Jan Arvan (Jan Arvan)

Jan Arvan

Actor. Born Jan Arvanitas in Wisconsin, he was most noted as a popular character performer on many television shows from the 1950s to 1970s. His credits included “Biff Baker, U.S.A”, “Fireside Theatre”, “Studio 57”, “Zorro”, “Sea Hunt”, “Mannix”, “Bonanza”, “Family” and “The Paper Chase”. For feature films, he appeared in “The Robe” (1954), “Istanbul” (1957), “Three Came to Kill” (1960), “The Brass Bottle” (1964), “The Sandpiper” (1965), “The Poseidon Adventure” (1972) and “The Stone Killer” (1973). He died of a heart attack at age 66. (bio by: John “J-Cat” Griffith)


  • April, 10, 1913


  • May, 05, 1979
  • USA


  • Cremated

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