Galt, John William 1940–(John Galt)

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GALT, John William 1940
(John Galt)


Born April 4, 1940, in Jackson, MS; son of William Neal and Lyndel Janes (maiden name, Fortenberry) Galt; married Anna Marie Kolenovsky, December 14, 1965 (divorced, 1973); married Diane Renee Wallace, June 6, 1981; children: (first marriage) Joseph William, Edward Wayne; (second marriage) Christopher Wallace. Education: Attended University of Maryland at Munich, 196061.

Career: Actor and writer. Toured as folksinger, U.S. and Europe, 196062; Texas Independent Feature Productions, 1981; Jackson Galt Creative Enterprise, Inc., 199199; Vox Omnia Productions, owner, 1999; appeared and provided voices for numerous television commercials. Military service: United States Air Force, 195762.

Member: National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (Heartland chapter), Actor's Equity Association, Screen Actors Guild, American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, Writers Guild of America, Academy of the Preservation of Talking Pictures.

Awards, Honors: Dallas Citizen's Certificate, 1973; 28 Clio Awards; 31 Tellys; New York Film Festival Silver; 43 Addys; CHA Gold Spirit Award; several Tops in Advertising awards.


Film Appearances:

Peterson, The Bermuda Triangle, Sunn Classic Pictures, Inc., 1979.

NASA official, Hangar 18 (also known as Invasion Force ), Sunn Classic Pictures, 1980.

Teddy, the robber, Not for Publication, Samuel Goldwyn Company, 1984.

Kelly, The Return of Josey Wales, Magnum Entertainment, 1986.

Chief, The Dirt Bike Kid (also known as Crazy Wheels ), Concorde, 1986.

Officer Lloyd, Nadine, TriStar, 1987.

Bank's president, Rosalie Goes Shopping, Four Seasons, 1989.

Fat RepublicanMiami convention, Born on the Fourth of July, Universal, 1989.

Warden, Problem Child, Universal, 1990.

Voice of President Lyndon B. Johnson, JFK, Warner Bros., 1991.

Customs officer, Touch and Die (also known as Chi tocca muore ), 1991.

Obese slob, Hexed, Columbia, 1993.

Voice of President Lyndon B. Johnson, Forrest Gump, Paramount, 1994.

Voice of Orson Welles, Headless at the Fair, 1998.

Also appeared as voice replacement, First Family; voice replacement, Hardcore; voice of three callers, Talk Radio.

Television Appearances; Series:

Appeared as voice of narrator, Jay Jay the Little Jet (animated).

Television Appearances; Movies:

The Trial of Lee Harvey Oswald, ABC, 1977.

Ruby and Oswald (also known as Four Days in Dallas ), CBS, 1978.

(As John Galt) Mr. Kirby, Crisis at Central High, CBS, 1981.

Walt Duminal, With Intent to Kill (also known as Urge to Kill ), CBS, 1984.

Guest, Dallas: The Early Years, CBS, 1986.

Grannie of Grannie's Old Log Cabins, Ollie Hopnoodle's Haven of Bliss, The Disney Channel, 1988.

Jimmy, Fugitive among Us, CBS, 1992.

Santa, Holiday in Your Heart, ABC, 1997.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

(As John Galt) Vern, "Behind the Badge," Walker, Texas Ranger, CBS, 1996.

Also appeared (as John Galt) as Mayor Boggs and Mr. Rockerler in episodes of Paws & Tales.


Video Games:

Voice of Lo Wang, Shadow Warrior, 1997.

Also appeared as voice of cop 1 and old man, Balls of Steel; various voices, Dai Katana; various voices, Dominion; various voices, Nocturne; voice of narrator and spirit guide, Prey; various voices, Urban Chaos.



Iceman, 1976.

For the Love of Benji, 1977.

Step Back from Anger, 1986.

The Guardians, 1987.

The Internal Affair, 1988.

To Ease the Loss, 2000.


(With Phillip Ellis Jackson) What Price Paradise?, PublishAmerica, 2002.