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John Forsythe (born Jacob Lincoln Freund; January 29, 1918 – April 1, 2010) was an American stage, television and film actor. Forsythe starred in three television series, spanning four decades and three genres: as single playboy father Bentley Gregg in the 1950s sitcom Bachelor Father (1957–1962); as the unseen millionaire Charles Townsend on the 1970s crime drama Charlie's Angels (1976–1981), and as patriarch Blake Carrington on the 1980s soap opera Dynasty (1981–1989). He hosted World of Survival (1971–1977).

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​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.  

John Forsythe (born Jacob Lincoln Freund; January 29, 1918 – April 1, 2010) was an American stage, television and film actor. Forsythe starred in three television series, spanning four decades and three genres: as single playboy father Bentley Gregg in the 1950s sitcom Bachelor Father (1957–1962); as the unseen millionaire Charles Townsend on the 1970s crime drama Charlie's Angels (1976–1981), and as patriarch Blake Carrington on the 1980s soap opera Dynasty (1981–1989). He hosted World of Survival (1971–1977).

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Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 65

Birthday 1918-01-29

Day of Death 2010-04-01

Place of Birth Penns Grove, New Jersey, USA

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2003 Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle as Charles Townsend (voice)
2001 The Trouble with Harry Isn't Over as Himself
2000 Charlie's Angels as Charlie (voice)
1996 E! True Hollywood Story (1 episode)
1992 The Powers That Be (21 episodes)
1990 Opposites Attract as Rex Roper
1988 Scrooged as Lew Hayward
1985 The Colbys (4 episodes)
1982 Christmas in Washington (1 episode)
1982 Mysterious Two as He
1982 Wogan (1 episode) as Himself
1981 Dynasty (220 episodes)
1979 ...And Justice for All as Judge Henry T. Fleming
1978 Goodbye & Amen as The American Ambassador
1978 Cruise Into Terror as Reverend Charles Mather
1977 Tail Gunner Joe as Paul Cunningham
1976 Amelia Earhart as G.P. Putnam
1976 Charlie's Angels (43 episodes) as Charles Townsend
1975 The Deadly Tower as Lt. Elwood Forbes
1975 Medical Story (1 episode)
1974 Terror on the 40th Floor
1974 Cry Panic as David Ryder
1973 Lisa, Bright and Dark as William Schilling
1973 Police Story (1 episode)
1973 The Letters as Paul Anderson
1971 Murder Once Removed
1969 The Happy Ending as Fred Wilson
1969 Topaz as Michael Nordstrom
1969 To Rome with Love (48 episodes)
1968 Shadow on the Land as Gen. Wendell Bruce
1967 In Cold Blood as Alvin Dewey
1966 ABC Stage 67 (1 episode)
1966 Madame X as Clayton Anderson
1965 The John Forsythe Show (29 episodes)
1965 Run for Your Life (1 episode)
1964 Kitten with a Whip as David Stratton
1964 See How They Run as Martin Young
1963 Kraft Suspense Theatre (2 episodes)
1963 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (1 episode)
1961 Kraft Mystery Theatre (1 episode)
1959 What Makes Sammy Run? as Al Manheim
1959 Dubrowsky as Wladia
1957 Bachelor Father (157 episodes) as Bentley Gregg
1956 Everything But the Truth as Ernie Miller
1956 Dick Powell's Zane Grey Theater (1 episode)
1956 The Ambassador's Daughter as Sgt. Danny Sullivan
1955 Playwrights '56 (1 episode)
1955 The Trouble with Harry as Sam Marlowe
1955 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1 episode) as Kim Stanger
1954 Climax! (5 episodes)
1953 Escape from Fort Bravo as Capt. John Marsh
1953 The Glass Web as Don Newell
1953 It Happens Every Thursday as Bob MacAvoy
1953 General Electric Theater (1 episode)
1952 The Captive City as Jim Austin
1951 Hallmark Hall of Fame (3 episodes)
1951 Schlitz Playhouse of Stars (6 episodes)
1950 Robert Montgomery Presents (1 episode)
1949 Lights Out (3 episodes)
1949 The Emmy Awards (3 episodes)
1949 Suspense (5 episodes)
1948 Studio One (13 episodes)
1948 The Philco Television Playhouse (2 episodes)
1948 The Ed Sullivan Show (3 episodes)
1943 Destination Tokyo as Sparks - Sailor

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