John Steadman

Actor, Radio announcer, Radio writer
Former radio personality turned character actor. Steadman's acting career didn't began until he retired from over 30 years in radio. He made his first appearance as an actor in the 1970 made-for-TV-movie "Night Chase" ... Read more »
Born: 07/19/1909 in South Carolina, USA

Filmography

Actor (30)

A Family Tree 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Actor

Chattanooga Choo Choo 1984 (Movie)

Norman (Actor)

The Blue Knight 1975 - 1984 (TV Show)

Actor

The Outlaws 1983 - 1984 (TV Show)

Actor

One Night Band 1982 - 1983 (TV Show)

Actor

Deadhead Miles 1982 (Movie)

Old Sam (Actor)

Things Are Tough All Over 1982 (Movie)

Oldtimer (Actor)

Cheech & Chong's Next Movie 1980 (Movie)

Drunk in Welfare Office (Actor)

Fade to Black 1980 (Movie)

Sam (Actor)

Stranger in Our House 1978 - 1979 (TV Show)

Actor

The Frisco Kid 1979 (Movie)

Booking Agent (Actor)

A Killing Affair 1977 - 1978 (TV Show)

Actor

Hot Lead and Cold Feet 1978 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Hills Have Eyes 1977 (Movie)

Fred (Actor)

The Choirboys 1976 (Movie)

Odello (Actor)

Treasure of Matecumbe 1976 (Movie)

Guide (Actor)

Vigilante Force 1976 (Movie)

Shakey Malone (Actor)

Gator 1975 (Movie)

Ned McKlusky (Actor)

The Blue Knight 1974 - 1975 (TV Show)

Actor

Little House on the Prairie 1973 - 1974 (TV Show)

Actor

The Longest Yard 1973 (Movie)

Pop (Actor)

The Outfit 1973 (Movie)

Gas Station Attendant (Actor)

White Lightning 1973 (Movie)

Skeeter (Actor)

The Emperor of the North Pole 1972 (Movie)

Stew Bum (Actor)

A Small Killing (TV Show)

Actor

Dark Night of the Scarecrow (TV Show)

Actor

Marilyn: The Untold Story (TV Show)

Actor

Night Chase (TV Show)

Actor

The Outlaws (Movie)

Prospector (Actor)

The Return of Frank Cannon (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

Former radio personality turned character actor. Steadman's acting career didn't began until he retired from over 30 years in radio. He made his first appearance as an actor in the 1970 made-for-TV-movie "Night Chase". His film credits (usually bit parts as old drunks or grandfathers) include three Robert Aldrich films: "The Emperor of the North Pole" (1973), "The Longest Yard" (1974) and "The Frisco Kid" (1979), as well as two Cheech and Chong movies: "Cheech & Chong's Next Movie" (1980) and "Things Are Tough All Over" (1982). Steadman made his final appearance in an episode of "L.A. Law" (1990).

Relationships

Juanita Steadman

Wife
survived him

Milestones

1990

Final acting appearance in "L.A. Law"

1973

Film acting debut, "The Emperor of the North Pole"

1973

TV acting debut, "Night Chase"

Worked as a writer for NBC radio in San Francisco

Writer/producer for Armed Forces Radio

Worked as a radio announcer in Little Rock AK

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