John Thomas Berger
October 22, 1923
Youngstown, Ohio, U.S.
|Died||June 30, 2004 80) (aged|
Palm Springs, California, U.S.
|Resting place||Desert Memorial Park in Cathedral City, California, U.S.|
|Occupation||Film and television actor|
John Thomas Berger (October 22, 1923 – June 30, 2004) was an American film and television actor. He mostly appeared on western television shows including, Gunsmoke , Bonanza , Rawhide , Wanted: Dead or Alive , Trackdown , Laramie , Death Valley Days , Tales of Wells Fargo , Maverick , Zane Grey Theatre and The Rifleman .
Alcaide was born in Youngstown, Ohio. as John Thomas Berger. He was the son of George F. B. Berger and Frances Conroy. He moved to Hollywood in 1942 and worked as a bouncer at the Hollywood Palladium.
Alcaide served in the U.S. Army from 1943 to 1946 during World War II. After the war, he returned to the Hollywood Palladium and joined the Ben Bard Players, in 1948.
In 1952, Alcaide sustained a serious chest injury in a car accident and this permanently slowed his performance.[ citation needed ] In 1958, he was the original choice of star as the lead role in Black Saddle, but studio executives thought he was too associated with badman roles and chose Peter Breck for the lead role. During filming pilot, Alcaide injured his back in a fall and again caused permanent damage.
From 1972 to 1985, Alcaide ran a photography studio named "Peri's Pictures" in Los Angeles, California with his wife, Peri. [ citation needed ]It was relocated to Palm Springs, in 1980.
Alcaide died of cancer on June 30, 2004 at Palm Springs, California, at the age of 80.
|1950||The Glass Menagerie||Eddie||uncredited|
|1952||Smoky Canyon||Lars - Henchman||uncredited|
|1952||Laramie Mountains||Jeff - Henchman||uncredited|
|1952||The Kid from Broken Gun||Matt Fallon||uncredited|
|1953||Man in the Dark||Pursuing Detective||uncredited|
|1953||The 49th Man||Agent Manning||uncredited|
|1953||Mission Over Korea||Army Airplane Check Officer||uncredited|
|1953||The Big Heat||George Rose|
|1953||Bad for Each Other||Pete Olzoneski|
|1954||It Should Happen to You||Air Force Man at Ceremony||uncredited|
|1954||Massacre Canyon||Running Horse|
|1954||The Miami Story||Robert Bishop|
|1954||The Outlaw Stallion||Truxton||uncredited|
|1954||The Black Dakotas||Burke||uncredited|
|1955||Jupiter's Darling||Cpl. Ballol||uncredited|
|1955||Chicago Syndicate||Nate - a Thug|
|1955||The Private War of Major Benson||Truck Driver||uncredited|
|1955||Apache Ambush||Lt. Shaffin||uncredited|
|1955||Duel on the Mississippi||Anton|
|1955||Illegal||Cop at Property Desk||uncredited|
|1955||I Died a Thousand Times||Sheriff's Deputy||uncredited|
|1956||The Benny Goodman Story||Boatman||uncredited|
|1956||The Houston Story||Chris Barker|
|1956||Outside the Law||Military Policeman||uncredited|
|1956||The Rawhide Years||Henchman||uncredited|
|1956||Gunslinger||Deputy Joshua Tate|
|1956||Miami Exposé||Morrie Pell|
|1957||Rock All Night||Angie|
|1957||Monkey on My Back||Benjy - Drug Pusher||uncredited|
|1958||The Power of the Resurrection||Officer|
|1958||Day of the Badman||Monte Hayes|
|1962||Kid Galahad||Danzig Hood||uncredited|
|1982||Hammett||Man in Boardroom|
|1953||I Led 3 Lives||Norton||1 episode|
|1953-1957||The Ford Television Theatre||George Timpkin/Luke/Johnny Parthos||4 episodes|
|1953-1954||The Adventures of Kit Carson||4 episodes|
|1954||Annie Oakley||Paul Dodson/Henchman Vic/Duke Jaegar||3 episodes|
|1954||Cavalcade of America||1 episode|
|1954||The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin||Indian||1 episode|
|1955-1961||Gunsmoke||Barnes/Clem Maddow/Cowboy/Ned Curry/Mike||5 episodes|
|1955||Buffalo Bill, Jr.||Henchman||1 episode|
|1955||Celebrity Playhouse||1 episode|
|1955-1957||Tales of the Texas Rangers||Clint Hollister/Slade/Ben Thomas||3 episodes|
|1955||The Adventures of Champion||Rustler/Keller||2 episodes|
|1955||Damon Runyon Theater||Ziggy Malone||2 episodes|
|1956-1958||Zane Grey Theater||Morgan - Gunman at Bar/Nate Evers/Vic Gruner/Henry C. 'Clay' Chulhane/Deputy Jason Merrick/Marshal Bly Newsome||6 episodes|
|1956||Matinee Theatre||Norris||1 episode|
|1956-1962||Cheyenne||Deputy Hack/Gary Thomas||2 episodes|
|1956-1958||Broken Arrow||Brown Eagle/Johnny Brett||2 episodes|
|1957||Sugarfoot||Clay Horton||1 episode|
|1957||Colt .45||Grimes||1 episode|
|1957||Maverick||Tony Cadiz||1 episode|
|1957-1958||Trackdown||Elijah Collins/Cass Desmond||2 episodes|
|1957||The Silent Service||Shore Patrol Lieut./Stick||2 episodes|
|1957-1958||The Californians||Larson/John Gordon||2 episodes|
|1957||Casey Jones||Dan Durgin||1 episode|
|1958||The Sheriff of Cochise||Earl Parker||1 episode|
|1958||The Magical World of Disney||Henchman/Outlaw #3||2 episodes|
|1958-1960||Richard Diamond, Private Detective||First Thug/Robert Knight||2 episodes|
|1958||The Court of Last Resort||Enright||2 episodes|
|1958||Official Detective||Al||1 episode|
|1958||State Trooper||Joe Forrest/Bart||2 episodes|
|1958-1960||The Texan||Townsman/Wade Clinton/Tubbs/Deputy Luke Smith||4 episodes|
|1958-1960||Tales of Wells Fargo||Nate Holley/Notch Duggin/Win Partridge||3 episodes|
|1958-1959||Man Without a Gun||Johnny Kansas||2 episodes|
|1958||U.S. Marshal||Val/Marko Corbin||2 episodes|
|1959-1965||Death Valley Days||Ben Higgins/Hugo Adley/Charlie Winslow/Murdock/Jules Reni/Hackett||6 episodes|
|1959||Frontier Doctor||Ed Slater||1 episode|
|1959-1963||Have Gun - Will Travel||Morgan - Mine Manager/Bill Whitney/Big Fontana/Brock March||4 episodes|
|1959-1962||Perry Mason||Jerry Morrow/Gus Wiler||2 episodes|
|1959||Bronco||Brutus Traxel||1 episode|
|1959||Border Patrol||Douglas||1 episode|
|1959-1961||Lawman||Ben Moray/Lou Quade||2 episodes|
|1959||Black Saddle||Bill Logan||1 episode|
|1959||Wanted: Dead or Alive||Bull Sherman/Cree Colter||2 episodes|
|1959-1962||The Rifleman||Hamp Ferris/Panama Billings/Lon Berry/Spence Hadley/Schroeder/Benjamin Casper/Manny Carney/Dave Rankin/Ross||10 episodes|
|1959||Shotgun Slade||Galt Peterson||1 episode|
|1959||This is the Life||Eddie||1 episode|
|1959-1960||Law of the Plainsman||Charlie Wolf/Dan/Conroy||3 episodes|
|1960||The Deputy||Fred Tanner||1 episode|
|1960-1967||Bonanza||Capt. James Bolton/Gus Hannah/Jim Blake||3 episodes|
|1960||This Man Dawson||Burt Hughes||1 episode|
|1960||The Roaring 20's||Nick Zorich||1 episode|
|1960-1962||Laramie||Will Brent/Greg/Townsman Starting Fight/U.S. Marshal/Ben Yates||5 episodes|
|1960||Michael Shayne||Gus Hartman||1 episode|
|1960||The Detectives||Norris||1 episode|
|1960||Dante||Nick Steele||1 episode|
|1961||Two Faces West||Corey Willis||1 episode|
|1961||Stagecoach West||Reb/Hogart||2 episodes|
|1961||The Tall Man||Joe Durango||1 episode|
|1961||87th Prencinct||Sgt. Briggs||1 episode|
|1962||Shannon||Jack O' Hare||1 episode|
|1962||Frontier Circus||Paul||1 episode|
|1963||The Dakotas||Merrick||1 episode|
|1963-1965||The Virginian||Cowhand/Howard Heller||2 episodes|
|1963||The Greatest Show on Earth||Hodges||1 episode|
|1964-1966||Daniel Boone||Flathead Joseph/Noah Pierce||2 episodes|
|1964||The Outer Limits||Colonel Hal Danvers||1 episode|
|1965||The Fugitive||Lt. Horvath||1 episode|
|1965||A Man Called Shenandoah||Frank Abbott||1 episode|
|1965-1966||Branded||Karp - Henchman/John F. Parker||2 episodes|
|1966||Run for Your Life||1st Killer||1 episodes|
|1966-1968||The Big Valley||Marshal Ralston/First Horse Thief/Glenn/Ryan||4 episodes|
|1967||T.H.E. Cat||Bayo||1 episode|
|1967||Dragnet||Richard Madden||1 episode|
|1968||Land of the Giants||Sgt. Arnak||1 episode|
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