Wasson, Craig 1954-

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Wasson, Craig 1954-


Born March 15, 1954, in Eugene, OR. Education: Attended Lane Community College and the University of Oregon. Religion: Christian.


Actor, composer, and screenwriter.

Awards, Honors:

Golden Globe Award nomination, new star of the year in a motion picture, 1982, for Four Friends.


Film Appearances:

Hippie boy, Rollercoaster, Universal, 1977.

Corporal Stephen Courcey, Go Tell the Spartans, Avco-Embassy, 1978.

Private Dave Bisbee, The Boys in Company C, Columbia, 1978.

Doug, Schizoid (also known as Murder by Mail), Cannon, 1980.

Max Corley, Nights at O'Rear's, American Film Institute, 1980.

Michael Flaherty, The Outsider, Paramount, 1980.

Mickey, Carny, United Artists, 1980.

Danilo Prozor, Four Friends (also known as Georgia's Friends), Orion, 1981.

David and Don Wanderley, Ghost Story, Universal, 1981.

Will Thorson and music performer, Second Thoughts, Universal, 1983.

Jack Scully, Body Double, Columbia, 1984.

Voice, Zoo Ship, 1985.

Paul, The Men's Club, Atlantic Releasing, 1986.

Dr. Neil Goldman, A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (also known as A Nightmare on Elm Street Part III), New Line Cinema, 1987.

Paul Colson, Bum Rap, Fox/Lorber Associates, 1988.

Trackers, Film Ventures International, 1990.

Paul Prexton, Midnight Fear, New World Pictures, 1992.

Television host, Malcolm X (also known as X), Warner Bros., 1992.

Radio caller, I Shot a Man in Vegas (also known as I Shot a Man in Reno), Arrow Releasing, 1995.

Wade Dawson, Velocity Trap, New City Releasing, 1997.

Sasso, Back to Even (also known as The Debt), 1998.

Adam Peers, Tian shang ren jian (also known as Yellow Wedding), 1998.

Deputy Sheriff Bennett, The Last Best Sunday, Bodega Bay Productions, 1999.

Spano, The Pornographer, The Asylum, 1999.

The Storytellers, 1999.

Elgin Bates, Under Pressure (also known as The Cruel Deep and Escape under Pressure), New City Releasing, 2000.

Ralph, Danny and Max, 2000.

Warden, New Alcatraz (also known as Boa), New City Releasing, 2000.

Epoch, New City Releasing, 2000.

Danny Pastor, Puerto Vallarta Squeeze, Showcase Entertainment, 2004.

Cherokee Bill, Ghost Rock (also known as The Reckoning), Lions Gate Films, 2004.

Ted Saunders, Akeelah and the Bee, Lionsgate, 2006.

Film Work; Associate Producer:

The Pornographer, The Asylum, 1999.

Television Appearances; Series:

Mark Valenti, Phyllis, CBS, 1977.

David Skagska, Skag, NBC, 1980.

Michael, For Jenny with Love, syndicated, 1989.

Doug Ebert, One Life to Live, ABC, 1991.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Hal, The Silence, NBC, 1975.

Andy Webb, Mrs. R.'s Daughter, NBC, 1979.

Captain Busher, Thornwell, CBS, 1981.

Brian Harmon, Why Me?, ABC, 1984.

Ben, "Strapped," HBO Showcase, HBO, 1993.

Andy Warner/Paul Geary, The Sister-in-Law (also known as Beware Who You Trust, Bloodknot, and Dead Giveaway), USA Network, 1995.

Palmer, Trapped in Space (also known as Breaking Strain), syndicated, 1995.

Dr. Galloway, The Tomorrow Man, 1996.

Jack Winters, Deep Family Secrets, CBS, 1997.

Hudson, Epoch, Sci-Fi Channel, 2000.

Travis Cralle, Sasquatch Mountain, Sci-Fi Channel, 2006.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Soldier, Kosciuszko: An American Portrait, PBS, 1976.

Mark Twain, "The Innocents Abroad" (also known as "Die Arglosen im Ausland" and "Mark Twain: Le voyage des innocents"), Great Performances, PBS, 1983.

James Madison, A More Perfect Union: America Becomes a Nation, PBS, 1990.

Philip Dixon, "Harvest of Fire," Hallmark Hall of Fame, CBS, 1996.

Hayes, Seed: A Love Story, Lifetime, 1998.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

David Skagska, Skag, NBC, 1979.

Russell Parkinson, Butterflies, NBC, 1979.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Feather, "Now You See It …," Isis (also known as The Secret of Isis), 1976.

Feather, … " And Now You Don't," Isis (also known as The Secret of Isis), 1976.

Blake, "Dawn of the Furies," Serpico, NBC, 1976.

Gary Jordan, "In Case of Madness," The Streets of San Francisco, ABC, 1976.

Chuck Morgan, "Halls of Hartley," The Bob Newhart Show, CBS, 1977.

Lieutenant, "The 200-Pound Gorilla," Baa Baa Black Sheep (also known as The Black Sheep Squadron), NBC, 1977.

Steven Watson, "Dirty Money, Black Light," The Rockford Files (also known as Jim Rockford, Private Investigator), NBC, 1977.

Dr. Furey, "The Epidemic," Rafferty, 1977.

Dr. Furey, "The Will to Live," Rafferty, 1977.

Aaron, "Romance," Lou Grant, CBS, 1979.

Michael Avenik, "Hype," Lou Grant, CBS, 1979.

Stephen Maxwell, "Hit Jennifer Hart," Hart to Hart, ABC, 1979.

"Count Your Fingers," Kaz, 1979.

Private Kurland, "Give and Take," M*A*S*H, CBS, 1983.

Sam, "The Greezenstacks," Tales from the Darkside, syndicated, 1986.

Tom Cavanaugh, "Outward Bound," L.A. Law, NBC, 1990.

Bill Bell, "Public Law 106: The Becky Bell Story," Lifestories: Families in Crisis, HBO, 1992.

Maxwell Forrester, "Secret Place," Kung Fu: The Legend Continues, syndicated, 1993.

Avery Decker, "Many Happy Returns," Diagnosis Murder, CBS, 1994.

Father Rooney, "A Child Betrayed: The Calvin Mire Story," Lifestories: Families in Crisis, HBO, 1994.

Hank Walden, "A Murderous Muse," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1994.

Julius Hoffman, "Luck of the Draw," Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman, CBS, 1994.

Tim Porter, "In the Name of God," Touched by an Angel, CBS, 1995.

Richard Johnson, "Grab the Money and Run," The Marshal, ABC, 1995.

Douglas Hartman, "Hair Affair," Dangerous Minds, ABC, 1996.

Dr. Sullivan, "Plague," Walker, Texas Ranger (also known as Walker), CBS, 1996.

Ee'char, "Hard Time," Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (also known as Star Trek: DS9, Deep Space Nine, and DS9), syndicated, 1996.

Andre Kostos, "The House that Jack Built," Profiler, NBC, 1997.

Douglas Hartman, "Teach, Don't Touch," Dangerous Minds, ABC, 1997.

Father O'Brien, "Part IV," The Practice, ABC, 1997.

Father O'Brien, "Trial and Error," The Practice, ABC, 1997.

Christopher Bass, "Last Card Up," Seven Days (also known as Seven Days: The Series), UPN, 1999.

Stage Appearances:

Harmonica player and singer, All God's Chillun Got Wings, Circle in the Square, New York City, 1975.

Second waiter, Death of a Salesman, Circle in the Square, 1976.

Music performer, Stem of a Briar, 1983.

The Ballad of Soapy Smith, off-Broadway production, 1984.

Michael Price, For Sale, Playhouse 91, New York City, 1985.

Mr. Antrobus, The Skin of Our Teeth, New Jersey Shakespeare Festival, Drew University, Madison, NJ, 1991.

Title role, Jock, Ubu Repertory Theatre, New York City, 1992.

For Sale, Playhouse 91, New York City, 1995.

Also appeared in Five in the Mind House, Circle Repertory Theatre, New York City; Children of Eden; M. Butterfly.

Major Tours:

Godspell, U.S. cities, 1973-74.


Taped Readings:

James Ellroy's "The Cold Six Thousand," Random House, 2001.



(With Bill Crain and Craig Hughes) Midnight Fear, New World Pictures, 1992.

Stage Scores:

Stem of a Briar, 1983.

Stage Music; Incidental Music:

The Glass Menagerie, Circle in the Square, New York City, 1975-76.

Death of a Salesman, Circle in the Square, 1976.

Film Scores:

Second Thoughts, Universal, 1983.

Bum Rap, Fox/Lorber Associates, 1988.

Film Music; Songs:

"Here I Am," The Boys in Company C, Columbia, 1978.

Television Music; Songs; Series:

Phyllis, CBS, 1977.

Skag, NBC, 1980.