John Jakes

Writer, Actor, Producer

Writer, Actor, Producer


John Jakes was born on March 31, 1932 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He is a writer and actor, known for North and South, North & South: Book 1, North & South (1985) and The Bastard (1978). He has been married to Rachel Jakes since July 1951. They have four children.
Birth date
1932-03-31

Known For


North and South
North and South
Writer
The Bastard
The Bastard
Writer (1978)
 

Activities


RoleTitleYear
WriterNorth & South: Book 3, Heaven & Hell
(TV Mini-Series) (novel "Heaven and Hell" - 3 episodes) - Spring 1866 - Spring/Summer 1866 (1994) ... (novel "Heaven and Hell") - Autumn 1865 - Spring 1866 (1994) ... (novel "Heaven and Hell") - Summer 1865 - Autumn 1865 (1994) ... (novel "Heaven and Hell")
1994
WriterNorth & South: Book 2, Love & War
(TV Mini-Series) (novel "Love and War" - 6 episodes) - March 1865 - April 1865 (1986) ... (novel "Love and War") - December 1864 - February 1865 (1986) ... (novel "Love and War") - May 1864 - Late Autumn 1864 (1986) ... (novel "Love and War") - September 17, 1862 - Spring 1864 (1986) ... (novel "Love and War") - July 1861 - Summer 1862 (1986) ... (novel "Love and War") Show all 6 episodes
1986
WriterNorth & South: Book 1, North & South
(TV Mini-Series) (from the novel by - 6 episodes) - Episode #1.6 (1985) ... (from the novel by) - Episode #1.5 (1985) ... (from the novel by) - Episode #1.4 (1985) ... (from the novel by) - Episode #1.3 (1985) ... (from the novel by) - Episode #1.2 (1985) ... (from the novel by) Show all 6 episodes
1985
WriterThe Seekers
(TV Mini-Series) (novel - 2 episodes) - Episode #1.2 (1979) ... (novel) - Episode #1.1 (1979) ... (novel)
1979
WriterThe Rebels
(TV Movie) (novel)
1979
WriterThe Bastard
(TV Movie) (based on the novel "The Bastard" by)
1978
RoleTitleYear
ActorNorth & South: Book 3, Heaven & Hell
(TV Mini-Series) Narrator - Summer 1865 - Autumn 1865 (1994) ... Narrator (voice, uncredited)
1994
ActorThe Seekers
(TV Mini-Series) Alex Elphinstone - Episode #1.2 (1979) ... Alex Elphinstone - Episode #1.1 (1979) ... Alex Elphinstone (credit only)
1979
RoleTitleYear
ThanksThe History of North and South
(Video documentary short) (special thanks)
2004
RoleTitleYear
SelfThe History of North and South
(Video documentary short) Self - Author
2004
SelfToday
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 5 September 1989 (1989) ... Self
1989
SelfNDR Talk Show
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 9 October 1987 (1987) ... Self
1987
SelfThe Bob Braun Show
(TV Series) Self - Author - Episode dated 16 February 1982 (1982) ... Self - Author
1982
SelfBeat the Clock
(TV Series) Self - Contestant - Episode dated 23 August 1952 (1952) ... Self - Contestant
1952