Jon Cedar

About Jon Cedar

Who is it?: Actor, Writer, Producer
Birth Day: January 22, 1931
Birth Place:  Detroit, Michigan, United States
Resting place: Groman Eden Mortuary, Mission Hills, California
Occupation: Actor

Jon Cedar

Jon Cedar was born on January 22, 1931 in  Detroit, Michigan, United States, is Actor, Writer, Producer. Jon Cedar was born on January 22, 1931 in Detroit, Michigan, USA as Seymour Cedar. He was an actor and writer, known for The Manitou (1977), The Concorde... Airport '79 (1979) and Death Hunt (1981). He was married to Barbara Joan Shandell. He died on April 14, 2011 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
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As per our current Database, Jon Cedar has been died on April 14, 2011(2011-04-14) (aged 80)\nLos Angeles, California, United States.

🎂 Jon Cedar - Age, Bio, Faces and Birthday

When Jon Cedar die, Jon Cedar was 80 years old.

Popular As Jon Cedar
Occupation Actor
Age 80 years old
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Born January 22, 1931 ( Detroit, Michigan, United States)
Birthday January 22
Town/City  Detroit, Michigan, United States
Nationality United States

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Jon Cedar’s zodiac sign is Aquarius. According to astrologers, the presence of Aries always marks the beginning of something energetic and turbulent. They are continuously looking for dynamic, speed and competition, always being the first in everything - from work to social gatherings. Thanks to its ruling planet Mars and the fact it belongs to the element of Fire (just like Leo and Sagittarius), Aries is one of the most active zodiac signs. It is in their nature to take action, sometimes before they think about it well.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Jon Cedar was born in the Year of the Goat. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Goat enjoy being alone in their thoughts. They’re creative, thinkers, wanderers, unorganized, high-strung and insecure, and can be anxiety-ridden. They need lots of love, support and reassurance. Appearance is important too. Compatible with Pig or Rabbit.

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Cedar had a recurring role as the timid Corporal Karl Langenscheidt on the television series, Hogan's Heroes from 1965 to 1971. (In 1967, in the episode "Two Nazi for the Price of One" his character was "Mannheim".) His other television roles included Matlock, Barnaby Jones, Kojak, Ben Casey, The Greatest American Hero, Moonlighting, The Rockford Files, Murder, She Wrote and the 1987 film In Love and War. His last television appearance was in an episode of The Inside in 2005.


He and his late wife, Barbara Cedar, owned and operated a script typing company, Barbara's Place, during the 1970s and 1980s. In the 1990s he coached actors at Theater Theater in Hollywood, California, including Chris Aable who introduced him to fellow actors who also became students of Cedar, Gedde Watanabe and Steve Burton.


Cedar was a co-star, co-screenwriter and associate Producer on the 1978 horror film The Manitou, which starred Tony Curtis. His additional film credits included Little Cigars (1973), The Execution of Private Slovik (1974), Foxy Brown (1974), Day of the Animals (1977), Capricorn One (1978), The Concorde ... Airport '79 (1979), Death Hunt (1981), Kiss Daddy Goodbye (1981), and Messenger of Death (1988). His last film role was in the 1997 film Murder in Mind.


Jon Cedar died of leukemia at Providence Tarzana Medical Center in Los Angeles on April 14, 2011, at the age of 80. He was predeceased by his wife, Barbara. Cedar was survived by his daughter, Actress Loren Thompson; son, Producer Michael Cedar; partner, Elynore Leigh; and brother, actor George Cedar. His memorial Service was held at the Groman Eden Mortuary in Mission Hills, California.

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