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Dudley Knight (1939–2013)

Dudley Knight was born on July 1, 1939 in Rochester, Minnesota, USA. He was an actor, known for Black Sheep Squadron (1976), Two Is a Happy Number (1972) and The Candidate (1972). He was married to Marta Whistler. He died on June 27, 2013 in Newport Beach, California, USA. See full bio »

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Black Sheep Squadron
Black Sheep Squadron Major Smithson
Two Is a Happy Number
The Candidate
The Candidate Magazine Editor
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 1994 Pentathlon
 1990 The N-Town Passion (Video)
King Herod
 1983 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series)
Mr. Foster
- But It's Not My Fault (1983) ... Mr. Foster
 1981-1983 The Greatest American Hero (TV Series)
Foreman / Charles Ratner
- Live at Eleven (1983) ... Foreman
- Operation Spoilsport (1981) ... Charles Ratner
 1982 Knots Landing (TV Series)
Bookstore Manager
- New Beginnings (1982) ... Bookstore Manager
 1981 First Monday in October
Assistant Manager
 1981 The Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo (TV Series)
George / Crime Lab Technician
- The Roller Disco Karate Kaper (1981) ... George
- Another Day, Another Bomb (1981) ... George
- Macho Man (1981) ... Crime Lab Technician
 1977-1981 Eight Is Enough (TV Series)
Anchorman / Mitch
- The Idolbreaker: Part 1 (1981) ... Anchorman
- Hit and Run (1977) ... Mitch
 1981 The Facts of Life (TV Series)
The Announcer
- Brian and Sylvia (1981) ... The Announcer
 1980 First Family
Secretary of Defense Springfield
 1976 Black Sheep Squadron (TV Series)
Major Smithson
- The Meatball Circus (1976) ... Major Smithson
 1976 La flûte à six schtroumpfs (1983 US version, voice, as Dudly Knight)
 1976 M*A*S*H (TV Series)
Major Jim Overman
- Out of Sight, Out of Mind (1976) ... Major Jim Overman
 1976 The Rockford Files (TV Series)
- A Bad Deal in the Valley (1976) ... Agent
 1976 Bronk (TV Series)
- Vengeance (1976) ... O'Sullivan
 1974-1976 Police Story (TV Series)
Harry / Lawyer / Styles
- Eamon Kinsella Royce (1976) ... Harry
- A Community of Victims (1975) ... Lawyer
- Chief (1974) ... Styles
 1974 Watched!
U.S. Attorney
 1974 The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman (TV Movie)
Trooper Brown
 1973 The Blue Knight (TV Movie) (uncredited)
 1973 The Man Who Could Talk to Kids (TV Movie)
Mr. Carling
 1972 The Candidate
Magazine Editor
 1972 Two Is a Happy Number
King Lear

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He was on the theater faculty at UC Irvine for over 20 years. He created innovative ways of teaching acting students to speak clearly while lending their characters authentic accents and dialects. See more »

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