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John Dierkes played Nels in
Duel of Honor ―
The Sister. How many actors played Nels, Nile or was
it Neils? Was it Swenson or was it Svenson? For the answer in
detail and pictures.....go to the
George attended Brown
University and went to work as an economist for the United
States Department of State. In 1941 he joined the Red Cross
and served in Britain during World War II. There he met
director John Huston who recommended that he try Hollywood
after the war. Instead, Dierkes went to work for the U.S.
Treasury Department which coincidentally sent him to
Hollywood to function as technical advisor for the film
To the Ends of the Earth (1948).
Dierkes enjoyed a long career as a character actor, often
portraying either villains or soldiers.
John Dierkes was born February 10, 1905 in Cincinnati, Ohio
He died January 8, 1975 in Los Angeles, California of emphysema
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