John Orr

Birthday
26, 1949
Birthplace
California
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
26, 1949 (age 69)
Birthplace
California

About

Fire captain in Southern California who turned out to be a serial arsonist.

Before Fame

Authorities first got suspicious when a fingerprint from a suspected arson site was matched to him.

Trivia

Because his fires were responsible for much property damage and four lost lives, the prosecutors asked for the death penalty; ultimately, he was sentenced to life in prison.

Family Life

He grew up in Southern California.

Associated With

His story became the basis of the HBO film Point of Origin, starring Ray Liotta.