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John Fiedler Birthday Highlights

Birth Name
John Donald John Fiedler
Place Of Birth
Platteville, USA
98 years old
Birth Date
March 2 1925

John Fiedler Facts

Child Star?
Education & Qualifications
Shorewood High School
Net Worth
Current Partner
Bess Armstrong
Donald Fiedler, Margaret Phelan

About John Fiedler 

John Donald Fiedler, best known as John Fiedler, was an American actor born on February 3, 1925.

Fiedler was born in Platteville, Wisconsin, USA. His family later shifted to Shorewood, Wisconsin.

He made his acting debut in 1952 on the TV show 'Tom Corbett, Space Cadet', and in 1957, he made his film debut in '12 Angry Men'. He was a voice actor in 'Robin Hood And The Rescuers'. In the second season of 'Star Trek: The Original Series', he played the shrill-voiced character Mr. Hengist in the episode titled 'Wolf In The Fold'. John Fiedler was known for his contributions to 'Copycat' (1995), 'Serial Mom' (1994), and 'Simply Irresistible' (1999). He worked in more than 170 movies in his lifetime. Fiedler died on June 25, 2005, at 80, in Englewood, New Jersey, U.S.

John Fiedler Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What was John Fiedler's net worth?

John Fiedler's net worth was estimated to be $1.5 million.

How much did John Fiedler earn per year?

Information about the yearly income of John Fiedler is unavailable.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall was John Fiedler?

John Fiedler was 5 ft 3 in (162 cm) tall.

How old was John Fiedler?

John Fiedler was born on February 3, 1925. He died at the age of 80 on June 25, 2005.

Childhood And Education

John Fiedler was born in Platteville, Wisconsin, USA, on February 3, 1925. When he was a child, he and his family moved to Shorewood, Wisconsin. John Fiedler graduated from Shorewood High School in 1943. Later, he joined the US Navy and served until World War II ended in 1945.

Donald Fiedler and Margaret Phelan were the parents of John Fiedler. John Fiedler's father was a salesman. After being released from the Navy, Fiedler started acting in Manhattan, New York City. He played Homer Brown on the radio comedy 'The Aldrich Family'. Later, in the '50s, he starred in 'Tom Corbett, Space Cadet', a children's science fiction series. He made his movie debut as Juror 2 in '12 Angry Men' (1957). On June 25, 2005, John Fiedler passed away after a battle with cancer.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who was John Fiedler's partner?

John Fiedler married Bess Armstrong in 1985. They have three children together.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For...

John Fiedler, a veteran character actor, was best known for playing Mr. Peterson, the henpecked therapy patient on 'The Bob Newhart Show'. He also voiced the popular character, Piglet, in Walt Disney's animated show 'Winnie The Pooh'. He provided Piglet's voice for the studio's productions of 'The Many Adventures Of Winnie The Pooh', 'The Tigger Movie', 'Piglet's Big Movie', and 'Pooh's Heffalump Movie'.

He was a part of a Broadway play 'One Eye Closed'. The Tony Award-winning dramas 'A Raisin In The Sun' and 'The Odd Couple' had Broadway performances with Fiedler as the titular character. Additionally, Fiedler appeared as a guest star on 'The Twilight Zone'. On 'The Bob Newhart Show', he portrayed Emil Peterson, a henpecked milquetoast husband.

Additionally, John Fiedler had a recurring role in the short TV series 'Kolchak: The Night Stalker', which aired from 1974-1975. His most recent film appearances were in 'Kronk's New Groove' (2005) and 'Square Enix', and the Disney video game 'Kingdom Hearts'.

What awards did John Fiedler win?

John Fiedler was nominated for the Academy Award for playing Juror number 2 in the feature film '12 Angry Men'.

Other Interesting John Fiedler Facts And Trivia

  • John Fiedler and Paul Winchell worked together in the Walt Disney show 'Winnie The Pooh'. While Fiedler voiced the character of Piglet, Winchell voiced Tigger.
  • Fiedler unexpectedly passed away the day after actor and ventriloquist Paul Winchell.
  • The biography of John Fiedler, 'What's His Name? John Fiedler: The Man, The Face, The Voice', by Elizabeth Messina, was released in 2012.
  • John Fiedler played six characters in the fantasy TV show 'Bewitched' (1964). Most of them were clients or were related to clients. He also had one appearance as a frog.
  • John Fiedler was diagnosed with cancer in November 2004. He died in June 2005 at the Lillian Booth Actor's Fund Home in Englewood, New Jersey. 

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<p>Shubra is a travel writer with three years of experience in writing. She has a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Amity University with a Postgraduate Diploma in Event Management from the National Institute of Event Management. She also has a Master's degree in Business Management from Graphic Era Deemed to be University and is a regular content creator on her travel blog's YouTube channel. Shubra is based in Lucknow and is passionate about exploring new destinations and sharing her experiences with her readers.</p>

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