John Forsythe

John Forsythe (born John Lincoln Freund; January 29, 1918) is an American stage, television and film actor. Forsythe starred in three television series, spanning three decades, as single playboy father Bentley Gregg in the 1950s sitcom Bachelor Father (1957?1962); as the unseen millionaire Charles Townsend on the 1970s crime drama Charlie's Angels (1976?1981), and as ruthless and beloved patriarch Blake Carrington on the 1980s soap opera Dynasty (1981?1989). He hosted World of Survival dur ... more on Wikipedia

John Forsythe Filmography

tv movie 2010 The 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards as Himself - Memorial Tribute
tv movie 2008 Strictly Courtroom as Judge Henry T. Fleming
tv movie 2006 Dynasty Reunion: Catfights & Caviar as Himself
movie 2005 James Dean: Forever Young as Himself
movie 2003 Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle as Charles Townsend
tv movie 2002 When Shoulderpads Ruled the World as Blake Carrington
video movie 2001 The Trouble with Harry Isn't Over as Himself
movie 2000 Charlie's Angels as Charlie
video movie 2000 Welcome to Angel World as Charlie
tv movie 1999 5th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards as Himself
tv movie 1999 Entertainment Tonight Presents: Charlie's Angels - Uncovered as Himself
video movie 1999 We Wish You a Merry Christmas as Mr. Ryan
tv movie 1998 All-Star Party for Aaron Spelling as Himself
video movie 1998 Monty Roberts: A Real Horse Whisperer as On Camera Host
tv movie 1997 50 Years of Television: A Celebration of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Golden Anniversary as Himself
video movie 1997 Kings of the Court
tv series 1995 People's Century as Narrator
tv movie 1994 Bob Hope's Birthday Memories as Himself
tv movie 1993 Bob Hope: The First 90 Years as Himself
tv movie 1992 Celebrations as Narrator
tv movie 1992 Derrick contre Superman as Blake Carrington
tv movie 1992 In a New Light: A Call to Action in the War Against AIDS as Himself
movie 1992 Stan and George's New Life as Father
tv movie 1992 The 18th Annual People's Choice Awards as Himself - Co- Presenter: Tribute To Aaron Spelling
tv movie 1992 The 49th Annual Golden Globe Awards as Himself
tv movie 1992 The 6th Annual American Comedy Awards as Himself
tv series 1992 I Witness Video as Host
tv movie 1991 Dynasty: The Reunion as Blake Carrington
tv movie 1991 Spirit of a Champion: The Story of the 1990 Breeders' Cup as Narrator
tv movie 1990 6th Annual Soap Opera Awards as Himself
tv movie 1990 70th Annual Miss America Pageant as Himself - Judge
tv movie 1990 Bob Hope Lampoons Show Business as Himself
tv movie 1990 Opposites Attract as Rex Roper
movie 1989 Bob Hope's Birthday Spectacular in Paris as Himself
tv movie 1989 Champions in Kentucky: The Story of the 1988 Breeders' Cup as Narrator
tv movie 1989 The Disney-MGM Studios Theme Park Grand Opening as Himself
tv series 1989 A Conversation with Dinah as Himself
tv movie 1988 America's Tribute to Bob Hope as Himself - Host
tv movie 1988 Happy Birthday, Bob: 50 Stars Salute Your 50 Years with NBC as Himself
movie 1988 Scrooged as Lew Hayward
tv movie 1988 The 40th Annual Emmy Awards as Himself - Presenter: Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
tv movie 1987 On Fire as Joe Leary Sr.
tv movie 1987 The 13th Annual People's Choice Awards as Himself - Presenter: Favourite All Around Female Entertainer and Accepting Award for Favourite Television Night Time Dramatic Series
tv movie 1987 The 1987 Annual Salute to Hollywood Benefit as Himself
tv movie 1987 The 44th Annual Golden Globe Awards as Himself - Nominee: Best Actor in a TV-Series Drama
tv movie 1987 The American Film Institute Salute to Barbara Stanwyck as Himself
tv movie 1986 George Burns' 90th Birthday Party: A Very Special Special as Himself - Host
movie 1986 Josh, the Logan Legend as Himself
tv movie 1986 Tears of Joy, Tears of Sorrow as Himself-Host
tv movie 1986 The 12th Annual People's Choice Awards as Himself - Accepting Award for Favourite Television Dramatic Program
tv movie 1986 The 43rd Annual Golden Globe Awards as Himself - Nominee: Best Actor in a Drama Series
tv movie 1986 The American Film Institute Salute to Billy Wilder as Himself
tv movie 1985 All-Star Party for 'Dutch' Reagan as Himself
tv movie 1985 Disneyland's 30th Anniversary Celebration as Himself
tv movie 1985 Night of 100 Stars II as Himself
tv movie 1985 The 11th Annual People's Choice Awards as Himself - Host and Accepting Award for Favourite Television Dramatic Program
tv movie 1985 The 37th Annual Emmy Awards as Himself
tv movie 1985 The ABC All-Star Spectacular as Himself - Actor
tv movie 1984 The 10th Annual People's Choice Awards as Himself - Accepting Award for Favourite TV Dramatic Program
tv movie 1984 The 36th Annual Emmy Awards as Himself - Nominee: Best Lead Actor in a Drama Series
tv movie 1984 The 41st Annual Golden Globe Awards as Himself - Host & Winner: Best Actor in a TV-Series Drama
tv movie 1984 The Dean Martin Celebrity Roast: Joan Collins as Himself
tv movie 1983 George Burns Celebrates 80 Years in Show Business as Himself - Host
tv movie 1983 The 35th Annual Emmy Awards as Himself - Nominee: Best Lead Actor in a Drama Series & Presenter: Best Supporting Actress
tv movie 1983 The 40th Annual Golden Globe Awards as Himself
tv movie 1982 Mysterious Two as He
tv movie 1982 Night of 100 Stars as Himself
tv movie 1982 The 34th Annual Emmy Awards as Himself - Host & Nominee: Best Lead Actor in a Drama Series
tv movie 1982 The 39th Annual Golden Globe Awards as Nominee
tv movie 1982 The 8th Annual People's Choice Awards as Himself - Host and Presenter: Favourite Motion Picture
tv movie 1981 Sizzle as Mike Callahan
tv movie 1981 The 33rd Annual Emmy Awards as Himself - Performer
tv movie 1980 A Time for Miracles as Postulator
movie 1979 ...And Justice for All. as Judge Henry T. Fleming
tv movie 1979 The Muppets Go Hollywood as Himself
tv movie 1978 ABC's Silver Anniversary Celebration as Himself
tv movie 1978 Cruise Into Terror as Reverend Charles Mather
movie 1978 Goodbye e amen as The American Ambassador
tv movie 1978 The Users as Reade Jamieson
tv movie 1978 With This Ring as General Albert Harris
tv movie 1977 Circus of the Stars as Himself - Ringmaster
tv movie 1977 Emily, Emily as Niles Putnam
tv movie 1977 Never Con a Killer as E.J. Valerian
tv movie 1977 Tail Gunner Joe as Paul Cunningham
tv movie 1976 Amelia Earhart as G.P. Putnam
tv movie 1975 The Deadly Tower as Lt. Elwood Forbes
tv movie 1974 Cry Panic as David Ryder
tv movie 1974 Terror on the 40th Floor as Daniel 'Dan' Overland
tv movie 1974 The Healers as Dr. Robert Kier
tv movie 1973 Lisa, Bright and Dark as William Schilling
tv movie 1973 The Letters as Paul Anderson
tv movie 1971 Murder Once Removed as Dr. Ron Wellesley
tv series 1971 The World of Survival as Narrator
movie 1969 Marooned as Olympus
movie 1969 The Happy Ending as Fred Wilson
movie 1969 Topaz as 'Michael Nordstrom' in opening credits
tv movie 1968 Shadow on the Land as Gen. Wendell Bruce
movie 1968 Silent Treatment as John Forsythe
tv movie 1967 A Bell for Adano as Maj. Victor Joppola
movie 1967 In Cold Blood as Alvin Dewey
tv movie 1967 The 21st Annual Tony Awards as Himself - Presenter
movie 1966 Madame X as Clay Anderson
movie 1964 Kitten with a Whip as David
tv movie 1964 See How They Run as Martin Young
tv movie 1962 The Teahouse of the August Moon as Captain Fisby
movie 1959 Il vendicatore as Wladia
movie 1956 Everything But the Truth as Ernie Miller
movie 1956 The Ambassador's Daughter as Sgt. Danny Sullivan
movie 1955 American Harvest (Revised Edition) as Narrator
movie 1955 The Trouble with Harry as Sam Marlowe
movie 1953 Escape from Fort Bravo as Capt. John Marsh
movie 1953 It Happens Every Thursday as Bob MacAvoy
movie 1953 The Glass Web as Don Newell
movie 1952 The Captive City as Jim Austin
movie 1943 Destination Tokyo as Sparks
movie 1943 Northern Pursuit as Corporal

John Forsythe on Youtube


The trouble with Harry is that he's dead, and everyone seems to have a different idea of what needs to be done with his body...


A cynically selfish TV executive gets haunted by three spirits bearing lessons on Christmas Eve.


From The Happy Ending (1969). Hard to believe that Jean & John passed only 2 months apart. This is a great scene which highlights the abyss that grows after .


The trouble with Harry is that he's dead, and everyone seems to have a different idea of what needs to be done with his body... http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0...