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John Forsythe

Full / Real Name: John Lincoln Freund
Born: 29 January 1918 (103 years old)
Gender: Male

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John Forsythe is an American actor best known for his role as patriarch Blake Carrington in the eighties soap opera Dynasty.

A prolific television actor, Carrington has had leading roles in the following productions:

Studio One
Climax!
Bachelor Father
Charlie's Angels
Dynasty
The Colbys
The Powers That Be

In addition to his roles as a main cast member, Forsythe has had recurring roles in the following shows:

Schlitz Playhouse of Stars
Kraft Television Theatre
Starlight Theatre
Lights Out
Pulitzer Prize Playhouse
Suspense
The Philco Television Playhouse
Danger
Sunday Showcase
Kraft Suspense Theatre
The John Forsythe Show
To Rome With Love
The Love Boat
I Witness Video

He has also had guest starring roles on the following series:

Actor's Studio
NBC Presents
The Ford Theatre Hour
Robert Montgomery Presents
Cosmopolitan Theatre
Curtain Call
The United States Steel Hour
The Elgin Hour
Alfred Hitchcock Presents
Playwrights '56
Goodyear Television Playhouse
Zane Grey Theater
General Electric Theater
Frontier Justice
Lux Playhouse
The Alfred Hitchcock Hour
Hallmark Hall Of Fame
Alcoa Premiere
Pantomime Quiz
The Dick Powell Show
Kraft Mystery Theater
Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre
The Bell Telephone Hour
Run For Your Life
It Takes A Thief
Insight
Police Story
Medical Story
The Feather And Father Gang
Switch
Gargoyles: The Goliath Chronicles
Adventures From The Book Of Virtues

Forsythe is also known for appearing in a number of made-for-TV movies, namely:

See How They Run (1964)
A Bell for Adano (1967)
Shadow On The Land (1968)
Murder Once Removed (1971)
The Letters (1973)
Lisa, Bright and Dark (1973)
Cry Panic (1974)
The Healers (1974)
Terror on the 40th Floor (1974)
The Deadly Tower (1975)
Amelia Earhart (1976)
Tail Gunner Joe (1977)
Emily, Emily (1977)
Never Con a Killer (1977)
Cruise Into Terror (1978)
With This Ring (1978)
The Users (1978)
A Time for Miracles (1980)
Sizzle (1981)
Mysterious Two (1982)
On Fire (1987)
Opposites Attract (1990)
Dynasty: The Reunion (1991)

Film

Although primarily known for his work in television, Forsythe also has an impressive list of feature film credits:

Northern Pursuit (1943)
Destination Tokyo (1943)
The Captive City (1952)
It Happens Every Thursday (1953)
The Glass Web (1953)
Escape from Fort Bravo (1953)
The Trouble with Harry (1955)
The Ambassador's Daughter (1956)
Everything But the Truth (1956)
Il Vendicatore (1959)
Kitten with a Whip (1964)
Madame X (1966)
In Cold Blood (1967)
Silent Treatment (1968)
Topaz (1969)
The Happy Ending (1969)
Goodbye e amen (1977)
...And Justice for All (1979)
Scrooged (1988)
Stan and George's New Life (1991)
Charlie's Angels (2000)
Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (2003)

In addition to feature films, Forsythe also appeared in the direct-to-video releases Kings Of The Court (1997) and We Wish You A Merry Christmas (1999).


Television Roles

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Character

Charles Townsend (voice)

Charles Townsend (voice)

Charles Townsend (voice)

Charles Townsend (voice)

Charles Townsend (voice)

Charles Townsend (voice)

Blake Carrington

Host - Himself

Host - Himself

Host - Himself


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