John Dehner Biography
Birthday: November 23, 1915 (Sagittarius)
Born In: Staten Island, New York, United States
John Dehner can rightly be called the ‘jack of all trades’, as he was an animator, radio artist and actor. He started his career as an animator for the ‘Walt Disney Studios’ before becoming a radio announcer. Known for his deep and resonant voice, Dehner became part of numerous successful radio shows as a lead as well as a guest. He then became a movie actor, usually playing short or villainous roles. He has appeared in a total of 126 movies and short films, including ‘The Left Handed Gun’, ‘Scaramouche’, ‘Aladdin and His Lamp’, ‘The Right Stuff’ and ‘War and Remembrance’. However, television was the medium that saw him giving his maximum output. The American actor mostly played character roles in shows, such as ‘Gunsmoke’, ‘Columbo’, ‘The Twilight Zone’ and ‘The Doris Day Show’. He is known to have made as many as nine appearances in separate television shows airing in 1957. Earlier, he was seen in six different films released in a single year (1956).