John Terry (actor)

John Terry (actor)

Infobox actor
name = John Terry



birthdate = birthdate and age|1944|01|25
birthplace = Vero Beach, Florida, United States

John Terry (born January 25, 1944) is an American film, TV, and stage actor.

He was born in Florida, his father was a general surgeon in Vero Beach Florida where John attended high school. He was educated at the prestigious Loomis Chaffee prep school in Windsor, Connecticut, and began a career building original custom log homes in North Carolina. He played roles in local theater before moving to Alaska where he founded a river rafting company. But his interest in acting did not diminish and at 30 he moved to New York City and became a full time actor.

John Terry's debut role was as the title character in the 1980 fantasy film "Hawk the Slayer". His career then took a major upswing as he was assigned the roles of Lieutenant Lockhart in Stanley Kubrick's "Full Metal Jacket" and Felix Leiter in the James Bond film "The Living Daylights". Nothing as prominent followed immediately, though he received good notices for his role as a traumatized Vietnam veteran in Norman Jewison's "In Country". Terry subsequently played the lead in a well-regarded but short-lived TV series "Against the Grain" (as Ben Affleck's father), as a man who starts a new life as a small-town high-school football coach following a critical illness. He also starred as Slim another ranch worker, in Of Mice and Men the movie.

Recently he has found new success on television. He appeared in the first episodes of "ER" playing Dr. Div Cvetic, the love interest of Dr. Lewis, who disappeared after a nervous breakdown. He later played a recurring role in season two of Fox's real-time thriller "24", as Bob Warner, the father of both the love interest of hero Jack Bauer and of another daughter whose fiancé is suspected of being a terrorist.

After a brief stint on NBC's "Las Vegas", he was cast as Jack Shephard and Claire Littleton's father on ABC's "Lost". John Terry's character, Christian Shephard, is an alcoholic surgeon who accidentally killed a patient he operated on while drunk; this key event ruined his career, destroyed his relationship with his son, and eventually led to his death. Terry has reprised his role as Shephard on several occasions in flashbacks.

He also had a guest role in a 2006 episode of "Law & Order", as well as the part of older Jacob Wheeler in Steven Spielberg's "Into the West" mini series, which was nominated for 16 Emmy Awards in 2006.

Recently, Terry appeared in David Fincher's "Zodiac" and joined the regular cast of the upcoming ABC production "Secrets of a Small Town". He just finished filming Matthew McConaughey's "Surfer, Dude".

External links

*imdb name|id=0856012|name=John Terry
* [http://www.felixleiter.com/category/actors/terry/ John Terry] at [http://www.felixleiter.com/ FelixLeiter.com]


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