David Wayne

David Wayne


Also Known As
Wayne Mcmeekan
Birth Place
Traverse City, Michigan, USA
January 30, 1914
February 09, 1995
Cause of Death
Lung Cancer

Photos & Videos

The Tender Trap - Lobby Cards
The Tender Trap - Behind-the-Scenes Photos
The Tender Trap - Publicity Stills

Family & Companions

Jane Gordon
Actor. Married 1941; died 1993.




Cast (Feature Film)

The Survivalist (1991)
Poker Alice (1987)
Finders Keepers (1984)
The Prize Fighter (1979)
The Girls in the Office (1979)
An American Christmas Carol (1979)
The Gift of Love (1978)
The Gift of Love (1978)
O Henry
Murder at the Mardi Gras (1978)
In the Glitter Palace (1977)
Nate Redstone
Ellery Queen (1975)
The Apple Dumpling Gang (1975)
The FBI Story: The FBI Versus Alvin Karpis, Public Enemy Number One (1974)
Maynard Richards
The Front Page (1974)
Huckleberry Finn (1974)
The African Elephant (1972)
The Catcher (1972)
The Andromeda Strain (1971)
Dr. Charles Dutton
The Big Gamble (1961)
Samuel Brennan
The Last Angry Man (1959)
Woodrow Wilson Thrasher
The Three Faces of Eve (1957)
Ralph White
The Sad Sack (1957)
Cpl. Larry Dolan
The Naked Hills (1956)
Tracy Powell
The Tender Trap (1955)
Joe McCall
Sleeping Beauty (1955)
Hell and High Water (1954)
Dugboat Walker
Down Among the Sheltering Palms (1953)
Lt. Frank G. Schmidt
The I Don't Care Girl (1953)
Eddie McCoy
Tonight We Sing (1953)
S. Hurok
How to Marry a Millionaire (1953)
Freddie Denmark
We're Not Married! (1952)
Jeff Norris
O. Henry's Full House (1952)
Horace Truesdale
Wait Till the Sun Shines, Nellie (1952)
Ben Halper
With a Song in My Heart (1952)
Don Ross
M (1951)
Martin Harrow, also known as "M"
Up Front (1951)
As Young As You Feel (1951)
Joe Elliot
My Blue Heaven (1950)
Walter Pringle
Stella (1950)
Carl Granger
The Reformer and the Redhead (1950)
Arthur Colner Maxwell
Portrait of Jennie (1949)
Gus O'Toole, taxi driver
Adam's Rib (1949)
Kip Lurie

Editing (Feature Film)

The Light From the Second Story Window (1973)

Cast (Special)

The 40th Annual Tony Awards (1986)
Lassie: The New Beginning (1978)
It's a Bird, It's a Plane, It's Superman (1975)
The Statesman (1975)
Arthur Lee
The Good Life (1971)
Charles Dutton; Their Employer
The Teahouse of the August Moon (1962)
Do Not Disturb (1960)
Arthur Marks
The Devil and Daniel Webster (1960)
The Strawberry Blonde (1959)
Biff Grimes
Operation Spark (1959)
Major General Henning Von Tresckow
Ruggles of Red Gap (1957)
Egbert Floud
The Judy Garland Show (1955)

Misc. Crew (Special)

Cougar: Ghost of the Rockies (1990)

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Loose Change (1978)

Life Events

Photo Collections

The Tender Trap - Lobby Cards
Here are a few Lobby Cards from MGM's The Tender Trap (1955), starring Frank Sinatra and Debbie Reynolds. Lobby Cards were 11" x 14" posters that came in sets of 8. As the name implies, they were most often displayed in movie theater lobbies, to advertise current or coming attractions.
The Tender Trap - Behind-the-Scenes Photos
Here are a number of photos taken behind-the-scenes during production of The Tender Trap (1955), starring Frank Sinatra, Debbie Reynolds, David Wayne, and Celeste Holm.
The Tender Trap - Publicity Stills
Here are several stills taken to help publicize MGM's The Tender Trap (1955), starring Frank Sinatra, Debbie Reynolds, David Wayne, and Celeste Holm. Publicity stills were specially-posed photos, usually taken off the set, for purposes of publicity or reference for promotional artwork.


Movie Clip

Last Angry Man, The (1959) -- (Movie Clip) Around The Rugged Rock Nephew Myron (Joby Baker) and TV producer Thrasher (David Wayne) are enthralled as neighborhood legend Dr. Abelman (Paul Muni, in his last film) works his magic on rebellious Brooklyn teen Josh Quincy (Billy Dee Williams, in his movie debut) in The Last Angry Man, 1959.
Last Angry Man, The (1959) -- (Movie Clip) We Made The Mirror! Young newspaperman Myron (Joby Baker) introduces TV Producer Thrasher (David Wayne) to his uncle, Brooklyn Dr. Sam Abelman (Paul Muni) who doesn't want to become a famous do-gooder, in The Last Angry Man, 1959.
Three Faces Of Eve, The (1957) -- (Movie Clip) Opening, Introduction Opening credits and the most dignified introduction by Alistair Cooke from Nunnally Johnson's The Three Faces of Eve, starring Academy Award-winner Joanne Woodward, Lee J. Cobb and David Wayne.
Three Faces Of Eve, The (1957) -- (Movie Clip) On Your Way To Hollywood Georgian Ralph White (David Wayne) discovers some gaudy wardrobe purchases and confronts his wife (Joanne Woodward, title character), early in Nunnally Johnson's The Three Faces of Eve, 1957.
Reformer And The Redhead, The (1950) -- (Movie Clip) Just The Head And Shoulders Mayoral candidate Andrew (Dick Powell), whose law partner (David Wayne) wants him to kowtow to the local political boss, is visited by zookeeper Kathleen (June Allyson, Powell's wife) who beat up the boss's daughter after he fired her father, the zoo supervisor, in The Reformer And The Redhead, 1950.
M (1951) -- (Movie Clip) Open, Child Killer Sought No messing about in director Joseph Losey’s opening, and star David Wayne is not revealed though the figure seen stalking various children sure resembles him, in producer Seymour Nebenzal’s Hollywood re-make of his original directed by Fritz Lang in Germany, M, 1951.
M (1951) -- (Movie Clip) Shoes Again An interesting single shot scene by director Joseph Losey, Howard Da Silva as the matter-of-fact detective Carney, Steve Brodie his colleague, Madge Blake an emphatic but misguided witness, as the search for the child-killer expands, in the re-make of Fritz Lang’s classic, M, 1951.
Tender Trap, The (1955) -- (Movie Clip) I'm Big And Strong And Fat Lifelong pal Joe (David Wayne), having just left his wife and kids, is admiring showbiz agent bachelor friend Charlie (Frank Sinatra) having a parade of female guests at his New York pad, Jessica (Jarma Lewis) the latest, early in The Tender Trap, 1955.
Tender Trap, The (1955) -- (Movie Clip) Scarsdale Public High Agent Charlie (Frank Sinatra) with visiting married friend Joe (David Wayne) and erstwhile girlfriend Sylvia (Celeste Holm), all of them impressed at how unimpressed Julie (Debbie Reynolds) is with being offered a part in a Broadway show, in The Tender Trap, 1955.



Melinda Wayne
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Jane Gordon
Actor. Married 1941; died 1993.