Walter Brooke (born Gustav William Tweer Jr., October 23, 1914 – August 20, 1986) was an American actor.
Brooke's film career stretched from You're in the Army Now (1941 to Jagged Edge (1985). One of his best-remembered roles was that of Mr. McGuire, a friend of Benjamin Braddock's parents in The Graduate (1967), who confides one sacred word to young Benjamin: "Plastics."
Brooke portrayed District Attorney Frank Scanlon in the television series The Green Hornet. He also played Clarence Johnson in The Waltons,: 1150-1151 Walter Montgomery in Paradise Bay,: 810 Billy Herbert in One Man's Family,: 791 and Judge Howe in The Lawyers.: 589 Brooke appeared in three episodes of The Incredible Hulk as Mark Roberts, an editor for the fictional National Register. (The Character of Mark Roberts first appeared in the Season 2 episode "Stop the Presses" and was played by actor Richard O' Brien.)
He played several naval officers in McHale's Navy and an unnamed district attorney in two episodes of Perry Mason: "The Case of the Floating Stones" in 1963, and "The Case of the Wrathful Wraith" in 1965. Brooke made guest appearances in four episodes of Mannix (1968 - 1974). He appeared on stage in the 1957 production of Hide and Seek at the Shubert Theatre in Washington, DC.[citation needed ] During the 1970s he appeared in different roles in 4 episodes of The Rockford Files.
Brooke's Broadway credits include Hide and Seek (1957), Seagulls Over Sorrento (1952), Twilight Walk (1951), Two Blind Mice (1949), The Barber Had Two Sons (1943), and Romeo and Juliet (1940).
Brooke was active in the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, serving as a director at both the local and national levels, and he served as an officer in Actor's Equity.
Brooke died from emphysema in Los Angeles on August 20, 1986, aged 71. He was survived by his wife, Elizabeth Wragge Brooke, and their two children, Thomas Brooke and Christina Brooke.
Bonanza (1970) Episode: "The Big Jackpot"
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