John Hudson (actor)

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John Hudson
Nancy Gates John Hudson The Millionaire 1955.JPG
Nancy Gates and John Hudson on TV's
The Millionaire (1955)
Jonathan C. Hudson

(1919-01-24)January 24, 1919
Gilroy, California, United States
DiedApril 5, 1996(1996-04-05) (aged 77)
Other namesJohn Hudson
Years active1942-1972

Jonathan C. "John" Hudson (January 24, 1919 - April 8, 1996) was an American actor best remembered for his roles in the films Gunfight at the OK Corral with film star Burt Lancaster and G.I. Blues where he appeared opposite Elvis Presley. He was the twin brother of late fellow film/TV actor William Hudson.


Born and raised in Gilroy, California, Hudson served in the US Army Air Corps during World War II, where he attained the rank of second lieutenant, and then embarked on his acting career. In the 1940s, he was married to film/TV actress Mary LaRoche.

He appeared in numerous television shows, in guest appearances, such as Dragnet 1967, 77 Sunset Strip, I Dream of Jeannie, Sea Hunt, Gunsmoke, and Adam-12.


Hudson died at age 77 on April 5, 1996 in Los Angeles, California.


Year Title Role Notes
1947 Hue and Cry as Stan,
of the 'Blood and Thunder Boys'
first film role
1951 Bright Victory Cpl. John Flagg
1952 The Cimarron Kid Dynamite Dick Dalton Supporting role
The Battle at Apache Pass Lt. George Bascom Supporting role
Red Ball Express Tank Sergeant Minor role
Biff Baker, U.S.A Capt. Barrow TV Series, Guest role in episode "Crash Landing"
The Web TV Series, Minor role
The Tower, [S3,E14]
1953 Sea of Lost Ships Pilot
1954 The Turbulent Air Antoine Lavoisier TV Movie, Guest role
Silver Lode Michael 'Mitch' Evans
1955 The Millionaire Joe Iris TV Series, Guest role in episode "The Joe Iris Story"
Many Rivers to Cross Hugh Cherne
The Racers Michel Caron movie,[1] co-starring Kirk Douglas as Michel Caron
The Loretta Young Show Peter Chase TV Series, 2 episodes
The Marauders Roy Rutherford
Fort Yuma Sgt. Jonas
1953-1955 The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse Dick Morgan TV Series, 2 episodes
1956 When Gangland Strikes Bob Keeler Film role
Mohawk Captain Langley Film role
Cavalcade of America Ed Connors Episode: "Diplomatic Outpost"
1954-1957 The Ford Television Theatre Payne Todd / Brad / Scott Averill Jr. 3 episodes
1957 Gunfight at the OK Corral Virgil Earp Supporting role
1958 The Screaming Skull Eric Whitlock Film role.
1959 Perry Mason Tom Wyatt Episode: "The Case of the Glittering Goldfish"
1960 Wagon Train Alex Stoddard Episode: "The Felizia Kingdom Story"
Valley of the Redwoods Wayne Randall
G.I. Blues Captain Hobart With Elvis Presley
1961 All in a Night's Work Harry Lane
Sea Hunt Jerry Blaine in Season 4, Episode 19: "Sub Hatch"
1964 77 Sunset Strip Rawlins Episode: "Dead as in 'Dude'"
Gunsmoke Curley Graham Episode "Once a Haggen"
1965 I Dream Of Jeannie Grover Caldwell Episode: "Jeannie and the Marriage Caper"
1966 Combat! Captain Jampel Episode: "The Chapel at Able-Five"
1968-1970 Dragnet 1967 Daniel Lumis / Sgt. Tom Wallen / Lt. Bob Kearney 3 episodes
1970 The F.B.I. Bank Manager Episode: "The Condemned"
Dan August Guest role Episode: "Murder by Proxy"
1972 Cannon Detective Kaplan Episode: "That Was No Lady"


  1. ^ michel caron

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