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Well-known and supported actor Joe Dorsey started acting in the early 70s, with The Longest Yard (1974). Though his acting career had just started, he got a great role which would also be his most remembered role as the greedy "Parks Supervisor Kittridge" in the 1976 box office hit Grizzly (1976). Dorsey got a great amount of profits with his ... See full bio »
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The Philadelphia Experiment
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 1997 Killing Midnight
Anthony Chambers
 1992 In the Heat of the Night (TV Series)
Ace McCabe / Mr. Jenkins
- When the Music Stopped (1992) ... Ace McCabe
- Trundel's Will Be Done (1992) ... Mr. Jenkins
 1992 Pet Sematary II
 1992 The Secret Passion of Robert Clayton (TV Movie)
 1992 Taking Back My Life: The Nancy Ziegenmeyer Story (TV Movie)
Detective Roth
 1991 Guns of Paradise (TV Series)
Calvin Forrester
- Bad Blood (1991) ... Calvin Forrester
 1990 Father Dowling Mysteries (TV Series)
Doctor Pryor
- The Devil & the Deep Blue Sea Mystery (1990) ... Doctor Pryor
 1990 Hardball (TV Series)
 1990 Coach (TV Series)
Opera Patron
- A Jerk at the Opera (1990) ... Opera Patron
 1989 CBS Summer Playhouse (TV Series)
- The Heat (1989) ... Sherrif
 1989 Guts and Glory: The Rise and Fall of Oliver North (TV Movie)
Gen. Secord (uncredited)
 1988 Tales from the Hollywood Hills: Closed Set (TV Movie)
Dave Roeling
 1988 Shadows in the Storm
Birkenstock (as Joe Dorcey)
 1988 Bat*21
Colonel Douglass
 1988 Frank Nitti: The Enforcer (TV Movie)
 1982-1988 Simon & Simon (TV Series)
Frank / Police Lt. Kaster
- Little Boy Dead (1988) ... Frank
- Guessing Game (1982) ... Police Lt. Kaster
 1988 The Law and Harry McGraw (TV Series)
Ross McKechnie
- Maginnis for the People (1988) ... Ross McKechnie
 1987 Deadly Care (TV Movie)
Mr. Halloran
 1987 The Wizard (TV Series)
- Papa Simon (1987) ... Trammer
 1986 L.A. Law (TV Series)
Al Becker
- Fry Me to the Moon (1986) ... Al Becker
 1984-1986 Highway to Heaven (TV Series)
Luke Morgan / Mr. Sinclair / Sinclair
- Man to Man (1986) ... Luke Morgan
- Highway to Heaven: Part 2 (1984) ... Mr. Sinclair
- Highway to Heaven: Part 1 (1984) ... Sinclair
 1986 Stewardess School
 1986 Club Paradise
Data Processing Supervisor
 1986 Misfits of Science (TV Series)
Matt Jasper
- Three Days of the Blender (1986) ... Matt Jasper
 1986 Dream West (TV Mini-Series)
Col. Atherton
- Episode #1.2 (1986) ... Col. Atherton
- Dream West (1986) ... Col. Atherton
 1986 T.J. Hooker (TV Series)
Capt. Herb
- Taps for Officer Remy (1986) ... Capt. Herb
 1985 Remington Steele (TV Series)
Sheriff Dwight Clifford
- Corn Fed Steele (1985) ... Sheriff Dwight Clifford (as Joe A. Dorsey)
 1985 Real Genius
Congressman Dougton
 1985 Code of Vengeance (TV Series)
Chief Milford Carsworth
 1985 Code of Vengeance (TV Movie)
Chief Milford Carsworth
 1985 Hunter (TV Series)
Sgt. Louis Whitlow
- Sniper (1985) ... Sgt. Louis Whitlow
 1985 Cover Up (TV Series)
Senator Dean Chisholm
- Passions (1985) ... Senator Dean Chisholm
 1985 Robert Kennedy and His Times (TV Mini-Series)
Chief of Police
- Episode #1.3 (1985) ... Chief of Police
- Episode #1.2 (1985) ... Chief of Police
- Episode #1.1 (1985) ... Chief of Police
 1984 Riptide (TV Series)
Janice Simpkins
- It's a Vial Sort of Business (1984) ... Janice Simpkins
 1984 Hardcastle and McCormick (TV Series)
Calvin Moreland
- It Coulda Been Worse, She Coulda Been a Welder (1984) ... Calvin Moreland
 1984 Blue Thunder (TV Series)
Van Ark
- The Island (1984) ... Van Ark
 1983 Dallas (TV Series)
Ben Kesey
- Morning After (1983) ... Ben Kesey
 1983 Rita Hayworth: The Love Goddess (TV Movie)
Winfield Sheehan
 1983 Brainstorm
Hal Abramson
 1983 WarGames
 1983 The Mississippi (TV Series)
Col. Fulmer
- We Remember, We Revere (1983) ... Col. Fulmer
 1981 Coward of the County (TV Movie)
Lem Gatlin
 1981 The Incredible Hulk (TV Series)
- The Harder They Fall (1981) ... Al
 1981 Walking Tall (TV Series)
- Deadly Impact (1981) ... Rutledge
 1980 Angel City (TV Movie)
 1980 Hopscotch
Security Guard
 1980 Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones (TV Movie)
 1980 The Ordeal of Dr. Mudd (TV Movie)
Gen. Trafe
 1979 The Prize Fighter
 1979 The Great Santini
Coach Spinks
 1979 Wise Blood
Stranger #4
 1979 The Visitor
Sheriff Paul Townsend
 1979 Norma Rae
Woodrow Thompson (as Joe A. Dorsey)
 1978 They Went That-A-Way & That-A-Way
Bill (as Joe A. Dorsey)
 1978 Our Winning Season
Officer McNally
 1978 The Million Dollar Dixie Deliverance (TV Movie)
Capt. Guthrie
 1978 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
Capt. Guthrie
- The Million Dollar Dixie Deliverence (1978) ... Capt. Guthrie
 1977 The Manitou
Dr. Snaith (uncredited)
 1977 Young Dan'l Boone (TV Series)
- The Trail Blazer (1977) ... Jake
 1977 Nashville 99 (TV Series)
- Joldy (1977) ... Judge
 1977 Roots (TV Mini-Series)
- Part IV (1977) ... Calvert
- Part II (1977) ... Calvert
 1976 Project: Kill
Sen. Walker (uncredited)
 1976 Grizzly
Charley Kittridge
 1976 Movin' On (TV Series)
Head Thief
- Living It Up! (1976) ... Head Thief (uncredited)
 1974 The Longest Yard
Bartender (as Joseph Dorsey)
 1965 The Doctors and the Nurses (TV Series)
- A Question of Murder (1965) ... Guard
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Alternate Names:

Joe Dorcey | Joe A. Dorsey | Joseph Dorsey

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