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John Forrest (I) (1931–2012)

John Forrest was born on May 14, 1931 in Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA as John Forsht. He was an actor, known for Great Expectations (1946), Tom Brown's Schooldays (1951) and Adam and Evalyn (1949). He died in April 2012 in France. See full bio »


(age 80) in France

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 1970 Omnibus (TV Series documentary)
- A Requiem for Modigliani (1970) ... Beadle
 1970 The Main Chance (TV Series)
Mr. Twite
- The Walls of Jericho (1970) ... Mr. Twite
 1970 Mogul (TV Series)
Jack Haslam
- Who Did You Say Inherits the Earth? (1970) ... Jack Haslam
 1967 Great Expectations (TV Series)
- Retribution (1967) ... Startop
- The Betrayal (1967) ... Startop
 1964 Dr. Finlay's Casebook (TV Series)
Forbes Thompson
- The Confrontation (1964) ... Forbes Thompson
 1963 Decision at Midnight
 1958-1961 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Dick Carrington / Green-Police Sergeant
- Winner Takes the Lady (1961) ... Dick Carrington
- Flowers for the Queen (1958) ... Green-Police Sergeant
 1961 Knight Errant Limited (TV Series)
David Lansbury
- The Elopement (1961) ... David Lansbury
 1961 Nearly a Nasty Accident
Flight Lt. Bunthorpe
 1961 A Coming-Out Party
'Grassy' Green
 1960 The Adventures of Robin Hood (TV Series)
- The Pharoah Stones (1960) ... Edgar
 1957-1960 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Freddie Mottram / Prince Ernest
- The Upstart (1960) ... Freddie Mottram
 1960 Saturday Playhouse (TV Series)
- The Guinea Pig (1960) ... Grimmett
 1960 The Little Ship (TV Series)
Robin Goffe
- The Phoenix (1960) ... Robin Goffe
- Trapped! (1960) ... Robin Goffe
- Conspiracy (1960) ... Robin Goffe
- Secret of the Phoenix (1960) ... Robin Goffe
- The Rivals (1960) ... Robin Goffe
 1959 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
- A Trick of the Sun (1959) ... Jeremy
 1959 Emergency-Ward 10 (TV Series)
Charles Wood
- Episode #1.264 (1959) ... Charles Wood
- Episode #1.261 (1959) ... Charles Wood
- Episode #1.255 (1959) ... Charles Wood
- Episode #1.248 (1959) ... Charles Wood
- Episode #1.241 (1959) ... Charles Wood
 1958 Good Wives (TV Series)
Fred Vaughn
- Part 4 (1958) ... Fred Vaughn
- Part 3 (1958) ... Fred Vaughn
 1957 Thunder in the West (TV Series)
Jonathan Carey
- For King and Monmouth (1957) ... Jonathan Carey
- Betrayal (1957) ... Jonathan Carey
- The Alchemist (1957) ... Jonathan Carey
- King Monmouth (1957) ... Jonathan Carey
- The Uprising (1957) ... Jonathan Carey
 1953 Black 13
 1953 Shadow of the Vine (TV Movie)
Julian Heath
 1952 Glory at Sea
Appleby the Captain's Steward
 1951 Milestones (TV Movie)
Lord Monkhurst
 1951 Tom Brown's Schooldays
 1949 Adam and Evalyn
 1949 The Outsider
 1948 Bonnie Prince Charlie
 1948 Vice Versa
Pupil (uncredited)
 1945 She Went to the Races
Race Track Usher (uncredited)
 1945 Counter-Attack
Russian Soldier (uncredited)
 1945 Identity Unknown
Joe Granowski
 1944 Wing and a Prayer
Pilot (uncredited)
 1944 Janie
Soldier (uncredited)
 1944 Wilson
Reporter (uncredited)
 1944 The Black Parachute
German Non-Commissioned Officer (uncredited)
 1944 Strange Confession
Free French Corporal
 1943 Destination Tokyo
Sailor (uncredited)
 1943/I There's Something About a Soldier
Battery Commander
 1943 We've Never Been Licked
Student (uncredited)

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He acted in Liam O'Brien's play, "The Remarkable Mr. Pennypacker", at the New Theatre in London, England with Frances Guthrie, David Langford, Elizabeth Sellars, Hugh Wakefield and Nigel Patrick in the cast. John Fernald was the director.

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Had a successful career as a stage magician, his routines often featuring timepieces. Based in France, he performed in cabaret, appearing in Paris and Monte Carlo, as well in Palm Springs, Hollywood and Los Angeles. See more »

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