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John McCain

Mostly Credited As: John McCain
Sometimes Credited As: Senator John McCain
Maverick John McCain
Sen John McCain
John McAmnesty

Birth Name: John Sidney McCain III
Date Of Birth: August 29, 1936 (Age 77)
Country Of Birth: Panama
Birth Place: Canal Zone
Height: 5' 7" (1.7 m)

John McCain


A former US Navy officer who was held as a prisoner of war in Vietnam for 5 and a half years. He rose to the rank of Captain before being honorably discharged upon retirement from the Navy in 1981. He entered politics as a Republican and has served as US Senator representing Arizona since 1987. In 2008, he became the Republican nominee for President of the United States but ended up losing in the general election to Illinois Senator Barack Obama.

TV Appearances

Episode Cast Credits 

Charlie Rose (1991) 
  Senator John McCain; Lerer Ventures 23x167: (Apr/22/2014) As Himself, [Interviewees]

Late Night with Seth Meyers (2014) 
  Sen. John McCain, Billy Eichner, Jason Derulo 01x33: (Apr/21/2014) As Himself, [Interviewees]

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992) 
  Louis C.K., Sen. John McCain, Meghan McCain, Plain White T's 22x54: (Jan/06/2014) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Sen. John McCain, Diablo Cody, Booker T. Jones with Mayer Hawthorne 21x153: (Aug/30/2013) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Sen. John McCain, Elizabeth Olsen, Romeo Santos 20x36: (Feb/29/2012) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Sen. John McCain, Steve Byrne, Kaiser Chiefs 17x36: (Nov/11/2008) As Himself, [Interviewees]

FOX News Sunday with Chris Wallace (1996) 
  Season 18, Episode 50 18x50: (Aug/11/2013) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Season 18, Episode 44 18x44: (Jun/30/2013) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Season 18, Episode 36 18x36: (May/05/2013) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Season 18, Episode 24 18x24: (Feb/10/2013) As Himself, [Interviewees]

The Late Show with David Letterman (1993) 
  Sen. John McCain, Johnny Winter 19x73: (Jan/12/2012) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Sen. John McCain, Bon Iver 16x57: (Dec/11/2008) As Himself 
  Sen. John McCain, Ne-Yo 16x28: (Oct/16/2008) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Sen. John McCain, Cat Power 15x90: (Apr/01/2008) As Himself 

The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien (2009) 
  Sen. John McCain, Frank Caliendo, Third Eye Blind 01x58: (Sep/02/2009) As Himself, [Interviewees]

The Colbert Report (2005) 
  Stephen broadcasts from Iraq, Gen. Ray Odierno 05x76: (Jun/08/2009) As Himself 

Saturday Night Live (1975) 
  Ben Affleck/David Cook 34x07: (Nov/01/2008) As Himself 
  Steve Carell/Usher 33x12: (May/17/2008) As Himself, [Uncredited]
  John McCain/The White Stripes 28x04: (Oct/19/2002) As Himself (Host) 

The View (1997) 
  John McCain and Cindy Hensley McCain 12x05: (Sep/12/2008) As Himself 
  Season 8, Episode 3 08x03: (Sep/01/2004) As Himself 
  Season 7, Episode 218 07x218: (Jul/12/2004) As Himself 

Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993) 
  Sen. John McCain, The Steeldrivers 15x138: (Jul/18/2008) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Senator John McCain, Amber Tamblyn, Alkaline Trio 12x128: (May/25/2005) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Senator John McCain, George Lopez, Tom Papa 11x124: (May/27/2004) As Himself 
  Senator John McCain, Katie Holmes 10x23: (Oct/17/2002) As Himself 

Jimmy Kimmel Live (2003) 
  Game Night primetime special: Sen. John McCain, Mike Myers, late night: Kate Walsh, Jerry Springer, Chromeo 06x90: (Jun/17/2008) As Himself 

Live with Kelly & Michael (1983) 
  Season 19, Episode 228 26x183: (May/14/2008) As Himself 

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart (1996) 
  Sen. John McCain 07x35: (Mar/19/2002) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Senator John McCain 06x90: (Jul/26/2001) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Sen. John McCain 13x62: (May/07/2008) As Himself (as Sen. John McCain), [Interviewees]
  Sen. John McCain 12x107: (Aug/16/2007) As Himself 

American Idol (2002) 
  Idol Gives Back (Apr/09/2008) As Himself 

Anderson Cooper 360° (2003) 
  January 28, 2008 06x20: (Jan/28/2008) As Himself (as Sen. John McCain) 
  January 17, 2008 06x13: (Jan/17/2008) As Himself 
  December 27, 2007 05x251: (Dec/27/2007) As Himself 

Face The Nation with Bob Schieffer (1954) 
  Sen. John McCain 54x07: (Oct/14/2007) As Himself 
  Senator John McCain 53x04: (Sep/24/2006) As Himself 
  North Korea 52x45: (Jul/09/2006) As Himself 
  Senator John McCain 52x36: (May/07/2006) As Himself 

Today (US) (1952) 
  James Blunt, John McCain, Chris Dodd 57x07: (Sep/18/2007) As Himself 

This Week with George Stephanopoulos (1981) 
  John McCain, Steny Hoyer, Jimmie Johnson 26x12: (Nov/19/2006) As Himself 
  McCain vs. Bush, Torture or Terror Tactic, Jewel 26x03: (Sep/17/2006) As Himself 

Meet the Press (US) (1947) 
  November 12, 2006 60x46: (Nov/12/2006) As Himself 

CBS Evening News (1948) 
  Priest Details Relationship With Foley, Troops With Stress Disorders Fit For Duty? 35x36: (Oct/19/2006) As "Free Speech" Guest 

The Andrew Marr Show (2005) 
  1 October, 2006 02x05: (Oct/01/2006) As Himself 

The Tony Danza Show (2004) (2004) 
  Damien Fahey, John McCain, Deborah Roberts, Rosario Dawson 02x55: (Nov/28/2005) As Himself 
  Donny Deutsch, Dolly Parton, Damien Fahey, John McCain 02x54: (Nov/25/2005) As Himself 

The O'Reilly Factor (1996) 
  Muslim Insurrection in France 10x201: (Nov/07/2005) As Himself 

Firing Line (1966) 
  Should Congress Act on the Tobacco Front? 33x07: (Mar/23/1998) As Himself 
Trivia

Senator McCain, a big fan of 24, actually had a brief cameo in the show's fifth season.

Sought the GOP nomination for President in 2000 but lost out to George W. Bush.

Succeeded long-time Senator and conservative icon Barry Goldwater in the Senate in 1987.

Candidacy for President in 2008 was opposed by Rush Limbaugh, Sean Hannity, Mark Levin, and other conservative talk radio hosts.

Graduate of the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis.

Author of McCain-Feingold, a bill for campaign finance reform.

Father was an Admiral in the United States Navy.

Strong supporter of amnesty for illegal aliens.

On August 29, 2008, chose Alaska governor Sarah Palin to be his vice-presidential running mate.

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