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John Houseman

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. John Houseman (September 22, 1902 – October 31, 1988) was a Romanian-born British-American actor and film producer who became known for his highly publicized collaboration with director Orson Welles from their days in the Federal Theatre Project through to the production of Citizen Kane. He is perhaps best known for his role as Professor Charles Kingsfield in the 1973 film The Paper Chase for which he won a best supporting actor Oscar. He reprised his role as Kingsfield in the subsequent TV series adaptation of The Paper Chase. Houseman was also known for his commercials for the brokerage firm Smith Barney. He had a distinctive Mid-Atlantic English accent, in common with many actors of his generation. Description above from the Wikipedia article John Houseman, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
Sep 22, 1902 In Bucharest, Romania
Movie/TV Credits:
39
First Appeared:
In the movie Too Much Johnson 1938-05-11
Latest Project:
Movie Knock Knock 2008-03-14
Known For
Poster of Another Woman
Poster of A.D.
Poster of Rollerball
Poster of The George Burns Show
Filmography
Movie Knock Knock Unknown 2008-03-14
Movie I Am Legend 2007-12-14
Series Pearl Necklace Sears James 2003-09-20
Movie The General's Daughter Unknown 1999-06-18
Movie Karniggels Unknown 1991-11-14
Series Ben Elton: The Man from Auntie Abner Procane 1990-02-15
Movie Bright Lights, Big City Mr. Vogel 1988-04-01
Movie Another Woman Le père de Marion 1988-10-13
Movie Scrooged Himself 1988-11-22
Movie The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! Driving Instructor 1988-12-02
Movie Rad 1986-03-21
Movie A.D. Gamaliel 1985-03-31
Series 227 Unknown 1985-09-14
Series The Winds of War Aaron Jastrow 1983-02-06
Movie A Rose for Emily Narrator (voice) 1983-10-01
Movie Marco Polo Patriarch of Aquileia 1982-05-16
Movie Murder by Phone Stanley Markowitz 1982-12-01
Movie The Fog John Houseman 1980-02-08
Movie Wholly Moses The Archangel 1980-06-13
Movie The Babysitter Dr. Lindquist 1980-11-28
Movie A Christmas Without Snow Ephraim Adams 1980-12-09
Movie Old Boyfriends Doctor Hoffman 1979-03-22
Series Tales of the Unexpected 1979-03-24
Movie The Last Convertible Dr. Wetherell 1979-09-24
Movie The Cheap Detective Jasper Blubber 1978-06-23
Series The Paper Chase 1978-09-09
Movie Washington: Behind Closed Doors Myron Dunn 1977-09-06
Movie The Displaced Person Father Flynn 1977-04-12
Series Washington: Behind Closed Doors Myron Dunn 1977-09-06
Movie I'm a Stranger Here Myself Himself 1975-01-17
Movie Rollerball Bartholomew 1975-06-25
Movie Three Days of the Condor Mr. Wabash 1975-09-24
Movie Fear on Trial Mike Collins 1975-10-02
Movie Seven Days in May Vice-Adm. Farley C. Barnswell 1964-02-12
Series Gewagtes Spiel Chief Justice / Offscreen Narrator 1964-03-18
Series The George Burns Show Dobbs 1958-10-21
Series Dick Powell's Zane Grey Theater Charles W. Kingsfield Jr. 1956-10-05
Series Hallmark Hall of Fame Unknown 1951-12-24
Movie Too Much Johnson Duelist 1938-05-11