John Herman Shaner (1931–2020)

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John Herman Shaner is an actor, writer, and producer, known for the Little Shop of Horrors (1960), Reds (1981), the Two Jakes (1990), the Rat Patrol (1966), Daniel Boone (1969), the Man from U.N.C.L.E. (1966), Halls of Anger (1970), Goin' South (1978),The Island of Dr. Moreau (1977), The Last Married Couple in America (1981) and His and Hers (1990... See full bio »

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 1994 Mona Must Die
Dr. Shaner
 1990 The Two Jakes
 1987 The Garbage Pail Kids Movie
Police Officer
 1981 Reds
Socialist Prisoner (uncredited)
 1979 The Darker Side of Terror (TV Movie)
Fire Captain
 1964-1966 The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (TV Series)
UNCLE Agent / Thrush Agent / Guard / ...
- The Minus-X Affair (1966) ... Thrush Agent (uncredited)
- The Project Deephole Affair (1966) ... Thrush Agent (uncredited)
- The King of Diamonds Affair (1966) ... Family Member (uncredited)
- The Nowhere Affair (1966) ... THRUSH Cowboy (uncredited)
- The Moonglow Affair (1966) ... Thrush Agent (uncredited)
 1963 Living Between Two Worlds (uncredited)
 1959-1961 The Lawless Years (TV Series)
Benny / Willie Maffy
- Little Augie (1961) ... Benny (as John Shaner)
- The Nick Joseph Story (1959) ... Willie Maffy (as John Shaner)
 1960 The Little Shop of Horrors
Dr. Phoebus Farb (as John Shaner)
 1959-1960 M Squad (TV Series)
Joe Pulaski / Stan Rollins
- Anything for Joe (1960) ... Joe Pulaski (as John Shaner)
- Ghost Town (1959) ... Stan Rollins (as John Shaner)
 1960 The Untouchables (TV Series)
- The Unhired Assassin: Part 2 (1960) ... Hood (uncredited)
 1959 A Bucket of Blood
Oscar (as John Shaner)
 1959 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
- Made in Japan (1959) ... M.P. (as John Shaner)
 1958 Man with a Camera (TV Series)
Rooster McConnell
- Closeup on Violence (1958) ... Rooster McConnell (as John Shaner)
 1958 Mike Hammer (TV Series)
- Dead Men Don't Dream (1958) ... Zip (as John Shaner)
 1957 The Walter Winchell File (TV Series)
- Country Boy (1957) ... Barney (as John Shayner)
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Alternate Names:

John Shaner | John Shayner

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