portrayals in the
non-novel based media may have attributed
Hugh Marlowe usually was a secondary lead. ... He was the first Ellery Queen on radio in 1940. A role he also played some 14 years later on tv ... (click on picture for more)
He starred in numerous whodunits, as super-sleuth Ellery Queen in four terrible 1940-41 B's beginning with Ellery Queen, Master Detective. ... (click on picture for more)
One of radio's most successful and prolific actors with some 8,000 to 10,000 appearances in Radio. His amazing voice was used for every dramatic Radio format imaginable. On radio he took over from Hugh Marlowe as Ellery Queen in 1941-42.
In most of his screen appearances, Gargan basically played himself: a robust, handsome, high-spirited Irishman. He played master detective Ellery Queen in three 1942 Columbia programmers ... (click on picture for more)
As of the fourth radio season (1943-1944) Sydney Smith stept in as Ellery Queen, a role he continued to play until 1947. Sydney was born in Bedford, Quebec in Canada. Before assuming the role of the famous detective he already had some success as Abie Levy in 'Abie's Irish Rose' (1942)
In 1947 Larry was asked to play radio's infamous Ellery Queen. He would play the detective for two years and would later direct the Ellery Queen tv-series. ... (click on picture for more)
Richard Hart was the star of "The Adventures of Ellery Queen"the first tv-series to try and bring to live Ellery Queen and it was aired live. The show appeared on the Dumont Network beginning in 1950 and each episode took 25 minutes. ... (click on picture for more)
Since his debut in 1937, he spent seven years playing second leads, often as a playboy thanks to his suave, elegant style and dapper, handsome looks. He briefly starred in the TV series The Adventures of Ellery Queen (1950-51) as Ellery Queen ... (click on picture for more)
B-actor who's screen career
was virtually over by the end of the 1950s. On
Television, Nader starred in three short-lived series:
'The Further Adventures of Ellery Queen'
'The Man and The Challenge'
(1960) and 'Shannon'(1961)....
(click on picture for more)
The 'definite' Ellery Queen due to his likeable impersonation in the NBC-TV series. Hutton died of cancer at age 45 -- just short of the start of his son Timothy Hutton's career (with an Oscar for 'Ordinary People'). ... (click on picture for more)