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Everett Sloane ACTOR


Everett Sloane was born on October 1st, 1909 in New York City, New York.  He is most well known for his role portraying Mr. Bernstein in the film, "Citizen Kane" (1941) starring Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Agnes Moorehead, Ray Collins, Paul Stewart and Philip Van Zandt.  His acting career began when he was a child performing on the stage at the age of seven.

Upon earning his high school diploma, Sloane went on to study at the University of Pennsylvania, however prior to earning his college degree he chose to leave school early and begin his pursuit of a career as an actor.

He briefly worked with a theatrical stock company but soon chose to move back to New York City and supported himself by finding work as a runner on Wall Street.  Sloane then decided to pursue acting again, this time finding work as a radio announcer and received great reviews as the voice of Adolf Hitler on, "The March of Dimes" serials and "Inner Sanctum Mysteries" radio show in the 1940's.

Sloane then made another try at stage performing and debuted on Broadway I 1935 in, "Boy Meets Girl".  Other stage credits early on in his career included roles in the productions, "All That Glitters", "Native's Son" , "S Bell for Adano", "Room Service" and "The Dancer".

Soon he began adding a number of feature film roles to his resume such as, "The Lady from Shanghai" (1947) co-starring Rita Hayworth, Orson Welles and Ted de Corsia, "Prince of Foxes" (1949) also starring Tyrone Power, Orson Welles and Wanda Hendrix, "Somebody Up There Likes Me" (1956) starring Paul Newman, Pier Angeli, Eileen Heckart, Sal Mineo, Steve McQueen, Ray Stricklyn and Robert Loggia, "Bird of Paradise" (1951) starring with Louis Jourdan, Debra Paget, Jeff Chandler and Jack Elam, "Lust for Life" (1956) starring alongside Kirk Douglas and Anthony Quinn, "The Best of the Post" (1960) starring John Conte, Karl Swenson and Alan Lee, "The Asphalt Jungle" (1961) starring Sterling Hayden, Jean Hagen, Sam Jaffe, Louis Calhern, James Whitmore and Marilyn Monroe and "Ready for the People" (1964) starring with Simon Oakland, Anne Helm Richard Jordan.

In addition to his film work he was quite well known for his television appearances adding such credits as, "Lights Out", "Suspense", "Zane Grey Theatre", "Petticoat Junction", "Wagon Train", "Pond's Theater", "Checkmate", "Alfred Hitchcock Presents", "The Joseph Cotten Show", "Patterns", "Twilight Zone", "Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea", Walt Disney's "Zorro", "Climax!", "Wanted Dead or Alive" starring Steve McQueen, "Playhouse 90" "The Dick Van Dyke Show" and "The Loretta Young Show".

He also did voice over work for the animated cartoon series, "The Dick Tracy Show" (1961) and "The Adventures of Jonny Quest" (1964). 

At the age of fifty five he decided to quit acting as he had become discouraged with the direction his career was heading.  He took his own life by barbiturate poisoning on August 6th, 1965 in Los Angeles, California.  He only married once in 1933 to Lillian Herman and they had two children and remained married until he committed suicide.  His remains are buried at Angelus-Rosedale Cemetery in Los Angeles, California.     


1965         Honey West 
1965         Hercules and the Princess of Troy 
1965         Ben Casey 
1963-1965     Gunsmoke 
1962-1965     Rawhide
1960-1965     Bonanza
1965         The Rogues
1965         The Famous Adventures of Mr. Magoo 
1964         Jonny Quest
1964         The Disorderly Orderly
1964         Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea 
1964         Ready for the People
1964         The Patsy
1964         Petticoat Junction
1959-1964     Wagon Train
1963         Arrest and Trial 
1963         Temple Houston 
1963         The Virginian
1963         The Man from the Diners' Club
1963         The Dick Van Dyke Show
1963         The Dakotas 
1963         The Eleventh Hour
1963         Insight
1962-1963     Saints and Sinners
1962         Sam Benedict
1962         The Dick Powell Theatre
1962         The DuPont Show of the Week 
1962         Kraft Mystery Theater
1962         Brushfire
1962         Bus Stop
1962         Cain's Hundred 
1962         Perry Mason 
1962         The Andy Griffith Show 
1959-1962     G.E. True Theater
1961         Target: The Corruptors
1961         Follow the Sun 
1961         By Love Possessed
1961         The Asphalt Jungle 
1961         The Million Dollar Incident
1961         Checkmate    
1961         The Dick Tracy Show 
1960         The Aquanauts
1960         The Best of the Post
1960         Thriller 
1959-1960     The Loretta Young Show 
1960         Route 66 
1960         Michael Shayne
1960         The Chevy Mystery Show 
1956-1960     Playhouse 90 
1960         Home from the Hill
1960         Twilight Zone 
1960         Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse 
1958-1959     Wanted: Dead or Alive
1959         Laramie 
1959         Zorro 
1959         Zane Grey Theatre
1955-1959     Alfred Hitchcock Presents
1959         Cimarron City 
1958         Goodyear Theatre 
1958         First Performance
1958         The Gun Runners
1952-1958     Studio One in Hollywood
1956-1958     Climax!
1958         Panic!
1958         Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre 
1958         Marjorie Morningstar
1957-1958     Schlitz Playhouse 
1958         Matinee Theatre 
1957         Suspicion
1955-1957     Kraft Theatre
1957         The Ford Television Theatre
1956         Massacre at Sand Creek
1956         The Joseph Cotten Show: On Trial 
1956         The 20th Century-Fox Hour 
1956         Studio 57
1956         Lust for Life
1956         Somebody Up There Likes Me
1956         The Alcoa Hour
1956         The United States Steel Hour
1956         Patterns
1956         Ford Star Jubilee
1955         The Big Knife
1955         Front Row Center 
1955         Ponds Theater 
1951-1954     Danger 
1954         Inner Sanctum 
1954         You Are There 
1953-1954     Suspense 
1953-1954     The Philip Morris Playhouse 
1953         Tales of Tomorrow 
1952         The Gulf Playhouse
1952         Way of a Gaucho
1952         Lights Out
1952         The Sellout
1950-1951     The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse
1951         The Blue Veil
1951         The Desert Fox: The Story of Rommel
1951         The Prince Who Was a Thief
1951         Sirocco
1951         Pulitzer Prize Playhouse 
1951         Bird of Paradise
1951         The Enforcer
1950         The Men
1949         Prince of Foxes
1949         Jigsaw
1947         The Lady from Shanghai
1943         Journey Into Fear
1941         Citizen Kane

Matinee Classics - By Love Possessed starring Lana Turner, Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Jason Robards, George Hamilton, Thomas Mitchell, Everett Sloane, Yvonne Craig, Carroll O'Connor, Barbara Bel Geddes  and Susan Kohner
Matinee Classics - Hogan's Daughter Radio Show starring Shirley Booth and Everett Sloane
Matinee Classics - Patterns starring Van Heflin, Everett Sloane, Ed Begley, Beatrice Straight, Elizabeth Wilson, Joanna Roos, Valerie Cossart, Eleni Kiamos, Ronnie Welsh, Shirley Standlee and Andrew Duggan
Matinee Classics - Somebody Up There Likes Me starring Paul Newman, Pier Angeli, Everett Sloane, Eileen Heckart, Sal Mineo, Ray Stricklyn, Robert Loggia and Steve McQueen
Matinee Classics - The Desert Fox starring James Mason, Jessica Tandy, William Reynolds, Cedric Hardwicke, Luther Adler, Everett Sloane, Leo G. Carroll, George Macready, Richard Boone, Eduard Franz, Don De Leo and John Hoyt

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