Date of Birth:
8 December 1899
John Qualen played in 18 movies in the Drama, Romance, Music, Comedy, War, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller, Biography, Musical, Western, Horror, Mystery genres.
John Qualen got succeed with average imdb rating 7.1.
Though some reference works list his birth name as Oleson or Olson, in actuality Qualen's grandfather changed the family name from Olson to Kvalen long before Qualen's birth. Qualen's father subsequently changed the name from Kvalen to Qualen, after Qualen's birth. Originally pronounced identically to the previous spelling ("Kvah-len"), John Qualen himself changed the pronunciation to "Kway-len."
Of Norwegian parentage.
In 1930, although working in New York, his home base was at 328 Sidney Street West, St. Paul, Minnesota.
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