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John Agar

John Agar first came to fame when he married actress Shirley Temple, a marriage that later fell apart due to his battles with alcohol. The 24-year-old Agar first met Temple when he was asked by producer David O. Selznick to escort the then 16-year-old Temple to a Hollywood party. They ended up marrying before the year was out. Born in Chicago, Illinois, Agar was the oldest of four children of meat packer John Agar, Sr. and Lillian Rogers Agar. He attended Chicago's Harvard School for Boys in Chicago and Trinity-Pawling Prep School in Pawling, New York. After serving for three years in the U.S. Army Air Corp, where he was a physical training instructor, Agar signed with Selznick for a string of box office heavyweights, including Fort Apache, She Wore a Yellow Ribbon, and Sands of Iwo Jima. His other films include Attack of the Puppet People, Chisum, Divided We Fall, and Nightbreed.



Horror movies:
11
First Appeared:
In the movie Revenge of the Creature 1955-07-22
Latest Project:
Movie The Fearmakers Collection 2007-05-08
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Splat John Agar Horror Filmography
Movie The Fearmakers Collection Himself 2007-05-08
Movie Body Bags Dr. Lang 1993-08-07
Movie King Kong 1976-12-17
Movie Night Fright Sheriff Clint Crawford 1967-11-01
Movie Curse of the Swamp Creature Barry Rogers 1966-01-01
Movie Invisible Invaders Maj. Bruce Jay 1959-05-15
Movie Attack of the Puppet People Bob Westley 1958-04-01
Movie Daughter of Dr. Jekyll George Hastings 1957-06-28
Movie The Mole People Dr. Roger Bentley 1956-12-01
Movie Revenge of the Creature Prof. Clete Ferguson 1955-07-22
Movie Tarantula Dr. Matt Hastings 1955-12-14