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John Bliss (I) (1930–2008)

John Bliss was born on October 8, 1930 in Florida, USA as William Henry Bliss. He was an actor, known for Intolerable Cruelty (2003), Andy Richter Controls the Universe (2002) and The Scavengers (1969). He died on February 28, 2008 in Glendale, California, USA. See full bio »

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Intolerable Cruelty Mr. MacKinnon
The Scavengers Captain Steve Harris
Get Smart Emile


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 2006-2007 Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide (TV Series)
Principal Irving Pal / Pal
- Fundraising & Competition (2007) ... Principal Irving Pal
- Getting Organized & Extra Credit (2007) ... Principal Irving Pal
- Volunteering & the Library (2007) ... Principal Irving Pal
- Social Studies & Embarrassment (2006) ... Principal Irving Pal
 2006 Art School Confidential
Vince's Grandpa
 2005 Life on a Stick (TV Series)
Mr. Richardson
- Things People Stand For (2005) ... Mr. Richardson
- Soupless in Seattle (2005) ... Mr. Richardson
 2005 Joey (TV Series)
- Joey and the Bachelor Thanksgiving (2005) ... Grandpa
 2005 Iowa
Pastor Krause
 2004 Big Time (Short)
 2004 Imaginary Heroes
 2003 Intolerable Cruelty
Mr. MacKinnon
 2002-2003 Andy Richter Controls the Universe (TV Series)
Mr. Pickering
- Saturday Early Evening Fever (2003) ... Mr. Pickering
- Charity Begins in Cellblock D (2003) ... Mr. Pickering
- Bully the Kid (2003) ... Mr. Pickering
- The Maid Man (2003) ... Mr. Pickering
- Crazy in Rio (2003) ... Mr. Pickering
 2001 Trade Day (Short)
 1986 Mutilations
Oliver Matson
 1986 Revenge (Video)
 1982 Father Murphy (TV Series)
- The Reluctant Runaway: Part 2 (1982) ... Gentleman
 1982 Dallas (TV Series)
- Hit and Run (1982)
 1981 The Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice (Video)
Second Senator
 1976 Dixie Dynamite
 1975 The Invitation
Harris (as Tolin Parsons)
 1972 The Thing with Two Heads
 1971 Chain Gang Women
Prison Guard
 1969 The Scavengers
Captain Steve Harris (as Jonathan Bliss)
 1968 Invitation to Ruin
Lt. Harris
 1966 Get Smart (TV Series)
- Bronzefinger (1966) ... Emile
 1965 Angel's Flight
 1964 Vengeance
Deputy Sam
 1962 The Miracle Worker
Admissions Officer (uncredited)
 1957 A Face in the Crowd
Barefoot Baritone (uncredited)

Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Jonathan Bliss | William Henry Bliss | Tolin Parsons


6' 3" (1.91 m)

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A long time friend of James E McLarty and I (Tracy McLarty), we used to tease him because his girlfriend was Marsha Love, thus Love and Bliss. See more »

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