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John Dall (I) (1918–1971)


John Dall was born John Dall Thompson (some sources state John Jenner Thompson) on May 26, 1918. He made his Broadway debut in Norman Krasna's comedy "Dear Ruth," directed by Moss Hart, in 1944. The show was a hit, running for over a year and a half and 680 performances. He next appeared on Broadway in Jean-Paul Sartre's "Red Gloves" in 1948. The ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. See more awards »

Known For

Rope
Rope Brandon
(1948)
Spartacus
Spartacus Marcus Publius Glabrus
(1960)
Gun Crazy
Gun Crazy Barton Tare
(1950)
The Man Who Cheated Himself
(1950)

Filmography

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 1962-1965 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Roan Daniel / Colin Durant / Edward Franklin / ...
- The Case of the Laughing Lady (1965) ... Roan Daniel
- The Case of the Reluctant Model (1963) ... Colin Durant
- The Case of the Weary Watchdog (1962) ... Edward Franklin
- The Case of the Lonely Eloper (1962) ... Julian Kirk
 1958 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
Lieutenant Reese
- The Coward of Fort Bennett (1958) ... Lieutenant Reese
 1952-1954 Suspense (TV Series)
Jim
- The Invisible Killer (1952) ... Jim
 1952-1953 Broadway Television Theatre (TV Series)
Henry
- The Hasty Heart (1953)
- Outward Bound (1952) ... Henry
 1952 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
 1951 The Clock (TV Series)
 1951 Lights Out (TV Series)
- Pit of the Dead (1951)
 1950 The Man Who Cheated Himself
Andy Cullen
 1949 The Chevrolet Tele-Theatre (TV Series)
 1948 Rope
Brandon
 1947 Something in the Wind
Donald Read
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 1949 On Stage! (Documentary short)
Himself
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Other Works:

He acted in John Cecil Holm's play, "Gramercy Ghost," at the Cape Playhouse in Dennis, Massachusetts with June Lockhart in the cast. See more »

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Best remembered as Brandon, the more confident and charismatic of the two prep school killers in Alfred Hitchcock's Rope (1948). See more »

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