No photo available. Represent Jerome Dempsey? Add or change photos at IMDbPro
Up 46,663 this week

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 »

The 89th Academy Awards

The 89th Academy Awards telecast airs at 8:30 p.m. ET/5:30 p.m. PST, Sunday, Feb. 26, on ABC, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel. Join us for the first IMDb LIVE Viewing Party, a companion show that includes celebrity insight, real-time IMDb data, and more.

Visit our Guide to the Oscars

Around The Web


Powered by ZergNet

On Amazon Video

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Jerome Dempsey's work have you seen?

User Polls

Known For

Network Walter C. Amundsen
The Hudsucker Proxy
The Hudsucker Proxy Board Member
Brewster's Millions
Brewster's Millions Norris Baxter
Tune in Tomorrow...


Jump to: Actor | Soundtrack | Self
Hide Hide Show Show Actor (25 credits)
 1995 Shining Time Station: Second Chances (TV Movie)
The Mayor
 1994 The Hudsucker Proxy
Board Member (as Jerome Dempsy)
 1991-1993 Shining Time Station (TV Series)
The Mayor / The Mayor of East Shemp
- The Mayor Runs for Re-Election (1993) ... The Mayor
- Becky Makes a Wish (1993) ... The Mayor
- All's Fair (1991) ... The Mayor
- Stop the Press ... The Mayor
 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
- Episode #1.3 (1990) ... Joe Kane
- Episode #1.2 (1990) ... Joe Kane
- Episode #1.1 (1990) ... 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
 1988 Lincoln (TV Mini-Series)
Congressman Elihu Washburne
- Episode #1.2 (1988) ... Congressman Elihu Washburne
- Episode #1.1 (1988) ... 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
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Self (1 credit)

Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage Play: The Mystery of Edwin Drood. Musical. See more »

Alternate Names:

Jerome Dempsy

Did You Know?


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".

Star Sign:


Contribute to This Page