Alan North (I) (1920–2000)


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After wartime naval service, Alan North began his show business career as a stage manager in New York. He first worked on Broadway in "Plain and Fancy", doubling up as understudy for the small part of Isaac Miller. The play had a successful run between 1955 and 1956 (461 performances) and this led to further acting work in diverse productions, ... See full bio »

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Highlander Lt. Frank Moran
(1986)
Lean on Me Mayor Don Bottman
(1989)
Glory Gov. John Albion Andrew
(1989)

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 1999 I'll Take You There
Max
 1999 Shadows of the Past
Jarvisn Brown
 1991-1999 Law & Order (TV Series)
Terry Barrick / Jimmy Scanlon / Reilly
- Hunters (1999) ... Terry Barrick
- Point of View (1992) ... Jimmy Scanlon
- The Troubles (1991) ... Reilly
 1996 I'm Not Rappaport
Grocery Customer
 1995 Cafe Society
Frank Hogan
 1995 The Jerky Boys
Micky Crump
 1993 Family Album (TV Series)
Dr. Sid Lerner
- Will You Still Feed Me? (1993) ... Dr. Sid Lerner
- Salon, Farewell, Auf Wiedersehn, Goodbye (1993) ... Dr. Sid Lerner
- Guardian Angel (1993) ... Dr. Sid Lerner
- Sibling Revelry (1993) ... Dr. Sid Lerner
 1993 Queen (TV Mini-Series)
Bishop
- Episode #1.3 (1993) ... Bishop
 1993 Twenty Bucks
Bruce Adams
 1992 Lincoln and the War Within (TV Movie)
 1991 Darrow (TV Movie)
Harrison Gray Otis
 1991 Eyes of a Witness (TV Movie)
Doyle
 1990 Crazy People
Judge
 1990 Kojak: It's Always Something (TV Movie)
Harvey Schoenbrun
 1989 Glory
Gov. John Albion Andrew
 1989 Penn & Teller Get Killed
Old Cop
 1989 See No Evil, Hear No Evil
Braddock
 1989 Lean on Me
Mayor Don Bottman
 1988 Clinton and Nadine (TV Movie)
Detective Rayburn
 1987 Everything's Relative (TV Series)
 1987 Rachel River
Beske
 1987 Bennett Brothers (TV Movie)
Manny Bennett
 1987 The Fourth Protocol
Govershin
 1987 Another World (TV Series)
Captain Delaney
- Episode #1.5762 (1987) ... Captain Delaney
 1986 The Christmas Star
Captain Whittaker
 1986 Spenser: For Hire (TV Series)
Chief Hollis Cushing
- White Knight (1986) ... Chief Hollis Cushing
 1986 Liberty (TV Movie)
Ulysses S. Grant
 1986 Billy Galvin
George
 1986 Tough Cookies (TV Series)
Father McCaskey
- Temper Fidelis (1986) ... Father McCaskey
- The Stoolie (1986) ... Father McCaskey
- The Unfantasy (1986) ... Father McCaskey
- Naked City (1986) ... Father McCaskey
- Grudge Match (1986) ... Father McCaskey
 1986 Act of Vengeance (TV Movie)
Albert Pass
 1986 Highlander
Lt. Frank Moran
 1985 Kate & Allie (TV Series)
Professor Sloan
- Make Mine Mink (1985) ... Professor Sloan
- Author, Author (1985) ... Professor Sloan
- Sons and Lovers (1985) ... Professor Sloan
 1985 ABC Weekend Specials (TV Series)
Skeezer
 1985 The Cosby Show (TV Series)
Judge
- Clair's Case (1985) ... Judge
 1984 Thief of Hearts
Sweeney
 1984 American Playhouse (TV Series)
Karl Mundt
- Concealed Enemies, Part I: Suspicion (1984) ... Karl Mundt
 1984 Newhart (TV Series)
Bill Rivers
- Leave It to the Beavers (1984) ... Bill Rivers
 1982-1984 Hill Street Blues (TV Series)
Krebs / Barto
- The Count of Monty Tasco (1984) ... Krebs
- The Shooter (1982) ... Barto
 1983 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series)
Otto Rhinehart
- The Hand Me Down Kid (1983) ... Otto Rhinehart
 1983 Trackdown: Finding the Goodbar Killer (TV Movie)
Lieutenant Walter Belden
 1981-1982 Love, Sidney (TV Series)
Judge Mort Harris
- Sidney's Hero (1982) ... Judge Mort Harris
- Jan: Part 2 (1982) ... Judge Mort Harris
- Jan: Part 1 (1982) ... Judge Mort Harris
- The Anniversary (1982) ... Judge Mort Harris
- Pro and Cons (1982) ... Judge Mort Harris
 1982 The Powers of Matthew Star (TV Series)
Mr. Kraft
- Genius (1982) ... Mr. Kraft
 1982 Police Squad! (TV Series)
Capt. Ed Hocken
- Testimony of Evil (Dead Men Don't Laugh) (1982) ... Capt. Ed Hocken
- Revenge and Remorse (The Guilty Alibi) (1982) ... Capt. Ed Hocken
- The Butler Did It (A Bird in the Hand) (1982) ... Capt. Ed Hocken
- Ring of Fear (A Dangerous Assignment) (1982) ... Capt. Ed Hocken
 1982 Muggable Mary, Street Cop (TV Movie)
Mary's Father
 1980 The Formula
Nolan
 1979 ...and justice for all.
Deputy Sheriff
 1977 The Deadliest Season (TV Movie)
Detective Forscher
 1973 Serpico
Brown
 1972 The Best Bit of Crumpet in Denmark
Julius' ældste søn
 1971 Plaza Suite
Mr. Eisler
 1968 NET Playhouse (TV Series)
Brent
- The 39th Witness (1968) ... Brent
 1966 Unholy Matrimony
Mr. M. - First Swinging Husband (uncredited)
 1956 The Big Story (TV Series)
FBI Agent
- Mass Murder: Flight 169 (1956) ... FBI Agent
 1953 The Mercer Girls (TV Movie)
 1952 Guiding Light (TV Series)
Jack Bauer (1988)
 1950 Rocky King, Detective (TV Series)
Officer North
- The Trunk ... Officer North

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Prior to become an actor, he was the host of a pre- and post-baseball game TV show for the Baltimore Orioles and later had his own sports program in Washington, DC. See more »
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His judge character in the TV series "Love, Sidney" had a dog named "Rehnquist", named for then-U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice--later Chief Justice--William Rehnquist. See more »

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