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John Cliff (I) (1918–2001)

John Cliff was born on November 26, 1918 in Swainsboro, Georgia, USA. He was an actor, known for I Was a Teenage Frankenstein (1957), A Bullet for Joey (1955) and Finger Man (1955). He died on May 12, 2001 in Hayward, California, USA. See full bio »

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(age 82) in Hayward, California, USA

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 1973 Kung Fu (TV Series)
First Townsman
- The Soul Is the Warrior (1973) ... First Townsman (uncredited)
 1969-1972 Ironside (TV Series)
Johnson / Night Watchman / Police Sergeant
- Find a Victim (1972) ... Johnson
- This Could Blow Your Mind (1970) ... Night Watchman
 1969-1971 Adam-12 (TV Series)
Security Guard / Station Sergeant
- Log 175: The Con Artists (1971) ... Security Guard
- Log 73: I'm Still a Cop (1969) ... Station Sergeant
 1963-1970 The Virginian (TV Series)
Train Engineer / Bounty Hunter / Yancy Man / ...
- Train of Darkness (1970) ... Train Engineer
- Image of an Outlaw (1968) ... Bounty Hunter
- The Decision (1968) ... Yancy Man
- With Help from Ulysses (1968) ... Wrangler
- The Lady from Wichita (1967) ... Sam Harding
 1969 The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes
Police Turnkey (uncredited)
 1969 Petticoat Junction (TV Series)
Sheriff Daly
- Kathy Jo's First Birthday (1969) ... Sheriff Daly
 1969 The Beverly Hillbillies (TV Series)
Policeman
- The Clampetts in New York (1969) ... Policeman
 1968 The Love Bug
Track Official (uncredited)
 1968 The Horse in the Gray Flannel Suit
Horse Attendant (uncredited)
 1955-1968 Lassie (TV Series)
Bill / Bulldozer Operator / Mr. Poletti / ...
- Lassie's Race for Life (1968) ... Bill
- Sanctuary (1962) ... Bulldozer Operator
- The Gentle Tiger (1960) ... Mr. Poletti
- The Moved Monument (1960) ... Lee Stinson
- The Wild Duck (1955) ... Hunter
 1968 Never a Dull Moment
Museum Guard (uncredited)
 1968 The Sweet Ride
Army Induction Sergeant (uncredited)
 1968 Three Guns for Texas
Leo (uncredited)
 1968 The Big Valley (TV Series)
Mr. Eldger
- Fall of a Hero (1968) ... Mr. Eldger
 1968 The Guns of Will Sonnett (TV Series)
Mattison
- Stopover in a Troubled Town (1968) ... Mattison
 1967 The Money Jungle
Tongs Fowler
 1967 Custer (TV Series)
Charley Miller
- Under Fire (1967) ... Charley Miller
 1967 The Gnome-Mobile
Night Watchman (uncredited)
 1967 Good Times
Gangster
 1967 Eight on the Lam
Trooper Radio Dispatcher (uncredited)
 1967 The Adventures of Bullwhip Griffin
First Mate (uncredited)
 1967 Rango (TV Series)
- Rango the Outlaw (1967)
 1966 The Rounders (TV Series)
Foreman
- Some Things Are Not for Sale (1966) ... Foreman
 1966 Daktari (TV Series)
Kessler
- Deadline to Kill (1966) ... Kessler
 1966 A Man Called Shenandoah (TV Series)
Jim Scully
- Requiem for the Second (1966) ... Jim Scully
- Muted Fifes, Muffled Drums (1966) ... Jim Scully
 1966 Dawn of Victory (Short)
Centurian in charge of Crucifixion
 1965 The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (TV Series)
Mounted Policeman
- The Yukon Affair (1965) ... Mounted Policeman
 1965 Laredo (TV Series)
Tug of War Spectator / Leo
- The Heroes of San Gill (1965) ... Tug of War Spectator (uncredited)
- Yahoo (1965) ... Leo
 1965 That Darn Cat!
FBI Agent Hart (uncredited)
 1964-1965 Hazel (TV Series)
Guard #1 / Policeman
- Hazel's Day in Court (1965) ... Policeman
 1957-1965 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Bus Driver / Guard / Guard Hess
- The Case of the Lover's Gamble (1965) ... Bus Driver
- The Case of the Wednesday Woman (1964) ... Guard
- The Case of the Negligent Nymph (1957) ... Guard Hess
 1964 What a Way to Go!
Waiter (uncredited)
 1964 Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Lightening Peterson
- Mr. Garrity and the Graves (1964) ... Lightening Peterson (uncredited)
 1963-1964 Grindl (TV Series)
Man / Nick
- Grindl's Day Off (1964) ... Man
- The Great Bank Robbery (1963) ... Nick
 1963 Temple Houston (TV Series)
Joe Joyce
- The Siege at Thayer's Bluff (1963) ... Joe Joyce
 1963 Wagon Train (TV Series)
Bayles
- The Jim Whitlow Story (1963) ... Bayles
 1963 77 Sunset Strip (TV Series)
Cop
- Terror in Silence (1963) ... Cop
 1962 Dennis the Menace (TV Series)
Chief Bundy
- Dennis at Boot Camp (1962) ... Chief Bundy
 1962 Frontier Circus (TV Series)
The 1st Roustabout
- Stopover in Paradise (1962) ... The 1st Roustabout
 1958-1961 Tales of Wells Fargo (TV Series)
Chuck Devers / Ed
- Trackback (1961) ... Chuck Devers
- The Walking Mountain (1958) ... Ed
 1956-1961 Cheyenne (TV Series)
Walt Hawker / Lafe Dawson / Ed Curran / ...
- The Brahma Bull (1961) ... Walt Hawker
- Incident at Dawson Flats (1961) ... Lafe Dawson
- Incident at Indian Springs (1957) ... Ed Curran
- Rendezvous at Red Rock (1956) ... Turner
 1961 Dr. Kildare (TV Series)
Police Officer
- Holiday Weekend (1961) ... Police Officer (uncredited)
 1961 Cain's Hundred (TV Series)
Sergeant Burdick
- King of the Mountain (1961) ... Sergeant Burdick
 1960-1961 Laramie (TV Series)
Joe Vance / Tully
- The Mountain Men (1961) ... Joe Vance
- Rope of Steel (1960) ... Tully
 1961 Whispering Smith (TV Series)
Mike Garrity
- Stake-Out (1961) ... Mike Garrity
 1961 The Untouchables (TV Series)
Warehouseman
- The King of Champagne (1961) ... Warehouseman (uncredited)
 1961 Two Faces West (TV Series)
- The Decision (1961)
 1958-1961 Lawman (TV Series)
Dawson / Hurley - Stagecoach Driver
- The Man from New York (1961) ... Dawson
- The Oath (1958) ... Hurley - Stagecoach Driver
 1961 Alcoa Presents: One Step Beyond (TV Series)
Soldier
- Night of Decision (1961) ... Soldier
 1957-1961 Maverick (TV Series)
Elkins / Sundown / First Thug / ...
- Flood's Folly (1961) ... Elkins
- Two Beggars on Horseback (1959) ... Sundown
- The Thirty-Ninth Star (1958) ... First Thug (uncredited)
- The Day They Hanged Bret Maverick (1958) ... Cliff Sharp
- Ghost Rider (1957) ... George - Deputy
 1961 Coronado 9 (TV Series)
Red
- The Man from Way Down Yonder (1961) ... Red
 1961 The Great Impostor
Marine Major (uncredited)
 1961 Stagecoach West (TV Series)
Saloon Tough
- Image of a Man (1961) ... Saloon Tough (uncredited)
 1958-1961 Wanted: Dead or Alive (TV Series)
Tom Jenks / Dixon / Sheriff Howard Klate / ...
- The Last Retreat (1961) ... Tom Jenks
- Drop to Drink (1958) ... Dixon
- Eight Cent Reward (1958) ... Sheriff Howard Klate
- The Martin Poster (1958) ... Marshal Jeff Wilcox
 1960 Where the Boys Are
Policeman at Hospital (uncredited)
 1960 Dante (TV Series)
Vic Clover
- The Unclean Green (1960) ... Vic Clover
 1960 The Tall Man (TV Series)
Don
- Larceny and the Ladies (1960) ... Don
 1960 Route 66 (TV Series)
Man on Bumper
- The Strengthening Angels (1960) ... Man on Bumper
 1960 The Rifleman (TV Series)
Prison Guard
- Seven (1960) ... Prison Guard (uncredited)
 1960 Hawaiian Eye (TV Series)
Fish
- Typhoon (1960) ... Fish
 1960 Oklahoma Territory
Larkin (uncredited)
 1960 Men Into Space (TV Series)
Gen. Tunney
- Moon Cloud (1960) ... Gen. Tunney
 1960 Bourbon Street Beat (TV Series)
B.B.
- The 10% Blues (1960) ... B.B.
 1960 Mr. Lucky (TV Series)
Chris Durfee
- The Leadville Kid Gang (1960) ... Chris Durfee
 1960 Toby Tyler, or Ten Weeks with a Circus
Roustabout (uncredited)
 1959 Peter Gunn (TV Series)
Policeman
- The Price Is Murder (1959) ... Policeman
 1959 Bat Masterson (TV Series)
Sheriff Cal Bundy / Jess Santola
- No Funeral for Thorn (1959) ... Sheriff Cal Bundy
- Incident in Leadville (1959) ... Jess Santola
 1959 The Deputy (TV Series)
Second Outrider
- Shadow of the Noose (1959) ... Second Outrider
 1959 Riverboat (TV Series)
Bully
- The Barrier (1959) ... Bully (uncredited)
 1959 Tightrope (TV Series)
Captain Fallon
- The Casino (1959) ... Captain Fallon
 1959 The Legend of Tom Dooley
Lieutenant
 1958-1959 The Texan (TV Series)
Andy / Ty Beamer
- A Race for Life (1959) ... Andy
- A Tree for Planting (1958) ... Ty Beamer
 1959 Yancy Derringer (TV Series)
Nat Greer
- The Louisiana Dude (1959) ... Nat Greer
 1959 Northwest Passage (TV Series)
Thomas Harper
- The Ambush (1959) ... Thomas Harper
 1958 Man with a Camera (TV Series)
Riley
- Six Faces of Satan (1958) ... Riley
 1958 Gunsmoke in Tucson
Sheriff Cass
 1958 Bronco (TV Series)
Stokes
- Four Guns and a Prayer (1958) ... Stokes
 1958 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
Henchman
- Texas John Slaughter (1958) ... Henchman (uncredited)
 1958 Decision (TV Series)
Sheriff Henshaw
- The Tall Man (1958) ... Sheriff Henshaw
 1958 Broken Arrow (TV Series)
Zena
- Backlash (1958) ... Zena
 1958 Goodyear Theatre (TV Series)
Nick
- The Giant Step (1958) ... Nick
 1958 Sugarfoot (TV Series)
Deputy / Sloan
- Price on His Head (1958) ... Deputy (uncredited)
- Small War at Custer Junction (1958) ... Sloan
 1957-1958 The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp (TV Series)
Dick Jackson / Jack Wagner
- The Underdog (1958) ... Dick Jackson (uncredited)
- The Nice Ones Always Die First (1957) ... Jack Wagner
 1958 Fort Dobbs
Largo Refugee at Fort (uncredited)
 1958 Richard Diamond, Private Detective (TV Series)
Larry Donovan
- Short Haul (1958) ... Larry Donovan
 1958 The Court of Last Resort (TV Series)
Deputy Clint Whaley
- The Mary Morales Case (1958) ... Deputy Clint Whaley
 1958 Seven Guns to Mesa
Simmons
 1957-1958 Trackdown (TV Series)
Sheriff / Sheriff Muldane
- The Toll Road (1958) ... Sheriff
- Law in Lampasas (1957) ... Sheriff Muldane
 1957-1958 Colt .45 (TV Series)
Roper / Cade Bluestone
- Blood Money (1958) ... Roper
- Final Payment (1957) ... Cade Bluestone
 1957 Alcoa Theatre (TV Series)
Driver
- Cupid Wore a Badge (1957) ... Driver
 1955-1957 The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin (TV Series)
John Galt / Greb / Chuck Davis / ...
- The Hunted (1957) ... John Galt
- Along Came Tubbs (1957) ... Greb
- The Burial Ground (1955) ... Chuck Davis
- Rin Tin Tin and the Shifting Sands (1955) ... Luke Stocker
 1957 I Was a Teenage Frankenstein
Sgt. McAffee
 1957 House of Numbers
Officer (uncredited)
 1957 The Midnight Story
Father Giuseppe
 1956-1957 Adventures of Superman (TV Series)
Ed Crowley / Heavy
- The Phony Alibi (1957) ... Ed Crowley
- The Wedding of Superman (1956) ... Heavy
 1957 The Adventures of Jim Bowie (TV Series)
Hamil
- Bayou Tontine (1957) ... Hamil
 1950-1957 The Lone Ranger (TV Series)
Fake Capt. Davis / Bradley / Al Keller aka Rankin / ...
- Code of Honor (1957) ... Fake Capt. Davis
- Hot Spell in Panamint (1956) ... Bradley
- The Counterfeit Mask (1956) ... Al Keller aka Rankin
- Dan Reid's Sacrifice (1955) ... Henchman Ron Thursday
- Woman from Omaha (1953) ... Henchman Spike
 1957 The Lineup (TV Series)
Truck Driver
- The Juke Box Bandit Case (1957) ... Truck Driver
 1956-1957 The 20th Century-Fox Hour (TV Series)
2nd Brother / Jackson
- End of a Gun (1957) ... 2nd Brother (as Johnny Cliff)
- Gun in His Hand (1956) ... Jackson
 1957 The Gray Ghost (TV Series)
Watson
- Russell of 'The Times' (1957) ... Watson
 1956 Dance with Me, Henry
Knucks (uncredited)
 1956 Crossroads (TV Series)
Marco
- Circus Priest (1956) ... Marco
 1956 A Cry in the Night
Detective Lou Gross (uncredited)
 1956 The Fastest Gun Alive
Swamper (uncredited)
 1956 Four Star Playhouse (TV Series)
Max
- The Stacked Deck (1956) ... Max
- Command (1956)
 1956 The Killer Is Loose
Ed (uncredited)
 1956 The Adventures of Champion (TV Series)
Murph
- Bad Men of the Valley (1956) ... Murph
 1956 Fury (TV Series)
- Stolen Fury (1956)
 1954-1956 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
- The Big Payday (1956)
 1956 Frontier (TV Series)
John Horn
- Mother of the Brave (1956) ... John Horn
 1956 Steve Donovan, Western Marshal (TV Series)
Clem
- Comanche Kid (1956) ... Clem
 1956 The Cisco Kid (TV Series)
Matt Pearson
- Strangers (1956) ... Matt Pearson
 1955 Illegal
Bar Patron (uncredited)
 1955 My Friend Flicka (TV Series)
Stout
- Cavalry Horse (1955) ... Stout
 1955 Navy Log (TV Series)
- The Leave (1955)
 1955 The Second Greatest Sex
Mandaroon Man (uncredited)
 1955 Stage 7 (TV Series)
Martin
- Fox Hunt (1955) ... Martin
 1955 It's Always Fair Weather
Sergeant (uncredited)
 1955 Finger Man
Johnny Cooper
 1955 The Star and the Story (TV Series)
- Newspaper Man (1955)
 1955 The Whistler (TV Series)
Private Detective
- Death Sentence (1955) ... Private Detective
 1955 A Bullet for Joey
Morrie
 1955 The Man from Bitter Ridge
Wolf Landers
 1955 The Prodigal
Guard (uncredited)
 1955 I Led 3 Lives (TV Series)
Comrade Shaw
- Comic Strip (1955) ... Comrade Shaw
 1954 The Law vs. Billy the Kid
Carl Trumble (uncredited)
 1954 Demetrius and the Gladiators
Varus (uncredited)
 1954 The Long Wait
Heckling Workman (uncredited)
 1954 Fireman Save My Child
Crane
 1954 River of No Return
Leering Man (uncredited)
 1954 Rails Into Laramie
Sergeant (uncredited)
 1954 Siege at Red River
Sgt. Jenkins
 1954 Rocky Jones, Space Ranger (TV Series)
Rymers
 1954 Waterfront (TV Series)
Tully
- Tailor-Made Trouble (1954) ... Tully
 1953 Calamity Jane
Officer (uncredited)
 1953 Devil's Canyon
Bud Gorman (uncredited)
 1953 Second Chance
Bettor at Fight (uncredited)
 1953 Split Second
Gas Station Attendant (uncredited)
 1951 No Questions Asked
Detective (uncredited)
 1951 The Red Badge of Courage
Soldier (uncredited)
 1951 Up Front
Orderly (uncredited)
 1951 Law of the Badlands
Madigan
 1950-1951 Dick Tracy (TV Series)
Flattop
- Hi-Jack (1951) ... Flattop (uncredited)
- Flattop: Part 1 (1950) ... Flattop
 1951 The Range Rider (TV Series)
Blake / Henchman Al / William Cass, Oil scout / ...
- The Hawk (1951) ... Blake
- Dead Man's Shoe (1951) ... Henchman Al
- Harsh Reckoning (1951) ... William Cass, Oil scout
- The Ghost of Poco Loco (1951) ... Nate Gaffney
 1950 Frenchie
Man in Assayer's Office (uncredited)
 1950 The Milkman
Joe
 1950 Wyoming Mail
Guard (uncredited)
 1950 Abbott and Costello in the Foreign Legion
Lieutenant (uncredited)
 1950 Beyond the Purple Hills
Henchman Dave (uncredited)
 1950 The Asphalt Jungle
Policeman (uncredited)
 1949 Fighting Man of the Plains
Mob Member at Jail (uncredited)
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[on playing "heavies"] If you're a heavy by nature, I mean the way you deliver, you're a natural heavy. So many people try to lay it on. Give me a guy that can smile at you and cut your throat, you got a heavy.

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