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This beefy, genial-looking character actor was born John Kevin Fishburn in Los Angeles. Performing as a child from age 10, Tighe initially attended Pasadena City College. He later obtained a Masters Degree in Theater, then taught drama at USC. Living Bohemian-style out of a suitcase after he decided to pursue acting professionally, he was in the ... See full bio »
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 2015 Spirit Water (announced)
Harvey Henderson
 2014 Salem (TV Series)
Giles Corey
- The Vow (2014) ... Giles Corey
 2014 Complications (TV Series)
Gary Ellison (2014)
 2013 I Am I
 2012 Common Law (TV Series)
Fred Bendek
- In-Laws vs. Outlaws (2012) ... Fred Bendek
 2010 Trauma (TV Series)
Capt. Cal Channing
- '13' (2010) ... Capt. Cal Channing
 2009 Lie to Me (TV Series)
Fletcher Bellwood
- Undercover (2009) ... Fletcher Bellwood
 2008 Numb3rs (TV Series)
Keith Watts
- Charlie Don't Surf (2008) ... Keith Watts
 2007 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Julian Cooper
- Avatar (2007) ... Julian Cooper
 2005 A Life in Suitcases
William Gottschalk
 2005 Today You Die (Video)
Max Stevens
 2005 The Deal
John Cortland
 2005 Hello (Short)
 2004 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series)
Dr. Edwin Lindgard
- D.A.W. (2004) ... Dr. Edwin Lindgard
 2003 Everwood (TV Series)
Joe Morris
- Episode 20 (2003) ... Joe Morris
 2003 Fast Food High
Dave Richter
 2002 Nancy Drew (TV Movie)
Coach Jeffries
 2002 Strange World (TV Series)
Jack Cullum
- The Devil Still Holds My Hand (2002) ... Jack Cullum
 2002 Rose Red (TV Mini-Series)
Victor Kandinsky
 2001 The West Wing (TV Series)
Gov. Jack Buckland, D-IN
- On the Day Before (2001) ... Gov. Jack Buckland, D-IN
 2000 The Sight (TV Movie)
 2000 Family Law (TV Series)
- Metamorphosis (2000)
 1999 The Big Day
 1999 Mumford
Mr. Crisp
 1999 Star Trek: Voyager (TV Series)
Henry Janeway
- 11:59 (1999) ... Henry Janeway
 1999 The Darwin Conspiracy (TV Movie)
Allan Hollingsworth
 1998 Winchell (TV Movie)
William Randolph Hearst
 1998 The Outer Limits (TV Series)
- Final Exam (1998) ... General
 1997 The 119 (TV Movie)
Battalion Chief Kieran Ryan
 1997 ER (TV Series)
Sgt. Pete Mattimore
- Fortune's Fools (1997) ... Sgt. Pete Mattimore
 1996 In Cold Blood (TV Movie)
Herbert Clutter
 1996 Scorpion Spring
California County Sheriff Rawley Gill
 1996 Race the Sun
Jack Fryman
 1996 The Single Guy (TV Series)
Jack Blake
- Rival (1996) ... Jack Blake
 1995 Chicago Hope (TV Series)
Harry Kincaid
 1995 The Ticket (Short)
Mr. Kessler
 1995 Jade
D.A. Arnold Clifford
 1995 Escape to Witch Mountain (TV Movie)
Sheriff Bronson
 1995 The Avenging Angel (TV Movie)
Benjamin Rigby
 1994 Under Suspicion (TV Series)
Bob Phillips
- Wife Abuse/Murder: Part 2 (1994) ... Bob Phillips
 1994 Double Cross (Video)
Brian Cody
 1994 Betrayal of Trust (TV Movie)
Bill Carroll
 1993/I Caught in the Act (TV Movie)
Police Detective
 1993 A Man in Uniform
 1993 Better Off Dead (TV Movie)
D.A. John Byron
 1992 School Ties
Coach McDevitt
 1992 Yesterday Today (TV Movie)
 1992 Newsies
 1991 Face of a Stranger (TV Movie)
 1991 City of Hope
 1990 Bright Angel
The Man
 1990 Perry Mason: The Case of the Defiant Daughter (TV Movie)
Steven Elliott
 1990 Another 48 Hrs.
Blake Wilson
 1990 Tales from the Crypt (TV Series)
Sam Forney
- Cutting Cards (1990) ... Sam Forney
 1990 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Lt. Moynihan
 1989 Road House
 1989 K-9
 1987 Matewan
 1981 CBS Library (TV Series)
 1980 The Love Boat (TV Series)
 1979 The Rebels (TV Movie)
Thomas Jefferson
 1978 The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries (TV Series)
- The Last Kiss of Summer: Part 2 (1978) ... Steve
- The Last Kiss of Summer: Part 1 (1978) ... Steve
 1976 Cos (TV Series)
- Episode dated 10 October 1976 (1976) ... Neighbor
 1976 Ellery Queen (TV Series)
Detective Jim Millay
- The Adventure of Caesar's Last Sleep (1976) ... Detective Jim Millay
 1973-1974 Emergency +4 (TV Series)
Fireman Roy DeSoto
- Blast Off (1974) ... Fireman Roy DeSoto (voice)
- The Old Crox (1974) ... Fireman Roy DeSoto (voice)
- Wheels of Fire (1974) ... Fireman Roy DeSoto (voice)
- Afterburner (1974) ... Fireman Roy DeSoto (voice)
 1974 The Six Million Dollar Man (TV Series)
 1972 Adam-12 (TV Series)
Roy DeSoto
- Lost and Found (1972) ... Roy DeSoto
 1970 The Immortal (TV Series)
Steve Atkins
- The Return (1970) ... Steve Atkins (uncredited)
 1970 Bonanza (TV Series)
- The Weary Willies (1970) ... Krulak
 1968 Yours, Mine and Ours
Extra (uncredited)
 1967 The Graduate
Showering Student (uncredited)
Show Show Director (1 credit)
Show Show Stunts (1 credit)
Show Show Writer (1 credit)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Self (8 credits)

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Open Admissions (1984). Drama. Written by Shirley Lauro. Directed by Elinor Renfield. Music Box Theatre: 29 Jan 1984- 12 Feb 1984 (17 performances + 7 performance that began on 24 Jan 1984). Cast: Calvin Levels (as "Calvin Jefferson"), Marilyn Rockafellow (as "Ginny Carlsen"), Nan-Lyn Nelson (as "Salina Jones, Calvin's sister")... See more »

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I grew up in downtown L.A. on West 7th Street near Lafayette Park. When I was 5 we moved to Pasadena. My father was a bit actor. He got me going when I was about 9 or 10 - I auditioned for something at the Pasadena Playhouse and I started playing juvenile leads. See more »


He is the godfather of Kate Mulgrew's sons. See more »

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