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John Hoyt (I) (1905–1991)

John Hoyt was born on October 5, 1905 in Bronxville, New York, USA as John McArthur Hoysradt. He was an actor and writer, known for Gimme a Break! (1981), Spartacus (1960) and Blackboard Jungle (1955). He was married to Doroth Oltman Haveman. He died on September 15, 1991 in Santa Cruz, California, USA. See full bio »

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Stage Play: Heartbreak House. Comedy (revival). Written by George Bernard Shaw. Scenic Design by John Koenig. Costume Design by Millia Davenport. Directed by Orson Welles. Mercury Theatre: 29 Apr 1938- Jun 1938 (closing date unknown/48 performances). Cast: Mady Christians (as "Hesione Hushabye"), George Coulouris (as "Boss Mangan"), ... See more »

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Well, you have to accept typecasting to a point because it's your daily bread. See more »


One of a long list of actors and crew who worked on the film The Conqueror (1956) in 1956 that died from cancer some years later, including John Wayne, Susan Hayward, Agnes Moorehead, and Pedro Armendáriz, who was the first to contract cancer and committed suicide rather than face the horror of it. See more »

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