John Saxon

1935 - 2020

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John Saxon (born Carmine Orrico; August 5, 1936 – July 25, 2020) was an American film and television actor who worked on more than 200 projects during a span of 60 years. He was known for his work in Westerns and horror films, often playing police officers and detectives. Born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, Saxon studied acting with Stella Adler before beginning his career as a contract actor for Universal Pictures, appearing in such films as Rock, Pretty Baby (1956) and Portrait in Black (1961), which earned him a reputation as a teen idol and won him a Golden Globe Award for New Star of the Year – Actor. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Saxon has received more than 3,302,028 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). John Saxon is the 852nd most popular actor (down from 678th in 2019), the 1,563rd most popular biography from United States (down from 1,235th in 2019) and the 417th most popular Actor.

John S.A.X.N. is most famous for being a pioneer in the field of computer-aided design and computer-aided manufacturing. He is credited with coining the term CAD/CAM.

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Among actors, John Saxon ranks 852 out of 9,996Before him are Dominique Sanda, Arletty, Tony Shalhoub, Leonid Kuravlyov, Jean-Claude Pascal, and Charlotte Gainsbourg. After him are Ann-Margret, Honor Blackman, Marthe Keller, Diane Lane, Herbert Lom, and James Gandolfini.

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Among people born in 1935, John Saxon ranks 62Before him are Pranab Mukherjee, Pepe, Richard Kuklinski, Gnassingbé Eyadéma, Forough Farrokhzad, and Viktor Bryukhanov. After him are Akira Kitaguchi, Maj Sjöwall, Elsa Martinelli, John G. Avildsen, Monique Wittig, and Lee Remick. Among people deceased in 2020, John Saxon ranks 78Before him are Moussa Traoré, Roger Scruton, Quino, Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, Mario J. Molina, and Per Olov Enquist. After him are Honor Blackman, Freeman Dyson, Maj Sjöwall, Chadwick Boseman, John Horton Conway, and Chuck Yeager.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, John Saxon ranks 1,563 out of 18,182Before him are Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807), George Whipple (1878), William Daniel Phillips (1948), Valerie Solanas (1936), Anthony Bourdain (1956), and Eddie Cochran (1938). After him are James Earl Ray (1928), Paul Greengard (1925), Julia Child (1912), Diane Lane (1965), James Gandolfini (1961), and Lee de Forest (1873).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, John Saxon ranks 417Before him are Brad Dourif (1950), Jennifer Garner (1972), Jake Gyllenhaal (1980), Matt LeBlanc (1967), Michelle Phillips (1944), and Tony Shalhoub (1953). After him are Diane Lane (1965), James Gandolfini (1961), George C. Scott (1927), Michael Madsen (1957), Michael Rooker (1955), and Sterling Hayden (1916).

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