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John Saxon

Actor

Born - 5 August 1935, New York City, USA
Died - 25 July 2020

Black-haired, solidly-built American actor of baby-faced handsomeness, teenage fanbait of the 1950s who developed into a durable leading man, often playing leads in minor horror and fantasy films in his later years despite a receding hairline. Born Carmine Orrico to Italian-American parents, he was appearing in graphic stories for romantic magazines, and taking bit roles in films before being triggered to stardom at 20: It Should Happen to You (1953), A Star is Born (1954), Running Wild (1955), Rock, Pretty Baby! (1956), The Unguarded Moment (1956), Summer Love (1957), The Restless Years (1958), The Reluctant Debutante (1958), Cry Tough (1959), Portrait in Black (1960), The Unforgiven (1960), Posse from Hell (1961), War Hunt (1961), The Evil Eye (1963), The Cavern (1964), The Night Caller (1965), Southwest to Sonora/The Appaloosa (1966), One Dollar Too Many (1968), Death of a Gunfighter (1969), Company of Killers (1970), Joe Kidd (1972), Enter the Dragon (1973), Black Christmas (1974), Raid on Entebbe (1976), The Bees (1978), The Electric Horseman (1978), Battle Beyond the Stars (1980), Tenebrae (1982), Prisoners of the Lost Universe (1983), A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984), Hands of Steel/Atomic Cyborg (1986), A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987), Death House (1988), My Mom's a Werewolf (1989), The Last Samurai (1989), The Arrival (1990), Soul Stealer (1991), Hellmaster (1992), The Baby Doll Murders (1993), Wes Craven's New Nightmare (1994), The Killers Within (1995), From Dusk Till Dawn (1996), Lancelot: Guardian of Time (1997), The Party Crashers (1998), Hole in the Water (2001), Outta Time (2002), Trapped Ashes (2006), Old Dogs (2009), The Extra (2017), Bring Me the Head of Lance Henriksen (2020), his last, and many more. Three times married, he died from pneumonia.