Biography

John Gavin (born April 8, 1931) was an American film actor and a former United States Ambassador to Mexico. Gavin is half Mexican and fluent in Spanish.

He is probably best known for the part of Sam Loomis, Janet Leigh's boyfriend in Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho and as Julius Caesar in Stanley Kubrick's Spartacus.

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John Gavin (born April 8, 1931) was an American film actor and a former United States Ambassador to Mexico. Gavin is half Mexican and fluent in Spanish.

He is probably best known for the part of Sam Loomis, Janet Leigh's boyfriend in Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho and as Julius Caesar in Stanley Kubrick's Spartacus.

Description above from the Wikipedia article John Gavin, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 33

Birthday 1931-04-08

Day of Death 2018-02-09

Place of Birth Los Angeles, California, USA

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

1980 Sophia Loren: Her Own Story as Cary Grant
1979 Hart to Hart(1 episode)
1979 Doctors' Private Lives(4 episodes)
1978 The New Adventures of Heidi as Dan Wyler
1978 Flying High(1 episode)
1978 Jennifer as Senator Tremayne
1978 Doctors' Private Lives as Dr. Jeffrey Latimer
1976 House of Shadows as Roland Stewart
1973 Keep It in the Family as Roy McDonald
1970 Pussycat, Pussycat, I Love You as Charlie Harrison (Grant Granite)
1969 The Madwoman of Chaillot as The Reverend
1969 Medical Center(1 episode)
1968 OSS 117 - Double Agent as Hubert Bonisseur de La Bath
1967 Mannix(1 episode)
1967 Pedro Páramo as Pedro Páramo
1967 Thoroughly Modern Millie as Trevor Graydon
1965 Convoy(13 episodes) as Comdr. Dan Talbot
1964 Destry(13 episodes)
1963 Kraft Suspense Theatre(2 episodes)
1962 The Virginian(1 episode)
1961 Back Street as Paul Saxon
1961 Tammy Tell Me True as Thomas 'Tom' Freeman
1961 Romanoff and Juliet as Igor Romanoff
1960 Midnight Lace as Brian Younger
1960 Spartacus as Julius Caesar
1960 Psycho as Sam Loomis
1960 A Breath of Scandal as Charles Foster
1959 Imitation of Life as Steve Archer
1958 A Time to Love and a Time to Die as Ernst Graeber
1957 Quantez as Teach
1957 Four Girls in Town as Tom Grant
1956 Behind the High Wall as Johnny Hutchins
1956 Raw Edge as Dan Kirby (as John Gilmore)

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