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John Saxon is a Actor American born on 5 august 1935 at Brooklyn (USA)

John Saxon

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Birth name Carmine Orrico
Nationality USA
Birth 5 august 1935 at Brooklyn (USA)
Death 25 july 2020 (at 84 years)

John Saxon (born Carmine Orrico; August 5, 1935) is an American actor who has worked on more than 200 projects during a span of sixty years. Saxon is known for his work in westerns and horror films, as well as for his role as Roper in the 1973 film Enter the Dragon, in which he starred with Bruce Lee and Jim Kelly.


John Saxon has a son, Antonio, who graduated with honors from the University of California.

Best films

Beverly Hills Cop III (1994)
The Electric Horseman (1979)
Enter the Dragon (1973)
The Cardinal (1963)
Joe Kidd (1972)

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Source : Wikidata

Filmography of John Saxon (89 films)

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Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy, 4h
Directed by Daniel Farrands
Origin USA
Genres Documentary, Horror
Themes Films about films, Documentary films about business, Documentary films about the film industry, Serial killer films, Documentary films about films
Actors Heather Langenkamp, Wes Craven, Robert Englund, Robert Shaye, Lisa Wilcox, John Saxon
Roles Self
Rating85% 4.2821854.2821854.2821854.2821854.282185
Depuis des décennies, Freddy Krueger s'est frayé un chemin à travers les rêves d'innombrables jeunes, effrayant plus d'un demi-milliard de dollars au box-office à travers huit films terrifiants et spectaculaires.
War Wolves
War Wolves (2009)
, 1h44
Origin USA
Genres Horror
Themes Films about animals, Films about magic and magicians, Wolves in film, Werewolves in film, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors John Saxon, Tim Thomerson, Natasha Alam, Adrienne Barbeau, Zosia Mamet, Dan Southworth
Roles Tony Ford
Rating28% 1.427511.427511.427511.427511.42751
War Wolves depicts the lives of several Army soldiers who are ambushed in a small town in the Middle East. They return home and to their normal lives, however they find that they had changed considerably. Growing fangs at will and slowly going through a mysterious and painful change, they part ways when they realize their own taste for blood. Refusing to give in one finds a life away from it all, going under the name of Lawrence Talbot. But escaping his life he finds is impossible as the members of his "pack" attempt to hunt him down and convert him to the more thrilling life their changes are introducing them to.
Trapped Ashes, 1h45
Directed by Monte Hellman, Joe Dante, Sean S. Cunningham, Ken Russell
Origin USA
Genres Horror
Actors Jayce Bartok, Rachel Veltri, Richard Ian Cox, Henry Gibson, Lara Harris, Scott Lowell
Roles Leo
Rating47% 2.360022.360022.360022.360022.36002
Segment The Girl With Golden Breasts (Réalisateur: Ken Russell) : Une jeune comédienne au chômage veut une poitrine plus généreuse afin d'obtenir plus de rôles. Le chirurgien qu'elle va voir lui vante les mérites de sa pratique : implanter des poitrines de femmes décédées (carrément moins dangereux que le silicone). Seule petit inconvénient, les sympathiques implants mammaires doivent être nourris au sang frais... Segment Jibaku (Réalisateur: Sean S. Cunningham): Ce segment donne dans le fantôme japonais. Invité au Japon pour donner une conférence, un architecte décide de venir avec sa femme. La jeune femme rencontre un revenant et tombe sous son l'emprise.
Pitcher and the Pin-Up, 1h44
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Action, Romance
Actors Paul Kent, John Saxon, Stephen Bishop, Bo Hopkins, Wilford Brimley, Marisol Nichols
Roles Michael Curtis
Rating56% 2.8086252.8086252.8086252.8086252.808625
The Road Home (A.K.A. "Pitcher and the Pin-Up") is the story of childhood friends Danny (Drew Johnson) and Missy (Corinna Harney). Danny has dreams of making it in Major League Baseball while Missy doesn't really dream of anything except happiness. Danny rescues her from her abusive father (John Saxon) in High School and the two become inseparable. Inseparable, that is, until life comes between them.
Living in Fear, 1h30
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller
Actors Marcia Cross, William R. Moses, Daniel Quinn, Katherine Helmond, Brandon Maggart, John Saxon
Roles Rev. Leo Hausman
Rating51% 2.5633052.5633052.5633052.5633052.563305
Un homme, qui revient dans sa maison d'enfance pour la lecture d'un testament, rencontre de l'hostilité de la part de nombreuses personnes. Mais est-ce que ces personnes le connaissent mieux que sa propre femme ?
Joseph's Gift
Directed by Philippe Mora
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Films about religion, Films based on the Bible, Films about Jews and Judaism
Actors Freddy Rodríguez, Brion James, Robert Townsend, John Saxon, Pamela Bellwood, Martin Kove
Roles Jacob Keller
Rating67% 3.370633.370633.370633.370633.37063
The Keller family are the owners of a successful garment business based in Los Angeles, California. The story mainly revolves around Jacob Keller's (John Saxon) youngest son Joseph (Freddy Rodriguez). Because Jacob treats Joseph as if he is his favorite son, Joseph's brothers Ashton, Simon, and Robert plot to eliminate Joseph. They accomplish this by going on a business trip with Joseph, only to have him kidnapped and taken to a sweat shop run by sadist Frank Childress (Brion James).
From Dusk Till Dawn, 1h48
Directed by Robert Rodríguez
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Fantastic, Comedy-drama, Horror comedy, Action, Horror, Crime
Themes Films about magic and magicians, Films about sexuality, Transport films, Films about automobiles, Vampires in film, Road movies, Comedy horror films, Striptease
Actors George Clooney, Quentin Tarantino, Harvey Keitel, Juliette Lewis, Salma Hayek, Tom Savini
Roles FBI Agent
Rating71% 3.5983153.5983153.5983153.5983153.598315
Two brothers, Seth and Richard "Richie" Gecko, having just robbed a bank, stop at a liquor store to pick up a map. When the arrival of Texas Ranger Earl McGraw threatens their getaway, they kill him and the cashier, burning down the store in the process. During the gunfight, Richie is shot in the hand. Fleeing a combined force of FBI and local police, they head towards Mexico where a contact has arranged a safe-house for them. Along the way they stop at a motel and unload a bank teller whom they are holding hostage. While Seth goes out to "sight see" checking on the border and to buy fast food burgers, Richie brutally rapes and murders the teller. Seth, who pictures himself as a professional thief, becomes furious over Richie's sadistic behavior.
Jonathan of the Bears, 1h28
Directed by Enzo G. Castellari
Genres Action, Western
Themes Films about animals
Actors Franco Nero, John Saxon, Floyd "Red Crow" Westerman, David Hess, Ennio Girolami, Boris Khmelnitsky
Roles Fred Goodwin
Rating61% 3.089293.089293.089293.089293.08929
Young Jonathan Kowalski hides in a cave when a bunch of criminals kills his family. Hereby he meets a little bear. The two orphans live together until Jonathan gets picked up by a friendly tribe of Indians. Being raised as the chief's stepson he's respected and takes a squaw named Shaya. When he thinks he's got it all, the tycoon Fred Goodwin finds oil in the soil of his tribe. Still haunted by not having been able to rescue his original family Jonathan decides to protect his clan against the Fred Goodwin and his mercenaries. His enemies finally capture and crucify him. Jonathan is soon rescued by the son of African slaves.
Beverly Hills Cop III, 1h44
Directed by John Landis
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Comedy thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Buddy films
Actors Eddie Murphy, Judge Reinhold, Héctor Elizondo, Timothy Carhart, George Lucas, John Saxon
Roles Orrin Sanderson
Rating55% 2.753512.753512.753512.753512.75351
One night in Detroit, Axel Foley (Eddie Murphy) plans to arrest a gang of car thieves who run a local chop shop. Unbeknownst to his boss, Inspector G. Douglas Todd (Gil Hill), Foley has canceled the SWAT team, intending to raid the shop using only his team. Meanwhile, a group of men arrive at the chop shop to pick up a cube van that the car thieves had hijacked. The leader of the group confirms that the vehicle still contains its cargo, which consists of crates labelled as property of the U.S. government, then has his men execute the car thieves.
New Nightmare, 1h52
Directed by Wes Craven
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Fantasy, Horror
Themes Films about films, Freddy, Serial killer films
Actors Robert Englund, Heather Langenkamp, Miko Hugues, John Saxon, Tracy Middendorf, Wes Craven
Roles John Saxon / Donald Thompson
Rating64% 3.200253.200253.200253.200253.20025
Heather Langenkamp lives in Los Angeles with her husband Chase and her young son Dylan, and has become quite popular due to her role as Nancy Thompson from the Nightmare on Elm Street film series. One night, she has a nightmare in which she, Dylan and Chase are attacked by animated Krueger claws of an upcoming Nightmare film in which two of the workers are brutally murdered on set. Waking up to an earthquake, she spies a cut on Chase's finger exactly like one he'd received in his dream, but they quickly dismiss the notion.
Hellmaster (1992)
, 1h32
Origin USA
Genres Horror
Actors John Saxon, David Emge, Jeff Rector
Roles Professor Jones
Rating39% 1.9807451.9807451.9807451.9807451.980745
Part of a secret government eugenics project, crazed biochemistry professor John Saxon committed terrible crimes on his college campus in the late 1960s before one of his colleagues burned the college to put a deadly end to his spree. Saxon is presumed dead, but a series of murders twenty years later raises questions of whether he has somehow managed to return. In actuality, Saxon's drug experiments have turned him into a superhuman. Having teleported himself to safety during the fire, he has been living underground continuing his experiments. With an injection, he is able to turn people into mutants who will follow his will. With the help of his zombie-like army, Saxon plans to access his stores of his "Nietzsche Drug" in the catacombs beneath the campus. Standing against him are three people: a psychic, a reporter and a woman who has already survived one supernatural attack. The psychic determines that she herself must take the Nietzsche Drug so she can face the mad professor and his mutant slaves.
Aftershock (1990)
, 1h31
Directed by Frank Harris
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Action
Actors James Lew, Russ Tamblyn, Christopher Mitchum, Elizabeth Kaitan, John Saxon, Chris DeRose
Roles Oliver Quinn
Rating42% 2.1357852.1357852.1357852.1357852.135785
An alien (Elizabeth Kaitan) visits Earth during World War III.
My Mom's a Werewolf, 1h30
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Horror comedy, Horror
Themes Comedy horror films
Actors Susan Blakely, John Saxon, Tina Caspary, Diana Barrows, John Schuck, Ruth Buzzi
Roles Harry Thropen
Rating45% 2.262482.262482.262482.262482.26248
Leslie Shaber est le prototype de la femme au foyer : une maison en banlieue, un mari alcoolique, des enfants qui grandissent sans elle. Elle attend l'évènement qui pourrait rompre la monotonie de sa vie. Alors qu'elle fait quelques emplettes dans une animalerie, elle accepte l'invitation de Harry Tropen. Elle ignore que le personnage, terriblement attirant ; est un loup-garou. Manipulée par le redoutable séducteur ; influencée par une diseuse de bonne aventure, elle va connaître la plus radicale des transformations, rejetant tout ce qui faisait sa vie jusque là. Ses enfants décident de la ramener dans le droit chemin.