John F. Kennedy (1917–1963)


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John Fitzgerald Kennedy was born on May 29, 1917 in Brookline, Massachusetts, to Rose Kennedy (née Rose Elizabeth Fitzgerald) and Joseph P. Kennedy. John was named after his maternal grandfather, John "HoneyFitz" Fitzgerald, the mayor of Boston. John was very ill as a child and was given the last rites five times, the first one being when he was a... See full bio »

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(age 46) in Dallas, Texas, USA

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(1964)
(1962)
Kraft Theatre Writer
(1956)
Startime Self
(1959-1960)

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 1966 NBC White Paper (TV Series documentary) (book "Why England Slept" - 1 episode)
- The Age of Kennedy, Part I: The Early Years (1966) ... (book "Why England Slept" - uncredited)
 1964 Profiles in Courage (TV Series) (based on his Pulitzer prize-winning book - 1 episode)
- Oscar W. Underwood (1964) ... (based on his Pulitzer prize-winning book)
 1962 The John Glenn Story (Documentary short) (with the approval of The President of the United States - as The President of the United States)
 1956 Kraft Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- A Profile in Courage (1956) ... (writer)
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Other Works:

Book (w/Allen Nevins): "Stragegy of Peace" See more »

Publicity Listings:

6 Biographical Movies | 30 Print Biographies | 48 Portrayals | 21 Articles | 6 Pictorials | 24 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Alternate Names:

JFK | John Fitzgerald «Jack» Kennedy | John Fitzgerald Kennedy | John Kennedy | Pres. John F. Kennedy | President John F. Kennedy | President John F Kennedy | President Kennedy | Senator John F. Kennedy | Kennedy | The President of the United States

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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[in a speech at Amherst College, October 16, 1963] We must never forget that art is not a form of propaganda; it is a form of truth. [...] In free society art is not a weapon and it does not belong to the spheres of polemic and ideology. Artists are not "engineers of the soul." It may be different elsewhere. But democratic society - in it, the highest duty of the writer, the composer, the artist ... See more »

Trivia:

Was portrayed by Stephen Collins in A Woman Named Jackie (1991) and Martin Donovan in RFK (2002). See more »

Trademark:

Chewed on end of earpice on sunglasses See more »

Nickname:

Shafty See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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