John Roselius

The Partnership used a simple advertisement showing an egg in a frying pan, similar to this photo, suggesting that the effect of drugs on a brain was like an egg on a hot pan.

American film and television actor.

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This Is Your Brain on Drugs

Large-scale US anti-narcotics campaign by Partnership for a Drug-Free America launched in 1987, that used three televised public service announcements (PSAs) and a related poster campaign.

The Partnership used a simple advertisement showing an egg in a frying pan, similar to this photo, suggesting that the effect of drugs on a brain was like an egg on a hot pan.
Advertisement derived from the campaign in Monrovia, Liberia

The 30-second version of the first PSA, from 1987, shows a man (played by John Roselius) in a starkly furnished apartment who asks if there is anyone out there who still does not understand the dangers of drug abuse.

1944 in film

The year 1944 in film involved some significant events, including the wholesome, award-winning Going My Way plus popular murder mysteries such as Double Indemnity, Gaslight and Laura.

Theatrical release poster (with executive producer B. G. DeSylva given prominent credit)

August 19 – John Roselius, American actor (died 2018)

Mars Attacks!

1996 American comic science fiction film directed by Tim Burton, who also co-produced it with Larry J. Franco.

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The Martians were created using computer-generated imagery from ILM.

Other significant actors to appear in the film include Willie Garson as Corporate Guy, John Roselius as GNN Boss, Michael Reilly Burke and Valerie Wildman as GNN Reporters, Rebecca Broussard as a Hooker, Steve Valentine as TV Director, Enrique Castillo as Hispanic Colonel, John Finnegan as Speaker of the House, Gregg Daniel as Lab Technician, and J. Kenneth Campbell as a Doctor.

Lost Highway (film)

1997 neo-noir film directed by David Lynch and co-written by Lynch and Barry Gifford.

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Author Barry Gifford co-wrote the screenplay with Lynch.
Lynch originally intended to shoot Lost Highway in black and white.
Lost Highway premiered at the Sundance Film Festival.

John Roselius as Al

Ruby (1992 film)

1992 feature film, released in the United States, about Jack Ruby, the Dallas, Texas nightclub owner who shot and killed Lee Harvey Oswald in the basement garage of a Dallas city police station in 1963.

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John Roselius as Detective Smalls

Coast to Coast (1980 film)

1980 American romantic comedy film starring Dyan Cannon and Robert Blake, directed by Joseph Sargent.

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John Roselius as Policeman

The Deep End of the Ocean (film)

1999 American drama film directed by Ulu Grosbard, and starring Michelle Pfeiffer, Treat Williams, Jonathan Jackson, John Kapelos, and Whoopi Goldberg.

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John Roselius as Chief Bastokovich

Toshihiko Kojima

Japanese actor and voice actor from Chiba Prefecture, Japan.

David Garrick in Richard III onstage

Con Air (2000 TV Asahi edition) (Devers (John Roselius))

Con Air

1997 American action thriller film directed by Simon West and starring Nicolas Cage, John Cusack and John Malkovich.

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C-123 used for taxi scenes at Wendover Airport, c. 2011.
Crash site of the C-123 from Con Air, Mount Healy, Denali National Park, Alaska

John Roselius as Deputy Marshal Skip Devers.

Deaths in October 2018

List of notable deaths in October 2018.

John Roselius, 74, American actor (This Is Your Brain on Drugs, Con Air, JAG).