John Vernon

Biography: He acted onstage with amateur Canadian troupes, leading to a scholarship to attend London's Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. In England he appeared with various repertory companies, and also provided the voice of Big Brother for the film 1984 (1956). He returned to Canada and worked on TV, then debuted onscreen in 1964. His screen career was slow until he appeared on Broadway in Royal Hunt of the Sun, after which he had a busy career in Hollywood; he has often been cast as crafty villains.

John Vernon's Scores

Average career score: 56
Highest Metascore: 90 Dirty Harry
Lowest Metascore: 24 Ernest Goes to Camp
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 11
  2. Negative: 1 out of 11
11 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
48 I'm Gonna Git You Sucka Dec 14, 1988 Mr. Big / Mr. Big 5.9
43 Killer Klowns from Outer Space May 27, 1988 Curtis Mooney 7.1
24 Ernest Goes to Camp May 22, 1987 Sherman Krader / Sherman Krader tbd
48 Airplane II: The Sequel Dec 10, 1982 Dr. Stone 6.5
51 Heavy Metal Aug 7, 1981 Prosecutor (Segment "Captain Sternn") 7.3
55 Herbie Goes Bananas Jun 25, 1980 Prindle tbd
69 The Outlaw Josey Wales Jun 30, 1976 Fletcher 8.4
52 Brannigan Mar 26, 1975 Larkin tbd
50 The Black Windmill May 17, 1974 McKee tbd
90 Dirty Harry Dec 23, 1971 The Mayor / The Mayor tbd
86 Point Blank Aug 31, 1967 Mal Reese 6.8