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Alex Cord


Tall (6 foot) in the saddle, brawny, ruggedly handsome, and very much oriented towards outdoor life, actor Alex Cord became best known in Hollywood for his 60s and 70s work in action adventure. Born Alexander Viespi in Long Island, New York in 1933, he was riding horses from the age of 2. Stricken with polio at the age of 12, he was confined to a ... See full bio »
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 2009 Fire from Below
General Mark 'Stonewall' Jackson
 2001 Air Rage (Video)
General Harlan Prescott
 1996 University Blues (TV Movie)
 1996 High Tide (TV Series)
 1995 Walker, Texas Ranger (TV Series)
Larry Curtis
- The Guardians (1995) ... Larry Curtis
 1995 Biography (TV Series documentary)
Additional voices
- Andrew Jackson: A Man for the People (1995) ... Additional voices (voice)
 1995 Kung Fu: The Legend Continues (TV Series)
Gary Bennett
- The Sacred Chalice of I-Ching (1995) ... Gary Bennett
 1995 High Sierra Search and Rescue (TV Series)
Marshal D.J. Stone
- Mozart & Stone (1995) ... Marshal D.J. Stone
 1995 Hologram Man (Video)
Governor Hampton
 1993 To Be the Best (Video)
Jack Rodgers
 1992 Roots of Evil
Jake
 1989-1992 Jake and the Fatman (TV Series)
Wade Kelleher / Wallace Cogan
- Come Closer to Me (1992) ... Wade Kelleher
- It Ain't Necessarily So (1989) ... Wallace Cogan
 1990 A Girl to Kill For
Mike / Wino
 1990 Street Asylum
Capt. Bill Quinton
 1989 Mission: Impossible (TV Series)
Travers
- For Art's Sake (1989) ... Travers
 1989 Freddy's Nightmares (TV Series)
The General
- Memory Overload (1989) ... The General
 1988 Monsters (TV Series)
John Thunston
- Rouse Him Not (1988) ... John Thunston
 1988 War of the Worlds (TV Series)
Marcus Madison Mason
- The Good Samaritan (1988) ... Marcus Madison Mason
 1988 Simon & Simon (TV Series)
Roland Vicente / Harry Lubash
- The Richer They Are the Harder They Fall (1988) ... Roland Vicente / Harry Lubash
 1988 Uninvited (Video)
Walter Graham
 1988 The Dirty Dozen: The Fatal Mission (TV Movie)
Dravko Demchuk
 1987 The Law and Harry McGraw (TV Series)
Alec Harris
- The Fallen Arrow (1987) ... Alec Harris
 1984 Hotel (TV Series)
Preston Dwyer
- Flesh and Blood (1984) ... Preston Dwyer
 1984 Jungle Warriors
Nick Spilotro
 1980-1984 Fantasy Island (TV Series)
Paul Horner / Ra-Mas / Captain Juan Arguello / ...
- Eternal Flame/A Date with Burt (1983) ... Ra-Mas
- Mr. Nobody/La Liberatora (1981) ... Captain Juan Arguello
- Delphine/The Unkillable (1981) ... Kyle Mason
- With Affection, Jack the Ripper/Gigolo (1980) ... Robert West
 1981 Goliath Awaits (TV Movie)
Dr. Sam Marlowe
 1981 Best of Friends (TV Movie)
Bill
 1979-1981 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Hank Walker / Mr. Barrett
 1979 Beggarman, Thief (TV Movie)
Evans Kinsella
 1977 Grayeagle
Grayeagle
 1977 Have I Got a Christmas for You (TV Movie)
Dan Levine
 1977 Sidewinder 1
Packard Gentry
 1977 Fire! (TV Movie)
Dr. Alex Wilson
 1976 The Six Million Dollar Man (TV Series)
- Task Force (1976)
 1976 Police Woman (TV Series)
Bass
- Tennis Bum (1976) ... Bass
 1976 The Quest (TV Series)
McWhorley
- The Buffalo Hunters (1976) ... McWhorley
 1973-1976 Police Story (TV Series)
Officer Jackson Holt / William Allen / Bill Stryker - The Cowboy / ...
- Officer Dooly (1976) ... Officer Jackson Holt
- Losing Game (1975) ... William Allen
- To Steal a Million (1975) ... Bill Stryker - The Cowboy
- Line of Fire (1973) ... Scully
 1976 Joe Forrester (TV Series)
- Squeeze Play (1976)
 1975 Inn of the Damned
Cal Kincaid
 1975 Matt Helm (TV Series)
Gallagher
- Murder on Ice (1975) ... Gallagher
 1974 Born Free (TV Series)
Paul Morgan
- The Trepassers (1974) ... Paul Morgan
 1973 The F.B.I. (TV Series)
Haynes
- Night of the Long Knives (1973) ... Haynes
 1973 Genesis II (TV Movie)
Dylan Hunt
 1972 Mission: Impossible (TV Series)
Peter Cordel
- Crack-Up (1972) ... Peter Cordel
 1972 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Pete Brown
- The Sodbusters (1972) ... Pete Brown
 1972 The Dead Are Alive
Jason Porter
 1972 Insight (TV Series)
Tom Slade
- Killer (1972) ... Tom Slade
 1971 Night Gallery (TV Series)
Erik Sutton (segment: Keep in Touch - We'll Think of Something)
- The Dark Boy/Keep in Touch - We'll Think of Something (1971) ... Erik Sutton (segment: Keep in Touch - We'll Think of Something)
 1970 The Last Grenade
Kip Thompson
 1968 The Brotherhood
Vince Ginetta
 1967 The Scorpio Letters (TV Movie)
Joe Christopher
 1967 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (TV Series)
Lucky Paxton
- The Lady Is My Wife (1967) ... Lucky Paxton
 1965 Synanon
Zankie Albo
 1965 Branded (TV Series)
Jed Colbee
- Survival (1965) ... Jed Colbee
 1963-1964 Route 66 (TV Series)
Michael / Rick / Jack / ...
- Where There's a Will, There's a Way: Part 2 (1964) ... Michael (as Alex Viespi)
- Where There's a Will, There's a Way: Part 1 (1964) ... Michael (as Alex Viespi)
- A Cage in Search of a Bird (1963) ... Rick (as Alex Viespi)
- Come Out, Come Out, Wherever You Are! (1963) ... Jack (as Alex Viespi)
- But What Do You Do in March? (1963) ... Raymond (as Alex Viespi)
 1964 East Side/West Side (TV Series)
Sam
- If Your Grandmother Had Wheels (1964) ... Sam (as Alex Viespi)
 1962-1963 Naked City (TV Series)
Dick Wilkes / Nicholas Kovar
- Stop the Parade! A Baby Is Crying! (1963) ... Dick Wilkes (as Alex Viespi)
- Make It Fifty Dollars and Add Love to Nona (1962) ... Nicholas Kovar (as Alex Viespi)
 1963 The Doctors and the Nurses (TV Series)
Dr. Brian
- Circle of Choice (1963) ... Dr. Brian (as Alex Viespi)
 1963 Alcoa Premiere (TV Series)
Tomas Caliban
- The Hat of Sergeant Martin (1963) ... Tomas Caliban (as Alex Viespi)
 1963 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series)
Juri Mishukov
- Invitation to Treason (1963) ... Juri Mishukov
 1962 The Chapman Report
Bardelli (as Alex Viespi)
 1962 Cain's Hundred (TV Series)
Larry Rome
- Take a Number: Jack Garsell (1962) ... Larry Rome (as Alex Viespi)
 1961 Frontier Circus (TV Series)
Nino Sanchez
- Winter Quarters (1961) ... Nino Sanchez (as Alex Viespi)
 1961 Ben Casey (TV Series)
Frank Paulson
- Pavanne for a Gentle Lady (1961) ... Frank Paulson (as Alex Viespi)
 1961 Laramie (TV Series)
John Sanford
- The Mountain Men (1961) ... John Sanford (as Alex Viespi)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

published his second novel 'A Feather in the Rain' (ISBN 1-58985-011-4) which he originally started as an exercise to write down his memories of his dead son Zach. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Alex Viespi

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Trivia:

In July 2002, he was a guest at the Western Film Fair in Charlotte, North Carolina along with Donna Douglas, Edd Byrnes, Peggy Stewart, Jean Porter, Steve Mitchell, Johnny Duncan and Kevin Greaves. See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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