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John Gavin

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Born: April 8, 1931 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Felony (1994) as Extra
A TV cameraman draws unwanted attention from the CIA when he catches a drug bust on video.
History of the World Part I (1981) as Marche
A parody of epic historical and biblical films, including such historical themes as "The Dawn of Man," "The Stone Age," The Spanish Inquisition," "The Bible," and "The Future."
Sophia Loren: Her Own Story (1980) as Cary Grant
Sophia Loren's portrayal of not only herself during adulthood but also her mother makes this television biopic quite unusual, since no other major star (with the exception of Audie Murphy) ever has played herself in a dramatization of her own life story. This film covers her life from childhood thro
Doctors' Private Lives (1978) as Dr Jeffrey Latimer
Two famed heart surgeons find their lives in turmoil when personal passions clash with medical ethics in this pilot for a prospective hospital-based series that finally emerged (briefly) in the spring of 1979.
Jennifer (1978) as Senator Tremayne
Ostracized at a snooty private school because of her rural, poor background, a scholarship student is tormented to the point where her only remaining recourse is revenge, using the only method she knows: her psychic control over snakes!
New Adventures of Heidi, The (1978) as Dan Wyler
The long-familiar Heidi tale is given a contemporary setting -- as the young heroine leaves her familiar Swiss mountain for the bright lights of Manhattan -- and a musical background.
Pussycat, Pussycat, I Love You (1970) as Grant Granite
The Madwoman of Chaillot (1969) as The Reverend
An eccentric Parisian woman''s optimistic perception of life begins to sound more rational than the rather traditional beliefs of others.
Thoroughly Modern Millie (1967) as Trevor Graydon
A small-town girl hits the big city in search of romance Roaring Twenties style.
Romanoff and Juliet (1961) as Igor Romanoff
An ambassador from a postage-stamp republic plays matchmaker for the children of Soviet and U.S. diplomats.
Back Street (1961) as Paul Saxon
Third screen version of the classic romance about a woman sacrificing everything for love of a married man.
Tammy Tell Me True (1961) as Tom Freeman
A swamp girl decides to go to college to improve herself.
Spartacus (1960) as Julius Caesar
The rebellious Thracian Spartacus, born and raised a slave, is sold to Gladiator trainer Batiatus. After weeks of being trained to kill for the arena, Spartacus turns on his owners and leads the other slaves in rebellion. As the rebels move from town to town, their numbers swell as escaped slaves join their ranks. Under the leadership of Spartacus, they make their way to southern Italy, where they will cross the sea and return to their homes. Meanwhile, in Rome, the slave revolt has become a deciding factor in the power struggle between two senators: the republican Gracchus and the militarist Crassus, each of whom sees the fortunes of the rebellion as the key to his own rise to power or humiliating defeat. As the two statesmen attempt to aid, hinder and manipulate the rebels for their own benefit, Spartacus and his followers press on toward freedom.
Midnight Lace (1960) as Brian Younger
A young woman can't get anyone to believe she's being stalked.
A Breath of Scandal (1960) as Charles Foster
A European princess jeopardizes her crown when she falls for an American millionaire.
Psycho (1960) as Sam Loomis
A woman on the run gets mixed up with a repressed young man and his violent mother.
Imitation of Life (1959) as Steve Archer
Two mothers, one white, one black, face problems with their rebellious daughters.
A Time to Love and a Time to Die (1958) as Ernst Graeber
In 1944, a company of German soldiers on the Russian front are numbed by the horrors and hardships of war when Private Ernst Graeber's long awaited furlough comes through. Back home in Germany, he finds his home bombed. While hopelessly searching for his parents, he meets lovely Elizabeth Kruse, daughter of a political prisoner; together they try to wrest sanity and survival from a world full of hatred.
Quantez (1957) as Teach
Four Girls in Town (1957) as Tom Grant
Four young starlets, from various parts of the world, are called to Hollywood to test for the lead in a major film. Each is romantically pursued by the director (Nader), composer (Chaplin) , playboy (Williams), and actor (Gavin.)
Behind the High Wall (1956) as Johnny Hutchins
A group of convicts break out of prison, killing a guard, kidnapping the warden and forcing a reluctant inmate to accompany them. However, when a car accident kills everyone except the warden and the inmate hostage, the warden steals $100,000 of the gang's money, then when police arrive he accuses the inmate of the guard's murder in order to cover up his own crime.

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