Alden, Norman 1924–(Norm Alden)

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ALDEN, Norman 1924
(Norm Alden)


Born September 13, 1924, in Forth Worth, TX.

Career: Actor and voiceover artist. Played Lou the mechanic in series of commercials for AC Delco.


Film Appearances:

Sam Russo, The Walking Target, United Artists, 1960.

Corporal Lester "Merc" Davenport, Operation Bottleneck, United Artists, 1961.

Barney Haines, Secret of Deep Harbor, United Artists, 1961.

Bo Wetzel, Portrait of a Mobster, Warner Bros., 1961.

Football player, The Nutty Professor (also known as Dr. Jerkyll and Mr. Hyde ), Paramount, 1963.

Voice of Kay, The Sword in the Stone, Buena Vista, 1963.

John Screaming Eagle, Man's Favorite Sport?, Universal, 1964.

Bully at the gym, The Patsy, Paramount, 1964.

Dubin, Bedtime Story, Universal, 1964.

Title role, Andy, MCA/Universal, 1965.

Pat, Red Line 7000, Paramount, 1965.

Medic, The Wild Angels, American International Pictures, 1966.

Sergeant Schmidtmer, First to Fight, Warner Bros., 1967.

Warren, Good Times, Columbia, 1967.

MP lieutenant, The Devil's Brigade, United Artists, 1968.

Frenchy, Chubasco, Warner Bros./Seventh Arts, 1968.

Guthrie, Killers Three, American International Pictures, 1968.

Herbert Herpgruve, Fever Heat, Paramount, 1968.

The Great Gregory (balloonist), The Great Bank Robbery, Warner Bros./Seven Arts, 1969.

Mitch, All the Loving Couples (also known as All the Loving Neighbors ), 1969.

Major Truman Landon, Tora! Tora! Tora!, Twentieth CenturyFox, 1970.

Policeman, Ben, Cinerama Releasing Corp., 1972.

Katzen, Where Does It Hurt?, Cinerama Releasing Corp., 1972.

Horrible Hank Hopkins, Kansas City Bomber, MetroGoldwynMayer, 1972.

The Hindenburg, Universal, 1975.

McPherson, I Never Promised You a Rose Garden, New World Pictures, 1977.

Coach Alvin Parks, SemiTough, United Artists, 1977.

Dr. Putnam, Cloud Dancer, Blossom Pictures, 1980.

Willie Lambert, Borderline, Associated Film Distribution, 1980.

Lou Curruthers, Cafe 50's manager, Back to the Future, MCA/Universal, 1985.

Voice of Kranix/Arblus, The Transformers: The Movie (animated; also known as Matrix Forever, Transformers the Movie: Mokushiroku Matrix yo eien ni, The Transformers, and Transformers: Matrix yo eien ni ), De Laurentiis Entertainment Group, 1986.

Coach Elam, Off the Mark (also known as Crazy Legs ), Fries Entertainment, 1986.

Foreman, They Live (also known as John Carpenter's They Live and They Live! ), MCA/Universal, 1988.

Officer Fondulac, Cutting Class, Republic Pictures Home Video, 1989.

Bartender, Roller Blade Warriors: Taken by Force (also known as Power Blade Warriors: Taken by Force and Roller Blade Warriors ), Raedon Video, 1989.

Cameraman Bill, Ed Wood, Buena Vista, 1994.

Truck driver, Patch Adams, MCA/Universal, 1998.

Babbling man, KPAX, MCA/Universal, 2001.

Television Appearances; Series:

Pulaski, Hennesey, CBS, 19601962.

Captain Horton, Rango, ABC, 1967.

Tom Williams, My Three Sons, ABC, 19701971.

Voice of Aquaman, SuperFriends (animated), ABC, 1973.

Voice of Henry "Hank" McSummers, Devlin, ABC, 1974.

Al Cassidy, Fay, NBC, 1975.

Coach Leroy Fedder, Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman, syndicated, 1976.

Frank Heflin, head of Crimescope, Electra Woman and Dyna Girl, ABC, 19761977.

Voice of Aquaman/Arthur Curry, The AllNew SuperFriends Hour (animated; also known as SuperFriends II ), ABC, 1977.

King Hussein, Capitol, CBS, 19861987.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Carl, the first thug, The Pigeon, ABC, 1969.

Sheriff Glenn, The Psychiatrist: God Bless the Children (also known as Children of the Lotus Eater ), NBC, 1970.

Dilworth, The Trackers (also known as No Trumpets, No Drums ), ABC, 1971.

Doc Potter, Cry Panic, ABC, 1974.

Captain Parker, Terror on the 40th Floor (also known as The Blazing Tower ), NBC, 1974.

Max Machon, Ring of Passion (also known as Countdown to the Big One ), NBC, 1978.

Les Hollister, No Other Love, CBS, 1979.

Lieutenant Al DeNisco, Samurai, ABC, 1979.

Zako, Back to the Planet of the Apes (also known as The New Planet of the Apes ), 1981.

Coach, Desperate Lives, CBS, 1982.

Mr. Pegem, California Girls, ABC, 1985.

Ray Arcel, Heart of a Champion: The Ray Mancini Story, CBS, 1985.

Norman, Sunday Drive, ABC, 1986.

Beller, Destination: America, ABC, 1987.

Captain Necker, Man against the Mob (also known as Trouble in the City of Angels ), NBC, 1988.

Mob boss #1, Lady Mobster, ABC, 1988.

Man against the Mob: The Chinatown Murders, NBC, 1989.

Carl Casey, Night of the Wolf, Animal Planet, 2002.

Television Appearances; Specials:

The Runaways, ABC, 1974.

Brown, The Honorable Sam Houston, ABC, 1975.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Mitchell, "Cannon: Parts 1 & 2," Cannon, CBS, 1971.

Red Harris, Murdock's Gang, CBS, 1973.

Winston Barlow, Jerry's bank employer, Jerry, CBS, 1974.

Boomer Landis, The Fess Parker Show, CBS, 1974.

Augie Plant, the father, The Plant Family, CBS, 1978.

Pete, Flamingo Road, NBC, 1980.

Johnny Ringo, Wyatt Earp: Return to Tombstone, CBS, 1994.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Water department worker, "Water Anyone?," Leave It to Beaver, CBS, 1957.

Pierre Manelli, "The Marvelous Manellis," Circus Boy, ABC, 1957.

Frank Fullem, "Threat to a Happy Ending," The 20th CenturyFox Hour, 1957.

Black Claw, "The Foot Soldier," The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin, ABC, 1958.

"Bernadette," Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse, 1958.

Black Cloud, "Apache Stampede," The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin, ABC, 1959.

"The Luck of O'Hara," The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin, ABC, 1959.

Darrel Read, "The Case of the Deadly Toy," Perry Mason, CBS, 1959.

"The Lion and the Mouse," The Lawless Years, NBC, 1959.

"Framed," The Lawless Years, NBC, 1959.

Devil, "They Shall Not Pass," Mr. Lucky, CBS, 1959.

One of Nitti's hoods, "The Empty Chair," The Untouchables, 1959.

"Poor Lilli, Sweet Lilli," Philip Marlowe, ABC, 1960.

(As Norm Alden) Barry Carlton, "Little Egypt," The Untouchables, ABC, 1960.

Mitch, "His Maiden Voyage," Mr. Lucky, CBS, 1960.

John Pekula, also known as John Henry Whitmore, "Head of Fire, Feet of Clay," The Untouchables, ABC, 1960.

(As Norm Alden) Poke, "Breed of Violence," Bonanza, NBC, 1960.

"Jack Goes to Gym," The Jack Benny Program, 1961.

"Ginny," The Lawless Years, NBC, 1961.

Johnny Ringo, "Just before the Battle," The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp, ABC, 1961.

Teller, "The Friendship," Bonanza, NBC, 1961.

Fred "Showboat" Jackson, "Comeback," Cain's Hundred, 1961.

Bernie, "Breakdown," Dr. Kildare, NBC, 1962.

Duff, "The Anvil Chorus," The Rifleman, ABC, 1962.

Jim Barton, "Sanctuary at Crystal Springs," The Dakotas, ABC, 1963.

Broken Mouth, "The Day of the Taboo Man," The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters, ABC, 1963.

Detective Harris, "Raffles No. 2," My Favorite Martian, CBS, 1963.

Carlton Owens, "The Law and Big Annie," Temple Houston, NBC, 1964.

Private Buford, "Silver Service," Combat!, ABC, 1964.

"Between the Rats and the Finks," Mr. Broadway, CBS, 1964.

Alec, "Get the Lead Out," The Cara Williams Show, CBS, 1964.

"Three Li'l Lambs," Ben Casey, ABC, 1965.

Frank Talbert, "Hate Me a Little," My Favorite Martian, CBS, 1965.

Sergeant Krebs, "Happiness Is a Warm Sergeant," Hogan's Heroes, CBS, 1965.

Mark Hodges, "The Man's Men," Burke's Law (also known as Amos Burke: Secret Agent ), CBS, 1965.

"How Brillig, O, Beamish Boy?," Honey West, ABC, 1966.

"Like Visions and Omens ... and All That Jazz," Honey West, ABC, 1966.

(As Norm Alden) Tom Strongbow, "The Battle of Mayberry," The Andy Griffith Show, CBS, 1966.

Dave McCovey, "Take Two Aspirin," Family Affair, CBS, 1966.

District attorney, "The Death of Buddy Overstreet," Run, Buddy, Run, 1966.

Lookout, "Batman Sets the Pace," Batman, 1966.

Lookout, "The Joker Trumps an Ace," Batman, 1966.

Hank, "Howard, the Bowler," The Andy Griffith Show, CBS, 1967.

Jeff Bowden, "Guilty," The Big Valley, ABC, 1967.

Purlie Loftus, "Death Train," Gunsmoke, CBS, 1967.

Deke Franklin, "Wonder," Gunsmoke, CBS, 1967.

"The Secret of Hangtown Mine," The Guns of Will Sonnett, ABC, 1967.

(As Norm Alden) Benton, "Death Has Two Faces," The Iron Horse, ABC, 1967.

"Dinner for Mom," The Doris Day Show, CBS, 1968.

Parker, "Bad Man on Campus," The Mod Squad, ABC, 1968.

Berber, "The Night Riders," Gunsmoke, CBS, 1969.

Mike "What Price Valor?: Parts 1 & 2," Lassie, 1969.

Travers, "To Cage a Seagull," Mannix, CBS, 1970.

"Should Auld Acquaintance Be Forgot!," The Mod Squad, 1970.

"The Song of Willie," The Mod Squad, 1970.

Major Heintzen, "Rockets or Romance," Hogan's Heroes, CBS, 1971.

"The Armageddon Contract," Cade's Country, CBS, 1971.

(As Norm Alden) Cameron, "Rest in Peace, Somebody," Hawaii FiveO, CBS, 1971.

Amos Potter, "Gold Train: The Bullet: Parts 1 & 2," Gunsmoke, CBS, 1971.

"Love and the Particular Girl," Love, American Style, ABC, 1971.

George Collins, "Double Dead," Mission: Impossible, CBS, 1972.

"Love and the New You," Love, American Style, ABC, 1972.

"The Wizard," The F.B.I., ABC, 1972.

Lou Griswold, "See No Evil," Mannix, CBS, 1972.

Sergeant Dan Healy, SFPD, "The Bullet," The Streets of San Francisco, ABC, 1972.

Davey Ryan, "Tarnished Idol," The Rookies, ABC, 1973.

Sergeant Dan Healy, SFPD, "Beyond Vengeance," The Streets of San Francisco, ABC, 1973.

Sheriff Crossman, "The Praying Mantis Kills," Kung Fu, NBC, 1973.

Charles Baker, "West Valley Division," Adam12, syndicated, 1973.

Harry Tilden, "Night Flight to Murder," Cannon, CBS, 1973.

Tom Hart, "Lynch Town," Gunsmoke, CBS, 1973.

Voice of Green Arrow, "Gulliver's Gigantic Goof," SuperFriends (animated), 1973.

Voice of The Flash, "Too Hot to Handle," SuperFriends (animated), 1973.

Voice of Plastic Man, "Professor Goodfellow's G.E.E.C.," SuperFriends (animated), 1973.

Zako, "The Trap," Planet of the Apes, CBS, 1974.

"Game Plan," Mannix, CBS, 1974.

"Feedback," Marcus Welby, M.D., ABC, 1974.

Don Slater, "The Outsider," Apple's Way, CBS, 1974.

Timmer, "The Last Contract," Barnaby Jones, CBS, 1974.

Walt, "The Set Up," Cannon, CBS, 1975.

"Cliffy," The Rookies, ABC, 1975.

Sergeant John Hardwicke, "Something Worth Dying For: Part 1," Adam12, syndicated, 1975.

"The Nicest Guys on the Block," Kojak, CBS, 1975.

Stoneham, "Under the City," Baretta, ABC, 1976.

L. W. "Big Daddy" Dawson, "Big Daddy Dawson's Coming," Alice, 1976.

Randy Baine, "All Bets Off," McMillan and Wife, 1976.

"The Costa Rican Connection," Hunter, NBC, 1977.

"The Game," Young Dan'l Boone, CBS, 1977.

Buster, "Alice by Moonlight," Alice, CBS, 1977.

Louis Fluellen, "The Sammy Davis, Jr., Kidnap Caper," Charlie's Angels, ABC, 1977.

Admiral Edgar Summers, "I'm Dreaming of a Pink Christmas," Operation Petticoat, ABC, 1977.

"A Blow to the Head ... a Blow to the Heart," Quincy, M.E., 1977.

"Goodbye Mr. Kripps," Welcome Back, Kotter, ABC, 1978.

Senator Orloff, "Spy in the House," Dallas, CBS, 1978.

"Poor Little Rich Girl," Eight Is Enough, ABC, 1978.

Roland Eddy, "Heartaches of a Fool," The Rockford Files, CBS, 1978.

Buddy Owens, "Dandruff," Starsky and Hutch, ABC, 1978.

"Teammates," David CassidyMan Undercover, NBC, 1979.

Norman Finch, "The Medium," Barnaby Jones, CBS, 1979.

Mr. Jenkins, "Fear of Success," One Day at a Time, CBS, 1979.

Chief Lacey, "Deputy Dukes," The Dukes of Hazzard, CBS, 1979.

Coleman, "The Way to Live," Vega$, ABC, 1979.

Lou Meakin, "The Usurper," Vega$, ABC, 1979.

Chief Lacey, "The Ghost of General Lee," The Dukes of Hazzard, CBS, 1979.

P. J. Wilkes, "Dancin' Angels," Charlie's Angels, ABC, 1980.

Ralph, "Celebration/Captain Papa/Honeymoon Pressure," The Love Boat, ABC, 1980.

Coach, "Win One for the Gipper," The Fall Guy, ABC, 1981.

Jake Barnett, "Taxi Angels," Charlie's Angels, ABC, 1981.

"The Murder in Question," Nero Wolfe, Arts and Entertainment, 1981.

Robert Melton, "Dark Fire," Code Fire, ABC, 1981.

Al Demato, "Going for It," The Fall Guy, ABC, 1982.

Ernest Melbourne, "The Marriage Brokers," The Facts of Life, NBC, 1982.

Mr. David, "The Newlywed Game," The Greatest American Hero, ABC, 1982.

Inspector Ed Maloney, "A Small and Deadly War," The ATeam, NBC, 1983.

Sheriff Tim Keeler, "A Novel Way to Die," Matt Houston, ABC, 1983.

Coach, "Consulting Adults," Webster, ABC, 1983.

Mickey, "Steel," The ATeam, NBC, 1983.

Coach, "Win One for the Gipper?," The Fall Guy, 1983.

Detective Bitterman, "Love, Honor and Obey," Falcon Crest, 1983.

Detective Bitterman, "Deliberate Disclosure," Falcon Crest, 1983.

Detective Bitterman, "Broken Promises," Falcon Crest, 1983.

Harley Kelton, "Waltz of Death," Matt Houston, ABC, 1984.

Gun salesman, "The Voice: Part 3," Dynasty, ABC, 1984.

Deacon Mobley, "Pennies from a Dead Man's Eyes," Hardcastle and McCormack, ABC, 1984.

Jerry Walsh, "The Garbage Man," Hunter, NBC, 1985.

Lieutenant Zach Manson, "Breakpoint," Matt Houston, ABC, 1985.

Art Eastland, "Hacked to Pieces," Hill Street Blues, NBC, 1985.

"Hearing Is Believing," Crazy Like a Fox, CBS, 1986.

Mercer Hawthorne, "Keep the Home Fries Burning," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1986.

"The Beautiful & the Dead: Part 1," Hunter, NBC, 1986.

Roscoe, "To Sledge, with Love," Sledge Hammer!, 1986.

"The Shooting," Hooperman, ABC, 1987.

Officer Doyle, "Community Watch and See," Small Wonder, 1987.

Bart Kapper, "Mr. Penroy's Vacation," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1988.

Neil Patterson, "The Franklin Family," Valerie (also known as The Hogan Family ), NBC, 1990.

Tommy, "Time Served," Bodies of Evidence, CBS, 1992.

Older agent, "Agents," Tracey Takes On ... , HBO, 1998.

Voice of Aquaman, Sr., "Death Lives," Family Guy (animated), Fox, 2001.

Mr. Platt, "Port Chicago," JAG, NBC, 2002.