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  1. John Dehner (born John Forkum; November 23, 1915 – February 4, 1992) was an American actor and animator. He had a long and prolific career in radio, television, and film, often as droll villains. Between 1940 and 1989, he appeared in over 260 films, television series, and made-for-television movies.

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    John Dehner (born John Forkum; November 23, 1915 – February 4, 1992) was an American actor and animator. He had a long and prolific career in radio, television, and film, often as droll villains. Between 1940 and 1989, he appeared in over 260 films, television series, and made-for-television movies.

  3. John Dehner - IMDb

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    Unlike many actors, John Dehner's career didn't begin on the stage or on radio. He started out as an animator for Walt Disney Studios, then worked as a disc jockey and a professional pianist. He made his film debut in the 1940s, and has appeared in dozens of films. A tall and distinguished looking man with a rich voice and somewhat flamboyant...

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    • Please Murder Me! (1956) - Full Movie | Angela Lansbury, Raymond Burr, Dick Foran, John Dehner
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  4. John Dehner - Biography - IMDb

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    Character actor John Dehner, was born John Forkum in Staten Island, New York, the son of a globe-trotting artist. He attended school in France and Norway, in the process learning to speak four languages fluently. Back in the U.S., he graduated from high school in New York and proceeded to study for a diploma in art at the University of California.

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    Born in Staten Island, New York, Dehner was the son of an artist, spending most of his youth in Europe before returning to the United States in his teens. After returning, he began working as a stage actor. During World War II, he served in the Army as a publicist, mainly covering General Patton. Unlike other actors, Dehner did not begin his career on the stage or on radio, but as an animator for Walt Disney Studios, then as a disc jockey and a professional pianist. He made his film debut in 1944, in Hollywood Canteen, in an uncredited role as a Norwegian seaman. Dehner was a tall and distinguished looking man with a rich voice and a flamboyant demeanor, which lead to him usually being cast as either an outlaw leader, crooked banker or saloon owner in Westerns and Adventure films. He also appeared in comedy films, going against type, as well as playing reporter Duke Williams in the The Roaring 20stelevision series. He was regularily cast as villains in the radio version of Gunsmoke,...

  6. John Dehner List of Movies and TV Shows | TV Guide

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    Dehner was born in Staten Is­land, New York, the mid­dle child of three. His fa­ther was an artist, a painter. While he was a young­ster, his fa­ther's artis­tic work took the fam­ily to Oslo, Copen­hagen, Lon­don, and Paris. While in Oslo, he played in some musicals.[citation needed] He ini­tially went into art after study­ing at the Grand Cen­tral School of Art in New York City, New York. He worked as an an­i­ma­tor at Walt Dis­ney Stu­dios in Bur­bank.

    Dehner's early radio jobs in­cluded being a news ed­i­tor and a disc jockey. While work­ing at KFWB in Los An­ge­les, Cal­i­for­nia, he was a mem­ber of a news team that won a Peabody Awardfor its re­port­ing on the first United Na­tions conference. Pos­sess­ing a deep, res­o­nant voice, Dehner had an ex­ten­sive ca­reer as a radio actor and was once rec­og­nized by Radio Life Magazine as hav­ing the en­ter­tain­ment in­dus­try's "best radio voice". He per­formed as a lead or sup­port­ing player in such se­ries as "The Whistler", Gun­smoke and Philip Mar­lowe. He also starred as Pal­adin in the radio ver­sion of Have Gun – Will Travel, one of the few times a show began on tele­vi­sion and then was later adapted for radio. On CBS Radio in 1958, he starred in the se­ries Fron­tier Gen­tle­man, a West­ern that opened with a trum­pet theme by Jerry Gold­smithand the fol­low­ing in­tro­duc­tion: Writ­ten and di­rected by Antony Ellis, the short-lived se­ries fol­lowed the ad­ven­tures of...

    Over a 45-year movie ca­reer in Hol­ly­wood, be­tween 1941 and 1986, Dehner ap­peared in no less than 126 fea­ture films and shorts. He played Sher­iff Pat Gar­rett in Gore Vidal's The Left Handed Gun op­po­site Paul New­man as Billy the Kid. He ap­peared too in Scara­mouche (1952) as Doutreval of Dijon; and he played a dis­trict at­tor­ney in Please Mur­der Me, an Amer­i­can film noir film re­leased in 1956, a pro­duc­tion di­rected by Peter God­frey and star­ring An­gela Lans­bury and Ray­mond Burr. The fol­low­ing year, he per­formed a non-singing role of Mr. Bas­combe, the mill owner and in­tended rob­bery vic­tim, in the film ver­sion of Rodgers and Ham­mer­stein's Carousel. In 1957, he was cast in the film The Texas Rangers.

    Dehner ap­peared with Maudie Prick­ett in the 1953 episode "Bad Men of Marysville" of the syn­di­cated West­ern tele­vi­sion se­ries The Ad­ven­tures of Kit Car­son, star­ring Bill Williams. He guest-starred on the 1955–1956 NBC West­ern an­thol­ogy se­ries Fron­tier and in the CBS Cold War drama Cru­sader, star­ring Brian Keith. He was reteamed with Keith in a sub­se­quent se­ries The West­erner. He played the sher­iff-turned-out­law Henry Plum­mer in an episode of the 1954-1955 syn­di­cated Sto­ries of the Cen­tury, star­ring Jim Davisas Matt Clark, the fic­ti­tious de­tec­tive of the South­west Rail­road. In 1957 he ap­peared in the episode "Gift from a Gun­man" on Dick Pow­ell's Zane Grey The­atre. On CBS's an­thol­ogy se­ries Play­house 90, Dehner por­trayed Colonel Tedesco in "The Killers of Mus­solini", an orig­i­nal drama by A. E. Hotch­ner. He also guest-starred on the syn­di­cated se­ries Sher­iff of Cochise, John Brom­field's 1950s crime drama with a west­ern set­ting. In...

    Dehner was mar­ried twice, the first time in 1941 to Roma Leonore Mey­ers, with whom he had two chil­dren. Three years after the cou­ple's di­vorce in 1970, he wed Eve­lyn Sev­er­ance. They re­mained to­gether for 19 years, until his death. In 1992, at the age of 76, Dehner died from com­pli­ca­tions of em­phy­sema and di­a­betes in Santa Bar­bara, Cal­i­for­nia. His gravesite is at Carpin­te­ria Ceme­tery in Carpin­te­ria, Cal­i­for­nia. He was sur­vived by his wife Eve­lyn, two daugh­ters, four stepchil­dren, and sev­eral grandchildren.

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  7. John Dehner Biography – Facts, Childhood, Family Life ...

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    John Dehner can rightly be called the ‘jack of all trades’, as he was an animator, radio artist and actor. He started his career as an animator for the ‘Walt Disney Studios’ before becoming a radio announcer. Known for his deep and resonant voice, Dehner became part of numerous successful radio shows as a lead as well as a guest.

  8. John Dehner (1915-1992) - Find A Grave Memorial

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    Born John Dehner Forkum, unlike most actors he started his career at Walt Disney Studios as an animator, later became a radio disc jockey and was also a professional pianist. As a lead voice player, he starred in the CBS Radio version of “Have Gun Will Travel” and “Frontier Gentlemen”.

    • 23 Nov 1915, Staten Island, Richmond County (Staten Island), New York, USA
    • Carpinteria Cemetery, Carpinteria, Santa Barbara County, California, USA
    • 4 Feb 1992 (aged 76), Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County, California, USA
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  9. Too Much John Dehner | Gunsmoke gang

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    John Dehner auditioned for the role of Lee Quince on FORT LARAMIE. Even though Raymond Burr wound up playing Capt. Quince, Dehner appeared in 14 episodes of the series. In the episode "Coward," John Dehner gives an exceptionally fine performance as Lt. Robbie Wendt, who was labeled a coward after he was court-martialled and demoted for failing ...

  10. James Drury remembers ‘The Virginian’ co-stars

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    Aug 21, 2019 · “We had John Dehner for a short time then Charles came along and he did just a wonderful job,” recalled Drury. “He loved the show and told me he wished he had been on from the beginning. But ...

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