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Ralph Bellamy
Birthday: June 17, 1904

Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Height: 6' 1"

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Ralph Bellamy, the veteran actor who was so well-liked and respected by his peers that he was the recipient of an honorary Oscar in 1987 for his contributions to the acting profession, was born on June 17, 1904 in Chicago, Illinois. He began his life as a player right out of high school in 1922, joining a traveling company that put on Shakespearean plays. For the next five years, he appeared with stock companies and repertory theaters associated with the Chautauqua Road Co., which brought culture to the hinterlands. He not only learned his craft, he wound up owning his own theatrical troupe by 1927. Two years later, he made his Broadway theatrical debut in "Town Boy" (29 years later, he would win a Tony Award).Bellamy made the first of his over 100 films in 1933, appearing as a gangster in "The Secret Six." While Ralph Bellamy never became a star or played many leads in A-pictures, he made a career out of playing second-leads in top productions before developing into a character actor. In his heyday in motion pictures, he typically played a rich but dull character who is jilted by the leading lady (he won his only Oscar nomination, for Best Supporting Actor, for just such a role in the 1937 comedy "The Awful Truth, in which he lost Irene Dunne to Cary Grant). He also specialized in redoubtable detectives who always find their man (he starred as Ellery Queen in four B-movies), and as slightly sinister yet stylish villains (the latter typecasting reaching its apogee with his turn as the not-so-kindly doctor in the horror classic "Rosemary's Baby").Ralph Bellamy's greatest role was as Franklin Delano Roosevelt in Dore Schary's play "Sunrise at Campobello," for which he won a 1958 Best Actor-Dramatic Tony Award. He also reprised his portrayal of Roosevelt in Schary's 1960 movie adaptation of his play, which brought his co-star Greer Garson a Golden Globe award and a Best Actress Academy Award nomination for playing Eleanor Roosevelt.To play F.D.R. and his struggle with the onset of polio, Bellamy studied up on Roosevelt as both man and politician, gaining an insight into the future president's psyche. Like the Method actors Marlon Brando and Jon Voight, who prepared for their portrayals of paraplegic war veterans in the movies "The Men" (1950) and "Coming Home" (1978) by living in veterans hospitals with paraplegics, Bellamy tried to understand the trauma that F.D.R. underwent and the challenges he faced. Bellamy spent a considerable amount of time at a rehabilitation center learning how to master leg braces, crutches, and a wheelchair to increase the verisimilitude of his portrayal of Rosevelt. So successful was his portrait of Roosevelt, he was called upon a generation later to recreate F.D.R. for the blockbuster TV miniseries "War and Remembrance" (1988). (ironically, Jon Voight himself would later play F.D.R. in the 2001 movie "Pearl Harbor.")Bellamy also had a prolific career on television, beginning with his 1948 debut in the "Philco Television Playhouse." He starred in one of the first TV police shows, "Man Against Crime," which was on the air from 1949-55, and later had roles in several other TV series, including "The Eleventh Hour" (1963-1964), "The Survivors" (1969), and "The Mostly Deadly Game" (1970). He also appeared in countless TV-movies and tele-plays, and was three times nominated for an Emmy Award.Known as a champion of actors' rights, Bellamy was one of the founders of the Screen Actors Guild, and also served four terms as President of Actors' Equity from 1952 to 1964. He took office during some of the darkest days of McCarthyism, but positioned Actors' Equity and thus, the Broadway theater to the left of Hollywood by resisting blacklisting. Many of those blacklisted in Hollywood found homes in the theater, as under Bellamy, Actors Equity established standards to protect members against charges of Communist Party membership or exhibiting left-wing sympathies. (One of the charges levied against the legendary stage and film director Elia Kazan, including Rod Steiger at the time Kazan received an honorary Oscar, was that he should have defined the House Un-American Activities Committee and not have named names because he could have remained employed in the theater even if he had been blacklisted in Hollywood.)Under Bellamy's leadership, Actor's Equity managed to double its assets within the first six years of his presidency and was successful in establishing the first pension fund for actors. It was for his services to the acting community that he was the recipient of an honorary Academy Award in 1987.Ralph Bellamy died on February 29, 1991 in Santa Monica, California. He was 87 years old.

Movie Credits
Pretty Woman (1990)
[ Richard Gere ][ Hank Azaria ][ David Bowie ][ Robert Davi ][ Jason Alexander ]
Christine Cromwell: Things That Go Bump in the Night (1989)
[ Dean Cain ][ James Cromwell ][ Mel Ferrer ]
The Good Mother (1988)
[ Matt Damon ][ Liam Neeson ][ Jason Robards ][ Joe Morton ]
Coming to America (1988)
[ Samuel L. Jackson ][ Eddie Murphy ][ Cuba Gooding Jr. ][ James Earl Jones ][ John Landis ]
The Power Brokers: Part 1 (1987)
[ Scott Bakula ][ Robert Culp ][ George Gaynes ][ Gregory Itzin ]
Amazon Women on the Moon (1987)
[ Joe Pantoliano ][ Phil Hartman ][ Steve Guttenberg ][ Robert Loggia ][ John Landis ]
Disorderlies (1987)
Opening Moves (1986)
Celebrations (1985)
The Fourth Wise Man (1985)
[ Charlie Sheen ][ Martin Sheen ][ Alan Arkin ][ Adam Arkin ][ Harold Gould ]
Love Leads the Way: A True Story (1984)
[ Ernest Borgnine ][ Timothy Bottoms ][ Richard Speight Jr. ]
Trading Places (1983)
[ Eddie Murphy ][ Dan Aykroyd ][ Frank Oz ][ James Belushi ][ John Landis ]
Return of the Ninny/Touchdown Twins/Split Personality (1981)
The Memory of Eva Ryker (1980)
[ Roddy McDowall ][ Peter Graves ][ Mel Ferrer ]
Power (1980)
[ Brian Keith ][ Joe Don Baker ][ Red Buttons ][ Brian Kerwin ][ David Groh ]
Eagleman/Children of Mentu (1980)
[ Bob Denver ]
Condominium (1980)
The Billion Dollar Threat (1979)
[ Keenan Wynn ]
The Millionaire (1978)
[ Martin Balsam ][ Bill Hudson ]
The Clone Master (1978)
Oh, God! (1977)
[ David Ogden Stiers ][ Paul Sorvino ][ William Daniels ][ Donald Pleasence ][ Carl Reiner ]
My Physician, My Friend: Part 1 (1977)
Charlie Cobb: Nice Night for a Hanging (1977)
[ Pernell Roberts ][ Clu Gulager ]
The Boy in the Plastic Bubble (1976)
[ John Travolta ][ Robert Reed ][ Aaron Spelling ][ John Friedrich ]
Nightmare in Badham County (1976)
[ Robert Reed ][ Chuck Connors ]
Return to Earth (1976)
[ Lance Henriksen ][ Cliff Robertson ]
McNaughton's Daughter (1976)
[ Ricardo Montalban ][ Mike Farrell ]
Murder on Flight 502 (1975)
[ Robert Stack ][ Aaron Spelling ][ Danny Bonaduce ][ George Maharis ][ Vincent Baggetta ]
Search for the Gods (1975)
[ Kurt Russell ]
Adventures of the Queen (1975)
[ Robert Stack ]
The Log of the Black Pearl (1975)
The Missiles of October (1974)
[ Martin Sheen ][ William Devane ][ Harris Yulin ][ Dana Elcar ][ Michael Lerner ]
Cancel My Reservation (1972)
[ Pat Morita ][ Bob Hope ][ Keenan Wynn ]
Something Evil (1972)
[ Darren McGavin ]
Doctors' Wives (1971)
[ Gene Hackman ][ Richard Crenna ][ Carroll O'Connor ][ George Gaynes ]
The Last of the Powerseekers (1971)
[ Jan-Michael Vincent ][ George Hamilton ]
The Immortal (1969)
Rosemary's Baby (1968)
[ Tony Curtis ][ John Cassavetes ][ Charles Grodin ]
My Father and My Mother (1968)
[ Gene Hackman ]
Wings of Fire (1967)
The Death Wind (1966)
The Professionals (1966)
[ Burt Lancaster ][ Lee Marvin ][ Jack Palance ][ Robert Ryan ]
Impact of an Execution (1963)
Lariat (1961)
Fearful Courage (1961)
Judgment at Hondo Seco (1961)
Westinghouse Presents: The Dispossessed (1961)
Heritage (1961)
Until the Man Dies (1961)
Sunrise at Campobello (1960)
[ Hume Cronyn ]
The Defender: Part 1 (1957)
[ Steve McQueen ][ William Shatner ][ Martin Balsam ]
The Candidate (1956)
The Fog (1956)
[ James Whitmore ]
Sit Down with Death (1956)
The Alibi (1956)
The Big Slide (1956)
[ Jack Albertson ]
The Devil's Disciple (1955)
Like Father, Like Son (1955)
[ Keenan Wynn ]
The Mechanical Heart (1955)
[ Jack Klugman ]
The Court-Martial of Billy Mitchell (1955)
[ Gary Cooper ][ Rod Steiger ][ Peter Graves ][ Darren McGavin ][ Robert Urich ]
Terror 12 Stories High (1954)
Fearful Decision (1954)
The Chinese Dolls (1954)
Petite Larceny (1953)
A Very Dead Ringer (1953)
This Thing Called Love (1948)
Lady on a Train (1945)
[ William Frawley ]
Delightfully Dangerous (1945)
Guest in the House (1944)
The Great Impersonation (1942)
Men of Texas (1942)
[ Robert Stack ][ Jackie Cooper ]
Lady in a Jam (1942)
The Ghost of Frankenstein (1942)
[ Bela Lugosi ][ Lon Chaney Jr. ]
Footsteps in the Dark (1941)
[ Errol Flynn ][ William Frawley ]
The Wolf Man (1941)
[ Bela Lugosi ][ Claude Rains ][ Lon Chaney Jr. ]
Ellery Queen and the Murder Ring (1941)
Ellery Queen and the Perfect Crime (1941)
Dive Bomber (1941)
[ Errol Flynn ][ Fred MacMurray ]
Affectionately Yours (1941)
Ellery Queen's Penthouse Mystery (1941)
Ellery Queen, Master Detective (1940)
Meet the Wildcat (1940)
Public Deb No. 1 (1940)
Dance, Girl, Dance (1940)
[ Maureen O'Hara ]
Queen of the Mob (1940)
[ Robert Ryan ]
Brother Orchid (1940)
[ Humphrey Bogart ]
Flight Angels (1940)
His Girl Friday (1940)
[ Cary Grant ]
Coast Guard (1939)
[ Randolph Scott ]
Blind Alley (1939)
Let Us Live! (1939)
[ Henry Fonda ]
Smashing the Spy Ring (1939)
Boy Meets Girl (1938)
[ Ronald Reagan ]
Fools for Scandal (1938)
The Crime of Dr. Hallet (1938)
Trade Winds (1938)
Girls' School (1938)
Carefree (1938)
[ Fred Astaire ][ Irving Berlin ]
The Awful Truth (1937)
[ Cary Grant ]
It Can't Last Forever (1937)
Let's Get Married (1937)
Counterfeit Lady (1936)
Wild Brian Kent (1936)
The Man Who Lived Twice (1936)
[ Ward Bond ]
Straight from the Shoulder (1936)
The Final Hour (1936)
Roaming Lady (1936)
Dangerous Intrigue (1936)
Air Hawks (1935)
Eight Bells (1935)
The Wedding Night (1935)
[ Gary Cooper ][ Walter Brennan ]
Gigolette (1935)
Rendezvous at Midnight (1935)
Helldorado (1935)
[ Walter Brennan ]
Hands Across the Table (1935)
[ Fred MacMurray ]
Navy Wife (1935)
The Healer (1935)
[ Mickey Rooney ]
Woman in the Dark (1934)
Girl in Danger (1934)
[ Ward Bond ]
One Is Guilty (1934)
Crime of Helen Stanley (1934)
[ Ward Bond ]
Once to Every Woman (1934)
Spitfire (1934)
[ Katharine Hepburn ]
This Man Is Mine (1934)
Ace of Aces (1933)
[ Richard Dix ]
Blind Adventure (1933)
Flying Devils (1933)
The Narrow Corner (1933)
Picture Snatcher (1933)
Destination Unknown (1933)
Below the Sea (1933)
Parole Girl (1933)
Second Hand Wife (1933)
Before Midnight (1933)
Ever in My Heart (1933)
Headline Shooter (1933)
Forbidden (1932)
Airmail (1932)
[ Jack Lord ][ John Ford ][ Ward Bond ]
Wild Girl (1932)
Almost Married (1932)
Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm (1932)
The Woman in Room 13 (1932)
Young America (1932)
[ Spencer Tracy ]
Disorderly Conduct (1932)
[ Spencer Tracy ]
Surrender (1931)
West of Broadway (1931)
The Magnificent Lie (1931)
The Secret Six (1931)
[ Clark Gable ]


  • Was one of the most popular and durable actors in Hollywood, playing everything from handsome heroes in his youth to villainous old men later in his career.
  • Won Broadway's 1958 Tony Award as Best Actor (Dramatic) for his portrayal of Franklin Delano Roosevelt in "Sunrise at Campobello," a role that he recreated in the movie version also titled Sunrise at Campobello (1960).
  • Biography in: "American National Biography". Supplement 1, pp. 37-38. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002.
  • Raised in Winnetka, Illinois
  • Went to New Trier High School, as did Rock Hudson, Hugh O'Brien, Ann-Margret, Bruce Dern, Penelope Milford, Virginia Madsen and Liz Phair
  • Great-uncle of actor Sam Huntington, to whom he bequeathed his Lifetime Achievement Oscar.
  • In Howard Hawks's "His Girl Friday" Bellamy's character, as happened in several movies, loses his girl to Cary Grant. At one point in the movie, as the conniving newspaper editor, Grant is giving a henchman directions to help him identify Bellamy's character, and Grant says "he looks like Ralph Bellamy."

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