Alan Fudge

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Alan Fudge
Alan Fudge 1977.JPG
Fudge in 1977.
Born(1944-02-27)February 27, 1944
DiedOctober 10, 2011(2011-10-10) (aged 67)
Years active1972–2011
Spouse(s)Kathryn (Kathy) Jean Brown (1980–2011; his death); 3 children

Alan Fudge (February 27, 1944 – October 10, 2011) was an American actor known for being part of the cast of four television programs: Man from Atlantis, Eischied, Paper Dolls and Bodies of Evidence, along with a recurring role (eighteen appearances over eight years, as of 2005) on 7th Heaven.[citation needed]

Fudge was born in Wichita, Kansas. He moved to Tucson, Arizona at the age of five.

Fudge also appeared in many television movies which were based on popular series, such as Columbo: Columbo Goes to the Guillotine, Columbo: Columbo Goes to College, Matlock: The Witness Killings, and Murder, She Wrote: A Story to Die For.[citation needed]. He had a memorable turn as the title character in the M*A*S*H episode "Quo Vadis, Captain Chandler?," which was nominated for a Humanitas Prize.

Films in which he appeared include Airport 1975 (1974), Bug (1975), Capricorn One (1978), Chapter Two (1979), The Border (1982), Brainstorm (1983), The Natural (1984), My Demon Lover (1987) and Edward Scissorhands (1990).[citation needed]

He appeared on Broadway, including being part of the original cast of War and Peace at the Lyceum Theatre in 1967.[citation needed]

Fudge died at age 67, as a result of lung and liver cancer, on October 10, 2011.[1]


Year Title Role Notes
1973 Two People Fitzgerald
1974 The Man from Independence Mooney
1974 Airport 1975 Danton, Salt Lake Controller
1975 Bug Mark Ross
1976 Family Plot Helicopter Pilot Uncredited
1978 Capricorn One Capsule Communicator
1979 The Concorde ... Airport '79 FBI Agent TV version, Uncredited
1979 Chapter Two Lee Michaels
1982 The Border Hawker
1983 Brainstorm Robert Jenkins
1984 The Natural Ed Hobbs
1987 My Demon Lover Phil Janus
1989 Breaking In Detective #3
1990 Edward Scissorhands Loan Officer
1993 The Liars' Club Mr. Reynolds
1995 Galaxis Chief of Police
2001 The Man Who Wasn't There Dr. Diedrickson
2001 Net Worth


  1. ^ Dagan, Carmel (November 7, 2011). "Actor Alan Fudge dies at 67". Variety. Retrieved May 11, 2014.[dead link]

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