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John Cunningham was born on June 22, 1932 in Auburn, New York, USA as John Waldo Cunningham. He is an actor, known for Another World (1964), The Jackal (1997) and Dead Poets Society (1989). He has been married to Carolyn Duke Cotton since August 24, 1956. They have three children. See full bio »
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 2013 Blue Bloods (TV Series)
Preston Rorke
- Quid Pro Quo (2013) ... Preston Rorke
 2011 The Good Wife (TV Series)
Gene Osterman
- Feeding the Rat (2011) ... Gene Osterman
 2011 Damages (TV Series)
Senior Law Partner
- I've Done Way Too Much for This Girl (2011) ... Senior Law Partner
 2009 30 Rock (TV Series)
- The Natural Order (2009) ... Paul
 2009 Cupid (TV Series)
Grayson Davis
- Live and Let Spy (2009) ... Grayson Davis
 2008 Alone in the Dark (Video Game)
Theophile Paddington (voice)
 1982-2008 One Life to Live (TV Series)
Walter Honeycutt / Carl Eberhart
- Episode #1.10144 (2008) ... Walter Honeycutt
- Episode dated 2 September 1982 (1982) ... Carl Eberhart
 2008 Cashmere Mafia (TV Series)
Dan Brooks
- The Deciders (2008) ... Dan Brooks
 1991-2008 Law & Order (TV Series)
Daniel Metzler / Mr. Crowley / Max Weston / ...
- Bottomless (2008) ... Daniel Metzler
- Admissions (1999) ... Mr. Crowley
- Venom (1998) ... Daniel Metzler
 2007 The Warrior Class (Video)
J.J. Tierney
 2005 Silver Bells (TV Movie)
Sylvester Rheinback
 2005 Live from Lincoln Center (TV Series)
Fosca's Father
- Passion (2005) ... Fosca's Father
 2002 Two Weeks Notice
Justice of the Peace
 2001 The $treet (TV Series)
Mr. Sherman
- Turf Wars (2001) ... Mr. Sherman
 2000 Shaft
 2000 Isn't She Great
Nelson Hastings
 1999 LateLine (TV Series)
Bob Cornell
- Protecting the Source (1999) ... Bob Cornell
 1998 Trinity (TV Series)
Father Glancy
- Pilot (1998) ... Father Glancy
 1997 The Jackal
FBI Director Donald Brown
 1997 Starship Troopers
Fed Net Announcer (voice)
 1997 States of Control
Paul, the Director
 1996 Last Dance
William J. McGuire
 1995 Nixon
 1995 New York News (TV Series)
Frank Elliot
- A Question of Truth (1995) ... Frank Elliot
- Fun City (1995) ... Frank Elliot
 1995 Roommates
Burt Shook
 1994 The Cosby Mysteries (TV Movie)
 1993 For Love or Money
Mr. Brinkerhoff
 1992-1993 As the World Turns (TV Series)
Emerson Gallagher
- Episode dated 29 April 1993 (1993) ... Emerson Gallagher
- Episode dated 25 July 1992 (1992) ... Emerson Gallagher
 1992 School Ties
Grayson Dillon
 1992 Swans Crossing (TV Series)
Grant Booth #2
 1989 Dead Poets Society
Mr. Anderson
 1988 Guiding Light (TV Series)
Welles Carrera
- Episode dated 28 June 1988 (1988) ... Welles Carrera
 1988 Johnny Be Good
Substitute (as John F. Cunningham)
 1988 Miami Vice (TV Series)
Miles Cowan
- Vote of Confidence (1988) ... Miles Cowan
 1987 Hello Again
Bruce Holt
 1987 The Survivalist
National Guard, H.Q. Staff
 1986 Twisted
Jim Kempler
 1986 Adam's Apple (TV Movie)
George Markel
 1985 Key Exchange
 1985 Private Sessions (TV Movie)
Paul Rogers
 1983 Loving (TV Series)
Garth Slater
- Pilot (1983) ... Garth Slater
 1981 Nurse (TV Series)
Frank Martin
- A Question of Dignity (1981) ... Frank Martin
 1981 The Marvelous Land of Oz (TV Movie)
Women's Army of Revolt / Citizens of Oz
 1980 Nick and the Dobermans (TV Movie)
Roger Vincent
 1979 Eischied (TV Series)
 1978 The Big Fix
 1978 Matilda
Dave Holter
 1971-1977 Search for Tomorrow (TV Series)
Dr. Wade Collins
- Episode dated 21 November 1977 (1977) ... Dr. Wade Collins
- Episode dated 16 November 1977 (1977) ... Dr. Wade Collins
- Episode dated 15 November 1977 (1977) ... Dr. Wade Collins
- Episode dated 18 January 1972 (1972) ... Dr. Wade Collins
- Episode dated 10 December 1971 (1971) ... Dr. Wade Collins
 1964 Another World (TV Series)
Dr. Dan Shearer #1 (1970-1971)
 1954 The Secret Storm (TV Series)
Chuck Bannister (1965)
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1997-1999: Played the part of Capt. E.J. Smith in the Broadway production "Titanic: A New Musical". Written by Peter Stone, the show won five 1997 Tony Awards including Best Book, Best Sets, Best Orchestrations, Best Score, and Best Musical. See more »

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John F. Cunningham

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A seasoned player with the Williamstown Theatre Festival, he once played Mr. Webb in a 1959 production of "Our Town" that featured Thornton Wilder himself as the Stage Manager. See more »

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