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John Connell (I) (1923–2015)

Born in Philadelphia, John Connell received five Battle Stars and a Purple Heart during WWII. From September of 1944 through April of 1945, he was a radio operator and waist gunner aboard a B-24 with Squadron 513 of the Fifteenth Air Force, 376th Heavy Bombardment Group. The crew completed 43 bombing missions before the conclusion of WWII, most of ... See full bio »

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Three Days of the Condor
Fail-Safe Thomas
Family Business
Family Business Wake 'Suit' Cop
Dark Shadows
Dark Shadows Lt. Dan Riley


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 1989 Family Business
Wake 'Suit' Cop (as John P. Connell)
 1975 Three Days of the Condor
TV Reporter
 1967 Dark Shadows (TV Series)
Lt. Dan Riley
- Episode #1.144 (1967) ... Lt. Dan Riley
- Episode #1.143 (1967) ... Lt. Dan Riley
 1967 The Solarnauts (Short)
 1964 Fail-Safe
 1964 East Side/West Side (TV Series)
Walter Macklin
- The Passion of the Nickel Player (1964) ... Walter Macklin
 1963 Ride with Terror (TV Movie)
 1963 The DuPont Show of the Week (TV Series)
- Ride with Terror (1963)
 1962-1963 Young Dr. Malone (TV Series)
Dr. David Malone
- Episode #1.1072 (1963) ... Dr. David Malone
- Episode #1.1000 (1962) ... Dr. David Malone
 1957 Decoy (TV Series)
Det. Hank Hopkins
- Scape Goat (1957) ... Det. Hank Hopkins
 1952-1957 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
Psychologist / Tommy / The Soldier
- The Deaf Heart (1957) ... Psychologist
- The Unmentionable Blues (1957) ... Tommy
- The Hospital (1952) ... The Soldier
 1956-1957 The Big Story (TV Series)
Johnny Morgan / William Kennedy / Bill Kennedy
- William Kennedy: Registrar Pajaronian (1956) ... William Kennedy
- The Link to Justice ... Bill Kennedy
 1956 The Alcoa Hour (TV Series)
Lenny Archer
- Kiss and Tell (1956) ... Lenny Archer
 1953-1956 Goodyear Playhouse (TV Series)
Lieutenant / Roy Barger
- The Sentry (1956) ... Lieutenant
- Ernie Barger Is 50 (1953) ... Roy Barger
 1955 Star Tonight (TV Series)
Rusty Bowers
- You Need Me (1955) ... Rusty Bowers
 1953-1954 Danger (TV Series)
- Knife in the Dark (1954) ... Chet
- Jam Session (1953)
 1954 The Man Behind the Badge (TV Series)
- The Case of the Cop Hater (1954) ... Herb
 1953-1954 Robert Montgomery Presents (TV Series)
Bill Grant / Chuck
- Big Boy (1954) ... Bill Grant
- Harvest (1953) ... Chuck
 1953 Kraft Theatre (TV Series)
 1952 Mister Peepers (TV Series)
- Sis Peepers Visits (1952) ... Ned
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A preeminent and ubiquitous radio and television spokesman for hundreds of sponsors and products, he has been at various times the voice of Maxwell House Coffee, American Airlines, Xerox, Proctor & Gamble, Ford, Uniroyal, McDonald's, H&R Block (12 years), and Brooklyn Union Gas (16 years). See more »

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John P. Connell

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Flew 43 bombing missions in WWII, receiving five battle stars. See more »

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