John Payne

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Birthday
23, 1912
Birthplace
Roanoke, VA
Death Date
Dec 6, 1989 (77)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
23, 1912
Birthplace
Roanoke, VA
Death Date
Dec 6, 1989 (77)

About

Best remembered for his leading roles in Miracle on 34th street and on the western TV series, The Restless Gun.

Before Fame

He was raised in an antebellum mansion that was destroyed by a fire in the 40's.

Trivia

He was struck by a car in New York City in 1961, an accident that required two years of recovery and left him with facial scars.

Family Life

His son-in-law was writer and director, Robert Towne.

Associated With

He is known for co-starring with Edmund Gwenn, a.k.a. Santa Claus, in the holiday classic, Miracle on 34th Street.