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Bolger, John 1954(?)–

BOLGER, John 1954(?)–

(John Edward Bolger)


Full name, John Edward Bolger; born February 26, 1954 (some sources cite 1955), in New York, NY; great nephew of Ray Bolger (an actor); married Christine Radman (a lawyer, actress, and singer), 1979; children: Maria, Laura, John Michael. Education: Bucknell University, B.F.A.; attended Circle in the Square Professional Theatre Workshop; studied architecture at Cooper Union.


Actor and director. Willow Cabin Theatre Company, founding member, 1988; appeared in television commercial for Sudafed, 2002. Sometimes credited as John Edward Bolger.


Film Appearances:

Robert, Parting Glances, Cinecom, 1986.

Young Von Metz, Loose Cannons, TriStar, 1990.

Cook, Vibrations (also known as Cyberstorm), 1995.

Peter, Black and White, Palm Pictures, 1999.

Eddie, Pride & Loyalty, 2002.

Glenrowan train priest, Ned Kelly, Focus Features, 2003.

Jay, Bodies (short film), 2004.

(In archive footage) John Sykes, Daytime's Greatest Weddings, Buena Vista, 2004.

Television Appearances; Series:

Third Philip Spaulding, Guiding Light, CBS, 1985–86.

Scott Beeby, Everything's Relative, CBS, 1987.

Officer Bobby Traverso, True Blue, NBC, 1989–90.

Dr. Alton Spader, Another World, NBC, 1994.

Captain Gabe McNamara, Another World, NBC, 1995–96.

John Sykes, One Life to Live, ABC, 1998—2004.

Also appeared as Malcolm, Loving, ABC.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Martin Fishbein, Almost Golden: The Jessica Savitch Story (also known as Almost Golden), Lifetime, 1995.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Judge, The 1986 Miss U.S.A. Pageant, 1986.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Officer Bobby Traverso, True Blue, NBC, 1989.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

William Pratt, "Master of Disguise," Friday the 13th, 1988.

Charles Poole, "The Vampire Hunter," Monsters, 1988.

"The Gift," Monsters, 1990.

Kevin Sullivan, Internal Affairs detective, "Emission Accomplished," NYPD Blue, ABC, 1993.

"The Solomon Papers," New York Undercover, 1997.

Warren Dreyfous, "Baby, Talk Is Cheap," Sex and the City, HBO, 2001.

Mark Knapp, "Girl Most Likely," Law & Order, NBC, 2002.

FBI Agent O'Dell, "The Pilgrim," Law & Order: Criminal Intent, NBC, 2002.

Douglas Lamerly, "Privilege," Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (also known as Law & Order: SVU), NBC, 2003.

Television Director; Episodic:

Directed episodes of One Life to Live, ABC.

Stage Appearances:

Philinte, The Misanthrope, Theatre at Space 603, New York City, 1986.

Mead, Safe Sex, La Mama Experimental Theatre Club, New York City, 1987.

Antony and Cleopatra, Old Globe Theatre, San Diego, CA, 1987–88.

The Comedy of Errors, Old Globe Theatre, 1987–88.

The Lady from Maxim's, Huntington Theatre Company, Boston, MA, 1989–90.

Peter Sloan, Light up the Sky, Roundabout Theatre, New York City, 1990–91.

Title role, Macbeth, One Dream Theatre, New York City, 1991–92.

Smitty, S.S. Glencairn—Four Plays of the Sea, Willow Cabin Theatre Company, Harold Clurman Theatre, New York City, 1993.

Orlando, As You Like It, Judith Anderson Theatre, New York City, 1994.

Thersites et al, The Odyssey, Willow Cabin Theatre Company, Theater at St. Clement's Church, 2002.

Also appeared in Richard III.

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