Jack Webb

Jack Webb
1920 - 1982

Jack Webb  American Actor

John Randolph "Jack" Webb (April 2, 1920 – December 23, 1982), also known by the pen name John Randolph, was an American actor, television producer, director, and screenwriter, who is most famous for his role as Sgt. Joe Friday in the Dragnet fr...

Confirmed Relationships8
Longest Relationship7 yrs, 10 mths
Average Relationship Length2 yrs, 9 mths
Rumored Relationships2
First Name Jack
Middle Name Randolph
Last Name Webb
Full Name at Birth John Randolph Webb
Age 62 (age at death) years
Birthday 2nd April, 1920
Birthplace Santa Monica, California, USA
Died 23rd December, 1982
Place of Death West Hollywood, California, USA
Cause of Death Heart attack
Height 5' 10" (178 cm)
Build Average
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Distinctive Feature Rapid Fire delivery, A buzzsaw flattop haircut. He first wore it for the title role of The D.I. (1957) and kept it for the rest of his career., Gravelly Voice
Zodiac Sign Aries
Sexuality Straight
Religion Roman Catholic
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
High School Belmont High School
Occupation Text Actor, Writer, Director
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Dragnet
Music Genre Easy Listening
Year(s) Active 1954–78, 1946–1979
Music Style Pop/Rock, Orchestral Pop, Lounge, Celebrity
Brand Endorsement Fatima cigarettes, (1954) Print ad: Chesterfield cigarettes., (1960) Theater commercial (PSA): American Lung Association's Christmas Seals campaign, shown in theaters during intermission.
Official Websites www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=1401, www.nndb.com/people/941/000043812/
Father Samuel Chester Webb
Mother Margaret Smith
Friend William Holden
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Jack Webb62 AriesActor
Opal Wright-
Janis Paige93 VirgoActress
Sally Todd81 GeminiActress
Jackie Loughery86 AriesActress
Lynn Thomas40 AquariusModel
Mary Castle67 AquariusActress
Dorothy Towne-Personality
Julie London74 LibraSinger
Mamie Van Doren85 AquariusActress
Jo Morrow76 ScorpioActress
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Female11th January, 195066 years old
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Project U.F.O.1978 Narrator, Announcer TV Show
O'Hara, U.S. Treasury1971 Narrator TV Show
The Partners1971 Commissioner Norton TV Show
Dragnet 19661969 Sgt. Joe Friday TV Movie
Adam-121968 Announcer TV Show
Star Spangled Salesman1968 Security Man Short Film
Patrol Dogs of the United States Air Force1968 Narrator Short Film
Dragnet 19671967 Sergeant Joe Friday TV Show
The Jerry Lewis Show1967 Sergeant Joe Friday TV Show
Red Nightmare1962 On-Camera Narrator Short Film
G.E. True1962 Narrator, John Burke, Host - Narrator TV Show
The Last Time I Saw Archie1961 William 'Bill' Bowers Movie
A Force in Readiness1961 On-Camera Narrator Movie
-30-1959 Sam Gatlin Movie
The D.I.1957 Gunnery Sgt. Jim Moore Movie
Pete Kelly's Blues1955 Pete Kelly Movie
Dragnet1954 Sergeant Joe Friday Movie
Appointment with Danger1951 Joe Regas Movie
You're in the Navy Now1951 Ens. Anthony 'Tony' Barbo Movie
Dragnet1951 Sgt. Joe Friday TV Show
Chesterfield Sound Off Time1951 Sgt. Joe Friday TV Show
Dark City1950 Augie Movie
Halls of Montezuma1950 Correspondent Dickerman Movie
Sunset Blvd.1950 Artie Green Movie
The Men1950 Norm Movie
Sword in the Desert1949 Hoffman (uncredited) Movie
He Walked by Night1948 Lee Whitey Movie
Hollow Triumph1948 Bullseye (uncredited) Movie
Three on a Match1932 Boy in Schoolyard (uncredited) Movie
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Comments on Jack Webb

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karl59Aug 12, 2009

Mamie Van Doren claims that Jack Webb assaulted her.

SherryMay 24, 2009

Jack Webb never looked at Mamie Van Doren twice. Only she says so AFTER his death. Jack and half of Hollywood wouldn`t touch her. The majority of her encounters are fabricated! Please correct this info!

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