John Fiedler Biography (1925-)

Full name, John Donald Fiedler; born February 3, 1925, in Platteville, WI; son of Donald (a beer salesman) and Margaret (maiden name, Phelan) Fiedler. Addresses: Agent: Becker London Kossow, New York, NY.

Concerning his long association with the role of Karl Lindner in the drama A Raisin in the Sun, John Fiedler told CTFT "I think I'm oneof the few actors who did the original Broadway version, movie, New York revival, and taped version for television of the same play."

Birth Details
February 3, 1925
Platteville, Wisconsin, United States

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June 25, 2005: Fiedler died on June 25, 2005, in Englewood, New Jersey, of cancer. He was 80. Source: New York Times,, July 2, 2005; Entertainment Weekly, July 8, 2005, p. 20.

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