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Webb, Jack Randolph

Born: 1920 AD
Died: 1982 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Actors, Producers

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.