John Patrick


Playwright, Screenwriter

About

Also Known As
John Patrick Goggan, Jack Patrick
Birth Place
Louisville, Kentucky, USA
Born
May 17, 1905
Died
November 07, 1995
Cause of Death
Suicide

Biography

John Patrick worked on a variety of projects during his entertainment career. In 1935, he wrote his first Broadway play "Hell Freezes Over." Patrick's career in acting began with his roles in various films like "Flaming Youth" (1923), "Her Temporary Husband" (1923) and "Flirting With Love" (1924). He also appeared in "Sinners in Silk" (1924), "After Business Hours" (1925) and the c...

Biography

John Patrick worked on a variety of projects during his entertainment career. In 1935, he wrote his first Broadway play "Hell Freezes Over." Patrick's career in acting began with his roles in various films like "Flaming Youth" (1923), "Her Temporary Husband" (1923) and "Flirting With Love" (1924). He also appeared in "Sinners in Silk" (1924), "After Business Hours" (1925) and the comedy "Rubber Tires" (1927) with Bessie Love. Toward the end of his career, he tackled roles in the historical drama "Revolution" (1985) with Al Pacino, "Buster" (1988) and the James Caan comedy "Honeymoon in Vegas" (1992). He also appeared in the David Arquette smash hit horror sequel "Scream 2" (1997). Patrick was most recently credited in "Beyond the Lights" (2014). Patrick passed away in November 1995 at the age of 90.

Filmography

 

Cast (Feature Film)

Beyond the Lights (2014)
Lead Man
Scream 2 (1997)
Honeymoon In Vegas (1992)
Buster (1988)
Revolution (1985)
To Catch a King (1984)
Gandhi (1982)
Hell's Crossroads (1957)
Express agent
Spoilers of the Forest (1957)
Bartender
Santa Fe Passage (1955)
Marony
Love Hungry (1928)
Lonnie Van Hook
Sinner's Parade (1928)
Bill Adams
Golf Widows (1928)
Billy Gladstone
Rubber Tires (1927)
Adolph Messer
The Prince of Headwaiters (1927)
Barry Frost
Stage Kisses (1927)
Keith Carlin
Life of an Actress (1927)
Bill Hawkes
Other Women's Husbands (1926)
Dick's chum
Ladies at Play (1926)
Andy
The Honeymoon Express (1926)
Nathan Peck
The Social Highwayman (1926)
Jay Walker, reporter
The Caveman (1926)
Brewster Bradford
The First Year (1926)
Dick Loring
While London Sleeps (1926)
Foster
His Jazz Bride (1926)
Three Weeks in Paris (1925)
Bruce Gordon
A Thief in Paradise (1925)
Ned Whalen
What Fools Men (1925)
Lancing Ware
Don't (1925)
Gilbert Jenkins
After Business Hours (1925)
Richard Downing
Seven Sinners (1925)
Handsome Joe Hagney
The Man Without a Conscience (1925)
Douglas White
So This Is Marriage (1924)
Augustus Sharp
Sherlock, Jr. (1924)
Single Wives (1924)
Billy Eldridge
Sinners in Silk (1924)
Bowers
For Sale (1924)
Cabot Stanton
Flirting With Love (1924)
Dickie Harrison
The Dark Swan (1924)
Wilfred Meadows
Don't Doubt Your Husband (1924)
Reginald Trevor
The Goldfish (1924)
Reporter
Flaming Youth (1923)
Warren Graves
Her Temporary Husband (1923)
Larry

Writer (Feature Film)

The Shoes of the Fisherman (1968)
Screenwriter
The Main Attraction (1963)
Screenwriter
Gigot (1962)
Screenwriter
The World of Suzie Wong (1961)
Screenwriter
Some Came Running (1959)
Screenwriter
Les Girls (1957)
Screenwriter
High Society (1956)
Screenwriter
The Teahouse of the August Moon (1956)
Screenwriter
Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing (1955)
Screenwriter
Three Coins in the Fountain (1954)
Screenwriter
The President's Lady (1953)
Screenwriter
Enchantment (1949)
Screenwriter
Second Chance (1947)
Original Story
Mr. Moto Takes a Chance (1938)
Screenwriter
Battle of Broadway (1938)
Screenwriter
Up the River (1938)
Screenwriter
Five of a Kind (1938)
Original Screenplay
International Settlement (1938)
Screenwriter
Born Reckless (1937)
Screenwriter
Big Town Girl (1937)
Screenwriter
The Holy Terror (1937)
Original Screenplay
Time Out for Romance (1937)
Screenwriter
Dangerously Yours (1937)
Screenwriter
Sing and Be Happy (1937)
Original Screenplay
Midnight Taxi (1937)
Screenwriter
One Mile from Heaven (1937)
Screenwriter
36 Hours to Kill (1936)
Screenwriter
High Tension (1936)
Screenwriter
15 Maiden Lane (1936)
Screenwriter
Educating Father (1936)
Original Screenplay

Producer (Feature Film)

The Main Attraction (1963)
Producer

Visual Effects (Feature Film)

Lifeforce (1985)
Special Visual Effects (Crew)

Writer (Special)

The Small Miracle (1973)
Writer
The Teahouse of the August Moon (1962)
Play As Source Material

Sound (Special)

Discovery Channel World Championship Adventure Race: Switzerland (2002)
Audio

Special Thanks (Special)

The Small Miracle (1973)
Writer
The Teahouse of the August Moon (1962)
Play As Source Material

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Thanks of a Grateful Nation (1998)
Lead Person

Life Events

1935

Wrote his first Broadway play "Hell Freezes Over"

Videos

Movie Clip

Les Girls (1957) - I've Seen You Dance Auditioning in Paris, Joanne (Mitzi Gaynor) and Sybil (Kay Kendall) are snarky and sweet as their boss Barry (Gene Kelly) hires French Angele (Tania Elg) for their act, in the first flashback, in George Cukor's loose adaptation of Vera Caspary's Idiot's Delight, Les Girls, 1957.
Les Girls (1957) - You're Just Too Too Her vocals dubbed by Betty Wand, Kay Kendall as British Sybil, in her widely praised performance opposite Gene Kelly, as a showgirl getting involved with her American song-and-dance man boss, with a Cole Porter original tune, in George Cukor's Les Girls, 1957.
Love Is A Many-Splendored Thing (1955) - I Arranged A Full Moon Hong Kong locations and process shots, on a first theoretically not-romantic date between married American journalist Elliott (William Holden) and Anglo-Chinese doctor Han Suyin (Jennifer Jones, playing the author of the underlying autobiographical novel), her own status not yet discussed, in Love Is A Many Splendored Thing, 1955.
Love Is A Many-Splendored Thing (1955) - Sleeping Tigers Boating across a Hong Kong lagoon after an evening with friends, enraptured American correspondent Mark Elliott (William Holden) and widowed Anglo-Chinese doctor Han Suyin (Jennifer Jones) get metaphorical about their future, genuine locations and sound-stages from director Henry King, in Love Is A Many Splendored Thing, 1955.
Some Came Running (1959) - You're A Nice Kid From the opening credits, veteran Dave Hirsch (Frank Sinatra) has forgotten about Ginny (Shirley MacLaine), arriving in his Indiana home town on a Greyhound, in Some Came Running, 1959, Vincente Minnelli's film from the James Jones novel.
Some Came Running (1959) - Same Handsome Rascal Arriving with long-estranged banker brother Frank (Arthur Kennedy), ex-writer and discharged soldier Dave (Frank Sinatra) meets sister-in-law Agnes (Leora Dana) and niece Dawn (Betty Lou Keim), in Vincente Minnelli's Some Came Running, 1959.
Some Came Running (1959) - One Hundred Percent Platonic Long inactive writer Dave (Frank Sinatra) is more interested in creative writing teacher Gwen (Martha Hyer) than in his work, as she reviews his latest, in Vincente Minnelli's Some Came Running, 1959.
Some Came Running (1959) - He Ain't In Love With Me Chicago party-girl Ginny (Shirley MacLaine) visits college teacher Gwen (Martha Hyer) on campus, inquiring about Dave (Frank Sinatra, not seen), a key moment in Vincente Minnelli's Some Came Running, 1959.
Teahouse Of The August Moon, The (1956) - Okinawa, 1946 The same opening as the long-running Broadway hit, Marlon Brando as the Okinawan interpreter Sakini (played on stage by David Wayne), from playwright John Patrick’s adapted screenplay, from The Teahouse Of The August Moon, 1956, also starring Glenn Ford
Teahouse Of The August Moon, The (1956) - How Did You Get Into Psychological Warfare? Native Okinawan servant Sakini (Marlon Brando) running circles around the American occupiers, in this case blowhard Colonel Purdy (Paul Ford), who receives new man Fisby (co-star Glenn Ford), in whom he’s immediately disappointed, in The Teahouse Of The August Moon, 1956.
Teahouse Of The August Moon, The (1956) - Pentagon-shaped Sent with native interpreter Sakini (Marlon Brando) to a post-World War Two Okinawan village to build a school and social club, clumsy Captain Fisby (Glenn Ford) of the American occupying force takes a shot at explaining democracy, in The Teahouse Of The August Moon, 1956.
Shoes Of The Fisherman, The (1968) -- I Saw The World Colorful Vatican envoy Telemond (Oskar Werner) is escorting Russian archbishop Lakota (Anthony Quinn), freed from Siberia, to Rome, where American reporter Faber (David Janssen), delayed by a girlfriend (Rosemarie Dexter), has been promised an exclusive, in The Shoes Of The Fisherman, 1968.

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