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Tim Choate (I) (1954–2004)

Dallas-born Tim Choate thought of himself as a better theatrical performer than a screen actor. The University of Texas graduate had a good background in stagecraft, having performed on Broadway (including 3oo performances in the Pulitzer prize-winning 'Crimes of the Heart') and the Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven, Connecticut, where starred in '... See full bio »

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 2004 American Dreams (TV Series)
- Stewart's Charge (2004)
 2003 Cold Case (TV Series)
Charlie Winters
 2003 Dragnet (TV Series)
- The Big Ruckus (2003)
 2002 Hungry Hearts
Butterfly Collector
 2002 The Practice (TV Series)
Mathis' Atty. Miles
- The Return of Joey Heric (2002) ... Mathis' Atty. Miles
 1999 Crusade (TV Series)
- The Rules of the Game (1999) ... Polix
 1994-1997 Babylon 5 (TV Series)
- Babylon Squared (1994) ... Zathras
 1997 Dark Skies (TV Series)
Jeff Gale
- The Enemy Within (1997) ... Jeff Gale
 1996 Diagnosis Murder (TV Series)
Evan Houston
- Left-Handed Murder (1996) ... Evan Houston
 1996 Frasier (TV Series)
- Come Lie with Me (1996) ... Dirk
 1995 Live Nude Girls
 1995 Girl in the Cadillac
Motel owner
 1995 Jefferson in Paris
 1995 The Wayans Bros. (TV Series)
Patient #1
- ER (1995) ... Patient #1
 1994 White Mile (TV Movie)
Young Man
 1994 The George Carlin Show (TV Series)
- George Lifts the Holy Spirit (1994) ... Pharmacist
 1993 Gunsmoke: The Long Ride (TV Movie)
Sheriff Bart Meriweather
 1992 Delta (TV Series)
- Climb That Mountain (1992) ... Andrew
 1992 Immaculate Conception
David Schwartz
 1991 The Gambler Returns: The Luck of the Draw (TV Movie)
Bad Boy Jon Wilson
 1991 Reasonable Doubts (TV Series)
Paul Eddy
- Hard Bargains (1991) ... Paul Eddy
 1988-1991 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Luke Phillips / Daryl Croft
- Night Fears (1991) ... Luke Phillips
- Mr. Penroy's Vacation (1988) ... Daryl Croft
 1991 The New Adam-12 (TV Series)
- Missing (1991)
 1991 Soapdish
Assistant Director
 1991 Not of This World (TV Movie)
 1990 Bagdad Cafe (TV Series)
- City on a Hill (1990) ... Earl
 1990 The Trials of Rosie O'Neill (TV Series)
Jeff Kemper
- Starting Over (1990) ... Jeff Kemper
 1989-1990 Dragnet (TV Series)
Maxwell Archer / Arvin Stringer
- Twice a Hero (1990) ... Maxwell Archer
- The Calculator (1989) ... Arvin Stringer
 1987-1990 The Bold and the Beautiful (TV Series)
Tommy Bayland
- Episode #1.816 (1990) ... Tommy Bayland
- Episode #1.238 (1988) ... Tommy Bayland
- Episode #1.234 (1988) ... Tommy Bayland
- Episode #1.230 (1988) ... Tommy Bayland
- Episode #1.192 (1988) ... Tommy Bayland
 1990 Child in the Night (TV Movie)
 1990 Coach (TV Series)
Earl Gleem
- Coaches Conference (1990) ... Earl Gleem
 1989-1990 Newhart (TV Series)
- Beauty and the Pest (1990) ... Dave
 1989 Spy (TV Movie)
David Tiomchin
 1989 Homeroom (TV Series)
- The Commercial Break (1989) ... Bob
 1989 Blind Witness (TV Movie)
 1989 Highway to Heaven (TV Series)
- The Inner Limits (1989) ... George
 1988 Guns of Paradise (TV Series)
- The News from St. Louis (1988) ... Jack
 1988 Coming of Age (TV Series)
 1988 My Father, My Son (TV Movie)
 1988 Jake and the Fatman (TV Series)
- I'll Be Seeing You (1988) ... Dwyer
 1987 Knots Landing (TV Series)
Grieving Old Man
- Noises Everywhere: Part 1 (1987) ... Grieving Old Man
 1987 Ray's Male Heterosexual Dance Hall (Short)
Phil Leeds
 1987 Cagney & Lacey (TV Series)
Rick Hawk
- Video Verite (1987) ... Rick Hawk
 1987 The Charmings (TV Series)
Delivery Man
- An 80's Kind of Prince (1987) ... Delivery Man
 1987 The New Mike Hammer (TV Series)
 1985 Tales from the Darkside (TV Series)
Michael Killup
- Halloween Candy (1985) ... Michael Killup
 1985 Def-Con 4
 1983 The First Time
Charlie Lichtenstein
 1981 Ghost Story
Young Hawthorne
 1981 Blow Out
 1979 The Europeans

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