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Gene Janson (1934–2006)

Gene Janson was born on September 20, 1934 in Michigan, USA. He was an actor, known for While You Were Sleeping (1995), My Best Friend's Wedding (1997) and The Blues Brothers (1980). He was married to Peggy Janson. He died on October 4, 2006 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. See full bio »
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 2003 Normal (TV Movie)
Church Usher
 2002 Road to Perdition
Chief of Police (uncredited)
 2000 Early Edition (TV Series)
- Everybody Goes to Rick's (2000) ... Gentleman (uncredited)
 1995 While You Were Sleeping
Man in Church
 1994 Blink
Mr. Getz
 1989 The Kill Reflex
 1980 The Blues Brothers
The Good Ole Boys

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A veteran performer on the Chicago stage for over four decades, he collapsed from a fatal heart attack while performing in a Chicago production of "The Best Man." Rushed to the hospital he died several hours later.

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