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Woodrow Parfrey ACTOR


Woodrow Parfrey was born on October 5th, 1922 in New York City, New York with the birth name Sydney Woodrow Parfrey.  As a teenager he became an orphan and later joined the military during World War II where he became injured while fighting at the Battle of the Bulge and was captured by he Germans.  He was later freed and after World War II, he began pursuing a career as an actor.
He received his acting training from Erwin Piscator at the New School for Social Research.  Parfrey began his work as a stage actor appearing on Broadway between the 1940's and 1950's in such productions as, "Advise and Consent".  He later began breaking into the film and television industry.
Some of his television credits included, "The Man From U.N.C.L.E.", "Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea", "Time Express", "Perry Mason", "Breaking Point", "Gunsmoke", "Have Gun - Will Travel", "Combat!", "That Girl", "Adam-12", "Bonanza", "Room 222", "Ironside", "Chase", Police Story" and "Quincy, M.E." among many others.
In addition to mostly television work, he did also appear in a number of feature films, some of which were, "Suspense" (1964), "Planet of the Apes" (1968) starring Charlton Heston, Roddy McDowall, James Whitmore and Kim Hunter, "Dirty Harry" (1971) starring Clint Eastwood and Harry Guardino, "Charley Varrick" (1973) starring Walter Matthau, Joe Don Baker and Felicia Farr, "Papillon" (1973) starring Steve McQueen, Dustin Hoffman and Anthony Zerbe and "Bronco Billy" (1980) starring Clint Eastwood and Sondra Locke.
Woodrow Parfrey married only once to Rosa Ellovich in 1950 and they had four children together and remained married until he passed away on July 29th, 1984 in Los Angeles, California after suffering from a heart attack. 

1984   The Yellow Rose 

1984   Remington Steele

1983   Bay City Blues

1976-1983  Quincy, M.E.

1983   The Sting II 
1983   The Fall Guy 

1982   Frances 

1982   Bring 'Em Back Alive
1982   Jinxed!

1982   CBS Afternoon Playhouse 

1982   Mr. Merlin 
1982   The Seduction 

1981   Code Red 

1981   Pals 
1980   Flo

1980   Used Cars

1980   Bronco Billy 
1980   Carny 

1979   Vega$

1979   Barnaby Jones
1979   The Tenth Month 

1979   Time Express 

1979   Backstairs at the White House 
1979   Dallas

1979   The Incredible Journey of Doctor Meg Laurel

1978   WKRP in Cincinnati
1978   B.J. and the Bear

1978   The New Maverick 

1978   The Seniors
1978   ABC Afterschool Specials

1978   Baretta

1978   Police Woman 
1978   When Every Day Was the Fourth of July 

1978   Little House on the Prairie 
1977   Charlie's Angels

1977   The Tony Randall Show 

1977   Kojak
1977   Eight Is Enough

1975-1977  Police Story 

1976   Arthur Hailey's the Moneychangers 
1976   The Outlaw Josey Wales

1976   The Return of the World's Greatest Detective
1976   Stay Hungry

1976   Jigsaw John

1976   Ellery Queen
1976   The Blue Knight

1975   Valley Forge

1975   The Family Holvak
1975   Hearts of the West 

1975   Lucas Tanner

1975   Get Christie Love! 
1975   The Big Rip-Off

1971-1975  McCloud 

1975   The Family Nobody Wanted 
1968-1975  Mannix 

1973-1975  The Rookies

1974   Movin' On 
1974   This Is the West That Was

1973-1974  The Streets of San Francisco 

1974   Planet of the Apes 

1974   Insight 

1974   Melvin Purvis G-MAN 
1974   The Fess Parker Show 

1974   Firehouse 

1974   The Girl with Something Extra
1973-1974  Chase

1974   Good Times 

1972-1974  Ironside 
1973   Maude

1973   Papillon 

1973   The New Perry Mason
1973   The Alpha Caper 

1973   Charley Varrick

1973   Oklahoma Crude
1973   Wheeler and Murdoch

1973   Kung Fu 

1973   The New Temperatures Rising Show 
1973   Hunter 

1972   The New Dick Van Dyke Show 

1969-1972  The Mod Squad 
1970-1972  Room 222

1972   No Place to Run

1972   A Very Missing Person
1972   Cade's County

1966-1972  Bonanza

1967-1972  Mission: Impossible
1971   Dirty Harry 

1971   The Waltons

1971   Men at Law 
1971   Alias Smith and Jone

1970-1971  Adam-12 

1971   The High Chaparral
1971   Cold Turkey 

1971   Sam Hill: Who Killed Mr. Foster?

1971   The F.B.I. 
1971   The Most Deadly Game 

1971   The Homecoming: A Christmas Story 

1970   Crowhaven Farm 
1968-1970  That Girl 

1970   The Bill Cosby Show

1970   The Andersonville Trial
1969-1970  The Name of the Game

1968-1970  The Doris Day Show 

1969-1970  Mayberry R.F.D. 
1970   The Movie Murderer

1970   Love, American Style

1970   Hastings Corner
1969   Silent Night, Lonely Night

1969   The Good Guys

1969   Daniel Boone
1969   Wake Me When the War Is Over

1969   Sam Whiskey 

1969   Lancer
1965-1969  I Dream of Jeannie

1968   The Sunshine Patriot

1968   Judd for the Defense 
1968   Bewitched 

1968   Madigan 

1962-1968  The Virginian
1968   Planet of the Apes

1968   How to Save a Marriage and Ruin Your Life 

1967   Felony Squad

1967   The Flying Nun

1966-1967  Iron Horse
1967   The Second Hundred Years

1967   Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea

1967   Lost in Space 
1965-1967  Hogan's Heroes

1967   The Flim-Flam Man 

1967   The King's Pirate 
1966-1967  Occasional Wife 

1967   Get Smart 

1964-1966  The Man from U.N.C.L.E. 
1966   Please Don't Eat the Daisies

1966   Batman 

1966   Family Affair
1966   Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre

1965-1966  Death Valley Days 

1966   Scalplock

1966   A Man Called Shenandoah

1966   Honey West
1966   My Favorite Martian

1965   The Legend of Jesse James

1965   The War Lord 
1964-1965  The Fugitive 

1965   Mister Roberts 

1963-1965  The Farmer's Daughter
1965   Laredo 

1965   The Munsters

1965   No Time for Sergeants
1964   The Rogues 

1964   Profiles in Courage 

1964   Hazel
1964   Tom, Dick and Mary

1964   Summer Playhouse 

1964   The Richard Boone Show 
1964   Suspense 

1964   The Great Adventure 

1963   Combat
1963   Breaking Point 

1962-1963  Perry Mason 

1963   Temple Houston
1963   Cattle King 

1963   The Dakotas

1963 1963  The Untouchables
1963   Have Gun - Will Travel

1963   Gunsmoke

1962   Sam Benedict
1962   The Wide Country

1961-1962  The Defenders

1959-1961  Naked City  
1960-1961  Armstrong Circle Theatre 

1961   Westinghouse Presents: The Dispossessed 
1961   'Way Out 

1961   Tallahassee 7000 

1961   The Million Dollar Incident 
1961   Macbeth

1960   The Robert Herridge Theater

1960   The DuPont Show of the Month
1959   Play of the Week 

1959   Startime 

1959   Brenner 
1957   Johnny Gunman 

1957   So Lovely... So Deadly

1957   Robert Montgomery Presents
1956   The Kaiser Aluminum Hour 

1956   Kraft Theatre 

1956   Studio One in Hollywood 
1954   Ponds Theater

1950   Danger

Matinee Classics - Bronco Billy starring Clint Eastwood, Sondra Locke, Geoffrey Lewis, Scatman Crothers, Bill McKinney, Sam Bottoms, Dan Vadis, Sierra Pecheur, Walter Barnes, Woodrow Parfrey, Beverlee McKinsey, Doug McGrath, Hank Worden, Tessa Richarde, William Prince and Merle Haggard
Matinee Classics - Planet of the Apes starring Charlton Heston, Roddy McDowall, Kim Hunter, Maurice Evans, James Whitmore, James Daly, Linda Harrison, Robert Gunner, Lou Wagner, Woodrow Parfrey, Jeff Burton, Buck Kartalian, Norman Burton, Wright King and Paul Lambert

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