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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[1] 1968-1975.

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 California, Wood 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.

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  1. ^ Terrace, Vincent (2011). Encyclopedia of Television Shows, 1925 through 2010 (2nd ed.). Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers. pp. 653–654. ISBN 978-0-7864-6477-7. 
  2. ^ Death In Pacific Came -- Not to Actor, But to Brother, retrieved 2014-06-21 
  3. ^ Ward Wood Filmography, retrieved 2014-06-21 

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