Paul Linke Biography (1948-)

Born 1948, in New York, NY; son of Richard O. Linke (a producer and personalmanager and partner of Andy Griffith); married Francesca Draper (an actress),1978 (died, 1986); married Christine Healy (an actress), 1991; children: Jasper, Ryan, Rose, Lily.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor, director, writer
Birth Details
1948
New York, New York

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Officer Arthur Grossman, CHiPs (also known as CHiPs Patrol), NBC, 1977-1983
  • T. J., Hooperman, ABC, 1988-1989
  • Miniseries
  • Wardrobe man, Family Album (also known as Danielle Steel's "Family Album"), NBC, 1994
  • Movies
  • Red Hughes, Into the Homeland, HBO, 1987
  • Martin Henderson, Shootdown, NBC, 1988
  • (Uncredited) Opie Read, The Dreamer of Oz (also known as The Dreamer of Oz: The L. Frank Baum Story), CBS, 1990
  • Powers, Fire! Trapped on the 37th Floor, ABC, 1991
  • Carl Landers, The Fear Inside, Showtime, 1992
  • Dr. Sullivan, Jonathan: The Boy Nobody Wanted, NBC, 1992
  • Dr. Patrick Woodruff, Where Are My Children?, ABC, 1994
  • Dr. Turek, Awake to Danger (also known as Awake to Murder),NBC, 1995
  • Rod Merredi, No One Would Tell, NBC, 1996
  • Every Woman's Dream, CBS, 1996
  • Coach, Killing Mr. Griffin (also known as Killing Griffin),NBC, 1997
  • Detective, Friends 'Til the End, NBC, 1997
  • Detective Arthur Grossman, CHiPs '99, TNT, 1998
  • Ernie, Chance of a Lifetime, CBS, 1998
  • Governor Thomassen, Thirst, NBC, 1998
  • Tuttle, Smart House, The Disney Channel, 1999
  • Specials
  • Time Flies When You're Alive (solo show), HBO, 1989
  • Episodic
  • Pete, "The Abdication," The Waltons, CBS, 1975
  • "Odyssey in Jeans," Three for the Road, CBS, 1975
  • Milo, "The Bachelor Party," Laverne & Shirley, ABC, 1976
  • Bruiser, "The Graduation: Part 2," Happy Days, ABC, 1977
  • Bruiser, "The Last of the Big Time Malphs," Happy Days, ABC, 1977
  • Collins, "Major Topper," M*A*S*H, CBS, 1978
  • Mitch Hopson, "Newheart," St. Elsewhere, NBC, 1983
  • "Week 13," Just Men!, NBC, 1983
  • Dr. Smith, "Father Knows Nothing," Three's a Crowd, ABC, 1985
  • Tapper Shell, "Past Tense," Knots Landing, CBS, 1986
  • "A Room with a View," St. Elsewhere, NBC, 1986
  • Lionel, "Play It Again, Seymour--April 14, 1953," Quantum Leap, NBC, 1989
  • Mr. Tomkins, "Mike's P.O.V.," 21 Jump Street, Fox, 1989
  • Dale Shawn, "Acapulco Holiday," Hunter, NBC, 1990
  • Sheriff Ben Masters, "The Boogieman--October, 31, 1964," Quantum Leap, NBC, 1990
  • Ted Preminger, "Honor among Thieves," The Flash, CBS, 1990
  • "The Party Fish," Beverly Hills 90210, Fox, 1991
  • Mr. Cole, Route 66, NBC, 1993
  • "Holiday on Ice," Melrose Place, Fox, 1994
  • Amazing Grace, NBC, 1995
  • Bobby Perkins, Profiler, NBC, 1996
  • Church deacon, "Double Jeopardy," Lois & Clark: The New Adventuresof Superman (also known as Lois & Clark and The New Adventures of Superman), ABC, 1996
  • Church deacon, "I Now Pronounce You...," Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (also known as Lois & Clark and The NewAdventures of Superman), ABC, 1996
  • Eddie Mapes, "Death by Demographics," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1996
  • Evelyn's husband, "Murder x 4," Diagnosis Murder, CBS, 1998
  • Man in the marina, "Castles in the Sand," Baywatch, syndicated, 1999
  • Principal Dick Waxwood, "Short Calendar," Judging Amy, CBS, 1999
  • Principal Dick Waxwood, "The Treachery of Compromise," Judging Amy, CBS, 1999
  • Principal Dick Waxwood, "Witch Hunt," Judging Amy, CBS, 1999
  • Himself, CHiPs: The E! True Hollywood Story (documentary), E! Entertainment Television, 2000
  • The warden, "Attachments," Strong Medicine, Lifetime, 2001
  • Himself, "John Ritter: In Good Company," Biography, Arts and Entertainment, 2002
  • Pilots
  • Ernie, Plymouth, ABC, 1991
  • Film Appearances
  • Sam, The Baby Maker, National General Pictures, 1970
  • Bank teller, Big Bad Mama, New World Pictures, 1974
  • Porky (student), The Strongest Man in the World, Buena Vista, 1975
  • Frank, Moving Violation, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1976
  • Collins Hedgeworth, Grand Theft Auto, New World Pictures, 1977
  • Sheriff Bruce Smith, Motel Hell, United Artists, 1980
  • Second reporter, Heart Like a Wheel, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1983
  • Duffy, Space Rage (also known as A Dollar a Day, Space Rage: Breakout on Prison Planet, and Trackers), Garwood Films, 1985
  • Frank, KGB: The Secret War (also known as Lethal), Cinema Group, 1986
  • (As Paul Link) Caroler, Funny Farm, Warner Bros., 1988
  • Traveling salesperson, Daddy's Boys, Concorde Pictures, 1988
  • George Bowman, Parenthood, Universal, 1989
  • Max, Lady In Waiting (also known as Hollywood Madam), Atlantic Group Films, 1994
  • Mr. Larson, Shrunken Heads, Paramount, 1994
  • Stuart Hessler, K-PAX, Universal, 2001
  • Stage Appearances
  • Time Flies When You're Alive (solo show), Powerhouse Theatre, Santa Monica, also Perry Street Theatre, New York City, 1992
  • Also appeared in Another Time: Middle Rage and Life after Time.
  • Stage Director
  • Save It for the Stage: The Life of Reilly, New Conservatory Theatre Center, San Francisco, CA, El Portal Center for the Arts, and Irish Repertory Theatre, New York City, all 2001
  • Nobody Don't Like Yogi, Bay Street Theatre, Sag Harbor, NY, 2003,Lamb's Theatre, New York City, 2003-2004
  • WRITINGS
  • Teleplays
  • Specials
  • Time Flies When You're Alive (solo show), HBO, 1989
  • Stage Plays
  • Time Flies When You're Alive (solo show), Powerhouse Theatre, Santa Monica, also Perry Street Theatre, New York City, 1992
  • (With Charles Nelson Reilly) Save It for the Stage: The Life of Reilly, New Conservatory Theatre Center, San Francisco, CA, El Portal Center for the Arts, and Irish Repertory Theatre, New York City, all 2001
  • Also wrote Another Time: Middle Rage and Life after Time.

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