John Houseman

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John Houseman (born Jacques Haussmann; September 22, 1902 – October 31, 1988) was a British-American-Romanian actor and producer who became known for his highly publicized collaboration with director Orson Welles from their days in the Federal Theatre Project through to the production of Citizen Kane and his collaboration, as producer of The Blue Dahlia, with writer Raymond Chandler on the screenplay. He is perhaps best known for his role as Professor Charles W. Kingsfield in the film The Paper Chase (1973), for which he won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. He reprised his role as Kingsfield in the 1978 television series adaptation.

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Date of Birth

22 September 1902


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John Houseman's Family Info

Mother Name

May Haussmann

Father Name

Georges Haussmann

Son Name

John Michael Houseman, Charles Sebastian Houseman

Wife Name

Joan Houseman, Zita Johann

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John Houseman's Awards


Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture


Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor


Outer Critics Circle Special Award

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