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John William Anglin (1930–1962)

John William Anglin was born on May 2, 1930 in Donaldsonville, Georgia, USA. He died on June 11, 1962 in Alcatraz Island, San Francisco, California, USA. See full bio »

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 2017 Drain Alcatraz (TV Movie documentary)
Himself - Alcatraz Inmate (as John Anglin)
 2016 Sharkatraz (TV Movie documentary)
Escaped Inmate (as John Anglin)
 1997 Escape from Alcatraz: The True Stories! (Video documentary)
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John Anglin


5' 11" (1.8 m)

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One of several inmates who made it into San Francisco Bay in an escape from Alcatraz prison on the night of June 11, 1962. However, all available evidence indicates that all drowned in the bay before they could reach land in San Francisco. See more »


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