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James Whitmore Autographs, Memorabilia & Collectibles

JAMES WHITMORE
Born: October 1, 1921 in White Plains, New York
Died: February 6, 2009 in Malibu, California
Biography | show moreshow less
James Whitmore (1921-2009, born in White Plains, New York) appeared in Battleground. His performance as a battle-scarred sergeant earned him his first Oscar nomination. He specialized in giving tour de force solo performances on stage, screen, and television, notably with his Oscar-nominated solo turn as President Truman in Give 'Em Hell Harry! Though primarily a supporting player, Whitmore occasionally played leads, notably in films like Them! (1954) and Black Like Me (1964). In addition to his film and stage work, Whitmore also performed on television as a guest star and as the star of the series The Law and Mr. Jones (1960-1962). Between 1972 and 1974, Whitmore co-starred on the series Temperatures Rising. During the '80s, Whitmore often appeared in television miniseries. His career slowed dramatically in the '90s, though in 1994, he offered a memorable performance as an old lifer who finds himself unable to cope outside of prison in The Shawshank Redemption.
Film Credits | show moreshow less
2002 A Ring of Endless Light (Performer), 1997-1999 The Practice (Performer), 1990 Sky High (Performer), 1989 Glory! Glory! (Performer), 1987 Nuts (Performer), 1980 The First Deadly Sin (Performer), 1980 Rage! (Performer), 1979 Comeback (Performer), 1978 General Electric's All-Star Anniversary (Performer), 1972-1973 The New Temperatures Rising Show (Performer), 1972 Chato's Land (Performer), 1972 Will Rogers' USA (Performer), 1970 Then Came Bronson (Performer), 1970 The Challenge (Performer), 1969 Guns of the Magnificent Seven (Performer), 1969 My Friend Tony (Performer), 1968 Bonanza (Performer), 1966 The Monroes (Performer), 1965 For the People (Performer), 1963-1964 Kraft Suspense Theatre (Performer), 1964 Death at the Stock Car Races (Performer), 1963 Going My Way (Performer), 1960-1962 The Law and Mr. Jones (Performer), 1962 Focus (Performer), 1961 The Detectives (Performer), 1956-1961 Zane Grey Theater (Performer), 1960 Who Was That Lady (Performer), 1958 The Restless Years (Performer), 1956-1957 Climax! (Performer), 1956 Studio One in Hollywood (Performer), 1951 Across the Wide Missouri (Performer), 1949 The Undercover Man (Performer), 2001 HBO First Look (in person), 1986 The West of the Imagination (in person), 1984 National Geographic Specials (in person), 1982 Hail Columbia! (in person), 1975 Dinah! (in person), 1990 The Ray Bradbury Theatre (Performer), 1949 The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse (Performer), 2004 Broadway: The American Musical (Other), 2004 Hope Springs Eternal: A Look Back at 'The Shawshank Redemption' (in person), 2010 16th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (Other), 1977 Good Morning America (in person), 2005 Watch the Skies!: Science Fiction, the 1950s and Us (Other), 2008 Banda sonora (Sound), 1979 The Horror Show (Other), 2003 A Minute with Stan Hooper (Performer), 2001 The Majestic (Performer), 1994 The Shawshank Redemption (Performer), 1990 Old Explorers (Performer), 1988 Favorite Son (Performer), 1987 American Playhouse (Performer), 1985 Riptide (Performer), 1984 Celebrity (Performer), 1980 The Golden Honeymoon (Performer), 1975 Give 'em Hell, Harry! (Performer), 1975 I Will Fight No More Forever (Performer), 1965-1973 Gunsmoke (Performer), 1968 Planet of the Apes (Performer), 1968 Cowboy in Africa (Performer), 1966-1968 The Big Valley (Performer), 1967 Custer (Performer), 1967 The Invaders (Performer), 1966 The Loner (Performer), 1965 Burke's Law (Performer), 1965 Combat! (Performer), 1964 Black Like Me (Performer), 1964 The Greatest Show on Earth (Performer), 1963 Arrest and Trial (Performer), 1963 The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters (Performer), 1962 The United States Steel Hour (Performer), 1961 Alcoa Premiere (Performer), 1959 Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse (Performer), 1957 The Young Don't Cry (Performer), 1957 Panic! (Performer), 1956 Lux Video Theatre (Performer), 1956 Crime in the Streets (Performer), 1956 Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre (Performer), 1955 Damon Runyon Theater (Performer), 1955 Crossroads (Performer), 1955 Oklahoma! (Performer), 1955 Battle Cry (Performer), 1954 The Command (Performer), 1954 The Great Diamond Robbery (Performer), 1952 Shadow in the Sky (Performer), 1951 The Red Badge of Courage (Performer), 1950 The Outriders (Performer), 2003 Cole Porter in Hollywood: Too Darn Hot (in person), 1998 G.I. Joe: The Ernie Pyle Story (in person), 1976 The 48th Annual Academy Awards (in person), 1976 Celebration: The American Spirit (in person), 1974 Last Moments (Performer), 1957 Studio 57 (Performer), 2014 Spirit of Evolution (in person), 2002 Biography (Other), 2009 Cinema 3 (Other), 2005 The Distance (in person), 1961 Bus Stop (Performer), 1976 America at the Movies (Other), 2000 Here's to Life! (Performer), 1999 Swing Vote (Performer), 1993 The Poetry Hall of Fame (Performer), 1986 Moses (Performer), 1985 George Burns Comedy Week (Performer), 1980 Mark, I Love You (Performer), 1978 Bully: An Adventure with Teddy Roosevelt (Performer), 1975 The Canterville Ghost (Performer), 1973 La polizia incrimina la legge assolve (Performer), 1966-1970 The Virginian (Performer), 1970 Tora! Tora! Tora! (Performer), 1969 The Name of the Game (Performer), 1968 The Danny Thomas Hour (Performer), 1968 Nobody's Perfect (Performer), 1967 Waterhole #3 (Performer), 1967 Tarzan (Performer), 1965-1966 12 O'Clock High (Performer), 1966 T.H.E. Cat (Performer), 1965 Run for Your Life (Performer), 1964 Slattery's People (Performer), 1964 Suspense (Performer), 1963 Dr. Kildare (Performer), 1960 Sunday Showcase (Performer), 1957-1959 Playhouse 90 (Performer), 1959 Face of Fire (Performer), 1958 Alcoa Theatre (Performer), 1958 Wagon Train (Performer), 1956 Kraft Theatre (Performer), 1956 Chevron Hall of Stars (Performer), 1956 Playwrights '56 (Performer), 1955 The McConnell Story (Performer), 1953 Kiss Me Kate (Performer), 1953 The Girl Who Had Everything (Performer), 1950 The Next Voice You Hear... (Performer), 1950 The Asphalt Jungle (Performer), 1950 Please Believe Me (Performer), 1999 The Directors (in person), 1993 The Roots of Roe (in person), 1986 Liberty Weekend (in person), 1986 Chesapeake Borne (in person), 1982 The Klan: A Legacy of Hate in America (in person), 1970 The David Frost Show (in person), 2009 The 61st Primetime Emmy Awards (Other), 1962 Here's Hollywood (in person), 2009 The 81st Annual Academy Awards (Other), 2007 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (Performer), 2003 Mister Sterling (Performer), 1997 The Relic (Performer), 1985 The Adventures of Mark Twain (Performer), 1985 Zoo Ship (Performer), 1980 The White Shadow (Performer), 1977 The Serpent's Egg (Performer), 1974 Where the Red Fern Grows (Performer), 1973 The Harrad Experiment (Performer), 1971 If Tomorrow Comes (Performer), 1968 The Split (Performer), 1968 Madigan (Performer), 1967 Judd for the Defense (Performer), 1967 Chuka (Performer), 1966 Shane (Performer), 1964 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (Performer), 1962-1963 Rawhide (Performer), 1963 Twilight Zone (Performer), 1963 Ben Casey (Performer), 1963 Route 66 (Performer), 1962 Icarus Montgolfier Wright (Performer), 1961 Checkmate (Performer), 1960 The Chevy Mystery Show (Performer), 1958 Decision (Performer), 1958 The Deep Six (Performer), 1957 The 20th Century-Fox Hour (Performer), 1957 The Alcoa Hour (Performer), 1954-1957 The Ford Television Theatre (Performer), 1954-1956 Schlitz Playhouse (Performer), 1956 Matinee Theatre (Performer), 1956 The Eddy Duchin Story (Performer), 1955 The Last Frontier (Performer), 1954 Them! (Performer), 1953 All the Brothers Were Valiant (Performer), 1952 Above and Beyond (Performer), 1952 Because You're Mine (Performer), 1951 Angels in the Outfield (Performer), 1950 Mrs. O'Malley and Mr. Malone (Performer), 1949 Battleground (Performer), 1995 Wild Bill: Hollywood Maverick (in person), 1970-1975 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (in person), 1952 The Hoaxters (in person), 1958-1961 Frontier Justice (Other), 1951 It's a Big Country: An American Anthology (Performer), 2012 Awakening World (in person)
Theater Credits | show moreshow less
Almost an Eagle - Performer (December 16, 1982 - December 19, 1982), Bully - Performer (November 1, 1977 - November 5, 1977), Will Rogers' USA - Performer (May 6, 1974 - May 11, 1974), Inquest - Performer (April 23, 1970 - May 16, 1970), Winesburg, Ohio - Performer (February 5, 1958 - February 15, 1958), Command Decision - Performer (October 1, 1947 - September 18, 1948)

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