John Cullum is a Actor and Writer American born on 2 march 1930 at Knoxville (USA)
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Nationality USABirth 2 march 1930
(89 years) at Knoxville (USA
John Cullum (born March 2, 1930) is an American actor and singer. He has appeared in many stage musicals and dramas, including On the Twentieth Century (1978) and Shenandoah (1975), winning the Tony Awards for Best Leading Actor in a Musical for each. He earned his first Tony nomination as lead actor in a musical in 1966 for On a Clear Day You Can See Forever in which he introduced the title song, and more recently received Tony nominations for Urinetown The Musical (2002) (best actor in a musical) and as best featured actor in a musical the revival of 110 in the Shade (2007).
He portrayed tavern owner Holling Vincoeur on the television drama series Northern Exposure (6 seasons), earning an Emmy Award nomination as Best Supporting Actor in a Drama. He was featured in fifteen episodes of the NBC television series ER as Mark Greene's father. He was the farmer in the landmark television drama The Day After. He has made multiple guest appearances on Law & Order and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit as attorney, now judge, Barry Moredock, and appeared as Big Mike in several episodes of The Middle.
Cullum was born in Knoxville, Tennessee, the son of a banker. He attended Knoxville High School and the University of Tennessee. He played on the university's Southeastern Conference championship tennis team and was a member of Phi Gamma Delta. He starred in "Chucky Jack", an outdoor drama about Tennessee Governor John Sevier, at the old Hunter Hills Theater in Gatlinburg.
Cullum has been married to Emily Frankel since 1959. They have one son, JD Cullum, who is also an actor.