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John Wood (II) (1909–1965)

John Wood was born on November 11, 1909 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. He was an actor, known for The Last Days of Pompeii (1935), Stolen Face (1952) and North Sea Patrol (1938). He died on March 1, 1965 in Australia. See full bio »


(age 55) in Australia

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Known For

The Last Days of Pompeii
The Last Days of Pompeii Flavius, as a Man
Stolen Face
Stolen Face Dr. John 'Jack' Wilson
North Sea Patrol
North Sea Patrol Sub. Lieut. Wing Eden
To Catch a Thief
To Catch a Thief Bill Lowther


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 1952 Stolen Face
Dr. John 'Jack' Wilson
 1940 Mad Men of Europe
 1939 False Rapture
Karlo Karpoff
 1938 Charley's Aunt (TV Movie)
Lord Fancourt Babberley
 1938 North Sea Patrol
Sub. Lieut. Wing Eden
 1938 Hold My Hand
Bob Crane
 1938 Oh Boy!
 1938 Housemaster
Flossie Nightingale
 1937 Over She Goes
Lord Harry Drewsden
 1936 To Catch a Thief
Bill Lowther
 1935 The Last Days of Pompeii
Flavius, as a Man
 1935 The Girl in the Crowd
 1935 The Case of Gabriel Perry
Godfrey Perry
 1935 Full Circle
Tony Warren
 1934 Babes in Toyland
Townsman (uncredited)
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 1995 Angus (producer: "If I Didn't Love You")
 1938 Hold My Hand (performer: "Hold My Hand", "Spring Time", "As Long As I Can Look At You")
 1937 Over She Goes (performer: "A County Wedding", "I Breathe On Windows", "To Fame We'll Ride, Side By Side", "Over She Goes")
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 1977 To See Such Fun (Documentary)

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5' 9" (1.75 m)

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He served as a signalman in the Second World War, was captured by the Japanese, and spent years in Changi prisoner-of-war camp, where he was one of the leaders of the entertainments section. Russell Braddon said he was "the greatest source of stage anecdotes and comic songs that Changi knew". See more »

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