March 18, 1926: Peter Graves

On this day in 1926, actor Peter Graves was born in Minneapolis, Minn. He was best known for playing Jim Phelps in the original Mission: Impossible TV series and Captain Clarence Oveur in the Airplane! comedy movies. His last project, before he died of a heart attack in 2010, was as narrator of a computer game called Darkstar: The Interactive Movie.

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