Birth Name: John Diehl
Birth Place: Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Born May 1, 1950 in Cincinnati, OH, John Diehl developed a wandering spirit while still a student at St. Xavier High School. He traveled extensively as a teenager, canvassing Mexico, Europe and the Middle East before settling in New York with his sister. There, he worked in a variety of odd jobs, including bouncer and bartender, before heading westward to Los Angeles to make a stab as a visual artist. There, he balanced his art studies with an acting class, where he generated considerable praise. At the urging of his sister, also an actress, he began auditioning for roles in films and television while honing his craft in various Equity waiver plays.In 1980, Diehl made his television debut in...