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Gavan O'Herlihy

Gavan O'Herlihy was born on April 29, 1954 in Dublin, Ireland. He is an actor, known for Willow (1988), Superman III (1983) and The Descent: Part 2 (2009). See full bio »
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Willow Airk Thaughbaer
Superman III
The Descent: Part 2
Never Say Never Again
Never Say Never Again Jack Petachi


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 2006 Seven Days of Grace
 2002 Cruise of the Gods (TV Movie)
 2002/I Butterfly Man
Bill Kincaid
 2000 Command Approved
Arms dealer
 2000 18 Wheels of Justice (TV Series)
Master Sgt. Jonas Taft
- Ranger's Chance (2000) ... Master Sgt. Jonas Taft
 1998 Jonathan Creek (TV Series)
Hal Drucker
- Danse Macabre (1998) ... Hal Drucker
 1997/II Top of the World
Lieutenant Logan
 1997 Prince Valiant
King Thane
 1995 Hidden Assassin
Dick Powell
 1995 Star Trek: Voyager (TV Series)
Maje Jabin
- Caretaker (1995) ... Maje Jabin
 1993 The Last Outlaw (TV Movie)
Marshal Sharp
 1993 Sharpe's Eagle (TV Movie)
 1992 The Good Guys (TV Series)
James MacQuarrie
- The MacQuarrie Treasure (1992) ... James MacQuarrie
 1991 Conagher (TV Movie)
Chris Mahler, Cowboy
 1991 Tarzán (TV Series)
Cordell Winslow
- Tarzan and the Caves of Darkness (1991) ... Cordell Winslow
 1990 China Beach (TV Series)
Noon Gantry
- Juice (1990) ... Noon Gantry
 1990 Tales from the Crypt (TV Series)
- Three's a Crowd (1990) ... Richard
 1989 Red King, White Knight (TV Movie)
 1989 Tailspin: Behind the Korean Airliner Tragedy (TV Movie)
Sgt. Muller
 1989 Lonesome Dove (TV Mini-Series)
Dan Suggs
- Return (1989) ... Dan Suggs (as Gavin O'Herlihy)
- The Plains (1989) ... Dan Suggs (as Gavin O'Herlihy)
- On the Trail (1989) ... Dan Suggs (as Gavin O'Herlihy)
- Leaving (1989) ... Dan Suggs (as Gavin O'Herlihy)
 1985 Death Wish 3
 1985 Cover Up (TV Series)
Drew Simpson
- Adams' Ribs (1985) ... Drew Simpson
 1985 Matt Houston (TV Series)
- Killing Time (1985) ... Michael
 1985 The Dirty Dozen: Next Mission (TV Movie)
Conrad E. Perkins
 1984 Space Riders
Ron Harris
 1982 We'll Meet Again (TV Mini-Series)
Capt. Red Berwash / Capt. Red Burwash / Capt. 'ed Burwash
- The End of the Beginning (1982) ... Capt. 'ed Burwash
- Exceptional Circumstances (1982) ... Capt. Red Burwash
- One Day at a Time (1982) ... Capt. Red Burwash
- Old Enough to Fight (1982) ... Capt. Red Burwash
 1980 A Rumor of War (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.2 (1980) ... Stanton
- Episode #1.1 (1980) ... Stanton
 1979 Mark Twain: Beneath the Laughter (TV Movie)
Young Clemens
 1979 The Amazing Spider-Man (TV Series)
- Wolfpack (1979) ... David
 1978 A Wedding
Wilson Briggs
 1978 Sergeant Matlovich vs. the U.S. Air Force (TV Movie)
Art Stinson
 1978 A Death in Canaan (TV Movie)
Father Mark
 1978 The Bionic Woman (TV Series)
Jim Burns
- The Pyramid (1978) ... Jim Burns
 1977 The Ghost of Cypress Swamp (TV Movie)
Big Bob Landers
 1977 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
Big Bob Landers
- The Ghost of Cypress Swamp (1977) ... Big Bob Landers
 1976 Rich Man, Poor Man (TV Mini-Series)
Phil McGee
- Part VIII: Chapters 11 and 12 (1976) ... Phil McGee
 1975 Police Woman (TV Series)
Gordon Stuart
- Paradise Mall (1975) ... Gordon Stuart
 1975 The Six Million Dollar Man (TV Series)
- Outrage in Balinderry (1975) ... Dan
 1975 Marcus Welby, M.D. (TV Series)
Herb Frane
- The Time Bomb (1975) ... Herb Frane
 1975 Lucas Tanner (TV Series)
Steve Leversee
- Bonus Baby (1975) ... Steve Leversee
 1974 The California Kid (TV Movie)
 1974 The Healers (TV Movie)
 1973 Mary Tyler Moore (TV Series)
Josh McBride
- Son of 'But Seriously, Folks' (1973) ... Josh McBride (as Gavin O'Herlihy)
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Though principally a movie star, he has contributed to various TV series. British audience will recognize him most as the heroic Captain Leroy in Sharpe's Eagle. Few will forget his comment "Boys, lets load up and do some shootin'". See more »

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