John McGiver

John McGiver

  • Born on
    • November 5th, 1913
  • Died on
    • September 9th, 1975
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia John Irwin McGiver (November 5, 1913 – September 9, 1975) was a character actor who made more than a hundred appearances in television and motion pictures over a two-decade span from 1955 to 1975. The owl-faced, portly actor with the mid-Atlantic accent was known for his performances as the religious fanatic Mr. O'Daniel in the film Midnight Cowboy; as the kindly Tiffany's salesman in Breakfast at Tiffany's; and as the ill-fated, but honorable Senator Jordan in the original film version of The Manchurian Candidate. He also appeared on many TV shows and commercials, including a Baggies spot in the 1960s, as well as the first of a popular series of commercials for the American Express charge card ("Do you know me?"). Description above from the Wikipedia article John McGiver, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


Acting (22 Credits)

1975The Apple Dumpling Gang as Leonard Sharpe
1974'Twas the Night Before Christmas as Mayor (voice)
1974Mame as Mr. Babcock
1972Harvey as Dr. Chumley
1971Lawman as Sabbath Mayor Sam Bolden
1969Midnight Cowboy as Mr. O'Daniel
1967Fitzwilly as Albert
1966The Glass Bottom Boat as Ralph Goodwin
1966Made in Paris as Roger Barclay
1965Marriage on the Rocks as Shad Nathan
1964Man's Favorite Sport? as William Cadwalader
1963Who's Minding the Store? as Mr. John P. Tuttle
1963Take Her, She's Mine as Hector G. Ivor
1963My Six Loves as Judge Harris
1963Johnny Cool as Oscar B. 'Oby' Hinds
1962Period of Adjustment as Stewart P. McGill
1962The Manchurian Candidate as Sen. Thomas Jordan
1962Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation as Martin Turner
1961Breakfast at Tiffany's as Tiffany's Salesman
1961Bachelor in Paradise as Austin Palfrey
1959The Gazebo as Sam Thorpe
1957Love in the Afternoon as Monsieur X


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