John Agar Overview:

Actor, John Agar, was born John George Agar on Jan 31, 1921 in Chicago, IL. Agar died at the age of 81 on Apr 7, 2002 in Burbank, CA .

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John Agar Quotes:

Dinah Sheldon: If you'll kindly consent to read this you'll notice it's about an art competition. There are three prizes of fifty dollars. I intend to win one of those prizes painting a portrait of you as a spirit of labor.
Tom Wade: Are you bats?


[During the night the squad is guarding a trenchline amid word that the Japanese may launch an attack. From out of the night a faint voice can be heard calling "Corpsman."]
Pfc. Benny Regazzi: [his voice hushed] Stryker!
Sgt. Stryker: [hushed] Get down! Stay down! You have your orders, don't move!
Pfc. Peter Conway: [hushed] There's somebody wounded out there. Let's go get him!
Sgt. Stryker: Stay down, it might be a Jap trick, they pulled it off plenty of times at Guadalcanal.
Pfc. Peter Conway: That doesn't sound like a Jap to me!
Sgt. Stryker: I don't care what it sounds like to you! You stick your head up, you'll tip our position.
[the voice resumes, and now we can recognize it]
Pfc. Charlie Bass: [unseen in the night] Stryker!
Pfc. Peter Conway: That's Bass. How many Japs know your name, Stryker?


Dr. Roger Bentley: This one died from a blow from a heavy blunt instrument.
Dr. Jud Bellamin: Well, that's a sign of a higher civilization.


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Interviewed in Tom Weaver's books "Interviews with B Science Fiction and Horror Movie Makers" (McFarland & Co., 1988) and "They Fought in the Creature Features" (McFarland & Co., 1995).

The claim that he had done a "pink film" in Denmark was a gag. He starred in Journey to the Seventh Planet (1962), which was shot in Denmark, by writer/producer/director Sidney W. Pink.

His marriage to actress Shirley Temple started his film career in the 1940s.

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