John Saxon

John Saxon
1936 - 2020

John Saxon  American Actor


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Rest in peace.


John Saxon was previously married to Gloria Martel Saxon (2008).

John Saxon was in relationships with Gia Scala (1970), Margo Moore (1961), Cara Williams (1960 - 1961), Diane Baker (1960), Dolores Hart (1959 - 1960), Linda Cristal (1958), Luana Patten (1958) and Vicki Thal (1955 - 1960).


American Actor John Saxon was born Carmine Orrico on 5th August, 1936 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA and passed away on 25th Jul 2020 Murfreesboro, Tennessee, USA aged 83. He is most remembered for Roper in Enter The Dragon (1973). His zodiac sign is Leo.

John Saxon was in 4 on-screen matchups, including Bibi Besch in Murder, She Wrote (1984), Melissa Sue Anderson in Murder, She Wrote (1984), Sandra Dee in The Restless Years (1958) and Tippi Hedren in In the Heat of the Night (1988).

John Saxon is a member of the following lists: American film actors, American television actors and 1935 births.


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Relationship Statistics

Dating8 63 years, 9 months 23 years 4 months
Married1 13 years, 1 month - -
Total9 63 years, 9 months 21 years, 11 months 4 months


First Name John
Last Name Saxon
Full Name at Birth Carmine Orrico
Alternative Name Carmine Orrico, John Saxon
Age 83 (age at death) years
Birthday 5th August, 1936
Birthplace Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA
Died 25th July, 2020
Place of Death Murfreesboro, Tennessee, USA
Cause of Death Pneumonia
Buried Seattle, Washington, USA
Height 5' 10½" (179 cm)
Build Average
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Salt and Pepper
Zodiac Sign Leo
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
High School New Utrecht High School, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA (1953)
University American Academy of Dramatic Arts, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA
Occupation Text Actor, Martial Artist.
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Roper in Enter The Dragon (1973)
Year(s) Active 1954–present, 1954–2015
Father Antonio Orrico (A Dock Worker.)
Mother Anna (née Protettore.)

John Saxon (born Carmine Orrico; August 5, 1936 – July 25, 2020) was an American actor and martial artist who worked on more than 200 projects during a span of 60 years. Saxon is known for his work in Westerns and horror movies, often playing police officers and detectives.

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John Saxon83 LeoActor
Gloria Martel Saxon-Actress
Gia Scala38 PiscesActress
Margo Moore69 TaurusActress
Diane Baker83 PiscesActress
Cara Williams96 CancerActress
Dolores Hart82 LibraActress
Linda Cristal86 PiscesActress
Luana Patten57 CancerActress
Vicki Thal-


The Dentros2015George DentroShort Film
Roger2014Short Film
Bring Me the Head of Lance Henriksen2012JohnMovie
The Extra2011Victor VallientMovie
Genghis Khan: The Story of a Lifetime2010ChileduMovie
Old Dogs2009PaulMovie
War Wolves2009Tony FordTV Movie
God's Ears2008Lee RobinsonMovie
The Mercy Man2008Father McMurrayMovie
The Craving Heart2006Richard TomMovie
Trapped Ashes2006Leo (story segments "Stanley's Girlfriend")Movie
Stanley's Girlfriend2006LeoShort Film
Masters of Horror2005Jeb 'Pa' JamesonTV Show
The Road Home2003Michael CurtisMovie
Outta Time2002James DarabontMovie
Final Payback2001Police Chief George MorenoMovie
Living in Fear2001Rev. Leo HausmanTV Movie
Night Class2001MurphyMovie
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation2000Walter GordonTV Show
Criminal Minds1998Antonio DiPaolo Jr.Movie
Joseph's Gift1998Jacob KellerMovie
The Party Crashers1998Mr. FosterMovie
Lancelot: Guardian of Time1997WolvencroftMovie
California1997Don Rafael GuevaraTV Show
Frame-Up II: The Cover-Up1996Charles SearageMovie
From Dusk Till Dawn1996FBI Agent Stanley ChaseMovie
Liz: The Elizabeth Taylor Story1995Richard BrooksTV Movie
The Killers Within1995Detective LewisMovie
Nonstop Pyramid Action1995Mr. AppleShort Film
Beverly Hills Cop III1994Orrin SandersonMovie
Jonathan degli orsi1994Fred GoodwinMovie
Killing Obsession1994Dr. SachsMovie
New Nightmare1994John SaxonMovie
No Escape, No Return1993James MitchellMovie
The Baby Doll Murders1993John MagliaMovie
Kung Fu: The Legend Continues1993StrakerTV Show
Hellmaster1992Professor JonesMovie
Maximum Force1992Captain FullerMovie
Lucky Luke1992The Man in BlackTV Show
Melrose Place1992Henry WaxmanTV Show
The Arrival1991Agent MillsMovie
Blackmail1991GeneTV Movie
Payoff1991Rafael ConcionTV Movie
Aftershock1990Oliver QuinnMovie
Blood Salvage1990Clifford EvansMovie
The Final Alliance1990GhostMovie
Crossing the Line1990Jack KaganMovie
My Mom's a Werewolf1989Harry ThropenMovie
Nightmare Beach1989StrycherMovie
Criminal Act1989Herb TamplinMovie
The Last Samurai1988Haroun Al-HakimMovie
In the Heat of the Night1988Dalton SykesTV Show
Monsters1988Benjamin O'ConnellTV Show
A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors1987Lt. ThompsonMovie
Death House1987Colonel Gordon BurgessMovie
House Made of Dawn1987TosamahMovie
Hands of Steel1986Francis TurnerMovie
Matlock1986John FranklinTV Show
Fever Pitch1985Sports EditorMovie
Alfred Hitchcock Presents1985Garth DecemberTV Show
Half Nelson1985TV Show
The Ray Bradbury Theater1985Dudley StoneTV Show
Brothers-in-Law1985Royal CaneTV Movie
A Nightmare on Elm Street1984Lt. ThompsonMovie
Finder of Lost Loves1984Commander Zach DonahueTV Show
Glitter1984The AuthorTV Show
Murder, She Wrote1984Bernardo Bonelli, Jerry Lydecker, Marco GambiniTV Show
Prisoners of the Lost Universe1983KleelMovie
The Big Score1983DavisMovie
Hardcastle and McCormick1983Martin CodyTV Show
Hotel1983Jack CurtisTV Show
Masquerade1983Joey SavaneTV Show
Scarecrow and Mrs. King1983Dirk FredericksTV Show
The A-Team1983Kalem, Martin JamesTV Show
Savage in the Orient1983Nick CostaTV Movie
The Scorpion with Two Tails1982Arthur BarnardMovie
Wrong Is Right1982Homer HubbardMovie
Rooster1982Jerome BrademanTV Movie
Desire1982Joe HaleMovie
Una donna dietro la porta1982Sergio Puccini the notaryMovie
Golden Gate1981Monty SagerTV Movie
Dynasty1981Rashid AhmedTV Show
Falcon Crest1981Tony CumsonTV Show
Cannibal Apocalypse1980Norman HopperMovie
Running Scared1980Captain MunozMovie
Battle Beyond the Stars1980SadorMovie
Beyond Evil1980Larry AndrewsMovie
Blood Beach1980Capt. PearsonMovie
American Playhouse1980EppsTV Show
Magnum, P.I.1980Ed RusslerTV Show
Fast Company1979Phil AdamsonMovie
The Electric Horseman1979Hunt SearsMovie
The Glove1979Sam KellogMovie
Shalimar1978Col. ColumbusMovie
The Bees1978John NormanMovie
The Immigrants1978Alan BrockerTV Movie
Greatest Heroes of the Bible1978AdonijahTV Show
Vega$1978Michael JenningsTV Show
Il cinico, l'infame, il violento1977Frank Di MaggioMovie
Moonshine County Express1977J.B. JohnsonMovie
Harold Robbins' 79 Park Avenue1977Harry VitoTV Show
Fantasy Island1977Cyrano de Bergerac, Michael Anderson, Monsieur Berandt SabatierTV Show
The Fantastic Journey1977Consul TarantTV Show
Westside Medical1977Bob FarrowTV Show
Tre soldi e la donna di classe1977Movie
Shadows in an Empty Room1976Sgt. Ned MatthewsMovie
Italia a mano armata1976AlbertelliMovie
The Swiss Conspiracy1976Robert HayesMovie
Violent Naples1976Francesco CapuanoMovie
Once an Eagle1976Capt. TownshendTV Show
Raid on Entebbe1976Gen. Benny PeledTV Movie
Most Wanted1976Randall MasonTV Show
Quincy M.E.1976Publisher Charles DesskasaTV Show
The Bionic Woman1976NedlickTV Show
La legge violenta della squadra anticrimine1976Commissario JacovellaMovie
Mark Strikes Again1976AltmanMovie
Mitchell1975Walter DeaneyMovie
Strange New World1975Capt. Anthony VicoTV Movie
Starsky and Hutch1975René NadasyTV Show
Wonder Woman1975Capt. Radl, Captain RadlTV Show
Metralleta 'Stein'1975Mariano BeltránMovie
Crossfire1975Dave AmbroseTV Movie
Black Christmas1974Lt. Ken FullerMovie
Planet Earth1974Dylan HuntTV Movie
Petrocelli1974Richie MartinTV Show
The Rockford Files1974Dave DelarouxTV Show
The Six Million Dollar Man1974Maj. Frederick Sloan, NedlickTV Show
Can Ellen Be Saved?1974James HallbeckTV Movie
Enter the Dragon1973RoperMovie
Linda1973Jeff BradenTV Movie
Police Story1973Rick CalvelliTV Show
Baciamo le mani1973Gaspare ArdizzoneMovie
Mister Kingstreet's War1973Jim KingstreetMovie
Snatched1973Paul MaxvillTV Movie
Joe Kidd1972Luis ChamaMovie
Banacek1972Harry HarlandTV Show
Kung Fu1972RavenTV Show
The Rookies1972FarleyTV Show
The Sixth Sense1972Dr. Harry AudenTV Show
The Streets of San Francisco1972Vincent 'Vince' Hagopian Jr.TV Show
Banyon1971Johnny ClayTV Show
Company of Killers1971Dave PoohlerTV Movie
Norman Corwin Presents1971TV Show
The Intruders1970Billy PyeTV Movie
The Mary Tyler Moore Show1970Mike TedescaTV Show
Death of a Gunfighter1969Lou TrinidadMovie
Night Gallery1969Ianto (segment "I'll Never Leave You - Ever")TV Show
The Bold Ones: The New Doctors1969Dr. Theodore StuartTV Show
Hawaii Five-O1968Harry CliveTV Show
It Takes a Thief1968Dead ManTV Show
The Name of the Game1968Peter MaxTV Show
For Singles Only1968Bret HendleyMovie
I tre che sconvolsero il West (Vado, vedo e sparo)1968Clay WatsonMovie
Istanbul Express1968ChevalTV Movie
Winchester 731967Dakin McAdamTV Movie
Cimarron Strip1967ScreamerTV Show
Garrison's Gorillas1967JanusTV Show
Ironside1967Carter, Eric SaginorTV Show
Queen of Blood1966Allan BrennerMovie
The Appaloosa1966Chuy MedenaMovie
The Doomsday Flight1966George DucetteTV Movie
The Time Tunnel1966Marco PoloTV Show
Blood Beast from Outer Space1965Dr. Jack CostainMovie
The Ravagers1965Capt. Kermit DowlingMovie
Another World1964Edward GerardTV Show
The Cavern1964Pvt. Joe CramerMovie
The Cardinal1963Benny RampellMovie
The Evil Eye1963Dr. Marcello BassiMovie
Burke's Law1963Bud Charney, Gil LynchTV Show
Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre1963Augie, Mario SilvettiTV Show
Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation1962Byron GrantMovie
War Hunt1962Pvt. Raymond EndoreMovie
The Virginian1962Ben Oakes, Dell Stetler, Sgt. Terence MulcahyTV Show
Posse from Hell1961Seymour KernMovie
Dr. Kildare1961Richard RossTV Show
The Dick Powell Theatre1961Nick GillerTV Show
Portrait in Black1960Blake RichardsMovie
The Plunderers1960RondoMovie
The Unforgiven1960Johnny PortugalMovie
The Big Fisherman1959Prince VoldiMovie
Bonanza1959Blas, Chief Jocova, Steven FridayTV Show
Cry Tough1959Miguel Antonio Enrico Francisco EstradaMovie
Summer Love1958Jimmy DaleyMovie
The Reluctant Debutante1958David ParksonMovie
The Restless Years1958Will HendersonMovie
This Happy Feeling1958Bill TremaineMovie
Rock, Pretty Baby1956Jimmy DaleyMovie
The Unguarded Moment1956Leonard BennettMovie
Gunsmoke1955Gristy Calhoun, Pedro Manez, Virgil StanleyTV Show
Running Wild1955Vince PomeroyMovie
A Star Is Born1954Movie Premiere Usher (uncredited)Movie
It Should Happen to You1954Boy Watching Argument in Park (uncredited)Movie
Medic1954Danny OrtegaTV Show
G.E. True Theater1953Martin GlassTV Show
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marcus28Jun 19, 2015

John Saxon,you have done an incredible performance as Roper in the Bruce Lee film: Enter The Dragon (1973).Enter The Dragon (1973) is one of the best Martial-Arts movies ever made.

CraigSnyderCraigSnyderMay 21, 2013

I loved him in Enter The Dragon and when he played the Robot in The Six Million Dollar Man.

ADONIS1Sep 12, 2009

JOHN SAXON is an all time GREAT ACTOR for his classic westerns, thrillers

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