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Tate Donovan

Tate Buckley Donovan began making television appearances while still in his teens, most often cast as angst-ridden high schoolers in such made-for-TV films such as Not My Kid (1985) and Nutcracker: Money, Madness & Murder (1987). Donovan was born to a large family in Tenafly, New Jersey, the son of Eileen Frances (McAllister) and John Timothy ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 4 wins & 11 nominations. See more awards »

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Hercules Hercules
Argo Bob Anders
Shooter Russ Turner
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 2017/I Grace (post-production)
Charlie Elliston
  Blood Fest (post-production)
Dr. Conway
 2017 The Upside
Carter Locke
 2017/I Blame
Robert McCarthy
 2017 Crowbar Smile (Short)
 2017 It Happened in L.A.
 2016 The Mysteries of Laura (TV Series)
Detective Malcolm Harris
- The Mystery of the Unknown Caller (2016) ... Detective Malcolm Harris
 2016 Limitless (TV Series)
 2016 Elementary (TV Series)
Wilson Trager
- Alma Matters (2016) ... Wilson Trager
 2016 Manchester by the Sea
Hockey Coach
 2015 Red Oaks (TV Series)
Martin van Diem
- Doubles (2015) ... Martin van Diem
 2015 3 Generations
 2014 Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 Remix (Video Game)
Hercules (English version, voice)
 2012 Argo
Bob Anders
 2010 Kingdom Hearts Re:coded (Video Game)
Hercules (English version, voice)
 2010 No Ordinary Family (TV Series)
Mitch McCutcheon
- Pilot (2010) ... Mitch McCutcheon
 2010 Below the Beltway
Paul Gibson
 2009 Head Case (TV Series)
Tate Donovan
 2009 Wild About Harry
 2008 Tony (Short)
 2008 The Cleaner (TV Series)
Richard Hoffler
- Meet the Joneses (2008) ... Richard Hoffler
 2007 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series)
Commander Luke Nelson
- Rocket Man (2007) ... Commander Luke Nelson
 2007 Kingdom Hearts II: Final Mix+ (Video Game)
Hercules (English version, voice)
 2007/I Shooter
Russ Turner
 2005 Kingdom Hearts II (Video Game)
Hercules (English version, voice)
 2005 Painkiller Jane (TV Movie)
Dr. Graham Knight / Lucas Insley
 2005 Silver Bells (TV Movie)
Christy Byrne
 2005 Good Night, and Good Luck.
Jesse Zousmer
 2005 The Pacifier
Howard Plummer
 2003 Mister Sterling (TV Series)
Barry Reed
- The Statewide Swing (2003) ... Barry Reed
- Nothing Personal (2003) ... Barry Reed
- Technical Corrections (2003) ... Barry Reed
- Pilot (2003) ... Barry Reed
 2002 The Guardian (TV Series)
Lou Caffey
- The Innocent (2002) ... Lou Caffey
 2002 West of Here
Dexter Anderson
 2001 Get Well Soon
 2001 The Legend of Tarzan (TV Series)
- Tarzan and the Enemy Within (2001) ... (voice)
 2001 Swordfish
Senator Reisman's Assistant (uncredited)
 2001 House of Mouse (TV Series)
- Jiminy Cricket (2001) ... Hercules (voice)
 2001 Max Steel (TV Series)
- Spear-Carriers ... (voice)
 2000 Jesus & Hutch (Short)
 2000 The Office Party (Short)
 2000 G-Men from Hell
Mike Mattress
 2000 The Outer Limits (TV Series)
Tom Seymour
- Glitch (2000) ... Tom Seymour
 2000 Drop Back Ten
Wally Bixer
 1999 4 a.m.: Open All Night (Short)
 1999 Hercules: Zero to Hero (Video)
Hercules (voice)
 1998-1999 Hercules (TV Series)
Hercules / Additional Voices
 1998 Waiting for Woody (Short)
 1998 Godzilla: The Series (TV Series)
Lawrence Cohen
- Bird of Paradise (1998) ... Lawrence Cohen (voice)
 1998 October 22
 1998 Tempting Fate (TV Movie)
Dr. Ben Creed
 1998 Disney's Hades Challenge (Video Game)
Hercules (voice)
 1997 Hercules (Video Game)
Hercules (voice)
 1997 Disney Sing-Along-Songs: Zero to Hero (Video short)
Hercules (voice)
 1997 Hercules
Hercules (voice)
 1997 Murder at 1600
Kyle Neil
 1997 Homicide: Life on the Street (TV Series)
Greg Kellerman
- Wu's on First? (1997) ... Greg Kellerman
 1997 Disney's Animated Storybook: Hercules (Video Game)
Hercules (voice)
 1997 The Only Thrill
 1995-1996 Partners (TV Series)
- Will You Marry Me? (1996) ... Owen
- You Quit? (1996) ... Owen
- Soup or a Movie? (1996) ... Owen
- Hello? Harmless? (1996) ... Owen
 1996 America's Dream (TV Movie)
David (segment "Long Black Song")
 1995 Never Say Goodbye AIDS Benefit by Yoko Ono (Video short)
Man from Jersey
 1994 Philly Heat (TV Series)
Kevin Gaffney
 1994 Tales from the Crypt (TV Series)
 1994 Holy Matrimony
 1993 Ethan Frome
Reverend Smith
 1992 Equinox
Richie Nunn
 1990 Memphis Belle
1st Lt. Luke Sinclair
 1990 Rising Son (TV Movie)
 1988 Dangerous Curves
Chuck Upton
 1988 Clean and Sober
Donald Towle
 1988 Vietnam War Story (TV Series)
Russell Sommers
- R & R (1988) ... Russell Sommers
 1987 Nutcracker: Money, Madness & Murder (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.2 (1987) ... Marc
- Episode #1.1 (1987) ... Marc
- Episode #1.3 (1987) ... Marc
 1986 A Case of Deadly Force (TV Movie)
Lawrence O'Donnell Jr.
 1985 Into Thin Air (TV Movie)
Brian Walker
 1985 Not My Kid (TV Movie)
 1984 Family Ties (TV Series)
- Best Man (1984) ... Clancy
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Other Works:

Stage: Appeared off-Broadway in "The American Plan" with Eric Stoltz and Rebecca Miller, 1990 See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Tate Donavan


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When I told everybody I was doing Hercules (1997), they felt really sorry for me. They thought I was so down on my luck that I was having to do extra work on the TV series Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (1995). See more »


Was engaged to actress Jennifer Aniston from 1995-1996. See more »

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