John Irwin McGiver (November 5, 1913 – September 9, 1975) was an American character actor who made more than a hundred appearances in television and motion pictures over a two-decade span from 1955 to 1975.
The owl-faced, portly actor with the mid-Atlantic accent was known for his performances in such films as Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961); The Manchurian Candidate (1962); and Midnight Cowboy (1969). He appeared on many TV shows and commercials, including a Baggies spot in the 1960s, as well as the first of a popular series of commercials for the American Express charge card ("Do you know me?").
McGiver died of a heart attack on September 9, 1975 at his home in West Fulton, New York at age 61. His remains were cremated.