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This article's subject relates to Season 3 of 24.This is a production article written from an out-of-universe perspective

John Bisom (March 6, 1965March 16, 2012; age 47) played the role of Ford in the premiere episode of Season 3 of 24.

Biography and career[edit | edit source]

John Bisom was born in Los Angeles, California. He was a TV, film, and theatre actor. During his career, he appeared in TV shows like The X-Files (with Mark Rolston), Roswell (with Yorgo Constantine), Charmed (with Alla Korot), and Desperate Housewives (with Steven Culp, Ricardo Chavira, and Doug Savant). Bisom also had a role on the hit animated film Shrek.

Bisom was also a prolific theatre actor. He performed in plays like Jekyll and Hyde, The Will Rogers Follies, The Music Man, Crazy for You, Mamma Mia!, and Sweeney Todd, among many others.[1]

Bisom took his own life on March 16, 2012, at the age of 47. He had been suffering from depression for several months before his death.[2]

24 credits[edit | edit source]

Selected filmography[edit | edit source]

  • Shrek (2001)

Television appearances

  • Veronica Mars (2007)
  • Desperate Housewives (2004)
  • Charmed (2003)
  • Three Sisters (2002)
  • Roswell (2001)
  • The X Files (2000)

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Actor John Bisom dies in LA at 47. Broadway World (March 17, 2012).
  2. Kragen, Pam (March 19, 2012). BACKSTAGE: Moonlight mourns beloved actor Bisom. San Diego Union Tribune.

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