Phillip Pine

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Phillip Pine (July 16, 1920, Hanford, California - December 22, 2006) was an American film and television actor, writer, director, and producer.

In a career that spanned seven decades, Pine in 1955 portrayed the outlaw John Wesley Hardin in the ninth episode "John Wesley Hardin" of the ABC/Desilu western television series, The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp, starring Hugh O"Brian in the title role.[1] In a later episode of the same series in 1957, Pine again played Hardin, along with Mike Ragan as Clay Allison, Denver Pyle as Ben Thompson, and Mason Alan Dinehart as Bat Masterson, all of whom come to Earp's aid in a shootout with the owner and foreman of the Big T Ranch, Rance Purcell (Richard Devon) and Gus Andrews (Grant Withers).[2]

Pine appeared in a Wagon Train episode titled "The Ben Corutney Story" in 1958. He subsequently played the character Colonel Phillip Green in the classic Star Trek episode "The Savage Curtain". Pine was in the second episode of The Outer Limits entitled "The Hundred Days of the Dragon". He also appeared in two episodes of The Twilight Zone, "The Four of Us Are Dying", and "The Incredible World of Horace Ford". Pine appeared as mobster Jack Zuta in the third episode of The Untouchables titled "The Jake Lingle Killing"and in The Fugitive. He made a 1964 appearance as Phillip Stewart in the Perry Mason episode, "The Case of the Wednesday Woman." In 1967, Pine appeared in an episode of The Invaders entitled "Genesis". Pine also appeared in an episode of "Rawhide" entitled "Incident at Dangerfield Dip". He also played a gangster known only as "Mark" in Irving Lerner's film noir classic, Murder by Contract.

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  1. ^ ""John Wesley Hardin", November 1, 1955". Internet Movie Data Base. Retrieved March 6, 2014. 
  2. ^ ""The Time for All Good Men", June 4, 1957". Internet Movie Data Base. Retrieved April 18, 2014. 

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