John Dehner

John Dehner
1915 - 1992
John Dehner  American Actor

John Dehner dating history


John Dehner was previously married to Evelyn Severance (1973 - 1992) and Roma Leonore Meyers (1941 - 1970).


American Actor John Dehner was born John Dehner Forkum on 23rd November, 1915 in Richmond [now Staten Island], New York City, New York, USA and passed away on 4th Feb 1992 Santa Barbara, California, USA aged 76. He is most remembered for The Boys from Brazil. His zodiac sign is Sagittarius.

John Dehner was in an on-screen matchup with Frances Bavier in The Andy Griffith Show (1960).

John Dehner is a member of the following lists: American film actors, American television actors and People from Los Angeles, California.


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Married2 29 years 24 years 19 years, 1 month
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First Name John
Middle Name Dehner
Last Name Forkum
Full Name at Birth John Dehner Forkum
Alternative Name John Dehner Forkum, John Dehner
Age 76 (age at death) years
Birthday 23rd November, 1915
Birthplace Richmond [now Staten Island], New York City, New York, USA
Died 4th February, 1992
Place of Death Santa Barbara, California, USA
Cause of Death (emphysema And Diabetes)
Buried Carpinteria Cemetery in Carpinteria, California
Height 6' 2" (188 cm)
Build Average
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Brown - Light
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actor
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame The Boys from Brazil
Year(s) Active 1941-1988, 1940–1989

John Dehner (born John Forkum; November 23, 1915 – February 4, 1992) was an American actor and animator. He had a long and prolific career in radio, television, and film, often as droll villains. Between 1940 and 1989, he appeared in over 260 films, television series, and made-for-television movies.

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War and Remembrance1988Adm. Ernest KingTV Show
Jagged Edge1985Judge CarriganMovie
The Colbys1985Billy Joe Erskine, Sam ErskineTV Show
The Right Stuff1983Henry LuceMovie
The Winds of War1983Adm. Ernest KingTV Show
Bare Essence1983Hadden MarshallTV Show
Hardcastle and McCormick1983Guenther RiesemanTV Show
Airplane II: The Sequel1982The CommissionerMovie
Bare Essence1982Hadden MarshallTV Movie
California Gold Rush1981Captain John SutterTV Movie
Nothing Personal1980SenatorMovie
Enos1980Lt. Jacob Broggi, Lt. Joseph BroggiTV Show
Hart to Hart1979Dodsworth NashTV Show
Young Maverick1979Marshal Edge TroyTV Show
The Boys from Brazil1978Henry WheelockMovie
Greatest Heroes of the Bible1978DebuknarTV Show
Fun with Dick and Jane1977Jane's FatherMovie
The Lincoln Conspiracy1977Col. Lafayette C. BakerMovie
Dead of Night1977NarratorTV Movie
Big Hawaii1977Barrett FearsTV Show
Danger in Paradise1977Barrett FearsTV Movie
The Killer Inside Me1976Bob MaplesMovie
How the West Was Won1976Bishop BenjaminTV Show
Quincy M.E.1976Dr. Ronald ShaferTV Show
Guardian of the Wilderness1976John MuirMovie
The New Daughters of Joshua Cabe1976Warden ManneringTV Movie
Barbary Coast1975General Everett BartonTV Show
Ellery Queen1975George TisdaleTV Show
S.W.A.T.1975Gen. WoodwardTV Show
Switch1975Mr. SimonTV Show
McCoy1975BishopTV Show
The Missiles of October1974Dean Acheson - Former Secretary of StateTV Movie
Kolchak: The Night Stalker1974Capt. Vernon RauschTV Show
Movin' On1974Mr. LanierTV Show
Petrocelli1974Dr. Leo StegnerTV Show
The Rockford Files1974Inspector DeMartonis, Judge LymanTV Show
Honky Tonk1974BrazosTV Movie
The Day of the Dolphin1973WallingfordMovie
The Magician1973Simon RussellTV Show
Slaughterhouse-Five1972Prof. RumfoordMovie
The New Temperatures Rising Show1972Dr. Charles Cleveland ClaverTV Show
Support Your Local Gunfighter1971Col. AmesMovie
Columbo1971Commodore Otis Swanson, Roland PangbornTV Show
My Wives Jane1971Vic SempleTV Movie
Dirty Dingus Magee1970Brig. Gen. GeorgeMovie
The Cheyenne Social Club1970Clay Carroll (uncredited)Movie
Tiger by the Tail1970Sheriff Chancey JonesMovie
The Silent Force1970Judge CaldwellTV Show
Quarantined1970Dr. John BedfordTV Movie
Stiletto1969District Attorney Frank SimpsonMovie
Love, American Style1969Judge (segment "Love and the Secret Spouse")TV Show
The Immortal1969George AllisonTV Show
Then Came Bronson1969Sid CasperTV Show
The Queen and I1969Moose MitchellTV Show
Something for a Lonely Man1968Sam BattTV Movie
Hawaii Five-O1968Anthony Del VecchiTV Show
Land of the Giants1968Lt. GraysonTV Show
The Doris Day Show1968Cyril BennettTV Show
The Outcasts1968Colonel RomulusTV Show
Winchester 731967High-Spade Johnny DeanTV Movie
Captain Nice1967MedulaTV Show
Ironside1967The ColonelTV Show
Judd for the Defense1967Byron Shellenbach, SchellenbachTV Show
Mannix1967Jim ClamanTV Show
The Flying Nun1967Capt. Daniel J. DolgerTV Show
The High Chaparral1967Captain Surtee, Gar BurnettTV Show
Jericho1966Oberlieutenant Werner HobstTV Show
Mission: Impossible1966Dan WhelanTV Show
T.H.E. Cat1966El GansoTV Show
Tarzan1966CrosbyTV Show
The Monroes1966Pete LamsonTV Show
The Road West1966Dr. KrugerTV Show
The Hallelujah Trail1965Narrator (uncredited)Movie
A Man Called Shenandoah1965MoberlyTV Show
Branded1965Joshua MurdockTV Show
F Troop1965Professor Cornelius ClydeTV Show
Get Smart1965Colonel Kyle K. KirbyTV Show
Hogan's Heroes1965Colonel Backscheider, General von PlatzenTV Show
O.K. Crackerby!1965Ol' SamTV Show
Run for Your Life1965Eliot PonasTV Show
The Big Valley1965Daddy CadeTV Show
The Wild Wild West1965John Maxwell Avery, TorresTV Show
Morning Star1965Stan Manning #1 (1965)TV Show
Youngblood Hawke1964Scotty HawkeMovie
The Baileys of Balboa1964Commodore Cecil WyntoonTV Show
The Man from U.N.C.L.E.1964Dr. Parviz KharmusiTV Show
The Rogues1964Taylor C. GrantTV Show
Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea1964BorgmanTV Show
Mr. and Mrs.1964Mr. HendersonTV Movie
Critic's Choice1963S.P. ChamplainMovie
East Side/West Side1963John ManulisTV Show
Temple Houston1963Jed Dobbs, Mayor Benedict WilliamsTV Show
The Great Adventure1963President Thomas JeffersonTV Show
The Greatest Show on Earth1963AubreyTV Show
Glynis1963Willie the FinkTV Show
The Chapman Report1962Geoffrey HarnishMovie
Combat!1962Gen. Armand BouchardTV Show
Empire1962Dan TaborTV Show
Stoney Burke1962Zack MundorfTV Show
The Beverly Hillbillies1962Rex GoodbodyTV Show
The Gallant Men1962Capt. RauchTV Show
The Virginian1962Frank Sturgis, Marshall Eliazer Teague, Morgan StarrTV Show
The Canadians1961Frank BooneMovie
Aquamania1961Narrator (voice, uncredited)Short Film
The Litterbug1961Narrator (voice, uncredited)Short Film
Checkmate1960George ShayTV Show
Insight1960Jeffrey Chronister, Real SelfTV Show
Stagecoach West1960'Henchard', Colonel Sam Carlin, Sandy CampbellTV Show
Surfside 61960Dan Castle, Francisco HernandezTV Show
The Andy Griffith Show1960Colonel HarveyTV Show
The Aquanauts1960MaxTV Show
The Roaring 20's1960Duke WilliamsTV Show
The Westerner1960'Burgundy Smith', Burgundy SmithTV Show
Vice Raid1960Narrator (uncredited)Movie
The Brothers Brannagan1960Frank LucasTV Show
The Tom Ewell Show1960Newton PickeringTV Show
Cast a Long Shadow1959Chip DonohueMovie
Invisible Invaders1959Narrator (uncredited)Movie
Timbuktu1959Emir Bhaki - aka The Lion of the DesertMovie
Adventures in Paradise1959Paul JordanTV Show
Black Saddle1959Aaron Robinson, Park ForrestTV Show
Bonanza1959Captain Pender, Jean LafitteTV Show
Hawaiian Eye1959Ishmael CarmichaelTV Show
Laramie1959Jack SladeTV Show
Law of the Plainsman1959Walter ShannonTV Show
Philip Marlowe1959Brother AaronTV Show
Rawhide1959Ben Kerran, Capt. Francis Cabot, Straw ColemanTV Show
Startime1959CommentatorTV Show
The Alaskans1959Cornish, Soapy SmithTV Show
The Rebel1959John SimsTV Show
The Untouchables1959Huey BarkerTV Show
The Twilight Zone1959Alan Richards, Captain Allenby, Jared GarrityTV Show
The David Niven Show1959Tom EdwardsTV Show
Wichita Town1959Lew LowryTV Show
Man of the West1958ClaudeMovie
The Left Handed Gun1958Pat GarrettMovie
77 Sunset Strip1958Dr. Burke, John Dehner, McGillTV Show
Bat Masterson1958Marshal Ben Holt, SheriffTV Show
Bronco1958Ben Cullen, Narrator, Otis DameyerTV Show
Cimarron City1958Will BuckleyTV Show
Lawman1958Ben WyattTV Show
The Rifleman1958Al Walker, Maj. Aaron King, Wood BartellTV Show
The Texan1958Major RandolphTV Show
Wanted: Dead or Alive1958Abraham Saxon, Grant Mandeville, Sheriff HayesTV Show
Yancy Derringer1958Col. TateTV Show
Apache Territory1958Grant KimbroughMovie
The Girl in Black Stockings1957Sheriff Jess HolmesMovie
Trooper Hook1957Fred SutliffMovie
Goodyear Theatre1957Walter HoweyTV Show
Have Gun - Will Travel1957Ben MarquetteTV Show
Maverick1957Archie Walker, Big Ed Murphy, Luther CannonbaughTV Show
Perry Mason1957Major LewisTV Show
Tales of Wells Fargo1957Big Willy Crane, Cather, Wade CatherTV Show
The Real McCoys1957Roger BrewsterTV Show
The Restless Gun1957Aaron Dixon, George Temple, Sheriff Heck PartridgeTV Show
Wagon Train1957Cleve Colter, Ned RossiterTV Show
Zorro1957ViceroyTV Show
Revolt at Fort Laramie1957Maj. Seth BradnerMovie
The Iron Sheriff1957Roger PollackMovie
Alcoa Theatre1957TV Show
Date with the Angels1957Norman DunbarTV Show
Big-Foot Wallace1957Captain DegasTV Movie
Carousel1956Mr. BascombeMovie
A Day of Fury1956Preacher JasonMovie
Please Murder Me1956Ray WillisMovie
Tension at Table Rock1956HamptonMovie
The Fastest Gun Alive1956Taylor SwopeMovie
Playhouse 901956Colonel TedescoTV Show
The Sheriff of Cochise1956BradfordTV Show
Zane Grey Theater1956Colonel Overton, Jim Brayden, Marshal Tom HarveyTV Show
Tales of the 77th Bengal Lancers1956Major Kevin McPhersonTV Show
Terror at Midnight1956Lew HanlonMovie
The Forest Ranger1956Frank JenningsTV Movie
Tall Man Riding1955Ames LuddingtonMovie
The King's Thief1955Capt HerrickMovie
The Prodigal1955JoramMovie
The Scarlet Coat1955Nathanael GreeneMovie
Top Gun1955Tom QuentinMovie
Cheyenne1955NagelTV Show
Gunsmoke1955Caleb, Paolo Scanzano, Sam WallTV Show
Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre1955General Hugh Marley, Henry Latham, McDermottTV Show
Matinee Theatre1955Captain Miles StandishTV Show
The Millionaire1955Prof. RidgelyTV Show
Duel on the Mississippi1955Jules TulaneMovie
The Man from Bitter Ridge1955Ranse JackmanMovie
Crusader1955Wilson FosterTV Show
Frontier1955John Masterson, YancyTV Show
The Soldiers1955CaptainTV Show
The Bowery Boys Meet the Monsters1954Dr. Derek GravesendMovie
Stories of the Century1954Sheriff Henry PlummerTV Show
The Magical World of Disney1954Cyrus, Jason Gore, NarratorTV Show
Waterfront1954Al CataniaTV Show
Southwest Passage1954Matt CarrollMovie
Adventures of the Falcon1954Vic KillemanTV Show
Strauss Fantasy1954Announcer (uncredited)Short Film
M-G-M Jubilee Overture1954Narrator (uncredited)Short Film
Man on a Tightrope1953The ChiefMovie
The Steel Lady1953Sid BarloweMovie
Vicki1953Police Capt. J. 'Chief' Donald (uncredited)Movie
Fort Algiers1953Major ColleMovie
Gun Belt1953Matt RingoMovie
Powder River1953Harvey LoganMovie
The Man Behind the Badge1953Capt. Harold D. SmithTV Show
Your Play Time1953TV Show
Cripple Creek1952Emil CabeauMovie
Plymouth Adventure1952Gilbert WinslowMovie
The Gauntlet1952Narrator (uncredited)Movie
Cavalcade of America1952TV Show
Four Star Playhouse1952Capt. Bowns, Charles Quine, Gen. HatfieldTV Show
Aladdin and His Lamp1952Prince BokraMovie
California Conquest1952Fredo BriosMovie
Harem Girl1952KhalilMovie
Lady in the Iron Mask1952Count de FourrierMovie
Desert Passage1952BronsonMovie
Junction City1952Emmett SandersonMovie
Chevron Theatre1952TV Show
Lorna Doone1951Baron de WichehalseMovie
Ten Tall Men1951JardineMovie
The Texas Rangers1951John Wesley 'Wes' HardinMovie
Schlitz Playhouse1951Capt. Thomas FlynnTV Show
The Adventures of Kit Carson1951George GrahamTV Show
Al Jennings of Oklahoma1951Tom MarsdenMovie
China Corsair1951PedroMovie
Corky of Gasoline Alley1951Jefferson Jay - Confidence Man (uncredited)Movie
Hot Lead1951Turk Thorne - aka John H. SmithMovie
When the Redskins Rode1951John DelmontMovie
Fort Savage Raiders1951Capt. Michael CraydonMovie
Backfire1950Blake - Plainclothes Cop (uncredited)Movie
Destination Murder1950Frank NilesMovie
Rogues of Sherwood Forest1950Sir Baldric (uncredited)Movie
Three Secrets1950Gordon Crossley (uncredited)Movie
Big Town1950TV Show
Lux Video Theatre1950Baron DeBalbus, Gilbert Simmone, LloydTV Show
Captive Girl1950HakimMovie
David Harding, Counterspy1950Frank Reynolds (uncredited)Movie
Dynamite Pass1950Anson ThurberMovie
Last of the Buccaneers1950Sgt. BelchueMovie
The Flying Missile1950Lieutenant Commander (uncredited)Movie
Dangerous Assignment1950Capt. Riki, CarsonTV Show
Texas Dynamo1950StantonMovie
Counterspy Meets Scotland Yard1950Agent Bob ReynoldsMovie
Tulsa1949Oilman (uncredited)Movie
Fireside Theatre1949TV Show
Bandits of El Dorado1949Charles BrutonMovie
State Department: File 6491949Third Oral Examiner (uncredited)Movie
Prejudice1949Office Bigot (uncredited)Movie
Barbary Pirate1949Murad ReisMovie
Bodyhold1949Sir Raphael BrokenridgeMovie
Feudin' Rhythm1949Serious Actor (uncredited)Movie
Horsemen of the Sierras1949Duke WebsterMovie
I Cheated the Law1949Newspaperman (uncredited)Movie
Kazan1949Henri Le ClercMovie
The Secret of St. Ives1949CouguelatMovie
Mary Ryan, Detective1949Belden (uncredited)Movie
Riders of the Pony Express1949John Dakin (Joseph Dakin in credits)Movie
He Walked by Night1948Assistant Bureau Chief (uncredited)Movie
Dream Girl1948Radio Announcer (uncredited)Movie
Let's Live a Little1948Dempster (uncredited)Movie
Bury Me Dead1947Reporter (uncredited)Short Film
Golden Earrings1947SS Officer with Hoff (uncredited)Movie
It's a Joke, Son!1947Reporter (uncredited)Movie
Big Town1947Willard Erskine (uncredited)Movie
Blonde Savage1947Joe ComstockMovie
Vigilantes of Boomtown1947Bob FitzsimmonsMovie
O.S.S.1946German Radar Captain (uncredited)Movie
Her Kind of Man1946Guest (uncredited)Movie
Out California Way1946Rod MasonMovie
The Catman of Paris1946GeorgesMovie
The Last Crooked Mile1946Jarvis - Gang LeaderMovie
The Searching Wind1946American Reporter in Paris (uncredited)Movie
Rendezvous 241946Harris (uncredited)Movie
The Undercover Woman1946Walter HughesMovie
Captain Eddie1945Ambulance Attendant (uncredited)Movie
Christmas in Connecticut1945State Trooper #2 (uncredited)Movie
State Fair1945Hog Contest Announcer (uncredited)Movie
The Corn Is Green1945Miner with Pipe in Bar (uncredited)Movie
Club Havana1945Jeffreys (uncredited)Movie
She Went to the Races1945Winner's Announcer (uncredited)Movie
Twice Blessed1945Contest Announcer (uncredited)Movie
Hollywood Canteen1944Norwegian Sailor (uncredited)Movie
Lake Placid Serenade1944Radio Announcer (uncredited)Movie
Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo1944Lieutenant Commander (uncredited)Movie
Tarzan's Desert Mystery1943Prince Ameer (uncredited)Movie
Bellboy Donald1942Various (uncredited)Short Film
The Reluctant Dragon1941Tall Baby Weems Storyboard Artist with Mustache (uncredited)Movie
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