skip navigation
Overview for John Kellogg
John Kellogg

John Kellogg

Up
Down

| VIEW ALL

TCM Messageboards
Post your comments here
ADD YOUR COMMENT>

share:

TCM Archive Materials VIEW ALL ARCHIVES (0)

Recent DVDs

Blind Justice ... The average world of an average man turns upside down when he is arrested as the... more info $19.95was $19.99 Buy Now

Killer McCoy ... Mickey Rooney at the age of 27 was eager to move into grown-up dramatic roles.... more info $14.95was $17.99 Buy Now

The Strange... Classic film noir doesn't get much darker than this sordid tale of betrayal,... more info $8.35was $15.98 Buy Now

To Be or Not... As nervy as it is hilarious, this screwball masterpiece from Ernst Lubitsch... more info $19.47was $29.95 Buy Now

Bonanza: The... Bonanza follows the High-Sierra adventures of the Cartwright family wise... more info $18.95was $29.98 Buy Now

Without... Digi-Sleeve, 24-Bit Digitally Remastered, Original Recordings. more info $9.71was $14.98 Buy Now

Also Known As: Giles V Kellogg Died: February 22, 2000
Born: June 3, 1916 Cause of Death: complications from Alzheimer's disease
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, USA Profession: Cast ... actor
RATE AND COMMENT

BIOGRAPHY

Give credit to character actors--the best manage to keep themselves busy and nurture long, productive careers. Case in point: John Kellogg. After getting a quick start in the theater as a young man in the mid-to-late 1930s, he heard the call of Hollywood and leaped to film. His first role in the medium was as Tommy Lee in the 1940 farm-girl-in-the-big-city drama "High School." It was to be the first of nearly 70 film appearances for the dependable Kellogg. Since he cut his teeth in movies during World War II, he inevitably ended up in numerous war features. Among these were "Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo" (1944), in which he appeared briefly as a transport pilot, and the Italy-set "A Walk in the Sun" (1945), starring Dana Andrews. Kellogg apparently had a lot of energy, because in addition to those many film roles he appeared quite often on TV series. He started from the dawn of that medium with a guest appearance in "The Lone Ranger" (1949). From then, he was constantly on the box. Most of this work was guest-star turns on shows like "Adventures of Superman" (1952), but he did have the occasional regular role--he was bad guy Jack Chandler on the small-town soap opera "Peyton Place" (1966), for example. Working fairly late into his life, Kellogg was still spry when he appeared in a recurring role as an ill-fated patient in the medical drama "St. Elsewhere" in 1987.

Please support TCMDB by adding to this information.

Click here to contribute