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David Janssen
David Janssen
Born:
March 27, 1931
Died:
February 13, 1980
Age:
48
Birth Name:
David Harold Meyer
Nickname:
Davey
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Awards:
Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 5 wins & 6 nominations.
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Some Facts
As a contract player at Universal-International in the 1950s, he attended Universal's acting classes with a fellow Universal contractee, Clint Eastwood. The two became friends, and Eastwood is still friends with Janssen's widow, Dani.
He was a top track star at school.
A close friend of Richard Harris, who was so upset by Janssen's death that he sat outside a cathedral in New York for hours in the snow upon hearing the news.
He has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, only about a block away from the Chinese Theater. When it was placed there, it was in front of David's favorite ice cream shops as a child. The star dedication was on his mother's birthday in 1989.
Made 21 TV movies, which includes two mini-series.
Personal Quotes
[on his divorce from his first wife Ellie]: After 11 years of marriage I dived into what I considered a newfound freedom. I was working hard and playing hard. Flying my own plane to parties all over the country and down to Mexico, having what I thought was a great time. I participated in life on what might be considered the grand scale, before I decided I had one hangover too many, one party too many, one charted plane and 14 servants too many. Too many cars that I never got around to drive.
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[on why he takes so many acting roles]: I have always considered myself basically unemployed. I'm from Nebraska and I feel guilty when I'm not working.
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TV is my sleeping pill.
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Filmography
Film
Year
1987
1982
1980
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