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John Reardon (II) (1930–1988)

John Reardon was born on April 8, 1930 in New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for Mister Rogers' Neighborhood (1968), The Flood (1962) and NBC Television Opera Theatre (1950). He died on April 19, 1988 in Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA. See full bio »

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 1968-1986 Mister Rogers' Neighborhood (TV Series)
Reardon / Half Moon / Marshall Mefford / ...
- 1565: A Star for Kitty Opera (1986) ... Half Moon
- 1535: A Grandad for Daniel Opera (1984) ... Marshall Mefford
- 1505: Spoon Mountain Opera (1982) ... News Reporter
 1962 The Flood (TV Movie)
God (voice)
 1956-1962 NBC Television Opera Theatre (TV Series)
The Groom / Papageno
- Labyrinth (1962) ... The Groom
- The Magic Flute (1956) ... Papageno
 1958 The Seven Lively Arts (TV Series)
The Balladeer
- Gold Rush (1958) ... The Balladeer
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 1964 The Bell Telephone Hour (TV Series)
Himself - Singer
- Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein (1964) ... Himself - Singer
 1964 MisteRogers (TV Series)
- Episode #4.90 (1964) ... Himself
- Episode #4.89 (1964) ... Himself
 1961 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series)
Himself - Sketch Actor / Singer
- Episode #15.3 (1961) ... Himself - Sketch Actor / Singer
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 1982 Mister Rogers' Neighborhood (TV Series)
Robert Redgate / Swan / Gillespie
- 1503: Creativity (1982) ... Robert Redgate / Swan / Gillespie

Personal Details

Other Works:

Sang the role of Gabey in the 1960 Columbia Masterworks studio recording of Leonard Bernstein's "On the Town". The album featured some members of the original cast, but Reardon replaced John Battles, who played Gabey in the original 1944 stage production. Bernstein himself conducted the music on the album.

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Handsome, talented, versatile baritone whose too-short career before his untimely death at the age of fifty-eight encompassed grand opera (Metropolitan, New York City, and Santa Fe Opera Companies, primarily), Broadway musicals (He introduced the Comden-Styne-Green standard "Make Someone Happy" in the 1961 show "Do-Re-Mi"), and television, primarily as a frequent guest on "Mister Rogers's ... See more »


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