Donner, Richard 1930–

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Donner, Richard 1930–

(Dick Donner, R. D. Donner, Richard D. Donner)


Original name, Richard Donald Schwartzberg; born April 24, 1930, in New York, NY; son of Fred (in the furniture business) and Hattie (an actress) Schwartzberg; married Lauren Shuler (a producer and actress), 1985. Education: Attended Packer Junior College; studied theatre and business at New York University.

Addresses: Office—Donners' Company, 9465 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 430, Beverly Hills, CA 90212. AgentWilliam Morris Agency, One William Morris Place, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.

Career: Director, producer, writer, and actor. Director of documentary films, industrial films, and commercials, beginning in 1958. Donner/Shuler-Donner Productions/Decade, founder (with Lauren Shuler Donner and others); Donners' Company, Beverly Hills, CA, founder. Also known as Dick Donner.

Member: Directors Guild of America.

Awards, Honors: Saturn Award nomination, best director, Academy of Science Fiction, Horror, and Fantasy Films, 1979, for Superman; MTV Movie Award, best action sequence, 1993, for Lethal Weapon 3; Hollywood Discovery Award, outstanding achievement in directing, Hollywood Film Festival, 2000; President's Award, Academy of Science Fiction, Horror, and Fantasy Films, 2000; Joseph L. Mankiewicz Excellence in Filmmaking Award, Director's View Film Festival, 2002.


Film Work:

(As Richard D. Donner) Director, X-15, United Artists, 1961.

(As Richard D. Donner; with Gerry Chiniquy) Director, Philbert (Three's a Crowd) (animated short), Warner Bros., 1963, originally broadcast as a television pilot, ABC, c. 1963.

Director, Salt and Pepper, United Artists, 1968.

Director, Twinky (also known as Lola, London Affair, and Statutory Affair), American International Pictures, 1969.

Director, The Omen (also known as The Antichrist, Birthmark, Omen I, Omen I: The Antichrist, and Omen I: The Birthmark), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1976.

Director, Superman (also known as Superman: The Movie), Warner Bros., 1978.

(Uncredited) Director (with Richard Lester), Superman II, Warner Bros., 1980, alternate version released as Superman II: The Richard Donner Cut, Warner Home Video, 2006.

Director, Inside Moves, Associated Film Distributors, 1981.

Executive producer, The Final Conflict (also known as The Omen III: The Final Conflict), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1981.

Director and executive producer, The Toy, Columbia, 1982.

Director of archive footage from The Omen, Terror in the Aisles (also known as Time for Terror), Universal, 1984.

Director and coproducer, The Goonies, Warner Bros., 1985.

Director and producer, Ladyhawke, Warner Bros., 1985.

Director and producer, Lethal Weapon, Warner Bros., 1987.

Executive producer, The Lost Boys, Warner Bros., 1987.

Director and producer, Scrooged, Paramount, 1988.

Director and producer, Lethal Weapon 2, Warner Bros., 1989.

Executive producer, Delirious, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1991.

Director and coproducer, Radio Flyer, Columbia, 1992.

Director and producer, Lethal Weapon 3, Warner Bros., 1992.

Executive producer, Free Willy (also known as Sauvez Willy), Warner Bros., 1993.

Director and producer, Maverick, Warner Bros., 1994.

Director and producer, Assassins (also known as Day of Reckoning), Warner Bros., 1995.

Executive producer, Demon Knight (also known as Demon Keeper and Tales from the Crypt Presents "Demon Knight"), Universal, 1995.

Executive producer, Free Willy 2: The Adventure Home (also known as Free Willy 2 and Sauvez Willy 2), Warner Bros., 1995.

Executive producer, Bordello of Blood (also known as Dead Easy and Tales from the Crypt Presents: "Bordello of Blood"), Universal, 1996.

Director and producer, Conspiracy Theory, Warner Bros., 1997.

Executive producer, Free Willy 3: The Rescue, Warner Bros., 1997.

Director and producer, Lethal Weapon 4 (also known as Lethal 4), Warner Bros., 1998.

Executive producer, Any Given Sunday (also known as Gridiron, The League, Monday Night, On Any Given Sunday, and Playing Hurt), Warner Bros., 1999.

Executive producer, X-Men (also known as X-Men 1.5 and X-Men: The Movie), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1999.

Executive producer, WiseGirls (also known as Wise Girls and Wisegirls), Leading Pictures/Intermedia Films/Lions Gate Films, 2001.

Producer, Ritual (also known as Revelation, Voodoo, Tales from the Crypt Presents: "Revelation," and Tales from the Crypt Presents: "Voodoo"), Miramax/Dimension Films, 2001.

Director and producer, Timeline, Paramount, 2003.

Director, 16 Blocks (also known as Sixteen Blocks), Warner Bros., 2006.

Assisted on the film The Verne Miller Story (also known as Gangland and Verne Miller), Alive Films, 1987. Some sources cite Donner as an executive producer of Constantine (also known as Hellblazer and John Constantine: Hellblazer), Warner Bros., 2005.

Film Appearances:

(Uncredited) Man on street (cameo in expanded edition), Superman (also known as Superman: The Movie), Warner Bros., 1978.

(Uncredited) Man walking by diner, Superman II, Warner Bros., 1980, alternate version released as Superman II: The Richard Donner Cut, Warner Home Video, 2006.

(Uncredited) Police officer, The Goonies, Warner Bros., 1985.

(Uncredited) Cab passenger, Conspiracy Theory, Warner Bros., 1997.

Himself, Scene Smoking: Cigarettes, Cinema & the Myth of Cool (documentary), 2001.

(Uncredited) Snobbish bartender, Out Cold (also known as Ten to One and 10 to 1), Buena Vista, 2001.

(Uncredited) Man in car, Timeline, Paramount, 2003.

(Uncredited) Man holding a birthday cake, 16 Blocks (also known as Sixteen Blocks), Warner Bros., 2006.

Himself, Who Needs Sleep? (documentary), 2006.

Television Executive Producer; Series:

(With Joel Silver, Robert Zemeckis, Walter Hill, and David Giler) Tales from the Crypt (also known as HBO's "Tales from the Crypt"), HBO, 1989–96, Fox, 1994–96.

(And creator) Tales from the Cryptkeeper (animated; also known as New Tales from the Cryptkeeper), ABC, 1993–95.

Free Willy (animated), ABC, 1994–96.

Secrets of the Cryptkeeper's Haunted House, CBS, beginning c. 1996.

Perversions of Science, HBO, 1997.

Television Work; Movies:

Director, Sarah T.—Portrait of a Teenage Alcoholic, NBC, 1975.

Director, A Very Special Place, 1977.

Executive producer, W.E.I.R.D. World (also known as WEIRD World), Fox, 1995.

Executive producer, The Escape, The Movie Channel, 1997.

Producer, Double Tap, HBO, 1997.

Producer, Made Men, HBO, 1999.

Television Director; Episodic:

(As R. D. Donner) "So Young the Savage Land," Zane Grey Theater (also known as Dick Powell's "Zane Grey Theater" and The Westerners), CBS, 1960.

"The Twain Shall Meet," Wanted: Dead or Alive, CBS, 1960.

"A Bridge across Five Days," Route 66, CBS, 1961.

"The Last Retreat," Wanted: Dead or Alive, CBS, 1961.

"The Voice of Silence," Wanted: Dead or Alive, CBS, 1961.

"Accomplice," Sam Benedict, NBC, 1963.

"The Boiling Point," Sam Benedict, NBC, 1963.

"Nightmare at 20,000 Feet," The Twilight Zone, CBS, 1963.

"No Trumpets, No Drums," Combat!, ABC. 1963.

"Of Rusted Cannons and Fallen Sparrows," Sam Benedict, NBC, 1963.

Gilligan's Island (also known as Gilligan's Travels), CBS, multiple episodes in 1964.

The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (also known as Mr. Solo and Solo), NBC, multiple episodes in 1964.

The Twilight Zone, CBS, multiple episodes in 1964.

"St. Gilligan and the Dragon," Gilligan's Island (also known as Gilligan's Travels), CBS, 1965.

(As Richard D. Donner) "Washington 4, Indians 3," Get Smart, NBC, 1965.

"In a Plain Paper Wrapper," The Fugitive, ABC, 1966.

"The Night of the Bars of Hell," The Wild Wild West (also known as The Wild West), CBS, 1966.

"The Night of the Murderous Spring," The Wild Wild West (also known as The Wild West), CBS, 1966.

"The Spy-Master," The F.B.I., ABC, 1966.

"Casualty," The Interns, CBS, 1971.

"Ring Out, Ring It," Sarge, NBC, 1971.

"The Old College Try," Banyon, NBC, 1972.

"Who'll Cry for My Baby," Ironside (also known as The Raymond Burr Show), NBC, 1972.

Sons and Daughters, CBS, 1974.

"Dig That Cat … He's Real Gone," Tales from the Crypt (also known as HBO's "Tales from the Crypt'), HBO, 1989.

"The Ventriloquist's Dummy," Tales from the Crypt (also known as HBO's "Tales from the Crypt"), HBO, 1990.

Directed episodes of other series, including The Banana Splits Adventure Hour (also known as The Banana Splits and Friends Show), NBC; Cade's County, CBS; Cannon, CBS; The Detectives Starring Robert Taylor (also known as Robert Taylor's "Detectives," The Detectives, and The Detectives, Starring Robert Taylor), ABC and NBC; The Felony Squad, ABC; another episode of The Fugitive, ABC; Ghost Story (also known as Circle of Fear), NBC; Have Gun, Will Travel, CBS; It's about Time, CBS; Jericho, CBS; Kojak, CBS; Letter to Loretta (also known as The Loretta Young Show and The Loretta Young Theatre), NBC; Lucas Tanner, NBC; The Nurses (also known as The Doctors and Nurses), CBS; Perry Mason, CBS; Petrocelli, NBC; The Rifleman, ABC; The Six Million Dollar Man (also known as Cyborg), ABC; The Sixth Sense, ABC; The Streets of San Francisco, ABC; The Trials of O'Brien, CBS; and four episodes of Twelve O'Clock High, ABC.

Television Director; Pilots:

(As Richard D. Donner; with Gerry Chiniquy) Philbert (Three's a Crowd), ABC, c. 1963, released theatrically by Warner Bros., 1963.

The Mayor, NBC, 1965.

Hernandez, Houston P.D. (also known as Hernandez), NBC, 1973.

Nightside, ABC, 1973.

Stat!, CBS, 1973.

Lucas Tanner, NBC, 1974.

Senior Year, CBS, 1974.

Bronk, CBS, 1975.

A Shadow in the Streets, NBC, 1975.

"Showdown," Two-Fisted Tales, Fox, 1991.

Television Executive Producer; Pilots:

Two-Fisted Tales, Fox, 1991.

The Omen, NBC, 1995.

Matthew Blackheart: Monster Smasher (also known as Blackheart), DirecTV and syndicated, 2001.

Television Producer; Pilots:

A Shadow in the Streets, NBC, 1975.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Himself, The Making of "Superman: The Movie," 1978.

Himself, The Making of "The Goonies," 1985.

Premiere: Inside the Summer Blockbusters, 1989.

Himself, Mel Gibson's Unauthorized Video Diary, HBO, 1991.

Himself, Mel Gibson's Video Diary 2: "Lethal Weapon," HBO, 1991.

(Uncredited) Himself, The Omen Legacy, American Movie Classics, 2001.

Himself, The Curse of "The Omen," 2005.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

"Of Human Bondage," Somerset Maugham Theatre (also known as Somerset Maugham TV Theatre and Teller of Tales), NBC, 1951.

Drunken man, "The Giuoco Piano Affair," The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (also known as Mr. Solo and Solo), NBC, 1964.

Himself, Revista de cine, Television Espanola (TVE, Spain), 1979.

Himself, Muy personal, Television Espanola, 1987.

Narrator, "Howard Hawks," Sex and the Silver Screen, Showtime, 1996.

Himself, "Corey Feldman," The E! True Hollywood Story (also known as THS), E! Entertainment Television, 1998.

Himself, "Margot Kidder," The E! True Hollywood Story (also known as THS), E! Entertainment Television, 1998.

Himself, "Gilligan's Island," The E! True Hollywood Story (also known as THS), E! Entertainment Television, 1999.

Himself, Intimate Portrait: Margot Kidder, Lifetime, 1999.

Himself, Inside TV Land: "Get Smart," TV Land, 2001.

"Margot Kidder," Biography (also known as A & E Biography: Margot Kidder), Arts and Entertainment, 2001.

Himself, "Mel Gibson," Revealed with Jules Asner, E! Entertainment Television, 2002.

Himself, Dinner for Five, Independent Film Channel, 2004.

Himself, "16 Blocks," HBO First Look, HBO, 2006.

Appeared as himself in "Danny Glover," Celebrity Profile (also known as E! Celebrity Profile), E! Entertainment Television; also appeared as himself in "The Films of Richard Donner," The Directors, Encore.

Stage Appearances:

Appeared in off-Broadway productions.



Himself, Film Music Masters: Jerry Goldsmith, 1995.

Himself, Pure Lethal, 1998.

Himself, Making "Superman": Filming the Legend (short), Warner Bros. Home Video, 2001.

Himself, Taking Flight: The Development of "Superman" (short), Warner Bros. Home Video, 2001.

Himself, Journey Through "Timeline," Paramount Home Entertainment, 2004.

Himself, "The Lost Boys": A Retrospective (short), Warner Home Video, 2004.

Himself, The Textures of "Timeline," Paramount Home Entertainment, 2004.

Himself, Look, Up in the Sky: The Amazing Story of Superman, Warner Bros., 2006.

Video Director:

"It's Probably Me" music video, The Best of Sting: Fields of Gold 1984–1994, Universal Music/Vision Video, 1994.

Music Video Director:

Cyndi Lauper, "The Goonies 'R' Good Enough," 1985. Sting and Eric Clapton, "It's Probably Me," 1992.


Teleplays; Episodic:

Men of Annapolis, syndicated, multiple episodes in 1957.



Authors and Artists for Young Adults, Volume 34, Gale Group, 2000.


Cinema, November, 1992, pp. 18-19.

Premiere, April, 1992, p. 136.

Donner, Richard 1931– (Bob Donner)

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DONNER, Richard 1931
(Bob Donner)


Born April 17, 1931, in New York, NY. Education: Attended San Fernando Valley State College (now California State University, Northridge). Avocational Interests: Golf.

Career: Actor. Also worked as corporate speaker. Previously worked as a shipping clerk, salesman, bartender, commercial artist, gardener, and insurance investigator. Military service: U.S. Navy, served for four years.


Film Appearances:

(Uncredited) Rio Bravo, Warner Bros., 1959.

(Uncredited) The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, Paramount, 1962.

(Uncredited) Leroy Agers, Red Line 7000, Paramount, 1965.

Morgue attendant, Agent for H.A.R.M., Universal, 1966.

Milt (McLeod gang), El Dorado, Paramount, 1967.

Ebenezer Twitchell, The Spirit Is Willing, Paramount, 1967.

El magnifico extranjero (also known as The Magnificent Stranger ), Jolly Films, 1967.

Boss Shorty, Cool Hand Luke, Warner Bros./Seven Arts, 1967.

Fingers, Catalina Caper (also known as Never Steal Anything Wet ), Crown International Pictures, 1967.

Marine Private Ogg, The Private Navy of Sgt. O'Farrell, United Artists, 1968.

Switchboard operator, Skidoo, Paramount, 1968.

Judd Mailer, The Undefeated, Twentieth CenturyFox, 1969.

Deputy Sheriff Morton, Chisum, Warner Bros., 1970.

Sergeant Mason Weber, Zigzag (also known as False Witness, Zig Zag, and ZigZag ), MetroGoldwyn Mayer, 1970.

Whitey Carter, Rio Lobo deputy, Rio Lobo (also known as San Timoteo ), National General Pictures, 1970.

Angel Moon, Something Big, National General Pictures, 1971.

(As Bob Donner) Older cop Collins, Vanishing Point, Twentieth CenturyFox, 1971.

Sheriff Adams, One More Train to Rob, MCA/Universal, 1971.

Larrabee, Mrs. PollifaxSpy, United Artists, 1971.

Willis Hubbard, Fools' Parade (also known as Dynamite Man from Glory Jail ), Columbia, 1971.

Jesse, first farmer, Pickup on 101 (also known as Echoes of the Road, A Time to Every Purpose, and Where the Eagle Flies ), American International Pictures, 1972.

(Uncredited) Preacher, High Plains Drifter, Universal, 1973.

J. C., Santee, Crown International Pictures, 1973.

Dub, The Man Who Loved Cat Dancing, Metro GoldwynMayer, 1973.

Reporter, Bite the Bullet, Columbia, 1975.

Burton, The Boy Who Talked to Badgers, 1975.

Skave, Take a Hard Ride (also known as La lunga cavalcata and La parola di un fuorilegge e legge! ), Twentieth CenturyFox, 1975.

Lee Roy Tucker, The Last Hard Men, Twentieth Century Fox, 1976.

Man/guard, Damnation Alley (also known as Survival Run ), Twentieth CenturyFox, 1977.

Baldwin, Five Days from Home, Universal, 1979.

The assassin, Under the Rainbow, Warner Bros., 1981.

Ralph, Hysterical, Embassy Home Entertainment, 1983.

Swarma, Allan Quartermain and the Lost City of Gold, Cannon Films, 1987.

Television Appearances; Series:

Yancy Tucker, The Waltons, CBS, 19721979.

Mr. Peters, The Young Pioneers, ABC, 1978.

Exidor, a recurring role, Mork & Mindy, ABC, 19781981.

Mayor Chamberlain Brown, a recurring role, Legend, UPN, 1995.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Wounded Texan, Captains and the Kings, NBC, 1976.

Mr. Evans, How the West Was Won, ABC, 1978.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Roy Kirsh, The Intruders, NBC, 1970.

Clay Braddock, Lassie: Well of Love, 1970.

Car salesman, No Place to Run, ABC, 1972.

Dispatcher, Horror at 37,000 Feet, CBS, 1973.

The drunk, Columbo: Any Port in a Storm, 1973.

Ben Lant, Mrs. Sundance, ABC, 1974.

Jackson, The Invasion of Johnson County, NBC, 1976.

The sheep boss, Trail of Danger, 1977.

Sheriff Brumfield, Standing Tall, NBC, 1978.

Yancy Tucker, A Day for Thanks on Walton's Mountain, NBC, 1982.

Hawkhead, The Rocket Boy, 1989.

Arnie, Columbo: Caution! Murder Can Be Hazardous to Your Health, ABC, 1991.

Detective Max Borovy, With a Vengeance (also known as Undesirable ), CBS, 1992.

Yancy Tucker, A Walton Thanksgiving Reunion, CBS, 1993.

Zeke, Columbo: Undercover, ABC, 1994.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Sarge (also known as The Badge or the Cross and Sarge: The Badge or the Cross ), NBC, 1971.

Fischer, Nakia, ABC, 1974.

Mr. Peters, Young Pioneers, ABC, 1976.

Mr. Peters, Young Pioneers' Christmas, ABC, 1976.

Armand, The Outside Man, CBS, 1977.

Otto, The Hit Man, ABC, 1991.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Carnival barker, The Big Hex of Little Lulu, ABC, 1979.

Print reporter, Frog Girl: The Jenifer Graham Story, CBS, 1989.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Toland, "Incident of the Running Man," Rawhide, CBS, 1961.

Billings, "Judgment at Hondo Seco," Rawhide, CBS, 1961.

Billy Harger, "Incident of the Travelin' Man," Rawhide, CBS, 1963.

First American GI, "Odyssey," Combat!, ABC, 1965.

Dr. Bustard, "Dragon's Teeth," I Spy, NBC, 1965.

Coot, "The Trap," Daniel Boone, NBC, 1966.

Patrick Clancy, "A Question of Guilt," Laredo, NBC, 1967.

Pike, "Take the Southbound Stage," Daniel Boone, NBC, 1967.

Sheriff Hinkleman, "Down with Willy Hatch," Run for Your Life, NBC, 1967.

Sergeant Winkler, "The Great Crime Wave," Garrison's Gorillas, ABC, 1967.

Mailman, "Home to Judgment," I Spy, NBC, 1968.

Parkin, "Look for the Hound Dog," The Guns of Will Sonnett, ABC, 1968.

Gil Boylan, "A Noose for Dobie Price," Gunsmoke, CBS, 1968.

Teejay, "Log 131: Reed, the Dicks Have Their Jobs, and We Have Ours," Adam12, NBC, 1968.

Matt Dooley, "Ride to Misadventure," The Virginian, NBC, 1968.

Sheriff Wade, "The Twenty Thousand Dollar Carrot," The Outsider, NBC, 1968.

Arch Merceen, "Guilt," The Guns of Will Sonnett, ABC, 1968.

Teejay, "Log 61," Adam12, NBC, 1968.

Teejay, "Log 32: Jimmy Eisley's Dealing Smack," Adam 12, ABC, 1969.

Pete Haunch, "Town of No Exit," The Big Valley, ABC, 1969.

Owen, "Meena," Bonanza, NBC, 1969.

Teejay, "Log 93: Once a Junkie," Adam12, NBC, 1969.

Sam Pelletier, "The Reluctant Deputy," The High Chaparral, NBC, 1970.

Owen, "The Horse Traders," Bonanza, NBC, 1970.

Wilby, "A Matter of Vengeance," The High Chaparral, NBC, 1970.

Preacher, "Never Trust an Honest Man," Alias Smith and Jones, ABC, 1971.

Nate, "The Bounty Hunter," Alias Smith and Jones, ABC, 1971.

"George Washington Is a Liar," The Bold Ones: The Senator, 1971.

Fourchet, "Survival Times Two," Longstreet, ABC, 1972.

Charlie Taylor, "The Day the Amnesty Came Through," Alias Smith and Jones, ABC, 1972.

Ralph, "Creatures of the Canyon," Ghost Story, NBC, 1972.

Harry Rustin, "Clear with a Civilian: Part 1," Adam12, NBC, 1973.

Houlton, "The Tide," Kung Fu, ABC, 1973.

Police Chief Boyden, "The Seventh Grave," Cannon, CBS, 1973.

Price, "Two Dollars on Trouble to Win," McMillan and Wife, NBC, 1973.

"Climb a Deadly Mountain," Mannix, CBS, 1973.

Ned Collins, "Get Ryker," The Rookies, ABC, 1973.

Teejay, "Hollywood Division," Adam12, NBC, 1973.

Roscoe, "Isolate and Destroy," Griff, ABC, 1973.

Val, "The Concrete Jungle Caper," McCloud, NBC, 1974.

Horace Milser, "Stranger in Broken Folk," The Six Million Dollar Man, ABC, 1974.

Kermit, "The White Lightning War," The Six Million Dollar Man, ABC, 1975.

Belnap, "The Hiders," Gunsmoke, CBS, 1975.

Sheriff, "Perfect Fit for a Frame," Cannon, CBS, 1975.

Sarge, "Time Bomb," S.W.A.T., ABC, 1975.

Sara, CBS, 1976.

Korbin, "To Kill an Angel," Charlie's Angels, ABC, 1976.

"Flight to Mexico," The Feather and Father Gang, 1977.

Coby, "Ride the Whirlwind," CHiPs, NBC, 1979.

Man on bus, "Fathers and Other Strangers: Parts 1 & 2," Eight Is Enough, ABC, 1979.

Mr. Benedict, "Sideshow," The Incredible Hulk, CBS, 1980.

Bernard Devlin, "The Phenom," The Incredible Hulk, CBS, 1981.

Buffalo Bill Cody, "Buffalo Bill & Annie Oakley Play the Palace," Voyagers!, NBC, 1983.

Bart Younger, "The Older Brothers," Little House on the Prairie, NBC, 1983.

Deputy Sheriff Harris, "Spaced Out," The Fall Guy, ABC, 1983.

Conlin, "Boom," The Fall Guy, ABC, 1984.

Cody Dexter, "A Little Wine with Murder?," Simon & Simon, CBS, 1984.

Sheriff, "Breakout!," The ATeam, NBC, 1984.

Neil Gerrard, "Revenge in the Sky," Blue Thunder, 1984.

Edmund Trench, "Escape Claus," The Fall Guy, ABC, 1985.

Silas Pike, "If a Body Meet a Body," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1986.

Edmund Trench, "Two on a Skip," The Fall Guy, ABC, 1986.

Joe Connell, "One for the Road," Starman, ABC, 1986.

Truck buyer, "The Cop," Matlock, NBC, 1986.

Vince, "Soft Touch," MacGyver, ABC, 1987.

Eli Tuttle, "A Very Foley Christmas," Rags to Riches, NBC, 1987.

Tucker Fixx, "Man Hunt," Falcon Crest, 1987.

Tucker Fixx, "Hunter's Moon," Falcon Crest, 1987.

Tucker Fixx, "Lovers and Friends," Falcon Crest, 1987.

Tucker Fixx, "As Tears Go By," Falcon Crest, 1988.

Tucker Fixx, "Last Dance," Falcon Crest, 1988.

Tom Jakes, "The Fisherman," Matlock, NBC, 1988.

Benjamin Wintergreen, "Cleo Rocks," MacGyver, ABC, 1989.

James Lyman, "The Mentor," Good Morning, Miss Bliss, The Disney Channel, 1989.

(Uncredited) Milt Bozer, "Halloween Knights," MacGyver, ABC, 1989.

Milt Bozer, "Serenity," MacGyver, ABC, 1990.

Milt Bozer, "MacGyver's Women," MacGyver, ABC, 1990.

Sheriff Tyrone McKenna, "From the Horse's Mouth," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1991.

Roy Paxton, "Family Reunion," In the Heat of the Night, NBC, 1992.

Sheriff, "String of Pearls," Hearts Afire, CBS, 1993.

Maray the couch maker, "Sofa So Good," Married with Children, Fox, 1994.

Sheriff, "Dark Horizon," Alien Nation, 1994.

Zeke, "Undercover," Columbo, 1994.

"Hero Pig Goose Hog Wild," The Naked Truth, ABC, 1995.

Luther, "Heat of the Moment," Pacific Blue, USA Network, 1998.

Lucious Snow, "Fate," Early Edition, CBS, 1999.

Lucious Snow, "Time," Early Edition, CBS, 2000.

Joe, "Hell No, Greg Can't Go," Dharma & Greg, ABC, 2000.

Also known as exalted muskrat, "That Was the Weekend That Was," Fame, syndicated.

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