John Qualen

Dec 8, 1899


The son of a Norwegian pastor, John Qualen was born in British Columbia. After his family moved to Illinois, Qualen won a high school forensic contest, which led to a scholarship at Northwestern University. A veteran of the tent-show and vaudeville circuits by the late '20s, Qualen won the important role of the Swedish janitor in the Broadway play… More


John Qualen Videos

The Sons Of Katie Elder
3 minutes 6 seconds
Cheyenne Autumn
1 minutes 56 seconds
Goodbye, My Fancy
30 seconds
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