Pine, Robert 1941-

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Pine, Robert 1941-


Original name, Granville Whitelaw Pine; born July 10, 1941, in New York, NY; father, a patent attorney; married Gwynne Gilford (an actress and writer), September 6, 1969; children: Katherine (an actress), Chris (an actor). Education: Ohio Wesleyan University, graduated, 1963. Avocational Interests: Tennis.


Agent—House of Representatives, 400 South Beverly Dr., Suite 101, Beverly Hills, CA 90212; Sutton, Barth and Vennari, 145 S. Fairfax Blvd., Suite 310, Los Angeles, CA 90036; Sandie Schnarr Talent, 8500 Melrose Ave., Suite 212, Los Angeles, CA 90069.

Manager—GEM Entertainment Group, 10433 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1001, Los Angeles, CA 90024.


Actor. Radford University, Radford, VA, guest artist, 1997; University of Georgia, guest artist with Masters Hall Players at Center for Continuing Education, c. 1997. Appeared in television commercials, including Lowenbrau beer, 1980, Time-Life collection 100 Masterpieces, 1997, the OnStar global positioning system, 1999, Isuzu automobiles, 2001, Dell computers, 2002, and Home Depot, 2003.


Beta Theta Pi.


Film Appearances:

Mitch, Gunpoint, Universal, 1965.

Greg, Out of Sight, Universal, 1966.

Roger Moresby, Munster, Go Home, Universal, 1966.

Foley, The Young Warriors (also known as Eagle Warriors), Universal, 1967.

Collins, Journey to Shiloh, Universal, 1968.

Ed, The Counterfeit Killer (also known as Crackshot), 1968.

Lieutenant Cummins, One Little Indian, Buena Vista, 1973.

John McCarten, The Bears and I, Buena Vista, 1974.

Apprentice, The Day of the Locust, Paramount Home Video, 1975.

Larry Graham, Empire of the Ants (also known as H. G. Wells' "Empire of the Ants"), American International Pictures, 1977.

Lieutenant Jim Ravencroft, The Apple Dumpling Gang Rides Again, Buena Vista, 1979.

"Papa" Porter, Papa Was a Preacher, 1985.

Father, Aviel, 1988.

Lieutenant Spicer, Ladies on Sweet Street, 1991.

Voice of Duke, Rover Dangerfield, 1991.

Dad, On the Way Home, 1992.

Sergeant Getraer, The Little CHP, 1995.

Chief of staff, Independence Day (also known as ID4), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1996.

David Miller, The Best Revenge, Panorama Entertainment, 1996.

Dad, A Guy Walks into a Bar, 1997.

Uncle Wilson, Below Utopia (also known as Body Count), 1997.

4-H Club farmer, The Adventures of Ragtime, Showcase Entertainment, 1998.

Chocolate for Breakfast (also kwon as Four and a Half Women), 1998.

Mr. Eaton, But I'm a Cheerleader (also known as Make Me Over), Lions Gate Films, 1999.

Oz, Kiss Toledo Goodbye, 1999.

Dad, Screenland Drive, 2000.

Earl Sabistan, All You Need, PorchLight Entertainment, 2001.

Pilot, Mach 2, New City Releasing, 2001.

Mike Kaplan, The Lost Voyage, New City Releasing, 2001.

Division of Assets, 2001.

Mr. Lewis, Confidence (also kwon as Confidence: After Dark and En toute confiance), Lions Gate Films, 2003.

Principal Briggs, Clipping Adam, 2004.

Mr. Regal, Yesterday's Dreams, 2005.

Senator Givens, Confession, MTI Home Video, 2005.

Bob Taylor, Red Eye, DreamWorks, 2005.

Christopher, Rodeo Girl, Marvista Entertainment, 2006.

Brad Ridgmont, Paved with Good Intentions, 2006.

Also appeared in Faceless Man; The Graduate; The Last Little Train.

Television Appearances; Series:

Larry Johnson, Bert D'Angelo/Superstar, ABC, 1976.

Sergeant Joseph Getraer, CHiPs, NBC, 1977-83.

Walker Coleman, Days of Our Lives (also kwon as DOOL and Days), NBC, 1987.

Steven Logan, Sr., The Bold and the Beautiful (also known as Glamour, Belleza y poder, and Top Models), 1988, 1994, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2001.

Mayor Worth, Black Scorpion, 2001.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

John F. Kennedy, Hoover vs. the Kennedys: The Second Civil War, syndicated, 1987.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Ed, The Counterfeit Killer (also known as Crackshot), 1968.

Phillip Dunning, The Brotherhood of the Bell, CBS, 1970.

Captain William "Deke" Parsons, Enola Gay: The Men, the Mission, the Atomic Bomb, NBC, 1980.

Arnold Brown, Mysterious Two, NBC, 1982.

"Papa" Porter, Papa Was a Preacher, 1985.

Loren, Babies, NBC, 1990.

Supervisor Mandel, Are You Lonesome Tonight?, Paramount Television, 1992.

Rudy Tyler, Prophet of Evil: The Ervil LeBaron Story, CBS, 1993.

Network president, Tonya and Nancy: The Inside Story, NBC, 1994.

Ranklin, Mercenary, HBO, 1997.

Edward Baldwin, Sins of the Mind, USA Network, 1997.

Wilson, Below Utopia (also known as Body Count), HBO, 1997.

California Highway Patrol Commissioner Joseph Getraer, CHiPs '99, TNT, 1998.

Oz, Kiss Toledo Goodbye, Starz!, 1999.

Mike Kaplan, Lost Voyage, 2001.

Reverend Cole, Audrey's Rain, Hallmark Channel, 2003.

Douglas McCloud, The Long Shot (also known as Believe in Courage and The Long Shot: Believe in Courage), Hallmark Channel, 2004.

Judge Keene, Helter Skelter, CBS, 2004.

Donald Richardson, Landslide, Hallmark Channel, 2006.

Doc, Love's Unfolding Dream, 2007.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Paul Walters, "Big Boys Don't Cry," CBS Schoolbreak Special, CBS, 1993.

Dad, A Guy Walks into a Bar, Showtime, 1997.

"CHiPs": The E! True Hollywood Story, E! Entertainment Television, 1999.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Incident in San Francisco, ABC, 1971.

Paul Hamilton, Jr., Incident on a Dark Street, NBC, 1973.

Lieutenant Spicer, Ladies on Sweet Street, ABC, 1990.

Stephanie's father, The Singles Table, NBC, 2007.

Also appeared in Mermaids; My Old School.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Dennis Wentworth, "A Lion Amongst Men," Kraft Suspense Theatre, 1964.

Orderly, "Adrian's Anniversary Waltz," Broadside, 1964.

"Sink U-116!," Convoy, 1965.

Orderly, "Six Graves at Cripple Creek," The Virginian (also known as The Men from Shiloh), 1965.

Young Bob Culter, "Dangerous Road," The Virginian (also known as The Men from Shiloh), 1965.

Alexei, "Jonah and the Whale," Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, 1965.

Curley, "Jacob Was a Plain Man," The Virginian (also known as The Men from Shiloh), 1966.

Allan Frazer, "The Cruel Fountain," Run for Your Life, 1966.

Boy Bunnoy, "Sir Richard of Wretched," Pistols ‘n’ Petticoats, 1966.

Lieutenant Brown, "Massacre at Fort Phil Kearney," Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (also known as The Chrysler Theatre and Universal Star Time), 1966.

Sailor, "Shanghai Kelly's Birthday Party," Death Valley Days (also known as Call of the West, The Pioneers, Trails West, and Western Star Theater), 1967.

Steve Josephs, "Lucy Gets Her Diploma," The Lucy Show (also known as The Lucille Ball Show), 1967.

Private Milsen, "The Enemy," The Danny Thomas Hour, 1967.

Craig, "Visit to a Hostile Planet," Lost in Space, CBS, 1967.

Jeffrey Lyle, "Lyle's Kid," Gunsmoke (also known as Gun Law and Marshall Dillon), 1968.

Scott Austin, "The Ordeal," The Virginian (also known as The Men from Shiloh), 1969.

Lieutenant Murray, "The Night of the Pistoleros," The Wild, Wild West, 1969.

Eliot Procter, "The Night Riders," Gunsmoke (also known as Gun Law and Marshall Dillon), 1969.

Kit Torrey, "Join the Army," The Guns of Will Sonnett, 1969.

Steed Butler, "The Running Man," Bonanza (also known as Ponderosa), 1969.

Tod Marriott, "Emergency in Ward E," Medical Center, 1969.

Lieutenant Jason Adams, "The Lieutenant," The High Chaparral, 1970.

Eric Beckworth/Mike Gaynor, "The Search for Darrell Andrews," Mannix, 1970.

Ben Gentry, "Gentry's Law," Gunsmoke (also known as Gun Law and Marshall Dillon), 1970.

"The Banker: Parts 1 & 2," The Silent Force, 1971.

Pete O'Connell, "Bullet for a Hero," Dan August, 1971.

Jimmy Cole, "Crossroads," Medical Center, 1971.

Doug Waters, "The Set-Up," The F.B.I., 1972.

Deputy Sheriff Freeman, "The Predators," Cannon, 1972.

"No More Oak Leaves for Ernie Holland," The Mod Squad, 1972.

"Yesterday's Ashes," The Mod Squad, 1972.

"Love and the Girlish Groom," Love, American Style, 1972.

"Love and the Big Top," Love, American Style, 1973.

Link, "Jesse/II," Gunsmoke (also known as Gun Law and Marshall Dillon), 1973.

Paul Wilson, "A Well Remembered Terror," Cannon, 1973.

Paul Colling, "The Black Art of Dying," Barnaby Jones, 1973.

"The Deadly Brothers," The Manhunter, 1974.

Bradley Fredericks/Catlin, "Murder Once Removed," Barnaby Jones, 1975.

Mel, "Desperate Sessions," The Bob Newhart Show, 1976.

Sheriff, "The House of Cards," Cannon, 1976.

Dr. Conlan, "Bullseye," Charlie's Angels, 1976.

Andy Price, "The Sammy Davis, Jr. Kidnap Caper," Charlie's Angels, 1977.

"The Race," The Oregon Trail, 1977.

Mel, "Desperate Sessions," The Bob Newhart Show, 1977.

"No Way Out," Tales of the Unexpected (also known as A Twist in the Tale and Quinn Martin's "Tales of the Unexpected"), 1977.

Jim Rhodes, "The Damocles Gun," Barnaby Jones, 1977.

Match Game 78, 1978.

Password Plus, 1979.

Burt, "Denial," Lou Grant, 1979.

The John Davidson Show, 1981.

"The Victims/The Man in the Iron Shorts/Heavens to Betsy," The Love Boat, ABC, 1982.

Just Men!, 1983.

Lieutenant Thomas S. Magnum, Sr., "Home from the Sea," Magnum, P.I., NBC, 1983.

"Kansas City: Protected Winner," Lottery!, 1983.

Paul Manning, "Christmas," Hotel (also known as Arthur Hailey's "Hotel"), 1983.

Beaumont, "Fat Tuesday," The Master (also known as Master Ninja), 1984.

Sinclair, "Brunettes Are In," Scarecrow and Mrs. King, 1984.

Dean Ian McCall, "Karen II, Alex 0," Family Ties, 1984.

"Premium for Murder," Crazy Like a Fox, 1985.

Cyrus Oakes, "Burial Ground," Knight Rider, 1985.

Psychiatrist, "Dire Straits," Dallas, CBS, 1986.

Lieutenant Calder, "Focus," Dynasty, 1986.

Lieutenant Calder, "Reward," Dynasty, 1986.

Doug Helman, "Obituary for a Dead Anchor," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1986.

Sam Dolan, "The Convict," Matlock, NBC, 1987.

"A Little Bit of Soap," ALF, 1987.

(Uncredited) Lieutenant Thomas S. Magnum, Sr., "Solo Flight," Magnum, P.I., NBC, 1983.

Peter Morris, "Parents and Teachers," Good Morning, Miss Bliss (also known as Saved by the Bell: The Junior High Years), 1988.

Ralph Huntington, "Sweet Sixteen," Rags to Riches, 1988.

Senator Andrew Grainger, "Class Act," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1989.

"Classified," Mancuso, FBI, 1989.

Wayne Oslot, "Corky and the Dolphins," Life Goes On, ABC, 1990.

Senator Jeffrey Paul, "The Madam," Matlock, NBC, 1990.

Dan Drabowski, "Beverly Whitestone, Dan Drabowski, Sadie Maxwell, Lois Barnes," Lifestories, 1990.

Jerry Tellman, Civil Wars, ABC, 1991.

Bob, Drexell's Class, Fox, 1991.

Ralph Jerico, "Jerico Games," MacGyver, 1991.

Fairchild, "Mutinies on the Banzai," L.A. Law, NBC, 1991.

Employer, "Pretty Baby," Jake and the Fatman, 1991.

Gordon, "Where There's a Will, There's a Dan," P.S. I Luv U, 1991.

Bill, Picket Fences, CBS, 1992.

Ted, "The Play's the Thing—September 9, 1969," Quantum Leap, NBC, 1992.

Mr. Ken Blanchard, "Guess Who's Coming to Brunch," California Dreams (also known as Dreams), 1992.

Hal Bartell, "The Formula," Bodies of Evidence, CBS, 1993.

Bart Tupelo, Harts of the West, CBS, 1993.

Dr. Bonann, "Shattered: Parts 1 & 2," Baywatch, 1993.

Walter Gillrich, "For Whom the Ball Tolls," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1993.

Joe Bryan, "Til Death Do Us Part," One West Waikiki, CBS, 1994.

Edgar Warner, "Crimson Harvest," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1994.

Bart Tupelo, "You Got to Have Heart," Harts of the West, 1994.

Judge Doug Le May, "Sawed-Off Shotgun Wedding," Renegade, 1995.

Howard Resnick, "Chapter Nine," Murder One, ABC, 1995.

Tom Owens, "Sometimes a Great Commotion," Models Inc., Fox, 1995.

Graham Forbes, "Death by Demographics," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1996.

Ambassador Liria, "The Chute," Star Trek: Voyager, UPN, 1996.

Roger Sterling, "When She Was Bad," Silk Stalkings, USA Network, 1996.

"All Jammed Up," Pacific Blue, USA Network, 1996.

Frank Sardos, "The Lung and the Restless," Chicago Hope, CBS, 1997.

Douglas Parker, "Loved and Lost," Moloney, CBS, 1997.

Harold Kay, "Law and Disorder," Beverly Hills, 90210, Fox, 1998.

John Monahan, "Rhyme and Reason," The Practice, ABC, 1998.

Arnold Frank, "Gotterammerung," Michael Hayes, CBS, 1998.

"Holy Words," Nothing Sacred, 1998.

Greer, "20 Hours in L.A.," The West Wing, NBC, 2000.

Governor, "Fanny and the Professor," Son of the Beach, FX Channel, 2000.

Governor Thomas, "Booger Nights," Son of the Beach, FX Channel, 2001.

Captain Childs, "Collision Course," JAG, CBS, 2001.

"What If?," Any Day Now, 2001.

"Rule Number One," Providence, NBC, 2001.

Theodore's dad, "The First Hit's Free, Baby," The Division (also known as Heart of the City), Lifetime, 2001.

Specs Richardson, "Tight End in Traction," Even Stevens, Disney Channel, 2002.

Tavin, "Fusion," Enterprise (also known as Star Trek: Enterprise), UPN, 2002.

Mr. Jurgenson, "Heartbeat," Strong Medicine, Lifetime, 2002.

Basil, "Back to the Garden," Six Feet Under, HBO, 2002.

Senator Scranton, "The Big Sexy Shame Episode," Half & Half, 2003.

Secretary of Agriculture, "Day 2: 4:00 a.m.-5:00 a.m.," 24, Fox, 2003.

Golfer Ben, "The Curse," Navy NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service (also known as NCIS and NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service), CBS, 2003.

John Carlson, Sr., "The People vs. Oliver C. Handley," The D.A., 2004.

Roger Toland, "Shadows," Without a Trace (also known as W.A.T.), CBS, 2004.

Mr. Baker, "Wealth of Nations," Joan of Arcadia, CBS, 2004.

Himself, Unscripted, HBO, 2005.

Basil, "The Rainbow of Her Reasons," Six Feet Under, HBO, 2005.

Ben Hogan, "The End," Curb Your Enthusiasm, HBO, 2005.

Voice of Fisherman, "The Storm," Avatar: The Last Airbender (animated), Nickelodeon, 2006.

Doug Gregory, "Charm and Harm," Criminal Minds, CBS, 2006.

Stuart Kimball, "Where There's a Will," Big Love, HBO, 2006.

Curtis McNeal, "The Tunnel," Vanished, Fox, 2006.

Cold Case, CBS, 2007.

Also appeared in "Kill for Love," FBI: The Untold Stories; Cop Files.

Television Work; Series:

Worked as location manager, CHiPs (also known as CHiPs Patrol), NBC.

Television Director; Episodic:

"Overload," CHiPs (also known as CHiPs Patrol), NBC, 1982.

"Things That Go Creep in the Night," CHiPs (also known as CHiPs Patrol), NBC, 1983.

Stage Appearances:

Good, Porterfield Theatre, Radford, VA, c. 1997.

Love Letters, Magnolia School, Riverside, CA, 2006.

Also appeared as Cleante, The Imaginary Invalid; Trigorin, The Seagull, Melrose Theatre; Marcello, La Boheme; Curly, Oklahoma!; in The Philanthropist, Melrose Theatre; Red Rover, Red Rover, Melrose Theatre; Relatively Speaking, Melrose Theatre; The Vice, Melrose Theatre; Blue Denim, Catalina Productions; Dylan, The Theatre Company; Rumors, San Bernardino Civic Light Opera, San Bernardino, CA; Tea for Two, Stage West, Calgary, Alberta, Canada; Telemachus Clay, Stage Society; The Incomparable Lou Lou, a Florida production.


Author of the play Landscape with Waitress.


The television special Landscape with Waitress, broadcast by PBS in 1986, is based on Pine's play of the same title.



Robert Pine Website,, October 25, 2007.