Foxworth, Robert 1941–

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FOXWORTH, Robert 1941–


Full name, Robert Heath Foxworth; born November 1, 1941, in Houston, TX; son of John Howard (a roofing contractor) and Erna Beth (a writer; maiden name, Seamman) Foxworth; married Marilyn McCormick, September 24, 1964 (divorced, 1974); married Elizabeth Montgomery (an actress), January 28, 1993 (died May 18, 1995); married Stacey Thomas, August 2, 1998; children: (first marriage) Brendon, Kristyn, Bo (an actor). Education: Carnegie–Mellon University, B.F.A., drama, 1965; studied for the theatre at the Arena Stage, Washington, DC. Politics: Democrat.

Addresses: Agent—Writers & Artists Group International, 8383 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 550, Beverly Hills, CA 90211; Cunningham, Escott, Dipene & Associates, 10635 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 140, Los Angeles, CA 90025.

Career: Actor and director. Appeared in ten roles in repertory, Alley Theatre, Houston, TX, 1958–61; eighteen roles in repertory, Arena Stage, Washington, DC, 1965–68; three roles in repertory, American Shakespeare Festival, Stratford, CT, 1969. International Hemisphere Educational Resource Center, Albuquerque, NM, member of board of directors, 1988–92; Show Coalition, Los Angeles, CA, board of governors, 1988–91.

Member: Actors' Equity Association, American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, Screen Actors Guild; Commission of Concern for Central America, Los Angeles Chapter (board of directors, 1983–85), Disciples of Christ Church, other environmental, antinuclear and nuclear freeze organizations.

Awards, Honors: Theatre World Award, 1972, for The Crucible; honored by the League of United Latin American Citizens, 1985; Soap Opera Digest Award nomination (with Susan Sullivan), favorite super couple in a prime time serial, 1986, for Falcon Crest; Drama-Logue Award.


Stage Appearances:

(Stage debut) The leading child, The Indian Captive, Little Red School House, Houston, TX, 1950.

(Broadway debut) Chorus, Henry V, American National Theatre Academy (ANTA) Theatre, 1969.

John Proctor, The Crucible, Vivian Beaumont Theatre, Lincoln Center, New York City, 1972.

McMurphy, One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest, Huntington Hartford Theatre, Los Angeles, 1975.

Earl of Leicester, Mary Stuart, Ahmanson Theatre, Los Angeles, 1980.

Scott, Terra Nova, American Place Theatre, New York City, 1984.

Candida, Roundabout Theatre, New York City, 1993.

Count Matvyei Shabyelski, Ivanov, Vivian Beaumont Theatre, 1997.

Gus, Honour, Belasco Theatre, New York City, 1998.

Uncle Vanya, Geffen Playhouse, Los Angeles, 1999.

Colonel Parker, Judgment at Nuremberg, Longacre Theatre, New York City, 2001.

Robert, Proof, Wilshire Theatre, Beverly Hills, CA, 2002.

Brutus, Julius Caesar, Old Globe Theatre, San Diego, CA, 2003.

Also appeared in P.S. Your Cat Is Dead; Below the Belt; Private Lives, Old Globe Theatre; Othello; Macbeth,Guthrie Theatre; Galileo, Center Stage; Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Hartford Stage; as Andy, Love Letters.

Major Tours:

Robert, Proof, U.S. cities, 2001–2002.

Film Appearances:

(Film debut) Jim, The Treasure of Matecumbe, Buena Vista, 1976.

Lieutenant Charles Barrett, The Invisible Strangler, Trans–World Entertainment, 1976.

Chambers, Airport '77, Universal, 1977.

Paul Buher, Damien: Omen II (also known as Omen II and Omen II: Damien), Twentieth Century–Fox, 1978.

Dr. Robert Verne, Prophecy (also known as Prophecy: The Monster Movie), Paramount, 1979.

Sergeant A. M. Valnikov, The Black Marble, AVCO–Embassy, 1980.

Narrator, The Eruption of Mount St. Helens! (documentary), 1980.

Richard Michaels, Beyond the Stars (also known as Personal Choice), 1989.

Narrator, Ring of Fire (documentary), Ventura, 1991.

Narrator, Epic Journeys: The Great Migrations (documentary), Houston Museum of Natural History, 1999.

Also appeared in The Astral Factor.

Television Appearances; Series:

David Hansen, Storefront Lawyers (also known as Men at Law), CBS, 1970–1971.

Chase Gioberti, Falcon Crest, CBS, 1981–1987.

Hal Lanford, 2000 Malibu Road, CBS, 1992.

Voice of Roger T. "Race" Bannon, The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest (animated; also known as Jonny Quest: The Real Adventures), 1997.

Pearce McKenzie, LateLine, NBC, 1998.

Bernard Chenowith, Six Feet Under, HBO, 2001–2003.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Dr. Victor Frankenstein, Frankenstein, ABC, 1973.

Peter the Fisherman, Peter and Paul, CBS, 1981.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Matt Stanton, Hogan's Goat, PBS, 1971.

Steve Stone, The Devil's Daughter, ABC, 1973.

Jack Maddox, Mrs. Sundance, ABC, 1974.

Alvin Karpis, The F.B.I. vs. Alvin Karpis (also known as F.B.I. Story: The FBI versus Alvin Karpis, Public Enemy Number One, Alvin Karpis: Public Enemy No. 1, and The FBI Story–Alvin Karpis), CBS, 1974.

(Uncredited) Psychiatrist, James Dean (also known as The Legend), NBC, 1976.

Mike Carr, It Happened at Lakewood Manor (also known as Ants! and Panic at Lakewood Manor), ABC, 1977.

Jason Palmer, Death Moon, CBS, 1978.

Norman Hall, The Memory of Eva Ryker, CBS, 1980.

Andrew Rose, Act of Love, NBC, 1980.

Marcus Dryden, The Return of Desperado, NBC, 1988.

Leonard Harik, Double Standard, NBC, 1988.

Colonel Frank Brailie, Columbo: Grand Deceptions, ABC, 1989.

Tobias Williams, Face to Face, CBS, 1990.

Colonel Orlov, The Price of the Bride, 1990.

Bob Sprague, With Murder in Mind (also known as With Savage Intent), CBS, 1992.

Henry Doyle, For Love and Glory, CBS, 1993.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Benjamin, "Another Part of the Forest," Hollywood Television Theatre, PBS, 1972.

Host (Philadelphia), CBS All–American Thanksgiving Day Parade, CBS, 1983.

Host (New York), The 1st Annual CBS Easter Parade, CBS, 1985.

Narrator, National Geographic Special: In the Shadow of Vesuvius (documentary; also known as In the Shadow Vesuvius), PBS, 1987.

Elizabeth Montgomery: A Touch of Magic (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 1999.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Dr. Calvin Briggs, The New Healers, 1972.

Questor, The Questor Tapes, NBC, 1974.

San Denton, Susan and Sam, NBC, 1977.

Hal Lanford, 2000 Malibu Road, CBS, 1992.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

(Television debut) Alex, "Sadbird," CBS Playhouse, 1969.

Dr. Gary Lefferts, "The Medicine Men," The Mod Squad, ABC, 1971.

Ross Santini, "The Glass Trap," Mannix, CBS, 1971.

Toby Tomson, "The Test," The F.B.I., ABC, 1972.

Adam/Jack, "With Affection, Jack the Ripper," The Sixth Sense, ABC, 1972.

"An Inalienable Right to Die," The Bold Ones: The New Doctors, NBC, 1972.

Pete DeCarta, "A Game for One Player," Medical Center, CBS, 1972.

Dennis Hailey, "In the Midst of Strangers," The Streets of San Francisco, 1972.

Dr. Eric Fowler, "The Listener," Hawaii Five–O, CBS, 1973.

"The Double Play," The F.B.I., ABC, 1973.

Richard Donner, "All My Tomorrows," Love Story, NBC, 1973.

Ted Cullen, "Shield of Honor," The Streets of San Francisco, 1973.

Clyde McNelly, "Empty Pages of a Dead Book," Kung Fu, ABC, 1974.

Jonas Goodwin, "Only Birds and Fools," Hec Ramsey, NBC, 1974.

Whit Brewer, "A Gathering of Tribes," Barnaby Jones, CBS, 1974.

"The Lost Man," The F.B.I., 1974.

"The Fruitfulness of Mrs. Steffie Rhodes," Marcus Welby, M.D., ABC, 1975.

Lenny McCrae, "The Icenman," Cannon, CBS, 1975.

"The Medea Factor," Marcus Welby, M.D., ABC, 1975.

Congressman Charles Sinclair, "A Star Is Dead," Quincy (also known as Quincy: M.E.), NBC, 1976.

Password Plus, 1979.

The $25,000 Pyramid, 1982.

Mr. Wright, "A Fair Shake: Parts 1 & 2," Cagney & Lacey, CBS, 1988.

Lee Greavy, "Hard Rhyme," The Hitchhiker, HBO, 1990.

Mark Roxman, "Environmental Robin Hood," The Trials of Rosie O'Neill, 1991.

The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, NBC, 1991.

Redmund Walsh, "Conversations with My Shrink," Hearts Afire, CBS, 1992.

Royce Shelton, "Sympathy for the Deep," SeaQuest DSV, NBC, 1994.

General William Hague, "Points of Departure," Babylon 5, syndicated, 1994.

William Huddleston, "The Sweetest Gift: Parts 1 & 2," Christy, CBS, 1994.

General William Hague, "All Alone in the Night," Babylon 5, syndicated, 1995.

Peter, "Kelly's New Guy: Part 1," Coach, ABC, 1995.

Professor Harry Matthews, "School for Murder," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1995.

Attorney General Lane, "Witness for the Prosecution," Picket Fences, CBS, 1995.

Admiral Leyton, "Homefront: Part 1," Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, syndicated, 1996.

Admiral Leyton, "Paradise Lost: Part 2," Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, syndicated, 1996.

President Charles Halsey, "Trial by Fire," The Outer Limits, Showtime and syndicated, 1996.

"Among the Dead," The Lazarus Man, syndicated and TNT, 1996.

Voices of Vladimir Oistrakh, Max Schumaker, and Captain Griggs, "In the Wake of Mary Celeste, The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest (animated; also known as Jonny Quest: The Real Adventures), 1996.

Voice of Goon, "Thoughtscape," The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest (animated; also known as Jonny Quest: The Real Adventures), 1997.

Professor Charles Evans, "Passion," Law & Order, NBC, 1997.

Dr. Dan Prince, "Oscar de la Boya," City of Angels, CBS, 2000.

Dr. Dan Prince, "The High Cost of Living," City of Angels, CBS, 2000.

Dr. Dan Prince, "The Prince and the Porker," City of Angels, CBS, 2000.

Dr. Ben Hadley, "Misleader," Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (also known as Law & Order: S.V.U.), NBC, 2000.

Dr. Ezra Stowe, "BRCA1," Strong Medicine, Lifetime, 2000.

Dr. Ezra Stone, "BRCA2," Strong Medicine, Lifetime, 2000.

Mr. Falsey, "Boys to Men," Judging Amy, CBS, 2002.

Chairman Ashwan, "Memento," Stargate SG–1, Sci–Fi Channel and syndicated, 2003.

Dr. Frederick Barrett, "Shrunk," Law & Order, NBC, 2003.

Also appeared as Mr. Denton, "Love's Labors Lost" and "White Knight," both episodes of Bull, TNT; John Stuart, Sandburg's Lincoln, NBC; President Emerson, Jeremiah, Showtime.

Television Director; Episodic:

Falcon Crest, CBS, 1983–1987.

Radio Appearances:

Host, American Dialogues, 1985—.

Radio Work:

Producer, American Dialogues, 1985—.


Taped Readings:

(With H. R. Halderman) The Halderman Diaries by H. R. Halderman, Publishing Mills, 1994.

Storming Heaven by Dale Brown, Dove, 1994.