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|Date of birth:||31 August 1940|
|Place of birth:||Los Angeles, California, USA|
|Character(s):||Lieutenant Dave Bailey|
Anthony D. Call (born 31 August 1940; age 74) is an American actor born in Los Angeles, California, who played Lieutenant Dave Bailey in the original series episode "The Corbomite Maneuver". He is the son of director Abner Bieberman.
He filmed his scenes for "The Corbomite Maneuver" on Tuesday 24 May 1966, Wednesday 25 May 1966, Thursday 26 May 1966, Friday 27 May 1966, Tuesday 31 May 1966, Wednesday 1 June 1966 and Thursday 2 June 1966 at Desilu Stage 9.
Call went on to become a regular on two soap operas, first as "Joe Warner" on Guiding Light from 1972 through 1976, then as "D.A. Herb Callison" on One Life To Live from 1978 all the way through 1993.
His other television credits include Temple Houston (1963, with Jeffrey Hunter and Richard Evans), Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1963, with Richard Kiley and Peter Brocco), The Fugitive (1965, with Lost in Space star Mark Goddard), Bonanza (1965, with Lincoln Demyan and Bob Miles), Combat! (1966, with Shecky Greene, Steven Marlo, Paul Carr, Walt Davis, and Michael Forest), and The Virginian (1968 and 1969, with Gail Bonney, John Anderson, and Paul Comi).
Other film credits include The People Next Door (1970, with Nehemiah Persoff, Stephen McHattie, and Rue McClanahan, the scarred and blinded biology teacher in Robert A. Heinlein's Starship Troopers), and Going in Style (1979, with George Burns, Karen Montgomery, Mark Margolis, Angelique Pettyjohn, and Alan Brooks).