Theatre, Film, and Television Biographies
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John Karlen Biography (1933-)
Original name John Adam Karlewicz; born May 28, 1933, in New York, NY; son ofAdam Marion and Helen-Agnes (Balondowicz) Karlewicz; married Elizabeth MarieSilicato, January 20, 1963. Addresses: Agent--The Gersh Agency, 222 North Canon Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90210.
- Birth Details
- May 28, 1933
- New York, New York, United States
Credits; STAGE APPEARANCES
- Postmark Zero, Brooks Atkinson Theatre, New York City, 1965.
- Mr. Stein, "Suburban Tragedy" and Joe, "Young Marrieds Play Monopoly," Monopoly, Establishment Theatre Company, Stage 73, New York City, 1966.
- 'Tis Pity She's a Whore, Yale Repertory Theatre, New Haven, CT, 1967.
- Also appeared in productions of Sweet Bird of Youth, The Milk Train Doesn't Stop Here Anymore, Invitation to a March, Luther, Arturo Ui, and All in Good Time, all New York City.
Credits; FILM APPEARANCES
- Stefan Chiltern, Daughters of Darkness (also known as Le Rouge aux levres), Gemini, 1971.
- Alex Jenkins, Night of Dark Shadows (also known as Curse of Dark Shadows), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM), 1971.
- Lenny, A Small Town in Texas, American International, 1976.
- Detective, Pennies from Heaven, MGM, 1981.
- Bucky "Dr. Spirit" Berkshire, Gimme an 'F', Twentieth Century-Fox, 1984.
- Bob Russell, Impulse, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1984.
- Mr. Nash, Racing with the Moon, Paramount, 1984.
- Max, Native Son, Cinecom, 1986.
- Also appeared in Killer's Delight, 1978.
Credits; TELEVISION APPEARANCES; SERIES
- Willie Loomis and Desmond Collins, Dark Shadows, ABC, 1966.
- Harvey Lacey, Cagney and Lacey, CBS, 1982-88.
- Lieutenant Stan Akers, Snoops, CBS, 1989.
Credits; TELEVISION APPEARANCES; PILOTS
- Werner, Cool Million (also known as The Mask of Marcella), NBC, 1972.
- The Police Story, NBC, 1973.
- Richard Copell, Delancey Street: The Crisis Within, NBC, 1975.
- Kessler, Colorado C.I., CBS, 1978.
- Duane Haley, The Long Days of Summer, ABC, 1980.
Credits; TELEVISION APPEARANCES; EPISODIC
- "Mike Goes Skiing," All in the Family, CBS, 1977.
- Adam Simon, The New Mike Hammer, CBS, 1987.
- Lieutenant McGinn, Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1989.
- Nathan Pollack, 227, NBC, 1989.
- Nathan Pollack, Jackee, NBC, 1989.
- Also appeared in episodes of Hill Street Blues, NBC; Lou Grant,CBS; Trapper John, M.D., CBS; Quincy M.E., NBC; The Waltons, CBS; Police Story, NBC; Kojak, CBS; Hawaii Five-O, CBS; The Streets of San Francisco, ABC.
Credits; TELEVISION APPEARANCES; MOVIES
- Pete Manning, The Night of Terror, ABC, 1972.
- Otto Roget, Frankenstein, ABC, 1973.
- Herbie Bush, Shirts/Skins, ABC, 1973.
- Alan Campbell, The Picture of Dorian Gray, ABC, 1973.
- Tony Redecci, Melvin Purvis: G-Man (also known as The Legend of Machine Gun Kelly), ABC, 1974.
- Sam Cowley, The Kansas City Massacre, ABC, 1975.
- Thomas Anman, Trilogy of Terror, ABC, 1975.
- Charlie Powers, The Last Ride of the Dalton Gang, NBC, 1979.
- Marty, The Return of Mod Squad, ABC, 1979.
- Coach Ritter, American Dream, ABC, 1981.
- Uncle George, Rosie: The Rosemary Clooney Story, CBS, 1982.
- DiSalvo, Hostage Flight, NBC, 1985.
- Simon Chapel, The Return of Mickey Spillane's "Mike Hammer," CBS, 1986.
- Mr. Geffin, Welcome Home, Bobby, CBS, 1986.
- Mike Burnette, Daddy, ABC, 1987.
- Albert, Downpayment on Murder, NBC, 1987.
- Burnout (also known as Police Story), ABC, 1988.
- Charlie Wingo, The Cover Girl and the Cop, NBC, 1989.
- Al, Babycakes, CBS, 1989.
Credits; TELEVISION APPEARANCES; SPECIALS
- Ned, The Patriots, NBC, 1973.
- Bill Leggett, "My Dear Uncle Sherlock," ABC Short Story Specials, ABC, 1977.
- Host, CBS All American Thanksgiving Day Parade, CBS, 1986.
- Joe Farrell, "Date Rape," ABC Afterschool Special, ABC, 1988.
Credits; OTHER TELEVISION APPEARANCES
- Captain Connelly, The Winds of War (mini-series), ABC, 1983.
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