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Olan Soule
Olan Soule
Role Dr. Passmore
Biographical Information
Full Name Olan Evart Soule
Birthdate February 28, 1909
Birthplace La Harpe, Illinois, United States
Death Date February 1, 1994 (age 84)
Death Place Corona, California, United States

Olan Soule played Dr. Passmore in the second season episode, "And Then I Wrote" (1965).


Olan Evart Soule was an American actor born on February 28, 1909, in La Harpe, Illinois.

He was a brilliant character performer in hundreds of films, radio and television shows. He began his career in 1926, on radio performing for eleven years in the daytime soap opera "Bachelor's Children" and later on the evening radio show "First Nighter" in the 1940s. Also during this time, he was a leading radio actor on many other shows plus voiceovers for commercials and cartoons.

His biggest success came with the advent of television where he was a regular on many programs such as "Dragnet", "The Untouchables", "Petticoat Junction", "My Three Sons", "The Jack Benny Program", "Alfred Hitchcock Presents" and "Bonanza". For feature films, he appeared in "Cuban Fireball" (1951), "Francis Joins the WACS" (1954), "North by Northwest" (1959), "The Seven Minutes" (1971), "St. Ives" (1976), among others.

Olan Soule died on February 1, 1994, in Corona, California. He was 84.


  • Olan Soule on the Internet Movie Database. Retrieved on October 27, 2021.
  • Griffith, John "J-Cat". Olan Soule memorial,, June 23, 2000. Retrieved on February 19, 2022.