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John Forsythe

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.   John Forsythe (born Jacob Lincoln Freund; January 29, 1918 – April 1, 2010) was an American stage, television and film actor. Forsythe starred in three television series, spanning four decades and three genres: as single playboy father Bentley Gregg in the 1950s sitcom Bachelor Father (1957–1962); as the unseen millionaire Charles Townsend on the 1970s crime drama Charlie's Angels (1976–1981), and as patriarch Blake Carrington on the 1980s soap opera Dynasty (1981–1989). He hosted World of Survival (1971–1977). Description above from the Wikipedia article John Forsythe, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Jan 29, 1918 In Penns Grove, New Jersey, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Northern Pursuit 1943-11-13
Latest Project:
Movie Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle 2003-06-27
Known For
Poster of Charlie's Angels
Poster of Universal Studios Hollywood: A Universe of Cinemagic
Poster of Scrooged
Poster of Topaz
Movie Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle Charles Townsend (voice) 2003-06-27
Movie The Trouble with Harry Isn't Over Himself 2001-03-06
Movie Charlie's Angels Charlie (voice) 2000-11-02
Series E! True Hollywood Story Unknown 1996-03-29
Movie Shirley Maclaine: Kicking Up Her Heels Self 1996-05-19
Movie Universal Studios Florida: Experience the Magic of Movies Self - Host 1994-01-04
Movie Universal Studios Hollywood: A Universe of Cinemagic Himself 1992-01-01
Series The Powers That Be William Powers 1992-03-07
Series Dynasty: The Reunion Unknown 1991-10-20
Movie Opposites Attract Rex Roper 1990-10-16
Movie Scrooged Lew Hayward 1988-11-22
Movie AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Barbara Stanwyck Self 1987-04-01
Movie Disneyland’s 30th Anniversary Celebration Unknown 1985-02-18
Series The Colbys Unknown 1985-11-20
Movie Night of 100 Stars Unknown 1982-03-08
Series Wogan Himself 1982-05-04
Series Christmas in Washington Unknown 1982-12-15
Movie Mysterious Two He 1982-05-31
Series Dynasty Blake Carrington 1981-01-12
Movie Sizzle Mike Callahan 1981-11-29
Movie A Time for Miracles Postulator 1980-12-21
Movie ...And Justice for All Judge Henry T. Fleming 1979-10-19
Movie The Muppets Go Hollywood Himself 1979-05-16
Movie Cruise Into Terror Charles Mather 1978-02-03
Movie The Users Reade Jamieson 1978-10-01
Movie Goodbye & Amen The American Ambassador 1978-02-08
Movie Tail Gunner Joe Paul Cunningham 1977-02-06
Movie Amelia Earhart G.P. Putnam 1976-10-25
Series Charlie's Angels Charles Townsend (voice) 1976-09-22
Series Medical Story Unknown 1975-09-04
Movie The Deadly Tower Lt. Elwood Forbes 1975-10-18
Movie Cry Panic David Ryder 1974-02-06
Movie Terror on the 40th Floor Dan Overland 1974-09-17
Movie The Healers Dr. Robert Kier 1974-05-22
Movie The Letters Paul Anderson 1973-03-03
Movie Lisa, Bright and Dark William Schilling 1973-11-28
Series Police Story Unknown 1973-03-20
Movie Murder Once Removed Dr. Ron Wellesley 1971-10-29
Series To Rome with Love Unknown 1969-09-28
Movie Topaz Michael Nordstrom 1969-12-17
Movie The Happy Ending Fred Wilson 1969-12-21
Movie Shadow on the Land Gen. Wendell Bruce 1968-12-04
Movie In Cold Blood Alvin Dewey 1967-12-15
Movie Madame X Clayton Anderson V 1966-01-01
Series ABC Stage 67 Unknown 1966-09-14
Series The John Forsythe Show Unknown 1965-09-13
Series Run for Your Life Unknown 1965-09-13
Movie See How They Run Martin Young 1964-10-07
Movie Kitten with a Whip David Stratton 1964-11-04
Series Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre Unknown 1963-10-04
Series Kraft Suspense Theatre Unknown 1963-10-10
Series The Alfred Hitchcock Hour Michael Barnes 1962-09-20
Series The Merv Griffin Show Self 1962-10-01
Series Kraft Mystery Theatre Unknown 1961-06-14
Movie Dubrowsky Wladia 1959-01-01
Movie What Makes Sammy Run? Al Manheim 1959-09-27
Movie The Teahouse of the August Moon Captain Fisby 1957-07-01
Series Bachelor Father Bentley Gregg 1957-09-15
Series Tony Awards Presenter 1956-04-01
Movie The Ambassador's Daughter Sgt. Danny Sullivan 1956-07-26
Series Dick Powell's Zane Grey Theater Unknown 1956-10-05
Movie Everything But the Truth Ernie Miller 1956-12-01
Series Alfred Hitchcock Presents Kim Stanger 1955-10-02
Movie The Trouble With Harry Sam Marlowe 1955-10-03
Series Playwrights '56 Unknown 1955-10-04
Series Climax! Unknown 1954-10-07
Series General Electric Theater Unknown 1953-02-01
Movie It Happens Every Thursday Bob MacAvoy 1953-04-22
Movie Escape from Fort Bravo Capt. John Marsh 1953-12-04
Movie The Glass Web Don Newell 1953-11-11
Movie The Captive City James "Jim" C. Austin 1952-03-26
Series Schlitz Playhouse of Stars Unknown 1951-10-05
Series Hallmark Hall of Fame Unknown 1951-12-24
Series Robert Montgomery Presents Unknown 1950-01-30
Series The Jack Benny Program John Forsythe 1950-10-28
Series Suspense Unknown 1949-01-06
Series The Emmy Awards Unknown 1949-01-25
Series Lights Out Unknown 1949-07-19
Movie Arson, Inc. Race Track Aannouncer (voice, uncredited) 1949-06-24
Movie The Things People Want Don 1948-01-01
Series The Ed Sullivan Show Unknown 1948-06-20
Series Studio One Unknown 1948-11-07
Series The Philco Television Playhouse Unknown 1948-10-03
Movie Northern Pursuit Corporal (uncredited) 1943-11-13
Movie Destination Tokyo Sparks 1943-12-31