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John Saxon (born August 5, 1936) is an American actor who has worked on over 200 projects during the span of sixty years. Saxon is most known for his work in horror films such as A Nightmare on Elm Street and Black Christmas, both of which feature Saxon as a policeman in search of the killer. He is also known for his role as Roper in the 1973 film Enter the Dragon, in which he starred with Bruce Lee and Jim Kelly.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

John Saxon (born August 5, 1936) is an American actor who has worked on over 200 projects during the span of sixty years. Saxon is most known for his work in horror films such as A Nightmare on Elm Street and Black Christmas, both of which feature Saxon as a policeman in search of the killer. He is also known for his role as Roper in the 1973 film Enter the Dragon, in which he starred with Bruce Lee and Jim Kelly.

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Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 128

Birthday 1935-08-05

Place of Birth Brooklyn, New York, USA

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Also Known As

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

Bring Me the Head of Lance Henriksen
2012 Eurocrime! The Italian Cop and Gangster Films That Ruled the '70s as Himself
2010 Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy as Himself
2009 Clarkworld as himself
2009 How Bruce Lee Changed the World as Himself
2009 War Wolves as Tony Ford
2008 God's Ears as Lee Robinson
2006 Trapped Ashes as Leo
2006 Pelts as Jeb 'Pa' Jameson
2005 Masters of Horror(1 episode)
2004 Edgar G. Ulmer: The Man Off-screen as Self
2001 Night Class as Murphy
2000 Living in Fear
2000 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation(1 episode)
2000 Mario Bava: Maestro of the Macabre as Himself
1999 Welcome to Primetime as Himself
1999 Bruce Lee: The Legend Lives On as (archive footage)
1998 criminal minds
1998 Bruce Lee: In His Own Words as Himself (archive footage)
1998 The Path of the Dragon as Himself
1996 From Dusk Till Dawn as FBI Agent
1995 Encyclopedia of Martial Arts: Hollywood Celebrities as Himself
1995 Jonathan of the Bears as Fred Goodwin
1995 The Killers Within as Detective Lewis
1994 Frame-Up II: The Cover-Up as Charles Searage
1994 New Nightmare as Himself / Lt. Donald Thompson
1994 Killing Obsession as Dr. Sachs
1994 Beverly Hills Cop III as Orrin Sanderson
1993 The Baby Doll Murders as John Maglia
1993 No Escape, No Return as James Mitchell
1992 Hellmaster as Professor Jones
1992 Animal Instincts as Otto Van Horne
1992 Maximum Force as Captain Fuller
1992 Lucky Luke(0 episodes)
1992 Lucky Luke 2
1991 Blackmail as Gene
1991 The Arrival as Agent Miils
1990 Aftershock as Oliver Quinn
1990 Blood Salvage as Clifford Evans
1990 Crossing the Line as Jack Kagan
1990 The Final Alliance as Ghost
1990 The Best of Martial Arts Films as Narrator
1989 My Mom's a Werewolf as Harry Thropen
1989 Criminal Act as Herb Tamplin
1989 Nightmare Beach as Strycher
1987 A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors as Lt. Donald Thompson
1987 Zombie Death House as Colonel Gordon Burgess
1986 Hands of Steel as Francis Turner
1985 Fever Pitch as Sports Editor
1984 A Nightmare on Elm Street as Lt. Thompson
1983 Masquerade(1 episode)
1983 Prisoners of the Lost Universe as Kleel
1983 The Big Score as Davis
1983 The A-Team(1 episode) as Kalem
1983 The A-Team(1 episode) as Martin James
1982 Desire as Joe Hale
1982 Tenebre as Bullmer
1982 The Scorpion with Two Tails as Arthur Barnard
1982 Wrong Is Right as Homer Hubbard
1980 Running Scared as Captain Munoz
1980 Battle Beyond the Stars as Sador
1980 Blood Beach as Captain Pearson
1980 Invasion of the Flesh Hunters as Norman Hopper
1980 Beyond Evil as Larry Andrews
1979 The Electric Horseman as Hunt Sears
1979 The Glove as Sam Kellog
1979 Fast Company as Phil Adamson
1978 Shalimar as Colonel Columbus
1978 The Immigrants as Alan Brocker
1978 The Bees as John Norman
1977 79 Park Avenue(3 episodes) as John Hackson DeWitt
1977 79 Park Avenue(3 episodes) as Harry Vito
1977 Moonshine County Express as J.B. Johnson
1977 The Cynic, the Rat & the Fist as Frank Di Maggio
1976 Cross Shot as Commissario Jacovella
1976 Once an Eagle(7 episodes) as Capt. Townshend
1976 A Special Cop in Action as Albertelli
1976 Mark Strikes Again as Altman
1976 The Swiss Conspiracy as Robert Hayes
1976 Violent Naples as Francesco Capuano
1976 Shadows in an Empty Room as Sgt. Ned Matthews
1976 Raid on Entebbe as Maj. Gen. Benny Peled
1975 Wonder Woman(2 episodes)
1975 Mitchell as Walter Deaney
1975 Strange New World
1975 Metralleta 'Stein' as Mariano Beltrán
1974 Black Christmas as Lieutenant Kenneth Fuller
1974 Planet Earth as Dylan Hunt
1974 The Rockford Files(1 episode) as Dave Delaroux
1974 Can Ellen Be Saved? as James Hallbeck
1973 Linda
1973 Enter the Dragon as Roper
1973 Mr. Kingstreet's War as Mr. Kingstreet
1973 Family Killer as Gaspare Ardizzone
1973 Snatched as Paul Maxvill
1972 Joe Kidd as Luis Chama
1970 The Intruders as Billy Pye
1969 The Bold Ones: The New Doctors(45 episodes) as Dr. Theodore Stuart
1969 Death of a Gunfighter as Lou Trinidad
1968 Istanbul Express as Cheval
1968 One Dollar Too Many as Clay Watson
1968 For Singles Only as Bret Hendley
1968 Western, Italian Style as Himself
1967 Winchester 73 as Dakin McAdam
1966 The Doomsday Flight as George Ducette, a celebrity on flight
1966 The Appaloosa as Chuy
1966 Queen of Blood as Allan Brenner
1965 Blood Beast from Outer Space as Dr. Jack Costain
1965 The Ravagers as Capt. Kermit Dowling
1964 The Cavern as Joe Cramer
1963 The Cardinal as Benny Rampell
1963 The Girl Who Knew Too Much as Dr. Marcello Bassi
1962 Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation as Byron
1962 War Hunt as Pvt. Raymond Endore
1962 Agostino as Renzo
1961 Posse from Hell as Seymour Kern
1960 The Plunderers as Rondo
1960 Portrait in Black as Blake Richards
1960 The Unforgiven as Johnny Portugal
1959 The Big Fisherman as Voldi
1959 Cry Tough as Miguel Antonio Enrico Francisco Estrada
1958 The Restless Years as Will Henderson
1958 This Happy Feeling as Bill Tremaine
1958 Summer Love as Jimmy Daley
1958 The Reluctant Debutante as David
1956 Rock, Pretty Baby as Jimmy Daley
1956 The Unguarded Moment as Leonard Bennett
1955 Running Wild as Vince Pomeroy
1955 Gunsmoke(3 episodes)
1954 It Should Happen to You as Boy Watching Argument in Park (uncredited)

Directing

1987 Zombie Death HouseDirector

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