Jan Merlin

American actor and writer (1925-2019)
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Jan Merlin (born Jan Wasylewski; April 3, 1925 – September 20, 2019)[1] was an American character actor, screenwriter, and author. Merlin was born in New York City. His best known roles were Hell Bent for Leather, Guns of Diablo (1965), The St. Valentine's Day Massacre (1967), Take the Money and Run (1969), The Twilight People (1972), I Escaped from Devil's Island (1973), The Slams (1973), The Hindenburg (1975) and Time Trackers (1989).

Merlin died on September 20, 2019 in Burbank, California at the age of 94.[2]


  1. Magers, Donna. "Jan Merlin". www.westernclippings.com. Retrieved 2018-02-13.
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