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John Henry Faulk (1913–1990)

John Henry Faulk was born on August 21, 1913 in Austin, Texas, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974), The Best Man (1964) and Lovin' Molly (1974). He was married to Elizabeth Peake, Lynn Smith and Harriet Elizabeth Wood. He died on April 9, 1990 in Austin. See full bio »

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(age 76) in Austin, Texas, USA

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 1986 Trespasses
Dr. Silver
 1983 Adam (TV Movie)
Sen. Strom Thurmond
 1976 Leadbelly
Gov. Pat Neff
 1974 Lovin' Molly
Mr. Grinsom
 1965 For the People (TV Series)
Harry Reynolds
- Seized, Confined and Detained (1965) ... Harry Reynolds
 1964 The Best Man
Gov. T.T. Claypoole
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 1975 Fear on Trial (TV Movie) (book)
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 1969 Hee Haw (TV Series)
Himself (1975-1982)
 1966 Firing Line (TV Series)
Himself - Guest
 1963 The Jack Paar Program (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode #1.31 (1963) ... Himself
 1955 The Name's the Same (TV Series)
Himself / Panelist
- Episode dated 21 February 1955 (1955) ... Himself / Panelist
 1953 Leave It to the Girls (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode dated 3 October 1953 (1953) ... Himself
 1952 It's News to Me (TV Series)
Himself - Panelist
- Episode dated 17 August 1952 (1952) ... Himself - Panelist
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 1997 Cronkite Remembers (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Himself (uncredited)

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Other Works:

Spoken word recording: "John Henry Faulk's Christmas Story", made originally for the program "Voices in the Wind" has been a repeated on National Public Radio for more than 20 years during the Christmas season. See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | 3 Print Biographies | See more »
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In addition to acting, comedy and folk storytelling pursuits, John Henry Faulk was also a teacher, author and playwright. His 1963 book Fear on Trial, described his heroic fight against Aware Inc. and blacklisting. He subsequently wrote and produced two one-man plays, Deep in the Heart (1986) and Pear Orchard, Texas (1988). See more »

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