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David Janssen
David Janssen Richard Kimble 1963.JPG
Janssen in The Fugitive (1963)
Born
David Harold Meyer

(1931-03-27)March 27, 1931
Died February 13, 1980(1980-02-13) (aged 48)
Resting place Hillside Memorial Park Cemetery
Occupation Actor
Years active 1945–1980
Spouse(s)
Ellie Graham
(m. 1958; div. 1968)

Dani Crayne
(m. 1975; his death 1980)

David Janssen (born David Harold Meyer) (March 27, 1931 - February 13, 1980) was an American film and television actor who is best known for his starring role as Richard Kimble in the television series The Fugitive (1963–1967). Janssen also had the title roles in three other series: Richard Diamond, Private Detective; Harry O; and O'Hara, U.S. Treasury.

In 1996 TV Guide ranked him number 36 on its 50 Greatest TV Stars of All Time list.

According to friend and Fugitive co-star Barry Morse, "David Janssen was well known as one of the hardest working actors in the USA", regularly working 12-14 hours a day, and he kept working until his early death in 1980 at the age of 48.

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