John Kellogg (actor)
June 3, 1916|
Hollywood, California, U.S.
|Died||February 22, 2000
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
John Kellogg (June 3, 1916 – February 22, 2000) was an American actor in film, stage and television. Some sources, including ancestry.com, state that his given name was Giles Vernon Kellogg, Jr.
Kellogg began his acting career in the 1930s as Giles V. Kellogg, starring in the long-running comedy Brother Rat. Meanwhile, he acted on stage in several plays until World War II broke out. He turned to the film industry, playing bit parts in several films. In 1946, he signed a contract at Columbia Pictures. Throughout his career, Kellogg played mostly secondary roles.
- Captains of the Clouds (1942)
- To Be or Not to Be (1942)
- The Pride of the Yankees (1942)
- Wing and a Prayer (1944)
- Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo (1944)
- A Walk in the Sun (1945)
- Without Reservations (1946)
- Somewhere in the Night (1946)
- The Strange Love of Martha Ivers (1946)
- Johnny O'Clock (1947)
- Out of the Past (1947)
- House of Strangers (1949)
- Twelve O'Clock High (1949)
- Samson and Delilah (1949)
- Hold That Baby! (1949)
- Hunt the Man Down (1950)
- The Enforcer (1951)
- Tomorrow Is Another Day (1951)
- The Greatest Show on Earth (1952) - Harry
- Rancho Notorious (1952)
- Jet Job (1952)
- Edge of the City (1957)
- Violets Are Blue (1986)
- Blind Justice (1986)
In the 1950s and 1960s, Kellogg was mostly seen on television. He guest starred in several TV series, including three episodes of Adventures of Superman (coincidentally and prominently sponsored by Kellogg's). He is most famous for his portrayal of bad guy Jack Chandler in the soap opera Peyton Place, a role he played between 1966 and 1967.
Kellogg died in Los Angeles in 2000 of Alzheimer's disease.
- Full Biography The New York Times