John Ireland

Born Jan 30, 1914

John Benjamin Ireland was a Canadian actor and film director

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1914 Birth Ireland was born John Benjamin Ireland in Vancouver, British Columbia on January 30, 1914. … Read More


1940 26 Years Old He was married three times; first from 1940–1949, to Elaine Sheldon, by whom he had two sons named John and Peter. … Read More


1945 31 Years Old Ireland made his screen-debut as Private Windy, the thoughtful letter-writing GI, in the 1945 war film A Walk in the Sun. … Read More


1955 41 Years Old He also starred as an innocent man-on-the-run in the 1955 original The Fast and the Furious and had a key role as the gladiator Crixus in the Stanley Kubrick 1960 spectacle Spartacus, co-starring with Kirk Douglas.
1959 45 Years Old In 1959, Ireland appeared as Chris Slade, with Karl Swenson as Ansel Torgin, in the episode "The Fight Back" of the NBC western series, Riverboat. … Read More
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In 1960, Ireland starred as Winch in the CBS western series, Rawhide episode "Incident of the Garden of Eden". … Read More


1965 51 Years Old By the mid-1960s, he was seen as the star of B-movies such as I Saw What You Did, In 1965, he played role of Jed Colby, a trail scout in Rawhide on American television. … Read More
1967 53 Years Old In 1967, he appeared on Bonanza with Michael Landon in the episode "Judgement at Red Creek". … Read More


1988 74 Years Old He was seen in the War of the Worlds episode "Eye for an Eye" in 1988. … Read More
1992 78 Years Old On March 21, 1992, Ireland died in Santa Barbara, California of leukemia at the age of 78. … Read More
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