John Dall was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. In 1948, he co-starred in Hitchcock's "Strangers on a Train." Dall then began to rack up a number of film credits, including roles in "Gun Crazy" (1949), the Lee J. Cobb crime picture "The Man Who Cheated Himself" (1951) and "Atlantis, the Lost Continent" (1960) with Anthony Hall. Later in his career, Dall acted in the historical film "Spartacus" (1960) with Kirk Douglas. Dall passed away in January 1971 at the age of 53.