“Forgotten Hollywood”- Remembering John Saxon…

Posted on July 26, 2020 by raideoman1 | No Comments

Manny P. here…

“`John Saxon was an actor who worked on over two hundred projects during a span of sixty years. Saxon was known for appearances in westerns and horror movies, often playing police officers and detectives. He was also well known in martial arts circles; karate and kung fu his specialties.       JOHN SAXON —>

“`Saxon studied acting with drama coach Stella Adler. He began acting in films during the mid-1950s, playing teenage roles.  He eventually signed a contract with Universal Studios in April 1954.

“`His cinematic roles included It Should Happen to You, A Star is Born, The Unforgiven, Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation, Joe Kidd, Enter the Dragon, Raid on Entebbe and several entries in the Nightmare on Elm Street series of movies.  On television, he guest-starred in Gunsmoke, Dr. Kildare, The Time Tunnel, Bonanza, Ironside, Starsky and HutchThe Virginian, Night Gallery, The Mary Tyler Moore Show, The Six Million Dollar ManThe Streets of San Francisco, The Rockford Files, Fantasy Island, Dynasty, Falcon Crest, Murder She Wrote, and Matlock.

“`John Saxon was eighty-four.

Until next time>                               “never forget”

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