Mason Adams

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Mason Adams
Born February 26, 1919 in Brooklyn, New York, USA
Died April 26, 2005 in Manhattan, New York, USA from natural causes
Notable Roles
Notable Episodes
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Starring Roles

Series Role Year(s) Season(s)
Lou Grant Charlie Hume 1977–1982 1 2 3 4 5
Morningstar/Eveningstar Gordon Blair 1986 1
Knight & Daye Everett Daye 1989 1

Guest Starring Roles

Series Role Episode Airdate
The Love Boat Richard Simmons 5x07 - Country Blues / Daddy's Little Girl / Jackpot October 31, 1981
Family Ties Prof. Lloyd Rhodes 5x11 - Paper Lion December 11, 1986
Matlock Bob Ranier 2x24 - The Heiress May 3, 1988
Murder, She Wrote Roger Philby 5x11 - The Search for Peter Kerry February 5, 1989
Family Matters Judge Vance 3x06 - Citizen's Court October 25, 1991
Civil Wars Judge Toffinetti 1x14 - Chute First, Ask Questions Later March 24, 1992
Murder One Sidney Pomerantz 2x13 - Chapter Thirteen, Year Two May 25, 1997
The West Wing Justice Joseph Crouch 1x09 - The Short List November 24, 1999
Oz Mr. Hoyt 6x08 - Exeunt Omnes February 23, 2003

Specials and Made-for-TV Movies

Title Role Airdate Series/Banner
The Night They Saved Christmas Sumner Murdock December 13, 1984 The ABC Thursday Night Movie
The Case of the Maligned Mobster Frank Halloran February 11, 1991 Perry Mason

Talk, News and Game Show Appearances

Memorable Moments

Awards and Accolades

Primetime Emmy Awards

  • Nominated: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series (1979, 1980, 1981)
Lou Grant