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John Parrish (I) (1896–1988)

John Parrish was born on February 25, 1896 in Lindenhurst, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for The Ten Commandments (1956), The Barefoot Contessa (1954) and Samson and Delilah (1949). He died on April 18, 1988 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »
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Known For

The Ten Commandments
The Ten Commandments Sheik of Rephidim
The Barefoot Contessa
The Barefoot Contessa Mr. Max Black
Samson and Delilah
Samson and Delilah Lord of Gath
Julius Caesar
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 1960-1961 Bat Masterson (TV Series)
Frank Jennings / Ron Olson
- Episode in Eden (1961) ... Frank Jennings
- Cattle and Cane (1960) ... Ron Olson
 1960 Wanted: Dead or Alive (TV Series)
Sheriff Persall
- Mental Lapse (1960) ... Sheriff Persall
 1958-1959 The Rough Riders (TV Series)
Carl Marriot
- The End of Nowhere (1959) ... Carl Marriot
- The Imposters (1958)
 1952-1959 Death Valley Days (TV Series)
Asa Bell Bennett
- How Death Valley Got Its Name (1952) ... Asa Bell Bennett
 1957-1958 The Silent Service (TV Series)
Admiral / Rear Admiral
- The Harder at Woleai (1958) ... Admiral
- Hit 'Em Again, Harder (1957) ... Rear Admiral
 1958 The Lineup (TV Series)
- The Dr. George Jeremy Case (1958) ... Haley
 1958 Tombstone Territory (TV Series)
Mr. Warren - Townsman
- Guilt of a Town (1958) ... Mr. Warren - Townsman
 1957 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Elderly Rancher
- How to Kill a Woman (1957) ... Elderly Rancher
 1957 Dragnet (TV Series)
- The Big Dip (1957)
 1957 Highway Patrol (TV Series)
Arthur Morgan / Henry Warren
- Temptation (1957) ... Arthur Morgan
- Nitro (1957) ... Henry Warren
 1957 Kronos
Gen. Perry
 1956 The Adventures of Jim Bowie (TV Series)
- The Ghost of Jean Battoo (1956) ... Sheriff
 1956 The Ten Commandments
Sheik of Rephidim
 1956 Annie Oakley (TV Series)
Hank Thompson
- Annie and the Bicycle Riders (1956) ... Hank Thompson
 1956 Telephone Time (TV Series)
Warden Hill
- Mystery of Caspar Hauser (1956) ... Warden Hill
 1955-1956 The Adventures of Champion (TV Series)
Townsman / Sheriff Ray Thomas
- Johnny Hands Up (1956) ... Townsman
- A Bugle for Ricky (1955) ... Sheriff Ray Thomas
 1952-1955 Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok (TV Series)
Gang Leader / Henchman Prichard
- Outlaw's Portrait (1955) ... Gang Leader
- Photographer Story (1952) ... Henchman Prichard
 1954 Public Defender (TV Series)
Special Commissoner / Commissioner
- When Credit Is Due (1954) ... Special Commissoner
- Out of the Past (1954) ... Commissioner
 1954 The Barefoot Contessa
Mr. Max Black
 1954 Phantom of the Rue Morgue
Bartender (uncredited)
 1953 Three Sailors and a Girl
Bank Client (uncredited)
 1953 Prisoners of the Casbah
3rd Thief
 1953 Saginaw Trail
Trapper (uncredited)
 1953 Salome
Politician (uncredited)
 1953 Treasure of the Golden Condor
Turnkey (uncredited)
 1952 Hiawatha
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1952 Wagons West
Chief Black Kettle
 1952 Dangerous Assignment (TV Series)
- The Art Treasure Story (1952) ... Conductor
 1952 The Greatest Show on Earth
Jack Lawson (uncredited)
 1951-1952 The Range Rider (TV Series)
Jed Harper / Jim Harrison
- The Blind Trail (1952) ... Jed Harper
- The Fatal Bullet (1951) ... Jim Harrison
 1951 Family Theatre (TV Series)
- That I May See (1951)
 1951 As You Were
 1951 All That I Have
Juror Carlson (uncredited)
 1951 The Stu Erwin Show (TV Series)
 1950 California Passage
Station Agent (uncredited)
 1950 Bunco Squad
Det. Rand (uncredited)
 1949 Samson and Delilah
Lord of Gath
 1949 Riders in the Sky
Sam Devlin (uncredited)
 1949 The Lone Ranger (TV Series)
Jeff Grant
- Pete and Pedro (1949) ... Jeff Grant
 1949 Canadian Pacific
Mr. Gautier
 1949 My Dream Is Yours
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1949 A Woman's Secret
Professor Paul Camelli (uncredited)
 1948 That Lady in Ermine
Ancestor (uncredited)
 1948 Four Faces West
 1948 Let's Live Again
 1947 T-Men
Harry (uncredited)
 1947 Honeymoon
Congressman Gilhooley (uncredited)
 1947 Unexpected Guest
Lawyer Potter
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He acted in Major Robert Presnel's play, "Her First Murders," at the Hanna Theatre in Cleveland, Ohio with Zasu Pitts, St. Clair Bayfield, Oliver Thorndike, Joseph Caskey, Richard Taber, Merle Maddern, Ann Mason, Osna Palmer, Tito Vuolo, Frank Milton, George Spaulding, Alfred Webster, and William Challee in the cast. The play ... See more »

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