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Dirk Blocker


Dirk Blocker was born on July 31, 1957 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA as Dennis Dirk Blocker. He is an actor, known for Poltergeist (1982), Starman (1984) and Prince of Darkness (1987). He has been married to Danielle Aubuchon since November 3, 1990. See full bio »

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 2009 Criminal Minds (TV Series)
Trent
- Pleasure Is My Business (2009) ... Trent
 2005 Over There (TV Series)
Lon
- Weapons of Mass Destruction (2005) ... Lon
 2004 Deadwood (TV Series)
 2000 ER (TV Series)
Mr. Groder
- Abby Road (2000) ... Mr. Groder
 1999 Inherit the Wind (TV Movie)
Sheriff Sam Gibson
 1999 The Practice (TV Series)
Witness
- A Day in the Life (1999) ... Witness
 1999 The X-Files (TV Series)
Mayor Gilmore
- The Rain King (1999) ... Mayor Gilmore
 1997 Beverly Hills, 90210 (TV Series)
Dan the Bartender
- Deadline (1997) ... Dan the Bartender
- Friends, Lovers and Children (1997) ... Dan the Bartender
 1997 Mad City
Bowler #2
 1997 Gun (TV Series)
Clifford Sutton
- All the President's Women (1997) ... Clifford Sutton
 1996 Larger Than Life
Airport Security Man
 1996 The Siege at Ruby Ridge (TV Movie)
Udercover agent (uncredited)
 1995 Night of the Scarecrow
George
 1995 Walker, Texas Ranger (TV Series)
Buford Pike
- Trust No One (1995) ... Buford Pike
 1995 Bonanza: Under Attack (TV Movie)
 1994 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Sheriff Jim Monday
- Roadkill (1994) ... Sheriff Jim Monday
 1994 The John Larroquette Show (TV Series)
Tom
- Another Average Night (1994) ... Tom
 1993 Back to Bonanza (TV Movie)
Host
 1993 Bonanza: The Return (TV Movie)
Walter Fenster
 1993 River of Rage: The Taking of Maggie Keene (TV Movie)
Sheriff Mapes
 1993 Short Cuts
Diner Customer
 1992 Doogie Howser, M.D. (TV Series)
Jerry
- Roommate with a View (1992) ... Jerry
 1992 Equinox
Red
 1989-1992 Matlock (TV Series)
Vincent's Aide / Apartment Manager
- Mr. Awesome (1992) ... Apartment Manager
- The Thief: Part 2 (1989) ... Vincent's Aide
- The Thief: Part 1 (1989) ... Vincent's Aide
 1991 One Special Victory (TV Movie)
Joey
 1991 Quantum Leap (TV Series)
Tom
- Justice - May 11, 1965 (1991) ... Tom
 1990 Hardball (TV Series)
 1990 Love at Large
Hiram Culver, Used-Car Salesman
 1989 21 Jump Street (TV Series)
Officer Ross
- Things We Said Today (1989) ... Officer Ross
 1989 Cutting Class
Coach Harris
 1989 Pink Cadillac
Policeman #1
 1988 Newhart (TV Series)
Little Duke Mulberry
- I Came, I Saw, I Sat (1988) ... Little Duke Mulberry
 1988 MacGyver (TV Series)
Chuck / Hunch
- Blood Brothers (1988) ... Chuck / Hunch
 1987-1988 Hunter (TV Series)
Randall Fane
 1988 My Father, My Son (TV Movie)
Billy
 1988 Born to Race
Bud
 1986-1987 Night Court (TV Series)
Dave / Ernie
- Safe (1987) ... Dave
- The New Judge (1986) ... Ernie
 1987 CBS Summer Playhouse (TV Series)
Hog
- Sons of Gunz (1987) ... Hog
 1987 Made in Heaven
Shorty
 1987 Paul Reiser Out on a Whim (TV Movie)
 1987 Desperado (TV Movie)
Grady, Livery Stable
 1987 Simon & Simon (TV Series)
Steve Belinsky
- Judgement Call (1987) ... Steve Belinsky
 1986 A Year in the Life (TV Mini-Series)
Charlie Morgan
- Springtime/Autumn (1986) ... Charlie Morgan
 1985 Trouble in Mind
Rambo
 1984 Starman
Cop #1
 1983 Ryan's Four (TV Series)
Rostov
- Ryan's Four (1983) ... Rostov
 1982 Two of a Kind (TV Movie)
Barry
 1982 Poltergeist
Jeff Shaw
 1982 The Border
Beef
 1981 M*A*S*H (TV Series)
James Mathes
- Identity Crisis (1981) ... James Mathes
 1980 Raise the Titanic
Merker
 1980 Beyond Westworld (TV Series)
Mace
- Sound of Terror (1980) ... Mace
 1980 Midnight Madness
Blaylak - Green Team
 1979 Salvage 1 (TV Series)
Billy Wakefield
- Confederate Gold (1979) ... Billy Wakefield
 1979 B.J. and the Bear (TV Series)
Jimmy Lee
- Shine On (1979) ... Jimmy Lee
 1978 CHiPs (TV Series)
Turk
- The Grudge (1978) ... Turk
 1978 What Really Happened to the Class of '65? (TV Series)
Buzz
- The Most Likely to Succeed (1978) ... Buzz
 1977 The Oregon Trail (TV Series)
- Evan's Vendetta (1977)
 1976 Bridger (TV Movie)
Joe Meek
 1976 Phyllis (TV Series)
Jack
- The Triangle (1976) ... Jack
 1975 The Family Holvak (TV Series)
Pete
- First Love: Part 2 (1975) ... Pete
 1974 Little House on the Prairie (TV Series)
Abel Makay
- School Mom (1974) ... Abel Makay
 1974 Marcus Welby, M.D. (TV Series)
Young Man / Benjy
- To Father a Child (1974) ... Young Man
- Out of Control (1974) ... Benjy
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TV commercial for Chevrolet's 1964 lineup of cars, shot especially for his father, Dan Blocker's series, "Bonanza" (1959). Dirk Blocker appears as himself. It also features his siblings and father and the rest of the series' cast.
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Dirk's birth name, Dennis, was given to him in honor of his father's best friend since college, Dennis Reed, a high school drama teacher in San Gabriel, California. See more »

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