John McIntire

American character actor

John Herrick McIntire (June 27, 1907 – January 30, 1991) was an American character actor.[1] McIntire was known for his roles as the second trail master, Christopher Hale in the television series Wagon Train and as Sheriff Al Chanbers in Psycho.

John McIntire
John McIntire as Chris Hale Wagon Train 1961.JPG
McIntire as Chris Hale in Wagon Train (1961)
Born(1907-06-27)June 27, 1907
DiedJanuary 30, 1991(1991-01-30) (aged 83)
Alma materUniversity of Southern California
Years active1932–1989
Spouse(s)Jeanette Nolan (married 1935-1991, his death); 2 children
ChildrenHolly McIntire
Tim McIntire

McIntire died on January 30, 1991 from emphysema and lung cancer in Pasadena, California, aged 83.


  1. Obituary Variety, February 4, 1991.

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