1920 - Was born in Santa Monica, California on the 2nd of April. "Just the facts Ma'am"
1948 - He had a featured role as a crime lab technician in the film. He Walked by Night based on the real-life murder of a California Highway Patrol officer.
1950 - He appeared alongside future Dragnet partner Harry Morgan in the film noir Dark City. 1952 - Veteran radio and film actor Ben Alexander would debut as the second incarnation of jovial, burly Officer Frank Smith.
1951-1955 - Webb introduced a short-lived radio series, Pete Kelly's Blues, in an attempt to bring the music he loved to a broader audience. That radio series became the basis for a movie of the same name.
1959 - Alexander proved to be a popular addition to the series as Webb's detective partner and remained a cast member until the cancellation
1967-70- did revised Dragnet
1968-1975 - In concert with Robert A. Cinader, Webb produced NBC's popular Adam-12, which focused on LAPD uniform officers Pete Malloy (Martin Milner) and Jim Reed (Kent McCord).
1982 - He died on the 23rd of December.
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