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John Beasley

John Beasley was most recently seen opposite John Travolta in The General's Daughter and co-starred with Melanie Griffith in Crazy in Alabama, directed by Antonio Banderas. It was his performance opposite Robert Duvall in The Apostle that gained him wide spread recognition as an actor.

In the critically acclaimed TNT film, Freedom Song, John turned in a strong performance as Jonas Summer, a role originally written for James Earl Jones. Other film credits include Rudy, Mighty Ducks (1) and The Gift, a Billy Bob Thornton screenplay opening later this year.

A resident of Omaha, Nebraska, with a strong stage background, John began his professional career at the Mixed Blood Theatre in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He has performed several productions at Chicago's Goodman Theatre, and most recently at Atlanta, Georgia's Alliance Theatre in August Wilson's Jitney.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2000.

John Beasley Facts

BirthplaceOmaha, Nebraska, USA

Selected Filmography

Not available.