Edward Binns

Edward Binns

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Edward Binns (September 12, 1916 – December 4, 1990) was an American stage, film, and television actor. He had a wide-spanning career in film and television, often portraying competent, hard working, and purposeful characters in his various roles. Binns was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. One of the first members of the newly formed Actors Studio, Binns began studying with Elia Kazanin the fall of 1947. After appearing in a number of Broadway plays, Binns began appearing in films in the early 1950s. Some of his notable roles include playing Juror #6 in 12 Angry Men and Lieutenant GeneralWalter Bedell Smith in the Academy Award-winning film Patton (1970). Binns featured in Alfred Hitchcock's North by Northwest as a police detective. He played a key role as bomber pilot Colonel Grady in the 1964 film Fail-Safe. Binns also appeared in dozens of television programs including NBC's legal drama Justice, Rod Cameron's syndicated State Trooper, the syndicated adventure series Whirlybirds, the ABC/Warner Brotherswestern series, The Dakotas, the ABC rodeo drama, Stoney Burke, and ABC's war drama 12 O'Clock High. He was cast in CBS's Richard Diamond, Private Detective (as Larrabee in the 1958 episode "Pension Plan"), The Investigators and Thriller (U.S. TV series). Binns appeared as Colonel Robert Baldwin with June Allyson as his screen wife, Eleanor Baldwin, in the 1961 episode "Without Fear" of Allyson's CBS anthology series, The DuPont Show with June Allyson. Also that year he made two guest appearances on Perry Mason, first as Lloyd Castle in "The Case of the Angry Dead Man," then as Charles Griffin in "The Case of the Malicious Mariner," and in an episode of The Asphalt Jungle. He had a leading role in Rod Serling's The Twilight Zone in the 1960 episode "I Shot an Arrow into the Air". Binns also appeared in two episodes of ABC's The Untouchables as gunman Steve Ballard and in a later episode as a doctor. He was a cast member of CBS's The Nurses from 1962 through 1964. He appeared in an episode of the ABC espionage drama Blue Light early in 1966, and in ABC's It Takes a Thief (1969–1970) with Robert Wagner. Binns also appeared in one episode of the ABC series A Man Called Shenandoah, with Robert Horton, as General Korshak on CBS's M*A*S*H, in an episode of NBC's The Brian Keith Show, and in three episodes of ABC's The Fugitive. His distinctive voice was also heard in hundreds of radio and television commercials. Binns died from a heart attack at the age of seventy-four while traveling from New York City to his home inConnecticut. His ashes were scattered at his residence.
Known For: Acting
Birthday: 1916-09-12
Place of Birth: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Also Known As: Ed Binns, Eddie Binns, Edwards Binns, Edwared Binns

Movies List of Edward Binns

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Portland Exposé

1957 Movie
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Vice Squad

1953 Movie
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The Power Within

1979 Movie
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A Public Affair

1962 Movie
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The Price of a Life

1967 Movie
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The Tell-Tale Heart

1971 Movie
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Night Moves

1975 Movie
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Young and Dangerous

1957 Movie
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After School

1988 Movie
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F.D.R.: The Last Year

1980 Movie
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Without Warning!

1952 Movie
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Oliver's Story

1978 Movie
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Lovin' Molly

1974 Movie
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Diary of the Dead

1976 Movie
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Fireball Forward

1972 Movie
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Fail Safe

1964 Movie
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Chubasco

1967 Movie
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12 Angry Men

1957 Movie
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Curse of the Undead

1959 Movie
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The Verdict

1982 Movie
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The Scarlet Hour

1956 Movie
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The Pilot

1980 Movie
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Desire in the Dust

1960 Movie
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Heller in Pink Tights

1960 Movie
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The Man in the Net

1959 Movie
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Teresa

1951 Movie
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The Sheriff

1971 Movie
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Compulsion

1959 Movie
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Judgment at Nuremberg

1961 Movie
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North by Northwest

1959 Movie
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Patterns

1956 Movie
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Halls of Montezuma

1951 Movie
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Patton

1970 Movie