John Houseman

John Houseman
1902 - 1988

John Houseman  Romanian Actor


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John Houseman was previously married to Zita Johann (1929).

John Houseman was in a relationship with Joan Fontaine.


Romanian Actor John Houseman was born Jacques Haussmann on 22nd September, 1902 in Bucharest, Romania and passed away on 31st Oct 1988 Malibu, California, USA aged 86. He is most remembered for The Fog, The Paper Chase. His zodiac sign is Virgo.

John Houseman is a member of the following lists: American film actors, American film producers and Best Supporting Actor Golden Globe (film) winners.


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First Name John
Last Name Houseman
Full Name at Birth Jacques Haussmann
Alternative Name John Houseman, Jacques Haussmann
Age 86 (age at death) years
Birthday 22nd September, 1902
Birthplace Bucharest, Romania
Died 31st October, 1988
Place of Death Malibu, California, USA
Buried Cremated, Ashes scattered at sea
Build Average
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Grey
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality Romanian
Occupation Text Actor, Film Producer
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame The Fog, The Paper Chase
Year(s) Active 1930–1988
Friend Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Howard Hawks

John Houseman (born Jacques Haussmann; September 22, 1902 – October 31, 1988) was a Romanian-born British-American actor and producer of theatre, film, and television. He became known for his highly publicized collaboration with director Orson Welles from their days in the Federal Theatre Project through to the production of Citizen Kane and his collaboration, as producer of The Blue Dahlia, with writer Raymond Chandler on the screenplay. He is perhaps best known for his role as Professor Charles W. Kingsfield in the film The Paper Chase (1973), for which he won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. He reprised his role as Kingsfield in the 1978 television series adaptation.

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John Houseman86 VirgoActor
Zita Johann89 CancerActress
Joan Fontaine96 LibraActress


Another Woman1988Marion's FatherMovie
Bright Lights, Big City1988Mr. VogelMovie
Scrooged1988John HousemanMovie
The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!1988Driving Instructor (uncredited)Movie
Lincoln1988Gen. Winfield ScottTV Show
Noble House1988Sir Geoffrey AllisonTV Show
A.D.1985GamalielTV Show
A Rose for Emily1983Narrator (voice)Short Film
The Winds of War1983Aaron JastrowTV Show
Murder by Phone1982Stanley MarkowitzMovie
Marco Polo1982Patriarch of AquileiaTV Show
Silver Spoons1982Grandpa StrattonTV Show
Freedom to Speak1982Benjamin FranklinTV Show
Ghost Story1981Sears JamesMovie
Writing: Plain & Fancy1981NarratorShort Film
My Bodyguard1980DobbsMovie
The Fog1980Mr. MachenMovie
Wholly Moses!1980ArchangelMovie
A Christmas Without Snow1980Ephraim AdamsTV Movie
Gideon's Trumpet1980Chief Justice, Offscreen NarratorTV Movie
The Babysitter1980Dr. LindquistTV Movie
American Playhouse1980Network NewscasterTV Show
Old Boyfriends1979Dr. HoffmanMovie
The French Atlantic Affair1979Dr. Archady ClemensTV Show
The Last Convertible1979Dr. WetherellTV Show
The Associates1979Professor KingsfieldTV Show
The Cheap Detective1978Jasper BlubberMovie
Mork & Mindy1978MiltTV Show
The Paper Chase1978Professor Charles W. Kingsfield Jr.TV Show
Aspen1977Joseph Merrill DrummondTV Show
Our Town1977Professor Willard (scenes deleted)TV Movie
The Best of Families1977HostTV Show
The Displaced Person1977Father FlynnTV Movie
Washington: Behind Closed Doors1977Myron DunnTV Show
St. Ives1976Abner ProcaneMovie
Captains and the Kings1976Judge Newell ChisholmTV Show
Six Characters in Search of an Author1976The DirectorTV Movie
The Adams Chronicles1976Justice GridleyTV Show
The Bionic Woman1976Dr. FranklinTV Show
Truman at Potsdam1976Winston ChurchillTV Movie
Hazard's People1976John HazardTV Movie
Three Days of the Condor1975Mr. WabashMovie
Fear on Trial1975Mike CollinsTV Movie
The Six Million Dollar Man1974Doctor FranklinTV Show
The Paper Chase1973KingsfieldMovie
Great Performances1971Dr. FawcettTV Show
Seven Days in May1964Vice-Adm. Farley C. Barnswell (uncredited)Movie
Too Much Johnson1938Duelist, Keystone KopShort Film
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Posted commentsView all comments (2)

jekuper2010jekuper2010Apr 10, 2011

Great actor. I love the accent

p.haasMar 21, 2009

I`m from his father`s family and know about the family story in Alsace (Fegersheim)and would be happy to be in contact with his children(if he had some???)

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