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John Vernon (I) (1932–2005)

John Vernon was a prolific stage-trained Canadian character player who made a career out of convincingly playing crafty villains, morally-bankrupt officials and heartless authority figures in American films and television since the 1960s. Vernon has been directed by some stellar filmmakers including Alfred Hitchcock (Topaz (1969)); George Cukor (... See full bio »

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John R. Vernon


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Father of Chris Vernon. See more »


Frequently plays crusty authority figures, i.e., mayors, college deans, high school principals, prison wardens, etc. See more »

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