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Jack Lord
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Born:30 December 1920New York, New York, USA
Known As:Steve McGarrettTV's "Hawaii Five-O"
Trivia:Birth name: John Joseph Patrick Ryan.
Was 6' tall.
Was a painter before becoming an actor. Works are posessed by the
Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, the New York Museum
of Modern Art and numerous other collections.
Originally wanted to be billed as "Jack Ryan," but discovered that another
actor had already registered that name with the Actor's Equity.
He wanted a short name, so he chose "Jack Lord" instead.
Lord was about to reprise the role of Felix Leiter in "Goldfinger" (1964), but
producer Albert R. Broccoli feared that his portrayal of 007's CIA partner
would overshadow the persona of James Bond as the main character.
The character part was recast, with Cec Linder as the new Leiter.
Appeared on Broadway in "The Traveling Lady" and "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof."
On TV:TVGuide.comClick here for TV listings.
Filmography:The Internet Movie DatabaseJack Lord Filmography.
Departed:21 January 1998Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
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