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Jason Evers

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jason Evers (January 2, 1922 - March 13, 2005) was an American actor. Evers was born Herb Evers in New York City, New York. After quitting high school to join the United States Army, Evers was so inspired by stars like John Wayne (whom he would later appear with in The Green Berets) that he decided to try acting. A stint on Broadway led to Hollywood, where his first big break was the 1960 NBC series western Wrangler. On June 30, 1960, he appeared on NBC's The Ford Show, Starring Tennessee Ernie Ford.[1] In 1963-1964, Evers starred as 41-year-old Professor Howe in the 26-episode ABC drama Channing, based on life on a college campus, with co-star Henry Jones (1912-1999). Evers' most enduring role derived from the 1959 B-movie classic The Brain That Wouldn't Die, which was not released until 1962. In 1966, Evers appeared on the episode "The Insider" of NBC's The Road West starring Barry Sullivan as the patriarch of a family of pioneers relocated to Kansas. From 1967-1969, he appeared sporadically as James Sonnett, the missing son sought by the Walter Brennan character, Will Sonnett, in ABC's The Guns of Will Sonnett. Dack Rambo co-starred as Evers' son and Brennan's grandson, Jeff Sonnett. Evers continued to garner parts in films and television, having guest starred with Bruce Lee in the Green Hornet episode "Eat, Drink and be Dead" (1966), but they were of an increasingly minor nature. Evers also appeared as a race car driver and a romantic interest of Doris Martin in The Doris Day Show in 1970. His final film appearance was in 1990 in Basket Case 2. He returned to New York in his later years. He was married to actress Shirley Ballard from 1953 until his death. Evers died of heart failure in Los Angeles. He was also survived by a sister and a cousin. Description above from the Wikipedia article Jason Evers, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Jan 2, 1922 In New York City, New York
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Westinghouse Studio One 1948-11-07
Latest Project:
Movie A Dash of Love 2017-02-11
Known For
Poster of Knight Rider
Poster of Charlie's Angels
Movie A Dash of Love Commander Kirk 2017-02-11
Movie The Heineken Kidnapping Jason Monroe 2011-10-27
Movie The Man Who Wasn't There Ramon 2001-05-13
Movie Auggie Rose Dr. Conrad 2000-05-14
Movie Coldblooded Ty Shorter 1995-09-15
Movie Final Approach Ramon 1991-12-06
Movie Basket Case 2 Lou 1990-03-02
Movie El Rey del Mambo Dr. Bill Cortner 1989-10-20
Series Matlock Unknown 1986-03-03
Movie Young Again Michael Cannon 1986-05-11
Series Scarecrow and Mrs. King Unknown 1983-10-03
Series The A-Team Unknown 1983-01-23
Series The Fall Guy Unknown 1983-03-08
Series T. J. Hooker Unknown 1982-03-13
Series Knight Rider Unknown 1982-09-26
Series Hart to Hart Unknown 1979-09-22
Series Vega$ Unknown 1978-04-25
Movie Barracuda Dr. Elliot Snow 1978-10-16
Movie A Piece of the Action Ty Shorter 1977-10-07
Series The Fantastic Journey Unknown 1977-02-03
Movie Claws Jason Monroe 1977-01-01
Series CHiPs Unknown 1977-09-15
Series The Bionic Woman Unknown 1976-01-14
Series Quincy, M.E. Unknown 1976-10-03
Series Charlie's Angels Unknown 1976-03-21
Series Switch Unknown 1975-09-09
Movie Fer-de-Lance Commander Kirk 1974-10-18
Series Happy Days Unknown 1974-01-15
Series Police Story Unknown 1973-09-25
Series The Rookies Unknown 1972-09-11
Series The Streets of San Francisco Unknown 1972-09-16
Series Cannon Unknown 1971-09-14
Movie Escape from the Planet of the Apes E-2 1971-05-20
Movie The Illustrated Man Simmons 1969-03-26
Movie The Young Lawyers Michael Cannon 1969-10-28
Series The Mod Squad Unknown 1968-09-24
Movie P.J. Jason Grenoble 1968-03-06
Series Hawaii Five-O Unknown 1968-09-20
Movie Tarzan's Jungle Rebellion Ramon 1967-09-06
Series The Guns of Will Sonnett Unknown 1967-09-08
Series Ironside Unknown 1967-03-28
Series Judd for the Defense Unknown 1967-09-08
Series Mannix Unknown 1967-09-16
Series Star Trek Rael 1966-09-08
Series Tarzan Unknown 1966-09-08
Series The Green Hornet Unknown 1966-09-09
Series Felony Squad Unknown 1966-09-12
Series Mission: Impossible Unknown 1966-09-17
Series Run for Your Life Unknown 1965-09-13
Series Branded Unknown 1965-01-24
Series The Big Valley Unknown 1965-09-15
Series The Wild Wild West Unknown 1965-09-17
Series The F.B.I. Unknown 1965-09-19
Movie The Brain That Wouldn't Die Dr. Bill Cortner 1962-02-25
Movie House of Women Dr. Conrad 1962-04-11
Series The Virginian Unknown 1962-09-19
Series Combat! Unknown 1962-10-02
Series Surfside 6 Unknown 1960-10-06
Series New York Confidential Unknown 1959-01-01
Series Adventures in Paradise Unknown 1959-10-05
Series The Rebel Unknown 1959-10-04
Series 77 Sunset Strip Unknown 1958-10-10
Series Perry Mason Unknown 1957-09-21
Series Gunsmoke Unknown 1955-09-10
Series Cheyenne Unknown 1955-09-20
Series Omnibus Unknown 1952-11-09
Series Westinghouse Studio One Unknown 1948-11-07