John Randolph "Jack" Webb (April 2, 1920 – December 23, 1982), also known by the pen names John Randolph and Preston Wood, was an American actor, television producer, director and screenwriter, who is most famous for his role as Sergeant Joe Friday in the radio and television series Dragnet. He was also the founder of his own production company, Mark VII Limited. more »
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''This is the city. Los Angeles, California. I work here. I carry a badge. My name's Friday. The story you are about to see is true; the names have been changed to protect the innocent.''Jack Webb (1920-1987), U.S. actor, producer. Sergeant Joe Friday (Jack Webb), in Dragnet (radio and TV series), introduction, written, produced, direc...