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John Vernon is a Actor Canadien born on 24 february 1932 at Zehner (Canada)

John Vernon

John Vernon
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Birth name Adolphus Raymondus Vernon Agopsowicz
Nationality Canada
Birth 24 february 1932 at Zehner (Canada)
Death 1 february 2005 (at 72 years) at Los Angeles (USA)

John Keith Vernon (February 24, 1932 – February 1, 2005) was a Canadian actor and an Environmental Resource Program Manager at the WV DEP. He made a career in Hollywood after achieving initial television stardom in Canada.


Vernon was the father of actresses Kate and Nan Vernon, and son Chris Vernon.

Best films

The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976)
Herbie Goes Bananas (1980)
A Special Day (1977)

Usually with

Don Siegel
Don Siegel
(3 films)
Stephen Furst
Stephen Furst
(3 films)
John Candy
John Candy
(2 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of John Vernon (58 films)

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Delgo (2008)
, 1h34
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Comedy, Fantasy, Adventure, Animation
Themes Children's films
Actors Freddie Prinze, Jr., Jennifer Love Hewitt, Sally Kellerman, Anne Bancroft, Chris Kattan, Louis Gossett Jr.
Roles Judge Nohrin
Rating43% 2.158982.158982.158982.158982.15898
After having left their own world due to a loss of natural resources, the winged humanoid Nohrin settle on Jhamora with the permission of the ground-dwelling Lokni. But some of the Nohrin, led by would-be conqueror Sedessa, believe in the superiority of their own race and try to take land away from the Lokni. The parents of Delgo, a Lokni, are killed in the resulting conflict. Nohrin King Zahn is horrified by the war and admonishes Sedessa, who then poisons the Queen and almost kills Zahn as well. She is subsequently banished, and her wings are clipped off. Delgo, meanwhile, is raised by Elder Marley, who tries to teach him how to use the power of magical stones. Once Delgo grows up, however, he gives in to his desire for revenge against the Nohrin as a whole. But then he meets Princess Kyla of the Nohrin and develops a tentative friendship with her. When she is kidnapped by Nohrin General Raius, who is actually working for Sedessa, Delgo and his friend Filo are blamed and arrested. In the Nohrin prison, Delgo meets Nohrin General Bogardus, who was forced to illegally gamble with his weapons by Raius, because Bogardus opposed an all out war with the Lokni. Delgo, Filo, and Bogardus escape into some underground caverns and eventually reach Sedessa's stronghold and rescue Kyla. Together they hurry back to try to stop the war from taking place. They are too late, for the war has already begun. Bogardus meanwhile fights and defeats Raius, but is soon after mortally injured.
Batman: Mystery of the Batwoman, 1h15
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Fantasy, Action, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films about children, Batman films, Superhero films, Super-héros inspiré de comics
Actors Kevin Conroy, Kimberly Brooks, Kelly Ripa, Elisa Gabrielli, Kyra Sedgwick, David Ogden Stiers
Roles Rupert Thorne
Rating66% 3.3495753.3495753.3495753.3495753.349575
A new heroine has arrived in Gotham whose identity is a mystery— even to Batman. During patrol, the Dynamic Duo spots her trying to stop one of Penguin's shipments on Gotham's interstate, using a plasma rifle to send the Penguin's truck with its driver off the bridge. Batman and Robin save the driver from falling to his death. Batman must figure out who Batwoman is and stop familiar enemies, the Penguin and Rupert Thorne, from selling illegal weapons to the fictional nation of Kasnia. The two employ Carlton Duquesne, a gangster, to provide protection.
Sorority Boys, 1h33
Directed by Wallace Wolodarsky
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Films about sexuality, Erotic films, LGBT-related films, Transgender in film, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film, Cross-dressing in film
Actors Barry Watson, Michael Rosenbaum, Harland Williams, Heather Matarazzo, Melissa Sagemiller, Brad Beyer
Roles Old Man
Rating54% 2.7486052.7486052.7486052.7486052.748605
The story starts out with the regular lives of three friends—Dave (Barry Watson), Adam (Michael Rosenbaum), and Doofer (Harland Williams)—who are head of the Social Committee in a frat house called KOK (Kappa Omicron Kappa). The KOK are known for throwing heavy parties and socially discriminating against the members of the sorority DOG (Delta Omicron Gamma), who regularly protest the actions of the KOK.
Malicious (1995)
, 1h32
Origin Canada
Genres Drama, Thriller
Actors Molly Ringwald, John Vernon, Patrick McGaw, Mimi Kuzyk, Sarah Lassez, Jerry Wasserman
Roles Detective Pronzini
Rating51% 2.556972.556972.556972.556972.55697
Après une brève rencontre avec une belle inconnue, un athlète d'université obtient plus que ce à quoi il s'attendait quand elle devient obsédée, ne s'arrêtant à rien pour détruire sa vie.
Family of Cops, 1h30
Directed by Ted Kotcheff
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime
Actors Charles Bronson, Daniel Baldwin, Angela Featherstone, Sebastian Spence, Kate Trotter, Simon MacCorkindale
Roles Frank Rampola
Rating57% 2.8600352.8600352.8600352.8600352.860035
Milwaukee, WI Police Department Inspector Paul Fein (Charles Bronson) is a veteran police commander whose son Ben is a senior police detective, and his son Eddie (Sebastian Spence) is also a cop assigned to the department's Patrol Bureau. Paul is assigned to investigate the murder of a prominent businessman, and he soon learns that the field of suspects has been narrowed down to two—the victim's sexually freewheeling wife Anna (Lesley-Anne Down), and Paul's wild-child daughter Jackie (Angela Featherstone). Neither Paul, Ben, nor Eddie believe that Jackie could have committed the murder, and soon Paul is using himself as a decoy in a bid to find out more about what Anna does and doesn't know about her husband's death.
Hostage for a Day, 1h35
Directed by John Candy
Origin Canada
Genres Comedy, Fantasy
Actors John Candy, George Wendt, John Vernon, Robin Duke, PJ Torokvei, Don Lake
Roles V.D. Regan
Rating38% 1.902041.902041.902041.902041.90204
The Forget-Me-Not Murders, 1h30
Directed by Robert Iscove
Origin USA
Genres Crime
Actors Richard Crenna, Tyne Daly, Neve Campbell, Philip Bosco, Cliff Gorman, John Vernon
Roles Boyce
Rating61% 3.0537853.0537853.0537853.0537853.053785
Alors que le policier Frank Janek passe ses vacances au Canada avec la séduisante psychiatre Monique, il est appelé par son supérieur hiérarchique qui lui annonce que sa filleule Jess a été assassinée par un tueur en série recherché par le FBI. Janek revient en urgence à New York pour reprendre en main l'affaire mais il est rapidement évincé de l'enquête qui le touche de trop près. Durant son enquête, Janek va découvrir une face qu'il ne connaissait pas de Jesse en la personne de sa thérapeute, le docteur Archer...
The Naked Truth
Directed by Nico Mastorakis
Actors Herb Edelman, Brian Thompson, M. Emmet Walsh, Billy Barty, Yvonne De Carlo, Shannon Tweed
Roles Von Bulo
Rating28% 1.409641.409641.409641.409641.40964
A take-off on "Some Like it Hot"—the film follows two men who witness a murder, dress up like women to escape, and wind up hiding in the house of a drug dealer.
The Woman Who Sinned, 1h40
Directed by Michael Switzer
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Crime
Actors Susan Lucci, Tim Matheson, Michael Dudikoffi, John Vernon, Christine Belford, Tom Everett
Roles Lieutenant Girvetz
Rating50% 2.548522.548522.548522.548522.54852
Victoria Robeson (Lucci) and her husband Michael (Matheson) are an apparently happily married couple. However Victoria becomes involved in an adulterous affair with Evan Ganns who later kills her friend Jane Woodman. Victoria is falsely accused of the murder and is forced to reveal details of her affair to prove her innocence.
Christmas Pudding, 50minutes
Directed by Andrew Grieve
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Crime
Actors David Suchet, Frederick Treves, John Vernon
Roles David Welwyn
Rating76% 3.836093.836093.836093.836093.83609
À Londres, le rubis du prince égyptien Farouk est volé par une femme à qui il l'avait prêté lors d'un diner. Poirot qui pensait passer Noël seul tranquillement chez lui, se voit charger par le gouvernement de le retrouver pour préserver les intérêts britanniques. Il va alors passer Noël chez les Lacey. Le colonel, égyptologue, était l'un des rares à savoir que le rubis était en Angleterre...
I'm Gonna Git You Sucka, 1h28
Directed by Keenen Ivory Wayans
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Action, Crime
Actors Isaac Hayes, Steve James, Bernie Casey, Antonio Fargas, John Vernon, Ja'net DuBois
Roles Mr. Big
Rating65% 3.298473.298473.298473.298473.29847
Jack Spade (Keenen Ivory Wayans) returns from the Army to his old neighborhood following the death of his brother, Junebug. The police determine Junebug's death to be the result of an "OG", or "Over Gold" — the victim has overdosed on gold chains. A brief image of Junebug is shown featuring him covered, head-to-toe, with gold chains. When not distracted by his old girlfriend and Junebug's widow Cheryl (Dawnn Lewis), Jack seeks revenge for his brother's death.
Killer Klowns from Outer Space, 1h22
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Comedy, Horror comedy, Horror
Themes Circus films, Films set in the future, Films about extraterrestrial life, Comedy horror films, Films about extraterrestrial life, Alien invasions in films, Disaster films
Actors Grant Cramer, Suzanne Snyder, John Allen Nelson, Royal Dano, John Vernon, Christopher Titus
Roles Curtis Mooney
Rating62% 3.1000053.1000053.1000053.1000053.100005
In the town of Crescent Cove, California, Farmer Gene Green spies an object fall to Earth. Believing it to be Halley's Comet, he goes to find it, coming across a large circus tent-like structure. He is at first amused by the sight, but he and his dog Pooh Bear are quickly captured by mysterious clown-like aliens. Meanwhile, Mike Tobacco and his girlfriend Debbie Stone also investigate. Coming across the same structure, they discover a complex interior that looks nothing like a circus tent. They discover the old man in a cotton candy-shaped cocoons and are nearly captured by the alien clowns, who coat them with a popcorn gun as they escape. A balloon-animal dog that comes to life gives chase.