Biography
CONRAD JANIS

Twentieth Century Artists, Inc.,
15760 Ventura Blvd. Ste.700, Encino, CA 91436 (818) 325-3832 fax (818) 713-1709

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MOVIES:

“Another Pretty Face” – Directed by Ray Villa
“The November Conspiracy” – Starring George Segal, Elliott Gould and Conrad Janis. Directed by Conrad Janis – A MiraCon Pictures Production
“The Cable Guy” – with Jim Carrey and Matthew Broderick, Directed by Ben Stiller
“Mr. Saturday Night” – Billy Crystal, Helen Hunt, directed by Billy Crystal
“Addams Family Reunion” – Tim Curry, Daryl Hannah
“Exit to Eden” – a Garry Marshall film. Starring Dana Delany, Paul Mercurio, Rosie O'Donnell and Dan Aykroyd.
“Nothing in Common” - Tom Hanks, Jackie Gleason, Dir. Garry Marshall
“The God’s Must be Crazy III” – Canon Films
“Brewster’s Millions” – Richard Pryor, John Candy, dir. Walter Hill – a Joel Silver Production
“Oh God II” – George Burns, Directed by Gil Cates
“The Buddy Holly Story” – Gary Busey
“The Duchess and the Dirtwater Fox” – George Segal, Goldie Hawn – Directed by Mel Frank, 20th Century Fox
“Roseland” – A James Ivory film.
“Sonny Boy” – David Carradine, Paul Smith, Brad Dourif – Dir. Robert Carroll
“The Happy Hooker” – with Lynne Redgrave, Jean Pierre Aumont
“Airport ‘75” – with Charlton Heston, Karen Black, Gloria Swanson, Myna Loy, Sid Caesar, directed By Jack Smight – Universal
“Beyond Glory” – with Alan Ladd and Donna Reed – Paramount
“Let’s Rock” – Julia La Rosa, Paul Anka
“That Hagen Girl” – with Ronald Reagan, Shirley Temple – Warner Bros.
“The Brasher Doubloon” – (Raymond Chandler – Philip Marlowe Mystery) 20th Century Fox
“Margie” – opposite Jeanne Crain, directed by Henry King – 20th Century Fox
“Snafu” – with Robert Benchley – Columbia
"On The Campaign Trail" - Documentary, Bill Clinton

 

FILM DIRECTOR:

"The November Conspiracy"– Directed by Conrad Janis. Starring George Segal, Elliot Gould, Conrad Janis, Paige Turco, Dirk Benedict, Maria Grimm
"Bad Blood... The Hunger"– Starring and directed by Conrad Janis. Starring Piper Laurie, Rachelle Wood, Sofia Karstens, Bret Anthony, Sita Young, Ashley Gorrell, Chuck Hittinger, Jilon Ghai, Steven Christopher Parker, Cori Bright, David Jenkins, Maria Grimm-Janis, Maika Monroe, Matthew Ashford and Alfonso Freeman

TELEVISION SERIES:

“Frasier” – Recurring role. With Kelsey Grammer and David Hyde Pierce.
“Family Law” - Recurring Role. With Kathleen Quinlan and Christopher McDonald.
“Diagnosis Murder” – Recurring Role. With Dick Van Dyke, Victoria Rowell and Bary Van Dyke.
“L.A. Heat” – Recurring Role. Wth Wolf Larson and Steven Williams.
“Murder She Wrote” – Recurring role. With Angela Lansbury.
“St. Elsewhere” – Recurring Role. With Ed Flanders, Norman Lloyd, Ronny Cox etc.
“Mork and Mindy” – Starring with Robin Williams and Pam Dawber. (Mindy’s Father; Regular)
“Quark" – written by Buck Henry, starring with Richard Benjamin; Regular
“I Bonino” –written by Robert Allen Arthur, starring with Ezio Pinza – prod. Fred Coe. Regular.
“Jimmy Hughes Rookie Cop” - Conrad Janis as Jimmy Hughes. Dumont Network

 

TV MOVIES OF THE WEEK:

The New Rockford Files - As Harvey. With James Garner and John Amos.
Asimoz’s Probe - Parker Stevenson, produced by Universal.
Caddie Woodlawn - With Melissa Clayton, Season Hubley, Trey Parker etc.
The Gossip Columnist - As Ivan Bock. With Steve Allen, Jim Backus, Jack Carter, Kim Cattrall and Martha Raye.
The Red Light Sting - As Bowman. With Farrah Fawcet and Beau Bridges.
The Virginia Hill Story - As Halley. With Dyan Canon and Harvey Keitel.
Freddie’s Magic Magnet – DISNEY
Miracle on 34th Street - As Doctor Pierce. With Jane Alexander, David Hartman, Roddy McDowall and Sebastian Cabot.

 

TELEVISION – Starred in over 500 major network shows from the present to the "Golden Age” of television, including:

Baywatch - With David Hasselhoff and Parker Stevenson.
"V" - With Jane Badler, June Chadwick and Jennifer Cooke. Produced by Ralph Riskin
Shades of LA - With Warren Berlinger, David L. Crowley and John D'Aquino.
Golden Girls - With Beatrice Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan and Estelle Getty.
Highway to Heaven - With Michael Landon and Victor French.
Maude - Bea Arthur and Bill Macy.
Dog and Cat - With Lou Antonio and Kim Basinger.
Laverne and Shirley - With Penny Marshall, Cindy Williams, Michael McKean and David L. Lander.
Streets of San Fransisco - With Karl Malden and Michael Douglas.
Happy Days - With Ron Howard, Henry Winkler, Tom Bosley, Marion Ross, Erin Moran, Anson Williams and Don Most.
The Jeffersons - With Isabel Sanford and Sherman Hemsley.
Remington Steele - With Stephanie Zimbalist and Pierce Brosnan.
Every Ninety Seconds -
The George Burns Comedy Hour - With George Burns.
Barnaby Jones - With Buddy Ebsen and Lee Meriweather.
The Gossip Columnist - Opposite Kim Cattrall
Police Story - With Vic Morrow.
The McLean Stevenson Show
Mama’s Family - With Vicki Lawrence, Carol Burnett, Harvey Korman, Betty White, etc.
Kojak - With Telly Savalas, Dan Frazer and Kevin Dobson.
The Love Boat - With Gavin MacLeod, Bernie Kopell, Joanna Cassidy, Fred Grandy, etc.
Baretta - With Robert Blake.
Banacek - With George Peppard, Ralph Manza and Murray Matheson.
My Favorite Martian - With Ray Walston, Bill Bixby and Pamela Britton.
Get Smart - As a KAOS agent, with Don Adams, Barbara Feldon and Edward Platt.
Cannon - Starring William Conrad.
The Untouchables - Starring Robert Stack.
Suspense - 28 starring roles.
Studio One - 7 starring roles.
Philco Playhouse - 10 starring roles.
Omnibus - 2 starring roles.
The U.S. Steel Hour - Written by Rod Serling and James Costigan.
Zane Grey Theatre - Hosted by Dick Powell.
Kraft Playhouse - 14 starring roles.
Armstrong Circle Theatre - 7 starring roles.
Danger - Hosted and narrated by Dick Stark.
Lights Out - Hosted by Frank Gallop, Narrated by Jack La Rue.
The Clock - Narrated by Larry Semon.
Actors Studio Theater - With Marc Connelly.
Matinee Theatre - Hosted by John Conte.
Starlight Theatre -5 starring roles
The Web - Hosted by Jonathan Blake.
T-Men in Action
The Nurses- With Shirl Conway and Zina Bethune.
Silver Theatre - Hosted by Conrad Nagel.
House Calls
Trapper John M.D. - With Pernell Roberts and Gregory Harrison.
Stony Burke - Starring with Jack Lord, Robert Dowell and Bruce Dern.
Appointment with Adventure
The Invisible Man - With david McCallum, Melinda O. Fee and Craid Stevens.
Man Behind The Badge - With Charles Bickford and Norman Rose.
CBS. T.V. Workshop
"Bill Baily, Wont You Please Come Home" - Starring with Sidney Poitier.
Tattle Tale - With Catherine Rich, C. Thomas Howell and Ally Sheedy.
The Match Game
The Golf Playhouse - Several epesiodes.

Newspaper, Magazine & TV News Appearances

Entertainment Tonight - Many appearances
48 Hours - Several appearances
Hard copy - Several appearances
NBC Specials - About Conrad and the Beverly Hills Unlisted Jazz Band
NBC Nightly News
Good Morning LA - Many appearances
KTLA News show - Several appearances
KCLA News show - Several appearances
KCOP News show - Several appearances
Good Morning LA - with Steve Edwards - Several appearances
CBS Evening News - Several appearances
ABC News Shows - Several appearances
CNN - Several appearances
Fox News - Several appearances
People Magazine - Several appearances
New York Post
New York Times
LA Times
Beverly Courier
Beverly Hills 215
Countless Other Shows

TELEVISION SPECIALS:

This Joint is Jumpin’ – PBS; Producer, starring opposite Jack Lemmon, Bea Arthur, Dudley Moore, Dirk Benedict, Jackie Cooper and Pat McCormick.
That’s a Plenty – KCET Special; Starring with George Segal and The Beverley Hills Unlisted Jazz Band.
The Bob Hope Special – Starring as Norman Lear.
The Bert Convy Special
The Jukebox Review
Don Lane Show - via satellite to Australia and Europe.


BROADWAY PLAYS: (Original Broadway Companies *)

“Same Time Next Year” – Opposite Joyce Van Patten. Broadway and National Tour
“The Front Page” * – all star production with Robert Ryan, Helen Hayes, Conrad Janis, Peggy Cass, Arnold Stang, Bert Convy, Julia Meade.
“Sunday in New York” * – By Norman Krasna, directed by Garson Kanin with Robert Redford
“The Velvet Shotgun” – (West End, London) – 100 performances, dir. Frith Banbury for H. M. Tenant producer, starred opposite Sarah Marshall
“Visit to a Small Planet” * – By Gore Vidal, with Cyril Ritchard
“Make A Million” * – With Sam Levene,
“Marathon 33” * – Directed by Lee Strasberg, with Julie Harris
“Time out for Ginger” * – With Melvyn Douglas
“Joy Ride” (Los Angeles, CA) – Musical revue with Joel Grey, Bernie West, played many roles and led Jazz band on stage
“The Brass Ring” *– (Won Theatre World Award)
“The Next Half Hour” * – By Mary Chase, Dir. George S. Kauffman
“Dark of the Moon” * – Sta Richadr Hart, Carrol Stone, Marge Champion.
“Junior Miss” * - Directed by Moss Hart – 720 performances.
“Everybody Loves Me” * – With Jack Carson
“No Hard Feelings” * – Directed by Abe Burrows, with Eddie Albert, Stockard Channing

CONCERTS:

Carnegie Hall – 8 sold our performances and multiple other appearances.
Westwood Playhouse - Several appearances.
Town Hall, New York
Philadelphia Academy of Music
Visalia Civic Center - Visalia, CA
Community Playhouse – Palos Verdes, CA
Gammage Auditorium - Tempe Arizona, several appearances
The North Community Theater - Several appearances.
UCLA Theater - Several appearances.
The Television Academy
Screen Actors Guild Fundraiser
Writers Guild Fundraiser
Twin Towers Fundraiser
And Countless Others


TALK SHOWS:

David Letterman - Many appearances.
The Tonight Show - Many appearances.
Johnny Carson Tonight Show - over 30 appearances.
Mike Douglas - 5 appearances.
Merv Griffin - Several appearances.
The Dinah Shore Show - 5 appearances.
The Late Show - with Ross Shafer




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