John Kerr

Actor + Lawyer
Born Nov 15, 1931

John Kerr is an American actor from a family rooted in British and Broadway stage, and a lawyer.

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1931 Birth Born on November 15, 1931.


1952 20 Years Old He met Priscilla Smith while taking a class in Serbo-Croatian language and literature at Harvard; they were married December 28, 1952, and divorced in 1972.
1953 21 Years Old He made his Broadway debut in 1953 in Mary Coyle Chase's Bernardine, a high-school comedy for which he won a Theatre World Award. … Read More
1954 22 Years Old Kerr's first acting role was in 1954 on NBC's Justice as a basketball player who believes that gamblers have ruined his success on the court. … Read More


1963 31 Years Old In 1963, Mr Kerr had a continuing role on "Arrest and Trial" playing Assistant DA Barry Pine.
1965 33 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1965, Kerr guest starred on NBC's The Alfred Hitchcock Hour.
1966 34 Years Old Around 1966-67, Kerr took an interest in film directing, and worked as an apprentice with Leo Penn, who was then directing episodes of the Ben Gazzara television series Run for Your Life - but Kerr was quickly disenchanted by the mundane aspects of the work, and applied to and was accepted at UCLA Law School.
1970 38 Years Old He graduated law school, and passed the California bar in 1970. … Read More


1979 47 Years Old He married Barbara Chu in 1979. … Read More


1986 54 Years Old His last appearance as an actor was in 1986, in a minor role in The Park Is Mine, a made-for-TV movie starring Tommy Lee Jones.
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