Joseph Wiseman

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Joseph Wiseman
Joseph Wiseman 1950.jpg
Wiseman in 1950
Born(1918-05-15)May 15, 1918
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
DiedOctober 19, 2009(2009-10-19) (aged 91)
Years active1950–2001
Nell Kinard
(m. 1943; div. 1943)

Pearl Lang
(m. 1964; died 2009)

Joseph Wiseman (May 15, 1918 – October 19, 2009) was a Canadian-American actor. He was well known for starring as the villain Julius No in the first James Bond movie, Dr. No in 1962.

Wiseman was also known for his role as Manny Weisbord on the TV series Crime Story, and his career on Broadway. He was once called "the spookiest actor in the American theatre."[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Bernstein, Adam (21 October 2009). "Joseph Wiseman, Broadway actor who played Dr. No, dies at 91" – via
  2. Brustein, Robert (December 26, 1964). "Muddy Track at Lincoln Center". The New Republic. Vol. 151, no. 26. pp. 26–27.