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  • Norman Alden
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  • Norman Alden was an veteran character actor who played the role of Lou Caruthers in Back to the Future. Born on September 13, 1924, in Fort Worth, Texas, Alden served in World War II, and even skated in the roller derby, before perfecting a stand-up comedy routine.
  • Norman Alden appeared in two episodes of The Andy Griffith Show. His film appearances include The Power of the Resurrection, Portrait of a Mobster, The Nutty Professor, Man's Favorite Sport?, Bedtime Story, The Patsy, The Wild Angels, Sonny and Cher in Good Times, The Devil's Brigade, The Great Bank Robbery, Tora! Tora! Tora!, Ben, Where Does It Hurt?, Kansas City Bomber, The Hindenburg, I Never Promised You a Rose Garden, Semi-Tough, Borderline, Victor Victoria, Back to the Future, They Live, Ed Wood, Patch Adams and K-PAX. His cartoon voice work includes the voice of Aquaman on Hanna-Barbera's "Super Friends" and the feature films The Sword in the Stone (as Sir Kay) and Transformers: The Movie. He also appeared in TV commercials for AC Delco as Lou the Mechanic.
  • Norman Alden (born Norman Adelberg; September 13, 1924 - July 27, 2012) was an American character actor who has performed in television programs and motion pictures since first appearing on The 20th Century Fox Hour in 1957.
  • An earlier role of note was as Johnny Ringo in the 1955 western The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp. He also played the Professor Frank Heflin in Electra Woman and Dyna. In Season 1 of The Dukes of Hazzard he played the part of Sheriff Lacey of Springville in the episode Deputy Dukes. He also appeared as Lou Caruthers, the owner of the coffee shop in Back to the Future and the color-blind cameraman Bill in Ed Wood.
  • Norman Alden (born September 13, 1924) is an American character actor who has performed in television programs and motion pictures since first appearing on The 20th Century Fox Hour in 1957. He provided the voice of Kay in The Sword in the Stone film in 1963 and received Oscar buzz for his role in I Never Promised You a Rose Garden. He was still active as an actor into his 80s, appearing as Judge Olividat in the TV movie Detective in 2005 and doing commercials for Capital One credit card commercial the following year.
  • Norman Alden (born September 13, 1924) is an American actor. He's been guest-starring in TV shows since before you were born. Maybe since before your parents were born. Among his more prominent roles are Professor Frank Heflin on Electra Woman and Dyna Girl, Bill the cameraman in Ed Wood (which also featured Daniel Riordan), and Aquaman in SuperFriends. He also played Lou the mechanic in a long-running series of AC Delco commercials.
  • __NOEDITSECTION__ Image:Information-silk.png|Character Template rect 0 0 20 20 Staff Template desc none Norman Alden Real Name Unknown Job Titles Voice Actor First publication Unknown
  • Norman Alden (born Norman Adelberg; September 13, 1924 - July 27, 2012) appeared twice on the NBC-TV series The A-Team, first as Police Inspector Ed Maloney in the Season 1 episode "A Small and Deadly War", then as Mickey Stern in the episode "Steel" later on in that season.
  • A talented and gifted veteran character actor, Norman performed in television programs and motion pictures since first appearing on The 20th Century Fox Hour in 1957. Norman was signed to a development deal by NBC in 1954, where he got a role in its series Matinee Theater. As a character actor, he frequently played mostly tough guys and authority figures, often in sports team coach or police detective type roles. In Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman, he had a memorable appearance as a coach who drowned after collapsing face-down into a bowl of chicken soup, and he coached Burt Reynolds and Kris Kristofferson in the film Semi-Tough.
  • Norman is perhaps mostly remembered for his role as Coach Leroy Fedder in the 1970s television series, Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman. His first noted performances were as Johnny Ringo in the 1950s television series, The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp and as Corporal Lester 'Merc' Davenport in the film, Operation Bottleneck. He would also be known as the voice of Aquaman on the animated series Super Friends.
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Birthplace
Relatives
  • 2
death place
  • Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Series
  • The A-Team
  • Dallas (first series)
Role
Spouse
  • Sharon Hayden
Name
  • Norman Alden
  • Alden, Norman
Caption
  • Norman Alden appeared in two episodes of "The A-Team" in different roles, in Season 1 of the series.
  • Norman Alden appeared as US Senator "Will Bill" Orloff in the episode titled "Spy in the House" in Season 1 of CBS-TV's "Dallas" series.
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Birthdate
  • 1924-09-13
Years Active
  • 1957
Birth Place
  • Fort Worth, Texas, U.S.
Cause of Death
  • Natural causes
Titles
  • Voice Actor
Partner
  • Linda Thieben
death date
  • 2012-07-27
Alternate names
  • Norm Alden
Place of Birth
DateOfDeath
  • 2012-07-27
Died
  • 2012-07-27
  • Los Angeles, California, United States
yearsactive
  • 1957
Character
Children
  • Ashley and Brent
Occupation(s)
  • Actor
Occupation
  • Actor
Episodes
  • 2
  • "Spy in the House" in Season 1
ID
  • 17491
DateOfBirth
  • 1924-09-13
Born
  • 1924-09-13
  • Fort Worth, Texas, United States
  • Norman Adelberg
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  • Norman Adelberg
Date of Birth
  • 1924-09-13
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  • Norman Alden was an veteran character actor who played the role of Lou Caruthers in Back to the Future. Born on September 13, 1924, in Fort Worth, Texas, Alden served in World War II, and even skated in the roller derby, before perfecting a stand-up comedy routine.
  • A talented and gifted veteran character actor, Norman performed in television programs and motion pictures since first appearing on The 20th Century Fox Hour in 1957. Norman was signed to a development deal by NBC in 1954, where he got a role in its series Matinee Theater. As a character actor, he frequently played mostly tough guys and authority figures, often in sports team coach or police detective type roles. In Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman, he had a memorable appearance as a coach who drowned after collapsing face-down into a bowl of chicken soup, and he coached Burt Reynolds and Kris Kristofferson in the film Semi-Tough. Alden was also the voice of Aquaman, on Super Friends & The All New Super Friends Hour. He reprised this role brief for a commercial crossing over Super Friends and The Powerpuff Girl. The commercial included Blossom being voice by Cathy Cavadini. In 1986, Alden voiced Kranix on The Transformers: The Movie, which also had Hal Rayle voicing Shrapnel and Neil Ross voicing Bonecrusher, Hook, Springer and Slag. Yhat same year, he appeared in the role of Lou Caruthers in Back to the Future, which co-starred Michael J. Fox, Lea Thompson, and Christopher Lloyd. Norman also appeared in numerous Disney films, with roles including Sir Kay in The Sword in the Stone and Norman in the Disney Sunday Movie episode "Sunday Drive".
  • Norman Alden appeared in two episodes of The Andy Griffith Show. His film appearances include The Power of the Resurrection, Portrait of a Mobster, The Nutty Professor, Man's Favorite Sport?, Bedtime Story, The Patsy, The Wild Angels, Sonny and Cher in Good Times, The Devil's Brigade, The Great Bank Robbery, Tora! Tora! Tora!, Ben, Where Does It Hurt?, Kansas City Bomber, The Hindenburg, I Never Promised You a Rose Garden, Semi-Tough, Borderline, Victor Victoria, Back to the Future, They Live, Ed Wood, Patch Adams and K-PAX. His cartoon voice work includes the voice of Aquaman on Hanna-Barbera's "Super Friends" and the feature films The Sword in the Stone (as Sir Kay) and Transformers: The Movie. He also appeared in TV commercials for AC Delco as Lou the Mechanic.
  • Norman Alden (born Norman Adelberg; September 13, 1924 - July 27, 2012) was an American character actor who has performed in television programs and motion pictures since first appearing on The 20th Century Fox Hour in 1957.
  • An earlier role of note was as Johnny Ringo in the 1955 western The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp. He also played the Professor Frank Heflin in Electra Woman and Dyna. In Season 1 of The Dukes of Hazzard he played the part of Sheriff Lacey of Springville in the episode Deputy Dukes. He also appeared as Lou Caruthers, the owner of the coffee shop in Back to the Future and the color-blind cameraman Bill in Ed Wood.
  • Norman Alden (born September 13, 1924) is an American character actor who has performed in television programs and motion pictures since first appearing on The 20th Century Fox Hour in 1957. He provided the voice of Kay in The Sword in the Stone film in 1963 and received Oscar buzz for his role in I Never Promised You a Rose Garden. He was still active as an actor into his 80s, appearing as Judge Olividat in the TV movie Detective in 2005 and doing commercials for Capital One credit card commercial the following year.
  • Norman Alden (born September 13, 1924) is an American actor. He's been guest-starring in TV shows since before you were born. Maybe since before your parents were born. Among his more prominent roles are Professor Frank Heflin on Electra Woman and Dyna Girl, Bill the cameraman in Ed Wood (which also featured Daniel Riordan), and Aquaman in SuperFriends. He also played Lou the mechanic in a long-running series of AC Delco commercials.
  • __NOEDITSECTION__ Image:Information-silk.png|Character Template rect 0 0 20 20 Staff Template desc none Norman Alden Real Name Unknown Job Titles Voice Actor First publication Unknown
  • Norman is perhaps mostly remembered for his role as Coach Leroy Fedder in the 1970s television series, Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman. His first noted performances were as Johnny Ringo in the 1950s television series, The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp and as Corporal Lester 'Merc' Davenport in the film, Operation Bottleneck. He would also be known as the voice of Aquaman on the animated series Super Friends. Norman's other major roles included him appearing as the ACDelco Repairman, Lou the Mechanic, for seven years, Professor Frank Heflin in Electra Woman and Dyna Girl, Major Truman Landon in Tora! Tora! Tora, Lou Caruthers, the coffee shop owner in Back to the Future and as the blind cameraman Bill in Ed Wood. As Lou, his performances were so convincing that people would actually ask him for advice on their car problems.
  • Norman Alden (born Norman Adelberg; September 13, 1924 - July 27, 2012) appeared twice on the NBC-TV series The A-Team, first as Police Inspector Ed Maloney in the Season 1 episode "A Small and Deadly War", then as Mickey Stern in the episode "Steel" later on in that season.
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