Character actor, John Hoyt, was born John McArthur Hoysradt on Oct 5, 1905 in Bronxville, NY. Hoyt died at the age of 86 on Sep 15, 1991 in Santa Cruz, CA .
John Hoyt was a former historian and drama teacher who only became a full-time actor after World War II. He played scientists, period aristocrats, Nazi officers, prison wardens and upper-class crooks, as well as a few mad professors in horror films. He has also done impressions in nightclubs, and was the Warden in the movie "Brute Force".(Source: available at Amazon Quinlan's Illustrated Dictionary of Film Character Actors).
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Spencer: [after long, thoughtful pause] With you, Joe. I'll play along.
Robert 'Soldier' Becker: I never thought different.
Spencer: Neither did I.
Sydney Stanton: All right. I'm in here safe and sound. Go outside and read the magazines.
Leonard Diamond: Do you know Mr. Brown?
Nils Dreyer: I had lunch with him last week. He's a very fine gentleman.
Leonard Diamond: He's a hoodlum.
Nils Dreyer: Because I have lunch with him, that is not a crime. I'll have lunch with anybody, I'm democratic. I'll even have lunch with you.
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