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John Lund (I) (1911–1992)


One of six children born to an immigrant Norwegian glassblower, John Lund had a somewhat unsettled childhood, dropping out of school at the age of 14. For a while, he tried his hand at several part-time jobs, but never stayed long. He then devised various entrepreneurial ways to generate an income, including a quit smoking program (a fairly novel ... See full bio »

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Known For

High Society
High Society George Kittredge
(1956)
A Foreign Affair
A Foreign Affair Captain John Pringle
(1948)
The Mating Season
The Mating Season Val McNulty
(1951)
The Perils of Pauline
The Perils of Pauline Michael Farrington
(1947)

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 1960 The Wackiest Ship in the Army
Lt. Cmdr. Wilbur F. Vandewater
 1956 Affair in Reno
Bill Carter
 1956 Dakota Incident
John Carter (aka Hamilton)
 1956 Battle Stations
Father Joseph McIntyre
 1955 Chief Crazy Horse
Major Twist
 1955 Five Guns West
Govern Sturges
 1955 White Feather
Col. Lindsay
 1953 Latin Lovers
Paul Chevron
 1953 Woman They Almost Lynched
Lance Horton
 1952 Just Across the Street
Fred Newcombe
 1952 The Battle at Apache Pass
Maj. Jim Colton
 1952 Steel Town
Steve Kostane
 1950 Duchess of Idaho
Douglas J. Morrison Jr.
 1950 No Man of Her Own
Bill Harkness
 1948 Miss Tatlock's Millions
Tim Burke posing as Schuyler Tatlock
 1948 Night Has a Thousand Eyes
Elliott Carson
 1947 Variety Girl
John Lund
 1947 The Perils of Pauline
Michael Farrington
 1946 To Each His Own
Captain Bart Cosgrove / Gregory Pierson
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Other Works:

Stage: Appeared (as "Yank") in "The Hasty Heart" on Broadway. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | See more »

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Personal Quote:

Each picture has given me an inferiority complex. I've become face conscious. Projection rooms are torture chambers to me, at this point. When I saw the first day's rushes on To Each His Own (1946), I went home and started packing. I had thought I was smiling tenderly at Olivia de Havilland, but, on screen, I looked as though I were ready to bite her ear off, and I didn't have any eyes at all. ... See more »

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Handsome blond, blue-eyed actor who started out promisingly in engaging romantic leads in the late 40s, but settled quickly into playing stuffed shirts and the third wheel in love triangles. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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