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Sid Melton ACTOR


Sid Melton was born on May 22nd, 1917 in Brooklyn, New York.  His father, Isidor Meltzer was a Yiddish theater comedian.  He became most known in his acting career for portraying Alf Monroe, a carpenter on the CBS television sitcom, "Green Acres" (1965-1969) as well as his role as Uncle Charlie Halper on the television series, "Make Room for Daddy" (1970-1971).
Melton was born with the birth name, Sidney Meltzer and due to his father's involvement in the arena of entertainment, Sid Melton soon followed in his fathers footsteps along with his brother, Lewis Meltzer who pursued a career as a screenwriter.
Sid began acting in the late 1930's appearing on stage with his debut in, "See My Lawyer" (1939) and then he began touring performing in a number of Broadway productions such as, "See My Lawyer", "The Magic Touch" and "Three Men on a Horse". 
By the early 40's he was appearing in a number of small roles on such films as, "New York Town" (1941), "Blondie Goes to College" (1942), "Cairo" (1942) and "Mug Town" (1942).  
As his career progressed and he began to receive more prominent film roles such as, "Sleeper" (1951), "Lost Continent" (1951), "Radar Secret Service" (1950), "Thundering Jets" (1958), "Lone Texan" (1959), "Why Must I Die?" (1960), "It Takes All Kinds" (1969), "Lady Sings the Blues" (1972), "Hit!" (1973) and "Sixpack Annie" (1975).
Along with film roles he has added numerous television credits to his resume such as, "Captain Midnight" (1954-1956) starring Richard Webb, "It's Always Jan", "Golden Girls", "Dragnet" starring Jack Webb, "I Dream of Jeanie" starring Barbara Eden and Larry Hagman, "The Dick Van Dyke Show", "Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C." starring Jim Nabors, "Hunter", "Rags to Riches", "Major Dad", "Love, American Style", "Mod Squad" and "The Doris Day Show" among many others.
In the 90's he mostly focused on television with some of his latest roles on the series, "Nurses" (1992-1994), "Blossom" (1994-1995), "Empty nest" (1993-1995), "Brotherly Love" (1996), "Dave's World" (1997) and his final role was in 1999 in the film, "…And Call Me in the Morning". 
Sid Melton passed away on November 3rd, 2011 in Burbank, California after suffering from pneumonia.  His remains are interred at Hillside Memorial Park in Culver City, California. 


1999   ...And Call Me in the Morning

1997   Dave's World 

1996   Brotherly Love 

1995   The John Larroquette Show 

1993-1995  Empty Nest 

1994-1995  Blossom

1992-1994  Nurses 

1993   Living Single 

1993   The Jackie Thomas Show 

1987-1991  The Golden Girls 

1991   Major Dad 

1990   Return to Green Acres 

1990   The Famous Teddy Z 

1988   Hunter

1987   Rags to Riches 

1986   The Fall Guy 

1977   Game Show Models

1975   Sixpack Annie

1975   That Lady from Peking

1975   Rhoda 

1975   Sheila Levine Is Dead and Living in New York 

1974   The Day the Earth Moved 

1973   Tenafly

1973   Hit! 

1972-1973  The Doris Day Show

1972   The New Dick Van Dyke Show 

1972   Lady Sings the Blues 

1971-1972  Love, American Style

1971   The Chicago Teddy Bears 

1970-1971  Make Room for Granddaddy 

1965-1969  Green Acres 

1969   It Takes All Kinds 

1969   I Dream of Jeannie

1966-1969  Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C.

1968   Mod Squad 

1968   Daktari 

1968   Petticoat Junction 

1968   That Girl 

1967   Accidental Family 

1967   The Danny Thomas Hour

1967   The Phyllis Diller Show 

1966   Run Buddy Run

1966   Hey, Landlord 

1965   The Andy Griffith Show

1964   The Dick Van Dyke Show 

1964   The Munsters 

1959-1963  The Danny Thomas Show 

1961   The Joey Bishop Show 

1960-1961  Bachelor Father 

1960   The Tab Hunter Show

1960   Why Must I Die? 

1960   The Gale Storm Show 

1960   Peter Gunn 

1960   The Rise and Fall of Legs Diamond 

1959   The Atomic Submarine 

1959   Whirlybirds

1958-1959  The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour 

1959   The Beat Generation 

1958-1959  Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse 

1957-1959  M Squad

1959   December Bride

1959   The D.A.'s Man 

1959   Alias Jesse James 

1959   The Ann Sothern Show 

1959   Lone Texan

1957-1959  Dragnet 

1958   The Buccaneer 

1958   The Tunnel of Love 

1958   Alfred Hitchcock Presents

1958   The Geisha Boy

1958   Thundering Jets 

1958   Official Detective 

1958   The Thin Man 

1957   The Jack Benny Program 

1957   The Joker Is Wild 

1957   Under Fire 

1957   Date with the Angels

1957   Beau James 

1957   Designing Woman 

1957   This Could Be the Night 

1957   The Garment Jungle 

1957   Public Pigeon No. One

1956   The Girl He Left Behind 

1956   Bigger Than Life

1956   Edge of Hell 

1956   The NBC Comedy Hour 

1956   Adventures of Superman 

1956   Cheyenne

1955-1956  It's Always Jan

1956   It's a Great Life 

1955-1956  Damon Runyon Theater

1954-1956  Captain Midnight

1955   The Naked Street 

1955   TV Reader's Digest

1954-1955  The Ford Television Theatre

1955   Fireside Theatre 

1954   Our Miss Brooks

1951   Sky High

1951   Leave It to the Marines 

1951   Lost Continent

1951   Savage Drums 

1951   Stop That Cab

1951   Mask of the Dragon 

1951   The Lemon Drop Kid 

1951   Fingerprints Don't Lie 

1951   Three Desperate Men 

1951   The Steel Helmet

1950   Holiday Rhythm 

1950   The Return of Jesse James 

1950   Hi-Jacked 

1950   Motor Patrol

1950   Everybody's Dancin'

1950   Western Pacific Agent

1950   Radar Secret Service 

1949   On the Town

1949   Always Leave Them Laughing

1949   Tough Assignment 

1949   White Heat 

1949   Treasure of Monte Cristo

1949   Knock on Any Door

1948   Lady at Midnight 

1948   Close-Up

1947   The Gangster

1947   Body and Soul 

1947   Kilroy Was Here 

1946   Suspense

1945   George White's Scandals 

1944   A Wave, a WAC and a Marine 

1944   Johnny Doesn't Live Here Any More

1944   Hey, Rookie 

1943   Is Everybody Happy? 

1943   The Chance of a Lifetime 

1943   Girls in Chains

1942   Mug Town 

1942   Cairo 

1942   Dr. Broadway 

1942   Blondie Goes to College

Matinee Classics - Make Room for Granddaddy starring Danny Thomas, Marjorie Lord, Angela Cartwright, Rusty Hamer, Sid Melton, Michael Hughes and Rosie Greer
Matinee Classics - Make Room for Granddaddy starring Danny Thomas, Marjorie Lord, Angela Cartwright, Rusty Hamer, Sid Melton, Michael Hughes and Rosie Greer
Matinee Classics - The Atomic Submarine starring Arthur Franz, Dick Foran, Brett Halsey, Tom Conway, Paul Dubov, Bob Steele, Victor Varconi, Joi Lansing, Selmer Jackson, Jack Mulhall, Jean Moorhead, Richard Tyler, Ken Becker, Sid Melton and Frank Watkins

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