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John Houseman (I) (1902–1988)

Actor | Producer | Miscellaneous Crew
KNOWN FOR 
The Paper Chase (1978–1986) | The Fog (1980) | Rollerball (1975)
AWARDS 
Won 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 7 nominations More »
NICKNAME  
Jack
BORN 
Sep 22, 1902 (died Oct 31, 1988)

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Past Film & Video (39 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Past Television (42 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Noble HouseNoble House (TV Mini-series) Sir Geoffrey Allison (4 episodes, 1988)  Less 1988 4
    • Part IV (Feb 24, 1988) Sir Geoffrey Allison  Less
    • Part III (Feb 23, 1988) Sir Geoffrey Allison (credit only)  Less
    • Part II (Feb 22, 1988) Sir Geoffrey Allison (credit only)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Silver SpoonsSilver Spoons (TV Series) Grandpa Stratton (14 episodes, 1982–1987)  Less 1982–1987 14
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  • Primary photo for The Paper ChaseThe Paper Chase (TV Series) Professor Charles W. Kingsfield Jr. (58 episodes, 1978–1986)  Less 1978–1986 58
    • Graduation (Aug 9, 1986) Professor Charles W. Kingsfield Jr.  Less
    • Suppressed Desires (Jul 15, 1986) Professor Charles W. Kingsfield Jr.  Less
    • Honor (Jul 8, 1986) Professor Charles W. Kingsfield Jr.  Less
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  • Primary photo for A.D.A.D. (TV Mini-series) Gamaliel (5 episodes, 1985)  Less 1985 5
    • Part 5 (Apr 4, 1985) Gamaliel  Less
    • Part 4 (Apr 3, 1985) Gamaliel  Less
    • Part 3 (Apr 2, 1985) Gamaliel  Less
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  • Primary photo for America's Musical TheaterAmerica's Musical Theater (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1985), Director (theatre production) (1 episode, 1985)  Less 1985 1
  • Primary photo for Choices of the HeartChoices of the Heart (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for The Winds of WarThe Winds of War (TV Mini-series) Aaron Jastrow (7 episodes, 1983)  Less 1983 7
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  • Primary photo for American PlayhouseAmerican Playhouse (TV Series) Network Newscaster (1 episode, 1983)  Less 1983 1
  • Primary photo for Great PerformancesGreat Performances (TV Series) Dr. Fawcett (1 episode, 1975), Himself (1 episode, 1982)  Less 1975–1982 2
  • Primary photo for Mork & MindyMork & Mindy (TV Series) MILT (1 episode, 1982)  Less 1982 1
  • Primary photo for Marco PoloMarco Polo (TV Mini-series) Patriarch of Aquileia (1 episode, 1982)  Less 1982 1
  • Primary photo for A Christmas Without SnowA Christmas Without Snow (TV Movie) Ephraim Adams  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for The BabysitterThe Babysitter (TV Movie) Dr. Lindquist  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for Gideon's TrumpetGideon's Trumpet (TV Movie) Chief Justice / Offscreen Narrator, Executive Producer  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for The AssociatesThe Associates (TV Series) Professor Kingsfield (1 episode, 1980)  Less 1980 1
  • Primary photo for AspenAspen (TV Mini-series) Joseph Merrill Drummond (2 episodes, 1977)  Less 1977 2
  • Primary photo for The Bionic WomanThe Bionic Woman (TV Series) Dr. Franklin (4 episodes, 1976–1977)  Less 1976–1977 4
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  • Primary photo for Washington: Behind Closed DoorsWashington: Behind Closed Doors (TV Mini-series) Myron Dunn (6 episodes, 1977)  Less 1977 6
    • Part 6 (Sep 11, 1977) Myron Dunn  Less
    • Part 5 (Sep 10, 1977) Myron Dunn  Less
    • Part 4 (Sep 9, 1977) Myron Dunn  Less
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  • Primary photo for Our TownOur Town (TV Movie) Prof. Willard (scenes deleted)  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for The Displaced PersonThe Displaced Person (TV Movie) Father Flynn  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for Captains and the KingsCaptains and the Kings (TV Mini-series) Judge Newell Chisholm (2 episodes, 1976)  Less 1976 2
    • Chapter VII (Nov 18, 1976) Judge Newell Chisholm  Less
    • Chapter VI (Nov 11, 1976) Judge Newell Chisholm  Less
  • Primary photo for The Six Million Dollar ManThe Six Million Dollar Man (TV Series) Doctor Franklin (1 episode, 1976)  Less 1976 1
  • Primary photo for Six Characters in Search of an AuthorSix Characters in Search of an Author (TV Movie) The Director  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for Hazard's PeopleHazard's People (TV Movie) Actor  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for Truman at PotsdamTruman at Potsdam (TV Movie) Winston Churchill  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for The Time of Your LifeThe Time of Your Life (TV Movie) Artistic Director  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for The Adams ChroniclesThe Adams Chronicles (TV Mini-series) Justice Gridley (1 episode, 1976)  Less 1976 1
  • Primary photo for Fear on TrialFear on Trial (TV Movie) Mike Collins  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for Clarence DarrowClarence Darrow (TV Movie) Himself, Director (stage production)  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for The Country GirlThe Country Girl (TV Movie) Director (stage production)  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for Evening PrimroseEvening Primrose (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for The Great AdventureThe Great Adventure (TV Series) Producer (1 episode, 1963)  Less 1963 1
  • Primary photo for Playhouse 90Playhouse 90 (TV Series) Producer (3 episodes, 1958–1959)  Less 1958–1959 3
  • Primary photo for The Seven Lively ArtsThe Seven Lively Arts (TV Series) Executive Producer (10 episodes, 1957–1958), Producer  Less 1957–1958 10
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  • Primary photo for Fireside TheatreFireside Theatre (TV Series) Producer  Less 1949–1955
  • Primary photo for Your Favorite StoryYour Favorite Story (TV Series) Writer (Story) (1 episode, 1954)  Less 1954 1
  • Primary photo for Sorry, Wrong NumberSorry, Wrong Number (TV Short) Director, Producer  Less 1946
  • Primary photo for LincolnLincoln (TV Mini-series) Gen. Winfield Scott  Less 1988– 
  • Primary photo for The French Atlantic AffairThe French Atlantic Affair (TV Mini-series) Dr. Archady Clemens  Less 1979– 
  • Primary photo for The Last ConvertibleThe Last Convertible (TV Mini-series) Dr. Wetherell  Less 1979– 
  • Primary photo for The Best of FamiliesThe Best of Families (TV Mini-series) Host  Less 1977– 
  • Primary photo for Freedom to SpeakFreedom to Speak (TV Mini-series) Benjamin Franklin  Less 1982– 
Self (33 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Archive Footage (8 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS

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