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Walter Sande
Walter Sande
Credits
Role Mr. Giddings
Biographical Information
Birthdate July 9, 1906
Birthplace Denver, Colorado, United States
Death Date November 22, 1971 (age 65)
Death Place Chicago, Illinois, United States[1]

Walter Sande played client, Mr. Giddings, in the fourth season episode, "Hippie, Hippie, Hooray" (1968).

Biography[]

Walter Sande was an auburn haired, ruddy complexioned, pugnacious American actor who played lawmen, a few gangsters, bulls in a china shop and sidekicks in serials. One of his most prominent roles was as the hapless Johnson who hires Humphrey Bogart for a fishing trip in To Have and Have Not.

Walter Sande was born in Denver, Colorado in 1906. He showed an early interest in music and had his own band during [his] college years. He later became musical director for a chain of 20th Century Fox theatres. It was through this medium that he became interested in acting and entered films in 1937.

[His was] another familiar face to film goers whose face was well known, but there was no name to go with it. [This is] the life of many a character actor.

Some of Walter Sande's film roles were: Scandal Street (1939), The Iron Claw (1941), Confessions of Boston Blackie (1942), Don Winslow of the Coast Guard (1943), To Have and Have Not (1944), Along Came Jones (1945), The Daltons Ride Again (1945), The Spider (1944), The Blue Dahlia (1946), Killer McCoy (1947), Joe Palooka in the Counterpunch (1949), Canadian Pacific (1949), The Dupont Story (1950), Dark City (1950), The Kid from Texas (1950), A Place in the Sun (1951), Fort Worth (1951), Warpath (1951), Red Mountain (1951), Tomorrow Is Another Day (1951), The Duel at Silver Creek (1952), The Great Sioux Uprising (1953), The War of the Worlds (1953), Invaders from Mars (1953), Apache (1954), Bad Day at Black Rock (1955), Wichita (1955), The Last Train from Gun Hill (1959), Noose for a Gunman (1960), The Gallant Hours (1960), Sunrise at Campobello (1960), I'll Take Sweden (1965), Young Dillinger (1965), The Navy vs. the Night Monsters (1966), Death of a Gunfighter (1969), and Michael O'Hara the Fourth (1972-television movie).

Walter Sande appeared on television in such programs as The Lone Ranger, Schlitz Playhouse of Stars, Dragnet, Four Star Playhouse, The Adventures of Jim Bowie, Tales of Wells Fargo, Perry Mason, Wanted Dead or Alive, Zane Grey Theatre, Maverick, Rawhide, The Rifleman, 77 Sunset Strip, Death Valley Days, Lost in Space, Lassie, The Wild Wild West, Bonanza, Family Affair, The Big Valley, Gunsmoke and The Doris Day Show among others.

Sande was married to the sister of actress Virginia O'Brien. He died of a heart attack in 1971 while waiting for a taxi at the airport. He was 65.[2]

References[]

  1. Walter Sande on the Internet Movie Database. Retrieved on April 23, 2020.
  2. Greer, Louie. Walter Sande on Louie The Movie Buff, February 28, 2014. Retrieved on April 23, 2020, edited.
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