Garrett, Hank 1931–

Updated About encyclopedia.com content Print Article Share Article
views updated

GARRETT, Hank 1931

PERSONAL

Born October 26, 1931, in Monticello, NY; children: a son, a stepson. Avocational Interests: Martial arts, fitness workouts.

Addresses: Contact c/o Cathe B, 3916 Vegas Dr., Suite 3, Las Vegas, NV 89108; http://www.hankgarrett.com.

Career: Actor. Also worked as standup comedian and public speaker. Worked as a professional wrestler using the nickname "the Minnesota Farm Boy"; competed as a power lifter and bodybuilder; Browns Hotel, worked as a social director in the Catskill Mountains of New York.

Awards, Honors: New York Film Critics Award, for Three Days of the Condor; winner of a New York State Power Lifting Championship.

CREDITS

Film Appearances:

(Uncredited) Stage hand, The Producers, AvcoEmbassy, 1968.

Advisor, Richard, Billings, 1972.

Malone, Serpico, Paramount, 1973.

Andrew McCabe, Death Wish, Paramount, 1974.

Harry and Tonto, Twentieth CenturyFox, 1974.

Mailman/assassin, Three Days of the Condor, Paramount, 1975.

Buckley, Deadly Hero, AvcoEmbassy, 1976.

Conductor, Exorcist II: The Heretic, Warner Bros., 1977.

James Brenner, The Sentinel, Universal, 1977.

Bartender, The Amityville Horror, American International Pictures, 1979.

Oscar, Firepower, Associated Film Distribution, 1979.

Police sergeant, The Jazz Singer, Associated Film Distribution, 1980.

Cab driver, The Sting II, Universal, 1983.

Mayor, Johnny Dangerously, Twentieth CenturyFox, 1984.

Mike Kramer, The Rosebud Beach Hotel (also known as Big Lobby and The NoTell Hotel ), Almi Pictures, 1984.

Detective Ed Hanley, The Boys Next Door (also known as Big Shots, Jovens assassinos, and Odio cego ), New World, 1986.

Dave Ash, Blood Frenzy (also known as Bloody Frenzy ), Hollywood Family Entertainment, 1987.

Vito, Dutch Treat, Cannon, 1987.

Space pilot, That's Adequate, Vidmark Entertainment, 1989.

Tom O'Hanlon (some sources cite Tom O'Henton), Maniac Cop 2, International Video Entertainment/LIVE Video/Vestron Video, 1990.

Dark City (also known as Strong City ), Zephyr Films, 1990.

Captain Grover, Steel and Lace, Fries Entertainment, 1991.

RSO, Final Approach, Trimark Pictures, 1991.

Head CIA agent, The Double 0 Kid, Prism Pictures, 1992.

Admiral in Washington, Sniper, TriStar, 1993.

Foreman, Guns and Lipstick (also known as No Goodbyes and Shadow Kill ), 1995.

Manny, Nothing to Lose, Buena Vista, 1997.

Police chief, The Modern Adventures of Tom Sawyer, APix Entertainment, 1998.

Guard, Baby Geniuses, TriStar, 1999.

Delivery dispatcher, The Million Dollar Kid, APix Entertainment, 2000.

Also appeared in Killers.

Television Appearances; Series:

Officer Ed Nicholson, Car 54, Where Are You?, NBC, 19611963.

Deputy chief Jerome Bench, Paris, CBS, 19791980.

Police chief, Santa Barbara, NBC, 1985.

Voice of E4 Jack S. Morelli ("Dial Tone"), G. I. Joe: A Real American Hero (animated; also known as G. I. Joe ), syndicated, 19851986, 19901992.

Gene Ashwell, Max Headroom (also known as Max Headroom: 20 Minutes into the Future ), ABC, 1987.

Appeared in Capitol, CBS; and Generations, NBC.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Sam, The Great Ice RipOff, ABC, 1974.

Clarence Brown, The Silent Lovers (also known as Moviola: The Silent Lovers ), NBC, 1980.

Hoopman, Hostage Flight, NBC, 1985.

Sergeant Thompson, The Midnight Hour (also known as In the Midnight Hour ), ABC, 1985.

Captain Landau, Columbo: Undercover, ABC, 1994.

Dr. Wayland, Exit in Red, The Movie Channel, 1996.

Hitman/postman, Safe House, Showtime, 1998.

Appeared in the movie The Spanish Kitchen, ABC.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Voices of Fast Eddy and Fluffy, Here Comes Garfield (animated), CBS, 1982.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Mr. Broadway, CBS, 1964.

Turetsky, "A Question of Answers," Kojak, CBS, 1975.

Bookie, "The NotSoGreat Imposter," Three's Company, ABC, 1981.

Frank, "Catharsis," Knots Landing, CBS, 1982.

Frank, "Daniel," Knots Landing, CBS, 1982.

Frank, "Svengali," Knots Landing, CBS, 1982.

Borov, "Comrade Duke," The Dukes of Hazzard, CBS, 1983.

Dr. Morton, "Condemned," Airwolf, CBS, 1985.

Mike Randall, "The Rotten Egg," G. I. Joe: A Real American Hero (animated; also known as G. I. Joe ), syndicated, 1985.

Paul Dreyer, "Burden of the Beast," Simon & Simon, CBS, 1985.

Steven Barnes, "Knightlines," Knight Rider, NBC, 1985.

"The Rookies," 1st & Ten (also known as 1st & Ten, Training Camp: The Bulls Are Back ), HBO, 1985.

Warden, "Shadow Play," The Twilight Zone, CBS, 1986.

"Dead on Arrival," Crazy Like a Fox, CBS, 1986.

"The Veterans," 1st & Ten (also known as 1st & Ten, Training Camp: The Bulls Are Back ), HBO, 1986.

"Grant Meets Grandpa," Nearly Departed, NBC, 1989.

Marty Penn, "Real Men," Alien Nation, Fox, 1990.

Jerry, "The Graduates," Full House, ABC, 1991.

Chief of staff and head plumber, "Troubled Waters," Sisters, NBC, 1992.

Donnie, "Roman Catholic Holiday," Nothing Sacred, ABC, 1997.

Himself, "Al Lewis: Forever Grandpa," Biography, Arts and Entertainment, 2000.

Appeared as a prison guard in an episode of 413 Hope Street, Fox; also appeared in episodes of Naked City, ABC; The New Dragnet, syndicated; Pros & Cons, ABC; Rituals, syndicated; Too Close for Comfort, ABC and syndicated; and Trials of O'Brien, CBS.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Lieutenant Harry Beathoven, Dusty, NBC, 1983.

Knuckles, Spraggue (also known as Spraggue: Murder for Two ), ABC, 1984.

Captain Ed Draper, Command 5, ABC, 1985.

OTHER SOURCES

Electronic:

Hank Garrett Official Site, http://www.hankgarrett.com, April 12, 2004.