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John Reynolds Net Worth

John Reynolds Net Worth is
$10 Million

John Reynolds Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

John Reynolds was born on September 15, 1941 as John Markward Reynolds Jr. He was an actor, known for Manos: The Hands of Fate (1966). He died on October 16, 1966 in El Paso, Texas, USA.
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IMDB Wikipedia

Full NameJohn Markward Reynolds Jr.
Date Of BirthSeptember 15, 1941
Height5' 10" (1.78 m)
ProfessionActor
Star SignVirgo
#Fact
1Is buried at Fort Bliss National Cemetery in El Paso, Texas.
2In 1998, there was a grass-roots effort among Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988) fans to try and get Reynolds a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for his role of Torgo in Manos: The Hands of Fate (1966). Although the campaign failed, it has been said that Reynolds' "widow" expressed gratitude at the effort, however, John was never married. Extended family, or the Neymans may have been the ones who expressed their gratitude.
3Took drama studies with Timothy Leary at University of California, Berkeley.
4According to an urban legend, John Reynolds was wearing the prosthetics wrong, which caused him great discomfort and led to him becoming addicted to pain killers. However, both Tom Neyman (The Master in Manos: The Hands of Fate (1966)) and his daughter Jackey Neyman Jones dispute this claim, stating that the shoot was only eight days, not long enough for a painkiller addiction to develop. The Neymans have pointed out that Reynolds suffered from depression, as was known to many of his friends and family, and blame that for his subsequent suicide. Later actress Jackie Neyman (daughter of the director, Tom Neyman) stated in her online blog that John was never addicted to, or even took pain killers and that this was just a myth. The leg braces were designed by Tom Neyman, and although they were uncomfortable, they were worn correctly and did not cause any pain. John Reynolds however was high most (if not all) of the time he was on set, and did suffer tremendously from depression which did ultimately lead to him taking his own life.
5Michael J. Nelson portrayed his Torgo character on Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988) in multiple appearances.
6Although it is not clear in the film Manos: The Hands of Fate (1966), his character, Torgo, is supposed to be a satyr, half man, half goat, which is why his knees appear to be misshapen. He designed the prosthetics himself with help from Tom Neyman, who played the Master in the film.

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Manos: The Hands of Fate1966Torgo

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Hotel Torgo2004Documentary shortTorgo


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