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John Anderson

John Anderson (October 20, 1922 - August 7, 1992) was an American actor and director born in Clayton, Illinois. He was known for several roles, including his recurring role in MacGyver as Harry Jackson, the title character's grandfather. Earlier work included appearances on many Western series, including several episodes of Gunsmoke in various roles, and The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp as Virgil Earp. He also portrayed the character Kevin Uxbridge in the Star Trek: The Next Generation episode The Survivors.

Standing 1.97 m tall (6'5½") He bears a strong resmblance to U.S. President Abraham Lincoln, whom he portrayed twice.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2005.

John Anderson Facts

BirthdayOctober 20, 1922
BirthplaceClayton, Illinois, USA
Date of deathAugust 7, 1992 (age 69)
Height6' 5" (1m96)  How tall is John Anderson compared to you?

Selected Filmography

Stephen King, IT!
The Firm
Meet the Robinsons
Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who!
Robocop 3
Live Free or Die Hard
Captain America: Civil War
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