Mostly Credited As: John Schuck
Birth Name: Conrad John Schuck
Date Of Birth: February 04, 1940 (Age 73)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: Boston, Massachusetts
John Schuck, who portrayed Gregory Yoyo
Yoyonovich in ABC's Holmes and Yoyo, was born in Boston Massachusetts, the oldest of three sons of a college professor He graduated Irom Denison University in Granville Ohio with a triple major in Theatre (he appeared in over 50 plays) Philosophy and English. Upon graduation he joined the Cleveland Playhouse and began his professional acting career with roles in The Fantastics and The Tavern. These led to work with various repertory companies. In 1963 Schuck went to New York City and landed a major role in an off Broadway production of the Vernon Rice award winning musical The Streets of New York. Soon afterward he appeared in the Equity Library Theatre production of The Strike. As a member of San Francisco's American Conservatory Theatre (ACT) for three seasons. Schuck appeared in Long Day's Journey Into Night, A Streetcar Named Desire and Hamlet. John was in
San Francisco appearing in an ACT production of Little Murders when director Robert Altman caught his performance and tagged him for his first major screen role, that of Painless, the sexually frustrated dentist in the 1970 motion picture comedy hit M*A*S*H. Altman then signed Schuck for top roles in McCabe and Mrs Miller, Brewster McCloud and Thieves Like Us. For the latter he received rave reviews. Schuck's other films include Moonshine War and Hammersmith Is Out. He is familiar to TV viewers as Sgt Enright, Rock Hudson s faithful aid in McMillan & Wife. He has also guest starred in episodes of Bonanza, Gunsmoke and Ironside. As a bachelor John lived in Sherman Oaks, California. His off screen interests include singing (he studied opera) and sailing.