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John Beck (II)


John Beck was born on January 28, 1943 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He is an actor, known for Sleeper (1973), Flamingo Road (1980) and Rollerball (1975). He has been married to Tina Carter since 1971. They have four children. See full bio »
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 2009 Mesmerize Me (Short)
Lawrence
 2005 Crash Landing
General McClaren
 2003 Timecop: The Berlin Decision (Video)
O'Rourke
 2003 Hunter (TV Series)
Ted Granger
- Dead Heat (2003) ... Ted Granger
 2001-2003 Passions (TV Series)
Bruce
- Episode #1.945 (2003) ... Bruce
- Episode #1.944 (2003) ... Bruce
- Episode #1.943 (2003) ... Bruce
- Episode #1.942 (2003) ... Bruce
- Episode #1.941 (2003) ... Bruce
 2002 Project Viper (TV Movie)
Simpkins
 2001 The Invisible Man (TV Series)
Mason Fawkes / Forrester Purdue
- Father Figure (2001) ... Mason Fawkes / Forrester Purdue
 2001 Crash Point Zero
Dr. Maurice Hunter
 2000 Militia
Dep. Dir. Anderson
 1996-2000 Walker, Texas Ranger (TV Series)
Jake Foley / Max Elson / Sergeant Lou Ross
- Showdown at Casa Diablo: Part 1 (2000) ... Jake Foley
- Rainbow's End (1997) ... Max Elson
- The Brotherhood (1996) ... Sergeant Lou Ross
 2000 The Alternate
President Fallbrook
 2000 Martial Law (TV Series)
Martin Deveaux
- Deathfist 5: Major Crimes Unit (2000) ... Martin Deveaux
 2000 Chain of Command
General Peterson (uncredited)
 1999 Air America (TV Series)
Al Craven
- Old Gold (1999) ... Al Craven
 1998 Soldier of Fortune, Inc. (TV Series)
Commander Keever
- Tight Spot (1998) ... Commander Keever
 1997 Steel Chariots (TV Movie)
Dale Tucker
 1997 Dark Planet
Rebel General
 1996 Time Well Spent (TV Movie)
 1995 Silk Stalkings (TV Series)
Dr. Everett Carmichael
- Family Affairs (1995) ... Dr. Everett Carmichael
 1995 Touched by an Angel (TV Series)
Capt. Meyers
- Trust (1995) ... Capt. Meyers
 1995 Suspect Device (TV Movie)
CIA Director
 1995 Hart to Hart: Secrets of the Hart (TV Movie)
Jeremy
 1995 Models Inc. (TV Series)
Lyle Edwards
- Really Big Problems (1995) ... Lyle Edwards
- Bring the Family (1995) ... Lyle Edwards
 1994 Last Time Out
Joe Dolan
 1994 Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (TV Series)
Boone
- Tribunal (1994) ... Boone
 1986-1994 Matlock (TV Series)
Paul Cox / Brad Bingham
- The Idol (1994) ... Paul Cox
- The Seduction (1986) ... Brad Bingham
 1993 Diagnosis Murder (TV Series)
LAPD Detective Eugene Vickers / Det. Eugene Vickers
- Vanishing Act: Part Two (1993) ... LAPD Detective Eugene Vickers
- Vanishing Act: Part One (1993) ... Det. Eugene Vickers
 1993 Renegade (TV Series)
Roger Perry
- Wheel Man (1993) ... Roger Perry
 1993 Trade Winds (TV Mini-Series)
Robert Philips
 1992 Dark Justice (TV Series)
- Shrink (1992)
 1992 Santa Barbara (TV Series)
David Raymond
- Episode #1.2000 (1992) ... David Raymond
- Episode #1.1980 (1992) ... David Raymond
- Episode #1.1979 (1992) ... David Raymond
 1991 Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country
Waiter (uncredited)
 1991 A Climate for Killing
Kyle Shipp
 1985-1991 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Ben Olston / Web McCord
- Thursday's Child (1991) ... Ben Olston
- Sudden Death (1985) ... Web McCord
 1986-1990 Hunter (TV Series)
Michael Hayworth / Neil Jordan
- Blind Ambition (1990) ... Michael Hayworth
- The Castro Connection (1986) ... Neil Jordan
 1989-1990 Guns of Paradise (TV Series)
Matthew Grady
 1990 Midnight Caller (TV Series)
Rupert Hill
- Based on a True Story (1990) ... Rupert Hill
 1989 Fire and Rain (TV Movie)
Captain Edward Conners
 1989 The Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Maj. Alex McAndrews
- The Wall (1989) ... Maj. Alex McAndrews
 1988 Perry Mason: The Case of the Lady in the Lake (TV Movie)
Doug Vickers
 1987 Deadly Illusion
Alex Burton
 1987 Magnum, P.I. (TV Series)
Edward T. Durant
- Limbo (1987) ... Edward T. Durant
 1985-1986 Hotel (TV Series)
Carter / Tom Sherman
- Shadow Play (1986) ... Carter
- Sleeping Dogs (1985) ... Tom Sherman
 1986 Crazy Dan (TV Movie)
Dan Gatlin
 1985 Peyton Place: The Next Generation (TV Movie)
Dorian Blake
 1985 Scarecrow and Mrs. King (TV Series)
Peter Brackin
- Burn Out (1985) ... Peter Brackin
 1985 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Stuard Mills
 1984 Finder of Lost Loves (TV Series)
Ray Powell
- Portraits (1984) ... Ray Powell
 1984 Cover Up (TV Series)
Louis Upton
- Golden Opportunity (1984) ... Louis Upton
 1984 Partners in Crime (TV Series)
Eric Leggett
- Pilot (1984) ... Eric Leggett
 1983 For Love and Honor (TV Series)
Lt. Frank Logan
- Old Friends (1983) ... Lt. Frank Logan
 1983 Fantasy Island (TV Series)
Jim Danning
- Candy Kisses/Operation Breakout (1983) ... Jim Danning
 1982 Matt Houston (TV Series)
Dandy Randy Haines
- Killing Isn't Everything (1982) ... Dandy Randy Haines
 1981 Tales of the Unexpected (TV Series)
Jack
- A Glowing Future (1981) ... Jack
 1980 Gridlock (TV Movie)
Buzz Gregory
 1979 Buffalo Soldiers (TV Movie)
Col. Frank 'Buckshot' O'Connor
 1979 Time Express (TV Series)
Roy Culper
- Rodeo/Cop (1979) ... Roy Culper
 1979 How the West Was Won (TV Mini-Series)
Clay Wesley
- The Scavengers (1979) ... Clay Wesley
 1978 The Time Machine (TV Movie)
Neil Perry
 1978 What Really Happened to the Class of '65? (TV Series)
Dr. Tanner
- Reunion in Terror (1978) ... Dr. Tanner
 1978 Wheels (TV Mini-Series)
Peter Flodenhale
- Episode #1.1 (1978) ... Peter Flodenhale
 1977 The Other Side of Midnight
Larry Douglas
 1977 Audrey Rose
Bill Templeton
 1976 The Big Bus
Shoulders
 1976 Sky Riders
Ben
 1975 Three for the Road (TV Series)
Rick Sadler
- Pilot (1975) ... Rick Sadler
 1975 Rollerball
Moonpie
 1970-1975 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Mitch Hansen / Moody Fowler / Albert Vail
- The Busters (1975) ... Mitch Hansen
- The Tycoon (1971) ... Moody Fowler
- Kiowa (1970) ... Albert Vail
 1975 Attack on Terror: The FBI vs. the Ku Klux Klan (TV Movie)
Rev. George Greg
 1974 The Law (TV Movie)
Gene Carey
 1974 Nightmare Honeymoon
Lee
 1974 Only God Knows
Reverend Philip Norman
 1974 Nourish the Beast (TV Movie)
 1974 Sidekicks (TV Movie)
Luke
 1974 Hawaii Five-O (TV Series)
Walter Stark
- Nightmare in Blue (1974) ... Walter Stark
 1973 Sleeper
Erno Windt
 1973 Paperback Hero
Pov
 1971-1972 Nichols (TV Series)
Ketcham / Orv / Ketchum
- Bertha (1972) ... Ketcham
- All in the Family (1972) ... Ketcham
- Wonder Fizz Flies Again (1972) ... Ketcham / Orv
- Man's Best Enemy (1972) ... Ketcham
 1971 Lock, Stock and Barrel (TV Movie)
Micah Brucker
 1971 Dan August (TV Series)
Steve Phipps
- The Assassin (1971) ... Steve Phipps
 1971 Mrs. Pollifax-Spy
Lulash
 1971 The Young Lawyers (TV Series)
Mark Bradbury
- The Bradbury War (1971) ... Mark Bradbury
 1971 Mission: Impossible (TV Series)
John Hecker
- The Missile (1971) ... John Hecker
 1969-1970 Bonanza (TV Series)
Luke / Walt Nagel
- What Are Pardners For? (1970) ... Luke
- The Medal (1969) ... Walt Nagel
 1970 Lancer (TV Series)
Chad Lancer
- Chad (1970) ... Chad Lancer
 1969 The Silent Gun (TV Movie)
Billy Reed
 1969 Love, American Style (TV Series)
Howard Stone (segment "Love and the Roommate")
- Love and the Burglar/Love and the Roommate/Love and the Wild Party (1969) ... Howard Stone (segment "Love and the Roommate")
 1969 The F.B.I. (TV Series)
Harvey Windsor
- Boomerang (1969) ... Harvey Windsor
 1969 Mannix (TV Series)
Jerry Boyes
- Color Her Missing (1969) ... Jerry Boyes
 1969 Mod Squad (TV Series)
Bill
- A Seat by the Window (1969) ... Bill
 1968 Three in the Attic
Jake
 1968 The Outcasts (TV Series)
Jesse
- A Ride to Vengeance (1968) ... Jesse
 1967 A Good Time with a Bad Girl
Cowboy (uncredited)
 1966 Hank (TV Series)
Noogy Winkler
- The Ten Letterman (1966) ... Noogy Winkler
 1965 I Dream of Jeannie (TV Series)
Sergeant
- Russian Roulette (1965) ... Sergeant
 1965 Days of Our Lives (TV Series)
Sam Wilson (1966)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

1970s: TV commercials, Pabst Extra Light Beer.

Publicity Listings:

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Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Trivia:

His tutors encouraged him to try acting as a means to overcome his profound shyness. He was encouraged after performing in a high school play at age 16. Moving to California in 1962 at age 19, he initially made his living by appearing in TV commercials. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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