John Savage

Biography

John Savage (born John Youngs on August 25, 1949 in Old Bethpage, New York) is an American film actor, producer, production manager and composer. His first major film role was as Steven, one of a group of friends who become prisoners of war in the 1978 film The Deer Hunter directed by Michael Cimino. One of his most famous roles was as Claude Bukowski in the film Hair (1979). In recent years he has been seen on the small as well as the big screen. He was the recurring character of Donald Lydecker in the first season of Dark Angel and is known to Trekkies as Captain Ransom in the 2 part episode Equinox from Star Trek:Voyager. Another recurring role found him as Henry Scudder in the HBO produced Television series Carnivàle. Recently he appeared on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. Savage is the older brother of actors Jim and Gail Youngs. John is also the father of actress Jennifer Youngs and her brother Lachlan. Lachlan, in turn, has a daughter named Zolan Kanno-Youngs; she is pursuing a career as a model.

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Birth Name

John Young

Birth Place

Old Bethpage, Nueva York, Estados Unidos

Birth Date

9/1/1949
Known For
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Hair

Claude Hooper Bukowski

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Message in a Bottle

Johnny Land

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White Squall

McCrea

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The Onion Field

Det. Karl Francis Hettinger

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Maria's Lovers

Ivan Bibic

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The Sister In Law

Robert Strong

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Creepy Crawlers

Jack Wald

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Bereavement

Ted

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Hollywood Safari

Deputy Rogers

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Beauty and the Beast

Beast / Prince

Starring In
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The Man with the Camera

Epifano

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Showdown at the Grand

Lucky

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The Goat

Julian Brown

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Michael Cimino, God Bless America

Self

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Followed

Wallace

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Ovid and the Art of Love

Augustus

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Last Full Measure, The

Kepper

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Gates of Darkness

Joseph

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Heavenly Deposit

Donald

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The Islands

Henry Thornton

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Nice Girls Don't Stay for Breakfast

Self

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Do Something, Jake

Delivery Guy

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Betrayed

Mayor Alderman

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Empire of the Sharks

Ian Fien

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Three Seconds

Hank Aiba

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Spreading Darkness

Brett

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American Romance

Emery Reed

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In Dubious Battle

Dan

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Teen Star Academy

Burt

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Homeless

Samaritan Shelter Resident

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Tales of Halloween

Cameo

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Der Weihnachtsengel von Beverly Hills

Mr. Winters

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Demon Legacy

The Codger

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The Lookalike

William Spinks

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Bermuda Tentacles

President DeSteno

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Fort Bliss

Mike Swann

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Bullet

Governor Johnson

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The Big Fat Stone

Robert Tanninger

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Open Road

Carl

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A Sierra Nevada Gunfight

Father Bill

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Awakened

Jack Winston

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Alien Rising

Manning

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Sins

Father Karl

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The Orphan Killer

Detective Walker

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Bereavement

Ted

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Bed & Breakfast

Mr. Harvey

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The Damned United

Gordon McQueen

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American Bully

News Producer

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Wild About Harry

Horace White

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The Cage Fighter

Harbin Rask

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I Knew It Was You: Rediscovering John Cazale

Himself

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The Godfather Supplements

Father Andrew Hagen (archive footage)

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The Golden Boys

Web Saunders

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The Grift

William Bender

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From a Place of Darkness

Vic

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Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical History

Self

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The Attic

Graham Callan

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The Drop

Mr. Zero

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Kill Your Darlings

Rock

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The New World

Savage

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Confessions of a Pit Fighter

McGee

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Shut Up and Shoot!

Marty Pearlheimer

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Iowa

Irv Huffman

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Love's Long Journey

Trent

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Alien Lockdown

Dr. Woodman

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Admissions

Harry Brighton

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Sucker Free City

Anderson Wade

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Shortcut To Happiness

Johnny (uncredited)

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Carnivale: The Complete First Season

Henry 'Hack' Scudder (15 episodes, 2003-2005)

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Easy Sex

Frank Iverson

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Intoxicating

William Shanley

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Redemption of the Ghost

Sheriff Rollie Burns

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The Anarchist Cookbook

Johnny Red

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Everwood: The Complete First Season

Daniel Maxwell (2 episodes, 2002-2005)

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Creepy Crawlers

Jack Wald

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Christina's House

James Tarling

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Summer of Sam

Simon

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The Jack Bull

Slater

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Message in a Bottle

Johnny Land

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The Thin Red Line

Sgt. McCron

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Lost Souls

Victor Robinson

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Club Vampire

Zero

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Hollywood Safari

Deputy Rogers

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Little Boy Blue

Ray West

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Managua

Dennis

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Amnesia

Tim Bishop

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Hostile Intent

Bear

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Before Women Had Wings

Billy Jackson

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A Corner of Paradise

Padre Louis

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Beautiful Thing

Lenny

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White Squall

McCrea

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Where Truth Lies

Dr. Ian Lazarre

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American Strays

Dwayne

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One Good Turn

Santapietro

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The Crossing Guard

Bobby

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Carnosaur II

Jack Reed

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The Dangerous

Emile Lautrec

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OP Center

Bob Herbert

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Tuono di proiettile

Sanders

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Firestorm

Brinkman

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Fatal Choice

Drury

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Red Scorpion 2

Andrew Kendrick

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Shattered Image

David

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Berlin '39

Wieland

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C.I.A 2: Target Alexa

Franz Kluge

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Daybreak

The President (uncredited)

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Flynn

Joe Stromberg

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Primary Motive

Wallace Roberts

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Door to Silence

Melvin Devereux

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Buck ai confini del cielo

Wintrop

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The Godfather: Part III

Andrew Hagen

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Any Man's Death

Leon Abrahams

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Do the Right Thing

Clifton

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Große Erwartungen (3 DVDs)

Urchin

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Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam

(voice)

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Beauty and the Beast

Beast / Prince

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Hotel Colonial

Marco Venieri

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Salvador

John Cassady

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Maria's Lovers

Ivan Bibic

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The Amateur

Charles Heller

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Cattle Annie and Little Britches

Bittercreek Newcomb

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Inside Moves

Roary

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The Onion Field

Det. Karl Francis Hettinger

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Hair

Claude Hooper Bukowski

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The Deer Hunter

Steven

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All the Kind Strangers

Peter

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The Sister In Law

Robert Strong

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Steelyard Blues

Kid

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The Killing Kind

Terry Lambert

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Bad Company (1972)

Loney

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Stakeout on Dope Street

Doctor

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Ride Clear of Diablo

Townsman (uncredited)

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