The Eagle and the Hawk

John Payne

b.5/23/1912 Roanoke, Virginia

Mother was a professional opera soprano    Following in mother’s footsteps, Payne enrolls at the Julliard Music Academy and appears in off Broadway musicals    Moves to Hollywood in 1935 to pursue acting career   World War II:  Flight Instructor  United States Army Air Force 1942-1944   TV serials and movies: “The Restless Gun” (1950s)    First cinematic movie: “Dodsworth” 1936


Dodsworth, Garden of the Moon, Wings of the Navy, Star Dust, Maryland, Tin Pan Alley, To the Shore of Tripoli, Springtime in the Rockies, Sentimental Journey, The Razor’s Edge, Miracle on 34th Street, El Paso, The Eagle and the Hawk, Raiders of the Seven Seas, The Road to Denver, The Boss, They Ran for Their Lives, Savage, Wild