John Forsythe (born Jacob Lincoln Freund; January 29, 1918 – April 1, 2010) was an American stage, television, and film actor. Forsythe starred in three television series, spanning four decades and three genres: as single playboy father, Bentley Gregg, in the sitcom Bachelor Father (1957–1962); as the unseen millionaire, Charles Townsend, on the crime drama Charlie's Angels (1976–1981), and as patriarch, Blake Carrington, on the soap opera Dynasty (1981–1989). He hosted World of Survival (1971–1977).
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“Take heed of enemies reconciled, and of meat twice boiled.”
—Collected in John Ray, English Proverbs. English proverb (1670)