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Enter the Dragon, A Nightmare On Elm Street
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John Saxon (born August 5, 1936) is an American actor. In his early career, Saxon worked with many notable directors including Vincente Minnelli, Blake Edwards, John Huston, Frank Borzage, and Otto Preminger but, despite this, never developed into a major star. He portrayed Marco Polo in episode 26 of The Time Tunnel ("Attack Of The Barbarians"), originally airing March 10, 1967. In films he appeared primarily in supporting roles, and won a Golden Globe Best Supporting Actor nomination for his portrayal of a Mexican bandit in the 1966 film The Appaloosa. He again played a Mexican, this time a revolutionary named Luis Chama, in 1972, supporting Clint Eastwood and Robert Duvall in "Joe Kidd". He was top-billed in his most famous film Enter the Dragon (1973), although that film`s main actor was Bruce Lee. In 1975 he starred in several episodes of the ABC produced mega-hit series The Six Million Dollar Man playing a number of characters, including the role of Major Frederick Sloan. His roles also extended into The Bionic Woman. The actor`s likeness was later used for the Kenner action-figure doll called `Maskatron` which was based on the series.
Saxon has also appeared in many Italian films, mainly in the spaghetti western and police thriller genres. He was also the second incarnation of Dylan Hunt from the Gene Roddenberry shows called Planet Earth and Strange New World. More recently, Saxon may be best known as a supporting player in horror films, most notably Bob Clark`s Black Christmas (1974) as the relatively smart leader of a bunch of dumb cops; in Dario Argento`s Tenebrae (1982) as the writer hero`s shifty agent; in Mitchell (1975) as the murderous union lawyer and prostitute provider Walter Deaney; in Battle Beyond the Stars (1980) as Sador, in Prisoners of the Lost Universe and in Wes Craven`s A Nightmare On Elm Street (1984) as the heroine`s (Nancy Thompson`s) father. He reprised his role in A Nightmare on Elm Street 3:The Dream Warriors(1987) and Wes Craven`s New Nightmare(1994) as he played himself in a duel role. He starred in "Maximum Force"(1992) as Captain Fuller. Guest Star on Bonanza in 1967 (The Conquistadores) He has also starred in Bollywood film Shalimar (1978) co-starring opposite Dharmendra. In recent years, he has been seen in a number of independent films and has appeared in several television series, perhaps most notably CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and more recently the hit Showtime series Masters Of Horror. John has a twenty-three-year-old son named Antonio who recently graduated with honors from the University of California.
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John Saxon (born August 5, 1935) is an American actor who has worked on over 200 projects during the span of sixty years. Saxon is known for his work in westerns and horror films, as well as for his role as Roper in the 1973 film Enter the Dragon, in which he starred with Bruce Lee and Jim Kelly.
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