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John Short

Highest Rated: 70% Shiloh 2: Shiloh Season (1999)

Lowest Rated: 5% Christmas With the Kranks (2004)

Birthday: Not Available

Birthplace: Not Available

John Short was a big screen film actor known for powerful performances. In the beginning of his acting career, Short starred in comedies like "A Fine Mess" (1986) with Ted Danson and Howie Mandel, "Welcome Home Roxy Carmichael" (1990) with Winona Ryder and "Brenda Starr" (1992) with Brooke Shields and Timothy Dalton. He also appeared in the TV movie "The Other Lover" (CBS, 1985-86). He continued to act in productions like "Diggstown" (1992) with James Woods, the Tom Hanks box office smash action film "Apollo 13" (1995) and the Whoopi Goldberg dramatic adaptation "The Associate" (1996). Most recently, Short acted on "Close to Home" (CBS, 2005-07).

Highest rated movies

Shiloh 2: Shiloh Season
Maximum Overdrive
Christmas With the Kranks



5% 38% Christmas With the Kranks Ned Becker (Character) $73.7M 2004
70% 62% Shiloh 2: Shiloh Season Mr. Howard (Character) $40.4K 1999
15% 50% Maximum Overdrive Curtis (Character) $6.0M 1986


No Score Yet 66% Without a Trace Unknown (Guest Star) 2008
65% No Score Yet Close to Home Unknown (Guest Star) 2006
86% 92% Boston Legal Dr. Raymond Young (Guest Star) 2005
75% 95% The West Wing Riley Sheets (Guest Star) 2004
55% 79% Star Trek: Enterprise Drake (Guest Star) 2003
No Score Yet No Score Yet The District Unknown (Guest Star) 2001
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Practice Unknown (Guest Star) 1997
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Marshal Unknown (Guest Star) 1995
No Score Yet No Score Yet Coach Unknown (Guest Star) 1993
No Score Yet 100% 21 Jump Street Unknown (Guest Star) 1989
No Score Yet No Score Yet Newhart Unknown (Guest Star) 1985
No Score Yet No Score Yet Trapper John, M.D. Unknown (Guest Star) 1985