Date of Birth:
John Van Dreelen
5 May 1922
John Van Dreelen played in 4 movies in the Horror, Music, Action, Adventure, War, Comedy, Music, Crime, Drama, Mystery genres.
John Van Dreelen got succeed with average imdb rating 6.5.
Was invited by Laurence Olivier to co-star in his 1950 production of "Daphne Laureola" (he also changed his stage name from Jack Gimberg to John Van Dreelen). Following a tour of England, the play landed briefly in New York. Restrictive immigration laws made it impossible for him to stay in America, and he returned to Europe. He returned to America a number of years later.
Made his US film debut in A Time to Love and a Time to Die (1958). Director Douglas Sirk, a fellow Dutchman, was instrumental in helping John and his wife Jane emigrate to America.
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