John Gavin (born Juan Vincent Apablasa in Los Angeles, California, April 8, 1931, died February 9, 2018) won a special Golden Globe called International Stardom Award for A Time to Love and a Time to Die (1958) directed by Douglas Sirk from the 1944 novel by Erich Maria Remarque. He was directed by Sirk again in Imitation of Life (1959) with Lana Turner, by Stanley Kubrick in Spartacus (1960) with Kirk Douglas, by Alfred Hitchcock in Psycho (1960) with Anthony Perkins and Janet Leigh, by Peter Ustinov in Romanoff and Juliet (1961) with Sandra Dee, by George Roy Hill in Thoroughly Modern Millie (1967) starring Julie Andrews. He was President of SAG (Screen Actors Guild) from 1971 to 1973, U.S. Ambassador to Mexico from 1981 to 1986.
Read John Gavin's In Memoriam, by Yoram Kahana.