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Brad Dexter

Brad Dexter (born Veljko Soso; April 9, 1917 – December 12, 2002) was an American actor and film producer. He is known for tough-guy and western roles including the 1960 film The Magnificent Seven (1960) and producing several films for Sidney J. Furie such as Lady Sings the Blues. He is also known for a short marriage to Peggy Lee, a friendship with Marilyn Monroe and for saving Frank Sinatra from drowning. Known as a nice guy off screen, Dexter's tough-guy roles contrasted with his easy going and friendly personality.

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Apr 9, 1917 In Goldfield, Nevada, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Heldorado 1946-12-15
Latest Project:
Movie Guns for Hire: The Making of 'The Magnificent Seven' 2000-05-13
Known For
Poster of Wanted: Dead or Alive
Poster of Run Silent, Run Deep
Poster of Untamed
Poster of The Asphalt Jungle
Movie Guns for Hire: The Making of 'The Magnificent Seven' Self 2000-05-13
Movie Cognac Veljko Pantović 1988-06-21
Movie Winter Kills Captain Heller One 1979-05-11
Movie Valentine Cosmo 1979-12-07
Series The Incredible Hulk Unknown 1977-11-04
Movie The Private Files of J. Edgar Hoover Alvin Karpis 1977-12-01
Movie Vigilante Force Mayor Bradford 1976-09-09
Movie Shampoo Senator East 1975-02-11
Series S.W.A.T. Unknown 1975-02-24
Series Kojak Unknown 1973-10-24
Series McCloud Unknown 1970-02-17
Series Mannix Unknown 1967-09-16
Series Mission: Impossible Unknown 1966-09-17
Movie Blindfold Harrigan 1966-05-23
Movie None But the Brave Sgt. Bleeker 1965-02-24
Movie Bus Riley's Back in Town Wallace Slocum 1965-03-24
Movie Von Ryan's Express Sergeant Bostick 1965-06-23
Movie Invitation to a Gunfighter Kenarsie 1964-10-14
Movie Johnny Cool Lennart Crandall 1963-10-02
Movie Kings of the Sun Ah Haleb 1963-12-18
Movie Taras Bulba Shilo 1962-11-21
Movie The George Raft Story Benny Siegal 1961-11-22
Movie Twenty Plus Two Leroy Dane 1961-08-13
Movie X-15 Maj. Anthony Rinaldi 1961-12-22
Movie 13 Fighting Men Maj. Simon Boyd 1960-03-31
Movie The Magnificent Seven Harry Luck 1960-04-14
Series Surfside 6 Unknown 1960-10-06
Series The Aquanauts Unknown 1960-09-14
Series Tightrope Unknown 1959-09-08
Movie Last Train from Gun Hill Beero, Belden Foreman 1959-07-29
Series Bourbon Street Beat Unknown 1959-10-05
Series Mr. Lucky Unknown 1959-10-24
Series Hawaiian Eye Unknown 1959-10-07
Movie Vice Raid Vince Malone 1959-12-01
Series Wanted: Dead or Alive Unknown 1958-09-06
Movie Run Silent, Run Deep Cartwright 1958-03-27
Series Behind Closed Doors Unknown 1958-10-02
Series Bronco Unknown 1958-09-23
Series Yancy Derringer Unknown 1958-10-02
Series 77 Sunset Strip Unknown 1958-10-10
Series Bat Masterson Unknown 1958-10-08
Movie The Oklahoman Dobie 1957-05-19
Series Have Gun, Will Travel Unknown 1957-09-14
Series Richard Diamond, Private Detective Unknown 1957-07-01
Movie The Bottom of the Bottle Stanley Miller 1956-02-01
Series Dick Powell's Zane Grey Theater Unknown 1956-10-05
Movie Between Heaven and Hell Lt. Joe 'Little Joe' Johnson 1956-10-11
Movie Untamed Lt. Christian 1955-03-01
Movie Violent Saturday Gil Clayton 1955-04-01
Movie House of Bamboo Capt. Hanson 1955-07-01
Series Climax! Unknown 1954-10-07
Series General Electric Theater Unknown 1953-02-01
Movie 99 River Street Victor Rawlins 1953-08-21
Movie The Las Vegas Story Tom Hubler 1952-01-30
Movie Macao Vincent Halloran 1952-04-11
Movie Fourteen Hours Reporter (uncredited) 1951-04-01
Movie The Asphalt Jungle Bob Brannom 1950-06-01
Movie Sinbad the Sailor Muallin 1947-01-13
Movie Heldorado Alec Baxter (as Barry Mitchell) 1946-12-15