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John Hancock (I) (1941–1992)

John Hancock was born on March 4, 1941 in Hazen, Arkansas, USA. He was an actor and director, known for The Bonfire of the Vanities (1990), Crossroads (1986) and A Soldier's Story (1984). He died on October 12, 1992 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1992 Love & War (TV Series)
Ike Johnson
- Voyage of the Damned (1992) ... Ike Johnson
- What Are You Wearing (1992) ... Ike Johnson
- Waiting for Henry (1992) ... Ike Johnson
- Check, Please (1992) ... Ike Johnson
- Step Two (1992) ... Ike Johnson
 1992 Criminal Behavior (TV Movie)
Lt. Wills
 1991-1992 Pacific Station (TV Series)
Dep. Commissioner Hank Bishop
- The Last Angry Detective (1992) ... Dep. Commissioner Hank Bishop
- One for the Road (1992) ... Dep. Commissioner Hank Bishop
- Whose Dad Is It Anyway? (1992) ... Dep. Commissioner Hank Bishop
- My Favorite Dad (1992) ... Dep. Commissioner Hank Bishop
- Operation! (1991) ... Dep. Commissioner Hank Bishop
 1986-1991 L.A. Law (TV Series)
Judge Richard Armand
- Monkey on My Back Lot (1991) ... Judge Richard Armand
- Since I Fell for You (1991) ... Judge Richard Armand
- Good to the Last Drop (1991) ... Judge Richard Armand
- Armand's Hammer (1990) ... Judge Richard Armand
- Lie Harder (1990) ... Judge Richard Armand
 1991 Equal Justice (TV Series)
Detective Monroe
- What Color Are My Eyes? (1991) ... Detective Monroe
 1991 Midnight Caller (TV Series)
Andy Frane
- City of Lost Souls: Part 2 (1991) ... Andy Frane
- City of Lost Souls: Part 1 (1991) ... Andy Frane
 1986-1991 Amen (TV Series)
Marshall Whittaker / Reverend
- A Star Is Burned (1991) ... Marshall Whittaker
- My Fair Homeboy (1991) ... Marshall Whittaker
- Pilot (1986) ... Reverend
 1990 The Bonfire of the Vanities
Reverend Bacon
 1990 Cop Rock (TV Series)
Judge Armand
- Marital Blitz (1990) ... Judge Armand
- Potts Don't Fail Me Now (1990) ... Judge Armand
 1990 Family Matters (TV Series)
Leroy
- Rachel's Place (1990) ... Leroy
 1990 Voices Within: The Lives of Truddi Chase (TV Movie)
Soloman
 1990 Matlock (TV Series)
Bobby Neil
- The Cookie Monster (1990) ... Bobby Neil
 1990 Why Me?
Tiny
 1989 Sundown: The Vampire in Retreat
Quinton Canada
 1989 Tour of Duty (TV Series)
Arthur Johnson
- Green Christmas (1989) ... Arthur Johnson
 1989 Valerie (TV Series)
Mr. Stanton
- Stir Crazy (1989) ... Mr. Stanton
 1989 CBS Summer Playhouse (TV Series)
Carl Mackey
- Coming to America (1989) ... Carl Mackey
 1989 Collision Course
Lieutenant Ryerson
 1989 Rapid Fire
Marine / Sailor
 1983-1989 Family Ties (TV Series)
Gus Thompson
- All in the Neighborhood: Part 2 (1989) ... Gus Thompson
- All in the Neighborhood: Part 1 (1989) ... Gus Thompson
- Walking on Air (1987) ... Gus Thompson
- Nothing But a Man (1986) ... Gus Thompson
- Birth of a Keaton: Part 2 (1985) ... Gus Thompson
 1988 Traxx
Chief Emmett Decker
 1988 Big Business
Older Harlan
 1988 Cagney & Lacey (TV Series)
Marshall Felmore
- Button, Button (1988) ... Marshall Felmore
 1987 Dead Aim
Talbot
 1987 Catch the Heat
Ike
 1987 Houston Knights (TV Series)
Clarence (segment "Chicken")
- Mirrors (1987) ... Clarence (segment "Chicken")
 1987 Hunter (TV Series)
Sam Pruitt
- The Cradle Will Rock (1987) ... Sam Pruitt
 1986 The Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Dr. Puckett
- The Convict's Piano (1986) ... Dr. Puckett
 1982-1986 Hill Street Blues (TV Series)
Cook / Nolan / Ray Saunders
- Amazing Grace (1986) ... Cook
- Grace Under Pressure (1984) ... Nolan
- Little Boil Blue (1982) ... Ray Saunders
 1986 Fresno (TV Mini-Series)
Commissioner
 1986 Scarecrow and Mrs. King (TV Series)
Tanner
- Photo Finish (1986) ... Tanner
 1986 The A-Team (TV Series)
'Fats' Styles
- The Trouble with Harry (1986) ... 'Fats' Styles
 1986 Crossroads
Sheriff Tilford
 1986 Remington Steele (TV Series)
Frank Dix
- Steele on the Air (1986) ... Frank Dix
 1985 Who's the Boss? (TV Series)
Dr. Jake Emerson
- The Graduate (1985) ... Dr. Jake Emerson
 1985 Streets of Justice (TV Movie)
Henry Brewer
 1984-1985 Hardcastle and McCormick (TV Series)
Lt. Michael Delaney
- Angie's Choice (1985) ... Lt. Michael Delaney
- One of the Girls from Accounting (1984) ... Lt. Michael Delaney
- You and the Horse You Rode in On (1984) ... Lt. Michael Delaney
- Whatever Happened to Guts? (1984) ... Lt. Michael Delaney
- D-Day (1984) ... Lt. Michael Delaney
 1985 Cheers (TV Series)
Lenny Barnes
- King of the Hill (1985) ... Lenny Barnes
 1985 Benson (TV Series)
Mayor Waring
- Take This Job and Love It (1985) ... Mayor Waring
 1984 City Heat
Fat Freddy
 1984 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Daniel
- The Murder of Sherlock Holmes (1984) ... Daniel
 1984 A Soldier's Story
Sergeant Washington
 1984 Blue Thunder (TV Series)
Jake Cusak
- The Godchild (1984) ... Jake Cusak
 1984 Diff'rent Strokes (TV Series)
Reverend Thomas
- The Bar Mitzvah Boy (1984) ... Reverend Thomas
 1984 Tank
Mess Sergeant
 1984 More Than Murder (TV Movie)
Judge
 1983/I Happy Endings (TV Movie)
Judge Randolph
 1983 Girls of the White Orchid (TV Movie)
Sergeant Kelly
 1983 Deal of the Century
Baptist Minister
 1983 Knots Landing (TV Series)
Judge David R. Ritter / Judge
- The People vs. Gary Ewing (1983) ... Judge David R. Ritter
- The Fatal Blow (1983) ... Judge
 1983 Voyagers! (TV Series)
Jack
- All Fall Down (1983) ... Jack
 1983 M.A.D.D.: Mothers Against Drunk Drivers (TV Movie)
Judge Daugherty
 1983 Your Place... or Mine (TV Movie)
 1983 The Sting II
Doc Brown
 1983 Taxi (TV Series)
Dr. Brandon
- Alex's Old Buddy (1983) ... Dr. Brandon
 1982 Airplane II: The Sequel
Controller #1
 1982 In the Custody of Strangers (TV Movie)
Judge Bennett
 1982 The Incredible Hulk (TV Series)
Isaac Whittier Ross
- Slaves (1982) ... Isaac Whittier Ross
 1982 The Greatest American Hero (TV Series)
Louis Davout
- A Chicken in Every Plot (1982) ... Louis Davout
 1981 The Dukes of Hazzard (TV Series)
Handley
- Sadie Hogg Day (1981) ... Handley
 1981 ...All the Marbles
Big John' Stanley, TTs Promoter
 1980 First Family
President Mazai Kalundra
 1980 The Black Marble
Clarence Cromwell
 1980 White Mama (TV Movie)
Tall Black Man
 1980 Scruples (TV Mini-Series)
Lieutenant Tony Bakersmith
- Episode #1.3 (1980) ... Lieutenant Tony Bakersmith
- Episode #1.2 (1980) ... Lieutenant Tony Bakersmith
- Episode #1.1 (1980) ... Lieutenant Tony Bakersmith
 1979 The Girl Who Saved the World (TV Movie)
Gold Tooth
 1979 11th Victim (TV Movie)
Captain Long
 1979 10
Dr. Croce
 1979 The In-Laws
T Man #1
 1979 Stop Susan Williams (TV Series)
Gold Tooth
 1979 Roots: The Next Generations (TV Mini-Series)
Scotty
- Episode #1.6 (1979) ... Scotty
 1978 Foul Play
Coleman
 1978 Cindy (TV Movie)
Wilcox
 1978 Baby, I'm Back (TV Series)
Shack
- Farewell to Boyish Charm (1978) ... Shack
 1974 Great Performances (TV Series)
Cut Purse
- Cyrano de Bergerac (1974) ... Cut Purse
 1973 The Streets of San Francisco (TV Series)
John - ACT Actor / Othello
- Deadline (1973) ... John - ACT Actor / Othello
 1971 Brother John
Henry's Friend
 1969 The Monk (TV Movie)
Charlie
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Often played police detectives, police lieutenants, ministers, judges, or high-ranking military officers.

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His large size and distinctive bass voice

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