Midkiff, Dale 1959-

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Midkiff, Dale 1959-


Full name, Dale Alan Midkiff; born July 1, 1959, in Chance, MD; son of Thomas and Jean Midkiff; married Joan O'Connor, March 22, 1997; children: Cole, Eliza Rose, Ava Marie. Education: Salisbury State College, B.A., communication arts and minors in English and philosophy.


Agent—Innovative Artists, 1505 Tenth St., Santa Monica, CA 90401.


Actor. Previously worked as a pea picker, grocery bagger, waiter, and painter.

Awards, Honors:

Camie Award (with others), Character and Morality in Entertainment, 2003, Grace Award, MovieGuide Awards, most inspirational television acting, 2004, both for Love Comes Softly; Camie Award (with others), 2003, Grace Award nomination, most inspirational television acting, MovieGuide Awards, 2005, both for Love's Enduring Promise; Camie Award (with others), made for television movie, 2008, for Love's Unending Legacy.


Film Appearances:

Duke, Streetwalkin (also known as City Streets and Cookie), Concorde, 1984.

Ken, Nightmare Weekend, Troma, 1986.

Attractive stranger, Casual Sex?, 1988.

Louis Creed, Pet Sematary (also known as Pet Cemetary and Stephen King's "Pet Sematary"), Paramount, 1989.

Gary Logan, Love Potion No. 9, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1991.

Conversations in Limbo, 1998.

Vincent Erlich, The Crow: Salvation, Dimension Films, 2000.

Bill Templer, Alien Fury: Countdown to Invasion (also known as Alien Fury and Countdown to Invasion), Paramount, 2000.

Hank Thomas, Falcon Down, New City Releasing, 2000.

Patrick, Air Bud: World Pup (also known as Air Bud 3 and Toby III: Le chien etoile), Miramax, 2000.

PT, Route 666, Trimark Pictures, 2001.

Dr. Timothy Briggs, Maximum Velocity (also known as Mamimum Impact), First Look International, 2003.

Robert Lee, Debating Robert Lee, Radio London Films, 2004.

Jerry Bender, Torn Apart, 2004.

Ben, Deep Rescue, 2005.

Bruce Rockwell, Boxboarders, Peace Arch Entertainment Group, 2006.

Clark Davis, Love's Abiding Joy, FoxFaith, 2006.

Himself, Stephen King's "Pet Sematary": The Characters, Paramount Home Entertainment, 2006.

Himself, Stephen King's "Pet Sematary": Stephen King Territory, Paramount Home Entertainment, 2006.

Himself, Stephen King's "Pet Sematary": Filming the Horror, Paramount Home Entertainment, 2006.

Doug, Totally Baked: A Pot-U-Mentary, National Lampoon, 2007.

Dr. Lucas, Flight of the Living Dead: Outbreak on a Plane (also known as Flight of the Living Dead and Plane Dead), New Line Home Video, 2007.

Dr. Frank Richards, 2012 Doomsday, The Asylum, 2008.

Dan Dahler, The Clean-Up Crew, 2008.

Television Appearances; Series:

Denis DeBeau, Dream Street, NBC, 1989.

Darien Lambert, Time Trax, syndicated, 1993-94.

Buck Wilmington-The Lover, The Magnificent Seven, CBS, 1998-2000.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Elvis Presley, Elvis and Me, ABC, 1988.

Television Appearances; Movies:

John Ross "Jock" Ewing, Dallas: The Early Years, CBS, 1986.

Buck Thurman, A Cry for Help: The Tracey Thurman Story, NBC, 1989.

Eric Warner, The Marla Hanson Story (also known as Face Value), NBC, 1991.

Kevin Coe, Sins of the Mother (also known as Root of Evil), CBS, 1991.

Gil Eaton, Plymouth, ABC, 1991.

Scott Mayfield, Blackmail, USA Network, 1991.

Farrell Tucker, Shoot First: A Cop's Vengeance (also known as Vigilante Cop), NBC, 1991.

Red Upshaw, A Burning Passion: The Margaret Mitchell Story, NBC, 1994.

Sheriff Marcus Ashley, Visitors of the Night, NBC, 1995.

Peter Barnes, A Child Is Missing, CBS, 1995.

Detective Steve Carella, Ed McBain's 87th Precinct: Ice, NBC, 1996.

Detective Steve Carella, Ed McBain's 87th Precinct: Heatwave (also known as Heatwave), CBS, 1997.

Thomas Jameson, Toothless, ABC, 1997.

Carl Miller, Any Place But Home, USA Network, 1997.

Johnny Miller/Jake, Another Woman's Husband, Lifetime, 2000.

Murphy, The Warden, TNT, 2001.

Gary Wilson, Video Voyeur: The Susan Wilson Story, Lifetime, 2001.

Jimbo Mitchell, Nancy Drew, ABC, 2002.

Clark, Love Comes Softly, Hallmark Channel, 2003.

Jerry Bender, Torn Apart, Lifetime, 2004.

Clark Davis, Love's Enduring Promise, Hallmark Channel, 2004.

Clark Davis, Love's Long Journey, Hallmark Channel, 2005.

Gus Martin, Back to You and Me, Hallmark Channel, 2005.

Clark Davis, Love's Unending Journey, Hallmark Channel, 2007.

Clark Davis, Love's Unfolding Dream, Hallmark Channel, 2007.

Television Appearances; Specials:

America Comes to Graceland, syndicated, 1993.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Cameron, Bodyguard, 1988.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Alex Boudreau, "The Power of Darkness: Parts 1 & 2," Sweet Justice, NBC, 1994.

Tom Cooper, "Blank Slate," The Outer Limits (also known as The New Outer Limits), Showtime and syndicated, 1999.

Jack Kestler, "Spirit Junction," Mysterious Ways, PAX, 2000.

Reese, "The Frat Pack," Twice in a Lifetime, PAX and CTV, 2000.

Professor Woodbury, "Chaos Theory," CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (also known as C.S.I. and Les Experts), CBS, 2001.

Eddie Ferguson, "Transitions," Without a Trace (also known as W.A.T.), CBS, 2005.

Jerry Miller, "Save Me," Crossing Jordan, NBC, 2006.

Doug McClain, "Deep Freeze," CSI: Miami, CBS, 2007.

Mr. Wilson, "That Night, a Forest Grew," Dexter, Showtime, 2007.

Harrison DeVries, "Ode to Joy," Lincoln Heights, ABC Family, 2008.

Stage Appearances:

Appeared in The Wager, New York City; in regional theatre productions of The Private Ear; Romeo and Juliet; The Intruder; Orpheus Descending; Lovers and Other Strangers; Barefoot in the Park; A View from the Bridge; Room Service; as Jack, Jack and the Beanstalk.



US Magazine, May, 1989.