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John Pleshette


John Pleshette was born on July 27, 1942 in New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for The Truman Show (1998), Rocky II (1979) and Knots Landing (1979). He is married to Lynn Pleshette. They have one child. See full bio »
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 2013 Mistresses (TV Series)
Judge Kavanaugh
- When One Door Closes... (2013) ... Judge Kavanaugh
 2013 Happily Divorced (TV Series)
Rabbi
- I Object (2013) ... Rabbi
 2012 American Horror Story (TV Series)
Committee Chairman
- The Coat Hanger (2012) ... Committee Chairman
 2011 Law & Order: LA (TV Series)
Judge
- Reseda (2011) ... Judge
 2010 Kosher Pig (TV Movie)
Paul Cohen
 2009 Gentlemen Broncos
Merve
 2008 Eli Stone (TV Series)
Judge Nettles
 2007 Sex and Breakfast
Older Man in Elevator
 2006-2007 The Nine (TV Series)
Mr. Kates
- Confessions (2007) ... Mr. Kates
- Outsiders (2006) ... Mr. Kates
 2005 NCIS (TV Series)
Tom Crawley
- Model Behavior (2005) ... Tom Crawley
 2004 JAG (TV Series)
Prosecutor Joe Wilson
- Camp Delta (2004) ... Prosecutor Joe Wilson
 2004 Helter Skelter (TV Movie)
Mr. Krenwikle
 2003 Line of Fire (TV Series)
 2003 The Failures
Pricipal Holbrook
 2003 Detonator
Stuart Newman
 2002 For the People (TV Series)
Dr. Goodwin
- Come Blow Your Whistle (2002) ... Dr. Goodwin
 2001 Curb Your Enthusiasm (TV Series)
Therapist
- The Thong (2001) ... Therapist
 2001 James Dean (TV Movie)
Billy Rose
 2001 NYPD Blue (TV Series)
Gerald Holzman, Esq.
- Thumb Enchanted Evening (2001) ... Gerald Holzman, Esq.
 1999 Good vs Evil (TV Series)
Wallace Augur
- Cliffhanger (1999) ... Wallace Augur
 1998 Arli$$ (TV Series)
Orson
- My Job Is to Get Jobs (1998) ... Orson
 1998 Mike Hammer, Private Eye (TV Series)
Auggie Sterling / Augustus Hancock Sterling II
- A New Leaf: Part 2 (1998) ... Auggie Sterling
- A New Leaf: Part 1 (1998) ... Augustus Hancock Sterling II
 1998 The Truman Show
Network Executive
 1998 The Practice (TV Series)
Attorney for Mr. Feldman
- Trees in the Forest (1998) ... Attorney for Mr. Feldman
 1998 The Pretender (TV Series)
Sean Flanagan
 1997 The Curse of Inferno
Mr. Wizzard
 1997 ER (TV Series)
Stuart
- Ambush (1997) ... Stuart (voice)
 1997 Party of Five (TV Series)
Professor Conklin
- I Declare (1997) ... Professor Conklin
 1996 The Sentinel (TV Series)
Brother Christopher
- Vow of Silence (1996) ... Brother Christopher
 1996 Diagnosis Murder (TV Series)
Dr. John Foster
- Murder in the Dark (1996) ... Dr. John Foster
 1995 Born to Be Wild
Donald Carr
 1994 Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman (TV Series)
Detective Simpson
- The Washington Affair: Part 2 (1994) ... Detective Simpson
- The Washington Affair: Part 1 (1994) ... Detective Simpson
 1993 Eye of the Stranger
Joe
 1993 Percy & Thunder (TV Movie)
Bill Slocum
 1993 The Larry Sanders Show (TV Series)
Leo
- Larry's Agent (1993) ... Leo
 1993 Bloodlines: Murder in the Family (TV Movie)
Neil Woodman
 1991-1993 Civil Wars (TV Series)
Al Noonan
- Captain Kangaroo Court (1993) ... Al Noonan
- The Naked and the Wed (1992) ... Al Noonan
- Whippet 'Til It Breaks (1992) ... Al Noonan
- The Pound and the Fury (1991) ... Al Noonan
 1991 Lies of the Twins (TV Movie)
 1991 Deadly Game (TV Movie)
 1990-1991 L.A. Law (TV Series)
Mark Kumpel
- On the Toad Again (1991) ... Mark Kumpel
- The Last Gasp (1990) ... Mark Kumpel
 1990 Beauty and the Beast (TV Series)
Jimmy Faber
- Legacies (1990) ... Jimmy Faber
- The Reckoning (1990) ... Jimmy Faber
 1990 Hunter (TV Series)
Ron Nieman
- Final Confession (1990) ... Ron Nieman
 1990 Vietnam, Texas
Harold
 1990 Murder in Paradise (TV Movie)
Wagner Thorne
 1988 Paramedics
Doctor Lido
 1987-1988 Highway to Heaven (TV Series)
Stanley / Charley
- Heaven Nose, Mister Smith (1988) ... Stanley
- All That Glitters (1987) ... Charley
 1988 Shattered Innocence (TV Movie)
Mel Erman
 1988 Windmills of the Gods (TV Movie)
Eddie
 1987 MacGyver (TV Series)
Lancer / Benson / Major Jonathan Dawkins
- D. O. A.: MacGyver (1987) ... Lancer / Benson / Major Jonathan Dawkins
 1986 Mrs. Delafield Wants to Marry (TV Movie)
David Elias
 1984-1986 Simon & Simon (TV Series)
Dr. John Ashfield / Attorney Dorsey Pender
- D-I-V-O-R-C-E (1986) ... Dr. John Ashfield
- Under the Knife (1984) ... Attorney Dorsey Pender
 1986 Welcome Home, Bobby (TV Movie)
John Hammill
 1985 Malice in Wonderland (TV Movie)
Tommy Gallep
 1985 Stormin' Home (TV Movie)
Al Singer
 1985 Magnum, P.I. (TV Series)
Steve Elliott
- Compulsion (1985) ... Steve Elliott
 1985 MacGruder and Loud (TV Series)
Malcolm Skeat
- Pilot (1985) ... Malcolm Skeat
 1984 Micki + Maude
Hap Ludlow
 1984 Burning Rage (TV Movie)
Frank Vandenberg
 1983 Whiz Kids (TV Series)
Richard Chapman
- Red Star Rising (1983) ... Richard Chapman
 1982 The Kid with the Broken Halo (TV Movie)
Jeff McNulty
 1981 S.O.B.
Capitol Studios Vice-President
 1980 Tenspeed and Brown Shoe (TV Series)
Bill Kingman
 1980 Once Upon a Family (TV Movie)
Willie Hedges
 1979 Rocky II
Director
 1978 The Rockford Files (TV Series)
Danny Green / Jackie Tetuska / Julius 'Jay' Rockfelt
- Black Mirror: Part 2 (1978) ... Danny Green / Jackie Tetuska
- Black Mirror: Part 1 (1978) ... Danny Green / Jackie Tetuska
- Dwarf in a Helium Hat (1978) ... Julius 'Jay' Rockfelt
 1978 The Users (TV Movie)
Kip Nathan
 1978 House Calls
Theatrical agent
 1977 The Feather and Father Gang (TV Series)
Schecter
- The Judas Bug (1977) ... Schecter
 1977 The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries (TV Series)
Carl Fry
- The Flickering Torch Mystery (1977) ... Carl Fry
 1977 Seventh Avenue (TV Mini-Series)
Marty Cass
- Episode #1.3 (1977) ... Marty Cass
- Episode #1.2 (1977) ... Marty Cass
 1976 Rocky
Aftershave Commercial Director (uncredited)
 1976 Bell, Book and Candle (TV Movie)
Nicky
 1976 Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman (TV Series)
Hugh Boswell
- Episode #1.130 (1976) ... Hugh Boswell (credit only)
- Episode #1.129 (1976) ... Hugh Boswell (uncredited)
- Episode #1.128 (1976) ... Hugh Boswell (uncredited)
- Episode #1.125 (1976) ... Hugh Boswell
- Episode #1.124 (1976) ... Hugh Boswell (uncredited)
 1975 Doctors' Hospital (TV Series)
Dr. Danvers
 1974 Kojak (TV Series)
Resident
- You Can't Tell a Hurt Man How to Holler (1974) ... Resident (as John Pleshett)
 1972 Parades
Murray
 1970 End of the Road
Finkle
 1967 Coronet Blue (TV Series)
Dan
- Faces (1967) ... Dan
 1964 The Patty Duke Show (TV Series)
Pete
- Simon Says (1964) ... Pete
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Stage Play: The Zulu and the Zayda. Musical comedy. Book by Howard Da Silva and Felix Leon. Music by Harold Rome. Lyrics by Harold J. Rome. Based on a story by Dan Jacobson. Music orchestrated by Meyer Kupferman. Scenic Design and Lighting Design by William Eckart and Jean Eckart. Directed by Dore Schary. Cort Theatre: 10 Nov 1965- 16 Apr ... See more »

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Cousin of Suzanne Pleshette. See more »

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