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Curtis in IT CAME FROM BENEATH THE SEA.
About Donald Curtis (1915 – 1997)
Donald Curtis was born on February 27, 1915, in Cheney, Washington. His birth name is Curtis Rudolf.
On May 22, 1997 Donald Curtis passed away in Desert Hot Springs, California.
Sometimes Donald Curtis was credited as Don Curtis.
In 1940, Donald Curtis made his movie debut, in EMERGENCY SQUAD in an uncredited role as an Ambulance Intern. Curtis's last film was also uncredited – in WARNING SHOT, playing Dr. James B. Ruston.
Donald Curtis played the cahracter of a henchmen in four of his films: JUNIOR G-MEN, TAKE ME BACK TO OKLAHOMA, THE SON OF DAVY CROCKETT, and CODE OF THE OUTLAW.
In the 50s, Donald Curtis played Adam Conway, in DETECTIVE'S WIFE.
With over 30 TV guest appearances, Donald Curtis was on shows like THE FORD TELEVISION THEATRE, SCIENCE FICTION THEATER, ANNIE OAKLEY, THE BEVERLY HILLBILLIES and PETTICOAT JUNCTION.
Donald Curtis played two different roles in two different Lassie movies. In 1945, he played Sergeant Eddie Brown in the SON OF LASSIE, and in 1946 he played Charlie in COURAGE OF LASSIE.
Donald Curtis was also a dedicated learner about world religions, starting with Buddism. He wound up in The First Church of Religious Science; serving first as a minister at the SAnta Barbara church of Religious Science, for three years;1954-1957. IN 1957, he became the Minister-Director of Science of Mind Church in Los Angeles.
He put his gift of writing to good use, becoming a well-known author, and lecturer, writing spiritual self-help books, and many articles for Science of Mind, New Thought Quarterly, and Unity periodicals.
Donald Curtis still acted as a guest star on various TV series, up until 1967, when he quit acting, and dedicated all his time to ministry.
Donald Curtis's notable credits include...
WARNING SHOT (1967)
NIGHT PASSAGE (1957)
THE TEN COMMANDMENTS (1956)
EARTH VERSES THE FLYING SAUCERS (1956)
7TH CALVALRY (1956)
FLAME OF THE ISLANDS (1956)
IT CAME FROM BENEATH THE SEA (1955)
ALL THAT HEAVEN ALLOWS (1955)
TWO FLAGS WEST (1950)
I LOVE TROUBLE (1948)
THE AMAZING MR. X (1948)
THE FULLEEr BRUSHMAN (1948)
DANGEROUS YEARS (1947)
NIGHT SONG (1947)
A LETTER FOR EVIE (1946)
WHITE TIE AND TAILS (1946)
GALLANT BESS (1946)
BAD BASCOM (1946)
THEY WERE EXPENDABLE (1945)
THRILL OF A ROMANCE (1945)
SEE HERE, PRIVATE HARGROVE (1944)
LAW OF THE NORTHWEST (1943)
SALUTE TO THE MARINES (1943)
THE CROSS OF LORRAINE (1943)
JOAN OF OZARK (1942)
THE SON OF DAVY CROCKETT (1941)