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John Saxon


John Saxon has appeared in nearly 200 roles in the movies and on television in a more-than half-century-long career that has stretched over seven decades since he made his big screen debut in 1954 in uncredited bit parts in It Should Happen to You (1954) and George Cukor's A Star Is Born (1954). Born Carmine Orrico on August 5, 1936 in Brooklyn, ... See full bio »
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 2014 Fears (pre-production)
Older Priest
 2014 The Extra
Victor Vallient
 2014/I Roger (Short)
 2009 The Mercy Man
Father McMurray
 2009 War Wolves (TV Movie)
Tony Ford
 2009/II Old Dogs
Paul
 2008 God's Ears
Lee Robinson
 2006 Masters of Horror (TV Series)
Jeb 'Pa' Jameson
- Pelts (2006) ... Jeb 'Pa' Jameson
 2006 Trapped Ashes
Leo (story segments "Stanley's Girlfriend")
 2006 Stanley's Girlfriend (Short)
Leo
 2005 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series)
Walter Gordon
- Grave Danger: Volume 1 (2005) ... Walter Gordon
 2001 Night Class
Murphy
 2001 Living in Fear (TV Movie)
Rev. Leo Hausman
 2001 Final Payback
Police Chief George Moreno
 1998 Criminal Minds
Antonio DiPaolo Jr.
 1998 Joseph's Gift
Jacob Keller
 1998 The Party Crashers
Mr. Foster
 1997 California (TV Series)
On rafael guevara
 1997 Lancelot: Guardian of Time
Wolvencroft
 1996 Kung Fu: The Legend Continues (TV Series)
Straker
- Escape (1996) ... Straker
 1995 Nonstop Pyramid Action (Short)
Mr. Apple
 1995 The Killers Within
Detective Lewis
 1994 Frame-Up II: The Cover-Up
Charles Searage
 1994 Killing Obsession
Dr. Sachs
 1994 Jonathan degli orsi
Fred Goodwin
 1984-1994 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Bernardo Bonelli / Marco Gambini / Jerry Lydecker
- Proof in the Pudding (1994) ... Bernardo Bonelli
- A Very Good Year for Murder (1988) ... Marco Gambini
- Hooray for Homicide (1984) ... Jerry Lydecker
 1993 No Escape No Return
James Mitchell
 1993 The Baby Doll Murders
John Maglia
 1992 Gengis Khan
Chiledu
 1992 Hellmaster
Professor Jones
 1992 Animal Instincts (Video)
Otto Van Horne
 1992 Maximum Force
Captain Fuller
 1992 Lucky Luke (TV Series)
The Man in Black
- Magia Indiana (1992) ... The Man in Black
 1991 The Last Samurai
Haroun Al-Hakim
 1991 In the Heat of the Night (TV Series)
Dalton Sykes
- Liar's Poker (1991) ... Dalton Sykes
 1991 Blackmail (TV Movie)
Gene
 1991 Payoff (TV Movie)
Rafael Concion
 1991 The Arrival
Agent Mills
 1991 Matlock (TV Series)
John Franklin
- The Parents (1991) ... John Franklin
 1991 Monsters (TV Series)
- The Waiting Room (1991)
 1990 The Final Alliance
Ghost
 1989 Criminal Act
Herb Tamplin
 1989 Nightmare Beach
Strycher
 1989 The Ray Bradbury Theatre (TV Series)
Dudley Stone
- The Wonderful Death of Dudley Stone (1989) ... Dudley Stone
 1989 My Mom's a Werewolf
Harry Thropen
 1989 Aftershock
Oliver Quinn
 1987 Death House
Colonel Gordon Burgess
 1987 House Made of Dawn
Tosamah
 1987 Hotel (TV Series)
Jack Curtis
- Fallen Angel (1987) ... Jack Curtis
 1987 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Garth December
- The Specialty of the House (1987) ... Garth December
 1986 Hands of Steel
Francis Turner
 1985 Glitter (TV Series)
The author
- The Matriarch (1985) ... The author
 1985 Fever Pitch
Sports editor
 1985 Brothers-in-Law (TV Movie)
Royal Cane
 1985 Half Nelson (TV Series)
 1983-1985 The A-Team (TV Series)
Kalem / Martin James
- Moving Targets (1985) ... Kalem
- Children of Jamestown (1983) ... Martin James
 1984 American Playhouse (TV Series)
Epps
 1984 Finder of Lost Loves (TV Series)
Commander Zach Donahue
- White Lies (1984) ... Commander Zach Donahue
 1978-1984 Fantasy Island (TV Series)
Michael Anderson / Cyrano de Bergerac / Monsieur Berandt Sabatier / ...
- Surrogate Mother/Ideal Woman (1984) ... Michael Anderson
- Cyrano/The Magician (1981) ... Cyrano de Bergerac / Monsieur Berandt Sabatier
- Chorus Girl/Surrogate Father (1981) ... Evan Watkins
- The Victim/The Mermaid (1979) ... Professor Harold DeHaven
 1984 Masquerade (TV Series)
 1984 Magnum, P.I. (TV Series)
Ed Russler
 1983 The Big Score
Davis
 1983 Hardcastle and McCormick (TV Series)
Martin Cody
- Rolling Thunder: Part 2 (1983) ... Martin Cody
- Rolling Thunder: Part 1 (1983) ... Martin Cody
 1983 Savage in the Orient (TV Movie)
 1982 Una donna dietro la porta
The Notary
 1982/I Desire
Joe Hale
 1982 Tenebre
Bullmer
 1982 The Scorpion with Two Tails
Arthur Barnard
 1982 Rooster (TV Movie)
Jerome Brademan
 1982 Una di troppo
 1982 Wrong Is Right
Homer Hubbard
 1981 Golden Gate (TV Movie)
Monty Sager
 1980 Vega$ (TV Series)
Michael Jennings
- Aloha, You're Dead: Part 2 (1980) ... Michael Jennings
- Aloha, You're Dead: Part 1 (1980) ... Michael Jennings
 1980 Running Scared
Captain Munoz
 1980 Blood Beach
Captain Pearson
 1980 Cannibal Apocalypse
Norman Hopper
 1979 The Glove
Sam Kellog
 1979 Fast Company
Phil Adamson
 1979 Hawaii Five-O (TV Series)
Harry Clive
- The Bark and the Bite (1979) ... Harry Clive
 1978 Shalimar
Col. Columbus
 1978 The Immigrants (TV Movie)
Alan Brocker
 1978 The Bees
John Norman
 1977 Harold Robbins' 79 Park Avenue (TV Mini-Series)
Harry Vito
 1977 Moonshine County Express
J.B. Johnson
 1977 Quincy M.E. (TV Series)
Publisher Charles Desskasa
- Sullied Be Thy Name (1977) ... Publisher Charles Desskasa
 1977 Westside Medical (TV Series)
Bob Farrow
- Intensive Care (1977) ... Bob Farrow
 1977 The Fantastic Journey (TV Mini-Series)
Consul Tarant
- A Dream of Conquest (1977) ... Consul Tarant
 1977 Most Wanted (TV Series)
- The Spellbinder (1977)
 1976 La legge violenta della squadra anticrimine
Commissario Jacovella
 1976 Raid on Entebbe (TV Movie)
Gen. Benny Peled
 1976 Once an Eagle (TV Mini-Series)
Capt. Townshend
 1976 Italia a mano armata
Albertelli
 1976 Wonder Woman (TV Series)
Captain Radl
- The Feminum Mystique: Part 2 (1976) ... Captain Radl
- The Feminum Mystique: Part 1 (1976) ... Captain Radl
 1976 Starsky and Hutch (TV Series)
René Nadasy
- The Vampire (1976) ... René Nadasy
 1976 Mark Strikes Again
Altman
 1976 The Bionic Woman (TV Series)
Nedlick
- The Return of Bigfoot: Part 2 (1976) ... Nedlick
 1974-1976 The Six Million Dollar Man (TV Series)
Nedlick / Major Frederick Sloan
- The Return of Bigfoot (1976) ... Nedlick
- Day of the Robot (1974) ... Major Frederick Sloan
 1976 Violent Naples
Francesco Capuano
 1976 Shadows in an Empty Room
Sgt. Ned Matthews
 1976 The Swiss Conspiracy
Robert Hayes
 1976 The Rockford Files (TV Series)
Dave Delaroux
- A Portrait of Elizabeth (1976) ... Dave Delaroux
 1975 Petrocelli (TV Series)
Richie Martin
- Mark of Cain (1975) ... Richie Martin
 1975 Mitchell
Walter Deaney
 1975 Strange New World (TV Movie)
Captain Anthony Vico
 1975 Crossfire (TV Movie)
Dave Ambrose
 1975 Metralleta 'Stein'
Mariano Beltran
 1965-1975 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Gristy Calhoun / Pedro Manez / Virgil Stanley / ...
- The Squaw (1975) ... Gristy Calhoun
- The Pillagers (1967) ... Pedro Manez
- The Whispering Tree (1966) ... Virgil Stanley
- The Avengers (1965) ... Cal Strom, Jr.
- Dry Road to Nowhere (1965) ... Dingo
 1974 Mary Tyler Moore (TV Series)
Mike Tedesco
- Menage-a-Phyllis (1974) ... Mike Tedesco
 1974 Planet Earth (TV Movie)
Dylan Hunt
 1974 Can Ellen Be Saved? (TV Movie)
James Hallbeck
 1974 Banacek (TV Series)
Harry Harland
 1973 Police Story (TV Series)
Rick Calvelli
- Death on Credit (1973) ... Rick Calvelli
 1973 Linda (TV Movie)
Jeff Braden
 1973 The Rookies (TV Series)
Farley
- Cauldron (1973) ... Farley
 1973 Baciamo le mani
Gaspare Ardizzone
 1973 The Streets of San Francisco (TV Series)
Vincent 'Vince' Hagopian Jr.
- A Collection of Eagles (1973) ... Vincent 'Vince' Hagopian Jr.
 1973 Snatched (TV Movie)
Paul Maxvill
 1972 Banyon (TV Series)
Johnny Clay
 1972 Kung Fu (TV Series)
Raven
- King of the Mountain (1972) ... Raven
 1972 Joe Kidd
Luis Chama
 1969-1972 The Bold Ones: The New Doctors (TV Series)
Dr. Theodore Stuart / Dr. Ted Stuart
- Discovery at Fourteen (1972) ... Dr. Theodore Stuart (credit only)
- A Threatened Species (1972) ... Dr. Theodore Stuart
- Short Flight to a Distant Star (1972) ... Dr. Theodore Stuart
- Moment of Crisis (1972) ... Dr. Theodore Stuart
- Dagger in the Mind (1971) ... Dr. Theodore Stuart
 1972 Night Gallery (TV Series)
Ianto (segment "I'll Never Leave You - Ever")
- I'll Never Leave You - Ever/There Aren't Any More MacBanes (1972) ... Ianto (segment "I'll Never Leave You - Ever")
 1972 The Sixth Sense (TV Series)
Dr. Harry Auden
- Lady, Lady, Take My Life (1972) ... Dr. Harry Auden
 1971 Company of Killers (TV Movie)
Dave Poohler
 1967-1971 The Virginian (TV Series)
Sgt. Terence Mulcahy / Ben Oakes / Dell Stetler
- The Regimental Line (1971) ... Sgt. Terence Mulcahy
- Vision of Blindness (1968) ... Ben Oakes
- The Modoc Kid (1967) ... Dell Stetler
 1971 Mister Kingstreet's War
Jim Kingstreet
 1970 The Intruders (TV Movie)
Billy Pye
 1967-1970 Ironside (TV Series)
Eric Saginor / Carter
- Ransom (1970) ... Eric Saginor
- An Inside Job (1967) ... Carter
 1969 Death of a Gunfighter
Lou Trinidad
 1967-1969 Bonanza (TV Series)
Chief Jocova / Blas / Steven Friday
- My Friend, My Enemy (1969) ... Chief Jocova
- The Conquistadores (1967) ... Blas
- Black Friday (1967) ... Steven Friday
 1968 Istanbul Express (TV Movie)
Cheval
 1968 The Name of the Game (TV Series)
Peter Max
- Collectors' Edition (1968) ... Peter Max
 1968 For Singles Only
Bret Hendley
 1968 It Takes a Thief (TV Series)
Dead Man
- A Thief Is a Thief (1968) ... Dead Man
 1967 Garrison's Gorillas (TV Series)
Janus
- 20 Gallons to Kill (1967) ... Janus
 1967 Cimarron Strip (TV Series)
Screamer
- Journey to a Hanging (1967) ... Screamer
 1967 Winchester 73 (TV Movie)
Dakin McAdam
 1966 The Doomsday Flight (TV Movie)
George Ducette
 1966 The Appaloosa
Chuy
 1966 Queen of Blood
Allan Brenner
 1964-1966 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (TV Series)
Mario Silvetti / Augie
- After the Lion, Jackals (1966) ... Mario Silvetti
- Echo of Evil (1964) ... Augie
 1965 Blood Beast from Outer Space
Dr. Jack Costain
 1965 The Ravagers
Capt. Kermit Dowling
 1963-1964 Burke's Law (TV Series)
Gil Lynch / Bud Charney
- Who Killed the Horne of Plenty? (1964) ... Gil Lynch
- Who Killed Cable Roberts? (1963) ... Bud Charney
 1964 The Cavern
Pvt. Joe Cramer
 1964 Another World (TV Series)
Edward Gerard #1 (1985-1986)
 1963 The Evil Eye
Dr. Marcello Bassi
 1962 Agostino
Renzo
 1962 Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation
Byron Grant
 1962 War Hunt
Pvt. Raymond Endore
 1962 The Dick Powell Theatre (TV Series)
Nick Giller
- A Time to Die (1962) ... Nick Giller
 1961 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
Martin Glass
- Cat in the Cradle (1961) ... Martin Glass
 1961 Posse from Hell
Seymour Kern
 1960 The Plunderers
Rondo
 1960 Portrait in Black
Blake Richards
 1960 The Unforgiven
Johnny Portugal
 1959 The Big Fisherman
Prince Voldi
 1959 Cry Tough
Miguel Antonio Enrico Francisco Estrada
 1958 The Restless Years
Will Henderson
 1958 The Reluctant Debutante
David Parkson
 1958 This Happy Feeling
Bill Tremaine
 1956 The Unguarded Moment
Leonard Bennett
 1955 Running Wild
Vince Pomeroy
 1955 Medic (TV Series)
Danny Ortega
- Walk with Lions (1955) ... Danny Ortega
 1954 A Star Is Born
Movie Premiere Usher (uncredited)
 1954 It Should Happen to You
Boy Watching Argument in Park (uncredited)
Show Show Director (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (1 credit)
Show Show Self (35 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (15 credits)

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Other Works:

Stage play: Glass Menagerie at Oakland Auditorium, Oakland, CA

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Height:

5' 10½" (1.79 m)
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Trivia:

Has one son, Antonio Saxon, with his former wife Mary Ann Saxon. See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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