Blocker, Dirk 1957–

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BLOCKER, Dirk 1957

PERSONAL

Born July 31, 1957, in Los Angeles, CA; son of Dan (an actor; original name, Bobby Don Davis) and Dolphia Lee (maiden name, Parker) Blocker; brother of David Blocker (a producer); married Danielle Mariette Aubuchon, November 3, 1990.

Career: Actor.

CREDITS

Film Appearances:

Blaylak, Midnight Madness, Buena Vista, 1980.

Merker, Raise the Titanic, Associated Film Distribution, 1980.

Beef, The Border, Universal, 1982.

Jeff Shaw, Poltergeist, MetroGoldwynMayer/United Artists, 1982.

First police officer, Starman (also known as John Carpenter's Starman ), Columbia, 1984.

Rambo, Trouble in Mind (also known as Vidas em conflito and Vidas sem destino ), Alive Films, 1985.

Mullins, Prince of Darkness (also known as John Carpenter's Prince of Darkness ), Universal, 1987.

Shorty, Made in Heaven, Lorimar, 1987.

Bud, Born to Race, United Artists, 1988.

Coach Harris, Cutting Class, Republic Pictures Home Video, 1989.

First police officer, Pink Cadillac, Warner Bros., 1989.

Hiram Culver, Love at Large, Orion, 1990.

Diner customer, Short Cuts, Fine Line, 1993.

Red, Equinox (also known as Isimeria ), IRS Media, 1993.

Airport security man, Larger Than Life, United Artists, 1996.

Uncle George, Night of the Scarecrow, Republic Entertainment, 1996.

Second bowler, Mad City, Warner Bros., 1997.

Television Appearances; Series:

Lieutenant Jerome "Jerry" Bragg, Baa Baa, Black Sheep (also known as Black Sheep Squadron ), NBC, 19761978.

Dr. Norman Rostov, Ryan's Four, ABC, 1983.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Charlie Morgan, A Year in the Life, NBC, 1986.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Joe Meek, Bridger, ABC, 1976.

Grady, Desperado, NBC, 1987.

Billy Nairmore, My Father, My Son, CBS, 1988.

Joey Nevins, One Special Victory, NBC, 1991.

Sheriff Mapes, River of Rage: The Taking of Maggie Keene (also known as Murder on the Rio Grande ), CBS, 1993.

Walter Fenster, Bonanza: The Return, NBC, 1993.

Walter Fenster, Bonanza: Under Attack, NBC, 1995.

Sheriff Sam Gibson, Inherit the Wind, Showtime, 1999.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Himself, Circus of the Stars #3, CBS, 1979.

Barry, Two of a Kind (also known as GE Theater: Two of a Kind ), ABC, 1982.

Paul Reiser: Out on a Whim, HBO, 1987.

Host, Back to Bonanza, NBC, 1993.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Abel Makay, "School Mom," Little House on the Prairie, NBC, 1974.

"Look the Other Way," Lucas Tanner, NBC, 1974.

"Out of Control," Marcus Welby, M.D., ABC, 1974.

"Winners and Losers," Lucas Tanner, NBC, 1974.

Turk, "The Grudge," CHiPs, NBC, 1978.

Billy Wakefield, "Confederate Gold," Salvage 1, ABC, 1979.

Mace, "Sound of Terror," Beyond Westworld, CBS, 1980.

James Mathes, "Identity Crisis," M*A*S*H, CBS, 1981.

Ernie, "The New Judge," Night Court, NBC, 1986.

Dave, "Safe," Night Court, NBC, 1987.

Randall Fane, "The Jade Woman," Hunter, NBC, 1987.

Steve Belinsky, "Judgement Call," Simon & Simon, CBS, 1987.

Chuck/Hunch, "Blood Brothers," MacGyver, ABC, 1988.

Randall Fane, "Dead on Target: Part 1," Hunter, NBC, 1988.

"Little Duke" Mulberry, "I Came, I Saw, I Sat," Newhart, CBS, 1988.

Vincent's aide, "The Thief: Parts 1 & 2," Matlock, NBC, 1989.

"Things We Said Today," 21 Jump Street, Fox, 1989.

"Every Dog Has His Day," Hardball, NBC, 1990.

Tom, "JusticeMay 11, 1965," Quantum Leap, NBC, 1991.

Apartment manager, "Mr. Awesome," Matlock, NBC, 1992.

"Roommate with a View," Doogie Howser, M.D., ABC, 1992.

Sheriff Jim Monday, "Roadkill," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1994.

Tom Tuttle, "Another Average Night," The John Larroquette Show, NBC, 1994.

Buford Pike, "Trust No One," Walker, Texas Ranger, CBS, 1995.

Chuck Furness, "The Bet," Pacific Palisades, Fox, 1997.

Chuck Furness, "End Game," Pacific Palisades, Fox, 1997.

Chuck Furness, "The Other Woman," Pacific Palisades, Fox, 1997.

Clifford Sutton, "All the President's Women," Gun, ABC, 1997.

Dan the bartender, "Deadline," Beverly Hills 90210, Fox, 1997.

Dan the bartender, "Friends, Lovers and Children," Beverly Hills 90210, Fox, 1997.

Jason Grove, "A Day in the Life," The Practice, ABC, 1999.

Mayor Jim Gilmore, "The Rain King," The XFiles, Fox, 1999.

Mr. Groder, "Abby Road," ER (also known as Emergency Room ), NBC, 2000.

"The Trial of Jack McCall," Deadwood, HBO, 2004.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Lieutenant Jerome "Jerry" Bragg, Baa Baa, Black Sheep (also known as Flying Misfits ), NBC, 1976.

Dr. Norman Rostov, Ryan's Four, ABC, 1983.

Hog Gunz, Sons of Gunz, CBS, 1987.

Stage Appearances:

Strange Snow, 1986.

The Boys Next Door, 1990.

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