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John Ericson

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia John Ericson (sometimes Erickson), born John Meibes (September 23, 1926) in Düsseldorf, Germany, is a German-American actor and film and television star. He trained at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York, played the lead role in Stalag 17 by Donald Bevan and Edmund Trzcinski on Broadway (1951). He went on to make a number of films for MGM in quick succession in the 1950s. His first appearance was in Teresa (1951), directed by Fred Zinnemann, which also launched the film careers of Pier Angeli and Rod Steiger. He then went on to appear in a series of films which included Rhapsody, The Student Prince, Green Fire (all in 1954), and Bad Day at Black Rock (1955). His career continued, mostly on television, for the next thirty years. He appeared in the lead role in "The Peter Bartley Story" of CBS's fantasy drama, The Millionaire. Child actor Johnny Washbrook appeared in the same episode in a flashback segment of Ericson as a boy. He appeared with Dorothy Malone in the January 1, 1956, episode entitled "Mutiny" of CBS's Appointment with Adventure. He guest starred in 1958 in the NBC western series The Restless Gun, starring John Payne. He also guest starred in the 1961 ABC crime drama, Target: The Corruptors! In 1965-1966, he co-starred with Anne Francis in the detective series Honey West. He occasionally appeared in such films as Pretty Boy Floyd (1960), 7 Faces of Dr. Lao (1964) and Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971). He has been married twice and has two children from his first marriage to Milly Coury. Description above from the Wikipedia article John Ericson, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Sep 23, 1926 In Düsseldorf, Germany
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Teresa 1951-04-05
Latest Project:
Movie The Men Who Made the Movies: Samuel Fuller 2002-07-02
Known For
Poster of The A-Team
Poster of Crash!
Poster of Bedknobs and Broomsticks
Movie The Men Who Made the Movies: Samuel Fuller Brockie Drummond (archive footage) 2002-07-02
Series The A-Team Calvin Cutter 1983-01-23
Movie The House of the Dead Talmudge 1978-11-22
Movie Crash! Dr. Gregg Martin 1976-12-24
Movie Hustler Squad 1976-05-07
Series S.W.A.T. Unknown 1975-02-24
Movie The Bounty Man 1972-10-31
Movie Bedknobs and Broomsticks Col. Heller 1971-10-07
Movie Heads or Tails William Huston / Will Hunter / 'Black Talisman' 1969-06-04
Movie The Bamboo Saucer Fred Norwood 1968-01-01
Movie The Destructors Dutch Holland 1968-05-03
Movie The Vengeance of Pancho Villa Don Diego Alvarado / Diego Owens 1967-09-12
Movie The Money Jungle Blake Heller 1967-12-15
Series Honey West 1965-09-17
Movie Operation Atlantis George Steele 1965-10-21
Movie 7 Faces of Dr. Lao Ed Cunningham / Transformed Pan 1964-03-18
Movie I Am Semiramis Kir 1963-03-22
Movie Under Ten Flags Lieutenant Krüger 1960-09-15
Movie Day of the Badman Sheriff Barney Wiley 1958-03-06
Movie Forty Guns Brockie Drummond 1957-09-01
Movie Oregon Passage Lt. Niles Ord 1957-12-29
Movie The Cruel Tower Tom Kittredge 1956-10-28
Movie The Return of Jack Slade Jack Slade 1955-10-09
Movie Bad Day at Black Rock Pete Wirth 1955-01-07
Movie Rhapsody James Guest 1954-04-16
Movie Green Fire Donald Knowland 1954-12-29
Movie The Student Prince Count Von Asterburg 1954-06-15
Movie Teresa Philip Cass 1951-04-05