John Patrick Veitch
Date of Birth
Jan 01, 1920


As president of worldwide production for Columbia Pictures, John Veitch oversaw the production of over 300 films. He also served with the executive branch of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for three decades. Veitch's entry into show business came from a suggestion from Alan Ladd that he try movie acting, a suggestion seconded by his wife, Sue, who met him during WWII when Veitch...