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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 23 August 1952Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Birth NameJohn Alan Snyder
Height 6' 2" (1.88 m)

Mini Bio (1)

John Snyder (born 1950 Boston MA) is an American film, stage, television, and voice actor that graduated from Boston University's School of Fine and Applied Arts with a BFA in 1974. Snyder played the gas station man in the 1979 film The Warriors. He portrayed "Soul Hunter #2" in "Soul Hunter" and "Orin Zento" in "By Any Means Necessary", episodes of Babylon 5, and as Aaron Conor in the Star Trek: The Next Generation episode "The Masterpiece Society" . He appeared in many TV series and films from 1979 to 2004, and appears as Damian in Love Sick Diaries.

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Trivia (9)

Close friends with James Russo.
Trained by John Abbott.
Graduated from Melrose High School in 1970.
In the original script of The Warriors (1979), he was supposed to play a Dingo gang member along with Kevin Bacon, but this was ultimately cut. John instead played the gas station man in the final version.
Guest starred as a Soul Hunter in Babylon 5 (1994) along with fellow voice artist William Morgan Sheppard.
Highly trained in many dialects, including Appalachian, Australian, British, Brooklyn, Canadian, Cockney, French, German, Greek, Irish, Italian, Middle Eastern, Minnesota, New England / Boston, New York City, Russian, Scandinavian, Scottish, Slavic / Eastern European, South African / Afrikaans, Spanish, and Yiddish.
A regular devoté of the Marshall McLuhan-Finnegans Wake Reading Club in Venica, California.
Adopted the stage name 'Ivan Buckley' based off of the ineffable 'Lord Buckley'.
Portrayed the role of Sid Vicious in the original play, which inspired the movie Sid and Nancy (1986). John was given a role in the film, although a bit part and not the lead.

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