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Russell Nype (1920–2018)

Russell Nype was born on April 26, 1920 in Zion, Illinois, USA as Russell Harold Nype. He was an actor, known for Love Story (1970), Murder, She Wrote (1984) and Dorothy (1979). He was married to Diantha Fitch Lawrence. He died on May 27, 2018 in West Palm Beach, Florida, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Love Story Dean Thompson
Murder, She Wrote Rev. Henry Fordyce
Dorothy Burton Foley
Fantasy Island Donald McKenzie / Joe Ogden


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 1991 Who's the Boss? (TV Series)
Mr. Baker
- This Sold House (1991) ... Mr. Baker
 1989 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Rev. Henry Fordyce
- Fire Burn, Cauldron Bubble (1989) ... Rev. Henry Fordyce
 1989 The Cosby Show (TV Series)
Mr. Traugett
- Mrs. Huxtable Goes to Kindergarten (1989) ... Mr. Traugett
 1985 The Stuff
 1983 Balboa
Senator Highsmith
 1982 Morning's at Seven (TV Movie)
David Crampton
 1982 One Day at a Time (TV Series)
Mr. Kenton
- Pride and Privacy: Part 2 (1982) ... Mr. Kenton
 1981-1982 Fantasy Island (TV Series)
Joe Ogden / Donald McKenzie
- My Late Lover/Sanctuary (1981) ... Donald McKenzie
 1980 Can't Stop the Music
Richard Montgomery
 1979 Dorothy (TV Series)
Burton Foley
- Give My Regrets to Broadway (1979) ... Burton Foley
- Lies and Whispers (1979) ... Burton Foley
- Hard Hearted Hamlet (1979) ... Burton Foley
- The Bookworm Turns (1979) ... Burton Foley
 1970 Love Story
Dean Thompson
 1968 Kiss Me Kate (TV Movie)
 1964 Look Up and Live (TV Series)
- Utopia, Ltd. (1964) ... Basil
 1961 Frontiers of Faith (TV Series)
 1961 The DuPont Show with June Allyson (TV Series)
Andrew Harwell
- The Man Who Wanted Everything Perfect (1961) ... Andrew Harwell (as Russell H. Nype)
 1961 The Aquanauts (TV Series)
Norvel Jones
- The Tidal Wave Adventure (1961) ... Norvel Jones
 1960 Startime (TV Series)
Steve Boyle
- The Greatest Man Alive (1960) ... Steve Boyle
 1959 Omnibus (TV Series) (segment)
- Forty-Five Minutes from Broadway (1959) ... (segment)
 1955 Appointment with Adventure (TV Series)
- The Big Mistake (1955)
 1955 One Touch of Venus (TV Movie)
Rodney Hatch
 1953 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
 1951 Faith Baldwin Romance Theatre (TV Series)
- Black Sheep (1951)
- I'm Not for You (1951)
 1949 Tonight on Broadway (TV Series)
- Regina (1949)
Show Show Self (12 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)

Personal Details

Other Works:

(Sunday August 11, 1996) He acted in the musical revue, "Thank You, John Lane (Artistic Director)," at the Ogunquit Playhouse in Ogunquit, Maine with Maureen Brennan, Kitty Carlisle, George Dvorsky, Betsy Palmer, John Raittk, Lee Roy Reams, Jo Sullivan, Karen Ziemba and the company of "Five Guys Named Moe" in the cast. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Russell H. Nype

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Won two Tony Awards as Best Supporting or Featured Actor (Musical): in 1951 for "Call Me Madam" and in 1959 for "Goldilocks." See more »

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