Holliday, Kene 1949–

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Holliday, Kene 1949–

(Kene Halliday)


Born June 25, 1949, in Copiague, NY; married Linda Copling. Education: University of Maryland, degree in speech and drama; studied with Moto Jicho.


Agent—The Irv Schechter Company, 9300 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 400, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.


Actor. Associated with Robert Hooks' D.C. Black Repertory Company; stage manager for the Smithsonian-sponsored U.S. tour of Ghanaian entertainers, 1975.

Awards, Honors:

Best Actor Award, best male performance, Newport International Film Festival, 2007, for Great World of Sound.


Film Appearances:

Walt Cronin, No Small Affair, Columbia, 1984.

Major Clark, The Philadelphia Experiment, New World, 1984.

Voice of Roadblock, G.I. Joe: The Movie (also known as Action Force: The Movie), 1987.

Man in church number one, Bulworth, 1998.

Simon, The Immaculate Misconception, 2006.

Clarence, Great World of Sound, Magnolia Pictures, 2007.

Television Appearances; Series:

Host, Burglar Proofing, 1974.

Sergeant Curtis Baker, Country (also known as Carter Country), ABC, 1977-79.

Eddie Dawson, Soap, ABC, 1977-81.

Voice of Roadblock, G.I. Joe (animated; also known as Action Force and Chijo saikyo no Expert Team G.I. Joe), 1985.

Tyler Hudson, Matlock, NBC, 1986-87, 1989-90.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Detroit, Roots: The Next Generations, 1979.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Doug, The Last Song, 1980.

Andy Murphy, The Two Lives of Carol Letner, 1981.

Ron Dixon, Farrell for The People, 1982.

Bill Washington, Dangerous Company, 1982.

Voice of Roadblock, "G.I. Joe": The Revenge of Cobra, 1984.

Albert Washington, Badge of the Assassin, 1985.

Tyler Hudson, Diary of a Perfect Murder, NBC, 1986.

Bob Sperling, If It's Tuesday, It Still Must Be Belgium, NBC, 1987.

Joe Dillon, Perry Mason: The Case of the Silenced Singer, NBC, 1990.

Sidney Bechet, The Josephine Baker Story, HBO, 1991.

Rasheed Wilkes, Stormy Weathers, ABC, 1992.

Jack Calloway, Miracle on the Mountain: The Kincaide Family Story, 2000.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Dr. Jeffrey House, The Chicago Story, NBC, 1981.

Sergeant Alvin Sykes, Momma the Detective (also known as See China and Die), NBC, 1981.

Don Kingman, The Best of Times (also known as Changing Times), CBS, 1983.

Al Stark, The Sheriff and the Astronaut, CBS, 1984.

Voice of Roadblock, "G.I. Joe": Arise, Serpentor, Arise! (animated; also known as Action Force: Arise, Serpentor, Arise!), 1986.

Television Appearances; Specials:

ABC team member, Battle of the Network Stars IV, ABC, 1978.

Coach Sanford, "A Special Gift," ABC Afterschool Specials, ABC, 1979.

Bill Washington, "Dangerous Company," CBS Afternoon Playhouse, CBS, 1982.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

"Love and the Pill," Love, American Style, 1969.

"Love and the Second Time," Love, American Style, 1971.

Assistant district attorney Dunn, "A Shield for Murder; Parts 1 & 2," Kojak, 1976.

Paul, "Earthquakes Happen," The Incredible Hulk, 1978.

Himself, "Going, Going, Going," What's Happening!!, 1978.

J. D., "Slammer," Lou Grant, 1979.

Father Tony Hamilton, "Never a Child," Quincy M.E. (also known as Quincy), 1979.

Earl DuBois, "Takin' It to the Streets," Benson, ABC, 1980.

District attorney Arnold Turner, "The Hit Car," The Greatest American Hero, 1981.

William Dean, "Hart and Sole," Hart to Hart, 1982.

Officer Kenwood, "Lesson in Love," The Jeffersons, 1982.

Vernon Lee, "Of Mouse and Men," Hill Street Blues, 1982.

Vernon Lee, "Zen and the Art of Law Enforcement," Hill Street Blues, 1982.

Vernon Lee, "The Young, the Beautiful and the Degraded, " Hill Street Blues, 1982.

Ballentine, "Space Ranger," The Greatest American Hero, 1983.

Earl DuBois, "The Reunion," Benson, ABC, 1984.

Pablo Jackson, "You're in Alice's," Hill Street Blues, 1985.

Lieutenant Joe Budd, "In His Shadow," The Fall Guy, 1986.

"Truth and Consequences," Doogie Howser, M.D., 1991.

Burke's producer, "Fmurder," Diagnosis Murder, CBS, 1996.

Melvin, "Sid, Lies, and Videotape," Sparks, UPN, 1996.

Reverend Washington, "Family Ties," Dangerous Minds, 1996.

Harold, "The Return of the Temptones," The Wayans Bros., The WB, 1996.

Anthony Fleming, "All in the Family," The Profiler, NBC, 1999.

(As Kene Halliday) "Family Is Family," Any Day Now, 1999.

George Simmons, "Pot Scrubbers," The District, CBS, 2000.

Guard, "Charley's Baseball," Hope & Faith, ABC, 2004.

Coach Venezano, "Ripped," Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (also known as Law & Order: SVU and Special Victims Unit), NBC, 2005.

Stage Appearances:

Dionysus Wants You, Folger Theatre Group, Astor Place Showcase Theatre, New York City, 1970.

(Off-Broadway debut) Carlyle, Streamers, New York Shakespeare Festival, Mitzi E. Newhouse Theatre, New York City, 1976-77.

Private Tony Smalls, A Soldier's Play, Center Theatre Group, Mark Taper Forum, Los Angeles, 1981-82.

Vantyle Mayfield, Joe Louis Blues, Los Angeles Theatre Center, Los Angeles, 1992.

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