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|Also Known As:||Whitner Bissell,Whitner N. Bissell,Whitner Bissell,Cpl. Whitner N. Bissell||Died:||March 5, 1996|
|Born:||October 25, 1909||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||New York City, New York, USA||Profession:||Cast ... actor|
A wide-ranging character actor with Broadway experience, Bissell entered films in 1943 with "Holy Matrimony" and went on to appear in over 80 more. specializing as ineffectual types and high-strung professionals. He is perhaps best remembered for his role as the scientist who turned Michael Landon into a wolfman in "I Was a Teenage Werewolf" (1957).
ThomasB ( 2009-03-17 )
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As the mad scientist in "I was a Teenage Frankenstein" he delivered the immortal line "Answer me! I know you have a civil tongue in your mouth-I sewed it there myself!" He also harpooned Lee Marvin in "Shack Out on 101" and was even mentioned in an episode of "The Simpsons."
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