Brad Trumbull


Brad Trumbull
Brad Raymond Trumbull

(1924-11-25)November 25, 1924
DiedNovember 25, 1994(1994-11-25) (aged 70)
OccupationFilm, stage and television actor
Years active1952–1988
Spouse(s)Susanne Trumbull[1]

Brad Raymond Trumbull (November 25, 1924 – November 25, 1994) was an American film and television actor.[2] He was known for playing the role of "Brody" in the American crime drama television series The Lawless Years.

Trumbull studied at the Pasadena Playhouse, later graduating in 1950.[1] After that, he then served in World War II.[1] Trumbull began his career in 1952, as appearing in the television series Gang Busters. He guest-starred in television programs, including, Gunsmoke, One Day at a Time, Diff'rent Strokes,[1] M*A*S*H, The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Mister Ed, The Golden Girls,[1] Tales of Wells Fargo, The Andy Griffith Show, Mannix, The Doris Day Show and Highway Patrol.[1] Trumbull also appeared in over ninety episodes of the variety television series The Carol Burnett Show.[1]

In his stage career, Trumbull co-starred with actress, Cathy Browne, who played the role of feminity old-maid "Lizzie", in which her character is the daughter of the character "H.C. Curry" (Robert Cornthwaite).[3] With his role in The Rainmaker, he played the role of the same name as the main title, but was also known as "Bill Starbuck".[3] Trumbull played his co-starring part well.[3] The play was shown at the Tustin Playbox, in which was written by N. Richard Nash and directed by William Schallert.[3]

Trumbull died in November 1994 of heart failure in Canoga Park, California, at the age of 70.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h "Brad Trumbull". Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles, California. November 30, 1994. p. 232. Retrieved November 26, 2021 – via open access
  2. ^ "PMT Picks Its Cast for Next Show". The Arizona Republic. Phoenix, Arizona. July 11, 1965. p. 51. Retrieved November 26, 2021 – via closed access
  3. ^ a b c d "Tustin Playbox Opener, 'The Rainmaker' Praised & Trumbull Stars In 'Rainmaker'". The Tustin News. Tustin, California. June 27, 1957. p. 5. Retrieved November 26, 2021 – via open access

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