (TV Series)
Jerry Brayson
- The Rydecker Case (1962) ... Jerry Brayson
 1962 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
Hercule Poirot
- Hercule Poirot (1962) ... Hercule Poirot
 1962 Golden Showcase (TV Series)
Massourbe
- Tonight in Samarkand (1962) ... Massourbe
 1961 The DuPont Show of the Week (TV Series)
DiLuca
- Trick or Treason (1961) ... DiLuca
 1960-1961 Have Gun - Will Travel (TV Series)
Nathan Shotness
- A Drop of Blood (1961) ... Nathan Shotness
- The Fatalist (1960) ... Nathan Shotness
 1961 Vincent Van Gogh: A Self-Portrait (TV Movie)
Narrator
 1961 The Power and the Glory (TV Movie)
Chief of Police
 1961 Cain's Hundred (TV Series)
George Vincent
- Crime and Commitment: Part 2 (1961) ... George Vincent
- Crime and Commitment: Part 1 (1961) ... George Vincent
 1961 The Americans (TV Series)
Tim Mayhew
- The Rebellious Rose (1961) ... Tim Mayhew
 1960 Thriller (TV Series)
Freitag
- The Watcher (1960) ... Freitag
 1960 The Right Man (TV Movie)
William Jennings Bryant
 1960 Startime (TV Series)
 1960 Play of the Week (TV Series)
Ulysses
- Tiger at the Gates (1960) ... Ulysses
 1959 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
George Barrow
- The Hidden Image (1959) ... George Barrow
 1957 Tip on a Dead Jockey
Bert Smith
 1952-1955 Omnibus (TV Series)
Narrator / Narrator (segment "Mr. Lincoln") / Narrator (segment "Lincoln Part V: Ann Rutledge") / ...
- Mr. Lincoln (1955) ... Narrator (segment "Mr. Lincoln")
- The Remarkable Case of Mr. Bruhl (1954) ... Narrator
- The Last Night of Don Juan (1953) ... Narrator
- Mr. Lincoln: Part 5 (1953) ... Narrator (segment "Lincoln Part V: Ann Rutledge")
- Mr. Lincoln: Part 4 (1953) ... Narrator (segment "Lincoln Part IV: New Salem")
 1952 The Thief
Mr. Bleek
 1952 Deadline - U.S.A.
Tomas Rienzi
 1951 Lights Out (TV Series)
The Agent
- The Deal (1951) ... The Agent
 1951 M
Charlie Marshall
 1951 Fourteen Hours
Dr. Strauss
 1938 The Mercury Theatre on the Air (Podcast Series)
Cassius / Mr. Jarvis Lorry / Professor Van Helsing
- Julius Caesar (1938) ... Cassius
- A Tale of Two Cities (1938) ... Mr. Jarvis Lorry
- Dracula (1938) ... Professor Van Helsing
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage Play: Mrs. Daily. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Portrayal | 3 Articles | See more »

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)

Spouse:

Arlene Francis  (his death)  (1 child)

Children:

Peter Gabel
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[to a wildly gesticulating young actress] Don't just do something. Stand there.

Trivia:

Son of a jeweller. Graduated from Lehigh University, majoring in English. Trained for acting at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. First on stage in Chicago. Subsequent success on Broadway in 'Dead End' (1935-37). Later became one of the original members of Orson Welles's Mercury Theatre Company. Had a reputation as a versatile all-round character actor. See more »

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