Jack Bannon

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Jack Bannon
Jack Bannon 1977.JPG
Bannon in 1977.
Born (1940-06-14) June 14, 1940 (age 76)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Residence Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
Occupation Actor
Years active 1964–2006
Spouse(s) Kathleen Larkin
(m. 1969; div. 1973)

Ellen Travolta
(m. 1983)
Parent(s) Jim Bannon
Bea Benaderet

John James "Jack" Bannon (born June 14, 1940) is an American television actor. He may be best known for his role as Art Donovan on Lou Grant, a role he played for the duration of the series, from 1977-82.

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Bannon's parents were film and television actors Jim Bannon (Red Ryder) and Bea Benaderet (The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show, Petticoat Junction, The Beverly Hillbillies, and The Flintstones). In 1963 Bannon appeared in season 1 episode 8 "Kate's recipe for hot rhubarb" of "Petticoat Junction" as Bobbie Joe's date, Roger. In 1969, Bannon appeared again on Petticoat Junction (after his mother died in 1968). He was "Buck" in the episode "One of Our Chickens Is Missing".[citation needed]

Bannon is married to actress Ellen Travolta, a retired actress and elder sister of John Travolta. They live in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho.

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