|Was||Actor Television actor|
|From||United States of America|
|Field||Film, TV, Stage & Radio|
|Birth||11 January 1925, Seattle, King County, Washington, USA|
|Death||15 February 1984, Riverside County, California, USA (aged 59 years)|
Quintin Sondergaard (January 11, 1925 - February 15, 1984) was an American actor known for appearing in several Western movies and television series. He had a supporting role with eleven appearances as "Deputy Quint" on the series Tombstone Territory, with co-stars Pat Conway, Richard Eastham, and Gilman Rankin. Tombstone Territory began in 1957 on ABC and then switched to syndication in 1959.
Quintin Sondergaard was born Quentin Charles Sondergaard on January 11, 1925, in Seattle, Washington.
Sondergaard made his acting debut in 1951, appearing as "Rambo" in director Robert Emmett Tansey's action film Badman's Gold. In 1957, he was seen in "Narcotics" episode of the TV series Highway Patrol.
The following year, he landed the recurring role of Deputy/Sheriff Quint in the TV series Tombstone Territory. He was seen in a total of 24 episodes of the series, starting from the episode "The Youngest Gun" in January 1958 to "Juan Diega" in July 1960.
He guest starred twice on Dick Powell's Zane Grey Theater in the 1959 segments "Trail Incident" and "Heritage" and on NBC's Wagon Train in episodes "The Old Man Charvanaugh Story" (1959) and "The Albert Farnsworth Story" (1960). He appeared five times in different roles between 1958 and 1961 on Gene Barry's NBC series Bat Masterson in episodes entitled "Double Showdown", "Election Day", "Lady Luck", "Dakota Showdown", and "Episode in Eden".
Throughout the 60s, he was seen in numerous action, crime, western TV series and films including Five Guns to Tombstone (1960,) Bat Masterson (1958-1961,) Gunsmoke (1961-1962,) Arrest and Trial (1963,) This Property Is Condemned (1966,) The Wild Wild West (1966-1968,) and Adam-12 (1968-1970.)
After taking a break for a few years, he was last seen on the silver screen in 1982 playing the character of a Campus Guard in Victor Mohica and Julie Amato-starrer horror/thriller film The Ghost Dance.
Sondergaard died on February 15, 1984. At the time of his death, he resided in Newhall, a district of Santa Clarita in Los Angeles County, California.