Ken Wahl


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Ken Wahl is award-winning actor, most known for his Golden Globe starring role in the ground-breaking, critically acclaimed, CBS crime drama Wiseguy (1987). He entered acting without experience or aspirations. In 1979, Ken was set to be a walk-on in director Philip Kaufman's movie The Wanderers (1979), and Kaufman spotted a talent and cast him in ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Known For

Wiseguy Vinnie Terranova / John Terranova
(1987-1990)
The Wanderers Richie
(1979)
(1991)
The Gladiator Rick Benton
(1986)

Filmography

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 1996 Wiseguy (TV Movie)
Vinnie Terranova
 1994 Search for Grace (TV Movie)
John 'Johnny' Danielli / Jake
 1994 The Favor
Tom Andrews
 1991 The Taking of Beverly Hills
Boomer Hayes
 1987-1990 Wiseguy (TV Series)
Vinnie Terranova / John Terranova
- Brrump-Bump! (1990) ... Vinnie Terranova
- Sanctuary (1990) ... Vinnie Terranova
- Meltdown (1990) ... Vinnie Terranova
- Let Them Eat Cake (1990) ... Vinnie Terranova
- Hello Buckwheat (1990) ... Vinnie Terranova
 1986 Omega Syndrome
Jack Corbett
 1986 The Gladiator (TV Movie)
Rick Benton
 1985 Double Dare (TV Series)
Ken Sisko
- Double Talk (1985) ... Ken Sisko
- Three's a Killer (1985) ... Ken Sisko
- Now You See It, Now You See It (1985) ... Ken Sisko
- Episode #1.3 (1985) ... Ken Sisko
- Hong Kong King Con (1985) ... Ken Sisko
 1985 The Dirty Dozen: Next Mission (TV Movie)
Louis Valentine
 1984 Purple Hearts
Don Jardian
 1982 Jinxed!
Willie Brodax
 1982 The Soldier
The Soldier
 1981 Fort Apache the Bronx
Corelli
 1980 Running Scared
Chas McClain
 1979 The Wanderers
Richie
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Continues his writing for Cannell Productions

Publicity Listings:

1 Article | 5 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

6' (1.83 m)

Spouse:

Shane Barbi | See more »

Children:

Wahl, Raymond William | See more »
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

On the Wiseguy (1996) movie they were shooting me up like a racehorse with cortisone and shit. I only worked 16 days and barely got through it. That's when I knew I couldn't do it anymore. I had to hang 'em up. See more »

Trivia:

Was working as a gas station jockey in the Midwest when he decided to drive out to L.A. and try to his luck in Hollywood. See more »

Trademark:

Pompadour hair style See more »

Nickname:

Kenny

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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