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Date of Birth 2 December 1892Rice Lake, Wisconsin, USA
Date of Death 6 August 1938Beverly Hills, California, USA  (heart attack)
Nickname Jack
Height 6' 1" (1.85 m)

Mini Bio (1)

John G. Blystone was born on December 2, 1892 in Rice Lake, Wisconsin, USA. He is known for his work on Our Hospitality (1923), Block-Heads (1938) and Great Guy (1936). He was married to Gwendolyn Davis. He died on August 6, 1938 in Beverly Hills, California, USA.

Spouse (1)

Gwendolyn Davis (? - ?) (2 children)

Trivia (4)

Started in 1916 as a property man.
Brother of actor Stanley Blystone and assistant director Jasper Blystone.
Graduated from the University of Wisconsin.
American director, at Fox from 1924 to 1936, specializing in comedy. Stylistically anonymous to the point of letting his stars (such as Buster Keaton, Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy) dictate most of the running of the production. Died of a heart attack at the age of only 45.

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