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Bishop, John

(John G. Bishop, John Glen Bishop)

PERSONAL

Career: Actor, musician, and composer.

CREDITS

Film Appearances:

Alan Jensen, The Great Brain, Osmond International, 1978.

Elvis, Footloose, Paramount, 1984.

Hot dog vendor, Snowballing (also known as Smooth Moves), Comworld Pictures, 1984.

Older boy sledding, Silent Night, Deadly Night (also known as Slayride), TriStar, 1984.

(In archive footage) Older boy sledding, Silent Night, Deadly Night Part 2, Silent Night Releasing Corporation, 1987.

Father, Northern Arts Entertainment, 1990.

(Uncredited) Protester, Apollo 13, MCA/Universal, 1995, IMAX version released as Apollo 13: The IMAX Experience.

First paramedic, Volcano, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1997.

Rusty, Together & Alone, 50th Street Films, 1998.

Walter, Panic (also known as Air Panic), Nu-Image Films, 2001.

"Texas" Bob Sterling, Derailed (also known as Terror Train), Pyramid, 2002.

Film Song Performer:

Title song, Together & Alone, 50th Street Films, 1998.

Television Appearances; Series:

Robbie Cartman, The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams, NBC, 1977–78.

Television Appearances; Movies:

(As John G. Bishop) Last of the Mohicans, NBC, 1977.

Thomas, California Gold Rush, NBC, 1981.

Urchin, The Adventures of Nellie Bly (also known as The Amazing Nellie Bly), NBC, 1981.

(As John Glen Bishop) The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, NBC, 1981.

(As John G. Bishop) Bike boy, Scorned and Swindled, CBS, 1984.

Railworker, The Christmas Visitor, The Disney Channel, 1987.

Dr. Roberts, The Cowboy and the Movie Star (also known as Love on the Edge), Fox Family Channel, 1998.

Government agent, Men in White (also known as National Lampoon's "Men in White"), Fox Family Channel, 1998.

Phil, On the Border (also known as Coyote Rain), 1998.

Reporter, Michael Jordan: An American Hero (also known as American Hero: The Michael Jordan Story), Fox Family Channel, 1999.

Mr. Tom Jensen, Ordinary Miracles, The Hallmark Channel, 2005.

Wayne Fergusen, McBride: The Chameleon Murder, The Hallmark Channel, 2005.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

(As John Glen Bishop) Patient, "Imaginary Friend," The Nanny, CBS, 1993.

Ticket man, "The Masseuse," Seinfeld, NBC, 1993.

(As John Glen Bishop) Kyle Pruitt, "The Psychic and the C-Cup," Bakersfield, P.D., Fox, 1994.

(As John Glen Bishop) Shanoski, "The Offering," Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman, CBS, 1994.

(As John Glen Bishop) Stewart, "Nanny and the Professor," The Nanny, CBS, 1995.

(As John Glen Bishop) Car show host, "The Car Show," The Nanny, CBS, 1996.

(As John Glen Bishop) Shoe salesperson, "Your Feets Are Too Big," The Nanny, CBS, 1996.

Third paramedic, "The Heavens Can Wait," Chicago Hope, CBS, 1999.

Brian Haskel (some sources cite Chad Henry), "You're Not Alone," Medical Investigation (also known as The Cure), NBC, 2004.

Man, "19 Seconds," Threat Matrix, ABC, 2004.

Motorcycle police officer, "Da Shootout," Method & Red, Fox, 2004.

John Swinger (some sources cite Phil Swinger), "Divine Directions," Close to Home, CBS, 2005.

Appeared as Wurley, The Second Half, NBC.

Television Song Performer:

"Hole in My Soul," On the Border (movie; also known as Coyote Rain), 1998 "Clu Gulager," The Judge (miniseries; also known as Steve Martini's "The Judge"), NBC, 2001.

WRITINGS

Film Music; Songs:

Title song, Together & Alone, 50th Street Films, 1998.

Television Music; Songs:

"Hole in My Sole," On the Border (movie; also known as Coyote Rain), 1998.

"Clu Gulager," The Judge (miniseries; also known as Steve Martini's "The Judge"), NBC, 2001.