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Actor, David Janssen, was born David Harold Meyer on Mar 27, 1931 in Naponee, NE. Janssen died at the age of 48 on Feb 13, 1980 in Malibu, CA .



He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Television.

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DVD Spotlight: as "Harry O"

By Rick29 on Sep 17, 2012 From Classic Film & TV Cafe

One of the most distinctive private eyes of the 1970s has finally made his DVD debut with Warner Archive's release of season 1 of Harry O. The series, which originally aired on ABC in 1974-76, starred as Harry Orwell, a medically-retired police detective who moonlights as a private inv... Read full article

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David Janssen Quotes:

Sgt. Ed Musso: You're under arrest, Tom. The big one. Murder. The killing of Liz Thayer.
Sgt. Tom Valens: [slumping onto a chair in shock] Oh, no. When? How?
Sgt. Ed Musso: The custodian found her in Rustin's office. The place had been torn apart. She'd been choked and badly beaten. She was seen entering the office at 4:30, you were seen leaving around 5:00.
Sgt. Tom Valens: I went to see her, but the door was locked, I couldn't get in.
Sgt. Ed Musso: The custodian said he saw you with your hand on the knob like you'd closed the door. Tom, we found your fingerprints all over the treatment room!
Sgt. Tom Valens: You said the place had been torn apart.
Sgt. Ed Musso: I was being polite, it looked like a tornado hit it! All the files dumped on the floor, furniture smashed, even the Mexican nicknacks on the wall had been smashed, like some maniac was trying to destroy everything he could get his hands on.
Sgt. Tom Valens: Somebody's looking for something, and theyn can't find it. Somebody important. Somebody who's involved in this besides Rustin.
Sgt. Ed Musso: Sure, you! The boys downtown figure you've been pushing that Rustin gun story for so long you've flipped, and tore the place apart yourself!
Sgt. Tom Valens: The gun! That must be the answer to everything!

George Faber: It's the Russian. Kiril Lakota. They've elected a Russian Pope.

Jimmy: [repeated line to the American flyers] Good morning, American bum!
Duke Sinclaire: I'm not sure I like being called a "bum"! I've always thought of myself as more of a "tramp".

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David Janssen Facts
His mother and both of his sisters appeared as extras in "The Fugitive" (1963).

A close friend of Richard Harris, who was so upset by Janssen's death that he sat outside a cathedral in New York for hours in the snow upon hearing the news.

Was close friends with Stuart Whitman.

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