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Paul Stewart ACTOR


Paul Stewart was born on March 13th, 1908 in New York City, New York with the birth name Paul Sternberg.  He first became interested in acting when he was a teenager after earning a degree from Columbia University he began finding work as a stage actor.
In 1931 he made his Broadway debut in a production of, "Two Seconds" and continued performing on stage until he caught the attention of Orson Welles which helped Stewart later become a founding member of the Mercury Theatre as well as of AFTRA.

He began working on the radio and soon broke into the film industry with roles on such features as, "Citizen Kane" (1941) starring Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Everett Sloane, Ray Collins and Agnes Moorehead, "Johnny Eager" (1941), "Mr. Lucky" (1943), "Champion" (1949) starring Kirk Douglas, Marilyn Maxwell, Arthur Kennedy, Ruth Roman and Lola Albright, "Illegal Entry" (1949), "Twelve O'Clock High" (1949), "Carbine Williams" (1952) starring James Stewart, Wendell Corey and Jean Hagen, "The Bad and the Beautiful" (1952), "The Joe Louis Story" (1953), "Kiss Me Deadly" (1955) and King Creole" (1957) starring Elvis Presley, Walter Matthau, Carolyn Jones, Vic Morrow, Dolores Hart, Raymond Bailey and Dean Jagger.

In addition to his many film roles he also worked on a number of television series such as, "Climax!", "Inner Sanctum", "Lights Out", "Top Secret", "Suspense", "The Man Who Never Was", "Perry Mason", "Gunsmoke", "It Takes a Thief", "Hawaii Five-O", "Wagon Train", "Remington Steele", "Ironside", "Mannix" and "Cannon".

Some of his final roles were in the films, "Bite the Bullet" (1975), "W.C. Fields and Me" (1976) and "Tempest" (1982).  He married only once to singer and radio actress,  Peg La Centra in 1939 and they remained together until he passed away at the age of seventy seven on February 17th, 1986 in Los Angeles, California after suffering his second heart attack, this time fatal. 


1983         Remington Steele 
1982         Tempest
1981         Nobody's Perfekt
1981         S.O.B.
1980         Power 
1979         Lou Grant 
1978         The Nativity 
1978         Revenge of the Pink Panther
1978         The Dain Curse 
1977         Opening Night
1977         The Rockford Files 
1976         Bert D'Angelo/Superstar 
1976         W.C. Fields and Me
1975         Matt Helm 
1974-1975     Cannon 
1975         Ellery Queen 
1975         The Invisible Man
1975         Bite the Bullet
1975         Murph the Surf
1975         The Day of the Locust
1975         Caribe
1975         The Streets of San Francisco
1973         The F.B.I.
1973         Columbo
1973         The Doris Day Show 
1972         Fabulous Trinity
1972         The Sixth Sense
1971         McMillan & Wife
1971         Medical Center
1969-1971     Ironside
1971         The Young Lawyers 
1971         City Beneath the Sea 
1969-1971     The Name of the Game 
1971         Hawaii Five-O 
1968-1970     Mannix 
1970         The Bold Ones: The Senator 
1970         Men at Law
1970         The Governor & J.J.
1970         The Mod Squad
1970         Gunsmoke 
1970         Carter's Army
1970         It Takes a Thief 
1969         The Survivors
1969         Mission: Impossible
1969         How to Commit Marriage
1969         The Outsider
1969         My Friend Tony
1968         Jigsaw
1968         Accidental Family 
1967         In Cold Blood
1967         Moby Dick and the Mighty Mightor 
1966-1967     The Man Who Never Was 
1966         T.H.E. Cat
1966         The Super 6
1964-1966     Perry Mason
1965         The Greatest Story Ever Told
1965         Profiles in Courage 
1965         Wagon Train
1964         Dr. Kildare 
1964         Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre 
1963         Breaking Point
1963         A Child Is Waiting
1961         Cain's Hundred
1961         The Asphalt Jungle 
1960         Alfred Hitchcock Presents 
1960         Johnny Staccato 
1959         Deadline 
1959         Beyond All Limits
1958         Alcoa Theatre 
1958         King Creole
1958         Panic!
1957         Climax!
1957         The Joseph Cotten Show: On Trial
1957         Top Secret Affair
1956         The Wild Party
1956         Playhouse 90 
1955-1956     TV Reader's Digest 
1955         Hell on Frisco Bay
1955         Chicago Syndicat
1955         The Cobweb
1955         Kiss Me Deadly
1954         Deep in My Heart
1954-1955     Top Secret
1954         Prisoner of War
1954         Inner Sanctum        
1953         The Joe Louis Story
1953         The Juggler
1952         The Bad and the Beautiful
1952         We're Not Married!
1952         Loan Shark
1952         Carbine Williams
1952         Deadline - U.S.A.
1951         Faith Baldwin Romance Theatre 
1951         Appointment with Danger
1951         Lights Out 
1950         The Prudential Family Playhouse 
1950         Walk Softly, Stranger
1950         Edge of Doom
1950         Suspense
1949         Twelve O'Clock High
1949         The Ford Theatre Hour
1949         Easy Living
1949         The Window
1949         Illegal Entry
1949         Champion
1948         Berlin Express
1943         Government Girl
1943         Mr. Lucky
1941         Johnny Eager
1941         Citizen Kane
1937         Ever Since Eve

Matinee Classics - The Greatest Story Ever Told starring Max von Sydow, Dorothy McGuire, Michael Anderson Jr., Carroll Baker, Ina Balin, Victor Buono, Richard Conte, Telly Savalas, Joanna Dunham, Jose Ferrer, Van Heflin, Charlton Heston, Martin Landau, Roddy McDowall, Angela Lansbury, Pat Boone, Janet Margolin, David McCallum, Joseph Schildkraut, Ed Wynn, Claude Rains, Donald Pleasence, Michael Ansara, Robert Blake, John Considine, Richard Conte, Jamie Farr, David Hedison, Russell Johnson, Rober
Matinee Classics - Mr. Lucky starring Cary Grant, Laraine Day, Alan Carney, Henry Stephenson, Paul Stewart, Charles Bickford, Gladys Cooper, Vladimir Sokoloff, Florence Bates, Edward Fielding and Emory Parnell
Matinee Classics - Black Brigade starring Stephen Boyd, Robert Hooks, Susan Oliver, Roosevelt Grier, Moses Gunn, Richard Pryor, Glynn Turman, Billy Dee Williams and Paul Stewart
Matinee Classics - Prisoner of War starring Ronald Reagan, Steve Forrest, Dewey Martin, Oskar Homolka, Robert Horton, Paul Stewart, Harry Morgan, Stephen Bekassy, Leonard Strong, Darryl Hickman, Weaver Levy, Rollin Moriyama, Ike Jones, Clarence Lung, Jerry Paris, John Lupton and Ralph Ahn
Matinee Classics - The Bad and the Beautiful starring Lana Turner, Kirk Douglas, Walter Pidgeon, Dick Powell, Barry Sullivan, Gloria Grahame, Gilbert Roland, Leo G. Carroll, Vanessa Brown, Paul Stewart, Sammy White, Elaine Stewart and Ivan Triesault

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