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Bissell appeared in four episodes of "The Rifleman" ―
Patsy' as Sam Barrows the Barber, the man who Sully Hobbs and his gang were
terrorizing ― 'The
Fourflusher' as Gabe Fenway,
the sharecropper for local landlord Preston,
who plans to run
his quarter horse Sapphire in a local horse race ―
'The Hangman' as Volney
Adams who is accused of killing Eban Muchen ―
'Long Gun from Tucson'
as Henry Waller, the Gunsmith who was scared to face Holliver and his men.
Years later he starred with Chuck in
Soylent Green as
Santini. He was a regular in Bachelor Father and The
Time Tunnel as Lt. General Heywood Kirk. I remember this show
and him in it, how about you? Another Untouchable guest
star. He played the Psychiatrist to Santa in Miracle on 34th
Street. He is known for playing the evil scientist in I Was
A Teenage Werewolf. He turned Michael Landon into a werewolf. Chamlee the undertaker in
The Magnificent Seven. He was in
The Creature of the Black Lagoon. I remember going to see
this in the theater, it was in 3-D.
He starred in the original and
one of the remakes of the The Time Machine.
He also served on the Screen Actors Guild board of directors for 18
years and represented the actor's branch in the Academy of Motion
Picture Arts and Sciences board of governors. He has starred in over
200 movies and a numerous amount of TV shows.
I tip my cowgirl hat to you Whit Bissell!
Whit Bissell was born October 25, 1909 in New York, New York
Birth Name: Whitner Nutting Bissell
He died March 5 1996 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California of Parkinson's disease
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