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John Dall (May 26, 1918 – January 15, 1971) was an American actor.

Primarily a stage actor, he is best remembered today for two film roles; the cool-minded intellectual killer in Alfred Hitchcock’s film Rope, and the trigger-happy lead in the 1950 noir Gun Crazy.

He first came to fame as the young prodigy who comes alive under the tutelage of Bette Davis in The Corn Is Green, for which he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.

Dall was born John Jenner Thompson in New York City, New York, the second son of Charles Jenner Thompson, a civil engineer, and his wife Henry (née Worthington). Dall died in Hollywood, California. Sources indicate he died of a heart attack.

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John Dall

John Dall Biography / Wiki

NameJohn Dall
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Known ForActing
Place of BirthNew York City, New York, U.S.
Date of Birth1918-05-26
Age(as in 2022)52

John Dall Acting Movies

Movie NameCharacterRelease DateOverview
RopeBrandon Shaw1948-03-11Two men attempt to prove they committed the perfect crime by hosting a dinner party after strangling their former classmate to death….
Gun CrazyBart Tare1950-01-20Bart Tare is an ex-Army man who has a lifelong fixation with guns, he meets a kindred spirit in sharpshooter Annie Starr and goes to work at a carniva…
Miracle in the Rain1949-02-14A lonely man and woman meet on rainy afternoon in New York….
Atlantis: The Lost ContinentZaren1961-05-03A Greek Fisherman brings an Atlantean Princess back to her homeland which is the mythical city of Atlantis. He is enslaved for his trouble. The King i…
Something in the WindDonald Read1947-07-21A grandson of a recently deceased millionaire mistakes a beautiful female disc jockey for her aunt, who once dated the grandfather….
The Man Who Cheated HimselfAndy Cullen1950-12-26A veteran homicide detective who has witnessed his socialite girlfriend kill her husband sees his inexperienced brother assigned to the case….
Another Part of the ForestJohn Bagtry1948-05-18This ‘prequel’ to The Little Foxes tells how the ruthless members of the old-South Hubbard family got that way….
Rope UnleashedSelf (archive footage)2001-03-03A short documentary about the filming of Alfred Hitchcock’s ‘Rope’. Interviews with screenwriter Arthur Laurents delve into the troubles of secretly m…
SpartacusMarcus Publius Glabrus1960-10-13The rebellious Thracian Spartacus, born and raised a slave, is sold to Gladiator trainer Batiatus. After weeks of being trained to kill for the arena,…
The Corn Is GreenMorgan Evans1945-03-29When a teacher reads an essay written by Morgan Evans, one of the boys, moved by his rough poetry she decides to hold classes in her house and believe…
The Silver Screen: Color Me LavenderSelf (archive footage)1997-11-01A film scrapbook, images, phrases from our past, hiding their meanings behind veils. Let’s lift those veils, one by one, to find how images, at one ti…
James Stewart: A Wonderful LifeSelf (archive footage)1988-11-22Documentary about James Stewart’s long career as an actor and positive personal life….

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