Best Guest-Stars on Hill Street Bluesby muybueno16 | created - 5 months ago | updated - 3 weeks ago | Public
Actor | NYPD Blue
For seven seasons, acclaimed stage, screen and television actor James McDaniel portrayed Lt. Arthur Fancy on legendary television series NYPD Blue (1993). McDaniel recently completed shooting The Battle for Bunker Hill (2008), with director Kevin Willmott (CSA: Confederate States of America). ...
Actor | The Last King of Scotland
Forest Steven Whitaker has packaged a king-size talent into his hulking 6' 2", 220 lb. frame. He won an Academy Award for his performance as Ugandan dictator Idi Amin in the film The Last King of Scotland (2006), and has also won a Golden Globe and a BAFTA. He is the fourth African-American male to...
3. CCH Pounder
Actress | The Shield
The CCH stands for Carol Christine Hilaria, her birth name. Most of her characters are enriched with positive attributes and it is a testament to this actress' abilities that she continues on such a high plane in a four-decade career.
Born on Christmas Day 1952 in Guyana, she was raised on a sugar ...
Actress | Terminator 2: Judgment Day
Born in Salisbury, Maryland, USA, following high school Linda studied for two years at Washington College in Chestertown, Maryland, before moving on to acting studies in New York. In New York she attended acting workshops given by Lee Strasberg. Her first parts were small parts in TV series, with ...
5. Danny Glover
Actor | Lethal Weapon
Actor, producer and humanitarian Danny Glover has been a commanding presence on screen, stage and television for more than 35 years.
Glover was born in San Francisco, California, to Carrie (Hunley) and James Glover, postal workers who were also active in civil rights. Glover trained at the Black ...
7. Helen Shaver
Actress | Desert Hearts
Helen Shaver has built a lasting legacy, both behind and in front of the camera. She has directed hundreds of hours of television ranging from Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999) to Castle (2009), from The Unit (2006) to The Outer Limits (1995). Her film, Summer's End (1999), a Showtime ...
Actor | Forbidden Planet
George Wallace was born in New York and, at age 13, moved with his mom and her new husband to McMechen, West Virginia, a coal mining town where the boy began working in the mines. He joined the Navy in 1936, got out in 1940, and then went right back in again when World War II started. A chief ...
9. Daphne Reid
Actress | The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
Daphne Reid was born on July 13, 1948 in New York City, New York, USA as Daphne Maxwell. She is an actress and producer, known for The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990), Simon & Simon (1981) and Asunder (1999). She has been married to Tim Reid since December 4, 1982.
Actress | In the Heat of the Night
Anne-Marie Johnson was born on July 18, 1960 in Los Angeles, California, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for In the Heat of the Night (1988), Robot Jox (1989) and JAG (1995). She has been married to Martin Grey since January 1, 1996.
Actor | Kings of the Evening
American Film and Television Actor/Filmmaker Reginald T. Dorsey was born and raised in Dallas, Texas until he was 10 years old. His family then moved to San Jose, California where he was an outstanding student and High School athlete, excelling in football and track. However, the quest for him to ...
13. Chris Noth
Actor | Sex and the City
Two-time Golden Globe nominee and SAG Award nominated actor Chris Noth stars on Season 3 FX's critically acclaimed drama Tyrant (2014) and has two independent films coming out this year.
On Tyrant (2014), Noth enters the show in its third season premiering in July, starring as Gen. William Cogswell,...
Actor | Battlestar Galactica
Edward James Olmos was born in Los Angeles, California, to Eleanor (Huizar) and Pedro Olmos, who was a mail carrier and welder. His family was of Mexican descent. If Olmos had followed the first love of his life, he would have been a professional baseball player. But by age 13, another love entered...
15. Terry Kiser
Actor | Weekend at Bernie's
Excellent, prolific and dependable character actor Terry Kiser was born in Omaha, Nebraska. Terry attended the University of Kansas on both football and dramatic scholarships. He graduated with a degree in Industrial Engineering and worked for three years in this profession in his hometown of Omaha...
17. Alfre Woodard
Actress | Star Trek: First Contact
Alfre Woodard was born on November 8, 1952 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, the youngest of three children of Constance, a homemaker, and Marion H. Woodard, an interior designer. She was named by her godmother, who claimed she saw a vision of Alfre's name written out in gold letters. A former high school ...
18. Leo Rossi
Actor | The Accused
Personable, dynamic and versatile character actor Leo Rossi has been working profusely in both movies and TV shows alike from the mid-70s to the present day. Rossi was born in 1947 in Trenton, New Jersey and grew up in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Leo first began acting in community theater. ...
19. Joe Santos
Actor | The Rockford Files
Brooklyn-born actor of Italian descent, Joe Santos started out a football jock at Fordham University and turned semi-pro before finding a new avenue in acting. Success was long in coming, and he paid his dues for years in a number of blue-collar jobs including railroad worker, tree trimmer, cabbie ...
21. Ally Sheedy
Actress | The Breakfast Club
Ally Sheedy was born in New York City, to Charlotte (Baum), a press agent and writer, and John J. Sheedy, Jr., an advertising executive. She is of Russian Jewish (mother) and Irish and German (father) descent. While at New York's Bank Street School, twelve-year old Ally Sheedy wrote about a ...
22. Eric Pierpoint
Actor | Liar Liar
Eric Pierpoint is noted for the Alien Nation (1989) television series, Liar Liar (1997), The World's Fastest Indian (2005), Forever Young (1992), Holes (2003), Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009), and Sex Tax: Based on a True Story (2010). He starred in TV series Hot Pursuit (1984), Fame (...
23. Michael Biehn
Actor | Aliens
Michael Connell Biehn was born on July 31, 1956 in Anniston, Alabama, to Marcia (Connell) and Don Biehn, a lawyer. He grew up in Lincoln, Nebraska, and at age 14 moved with his family to Lake Havasu, Arizona, where he won a drama scholarship to the University of Arizona. He left prematurely two ...
24. Scott Paulin
Actor | Teen Wolf
Scott Paulin was born on February 13, 1950 in Steubenville, Ohio, USA as Robert Scott Paulin. He is an actor and director, known for Teen Wolf (1985), The Right Stuff (1983) and Turner & Hooch (1989). He has been married to Wendy Phillips since November 21, 1981. They have one child.
26. Ron O'Neal
Actor | Red Dawn
Tall, lean, handsome veteran stage and classically trained actor, best known for his iconic role as Youngblood Priest - the long haired, stylishly dressed cocaine dealer who wants to make one last big score so he can retire from the cocaine business, in the seminal 1972 crime drama Super Fly. Son ...
27. Stanley Kamel
Actor | Domino
Stanley Kamel was born in New Brunswick, New Jersey on January 1, 1943 and was raised in South River, New Jersey. He attended high school at Rutgers Prepatory School (graduated 1961) in Somerset, New Jersey and received his college degree from the Boston University School of Fine Arts in 1965. ...
29. Garrett Morris
Actor | Saturday Night Live
Garrett Morris was born on February 1, 1937 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA as Garrett Gonzalez Morris. He is an actor, known for Saturday Night Live (1975), Coneheads (1993) and How High (2001). He has been married to Freda Morris since September 20, 1996.
30. Lynn Whitfield
Actress | Madea's Family Reunion
With roots that lead back to Louisiana southern aristocracy, lovely leading lady Lynn Whitfield was born in 1953, the eldest of four children and a third-generation BFA graduate from Howard University. Her dentist father was instrumental in developing Lynn's initial interest in acting as he was a ...
32. Ricco Ross
Actor | Aliens
Ricco Ross ~ Actor, writer & producer and CEO of "Something Positive Productions". Ricco lives in LA and is a second term SAG/AFTRA board member. He was born in Chicago and has five brothers & five sisters. From age 7 to 13, he lived in what Oprah stated was the poorest town in the US: Pembrook, ...
33. Charles Cyphers
Actor | Halloween
Charles is a graduate of the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. He also took drama classes at Los Angeles City College and is a graduate of Cal. State at LA, receiving his BA in theatre arts. Aside from his many film and tv credits he is especially proud of his body of work in the LA theatre. He ...
34. Martin West
Actor | Assault on Precinct 13
Actor Martin West (born Martin Weixelbaum in Westhampton Beach, Long Island, New York) began appearing in feature films and on television in 1960 with Freckles (1960). In 1966, he played Dr. Brewer on the daytime soap opera General Hospital, becoming the 4th actor to play the role. In 1965 he was ...
35. Beau Starr
Beau Starr is an American actors best known for his role as Sheriff Ben Meeker in the horror films Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers (1988) and Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers (1989), and for his long-running role in Due South (1994) as Lt. Harding Welsh.
Beau began acting in the ...
36. Lydia Nicole
Actress | Common Sense Mamita
Tenacity, courage, audacity and motivation are trademarks of Lydia Nicole. These qualities have served her from a Harlem childhood to the present. She lives a very diverse life - mother, actress, writer, comedian, motivational speaker, and executive - with each role gaining greater and greater ...
38. Hector Elizondo
Actor | Pretty Woman
Hector Elizondo was born in New York City, New York, where he was raised, on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. He is the son of Carmen Medina Reyes and Martín Echevarría Elizondo. Hector is of Basque and Puerto Rican descent, and "Elizondo" means "at the foot of the church" in Basque. His lifestyle...
41. Ken Foree
Actor | Dawn of the Dead
Large, likable, and muscular actor Ken Foree was born as Kentotis Alvin Foree on February 29, 1948, in Indianapolis, Indiana. Foree attended Loyola University in Chicago and studied acting at Michael Shulman's Performing Gallery in New York City. He began his career in off-Broadway theater and ...
42. Cuba Gooding Jr.
Actor | Jerry Maguire
Cuba Gooding Jr. was born on January 2, 1968, in The Bronx, New York. His mother, Shirley (Sullivan), was a backup singer for The Sweethearts. His father, Cuba Gooding, was the lead vocalist for the R&B group The Main Ingredient, which had a hit with the song "Everybody Plays The Fool". His ...
44. Barry Corbin
Actor | No Country for Old Men
Barry's full given name is Leonard Barrie Corbin, and he was born on October 16, 1940 in Lamesa, Texas, to Kilmer Blain Corbin, an attorney, and Alma Corbin, an elementary school teacher. Barry has a daughter named Shannon Ross, with whom he shares his 15-acre ranch in Fort Worth, Texas, when he ...
45. Yaphet Kotto
Actor | Alien
Yaphet Kotto was born on November 15, 1939 in New York City, New York, USA as Yaphet Frederick Kotto. He is an actor and writer, known for Alien (1979), Homicide: Life on the Street (1993) and Live and Let Die (1973). He has been married to Tessie Sinahon since July 12, 1998. He was previously ...
47. Talia Balsam
Actress | Mad Men
Talia Balsam was born on March 5, 1959 in New York City, New York, USA. She is an actress, known for Mad Men (2007), Divorce (2016) and No Strings Attached (2011). She has been married to John Slattery since December 30, 1998. They have one child. She was previously married to George Clooney.
49. Robert Davi
Actor | Die Hard
Robert Davi is an award-winning actor, screenwriter, director, producer and jazz vocalist.
From his portrayal of the opera singing baddie in "The Goonies" and one of the most popular James Bond villains Franz Sanchez in "Licence to Kill" to FBI Special Agent Big Johnson in" Die Hard" or Al Torres in ...
51. Billy Drago
Actor | The Untouchables
Drago is well-known for his villainous parts (leading or supporting), and he is renowned for his rugged yet scary looks and evil smile. He was born William Eugene Burrows in Hugoton, Kansas. He became interested in acting and took his mother's maiden name 'Drago' as a stage name. At first he worked...
52. James Remar
Self | Sex and the City: A Farewell
James is a rugged, intense character player with leading man good looks. Having first gained recognition in 1979 as Ajax, in his second film, The Warriors (1979). That same year he garnered acclaim on Broadway with Richard Gere in the concentration camp drama "Bent".
In a career spanning nearly four...
53. Meg Tilly
Actress | The Big Chill
Meg Tilly was set on being a dancer, and at 17 connected to the Connecticut Ballet Company and later Throne Dance Theatre. It was in this capacity that she had her screen debut in Alan Parker's Fame (1980). Unfortunately, an injury to her back cut short her plans for a dance career, and a small ...
55. Richard Herd
Actor | All the President's Men
Utilitarian character actor Richard Herd is one of those stern familiar faces you've seen countless times on film and TV but can't quite place the name. The stage-trained actor, who shares a striking resemblance to actor Karl Malden, never found the one role that would make him a household name, ...
Actor | The General's Daughter
As the son of a displaced musician, Harlem-born African-American actor Clarence Williams III was raised by his musical grandparents, the legendary jazz and boogie-woogie composer/pianist Clarence Williams, who wrote such classics as "T'Aint Nobody's Business If I Do" and "Baby, Won't You Please ...
58. Don Cheadle
Actor | Crash
Donald Frank Cheadle was born in Kansas City, Missouri on November 29, 1964. His childhood found him moving from city to city with his family: mother Bettye (North), a teacher, father Donald Frank Cheadle, Sr., a clinical psychologist, sister Dawn, and brother Colin. After graduating high school in...
59. Dwight Schultz
Actor | Star Trek: First Contact
Dwight Schultz was born on November 24, 1947 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA as William Dwight Schultz. He is known for his work on Star Trek: First Contact (1996), Wolfenstein: The New Order (2014) and The A-Team (2010). He has been married to Wendy Fulton since June 12, 1983. They have one child.
60. Mark Keyloun
Actor | Sudden Impact
Born in Brooklyn, New York, USA Mark is an actor, known for Sudden Impact (1983), Evergreen (1985) and Mike's Murder (1984). According to the Manhasset High School alumni Web-site, Mark retired from show business in 1991 to pursue a career in information technology working for Electronic Data ...
61. Saul Rubinek
Actor | Unforgiven
Saul Rubinek was born in a refugee camp in Germany, where his father ran a Yiddish Repertory Theatre company. Saul started his professional career as a child actor in theater and radio in Canada. By the time he was 20, he was a member of the Stratford Shakespearean Festival company in Stratford, ...
62. Jeffrey DeMunn
Actor | The Green Mile
Jeffrey DeMunn was born on April 25, 1947 in Buffalo, New York. He studied in England at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, then returned to America and was a member of the National Shakespeare Company. He has starred in many theatre productions, both on and off Broadway, including "K2" (for which...
Actor | The Matrix
One of Hollywood's most talented and versatile performers and the recipient of a truckload of NAACP Image awards, Laurence John Fishburne III was born in Augusta, Georgia on July 30, 1961, to Hattie Bell (Crawford), a teacher, and Laurence John Fishburne, Jr., a juvenile corrections officer.
Writer | In Living Color
The trail-blazing linchpin of a sprawling African-American family of comic entertainers, it was multi-talented writer/director/producer Keenen Ivory Wayans (born June 8, 1958, in New York City) who was the first to achieve national prominence by successfully creating, launching and hosting a ...
67. Peter Hobbs
Actor | The Man with Two Brains
Peter Hobbs was born on January 18, 1918 in Etretat, France. He was an actor, known for The Man with Two Brains (1983), The Andromeda Strain (1971) and Sleeper (1973). He was married to Carolyn Adams and Patience Cleveland. He died on January 2, 2011 in Santa Monica, California, USA.
68. Karen Kondazian
Actress | James Dean
Karen Kondazian's career as an actor started at the age of eight when she was chosen to be one of the infamous children on Art Linkletter's "Kids Say the Darndest Things." The opportunity to miss school during tapings was all it took for Karen to abandon her life's goal of becoming a spy and focus ...
69. James Tolkan
Actor | Back to the Future
Fiery, forceful and intimidating character actor James Tolkan has carved out a nice little niche for himself in both movies and television alike as a formidable portrayer of fierce and flinty hard-boiled tough guy types. James Stewart Tolkan was born on June 20, 1931 in Calumet, Michigan. His ...
70. Patricia Wettig
Actress | Thirtysomething
Three-time Emmy Award winner Patricia Wettig made a noticeable dramatic impact on late 1980s TV as wife and mom Nancy Weston on the award-winning series Thirtysomething (1987). Although her husband, actor Ken Olin, also co-starred on the series, they had different spouses on the show. Known for her...
73. Gary Grubbs
Actor | The X Files
Gary and his wife Glenda moved to Los Angeles in 1977 for Gary to pursue a writing career. He went on an open call as an actor, got the part, and now two hundred parts later Gary is still acting. Gary and Glenda now have a home in Mississippi and an apartment in Los Angeles, and Gary works both the...
76. Jonathan Frakes
Actor | Star Trek: First Contact
Jonathan Scott Frakes was born on August 19, 1952 in Bellefonte, in central Pennsylvania. He is the son of Doris J. (Yingling) and Dr. James R. Frakes, a professor. His parents moved with Jonathan and his younger brother Daniel to Bethlehem in eastern Pennsylvania. There, his father taught English ...
77. George Murdock
Actor | Star Trek V: The Final Frontier
George Murdock was born on June 25, 1930 in Salina, Kansas, USA as George Risk Sawaya Jr. He was an actor, known for Star Trek V: The Final Frontier (1989), Orange County (2002) and The X Files (1998). He was married to Catherine A. Miller. He died on April 30, 2012 in Burbank, California, USA.
78. Peter Frechette
Actor | Inside Man
Born and raised in Coventry, Rhode Island, Peter Frechette earned a B.F.A. in Theater from the University of Rhode Island before moving to New York City to pursue acting there on stage. He earned Tony Award nominations for his performances in the play Eastern Standard which played on Broadway, and ...
80. Tim Robbins
Actor | Mystic River
Born in West Covina, California, but raised in New York City, Tim Robbins is the son of former The Highwaymen singer Gil Robbins and actress Mary Robbins (née Bledsoe). Robbins studied drama at UCLA, where he graduated with honors in 1981. That same year, he formed the Actors' Gang theater group, ...
81. James Cromwell
Actor | The Green Mile
Born in Los Angeles but raised in Manhattan and educated at Middlebury College and Carnegie-Mellon University, James Cromwell is the son of film director John Cromwell and actress Kay Johnson. He studied acting at Carnegie-Mellon, and went into the theatre (like his parents) doing everything from ...
85. Al Israel
Actor | Scarface
His striking menacing face and important presence as the deadly Hector The Toad in the classic Scarface (1983) was remarkable enough for movie viewers to never forget him and his role as the Colombian drug dealer who brutally murdered Tony Montana's associate in the infamous chainsaw scene from ...
86. Art Metrano
Art Metrano was born on September 22, 1936 in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA as Arthur Metrano. He is an actor, known for Police Academy 3: Back in Training (1986), Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment (1985) and History of the World: Part I (1981). He has been married to ...
87. James Saito
Actor | Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
James Saito is an American actor of Japanese descent, best known as the original Shredder in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990) and as Dr Chen in the ABC series Eli Stone (2008). Along with film and television, James has worked extensively in theater, including the Broadway productions of The King...
88. Richard Brooks
Actor | The Crow: City of Angels
Commanding actor Richard Brooks was born in Cleveland, Ohio. He is an actor, director and singer. Raised in Cleveland, Ohio, Brooks studied acting, dance, and voice work at Interlochen Academy of Arts in Michigan. Later, he moved to New York City and was a student of the Circle in the Square ...
90. Alberta Watson
Actress | Hedwig and the Angry Inch
Alberta Watson, well known to television audiences for her Gemini award-nominated role as Madeline on La Femme Nikita (1997), enjoys a long and diverse career in television and film.
A native of Toronto, Watson began performing with a local theater group as a teenager. She received a Genie ...
93. Art LaFleur
Actor | The Sandlot
Character actor Art LaFleur was born on September 9, 1943 in Gary, Indiana. LaFleur worked extensively in sales as well as in both the saloon and restaurant business prior to deciding at age 31 in 1975 to move from Chicago, Illinois to Los Angeles, California in order to pursue a career in film. ...
94. Elizabeth Peña
Actress | Rush Hour
Elizabeth's love for the arts came naturally, as her father was a well-known playwright, actor, director and novelist, so it is not hard to understand that by the time she was eight, Cuban-American Elizabeth Pena already had designs to become an actress. Born in Elizabeth, New Jersey, and raised in...
96. John Diehl
Actor | The Client
Performer whose career has spanned over 30 years. Particularly called upon to play various delinquents, wackos and psychos in his earlier years, he has matured into a fine screen character actor. His career began in the early 80s with a number of bit parts in movies such as Escape from New York (...
98. Taylor Negron
Actor | Alienated
Taylor Negron was born Brad Stephen Negron in Glendale, California, to Lucy (Rosario) and Conrad Negron, who was mayor of Indian Wells, CA. His parents were both of Puerto Rican descent. Negron attended UCLA, studied acting with Lee Strasberg, and studied comedy at a private seminar taught by ...
99. Carl Franklin
Director | Out of Time
Carl Franklin studied history and dramatic arts at UC Berkeley. After several years as a television actor with guest shots, roles in TV movies, miniseries, and appearing as a regular on a few unsuccessful series, he returned to school and received his master's degree in directing from the American ...
100. Kent King
Actress | General Hospital: Night Shift
Kent Masters King joined the cast of ABC's daytime drama Port Charles (1997) in June of 2003, just a few months after ABC Daytime President Brian Frons announced it was being canceled. Kent was born in Los Angeles, California, on August 5, 1974. She played Julie Williams in the long-running ...