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Jack Webb

Thanks to Jack Webb, Sergeant Joe Friday is the most popular police character in television history. Webb began in film and appeared in Billy Wilder's 1950 classic, Sunset Boulevard, but it was Dragnet that brought him popular and critical acclaim. After Dragnet, Webb returned to feature films as a director and an actor, and for a time was head of Warner Television. He died in 1982.