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John Cantwell was born on December 15, 1967 in Vicksburg, Mississippi, USA as John Cantwell Smith. He is an actor, known for Legally Blonde (2001), Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist (2008) and The Nellie Olesons (1997). See full bio »

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Legally Blonde
Legally Blonde Maurice
The Nellie Olesons
The Nellie Olesons Dog Son, CK Model, Connie Slocum, Princess Jasmine, Husband, Party Boy, Isaac
The Veeg Sisters


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 2016 friEnD ADd 6 (completed)
Love Connie
 2016 Hey Qween (TV Series)
Love Connie
- Mimi Imfurst & Love, Connie (2016) ... Love Connie
 2009 Pushing Daisies (TV Series)
- Window Dressed to Kill (2009) ... Devotee
 2008 Frank TV (TV Series)
- Frank of America (2008) ... Cowboy
 2008 The Riches (TV Series)
Guest as Stevie Nicks
- Dead Calm (2008) ... Guest as Stevie Nicks
 2007 Side Order of Life (TV Series)
- Aliens (2007) ... Waiter
 2007 The Veeg Sisters (Short)
 2006 Outlaugh!
Orgasm 1 / Patricia Arquette / Momma / ...
 2005 Dishdogz
Sam Hooper
 2004 Dog Gone Love
 2003 Careful What You Wish For
Dave Johannson
 2002 Star Quality (Short)
Buddy Diddit
 2001 Arrest & Trial (TV Series documentary)
Convicted Rapist
- Rape (2001) ... Convicted Rapist
 2001 Unsolved Mysteries (TV Series documentary)
Don Sherman
- Skull Duggery (2001) ... Don Sherman
 1999 Norm (TV Series)
- Norm Dates Danny's Dad (1999) ... Alan
 1999 Dharma & Greg (TV Series)
Makeup Artist
- See Dharma Run Amok (1999) ... Makeup Artist (uncredited)
 1998 Will & Grace (TV Series)
Drag Queen #3
- Boo! Humbug (1998) ... Drag Queen #3
 1998 Boys in Love 2
The Master
 1997 The Nellie Olesons (Short)
Dog Son, CK Model, Connie Slocum, Princess Jasmine, Husband, Party Boy, Isaac
 1996 Boot Camp (Short)
 1996 September (TV Movie)
 1993 Fatal Deception: Mrs. Lee Harvey Oswald (TV Movie)
Rioter (uncredited)
 1993 Murder in the Heartland (TV Mini-Series)
Coroner's assistant (uncredited)
 1992 Unnatural Pursuits (TV Series)
Bar patron
- I Don't Do Cuddles (1992) ... Bar patron (uncredited)
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Made his debut as a playwright with the autobiographical "Saltine Crackers" which he produced, starred in and co-directed, Los Angeles, Fall, 2004. See more »


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"Blondie" lead singer and actress Debbie Harry's signature is tattooed on Cantwell's right shoulder. In 1995 for his birthday, Ms. Harry was invited to a NYC tattoo parlor, where she signed several autographs for John, one of which was tattooed on his arm. A section in Cathay Che's 1999 biography of Debbie, "Platinum Blonde", is devoted to this meeting.

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