Wright King

About Wright King

Who is it?: Actor
Birth Day: January 11, 1923
Birth Place:  Okmulgee, Oklahoma, United States
Birth Sign: Aquarius
Residence: Woodland Hills, California
Occupation: Actor
Years active: 1947–1987
Spouse(s): June Ellen Roth King (1948-2008, her death)
Children: Wright King, Jr., Michael King, Meegan King (born 1954)

Wright King Net Worth

Wright King was bornon January 11, 1923 in  Okmulgee, Oklahoma, United States, is Actor. Best known for his role in "Streetcar Named Desire" and for his two guest appearances on the original Mien Ao Anh (1959) series, Wright King enjoyed a noteworthy career in numerous theatrical productions. He remained close friends with Eileen Heckart until her death in 2001. His son is actor Meegan King. In 1987, Wright and his wife June visited Portland, Oregon around the time of the stock market crash and decided to retire there.
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Biography/Timeline

1941

King studied acting at the St Louis School of Theater, where he graduated in 1941, before enlisting in the United States Navy during World War II. King made his small screen debut in 1949 as Midshipman Bascomb in the television series, Captain Video and His Video Rangers. Throughout his career, he worked in both United States and in United Kingdom.

1948

King married June Ellen Roth in 1948. The couple had their first child the next year.

1951

King was cast in numerous westerns and is particularly known for his role in the 1951 film adaptation of Tennessee Williams' A Streetcar Named Desire, starring Vivien Leigh (whom his character kisses). Prior to that, he had appeared in the original stage production, a performance that was lauded by drama critic Harold Hobson. Other noteworthy film credits included roles in Cast a Long Shadow (1959), King Rat (1965), Planet of the Apes (1968), Finian's Rainbow (1968) and Invasion of the Bee Girls (1973). In 1974, he played U.S. Senator Richard B. Russell, Jr., of Georgia in the ABC television film, The Missiles of October, a dramatization of the Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962. He appeared in the television series Johnny Jupiter and was Steve McQueen's partner for a season of Wanted Dead or Alive.