David Janssen Overview:

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 .

HONORS and AWARDS:

.

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

BlogHub Articles:

in Birds of Prey

By Rick29 on Mar 16, 2020 From Classic Film & TV Cafe

The KBEX traffc helicopter. One of the first "water cooler" movies I can remember is the 1973 CBS telepic Birds of Prey. I'm not sure if the term "water cooler" had even been invented in regard to a movie everyone was talking about the next day. But regardless, many of the students in my high schoo... Read full article


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


See all articles

David Janssen Quotes:

George Faber: The bell tolls. The Pope is dead. Listen to the bell.
[Crossed himself. Cut to multiple shots of mourners in the streets of Rome]
George Faber: This is the death knell that rings... only for the pontiff. Listen - there is a second bell. Soon they will be joined by other bells all over the city, all over every city, all over the world. The Pope is dead.


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


[Valens suddenly attacks Ed Musso and grabs his gun, pointing it at Musso]
Sgt. Ed Musso: Tom, don't!
Sgt. Tom Valens: Stow it!
Sgt. Ed Musso: Don't make it worse than it is!
Sgt. Tom Valens: I can't help it, now you turn around! Turn around!
[Valens grabs Musso's handcuffs, cuffs Musso's hands together behind his back, grabs his keys, then leads him to his closet]
Sgt. Tom Valens: Just a few more hours, Ed.
Sgt. Ed Musso: Go to hell!
[Valens locks Musso in the closet, then telephones Walt Cody]
Walt Cody: Hello?
Sgt. Tom Valens: Walt, this is Tom Valens. Did I wake you?
Walt Cody: No, but our date's for eight. If you're thinking of flying to Baja tonight, get yourself another boy.
Sgt. Tom Valens: The Baja trip's off. What I've been looking for has been here all the time.
Walt Cody: Well that's great! You need help finding it?
Sgt. Tom Valens: I thought you'd never ask. Bring your muscles, we're gonna open a grave.


read more quotes from David Janssen...



Share this page:
Visit the Classic Movie Hub Blog CMH
Also an Aries






See All Aries >>
David Janssen on the
Hollywood Walk of Fame



See All Walk of Fame Stars >>
David Janssen Facts
Was close friends with Stuart Whitman.

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

As a contract player at Universal-International in the 1950s, he attended Universal's acting classes with a fellow Universal contractee, Clint Eastwood. The two became friends, and Eastwood is still friends with Janssen's widow, Dani.

See All Related Facts >>
Related Lists
Create a list


See All Related Lists >>