Lively, Ernie 1947- (Ernie Brown, Ernie W. Brown)

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Lively, Ernie 1947- (Ernie Brown, Ernie W. Brown)


Original name, Ernest W. Brown; born January 29, 1947, in Baltimore, MD; married Elaine (a model), December 12, 1979; children: Eric, Jason (both actors), Blake, Robyn, Lori (all actresses).


Agent—Hervey/Grimes Talent Agency, 10561 Missouri Ave., Suite 2, Los Angeles, CA 90025.


Actor, director, and producer. Appeared in advertisements, including appearances as Mr. Goodwrench. Also an acting teacher.


Film Appearances:

(As Ernie Brown) Man at restaurant, It's My Turn (also known as A Perfect Circle), Columbia, 1980.

(As Ernie Brown) Guard, Secret Admirer (also known as The Letter), Orion, 1985.

(As Ernie Brown) Bill (motel manager), Wisdom, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1986.

(As Ernie Brown) Chief Kelsey (also known as Papa Bear), In the Mood (also known as The Woo Woo Kid), Warner Bros., 1987.

(As Ernie Brown) Night watchman, The Monster Squad, TriStar, 1987.

Production manager, Hollywood-Monster (also known as Ghost Chase), Centropolis Film Productions, 1987.

Donatelli's dealer, An Innocent Man, Buena Vista, 1989.

Motel clerk, Turner & Hooch, Buena Vista, 1989.

Warden, Shocker (also known as Shocker: No More Mr. Nice Guy), Universal, 1989.

Commander, Hard to Kill (also known as Seven Year Storm), Warner Bros., 1990.

Truck driver for Rubio Moving & Hauling, Air America, TriStar, 1990.

Detective Nelson, Showdown in Little Tokyo, Warner Bros., 1991.

(As Ernie Brown) Ernie, Defending Your Life, Warner Bros., 1991.

Will Sanders, The Man in the Moon, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1991.

Animal control officer, Sleepwalkers (also known as Sleepstalkers, Stephen King's "Sleepwalkers," I sonnambuli, La maldicion de los sonambulos, La nuit dechiree, Les somnambules, Mesecniki, Schlafwandler, Soemngaangare, Sonambulos, Sovngaengerne, Stephen Kingin Unissakaevelijaet, Stephen Kings "Schlafwandler," and Unissakaevelijaet), Columbia, 1992.

Chief Biggs, Passenger 57, Warner Bros., 1992.

Man at airport, Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot, Universal, 1992.

Briggs, The Beverly Hillbillies, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1993.

Sergeant, My Family (also known as East L.A., Cafe con leche, and My Family, mi Familia), New Line Cinema, 1995.

(As Ernie Brown) Man at rest stop, Mother, Paramount, 1996.

Todd, Fire Down Below, Warner Bros., 1997.

Coach Brandau, Senseless, Miramax/Dimension Films, 1998.

Leonard Greene, The Legend of Cryin' Ryan, PorchLight Entertainment, 1998.

Sheriff, Goodbye Lover, Warner Bros., 1998.

30s police officer, The Thirteenth Floor (also known as The 13th Floor, Abwaerts in die Zukunft, El piso 13, Etajul 13, Il tredicesimo piano, Le treizieme etage, Nivel 13, Nivell 13, O 13 andar, Passe virtuel, 13: e vaaningen, 13F, and 13. kerros), Columbia, 1999.

Foreman, Mulholland Dr. (also known as Mulholland Drive), Universal Focus, 2001.

Sergeant, American Pie 2 (also known as American Summer Story, Secret Disguise, American Pie 2—A segunda vez e ainda melhor, American Pie 2—O ano seguinte, American pie 2: Tu segunda vez es mejor, Amerikai pite 2, Folies de graduation 2, and Le segunda vez es mejor), Universal, 2001.

Bridget's father, The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (also known as The Sisterhood of the Travelling Pants), Warner Bros., 2005.

Motor home salesperson, The Darwin Awards, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 2006.

Pig, Simon Says, Dark Moon Pictures/Blue Cactus Pictures, 2006.

Ernie, Razor, Blue Voodoo Distribution, 2007.

Mr. Layne, The Art of Travel, Brenster Productions, 2007.

Film Director:

Sandman, Black Lion Records, 1998.

Film Producer:

Simon Says, Dark Moon Pictures/Blue Cactus Pictures, 2006.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Truddi's grandfather, Voices Within: The Lives of Truddi Chase (also known as Shattered and Menneisyyden riivaama), ABC, 1990.

Television Appearances; Movies:

(As Ernie Brown) Danny, "The Million Dollar Dixie Deliverance," The Wonderful World of Disney (also known as Disneyland, Disneylandia, The Disney Sunday Movie, Disney's Wonderful World, The Magical World of Disney, Walt Disney, Walt Disney Presents, and Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color), NBC, 1978.

(As Ernie Brown) Conductor, Drop-Out Father, CBS, 1982.

U.S. marshal, Badge of the Assassin, CBS, 1985.

(As Ernie Brown) The Children of Times Square (also known as Street Wise, Times Square Gang, Times Square, New York, I ribelli della notte, Les enfants de la nuit, and Los chicos de Times Square), ABC, 1986.

Ernie, Warm Hearts, Cold Feet, CBS, 1987.

Tom Burnside, Into the Homeland, HBO, 1987.

Convicted: A Mother's Story, NBC, 1987.

Bob, The Tracker (also known as Dead or Alive), HBO, 1988.

Jeremy Travis, Scandal in a Small Town, NBC, 1988.

The Secret Life of Kathy McCormick, NBC, 1988.

Mitch, Follow Your Heart (also known as Walk Me to the Distance), NBC, 1990.

(As Ernie Brown) Dignitary, Dead in the Water, USA Network, 1991.

Mr. O'Neil, For the Very First Time (also known as Til I Kissed Ya), NBC, 1991.

Detective Allan Tobias, Past Midnight, USA Network, 1992.

Major Dan Henry, Overkill: The Aileen Wournos Story, ABC, 1992.

Breaking the Silence, CBS, 1992.

Obrenski, Accidental Meeting, USA Network, 1994.

Gerry Boggs, Legacy of Sin: The William Colt Story, Fox, 1995.

Captain Simpson, A Stranger to Love (also known as Journey Home and A la recherche de la vie), CBS, 1996.

Lieutenant Jack Driscoll, The People Next Door, CBS, 1996.

Charlie Baron, My Little Assassin, Lifetime, 1999.

Tom Williams, "Balloon Farm" (also known as "Disney's ‘Balloon Farm’"), The Wonderful World of Disney, ABC, 1999.

Sheriff, Wanted, Cinemax, 2000.

Television Appearances; Specials:

First teacher, Fuzz Bucket (also known as Fuzzbucket), 1986.

Jack Harmon, "The Less Than Perfect Daughter," ABC Afterschool Specials, ABC, 1991.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

(As Ernie Brown) Railroad conductor, "The Woman," The Waltons, CBS, 1975.

(As Ernie Brown) Bartender, "The Great Taxicab Stampede," McCloud, NBC, 1977.

(As Ernie Brown) Dobro Doolan, "One Armed Bandits," The Dukes of Hazzard, CBS, 1979.

(As Ernie W. Brown) Longstreet B. Davenport, "The Duke of Duke," The Dukes of Hazzard, CBS, 1979.

(As Ernie W. Brown) Longstreet B. Davenport, "Follow That Still," The Dukes of Hazzard, CBS, 1980.

(As Ernie W. Brown) Longstreet B. Davenport, "The Runaway," The Dukes of Hazzard, CBS, 1980.

Bobby Joe Scoggins, "The Chateau/White Lightning," Fantasy Island, ABC, 1981.

(As Ernie Brown) Cedric, "Jennifer and the Will," WKRP in Cincinnati, CBS, 1981.

(As Ernie Brown) Waiter, "A Hill of Beans," Hill Street Blues, NBC, 1983.

Clyde (the guard), "The Ransom of Hazzard County," The Dukes of Hazzard, CBS, 1984.

(As Ernie Brown) "New Faces of 1951," Newhart, CBS, 1984.

Dump foreman, "Of Human Garbage," Hill Street Blues, NBC, 1985.

Mr. Cassidy, "Parent's Week," Fame, syndicated, 1985.

Travis Wayne, "Burn Out," Scarecrow and Mrs. King, CBS, 1985.

"Ingress and Egress," Falcon Crest, CBS, 1985.

Dallas, "Steele, Inc.," Remington Steele, NBC, 1986.

Second police officer, "Four O'Clock," Alfred Hitchcock Presents, NBC, 1986.

(As Ernie Brown) Studio guard, "L.A.," Magnum, P.I., CBS, 1986.

Cavanaugh, "Masques," Beauty and the Beast, CBS, 1987.

Engineer, "It Ain't Over Till It's Over," Hill Street Blues, NBC, 1987.

Security guard, "The Big Bang," Falcon Crest, CBS, 1987.

(As Ernie Brown) Security guard, "But Not for Me," thirtysomething, ABC, 1987.

Security guard, "Dark Passion," Falcon Crest, CBS, 1987.

Security guard, "When the Bough Breaks," Falcon Crest, CBS 1987.

Ann Donniger, "End of Innocence," Midnight Caller, NBC, 1989.

Terry Sadler, "Ramblin' Michael Harris," Newhart, CBS, 1989.

Colonel Deke Grimwald, "The Leap Home: Part 2 (Vietnam)—April 7, 1970," Quantum Leap, NBC, 1990.

Jake (the bartender), "Good-Bye Charlie," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1990.

Joe Hardin, "A Body to Die for," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1990.

Lieutenant Martin Kinicki, "Danse Diabolique," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1992.

Mr. Kent, "Shark's Cove," Baywatch (also known as Baywatch Hawaii and Baywatch Hawai'i), syndicated, 1992.

Roger, "Crash and Born," Sisters, NBC, 1992.

Professor Dawes, "Split Ends," Civil Wars, ABC, 1993.

Freddy, "Pros and Convicts," Hangin' with Mr. Cooper, ABC, 1994.

Rick Shipley, "Northern Explosion," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1994.

Ryan Dunnegan, "Cry Wolfe," The Commish, ABC, 1995.

Sheriff Teller, "D.P.O.," The X-Files, Fox, 1995.

Zeke, "The Hot Tub," Seinfeld, NBC, 1995.

Hal Palmer, "Murder in Tempo," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1996.

Mr. Morrison, "Cheating Hearts," Malibu Shores, NBC, 1996.

Mr. Morrison, "New Kids in Town," Malibu Shores, NBC, 1996.

Principal Wallace Morrison, "The ABC's of Murder," Diagnosis Murder, CBS, 1996.

Sheriff, "The Dollhouse," Renegade, USA Network and syndicated, 1996.

Dr. Cliff Rassmussen, "Bloodlines," Dark Skies, NBC, 1997.

Frank, "Old Boyfriends," Just Shoot Me!, NBC, 1997.

"Fans First," Arli$$ (also known as Arliss), HBO, 1998.

Ralph, Damon, Fox, 1998.

Joel Yarrow, "River's Run," JAG, CBS, 1999.

Mr. Loch, "In the Shadow of Two Gunmen: Parts 1 & 2," The West Wing (also known as West Wing and El ala oeste de la Casablanca), NBC, 2000.

Ted, "Red's New Job," That '70s Show (also known as Feelin' Alright, The Kids Are Alright, Reeling in the Years, and Teenage Wasteland), Fox, 2000.

State trooper Trimball, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (also known as C.S.I., CSI: Las Vegas, CSI: Weekends, and Les experts), CBS, 2001.

Sheriff Roper, "Don't Look Back," Crossing Jordan (also known as Untitled Tim Kring Project), NBC, 2002.

Mike, "Straight Eye for the Queer Guy," The Drew Carey Show, ABC, 2004.

Georgia Congressperson, "A Good Day," The West Wing (also known as West Wing and El ala oeste de la Casablanca), NBC, 2005.

Maddie's father, "Poor Little Rich Girl," The Suite Life of Zack and Cody (also known as The Suite Life and TSL), Disney Channel, 2005.

Ranger Neher, "Dead Man's Ridge," Ghost Whisperer, CBS, 2006.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Army officer, "Deep Freeze," Misfits of Science, NBC, 1985.

Michael Nesmith in Television Parts, NBC, 1985.

Drum Eatenton, Steel Magnolias, CBS, 1990.

Ralph, The Knife and Gun Club, ABC, 1990.

J. W., "Fence Neighbors," The Torkelsons (series later known as Almost Home), NBC, 1991.

Mr. Flynn, Freshman Dorm, CBS, 1992.

Detective Ladd, The Best Defense, ABC, 1995.

Doc Wallis (veterinarian), The Last Best Place, CBS, 1996.

Mr. Morrison, Malibu Shores, NBC, 1996.

Appeared as a foreman in Mulholland Dr. (also known as Mulholland Drive), ABC, a pilot which later became the film of the same name.


Video Games:

Voice of Moadikum Moodock, Return to Zork, 1993.