|Born|| Jacques Haussmann|
|Died|| October 31, 1988|
Malibu, California, USA
|Films||The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!|
John Houseman was an Academy Award- winning romanian actor, director, producer and writer who made an uncredited cameo as a driving instructor in the first naked gun film, wich was his last appearance before his death. He's problably best known as Professor Charles W. Kingsfield, Jr. in 1973's The Paper Chase and the following tv series with the same name for wich he won both a golden globe and an Academy Award. He also made a cameo in Scrooged wich also had a cameo by Robert Goulet. Before his breakthrough as an actor Houseman had already recieved an Academy Award- nomination for producing Julius Caesar. He died October 31, 1988 of spine cancer in Malibu, California, USA, just before the naked gun's release, he was aged 86 when he died.