Donald Briggs (January 28, 1911 – February 3, 1986) was an American actor, who appeared in over 75 films and television shows between the 1930s and 1970s.
Briggs in Fit for a King, 1937
|Died||February 3, 1986 (aged 75)|
|Other names||Don Briggs|
|Occupation||Actor: Film and television|
|Spouse(s)||Audrey Christie (?-1986 (his death), one son)|
These are a few of the films he worked in.
- The Wheeler Dealers (1963) as Len Fink
- Dr. Kildare Goes Home (1940) as Mr. Brownlee
- Men Against the Sky (1940) as Dick Allerton
- Hot Steel (1940) as George Barnes
- Outside the Three-Mile Limit (1940) as Jimmy Rothacker
- Dreaming Out Loud (1940) as Will Danielson
- Made for Each Other (1939) as Carter
- The Forgotten Woman (1939) as District Attorney [David] Burke
- Unexpected Father (1939) as Allen Rand
- Panama Lady (1939) as Roy
- Ex-Champ (1939) as Jeffrey Grey
- The Beloved Brat (1938) as Jerome Williams
- Crime School (1938) as New Doctor
- Blondes at Work (1938) as Maitland Greer
- Men Are Such Fools (1938) as George Onslow
- Love, Honor and Behave (1938) as Yale tennis coach
- The First Hundred Years (1938) as William Regan
- They Won't Forget (1937) as Harmon [Drake]
- Man of the People (1937) as Baldwin
- Fit for a King (1937) as Prince Michael
- Submarine D-1 (1937) as Instructor
- All American Sweetheart (1937) as Johnny Ames
- Captains Courageous (1937) as Bob Tyler
- Love Before Breakfast (1936) as Stuart Farnum
- Show Boat (1936) as Press agent
- Dangerous Waters (1936) as Quartermaster
- After the Thin Man (1936) as Reporter
- The Adventures of Frank Merriwell (1936)
Selected television credits
These are just some of the television shows he worked on.
- Naked City (1961), Mr. Bagger
- Police Story (1975)
- Here's Lucy; Lucy the Crusader (1970), Mr. Huntington
- Lancer; Angel Day and Her Sunshine Girls (1969), Marshal Thurman (as Don Briggs)
- Bonanza; Erin (1969), Clint Murray (as Don Briggs)
- Batman; Caught in the Spider's Den (1967), Irving Irving (as Don Briggs)
- My Favorite Martian; Who's Got a Secret? (1965), General (as Don Briggs)
- The Wild Wild West; The Night of the Fatal Trap (1965), Sheriff Cantrell (as Don Briggs)
- Hazel; Champagne Tony (1965), Bill Gollard (as Don Briggs)
- Gunsmoke; Hammerhead (1964), Deggers (as Don Briggs)
- The Fugitive; When the Bough Breaks (1964), Whit Pearson
- The Lucy Show (1962-3), Eddie Collins (as Don Briggs)
- Captain Video and His Video Rangers; The Swordsmen of Lyra (1955), Tor (as Don Briggs)
- Lux Video Theatre; This Is Jimmy Merrill (1953), Scott Henderson (as Don Briggs)
- Hallmark Hall of Fame; Joan of Arc (1952), (as Don Briggs)
- Suspense (1949–1951); (as Don Briggs)
- The Web; For Laura (1951), (as Don Briggs)
- Pulitzer Prize Playhouse; The Canton Story (1950), (as Don Briggs)
- Stage 13 (1950)
- "Donald Briggs". IMDb.
- Lyon, Herb (April 8, 1959). "Tower Ticker". Chicago Tribune. p. Part 3 - Page 2. Retrieved 3 June 2015.
- French, Jack & Siegel, David S. (eds.) (2014). Radio Rides the Range: A Reference Guide to Western Drama on the Air, 1929-1967. McFarland & Company, Inc. ISBN 978-0-7864-7146-1. P. 44.
- "'Sleuth'". Harrisburg Telegraph. December 7, 1946. p. 19. Retrieved April 26, 2015 – via Newspapers.com.
- Dunning, John (1998). On the Air: The Encyclopedia of Old-Time Radio (Revised ed.). New York, NY: Oxford University Press. pp. 9-10. ISBN 978-0-19-507678-3. Retrieved 2019-09-22.
The Adventures of Frank Merriwell, juvenile adventure.
- "Filmography for Donald Briggs". Turner Classic Movies.