John Saxon

Born Aug 5, 1936

John Saxon is an American actor who has worked on over 200 projects during the span of sixty years. Saxon is most known for his work in horror films such as A Nightmare on Elm Street and Black Christmas, both of which feature Saxon as a policeman in search of the killer. He is also known for his role as Roper in the 1973 film Enter the Dragon, in which he starred with Bruce Lee and Jim Kelly.… Read More

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1935 Birth Born on August 5, 1935.


1966 30 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1966, he starred in Curtis Harrington's Sci-Fi/Horror classic, Queen of Blood, along with Basil Rathbone and Dennis Hopper.
1967 31 Years Old He portrayed Marco Polo in episode 26 of The Time Tunnel ("Attack of the Barbarians"), originally airing March 10, 1967.
1972 36 Years Old He again played a Mexican, this time a revolutionary named Luis Chama, in 1972, supporting Clint Eastwood and Robert Duvall in Joe Kidd.
1973 37 Years Old He appeared in 1973's Enter the Dragon Bruce Lee's first starring role in a Hollywood feature.
1974 38 Years Old In 1974 he appeared as the police chief Fuller in the Canadian production of Black Christmas; from 1974-76, he appeared in The Six Million Dollar Man, first as Major Frederick Sloan and then as Nedlick. This role also extended into The Bionic Woman. The actor's likeness was later used for the Kenner action-figure doll called 'Maskatron' which was based on the series. Saxon played Hunt Sears, head of a breakfast cereal conglomerate, opposite Robert Redford and Jane Fonda in the 1979, Oscar-nominated film The Electric Horseman.


1982 46 Years Old He appeared in the 1982 TV movie Rooster, and appeared in the last week of the game show Whew! … Read More
1983 47 Years Old He appeared twice, in different roles, in The A-Team in 1983 and 1985. … Read More


2010 74 Years Old He was a special guest on the Creation Entertainment - Weekend of Horrors 2010 on 21 May in L.A. … Read More
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