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John Fernald (1905–1985)

John Fernald was born on November 21, 1905 in Marin County, California, USA as John Bailey Fernald. He was a writer and producer, known for The Dominant Sex (1937), And No Birds Sing (1951) and The Night Has Eyes (1942). He was married to Jenny Laird. He died on April 2, 1985 in London, England. See full bio »


(age 79) in London, England, UK

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Known For

The Dominant Sex
And No Birds Sing
The Night Has Eyes
The Night Has Eyes Dr. Barry Randall
Escapade Director


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 1958 Saturday Playhouse (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- And No Birds Sing (1958) ... (play)
 1953 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series) (adapted for television by - 1 episode)
- Crime and Punishment (1953) ... (adapted for television by)
 1951 And No Birds Sing (TV Movie) (play)
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 1965 Romeo and Juliet (TV Movie) (producer)
 1953 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series) (producer - 1 episode)
- Crime and Punishment (1953) ... (producer)
 1953 The Commonplace Heart (TV Movie) (producer)
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 1956 It's Never Too Late
 1942 The Night Has Eyes
Dr. Barry Randall
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 1953 Escapade (TV Movie)
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 1957 Alan Melville Takes You from A-Z (TV Series)
Himself - RADA Principal
- R (1957) ... Himself - RADA Principal
 1954 Panorama (TV Series documentary)
- Episode #1.6 (1954) ... Himself

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He directed Michael Egan's play, "The Dominant Sex," at the Aldwych Theatre in London, England with Diana Churchill and Richard Bird in the cast. See more »

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Father, with Jenny Laird, of daughter, actress Karin Fernald. See more »

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