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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 »


(age 69) in Van Nuys, California, USA

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 2003 Freedom Fighters (Video Game)
Mr. Jones / Colonel Bulba (voice)
 2002 Emperor: Battle for Dune (Video Game)
Kolinar Koltrass
 2000 Starforce
Jemma Quonloy
 1999 The X-Files (TV Series)
Mr. Haas
- The Goldberg Variation (1999) ... Mr. Haas
 1999 Blood Dolls
George Warbeck
 1999 Command & Conquer: Tiberian Sun (Video Game)
General Marzaq (Firestorm)
 1999 Slaves of Hollywood
Sam Gittleman
 1999 Sliders (TV Series)
- Slide by Wire (1999) ... Magistrate
 1998 Acapulco H.E.A.T. (TV Series)
Victor Albertino
- Code Name: Million Dollar Man (1998) ... Victor Albertino
 1998/II Denial
Walt Smiley
 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 Dangerous Cargo
 1996 The Beast Within: A Gabriel Knight Mystery (Video Game)
Kriminal-Kommissar Leber
 1996 Timelock
 1996 High School High
 1996 Tarzan: The Epic Adventures (TV Series)
Alexi / Alexis
- Tarzan's Return: Part 2 (1996) ... Alexi
- Tarzan's Return: Part 1 (1996) ... Alexis
 1996 Barb Wire
 1995 Dead Weekend (TV Movie)
 1995 Hologram Man (Video)
 1994 New Eden (TV Movie)
Drunken Officer
 1994 Dark Angel: The Ascent (Video)
Father Hellikin
 1993 Fist of Honor
 1993 Best of the Best II
Sick Humor
 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
 1991 Blood and Concrete
 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
 1990 Dan Turner, Hollywood Detective (Video)
Dave Donaldson
 1990 Darkman
 1989 Out of This World (TV Series)
- 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)
 1988 Action Jackson
 1987 Death Feud
 1987 Moonlighting (TV Series)
- Cool Hand Dave: Part 2 (1987) ... Inmate
 1987 Dirty Laundry
 1987 No Way Out
Cup Breaker
 1987 Fame (TV Series)
 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 Heartbreak Ridge
Jail Binger
 1986 Armed and Dangerous
 1986 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
- Casebusters (1986) ... Riker
 1986 Mr. and Mrs. Ryan (TV Movie)
 1986 The Ladies Club
Jack Dwyer
 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)
 1985 Doin' Time
 1985 Street Hawk (TV Series)
Mr. Girard
- The Adjuster (1985) ... Mr. Girard
 1985 Hunter (TV Series)
- The Garbage Man (1985) ... Ramos
 1984 City Heat
Troy Roker
 1984 The Hills Have Eyes Part II
The Reaper (voice, uncredited)
 1984 Invitation to Hell (TV Movie)
 1983 Fantasy Island (TV Series)
 1982 Laverne & Shirley (TV Series)
- Of Mice and Men (1982) ... Lewis
 1981-1982 The Greatest American Hero (TV Series)
Norm / Lenny
- Dreams (1982) ... Norm
- Reseda Rose (1981) ... Lenny
 1982 Swamp Thing
 1981 Goldie and the Boxer Go to Hollywood (TV Movie)
Steve Gleason
 1980 Rage! (TV Movie)
 1980 Don't Answer the Phone!
Kirk Smith
 1980 Tenspeed and Brown Shoe (TV Series)
Dick Hemmet
- Pilot: Part 1 (1980) ... Dick Hemmet
 1979 Charlie's Angels (TV Series)
- 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 The Glove
 1979 WKRP in Cincinnati (TV Series)
Major Edmond Hunter
- Who Is Gordon Sims? (1979) ... Major Edmond Hunter
 1979 Quincy M.E. (TV Series)
- 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
 1978 Coma
Patterson Institute Chief of Security (uncredited)
 1977 Mule Feathers
 1977 Fish (TV Series)
- Fish and the Rock Star (1977) ... Newt
 1977 Baretta (TV Series)
- Playin' Police (1977) ... Gallman
 1975 Emergency! (TV Series)
- 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 Black Starlet
Motorcycle Cop
 1974 Cannon (TV Series)
- Voice from the Grave (1974) ... Longshoreman
 1974 The Terminal Man
Hospital Orderly (uncredited)
 1974 Bogard
 1973 Scream Blacula Scream
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Appeared in the music video for "Substitute" by the Ramones.

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"I knew I wanted to be an actor since I was 8 years old. I went with my great aunt and saw 'The Three Musketeers.' When I came out of the theater, I told my great aunt, 'I have to be up on the screen like them.' And she looked down at me and said, 'Sure you do, Nicky.' See more »


Received a B.A. in Fine Arts from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. See more »


Menacing appearance and a deep, menacing voice



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