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John Henry Faulk (1913–1990)


John Henry Faulk was born on August 21, 1913 in Austin, Texas, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974), The Best Man (1964) and All the Way Home (1963). He was married to Elizabeth Peake, Lynn Smith and Harriet Elizabeth Wood. He died on April 9, 1990 in Austin. See full bio »

Died:

(age 76) in Austin, Texas, USA

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Known For

(1974)
The Best Man Gov. T.T. Claypoole
(1964)
All the Way Home Walter Starr
(1963)
Adam Sen. Strom Thurmond
(1983)

Filmography

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 1987 Trespasses
Dr. Silver
 1983 Adam (TV Movie)
Sen. Strom Thurmond
 1976 Leadbelly
Gov. Pat Neff
 1974 The Texas Chain Saw Massacre
Storyteller
 1974 Lovin' Molly
Mr. Grinsom
 1965 For the People (TV Series)
Harry Reynolds
- Seized, Confined and Detained (1965) ... Harry Reynolds
 1964 The Best Man
Gov. T.T. Claypoole
 1963 All the Way Home
Walter Starr
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Playwright: "Deep in the Heart". See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 3 Print Biographies | See more »

Alternate Names:

John Henry Falk
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Blacklisted during the 1950s from his job as a radio personality because he was accused of being a member of several alleged Communist-front groups. He successfully sued Aware, Inc., which screened actors on behalf of the networks for supposed ties to Communism. His suit was largely responsible for breaking the blacklist on television. The incident, and subsequent trial, was the basis for the ... See more »

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Johnny

Star Sign:

Leo

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