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John David Carson (1952–2009)

Raised in North Hollywood, California, his father was Aldrich "Kit" Carson (Kit Carson), an actor who appeared in many westerns, most notably working with Dale Robertson. His mother, Rosamonde "Boots" James Carson, also had acting experience, but was primarily a fashion model, and elected president of the Mannequins Association of Los Angeles in ... See full bio »

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 1990 Pretty Woman
 1987 Simon & Simon (TV Series)
Stephen Wainwright
- You, Too, Can Be a Detective (1987) ... Stephen Wainwright
 1986 Blacke's Magic (TV Series)
- Address Unknown (1986)
 1985 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Larry Burns
- Sticks and Stones (1985) ... Larry Burns
 1983 Three's Company (TV Series)
Bradley Hastings
- Now You See It, Now You Don't (1983) ... Bradley Hastings
 1982 Bring 'Em Back Alive (TV Series)
Major Charles Anthony
- Seven Keys to Singapore (1982) ... Major Charles Anthony
 1982 The Fall Guy (TV Series)
- Charlie (1982) ... Mel
 1981 CHiPs (TV Series)
- Mitchell & Woods (1981) ... Wilder
 1980 Taxi (TV Series)
Kirk Bradshaw
- Elaine's Strange Triangle (1980) ... Kirk Bradshaw
 1979 Hawaii Five-O (TV Series)
Mike Harper
- A Shallow Grave (1979) ... Mike Harper
 1979 The Littlest Hobo (TV Series)
Paul Hamilton
- Target for Terror (1979) ... Paul Hamilton
 1978-1979 Charlie's Angels (TV Series)
Scott Miller / Kevin Ryan
- Angels at the Altar (1979) ... Scott Miller
- Angels in the Stretch (1978) ... Kevin Ryan
 1978 The Fifth Floor
Ronnie Denton
 1978 Eight Is Enough (TV Series)
- Author, Author! (1978)
 1977 Mulligan's Stew (TV Series)
Tom D'Andrea
- Little Grey Bird (1977) ... Tom D'Andrea
 1976-1977 Barnaby Jones (TV Series)
David Burke / Walt Gornett
- The Reincarnation (1977) ... David Burke
- Band of Evil (1976) ... Walt Gornett
 1977 Sugar Time! (TV Series)
- Guy and Dolls (1977) ... David
 1977 Charge of the Model T's
Lt. Matt Jones
 1977 Empire of the Ants
Joe Morrison
 1977 The Fantastic Journey (TV Series)
- Beyond the Mountain (1977) ... Cyrus
 1976 John Baker's Last Race (Short)
John Baker
 1976 Police Woman (TV Series)
Tommy Shaw / Charlese Parker
- Night of the Full Moon (1976) ... Tommy Shaw / Charlese Parker
 1976 Stay Hungry
 1973-1976 Cannon (TV Series)
Benjy Holbrook III / Tim Jardine
- Cry Wolf (1976) ... Benjy Holbrook III
- Prisoners (1973) ... Tim Jardine
 1975 Joe Forrester (TV Series)
 1975 Insight (TV Series)
- The Incredible Man (1975) ... Frankie
 1975 Lucas Tanner (TV Series)
Tom Michaelson
- Shattered (1975) ... Tom Michaelson
 1974 The Savage Is Loose
 1974 Petrocelli (TV Series)
Frank Donato
- An Act of Love (1974) ... Frank Donato
 1974 Apple's Way (TV Series)
Ben Haggerty
- The Returning (1974) ... Ben Haggerty
 1974 Murder in the First Person Singular (TV Movie)
 1974 Medical Center (TV Series)
- The Conspirators (1974) ... Alex
 1974 Doc Elliot (TV Series)
- No Place to Go (1974)
 1973 The Day of the Dolphin
Larry - Research Team
 1973 Love Story (TV Series)
- Joie (1973) ... Joie
 1973 Of Men and Women (TV Movie) (segment "Margie Passes")
 1973 The Partridge Family (TV Series)
Tom Baker
- Forgive Us Our Debits (1973) ... Tom Baker
 1971-1973 Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law (TV Series)
Marty Cardwell
- Eulogy for a Wide Receiver (1971) ... Marty Cardwell
 1972 Call Her Mom (TV Movie)
Woody Guiness III
 1970-1972 Room 222 (TV Series)
Craig Evans / Mike Putichic
- Where Is It Written? (1972) ... Craig Evans
 1971 The D.A. (TV Series)
- The People vs. Saydo (1971) ... Marshall
 1970 Marcus Welby, M.D. (TV Series)
Tim Salter
- A Very Special Sailfish (1970) ... Tim Salter (as David Carson)
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Alternate Names:

David Carson


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He wrote a screenplay after retiring from acting and living in Las Vegas, which was semi-autobiographical and reflected the trials and experiences of his life as an actor. George C. Scott, his former co-star and a close friend, was to star and help produce the screenplay, but the project was abandoned after Scott's death. See more »

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