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Paxton Whitehead

Paxton Whitehead was born on 17 October, 1937 in Kent, England, UK. He trained at London's Webber-Douglas Academy of Dramatic Arts starting at the age of 17. After attending the academy for two years he went to work in stock companies starting with the "weekly rep", small touring companies that rehearsed and performed a new play each week. He made ... See full bio »
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 2009 The Aristocrat
Bob Wirtz
 2007 Desperate Housewives (TV Series)
Graham Hainsworth
- Dress Big (2007) ... Graham Hainsworth
 2000-2004 The West Wing (TV Series)
Bernard Thatch
- Noël (2000) ... Bernard Thatch
 2002 The Drew Carey Show (TV Series)
- Rich Woman, Poor Man (2002) ... Helford
 2001 Dead Last (TV Series)
Chancellor Johns
- To Live and Amulet Die (2001) ... Chancellor Johns
 1999 The Duke
Basil Rathwood
 1999 Animaniacs: Wakko's Wish (Video)
King Salazar (voice)
 1992-1999 Mad About You (TV Series)
Hal Conway
- The Final Frontier: Part 2 (1999) ... Hal Conway
- The Final Frontier: Part 1 (1999) ... Hal Conway
- Millennium Bug (1999) ... Hal Conway
- Win a Free Car (1999) ... Hal Conway
- The Buried Fight (1998) ... Hal Conway
 1999 Lands of Lore III (Video Game)
King Richard (voice)
 1998 Early Edition (TV Series)
- Romancing the Throne (1998) ... Vesti
 1997 RocketMan
British Reporter
 1996 Frasier (TV Series)
Dr. Campbell
 1996 3rd Rock from the Sun (TV Series)
Dr. Menard
- World's Greatest Dick (1996) ... Dr. Menard
 1995-1996 Ellen (TV Series)
Dr. Whitcomb
 1996 Caroline in the City (TV Series)
Cats' Producer
- Caroline and the Cat Dancer (1996) ... Cats' Producer
 1996 London Suite (TV Movie)
Dr. McMerlin
 1996 The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest (TV Series)
- The Darkest Fathoms (1996) ... Commander (voice)
 1994 Trick of the Eye (TV Movie)
 1994 Where Are My Children? (TV Movie)
 1993 My Boyfriend's Back
Judge In Heaven
 1993 12:01 (TV Movie)
Dr. Tiberius Scott
 1992-1993 Dinosaurs (TV Series)
Sir David Tushingham / Judge
- Charlene's Flat World (1992) ... Judge (voice)
 1993 The Adventures of Huck Finn
Harvey Wilks
 1993 Almost Home (TV Series)
Sir Reginald Harrington
- The Fox and the Hound (1993) ... Sir Reginald Harrington
 1992 Monster in My Pocket: The Big Scream (TV Short)
Dr. Henry Davenport, the Invisible Man (voice)
 1992 Nervous Ticks
 1991 Rover Dangerfield
Count (voice)
 1991 An Inconvenient Woman (TV Movie)
Hector Paradiso
 1991 Child of Darkness, Child of Light (TV Movie)
Father Rosetti
 1991 Law & Order (TV Series)
- The Troubles (1991) ... Fenwick
 1990 Chips, the War Dog (TV Movie)
 1989 The Nutt House (TV Series)
Alec Creed
- My Man Tarkington (1989) ... Alec Creed
 1988 Baby Boom (TV Series)
Dr. Whittaker
- The Right School for Elizabeth (1988) ... Dr. Whittaker
 1988 Great Performances (TV Series)
 1987 Silver Spoons (TV Series)
Charles Sinclair
- Band on the Run (1987) ... Charles Sinclair
 1987 Down and Out in Beverly Hills (TV Series)
- Jerry Jumps Right In (1987) ... Derek
 1986 Jumpin' Jack Flash
Lord Malcolm Billings
 1986 The Alan King Show (TV Movie)
John Emerson
 1986 The A-Team (TV Series)
- Beneath the Surface (1986) ... Morgan
 1985 Brothers (TV Series)
- Happy Birthday, Baby Brother (1985) ... Barnes
 1982 Hart to Hart (TV Series)
Gordon Chumley / Patrick Burke
- Rich and Hartless (1982) ... Gordon Chumley
- Hart and Sole (1982) ... Patrick Burke
 1979 Riel (TV Movie)
 1974 The National Dream: Building the Impossible Railway (TV Mini-Series)
Lord Dufferin
 1974 The Naked Mind (TV Series)
 1974 Performance (TV Series)
- Village Wooing (1974)
 1961 Golden Showcase (TV Series)
- The Picture of Dorian Gray (1961) ... Benvolio

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He acted in Tom Stoppard's play, "The Invention of Love," at the Court Theatre in Chicago, Illinois. See more »

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Long married to Scottish-born actress Patricia Gage who appeared on Broadway in a 1972 production of "There's One in Every Marriage" in a book adapted by Whitehead. The couple also co-starred on TV in a production of George Bernard Shaw's "Village Wooing" in 1975. They divorced and in 1987 Paxton married Katherine Robertson. The couple moved to and settled in Irvine, California in 1980 to raise ... See more »

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Paxton Whitehead to appear at Westport Country Playhouse April 1-19 dan_dassow
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