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John P. Navin Jr.

John P. Navin Jr. was born on July 24, 1968. He is an actor, known for National Lampoon's Vacation (1983), Taps (1981) and Explorers (1985). See full bio »


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 1993 Class of '61 (TV Movie)
 1986 Mr. Sunshine (TV Series)
- Pilot (1986) ... Chris
 1985 Explorers
Couple at Drive-In
 1984 The Toughest Man in the World (TV Movie)
 1984 Double Trouble (TV Series)
- Bad Chemistry (1984) ... Miles
 1983 National Lampoon's Vacation
Cousin Dale (as John Navin)
 1983 Losin' It
 1982-1983 Silver Spoons (TV Series)
- Twelve Angry Kids (1983) ... Ox
- Me and Mr. T (1982) ... Ox
 1982 Cheers (TV Series)
- Give Me a Ring Sometime (1982) ... Boy
 1982 Gimme a Break! (TV Series)
Scotty Sherman
- Sam's Affair (1982) ... Scotty Sherman
 1981 Taps
Derek Mellott

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He acted in a Broadway play, Peter Pan as one of the Lost Boys. Sandy Duncan starred. Early 80's.

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John Navin

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Holds the honor of the being the first patron on the TV show Cheers (1982). He also holds the distinction for uttering the first line of the show, "I wanna beer chief" He comes into the bar with a fake ID and is turned down by Sam (Ted Danson), then attempts to get Sumner (Michael McGuire) and Diane (Shelley Long) to buy him one.

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