John King

  1. Henry Fonda, Jezebel, 1937.  The black-and-white Gone with the Wind!… Dean Jagger, John King (singer turned future cowboy, Dusty King for 19 Western programmers),  Gordon Oliver and Robert Whitney were in the mix for Fonda’s stuffy banker fiancée of troublesome Southern belle Bette Davis. Or…

  2. George Brent,Jezebel, 1937.  …for Bette’s ex, George Brent as  Southern gent, Buck Cantrell in the seventh of his eleven films with Davis.. After So Big!, The Rich Ae Always With Us, Housewife, Front Page Woman, Special Agent, The Golden Arrow and before Dark Victory, The Old Maid, The Great Lie and This Is  Our Life. They also found time for a two-year affair. Not her first with a co-star. She started an affair Henry Fonda, when his wife was expecting Jane Fonda and Davis was pregnant herself, by her director William Wyler.


 Birth year: 1909Death year: 1987Other name: Casting Calls:  2