John Pleshette

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John Pleshette
Born (1942-07-27) July 27, 1942 (age 72)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Alma mater Brown University
Occupation Actor
Years active 1964-present
Spouse(s) Lynn Pleshette
Relatives Suzanne Pleshette (cousin)

John Pleshette (born July 27, 1942) is an American actor best known for being an original cast member of the long-running prime time television drama Knots Landing and portraying Lee Harvey Oswald.

Career[edit]

Pleshette was cast in the role of Richard Avery because Knots Landing creator David Jacobs was acquainted with Pleshette's work and because Pleshette was the husband of Jacobs' ex-wife's literary agent Lynn Pleshette. Pleshette bears a strong resemblance to Lee Harvey Oswald and played him in the television film The Trial of Lee Harvey Oswald (1977). Pleshette also appeared in the Blake Edwards comedy S.O.B.,[1] and Micki and Maude. He appeared in the episode 'The Judas Bug" of the ABC crime drama The Feather and Father Gang in 1977,[2] and in MacGyver in the Season Two episode "D.O.A.: MacGyver".

Personal life[edit]

Pleshette is the cousin of the late actress Suzanne Pleshette. He is a 1964 graduate of Brown University.

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