John Houseman (September 22, 1902 - October 31, 1988) was a Romanian-born actor, best known for his Oscar-winning role as Professor Charles Kingsfield in the 1973 film The Paper Chase, a role which he reprised in the television series of the same name.
He was born as Jacques Haussmann in Bucharest.
Houseman was also a producer. For example, he co-produced Orson Welles's infamous 1938 radio broadcast The War of the Worlds.
He died at the age of 86 from cancer.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2004.
John Houseman Facts
|Birth Name||Jacques Haussmann|
|Birthday||September 22, 1902|
|Date of death||October 31, 1988 (age 86)|
|Awards||1974 Academy Awards: Best Supporting Actor (for The Paper Chase)|
|1974 Golden Globe Awards: Best Actor in a Supporting Role - Motion Picture (for The Paper Chase)|
|Three Days of the Condor|
|The Winds of War|
|The Paper Chase|
|The Cheap Detective|