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Robert Ginty (1948–2009)


Born in New York, rugged, virile, hard-looking action star Robert Ginty initially sought a career in music, becoming involved in several rock bands from age 16 on. During this stage he actually got to play and hang out with several rock legends, including Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Carlos Santana and John Lee Hooker. In the 1970s, however, he ... See full bio »

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Known For

Coming Home
Coming Home Sgt. Dink Mobley
(1978)
The Exterminator
The Exterminator John Eastland
(1980)
Loverboy
Loverboy Joe Bodek
(1989)

Filmography

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 2008 UCB Comedy Originals (TV Series)
 2000 The Prophet's Game
Brent Moore
 1997 Doublecross on Costa's Island
Robert Boyd
 1995-1997 Baywatch Nights (TV Series)
Ray Reegun / Steven Sacks
- Possessed (1997) ... Ray Reegun
- 976 Ways to Say I Love You (1995) ... Steven Sacks
 1995 Taken Alive
Robert Boyd
 1992 Lady Dragon
Gibson
 1992 In the Heat of the Night (TV Series)
Dr. Vance Talbot
- Fool for Love (1992) ... Dr. Vance Talbot
 1991 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Lt. Avery Powell
- Moving Violation (1991) ... Lt. Avery Powell
 1990 The Bounty Hunter
Duke Evans
 1990 Cop Target
Farley Wood
 1990 Father Dowling Mysteries (TV Series)
Lenny Rothstein
- The Reasonable Doubt Mystery (1990) ... Lenny Rothstein
 1990 The Big One: The Great Los Angeles Earthquake (TV Movie)
Warren Cates
 1990 Matlock (TV Series)
Police Det. Ed Tobias
- The Narc (1990) ... Police Det. Ed Tobias
 1990 Vietnam, Texas
Thomas McCain
 1990 Madhouse
Dale
 1989-1990 Falcon Crest (TV Series)
Walker Daniels
- Time Bomb (1990) ... Walker Daniels
- Danny (1989) ... Walker Daniels
- Merry Christmas, Charley (1989) ... Walker Daniels
- Luck Wave (1989) ... Walker Daniels
- God of the Grape (1989) ... Walker Daniels
 1989 Out on Bail
John Dee
 1989 Loverboy
Joe Bodek
 1987 Maniac Killer
Gondrand
 1987 Code Name Vengeance
Monroe Bieler
 1987 Three Kinds of Heat
Elliot Cromwell
 1987 Programmed to Kill
Eric Mathews
 1986 Hardesty House (TV Movie)
 1986 Mission Kill
J.F. Cooper
 1985 Vivre pour survivre
Boris 'Bo' Donnelly
 1984 Hawaiian Heat (TV Series)
Mac Riley
- Picture Imperfect (1984) ... Mac Riley
- Andy's Mom (1984) ... Mac Riley
- Old Dues (1984) ... Mac Riley
- Ancient Fires (1984) ... Mac Riley
- Yankees vs. the Cubs (1984) ... Mac Riley
 1984 Hawaiian Heat (TV Movie)
Mac Riley
 1984 Exterminator 2
John Eastland
 1984 The Act
Don Tucker
 1983 Scarab (Video)
Murphy
 1983 The Alchemist
Aaron McCallum
 1983 I Want to Live (TV Movie)
Henry Graham
 1983 Knight Rider (TV Series)
Elliott Stevens
- Nobody Does It Better (1983) ... Elliott Stevens
 1983 Simon & Simon (TV Series)
Medical Examiner Jerry Reiner
- It's Only a Game (1983) ... Medical Examiner Jerry Reiner
- The Club Murder Vacation (1983) ... Medical Examiner Jerry Reiner
- Psyched Out (1983) ... Medical Examiner Jerry Reiner
 1983 Warrior of the Lost World
The Rider
 1982 Gavilan (TV Series)
Millard Winley III
- Best Friend Money Can Buy (1982) ... Millard Winley III
 1980-1982 Quincy M.E. (TV Series)
Brian Marinoff / Bill Estes
- Give Me Your Weak (1982) ... Brian Marinoff
- The Night Killer (1980) ... Bill Estes
 1982 Gold Raiders
Mark Banner
 1981 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Donald Gray
 1981 The Big Stuffed Dog (TV Movie)
Petey's Father
 1980 Diff'rent Strokes (TV Series)
Ron Connelly
- The Accident (1980) ... Ron Connelly
 1980 CHiPs (TV Series)
Cal Hendricks
- To Your Health (1980) ... Cal Hendricks
 1980 The Exterminator
John Eastland
 1979 Eischied (TV Series)
 1978-1979 The Paper Chase (TV Series)
Thomas Craig Anderson
- Scavenger Hunt (1979) ... Thomas Craig Anderson
- A Case of Detente (1979) ... Thomas Craig Anderson
- The Tables Down at Ernie's (1979) ... Thomas Craig Anderson
- The Clay Footed Idol (1979) ... Thomas Craig Anderson
- Once More with Feeling (1979) ... Thomas Craig Anderson
 1978 Project U.F.O. (TV Series)
Jeff Peters
 1978 The Courage and the Passion (TV Movie)
Amn. Donald Berkle
 1978 Coming Home
Sgt. Dink Mobley
 1976-1978 Black Sheep Squadron (TV Series)
1st Lt. Thomas Joseph 'T.J.' Wiley
- Ten'll Get You Five (1978) ... 1st Lt. Thomas Joseph 'T.J.' Wiley
- Operation Stand-Down (1978) ... 1st Lt. Thomas Joseph 'T.J.' Wiley
- Wolves in the Sheep Pen (1978) ... 1st Lt. Thomas Joseph 'T.J.' Wiley
- The Hawk Flies on Sunday (1977) ... 1st Lt. Thomas Joseph 'T.J.' Wiley
- The 200 Pound Gorilla (1977) ... 1st Lt. Thomas Joseph 'T.J.' Wiley
 1977 The Red Hand Gang (TV Series)
Officer Jensen
- The Face at the Window (1977) ... Officer Jensen
 1977 Delvecchio (TV Series)
Atendant
- Dying Can Be a Pleasure (1977) ... Atendant
 1976 Bound for Glory
Artichoke Picker
 1976 Two-Minute Warning
Vendor
 1976 Jigsaw John (TV Series)
 1976 NBC Special Treat (TV Series)
Father McKenna
- Papa and Me (1976) ... Father McKenna
 1975-1976 Police Story (TV Series)
Jerry / Young Man
- War Games (1975) ... Young Man
 1976 Matt Helm (TV Series)
Griff Tanner
- Die Once, Die Twice (1976) ... Griff Tanner
 1975 Police Woman (TV Series)
Dino / Anson Croy
- Glitter with a Bullet (1975) ... Dino
- Target Black (1975) ... Anson Croy
 1975 Cop on the Beat (TV Movie)
Burns
 1975 Joe Forrester (TV Series)
 1975 The Turning Point of Jim Malloy (TV Movie)
Arthur Pond
 1974 The Rockford Files (TV Series)
Gib Moore
- Caledonia - It's Worth a Fortune! (1974) ... Gib Moore
 1974 Nakia (TV Series)
- The Sand Trap (1974)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Played drums with Jimi Hendrix.

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Robert Ginity | R.W. Ginty

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I've played a very violent repertory of movies and what they've done for me is given me an economically viable career.

Trivia:

Once flew as passenger on a "VIP Flight" in F/A-18 Hornet with the Blue Angels. He took up flying via his association with his TV show Black Sheep Squadron (1976). See more »

Nickname:

The Paper Chase Guy

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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