John McGiver bio

Birth Name: John Irwin McGiver

Occupation: Movie Actor

Place Of Birth: New York

Date Of Birth: November 5, 1913

Date Of Death: September 9, 1975

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

John McGiver was born on the 5th of November, 1913. He was known for being a Movie Actor. Perhaps best known for his supporting roles in such classic 1960s films as Midnight Cowboy, Breakfast at Tiffany’s, and The Manchurian Candidate, McGiver also appeared in episodes of The Twilight Zone, Alfred Hitchcock Presents, and The Patty Duke Show, as well as in a series of American Express commercials.

John McGiver was born in New York. After earning a bachelor’s degree from Fordham University and graduate degrees from both Catholic University and Columbia University, he taught English classes and performed in productions at New York City’s Irish Repertory Theater. After serving in the United States Army during World War II, he continued his teaching and acting careers. In the mid-1960s, he played the role of Walter Burnley on the CBS comedy series Many Happy Returns.

John McGiver was a Scorpio and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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John McGiver was born in 1910s. The 1910s represented the culmination of European militarism. Discover what happened on this day.

John Irwin McGiver is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


John’s John Irwin McGiver attended Fordham University.


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

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Personal Life

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

John McGiver was born in the Year of the Ox.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: John Irwin McGiver
BIRTH DAY: Wednesday
DEATH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: John McGiver was a Scorpio. People of this zodiac sign like truth, being right, longtime friends, teasing, and dislike dishonesty, revealing secrets, passive people. The strengths of this sign are being resourceful, brave, passionate, a true friend, while weaknesses can be distrusting, jealous, secretive and violent. The greatest overall compatibility with Scorpio is Taurus and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: John McGiver was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are persistent and straightforward. They have a strong faith and can be seen as stubborn in their old ways.

Ruling Planet: John McGiver had a ruling planet of Pluto and has a ruling planet of Pluto. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Uranus and Neptune were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

John McGiver’s birth sign is Scorpio and he had a ruling planet of Pluto.

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