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Jack Webb in his signature role of Joe Friday on Dragnet

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John Randolph "Jack" Webb (April 2, 1920 – December 23, 1982), also known by the pen name John Randolph, was an American actor, television producer, director, and screenwriter, who is most famous for his role as Sergeant Joe Friday in the radio and television series, Dragnet. He was also the founder of his own production company, Mark VII Limited.

Fact file

  • Born: April 2, 1920 Santa Monica, California, U.S.
  • Died: December 23, 1982 (aged 62) West Hollywood, California
  • Resting place: Forest Lawn Memorial Park – Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles, California 34°08′54″N 118°19′38″W / 34.14840°N 118.32718°W / 34.14840; -118.32718
  • Other names: John Randolph
  • Occupation: Actor, producer, director, screenwriter
  • Years active: 1946–1979
  • Religion: Catholic
  • Spouse(s): Julie London (m. 1947–53) Dorothy Towne (m. 1955–57) Jackie Loughery (m. 1958–64) Opal Wright (m. 1980–82)

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The Moviegoer, April 15-22
LA Times Entertainme, 2018-04-13 13:00:00
20th Annual Noir City: Hollywood The series is chockablock with great pictures including this tidy midweek double: The droll and popular radio and television character Sgt. Joe Friday (Jack Webb) made his way to the big screen in Dragnet (1954), as he and partner Frank Smith (Ben Alexander) investigate...

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