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John Craven

Highest Rated:   93% The Damned United (2009)
Lowest Rated:   48% Ocean's Eleven (1960)
Birthday:   Not Available
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A successful supporting and occasional leading actor of stage, screen and television, John Craven starred as Bob MacDonald in the first live television series, The Egg and I (1951), a sitcom based on Betty MacDonald's humorous autobiography. Craven launched his career playing George in the 1938 Broadway version of Our Town with his father Frank Craven, a playwright who worked as an actor and a stage manager of the production. While serving in the military during WW II, Craven was appointed the USO's theater director and placed in charge of putting on productions for U.S. troops stationed in Italy. Craven made his feature-film debut in Over the Goal (1937). He did not appear in another until The Human Comedy (1943). His other film credits include Dr. Gillespie's Criminal Case (1943), Let's Make Love (1960) and Ocean's Eleven (1960). On television, Craven guest-starred on a variety of series ranging from Playhouse 90, to Wyatt Earp, to Big Valley. At the end of the 1960s, Craven moved to Spain where he continued to appear on stage. He also took up drama teaching and stage directing. He remained there through the mid '70s and then returned to the U.S.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
60% Burn Country
  • Joseph
2016
93% The Damned United
  • Himself
$0.4M 2009
No Score Yet Revenge of the Nerds IV: Nerds in Love
  • Actor
1994
67% Let's Make Love
  • Comstock
1960
48% Ocean's Eleven
  • Cashier
1960
88% Friendly Persuasion
  • Leader
1956
No Score Yet Count the Hours
  • George Braden
1953
No Score Yet Flight to Nowhere
  • Claude Forrest
1946
No Score Yet The Purple Heart
  • Sgt. Martin Stoner
1944
No Score Yet Meet the People
  • John Swanson
1944
80% The Human Comedy
  • Tobey George
1943
No Score Yet Over the Goal
  • King
1937
No Score Yet Someone To Remember
  • Actor

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
No Score Yet The Twilight Zone
1959-1964
  • Man
  • 1963

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