Vaughn Taylor

Vaughn Taylor

actor

Vaughn Taylor was born on Feb 22, 1911 in USA. Vaughn Taylor's big-screen debut came with Jailhouse Rock directed by Richard Thorpe in 1957, strarring Mr. Shores. Vaughn Taylor is known for The Ballad of Cable Hogue directed by Sam Peckinpah, Jason Robards stars as Cable Hogue and Stella Stevens as Hildy. The upcoming new movie Vaughn Taylor plays is The Ballad of Cable Hogue which will be released on Mar 18, 1970.

Reedy, balding, often bespectacled American character actor with pencil-thin moustache, once described as the man with TV's 'most deceptive face'. He looked like - and was - a certified public accountant, graduate from Northeastern University. A struggling actor in his youth, he worked in stock, tent shows and on radio. After army service in World War II, he became a prolific performer in early anthology series on television (eg. Kraft Television Theatre (1947) and Robert Montgomery Presents (1950)), though he continued to alternate these with appearances on the New York stage. He was also glimpsed in movies, invariably in small supporting roles, most notably as Deacon Davis in La Chatte sur un toit brûlant (1958), and as George Lowery, boss to doomed Janet Leigh in Psychose (1960).Vaughn reserved his best for the small screen, where he showed his versatility in genial or waspish roles, often as doctors, judges and bankers. He was capable of portraying benevolence as easily as taking on the mantle of greedy or corrupt attorneys, or second-string grifters (his repertoire even included vicious real-life gangster, George 'Pa' Barker, in an episode of Les incorruptibles (1959)). Among his numerous TV credits, his five journeys into La quatrième dimension (1959) stand out in particular.Severe spinal deterioration brought about Vaughn's retirement from acting in 1976. His wife of many years, Ruth Moss, a fellow graduate of the Leland Powers School, was a noted Boston radio personality and Broadway actress.

  • Birthday

    Feb 22, 1911
  • Place of Birth

    Boston, Massachusetts, USA

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