Durrell, Michael 1943–

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DURRELL, Michael 1943–


Original name, Sylvester Ciraulo; born October 6, 1943, in Brooklyn, New York, NY; married Charlotte Savitz (a producer and executive); children: Gabriele. Education: Studied acting with Stella Adler.

Addresses: Agent—Marc Bass Agency, 415 North Crescent Dr., Suite 320, Beverly Hills, CA 90210. Manager—Impact Artists Group, 10508 La Maida St., Toluca Woods, CA 91601.

Career: Actor.


Television Appearances; Series:

Peter Wexler, Guiding Light, CBS, 1969–1971.

Mike Kaslo, Search for Tomorrow, CBS, 1975–1978.

Lieutenant Vince De Gennaro, Nobody's Perfect, ABC, 1980.

Walter Douglass, I'm a Big Girl Now, ABC, 1980–1981.

Lieutenant Rudy Moraga, Shannon, CBS, 1981–1982.

District attorney Lloyd Burgess, Matlock, NBC, 1986–1990.

Dr. Alex Nikolas, Santa Barbara, NBC, 1987–1988.

Dr. John Gary Martin, Beverly Hills 90210, Fox, 1992–2000.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Calvin Braderman, The Immigrants, syndicated, 1978.

Ty Barth, The Dark Secret of Harvest Home, NBC, 1978.

John Howell, Chiefs, CBS, 1983.

Robert Maxwell, V (also known as V: The Original Mini Series), NBC, 1983.

Robert Maxwell, V: The Final Battle, NBC, 1984.

Dr. Morrow, From the Dead of Night, NBC, 1989.

Victor Sabachelli, Secrets (also known as Judith Krantz's "Secrets"), 1992.

Bobo Winters, Menendez: A Killing in Beverly Hills, CBS, 1994.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Cabrillo, A Killing Affair (also known as Behind the Badge), CBS, 1977.

Assistant to the attorney, When Every Day Was the Fourth of July, NBC, 1978.

District attorney, The Last Innocent Man, HBO, 1987.

Dr. Hamilton, Family Sins, CBS, 1987.

District attorney Lloyd Burgess, Matlock: The Suspect, NBC, 1991.

Avid fan, Alien Nation: Dark Horizon, Fox, 1994.

Television Appearances; Specials:

How to Survive the '70s and Maybe Even Bump into Happiness, CBS, 1978.

Nick Miller, "Have You Tried Talking to Patty?," CBS Schoolbreak Specials, CBS, 1986.

Lieutenant Gennaro, "Crosses on the Lawn," CBS Schoolbreak Specials, CBS, 1993.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Fry, "Captain Dobey, You're Dead!," Starsky & Hutch, ABC, 1975.

"Birthday Party," Kojak, CBS, 1976.

Charlie Davilo, "East Wind—Ill Wind," Hawaii Five–0, CBS, 1977.

Kaplan, "Hail to the Chief," Carter Country, ABC, 1977.

Kenny Murray, "Laid Off," Kojak, CBS, 1977.

Altman, "Appendicitis," Barney Miller, ABC, 1978.

Philip Kubrick, "The Baby Broker," Barney Miller, ABC, 1978.

"Operation Stand–Down," Baa Baa Black Sheep (also known as Black Sheep Squadron), NBC, 1978.

Fisher, "Off the Record," Mrs. Columbo (also known as Kate Loves a Mystery), NBC, 1979.

Sergeant Caplan, "A Riddle for Puppets," Mrs. Columbo (also known as Kate Loves a Mystery), NBC, 1979.

Ted Richman, "Girl on the Road," Barnaby Jones, CBS, 1979.

"A Puzzle for Prophets," Mrs. Columbo (also known as Kate Loves a Mystery), NBC, 1979.

Dr. Tate Edmunds, "Cover–Up," Quincy (also known as Quincy, M.E.), NBC, 1980.

F. Peter Haversham, "Episode 67," Soap, ABC, 1980.

F. Peter Haversham, "Episode 69," Soap, ABC, 1980.

F. Peter Haversham, "Episode 70," Soap, ABC, 1980.

Anthony Berwick, "Internal Affairs," Cagney & Lacey, CBS, 1982.

Harry Houdini, "Agents of Satan," Voyagers!, NBC, 1982.

Heime's lawyer, "Stolen Tears," Quincy (also known as Quincy, M.E.), NBC, 1982.

"Campaigne in the Neck," House Calls, CBS, 1982.

Donald Piper, "Steele Sweet on You," Remington Steele, NBC, 1983.

Irv Luboff, "Honk If You're a Goose," Hill Street Blues, NBC, 1983.

Irv Luboff, "Midway to What?," Hill Street Blues, NBC, 1983.

Paul DeBrett, "The Topaz Connection," Knight Rider, NBC, 1983.

Nicholas Stone, "Romancing Mister Stone," Alice, CBS, 1984.

Nicholas Stone, "Tommy's Lost Weekend," Alice, CBS, 1984.

Robert Maxwell, "Dreadnought," V, NBC, 1984.

Robert Maxwell, "Liberation Day," V, NBC, 1984.

Jim Haynes, "The Right Thing," Highway to Heaven, NBC, 1985.

Joseph "Joe" Furillo, "The Virgin and the Turkey," Hill Street Blues, NBC, 1985.

Nicholas Stone, "Alice Doesn't Work Here Anymore: Parts 1 & 2," Alice, CBS, 1985.

Donald Piper, "Suburban Steele," Remington Steele, NBC, 1986.

Joseph "Joe" Furillo, "Fathers and Guns," Hill Street Blues, NBC, 1986.

Sergeant Landers, "The Accident," Dynasty, ABC, 1986.

Sergeant Landers, "The Dismissal," Dynasty, ABC, 1986.

Thomas Blackthorne, "Unfinished Business," Scarecrow and Mrs. King, CBS, 1986.

Joseph "Joe" Furillo, "The Runner Falls on His Kisser," Hill Street Blues, NBC, 1987.

Whitney Ferris, "Boomerang," Hunter, NBC, 1988.

Joseph Schaeffer, "The Plane Mutiny," L.A. Law, NBC, 1989.

Richard Braden, "Mother and Child Disunion," Who's the Boss?, ABC, 1989.

Dr. Latimer, "The Ghost of a Chance Mystery," Father Dowling Mysteries, ABC, 1990.

District attorney Roth, "Solomon's Choice," Eddie Dodd, ABC, 1991.

Jason Prentiss, "Courting Disaster," Equal Justice, ABC, 1991.

"I'd Do Anything," Jake and the Fatman, CBS, 1991.

District attorney Lloyd Burgess, "Suspect," Matlock, NBC, 1992.

Gordon Tully, "Irreconcilable Differences," Silk Stalkings, USA Network, 1992.

General Hazar, "Sanctuary," Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (also known as Deep Space Nine, DS9, and Star Trek: DS9), syndicated, 1993.

Judge Charles Hollister, "Honor Bound," Renegade, USA Network and syndicated, 1993.

Howard Hamster, "Repo Raines," Renegade, USA Network and syndicated, 1995.

Defense attorney Malone, "First Shoot," Pacific Blue, USA Network, 1996.

Defense attorney Hilburne, "Harvest," Law & Order, NBC, 1997.

Judge Simon Green, "Loving Sons," Philly, ABC, 2001.

Bob Gilman, "A Little Help from My Friends," ER (also known as Emergency Room), NBC, 2003.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Ben Clark, The Sunshine Boys, NBC, 1977.

Vinnie Lombardo, The Two–Five, ABC, 1978.

Lieutenant Pellegrini, Hotel, ABC, 1983.

Film Appearances:

Bar boor, Thank God It's Friday, Columbia, 1978.

Herman, The American Success Company (also known as American Success, The Ringer, and Success), Columbia, 1980.

Christian, Bayou Romance, Prism Entertainment, 1982.

Van man, E.T. the Extra–Terrestrial (also known as E.T.), MCA/Universal, 1982, extended version released as E.T. the Extra–Terrestrial: The 20th Anniversary, 2002.

Access Code, 1984.

Agency head, Defending Your Life, Geffen Pictures, 1991.

Larry Merrick, Sister Act, Buena Vista, 1992.

Michael Snyder, Illegal in Blue, Orion, 1995.

Stage Appearances:

Clerk, The Cherry Orchard, APA–Phoenix Repertory Company, Lyceum Theatre, New York City, 1968.

Solder, waiter, and member of jury, Pantagleize, APA–Phoenix Repertory Company, Lyceum Theatre, 1968.

Guard of the Marshalsea, The Misanthrope, APA–Phoenix Repertory Company, Lyceum Theatre, 1968–1969.

Laertes, Hamlet, APA–Phoenix Repertory Company, Lyceum Theatre, 1969.

Ordulph, Emperor Henry IV, Ethel Barrymore Theatre, New York City, 1973.

Understudy for Howard Wagner and Stanley, Death of a Salesman, Circle in the Square, New York City, 1975.

Larry, Murder among Friends, Biltmore Theatre, New York City, 1975–1976.