John Day

John Day was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. John Day's career in acting began with his roles in various films like the drama "Champion" (1949) with Kirk Douglas, "Abbott and Costello Meet the Invisible ... Read more »
Born: 06/22/1916

Filmography

Actor (28)

The In-Laws 1979 (Movie)

3rd T-Man (Actor)

Silver Streak 1976 (Movie)

Engineer #2 (Actor)

Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here 1969 (Movie)

Sam Wood (Actor)

The Lost Man 1969 (Movie)

Officer Parsons (Actor)

Shenandoah 1965 (Movie)

Osborne (Actor)

Von Ryan's Express 1964 (Movie)

American Soldier (Actor)

The Ugly American 1963 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Badlanders 1958 (Movie)

Lee (Actor)

Westbound 1958 (Movie)

Russ (Actor)

Jailhouse Rock 1957 (Movie)

Ken (Actor)

Night Passage 1957 (Movie)

Latigo (Actor)

Star in the Dust 1956 (Movie)

Jiggs Larribee (Actor)

Toward the Unknown 1956 (Movie)

Stranger (Actor)

I Died a Thousand Times 1955 (Movie)

Officer (Actor)

One Desire 1955 (Movie)

Fireman (Actor)

The Square Jungle 1955 (Movie)

Al Gorski (Actor)

Naked Alibi 1954 (Movie)

Sergeant Jenkins (Actor)

Yankee Pasha 1954 (Movie)

Lieutenant Miller (Actor)

The Man From the Alamo 1953 (Movie)

Cavish (Actor)

Wings of the Hawk 1952 (Movie)

(Actor)

Champion 1949 (Movie)

(Actor)

Broadway (Movie)

Andy (Actor)

Dancing Co-Ed (Movie)

Assistant Stage Director (Actor)

It's a Date (Movie)

Sleepy-Eyed Blonde (Actor)

Meet Danny Wilson (Movie)

Gus (Actor)

Two Yanks in Trinidad (Movie)

(Actor)

Where the Sidewalk Ends (Movie)

(Actor)
Physical Effects (5)

Rollercoaster 1977 (Movie)

(Stunt Coordinator)

Earthquake 1974 (Movie)

(Stunt Coordinator)

The Hindenburg 1974 (Movie)

(Stunt Coordinator)

A Man Could Get Killed 1965 (Movie)

(Stunt Coordinator)

The Misfits 1961 (Movie)

(Stunts)
Director (1)

The Returning 1991 (Movie)

(Director)
Writer (1)

The Returning 1991 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Biography

John Day was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. John Day's career in acting began with his roles in various films like the drama "Champion" (1949) with Kirk Douglas, "Abbott and Costello Meet the Invisible Man" (1951) and the musical "Meet Danny Wilson" (1952) with Frank Sinatra. He also appeared in "Wings of the Hawk" (1953), "The Man From the Alamo" (1953) with Glenn Ford and "Yankee Pasha" (1954). He continued to act in productions like the Tony Curtis sports drama "The Square Jungle" (1956), the drama "Toward the Unknown" (1956) with William Holden and the James Stewart western "Night Passage" (1957). He also appeared in "Jailhouse Rock" (1957) with Elvis Presley. John Day had a number of different projects under his belt in the sixties and the seventies, including "The Pink Jungle" (1968) starring James Garner, "Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here" with Robert Redford (1969) and "The Lost Man" (1969) starring Sidney Poitier. His credits also expanded to "Earthquake" (1974) starring Charlton Heston and "The Hindenburg" with George C Scott (1975). John Day more recently directed the Phillip Gordon thriller "The Returning" (1991).

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