Conrad, Robert 1935–
CONRAD, Robert 1935–
Original name, Konrad Robert Falk (some sources cite Falkowski); born March 1, 1935, in Chicago, IL; married Joan Kenlay, February 23, 1952 (divorced, 1984); married LaVelda Fann, 1987; children: (first marriage) Nancy (an actress), Joan, Christy, Christian (an actor), Shane (an actor); (second marriage) Kaja, Camille, Chelsea. Education: Attended Northwestern University. Avocational Interests: Running, boxing, skiing, swimming, bicycling.
Addresses: Agent— David Shapira & Associates, 15821 Ventura Blvd., Suite 235, Encino, CA 91436.
Career: Actor and director. Black Sheep Productions (family film company), chief executive officer, 1966—. Also worked as a nightclub singer, boxer, milk truck driver, loading dock worker, and custodian before becoming an actor.
Awards, Honors: People's Choice Award, best male performer in a new program, 1977; Golden Globe Award nomination, best actor in a television drama, 1978, for Baa Baa, Black Sheep.
(Uncredited) Bit part, Juvenile Jungle, 1958.
Lieutenant "Tiger Bob" Kiley, Thundering Jets, Twentieth Century–Fox, 1958.
(Uncredited) Bellboy, Cash McCall, 1960.
Pete, The Commies Are Coming, the Commies Are Coming (also known as Red Nightmare ), 1962.
Eric Dean, Palm Springs Weekend, 1963.
La nueva Cenicienta (also known as The New Cinderella ), 1964.
Pretty Boy Floyd, Young Dillinger, Allied Artists, 1965.
Crossfire (also known as The Bandits and Los bandidos ), 1967.
Bob, Ven a cantar conmigo, 1967.
Allan Kuhn, Murph the Surf (also known as Live a Little, Steal a Lot and You Can't Steal Love ), American International Pictures, 1974.
Duke Smith, Sudden Death, 1975.
John Dillinger/Jimmy Lawrence, The Lady in Red (also known as Guns, Sin and Bathtub Gin ), New World, 1979.
General Wombat, Wrong Is Right (also known as The Man with the Deadly Lens ), Columbia, 1982.
(Uncredited) Chief Rowe, Moving Violations, Twentieth Century–Fox, 1985.
(Uncredited) Murder One, 1988.
Gabe McBride, Samurai Cowboy, 1993.
Officer Hummell, Jingle All the Way, Twentieth Century–Fox, 1996.
New Jersey Turnpikes, 1999.
Garbage thrower, Garbage Day (short film), 1999.
President Ulysses S. Grant, Wild Wild West, Warner Bros., 1999.
Dead above Ground, Oak Knoll Productions, 2002.
Also appeared in Hotel Madrid.
Crossfire (also known as The Bandits and Los bandidos ), 1967.
Television Appearances; Series:
Detective Tom Lopaka, Hawaiian Eye, ABC, 1959–1963.
Agent James T. West, The Wild Wild West, CBS, 1965–1970.
Deputy District Attorney Paul Ryan, The D.A., NBC, 1971–1972.
Jake Webster, Assignment: Vienna, ABC, 1972–1973.
Major Gregory "Pappy" Boyington, Baa Baa, Black Sheep (also known as The Black Sheep Squadron ), NBC, 1977–1978.
Oscar "Duke" Ramsey, The Duke, NBC, 1979.
Thomas Remington Sloane III, A Man Called Sloane, NBC, 1979–1980.
Jesse Hawkes, High Mountain Rangers, CBS, 1988.
Title role, Jesse Hawkes, CBS, 1989.
Griffin "Tooter" Campbell, High Sierra Search and Rescue, NBC, 1995.
Television Appearances; Miniseries:
Pasquinel, Centennial, NBC, 1978.
Television Appearances; Movies:
Eddie, Weekend of Terror, ABC, 1970.
Michael Wylie, Five Desperate Women, ABC, 1971.
Bob Dalton, The Last Day, NBC, 1975.
Milo Janus, Columbo: An Exercise in Fatality, 1975.
Sergeant Sam Marcum, Smash–up on Interstate 5, ABC, 1976.
Frank Scapa, Breaking Up Is Hard to Do, ABC, 1979.
G. Gordon Liddy, Will: The Autobiography of G. Gordon Liddy, NBC, 1982.
Walter Price, Confessions of a Married Man, ABC, 1983.
Bill Stackhouse, Two Fathers' Justice, NBC, 1985.
Henry Stanton, Assassin, CBS, 1986.
Lieutenant Commander Mark Van Meer, The Fifth Missile (also known as The Gold Crew and Operation Fire ), NBC, 1986.
Lieutenant Daniel B. Malone, One Police Plaza (also known as A Song for Sara ), CBS, 1986.
Officer Chick Stacy, Gladiator School (also known as Police Story: Gladiator School ), ABC, 1988.
Michael Moran, Sr., Glory Days, CBS, 1988.
Eddie, Anything to Survive (also known as Almost Too Late ), ABC, 1990.
Mario Dante, Mario and the Mob, ABC, 1992.
Sergeant Jack Stewart, Sworn to Vengeance (also known as Careless Whispers and Secret Vows ), CBS, 1993.
Stack Stackhouse, Two Fathers: Justice for the Innocent (also known as Two Fathers Return ), NBC, 1994.
Television Appearances; Pilots:
Paul Ryan, The D.A.: Murder One (also known as Murder One ), NBC, 1969.
Deputy District Attorney Paul Ryan, The D.A.: Conspiracy to Kill (also known as Conspiracy to Kill ), NBC, 1971.
Title role, The Adventures of Nick Carter, NBC, 1972.
Major Greg "Pappy" Boyington, Baa Baa, Black Sheep (also known as Flying Misfits ), NBC, 1976.
James T. West, The Wild Wild West Revisited, CBS, 1979.
Jim Brandon, Coach of the Year, NBC, 1980.
James T. West, More Wild Wild West, CBS, 1980.
That's TV, NBC, 1982.
Colonel Joe Knox, Hard Knox, NBC, 1984.
Title role, Charley Hannah, ABC, 1986.
Jesse Hawkes, High Mountain Rangers, CBS, 1987.
Griffin "Tooter" Campbell, Search and Rescue, NBC, 1994.
Television Appearances; Specials:
Battle of the Network Stars I, ABC, 1976.
Battle of the Network Stars II, ABC, 1977.
Battle of the Network Stars III, ABC, 1977.
Circus of the Stars, CBS, 1977.
Celebrity Challenge of the Sexes 1, CBS, 1977.
Celebrity Challenge of the Sexes 2, CBS, 1977.
Battle of the Network Stars IV, ABC, 1978.
Battle of the Network Stars V, ABC, 1978.
Battle of the Network Stars VI, ABC, 1979.
Battle of the Network Stars VII, ABC, 1979.
Battle of the Network Stars VIII, ABC, 1980.
Celebrity Challenge of the Sexes 5, CBS, 1980.
Host, Daredevils, NBC, 1980.
The Way They Were, syndicated, 1981.
Host, Battle of the Network Stars XV, ABC, 1983.
Wrestlemania 2, Showtime, 1986.
NBC's 60th Anniversary Celebration, NBC, 1986.
All–Star Party for Clint Eastwood, CBS, 1986.
The CBS Cotton Bowl Parade, CBS, 1988.
The 23rd Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, NBC, 1988.
Host, The Next Disaster: Are You Prepared?, syndicated, 1990.
Host, The Kennedy Assassinations: Coincidence or Conspiracy (also known as The Kennedy Assassinations ), syndicated, 1992.
Ed Asner: Lovable Grouch, Arts and Entertainment, 1998.
Saturday Night Live: 25th Anniversary Primetime Special, NBC, 1999.
Himself, CBS at 75, CBS, 2003.
Television Appearances; Episodic:
Davie Barrows, "Yellow River," Maverick, ABC, 1959.
Hal Peters, the boat captain, "The Stunt," Sea Hunt, syndicated, 1959.
Hal Peters, the boat captain, "Water Ski Show," Sea Hunt, syndicated, 1959.
Davey Catterton, "Battle Star," Lawman, ABC, 1959.
Billy the Kid, "Amnesty," Colt .45, ABC, 1959.
Bill Howard, "Maximum Capacity," Man and the Challenge, NBC, 1959.
Tom Lopaka, "Only Zeroes Count," 77 Sunset Strip, ABC, 1959.
Harry Connors, "The Harry Connors Story," Lock Up, 1959.
Tom Lopaka, "Who Killed Cock Robin?," 77 Sunset Strip, ABC, 1960.
American Bandstand, 1962, 1965.
Sergeant Griff Benedict, "And Cain Cried Out," The Gallant Men, ABC, 1962.
Martin Purcell, "The Town That Trespassed," Temple Houston, NBC, 1964.
Gary Kemp, "Four into Zero," Kraft Suspense Theater, NBC, 1965.
Bobby, "The Contenders: Parts 1 & 2," Mission: Impossible, CBS, 1968.
Mitch Cantrell, "The Playground," Mannix, CBS, 1969.
Eddie Lorca, "The Killer," Mission: Impossible, CBS, 1970.
Deputy District Attorney Paul Ryan, "The Radical," Adam–12, 1971.
Press Allen, "Break!," Mission: Impossible, CBS, 1972.
The Mike Douglas Show, 1976.
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, 1977.
Himself, "Daredevil Virgil Simms," America 2–Night, 1978.
Host, Saturday Night Live, 1982.
The Billy Crystal Comedy Hour, 1982.
"A Killing in the Market," J. J. Starbuck, NBC, 1987.
"Gladiator School," Police Story, 1988.
Himself, "Jack Gets Tough," Just Shoot Me, NBC, 1999.
Also appeared in At Home With…, HGTV.
Television Work; Series:
Creator, High Mountain Rangers, CBS, 1988.
Creator, High Sierra Search and Rescue, NBC, 1995.
Television Work; Movies:
Director, Glory Days, CBS, 1988.
Executive producer, Two Fathers: Justice for the Innocent (also known as Two Fathers Return ), NBC, 1994.
Television Work; Pilots:
Creator, Hard Knox, NBC, 1984.
Creator and director, High Mountain Rangers, CBS, 1987.
Television Director; Episodic:
"The Hawk Flies on Sunday," Baa Baa, Black Sheep (also known as The Black Sheep Squadron ), NBC, 1977.
"Ten'll Get You Five," Baa Baa, Black Sheep (also known as The Black Sheep Squadron ), NBC, 1978.
"Forbidden Fruit," Baa Baa, Black Sheep (also known as The Black Sheep Squadron ), NBC, 1978.
The Duke, NBC, 1979.
A Man Called Sloane, NBC, 1979–1980.
High Mountain Rangers, CBS, 1988.
Jesse Hawkes, CBS, 1989.
Television Movie Stories:
Hard Knox, 1984.
High Mountain Rangers, 1987.
Appeared in Richard Marx's "Hazard," 1992.
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