Bradford Dillman (1930-2018) was an American actor who was often cast in the role of shady characters. He got his start on Broadway in 1956, debuting in the Eugene O'Neill play Long Day's Journey Into Night. Arriving in Hollywood, he became a contract player at 20th Century Fox. He won a Most Promising Newcomer Golden Globe in his second film In Love and War. After leaving Fox, he mostly worked in television. Among the shows he appeared on were Dr. Kildare, The Man from U.N.C.L.E., The Big Valley, Mission: Impossible, Barnaby Jones, and Murder, She Wrote. He retired from acting in 1995.