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Arthur Kennedy

John Arthur Kennedy (February 17, 1914 – January 5, 1990) was an American stage and film actor known for his versatility in supporting film roles and his ability to create "an exceptional honesty and naturalness on stage", especially in the original casts of Arthur Miller plays on Broadway. He won the 1949 Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play for Miller's Death of a Salesman. He also won the Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actor for the 1955 film Trial, and was a five-time Academy Award nominee.


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Born:
Feb 17, 1914 In Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
98
First Appeared:
In the movie City for Conquest 1940-09-21
Latest Project:
Movie Signs of Life 1989-01-01
Known For
Poster of F.D.R.
Poster of Barabbas
Poster of Dick Powell's Zane Grey Theater
Poster of High Sierra
Filmography
Movie Signs of Life Owen Coughlin 1989-01-01
Movie James Stewart's Wonderful Life (archive footage) 1988-11-22
Movie The Humanoid Dr. Kraspin 1979-04-11
Movie Last Angels Il nonno 1978-05-05
Movie Covert Action CIA Chief of Station, Athens 1978-03-03
Movie Cave of the Sharks Mr. Jackson 1978-06-28
Movie Cyclone Priest 1978-07-21
Movie Dirty World Senator Merelli 1978-08-08
Movie The Sentinel Monsignor Franchino 1977-01-07
Movie Nine Guests for a Crime Uberto - old man 1977-01-12
Movie Blackmail Chase Mike Jannacone 1976-04-01
Movie Emmanuelle on Taboo Island Antonio 1976-07-01
Movie Rome, Armed to the Teeth Vice questore Ruini 1976-10-10
Movie Killer Cop Armando Di Federico 1975-03-27
Movie Nakia Sheriff Sam Jericho 1974-09-22
Series Nakia Unknown 1974-09-21
Movie The Antichrist Bishop Ascanio Oderisi 1974-11-22
Movie The Living Dead at Manchester Morgue The Inspector 1974-11-28
Movie Family Killer Don Angelino Ferrante 1973-02-23
Movie Ricco Don Vito 1973-08-27
Movie The President's Plane Is Missing Gunther Damon 1973-10-23
Movie Crawlspace Albert Graves 1972-02-11
Movie My Old Man's Place Walter Pell 1971-06-29
Movie A Death of Innocence Mark Hirsch 1971-11-26
Movie The Movie Murderer Angus MacGregor 1970-02-02
Movie Shark Doc 1969-10-08
Movie Hail, Hero! Albert Dixon 1969-10-04
Movie A Minute to Pray, a Second to Die Tuscosa Marshal Roy W. Colby 1968-02-08
Movie Anzio Maj. Gen. Jack Lesley 1968-07-24
Movie Day of the Evil Gun Owen Forbes 1968-03-01
Movie Monday's Child Peter Richardson 1967-06-08
Movie Nevada Smith Bill Bowdre 1966-06-10
Series CBS Playhouse Unknown 1966-12-08
Movie Fantastic Voyage Dr. Duval 1966-08-24
Series ABC Stage 67 Unknown 1966-09-14
Series F.D.R. Unknown 1965-01-08
Movie Murieta Capt. Love 1965-02-01
Movie Joy in the Morning Patrick Brown 1965-05-05
Movie Attack and Retreat Ferro Maria Ferri 1964-09-16
Movie Cheyenne Autumn Doc Holliday 1964-10-03
Series Kraft Suspense Theatre Unknown 1963-10-10
Movie Hemingway's Adventures of a Young Man Dr. Adams 1962-07-25
Series The Alfred Hitchcock Hour Unknown 1962-09-20
Movie Lawrence of Arabia Jackson Bentley 1962-12-11
Movie Claudelle Inglish Clyde Inglish 1961-09-20
Movie Murder She Said Paul Quimper 1961-09-26
Movie Barabbas Pontius Pilate 1961-12-23
Movie Elmer Gantry Jim Lefferts 1960-07-07
Movie Home Is the Hero Willie O'Reilly 1959-03-03
Movie A Summer Place Bart Hunter 1959-11-18
Movie Some Came Running Frank Hirsh 1958-12-18
Movie Twilight for the Gods First Mate Ramsay 1958-08-04
Movie Peyton Place Lucas Cross 1957-12-13
Movie The Rawhide Years Rick Harper 1956-04-13
Series Dick Powell's Zane Grey Theater Unknown 1956-10-05
Movie Crashout Joe Quinn 1955-03-01
Movie The Man from Laramie Vic Hansbro 1955-08-31
Movie Trial Barney 1955-10-07
Movie The Naked Dawn Santiago 1955-11-02
Movie The Desperate Hours Deputy Sheriff Jesse Bard 1955-10-05
Movie Impulse Alan Curtis 1954-01-01
Series General Electric Theater Unknown 1953-02-01
Movie Rancho Notorious Vern Haskell 1952-03-01
Movie Bend of the River Emerson Cole 1952-02-13
Movie The Lusty Men Wes Merritt 1952-10-24
Movie The Girl in White Dr. Ben Barringer 1952-05-23
Movie Bright Victory Larry Nevins 1951-07-31
Movie Red Mountain Lane Waldron 1951-11-01
Movie The Glass Menagerie Tom Wingfield 1950-09-28
Movie Champion Connie Kelly 1949-04-09
Movie The Window Ed Woodry 1949-05-10
Movie The Walking Hills Chalk 1949-03-05
Movie Too Late for Tears Alan Palmer 1949-07-17
Movie Chicago Deadline Tommy Ditman 1949-10-17
Movie Boomerang! John Waldron 1947-02-28
Movie Cheyenne The Sundance Kid 1947-06-06
Movie Devotion Branwell Brontë 1946-04-05
Movie It's Your America Soldier / Narrator (uncredited) 1946-07-25
Movie Target - Invisible Air Force Officer / Narrator 1945-12-12
Movie The Last Bomb Crewman (voice) 1945-12-01
Movie Troop Carrier Airplanes: Cockpit Procedure Capt. Mathews 1944-03-13
Movie Flight Characteristics of the P-51 Airplane Bob Chilton 1944-03-13
Movie Ditch and Live Captain Scott H. Reynolds 1944-01-01
Movie The Memphis Belle: A Story of a Flying Fortress (uncredited) 1944-04-13
Movie Resisting Enemy Interrogation Sgt. Alfred Mason 1944-08-01
Movie How to Fly the B-17 (Part 1, Ground Operations) Instructor 1943-01-24
Movie How to Fly the B-17 (Part 2, Flight Operations) Instructor 1943-01-24
Movie Air Force Bombardier 1943-03-20
Movie Reconnaissance Pilot Decoration Announcer (voice) 1943-01-25
Movie Breakdowns of 1942 Self 1942-01-01
Movie Desperate Journey Jed Forrest 1942-09-25
Movie Knockout Johnny Rocket 1941-03-29
Movie High Sierra Red 1941-01-23
Movie Strange Alibi Sgt. Joe Geary 1941-04-19
Movie Bad Men of Missouri Jim Younger 1941-07-26
Movie Highway West George Foster 1941-08-07
Movie They Died with Their Boots On Ned Sharp 1941-11-20
Movie City for Conquest Eddie Kenny 1940-09-21