James Lanford “John” Steadman

James Lanford “John” Steadman

Birth
Greenville County, South Carolina, USA
Death 28 Jan 1993 (aged 83)
Montrose, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 71918276 · View Source
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Steadman was a former radio personality who became a character actor when he retired after 30 years in radio. He began his acting career in 1970 and his last role was in 1990, both on television where he appeared many times. He also appeared in film where he usually had bit parts. He is probably best remembered as "Pop" in The Longest Yard with Burt Reynolds. He appeared with Reynolds in White Lightning as "Skeeter" and in Gator as "Ned McKlusky", "Gator's" father. He also appeared in Emperor of the North (1973) and The Frisco Kid (1979). He had roles in two Cheech and Chong movies, Cheech & Chong's Next Movie (1980) and Things Are Tough All Over (1982).


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  • Maintained by: Nolen Brunson
  • Originally Created by: John
  • Added: 24 Jun 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 71918276
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Lanford “John” Steadman (20 Jul 1909–28 Jan 1993), Find A Grave Memorial no. 71918276, ; Maintained by Nolen Brunson (contributor 46799583) Unknown.