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  John Houseman - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
John Houseman (September 22, 1902 October 31, 1988) was a Romanian-born actor and film producer.
He is best known for his Golden Globe and Academy Award-winning role as Professor Charles Kingsfield in the 1973 film The Paper Chase, a role which he reprised in the television series of the same name.
John Houseman taught acting at the Julliard School of Fine Arts.
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 John Houseman   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
John Houseman was born in Rumania in 1902.
Houseman was forty are the time and already had completed a brilliant theatre career in the 1930's and worked on one of the best films ever made, Citizen Kane.
It was John Houseman who used his body to block the CBS studio door and prevented network officials from entering to stop the controversial 1938 Halloween broadcast in which Martians landed at Grovers Mill, NJ.
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 John Houseman   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
John Houseman (September 22, 1902 - October 31, 1988) was a Romanian-born actor, best known for his Oscar-winning role as Professor Charles Kingsfield in the 1973 film The Paper Chase, a role which he reprised in the television series of the same name.
He was born as Jacques Haussmann in Bucharest.
He died at the age of 86 from cancer.
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 John Houseman Baseball Stats by Baseball Almanac
John Houseman was born on Monday, January 10, 1870, in Unknown, Holland.
Houseman was 25 years old when he broke into the big leagues on September 11, 1894, with the Chicago Colts, and his Major League Baseball stats for every season he played, along with his career totals are on this page.
John Houseman's biographical data, year-by-year hitting stats, fielding stats, pitching stats (where applicable) career totals, uniform numbers, salary data and miscellaneous items-of-interest are presented by Baseball Almanac on this John Houseman baseball statistics page.
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John Houseman, the producer who terrified millions with the ``War of the Worlds'' and won an Oscar for intimidating his students as the imperious law professor in ``The Paper Chase,'' died Monday.
Houseman brought a magnetic eloquence to the role of the curmudgeon and gained wide fame while in his 70s as Professor Charles W. Kingsfield in ``The Paper Chase,'' a role he first played in the 1973 film and then in the television series.
Houseman also appeared in the miniseries ``Washington: Behind Closed Doors'' and ``Aspen.'' One of his last appearances was a year ago as co-anchorman on the NBC comedy special ``Our Planet Tonight.'' In September, Houseman said he had no plans to slow down.
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 Turner Classic Movies This Month Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
John Houseman is known for many things; his producing and writing credits for the stage and radio, and his behind-the-scenes involvement of some of Hollywood's most distinguished films.
Houseman had already made a name for himself as a screenwriter, a producer, and as a story editor.
Additionally, Houseman was a force on the legit stage, having produced the stage version of Richard Wright's Native Son and running a professional theater group at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles.
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 John Houseman -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
John Houseman (September 22, 1902 – October 31, 1988) was a (A Balkan republic in southeastern Europe) Romanian-born (A theatrical performer) actor and (A producer of motion pictures) film producer.
He was born Jacques Haussmann in (National capital and largest city of Romania in southeastern Romania) Bucharest and emigrated to the (North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776) United States.
John Houseman taught acting at the (Click link for more info and facts about Juilliard School) Juilliard School of Fine Arts.
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Actor and director John Houseman, who died Monday, was praised by colleagues as a gentleman whose wit and good manners made him a delight to work with both in front of the floodlights and behind.
Houseman, 86, nurtured some of the nation's best-known actors as a producer, director and teacher, from Orson Welles to Robin Williams.
Houseman, stricken with cancer of the spine, hadn't been able to work for some months, but had remained in good spirits and received visitors until the end, including a group of former students about 10 days ago, Ms.
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 Houseman, John --  Encyclopædia Britannica   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Romanian-born U.S. actor, director, and producer John Houseman cofounded the Mercury Theatre with Orson Welles in the 1930s but achieved perhaps his best fame in the 1970s as a character actor.
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 Juilliard | The Juilliard Journal Online
It was Houseman who was largely responsible for the founding of the Mercury Theater, Los Angeles's Ahmanson Theater and Mark Taper Forum, the Acting Company, and The Juilliard School's Drama Division.
Houseman was also one of the key founding fathers of the Voice of America when it began operation during the early days of World War II.
Houseman and Welles' broadcast of The War of the Worlds, an adaptation of an H.G. Wells story about the invasion of the Earth by creatures from Mars, was so believable that it created panic along the East Coast, sending people scurrying into the streets and packing into cars to head for the mountains.
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 Amazon.ca: Books: Unfinished Business: A Memoir 1902-1988   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
John Houseman, with no false modesty, but with no avoidance of the fame and honour that came later either, tells his own, remarkable and colourful story.
This complete collection of the three volumes of John Houseman's autobiography is one of the finest memiors that I have ever read.
Houseman reveals himself to be a brilliant writer and the book is a joy to read.
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 Egobrowser: John Houseman   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
John Houseman created the Black Theatre in Harlem, an offshoot of their WPA federal-funded Mercury Theatre.
John Houseman was a Romanian -born actor, best known for his Oscar -winning role as Professor Charles Kingsfield in the 1973 film The Paper Chase, a role which.
John Houseman does his usual fine job playing the consummate establishment "corporate executive"--which is the ruling class.
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 Encyclopedia: John Houseman   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
On October 30, 1938, as a Halloween special, Orson Welles Mercury Theatre on the Air performed a live radio adaptation of H. Wells classic novel The War of the Worlds, which famously frightened many in the audience into believing that an actual Martian invasion was in progress.
John Houseman taught acting at the Juilliard School of Fine Arts.
The Juilliard School is a performing arts conservatory in New York City, informally but definitively identified as simply Juilliard, and most famous for its musically-trained alumni.
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John Houseman (September 22, 1902 - October 31, 1988) was a Romanian-born actor, best known for his Oscar-winning role as Professor Charles Kingsfield in the 1973 film The Paper Chase, a role which he reprised in the television series of the same name.He was born as Jacques Haussmann in Bucharest.Houseman was also a producer.
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 John Houseman
Having begun his career as a theater director and then working with Orson Welles on both the Negro Theatre Project and the Mercury Theatre, Houseman is ironically best known for his performances in front of the camera in the 1970s and 1980s.
The great grouch - actor, director, producer, writer and TV pitchman John Houseman - dies at 86.
Houseman, John (1902-1988)(Adopted name of Jacques Haussman) (The Hutchinson Dictionary of the Arts)
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 Houseman Dental Office - Home
Then let Dr. John H. Houseman and his team of caring professionals give you the thorough, personalized attention you deserve with their gentle touch.
John H. Houseman is a 1981 graduate of Washington Univ. School of Dental Medicine and holds memberships in the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, Crown Council, Illinois Dental Society, Madison District Dental Society, Jersey Unit of the American Cancer Society, and the Jerseyville Rotary Club.
The Houseman Dental Office Team will put you at ease, while helping you maintain or create a healthy, beautiful smile.
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 VH1.com : Movies : Person : John Houseman : Biography
Houseman then went on to play a crucial role in the packaging of Welles's first completed film, the masterpiece Citizen Kane (1941): he developed the original story with Herman Mankiewicz, motivated Mankiewicz to complete the script, and worked as a script editor and general advisor for the film.
Shortly afterwards, he and Welles had a falling out and Houseman became a vice president of David O. Selznick Productions, a post he quit in late 1941 (after Pearl Harbor) to become chief of the overseas radio division of the OWI.
After returning to Hollywood he produced many fine films and commuted to New York to produce and direct Broadway plays and TV specials; in all, the films he produced were nominated for 20 Oscars and won seven.
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 Amazon.ca: DVD: Ghost Story   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Upon its release in 1981, John Irvin's version of Peter Straub's bestselling horror novel was deemed one of the worst adaptations that the genre had ever produced.
Fred Astaire, John Houseman, Melvyn Douglas, and Douglas Fairbanks Jr.
John Irvin's direction is also lackluster and sober.
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 John Houseman - Best Supporting Actor: MovieActors.com
John Houseman won his Supporting Oscar for playing the tough, brilliant yet terrifying Harvard law professor, Professor Charles W. Kingsfield, Jr.
John Houseman produced many fine films throughout the 1950's and 1960's.
After winning his Best Supporting Actor Oscar, at the age of 71, John Houseman suddenly found himself in a new career, as a character actor, portraying similar characters as Professor Charles W. Kingsfield.
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 The Fog by John Carpenter @ Cinemusic Online   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
John Carpenter's filmography is as hit as miss as his film scores.
On the one hand there is the John Carpenter responsible for such disasters as PRINCE OF DARKNESS and VILLAGE OF THE DAMNED - and on the other is a director capable of such economical horror masterworks as HALLOWEEN and THE THING.
In his notes from the original release of THE FOG, John writes that this is actually the second score written for the film.
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 The Broadway Theatre Archive Catalog Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Born Jacques Haussmann in Bucharest, Romania, John Houseman was an actor, stage director producer, scriptwriter and playwright.
In the aftermath of Pearl Harbor, Houseman quit his job and became the head of the overseas radio division of the OWI.
With the war over, Houseman continued producing films in Hollywood, and produced and directed plays and television specials in New York.
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 Commercial: Investment Company   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Only one MAN (JOHN HOUSEMAN) is in the hall, taking a heavy book off a desk and walking down the stairs to us as he speaks.
[off screen] John Houseman, for the investment firm of Investment.
[Shot has become medium shot of JOHN HOUSEMAN, the chalkboards behind him, book in his arm.
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 ToxicUniverse.com - John Irvin - 1981 - Ghost Story Movies Review
When the storyteller is renowned theater producer and impresario, John Houseman, we love it.
With his elegant, resounding voice, Houseman crafted a memorable opening scene in John Carpenter's underappreciated The Fog, spinning a creepy yarn for schoolboys about a pirate ship of lepers lost at see one hundred years ago.
We only catch the tail end of his macabre rumination, but Houseman brings us home with the final words, spoken in whisper: He was buried alive…buried aliiiiiiive.
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 Variety: Never the Sinner. (John Houseman Theater, New York, New York) (theater reviews)@ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
(John Houseman Theater, New York, New York) (theater reviews)
Harold Reed and the American Jewish Theater presentation of a play in two acts by John Logan.
Opened Feb. 1, 1998, at the John Houseman Theater.
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