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Vinton Hayworth

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Vinton Hayworth (June 4, 1906 – May 21, 1970) was an Americanactor who began in weaselly and milquetoast roles and aged into dignified character parts. Career Born in Washington, D.C., he began acting in his late teens. He was a pioneering radio announcer in the early 1920s, first in Washington, later in New York City, and then in Chicago. Subsequently, he appeared on numerous radio programs in various roles. He entered movies in 1933, under the stage name Jack Arnold and made appearances in small roles, usually played comically good-natured, sneaky characters. His appearances as Jack Arnold ended in the early 1940s and he did a two year stint on Broadway from 1942-44 before returning to California. He made appearances in film from the late 1950s onward. Hayworth was also one of the founders of AFRA (later AFTRA), the union representing radio and television artists, of which he was also the president from 1951-54. Hayworth began appearing on television in the 1950s. He appeared in Alfred Hitchcock Presents, Gunsmoke, Perry Mason, Dennis the Menace, Petticoat Junction, Hazel, The Munsters, Green Acres (1965) and Dick Tracy (1967). He played Carlos Galindo on Disney's Zorro (1957-1959). His final role was as General Winfield Schaeffer on I Dream of Jeannie between 1969 and 1970. Hayworth replaced Barton MacLane, who had played General Peterson until his death in 1969. Both Hayworth and MacLane died before the final episodes that they appeared in were aired. Death Shortly after completing his recurring role of General Schaeffer in I Dream of Jeannie, Hayworth died of a heart attack on May 21, 1970. He died five days before I Dream of Jeannie aired its last first-run episode (May 26, 1970). His remains were cremated. Personal Hayworth was married to actress Jean Owens. Hayworth's elder sister was Volga Hayworth, mother of screen star Rita Hayworth.

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Jun 4, 1906 In Washington - District of Columbia - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Without Orders 1936-10-22
Latest Project:
Series Marcus Welby, M.D. 1969-09-23
Known For
Poster of Tillie the Toiler
Poster of Danger On Wheels
Poster of Riding on Air
Poster of China Passage
Series Marcus Welby, M.D. Unknown 1969-09-23
Series Batman Unknown 1966-01-12
Series That Girl Unknown 1966-09-08
Series Pistols 'n' Petticoats Unknown 1966-09-17
Series Run for Your Life Unknown 1965-09-13
Series The Big Valley Unknown 1965-09-15
Series Green Acres Unknown 1965-09-15
Series I Dream of Jeannie Gen. Schaeffer 1965-09-18
Series Laredo Unknown 1965-09-16
Series The Munsters Unknown 1964-09-24
Series The Dakotas Unknown 1963-01-07
Series Petticoat Junction Unknown 1963-09-24
Series The Beverly Hillbillies Unknown 1962-09-26
Series General Electric True Unknown 1962-09-30
Series Hazel Unknown 1961-09-28
Movie Spartacus Metallius (uncredited) 1960-10-13
Series Checkmate Unknown 1960-09-17
Series The Roaring 20's Unknown 1960-10-15
Series Laramie Unknown 1959-09-15
Series Dennis the Menace Unknown 1959-10-04
Series The Donna Reed Show Unknown 1958-09-24
Series Panic! Unknown 1957-03-05
Series M Squad Unknown 1957-09-20
Series Perry Mason Unknown 1957-09-21
Series Zorro Unknown 1957-10-10
Movie The Girl He Left Behind Arthur Shaeffer 1956-10-26
Series Gunsmoke Unknown 1955-09-10
Series Alfred Hitchcock Presents Unknown 1955-10-02
Series Matinee Theater Unknown 1955-10-31
Series Inner Sanctum Unknown 1954-01-09
Series Letter to Loretta Unknown 1953-09-20
Series Hallmark Hall of Fame Unknown 1951-12-24
Series Tales of Tomorrow Unknown 1951-08-03
Series Lights Out Unknown 1949-07-19
Series The Philco Television Playhouse Unknown 1948-10-03
Series Studio One Unknown 1948-11-07
Movie It Ain't Hay Golfer (uncredited) 1943-03-10
Movie There's One Born Every Minute Photographer 1942-06-26
Movie Mexican Spitfire's Elephant Parks, Hotel Regal Manager 1942-09-17
Movie Lucky Devils Bradford 1941-01-03
Movie Tillie the Toiler Wally Whipple 1941-08-07
Movie New York Town Gentleman on Boat (uncredited) 1941-10-31
Movie The Mexican Spitfire's Baby Hotel Clerk 1941-11-28
Movie Danger On Wheels Bruce Crowley (as Jack Arnold) 1940-02-02
Movie Oh, Johnny, How You Can Love! The Chaser (as Jack Arnold) 1940-01-01
Movie Framed Nick 1940-02-23
Movie Mexican Spitfire Out West Mr. Brown 1940-10-29
Movie Enemy Agent Lester Taylor 1940-04-18
Movie Cross-Country Romance J. Holmby 1940-07-12
Movie Millionaires in Prison 'Windy' Windsor 1940-07-12
Movie When Tomorrow Comes Radio Technician 1939-08-11
Movie Fixer Dugan Frank Darlow 1939-04-21
Movie The Day the Bookies Wept Harry, Rider with Margie 1939-09-15
Movie That's Right - You're Wrong Producer (Uncredited) 1939-11-24
Movie Sued for Libel Dr. James Bailer (uncredited) 1939-10-27
Movie Crime Ring Buzzell 1938-07-08
Movie Blind Alibi Dirk 1938-05-20
Movie Fugitives for a Night Barrington 1938-09-23
Movie Law of the Underworld Eddie 1938-05-06
Movie Mr. Doodle Kicks Off Henchman 1938-10-07
Movie The Mad Miss Manton Peter's Secretary (uncredited) 1938-10-21
Movie A Man to Remember Huber (uncredited) 1938-10-14
Movie China Passage Tommy Baldwin 1937-03-12
Movie We're on the Jury Mr. Williams 1937-02-12
Movie You Can't Buy Luck Paul Vinette 1937-04-30
Movie Riding on Air Harvey Schumann 1937-06-18
Movie Hitting a New High Carter Haig 1937-12-24
Movie Without Orders Len Kendrick 1936-10-22
Movie That Girl From Paris Reporter (uncredited) 1936-12-31
Movie Night Waitress George Skinner 1936-12-18