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John Ericson

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia John Ericson (sometimes Erickson), born John Meibes (September 23, 1926) in Düsseldorf, Germany, is a German-American actor and film and television star. He trained at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York, played the lead role in Stalag 17 by Donald Bevan and Edmund Trzcinski on Broadway (1951). He went on to make a number of films for MGM in quick succession in the 1950s. His first appearance was in Teresa (1951), directed by Fred Zinnemann, which also launched the film careers of Pier Angeli and Rod Steiger. He then went on to appear in a series of films which included Rhapsody, The Student Prince, Green Fire (all in 1954), and Bad Day at Black Rock (1955). His career continued, mostly on television, for the next thirty years. He appeared in the lead role in "The Peter Bartley Story" of CBS's fantasy drama, The Millionaire. Child actor Johnny Washbrook appeared in the same episode in a flashback segment of Ericson as a boy. He appeared with Dorothy Malone in the January 1, 1956, episode entitled "Mutiny" of CBS's Appointment with Adventure. He guest starred in 1958 in the NBC western series The Restless Gun, starring John Payne. He also guest starred in the 1961 ABC crime drama, Target: The Corruptors! In 1965-1966, he co-starred with Anne Francis in the detective series Honey West. He occasionally appeared in such films as Pretty Boy Floyd (1960), 7 Faces of Dr. Lao (1964) and Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971). He has been married twice and has two children from his first marriage to Milly Coury. Description above from the Wikipedia article John Ericson, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
Sep 23, 1926 In Düsseldorf, Germany
Movie/TV Credits:
33
First Appeared:
In the movie The Big Shoe
Latest Project:
Movie 3-D Rarities 2015-06-11
Known For
Poster of Hustler Squad
Poster of Operation Atlantis
Filmography
Movie The Big Shoe Brockie Drummond (archive footage) 2018
Movie 3-D Rarities Tom Kittredge 2015-06-11
Movie The Lie Count Von Asterburg 2011-11-18
Movie Voyage of the Nautilus Talmudge 2006-02-25
Movie Karaoke Jack Slade 1996-04-28
Series The A-Team Calvin Cutter 1983-01-23
Movie Alien Zone Talmudge 1978-11-22
Movie Deadly Strangers 1976-01-01
Movie Hustler Squad 1976-05-07
Movie Crash! Dr. Gregg Martin 1976-12-24
Series S.W.A.T. Unknown 1975-02-17
Movie Bedknobs and Broomsticks Col. Heller 1971-10-07
Movie Heads or Tails William Huston / Will Hunter / 'Black Talisman' 1969-06-04
Movie The Destructors Dutch Holland 1968-05-03
Movie The Bamboo Saucer Fred Norwood 1968-01-01
Movie The Money Jungle Blake Heller 1967-12-15
Series Honey West 1965-09-17
Movie Operation Atlantis George Steele 1965-10-21
Movie 7 Faces of Dr. Lao Ed Cunningham / Transformed Pan 1964-03-18
Movie Io Semiramide 1963-03-22
Movie The Spiral Road Ed Cunningham / Transformed Pan 1962-08-03
Movie The Prickly Mouthed Geisha, Part 4 Dr. Gregg Martin 1961-01-09
Movie Under Ten Flags Lieutenant Krüger 1960-09-15
Movie The Lonely Man Tom Kittredge 1957-06-21
Movie Forty Guns Brockie Drummond 1957-09-01
Movie Oregon Passage Lt. Niles Ord 1957-12-29
Movie The Cruel Tower Tom Kittredge 1956-10-28
Movie The Return of Jack Slade Jack Slade 1955-10-09
Movie Bad Day at Black Rock Pete Wirth 1955-01-07
Movie Rhapsody James Guest 1954-04-16
Movie Green Fire Donald Knowland 1954-12-29
Movie The Student Prince Count Von Asterburg 1954-06-15
Movie Teresa Philip Cass 1951-04-05