John Anderson

John Anderson

Highest Rated: 96% Psycho (1960)

Lowest Rated: 14% Smokey and the Bandit II (1980)

Birthday: Oct 20, 1922

Birthplace: Clayton, Illinois, USA

A prolific, versatile, light-haired character actor, Anderson amassed feature credits including "Psycho" (1960, as the smarmy car salesman), Ossie Davis' "Cotton Comes to Harlem" (1970) and John Sayles' "Eight Men Out" (1988). His TV credits include over 500 roles, most notably among them a recurring role on "Dallas"; the short lived spin-off "Baby Boom"; and, as the title character's father, "MacGyver."

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Bed of Lies Price Daniel, Sr. (Character) - 1992
No Score Yet 56% Daddy George Watson (Character) - 1991
86% 80% Eight Men Out Judge Kenesaw Mountain Landis (Character) $4.3M 1988
No Score Yet No Score Yet Regeneration Unknown (Character) - 1987
No Score Yet 29% Scorpion Neal G. Koch (Character) - 1986
No Score Yet No Score Yet Sins of the Past Rev. Donald Randolph (Character) - 1984
57% 66% Lone Wolf McQuade Burnside (Character) - 1983
No Score Yet No Score Yet Ashes and Embers Ned Charles (Character) - 1982
No Score Yet No Score Yet The First Time Paul Cooper (Character) - 1982
No Score Yet No Score Yet Missing Children: A Mother's Story Stanley Willard (Character) - 1982
56% 74% Zoot Suit Judge F.W. Charles (Character) - 1981
14% 44% Smokey and the Bandit II Governor (Character) - 1980
No Score Yet No Score Yet In Search of Historic Jesus Caiaphas (Character) - 1980
No Score Yet No Score Yet Donner Pass: The Road to Survival Patrick Breen (Character) - 1978
No Score Yet No Score Yet Shadow of Fear Unknown (Character) - 1978
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Deerslayer Hutter (Character) - 1978
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Last Hurrah Amos Force (Character) - 1977
No Score Yet 0% The Force of Evil Sheriff Floyd Carrington (Character) - 1977
No Score Yet 40% Peter Lundy and the Medicine Hat Stallion Alexander Majors (Character) - 1977
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Lincoln Conspiracy Abraham Lincoln (Character) - 1977
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Dark Side of Innocence Stephen Hancock (Character) - 1976
No Score Yet No Score Yet Bridger Pres. Andrew Jackson (Character) - 1976
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Specialist Pike Smith (Character) - 1975
No Score Yet No Score Yet Dead Man on the Run Jason Monroe (Character) - 1975
No Score Yet No Score Yet Mrs. R Capt. Lewis (Character) - 1975
No Score Yet 78% The Dove Mike Turk (Character) - 1974
No Score Yet No Score Yet Heatwave! Toler (Character) - 1974
No Score Yet No Score Yet Manhunter Aaron Denver (Character) - 1974
No Score Yet No Score Yet Smile, Jenny, You're Dead Col. John Lockport (Character) - 1974
67% 61% Executive Action Halliday (Character) - 1973
No Score Yet No Score Yet Brock's Last Case Joe Cuspis (Character) - 1973
No Score Yet No Score Yet Call to Danger Edward McClure (Character) - 1973
No Score Yet 20% Molly and Lawless John Sheriff Marvin Parker (Character) - 1972
No Score Yet 60% Man and Boy Stretch (Character) - 1972
No Score Yet 23% Impulsion Inspector Darnezi (Character) - 1971
38% 71% Soldier Blue Col. Iverson (Character) - 1970
No Score Yet No Score Yet Bearcats Judge Juan O'Brien (Character) - 1970
No Score Yet No Score Yet Five Savage Men Sheriff Allan Pierce (Character) - 1970
No Score Yet 20% A Man Called Gannon Unknown (Character) - 1969
No Score Yet 20% The Great Bank Robbery Mayor Kincaid (Character) - 1969
No Score Yet 62% Heaven With a Gun Asa Beck (Character) - 1969
No Score Yet 35% Young Billy Young Boone (Character) - 1969
No Score Yet 44% Day of the Evil Gun Captain Jefferson Addis (Character) - 1968
No Score Yet No Score Yet Massacre Harbor Maj. Indrus (Character) - 1968
No Score Yet 52% Five Card Stud Marshal Dana (Character) - 1968
No Score Yet 39% Welcome to Hard Times Ezra Maple/Isaac Maple (Character) - 1967
No Score Yet No Score Yet Scalplock Burton Standish (Character) - 1967
No Score Yet No Score Yet A Covenant With Death Dietrich (Character) - 1967
No Score Yet 46% Namu, the Killer Whale Joe Clausen (Character) - 1966
40% 65% The Hallelujah Trail Sgt. Buell (Character) - 1965
50% 44% The Satan Bug Agent Reagan (Character) - 1965
60% 58% Walk on the Wild Side Preacher (Character) - 1962
80% 36% Geronimo Jeremiah Burns (Character) - 1962
93% 84% Ride the High Country Elder Hammond (Character) - 1962
96% 95% Psycho Charlie (Character) - 1960

TV

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Jake and the Fatman Unknown (Guest Star) 1992
No Score Yet 97% Quantum Leap Pat Knight (Guest Star) 1992
No Score Yet No Score Yet Murder, She Wrote Unknown (Guest Star) 1991
No Score Yet No Score Yet Perfect Strangers Unknown (Guest Star) 1991
No Score Yet 81% MacGyver Unknown (Guest Star) 1990 1987 1985
No Score Yet No Score Yet Matlock Unknown (Guest Star) 1988-1990 1986
89% 90% Star Trek: The Next Generation Kevin Uxbridge (Guest Star) 1989
No Score Yet No Score Yet Baby Boom Anakott (Guest Star) 1988
No Score Yet No Score Yet Hunter Winston Taggert (Guest Star) 1988
No Score Yet No Score Yet Dallas Unknown (Guest Star) 1988
No Score Yet No Score Yet Aaron's Way Unknown (Guest Star) 1988
No Score Yet 93% M*A*S*H Gen. Addison Collins (Guest Star) 1983
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Fall Guy Unknown (Guest Star) 1983
No Score Yet No Score Yet Hart to Hart Unknown (Guest Star) 1981
No Score Yet No Score Yet Greatest American Hero General Gerald Stocker (Guest Star) 1981
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Jeffersons Mr. Claymore (Guest Star) 1981
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo Unknown (Guest Star) 1980
No Score Yet 61% Incredible Hulk Unknown (Guest Star) 1979
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Rockford Files Gerald A. O'Malley (Guest Star) 1976
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Quest Unknown (Guest Star) 1976
No Score Yet No Score Yet Bronk Unknown (Guest Star) 1975
No Score Yet No Score Yet Little House on the Prairie Unknown (Guest Star) 1975
No Score Yet No Score Yet Barnaby Jones Unknown (Guest Star) 1975
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Bob Newhart Show Mr. Charlie Colton (Guest Star) 1974
No Score Yet No Score Yet Petrocelli Unknown (Guest Star) 1974
No Score Yet No Score Yet Kung Fu Unknown (Guest Star) 1973-1974
No Score Yet No Score Yet Cannon Major Bliss (Guest Star) 1973
No Score Yet No Score Yet Gunsmoke Les McConnell (Guest Star) 1973 1971 1969 1965-1967 1963 1958-1959
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Sixth Sense Unknown (Guest Star) 1972
No Score Yet No Score Yet Here Come the Brides Gentleman Harry Smith (Guest Star) 1969
No Score Yet No Score Yet Bonanza Unknown (Guest Star) 1969 1963 1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet Mannix George Blake (Guest Star) 1967
No Score Yet No Score Yet Cimarron Strip Unknown (Guest Star) 1967
No Score Yet No Score Yet Iron Horse Unknown (Guest Star) 1967
No Score Yet No Score Yet Tarzan Dolan (Guest Star) 1967
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Felony Squad Lt. Mike Reineck (Guest Star) 1967
No Score Yet No Score Yet Lassie Boone Anderson (Guest Star) 1966 1963 1959
No Score Yet No Score Yet Wackiest Ship in the Army Unknown (Guest Star) 1966
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Big Valley Unknown (Guest Star) 1965
No Score Yet No Score Yet A Man Called Shenandoah Unknown (Guest Star) 1965
No Score Yet No Score Yet Alfred Hitchcock Hour Unknown (Character) 1965 1962
No Score Yet No Score Yet Rawhide Unknown (Guest Star) 1964-1965
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Fugitive Ed Shrader (Guest Star) 1964-1965
No Score Yet No Score Yet Ben Casey Krabz (Guest Star) 1963-1964
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Lieutenant Unknown (Guest Star) 1964
No Score Yet No Score Yet My Favorite Martian Unknown (Guest Star) 1963
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Outer Limits Unknown (Character) 1963
82% 94% The Twilight Zone Deidrich (Character) 1963 1960-1961
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Untouchables Unknown (Guest Star) 1963
No Score Yet No Score Yet Perry Mason George Andrews (Guest Star) 1963 1959
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Rifleman Unknown (Guest Star) 1963 1959-1961
No Score Yet No Score Yet Laramie Matt Cady (Guest Star) 1962-1963 1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet Route 66 Unknown (Guest Star) 1963
No Score Yet No Score Yet Timmy & Lassie Unknown (Guest Star) 1963 1959
No Score Yet No Score Yet Dr. Kildare Unknown (Guest Star) 1962
No Score Yet No Score Yet Thriller Unknown (Character) 1962
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Tall Man Major Jud Randolph (Guest Star) 1962
No Score Yet No Score Yet Alfred Hitchcock Presents Unknown (Character) 1961
No Score Yet No Score Yet Cheyenne Unknown (Guest Star) 1961
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp Virgil Earp (Guest Star) 1960-1961
No Score Yet No Score Yet Lawman Unknown (Guest Star) 1961
No Score Yet No Score Yet Bat Masterson Maj. Liam Mars (Guest Star) 1961
No Score Yet No Score Yet Zane Grey Theater Unknown (Character) 1959-1960 1957
No Score Yet No Score Yet Death Valley Days Jim Reed (Character) 1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet Dante Unknown (Guest Star) 1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet Johnny Ringo Unknown (Guest Star) 1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Rebel Unknown (Guest Star) 1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet Bronco Unknown (Guest Star) 1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet Law of the Plainsman Unknown (Guest Star) 1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet Marshal Dillon Unknown (Guest Star) 1958-1959
No Score Yet No Score Yet Have Gun -- Will Travel Unknown (Guest Star) 1958-1959
No Score Yet No Score Yet Trackdown Billy McCall (Guest Star) 1959 1957
No Score Yet No Score Yet Mike Hammer Unknown (Guest Star) 1959
No Score Yet No Score Yet Hopalong Cassidy Unknown (Guest Star) 1954

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