John was born under the official name Orrico, Carmine on August 5th, 1935. He has been a credited actor since the 1959 film The Big Fisherman.
John Saxon has yet to establish a position as a bankable star. He has starred in two films including the 1992 horror movie Hellmaster as the character Professor Jones and the 1984 horror film A Nightmare on Elm Street playing Lt. Donald Thompson.
John is a recognizable supporting cast member who's acting range makes him the top choice for a variety of roles. He has appeared in seven films including: the 2014 comedy film The Extra as the character Victor Vallient, the 2002 action movie Outta Time playing James Darabont and the 1987 horror release A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors cast as Thompson.
His most commercially successful project to date has been the 1987 horror film A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors, which brought in $44,000,000 at the box office.
Beyond acting, John Saxon was the director of the 1987 movie action Death House.
John has garnered moderate media attention, having been featured on the cover of at least three magazines, interviewed in over one publications and featured in one magazine article. He has been the subject of at least one biographical film.