Herb Vigran

Biography

Date of Birth 5 June 1910, Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA Date of Death 29 November 1986, Los Angeles, California, USA (cancer) Birth Name Herbert Vigran Herbert "Herb" Vigran was a well-known American character actor in Hollywood from the 1930s to the 1980s. Over his 50-year career, he made over 350 television and film appearances. Vigran's family moved to Fort Wayne, Indiana, where he grew up. He graduated with a law degree from Indiana University Law School but later chose to pursue acting. After starting out on Broadway, he soon moved to Hollywood and performed in radio shows with the likes of Jack Benny, Bob Hope and Jimmy Durante. He later had hundreds of television appearances on shows like Adventures of Superman (six episodes), Dragnet, The Brady Bunch and I Love Lucy. He also provided the voice of "Whitney's" boss on the Arrowhead bottled-water television (animated) and radio commercials in the 1960s. Vigran was active up until his death from cancer on November 29, 1986 in Los Angeles. He was cremated.

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Not as a Stranger

Lou, Pharmaceutical Salesman (uncredited)

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Somebody Loves Me

Lipscott - Theatrical Booker (uncredited)

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Secrets of a Co-Ed

Soapy

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So You're Taking in a Roomer

Heimie Callahan (uncredited)

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Punch and Beauty

Ticket Seller (uncredited)

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So You Want to Know Your Relatives

Rocco McDoakes (uncredited)

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Behind the Green Lights

Photographer (uncredited)

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Just for You

George - Jordan's Chauffeur (as Herbert Vigran)

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Bobby Ware Is Missing

Charlie - Headwaiter (uncredited)

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Ladies Crave Excitement

Harry (uncredited)

Starring In
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Dam Sharks

Dr. Bussart (uncredited)

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Bewitched: The Complete Eighth Season

Sergeant

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Wyatt Earp: Return to Tombstone

Bob Rakle (flashback sequences) (archive footage) (uncredited)

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Amazon Women on the Moon

Agent (segment "Reckless Youth")

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Starchaser: The Legend of Orin

Hopps (voice)

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First Monday in October

Justice Ambrose Quincy

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Airplane!

Reporter #5 (uncredited)

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The Happy Hooker Goes Hollywood

Lab Manager (as Herbert Vigran)

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Wasted

Mr. Kramer

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Hawmps?

Smitty

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The Shaggy D.A.

Bar Patron

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Babe

Heckler (uncredited)

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Benji

Lt. Samuels

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Herbie Rides Again

Window washer

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How to Seduce a Woman

1st Policeman

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Charlotte's Web

Lurvy (voice)

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Cancel My Reservation

Roscoe Snagby

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Support Your Local Gunfighter

Fat

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Which Way to the Front?

General (uncredited)

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The Love Bug

Policeman on Bridge (uncredited)

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Blackbeard's Ghost

Danny Oly

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The Reluctant Astronaut

Second Doctor (uncredited)

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Eight on the Lam

Real Estate Agent (uncredited)

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That Funny Feeling

Taxi Driver

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The Unsinkable Molly Brown

Denver tour spieler (uncredited)

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The Brass Bottle

Eddie

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The Candidate

Dr. Endicott

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Gypsy

Announcer at Minsky's (voice) (uncredited)

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The Errand Boy

Cigar Smoker in Elevator

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The Fugitive Kind

Caliope Player (voice) (uncredited)

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Tall Story

Man in Back Seat (uncredited)

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Bells Are Ringing

Charles Bessemer (uncredited)

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Party Girl

Bailiff / Radio Newscaster (voice) (uncredited)

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The Case Against Brooklyn

Police Sergeant in Steam Room (uncredited)

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Agguato nei Caraibi

Freddy (uncredited)

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The Cry Baby Killer

John Lawson - Gambelli's Lawyer (uncredited)

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The Midnight Story

Charlie Cuneo (as Herburt Vigran)

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A Hatful of Rain

Loud Man in Elevator (uncredited)

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The Vampire

George Ryan, Police Sergeant

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Gunsight Ridge

R.B. Davis - Justice of the Peace

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Ein Leben im Rausch

Jim Finney (uncredited)

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These Wilder Years

Traffic Cop

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That Certain Feeling

TV Director (uncredited)

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Paura d’Amare

TV Pitchman (voice) (uncredited)

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I Conquistatori dell’Uranio

Hotel Clerk (uncredited)

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The Girl Can't Help It

Bartender (uncredited)

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A Cry in the Night

Jensen - Sergeant at Police Desk

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Mundo Sin Fin

Reporter (uncredited)

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You Can't Run Away from It

Detective

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The Boss

Politician (uncredited)

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Not as a Stranger

Lou, Pharmaceutical Salesman (uncredited)

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Illegal

Municipal Court Bailiff (uncredited)

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It's Always Fair Weather

Nashby (uncredited)

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At Gunpoint

Matt - Man Talking in Saloon About His Wife (uncredited)

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Bobby Ware Is Missing

Charlie - Headwaiter (uncredited)

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Good Morning, Miss Dove

Police Sgt. Mitchell (uncredited)

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Hell on Frisco Bay

Phil - Cafe Owner (uncredited)

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He Muerto Mil Veces

Art (uncredited)

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20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

Reporter for the Globe (uncredited)

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White Christmas

Novello, Nightclub Manager (uncredited)

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The Long, Long Trailer

Trailer salesman (uncredited)

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Lucky Me

Theatre Manager (uncredited)

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So You're Taking in a Roomer

Heimie Callahan (uncredited)

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So You Want to Know Your Relatives

Rocco McDoakes (uncredited)

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Dragnet

Mr. Archer

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Susan Slept Here

Sergeant Sam Hanlon

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Let's Do it Again

Charlie Foster (uncredited)

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So This Is Love

Nightclub M.C. (uncredited)

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The Band Wagon

Man on Train (uncredited)

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The Girl Next Door

Police Sergeant (uncredited)

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Never Wave at a WAC

Cheesecake photographer (uncredited)

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Topper

Fenster (1 episode, 1954)

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So Big

Moving Boss (uncredited)

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O Henry's Full House

Poker Player (segment "The Clarion Call") (uncredited)

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Just for You

George - Jordan's Chauffeur (as Herbert Vigran)

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My Little Margie - Collection No. 2

J.D. Toomey, Matchmaker / ... (4 episodes, 1952-1955)

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Oklahoma Annie

Otto - Coffin Creek Cafe Croupier (uncredited)

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Somebody Loves Me

Lipscott - Theatrical Booker (uncredited)

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The Star

Roy

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No Questions Asked

Joe - Conventioneer (uncredited)

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Abbott and Costello Meet the Invisible Man

Stillwell (uncredited)

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Iron Man

Melio (uncredited)

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The Racket

Paradise Club Manager (uncredited)

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Behave Yourself

Police Desk Sergeant (uncredited)

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Bedtime for Bonzo

Lt. Daggett (as Herbert Vigran)

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Mister 880

Carny Barker (uncredited)

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The Damned Don't Cry

Vito Maggio (uncredited)

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Let's Dance

Virgil - Chili Cabana Owner (uncredited)

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Side Street

Photographer (uncredited)

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Hunt the Man Down

Collins' Aide (uncredited)

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Appointment with Danger

Policeman (uncredited)

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House of Strangers

Man next to Gino at fight (uncredited)

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Tell It to the Judge

Reporter (uncredited)

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Red, Hot and Blue

Movie Usher in Trailer (uncredited)

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Texas, Brooklyn & Heaven

Man in Subway (uncredited)

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The Noose Hangs High

Man with Coat (uncredited)

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All My Sons

Wertheimer (uncredited)

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Monsieur Verdoux

Reporter (uncredited)

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It Ain't Hay

Man in Microphone Room (uncredited)

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Secrets of a Co-Ed

Soapy

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Rings on Her Fingers

Cab Driver (uncredited)

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City of Missing Girls

Danny Mason (uncredited)

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Murder by Invitation

Eddie (as Herbert Vigran)

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Stranger on the Third Floor

Reporter Who Wins Cardgame (uncredited)

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Cross-Country Romance

Omaha Star-Herald Reporter (uncredited)

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The Golden Fleecing

Taxi Driver (uncredited)

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Punch and Beauty

Ticket Seller (uncredited)

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Death From a Distance

Police Photographer (uncredited)

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Behind the Green Lights

Photographer (uncredited)

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Ladies Crave Excitement

Harry (uncredited)

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