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John Ashley (I) (1934–1997)


Oklahoma-bred John Ashley got his start in the movie business while on a vacation in California. A friend from Oklahoma State University got him onto the set of the John Wayne movie The Conqueror (1956), and Wayne in turn steered him toward a job in television in the William Castle series Men of Annapolis (1957). One day, Ashley was at the offices... See full bio »

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Known For

Apocalypse Now
Apocalypse Now Producer
(1979)
The A-Team
The A-Team Producer
(1983-1987)
Hud
Hud Hermy
(1963)

Filmography

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 1998 Scar City (co-executive producer)
 1997 Raven: Return of the Black Dragons (TV Movie) (producer)
 1997 Lawless (TV Series) (producer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (1997) ... (producer)
 1995 Marker (TV Series) (producer)
 1993-1994 Walker, Texas Ranger (TV Series) (executive producer - 22 episodes)
- Stolen Lullaby (1994) ... (executive producer)
- The Reunion (1994) ... (executive producer)
- Rampage (1994) ... (executive producer)
- The Long Haul (1994) ... (executive producer)
- Skyjacked (1994) ... (executive producer)
 1993 Journey to the Center of the Earth (TV Movie) (producer)
 1992 Raven (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Return of the Black Dragon (1992) ... (executive producer)
 1989 Hardball (TV Series) (executive producer - 2 episodes)
- The One Armed Bandit (1989) ... (executive producer)
- Till Death Do Us Part (1989) ... (executive producer)
 1988 Something Is Out There (TV Mini-Series) (executive producer - 6 episodes)
- Good Psychics Are Hard to Come By (1988) ... (executive producer)
- A Message from Mr. Cool (1988) ... (executive producer)
- Night of the Visitors (1988) ... (executive producer)
- In His Own Image (1988) ... (executive producer)
- Don't Look Back (1988) ... (executive producer)
 1988/I Something Is Out There (TV Series) (producer)
 1987-1988 Werewolf (TV Series) (executive producer - 26 episodes)
- Amazing Grace (1988) ... (executive producer)
- Gray Wolf (1988) ... (executive producer)
- Blind Luck (1988) ... (executive producer)
- To Dream of Wolves: Part 2 (1988) ... (executive producer)
- To Dream of Wolves: Part 1 (1988) ... (executive producer)
  The A-Team (TV Series) (producer - 62 episodes, 1983 - 1985) (co-executive producer - 35 episodes, 1985 - 1987)
- Without Reservations (1987) ... (co-executive producer)
- The Grey Team (1986) ... (co-executive producer)
- The Spy Who Mugged Me (1986) ... (co-executive producer)
- The Crystal Skull (1986) ... (co-executive producer)
- Point of No Return (1986) ... (co-executive producer)
 1982 Will: The Autobiography of G. Gordon Liddy (TV Movie) (producer)
 1982 The Quest (TV Series) (producer - 9 episodes)
- R.S.V.P. (1982) ... (producer)
- Daddy's Home (1982) ... (producer)
- Hunt for the White Tiger (1982) ... (producer)
- A Prince of a Fellow (1982) ... (producer)
- Escape from a Velvet Box (1982) ... (producer)
 1980 Coach of the Year (TV Movie) (producer)
 1979 Apocalypse Now (associate producer)
 1977 Sudden Death (producer)
 1974 Black Mamba (producer)
 1974 Savage Sisters (producer)
 1973 Beyond Atlantis (producer)
 1973 Black Mama White Mama (producer)
 1972 The Twilight People (producer)
 1972 The Woman Hunt (producer)
 1971 The Big Doll House (executive producer)
 1971 Beast of the Yellow Night (executive producer)
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This is a terrible thing to admit, but maybe the key to my success with exploitation films is that I always LIKED those movies, and I never had any real reason to turn them down. I just enjoyed doing them.

Trivia:

Both Motorcycle Gang (1957) and Hot Rod Gang (1958) featured John's singing skills. He later had recording contracts with a few labels See more »

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