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John Boyd West

John was born in Memphis, Tennessee on November 19, 1970. His father is Red West, a well known actor, and his mother is Pat West. At the age of 7, his family moved to Valencia, California where his father was a regular on the TV series Black Sheep Squadron (1976). This is where John was introduced to the business. His first role was in the TV ... See full bio »
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 2013-2015 Rectify (TV Series)
- The Future (2015) ... Melvin
- Girl Jesus (2015) ... Melvin
- Sown with Salt (2015) ... Melvin
- Thrill Ride (2015) ... Melvin
- Running with the Bull (2014) ... Melvin
 2005 Elvis (TV Movie)
Red West
 2005 Forty Shades of Blue
 2003 Vampires Anonymous
 2003 21 Grams
Caddie #2
 2003 A Painted House (TV Movie)
Jackie Moon
 2000 Above Suspicion
 1994 Felony
Sgt. Munroe (as John West)
 1993 The Ernest Green Story (TV Movie)
 1992 Reasonable Doubts (TV Series)
Eugene / Ben
- Lifelines: Part 2 (1992) ... Eugene
- Lifelines: Part 1 (1992) ... Ben (uncredited)
 1992 Deep Cover
Cal Tech
 1990 Tour of Duty (TV Series)
- And Make Death Proud to Take Us (1990) ... Newbie
 1987 Superior Court (TV Series)
- Bad Blood (1987) ... Donovan
 1984 Hard Knox (TV Movie)
Cory Beasley
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 2004 Almost Made (executive producer) / (co-producer)
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 2004 Almost Made
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 2004 Almost Made
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 2007 The Real Mrs Doubtfire (TV Movie documentary)

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Alternate Names:

John Boyd | John West


5' 10" (1.78 m)

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Played his own father, Red West, in the Quantum Leap (1989) episode, Quantum Leap: Memphis Melody - July 3, 1954 (1993), and Elvis (2005). See more »

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