Ed Peck (March 26, 1917 – September 12, 1992) was an American actor.
|Born||March 26, 1917|
New York City, New York
|Died||September 12, 1992 (aged 75)|
Los Angeles, California
Peck was born in New York City on March 26, 1917.
Peck played a captain in the Broadway production of No Time for Sergeants (1955). He was active in television and in films from 1951 to 1983, specializing in playing either police officers or military officers.
In 1951, Peck replaced Eric Fleming in the title role of Major Dell Conway of the Flying Tigers on the DuMont Television Network. In 1969 Peck appeared as the Hotel Manager on the TV Series The Virginian in the episode titled "Journey to Scathelock." One of his highest profile parts was among his last, in the television series Happy Days, in the recurring role as police officer Kirk from 1975 to 1983. When the series finished in 1983, he retired from acting. He also played a police officer similar to Officer Kirk in at least one episode of the television series All in the Family and two episodes of Barney Miller as patrolman (later officer) Frank Slater.
Peck was an announcer on The Jack Carson Show, a variety program on NBC-TV in 1953-1954.:520 He also was a member of the cast of the summer 1972 television situation comedy The Super, portraying Officer Clark, a tenant in a New York City apartment building. He also guest-starred on dozens of television series including The Untouchables, Perry Mason, The Fugitive, Get Smart, Star Trek (Tomorrow Is Yesterday, 1967), Benson, Cannon, and Bonanza, as well as films such as Heaven Can Wait, Bullitt, Cheech and Chong's Next Movie, and The Prisoner of Second Avenue. He played a rabbi in an episode of The Dick Van Dyke Show.
On January 20, 1952, Peck married advertising copywriter Phyllis Houston in New York.
|1964||One Man's Way||Harry the Reporter|
|1965||The Third Day||Bud||Uncredited|
|1966||Combat!||Pvt. Coker||1 episode|
|1967||The Ride to Hangman's Tree||Sheriff Stewart|
|1967||Star Trek||Col. Fellini||1 episode|
|1968||A Man Called Gannon||Delivery Rider|
|1968||The Shakiest Gun in the West||Sheriff|
|1968||I Love You, Alice B. Toklas||Man in Dress Shop|
|1969||The Comic||Edwin G. Englehardt|
|1971||Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory||FBI Agent||Uncredited|
|1972||The Carey Treatment||Turnkey / Police Sergeant||Uncredited|
|1972||Every Little Crook and Nanny||Emilio||Uncredited|
|1973||Blume in Love||Ed Goober|
|1975||Rafferty and the Gold Dust Twins||Mr. Big Time|
|1975||The Prisoner of Second Avenue||Mr. Jacobi|
|1976||Special Delivery||Man in Booth|
|1978||Heaven Can Wait||Trainer|
|1978||The Incredible Hulk||Captain Bob Brandes||1 episode|
|1980||Cheech & Chong's Next Movie||Cop Shotgun|
|1981||Zoot Suit||Lieutenant Edwards|
|1982||Hey Good Lookin'||Italian Man||Voice|
|1983||The Last Unicorn||Jack Jingley||Voice|
|1983||Likely Stories, Vol. 3||General Powerhouse Announcer|
- "Ed Peck". Internet Broadway Database. The Broadway League. Archived from the original on 14 September 2018. Retrieved 14 September 2018.
- Brooks, Tim; Marsh, Earle F. (2009). The Complete Directory to Prime Time Network and Cable TV Shows, 1946-Present. Random House Publishing Group. p. 837. ISBN 9780307483201. Retrieved 14 September 2018.
- Terrace, Vincent (2011). Encyclopedia of Television Shows, 1925 through 2010 (2nd ed.). Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers. pp. 430–431. ISBN 978-0-7864-6477-7.
- "Marriages". Billboard. March 1, 1952. p. 47. Retrieved 26 December 2017.
- Willis, John (1995). Theatre World 1992-1993. Hal Leonard Corporation. p. 226. ISBN 9781557832047. Retrieved 14 September 2018.
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