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John Hostetter

  • Birthplace: Hanover, Pennsylvania
  • Birthday: October 06
Date of passing: 
September 02, 2016

John Hostetter was an actor who appeared in some 100 films and television series, but was perhaps best known for the role of John, the stage manager of FYI, the fictional news broadcast in the long-running CBS comedy Murphy Brown. He recurred in all 10 seasons of the Emmy-winning series.

He got his start in the theater and went on to work widely in feature films and TV.

His movies included Into the Night, Heartbreak Ridge, Beverly Hills Cop II, No Way Out and Leonard Part 6.

John Hostetter was an actor who appeared in some 100 films and television series, but was perhaps best known for the role of John, the stage manager of FYI, the fictional news broadcast in the long-running CBS comedy Murphy Brown. He recurred in all 10 seasons of the Emmy-winning series.

He got his start in the theater and went on to work widely in feature films and TV.

His movies included Into the Night, Heartbreak Ridge, Beverly Hills Cop II, No Way Out and Leonard Part 6.

In addition to Murphy Brown, he had roles in dozens of television series, including CHiPs, Simon & Simon, Scarecrow and Mrs. King, Hill Street Blues, The Golden Girls, Moonlighting, Family Ties Newhart, L.A. Law, NYPD Blue and Dallas.

Hostetter died on September 2, 2016, in New Smyrna Beach, FLorida. He was 69.

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