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John Boruff (1910–1993)

John Boruff was born on December 31, 1910 in Mt. Vernon, New York, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for Guiding Light (1952), Rod Brown of the Rocket Rangers (1953) and The Phil Silvers Show (1955). He died on January 12, 1993 in New Haven, Connecticut, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Guiding Light
Guiding Light Henry Benedict #2 (1962-1966)
(1952)
Rod Brown of the Rocket Rangers
Rod Brown of the Rocket Rangers Commander Swift (orginal cast) / Cmdr. Swift (orginal cast) / Commander Swift
(1953-1954)
The Phil Silvers Show
The Phil Silvers Show Brig. General Owens / General Caldwell / General Fleming / General Rogers / General Williams / Major General / The Major
(1956-1959)
The Defenders
The Defenders Judge / Judge Keene / Second Judge / The Judge
(1961-1965)

Filmography

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 1961-1965 The Defenders (TV Series)
Judge / Second Judge / The Judge / ...
- Only a Child (1965) ... Judge
- The Merry-Go-Round Mender (1965) ... Second Judge
- The Unwritten Law (1965) ... Judge
- Die Laughing (1964) ... The Judge
 1964 East Side/West Side (TV Series)
- Here Today (1964)
 1964 The Doctors and the Nurses (TV Series)
Dr. Schaeffer
- The Imperfect Prodigy (1964) ... Dr. Schaeffer
 1963 Espionage (TV Series)
Secretary of State
- The Whistling Shrimp (1963) ... Secretary of State
 1959 Brenner (TV Series)
- Word of Honor (1959)
 1959 Deadline (TV Series)
Farr
- State Scandal (1959) ... Farr
 1956-1959 The Phil Silvers Show (TV Series)
General Caldwell / General Williams / Major General / ...
- Bilko's Bopster (1959) ... General Caldwell
- Lieutenant Bilko (1957) ... General Williams
- Bilko Buys a Club (1957) ... Major General (uncredited)
- Bilko Goes South (1957) ... Brig. General Owens
- The Face on the Recruiting Poster (1956) ... The Major
 1956 The Alcoa Hour (TV Series)
- The President (1956)
 1950-1956 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series)
Dr. Clement
- Man in Shadow (1956) ... Dr. Clement
- The Chair (1950)
 1955 Appointment with Adventure (TV Series)
- Caribbean Cruise (1955)
 1955 Danger (TV Series)
 1953-1954 Rod Brown of the Rocket Rangers (TV Series)
Commander Swift (orginal cast) / Commander Swift / Cmdr. Swift (orginal cast)
- The Cobalt Bomb (1954) ... Commander Swift (orginal cast)
- The Man Who Was Radioactive (1954) ... Commander Swift (orginal cast)
- The Metal Eaters (1954) ... Commander Swift (orginal cast)
- The Exploding Man (1954) ... Commander Swift (orginal cast)
- Bird Girl of Venus (1954) ... Commander Swift (orginal cast)
 1952 Short Short Dramas (TV Series)
- The Gift (1952)
 1952 Guiding Light (TV Series)
Henry Benedict #2 (1962-1966)
 1952 Tales of Tomorrow (TV Series)
Bill
- The Exile (1952)
- The Children's Room (1952) ... Bill
 1949-1952 Lights Out (TV Series)
- The Death's Head (1952)
- Dead Pigeon (1950)
 1952 A Woman for the Ages (TV Movie)
John Adams
 1952 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
Sid Proctor
- The Story of Meg Mallory (1952) ... Sid Proctor
 1951 Out There (TV Series)
- Mewhu's Jet (1951)
 1951 Cosmopolitan Theatre (TV Series)
- The Tourist (1951)
 1951 Martin Kane (TV Series)
Harrison
- The District Attorney Killer (1951) ... Harrison
- Murder in the Court ... Harrison
 1950 The Big Story (TV Series)
Editor
- Servant of the People ... Editor
 1950 Suspense (TV Series)
Dr. Earl
- Edge of Panic (1950) ... Dr. Earl
 1950 The Clock (TV Series)
- A Grave Plot (1950)
 1949 Colgate Theatre (TV Series)
- Old Flame (1949)
 1949 NBC Presents (TV Series)
- Old Flames (1949)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage Play: The Male Animal. Comedy. Written by James Thurber and Elliott Nugent. Directed by Herman Shumlin. Cort Theatre: 9 Jan 1940- 3 Aug 1940 (243 performances). Cast: Leon Ames (as "Joe Ferguson"), Richard Beckhard, John Boruff (as "Newspaper Reporter"), Matt Briggs, Don DeFore (as "Wally Myers"), Ruth Matteson, Elliott Nugent (as "... See more »
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Trivia:

Playwright and stage actor; active on Broadway from 1933-1963.

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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