John Savage Biography (1949?-)

Original name, John Youngs; born August 25, 1949 (some sources cite 1950 or 1954), in Old Bethpage, NY; son of Floyd (in insurance sales) and Muriel (a homemaker) Youngs; brother of Jim Youngs (an actor) and Gail Youngs (an actress); married Susan Baptist (an actress), c. 1967 (marriage ended, c. 1969); married Sandi Schultz (an actress and nurse), 1993; children: (first marriage) Jennifer Youngs (an actress), Lachlan. Addresses: Agent: Artists Agency, 10000 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 305, Los Angeles, CA 90067.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor, producer, director
Birth Details
August 25, 1949?
Old Bethpage, New York, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Appearances
  • Rocco, The Master Beater, 1969
  • Boy friend, Love Is a Carousel, 1970
  • Loney, Bad Company, Paramount, 1972
  • The Kid, Steelyard Blues (also known as The Final Crash), Warner Bros., 1973
  • Terry Lambert, The Killing Kind, Media Trend, 1973
  • Robert Strong, The Sister-in-Law, Crown International, 1975
  • Claude Hooper Bukowski, Hair, United Artists, 1979
  • Steven, The Deer Hunter, Warner Bros., 1979
  • Karl Hettinger, The Onion Field, Avco-Embassy, 1979
  • Roary, Inside Moves, Associated, 1980
  • Bittercreek Newcomb, Cattle Annie and Little Britches, Universal,1981
  • Charles Heller, The Amateur, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1981
  • Captain Oscar Brady, Brady's Escape (also known as The Long Ride and Hosszu vagta), Satori, 1984
  • Ivan Bibic, Maria's Lovers, Cannon, 1985
  • John Cassady, Salvador, Hemdale, 1986
  • Frank Morgan, Soldier's Revenge (also known as Vengeance of a Soldier and La venganza de un soldado), Continental, 1986
  • Marco Venieri, Hotel Colonial, Orion, 1987
  • Beast/prince, Beauty and the Beast, Cannon, 1987
  • Frank Ellsworth, The Beat (also known as The Conjurer), Vestron, 1987
  • Jeff Richardson, Caribe, SC Entertainment, 1988
  • Leon Abrahams, Any Man's Death, 1988
  • Amnon Yehoshua, Point of View (also known as War Shepherdsand Nekudat re'ut), Contrast, 1989
  • Clifton, Do the Right Thing, Universal, 1989
  • Michael Bergman, Hunting, Paramount Home Video, 1990
  • Father Andrew Hagen, The Godfather Part III (also known as Mario Puzo's The Godfather: Part III), Paramount, 1990
  • Voice in the Dark, Trident Releasing, 1990
  • Boris, Ottobre rosa all'Arbat, 1990
  • Blaine, Mountain of Diamonds (also known as The Burning Shore and La montagna dei diamanti), 1991
  • Melvin Devereux, Door to Silence (also known as Door into Silence, The Doors to Silence, and Le porte del silenzio), Filmirage, 1991
  • Wintrop, Buck at the Edge of Heaven (also known as Buck ai confini del cielo), Media Creative Entertainment, 1991
  • Wallace Roberts, Primary Motive, Ascension Films, 1992
  • Favola crudele, 1992
  • Albert, Killing Obsession, Poor Robert Productions, 1994
  • Sanders, Deadly Weapon (also known as Tuono di proiettile),Light Age Filmworks, 1994
  • Franz Kluge, C.I.A. II Target: Alexa, PM Home Video, 1994
  • Wieland, Berlin '39, Light Age Filmworks, 1994
  • Greg, The Takeover, Live Entertainment, 1995
  • Bobby, The Crossing Guard, Miramax, 1995
  • Jack Reed, Carnosaur 2, New Horizons Home Video, 1995
  • Fatal Choice, 1995
  • Dr. Ian Lazarre, Where Truth Lies, Paramount Home Video, 1996
  • Santapietro, One Good Turn, BMG Video, 1996
  • Joe Stromberg, Flynn (also known as My Forgotten Man), Beyond Distribution Sydney, 1996
  • Padre Lewis, A Corner of Paradise (also known as En doft av paradiset, Et hjoerne af paradis, and Un rincon en el paraiso), 1996
  • Lenny, Beautiful Thing, Sony Pictures Classics, 1996
  • McCrea, White Squall, Buena Vista, 1996
  • Dwayne, American Strays, A-pix Entertainment, 1996
  • Notti di paura (also known as Across Red Nights and Mosca), 1997
  • Ray West, Little Boy Blue, Jazz Pictures, Inc., 1997, Castle Hill,1998
  • Zero, Club Vampire, Concorde, 1997
  • Bruce "The Mouse" Strauss, The Mouse (also known as Upper Cut), Strand Releasing, 1997
  • Dennis Rice, Managua, Cabin Fever Entertainment, 1997
  • Deputy Rogers, Hollywood Safari, PM Entertainment, 1997
  • Last Cut, 1997
  • Captain Wolfgang Mueller, Frontline, Showcase Entertainment, 1998
  • Centurion Force, 1998
  • Burning Down the House, 1998
  • Sergeant McCron, The Thin Red Line, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1998
  • Johnny Land, Message in a Bottle, Warner Bros., 1999
  • Simon, Summer of Sam, Buena Vista, 1999
  • Hugh Sutpen, Something between Us, 1999
  • James Tarling, Christina's House, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1999
  • Sheriff Burns, Redemption of the Ghost, World International Network, 2000
  • Carver, Dead Man's Run, Giants Entertainment, 2001
  • Johnny Red, The Anarchist Cookbook, Freedonia Productions, 2002
  • H2O, Downtown: A Street Tale, Downtown LLC, 2002
  • Film Work
  • Producer, The Mouse (also known as Upper Cut), Strand Releasing, 1997
  • Producer, Burning Down the House, 1998
  • Television Appearances
  • Movies
  • Peter, All the Kind Strangers (also known as Evil in the Swamp), 1974
  • Eric Swensen (title role), "Eric," The Hallmark Hall of Fame, NBC,1975
  • Title role, The Turning Point of Jim Malloy (also known as Gibbsville: The Turning Point of Jim Malloy and John O'Hara's Gibbsville), NBC, 1975
  • Victor Herman, Coming Out of the Ice, 1982
  • Rick Cahill, Nairobi Affair, 1984
  • Kevin Dunne, Silent Witness, 1985
  • David Algood, Shattered Image, USA Network, 1994
  • Andrew Kendrick, Red Scorpion 2 (also known as Red Scorpion 2:The Spear of Destiny), HBO, 1995
  • Emile Lautrec, The Dangerous, HBO, 1995
  • Tim Bishop, Amnesia, The Movie Channel, 1996
  • Brinkman, Firestorm (also known as Markus 4), Cinemax, 1997
  • Billy Jackson, Before Women Had Wings (also known as Oprah Winfrey Presents: Before Women Had Wings), ABC, 1997
  • Bear, Hostile Intent (also known as The Guardian Systems),HBO, 1997
  • Slater, The Jack Bull, HBO, 1999
  • Steve, The Virginian, TNT, 2000
  • Jack Wald, They Nest (also known as Creepy Crawlers), USA Network, 2002
  • Miniseries
  • Urchin, Great Expectations, The Disney Channel, 1989
  • Bob Herbert, OP Center (also known as Tom Clancy's OP Center), NBC, 1995
  • Spitz, Mia, Liebe meines Lebens (also known as Mia per sempre), 1998
  • Series
  • Jim Malloy, Gibbsville, NBC, 1976
  • Victor Robinson, Nightworld (also known as Lost Souls and Nightworld: Lost Souls), 1998
  • Colonel Donald Michael, Dark Angel (also known as James Cameron's Dark Angel), Fox, 2000-2001
  • Episodic
  • "Gray Wolf," Cade's County, CBS, 1971
  • Nick Kissler, Birdland, ABC, 1994
  • "Revenge Is the Nuts," Tales from the Crypt, Showtime and syndicated, 1994
  • Henry Trondheim, "Dod Kalm," The X-Files, Fox, 1995
  • "Bone of Contention," Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman, CBS, 1995
  • Lucas, "The Conversion," The Outer Limits, Showtime, 1995
  • Sergeant Major Bart Hawkins, "Patriot," Walker, Texas Ranger, CBS,1996
  • Captain Rudy Ransom (some sources cite John Ransom), "Equinox: Parts 1 & 2," Star Trek: Voyager, UPN, 1999
  • Simon, "When Sunny Gets Blue," Touched by an Angel, CBS, 2001
  • Specials
  • Tim Donovan, "The Little Sister" (also known as "Forbidden" and "The Tender Age"), American Playhouse, PBS, 1986
  • Noah, Desperate, ABC, 1987
  • Narrator, Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam (also known as Dear America), HBO, 1987
  • Bernie Morton, "Date Rape," ABC Afterschool Special, ABC, 1988
  • Ben Kane, "Love Off Limits," CBS Schoolbreak Special, CBS, 1993
  • Other
  • The police officer, The Accident, 1993
  • (Uncredited) Daybreak, 1993
  • Donald Lydecker, Dark Angel (pilot), Fox, 2000
  • Television Work
  • Coproducer, Children of Africa, 1993
  • Stage Appearances
  • (Stage debut) The Drunkard, off-Broadway production, c. 1963
  • Dov, Ari (also known as Leon Uris' Ari), Mark Hellinger Theatre, New York City, 1971
  • Bobby, American Buffalo, Ethel Barrymore Theatre, New York City, 1977
  • You Never Can Tell, 1977
  • Of Mice and Men, 1987
  • Appeared in Fiddler on the Roof, The Hostage, and Siamese Connections.
  • Major Tours
  • One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest, U.S. cities, 1973
  • WRITINGS
  • Film Music
  • Score, The Sister-in-Law, Crown International, 1975
  • Television Music
  • Movies
  • Song, "Loving Somebody," "Eric," The Hallmark Hall of Fame, NBC, 1975

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Periodicals
    • People Weekly, March 6, 1995, p. 77-78
    • TV Zone, September, 2001, pp. 32-34
    Electronic
    • Sci-Fi Talk, http://www.scifitalk.com, August 26, 2002

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