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John Kieran (1892–1981)

John Kieran was born on August 2, 1892 in New York City, New York, USA as John Francis Kieran. He was an actor and writer, known for Information Please: Series 1, No. 1 (1939), Information Please: Series 2, No. 2 (1940) and Information Please: Series 1, No. 11 (1940). He was married to Alma Boldtmann. He died on December 9, 1981 in Rockport, ... See full bio »

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Known For

Information Please: Series 1, No. 1
(1939)
Information Please: Series 2, No. 2
Information Please: Series 2, No. 2 Himself - Resident Expert
(1940)
Information Please: Series 1, No. 11
Information Please: Series 1, No. 11 Himself - Resident Panel Expert
(1940)
Information Please: Series 1, No. 9
Information Please: Series 1, No. 9 Himself - Resident Panelist
(1940)

Filmography

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 1949 Ant City (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1946 Birds Make Sport (Short)
Narrator
 1944 The Uninvited
Foreword Narrator (voice, uncredited)
Hide Hide Show Show Writer (1 credit)
 1946 Birds Make Sport (Short) (narrative)
Hide Hide Show Show Self (13 credits)
 1952 Information Please (TV Series)
Himself / panelist
 1949 Kieran's Kaleidoscope (TV Series documentary)
Host
 1942 Information Please: Series 3, No. 5 (Short)
Himself - Resident Panelist
 1942 Information Please: Series 3, No. 4 (Short)
Himself - Resident Panelist
 1941 Adventure in the Bronx (Documentary short)
Narrator
 1941 Information Please: Series 3, No. 1 (Short)
Himself - Panel Member
 1941 Information Please: Series 2, No. 12 (Documentary short)
Himself - Panelist
 1940 Information Please: Series 2, No. 2 (Short)
Himself - Resident Expert
 1940 Information Please: Series 1, No. 11 (Short)
Himself - Resident Panel Expert
 1940 Information Please: Series 1, No. 10 (Short)
Himself - Resident Panel Expert
 1940 Information Please: Series 1, No. 9 (Short)
Himself - Resident Panelist
 1940 Information Please: Series 1, No. 8 (Documentary short)
Himself - Panelist
 1939 Information Please: Series 1, No. 1 (Short)
Himself - Panelist
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Trivia:

Before hosting the television show, Kieran was a panelist on NBC Radio's "Information, Please" during the forties. See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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