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J.D. Cannon (1922–2005)


John Donovan Cannon graduated from high school in his hometown of Salmon, Idaho, in 1940. His subsequent studies at the Academy of Dramatic Arts were interrupted as a result of wartime military service from 1942 to 1945. After the war, Cannon returned to New York to complete his training and acting on the stage, both on and off-Broadway, trying ... See full bio »

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(age 83) in Hudson, New York, USA

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 1991 Law & Order (TV Series)
Chet Burton
 1989 The Road Raiders (TV Movie)
 1987 Street Justice
Dante
 1985-1986 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Sheriff McCoy / Bill Carmody
- Unfinished Business (1986) ... Sheriff McCoy (as J. D. Cannon)
- Funeral at Fifty-Mile (1985) ... Bill Carmody (as J. D. Cannon)
 1986 Blacke's Magic (TV Series)
Billy Maddox
- Address Unknown (1986) ... Billy Maddox
 1984-1985 Call to Glory (TV Series)
General Hampton
- Go/No Go (1984) ... General Hampton
 1983-1984 Remington Steele (TV Series)
Kevin Masters / Elliot Walsh
- Hounded Steele (1984) ... Kevin Masters
- Steele in the News (1983) ... Elliot Walsh
 1984 The Master (TV Series)
Jason Hunter
- Failure to Communicate (1984) ... Jason Hunter
 1983 Matt Houston (TV Series)
Perone
- The Ghost of Carter Gault (1983) ... Perone
 1982-1983 The Fall Guy (TV Series)
David Charles / Jed
- The Chameleon (1983) ... David Charles
- Soldiers of Misfortune (1982) ... Jed
 1982 Rooster (TV Movie)
Chief Willard T. Coburn
 1982 Beyond Witch Mountain (TV Movie)
Deranian
 1967-1982 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
Paul Durand / Deranian
- Atta Girl, Kelly!: Love Is Blind (1967) ... Paul Durand
- Atta Girl, Kelly!: Dog of Destiny (1967) ... Paul Durand
- Atta Girl, Kelly!: K for Kelly (1967) ... Paul Durand
 1982 Death Wish II
New York D.A.
 1980 My Kidnapper, My Love (TV Movie)
Kringlen
 1980 Pleasure Palace (TV Movie)
Howland
 1980 Raise the Titanic
Captain Joe Burke
 1980 Top of the Hill (TV Movie)
Frank Langrock
 1980 Ike: The War Years (TV Movie)
 1979 The Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo (TV Series)
Oscar Gorley
- Run for the Money: Part 3 (1979) ... Oscar Gorley
- Run for the Money: Part 2 (1979) ... Oscar Gorley
 1979 B.J. and the Bear (TV Series)
Oscar Gorley / Gorley
- Run for the Money (1979) ... Oscar Gorley
- Cain's Cruiser (1979) ... Gorley
 1979 Walking Through the Fire (TV Movie)
Dr. Goodwin
 1978 A Double Life (TV Movie)
Frank Blaine
 1978 Sword of Justice (TV Series)
Frank Blaine
- A Double Life (1978) ... Frank Blaine
 1978 Killing Stone (TV Movie)
Sheriff Harky
 1977 The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries (TV Series)
Jason Fox
 1977 Testimony of Two Men (TV Mini-Series)
Kenton Campion
 1974 Wedding Band (TV Movie)
Herman
 1973 Scorpio
Filchock
 1973 Lady Luck (TV Movie)
Walter
 1971-1972 Alias Smith and Jones (TV Series)
Harry Briscoe
- The Long Chase (1972) ... Harry Briscoe
- The Men That Corrupted Hadleyburg (1972) ... Harry Briscoe
- The Reformation of Harry Briscoe (1971) ... Harry Briscoe
- The Legacy of Charlie O'Rourke (1971) ... Harry Briscoe
- Wrong Train to Brimstone (1971) ... Harry Briscoe
 1971 Cannon (TV Movie)
Lt. Kelly Redfield
 1971 Who Killed the Mysterious Mr. Foster? (TV Movie)
Mal Yeager
 1971 Great Performances (TV Series)
Tom
- A Memory of Two Mondays (1971) ... Tom
 1970 The Virginian (TV Series)
Roy Harkness
- Hannah (1970) ... Roy Harkness
 1970 The Name of the Game (TV Series)
Sam Walker
- A Love to Remember (1970) ... Sam Walker
 1970 Cotton Comes to Harlem
Calhoun
 1966-1970 The F.B.I. (TV Series)
Clifford Wyant / John Graham Evans / Robert Dewey / ...
- Conspiracy of Corruption (1970) ... Clifford Wyant
- The Runaways (1968) ... John Graham Evans
- Flight Plan (1967) ... Robert Dewey
- The Man Who Went Mad by Mistake (1966) ... Mark Tabor
 1969 D.A.: Murder One (TV Movie)
Nicholas Devaney
 1964-1969 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Jake MacGraw / Pike
- MacGraw (1969) ... Jake MacGraw
- Big Man, Big Target (1964) ... Pike
 1969 Heaven with a Gun
Mace (Beck's gunman)
 1969 Bonanza (TV Series)
Colonel Jim Hudson
- The Fence (1969) ... Colonel Jim Hudson
 1969 Medical Center (TV Series)
Thomas Jarris
- U.M.C. (1969) ... Thomas Jarris
 1969 The Thousand Plane Raid
Gen. Palmer
 1969 Mod Squad (TV Series)
Van Marney
- A Reign of Guns (1969) ... Van Marney
 1969 Krakatoa: East of Java
Danzig
 1968 Lancer (TV Series)
Morgan Price
- Blood Rock (1968) ... Morgan Price
 1967-1968 The Invaders (TV Series)
Peter Kalter / Police Lt. Ben Holman
- The Organization (1968) ... Peter Kalter
- Beachhead (1967) ... Police Lt. Ben Holman
 1968 Iron Horse (TV Series)
Victor Lamphier
- Dry Run to Glory (1968) ... Victor Lamphier
 1967 Cimarron Strip (TV Series)
Bo Woodard
- The Deputy (1967) ... Bo Woodard
 1967 The Guns of Will Sonnett (TV Series)
Pat Bridges
- Find a Sonnett, Kill a Sonnett (1967) ... Pat Bridges
 1965-1967 The Fugitive (TV Series)
Lloyd Chandler / Sheriff Todd Collison
- Middle of a Heat Wave (1965) ... Sheriff Todd Collison
 1967 Mission: Impossible (TV Series)
Miklos Klaar
- Action! (1967) ... Miklos Klaar
 1966 Shane (TV Series)
Reno
- The Day the Wolf Laughed (1966) ... Reno
 1966 See You in Hell, Darling
Police Sgt. Walt Leznicki
 1966 A Man Called Shenandoah (TV Series)
Jason Brewster
- End of a Legend (1966) ... Jason Brewster
 1966 The Trials of O'Brien (TV Series)
Polo Romaine
- A Horse Called Destiny (1966) ... Polo Romaine
 1965 Seaway (TV Series)
Captain Pederson
- Mutiny (1965) ... Captain Pederson
 1965 The Wild Wild West (TV Series)
Flory
- The Night of the Deadly Bed (1965) ... Flory
 1965 12 O'Clock High (TV Series)
Brig. Gen. Dave Creighton
- R/X for a Sick Bird (1965) ... Brig. Gen. Dave Creighton
 1965 Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (TV Series)
Falk
- The Condemned (1965) ... Falk
 1963-1965 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (TV Series)
Dr. Webb / Paul Carrington
- Memorandum for a Spy: Part 2 (1965) ... Dr. Webb
- Memorandum for a Spy: Part 1 (1965) ... Dr. Webb
- The Candidate (1963) ... Paul Carrington
 1965 Memorandum for a Spy (TV Movie)
Dr. Webb
 1965 The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (TV Series)
Joe Brisson
- Completely Foolproof (1965) ... Joe Brisson
 1961-1965 The Defenders (TV Series)
District Attorney / Assistant District Attorney Ashley / Ashley / ...
- The Unwritten Law (1965) ... Assistant District Attorney Ashley
- Hero of the People (1964) ... District Attorney
- Drink Like a Lady (1964) ... District Attorney
- Man Against Himself (1963) ... District Attorney
- The Voices of Death (1962) ... District Attorney
 1962-1965 The Doctors and the Nurses (TV Series)
Dr. McAllister / Dr. Kevin McAllister
- No Score (1963) ... Dr. McAllister
- They Are as Lions (1963) ... Dr. McAllister
- A Question of Mercy (1963) ... Dr. Kevin McAllister
- Two Black Candles (1962) ... Dr. McAllister
 1964-1965 Rawhide (TV Series)
Austin Ware / Jack Rose
- The Book (1965) ... Austin Ware
- Piney (1964) ... Jack Rose
 1964 Fanfare for a Death Scene (TV Movie)
 1964 Profiles in Courage (TV Series)
Sam Houston
- Sam Houston (1964) ... Sam Houston
 1964 The Rogues (TV Series)
Paul Mannix
- The Boston Money Party (1964) ... Paul Mannix
 1964 East Side/West Side (TV Series)
Sam Dingam
- One Drink at a Time (1964) ... Sam Dingam
 1963 The Great Adventure (TV Series)
Clarence King
- The Great Diamond Mountain (1963) ... Clarence King
 1963 Stoney Burke (TV Series)
Mark Vickers
- The Weapons Man (1963) ... Mark Vickers
 1963 Combat! (TV Series)
Ted Slocum
- The Quiet Warrior (1963) ... Ted Slocum
 1962-1963 The Untouchables (TV Series)
Al Remp / Joe Lassiter
- The Man in the Cooler (1963) ... Al Remp
- The Cooker in the Sky (1962) ... Joe Lassiter
 1963 Wagon Train (TV Series)
Abel Weatherly
- The Abel Weatherly Story (1963) ... Abel Weatherly
 1961 The Catholic Hour (TV Series)
Bosola
- The Death of Satan (1961) ... Bosola
 1961 Naked City (TV Series)
Tom Keary
- C3H5(NO3)3 (1961) ... Tom Keary
 1960-1961 Play of the Week (TV Series)
George / Poins
- A Clearing in the Woods (1961) ... George
- Henry IV (1960) ... Poins
 1960 Omnibus (TV Series)
Andrew Jackson
 1958 The Phil Silvers Show (TV Series)
Sherman the Shark
- Bilko's Allergy (1958) ... Sherman the Shark (uncredited)
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Lysistrata (1959). Comedy (revival). See more »

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Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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