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John Sweet (II) (1916–2011)

John Sweet was a US Army sergeant serving in the UK in WWII. He wasn't a professional actor but was spotted by Michael Powell in a touring production of "Our Town" and was just what Powell was looking for to represent an American serviceman discovering the joys and hidden treasures of the English countryside. His only film appearance was in A ... See full bio »

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(age 95) in North Carolina, USA

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Filmography

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 1944 A Canterbury Tale
Bob Johnson (as Sergt. John Sweet U.S. Army)
 1944 Some Like It Rough (Short)
American Soldier
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 1944 A Canterbury Tale (performer: "Come to the Church in the Wild Wood" - uncredited)
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Alternate Names:

Sergt. John Sweet U.S. Army
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John donated his $2,000 salary for his leading role in A Canterbury Tale (1944) to the NAACP. As a serving soldier, the US Army didn't allow him to make any money from anywhere else. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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