Norman Alden : biographie et filmographie

 

Norman Alden était un acteur connu pour avoir joué le rôle de Lou Caruthers dans Retour vers le futur. Né le 13 septembre 1924 à Fort Worth, au Texas, Norman Alden a servi dans l’armée pour la Seconde Guerre mondiale, puis a continué avec une carrière de stand-up /comédie.

 

BIOGRAPHIE

  • Norman Alden a signé à un accord de développement avec NBC en 1954, où il a obtenu un rôle dans la série Matinee Theatre. Il a souvent joué principalement des gars durs, souvent en tant qu’entraîneur d’équipe sportive ou des rôles de détective de police.

 

  • Dans Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman, il a eu une apparition mémorable en tant que coach qui s’est noyé après s’être effondré dans un bol de soupe de poulet ; il a aussi entraîné Burt Reynolds et Kris Kristofferson dans le film Semi-Tough.

 

  • Norman Alden a également été la voix d’Aquaman, sur Super Friends & The All New Super Friends Hour. En 1986, Alden a fait la voix de Kranix dans Transformers: The Movie.

 

  • Norman Alden est mort à l’âge de 87 ans le 27 juillet 2012 de mort naturelle à Los Angeles. Il est enterré dans le mausolée de Beth Olam, (South Wall), élévation 3, crypte G-130, dans le cimetière de Hollywood Forever Cemetery, à Los Angeles.

 
 

 

FILMOGRAPHIE

* Hear Me Good (1957) as Master of Ceremonies (uncredited)
* The Power of the Resurrection (1958) as Gate Guard
* The Walking Target (1960) as Sam Russo
* Operation Bottleneck (1961) as Cpl. Lester ‘Merc’ Davenport
* Portrait of a Mobster (1961) as Bo Wetzel
* Secret of Deep Harbor (1961) as Barney Haines
* The Nutty Professor (1963) as Football Player / Student
* The Sword in the Stone (1963) as Sir Kay (voice)
* Man’s Favorite Sport? (1964) as John Screaming Eagle
* Bedtime Story (1964) as Dubin
* The Patsy (1964) as Bully at the Gym
* Andy (1965) as Andy Chadakis
* Red Line 7000 (1965) as Pat
* The Wild Angels (1966) as Medic
* First to Fight (1967) as Sgt. Schmidtmer
* Good Times (1967) as Warren
* Chubasco (1967) as Frenchy
* Fever Heat (1968) as Herbert Herpgruve
* The Devil’s Brigade (1968) as MP Lieutenant
* Killers Three (1968) as Guthrie
* Listen to the Man (1969)
* Changes (1969) as Jump Rope (uncredited)
* All the Loving Couples (1969) as Mitch Burnett
* The Great Bank Robbery (1969) as The Great Gregory – Balloonist
* Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970) as Major Truman Landon
* Stand Up and Be Counted (1972) as Businessman (uncredited)
* Ben (1972) as Policeman
* Where Does It Hurt? (1972) as Katzen
* Kansas City Bomber (1972) as Horrible Hank Hopkins
* Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex (1972) as Brain Technician (uncredited)
* Blood, Black and White (1973)
* The Hindenburg (1975) as Detective Baker, N.Y.P.D. (uncredited)
* I Never Promised You a Rose Garden (1977) as McPherson
* Semi-Tough (1977) as Coach Alvin Parks
* Cloud Dancer (1980) as Dr. Putnam
* Borderline (1980) as Willie Lambert
* Victor/Victoria (1982) as Man in Hotel with Shoes (uncredited)
* Back to the Future (1985) as Lou
* The Transformers: The Movie (1986) as Kranix (voice)
* Off the Mark (1987) as Coach Elam
* They Live (1988) as Foreman
* Cutting Class (1989) as Officer Fondulac
* Roller Blade Warriors: Taken by Force (1989) as Bartender
* Ed Wood (1994) as Cameraman Bill
* Patch Adams (1998) as Truck Driver
* K-PAX (2001) as Babbling Man