Conrad’s career spanned five decades in radio, film. and television as
a writer, actor, producer and director. He created the role of Marshall
Matt Dillon for the popular CBS radio series Gunsmoke (1952-1961)
and narrated the TV adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle (1959-1964)
and The Fugitive (1963-1967).
Conrad found stardom as a detective in the CBS- TV series Cannon
(1971-1976), and in the crime drama Jake and the Fatman on CBS
from 1987 to 1992.