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John Cullum was born on March 2, 1930 in Knoxville, Tennessee, USA. He is an actor, known for Northern Exposure (1990), One Life to Live (1968) and The Day After (1983). He has been married to Emily Frankel since 1959. They have one child. See full bio »

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 2016/I Christine
Bob Andersen
 2009-2015 The Middle (TV Series)
Big Mike
- The Convention (2015) ... Big Mike
- A Quarry Story (2015) ... Big Mike
- Twenty Years (2012) ... Big Mike
- The Wedding (2012) ... Big Mike
- The Clover (2012) ... Big Mike
 2015 Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (TV Series)
Daddy's Daddy
- Kimmy's in a Love Triangle! (2015) ... Daddy's Daddy
 2015 Members Only (TV Movie)
Winston Holmes III
 2014/I Before We Go
 2014 The Historian
Brigston Hadley
 2014 Love Is Strange
Father Raymond
 2013 Adult World
 2013 Nurse Jackie (TV Series)
- Soul (2013) ... Wally
 2013 The Good Wife (TV Series)
Cardinal James
- Death of a Client (2013) ... Cardinal James
 2013/I Kilimanjaro
Milton Sr
 2013 Kill Your Darlings
Professor Steeves
 2012 30 Rock (TV Series)
Mysterious Man
- Leap Day (2012) ... Mysterious Man
 2011 Damages (TV Series)
Ed O'Malley
- Add That Little Hopper to Your Stew (2011) ... Ed O'Malley
 2010 All Good Things
Richard Panatierre
 2010 The Conspirator
Justice Wylie
 2006 The Night Listener
Pap Noone
 2005 The Notorious Bettie Page
Preacher in Nashville
 2003 Blackwater Elegy (Short)
 1997-2001 Law & Order (TV Series)
Bernard Powell, Sr. / Harold Dorning
- Soldier of Fortune (2001) ... Bernard Powell, Sr.
- Menace (1997) ... Harold Dorning
 2001 Ricochet River
Link Curren
 1999 Held Up
 1998 The Magnificent Seven (TV Series)
Reverend Owen Mosley
- Manhunt (1998) ... Reverend Owen Mosley
 1997 The Secret Life of Algernon
Algernon Pendleton
 1997 Nothing Sacred (TV Series)
- Mixed Blessings (1997) ... Joe
 1990-1995 Northern Exposure (TV Series)
Holling Vincoeur / Abe
- Ursa Minor (1995) ... Holling Vincoeur (scenes deleted)
- Balls (1995) ... Holling Vincoeur
 1992 With a Vengeance (TV Movie)
Fred Mitchell
 1992 Mattie's Waltz (TV Movie)
 1989 Money, Power, Murder. (TV Movie)
Rev. Endicott
 1989 Quantum Leap (TV Series)
John O'Malley / Miguel de Cervantes / Don Quixote
 1988 Shootdown (TV Movie)
Robert Allardyce
 1987 Sweet Country
 1986-1987 The Equalizer (TV Series)
Judge Howard Tainey / Stuart Cane
- Carnal Persuasion (1987) ... Judge Howard Tainey
- Unpunished Crimes (1986) ... Stuart Cane
 1986 Spenser: For Hire (TV Series)
Anthony Bennett
- Rockabye Baby (1986) ... Anthony Bennett
 1985 Marie
Deputy Attorney General
 1984 The Act
The President
 1983 The Day After (TV Movie)
Jim Dahlberg
 1983 The Prodigal
Elton Stuart
 1982 American Playhouse (TV Series)
Carl Sandburg
- Carl Sandburg: Echoes and Silences (1982) ... Carl Sandburg
 1981 Great Performances (TV Series)
Lawyer Royall / Walter
- Summer (1981) ... Lawyer Royall
- Edith Wharton: Looking Back (1981) ... Walter
 1978 Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry (TV Movie)
Mr. Jamison
 1971 You Are There (TV Series)
William Clark
- Lewis and Clark Expedition (1971) ... William Clark
 1969 The Outcasts (TV Series)
Pale Hands
- And Then There Was One (1969) ... Pale Hands
 1968 One Life to Live (TV Series)
Artie Duncan (1969)
 1966 Hawaii
Rev. Immanuel Quigley
 1963-1965 The Defenders (TV Series)
Michael Yager / Angel Mauru / Jeremiah
- The Merry-Go-Round Mender (1965) ... Michael Yager
- Turning Point (1964) ... Angel Mauru
- The Hour Before Doomsday (1963) ... Jeremiah
 1964/I Hamlet
 1964 The DuPont Show of the Week (TV Series)
- The Gambling Heart (1964) ... Hugh
 1963 All the Way Home
 1956 The Edge of Night (TV Series)
David "Giddy" Gideon #1 (1966-1967)
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Stage: Appeared (as "Old Man") in "Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas: The Musical" on Broadway. Musical. Written by Mel Marvin and Timothy Mason, based on the book by Dr. Seuss, additional music and lyrics by Albert Hague and Dr. Seuss. Hilton Theater, New York City, New York. See more »


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Has won two Tony Awards as Best Actor (Musical): in 1975 for "Shenandoah," and in 1978 for "On the Twentieth Century." He also has two other nominations in the same category: in 1966 for "On a Clear Day You Can See Forever," and in 2002 for "Urinetown: The Musical.". See more »

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