Truman Linden Chiles (March 22, 1933 – May 15, 2013) was an American character actor.
Chiles was born in St. Louis, Missouri but grew up in Barrington, Illinois. He graduated from Northwestern University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism (majoring in advertising). He also studied at Purdue University and UCLA and served in the Army.
Chiles portrayed Charles Hanson on CBS's East Side/West Side,: 295–296 Steve Kirkland on NBC's Convoy, Henry DeWitt on NBC's Banacek, and Paul Hunter on NBC's James at 15.: 524
Chiles made four guest appearances on CBS's Perry Mason; in three of the episodes he played the role of the defendant: Joe Davies in "The Case of the Jealous Journalist" (1961), Herbert Simms in "The Case of the Promoter's Pillbox" (1962), and Clyde Darrell in "The Case of the Telltale Tap" (1965). In his other appearance he played the role of murderer Vernon Elliot in the 1963 episode, "The Case of the Surplus Suitor".
In 1967, Chiles guest-starred on Mannix in the episode "Turn Every Stone".
Chiles guest-starred on such television series as Going My Way; The Fugitive; The Man from U.N.C.L.E.; The Time Tunnel; Land of the Giants; The Invaders; The Munsters; Hawaii Five-0;The Rockford Files; Barnaby Jones; The Twilight Zone; The Virginian; Cannon; Simon & Simon; Quincy, M.E.; Murder, She Wrote; Falcon Crest; and Baywatch, among many others.
Linden Chiles died on May 15, 2013, after falling from the roof of his home in Topanga, California. He was 80 years old.
|Geburtsdatum:||22.03.1933 (♈ Widder)|
|Berufe:||Fernsehschauspieler, Filmschauspieler, Schauspieler,|