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John Ingle
Port Charles Presence
1993 to February 2004; April 18, 2006 to September 11, 2012
At A Glance
Mr. Ingle founded the performing arts departments at both Hollywood and Beverly Hills High Schools, in 1955 and 1964, respectively. Among his stellar students were Albert Brooks, Nikolas Cage, Richard Dreyfuss, Joanna Gleason, Barbara Hershey, Swoosie Kurtz, Stefanie Powers, David Schwimmer and Jonathan Silverman. John retired from teaching in 1985 and began an acting career the same year. He joined General Hospital in 1993.

John was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma. His family moved throughout the midwest before settling in Tujunga, California, where he finished high school. His thespian pursuits had begun years before in elementary school and followed him until he attended Occidental College to study theater and journalism. He received his theater degree in 1950 and got his teaching credentials the next year.

In 1951, John met Grace-Lynne Martin, an accomplished singer/actress. The couple married in 1954. The next year, Mr. Ingle began teaching at Hollywood High during the day and Los Angeles City College at night. He also taught afternoon classes at UCLA for 15 years. After nine years at Hollywood High, Mr. Ingle moved across town where he eventually spent 21 years teaching at Beverly Hills High.

Mr. Ingle's acting credits include the feature films, Batman and Robin, Death Becomes Her, Robocop II, The Land Before Time (Parts II through V), Heathers and Senseless. His television credits list Beverly Hills, 90210, Cheers, Dallas, Doogie Howser, M.D, and many others. Mr. Ingle also enjoys the distinction of being kissed by supermodel Cindy Crawford in two Revlon commercials.

John and Grace-Lynne have five daughters and nine grandchildren. The couple enjoy ballroom dancing, tennis and long walks through their Altadena, California, neighborhood. John is a volunteer for the Pasadena AIDS Services Center. He and daughter Melanie also are co-chairs of the annual "Champions-Run-For-Life" marathon benefiting children with cancer.
Acting Portfolio
TELEVISION
Days of our Lives
Mickey Horton
February 18, 2004 to July 25, 2006

The Drew Carey Show
Father Seymour
1999-2002

Port Charles
Edward Quartermaine
April 12, 2000

The Song of the Lark
Mr. Nathanmeyer
2000

Boy Meets World
Mr. Nelson
1999

Extreme Ghostbusters
1997

Melrose Place
Attorney Reading Will
1994

Bonanza: The Return
Judge
1993

Life Goes On
Father Holquin
1993

General Hospital
Edward Quartermaine
1993 to February 2004; April 18, 2006 to September 11, 2012

Nightmare in the Daylight
Walter Scripps
1992

Stepfather III
Father Brennan
1992

The Human Factor
1992

Beverly Hills, 90210
St. Claire
1992

The Golden Girls
Hary
1992

Tequila and Bonetti
1992

Reasonable Doubts
1992

Dear John
Judge Bradford
1992

Life Goes On
Father Holduin
1991

Melrose Place
Professor Manning
1991

Davis Rules
Mr. Hillard
1991

For the Very First Time
Father Talbot
1991

Night Court
Mr. Kitteridge
1991

Lenny
Priest
1991

Married People
Michaelson
1990

Amen
Judge Stoneham
1990

Married People
Michaelson
1990

thirtysomething
The Janitor/Duncan Arthur
1990

Major Dad
General Gunderson
1990

Blind Faith [TV Movie]
Judge Greenberg
1990

Jury Duty: The Comedy [TV Movie]
Trout
1990

Coach
Reverend Tollufson
1989

The Neon Empire
Doctor
1989

Cast the First Stone
Charles Drake
1989

Night Court
Theodore Wood
1989

ALF
1989

Dallas
Minister
1989

Day by Day
Coach Streeter
1989

Tales from the Hollywood Hills: The Old Reliable
Jerome Estabrook
1988

14 Going on 30
Mr. Thomby
1988

Mama's Family
Mr. Tucker
1987

The Leftovers
Commissioner
1986

Family Ties
Justice of the Peace
1986

One Big Family
Mr. Burke
1986

Beverly Hills Madam
1986

Acceptable Risks
Dr. Shaw
1986

Cheers
Professor Moffat
1985

Knots Landing
Senator Buchanan
1985

Highway to Heaven
Moderator
1985

The Facts of Life
Father Donovan
1985

Webster
The Commissioner
1984

Newhart
1984

Who's the Boss?
Larson
1984

Scarecrow and Mrs. King
Commoran
1983

Dallas
1983

The Smurfs
1981

The Jetsons
1962
Acting Portfolio
FILM
The Land Before Time X: The Great Longneck Migration
Cera's Dad
2003

The Land Before Time IX: Journey to the Big Water
Narrator
2003

The Land Before Time VII: The Stone of Cold Fire
Cera's Dad
2000

Storm
Televangelist
1999

The Land Before Time VI: The Secret of Saurus Rock
Cera's Dad
1998

Senseless
Economics Professor
1998

The Land Before Time V: The Mysterious Island
Narrator
1997

Batman & Robin
Doctor
1997

The Land Before Time IV: Journey Through the Mists
Cera's Dad/Narrator [uncredited]
1996

The Land Before Time III: The Time of the Great Giving
Cera's Dad/Narrator
1995

The Land Before Time II: The Great Valley Adventure
Cera's Dad/Narrator
1994

Skeeter
Preacher
1993

Suture
Sidney Callahan
1993

Death Becomes Her
Eulogist
1992

For Parents Only
Dr. Carlisle
1991

Repossessed
Father Crosby
1990

Robocop 2
Surgeon General
1990

Heathers
Principal Gowan
1989

Defense Play
Senator
1988

Amazon Women on the Moon
Felix Van Dam
1987

True Stories
The Preacher
1986

Stitches
Dr. Clayton Fowler
1985
Awards & Acclaim
Soap Opera Digest Award Nominee, Outstanding Supporting Actor (2001; for General Hospital)

Soap Opera Digest Award Winner, Outstanding Male Scene Stealer (1998; for General Hospital)
Vital Statistics
PLACE OF BIRTH: Tulsa, Oklahoma
DATE OF BIRTH: May 7, 1928
HEIGHT: 5'10"
HAIR: White
EYES: Blue
MARITAL STATUS: Married; Grace-Lynne Martin [1954]
CHILDREN: five daughters
ALMA MATER: Occidental College
News Archives
News Archive: John Ingle out as Edward Quartermaine. [Dec 15, 2003]
News Archive: ABC reconsiders its firing of Ingle. [Jan 5, 2004]
News Archive: DAYS lures Ingle away from GH. [Feb 2, 2004]
News Archive: GH recasts role of Edward Quartermaine. [Feb 9, 2004]
News Archive: Ingle to return to GH after two-year break. [Mar 13, 2006]
News Archive: GH favorite John Ingle dead at 84. [Sep 17, 2012]
News Archive: Friends, family react to death of John Ingle. [Sep 17, 2012]
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