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JOHN PHILLIP LAW: The Films

IF you're into Spaghetti Westerns, Mario Bava, French Comic Books, Roger Corman, Ray Harryhausen, or Spider-Man. You might know the name of American Actor John Phillip Law.




This article will look at the multi-genre International actor and highlight some specific features he made over his 84 film career between 1950 and 2008. The year of his death.

STARTING OUT

John Phillip Law was born in Los Angeles on September 7, 1937. His father was a Los Angeles County Sheriff named John Law. Which must have presented him with many jokes based upon his name. John Phillip's mother was a actress named Phyliss Sailee. His younger brother was Thomas Augustus Law who had one film credit to his name and this was with his brother John.

That was the 1968 motion picture "Skidoo" Directed by Otto Preminger and starring Jackie Gleason, Carol Channing and Frankie Avalon/ It was a parody of the Hippie Counter Culture of the time. Tom Law was also the road manager for the Folk Singing Group &…