John Savage

Actor / Film Producer / Composer / Theatre Director | * 08/25/1949 (73) | Old Bethpage, Long Island, New York (United States of America (USA))
John Savage (born John Smeallie Youngs; August 25, 1949) is an American actor best known for his roles in the films The Deer Hunter (1978), The Onion Field (1979), Hair (1979) and Salvador (1986). He is also known for his role as Donald Lydecker in the TV series Dark Angel. ()
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John Savage (born John Youngs) is an American film actor, producer, production manager, and composer.Savage has appeared in more than 200 feature films, short films, recurring roles in television series and guest appearances in episodes of television series. One of Savage's first notable roles is as Claude Bukowski in the 1979 film Hair. His first major film role was as Steven Pushkov in the multiple Oscar-winning 1978 film The Deer Hunter. He also had a lead role in the 1979 film The Onion Field. In the late 1970s, he performed in the Broadway production of David Mamet's play American Buffalo.In 1991, he starred in Italian director Lucio Fulci's final film Door to Silence. He then had a brief role in the 1998 war film The Thin Red Line, portrayed Captain Ransom in the two part episode Equinox of the television series Star Trek: Voyager in 1999, and appeared in the recurring role of Donald Lydecker in the first and second seasons of the 2000 television series Dark Angel.Savage starred in the 2015 horror film Tales of Halloween, the 2017 film In Dubious Battle, and on the 2017 continuation of the television show Twin Peaks. In 2018, he appeared on the television show Goliath.In 2018, Savage lent his voice to a monologue on the title track of the album This Town by Steve Smith of Dirty Vegas. In 2019, Savage played the role of The Narrator in upcoming fantasy crime drama Karma from award-winning filmmaker Bizhan Tong, having collaborated with him earlier that year.

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Thriller | Action

Known for these Movies & Shows

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Movies with John Savage as Actor(163)

as Jim Patterson2023 Spychosis
as Narrator (voice)2022 The Audition
as Gene 'Sackler' Sarling2022 A Cloud So High
as Brad Braddock2022 Eye for eye
as Frank2021 Insight
as Wallace Fleischer2020 Followed
as Kepper2020 The Last Full Measure
as Chauncy Kepper2020 The Last Full Measure
as Joseph2019 Gates of Darkness
as Dr Sorkin2019 Down's Revenge
as Donald2019 Heavenly Deposit
as Augustus2019 Ovid and the Art of Love
as Henry Thornton2019 The Islands
as Dr. Siedhoff2019 Hold On
as Mayor Alderman2018 Betrayed
as Captain Ted2018 Mission Possible
as August Lewin2018 Torch
as Ian Fien2017 Empire of the Sharks
as Čovek u crnom odelu2017 The Return
as Brett2017 Spreading Darkness
as Vito Bello2017 The Neighborhood
as Carl2016 Texas Heart
as Emery Reed2016 American Romance
as Capt. J.G. Zimmerman2015 Tales of Halloween
as himself2015 Caffeinated
as President of United Earth2015 Sensory Perception
as William Jones2015 We Will Be the World Champions
as Robert Tanninger2014 The Big Fat Stone
as The Codger2014 Demon Legacy
as Mike Swann2014 Fort Bliss
as himself2014 The Hooping Life
as Governor Johnson2014 Bullet
as President Desteno2014 Bermuda Tentacles
as Paul2013 7E
as Carl2013 Open Road
as Father Bill2013 A Sierra Nevada Gunfight
as Judge Willis2013 Defending Santa
as Ted Roberts2013 Real Gangsters
as Jack Winston2013 Awakened
as Manning2013 Alien Rising
as Jim2012 Summer Song
as Father Karl2012 Sins
as Harbin Rask2012 Art of Submission
as Calvin Kabral2012 Sweetwater
as Arlo2011 Assassins' Code
as Walter Murphy2011 Hit List
as Detective Walker2011 The Orphan Killer
as Mr. Harvey2010 Bed & Breakfast
as Ted2010 Bereavement
as Agent Barnes2010 Dreamkiller
as News Producer2009 American Bully
as Vendetti2009 Buffalo Bushido
as Peter Rheems2009 Handsome Harry
as William Bender2008 The Grift
as George Malloy2008 The Violent Kind
as Graham Callan2008 The Attic
as Thomas Thacker2008 The Coverup
as Web Saunders2008 The Golden Boys
as J.J.2008 Boiler Maker
as Billy2007 No Destination
as Rock2006 Kill Your Darlings
as Marty Pearlheimer2006 Shut Up and Shoot!
as Mr. Zero2006 The Drop
as Irv Huffman2005 Iowa
as Dr. Woodman2004 Alien Lockdown
as Harry Brighton2004 Admissions
as Heathcliff2004 Fallacy
as Narrator2004 Freedom from Despair
as Johnny2003 Shortcut to Happiness
as William Shanley2003 Intoxicating
as Frank Iverson2003 Easy Sex
as Johnny Red2002 The Anarchist Cookbook
as Carver2001 Dead Man's Run
as Jake Seiling2001 Burning Down the House
as James Tarling2000 Christina's House
as Jack Wald2000 They Nest
as Steve2000 The Virginian
as Simon1999 Summer of Sam
as Slater1999 The Jack Bull
as Victor Robinson1999 Nightworld: Lost Souls
as Johnny Land1999 Message in a Bottle
as Zero1998 Club Vampire
as Sgt. Jack McCron1998 The Thin Red Line
as Neal1998 Centurion Force
as Billy Jackson1997 Before Women Had Wings
as Ray West1997 Little Boy Blue
as Tim Bishop1997 Amnesia
as Deputy Rogers1997 Hollywood Safari
as Padre Louis1997 A Scent of Paradise
as Bear1997 Hostile Intent
as Brinkman1997 Firestorm
as Leo Kimball1997 Last Cut
as McCrea1996 White Squall
as Dennis1996 Managua
as Dr. Ian Lazarre1996 Where Truth Lies
as Santapietro1996 One Good Turn
as Dwayne1996 American Strays
as Andrew Kendrick1995 Red Scorpion 2
as Greg1995 The Takeover
as Emile Lautrec1995 The Dangerous
as Drury1995 Twisted Fate
as Bobby1995 The Crossing Guard
as Bob Herbert1995 OP Center
as Jack Reed1995 Carnosaur 2
as Sanders1995 Deadly Weapon
as Albert1994 Killing Obsession
as David1994 Shattered Image
as Wieland1993 Berlin '39
as The President1993 Daybreak
as Franz Kluge1993 CIA II: Target Alexa
as Joe Stromberg1993 Flynn
as Wallace Roberts1992 Primary Motive
as Michael Bergman1991 Hunting
as Melvin Devereux1991 Door to Silence
as Blaine1991 Mountain of Diamonds
as Leon Abrahams1990 Any Man's Death
as Father Andrew Hagen1990 The Godfather Part III
as Clifton1989 Do the Right Thing
as Frank Ellsworth1988 The Beat
as Jeff Richardson1987 Caribe
as Noah1987 Desperate
as Beast/Prince1987 Beauty and the Beast
as Marco Venieri1987 Hotel Colonial
as Tim Donovan1986 The Tender Age
as John Cassady1986 Salvador
as Frank Morgan1986 Soldier's Revenge
as Kevin Dunne1985 Silent Witness
as Ivan Bibic1984 Maria's Lovers
as Rick Cahill1984 Nairobi Affair
as J.W. Brady1983 The Long Ride
as Victor Herman1982 Coming Out of the Ice
as Bittercreek Newcombe1981 Cattle Annie and Little Britches
as Charles Heller1981 The Amateur
as Roary1980 Inside Moves
as Karl Hettinger1979 The Onion Field
as Claude Hooper Bukowski1979 Hair
as Steven Pushkov1978 The Deer Hunter
as Eric Swensen1975 Eric
as Terry Lambert1974 The Killing Kind
as Robert Strong1974 The Sister in Law
as Kid1973 Steelyard Blues
as Loney1972 Bad Company
as Rocco1969 The Master Beater

TV Shows/Series with John Savage as Actor(27)

as Allie Lewis2022 Bosch: Legacy
as Stewart Temple2018 40 and Single
as Emmet Quinn2017 SEAL Team
as Wiliam Jones2016 The World Champions
2016 Goliath
as Sam Weiss2008 Fringe
as Henry 'Hack' Scudder2003 Carnivàle
as Daniel Maxwell2002 Everwood
as Mark Farrell2001 Law & Order: Criminal Intent
as Col. Donald Lydecker2000 Dark Angel
as Billy Nevins2000 The District
as Captain Rudy Ransom1995 Star Trek: Voyager
as Simon Miller1994 Touched by an Angel
as Henry Trondheim1993 The X-Files
as Sergeant Major Bart Hawkins1993 Walker, Texas Ranger
as Urchin1991 Great Expectations
as Detective Clark1990 Twin Peaks
as Boy1989 Press Gang
as Jim Malloy1976 Gibbsville
as Bernie Morton1972 ABC Afterschool Special
as Al1959 The Rebel
as Eric Swensen1951 Hallmark Hall of Fame

Movies with John Savage as Crew(1)

Sound/Original Music Composer1974 The Sister in Law

Full Name: John Savage
Born: Thursday, 08/25 1949 (August) in Old Bethpage, Long Island, New York (United States of America (USA)) (current age: 73 years + 216 days)
Zodiac sign: Virgo (Chinese zodiac sign: Ox)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Educated at: American Academy of Dramatic Arts
Other names for John Savage (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"John Savage (Schauspieler)"
John Savage frequently works together with these people:
Blanca Blanco (18x, Actress)
Maurice Evans (11x, Actor)
David Lynch (10x, Crew)
Spike Lee (10x, Crew)
Richard Thomas (10x, Actor)
Titus Welliver (10x, Actor)
Julie Harris (10x, Actress)
Frank D'Angelo (10x, Crew)
Roger Cross (9x, Actor)
Piper Laurie (8x, Actress)
Dick Wolf (8x, Crew)
Terry Serpico (8x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:8551, Added: 05/06/2018, Last updated: 03/27/2023