John Fiedler Overview:

Character actor, John Fiedler, was born John Donald Fiedler on Feb 3, 1925 in Platteville, WI. Fiedler died at the age of 80 on Jun 25, 2005 in Englewood, NJ .


John Fiedler appeared in over 185 film, television and voice roles -- most notably in 12 Angry Men (his Feature Film Debut as Juror #2), The Odd Couple (as Vinnie), True Grit 1969 (as Lawyer Daggett) –and Piglet in the Disney classic, Winnie-the-Pooh.

(Source: article by Annmarie Gatti for Classic Movie Hub).

“There are elements of Piglet that are me: the shyness and the anxieties and fears. Even after all these years. The more you know, the higher your standards are and the more you have to lose.” -- John Fiedler.



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Classic Movie Travels:

By Annette Bochenek on Feb 4, 2022 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

Classic Movie Travels: A longtime actor, made his mark upon the stage, film, and radio, in addition to notably voicing the beloved Piglet in Disney?s Winnie the Pooh. Fiedler was born John Donald Fielder on February 3, 1925, in Platteville, Wisconsin, to ... Read full article

FAVORITE ANGRY MAN #12: Juror 2 ()

By Carol Martinheira on Jan 16, 2020 From The Old Hollywood Garden

FAVORITE ANGRY MAN #12: Juror 2 () On January 16, 2020 By CarolIn Uncategorized The Old Hollywood Garden is proud to present a brand new series of posts: my top twelve favorite jurors from 12 Angry Men (1957, dir. Sidney Lumet)! Starting in January and endi... Read full article

Mini Tribute: Character Actor

By Annmarie Gatti on Feb 3, 2013 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

Born February 3, 1925 Character Actor ! Character Actor appeared in over 185 film, TV and voice roles — most notably in 12 Angry Men (Feature Film Debut as Juror #2), The Odd Couple (as Vinnie), True Grit 1969 (as Lawyer Daggett) – & the adorable Piglet in Di... Read full article

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John Fiedler Quotes:

Piglet: [as he sails like a kite on his scarf string; repeated line] Oh, dear. Oh, d-d-d-d-dear, dear.

Piglet: I don't mind the leaves that are leaving. It's the leaves that are coming.

Chistopher Robin: It is a nice house, Eeyore, but...
Kanga: It is a lovely house, Eeyore, but...
Piglet: [near tears] It's the best house in the... whole world.
Winnie the Pooh: [whispering] Tell them it's your house, Piglet.
Piglet: No, Pooh. This house belongs to our very dear friend... Owl.
Rabbit: But Piglet, where will you live?
Piglet: [starts to walk away] Well, I guess I shall live... I suppose I shall live...
Winnie the Pooh: [taking Piglet's hand] With me. You shall live with me. Won't you, Piglet?
Piglet: With you? Oh, thank you, Pooh Bear. Of course I will.

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John Fiedler Facts
Played the same character, Mark Lindner, in the film (A Raisin in the Sun (1961)) and television ("American Playhouse: A Raisin in the Sun (#8.1)" (1989)) production of Lorraine Hansberry's "A Raisin in the Sun."

Was a keen bridge player in real life.

Known as Johnny Fiedler during his radio days.

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