John Harvey


Biography

John Harvey was an actor who founded his entertainment career success with roles in film. Harvey's earliest roles were in film, including the musical "Four Jills in a Jeep" (1944) with Kay Francis, "Pin-Up Girl" (1944) and the mystery adaptation "The Spider" (1945) with Richard Conte. He also appeared in "Private Angelo" (1949), "The Man With My Face" (1951) with Barry Nelson and th...

Biography

John Harvey was an actor who founded his entertainment career success with roles in film. Harvey's earliest roles were in film, including the musical "Four Jills in a Jeep" (1944) with Kay Francis, "Pin-Up Girl" (1944) and the mystery adaptation "The Spider" (1945) with Richard Conte. He also appeared in "Private Angelo" (1949), "The Man With My Face" (1951) with Barry Nelson and the Herbert Lom thrilling adaptation "The Phantom of the Opera" (1962). He continued to act in productions like "The Wrong Arm of the Law" (1962), the Peter Sellers comedy "Heavens Above!" (1963) and the George Peppard dramatic adaptation "The Blue Max" (1966). He also appeared in "A Challenge For Robin Hood" (1968) with Barrie Ingham. In the nineties, Harvey lent his talents to projects like "A Hard Rain" (Showtime, 1993-94), "The Last Shot" (Showtime, 1993-94) and "Hellfire" (Showtime, 1995-96). His credits also expanded to "Grosse Pointe Blank" with John Cusack (1997) and "Keepers of the Frame" with Alan Alda (1999). Harvey most recently worked on "The Myth" (Showtime, 2000-01).

Filmography

 

Director (Feature Film)

No Babies Wanted (1928)
Director
Keep Going (1926)
Director
The Right Man (1925)
Director
The Woman Who Believed (1922)
Director

Cast (Feature Film)

Keepers of the Frame (1999)
The Black Windmill (1974)
A Challenge for Robin Hood (1968)
Wallace
The Deadly Bees (1967)
Thompson
They Came from Beyond Space (1967)
Bill Trethowan
The Blue Max (1966)
The Psychopath (1966)
Reinhardt Klermer
The Crimson Blade (1964)
Sergeant Grey
The Wrong Arm of the Law (1963)
The Kiss of the Vampire (1963)
Police sergeant
Heavens Above! (1963)
The Phantom of the Opera (1962)
Vickers
Two-Way Stretch (1961)
Double Bunk (1961)
Johnnie
Tunes of Glory (1960)
Sergeant Bridge Hotel
Edge of Fury (1958)
X the Unknown (1957)
Maj. Cartwright
The Long Haul (1957)
Superintdent Macrea
The Big Frame (1953)
Peters
Angels One Five (1952)
The Man with My Face (1951)
Buster Cox
Lady Godiva Rides Again (1951)
Buller
Chance of a Lifetime (1950)
Private Angelo (1949)
The Spider (1945)
Burns
Pin Up Girl (1944)
Tommy Dooley
Four Jills in a Jeep (1944)
Capt. Ted Warren

Producer (Feature Film)

The Ribald Tales of Robin Hood (1969)
Producer

Music (Feature Film)

Grosse Pointe Blank (1997)
Song

Costume-Wardrobe (Feature Film)

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
Armour weapons Supervisor, Weta Workshop
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
Armour weapons/standby, Weta Workshop
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
Armour weapons/Standby, Weta Workshop

Art Department (Feature Film)

King Kong (2005)
Supervisor, Specialty weapons & props

Film Production - Lighting/Electrical (Feature Film)

Unborn II (1994)
Bestboy Electrician

Film Production - Main (Feature Film)

Hellfire (1995)
Gaffer

Film Production - Lighting/Electrical (Special)

A Hard Rain (1994)
Electrician

Misc. Crew (Special)

The Myth (2001)
Caterer

Life Events

Videos

Movie Clip

Pin Up Girl (1944) - Don't Carry Tales Out Of School Miffed New York night club star Molly (Martha Raye) calls Lorry (Betty Grable, with pal Dorothea Kent, from Missouri) on her claim she starred in a just-closed Broadway show, so owner Joe E. Brown introduces her for a number by James V. Monaco and Mack Gordon, in Pin Up Girl, 1944.
Four Jills In A Jeep (1943) - You Look Like Somebody I've Seen Just arrived on a base in England, in a story supposedly based on their own real experience on USO tours, Kay Francis, sparky Martha Raye, blonde Carole Landis and Mitzi Mayfair get collected by their minder Eddie (Phil Silvers), and meet handsome flier Ted (John Harvey), early in Four Jills In A Jeep, 1943.
Pin Up Girl (1944) - We're In Musical Comedy Navy hero Tommy (John Harvey) and pal Dud (Dave Willock) are the toast of New York, greeted by Eddie (Joe E. Brown) at his night club, not knowing Lorry and Kay (Betty Grable, Dorothea Kent) have fibbed to get his table, Martha Raye with an original song by James V. Monaco and Mack Gordon, in Pin Up Girl, 1944.
Psychopath, The (1966) - Danger Road Up Immediately after the credits and not much to go on, a Mini Cooper, a violinist (John Harvey), a red Volvo and a doll, from the 1966 thriller The Psychopath, directed by the famous Hammer Films cameraman Freddie Francis, starring Patrick Wymark.
X The Unknown - Good Reading Soldiers learning to use a Geiger counter on a Scottish bog, clumsy Lancing (Kenneth Cope) finds something other than the harmless test signal, scientist Banneman (Peter Hammond) following up as trouble ensues, early in X: The Unknown, 1957.

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