Thayer David

Thayer David
1927 - 1978

Thayer David  American Actor


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Thayer David was previously married to Valerie French (1969 - 1975).


American Actor Thayer David was born David Thayer Hersey on 4th March, 1927 in Medford, Massachusetts, USA and passed away on 17th Jul 1978 New York City, New York, USA aged 51. He is most remembered for Rocky. His zodiac sign is Pisces.

Thayer David is a member of the following lists: American film actors, American television actors and American stage actors.


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First Name Thayer
Last Name David
Full Name at Birth David Thayer Hersey
Alternative Name Thayer David
Age 51 (age at death) years
Birthday 4th March, 1927
Birthplace Medford, Massachusetts, USA
Died 17th July, 1978
Place of Death New York City, New York, USA
Cause of Death Heart Attack
Build Average
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
University Harvard University (dropped out)
Occupation Text Actor
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Rocky
Year(s) Active 1950-1975, 1950-1978, 1950–1978
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Thayer David (born David Thayer Hersey; March 4, 1927 – July 17, 1978) was an American film, stage and television actor. He was best known for his work on the ABC serial Dark Shadows (1966–1971), and as the fight promoter Miles Jergens in the film Rocky (1976). He also appeared
as Count Saknussemm in the film Journey to the Center of the Earth (1959) and as Dragon in The Eiger Sanction (1975). His raspy distinctive voice narrated many voice-overs in commercials and instructional films.

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Thayer David51 PiscesActor
Valerie French62 PiscesActress


Nero Wolfe1979Nero WolfeTV Movie
House Calls1978Phil PogostinMovie
Fun with Dick and Jane1977DeaconMovie
Sudden Death1977HauserMovie
Roots1977HarlanTV Show
The Amazing Howard Hughes1977Floyd OdlumTV Movie
The Rhinemann Exchange1977Howard OliverTV Show
Washington: Behind Closed Doors1977Elmer MorseTV Show
The Amazing Spider-Man1977Edward ByronTV Show
The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries1977GoldmanTV Show
Peeper1976Frank PrendergastMovie
The Duchess and the Dirtwater Fox1976WiddicombeMovie
Francis Gary Powers: The True Story of the U-2 Spy Incident1976Nikita KhrushchevTV Movie
Charlie's Angels1976Ron MeekerTV Show
Fore Play1975GeneralMovie
Hearts of the West1975Bank ManagerMovie
The Eiger Sanction1975DragonMovie
Ellery Queen1975Marcus HallidayTV Show
Starsky and Hutch1975George FeltonTV Show
Switch1975Paul BerrymanTV Show
The Invisible Man1975Jack PiersonTV Show
The Secret Night Caller1975Mr. HenryTV Movie
The Missiles of October1974Narrator (uncredited)TV Movie
Get Christie Love!1974Dr. BryanTV Show
Petrocelli1974Arnold MacIverTV Show
The Rockford Files1974Carl BirrellTV Show
Happy Mother's Day, Love George1973Minister PollardMovie
Save the Tiger1973Charlie RobbinsMovie
The Werewolf of Washington1973InspectorMovie
Harry O1973Peter MacNamaraTV Show
Kojak1973Mr. B, TyroneTV Show
Savages1972Otto Nurder, a CapitalistMovie
The Stoolie1972LattimoreMovie
Night of Dark Shadows1971Rev. StrackMovie
Columbo1971ClerkTV Show
House of Dark Shadows1970Professor T. Eliot StokesMovie
Little Big Man1970Rev. PendrakeMovie
Dead of Night: A Darkness at Blaisedon1969Seth BlakelyTV Movie
Hawaii Five-O1968Doyle WestonTV Show
The Crucible1967Thomas PutnamTV Movie
Dark Shadows1966Ben Stokes, Opening Voiceover, Professor Timothy StokesTV Show
Lamp at Midnight1966MaginiTV Movie
The Trials of O'Brien1965Regis ThurlowTV Show
The Wild Wild West1965Cortez, Hannibal EgloffTV Show
The DuPont Show of the Week1961Gerald WoltersTV Show
The Story of Ruth1960HedakMovie
Family Classics: The Three Musketeers1960Monsieur de TrevilleTV Movie
Journey to the Center of the Earth1959Count SaknussemmMovie
A Time to Love and a Time to Die1958Oscar BindingMovie
Wolf Larsen1958MugridgeMovie
Baby Face Nelson1957ConnellyMovie
Goodyear Theatre1957TV Show
Suspicion1957TurkoTV Show
The DuPont Show of the Month1957Dr. FentonTV Show
Matinee Theatre1955TV Show
G.E. True Theater1953TV Show
The United States Steel Hour1953Andre GirardTV Show
The Catholic Hour1953BishopTV Show
Schlitz Playhouse1951ProsserTV Show
Armstrong Circle Theatre1950Mr. FenwickTV Show
That Young Couple1950TV Show
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