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John Arthur Kennedy is a Actor American born on 17 february 1914 at Worcester (USA)

John Arthur Kennedy

John Arthur Kennedy
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Birth name John Arthur Kennedy
Nationality USA
Birth 17 february 1914 at Worcester (USA)
Death 5 january 1990 (at 75 years) at Branford (USA)

Arthur Kennedy (February 17, 1914 – January 5, 1990) was an American stage and film actor known for his versatility in supporting film roles and his ability to create "an exceptional honesty and naturalness on stage", especially in the original casts of Arthur Miller plays on Broadway.

Biography

Kennedy married Mary Cheffey (1915–1975) in March 1938. They had two children: actress Laurie Kennedy and Terence.

Best films

Fantastic Voyage (1966)
(Actor)
Elmer Gantry (1960)
(Actor)
Nevada Smith (1966)
(Actor)
Some Came Running (1958)
(Actor)
Champion (1949)
(Actor)
Air Force (1943)
(Actor)

Usually with

William Wyler
William Wyler
(2 films)
Hal B. Wallis
Hal B. Wallis
(6 films)
Max Steiner
Max Steiner
(6 films)
Frank Wilcox
Frank Wilcox
(6 films)
Jerry Wald
Jerry Wald
(4 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of John Arthur Kennedy (73 films)

Display filmography as list

Actor

The Humanoid, 1h40
Directed by Aldo Lado
Origin Italie
Genres Science fiction, Fantasy
Themes Space adventure films, Dans l'espace, Space opera
Actors Richard Kiel, Corinne Cléry, Barbara Bach, Leonard Mann, John Arthur Kennedy, Ivan Rassimov
Roles Dr. Kraspin
Rating40% 2.018652.018652.018652.018652.01865
Lord Graal, aidé de Lady Agatha, tente de détrôner Great Brother et de prendre le pouvoir sur Metropolis.
Covert Action, 1h40
Directed by Romolo Guerrieri
Origin Italie
Genres Action, Crime
Themes Spy films
Actors David Janssen, John Arthur Kennedy, Corinne Cléry, Maurizio Merli, Philippe Leroy, Ivan Rassimov
Roles CIA Chief of Station, Athens
Rating56% 2.8183552.8183552.8183552.8183552.818355
A former CIA agent decides to write about his CIA career that leads him into danger.
Cyclone
Cyclone (1978)
, 1h40
Directed by René Cardona Jr.
Genres Horror
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films, Disaster films, Films about seafaring accidents or incidents
Actors John Arthur Kennedy, Carroll Baker, Lionel Stander, Andrés García, Hugo Stiglitz, Mario Almada
Roles Priest
Rating49% 2.4694252.4694252.4694252.4694252.469425
An airplane goes down in the Caribbean Ocean during a storm and a few survivors find refuge on a small tour boat. Swept out to sea, these people slowly starve to death in the hot sun with barely any food or clean water. With no place to turn, the boat survivors resort to cannibalism to stay alive...that is, until the rescue planes come to pick them up and the man-eating sharks decide it's time to eat as well.
Cave of the Sharks
Directed by Tonino Ricci
Genres Action, Adventure, Horror
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films
Actors Andrés García, Janet Ågren, John Arthur Kennedy, Pino Colizzi, Cinzia Monreale
Roles Mr. Jackson
Rating44% 2.2292652.2292652.2292652.2292652.229265
Deux plongeurs professionnels sont chargés par un riche aventurier de récupérer des documents importants immergés dans un avion englouti en une profondeur sinistre portant un nom étrange : le triangle de l'enfer. Dans cette dangereuse expédition, l'un d'eux est attiré dans une fosse par une force inconnue et maléfique. Ces profondeurs seraient-elles des gouffres s'ouvrant sur un monde inconnu plein de mystère et de peur ? Le triangle de l'enfer porterait-il malchance à tous ceux qui l'approchent...
The Sentinel, 1h32
Directed by Michael Winner
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Horror
Themes Ghost films
Actors Chris Sarandon, Cristina Raines, Martin Balsam, Burgess Meredith, Christopher Walken, Beverly D'Angelo
Roles Monsignor Franchino
Rating63% 3.1980853.1980853.1980853.1980853.198085
Alison Parker, a beautiful but severely neurotic fashion model (Raines) moves into a gorgeous Brooklyn brownstone house that has been divided into apartments. The house is inhabited on the top floor by Father Halliran (John Carradine), a reclusive blind priest who spends all of his time sitting at his open window. Alison begins having strange physical problems, including insomnia, and has some terrifying flashbacks of her attempted suicide. She complains to the real estate agent of the noise caused by her strange neighbors, only to be told that the house is occupied only by the priest and herself. The behavior of her "non-existent" neighbors becomes increasingly surreal and disturbing.
Nine Guests for a Crime
Genres Thriller, Crime
Actors John Arthur Kennedy, John Richardson, Dana Ghia, Venantino Venantini
Roles Uberto - old man
Rating61% 3.0530153.0530153.0530153.0530153.053015
Un riche patriarche a convié sa famille à venir passer quelques jours dans son immense manoir, situé sur une île. Le vieil homme et ses trois fils détiennent un lourd secret qui va se révéler vite mortel car un mystérieux assassin les éliminera les uns après les autres.
Rome, Armed to the Teeth
Directed by Umberto Lenzi
Genres Action, Crime
Actors Tomás Milián, Maurizio Merli, Ivan Rassimov, Maria Rosaria Omaggio, John Arthur Kennedy, Stefano Patrizi
Roles Vice questore Ruini
Rating68% 3.4440653.4440653.4440653.4440653.444065
Désavoué par sa hiérarchie, le commissaire Tanzi doit quitter Milan. Sommé de respecter la loi et le protocole en matière de procédures, on tente de lui faire la leçon sur ses méthodes brutales, jugées par trop expéditives. Sa mutation à Rome et Vincenzo Moretto dit « Le Bossu », un psychopathe de la pire engeance qui y sévit, ont raison de ces bonnes résolutions.
Killer Cop
Killer Cop (1975)

Directed by Luciano Ercoli
Origin Italie
Genres Drama, Action, Crime
Actors John Arthur Kennedy, Jack Lemmon, Claudio Cassinelli, Franco Fabrizi, Giovanni Cianfriglia, Bruno Zanin
Roles Armando Di Federico
Rating65% 3.293723.293723.293723.293723.29372
Dans un hôtel milanais ou se déroule une conférence internationale, une bombe explose et fait plusieurs morts et blessés parmi les représentants des nombreux pays étrangers présents. Le commissaire de la brigade anti-vol Luigi Balsamo (Franco Fabrizi) parvient à retrouver l'un des terroristes mais il manque son interpellation. Quand Balsamo est assassiné, le procureur Armando Di Federico (Arthur Kennedy) décide de confier l'enquête au commissaire de la brigade anti-drogue Matteo Rolandi (Claudio Cassinelli) qui était présent le jour de l'attentant pour une autre affaire.
The Living Dead at Manchester Morgue, 1h35
Directed by Jorge Grau
Origin Espagne
Genres Science fiction, Horror
Themes Medical-themed films, Zombie films, Films about viral outbreaks, Disaster films
Actors Cristina Galbó, Ray Lovelock, John Arthur Kennedy, José Lifante, Anita Colby, Fernando Hilbeck
Roles The Inspector
Rating67% 3.3955553.3955553.3955553.3955553.395555
George (Ray Lovelock) is taking a trip from his antique shop in Manchester to the Lake District to work on a new house with some of his friends. On the way, his Norton motorcycle is accidentally damaged by Edna (Cristina Galbó) while reversing her Mini Cooper at a petrol station. He demands she give him a lift to his destination, while Edna, on her way to visit her troubled sister, asks to go to South Gate first, and to let George take her car to Windermere where she will later retrieve it.
The Antichrist, 1h52
Directed by Alberto De Martino
Origin Italie
Genres Drama, Horror
Themes Films about magic and magicians, Films about religion, Demons in film, Witches in film
Actors Carla Gravina, Mel Ferrer, John Arthur Kennedy, George Coulouris, Alida Valli, Mario Scaccia
Roles Bishop Ascanio Oderisi
Rating57% 2.859262.859262.859262.859262.85926
Ippolita is a paralyzed young woman with serious mental problems stemming from the death of her mother. Her crisis of faith and the intervention of a well-meaning psychologist lead Ippolita to remember her past life as a witch during the Inquisition. Eventually, Ippolita becomes possessed and starts seducing local men, only to kill them. An exorcism seems to be the only solution to stop the madness.
Family Killer
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Themes Mafia films, Gangster films
Actors John Arthur Kennedy, John Saxon, Agostina Belli, Pino Colizzi, Spiros Focás, Giuseppe Addobbati
Roles Don Angelino Ferrante
Rating60% 3.0035453.0035453.0035453.0035453.003545
Stefano Ferrante, fils d'Angelino, le chef de la mafia de Palermo, est tué par Gaspare Ardizzone, un jeune loup qui veut faire sa place parmi les chefs mafieux. Le vieux Ferrante demande à son ami des Etats-Unis, Santino Billeci de venir l'aider pour résoudre le problème Ardizzone.
Ricco
Ricco (1973)

Directed by Tulio Demicheli
Genres Action, Crime
Actors Christopher Mitchum, Barbara Bouchet, Malisa Longo, Eduardo Fajardo, Manuel Zarzo, José María Caffarel
Roles Don Vito
Rating61% 3.099763.099763.099763.099763.09976
Après deux ans de prison, Ricco rentre chez lui pour retrouver sa sœur au lit et sa mère en fauteuil roulant. La vie de famille a bien changé depuis que le père, parrain de la mafia, s’est fait assassiner par un rival qui a pris sa place à la tête de l’organisation. De plus, Rosa, la petite amie de Ricco, est désormais la compagne du nouveau boss, Don Vito. Ricco décide de se venger aidé par Scilla, la nièce d’un ami de la famille.
The President's Plane Is Missing, 1h40
Directed by Daryl Duke
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller
Themes Transport films, Aviation films, Political films, United States Armed Forces in films
Actors Buddy Ebsen, Peter Graves, John Arthur Kennedy, Raymond Massey, Mercedes McCambridge, Rip Torn
Roles Gunther Damon
Rating59% 2.957972.957972.957972.957972.95797
With diplomatic tensions building and the United States facing a possible military confrontation with China, Air Force One mysteriously crashes in the desert while heading to California, killing U.S. President Jeremy Haines (Tod Andrews). While the crash is being investigated, Vice-President Kermit Madigan (Buddy Ebsen) steps up as Acting President. Unfortunately, Haines had left him uninformed of current foreign policies. Madigan must now rely on the former President's aides to fill him in on information he lacks, but the aides have their own agendas. National Security Adviser George Oldenburg (Rip Torn) claims that Haines was preparing to go to war if the Chinese did not back down, while career diplomat Secretary of State Freeman Sharkey (Raymond Massey) asserts that Haines was pursuing a peaceful solution to the problem with China. Madigan's wife Hester (Mercedes McCambridge) sees this as an opportunity to advance his career, but the Washington political community doubts his competence. In dealing with growing tensions and conflicting advice, Madigan struggles to avoid a nuclear war with the Chinese. Meanwhile, it develops that President Haines was not aboard the crashed plane after all.