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John Napier (I) (1926–2008)

John Napier was born on December 2, 1926 in Roda, Virginia, USA. He was an actor, known for Search for Tomorrow (1951), The Gypsy Moths (1969) and The Slender Thread (1965). He died on November 17, 2008 in Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA. See full bio »
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 1969 The Girl Who Knew Too Much
Danny Deshea
 1969 Bracken's World (TV Series)
- Fade In (1969) ... Photographer
 1969 The Gypsy Moths
Dick Donford
 1969 The Name of the Game (TV Series)
Mr. Frazier
- Breakout to a Fast Buck (1969) ... Mr. Frazier
 1968 Land of the Giants (TV Series)
- Manhunt (1968) ... Convict
 1968 The Man from the 25th Century (TV Short)
Karl Baldwin
 1967 Rough Night in Jericho
 1967 The Invaders (TV Series)
Alien #1
- The Ivy Curtain (1967) ... Alien #1
 1967 Run for Your Life (TV Series)
Fred McHenry
- A Very Small Injustice (1967) ... Fred McHenry
 1966 The Time Tunnel (TV Series)
Capt. Jenkins
- The Last Patrol (1966) ... Capt. Jenkins
 1966 Bonanza (TV Series)
Chris Milner
- The Emperor Norton (1966) ... Chris Milner
 1966 Dr. Kildare (TV Series)
Ken Cleveland
- Never So Happy (1966) ... Ken Cleveland
- The Next Thing to Murder (1966) ... Ken Cleveland
- The Last to Believe in Miracles (1966) ... Ken Cleveland
- A Quick Look at Glory (1966) ... Ken Cleveland
- The Atheist and the True Believer (1966) ... Ken Cleveland
 1965 The Slender Thread
Dr. Alden Van
 1964-1965 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Mark Chester / Bruce Jay / Tommy Stiller
- The Case of the Candy Queen (1965) ... Mark Chester
- The Case of the Sleepy Slayer (1964) ... Bruce Jay
- The Case of the Garrulous Go-Between (1964) ... Tommy Stiller
 1965 Gomer Pyle: USMC (TV Series)
Lieutenant / Lieutenant Ames
- PFC Gomer Pyle (1965) ... Lieutenant
- Old Man Carter (1965) ... Lieutenant Ames
 1964 Father Goose
Lt. Cartwright (uncredited)
 1964 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (TV Series)
Ralph Boyce
- Parties to the Crime (1964) ... Ralph Boyce
 1964 The Farmer's Daughter (TV Series)
Danny - as Adult
- Katy's 76th Birthday (1964) ... Danny - as Adult
 1956-1957 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series)
George Applegate / Sergeant
- John Doe #154 (1957) ... George Applegate
- Terror at My Heels (1956) ... Sergeant
 1957 The Kaiser Aluminum Hour (TV Series)
- Article 94 - Homicide (1957) ... Andy
 1956 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
Private Sparks
- Operation Three R's (1956) ... Private Sparks
 1951 Search for Tomorrow (TV Series)
Cliff Williams (1962)
 1949 The Big Story (TV Series)
- Turnpike Terror ... Larry

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In 1968, he co-starred in a demonstration film made for CBS called "Man from the 25th Century". The plot concerned an boy, kidnapped by aliens, who returns to Earth as a man to help them repel attacks by flying saucers from another planet. The film, which starred James Darren, was never aired. See more »


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Served in the Army in the Pacific during WWII and worked as a police officer before contemplating an acting career. See more »

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