James Olson (actor)

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James Olson
Born (1930-10-08) October 8, 1930 (age 83)
Evanston, Illinois, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Years active 1952–1987

James Olson (born October 8, 1930) is an American actor.

Life and career[edit]

Olson was born in Evanston, Illinois and graduated from Northwestern University. He performed stage work in and around Chicago before his 1956 film debut in The Sharkfighters. Olson made numerous stage, feature film and TV appearances from the mid-1950s until the early 1990s.

Olson's television appearances include guest roles on scores of shows, including episodes of Kraft Television Theatre, Murder, She Wrote, Little House on the Prairie, Hawaii Five-O, Battlestar Galactica, Lou Grant, The Bionic Woman, Wonder Woman, Mannix, Bonanza, Have Gun-Will Travel, Police Woman, Barnaby Jones and Maude.


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