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Fast Facts

  • Mother was of Mexican descent; speaks fluent Spanish.
  • Joined the U.S. Navy in 1952 and served as an air intelligence officer in Korea.
  • Was the president of the Screen Actors Guild from 1971 to '73.
  • Friend Ronald Reagan appointed him to be the U.S. Ambassador to Mexico from 1981 to '86.
  • Became president of Univisa Satellite Communications in 1986.

Awards

  • 1959, Golden Globe — New Star of the Year - Actor: Winner

Relationships

  • Maureen McGrath — Stepdaughter
  • Maria Gavin — Daughter
  • Delia Diana Pablos — Mother
  • Herald Ray Golenor — Father
  • Michael McGrath — Stepson
  • Cecily Evans — Ex-wife
  • Christina Gavin — Daughter
  • Constance Towers — Wife

College

  • Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States (1952)

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Details

  • Birth Name: John Anthony Golenor
  • Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Profession: Actor, Diplomat

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