John Sweet

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Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
John Sweet was a US Army sergeant serving in the UK in WWII. He wasn't a professional actor but was spotted by Michael Powell in a touring production of "Our Town" and was just what Powell was looking for to represent an American serviceman discovering the joys and hidden treasures of the English countryside. His only film appearance was in A Canterbury Tale (1944) and he returned to teaching in America after the war. Read more...