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John Gallaudet

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John Gallaudet
John Gallaudet in Quicksand.jpg
Gallaudet in Quicksand (1950)
John Beury Gallaudet

August 23, 1903
DiedNovember 5, 1983 (aged 80)
Other namesJohn Beury Gallaudet
Alma materWilliams College
Years active1934–1974
Constance Helen Gallaudet
(m. 1932)

John Beury Gallaudet (August 23, 1903 – November 5, 1983) was an American film and television actor.[1]

Life and career

Gallaudet was born in Philadelphia and attended Williams College.[2]

His Broadway credits included Good Men and True (1935), Lost Horizons (1934), Here Goes the Bride (1931), The Gang's All Here (1931), On the Spot (1930), Don Q., Jr. (1926), and When You Smile (1925).[3]

In the 1959 TV Western “Bat Masterson”, he played General Sherman, whose life was in danger post Civil War while visiting Dodge City forcing Bat to act as his Secret Service escort in town.

Known as Judge Penner, he appeared in many Perry Mason TV shows, including The Case of the Grumbling Grandfather. (1961)

He was married to Constance Helen Gallaudet.[4]

On November 5, 1983, Gallaudet died in Los Angeles at age 80.[4]

Selected filmography


  1. ^ Pitts p.286
  2. ^ Williams College Catalogue. 1920. p. 155. Retrieved February 27, 2018.
  3. ^ "John Gallaudet". Internet Broadway Database. The Broadway League. Archived from the original on September 25, 2018. Retrieved September 25, 2018.
  4. ^ a b Wilson, Scott (2016). Resting Places: The Burial Sites of More Than 14,000 Famous Persons, 3d ed. McFarland. p. 267. ISBN 9781476625997. Retrieved February 27, 2018.


  • Pitts, Michael R. Western Movies: A Guide to 5,105 Feature Films. McFarland, 2012.
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