David Janssen Biography
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Richard Kimble’ in the TV Series ‘The Fugitive’)
Birthday: March 27, 1931 (Aries)
Born In: Naponee, Nebraska, United States
David Janssen was an American TV and film actor. He is better known for his TV performances. David was just 13 when he made his acting debut. By 25, he had already appeared in about 20 films, but the TV series titled ‘The Fugitive' was the first major milestone of his career. It was his first regular role in a series. It also marked his longest association with any series. Some of his other notable TV productions, in which he was seen in lead roles, were 'Richard Diamond, Private Detective,' 'Harry O,' and 'O'Hara, U.S. Treasury.' David had been featured in quite a few TV movies and had appeared in leading roles in many of them. Most of his prominent film roles came to him in the second half of his career. David is remembered for his low-key acting style and his deep, intoxicated voice, which was utilized in the TV miniseries 'Centennial.' David had also served in the US army, and during his tenure, he befriended a few legendary actors. He was married twice. Unfortunately, he lost his life to the ill effects of smoking and drinking at the age of 48.