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John Holland

John Holland (May 16, 1908 – May 21, 1993) was an American actor and singer. John Holland was born Harold Boggess in Fremont, Nebraska. He adopted his grandfather's name John Holland as a stage name. He began acting in Hollywood films in 1937, and later appeared on numerous television series, including Hawaiian Eye, Wagon Train, and Perry Mason. His most notable film credits were My Fair Lady (1964), How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (1967), and Chinatown (1974). In addition to film and television, Holland acted in musical theater, such as the Broadway production of Peter Pan (1954), and in plays, such as the touring company of The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial. He received positive reviews for his performance in a concert titled "The California Night of Music" in Los Angeles in September 1937. He often gave free concerts during visits to his parents in Alton, Illinois, accompanied by his father, organist Newton Boggess. John Holland died on May 21, 1993 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles at age 85. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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May 17, 1908 In Fremont, Nebraska, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie She Goes to War 1929-06-07
Latest Project:
Movie Fear No Evil 1981-01-19
Known For
Poster of Fear No Evil
Poster of The Naked Brigade
Poster of The High Powered Rifle
Poster of Lust to Kill
Movie Fear No Evil Rafael / Father Damon 1981-01-19
Movie The Strongest Man in the World Regent (uncredited) 1975-02-06
Movie Chinatown Farmer in the Valley 1974-06-20
Movie They Saved Hitler's Brain Prof. John Coleman 1968-08-17
Movie The Naked Brigade Major Hamilton 1965-04-01
Movie My Blood Runs Cold Mr. Courtland 1965-03-24
Movie My Fair Lady Butler 1964-10-21
Movie The Madmen of Mandoras Prof. John Coleman 1963-11-13
Movie Air Patrol Arthur Murcott 1962-07-17
Movie The High Powered Rifle District Attorney 1960-09-01
Movie Lust to Kill Mayor Jonathan W. McKenzie 1958-09-28
Series Perry Mason Bruno Grant 1957-09-21
Movie The Girl in Black Stockings Norman Grant 1957-09-24
Movie Rio Grande Patrol Fowler 1950-10-20
Movie Rock Island Trail Maj. Porter 1950-05-18
Movie Massacre River Roberts 1949-06-26
Movie Law of the Golden West Quentin Morell 1949-05-23
Movie Sons of Adventure Paul Kenyon 1948-09-01
Movie Blonde Ice Carl Hanneman 1948-07-24
Movie The Voice of the Turtle Henry Atherton 1948-02-28
Movie House of Errors Paul Gordon 1942-04-10
Movie Don Winslow of the Navy Paul Barsac 1942-01-06
Movie Call of the Canyon Willy Hitchcock 1942-08-17
Movie Eagle Squadron Fire Warden 1942-06-16
Movie Lucky Legs Fur Salesman 1942-10-01
Movie Gentleman from Dixie Brawley 1941-09-02
Movie Roar of the Press Robert Mallon 1941-04-17
Movie Sky Raiders Henchman Hess 1941-04-08
Movie Uncle Joe Paul Darcey 1941-01-01
Movie The Green Hornet Strikes Again! Grinson - Foreign Agent 1940-12-24
Movie Phantom of Chinatown Mason 1940-11-18
Movie Up in the Air Sam Quigley 1940-09-09
Movie Balalaika (uncredited) 1939-12-15
Movie Circus Girl Reporter 1937-03-01
Movie Paradise Express Gus 1937-02-24
Movie Morals for Women Paul Cooper 1931-10-24
Movie Grief Street Jim Ryan 1931-10-01
Movie Defenders of the Law Phil Terry 1931-05-23
Movie Ladies' Man Peyton Walden 1931-05-09
Movie Hell Harbor Bob Wade 1930-03-14
Movie The College Coquette Coach Harvey Porter 1929-08-05
Movie Black Magic John Ormsby 1929-07-06
Movie She Goes to War Tom Pike 1929-06-07