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Darrell Sandeen

Actor | * 07/13/1930 († 78, 01/22/2009)
Darrell Sandeen (July 13, 1930 – January 22, 2009) was a character actor who specialized in playing menacing or offbeat people. Perhaps his best-known role was as corrupt cop "Buzz" Meeks in L.A. Confidential. Sandeen started as a stage actor on Broadway, appearing in the original casts of Young Abe Lincoln, Can-Can, Here's Love, a revival of Guys and Dolls, A Joyful Noise, and The Fig Leaves are Falling. He can be heard on three cast albums. Moving to Hollywood, he appeared on such television shows as Bonanza and Route 66. He was featured in L.A. Confidential, Blazing Saddles, and They Call Me Bruce?. Sandeen continued acting until shortly before his death; later roles included appearing as a possible conspirator in the Kennedy assassination in Interview with the Assassin, playing opposite porn star Mary Carey in Pervert!, and playing Homeless Al in String Theory. Sandeen remained active in theatre as part of the Musical Theatre Guild in Los Angeles. Sandeen d... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Crime | Mystery | Drama

Known for these Movies & Shows

Movies with Darrell Sandeen as Actor(2)

as Homeless Al2002 String Theory
as Buzz Meeks1997 L.A. Confidential

TV Shows/Series with Darrell Sandeen as Actor(1)


Born: Sunday, 07/13 1930 (July) in Chicago
Died: Thursday, 01/22 2009 (January) in Los Angeles (aged: 78)
Zodiac sign: Cancer (Chinese zodiac sign: Horse)
Darrell Sandeen frequently works together with these people:
Curtis Hanson (3x, Crew)
Brian Helgeland (2x, Crew)
Jerry Goldsmith (2x, Crew)
Sam Peckinpah (2x, Crew)
Howard Rodman (2x, Crew)
Kevin Spacey (1x, Actor)
Robert Duvall (1x, Actor)
Mike Kellin (1x, Actor)
John Astin (1x, Actor)
Nick Dimitri (1x, Actor)
J. Carrol Naish (1x, Actor)
Bruce Botnick (1x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:1001632, Added: 11/28/2018, Last updated: 01/26/2020