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James Canning

James Canning was born on July 2, 1946 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He is an actor, known for The Fog (1980), The Boys in Company C (1978) and Elvis (1979). See full bio »

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The Fog
The Fog Dick Baxter
The Boys in Company C
The Boys in Company C Alvin Foster
Elvis Scotty Moore
The Jordan Chance
The Jordan Chance Jimmy Foster


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 1991 Law & Order (TV Series)
- The Troubles (1991) ... Pringle
 1990 Common Ground (TV Movie)
Larry Matthews
 1985 Out of the Darkness (TV Movie)
 1984 100 Centre Street (TV Movie)
Louis Keck
 1983 Hardcastle and McCormick (TV Series)
Steve Miller
- Rolling Thunder: Part 2 (1983) ... Steve Miller (credit only)
- Rolling Thunder: Part 1 (1983) ... Steve Miller
 1982 CHiPs (TV Series)
Joe Mason
- K-9-1 (1982) ... Joe Mason
 1982 Lou Grant (TV Series)
Kenneth Price
- Law (1982) ... Kenneth Price
 1981 The Day the Loving Stopped (TV Movie)
Danny Reynolds
 1980 High Ice (TV Movie)
Lt. Foster
 1979/I Elvis (TV Movie)
Scotty Moore
 1976-1979 M*A*S*H (TV Series)
Capt. Simmons / Corporal Marsh
- Exorcism (1976) ... Corporal Marsh
 1978 The Jordan Chance (TV Movie)
Jimmy Foster
 1978 Love Is Not Enough (TV Movie)
 1978 Dallas (TV Series)
- Bar-B-Que (1978) ... Jimmy
 1977-1978 Family (TV Series)
Delivery Boy / Mechanic
- Crossing Over (1978) ... Delivery Boy
- Childhood's End (1977) ... Mechanic
 1978 The Boys in Company C
Alvin Foster
 1977 Black Sheep Squadron (TV Series)
Lt. Wright
- The Hawk Flies on Sunday (1977) ... Lt. Wright
 1977 Best Friends (TV Movie)
 1976 Kingston: Confidential (TV Series)
Tony Kolsky
- Kingston (1976) ... Tony Kolsky
 1976 The Blue Knight (TV Series)
- A Fashionable Connection (1976) ... Tony
 1975 Isis (TV Series)
B.J. Tanker
- The Sound of Silence (1975) ... B.J. Tanker

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Created the role of Doody in "Grease" in its world premiere at Chicago's Kingston Mines Theatre and played the role again when the show opened off-Broadway and again on Broadway. See more »

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