John O'Hurley


John O'Hurley Trivia


  • Trivia

    • As a young boy, he owned a Dachshund named Taffy. He now (2007) owns 2 dogs named Betty and Scoshi.

    • John O'Hurley has appeared in movies such as Employee Of The Month, Teddy Bears' Picnic, Race to Space, Love Stinks, Three Secrets and Slammer.

    • John O'Hurley was married to Eva LaRue Callahan from 1992 until 1994. He married Lisa Mesloh in 2004 and as of 2007, they are still married.

    • John O'Hurley's professional dance partner on Dancing with the Stars, was Charlotte Jorgenson.

    • John O'Hurley taught himself how to play the piano.

    • John O'Hurley collects fine wines.

    • John O'Hurley is known for his salt and pepper hair and refused to dye it to get roles where he played a younger man.

    • John O'Hurley went to the Providence College, in Rhode Island, where he got a BA in theatre.

    • John O'Hurley's hobbies include golf, tennis, carpentry and interior design.

    • John O'Hurley was once the director of public relations for the American Red Cross.

    • He has one son, William Dylan, born December 6, 2006.

    • John is the regular host of NBC's yearly show The National Dog Show presented by Purina.

    • John won a Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Ensemble for his work on the TV show Seinfeld.

    • John was one of People Magazine's Sexiest Men Alive, 2006. He is found in the "Hooray for Gray!" section.

    • In addition to acting on-screen, John does voiceover work and is represented by the William Morris Agency in that regard.

    • John O'Hurley was the voice of King Neptune on an episode of Spongebob Squarepants.

    • In 2006, John O'Hurley and his Dancing With The Stars partner Charlotte Jorgensen released a dancing instructional video called Learn to Dance with John and Charlotte. John was also the executive producer of the video.

    • John won the dance-off for Dancing With the Stars.

    • Since appearing on Dancing With the Stars, John has nabbed a role with his co-star Kelly on her ABC soap, General Hospital. He played a police officer.

    • Since losing on Dancing With the Stars, John jokes that his middle name is "You shoulda won."

    • John O'Hurley came in 2nd place on Dancing With the Stars.

    • John O'Hurley is on the board of directors for the J. Peterman Catalog, which is the company founded by the real J. Peterman who was played by O'Hurley on Seinfeld.

    • John O'Hurley starred in a TV commercial for Drive Insurance from Progressive. John starred in a 30-second TV spot which featured well-known personalities who think they are afforded special treatment from their independent agent simply because they're celebrities.

  • Quotes

    • John O'Hurley: Nobody, nobody wants to win as much as I do, ... I think we should have won.

    • John O'Hurley: Wanna talk about fair? Try all the people who are voting for Kelly just because she's on their favorite soap opera.

    • John O'Hurley: I think people enjoy pomposity and arrogance as long as it's pointed at you.

    • John O'Hurley: (after the winner was announced on Dancing With The Stars) Do we get to keep our toll-free numbers?

    • John O 'Hurley: (commenting on Dancing With the Stars) I would go back and do this every week... When we got the tens, it blew me away.