Neville Brand (August 13, 1920 – April 16, 1992) was an American television and movie actor... . Brand started his screen career in Port of New York (1949). He became well known as a villain when he killed the character played by Elvis Presley in Love Me Tender.
Laredo is an TV series that aired on NBC from Sept 16, 1965, to April 7, 1967. Laredo stars Neville Brand, William Smith, Peter Brown, and Philip Carey as Texas Rangers. It is set on the Mexican border about Laredo in Webb County in south Texas.
Neville Brand (1920-1992) joined the US Army in 1939, meaning to make a career in the military. According to official military records, Brand was the recipient of the Silver Star for gallantry in combat. His other awards and decorations are the Purple Heart, the Good Conduct Medal, the American Defense Service Ribbon, the European/ African/ Middle Eastern Theater Ribbon with three Battle Stars, one Overseas Service Bar, one Service Stripe, and the Combat Infantryman's Badge.
Neville Brand, 8/13/1920 - 4/16/1992, served, U.S. Army, WW 2 seeing action with the 331st Infantry Regiment in the Ardennes, Rhineland and Central European campaigns. Brand was wounded in action along the Weser River on 4/7/1945. He nearly bled to death. He was discharged from service in Oct. 1945 after serving nine months and nineteen days. He was decorated 13 times for his action in the war. Brand acting from 1950 to 1985. Brand is best know for played Reese Bennet on Laredo 1965 to 1967.