Charles Aidman

TV Actor

Charles Aidman was born in Frankfort, Indiana, United States on January 21st, 1925 and is the TV Actor. At the age of 68, Charles Aidman biography, profession, age, height, weight, eye color, hair color, build, measurements, education, career, dating/affair, family, news updates, TV shows, and networth are available.

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Charles Leonard Aidman
Date of Birth
January 21, 1925
United States
Place of Birth
Frankfort, Indiana, United States
Death Date
Nov 7, 1993 (age 68)
Zodiac Sign
Film Actor, Stage Actor, Television Actor
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DePauw University, Indiana University
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Frances Garman (divorced)
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Charles Aidman Life

Charles Leonard Aidman (January 21, 1925 – November 7, 1993) was an American actor of stage, film, and television.

Early life

Aidman was born in Frankfort, Indiana, the son of George E. and Etta (Kwitny) Aidman. Aidman graduated from Frankfort High School and attended DePauw University prior to serving in the United States Navy during World War II. After the war he returned to his home state and graduated from Indiana University, where he studied drama under Dr. Lee Norvelle.

Personal life and death

Aidman was married to model Frances Garman. He died of cancer in Beverly Hills, California. He is interred in the Room of Prayer at Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery in Los Angeles.


Charles Aidman Career


In the episode "The Devil's Children" on NBC's The Virginian and twice on the NBC western series The Californians, Aidman guest-starred. He appeared on Richard Diamond, Private Detective, twice. On ABC's western film Black Saddle, he played a bounty hunter. In the episodes "And When the Sky Was Opened" and "Little Girl Lost," he was cast in CBS' fantasy drama Twilight Zone. Frank Paxton appeared in five other western films, including ABC's The Rebel, CBS' Trackdown, as Frank Paxton in "The Samaritan"; and CBS' Johnny Ringo as Jeffrey Blake in "The Stranger."

Aidman appeared in ABC/WB's crime drama Bourbon Street Beat and the syndicated aviation adventure series Whirlybirds. In three episodes of the syndicated crime drama in the United States, he appeared from 1959 to 1960 in various roles. Marshal's. In "The Case of the Gallant Grafter," Aidman appeared in a guest appearance on CBS courtroom drama Perry Mason in 1960 as murderer Arthur Siddons. As Jim Applegate, Aidman appeared in a 1961 episode of the western TV series Bonanza ("The Rival") as Jim Applegate.

Aidman recruits Peter Gunn to look into a woman blackmailing him over suspected sexual improprieties that he denies in 1961.

Ben Wiley, the father of Sue Wiley, the new girlfriend of Billy the Kid, is cast in "Shadow of the Past" (October 7, 1961).

In the three-part 1964 episode "Security Risk," of the CBS anthology series "GE True," Aidman was played as George Ellsworth, a US Embassy official in Warsaw, Poland. In an episode of Slattery's People, he also played a sex education instructor in "Do The Ignorant Sleep in Pure White Sheets?"

Aidman converted Spoon River Anthology by poet Edgar Lee Masters into a stage performance that is now on display.

In its 1966 episode "The Lean Years," he appeared on another NBC western series, The Road West. In an episode of Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea that year, Aidman played a scientist who turned into a werewolf. Jeremy Pike, one of Jim West's substitute sidekicks, appeared on CBS' The Wild West in a recurring role for several episodes during the series's fourth season. Julian Reed, a research scientist on ABC's The Invaders, appeared as a researcher in "The Pit" in 1968.

Aidman appeared in Hawaii Five O's Dr. Royce in 1970, and on the CBS' "Life In The Family" episode, Louis Willis (later known as Tom Willis), father-in-law-to-be of Lionel Jefferson. He also appeared as a tutor in an episode of The Andy Griffith Show in the sixth season of The Andy Griffith Show and made two guest appearances on The Dick Van Dyke Exhibition.

In an episode of Little House on the Prairie, the father of Elmer Dobkins appeared as the father of Elmer Dobkins and appeared in a scene of the 1974 police drama Nakia. He portrayed a memorable character in M*A*S*H's "The Grim Reaper," playing Colonel Bloodworth, a callous, sadistic commander who relishs predicting casualties and limiting his troops to statistics three years later. Aidman appeared in 1985 to 1987 as the original narrator of the Twilight Zone series before being replaced by Robin Ward.

His film appearances included Pork Chop Hill (1959), War Hunt (1967), Down We Go (1969), Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here (1969), Angel, Child (1976), and Innerspace (1987), the latter being one of his last acting appearances.