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Ward Wood (April 8, 1924 – November 3, 2001), was an American actor and television writer. Wood was probably best known for his recurring role as police Lt. Art Malcolm in the TV series Mannix from 1968-75.[1]

Ward Wood
Born (1924-04-08)April 8, 1924
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Died November 3, 2001(2001-11-03) (aged 77)
Santa Monica, California, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Years active 1943–1982

Born in Los Angeles, California, he broke into acting in 1943, but very quickly took a hiatus to enlist as a Marine in World War II to avenge the death of his brother Charles, who was also an actor and also a Marine, after Charles was killed in action in the Pacific.[2] After the war, Ward Wood returned to acting in 1947, and was active until the early 1980s.



  1. ^ Terrace, Vincent (2011). Encyclopedia of Television Shows, 1925 through 2010 (2nd ed.). Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers. pp. 653–54. ISBN 978-0-7864-6477-7. 
  2. ^ Death In Pacific Came -- Not to Actor, But to Brother, retrieved 2014-06-21 

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