|President of the Screen Actors Guild|
|Preceded by||Charlton Heston|
|Succeeded by||Dennis Weaver|
|United States Ambassador to Mexico|
June 5, 1981 – June 10, 1986
|Preceded by||Julian Nava|
|Succeeded by||Charles J. Pilliod, Jr.|
|Born||John Anthony Golenor Gavin
April 8, 1931
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Cecily Evans (m. 1957–1957; divorced); 7 children
Constance Towers (1974–present); 2 stepchildren by this marriage
|Alma mater||St. John's Military Academy,
John Gavin (born John Anthony Golenor; April 8, 1931) is an American politician and actor who served as the Ambassador to Mexico from 1981 through 1986 under President Ronald Reagan. Gavin was in many movies. He was president of the Screen Actors Guild from 1971 through 1973. He was originally to play James Bond in two movies, but was rejected because he was not British.
Gavin was born on April 8, 1931 in Los Angeles, California to an Irish and Mexican family. He studied at St. John's Military Academy and at Stanford University. Gavin was married to Cecily Evans from 1957 until they divorced in the same year. They had seven children together. He married Constance Towers in 1974. He had two step-children. He now lives in Faithlegg, Waterford.
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