David Janssen

David Janssen bio

Birth Name: David Harold Meyer

Occupation: TV Actor

Place Of Birth: NE

Date Of Birth: March 27, 1931

Date Of Death: February 13, 1980

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

David Janssen was born on the 27th of March, 1931. He was best known for being a TV Actor. Best known for starring in the series, The Fugitive from 1963-1967 and for title roles in Richard Diamond, Private Detective and O’Hara, U.S. Treasury.

David Janssen was born in NE. His real name was David Harold Meyer but he adopted his stepfather’s surname when he began his acting career as a child. He played the characters, Dr. Richard Kimble and Harry-O.

David Janssen was a Aries and was born in the Silent Generation.

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David Janssen was born in 1930s. The 1930s were called the Great Depression (1929-1939). It was the worst economic downturn in the history of the industrialized world. Despite the Great Depression, Hollywood and popular film production flourished. Radio was the main source of entertainment, information, and political propaganda, and jazz, blues, gospel, and folk music, became immensely popular. Discover what happened on this day.

David Harold Meyer is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.


David’s David Harold Meyer attended Fairfax High School, Los Angeles, CA.


David Janssen’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on David Janssen’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, David Janssen kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

David Janssen was born in the Year of the Goat.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: David Harold Meyer
NICKNAME: Dave, Davey
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
DEATH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: David Janssen was a Aries. People of this zodiac sign like physical challenges, taking on leadership roles, individual sports and dislike inactivity, delays, and work that doesn't use one's talents. The strengths of this sign are being courageous, determined, confident, enthusiastic, optimistic, while weaknesses can be to be impatient, moody, short-tempered, impulsive and aggressive. The greatest overall compatibility with Aries is Libra and Leo.

Chinese Zodiac: David Janssen was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign enjoy being alone with their thoughts. They're creative thinkers, economic, cautitous and appreciate the arts, they can also be indecisive.

Ruling Planet: David Janssen had a ruling planet of Mars and has a ruling planet of Mars and by astrological associations Tuesday is ruled by Mars. This planet symbolizes the principle of assertive drive and energy. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have huge drive, aggression and commpetitiveness.

David Janssen’s birth sign is Aries and he had a ruling planet of Mars.

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