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Also Known As: Julian Lafaye Died: April 24, 1979
Born: July 17, 1905 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: New Orleans, Louisiana, USA Profession: Cast ... actor singer racecar driver stuntman seaman newsboy steelworker


Actor John Carroll was widely known for his presence on the silver screen. Carroll started his acting career landing roles in such films as "Zorro Rides Again" (1937), "I Am a Criminal" (1938) and the Cary Grant drama "Only Angels Have Wings" (1939). He also appeared in the dramatic adaptation "Susan and God" (1940) with Joan Crawford, the Rosalind Russell comedy "Hired Wife" (1940) and "Congo Maisie" (1940). His passion for acting continued to his roles in projects like "The Youngest Profession" (1943) with Lana Turner, "Bedside Manner" (1945) and "A Letter For Evie" (1946). He also appeared in "Fiesta" (1947). Carroll was most recently credited in "The Pact (Three Spears action thriller)" (2005). Carroll passed away in April 1979 at the age of 74.


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John Carroll (17 July 1906 - 24 April 1979) was an American actor and singer. He was born Julian Lafaye in New Orleans, Louisiana. Carroll performed in several small roles in films under his original name until 1935, when he first used the name John Carroll in Hi, Gaucho!. He appeared in several Western films in the 1930s, including the role of Zorro in Zorro Rides Again in 1937. Probably his best known role was as Woody Jason in the 1942 movie Flying Tigers with John Wayne. He worked steadily through the mid-1950s, but his work began to fade out in the latter half of the decade. His last role was in Ride a Pink Car in 1974. Carroll was first married to first Steffi Duna, and secondly to Lucille Ryman, to whom he was married at the time of his death. Carroll died of leukemia in Hollywood, California.

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