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Steve Pendleton

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Steve Pendleton (September 16, 1908 – October 3, 1984) was an American film and television actor, often cast in the role of law-enforcement officers. Pendleton was cast in eight episodes in different roles from 1952 to 1957 on The Roy Rogers Show. In 1955, he played the role of Baumer in "Gold of Haunted Mountain" of the CBS drama, Brave Eagle. In another 1955 appearance, he was cast as Captain Kenneth McNabb in "The Fight for Texas" of the syndicated western series, Buffalo Bill, Jr. In 1956, he was cast as Bill Mathison in the episode "The Long Weekend" of the then CBS military drama, Navy Log. In 1957, he appeared on two episodes of William Bendix's NBC situation comedy, The Life of Riley. In 1958, he played Marshal Purvis in "Star Witness" of another syndicated western series, Casey Jones, with Alan Hale, Jr., in the title role. In 1959 he portrayed Sheriff Anderson in "The Louisiana Dude" of the CBS western series Yancy Derringer. Pendleton was cast in two roles in a total of twelve episodes broadcast between 1956 and 1961 of the ABC/Desilu western television series, The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp, with Hugh O'Brian in the title role of deputy marshal Wyatt Earp. He played a United States Army mayor, Benteen, in five segments, including "Dull Knife Strikes for Freedom" (May 7, 1957). In this segment, the actor Ian MacDonald is cast as Dull Knife, a Cheyenne chief, who leads his tribe from its reservation in Oklahoma Territory to their homeland in Montana, which they claim the U.S. government had promised them. Benteen has orders to prevent the Indians from passing through. Pendleton also appeared in seven other series episodes as the character Thacker. In 1960, Pendleton was cast as Marshal McCoy in "The Town That Wasn't There" of the ABC/Warner Brothers western series, Maverick. That same year, he played deputy Kelsey, with Lee Van Cleef as deputy Clyde Wilson, in the episode "Man on a Mountain" of another ABC/WB western, Lawman. In 1961, he portrayed deputy marshal Ben Johnson in the episode "Death Trap" of the ABC western series, The Rifleman, starring Chuck Connors. In 1967, he played Mr. Hutchins in the episode "Howard and Millie" of the CBS sitcom, The Andy Griffith Show. From 1968 to 1970, he had a recurring role as Mr. Bennett in six episodes of the NBC sitcom, Julia, starring Diahann Carroll. His last role was as a businessman on the 1976 episode "The Reformer" of William Conrad's CBS crime drama, Cannon. Pendleton died at the age of seventy-six in Pasadena, California.

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Sep 16, 1908 In Harlem, New York City, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Success 1923-02-25
Latest Project:
Series Cannon 1971-09-14
Known For
Poster of The Andy Griffith Show
Poster of Roll, Thunder, Roll!
Poster of Success
Series Cannon Unknown 1971-09-14
Movie Pit Stop Luther 1969-05-14
Series Julia Unknown 1968-09-17
Series Ironside Unknown 1967-03-28
Series Batman Unknown 1966-01-12
Series Get Smart Unknown 1965-09-18
Series The Beverly Hillbillies Unknown 1962-09-26
Series The Virginian Unknown 1962-09-19
Series The Andy Griffith Show 1960-10-03
Series The Rifleman Unknown 1958-09-30
Movie Once Upon a Horse... Milligan 1958-09-01
Movie The Unholy Wife Deputy Bob Watkins 1957-06-24
Movie Bombers B-52 Lt. Col. Graham (uncredited) 1957-11-22
Series Perry Mason Unknown 1957-09-21
Series Maverick Unknown 1957-09-22
Series Cheyenne Unknown 1955-09-20
Series The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp Unknown 1955-09-06
Series Buffalo Bill, Jr. Unknown 1955-03-01
Movie Phantom Trails Curt Leslie 1955-01-01
Movie Killers from Space FBI Agent Briggs 1954-01-23
Series Lassie Unknown 1954-09-12
Movie The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial Board Member (uncredited) 1954-06-23
Movie The Two Gun Teacher Bailey 1954-12-26
Movie Border City Rustlers Larson 1953-11-15
Movie Trail of the Arrow (archive footage) 1952-11-02
Series Cavalcade of America Unknown 1952-10-01
Series Adventures of Superman Unknown 1952-09-19
Series Hopalong Cassidy Unknown 1952-09-19
Series Dangerous Assignment Unknown 1952-01-01
Series Hallmark Hall of Fame Unknown 1951-12-24
Movie Buckaroo Sheriff of Texas Sam White 1951-05-01
Movie Desert of Lost Men Posse Member 1951-11-19
Movie Where Danger Lives Policeman at Roadblock (uncredited) 1950-11-16
Movie Rio Grande Capt. Prescott 1950-11-15
Movie Sunset in the West Walter Kimball (as Gaylord Pendleton) 1950-09-25
Movie Gunfire Charlie Ford (as Gaylord Pendleton) 1950-08-12
Movie A Lady Without Passport Joe - Airport Attendant (uncredited) 1950-08-03
Series The Gene Autry Show Unknown 1950-07-23
Movie Alias Nick Beal Det. Sgt. Hill 1949-03-04
Movie Ride, Ryder, Ride! Gerry Brooks 1949-02-02
Movie Johnny Allegro 1949-05-26
Movie Roll, Thunder, Roll! Marshal Bill Faugh 1949-08-26
Movie Arson, Inc. Murph, the undercover man (as Gaylord Pendleton) 1949-06-24
Movie Highway 13 George Montgomery (as Gaylord Pendleton) 1948-12-28
Movie Enchantment RAF Officer 1948-12-25
Movie Walk a Crooked Mile Police Detective Gaines 1948-09-02
Movie Beyond Glory Gen. Prescott 1948-08-03
Movie The Return of Rin Tin Tin Gordon Melrose 1947-11-01
Movie Untamed Fury Jeff Owens 1947-03-22
Movie Sergeant York Scorer (uncredited) 1941-07-02
Movie Young Buffalo Bill Jerry Calhoun 1940-04-11
Movie The Grapes of Wrath Gas Station Attendant #2 in Needles (uncredited) 1940-03-15
Movie Road to Singapore Gordon Wycott (uncredited) 1940-03-22
Movie Flight Command North Island Tower Operator 1940-12-27
Movie One Crowded Night Mat 1940-08-09
Movie Triple Justice Tommy Dale 1940-09-22
Movie Knute Rockne All American Football Player #12 1940-10-05
Movie American Spoken Here Young Marksman (uncredited) 1940-11-30
Movie Wings of the Navy Cadet Ormsby (uncredited) 1939-02-11
Movie The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle Adjutant (uncredited) 1939-03-29
Movie Confessions of a Nazi Spy Naval Courier 1939-05-06
Movie When Tomorrow Comes Busboy 1939-08-11
Movie Disputed Passage Lawrence Carpenter 1939-10-25
Movie The Marshal Of Mesa City Jim Tanner 1939-11-03
Movie Geronimo Pvt. Young 1939-11-26
Movie Reno Prosecuting Attorne 1939-12-01
Movie The Duke of West Point Cadet Rains 1938-12-29
Movie Next Time I Marry Reporter 1938-12-09
Movie Having Wonderful Time Camp Waiter (uncredited) 1938-07-01
Movie Exclusive Elliott 1937-08-06
Movie Behind The Headlines Martin Gang Member 1937-05-14
Movie They Gave Him a Gun Soldier (uncredited) 1937-05-07
Movie Internes Can't Take Money Jones (as Gaylord Pendleton) 1937-04-16
Movie The Informer Dennis Daly 1935-05-09
Movie Twentieth Century Brother in Play (uncredited) 1934-05-11
Movie Fighting to Live John Z. Blake 1934-04-06
Movie Life in the Raw Tom Halloway 1933-07-07
Movie Unknown Valley Joshua Townsman 1933-05-05
Movie The Death Kiss Bystander 1932-12-05
Movie Daddy Long Legs Sally's Beau (uncredited) 1931-06-05
Movie Up the River Morris (uncredited) 1930-10-12
Movie The Bluffer Jack 1930-09-28
Movie Manslaughter Bobby 1930-07-22
Movie Success Joe (as Gaylord Pendleton) 1923-02-25