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John QualenStill of Wallace Beery and John Qualen in Alias a Gentleman (1948)Still of Henry Fonda, John Carradine and John Qualen in The Grapes of Wrath (1940)
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One of the best and most familiar character actors of the first four decades of sound films, although few who knew his face also knew his name. John Qualen was born in Canada to Norwegian parents. His father was a minister. The family moved to the United States and Qualen (whose real name was Kvalen) grew up in Elgin, Illinois. He won an oratory ... See full bio »
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