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This American film actor also multitasks as a producer, composer and production manager. He rose to fame in the 1970s, praised for his range and sensitivity. His blonde rugged looks helped viewers connect even more easily to his powerful performances. Born John Youngs in Old Bethpage, New York, Savage attended the American Academy of Performing ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Deer Hunter
(1978)
Hair
Hair Claude Hooper Bukowski
(1979)
The Godfather: Part III
The Godfather: Part III Father Andrew Hagen
(1990)
The Thin Red Line
The Thin Red Line Sgt. McCron
(1998)

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 2018 Spychosis (announced)
Jim Patterson
 2017 Followed (post-production)
Wallace
 2017 Going Vertical (filming)
Hank Aiba
 2017/I Hold On (completed)
Dr. Siedhoff
 2017 Impuratus (filming)
Heysinger
 2017 Torch (post-production)
August Lewin
 2017 A Cloud So High (post-production)
Gene 'Sackler' Sarling (rumored)
 2017 Redundancy (pre-production)
John Smith
  Nephilim (post-production)
Father Samuel (voice)
 2017 Spreading Darkness
Brett
 2017 Povratak
Covek u crnom odelu
 2017 Gates of Darkness
Joseph
 2016 American Romance
Emery Reed
 2016 In Dubious Battle
Dan
 2016 Teen Star Academy
Burt
 2016 Texas Heart
Carl
 2016 Last Call at Murray's
Bennett
 2016 Dead South
Stokes
 2016 Everglades
 2015 Beverly Hills Christmas
Mr. Winters
 2015 Tales of Halloween
Capt. J.G. Zimmerman (segment "Bad Seed")
 2015 Bicemo prvaci sveta
William Jones
 2015 The Sparrows: Nesting
Marvin
 2014 The Big Fat Stone
Robert Tanninger
 2014 The Lookalike
William Spinks
 2014 Demon Legacy
The Codger
 2014 Fort Bliss
Mike Swann
 2014/I Bullet
Governor Johnson
 2013/I Discarded
Jay
 2013 7E
Paul
 2013 Defending Santa
Judge Willis
 2013 A Star for Rose
Mort
 2013 Awakened
Jack Winston
 2013 Alien Rising
Manning
 2013 Real Gangsters
Ted Roberts
 2013 A Sierra Nevada Gunfight
Father Bill
 2013 Open Road
Carl
 2012 Spinning Dry
Frank Manghetti
 2012 Money Fight
Harbin Rask
 2012 Sins Expiation
Father Karl
 2012 The Black Dove
Jake Williams
 2012 The Jonas Project
Calvin Kabral
 2011 Summer Song
Jim
 2011 Assassins' Code
Arlo
 2011 Hit List
Walter Murphy
 2011 The Orphan Killer
Detective Walker
 2011 The Last Gamble
John
 2011 Colombian Interviews
James
 2010 The Right to Bear Arms
Brutal Magnus
 2010 A Small Town Called Descent
Father Scully
 2010 Bereavement
Ted
 2010 Dreamkiller
Agent Barnes
 2009 Buffalo Bushido
Vendetti
 2009 Anytown
News Producer
 2008 The Golden Boys
Web Saunders
 2008 The Coverup
Thomas Thacker
 2008 Boiler Maker
JJ
 2006 Shut Up and Shoot!
Marty Pearlheimer
 2006 The Drop
Mr. Zero
 2006 Kill Your Darlings
Rock
 2005 Iowa
Irv Huffman
 2004 Admissions
Harry Brighton
 2004 Fallacy
Heathcliff
 2003 Shortcut to Happiness
Johnny (uncredited)
 2003 Easy Six
Frank Iverson
 2003 Intoxicating
William Shanley
 2002 The Anarchist Cookbook
Johnny Red
 2002 Redemption of the Ghost
Sheriff Rollie Burns
 2001 Burning Down the House
Jake Seiling
 2001 Dead Man's Run
Carver
 2000 Christina's House
James Tarling
 1999 Ghost Soldier
 1999 Message in a Bottle
Johnny Land
 1999 Frontline
Captain Wolfgang Mueller
 1997 Notti di paura
Paola
 1997 Ultimo taglio
Leo
 1997 A Corner of Paradise
Padre Louis
 1997 Hostile Intent
Bear
 1997 Hollywood Safari
Deputy Rogers
 1997 Amnesia
Tim Bishop
 1997 Firestorm
Brinkman
 1997 Little Boy Blue
Ray West
 1997 Managua
Dennis
 1996 The Mouse
Bruce 'The Mouse' Strauss
 1996 White Squall
McCrea
 1995 Fatal Choice
Drury
 1995 The Dangerous
Emile Lautrec
 1995 The Crossing Guard
Bobby
 1995 Carnosaur 2
Jack Reed
 1994 Deadly Weapon
Sanders
 1994 Red Scorpion 2
Andrew Kendrick
 1994 Killing Obsession
Albert
 1993 CIA II: Target Alexa
Franz Kluge
 1993 Berlin '39
Wieland
 1993 Flynn
Joe Stromberg
 1992 Primary Motive
Wallace Roberts
 1991 Buck ai confini del cielo
Wintrop
 1991 Le porte del silenzio
Melvin Devereux
 1991 Hunting
Michael Bergman
 1991 Favola crudele
Roy Kramer
 1990 Ottobre rosa all'Arbat
Boris
 1990 Voice in the Dark
Dan Montgomery
 1990 Any Man's Death
Leon Abrahams
 1989 Do the Right Thing
Clifton
 1989 Point of View
 1988 The Beat
Frank Ellsworth
 1987 Caribe
Jeff Richardson
 1987 Beauty and the Beast
Beast / Prince
 1987 Hotel Colonial
Marco Venieri
 1986 The Little Sister
Tim Donovan
 1986 Soldier's Revenge
Frank Morgan
 1984 Maria's Lovers
Ivan Bibic
 1983 Brady's Escape
J.W. Brady
 1981 The Amateur
Charles Heller
 1981 Cattle Annie and Little Britches
Bittercreek Newcomb
 1980 Inside Moves
Roary
 1979 The Onion Field
Det. Karl Francis Hettinger
 1974 The Sister-in-Law
Robert Strong
 1973 The Killing Kind
Terry Lambert
 1973 Steelyard Blues
Kid
 1971 Love Is a Carousel
Boy Friend
 1969 The Master Beater
Rocco
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I love plays like "Of Mice and Men." Modern classics. They tell you so much about America, how things were. The time it's about wasn't all that long ago, but we often forget times, and things, we should remember.

Trivia:

As of 2014, has appeared in three films that were nominated for the Best Picture Oscar: The Deer Hunter (1978), The Godfather: Part III (1990) and The Thin Red Line (1998). Of those, only The Deer Hunter (1978) is a winner in the category. See more »

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Often plays intense, mellancholic men See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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