John Forsythe was born in Penn Grove, New Jersey on January 29, 1918. Forsythe
attend the University of North Carolina. After graduating he moved to New York city
for his true passion, acting. John received his stage training at the well known New
York’s Actors Studio.
In 1944, John made his motion picture debut in Destinations Tokyo But on
Broadway, John worked in such powerhouse plays as Teahouse of the August
Moon and All my Sons.
It was not until 1957 when John Forsythe took the title role in the hit television
series, Bachelor Father which made him a star. The series ran for six years. After
the calculation of Bachelor Father, Forsythe went on to work in two more series,
The John Forsythe Show (1965) and To Rome with Love (1969) both series
were on one season each.
1976 Forsythe got a phone call from his buddy, Aaron Spelling asking him to record
the voice of a detective name Charles Townsend, for the new Spelling-Goldberg TV
movie, Charlie’s Angels. Forsythe continued with doing the voice over for Charlie
until the series ended in 1981. After Charlie’s Angels ended he moved into the
mansion on Dynasty, yet another television hit by producers Spelling/Goldberg. The
series lasted until from 1982 - 1989.
Forsythe continued to work in television with guest appearances on shows. In 1993
he worked on a new series I Witnessed Video yet was very short lived.
Forsythe was married twice. First very briefly to Parker McCormick. Then to Julie
Warren. He has three daughters, Dall, Page and Brooke.
One highlight in Forsythe’s life was being the “Voice of the Dodgers” for two innings
when Red Barber took a small break.
Charlie's Angels (1976-1981
Mysterious Two (1982/NBC)
The Users (1977/ABC)
Hotel de Love (1997)
On Fire (1987)
Mysterious Two (1982)
Follow Me if You Dare (1982)
Time for Miracles (1980)
...And Justice for All (1979)
Cruise Into Terror (1978)
Charlie's Angels (2000)
With This Ring (1978)
Never Con a Killer (1977)
Tail Gunner Joe (1977)
The Deadly Tower (1976)
Amelia Earhart (1976)
Terror on the 40th Floor (1974)
The Healers (1974)
Cry Panic (1974)
Lisa, Bright and Dark (1973)
The Letters (1973)
The Happy Ending (1969)
Shadow on the Land (1968)
In Cold Blood (1967)
Madame X (1966)
Sweet Taste of Vengeance (1966)
Kitten With a Whip (1964)
See How they Run (1964)
The Ambassador's Daughter (1956)
Everything but The Truth (1956)
The Trouble With Harry (1955)
The Glass Web (1953)
Escape From Fort Bravo (1953)
It Happens Every Thursday (1953)
Westinghouse Studio One - "Pagoda"
The Captive City (1952)
Westinghouse Studio One - "Hold Back the Night" (1952)
Westinghouse Studio One - "No Tears for Hilda" (1951)
Westinghouse Studio One - "None but My Foe" (1951)
Northern Pursuit (1943)
Destination Tokyo (1943)
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