Johnny Holiday

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Johnny Holiday
Born John Taube [1]
(1912-10-28)October 28, 1912
San Francisco, California, USA
Died February 28, 2009(2009-02-28) (aged 96)
Los Angeles, California, USA

Johnny Holiday (October 28, 1912, San Francisco, California – February 28, 2009, Los Angeles, California) was an American actor who entered the field of acting at the age of 87.

Biography[edit]

A former barkeeper, Holiday (né John Taube) came out of a 25-year retirement, first appearing in print ads; later starting an acting career when he was nearly 90 years old. Taube was reportedly inspired by a photographer who told him that he would be great in film.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Kornblum, Janet (2005-09-19). "At 92, he's just acting his age". USA Today. Retrieved 2009-03-17. 
  2. ^ USA Today article

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