John Smith

John Smith
1931 - 1995
John Smith  American Actor

John Smith dating history


John Smith was previously married to Luana Patten (1960 - 1964).

John Smith was in relationships with Dorothy Provine (1958) and June Blair (1957 - 1958).


American Actor John Smith was born Robert Errol Van Orden on 6th March, 1931 in Los Angeles, California USA and passed away on 25th Jan 1995 Los Angeles, CA aged 63. He is most remembered for Laramie. His zodiac sign is Pisces.

John Smith was in 2 on-screen matchups, including Gloria Talbott in The Kettles on Old MacDonald's Farm (1957) and Kathie Browne in Hondo (1967).

John Smith is a member of the following lists: American film actors, Actors from California and American television actors.


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Relationship Statistics

Married1 5 years, 11 months - -
Dating2 4 months, 1 day 2 months, 16 days 1 month, 1 day
Total3 5 years, 11 months 2 years, 1 month 1 month, 1 day


First Name Robert
Middle Name Errol
Last Name Van Orden
Full Name at Birth Robert Errol Van Orden
Alternative Name John Smith, Robert Errol Van Orden
Age 63 (age at death) years
Birthday 6th March, 1931
Birthplace Los Angeles, California USA
Died 25th January, 1995
Place of Death Los Angeles, CA
Cause of Death Cirrhosis
Buried Cremation
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actor
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Laramie
Year(s) Active 1943-1975, 1943–1975
Official Websites,
Father Errol Van Orden
Mother Margaret Van Orden

John Smith (born Robert Errol Van Orden, March 6, 1931 – January 25, 1995) was an American actor remembered in particular for his leading roles in two NBC western television series, Cimarron City and Laramie.

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John Smith63 PiscesActor
Luana Patten57 CancerActress
Dorothy Provine75 CapricornActress
June Blair90 LibraActress


Kid Temper Tantrum2012Friend #1 (as John Smith), Jesse GarfieldTV Show
Project U.F.O.1978Ed KellerTV Show
Police Woman1974Russ HawkinsTV Show
Justin Morgan Had a Horse1972Mr. AmesMovie
Emergency!1972Capt. HammerTV Show
Will to Die1971Dr. Carl IsenburgMovie
Marcus Welby, M.D.1969Doc Hunter, Dr. Ben Grant, Dr. McManusTV Show
Adam-121968Ron McKeeTV Show
Hondo1967Ed DowTV Show
Waco1966Joe GoreMovie
The Rounders1966Noble VestryTV Show
I Spy1965OliverTV Show
International Case Reporter1965TV Show
Circus World1964Steve McCabeMovie
The Virginian1962Caine Ellis, Dee GarveyTV Show
Island of Lost Women1959Joe WalkerMovie
Laramie1959Slim ShermanTV Show
Cimarron City1958Deputy Lane Temple, Deputy Sheriff Lane Temple, Sheriff Lane TempleTV Show
Mike Hammer1958SmittyTV Show
Handle with Care1958Bill ReevesMovie
Sea Divers1958Mike GilbertTV Movie
Fury at Showdown1957Miley SuttonMovie
The Kettles on Old MacDonald's Farm1957Brad JohnsonMovie
Colt .451957Comanche Kid, ShelbyTV Show
The Crooked Circle1957Tommy KellyMovie
Tomahawk Trail1957Pvt. ReynoldsMovie
Men of Annapolis1957Fred Porter, WilliamsTV Show
The Lawless Eighties1957William Wesley Van Orsdel, aka Brother VanMovie
Friendly Persuasion1956Caleb CopeMovie
Hot Rod Girl1956Jeff NorthrupMovie
Rebel in Town1956Wesley MasonMovie
The Bold and the Brave1956SmithMovie
Telephone Time1956Philip HortonTV Show
Ghost Town1956Duff DaileyMovie
Quincannon, Frontier Scout1956Lt. Phil HostedderMovie
The Women of Pitcairn Island1956Thursday October ChristianMovie
Conflict1956Jeff BradyTV Show
Wire Service1956HowieTV Show
Seven Angry Men1955Frederick BrownMovie
We're No Angels1955Medical Officer ArnaudMovie
Wichita1955Jim EarpMovie
Alfred Hitchcock Presents1955Irving RandallTV Show
Crossroads1955Steve MaguireTV Show
Gunsmoke1955DavidTV Show
The Millionaire1955Lucky SwansonTV Show
Desert Sands1955Pvt. Rex TyleMovie
Frontier1955Willie Magill - aka The Colfax KidTV Show
The High and the Mighty1954Milo BuckMovie
Father Knows Best1954UtahTV Show
The Magical World of Disney1954Mr. AmesTV Show
Battle Circus1953Soldier (uncredited)Movie
The Affairs of Dobie Gillis1953Student (uncredited)Movie
G.E. True Theater1953TV Show
The Loretta Young Show1953ArtTV Show
Carbine Williams1952Bob Williams (uncredited)Movie
My Little Margie1952Jim BrattleTV Show
Our Miss Brooks1952Terrence LaytonTV Show
The Ford Television Theatre1952TV Show
The Guy Who Came Back1951Boy (uncredited)Movie
Schlitz Playhouse1951TV Show
A Woman of Distinction1950Young Man (uncredited)Movie
The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show1950JohnTV Show
The Bells of St. Mary's1945Choir Member (uncredited)Movie
Bells of Rosarita1945Choirster (uncredited)Movie
Going My Way1944Choir Member (uncredited)Movie
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