Jack Lord

  1. Earl Holliman, Giant, 1955.
  2. Robert Stack, The Untouchables, TV, 1959-1963.     Van Heflin, Van Johnson, Fred MacMurray, Cliff Robertson also refused to be Special Agent Eliot Ness battling The Mob of the Chicago 30s. Lordgot his own hero,anothercardboard cop with teflon hair, in the Hawaii Five-0 series, 1968-1980.
  3. John Gavin, Psycho, 1960.    You want I should book him, Hitch?   Using his TV crew forTV urgency, Alfred Hitchcock mused upon using TV actors.  Not for long.
  4. Vince Edwards, Ben Casey, TV, 1961-1966.     Forget Westerns, suddenly, medics were all the TV rage. Led by Richard Chamberlain’s pretty-boy Dr Kidare and Edwards as the grittier Casey. Jack Lord (later winning Hawaii Five-0), Russell Johnson (The Professor on Gilligan’s Island) and future Oscar-winner Cliff Robertson all passed.
  5. Cec Linder, Goldfinger, 1964.
  6. William Shatner, Star Trek,  TV, 1966-1969.

    Footnote>>>You know, I never worked with Jack Lord. I don’t know if he was unpleasant, but every actor I’ve ever talked to who did work with Jack Lord has told me it was very unpleasant.” – Quentin Tarantino talking to  Mike Fleming Jr @  Deadline Hollywood, July 20, 2021


 Birth year: 1928Death year: 1998Other name: Casting Calls:  6