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John Carlyle (II) (1931–2003)

John Carlyle was born on January 5, 1931 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA. He was an actor, known for Whore (1991), Portrait of a Rebel: The Remarkable Mrs. Sanger (1980) and Edgar Allan Poe at West Point (1955). He died on May 27, 2003 in West Hollywood, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1991 Whore
Shoe Fetish Man
 1989 Thirtysomething (TV Series)
Maitre d'
- Mr. Right (1989) ... Maitre d'
 1986 Amazing Stories (TV Series)
 1986 The Colbys (TV Series)
Maitre d'
- The Turning Point (1986) ... Maitre d'
 1985 The Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Clerk (segment "Shatterday")
- Shatterday/A Little Peace and Quiet (1985) ... Clerk (segment "Shatterday")
 1984 Paper Dolls (TV Series)
- Episode #1.10 (1984) ... Paul
- Episode #1.7 (1984) ... Paul
- Episode #1.3 (1984) ... Paul
 1977-1979 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series)
- A Special Gift (1979)
- Very Good Friends (1977) ... Minister
 1976 Rich Man, Poor Man (TV Mini-Series)
- Part VII: Chapter 9 (1976) ... Minister
 1964 Arrest and Trial (TV Series)
 1963 The Dakotas (TV Series)
Beau Kellog
- A Nice Girl from Goliath (1963) ... Beau Kellog
 1962 Hawaiian Eye (TV Series)
Ben Benson
- To See, Perchance to Dream (1962) ... Ben Benson
 1961 The DuPont Show with June Allyson (TV Series)
Matt Daly
- The Haven (1961) ... Matt Daly
 1961 Checkmate (TV Series)
- A Matter of Conscience (1961) ... Sid
 1955-1960 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
Adam Endicott
- Feathertop (1955) ... Adam Endicott
 1960 Alcoa Presents: One Step Beyond (TV Series)
- Encounter (1960) ... Tim
 1960 Bourbon Street Beat (TV Series)
Gregory Ledezan
- The House of Ledezan (1960) ... Gregory Ledezan
 1960 Mr. Lucky (TV Series)
Ronnie Slater
- The Brain Picker (1960) ... Ronnie Slater
 1958-1959 Mike Hammer (TV Series)
Larry Kunard / Harris Stevens
- A Haze on the Lake (1959) ... Larry Kunard
- Letter of the Weak (1958) ... Harris Stevens
 1959 Northwest Passage (TV Series)
- Dead Reckoning (1959)
 1958 Men of Annapolis (TV Series)
- Last Chance (1958) ... Midshipman
 1957 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Chris Kymer
- A Little Sleep (1957) ... Chris Kymer
 1957 The Monster That Challenged the World
Monster Victim (uncredited)
 1957 The Millionaire (TV Series)
- Millionaire Ted McAllister (1957) ... Lennie
 1957 The Spirit of St. Louis
Bridegroom (uncredited)
 1956 The Rack
Desk Sergeant (uncredited)
 1955 Daddy Long Legs
Student in 'Sluefoot' Dance Sequence (uncredited)
 1955 Untamed
Cornelius (uncredited)
 1954 A Star Is Born
Assistant Director (uncredited)
 1954 Adventures of the Falcon (TV Series)
- The Furious Lady (1954) ... Garth
 1954 Dangerous Mission
Bellhop (uncredited)
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Darkly handsome actor who was once represented by the notorious Henry Willson, the manager/agent who changed the name of Roy Fitzgerald to Rock Hudson and made the actor a huge star. Tried to promote Carlyle as the "next Montgomery Clift" but the promo fell short. See more »

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