John Hudson in an episode of the Dragnet 1967 TV series
|Date of birth:||24 January 1919|
|Born in:||Gilroy, California|
|Died:||5 April 1996(aged 70)|
|Died in:||Los Angeles, California|
|Appeared on/in:||I Dream of Jeannie|
|Grover Caldwell in "Jeannie and the Marriage Caper" (Season 1)|
Jonathan C. "John" Hudson (24 January 1919 - 8 April 1996) made a guest appearance on I Dream of Jeannie as Grover Caldwell, a family friend of General Stone, who works for the US State Department and informs the General that he's been selected for a European Ambassador position in the episode "Jeannie and the Marriage Caper" in Season 1.
Born and raised in Gilroy, California, Hudson served as Second Lieutenant in the US Army Air Corps during World War II, where he attained the rank of Second Lieutenant, before embarking on his acting career.
John is perhaps best remembered for his roles in the films Gunfight at the OK Corral with film star Burt Lancaster and G.I. Blues where he appeared opposite Elvis Presley. He was the twin brother of late fellow film/TV actor William Hudson. He appeared in numerous television shows, in guest appearances, such as Dragnet 1967, 77 Sunset Strip, Sea Hunt, Gunsmoke, and Adam-12.
In the 1940s, he was married to late film/TV actress Mary LaRoche.
Hudson died at age 77 on 5 April 1996 in Los Angeles, California.
|1947||Hue and Cry|| as Stan, |
of the 'Blood and Thunder Boys'
|first film role|
|1951||The Cimarron Kid||Dynamite Dick Dalton||Supporting role|
|1952||The Battle at Apache Pass||Lt. George Bascom||Supporting role|
|Red Ball Express||Tank Sergeant||Minor role|
|Biff Baker, U.S.A.||Capt. Barrow||Guest role in episode "Crash Landing"|
|1955||The Millionaire||Joe Iris||Guest role in episode "The Joe Iris Story"|
|The Loretta Young Show (TV series)||Peter Chase||2 episodes|
|1953-1955||The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse||Dick Morgan||2 episodes|
|1956||When Gangland Strikes||Bob Keeler||Film role|
|Cavalcade of America||Ed Connors||In episode "Diplomatic Outpost"|
|1954-1957||The Ford Television Theatre||Various roles||3 episodes|
|1957||Gunfight at the OK Corral||Virgil Earp||Supporting role|
|1959||Perry Mason||Tom Wyatt||In episode "The Case of the Glittering Goldfish"|
|1960||Wagon Train||Alex Stoddard||in episode "The Felizia Kingdom Story"|
|G.I. Blues||Captain Hobart||With Elvis Presley|
|1961||Sea Hunt||Jerry Blaine||in episode "Sub Hatch"|
|1964||77 Sunset Strip||Rawlins||in episode "Dead as in 'Dude'"|
|Gunsmoke||Curley Graham||in episode "Once a Haggen"|
|1965||I Dream of Jeannie||Grover Caldwell||in episode "Jeannie and the Marriage Caper"|
|1966||Combat!||Captain Jampel||in episode "The Chapel at Able-Five"|
|1968-1970||Dragnet 1967||Various roles||3 episodes|
|1970||The F.B.I.||Bank Manager||in episode "The Condemned"|
|Dan August||Guest role||in episode "Murder by Proxy"|
|1972||Cannon||Detective Kaplan||in episode "That Was No Lady"|