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Nicholas Worth (I) (1937–2007)


Character actor Nicholas Worth was born on September 4th, 1937 in St. Louis, Missouri. A big, beefy and imposing hulk of a man, Worth was often cast as extremely nasty and intimidating villains. Worth served in the armed forces as a paratrooper during the Vietnam war. Worth made his film debut in For Pete's Sake (1974). He then had small parts in ... See full bio »

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(age 69) in Van Nuys, California, USA

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Known For

Darkman
Darkman Pauly
(1990)
Swamp Thing
Swamp Thing Bruno
(1982)
No Way Out
No Way Out Cup Breaker
(1987)

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 1999 The X-Files (TV Series)
Mr. Haas
- The Goldberg Variation (1999) ... Mr. Haas
 1999 Sliders (TV Series)
Magistrate
- Slide by Wire (1999) ... Magistrate
 1998 Acapulco H.E.A.T. (TV Series)
Victor Albertino
- Code Name: Million Dollar Man (1998) ... Victor Albertino
 1997 L.A. Heat (TV Series)
Warden Brinkman
- Death House (1997) ... Warden Brinkman
 1993-1997 Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (TV Series)
Sorm / Lissepian Captain
- A Simple Investigation (1997) ... Sorm
 1996 Tarzan: The Epic Adventures (TV Series)
Alexi / Alexis
- Tarzan's Return: Part 2 (1996) ... Alexi
- Tarzan's Return: Part 1 (1996) ... Alexis
 1995 Dead Weekend (TV Movie)
Hayden
 1994 New Eden (TV Movie)
Drunken Officer
 1992 Room for Two (TV Series)
Weird Guy
- A Couch with a View (1992) ... Weird Guy
 1985-1991 Night Court (TV Series)
Giagni / Mr. Birnbach / Bum / ...
- Teacher's Pet (1991) ... Giagni
- Mama Was a Rollin' Stone (1991) ... Mr. Birnbach
- Melvin and Harold (1990) ... Bum
- Dan's Operation: Part 1 (1986) ... Sister Ralph
- Battling Bailiff (1985) ... Ed
 1990 Amen (TV Series)
Joey Fetlock
- Judge Deacon Frye (1990) ... Joey Fetlock
 1990 The New Adam-12 (TV Series)
Ben Miller
- Neighbors (1990) ... Ben Miller
 1989 Out of This World (TV Series)
Louie
- Star Dog (1989) ... Louie
 1989 Original Sin (TV Movie)
 1988 Hooperman (TV Series)
 1988 Houston Knights (TV Series)
- Bad Paper (1988)
 1988 Bring Me the Head of Dobie Gillis (TV Movie)
Max
 1987 Moonlighting (TV Series)
Inmate
- Cool Hand Dave: Part 2 (1987) ... Inmate
 1987 Fame (TV Series)
Gallupo
 1987 Mama's Family (TV Series)
Big John McCall
- Mama with the Golden Arm (1987) ... Big John McCall
 1987 MacGyver (TV Series)
Jack Rogan
- Pirates (1987) ... Jack Rogan
 1986 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
Riker
- Casebusters (1986) ... Riker
 1986 Mr. and Mrs. Ryan (TV Movie)
Kolvak
 1983-1986 Simon & Simon (TV Series)
Mr. Atherton - Bronco the Bailbondsman / Bronco the Bailbondsman / Dental patient
- Mobile Home of the Brave (1986) ... Mr. Atherton - Bronco the Bailbondsman
- Bon Voyage, Alonso (1983) ... Dental patient
 1985 Benson (TV Series)
Big Rudy
- Uncle Jack (1985) ... Big Rudy
 1984-1985 Knight Rider (TV Series)
Hower / Ryles
- Knight of the Juggernaut (1985) ... Hower
- Knight of the Chameleon (1984) ... Ryles
 1985 The Rape of Richard Beck (TV Movie)
Ray
 1985 Street Hawk (TV Series)
Mr. Girard
- The Adjuster (1985) ... Mr. Girard
 1985 Hunter (TV Series)
Ramos
- The Garbage Man (1985) ... Ramos
 1984 Invitation to Hell (TV Movie)
Sheriff
 1983 Fantasy Island (TV Series)
Val
 1982 Laverne & Shirley (TV Series)
Lewis
- Of Mice and Men (1982) ... Lewis
 1981-1982 The Greatest American Hero (TV Series)
Norm / Lenny
- Dreams (1982) ... Norm
- Reseda Rose (1981) ... Lenny
 1981 Goldie and the Boxer Go to Hollywood (TV Movie)
Steve Gleason
 1980 Rage! (TV Movie)
Ted
 1980 Tenspeed and Brown Shoe (TV Series)
Dick Hemmet
- Pilot: Part 1 (1980) ... Dick Hemmet
 1979 Charlie's Angels (TV Series)
Reed
- Angels on Skates (1979) ... Reed
 1975-1979 The Rockford Files (TV Series)
1st Partygoer / Kessler
- Lions, Tigers, Monkeys and Dogs: Part 1 (1979) ... 1st Partygoer
- Chicken Little Is a Little Chicken (1975) ... Kessler (uncredited)
 1979 WKRP in Cincinnati (TV Series)
Major Edmond Hunter
- Who Is Gordon Sims? (1979) ... Major Edmond Hunter
 1979 Quincy M.E. (TV Series)
Grinner
- House of No Return (1979) ... Grinner
 1976-1978 Starsky and Hutch (TV Series)
Al / Denny / Barnes
- Starsky's Brother (1978) ... Al
- Nightlight (1976) ... Denny
- Omaha Tiger (1976) ... Barnes
 1977 Fish (TV Series)
Newt
- Fish and the Rock Star (1977) ... Newt
 1977 Baretta (TV Series)
Gallman
- Playin' Police (1977) ... Gallman
 1975 Emergency! (TV Series)
Charles
- To Buy or Not to Buy (1975) ... Charles
 1975 The Invisible Man (TV Series)
Guard with Shoes
- Go Directly to Jail (1975) ... Guard with Shoes
 1975 The Six Million Dollar Man (TV Series)
Weight Lifter
- Look Alike (1975) ... Weight Lifter
 1974 Cannon (TV Series)
Longshoreman
- Voice from the Grave (1974) ... Longshoreman
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Appeared in the music video for "Substitute" by the Ramones.

Publicity Listings:

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Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

"Some people at church said, 'How can you do this film, being a Christian?' And I said, 'We don't live in a Pollyanna society. God called upon me to act, and He calls in Christ to be truthful people, and I have to present the world as it is.' That pretty much ended their argument there." (on playing the psychotic lead in "Don't Answer the Phone") See more »

Trivia:

His parents owned a furniture store. See more »

Trademark:

Menacing appearance and a deep, menacing voice

Nickname:

Nicky

Star Sign:

Virgo

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