Merrill Joels

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Merrill E. Joels (born January 19, 1909, Hartford, Connecticut; died September 5, 2001 (age 92) Guthrie, Oklahoma) was an actor in the Frank Buck recording Tiger (record album). Merrill Joels was the son of Abram J. and Rose (Wershwofsky) Joels. Merrill was born in the house that was torn down for the construction of what is now the Hartford Courant building. In 1929 Merrill E. Joels began as an usher at Parson's, the Hartford stage tryout theater. He was a professional actor for 40 years. He was a member of the Christian Science Church, vice president of the American Federation of Radio and Television Artists in New York, and served on the National Board of Directors of the Screen Actors Guild. In 1932 he founded the Mark Twain Masquers Community Theatre in Hartford. In 1950, Joels read the part of Captain Harry Curtis in Frank Buck’s recording Tiger (record album). Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. Joels, Merrill E. and supporting cast, with Glenn Osser and his Orchestra; original music and story adaptation by Paul Davis. Caravan Records, New York, 1950. LP Record. Joels was author of two books: Episode 13 "SPEAKING OF MURDER" date: 12-14-45 time: 29:00 cast: K.C.

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