Herb Voland

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Herb Voland
Herb Voland 1966.jpg
Voland in 1966
Born Herbert Maurice Voland
October 2, 1918
New Rochelle, New York
Died April 26, 1981(1981-04-26) (aged 62)
Riverside, California
Other names Herbert Voland
Occupation Actor

Herb Voland was born on October 2, 1918, in New Rochelle, New York, USA as Herbert Maurice Voland. He was best known for his various roles on the sitcom Bewitched, as General Crandell Clayton on the sitcom M*A*S*H during Seasons 1 and 2 and the film Airplane! (1980).

Career[edit]

Voland started his professional acting career on the Broadway stage, where his credits include Farewell, Farewell Eugene (1960) and Someone Waiting (1955).[1]

Later he became known for his prolific portrayal of characters on 1960s and 1970s television that were most commonly gruff executives, huff-and-puff military brass or policemen; either in light sitcoms or crime dramas.

As a member of the cast of television programs, he played Neil Ogilvie on Arnie,[2] Fred Hammond on Love on a Rooftop,[2]:629 General Brandon Clayton on M*A*S*H,[2]:663 Harry Masterson on Mr. Deeds Goes to Town,[2]:700 and Dr. Butler on The Mothers-in-Law.[2]:718

Personal life[edit]

Voland was also the father of television actor Mark Voland.

Death[edit]

Voland died of a stroke on April 26, 1981, in Riverside, California, and his ashes were scattered at sea.

Filmography[edit]

1952
  • The Hunter (TV series) – "Rendezvous in Prague" – Voralov
1957
1960
  • The Robert Herridge Theater (TV series) – "The Lottery" – Mr. Adams
  • The Iceman Cometh (TV movie) – Moran
  • Play of the Week (TV series) – "The Iceman Cometh: Parts 1 & 2" – Moran
1961
  • Naked City (TV series) – "Sweet Prince of Delancey Street" – Charlie Bates
  • Route 66 (TV series) – "Incident on a Bridge" – Hodges
  • Great Ghost Tales (TV series) – "August Heat"
1962
  • Route 66 (TV series) – "Two on the House" – Bill Garrison
1964
  • The Defenders (TV series) – "Blacklist" – Lloyd Hickman
  • East Side/West Side (TV series) – "The Givers" – Gabe Connors
  • Mr. Broadway (TV series) – "Bad Little Rich Girl" – Walter Hart
1965
  • The Virginian (TV series) – "Farewell to Honesty" -Judge Charles Dodge
  • Perry Mason (TV series) – "The Case of the Duplicate Case" – Ernest Hill
  • Profiles in Courage (TV series) – George Mason Peckham
  • I Dream of Jeannie (TV series) – "Whatever Became of Baby Custer?" – Major Jamison
  • The Wackiest Ship in the Army (TV series) – "...and Tyler Too"
  • The F.B.I. (TV series) – "Pound of Flesh" – Charles Buford
1966
  • The Chase - Dental Delegate (uncredited)
  • Love on a Rooftop (TV series) 1966-1967 – 15 episodes – Fred Hammond
  • Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (TV series) – "The Death Ship" – Carter
  • Scalplock (TV movie) Buckeye Sullivan
  • Gidget (TV series) – "I Have This Friend Who" – Mel
  • The Iron Horse (TV series) – "Joy Unconfined" – Buckeye
1967
  • Judd for the Defense (TV series) – "The Deep End" – Judge Balfour
  • Mannix (TV series) – "Beyond the Shadow of a Dream" – Frank Terrano
  • The Second Hundred Years (TV series) – "The Abominable Iceman" – Mr. L
  • Bewitched (TV series) (1967–1972) – 6 episodes – Judge, Mr. Ferber, E.J. Haskell, Mr. Traynor, Mr. Hascomb
1968
1969
  • The Ghost & Mrs. Muir (TV series) – "Strictly Relative" – Ralph Muir
  • The Outsider (TV series) – "Handle with Care" – Hollis
  • The Love God? – Atty. Gen. Frederick Snow
  • Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (TV series) – Henry Masterson
  • In Name Only (TV movie) – Sergeant Mulligan
1970
  • Green Acres (TV series) – "Bundle of Joy" – Judd Carling
  • Love, American Style (TV series) Mr. Dunlap & Phil
  • The Name of the Game (TV series) – "The Other Kind of Spy" – Harvy
  • Get Smart (TV series) – "Do I Hear a Vaults?" – C. Barton Neff
  • Arnie (TV series) (1970–1972) – 15 Episodes – Neil Ogilvie
1972
1973
  • Sanford and Son (TV series) – "Pot Luck – Mr. Osborne
  • McCloud (TV series) – "Butch Cassidy Rides Again" – Mr. Winston
1974
  • Happy Days (TV series) – "Guess Who's Coming to Visit" – Police Sergeant
  • Death Sentence (TV movie) Lowell Hayes
  • Emergency! (TV series) – "Surprise" – Harry
  • The Manhandlers – Pruitt
1975
  • Doc' (TV series) – "Dog vs. Doc" – Judge
  • All in the Family (TV series) – "Birth of the Baby: Part 1" – Ed Bradley
1976
1977
1978
1979
1980
  • Airplane! – Air Controller Macias
  • Below the Belt
  • The Formula – Geologist #3
  • Getting Wasted – Principal McLaughlin
1981
  • The Munsters' Revenge (TV movie) – Police Chief Harry Boyle
  • Flo (TV series) – "The Daynce" (final television apperarance)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "("Herbert Voland" search results)". Playbill Vault. Playbill. Archived from the original on 17 March 2017. Retrieved 17 March 2017. 
  2. ^ a b c d e Terrace, Vincent (2011). Encyclopedia of Television Shows, 1925 through 2010 (2nd ed.). Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers. p. 57. ISBN 978-0-7864-6477-7. 

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