Actors Who Have Played John F. Kennedy

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Martin Sheen
Multiple Emmy and Golden Globe Award winner Martin Sheen is one of America's most celebrated, colorful, and accomplished actors. Moving flawlessly between artistic mediums, Sheen's acting range is breathtaking. Martin Sheen was born Ramón Antonio Gerardo Estevez in Dayton, Ohio, to Mary-Ann (Phelan)...
“ Kennedy (1983) ” - miker3870
 
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Greg Kinnear
Greg Kinnear was born on June 17, 1963, in Logansport, Indiana, USA to Edward Kinnear, a career diplomat with the US State Department, and Suzanne (Buck) Kinnear, a homemaker. Greg has two brothers--James, vice president-investments at Wachovia Securities in Arizona who was born in 1957, and Steve, a business manager with the Billy Graham Training Center in North Carolina who was born in 1959...
“ The Kennedys (2011) ” - miker3870
 
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Patrick Dempsey
Patrick Dempsey has lived two charming but separate lives on film and television. From an exuberant, somewhat awkward charmer in college comedy films of the late 1980s and early 1990s, he has morphed spectacularly into a dreamy, wavy-haired television hunk of the new-age millennium and this seductive...
“ JFK: Reckless Youth (1993) ” - miker3870
 
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“ A Woman Named Jackie (1991) ” - miker3870
 
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James Franciscus
James Grover Franciscus graduated magna cum laude from Yale University in 1957 with a B.A. in English and theater. His father, John Allen Franciscus, was a pilot killed in action during WWII. His mother was named Loraine (nee Grover) and he had one sibling, a brother named John. Mr. Franciscus is best known for his work in television...
“ Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy (1981)

Also played a JFK-like President in The Greek Tycoon (1978) ” - miker3870
 
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“ Blood Feud (1983) ” - miker3870
 
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William Devane
William Devane, the movie and television actor, was born in Albany, New York, the son of Joseph Devane, who served as Franklin D. Roosevelt's chauffeur when he was Governor of New York. After graduating from New York City's American Academy of Dramatic Arts, he appeared on-stage. He finally made his Broadway debut in "The Watering Place" with Shirley Knight...
“ The Missiles Of October (1974) ” - miker3870
 
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“ Thirteen Days (2000) ” - miker3870
 
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Steven Weber
Actor, Wings
This Queens-born actor has certainly proven himself adept at everything from quirky comedy to flat-out melodrama. Born on March 4, 1961, to a Borscht Belt comic and a nightclub singer, Weber was already appearing in TV commercials by elementary school age. He later studied at the High School of the Performing Arts in New York and graduated from New York State University...
“ The Kennedys Of Massachusetts (1990) ” - miker3870
 
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Tim Matheson
Tim Matheson is an American actor, director and producer perhaps best known for his portrayal of the smooth talking 'Eric "Otter" Stratton' in the 1978 comedy "Animal House," but has had a variety of other well-known roles both before and since including critical accolades for his playing 'Vice President John Hoynes' on the television series...
“ Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis (2000) ” - miker3870
 
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Cliff Robertson
Actor, Spider-Man
A serious and talented actor, at his best playing somewhat troubled characters, Cliff Robertson has been a fairly successful leading man through most of his career without ever becoming a major star. Following strong stage and television experience, he made an interesting film debut in a supporting role in Picnic...
“ PT-109 (1963) ” - miker3870
 
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Mike Farrell
Actor, M*A*S*H
Mike is one of four children. His father, Joe, who died in 1956, was a carpenter at Hollywood studios. Mike attended grammar school with Natalie Wood and Ricky Nelson. He entered the Marines in the 1950s for two years. Later, he attended the University of California at Los Angeles and studied acting at the Jeff Corey Workshop...
“ JFK: A One Man Show (1984) ” - miker3870
 
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“ The Rat Pack (1998) ” - miker3870
 
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Cliff De Young
Clifford Tobin De Young was born on February 12, 1945 in Los Angeles, California. He was the lead singer of the late 1960s rock band Clear Light, which played with such artists as The Doors, Jimi Hendrix and Janis Joplin. He went to New York City in 1970 after the band broke up, starred in the Broadway production of "Hair" and the Tony Award-winning "Sticks and Bones"...
“ Robert Kennedy & His Times (1985) ” - miker3870
 
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Michael Murphy
Actor, Manhattan
Michael Murphy was born in Los Angeles, California, to Georgia Arlyn (née Money), a teacher, and Bearl Branton Murphy, a salesman. After a hitch in the Marine Corps, Murphy attended the University of Arizona, Tuscon, and then went to U.C.L.A. to get his teaching credential. From 1962 to 1964, he taught high school English and drama in Los Angeles...
“ The Island (1998) ” - miker3870
 
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“ Sinatra (1992) ” - miker3870
 
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Sam Chew Jr.
Actor, Oscar
Sam Chew, Jr. was born and raised in Philadelphia, Penn. A graduate of Temple University, class of 1965, he worked as an announcer/DJ in Philadelphia and moved to Hollywood in 1965. He was a contract player at 20th Century Fox along with James Brolin and Tom Selleck from 1966-1968. He has appeared in hundreds of TV shows: The Love Boat...
“ Young Joe The Forgotten Kennedy (1977) ” - miker3870
 
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Daniel Hugh Kelly
Daniel Hugh Kelly was born on August 10, 1952 in Elizabeth, New Jersey, the middle of five children. His father was a police officer/detective and his mother was a social worker. He received his B.A. from St. Vincent College in Latrobe, Pennsylvania and pursued his M.F.A. on a full scholarship at the Catholic University of America in Washington...
“ Jackie, Ethel & Joan: The Women Of Camelot (2001) ” - miker3870
 
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“ LBJ: The Early Years (1987) ” - miker3870
 
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“ Hoover vs. The Kennedys: The Second Civil War (1987) ” - miker3870
 
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Art Hindle
Born in Halifax to a Canadian Navy father, Art's mother soon had him back in their home town of Toronto, Ontario. He grew up in the "Beaches" of Toronto a big fan of Elvis Presley and rock n' roll. Although shy as a child, he grew to be a rebellious and independent teenager. This lead him to much traveling...
“ J. Edgar Hoover (1987) ” - miker3870
 
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“ RFK (2002) ” - miker3870
 
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Rob Lowe
Rob Lowe was born in Charlottesville, Virginia, to Barbara Lynn (Hepler), a schoolteacher, and Charles Davis Lowe, a lawyer. His brother is actor Chad Lowe. He has German, as well as English, Irish, Scottish, and Welsh ancestry. Lowe's family moved to Dayton, Ohio, when he was a child. Rob broke into acting in his teens...
“ Killing Kennedy (2013) ” - miker3870