Jack Webb Movies List

Jack Webb
Jack Webb
Santa Monica, California, U.S.
Three on a Match

Actor Jack Webb Filmography

Showing 1 to 10 of 13 movies
Showing 1 to 10 of 13 movies
The Man from Galveston
Director: William Conrad
Music Director: David Buttolph
Release date: 18-12-1963
The Last Time I Saw Archie
Artist: Robert Mitchum , Jack Webb , Martha Hyer
Director: Jack Webb
Release date: 27-05-1961
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Director: Jack Webb
Release date: 11-11-1959
The D.I. (1957)
The D.I. (1957) ( English )
Artist: Jack Webb , Don Dubbins , z , John T. Ahern , Peter J. O'Neill
Director: Jack Webb
Release date: 30-05-1957
Pete Kelly's Blues
Pete Kelly's Blues ( English )
Artist: Jack Webb , Janet Leigh , Edmond O'Brien , Peggy Lee , Andy Devine
Director: Jack Webb
Release date: 31-07-1955
Dragnet ( English )
Director: Jack Webb
Music Director: Walter Schumann
Release date: 04-09-1954
Appointment with Danger
Director: Lewis Allen
Music Director: Victor Young
Release date: 09-05-1951
Halls of Montezuma
Halls of Montezuma ( English )
Director: Lewis Milestone
Music Director: Sol Kaplan
Release date: 01-12-1950
Dark City
Dark City ( English )
Director: William Dieterle
Music Director: Franz Waxman
Release date: 17-10-1950
Showing 1 to 10 of 13 movies
Showing 1 to 10 of 13 movies

Jack Webb Biography

John Randolph "Jack" Webb, 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.  Born in Santa Monica, California, he grew up in the Bunker Hill section of Los Angeles as the child of a single mother after his father left home before he was born. During World War II, Webb enlisted in the United States Army Air Forces, but he "washed out" of flight training and was granted a hardship discharge to care for his family.  Following his discharge, he moved to San Francisco, where a wartime shortage of announcers led to a temporary appointment to his own half-hour comedy radio show on ABC's KGO Radio in 1946. By 1949, he had abandoned comedy for drama, and starred in numerous radio shows until finding success in film and television in the late 1950s.   Webb had a featured role as a crime lab technician in the 1948 film He Walked by Night, athinly-fictionalized recounting of the 1946 Walker crime spree.  This experience gave Webb the idea for Dragnet: a recurring series based on real cases from LAPD police files, featuring authentic depictions of the modern police detective, including methods, mannerisms, and technical language.  Following the success of Dragnet, Webb appeared in numerous television shows and specials, including the well-known 1972 series Emergency!   During his work on a revival of Dragnet in 1982 Webb suffered a heart attack and died at the age of 62.  His funeral was given full police honors, and then LAPD Chief Daryl Gates retired the badge number 714 used by Webb’s Joe Friday of Dragnet fame.  

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