Anthony Eisley

Anthony Eisley (January 19, 1925 – January 20, 2003) was an American actor best known as one of the leads in the Warner Bros. Television series Hawaiian Eye and for appearing in many schlock films. Born Frederick Glendinning Eisley in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, whose father was a general sales manager for a large corporation. He was the father of Amanda Eisley, Jonathan Erickson Eisley, Nan R. Eisley, David Glen Eisley and grandfather of actress India Eisley. Following service in the US Navy, he took drama classes at the University of Miami, and landed his first acting job in a Pennsylvania stock company production of A Slight Case of Murder, which starred veteran actor James Dunn. Eisley also acted in the stage play productions of Picnic, Mr. Roberts and The Desperate Hours. His first on-screen role was as a military policeman in the 1952 movie Fearless Fagan. He began appearing on television the following year. He appeared in the 1958 episode "The Trial" of the American Civil War drama Gray Ghost with Tod Andrews. Eisley was in the 1959 Roger Corman film The Wasp Woman, which he described as,"...a hell of a lot of fun...


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