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ALBERT SALMI BIOGRAPHY & FILMOGRAPHY:

Albert Salmi was born on March 11th, 1928 in Brooklyn, New York with the birth name Alfred Salmi.  Once he completed his military service in the Army after World War II, Salmi went on to study drama at the Dramatic Workshop at the Actors Studio.
 
His early experience as an actor was working as a stage actor appearing in off Broadway productions first and soon he was appearing on Broadway in such plays as, "End as a Man" (1953) followed by, "Bus stop". 
 
He was given his chance for his first film role in 1958 in, "The Brothers Karamazov" for which he actually turned down an Oscar nomination for his performance in this film.  As his career progressed his niche became working on television in westerns
 
In 1967, Salmi was honored with the Western Heritage Wrangler Award from the National Cowboy Hall of Fame for his role on, "Gunsmoke" (1955).  As his career continued, Salmi would appear in over three dozen movies and again was honored with another Academy Award nomination for his role in, "The Brothers Karamazov" (1958).  
 
Albert Salmi also appeared on a number of television series such as, "The Untouchables" (1959), "Twilight One" (1959), "T.H.E. Cat" (1967) and "Petrocelli" (1974).  He also continued to work in films appearing on such features as, "The Ambushers" (1967), "Something Big" (1971), "Steel" (1979), "Burned at the Stake" (1981) and "Superstition" (1982). 
 
Salmi married his first wife, Peggy Ann Garner in 1956 and they had one daughter, Catherine Ann Salmi before this marriage ended in divorce in 1963.  He then married  Roberta Pollock in 1964 and they had 2 children, Lizanne and Jennifer Salmi. 
 
After retiring he chose to teach drama part time in Spokane, Washington.  Albert Salmi passed away on April 22nd, 1990 in Spokane, Washington from a murder suicide in his home with his wife who was also killed.  It is unknown what really happened that day as two different guns were used in the murders.  He will always be remembered as a great man and a talented actor.  


Filmography

1989 Till We Meet Again 
1989 Mission: Impossible 
1989 Breaking In 
1989 The Young Riders
1989 CBS Summer Playhouse
1989 Billy the Ki
1988 Jesse 
1986 Born American 
1986 Dress Gray
1986 Blacke's Magic
1984-1985 Knots Landing 
1985 Murder, She Wrote 
1984 Trapper John, M.D.
1984 Fatal Vision
1984 Hard to Hold 
1984 Best Kept Secrets
1983 Scarecrow and Mrs. King 
1983 Hart to Hart
1983 Knight Rider
1983 The A-Team 
1983 Small & Frye 
1983 Simon & Simon
1982-1983 Dallas 
1983 Bring 'Em Back Alive 
1982 St. Elsewhere 
1982 Love Child 
1982 Superstition 
1982 Thou Shalt Not Kill
1982 The Fall Guy
1982 I'm Dancing as Fast as I Can 
1981 St. Helens
1981 Dragonslayer 
1981 The Guns and the Fury 
1981 Burned at the Stake
1980 Caddyshack 
1980 Brubaker 
1980 Cloud Dancer 
1980 Portrait of a Rebel: The Remarkable Mrs. Sanger
1980 The Great Cash Giveaway Getaway
1980 Cuba Crossing
1979 Undercover with the KKK 
1979 Steel 
1979 B.J. and the Bear
1979 Love and Bullets 
1979 The Sweet Creek County War
1978 Greatest Heroes of the Bible
1978 James at 16
1977 Harold Robbins' 79 Park Avenue 
1977 Viva Knievel!
1977 Empire of the Ants
1977 Moonshine County Express
1965-1977 Insight
1977 Black Oak Conspiracy
1977 Future Cop 
1974-1977 Police Story 
1977 Baretta
1977 Hunter
1976 Once an Eagl
1974-1976 Petrocelli
1976 Ellery Queen
1975 Great Performance
1974 The Legend of Earl Durand
1972-1974 Kung Fu 
1974 The Crazy World of Julius Vrooder 
1974 Pigeon
1974 The Take
1974 Night Games 
1974 Hec Ramsey 
1974 Toma 
1973 Ironside
1973 Barnaby Jones
1973 Wide World Mystery
1973 Winesburg, Ohio
1973 The Streets of San Francisco 
1973 Love, American Style
1973 Female Artillery
1973 McMillan & Wife 
1966-1972 The F.B.I.
1960-1972 Bonanza
1972 The Manhunter 
1972 Rod Serling's Night Gallery 
1971 Something Big 
1971 Escape from the Planet of the Apes 
1971 The Deserter
1971 The Name of the Game 
1971 The High Chaparral 
1971 Lawman 
1966-1970 Gunsmoke 
1970 Hawaii Five-O
1970 San Francisco International Airport 
1970 The Interns
1970 McCloud
1970 The Andersonville Trial
1970 Land of the Giants
1970 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color
1970 Menace on the Mountain
1970 Four Rode Out
1967-1969 Gentle Ben 
1968 Three Guns for Texas 
1968 That Girl
1968 Judd for the Defense
1962-1968 The Virginian
1966-1967 The Big Valley
1967 The Ambushers
1967 Cimarron Strip 
1967 Custer
1967 Hour of the Gun
1967 The Flim-Flam Man 
1967 The Road West
1966-1967 Lost in Space
1966 12 O'Clock High
1966 T.H.E. Cat
1966 Jericho 
1966 The Monroes 
1966 The Legend of Jesse James
1966 Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea 
1966 A Man Called Shenandoah
1965 Laredo
1965 I Spy
1964-1965 Daniel Boon
1964 Profiles in Courage
1964 The Outrage
1964 Destry
1964 The Fugitive
1962-1963 Route 66 
1963 Redigo 
1963 The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters 
1960-1963 Twilight Zone 
1960-1963 Rawhide 
1963 The Alfred Hitchcock Hour 
1962 The Defenders 
1962 Combat!
1962 Stoney Burke
1962 The Eleventh Hour 
1962 Saints and Sinners
1961-1962 Wagon Train 
1961 The Investigators 
1961 Tales of Wells Fargo 
1961 The Untouchables 
1961 Play of the Week 
1961 Naked City 
1960 Have Gun - Will Travel
1960 Hotel de Paree 
1960 Wild River
1960 Alcoa Presents: One Step Beyond 
1960 The Unforgiven 
1959 Adventures in Paradise 
1959 Folio
1959 G.E. True Theater
1957-1958 Alfred Hitchcock Presents 
1956-1958 Studio One in Hollywood
1958 The Bravados 
1958 Climax
1958 The Brothers Karamazov 
1956-1957 The United States Steel Hour 
1957 The Kaiser Aluminum Hour
1957 Kraft Theatre





Matinee Classics - Petrocelli starring Barry Newman, Susan Howard, Albert Salmi, David Huddleston and Michael Bell
Matinee Classics - The Deserter starring Bekim Fehmiu, Richard Crenna, Chuck Connors, Ricardo Montalban, Ian Bannen, Brandon De Wilde, Slim Pickens, Woody Strode, Albert Salmi, Patrick Wayne, Fausto Tozzi, Mimmo Palmara, John Alderson, Doc Greaves and Lucio Rosato


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