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Actor John Dierkes

John Dierkes

  • Date of Birth:

    8 January 1905 Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

  • Height:

    6' 6" (1.98 m)

Biography:

Tall and gaunt American character actor prominent in a number of classic American films. A native of Cincinnati, Ohio, he attended Brown University and subsequently went to work as an economist for the United States Department of State. In 1941, he joined the American Red Cross and served in Great Britain during the war. There he met director John Huston, who took a liking to Dierkes and recommended that he try Hollywood after the war. Instead, Dierkes went to work for the U.S. Treasury Department, which... more

Filmography

Aсtor (25)

Movie

Year

Movie Buck and the Preacher Buck and the Preacher

as Figure in beggining credit backgrounds (uncredited)

1972
Movie The Omega Man The Omega Man

as Family Member

1971
Movie Johnny Cool Johnny Cool

as Cripple

1963
Movie X X

as Preacher (uncredited)

1963
Movie The Raven The Raven

as Roderick Craven (uncredited)

1963
Movie The Comancheros The Comancheros

as Ranger Bill Larsen (uncredited)

1961
Movie One-Eyed Jacks One-Eyed Jacks

as Chet

1961
Movie The Alamo The Alamo

as Jocko Robertson

1960
Movie The Oregon Trail The Oregon Trail

as Gabe Hastings

1959
Movie The Hanging Tree The Hanging Tree

as Society Red

1959
Movie The Buccaneer The Buccaneer

as Deacon

1958
Movie The Left Handed Gun The Left Handed Gun

as McSween

1958
Movie Touch of Evil Touch of Evil

as Policeman

1958
Movie The Thing from Another World The Thing from Another World

as Dr. Chapman

1957
Movie Friendly Persuasion Friendly Persuasion

as Farmer (uncredited)

1956
Movie The Fastest Gun Alive The Fastest Gun Alive

as Walter Hutchins - Cross Creek Townsman-Bass Player (uncredited)

1956
Movie Prince Valiant Prince Valiant

as Sir Tristram (uncredited)

1954
Movie Gun Fury Gun Fury

as Sheepherder

1953
Movie Abbott and Costello Meet Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Abbott and Costello Meet Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

as Batley

1953
Movie Shane Shane

as Morgan Ryker

1953
Movie Macbeth Macbeth

as Ross

1950
Movie Rawhide Rawhide

as Martinson

1964
Movie The Rifleman The Rifleman

as Nils Swenson

1958
Movie Wanted: Dead or Alive Wanted: Dead or Alive

as Charlie

1958
Movie Wagon Train Wagon Train

as Tom Olsen

1957
Movie Gunsmoke Gunsmoke

as Sam Rydell

1956