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Beverly Garland: Ellen Lane

Throughout Seasons three and four a new face and attitude was portrayed in Lois' mother and is the most commonly known portrayal of Ellen Lane from "Lois and Clark: The New Adventures of Superman"

Birthday: October 17, 1926
Place of Birth: Santa Cruz, California
Date of Death: December 5, 2008
Place of Death: Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles, California
Fun Facts:

  • Known for husky, sultry voice
  • Starting with Remington Steele (1982), she played mothers of three television women with hazardous lives; from the aforementioned series, Laura Holt (Stephanie Zimbalist), Amanda King (Kate Jackson) of Scarecrow and Mrs. King (1983) and Lois Lane (Teri Hatcher) of Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (1993).
  • In the early 1970s, with husband Fillmore Crank, she opened the Beverly Garland's Howard Johnson's Resort Lodge, a 154-room hotel near Universal Studios.
  • In The Mad Room (1969) her character was pregnant--so was she at the time, with her son James.
  • Shared the same birthday with Julie Adams. Garland and Adams guest-starred on the same episode of Mannix (1967).

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Harve Presnell: Dr. Samuel Lane

In Season Three and Season Four, Harve Presnell brought to life the reoccurring role of Sam Lane throughout the rest of the series.

Birthday: September 14, 1933
Place of Birth: Modesto, CA
Date of Death: June 30, 2009
Place of Death: Santa Monica, CA
Fun Facts:

  • Presnell has had very two distinct portions to his career: that of a smooth, silky-voiced and handsome actor cast as the romantic lead in musicals; and that of a balding, gravelly-voiced older man who frequently plays cruel men of power due to his towering, imposing presence.
  • Singer-actor, originally from the legitimate stage, best known for playing the male lead in "The Unsinkable Molly Brown" on both Broadway and film and playing the role of "Daddy Warbucks" in "Annie" almost a thousand times on Broadway and on tour.
  • An avid pilot since childhood, he had already learned how to fly a plane by age 10.
  • Took a 20-year hiatus from movie appearances between 1976 and 1996, focusing more on theater roles and rare TV appearances, returning with great effect in Fargo (1996) which made him a more regular presence in motion pictures.

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Richard Belzer: Bill Henderson

Inspector Bill Henderson was portrayed by more than one actor in the first season but near the end of the season Richard Belzer became a regular, portraying Metropolis'

Birthday: August 4, 1944
Place of Birth: Bridgeport, Connecticut
Fun Facts:

  • Nickname is The Belz
  • Survived testicular cancer in 1984.
  • Was considered for the role of Clark Griswold in National Lampoon's Vacation (1983), which went to Chevy Chase.
  • Divides his time between New York City and his home in France.
  • Became the third person to play the same character in six different prime-time series, playing Detective John Munch in Homicide: Life on the Street (1993) (originating series), Law & Order (1990) (crossover), Law & Order: Trial by Jury (2005) (crossover), The X-Files (1993) (crossover), The Beat (2000) (guest appearance in the short-lived UPN series), and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999). He followed John Ratzenberger and George Wendt, who played Cliff Clavin and Norm Peterson in Cheers (1982), St. Elsewhere (1982), The Tortellis (1987), Wings (1990), The Simpsons (1989), and Frasier (1993). Belzer upped his record to eight series with an appearance in 2 episodes of Arrested Development (2003) during a scrap-booking sting(airing in 2006) and a cameo appearance in the 4th-to-last episode of David Simon's HBO series The Wire: Took (2008) (originally airing February 17, 2008); the appearance brought the character of Munch full circle as the character was born out of Simon's first series, Homicide, and in the scene he is hanging out in a police bar commenting on his experience owning a bar, which he did in Homicide.

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Jim Pirri: Agent Dan Scardino

Agent Daniel Scardino or "Call Me Daniel" as he's called amid fans of the show was a famous wrench thrown into the mix during the beginning of Lois and Clark's first steps into the dating realm. The charismatic and charming DEA Agent caught an already vulnerable Lois Lane's eye and found a way to step on Superman's toes...err boots. Jim Pirri's Dan Scardino became a reoccurring role at the end of Season Two.

Birthday: Date
Place of Birth: City, State
Fun Facts:

  • Jim Pirri is known for his work on Penguins of Madagascar, Now You See Me 2 and Victorious .
  • Jim studied theatre at the University of Colorado, although he was an Engineering major. He had roles in the 1987 Colorado Shakespeare Festival and played Guildenstern in the 1988 Colorado Shakespeare Festival production of Hamlet that starred Val Kilmer.

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Farrah Forke: Mayson Drake

Assistant District Attorney Mayson Drake quickly became someone the fans marked as "the enemy" when she came onto the scene. Farrah Forke filled the role of Mayson Drake perfectly, creating the perfect setting for Lois Lane to find herself at odds with someone that had eyes for her partner and wasn't afraid to show it.

Birthday: January 12, 1968
Place of Birth: Corpus Christi, Texas
Fun Facts:

  • Suffered health problems when her silicone breast implants leaked. After having them removed in 1993, she sued the manufacturer and her surgeon for damages.
  • Gave birth to twin sons, Chuck and Wit Forke, New Year's Eve of 2005.
  • Named after family friend and fellow Corpus Christi native Farrah Fawcett.

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John Pleshette: Professor Emil Hamilton

The eccentric Professor Hamilton made an appearance on two episodes of Lois and Clark. Both portrayals were by John Pleshette. Professor Hamilton went from being the source of misguided nuisance to helpful ally in their investigations.

Birthday: July 27, 1942
Place of Birth: New York City, New York
Fun Facts:

  • Cousin of Suzanne Pleshette.
  • Daughter, Sophie, with his wife, Lynn Pleshette.
  • Brother-in-law of Joel Oliansky.
  • Uncle-in-law of Ingrid Oliansky and Adam Oliansky.
  • Best known by the public for his role as Richard Avery on Knots Landing (1979).
  • Had left his role on Knots Landing (1979) to direct some episodes of the show, when David Jacobs and Michael Filerman wouldn't allow him to, hence, he directed or wrote episodes elsewhere. He didn't start directing an episode of the show, the year after his guest-starring appearance on the show, where his on-screen wife (Constance McCashin) had died.

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Barbara Bosson: Dr. Friskin

Barbara Bosson portrayed the helpful Dr. Friskin that assisted both Superman and Lois Lane in dealing with their issues when it came to relationships and life. Dr. Friskin was instrumental in helping Lois face her deamons when it came to relationships and forcing her to stand up and "say the scary words."

Birthday: November 1, 1939
Place of Birth: Charleroi, Pennsylvania
Fun Facts:

  • Once worked as a Playboy Bunny
  • Mother of Melissa Bochco and Jesse Bochco.
  • Ex-sister-in-law of Alan Rachins and Joanna Frank.
  • Mother-in-law of Kate Danson.
  • Earned an Emmy Award nomination for her performance on Murder One

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Kenneth Kimmins: Dr. Bernard Klein

Dr. Klein is a common fixture in Superman comics, helping the man of steel along the way in helping uncover mysteries laid upon him by the criminal element. Kenneth Kimmins' portrayal of Dr. Klein is one of the most memorable as he brought humor to the trusted friend and scientist that hadn't been there in previous versions of the character.

Birthday: September 4, 1941
Place of Birth: Brooklyn, New York
Fun Facts:

  • He is an actor, known for Coach, Curb Your Enthusiasm and Arrested Development.
  • He has been married to Lisa Raggio since 1980.

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Fred Willard: President Garner

Comedic, Fred Willard played President Garner in the series which resulted in guest appearances in both the third and fourth seasons.

Birthday: September 18, 1939
Place of Birth: Shaker Heights, Ohio
Fun Facts:

  • He got his start performing in a comedy duo with Vic Greco and spent a year at Chicago's famed Second City.
  • He was a founding member of the improvisational comedy group Ace Trucking Company.
  • Fellow members of Ace included Bill Saluga and Patti Deutsch, among others.
  • Has one daughter Hope (b. 1969) and one grandson (b. 1998).
  • He is from the same area in Ohio as Paul Newman.
  • As of late 2006, he has appeared on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992) over 80 times, as both a guest and a participant in a skit.
  • Was fired by PBS after he was arrested for alleged lewd conduct at an adult movie theater [July 19, 2012].
  • Is the spokesman for La Quinta Inns and Suites.
  • Hosted the 1st Annual Carney Awards in 2015.

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Joe Ochman: Daily Planet Staffer

He was never given a name but Joe Ochman's nameless Daily Planet staffer made several appearances throughout seasons two and three, sometimes delivering bad news, a sharp comment or two, or just passing along information.

Birthday: August 24, 1954
Place of Birth: Bridgeport, Connecticut
Fun Facts:

  • Acting Coach for Dave Bautista.
  • Originally attended Middlebury College to pursue a degree in psychology, but ended up studying acting instead.
  • Inherited the role of Disney's Jiminy Cricket after Phil Snyder's retirement beginning with the HD Version of Kingdom Hearts Re:coded that was released as part of Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 Remix.

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James Dumont: Ralph

One of the more remembered Daily Planet staffers is Ralph, portrayed by James Dumont in Season Four. Ralph seemed to find a way to get on everyone's nerves, especially when Lois paired Clark with him during her short stint as editor.

Birthday: August 12, 1965
Place of Birth: Chicago, IL
Fun Facts:

  • With 4 feature films slated for release in 2017, Actor/Producer James DuMont is one of the busiest actors in or out of Hollywood today.
  • He currently plays Patrick O' Bryan, the VP of BP in DEEPWATER HORIZON opposite Kurt Russell & Mark Wahlberg, directed by Peter Berg.
  • On television, James can be seen as Editor-in-Chief "Ron Hutto" in the new Cinemax series QUARRY, as well as in MOSAIC for HBO, working again with Oscar winning director Steven Soderbergh.
  • Audiences may remember DuMont as Congressman J. Parnell Thomas in TRUMBO opposite Oscar Nominee Bryan Cranston, or as WB Nowlin in the Hank Williams bio-pic I SAW THE LIGHT with Tom Hiddleston, or as recurring Mayor's Chief of Staff Tom Bujei on NCIS NEW ORLEANS.
  • DuMont is best remembered as Rayon's father in a heartbreaking scene opposite Oscar winner Jared Leto in DALLAS BUYERS CLUB, and in director Lee Daniels' THE BUTLER, portraying Chief of Staff Sherman Adams opposite the late Robin Williams.
  • On the small screen, DuMont has had recurring roles on AMERICAN HORROR STORY-FREAK SHOW & COVEN, HALT AND CATCH FIRE on AMC, and GREY'S ANATOMY. He completed his fourth and final season playing Captain Richard La Fouchette on the critically acclaimed HBO series TREME, working opposite Oscar winning actress Melissa Leo. Before that, DuMont recurred opposite Emmy winner Ray Romano on TNT'S MEN OF A CERTAIN AGE.
  • After touring SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION, DuMont moved to Los Angeles, where he produced over 200 award winning plays with Ensemble Studio Theater-The LA Project, and started working in television on E.R., LOIS & CLARK, DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES, MAD MEN, HUNG, HARRY'S LAW, NASHVILLE, RIZZOLI & ISLES, and many others. On the film front, his early feature credits include SPEED, S.W.A.T., CATCH ME IF YOU CAN, WAR OF THE WORLDS, SEABISCUIT, and OCEAN'S THIRTEEN.
  • When DuMont began to produce shorts and features, Michael Moore called his acclaimed short film THE CONFESSION "one of the funniest, darkest shorts I have ever seen."
  • DuMont also produced the feature films STATISTICS and THE CELLAR DOOR, both of which he starred in. He also produced critically acclaimed theater productions SERIOUS GAMES and MORPHIC RESONANCE, which won both the L.A. Weekly Award for Best Ensemble, and the Los Angeles Times 'Critic's Choice Award.'
  • With over 125 major feature films and television shows under his belt, DuMont's career is showing no signs of slowing down. He's currently developing feature films with producing partners in New York City, Los Angeles, and Louisiana, helming his own series, and adapting his one-man play MY LIFE AS A DJ into a feature film.
  • Living in both Los Angeles and New Orleans, DuMont considers himself "Bayou Coastal."

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Miguel Sandoval: Eduardo Friez

Though his time on the show was limited to Season One, Miguel Sandoval's character, Eduardo Friez brought a lot to the show. The seasoned reporter was often there to help Lois and Clark dig through complicated mysteries like the Invisible Man and the mysterious heatwave that overtook Metropolis.

Birthday: November 16, 1951
Place of Birth: Washington, District of Columbia
Fun Facts:

  • Is a favorite of director Alex Cox, who often casts him.
  • Played in four movies with Samuel L. Jackson, Do the Right Thing (1989), Jungle Fever(1991), White Sands (1992) and Jurassic Park (1993).
  • Recently scored on the TV show as District Attorney Manuel Devalos who hires suburban mom and Medium (2005) Patricia Arquette to help solve the city's murder cases with her potent psychic powers.
  • Was cast as a NYPD officer alongside Rick Aiello in two Spike Lee films: Do the Right Thing(1989) and Jungle Fever (1991).
  • He made guest appearances on both Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman(1993) and Superman (1996).

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Sal Viscuso: Bobby Bigmouth

Bobby Bigmouth has to be the most memorable sources on the show. The man with the iron stomach and ear to the ground was always able to provide our duo just enough information to allow the reporting team to dig deeper into the dangerous situations they fouond themselves in on a weekly basis. The humor and wit that came with Bobby Bigmouth as he was affectionately called was brought to life by none other than Sal Viscuso.

Birthday: October 5, 1948
Place of Birth: Brooklyn, New York
Fun Facts:

  • "Sal Viscuso" is the name of Michael Cera's character on "Childrens' Hospital" (2008), a tribute to Viscuso's loudspeaker announcer on M*A*S*H*.
  • Due to the uproar surrounding Viscuso's role as Father Timothy Flotsky - stoked by an article in Newsweek magazine - religious lobbies in the U.S. called for sponsor boycotts of SOAP. Only the championship of ABC boss Fred Silverman saved the series from eclipse; it went on to critical and popular acclaim.
  • Is an accomplished and exhibited painter.

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Chris Demetral: Jack

Former runaway and thief, known as Jack became a regular on the show near the end of Season One. The smart talking, quick on his feet, Jack was portrayed by Chris Demetral, best known for his performance in Blank Check.

Birthday: November 14, 1976
Place of Birth: Royal Oak, Michigan
Fun Facts:

  • His last name translates to "Crazy Jim" in Greek.
  • Chris enjoys basketball (a huge Laker fan), writing, and chess.
  • Attended Macomb Community College in Clinton Township, Michigan, from 1994 to 1995. He did this to escape the Hollywood limelight for a little while, even though he was commuting back and forth between California and Michigan to film his scenes for HBO's Dream On (1990).
  • Best remembered by the public as Damian Waters, Preston's older brother, in Blank Check(1994).
  • Started working as a coach at Pinecrest School. [September 2001]
  • Editor/Writer for WickedInfo.com [2007]
  • Filmed 22 Episodes of the television series titled _"The Secret Adventures of Jules Verne" (2000)_ as the title character. [1998]
  • Editor/Writer for WickedInfo.com as the character Simon Thorn [2005]

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Ben McCain: News Anchor

Ben McCain played the nameless anchor that delivered news and updates on Superman sightings throughout Season Four of the series.

Birthday: June 25, 1955
Place of Birth: Muleshoe, Texas
Fun Facts:

  • Brother of Butch McCain
  • Ben and his brother Butch (also an actor) were raised outside the small West Texas town of Bovina.

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Olivia Brown: Star

The helpful yet somewhat misguided, psychic, Star became a reoccuring character throughout season three when Lois was let in on the big secret. Olivia Brown brought her usual flare to Star's character, making her loveable and fun as she worked to help Lois and Clark both with investigations and with their trecherous love life.

Birthday: April 10, 1960
Place of Birth: Livonia, Michigan
Fun Facts:

  • Met her ex-husband, Mykelti Williamson, while both were working on the TV series Miami Vice (1984).
  • Her brother, Steve Brown, was a cornerback for the Houston Oilers.

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Richard Grove: Colonel Cash

Richard Grove played the military expert, Colonel Cash that worked to defeat Lord Nor during his raid.

Birthday: 1955
Place of Birth: Phoenix, Arizona
Fun Facts:

  • He received a Master's Degree in Acting in 1983 and moved to New York City not long after.
  • Moved to Los Angeles where he began appearing in films such as "Army of Darkness" and television shows like "ER".
  • In the mid-90s, Ricky began extensive work with an avant-garde theatre company in Santa Monica, called "City Garage".
  • There he worked on plays such as "Jungle of Cities" by Bertolt Brecht and "Journeys Among the Dead" by Eugene Ionesco.
  • Currently working as a voice director/actor in machinima (animated 3d films shot inside of video games) and as a sound designer.

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Justine Bateman: Zara

Justine Bateman played Zara, the ahem wife of Kal-El. Yeah, that's not complicated at all, right?

Birthday: February 19, 1966
Place of Birth: Rye, New York
Fun Facts:

  • Nominated for two Emmy Awards and a Golden Globe Award for her performance in Family Ties as Mallory Keaton.
  • Bateman established a clothing design company, Justine Bateman Designs, and ran it from 2000 until 2003

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Jon Tenney: Ching

Making his first appearance as a mysterious man named "Dave" looking to test the man of steel for unknown reasons, Ching, played by Teri Hatcher's then husband, Jon Tenney became a great ally for Superman.

Birthday: December 16, 1961
Place of Birth: Princeton, New Jersey
Fun Facts:

  • Father, with Teri Hatcher, of daughter Emerson Tenney (b. November 10, 1997).
  • Graduated from Vassar College.
  • Wife Teri Hatcher filed for divorce, citing irreconcilable differences. According to the petition submitted in Los Angeles Superior Court, the couple have agreed to joint custody of their five-year-old daughter, Emerson Tenney. [February 2003]
  • The youngest of four children.
  • Mother was a psychiatrist, father a nuclear physicist.
  • Was studying at Juilliard when he left to play a role in the National Tour of "The Real Thing," by Tom Stoppard.
  • Darkly handsome American lead and support actor who played tough guy roles in the late 1980s and '90s.
  • Cousin of Jay Wolf and Thea Andrews.
  • His maternal grandparents were Polish Jewish immigrants, while his father had English ancestry.

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J.G. Hertzler: Lord Trey

J.G. Hertzler played the well-meaning advisor of the New Krypton tribute during the New Krypton arc of the show.

Birthday: March 18, 1950
Place of Birth: Savannah, Georgia
Fun Facts:

  • When auditioning for the role of Martok for Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993), the casting director told him to show more anger so he threw a chair at a wall. The display cost him a thumbnail, but won him the role. He won the role over his best friend at the time, Ron Canada.
  • Good-natured, yet violent outbursts against furniture seem to be a specialty of his. During an interview for a German public access channel, he demonstrated what an outside linebacker (his position in college football) is, by suddenly throwing a table over.
  • He became an active fighter in finding a cure for scleroderma (a lethal disease of the skin) after his father died of this.
  • Along with Jeffrey Combs, Randy Oglesby and Thomas Kopache, he is one of only four actors to play seven different characters on "Star Trek". He played the Vulcan captain of the USS Saratoga, General/Chancellor Martok, Roy Rittenhouse and Laas on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993), a Hirogen hunter on Star Trek: Voyager (1995), and Kolos and a Klingon captain on Star Trek: Enterprise (2001).
  • He portrayed a record-breaking eighth unique character on "Star Trek" when he played Kovol in Star Trek: Of Gods and Men (2007).
  • In November 2013, he was elected to the Ulysses (New York) Town Board for a two-year term. In 2016, he was elected to the town council board for a four-year term extending to 2020.

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Hamilton Camp: H.G. Wells

As the plotline for the villains from the future became more popular the writers became more creative for explaining differences. One of those was having two different H.G. Wells.Hamilton Camp portrayed the 'Older H.G. Wells' that traveled through time to help fight Tempus.

Birthday: October 30, 1934
Place of Birth: London, England UK
Date of Death: October 2, 2005
Place of Death: Los Angeles, California
Fun Facts:

  • Singer Judy Collins salutes Camp in a note attending the traditional Irish ballad "Bold Fenian Man" on p. 20 of "The Judy Collins Songbook" (New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1969; ISBN 0448019183). She writes: "Oh, Hamilton Camp how you sing / this song to make the heart break and the past live".
  • His recording, "Here's To You," spent five weeks on the U.S. charts in the spring of 1968, peaking at number 76 on May 25th of that year.
  • He wrote the Quicksilver Messenger Service hit "Pride of Man".

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Terry Kiser: H.G. Wells

As the plotline for the villains from the future became more popular the writers became more creative for explaining differences. One of those was having two different H.G. Wells. Terry Kiser best known for his movie Weekend at Bernie's portrayed the 'Young H.G. Wells' that traveled through time to help fight Tempus.

Birthday: August 1, 1939
Place of Birth: Omaha, Nebraska
Fun Facts:

  • Attended the University of Kansas on football and dramatic scholarships.
  • Graduated from the University of Kansas in 1962 with a degree in Industrial Engineering.
  • Trained at the Actors Studio in New York City.
  • Best remembered for his role as Bernie Lomax in the "Weekend at Bernie's" films.
  • Currently lives in Ouray, Colorado with his wife and daughter. [October 2003]
  • Becomes creative director of "The Actors Arena", a seminar workshop studio in Austin, Texas. [2013]
  • Plays a radio station owner on the WKRP in Cincinnati episode "Venus Rising" March 10th 1980.
  • Co founded The Actors Arena with actress Joy Leigh in 2013.

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Lane Davies: Tempus

Lane Davies' performance as Tempus, the utopian with a love for violence and irony is probably one of the most remembered and loved storylines throughout the series. No matter how many times he's caught he finds a way back to become a thorn in Superman's side. This comedic villain everyone loves to hate became a fan favorite.

Birthday: July 31, 1950
Place of Birth: Dalton, Georgia
Fun Facts:

  • He has worked as a consultant, writer and producer for Walt Disney Attractions on projects for Tokyo Disney Sea and EuroDisney.
  • Founded the Kingsmen Shakespeare Festival in Thousand Oaks, now in its 13th season.
  • He is divorced and has two sons, Thatcher Lee and Nathan Hamilton.
  • He has two older brothers, Bruce and George, and one younger brother, Whit.
  • Son of Bill and Emily Davies.
  • He founded The Santa Susana Repertory Company in 1988.
  • During his time on Santa Barbara he asked for the summer off so that he could do stage work. The first time, his character disappeared following the death of his girlfriend. The second time, his character was kidnapped. And the last time, his character was believed to be dead.

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Tony Jay: Nigel St. John

Nigel St. John was Lex Luthor's trusted confidant, brought to life by Tony Jay. He became a complicated villain that continued to haunt Metropolis until his character's death in the Season Two finale.

Birthday: February 2, 1933
Place of Birth: London, England
Date of Death:August 13, 2006
Place of Death:Los Angeles, California
Fun Facts:

  • Known for Deep, commanding voice
  • Often played cruel yet cultured villains
  • His trademark voice is often mistaken for that of Jay Robinson, whose own mischievous and "evil" sounding voice sounds remarkably similar. While Jay Robinson is most recognized for his narration of Beyond Bizarre (1997), Jay's voice acting talent is mostly confined to Video Games and cartoons. His most recent and notable role has been that of the "Elder God" in the Legacy of Kain game series, a part he has had since the beginning of it.
  • Died of complications following surgery to remove a non-cancerous tumor from his lung.
  • He appeared in two different series about Superman: Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (1993) and Superman: The Last Son of Krypton(1996).
  • All of his dialogue in Beauty and the Beast (1991) was recorded during his audition for the film.
  • Despite being known for playing villains, he was known to friends and co-stars as a very kind and friendly man.

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Shaun Toub: Asabi

Lex Luthor's mysterious man servant and trusted friend, Asabi was brought to life by Shaun Toub. He made appearances in every season but the second.

Birthday: April 6, 1963
Place of Birth: Tehran, Iran
Fun Facts:

  • His high school yearbook notes: "The Funniest guy in school and the most likely to succeed in the entertainment world."
  • Toub has received accolades for several of his appearances in over 100 television episodes including Seinfeld, The Sopranos, Castle, NCIS, Chuck, Lost, Charmed, ER, Just Shoot Me, JAG, Married with Children and various movies made for television.
  • Shaun is very proud of his Persian heritage and is very active in the community.

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Peter Boyle: Bill Church

Best known for his role as Frank Barone on "Everybody Loves Raymond" Peter Boyle brought to life the nefarious Bill Church, head of the underworld criminal organization, Intergang.

Birthday: October 18, 1935
Place of Birth: Norristown, Pennsylvania
Date of Death: December 12, 2006
Place of Death: Manhattan, New York City, New York
Fun Facts:

  • A major Emmy blunder had Boyle earning seven nominations for his Frank Barrone character without a win, the only prime player on the show unhonored.
  • He survived a heart attack while on the set of "Everybody Loves Raymond" in 1999
  • Before deciding to pursue a career in acting, he was a monk in the Christian Brothers order
  • Peter's wife Loraine Alterman Boyle was a reporter for "Rolling Stone" magazine when they first met - he was in his full make-up for Young Frankenstein.
  • He suffered a near-fatal stroke in October 1990 that rendered him completely speechless and immobile for nearly six months.
  • He died from multiple myeloma and heart disease on the evening of December 12, 2006, at New York Presbyterian Hospital in Manhattan (NYC).
  • Got lost while trying to reach his audition for Everybody Loves Raymond (1996) with his wife frequently asking him if he knew where he was going. The frustration of not knowing caused him to become irritated and snappy when he finally arrived and, as a result, was cast as the gruff and grouchy Frank Barone.

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Bruce Campbell: Bill Church Jr.

Bill Church Jr. became a regular near the end of Season Two and an ongoing rival for both Lois and Clark and Superman as they worked to defeat Intergang once and for all. The character had charisma and charm only Bruce Campbell could bring to the table.

Birthday: June 22, 1958
Place of Birth: Birmingham, Michigan
Fun Facts:

  • Nickname: The Chin, B-Movie Bruce
  • Trademarks:
    • His role of Ash from the Evil Dead films and video games
    • His large jaw bone, giving him the nickname "The Chin"
    • Brash and surly but witty and likeable characters
    • Unflappable confidence
    • His unique flair for ad-libbed and off the cuff humour
    • Sarcastic one liners with extremely dry delivery
  • He baby-sat Ted Raimi, the younger brother of Sam Raimi and Ivan Raimi.
  • Was considered for the role of Agent Doggett on The X-Files (1993).
  • Considered to be the best "Reverse Actor" in Hollywood.
  • NYC punk band Eleventh Hour's third album ("The Coney Island Death March") contains a song written about him titled "Bruce." There is also an artist's drawing of him with the band's bass player (Whitney Miller) hidden behind the CD.
  • He was offered the role of Edgar in Men in Black (1997), but he turned it down in favour of Tornado! (1996).

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Jessica Collins: Mindy Church

The sensual and ditzy Mindy Church came to the series in early Season 3 and continues to be a fan favorite. Jessica Collins brought depth and sex appeal to the villaness that played the part of dumb blonde and managed to outwit both father and son in order to take over Intergang.

Birthday: April 1, 1971
Place of Birth: Schenectady, New York
Fun Facts:

  • First runner-up in Miss Teen USA Pageant [1988]
  • She attended The Royal National Theatre Studio in London and The Howard Fine Actor's Studio in Los Angeles.
  • Has two younger brothers, Chad and Zach Capogna, who are fraternal twins.
  • She graduated with honors from the Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in 2009.
  • Daughter Jemma Kate Collins Cooney (b. January 23, 2016) with Michael Cooney, who is her husband since May 2016. She was 44, when her first child was born.
  • Is a published food writer for numerous magazines, and has made multiple television appearances as guest chef on such shows as The Talk and Home & Family.
  • Is the oldest of 5 children, including brothers Chad and Zachary Capogna, who are fraternal twins, a brother Justin Capogna and one sister Olivia Capogna.

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Terence Knox: Jason Trask

Jason Trask was a paranoid government agent bent on destroying Superman and protecting Earth from the impending invasion that he thought was to come. This portrayal was brought to life by Terrence Knox with Agent Trask's paranoid delusions creating perils for both Lois and Clark early in Season One.

Birthday: December 16, 1946
Place of Birth: Richland, Washington
Fun Facts:

  • Nickname: Terry
  • Trademarks: Low, gravelly voice
  • Frequently plays police officers or murderers or both1
  • Was a former Inland Gloves champion, with 56 wins and 1 loss.
  • Has worked on two separate series with Boy Meets World (1993) cast members. He appeared with William Daniels on St. Elsewhere (1982) and William Russ in the Tour of Duty (1987) episode Tour of Duty: War Lover (1987).
  • He and Kate Mulgrew auditioned together for the lead roles of Mitch Quinn and Laura Scofield respectively for the TV sitcom, 'It Had To Be You' (1993), on 9 April 1992. They were unsuccessful but the show lasted four episodes before it was cancelled.

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Beverly Johnson: Mrs. Cox

Mrs. Cox was a new villaness added at the end of Season One's explosive finale. The evil twisted Mrs. Cox that helped deliver the final blow to Lex Luthor as he was taken down from his Metropolis' Golden Child status was portrayed by Beverly Johnson.

Birthday: October 13, 1952
Place of Birth: Buffalo, New York
Fun Facts:

  • Was in a longterm relationship with actor Chris Noth.
  • First African-American model to make the cover of VOGUE magazine (1974).
  • One child with ex-husband Danny Sims, a daughter, Anansa Sims.
  • Resident and Member of PGA West Golf Club, La Quinta, California. [January 2011]
  • Longtime friend of Janice Dickinson.

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Bronson Pinchot: Kyle Griffin

Bronson Pinchot filled the role of Kyle Griffin, The Prankster with humor and flare only he could deliver.

Birthday: May 20, 1959
Place of Birth: New York City, New York
Fun Facts:

  • Studied drama at Yale University.
  • He received a scholarship to Yale.
  • His hobby is Greek sculpture (460 BC-31 BC).
  • Became a member of the Harford, PA Masonic Lodge #445 in December, 2002.
  • He claimed on The Surreal Life (2003) that he grew up in a very dysfunctional family.
  • Appearing with Richard Dreyfuss and Eric Stoltz on Broadway in Arthur Penn's production of Larry Gelbart's play, "Sly Fox." [March 2004]
  • Currently the voice of Max, the refurbished bug, on the VW commercials. [May 2008]
  • He is of Italian and Russian descent.
  • He graduated from Yale with full honors.

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Rick Overton: Victor

The bumbling right hand man to the Prankster with eyes for Lois Lane, Victor was portrayed by Rick Overton.

Birthday: August 10, 1954
Place of Birth: Forest Hills, Queens, New York
Fun Facts:

  • Avid motorcyclist for 20 years, performs at many charity rides including the annual Muscular Dystrophy ride, the Love Ride. Major hobby is model-building, with a twist: he creates his own designs, using parts from various model kits and often household items as well. Has won awards at Sci-Fi conventions.
  • Currently the head writer on the Dennis Miller Live (1994) show on HBO.
  • Is an expert on firearms, especially handguns yet is pro background check legislation.

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Harold Gould: Edwin Griffin

Edwin Griffin, the father of The Prankster, Kyle Griffin was portrayed by none other than Harold Gould.

Birthday: December 10, 1923
Place of Birth: Schenectady, New York
Date of Death: September 11, 2010
Place of Death:Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California
Fun Facts:

  • On the TV series Love, American Style (1969), Gould originated the role of "Howard Cunningham" in the episode, Love, American Style: Love and the Happy Days/Love and the Newscasters (1972), in 1972. He was asked by the producers of Happy Days (1974) to appear in the show's pilot episode, but declined because he had a previous commitment to appear in a play abroad. The dad's role was given to Tom Bosley.
  • Graduated from Albany Teacher's College (later renamed the State University of New York at Albany); earned a master's degree and doctorate in theater at Cornell University.
  • In September 2005, began a twelve city tour in the title role of "Tuesdays with Morrie" in Miami, Philadelphia, Boston, Chicago, Indianapolis, Washington D.C., Nashville, Atlanta, Louisville, Minneapolis, Appleton and Fort Lauderdale
  • His personal papers have been donated to the M.E. Grenander Dept of Special Collections and Archives, the Libraries, University at Albany, State University of New York. Hal Gould is an alumnus, Class of 1947. [May 2007]
  • His parents were both born in New York, and all of his grandparents were Russian Jewish immigrants.

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Barry Livingston: Sheldon Bender

The smarmy lawyer for nefarious criminals and the elite and powerful was none other than Barry Livingston's Sheldon Bender.

Birthday: December 17, 1963
Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California
Fun Facts:

  • Nickname: Ernie
  • Played the adopted brother of his real-life brother Stanley Livingston on My Three Sons.
  • Uncle of Samantha Livingston.
  • Ex-brother-in-law of Sandra Livingston.
  • Profiled in 2016 book, "X Child Stars: Where Are They Now?", by Kathy Garver and Fred Ascher.

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Christian Clemenson: Rollie Vale

Christian Clemenson played the other half of the Vale brothers, Rollie Vale-that brought to life Metallo and went head to head with Lex Luthor for Kryptonite.

Birthday: March 17, 1958
Place of Birth: Humboldt, Iowa
Fun Facts:

  • Clemenson's boyhood friend is his co-star in Bad Influence (1990) and Boston Legal(2004), James Spader.
  • Christian Clemenson appears with Jeff Bridges in both in The Big Lebowski (1998) where Clemenson plays "younger cop" and in The Fisher King (1991) where Clemenson's character Edwin murders Robin Williams' character's wife.
  • As of 2015, has appeared in three films that were nominated for the Best Picture Oscar: Hannah and Her Sisters (1986), Broadcast News (1987) and Apollo 13 (1995).

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Simon Templeman: Lord Nor

During the New Krypton arc at the end of Season three and beginning of Season four, Lord Nor was introduced. The ruthless and barbaric leader saw Earth as another conquest and inflicted pain on everything and everyone he came across.

Birthday: 1945
Place of Birth: Sussex, United Kingdom
Fun Facts:

  • Often plays villains
  • Deep menacing voice
  • The characters he plays are often also named Simon.
  • Frequently voices vampire characters in video games, most notably Kain from the Legacy of Kain video game series.
  • British actor in Hollywood, born in Sussex, England.
  • Simon not only provides the voice for Kain, but the titular character of the Legacy of Kain series was also modeled after Simon himself.
  • Voiced the English language version of the blockbuster exhibition, Tutankhamun and the World of the Pharaohs audio tour at the Ethnological Museum "Kunsthistorisches Museum" in Vienna.

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Eric Allan Kramer: Character

Eric Allan Kramer's Drull didn't seem to know much, but rather focused on inciting fear into humans with his brute force during Lord Nor's raid on Earth.

Birthday: March 26, 1962
Place of Birth: Grand Rapids, Michigan
Fun Facts:

  • In "Men In Tights", he played the role of Little John, the role played by Alan Hale (Senior) in the Errol Flynn version of Robin Hood. Later he portrayed Alan Hale, Jr. in the TV movie "Surviving Gilligan's Island: The Incredibly True Story of the Longest Three Hour Tour in History ".

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Mark Lindsay Chapman: Jen-Mai

The backstabbing Jen-Mai, portrayed by Mark Lindsay Chapman was another ally of Lord Nor's during the New Krypton arc in early season four of the series.

Birthday: September 8, 1954
Place of Birth: London, England, UK
Fun Facts:

  • Has three children, Fabien, Hunter and Lindsay.
  • Lost an early starring role as John Lennon in John and Yoko: A Love Story (1985) due to the similarity of his name with Lennon murderer Mark David Chapman. He later played Lennon in Chapter 27 (2007), about Mark David Chapman's interpretation of "A Catcher in the Rye" as an order to kill John Lennon.
  • Attended Guildford School of Acting where he studied ballet, speech, drama, and fencing.
  • Was fired and rehired twice from the major motion picture, Titanic (1997).

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Dan Hildebrand: Ran

Lord Nor's right hand man, RAN was portrayed by Dan Hildebrand.

Place of Birth: United Kingdom
Fun Facts:

  • Hildebrand is heavily involved in philanthropic work and rebuilding communities impacted by natural disasters, and in December 2013 was honored at the Social Impact Awards in Los Angeles.

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Denise Crosby: Dr. Gretchen Kelly

Dr. Gretchen Kelly became a regular thorn in Lois Lane's side as she worked throughout season two to resurrect the formerly dead, Lex Luthor. Already a fan favorite from Star Trek, Denise Crosby filled the role of villainess with ease.

Birthday: November 24, 1957
Place of Birth: Hollywood, Los Angeles, California
Fun Facts:

  • She dropped out of college after she was interviewed by a local paper and revealed her famous family background: "One of the drama teachers used the story to illustrate to the class that this crap is what Hollywood's all about, using people's names to get somewhere. I was very, very hurt by it. So I just checked out."
  • She started modeling and in 1979 posed nude for Playboy magazine, which she called "some kind of rebellion on my part, some way of saying screw you to the family image".
  • In 1987, Crosby was cast in the role of Tasha Yar for the much publicized return of Star Trek to television in the syndicated series Star Trek: The Next Generation. She had been chosen to play Counsellor Deanna Troi before Gene Roddenberry switched the roles that she and Marina Sirtis had originally been given.

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David Kriegel: Wolcott

David Kriegel played the bumbling assistant, Wolcott to Professor Jefferson Cole.

Birthday: 1969
Place of Birth: New York City, New York
Fun Facts:

  • Known for his work in Speed (1994), Leaving Las Vegas (1995) and Alive (1993).
  • Began his acting career in 1990 when he starred as Kevin Ness is an episode of the TV series called 21 Jump Street in the episode Change of Heart. He would later move on and star as a character named Terry in the hit 1994 film Speed. Besides acting, he has also directed the TV Series titled VIP Passport in 2006. He is known in Italy especially for the participation in the film The Accidental Detective with Vanna Paoli.
  • He is married with a wife and has four children. He is no longer active as an actor, director and producer in film or television since 2005 and 2006, having retired at the age of 37. As of June 2014, he now owns a unique children's dance studio with his wife Amy Kriegel in Studio City, Los Angeles.

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Alan Rachins: Professor Jefferson Cole

Alan Rachins played the nefarious Professor Jefferson Cole bent on revenge against Superman, Lois Lane and Metropolis for the perceived wrongs against him.

Birthday: October 3, 1942
Place of Birth: Cambridge, Massachusetts
Fun Facts:

  • Brother-in-law of Steven Bochco and Dayna Kalins.
  • Member of American Mensa, as are James Woods, Ben Rollins, Cy Frost, and Derek Barbosa, and listed on the organizations website as a "Famous Member" along with Geena Davis.
  • Uncle of Jesse Bochco.
  • Alan and his wife Joanna Frank have a son.
  • Balding American character actor known for his unsympathetic work on TV as vain, callous attorney/partner "Douglas Brackman" in L.A. Law (1986) (1986-1994) and as Dharma's radical father in Dharma & Greg (1997) (1997-2002).
  • In the late 70s/early 80s during a career lull, he left acting for a time to focus on writing for such TV shows as Knight Rider (1982), Hill Street Blues (1981), Hart to Hart (1979) and Quincy M.E. (1976).
  • One of the original performers of the half play, half musical, fully nude off- Broadway hit "Oh! Calcutta" back in 1969.
  • The balding actor once hosted an episode of PBS' Nova (1974), that was entitled "Sex, Lies and Toupee Tape", which was an informative and humorous look at pattern baldness and its effect on both men and women.
  • Ex-brother-in-law of Barbara Bosson.
  • Rachins has participated in both DC and Marvel productions, having appeared on "Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman," been the voice of Temple Fugate/The Clock King in the DC animated universe, and the voice of Norman Osborne on "The Spectacular Spider-Man.".

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Granville Vandusen: DA Michael Clemmons

Granville Vandusen played the smarmy politician that helped ensure Lois Lane saw the inside of a jail cell and received a guilty plea in her murder trial, Michael Clemmons.

Birthday: March 16, 1944
Place of Birth: Grand Rapids, Minnesota
Fun Facts:

  • Trained at the University of Minnesota and at St. Cloud State University, he began his career on stage in the 1960s at the Guthrie Theatre in Minneapolis where he worked with Sir Tyrone Guthrie, himself.
  • Traveled to Italy at one point in his early career and appeared in minor parts on such films as The Statue (1971) with David Niven. Later went to Mexico City where he filmed the Venice Film Festival award winner, "Run, Johnny, Run."
  • Frequently tours in his one-man show "The Memoirs of Abraham Lincoln," a program that has been running on-and-off for over a decade and a half.
  • A longstanding player on the Los Angeles stage scene, particularly in his association with the Matrix Theatre.
  • During Christmas, 2005, he narrated Roger Wagner's musical production of "Christmas Story According to St. Luke" with the Cantori Domino sacred music choral group. His wife, June, is an alto and long-standing member of the choir.
  • He was awarded the 1985 Drama Logue Award for Outstanding Performance for "Undiscovered Country" at the Mark Taper Forum Theatre in Los Angeles, California.

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Keith Brunsman: Lex Luthor Jr.

The estranged son of Lex Luthor, sheltered and abandoned by the criminal mastermind became a big part of the Season Four of Lois and Clark. The disfigured troll-like figure was given a dark and sinister tone, proving to audiences that he was indeed as ugly on the inside as he was on the outside. This complicated villain was brought to the show by Keith Brunsmann.

Birthday: Date
Place of Birth: City, State
Fun Facts:

  • Keith Brunsmann is known for his work on Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (1993), The X-Files (1993) and Muse (2018).

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Patrick Cassidy: Leslie Luckabee

The smooth talking Leslie Lucakbee (or is that even his name?) became a part of the show in what many fans refer to as the "Lex Files." During this time Leslie Lucakbee was a reoccurring role with charisma and charm that only Patrick Cassidy could deliver with the delightfully evil twist that left many wondering who this mysterious man was.

Birthday: January 4, 1962
Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California
Fun Facts:

  • Son of Actress Shirley Jones and actor Jack Cassidy
  • Middle brother of Shaun Cassidy and Ryan Cassidy, and younger half-brother of actor David Cassidy.
  • Patrick had focused on football and possibly college as the star quarterback for Beverly Hills High School in 1979. However, when he broke his collarbone early in the season of his senior year, he looked into the drama department and started his career.
  • Played the role of "Frederic" in the 1981 Joseph Papp production of "The Pirates of Penzance" longer than any other actor.
  • Mother Shirley Jones was pregnant with him while filming The Music Man (1962). Nobody knew she was pregnant until the footbridge scene, where Robert Preston had his arms around her and Patrick kicked him!
  • (2000-2001) Starred opposite Cheryl Ladd in the Broadway production of "Annie Get Your Gun".
  • Middle name William comes from his paternal grandfather.
  • Children by wife Melissa Hurley: Cole Patrick Cassidy (b. 31 July 1995) and Jack Cassidy(Jack Gordon Cassidy, b. 16 August 1998).
  • He and brothers Shaun Cassidy and Ryan Cassidy were delivered via Cesarean section.
  • He and his mother Shirley Jones were the first mother-son combination to work together in a Broadway musical when they took the respective roles of Julian Marsh and Dorothy Brock in "42nd Street" on May 7, 2004.
  • He and wife Melissa Hurley, plus their two sons, made a family affair of it when Patrick returned to the stage in the title role of "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" in 2006, first appearing in the role back in 1999. Melissa was featured as the seductive "Mrs. Potiphar" and the children (ages 10 and 7) appeared in the children's chorus.
  • He also starred in the 1980 Beverly Hills High School production of "The Music Man", which also included Gina Gershon. Patrick played a traveling salesman. He pursued the role after breaking his collarbone as the school's star quarterback, ending the season early for him and changing his focus.
  • Along with Dean Cain, Teri Hatcher, Michael McKean, George Murdock, Richard Gant and Rob LaBelle, he is one of only seven actors to appear in both Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (1993) and Smallville (2001).
  • Uncle of Katie Cassidy, Caitlin Cassidy and John Cassidy.
  • Ex-brother-in-law of Ann Pennington, and Susan Diol.
  • Brother-in-law of Tracey Lynne Turner and Sue Shifrin.
  • Stepson of Marty Ingels.

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Larry Poindexter: Dr. Maxwell Deter

Dr. Maxwell Deter was the source of many fans anguish during the ARGH period of Season three after Lois and Clark's first marriage attempt. Larry Poindexter brought charm and humor to the manipulative and some would argue controversial role of Dr. Deter.

Birthday: December 16, 1959
Place of Birth: Dallas, Texas
Fun Facts:

  • He played three different characters in Weird Science (1994): FBI Agent Scolder, Lt. Pommafritte and a maverick doctor.
  • Provided an Original Song for The Nikki & Nora Files.
  • Larry Poindexter became a member of the Board of Directors of The Blank Theatre Company in 2012. Located in Hollywood, CA, The Blank Theatre was founded in 1990 by its current Artistic Director/Producer Daniel Henning. TBT's Artistic Producer Noah Wyle also serves as the Board Chairman.

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Robert Culp: Mr. Darryl

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Birthday: August 16, 1930
Place of Birth: Oakland, California
Date of Death: March 24, 2010
Place of Death: Los Angeles, California
Fun Facts:

  • Nickname: Bob
  • It was widely reported that Culp would have replaced Larry Hagman as J.R. in Dallas(1978) had Hagman decided not to return to the series because of contract negotiations. However, Culp has stated that he was never asked to play the part of J.R. and was not contacted by anyone from Dallas (1978). At the time this took place, he was costarring as F.B.I. agent "Bill Maxwell" on ABC's The Greatest American Hero (1981). He loved the show and his role and has said that he would not have left the show even if the part had been offered to him.
  • He was a poker playing buddy of Hugh Hefner; as a result, he was a frequent guest at the Playboy Mansion.
  • He made guest appearances on both of the longest running prime time dramas in US television history: Gunsmoke (1955) and Law & Order (1990).
  • Along with Patrick McGoohan, Jack Cassidy, George Hamilton and William Shatner, he is one of only five actors to play two or more murderers in Columbo (1971): Investigator Brimmer in Columbo: Death Lends a Hand (1971), Paul Hanlon in Columbo: The Most Crucial Game (1972) and Dr. Bart Keppel in Columbo: Double Exposure (1973).
  • 'Bill Maxwell' was not there to "protect" 'Ralph' (the Super Suit did that), but rather they were supposed to work together -- and part of the charm of the show was that they didn't always work that well together, but they did become -along with 'Pam'- a close-knit team. And friends.

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