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Jerome Dempsey (1929–1998)

Jerome Dempsey was born on March 1, 1929 in St. Paul, Minnesota, USA. He was an actor, known for Network (1976), The Hudsucker Proxy (1994) and Brewster's Millions (1985). He died on August 27, 1998 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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 1994 Shining Time Station: Second Chances (TV Movie)
The Mayor
 1994 The Hudsucker Proxy
Board Member (as Jerome Dempsy)
 1992 Mistress
 1991 The Cosby Show (TV Series)
Dave - Electrician / Dave
- Particles in Motion (1991) ... Dave - Electrician
- Home Remedies (1991) ... Dave
 1990 Shining Time Station: 'Tis a Gift (TV Movie)
Mayor of East Shemp
 1990 The Civil War (TV Mini-Series documentary)
- War Is All Hell (1865) (1990) ... Various (voice)
- The Better Angels of Our Nature (1865) (1990) ... Various (voice)
- Valley of the Shadow of Death (1864) (1990) ... Various (voice)
- Most Hallowed Ground (1864) (1990) ... Various (voice)
- The Universe of Battle (1863) (1990) ... Various (voice)
 1990 Tune in Tomorrow...
Sam & Sid
 1990 The Kennedys of Massachusetts (TV Mini-Series)
Joe Kane
 1989 Race for Glory
Ray Crowley
 1987-1989 The Equalizer (TV Series)
Senator Claremont / Senator Clairman
- Trial by Ordeal (1989) ... Senator Claremont
- First Light (1987) ... Senator Clairman
 1989 Shining Time Station (TV Series)
The Mayor / The Mayor of East Shemp
- Stop the Press ... The Mayor
- Is Anybody There? ... The Mayor
 1988 Lincoln (TV Mini-Series)
Congressman Elihu Washburne
 1986 The Imagemaker
Congressman Lyons
 1985 Brewster's Millions
Norris Baxter
 1983 The American Snitch
 1981 Another World (TV Series)
Mr. Irving
- Episode #1.4381 (1981) ... Mr. Irving
 1981 Kent State (TV Movie)
Governor Rhodes
 1977 The Andros Targets (TV Series)
Claude Becker
- The Beast of Athens (1977) ... Claude Becker
 1977 You're Gonna Love It Here (TV Movie)
Agent for Lolly Rogers
 1976 Network
Walter C. Amundsen
 1976 The Adams Chronicles (TV Mini-Series)
Lewis Tappan
- Chapter X: John Quincy Adams, Congressman (1976) ... Lewis Tappan
 1965 The Doctors and the Nurses (TV Series)
Assistant District Attorney
- A Question of Murder (1965) ... Assistant District Attorney
 1962 Shannon (TV Series)
Jack Purcell
- Uneasy Debt (1962) ... Jack Purcell
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Stage Play: Spofford. Comedy. See more »

Alternate Names:

Jerome Dempsy

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American character actor, first on stage in his home town of Toledo. Joined the Actor's Studio in New York during the 1960's. Prolific theatrical work, as member of the Lincoln Center Theatre Company and with the Yale Repertory Theatre. Winner of a Drama Desk Award for his performance as Van Helsing in a 1977 production of "Dracula".

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