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  • Something Wild

  • Black Christmas

  • Enter the Dragon

  • Cannibal Apocalypse

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At Home
  • Portrait in Black

  • The Appaloosa

  • Blazing Magnum

  • The Restless Years

  • Death of a Gunfighter

  • Blood Beach

  • The Bees

  • Mitchell

  • God's Ears

  • The Swiss Conspiracy

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John Saxon Biography

  • Profession: Actor
  • Born: Aug 5, 1936
  • Died: Jan 1, 0001
  • Birth Name: Carmen Orrico

John Saxon never intentionally set out to be a Brando clone, but his resemblance to Marlon Brando was something he was born with, so what was there to do? A student of Stella Adler at the Actor's Studio, Saxon's first film was [[Feature~V108546~Running Wild~runningwild]] (1955). Thanks to "hunk" assignments in films like [[Feature~V107650~The Restless Years~therestlessyears]] (1957), [[Feature~V40887~The Reluctant Debutante~thereluctantdebutante]] (1958), and Summer Youth (1958), Saxon was briefly the object of many a teenage crush. He shed himself of his heartthrob image in the early '60s with a string of unsympathetic roles, making a leading man comeback of sorts as Bruce Lee's co-star in the immensely popular [[Feature~V15899~Enter the Dragon~enterthedragon]] (1973). Fans could watch Saxon's expertise as an actor increase (and his hairline recede) during his three-year (1969-1972) stint as Dr. Ted Stuart on the NBC television series The Bold Ones. He later appeared as a semiregular on the prime-time TV soaper [[Feature~V88457~Dallas~dallas]]. In 1988, John Saxon made his directorial debut with the low-budget feature [[Feature~V12879~Death House~zombiedeathhouse]]. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi