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JAMES GREGORY BIOGRAPHY & FILMOGRAPHY:

James Gregory was born on December 23rd, 1911 in the Bronx, New York City, New York and was raised in Rochelle, New York.  During high school he was involved with the drama club and acted as president.  He worked various jobs growing up ranging from a caddy, bus-boy, waiter, grocery clerk to a runner in 1929 on Wall Street and was going to pursue a career as a stock broker, but was also interested in acting as a career.
 
He ended up pursuing acting earning professional status as a summer stock player in 1935.  Then in 1939, he made his Broadway debut in, "Key Largo" and for the next sixteen years he continued to work as a Broadway actor.  He worked with a number of well known actors such as Paul Newman, Lloyd Bridges, Thomas Mitchell and Robert F. Simon to name a few.    
 
During World War II, he took a break from acting to serve his country and joined the United States Navy and Marine Corps.  In 1956, he moved from a career on stage in Broadway into the film industry.  He also worked on Army training films such as, "The Atomic Cafe".
 
From 1959-1961, he starred in his own NBC series on a crime drama called, "The Lawless Years" and also appeared on, "PT 109" (1963) starring Cliff Robertson as John F. Kennedy and featured Ty Hardin, Robert Blake, Norman Fell and Robert Culp.  He continued to work on films appearing in, "The Manchurian Candidate" (1962) starring Frank Sinatra and Laurence Harvey and television programs as "Twilight Zone", "Columbo" starring Peter Falk and "Gunsmoke".  He is also known for playing Tantalus IV Penal Colony on the Star Trek Original Series episode, "Dagger of the Mind". 
 
Gregory also applied his talents to radio and commercial work.  His career has spanned over half a century.  James lived with his beloved wife, Anne Gregory for the last fifty four years of his life in Sedona, Arizona.    

James Gregory passed away on September 17th, 2002 in Sedona, Arizona of natural causes. 
 
 
Filmography

1979  The Main Event
1975  Strongest Man In The Town
1971  The $1,000,000 Duck
1971  Shoot Out
1971  The Late Liz
1970  Beneath the Planet of the Apes
1970  The Hawaiins
1969  The Love God
1968  Secret War of Harry Frigg 
1967  The Ambushers
1967  Clambake
1966  The Silencers
1966  Murderer’s Row
1965  Sons of Katie Elder
1965  A Rage To Live
1964  A Distant Trumpet
1964  Quick, Before It Melts
1963  Captain Newman, M.D.
1963  Twilight of Honor
1963  PT-109
1963  The Great Escape
1962  Two Weeks In Another Town
1962  Manchurian Candidate
1961  X-15
1959-1961  The Lawless Years
1959  Al Capone
1959  Hey Boy! Hey Girl!
1958  Onionhead
1958  Underwater Warrior
1957  Young Stranger
1957  Nightfall
1957  Gun Glory
1957  The Big Caper
1956  Scarlet Hour
1951  The Frogmen
1948  Naked City 





Matinee Classics -  2 Weeks in Another Town starring Kirk Douglas, Edward G. Robinson, Cyd Charisse, George Hamilton, Claire Trevor, James Gregory, George Macready, Erich von Storheim and Leslie Uggams
Matinee Classics - Al Capone starring Rod Steiger, Fay Spain, James Gregory, Martin Balsam, Nehemiah Persoff, Murvyn Vye, Robert Gist, Lewis Charles, Joe De Santis, Sandy Kenyon, Raymond Bailey, Al Ruscio, Louis Quinn, Ron Soble and Steve Gravers
Matinee Classics - Barney Miller starring Hal Linden, Barbara Barrie, Abe Vigoda, Max Gail, Ron Glass, Jack Soo, Gregory Sierra, James Gregory, Steve Landesberg and Ron Carey
Matinee Classics - Clambake starring Elvis Presley, Shelley Fabares, Will Hutchins, Bill Bixby, Gary Merrill, James Gregory, Teri Garr and Marj Dusay
Matinee Classics - PT 109 starring Cliff Robertson, Ty Hardin, James Gregory, Robert Culp, Grant Williams, Lew Gallo, Errol John, Michael Pate, Robert Blake, William Douglas, Biff Elliot, Norman Fell, Sam Gilman, Clyde Howdy, Buzz Martin, James McCallion, Joseph Gallison, Lew Gallo, Sammy Reese, Glenn Sipes, John Ward and David Whorf
Matinee Classics - Onionhead starring Andy Griffith, Felicia Farr, Walter Matthau, Erin O'Brien, James Gregory, Joey Bishop, Roscoe Karns, Claude Akins and Ray Danton


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