John C. Becher
Date of Birth
Jan 13, 1915

Biography

American actor John C. Becher began his professional career in the military during WW II where he was assigned to teach actors how to survive USO performances in combat zones. Among his students were Melvyn Douglas and Red Skelton. Prior to that, Becher trained at Milwaukee State Teachers College and at the Goodman Theater in Chicago. Following his military stint, he began appearing in New York theaters. This led him to act on television and finally in films. ~ Sandra Brennan, Rovi

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