John Kerr (II) - Rotten Tomatoes

John Kerr (II)

Highest Rated:   89% South Pacific (1958)
Lowest Rated:   80% The Cobweb (1955)
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Sensitive stage and film leading man John Kerr was able to pass as a teenager well into his 20s. Kerr made his Broadway debut in the high-school comedy Bernardine (1953). Two years later, he scored a huge success in the role of emotionally overwrought, sexually ambivalent college freshman Tom Robinson Lee in Robert Anderson's play Tea and Sympathy; he brilliantly repeated this role in the watered-down 1956 film version. Kerr's only other film roles of note were the doomed Lieutenant Cable in South Pacific (1958) and the imperiled victim of torture-prone Vincent Price in The Pit and the Pendulum (1961). After portraying district attorneys in two separate TV series, Arrest and Trial (1963) and Peyton Place (1966), Kerr evidently decided he enjoyed the world of jurisprudence and became a full-time lawyer. John Kerr remained available for the occasional cameo role into the 1980s. He died in 2013 at age 81.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
No Score Yet Bay Coven
  • Ferry Captain
1987
No Score Yet The Park Is Mine
  • Reporter - Conference
1986
No Score Yet The Amateur
  • CIA Security Guard
1982
No Score Yet The Silent Partner
  • 3rd Detective
1978
No Score Yet Incident on a Dark Street
  • Trenier's Attorney
1972
No Score Yet Seven Women From Hell
  • Bill Jackson
1961
83% Pit and the Pendulum (The Pit and the Pendulum)
  • Francis Barnard
1961
No Score Yet The Crowded Sky
  • Mike Rule
1960
89% South Pacific
  • Lt. Joseph Cable
1958
No Score Yet Tea and Sympathy
  • Tom Robinson Lee
1957
No Score Yet The Vintage
  • Ernesto Barandero
1957
No Score Yet Men of Sherwood Forest
  • Brian of Eskdale
1957
80% The Cobweb
  • Steven W. Holte
1955
83% The Stratton Story
  • Yankee Coach
1949
No Score Yet Treasure Island
  • Actor
1934

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