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John Alvin Biography (1917-)
Full name, John Alvin Hoffstadt; born October 24, 1917, in Chicago, IL.
- Birth Details
- October 24, 1917
- Chicago, Illinois, United States
Credits; FILM APPEARANCES
- Orderly, Northern Pursuit, Warner Brothers, 1943.
- Sound man, Destination Tokyo, Warner Brothers, 1944.
- Photographer, Janie, Warner Brothers, 1944.
- Matt, The Sullivans (also known as The Fighting Sullivans), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1944.
- Cal Wheeler, The Very Thought of You, Warner Brothers, 1944.
- Hogan, Objective, Burma, Warner Brothers, 1945.
- Lawton Meckall, Roughly Speaking, Warner Brothers, 1945.
- Pony Smith, San Antonio, Warner Brothers, 1945.
- Donald Arlington, The Beast with Five Fingers, First National, 1946.
- Petey, Night and Day, Warner Brothers, 1946.
- Announcer, One More Tomorrow, Warner Brothers, 1946.
- Carl, Shadow of a Woman, Warner Brothers, 1946.
- Janice Clerk, Three Strangers, Warner Brothers/First National, 1946.
- Single Jack, Cheyenne (also known as The Wyoming Kid), Warner Brothers, 1947.
- Convict, Deep Valley, Warner Brothers, 1947.
- William, Love and Learn, Warner Brothers, 1947.
- Jeff, Under Colorado Skies, Republic, 1947.
- Don Post, The Bold Frontiersman, Republic, 1948.
- Ralph, Open Secret, Eagle Lion, 1948.
- Travel agent, Romance on the High Seas (also known as It's Magic), WarnerBrothers, 1948.
- Vic Armstrong, The Shanghai Chest, Monogram, 1948.
- Nick, Train to Alcatraz, Republic, 1948.
- Jim Crocker, Two Guys from Texas (also known as Two Texas Knights), Warner Brothers, 1948.
- Rocky, Monogram, 1948.
- Young intellectual, The Fountainhead, Warner Brothers, 1949.
- Calder Taylor, This Side of the Law, Warner Brothers, 1950.
- Haggard man, Close to My Heart, Warner Brothers, 1951.
- Travis Ashbourne III, Come Fill the Cup, First National, 1951.
- Jack White, Goodbye, My Fancy, Warner Brothers, 1951.
- Eddie Ennis, Missing Women, Republic, 1951.
- Photographer, The Unknown Man, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM), 1951.
- Stage manager, Carrie, Paramount, 1952.
- Tracy, April in Paris, Warner Brothers, 1953.
- Reporter, Dream Wife, MGM, 1953.
- Professor, Torpedo Alley, Allied Artists, 1953.
- Mr. Mulvaney, Deep in My Heart, MGM, 1954.
- Mr. Warren, The Shanghai Story, Republic, 1954.
- Percy, A Bullet for Joey, United Artists, 1955.
- Kentucky Rifle, Howco, 1956.
- Sloan, The Couch, Warner Brothers, 1962.
- Customer, Irma La Douce, United Artists, 1963.
- Arthur's father, Somewhere in Time, Universal, 1980.
- Also appeared in The Legend of Lylah Claire; Mr. Tibbs; Marnie; Inside Daisy Clover; and They Shoot Horses, Don't They? TELEVISION APPEARANCES; EPISODIC All in The Family, CBS, 1975.
- Also appeared in Meet Millie, Burns and Allen, Death Valley Days, AsphaltJungle, Climax, The Jack Benny Show, My Three Sons, The Texan, Adventures inParadise, Rawhide, The Rifleman, Omnibus, Wells Fargo, Alfred Hitchcock, Mannix, I Spy, McDuff, Lineup, My Favorite Husband, Family Affair, The Incredible Hulk, The Lucy Show, Ironside, Nightstalker, M*A*S*H, Lou Grant, Hart to Hart, Yellow Rose, Murder She Wrote, Monster Squad, House of Evil, Aftermash, General Hospital, Starsky and Hutch, Policewoman, Amazing Stories, Capitol, The Quest, Visions/KCET, and The Swallows Came Back.
Credits; OTHER TELEVISION APPEARANCES
- Surgeon, Sweet, Sweet Rachel (movie), ABC, 1971.
- Dr. Draper, The Legend of Lizzie Borden (movie), ABC, 1975.
- Minister, Passions (movie), CBS, 1984.
- E. Wilfred, Return to Green Acres (movie), CBS, 1990.
- Also appeared in the pilot Dennis the Menace.
Credits; STAGE APPEARANCES
- Appeared in productions of Leaning on Letty, and Life of the Party, New York City.
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