John P. Mahn, ‘L.A. The ‘Secret’ and ‘Zodiac’ actors, died at the age of 82 – various1 min read
John Patrick Mahn, a director, writer and actor of “L.A. Confidential” and “Zodiac” died of natural causes at his home in Los Angeles, California on May 3rd. He was 82 years old.
Mahn’s 1997 “L.A. Privacy “starred Kevin Spacey and Russell Crowe and had a small part in” The Zodiac “with Robert Downey Jr. and Jack Gillenhall. Captain of the River.
Mohan appeared on Broadway alongside Al Pacino in “Richard III”. 19 In 1971, New York was criticized by drama critics as “no one listens to Broken Drums.”
Also, the actor made several television appearances on the show, including “The X-Files,” “Fraser,” and “Sunset Strip’s Studio 60.” For many years he was the sole voice of companies like Stanley Equipment, Ping Golf and Penzile. Mahn wrote multiple stage plays, screenplays and a memoir titled “Make of Life of Mike”.
As director, Mahon led the production of “Hair,” “Camelot,” “Who’s Afraid of the Virginia Woolf,” and “One Fly from the Cuckoo’s Nest.” He co-produced several productions of Jason Miller’s “That Championship Season” with Broderick Crawford, which won him the Straw Hat Award for Best Director on the East Coast in 1974.
Born in Scranton, Pa., Mahn studied at Scranton University where he studied classical language and English literature. In 1950, he contracted poliomyelitis and did not regain full motor function in his left arm, crippled by the infection and spent most of his life in recreational life.
Mahon is survived by his two children, Catherine Elizabeth Ann and Joseph Patrick Mahon.