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Bruno VeSota

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Name  Bruno VeSota

Role  Character actor
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Died  September 24, 1976, Culver City, California, United States
Spouse  Jebbie VeSota (m. 1953–1976)
Parents  Kasmir VeSota, Eleanora VeSota
Movies  The Brain Eaters, Attack of the Giant Leeches, Dementia, Invasion of the Star Creatures, The Wasp Woman
Similar People  Ed Nelson, Bernard L Kowalski, Jerry Warren, Leo Gordon, Jonathan Haze

Bruno William Ve Sota (March 25, 1922 in Chicago, Illinois – September 24, 1976 in Culver City, Los Angeles) was an American character actor, director and producer.


Chicago television

VeSota entered Chicago television in 1945 writing many teleplays for WBKB-TV such as an adaption of Edgar Allan Poe's The Tell-Tale Heart. In 1948 he moved to WGN-TV as a local version of Orson Welles; a producer, director and writer.

VeSota was one of the directors of They Stand Accused, "television's first live dramatic courtroom series", which ran on WGN-TV before it expanded to national distribution first on CBS and later on DuMont.

Film work

He made his big screen debut in 1953 with appearances in The System and The Wild One

He is best remembered for appearances in science fiction films in the fifities and early sixties such as Dementia (1955), Attack of the Giant Leeches (1959), The Wasp Woman (1959) and The Wild World of Batwoman (1966), and also directed a few such as Female Jungle (1955), The Brain Eaters (1958) and Invasion of the Star Creatures (1962). In the 1960s he played the barman in a number of episodes of Bonanza.


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