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John Forsythe

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.   John Forsythe (born Jacob Lincoln Freund; January 29, 1918 – April 1, 2010) was an American stage, television and film actor. Forsythe starred in three television series, spanning four decades and three genres: as single playboy father Bentley Gregg in the 1950s sitcom Bachelor Father (1957–1962); as the unseen millionaire Charles Townsend on the 1970s crime drama Charlie's Angels (1976–1981), and as patriarch Blake Carrington on the 1980s soap opera Dynasty (1981–1989). He hosted World of Survival (1971–1977). Description above from the Wikipedia article John Forsythe, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Jan 29, 1918 In Penns Grove, New Jersey, U.S.
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Northern Pursuit 1943-11-13
Latest Project:
Series Dynasty: The Reunion 2017
Known For
Poster of Opposites Attract
Poster of Tail Gunner Joe
Poster of Amelia Earhart
Poster of Charlie's Angels
Series Dynasty: The Reunion Unknown 2017
Movie James Dean: Forever Young Himself (archive footage) 2005-05-20
Movie Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle Charles Townsend (voice) 2003-06-27
Movie Charlie's Angels Charlie (voice) 2000-11-02
Series E! True Hollywood Story Unknown 1996-03-29
Series The Powers That Be 1992-03-07
Movie Opposites Attract Rex Roper 1990-10-16
Movie Scrooged Lew Hayward 1988-11-22
Series The Colbys Unknown 1985-11-20
Movie Mysterious Two He 1982-05-31
Series Christmas in Washington Unknown 1982-12-15
Series Dynasty Blake Carrington 1981-01-12
Movie ...And Justice for All Judge Henry T. Fleming 1979-10-19
Movie Cruise Into Terror Charles Mather 1978-02-03
Movie Goodbye & Amen The American Ambassador 1978-02-08
Movie Tail Gunner Joe Paul Cunningham 1977-02-06
Series Charlie's Angels Charles Townsend (voice) 1976-09-22
Movie Amelia Earhart G.P. Putnam 1976-10-25
Series Medical Story Unknown 1975-09-04
Movie The Deadly Tower Lt. Elwood Forbes 1975-10-18
Movie The Letters Paul Anderson 1973-03-03
Movie Lisa, Bright and Dark William Schilling 1973-11-28
Series Police Story Unknown 1973-03-20
Movie Murder Once Removed Dr. Ron Wellesley 1971-10-29
Series To Rome with Love 1969-09-28
Movie Topaz Michael Nordstrom 1969-12-17
Movie The Happy Ending Fred Wilson 1969-12-21
Movie Shadow on the Land Gen. Wendell Bruce 1968-12-04
Movie In Cold Blood Alvin Dewey 1967-12-14
Movie Madame X Clayton Anderson 1966-01-01
Series ABC Stage 67 Unknown 1966-09-14
Series The John Forsythe Show 1965-09-13
Series Run for Your Life Unknown 1965-09-13
Movie Unknown Martin Young 1964-10-07
Movie Kitten with a Whip David Stratton 1964-11-04
Series Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre Unknown 1963-10-04
Series Kraft Suspense Theatre Unknown 1963-10-10
Series Kraft Mystery Theatre Unknown 1961-06-14
Movie Il vendicatore Wladia 1959-01-01
Movie What Makes Sammy Run? Al Manheim 1959-09-27
Series Bachelor Father Bentley Gregg 1957-09-15
Movie The Ambassador's Daughter Sgt. Danny Sullivan 1956-07-26
Series Dick Powell's Zane Grey Theater Unknown 1956-10-05
Movie The Teahouse of the August Moon Captain Fisby 1956-11-29
Movie Everything But the Truth Ernie Miller 1956-12-01
Series Alfred Hitchcock Presents Unknown 1955-10-02
Series Playwrights '56 Unknown 1955-10-04
Movie The Trouble with Harry Sam Marlowe 1955-10-03
Series Climax! Unknown 1954-10-07
Series General Electric Theater Unknown 1953-02-01
Movie It Happens Every Thursday Bob MacAvoy 1953-04-22
Movie The Glass Web Don Newell 1953-11-11
Movie Escape from Fort Bravo Capt. John Marsh 1953-12-04
Movie The Captive City Jim Austin 1952-03-26
Series Schlitz Playhouse of Stars Unknown 1951-10-05
Series Hallmark Hall of Fame Unknown 1951-12-24
Series Robert Montgomery Presents Unknown 1950-01-30
Series Suspense Unknown 1949-01-06
Series The Emmy Awards Unknown 1949-01-25
Series Lights Out Unknown 1949-07-19
Movie Arson, Inc. Race Track Aannouncer (voice, uncredited) 1949-06-24
Series The Ed Sullivan Show Unknown 1948-06-20
Series The Philco Television Playhouse Unknown 1948-10-03
Series Studio One Unknown 1948-11-07
Movie Northern Pursuit Corporal (uncredited) 1943-11-13
Movie Destination Tokyo Sparks - Sailor 1943-12-31