Alan North

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Alan North
Born Alan North
(1920-12-23)December 23, 1920
New York City, U.S.
Died January 19, 2000(2000-01-19) (aged 79)
Port Jefferson, New York, U.S.
Years active 1953 - 2000
Spouse(s) June North (?-2000) (his death) (two daughters)
Children Alexandra Jackson
Victoria North

Alan North (December 23, 1920 – January 19, 2000) was an American actor.


North was born in Bronx, New York, and joined the United States Navy during the Second World War.[1] After the war, he became a stage manager and made his Broadway debut in 1955 in Plain and Fancy.[1]

He is best known for his roles in Highlander (1986), The Fourth Protocol (1987), Lean on Me (1989), See No Evil, Hear No Evil (1989), and the 1982 television series Police Squad!.[2] He also had small roles in films like Glory (1989) and The Long Kiss Goodnight (1996). His last stage performance was in 1999 in Lake Hollywood.[1]

North died of lung and kidney cancer in a hospital in Port Jefferson, New York. He is survived by his wife June North, two daughters, Alexandra Jackson and Victoria North, and three grandchildren.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d "Alan North, 79, Character Actor On Stage, Screen and Television". New York Times (The New York Times Company). 6 February 2000. p. 39. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 11 April 2009. 
  2. ^ "Alan North". Find A Grave. Retrieved October 4, 2012. 

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