John Considine (actor)

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John Considine III (born 1935) is an American writer and actor who has made numerous appearances in film and television since the 1960s.


Early life[edit]

He was born on January 2, 1935 in Los Angeles, California, to producer John Considine, Jr. His grandfathers were two pioneering vaudeville impresarios, Alexander Pantages and namesake John Considine, Sr.[1] He is the older brother of actor/writer/photographer Tim Considine and the nephew of political reporter and newspaper columnist Bob Considine.


Among the many shows on which he has appeared are Straightaway, Combat!, Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C., [Marcus Welby, M.D. (1970 S2/Ep09)], The F.B.I., Mannix, Lou Grant, Knight Rider, MacGyver, Murder, She Wrote, and Boston Legal.

He wrote the original screenplay for and appeared in the Robert Altman film, A Wedding and has also had acting roles on several daytime soap operas including Bright Promise (as Dr. Brian Walsh, 1971–72); The Young and the Restless (as Phillip Chancellor II, 1973–74); and two stints as different characters on Another World (as Vic Hastings, 1974–76, and as Reginald Love, 1986–88).[2]


  • Improvising: My Life and Show Business (S&L Enterprises, 2012).[3][2]
  • A War: A Boy's Struggle To Survive World War II in Beverly Hills (CreateSpace, 2013).[2]

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