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John Saxon

John Saxon

Born in Brooklyn, New York, USA on 5th August 1935. Died in 2020 aged 84 years old.
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John Saxon was an actor with a career spanning 50 years, from 1960 to 2010, starting at the age of 25. His first film was The Unforgiven and his last film was Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy. A lot of his work was in the Horror and Drama genres.

Famous Roles: Donald Thompson

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Known For


Film Film Year Runtime Rating Streaming Options
Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy poster Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy 2010 4h
Bring Me the Head of Lance Henriksen poster Bring Me the Head of Lance Henriksen 2010 -
War Wolves poster War Wolves 2009 1h 44m
Trapped Ashes poster Trapped Ashes 2006 1h 44m
Night Class poster Night Class 2001 1h 30m
From Dusk Till Dawn poster From Dusk Till Dawn 1996 1h 48m
The Killers Within poster The Killers Within 1995 1h 32m
Wes Craven's New Nightmare poster Wes Craven's New Nightmare 1994 1h 52m
Beverly Hills Cop III poster Beverly Hills Cop III 1994 1h 45m
The Baby Doll Murders poster The Baby Doll Murders 1993 1h 30m
Hellmaster poster Hellmaster 1992 1h 32m
Animal Instincts poster Animal Instincts 1992 1h 36m
Maximum Force poster Maximum Force 1992 1h 26m
Payoff poster Payoff 1991 1h 50m
Aftershock poster Aftershock 1990 1h 31m
Blood Salvage poster Blood Salvage 1990 1h 38m
The Last Samurai poster The Last Samurai 1990 1h 30m
Criminal Act poster Criminal Act 1989 1h 33m
Nightmare Beach poster Nightmare Beach 1989 1h 30m
A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors poster A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors 1987 1h 36m
Hands of Steel poster Hands of Steel 1986 1h 34m
Fever Pitch poster Fever Pitch 1985 1h 36m
A Nightmare on Elm Street poster A Nightmare on Elm Street 1984 1h 31m
The Big Score poster The Big Score 1983 1h 25m
Tenebrae poster Tenebrae 1982 1h 41m
Wrong Is Right poster Wrong Is Right 1982 1h 57m
Battle Beyond the Stars poster Battle Beyond the Stars 1980 1h 44m
Blood Beach poster Blood Beach 1980 1h 32m
Invasion of the Flesh Hunters poster Invasion of the Flesh Hunters 1980 1h 36m
Beyond Evil poster Beyond Evil 1980 1h 34m
The Electric Horseman poster The Electric Horseman 1979 2h 2m
Fast Company poster Fast Company 1979 1h 31m
The Immigrants poster The Immigrants 1978 4h
The Bees poster The Bees 1978 1h 32m
Raid on Entebbe poster Raid on Entebbe 1976 2h 25m
The Swiss Conspiracy poster The Swiss Conspiracy 1976 1h 29m
Black Christmas poster Black Christmas 1974 1h 38m
Can Ellen Be Saved? poster Can Ellen Be Saved? 1974 1h 30m
Enter the Dragon poster Enter the Dragon 1973 1h 42m
Snatched poster Snatched 1973 1h 13m
Joe Kidd poster Joe Kidd 1972 1h 28m
The Intruders poster The Intruders 1970 1h 40m
Queen of Blood poster Queen of Blood 1966 1h 21m
The Night Caller poster The Night Caller 1965 1h 25m
Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation poster Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation 1962 1h 56m
War Hunt poster War Hunt 1962 1h 23m
Portrait in Black poster Portrait in Black 1960 1h 52m
The Unforgiven poster The Unforgiven 1960 2h 5m

Regularly Credited With

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Heather Langenkamp
4 films together
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Lin Shaye
3 films together
Jsu Garcia's profile
Jsu Garcia
3 films together
Amanda Wyss's profile
Amanda Wyss
3 films together
Michael Parks's profile
Michael Parks
3 films together
Robert Shaye
Robert Shaye
3 films together
Leslie Nielsen's profile
Leslie Nielsen
3 films together
Johnny Depp's profile
Johnny Depp
2 films together


His Top Genres 1
16% Horror
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His Top Years
9% 1980
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Top Character Types
34% Cop
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Hero or Villain?
67% Good
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Role Type
67% Support
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1 Genres are counted according to total films, not total genres, as such the overall total of all genress will be more than 100%.

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John Saxon FAQ

How old was John Saxon when he died?

84 years old.

When was John Saxon born?

5th August 1935

Where was John Saxon born?

Brooklyn, New York, USA

Has John Saxon won an Oscar?

No, he never won an Oscar.

Has John Saxon won a BAFTA?

No, he never won an BAFTA.

What ethnicity is John Saxon?

He was Caucasian.