Dan Tobin

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Dan Tobin (October 19, 1910 – November 26, 1982) was an American supporting actor who generally played gentle, urbane characters, sometimes with a concealed edge of malice.

Tobin's most memorable roles were as the overbearing male secretary, Gerald, in Woman of the Year (1942), and the top-billed scientist in Orson Welles' innovative Peabody Award-winning unsold television pilot, The Fountain of Youth, filmed in 1956 and televised once two years later as an installment of NBC's Colgate Theatre.

The Internet Movie Database lists 96 television and film acting roles for Tobin over a career spanning from 1939 to 1977. He became a regular during the final season of Perry Mason as the proprietor of "Clay's Grill". He made a prior appearance in 1964 as Dickens the butler in "The Case of the Scandalous Sculptor."

He was married to Jean Holloway from 1951 to his death in 1982.

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