Guinan, Francis

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Guinan, Francis


Full name Francis V. Guinan Jr.

Career: Actor. Steppenwolf Theatre Company, Chicago, IL, member of ensemble.

Awards, Honors: Drama Desk Award nomination, outstanding featured actor in a play, 1990, for The Grapes of Wrath.


Television Appearances; Series:

Edgar Teller, Eerie, Indiana, NBC, 1991.

Dan Winfield, The Mighty Jungle, Family Channel, 1994.

Henry Yarbrough, Welcome to New York, 2000.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Say Goodnight, Gracie, 1983.

Kendris, The Preppie Murder, ABC, 1989.

Carl, Rock Hudson, ABC, 1990.

Dr. Jeffrey Glassman, Knight Rider 2000, syndicated, 1991.

Father Daniel Simmons, Mortal Sins, USA Network, 1992.

Hiram Wentworth, Journey to the Center of the Earth, NBC, 1993.

Dennis Bender, Lies of the Heart: The Story of Laurie Kellogg, ABC, 1994.

Dr. Bennett, Spring Awakening, CBS, 1994.

Senator Estes Kefauver, Lansky, HBO, 1999.

Nick Katzenbach, Path to War, HBO, 2002.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Steve McDermott, Murder One: Diary of a Serial Killer, ABC, 1997.

Second Klan member, George Wallace, TNT, 1997.

Bill Hodgman, American Tragedy, CBS, 2000.

Television Appearances; Specials:

First narrator, car salesman, the man going back, Weed-patch Camp director, and Mr. Wainwright, The Grapes of Wrath, PBS, 1991.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Bruce Walsh, "Fatal Crossroads," Crime Story, 1987.

Dr. Todd Mitchell, "My Sister, My Friend," Empty Nest, NBC, 1989.

Jed Coles, "The Reaper's Helper," Law & Order, NBC, 1990.

Howard Thayer, "Generation to Generation," Alien Nation, 1990.

Mr. Cook, "The Beverly Hills Hangers," L.A. Law, NBC, 1991.

Fred Chandler, "The Mole," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1992.

Minister Kray, "Ex Post Facto," Star Trek: Voyager, UPN, 1995.

Edward Pryce, "Another Killing in Cork," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1995.

Dr. Swed, "Guess Who's Not Coming to Lunch?," Grace Under Fire, ABC, 1995.

Sam Berwick, John Grisham's "The Client", CBS, 1995.

Minister Kray, "Ex Post Facto," Star Trek: Voyager (also known as Voyager), UPN, 1995.

Strange Luck, Fox, 1995.

Mark Simonson, "The Awakening," Dark Skies, 1996.

Alesha Avo, "Dragonslide," Sliders, Fox, 1996.

Worthington, High Incident, ABC, c. 1996.

Steve McDermott, "Chapter Thirteen, Year Two," Murder One, 1997.

David Wilkes, "Out of Chicago," Nash Bridges (also known as Bridges), CBS, 1997.

Gary Newman, "Part I," The Practice, ABC, 1997.

Brian Koscis, "The Root of All Evil," Profiler, NBC, 1998.

Harlan Brooks, "Objects Are Closer than They Appear," Chicago Hope, CBS, 1998.

George Harper, "Stolen," The Pretender, NBC, 1998.

School principal, "Please Don't Tell My Mother," Any Day Now, 1998.

Detective Hank Reese, "Malibu Cop," Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction (also known as Beyond Belief), 1998.

E. W. Algren, "Dog Eat Dog," The Hughleys, ABC, 1999.

Gavin Notewirthy, "Pursuit of Happiness," Promised Land (also known as Home of the Brave), CBS, 1999.

John Kelso, "The Career Day," That '70s Show, Fox, 1999.

Zar/Chakotay, "Live Fast and Prosper," Star Trek: Voyager (also known as Voyager), UPN, 2000.

"Pre-Existing Conditions," Strong Medicine, Lifetime, 2000.

Second priest, "Blind Faith," Spin City, ABC, 2000.

Ted Fisher, "Taking Liberties," Frasier, NBC, 2000.

Scoutmaster Bob, "Drew and the Trail Scouts," The Drew Carey Show, ABC, 2000.

Howard Eastman, "Head Case," Seven Days (also known as Seven Days: The Series), UPN, 2001.

Jedediah, "Mary Loves Scoochie: Part 1," 3rd Rock from the Sun (also known as Life as We Know It and 3rd Rock), NBC, 2001.

Seth, "Assuming the Position," The Guardian, CBS, 2002.

Gosis, "The Communicator," Enterprise (also known as Star Trek Enterprise), UPN, 2002.

Dr. Alexander, "Family Ties," Crossing Jordan, NBC, 2003.

Mitchell Field, "Choirboys," The Practice, ABC, 2003.

Mitchell Field, "Special Deliveries," The Practice, ABC, 2003.

Stan, "Spy Finance," The Agency, CBS, 2003.

Lawrence Schmidt, "Big Brother," CSI: Miami, CBS, 2003.

"Moving On," Without a Trace, CBS, 2003.

Ron Miller, "Grand Murder at Central Station," CSI: NY, CBS, 2005.

Mr. Verma, "Something to Talk About," Grey's Anatomy, ABC, 2005.

Appeared in an episode of For the People, Lifetime, and as Dr. Lewiston, Something Wilder, NBC.

Film Appearances:

Tommy Malin, Miles from Home (also known as Farm of the Year), 1988.

American doctor, The Serpent and the Rainbow, Universal, 1988.

Olaf, Just like in the Movies, Cabriolet Films, 1989.

Andrew Berringer, Shining Through, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1992.

Claude Hix, Ayn Rand: A Sense of Life, Strand Releasing, 1996.

Rupert, Speed 2: Cruise Control, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1997.

Alan Sloane, Guinevere, Miramax, 1999.

FBI Director Noonan, Hannibal, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 2001.

Glaude Ignatius Hix, Ideal, 2004.

Father Garret, Constantine, Warner Bros., 2005.

Stage Appearances:

Eric, And a Nightingale Sang …, Mitzi E. Newhouse Theatre, New York City, 1983–84.

Brother and Barney, As Is, Circle Repertory Theatre, New York City, 1987.

First narrator, car salesman, man going back, Mr. Wainwright, and Weedpatch Camp director, The Grapes of Wrath, Cort Theatre, New York City, 1990.

The inspector, Black and Blue, Tamarind Theatre, Hollywood, CA, 1991.

Myron Berger, Awake and Sing!, Steppenwolf Theatre, Chicago, IL, 1993.

John Roy, Good Thing, Actor's Gang Theatre, Los Angeles, 2001.

Jack Straw, Stuff Happens, Mark Taper Forum, Los Angeles, 2005.


Audio Books:

Reader, True West, by Sam Shepard, L.A. Theatre Works, 2002.