American actorDied when: 81 years 66 days (974 months)
Star Sign: Aquarius
John George Agar Jr. (January 31, 1921 – April 7, 2002) was an American film and television actor.He is best known for starring alongside John Wayne in the films Sands of Iwo Jima, Fort Apache, and She Wore a Yellow Ribbon.
In his later career he was the star of B movies, such as Tarantula, The Mole People, The Brain from Planet Arous, Revenge of the Creature, Flesh and the Spur and Hand of Death.
He was the first husband of Shirley Temple.Agar's career suffered in the wake of his divorce, but he developed a niche playing leading men in low-budget science fiction, Western, and horror movies in the 1950's and 1960's.
John Wayne gave him several supporting roles in the late 1960's and early 1970's.In later years he worked extensively in television.