Karl Swenson Net Worth

Karl Swenson Net Worth is
$1.6 Million

Karl Swenson Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Of Swedish descent, burly, light-haired character actor Karl Swenson was born in Brooklyn and started his four-decade career on radio. Throughout the late 30s and 40s, his voice could be heard all over the airwaves, appearing in scores of daytime serials ("Lorenzo Jones") and mystery dramas ("Inner Sanctum Mysteries"). He gave visual life to one ...

Date Of BirthJuly 23, 1908
Died1978-10-08
Place Of BirthBrooklyn, New York, USA
ProfessionActor, Soundtrack
SpouseVirginia Hanscom Swenson sons
Star SignLeo
#Fact
1In two of his most remembered roles, although the parts were small, he is technically the most important character in each. In Little House on the Prairie (1974), he is the founder of Walnut Grove, the town in which the entire show is centered. And in Vanishing Point (1971), he is the mechanic who souped up the car for the cross country chase (as well as the owner of the garage).

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Guns of Will Sonnett1968TV SeriesWalden
Cimarron Strip1967-1968TV SeriesDr. Kihlgren Doctor Kilghren Doc Kihlgren ...
Judd for the Defense1968TV SeriesJudge
Tarzan1968TV SeriesGovernor General
Bonanza1959-1967TV SeriesCaptain Nels Larson / Dr. Woods / Ike Daggert / ...
Daktari1967TV SeriesTerry Coopersmith
Hogan's Heroes1967TV SeriesDr. Karl Svenson
CBS Playhouse1967TV SeriesDr. Keller
Hour of the Gun1967Dr. Charles Goodfellow
The Rat Patrol1967TV SeriesColonel Seidner
The Big Valley1965-1967TV SeriesSteve Minter / Aaron Moyers / Bert Hadley
Brighty of the Grand Canyon1966Theodore Roosevelt
12 O'Clock High1966TV SeriesGunnar Karlsen
Seconds1966Dr. Morris
A Man Called Shenandoah1966TV SeriesSheriff Ben Garrett
Convoy1965TV SeriesLars Hanson
Dr. Kildare1965TV SeriesJudge
Perry Mason1962-1965TV SeriesUnk Hazekian / Charles Norman / Corley Ketchum / ...
The Cincinnati Kid1965Mr. Rudd
The Sons of Katie Elder1965Doc Isdell
Major Dundee1965Captain Waller
Rawhide1959-1965TV SeriesMerle / Sergeant
The Fugitive1964-1965TV SeriesMorgan / Service station owner
Diamond Jim: Skulduggery in Samantha1965TV MovieVanderhof
Death Valley Days1960-1964TV SeriesAbe Hughes / Andrews
Mr. Novak1964TV SeriesMr. Haskell
Profiles in Courage1964TV SeriesChynoweth
Gomer Pyle: USMC1964TV SeriesColonel Harper
The Bill Dana Show1964TV SeriesFred Wilkins
The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters1963-1964TV SeriesBigger / Coley Bishop
Wagon Train1961-1964TV SeriesHarry Whitmore / Jim Bridger
The Prize1963Hilding
The Sword in the Stone1963Merlin (voice)
The Man from Galveston1963Sheriff
Temple Houston1963TV SeriesSam Wade
The Farmer's Daughter1963TV SeriesMax
The Greatest Show on Earth1963TV SeriesLouis
The Lieutenant1963TV SeriesLt. Col. Curtis Morley
77 Sunset Strip1958-1963TV SeriesMarty Kline / Tom Lansing / Joseph Vanner / ...
Laramie1959-1963TV SeriesEmil Viktor / Lars Carlson / Bryan James / ...
The Birds1963Drunken Doomsayer in Diner
G.E. True1963TV SeriesJim Kowalski
The Eleventh Hour1963TV SeriesNelson
Sam Benedict1962-1963TV SeriesBarney Rossvalley
The Dakotas1963TV SeriesHarry McNeill
It's a Man's World1962TV SeriesMr. DeWitt
The Alfred Hitchcock Hour1962TV SeriesGeorge Sherston
How the West Was Won1962Train Conductor (uncredited)
The Andy Griffith Show1962TV SeriesMr. McBeevee
The Comedy Spot1962TV SeriesHoward Carol
Kraft Mystery Theater1962TV SeriesLawson
The Spiral Road1962Insp. Bevers
The Untouchables1961-1962TV SeriesStanley Zolinsky / Hans Dreiser
Lonely Are the Brave1962Rev. Hoskins
The Dick Powell Theatre1962TV SeriesLang
Walk on the Wild Side1962Schmidt / Courtney
Surfside 61962TV SeriesCharlie Haynes
Ben Casey1962TV SeriesDr. Frank Barthold
Ripcord1962TV SeriesWill Gorman
Judgment at Nuremberg1961Dr. Heinrich Geuter
Window on Main Street1961TV Series
Outlaws1961TV SeriesDowzy Williams
Have Gun - Will Travel1958-1961TV SeriesSheriff / Sam DeWitt / Lloyd Petty / ...
The Case of the Dangerous Robin1961TV SeriesThe Ex-con
The Best of the Post1960-1961TV SeriesSkipper / Turner
Klondike1960-1961TV SeriesDr. Edwards / Judge Frank Weinstock
Maverick1957-1961TV SeriesGeneral Josiah Warren / Sheriff Griffin / Captain Nares
The Aquanauts1961TV SeriesRainbow
Flaming Star1960Dred Pierce
Hong Kong1960TV SeriesJohn Olwine
The Westerner1960TV SeriesBen Potts
North to Alaska1960Lars Nordquist
Hawaiian Eye1960TV SeriesMartin Dunlap
Alfred Hitchcock Presents1958-1960TV SeriesJohn / Ed Holland
One Foot in Hell1960Sheriff Ole Olson
Johnny Ringo1960TV SeriesMarshal Kramer
The Gallant Hours1960Capt. Bill Bailey
Mr. Lucky1960TV SeriesFrederick St. John
The Man and the Challenge1960TV SeriesDr. Lindstrom
The Rifleman1960TV SeriesChris Manse / Nils Swenson
Hotel de Paree1960TV SeriesJed Holmes
Bachelor Father1958-1960TV SeriesCharley Burton Mr. Frank Weston Charlie Burton
Ice Palace1960Scotty Ballantyne
Grand Jury1960TV SeriesMatthews
The Texan1958-1959TV SeriesSam Maitland / Sheriff
Black Saddle1959TV SeriesDoc Wyle
Zane Grey Theater1958-1959TV SeriesWill Harmon / Lud Greening / Lee Willis
This Man Dawson1959TV Series
The Rebel1959TV SeriesLew Bussey
The Man from Blackhawk1959TV Series
Riverboat1959TV SeriesAnsel Torgin
Lock Up1959TV SeriesEd Reed
Men Into Space1959TV SeriesSen. Jim Sloane
Tightrope1959TV SeriesBrahn
Bronco1959TV SeriesCaptain Taylor / Sean Casey
Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse1958-1959TV SeriesVan Kemp / Snipes
The Jack Benny Program1959TV SeriesPierre the Butler
Steve Canyon1959TV SeriesStefan Karolyi / Col. Vanderhoek
Sugarfoot1958-1959TV SeriesDennis O'Hara / Alexi Sharlokov / Bill Manning / ...
The Hanging Tree1959Tom Flaunce
Trackdown1959TV SeriesTom Monroe
No Name on the Bullet1959Stricker
Bold Venture1959TV SeriesKenny
Mackenzie's Raiders1959TV SeriesSecretary of War James Cameron
Bat Masterson1958TV SeriesJim Pate
The Badlanders1958The Marshal (uncredited)
Jefferson Drum1958TV SeriesKiley
Kings Go Forth1958The Colonel
Cheyenne1958TV SeriesBruce Coll
Colt .451958TV SeriesJim Courtwright
Leave It to Beaver1958TV SeriesGeorge Haskell
Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre1958TV SeriesPat Casey
The Adventures of Jim Bowie1958TV SeriesAndre Rochambeau
Tales of Wells Fargo1957TV SeriesMayor Ed Flavin
The Court of Last Resort1957TV SeriesCarl Halsted
Schlitz Playhouse1957TV SeriesAsmussen
Circus Boy1957TV SeriesLars Larsen
The Walter Winchell File1957TV SeriesRev. Martin Marisch
That Night!1957McAdam
The Web1957TV Series
The Big Story1957TV SeriesFinch
Robert Montgomery Presents1956-1957TV Series
The United States Steel Hour1957TV SeriesAbner Carson
Four Boys and a Gun1957Mr. Badek
Star Stage1956TV Series
Playwrights '561956TV SeriesSy Crandell
Alice in Wonderland1955TV MovieHumpty Dumpty
Mr. Citizen1955TV Series
Ponds Theater1954TV Series
The Inner Flame1954TV SeriesWalter Manning #2
Goodyear Playhouse1954TV Series
December 7th: The Movie1943Machine-Gunner (uncredited)
Strangers All1935Protester at Communist Meeting (uncredited)
Dan August: Murder, My Friend1980TV MovieAubrey Burnett
Little House on the Prairie1974-1978TV SeriesLars Hanson
The Amazing Spider-Man1978TV SeriesDr. Carl Benson
Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color1958-1975TV SeriesJensen / Laredo Marshal / U.S. Marshal
Cannon1975TV SeriesJack Halsey
Happy Days1974TV SeriesPolice Detective
Apple's Way1974TV SeriesDr. Knowles
The Gun and the Pulpit1974TV MovieAdams
Doc Elliot1974TV SeriesMike Shea
The Streets of San Francisco1974TV SeriesGustaveson
Emergency!1974TV SeriesGus
Barnaby Jones1973TV SeriesMr. Fowler
The Odd Couple1973TV SeriesCaptain Potter
Lassie1962-1972TV SeriesAnson Booth / Dr. Karl Hansen / Karl Burkholm / ...
Ulzana's Raid1972Rukeyser
Circle of Fear1972TV SeriesEd Barnes
The New Healers1972TV MovieMr. Fisherman
Mod Squad1970-1972TV SeriesWilliam Bradshaw / Ben / Edwards
O'Hara, U.S. Treasury1972TV SeriesOtto Schurman
Longstreet1972TV SeriesSven Aalborg
A Howling in the Woods1971TV MovieApperson
The Birdmen1971TV MovieGunter (uncredited)
This Is the Life1971TV SeriesBurke
Dan August1971TV SeriesAubrey Burnett
Gunsmoke1957-1971TV SeriesMr. Hubert / McGruder / Lars Karlgren / ...
Ironside1971TV SeriesVet
Medical Center1971TV SeriesDr. Mills
Vanishing Point1971Sam - Clerk at Delivery Agency
The Wild Country1970Jensen
The Immortal1970TV SeriesDr. Dom DiLorenzo
Insight1969-1970TV SeriesJohn Bradley / Phillips
Hawaii Five-O1970TV SeriesAbel Morgan
...tick... tick... tick...1970Frank Braddock Sr.
The Virginian1962-1969TV SeriesEzra Gates / Nelson / Sheriff Roy Cheever / ...
Mission: Impossible1968-1969TV SeriesDr. Ziegler / Colonel Dubov
Tiger, Tiger1969TV MovieDr. Herbert
The Outcasts1969TV SeriesTom Reed
Premiere1968TV SeriesErickson

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Sword in the Stone1963performer: "Higitus Figitus" 1963, "That's What Makes the World Go Round" 1963, "A Most Befuddling Thing" 1963 - uncredited
Bachelor Father1958TV Series performer - 1 episode

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Gateways to the Mind1958TV Movie documentaryHal - the Cameraman (uncredited)
The Sikorsky Helicopter1943Documentary shortNarrator

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Once Upon a Time2015TV SeriesDisney's Merlin (voice)
All About 'The Birds'2000Video documentaryDoomsayer in Diner
The Music of Disney: A Legacy in Song1992Video documentaryMerlin
Disney's Halloween Treat1982VideoMerlin
Little House Years1979TV MovieLars Hanson
The Horror Show1979TV Movie documentary
Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color1975-1977TV SeriesMerlin / Jensen

Known for movies

Source
IMDB Wikipedia

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