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John Ireland

John Benjamin Ireland (January 30, 1914 – March 21, 1992) was a Canadian-American actor and film director. He was nominated for an Academy Award for his performance in All the King's Men (1949), making him the first Vancouver-born actor to receive an Academy Award nomination. Ireland was a supporting actor in several famous Western films such as My Darling Clementine (1946), Red River (1948), Vengeance Valley (1951), and Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (1957). His other notable film roles were in 55 Days at Peking (1963), The Adventurers (1970), and Farewell, My Lovely (1975). Ireland also appeared in many television series, notably The Cheaters (1960–1962). He was given a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for his contribution to the television industry.

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Jan 31, 1914 In Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie A Walk in the Sun 1945-12-25
Latest Project:
Movie 3-D Rarities 2015-06-11
Known For
Poster of Spartacus
Poster of Gunfight at the O.K. Corral
Poster of Red River
Poster of My Darling Clementine
Movie 3-D Rarities (archive footage) 2015-06-11
Movie The Men Who Made the Movies: Samuel Fuller Bob Ford (archive footage) 2002-07-02
Movie Waxwork II: Lost in Time King Arthur 1992-05-11
Movie The Graveyard Story Dr. McGregor 1991-07-29
Movie Sundown: The Vampire in Retreat Jefferson 1989-05-18
Movie Bonanza: The Next Generation Capt. Aaron Cartwright 1988-03-22
Movie Perry Mason: The Case of the Lady in the Lake Walter 1988-05-15
Movie Messenger of Death Zenas Beecham 1988-09-16
Movie Terror Night Lance Hayward 1987-01-01
Series J.J. Starbuck Unknown 1987-09-26
Movie Thunder Run George Adams 1986-05-30
Movie The Treasure of the Amazon Priest 1985-05-30
Movie Martin's Day 1985-02-22
Movie Miami Golem Anderson 1985-11-12
Series Airwolf Hardesty 1984-01-22
Series Murder, She Wrote Unknown 1984-09-30
Series Hardcastle and McCormick Unknown 1983-09-18
Series The Hitchhiker Unknown 1983-11-01
Series Cassie & Co. 1982-01-29
Movie The Incubus Hank Walden 1982-08-27
Movie Bordello Judge 1981-02-05
Movie Marilyn: The Untold Story John Huston 1980-11-10
Series Magnum, P.I. Unknown 1980-12-11
Movie On the Air Live with Captain Midnight 1979-07-12
Movie Crossbar Miles Kornylo 1979-07-21
Movie The Shape of Things to Come Senator Smedley 1979-05-04
Movie Guyana: Crime of the Century Dave Cole 1979-09-20
Movie Delta Fox Lucas Johnson 1979-10-31
Series Hart to Hart Unknown 1979-09-22
Movie Tomorrow Never Comes Captain 1978-01-01
Movie Satan's Cheerleaders Sheriff B.L.Z. Bubb 1977-03-18
Movie Love and the Midnight Auto Supply Tony Santore 1977-09-24
Movie Assault in Paradise Chief Haliburton 1977-10-01
Movie The Perfect Killer Benny 1977-11-30
Movie Salon Kitty Cliff 1976-03-02
Movie The Swiss Conspiracy Dwight McGowan 1976-09-01
Series Quincy, M.E. Unknown 1976-10-03
Series Khan! Unknown 1975-02-07
Movie Sex Diary Milton 1975-07-27
Movie Farewell, My Lovely Detective Lt. Nulty 1975-08-08
Series Switch Unknown 1975-09-09
Movie We Are No Angels Mr. Shark 1975-09-25
Movie The Girl on the Late, Late Show Bruno Walters 1974-04-01
Movie The House of Seven Corpses Eric Hartman 1974-02-01
Movie Welcome to Arrow Beach Sheriff Duke Bingham 1974-05-01
Movie The Phantom of Hollywood Lt. Gifford 1974-02-12
Movie Blood River Abel Webster 1974-08-18
Series Planet of the Apes Unknown 1974-09-13
Movie Wam Bam Thank You Spaceman 1974-12-31
Series Little House on the Prairie Unknown 1974-09-11
Series Police Story Unknown 1973-03-20
Movie Northeast of Seoul Flanaghan 1972-01-01
Movie Escape to the Sun Jacob Kagan 1972-10-31
Series Ghost Story Unknown 1972-09-15
Movie Challenge Of The McKennas Jones/Jonas MacKenna 1970-03-21
Movie The Adventurers Mr.James Hadley 1970-03-25
Movie One on Top of the Other Inspector Wald 1969-08-15
Movie Carnal Circuit Richard Salinger 1969-08-14
Movie Zenabel Don Alonso Imolne 1969-12-12
Movie The War Devils 1969-12-19
Movie Villa Rides Client in Barber Shop (uncredited) 1968-05-29
Movie Trusting Is Good... Shooting Is Better Der Colonel 1968-08-17
Movie Arizona Bushwhackers Dan Shelby 1968-03-01
Movie Bloody Che Contra Stuart 1968-01-01
Movie A Gun for One Hundred Graves Douglas 1968-08-24
Movie All Out Owl/Gufo/le Hibou 1968-03-27
Movie Run, Man, Run Santillana 1968-08-29
Movie Gatling Gun Tarpas 1968-12-13
Series Hawaii Five-O Unknown 1968-09-20
Movie Taste of Death Dan El/Ralph 1968-09-14
Movie Vengeance for Vengeance Maj. Bower 1968-09-19
Movie C'mon, Let's Live a Little Rego (as John Ireland Jr.) 1967-03-03
Movie Caxambu! Vince Neff 1967-01-01
Movie Fort Utah Tom Horn 1967-09-01
Movie Dirty Heroes Captain O’Connor 1967-09-21
Movie Hate for Hate James Cooper 1967-08-18
Series Mission: Impossible Unknown 1966-09-17
Movie Day of the Nightmare Sgt. Dave Harmon 1965-01-01
Series Branded Unknown 1965-01-24
Series Run for Your Life Unknown 1965-09-13
Movie I Saw What You Did Steve Marak 1965-07-21
Movie The Fall of the Roman Empire Ballomar 1964-03-24
Movie The Big Parade of Comedy (archive footage) 1964-09-02
Series Daniel Boone Unknown 1964-09-24
Movie 55 Days at Peking Sgt. Harry 1963-05-06
Series Burke's Law Unknown 1963-09-20
Movie No Time To Kill Johnny Greco 1963-01-02
Series Kraft Suspense Theatre Unknown 1963-10-10
Movie The Ceremony Prison Warden 1963-12-18
Movie Brushfire Jeff Saygure 1962-03-01
Movie Return of a Stranger Ray Reed 1961-01-01
Series The Asphalt Jungle Unknown 1961-04-02
Movie Wild in the Country Phil Macy 1961-06-15
Series Thriller Unknown 1960-09-13
Movie Spartacus Crixus 1960-10-13
Movie Faces in the Dark Max Hammond 1960-11-22
Series The Cheaters John Hunter 1960-12-10
Series Rawhide 1959-01-09
Series Riverboat Unknown 1959-09-13
Movie Stormy Crossing Griff Parker 1958-08-01
Movie Party Girl Louis Canetto 1958-10-28
Movie No Place to Land Jonas Bailey 1958-10-03
Movie Gunfight at the O.K. Corral Johnny Ringo 1957-05-30
Series Dick Powell's Zane Grey Theater Unknown 1956-10-05
Movie Gunslinger Cane Miro 1956-06-01
Movie The Glass Cage Pel Pelham 1955-04-15
Series Gunsmoke Unknown 1955-09-10
Series Alfred Hitchcock Presents Unknown 1955-10-02
Movie Queen Bee Judson Prentiss 1955-11-07
Movie Hell's Horizon Capt. John Merrill 1955-12-31
Movie Southwest Passage Clint McDonald 1954-04-01
Movie The Good Die Young Eddie Blaine 1954-03-02
Series The Whistler Unknown 1954-07-13
Series Climax! Unknown 1954-10-07
Movie The Fast and the Furious Frank Webster 1954-11-01
Movie Security Risk Ralph Payne 1954-08-08
Movie The Steel Cage Al, a Ringleader, segment "The Hostages" 1954-12-01
Series General Electric Theater Unknown 1953-02-01
Movie Hannah Lee: An American Primitive Marshal Sam Rochelle 1953-07-13
Movie The 49th Man Investigator John Williams 1953-05-20
Movie The Bushwhackers Jefferson Waring 1952-01-08
Movie Hurricane Smith Hurricane Smith 1952-10-02
Movie The Scarf John Howard Barrington 1951-04-06
Movie Vengeance Valley Hub Fasken 1951-02-14
Movie The Basketball Fix Pete Ferreday 1951-08-01
Movie Little Big Horn Lt. John Haywood 1951-06-15
Movie Red Mountain Gen. William Quantrill 1951-11-01
Series Schlitz Playhouse of Stars Unknown 1951-10-05
Movie This Is Korea! Narrator 1951-08-10
Movie Cargo to Capetown Steve Conway 1950-04-01
Movie The Return of Jesse James Johnny Callum 1950-08-01
Series Lux Video Theatre Unknown 1950-10-02
Movie The Walking Hills Frazee 1949-03-05
Movie I Shot Jesse James Bob Ford 1949-02-26
Movie The Doolins of Oklahoma Bitter Creek 1949-05-27
Movie Roughshod Lednov 1949-05-11
Movie Anna Lucasta Danny Johnson 1949-07-11
Movie All the King's Men Jack Burden 1949-11-16
Movie Mr. Soft Touch Henry 'Early' Byrd 1949-07-28
Movie Raw Deal Fantail 1948-05-21
Movie Open Secret Paul Lester 1948-02-14
Movie A Southern Yankee Capt. Jed Calbern 1948-08-05
Movie I Love Trouble Reno 1948-01-15
Movie Red River Cherry Valance 1948-08-26
Movie Joan of Arc Jean de la Boussac (St. Sevére), Captain 1948-12-22
Series The Philco Television Playhouse Unknown 1948-10-03
Movie Railroaded! Duke Martin 1947-09-25
Movie Repeat Performance Narrator (Voice) 1947-05-22
Movie The Gangster Karty 1947-11-25
Movie Somewhere in the Night (voice) (uncredited) 1946-06-12
Movie Behind Green Lights Det. Oppenheimer 1946-02-15
Movie It Shouldn't Happen to a Dog Benny Smith 1946-07-01
Movie My Darling Clementine Billy Clanton 1946-10-17
Movie Wake Up and Dream Howard Williams 1946-12-02
Movie A Walk in the Sun Pfc. Windy Craven 1945-12-25