John Payne

John Payne
1912 - 1989
John Payne  American Actor

John Payne dating history


John Payne was previously married to Alexandra Crowell Curtis (1953 - 1989), Gloria DeHaven (1944 - 1951) and Anne Shirley (1937 - 1943).

John Payne was in relationships with Coleen Gray (1952 - 1953), Lina Romay (1951 - 1952), Estelita Rodriguez (1949), Elyse Knox (1943), Sheila Ryan (1942), Jane Russell (1942 - 1943), Andrea Leeds (1936) and Audrey Totter.

John Payne had encounters with Arleen Whelan (1953), Susan Morrow (1951) and Lynn Bari (1941).

John Payne is rumoured to have hooked up with Barbara Bates (1952).


American Actor John Payne was born John Howard Payne on 23rd May, 1912 in Roanoke, Virginia and passed away on 6th Dec 1989 Malibu, CA aged 77. He is most remembered for Miracle on 34th Street. His zodiac sign is Gemini.

John Payne was in 4 on-screen matchups, including Betty Grable in Springtime in the Rockies (1942), Donna Reed in Raiders of the Seven Seas (1953), Mari Blanchard in Rails Into Laramie (1954) and Maureen O'Hara in To the Shores of Tripoli (1942).

John Payne is a member of the following lists: American film actors, American television actors and American voice actors.


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Relationship Statistics

Married3 37 years, 11 months 17 years, 1 month -
Dating8 87 years, 3 months 20 years, 6 months -
Encounter3 7 months, 2 days 3 months, 11 days 1 month, 1 day
Rumoured1 2 months, 1 day - -
Total15 87 years, 3 months 14 years, 5 months 1 month, 1 day


First Name John
Last Name Payne
Full Name at Birth John Howard Payne
Age 77 (age at death) years
Birthday 23rd May, 1912
Birthplace Roanoke, Virginia
Died 6th December, 1989
Place of Death Malibu, CA
Buried Cremated, Ashes scattered at sea
Height 6' 0" (183 cm)
Build Athletic
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Black
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
University Columbia University, Voice, Juilliard, Roanoke College, Ph.D in Philosophy, Cambridge University
Occupation Text Actor, singer
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Miracle on 34th Street
Year(s) Active 1934–1975
Family Member Julie Payne (Daughter), Katharine Towne (Grandaughter)

John Howard Payne (May 23, 1912 – December 6, 1989) was an American film actor who is mainly remembered from film noir crime stories and 20th Century Fox musical films, and for his leading roles in Miracle on 34th Street and the NBC Western television series The Restless Gun.

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John Payne77 GeminiActor
Arleen Whelan78 VirgoActress
Barbara Bates43 LeoActress
Coleen Gray92 ScorpioActress
Alexandra Crowell Curtis-
Susan Morrow53 GeminiActress
Lina Romay91 CapricornActress
Estelita Rodriguez37 CancerActress
Gloria DeHaven91 CancerActress
Elyse Knox94 SagittariusActress
Sheila Ryan54 GeminiActress
Jane Russell89 GeminiActress
Lynn Bari75 SagittariusActress
Anne Shirley75 AriesActress
Andrea Leeds70 LeoActress
Audrey Totter95 SagittariusActress
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NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
JulieFemale11th September, 194082 years oldAnne Shirley
KathleenFemale194578 years oldGloria DeHaven
ThomasMale194776 years oldGloria DeHaven


Hunter1976TV Show
Cade's County1971Clement StarkTV Show
Columbo1971Ned DiamondTV Show
The Name of the Game1968Russ (FBI Agent)TV Show
They Ran for Their Lives1968Bob MartinMovie
The Dick Powell Theatre1961James J. FittsTV Show
O'Conner's Ocean1960Tom O'ConnerTV Movie
The Restless Gun1957Gene Baroda, Jebediah Bonner, Vint BonnerTV Show
Bailout at 43,0001957Major Paul PetersonMovie
Hidden Fear1957Mike BrentMovie
Rebel in Town1956John WilloughbyMovie
Slightly Scarlet1956Ben GraceMovie
The Boss1956Matt BradyMovie
Zane Grey Theater1956Clint BelmetTV Show
Hold Back the Night1956Capt. Sam McKenzieMovie
Tennessee's Partner1955TennesseeMovie
Gunsmoke1955Amos GentryTV Show
Hell's Island1955Mike CormackMovie
Santa Fe Passage1955Kirby RandolphMovie
The Road to Denver1955Bill MayhewMovie
Rails Into Laramie1954Jefferson HarderMovie
Silver Lode1954Dan BallardMovie
Studio 571954Mike ConnerTV Show
The Best of Broadway1954C.K. Dexter HavenTV Show
99 River Street1953Ernie DriscollMovie
Raiders of the Seven Seas1953BarbarossaMovie
G.E. True Theater1953Father Gerringer, JinglesTV Show
The Vanquished1953Rockwell GraysonMovie
Kansas City Confidential1952Joe RolfeMovie
Caribbean1952Dick Lindsay, Robert MacAllisterMovie
The Blazing Forest1952Kelly HansenMovie
Schlitz Playhouse1951Baro, Britt PonsetTV Show
Crosswinds1951Steve SingletonMovie
Passage West1951Pete BlackMovie
Captain China1950Charles S. Chinnough aka Captain ChinaMovie
The Eagle and the Hawk1950Capt. Todd CroydenMovie
Tripoli1950Lt. O'BannionMovie
Robert Montgomery Presents1950Lt. Alec AustenTV Show
Nash Airflyte Theatre1950ThackerTV Show
El Paso1949Clay FletcherMovie
The Crooked Way1949Eddie Rice aka Eddie RiccardiMovie
The Silver Theatre1949TV Show
The Saxon Charm1948Eric BuschMovie
Larceny1948Rick MaxonMovie
Miracle on 34th Street1947Fred GaileyMovie
Sentimental Journey1946William O. WeatherlyMovie
The Razor's Edge1946Gray MaturinMovie
Wake Up and Dream1946Jeff CairnMovie
The Dolly Sisters1945Harry FoxMovie
Hello Frisco, Hello1943Johnny CornellMovie
Footlight Serenade1942William J. 'Bill' SmithMovie
Iceland1942Corporal James MurfinMovie
Springtime in the Rockies1942Dan ChristyMovie
To the Shores of Tripoli1942Chris WintersMovie
Remember the Day1941Dan HopkinsMovie
Sun Valley Serenade1941Ted ScottMovie
The Great American Broadcast1941Rix MartinMovie
Week-End in Havana1941Jay WilliamsMovie
Star Dust1940Ambrose Fillmore, Bud BordenMovie
The Great Profile1940Richard LansingMovie
Tin Pan Alley1940Skeets HarriganMovie
King of the Lumberjacks1940James 'Jim' 'Slim' AbbottMovie
Maryland1940Lee DanfieldMovie
Tear Gas Squad1940Bill MorrisseyMovie
Wings of the Navy1939Jerry HarringtonMovie
Indianapolis Speedway1939Eddie GreerMovie
Kid Nightingale1939Steve Nelson aka Kid NightingaleMovie
The Royal Rodeo1939Bill StevensShort Film
College Swing1938Martin BatesMovie
Garden of the Moon1938Don VincenteMovie
Fair Warning1937Jim Preston (as John Howard Payne)Movie
Love on Toast1937Bill AdamsMovie
Dodsworth1936Harry (as John Howard Payne)Movie
Hats Off1936Jimmy MaxwellMovie
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jeannieNov 21, 2008

John Payne was one of my favorite actors. I loved him in musicals, and if you have never seen "Sentimental Journey", you`ve missed one of the best movies of all time.

JiJiSep 7, 2008

John Payne was always a mystery to me. I never saw him age. I`m glad to know that he lived to be an old man with family.He always smoked in most of his films.

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