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John Colicos is a Actor Canadien born on 10 december 1928 at Toronto (Canada)

John Colicos

John Colicos
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Nationality Canada
Birth 10 december 1928 at Toronto (Canada)
Death 6 march 2000 (at 71 years) at Toronto (Canada)

John Colicos (December 10, 1928 – March 6, 2000) was a Canadian actor. He was a distinguished stage actor in the United Kingdom, the United States, and Canada.

Best films

Anne of the Thousand Days (1969)
Scorpio (1973)

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Filmography of John Colicos (23 films)

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The Windsor Protocol
Directed by George Mihalka
Genres Thriller
Themes Spy films
Actors Kyle MacLachlan, Macha Grenon, Alan Thicke, Chris Wiggins, John Colicos, Lisa Bronwyn Moore
Roles Gerhardt Heinzer / Albert Greenfield
Rating49% 2.476152.476152.476152.476152.47615
No Contest
No Contest (1995)
, 1h33
Directed by Paul Lynch
Origin Canada
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime
Actors Shannon Tweed, Robert Davi, Andrew Dice Clay, Polly Shannon, John Colicos, Judith Scott
Roles Senator Donald Wilson
Rating44% 2.218622.218622.218622.218622.21862
A Miss Galaxy competition is hijacked by a gang who take a number of hostages and demand diamonds as a ransom. However, the host, Sharon Bell, a kick-boxing actress, is determined to stop them.
Shadow Dancing, 1h40
Genres Horror
Actors Nadine van der Velde, Christopher Plummer, John Colicos, Charmion King, Shirley Douglas, Kay Tremblay
Roles Anthony Podopolis
Rating60% 3.0186853.0186853.0186853.0186853.018685
Jess is a struggling dancer trying to land a dream role in musical about Medusa. As she practices, the director, who has been haunted for decades by the memory of his former dancer and lover, notices how much she resembles his former lover. The ballerina had died in a bizarre on-stage accident 50 years ago while performing exactly the same dance that Jess is doing. As Jesse becomes more obsessed with winning the part she slowly takes on the physical and emotional characteristics of the woman. Eerily, as more unexplainable coincidences continue to surround the production making you wonder if someone or something is behind it all.
Nowhere to Hide, 1h30
Directed by Mario Azzopardi
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Action
Actors Amy Madigan, Michael Ironside, John Colicos, Daniel Hugh Kelly, Clark Johnson, Maury Chaykin
Roles General Howard
Rating59% 2.9579852.9579852.9579852.9579852.957985
When two newly delivered helicopters crash mysteriously, Marine officer Major Rob Cutter (Daniel Hugh Kelly) decides to conduct his own investigation, since the men killed in the helicopter crashes were members of his squadron. He later discovers that the newly delivered helicopters crashed because of a defective C-ring that has been made of a weaker, less expensive alloy. Rob grounds all the newly delivered helicopters that have the faulty C-ring, and decides to go public with this, much to the objection of his friend and fellow marine Sergeant Mike Watson (Chuck Shamata), who reluctantly tells someone that he found the problem.
Creepshow (1982)
, 2h
Directed by George A. Romero
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Themes Films about animals, Films about children, Natural horror films, Ghost films, Zombie films
Actors Hal Holbrook, Adrienne Barbeau, Fritz Weaver, Ted Danson, Leslie Nielsen, Tom Savini
Roles Doctor
Rating68% 3.4498553.4498553.4498553.4498553.449855
A young boy named Billy gets yelled at and slapped by his father, Stan, for reading a horror comic titled Creepshow. Stan reminds his wife that he had to be hard on Billy because he does not want their son to be reading such "crap". As Billy sits upstairs cursing his father with hopes of him rotting in Hell, he hears a sound at the window, which turns out to be a ghostly apparition in the form of The Creep from the comic book, beckoning him to come closer.
The Postman Always Rings Twice, 2h2
Directed by Bob Rafelson
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime, Romance
Themes Cooking films, Films about sexuality
Actors Jack Nicholson, Jessica Lange, Michael Lerner, Anjelica Huston, William Traylor, Christopher Lloyd
Roles Nick Papadakis
Rating65% 3.2991853.2991853.2991853.2991853.299185
Frank Chambers (Jack Nicholson), a drifter, stops at a rural California diner for a meal, and ends up working there. The diner is operated by a young, beautiful woman, Cora Smith (Jessica Lange), and her much older husband, Nick Papadakis (John Colicos), who is an immigrant from Greece. Frank and Cora start to have an affair soon after they meet. Cora is tired of her situation, married to a man she does not love, and working at a diner that she wishes to own and improve. She and Frank scheme to murder Nick in order to start a new life together without her losing the diner. Their first attempt at the murder is a failure, but they eventually succeed.
Phobia (1980)
, 1h34
Directed by John Huston
Origin Canada
Genres Drama, Thriller, Horror
Themes Medical-themed films
Actors Paul Michael Glaser, Susan Hogan, John Colicos, Fritz Weaver, Alexandra Stewart, Sean Scully
Roles Inspector Barnes
Rating39% 1.9938751.9938751.9938751.9938751.993875
Psychiatrist Dr. Peter Ross (Glaser) M.D., is using radical techniques on his patients to cure them of their various phobias. He becomes terrified when someone starts murdering the subjects one at a time.
The Changeling, 1h55
Directed by Peter Medak
Origin Canada
Genres Thriller, Fantastic, Horror
Themes Ghost films
Actors George C. Scott, Trish Van Devere, Melvyn Douglas, John Colicos, Barry Morse, Jean Marsh
Roles Captain DeWitt
Rating71% 3.59923.59923.59923.59923.5992
John Russell (George C. Scott), a composer living in New York, New York, moves cross-country to Washington state following the deaths of his wife and daughter in a traffic accident while on a winter vacation in upstate New York. In suburban Seattle, John rents a large, old and eerie Victorian-era mansion and begins piecing his life back together.
The Bastard, 4h
Directed by Lee H. Katzin
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Historical, Romance
Themes Political films
Actors Andrew Stevens, Tom Bosley, Kim Cattrall, Buddy Ebsen, Lorne Greene, Olivia Hussey
Roles Lord North
Rating69% 3.481653.481653.481653.481653.48165
Phillipe Charboneau is the illegitimate son of an English duke. When he travels from France to England to claim his inheritance, he incurs the wrath of his father's family and is forced to flee to America, where he becomes involved in the events leading to the American Revolution.
Breaking Point, 1h32
Directed by Bob Clark
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime
Actors Bo Svenson, Robert Culp, John Colicos, Belinda Montgomery, Stephen Young, Doug Lennox
Roles Vincent Karbone
Rating58% 2.9098652.9098652.9098652.9098652.909865
Vincent Karbone is a leading construction magnate in Philadelphia and a suspected leader of one of the city's most notorious criminal gangs. Several of his thugs are on trial, and the key witness is Michael, a mild-mannered judo instructor with a wife and kids. Karbone will stop at nothing to keep the muscles of his organization out of prison, including striking at Michael's family to keep him from testifying.
Drum (1976)
, 1h50
Directed by Burt Kennedy, Steve Carver
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Historical
Themes Films about slavery, Films about racism
Actors Warren Oates, Pam Grier, Isela Vega, Yaphet Kotto, John Colicos, Fiona Lewis
Roles Bernard DeMarigny
Rating54% 2.7073752.7073752.7073752.7073752.707375
This film picks up the story 15 years after the events of the first film. Drum (Norton) has been born to a white prostitute (Vega), who raises him with her black lesbian lover (Kelly). Drum grows up to be a fighter and is often forced to bare-knuckle-box other slaves for the entertainment of the owners, one of whom is a gay Frenchman named Bernard DeMarigny (Colicos). DeMarigny wants to sleep with Drum, but his advances are rejected by the slave and DeMarigny vows revenge against Drum. Drum and his friend Blaise (Kotto) are eventually sold to plantation owner Hammond Maxwell (Oates) and are both taken to his plantation to work. Drum's girlfriend Regine (Grier) is purchased by Maxwell as well and is taken to the plantation for his own personal desires.
Scorpio (1973)
, 2h17
Directed by Michael Winner
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Adventure, Spy
Themes Spy films, Political films
Actors Burt Lancaster, Alain Delon, Paul Scofield, John Colicos, Gayle Hunnicutt, J. D. Cannon
Roles McLeod
Rating63% 3.199593.199593.199593.199593.19959
Cross (Burt Lancaster) is an experienced but retiring Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) agent and assassin who is training free-lance hit-man Jean Laurier (Alain Delon) (alias "Scorpio") to replace him. Cross is teaching him as much about protecting himself from his patrons and never trusting anyone as how to get away clean.
The Wrath of God, 1h51
Directed by Ralph Nelson
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Adventure, Western
Themes Films about religion
Actors Robert Mitchum, Rita Hayworth, Frank Langella, Victor Buono, John Colicos, Gregory Sierra
Roles Col. Santilla
Rating60% 3.0459753.0459753.0459753.0459753.045975
Van Horne (played by Mitchum), a bank robber dressed like a Roman Catholic priest, is spared from a firing squad in 1922 in an unnamed Central America nation and sent to kill a local desperado.