Kent Broadhurst Biography (1940-)

Born February 4, 1940, in St. Louis, MO; son of James Arthur and Roberta Ruth(Rothrock) Broadhurst. Addresses: Agent: Henderson-Hogan, 850 SeventhAve., Suite 1003, New York, NY 10019; Don Buchwald and Associates, 10 East 44th St., New York, NY 10017.

Broadhurst is also a professional photographer and artist with over two thousand painting commissions to his credit in private and public collections throughout the United States.

Actor, director, playwright, screenwriter
Birth Details
February 4, 1940
St. Louis, Missouri, United States

Famous Works

  • Stage Appearances
  • Oz Valentine, Circus Valentine, Actors Theatre of Louisville Festival, Louisville, KY, 1979
  • Gideon, Sunset/Sunrise, Actors Theatre of Louisville Festival, 1981
  • Challee, The Caine Mutiny Court Martial, Circle in the Square Theatre, New York City, 1983
  • Gelb, Neutral Countries, Actors Theatre of Louisville Festival, 1983
  • Running Joke, Food from Trash, Actors Theatre of Louisville Festival, 1983
  • Harvey Milk, Execution of Justice, Actors Theatre of Louisville Festival, 1984
  • Hanson/Ray, Cold Sweat, Playwrights Horizons Theatre, New York City, 1988
  • Lucien Field, April Snow, City Center Stage II, Manhattan TheatreClub, New York City, 1988
  • De Brancovis, Watch on the Rhine, Stage West, Springfield, MA, 1989
  • Jake Bullard, Early One Evening at the Rainbow Bar and Grille, WPATheatre, New York City, 1989
  • Dr. Stockman, An Enemy of the People, Center Stage, Baltimore, MD,1989-90
  • King Ferdinand, Japango, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, Cincinnati, OH, 1991-92
  • Brigadier Swan, Trinity, John Jay Theatre, New York City, 1995
  • Matthew Paine, After-Play, Theatre Four, New York City, 1996
  • Meadows, Coming of the Hurricane, Crossroads Theatre, New Brunswick, NY, 1996
  • Dr. Rank, A Doll's House, Belasco Theatre, New York City, 1997
  • Don Ashe, BAFO--Best and Final Offer, American Place Theatre, NewYork City, 1998
  • Appeared as George, Of Mice and Men, Cincinnati Playhouse, Cincinnati, OH, then Playmakers Repertory Company, later Philadelphia Drama Guild, Philadelphia, PA, then Actors Theatre of Louisville; Brian, The Shadow Box, Actors Theatre of Louisville; Dr. Michaelis, Semmelweiss, BuffaloStudio Arena, Buffalo, NY; Jamie, Long Day's Journey into Night,Missouri Repertory; Aston, The Caretaker, Nelson Gallery Series; Tom Wingfield, The Glass Menagerie, Nebraska Repertory; Rupert Forster, Marching Song, Lion Theatre Company, New York City; Leo, Design for Living, Manhattan Theatre Club, New York City; the painter, Vieux Carre, Warren Robertson Studio, New York City; Leone Gala, The Rules of theGame, Actors Theatre of Louisville; and as Teddy, When You Comin'Back, Red Ryder?, Cincinnati Playhouse. Also appeared in Heartbreak House, Cubiculo, New York City; and in Dark of the Moon, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, and The Miser.
  • Stage Work
  • Director
  • Dark of the Moon, Mercer Arts Center, New York City, 1970
  • Lemons, Actors Theatre of Louisville Humana New Play Festival, 1984
  • Art Who? (combined production of The Eye of the Beholder and The Habitual Acceptance of Near Enough), Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Santa Monica, CA, 1995 , then West Bank Cafe, New York City, 1996
  • Film Appearances
  • Bill Whitley, Brubaker, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1980
  • Joseph Alito, The Verdict, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1982
  • Carl Browning, Silkwood, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1983
  • Dave (a patient), Lovesick, Warner Bros., 1983
  • Herb Kincaid, Silver Bullet (also known as Stephen King's Silver Bullet), Paramount, 1985
  • Sereno, Stars and Bars, Columbia, 1988
  • Steve Murge, A Shock to the System, Corsair Pictures, 1990
  • Mike Donaldson, The Dark Half, Orion, 1993
  • Mr. Tobin, Mac, Samuel Goldwyn Company, 1993
  • Police officer, The Professional (also known as The Cleanerand Leon), Columbia, 1994
  • Blondie, "Alkali, Iowa," Boys Life 2, Strand Releasing, 1995
  • Tim, Un divan a New York (also known as A Couch in New Yorkand Eine Couch in New York), BMG Independents/Northern Arts Entertainment, 1996
  • Gabriel, Machiavelli Rises, 1998
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Judge Peterson, One Life to Live, ABC, 1999
  • Miniseries
  • Richard Paul Pavlech, Kennedy, NBC, 1983
  • Tony Simmons, Kane and Abel, CBS, 1985
  • Captain George Murray, War and Remembrance, ABC, 1988
  • Sailor Johnson, The Luck of the Draw: The Gambler Returns, NBC, 1991
  • Davis, Touch and Die, \[Italy and the United States\], 1992
  • Movies
  • The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg, 1980
  • District attorney, I Want to Live, 1983
  • Cole, In the Line of Duty: Ambush in Waco (also known as In theLine of Duty: Assault in Waco), NBC, 1993
  • Specials
  • Third trader, "Seize the Day," Great Performances, PBS, 1986
  • Also appeared as Sam Bass, Solomon Northrup's Odyssey, PBS.
  • Episodic
  • Noble, "The Confirmation Day (aka The Family)," The Equalizer, CBS, 1985
  • Michael Brimson, "An Eye for an Eye," Spenser: For Hire, ABC, 1986
  • Brian Melchior, "Arthur's Wake," Spenser: For Hire, ABC, 1988
  • Dr. Creighton, "Volunteers," Law and Order, NBC, 1993
  • August Danzig, "Silk Dreams," Walker, Texas Ranger, CBS, 1994
  • Major Krantz, "Babylon Squared," Babylon 5, syndicated, 1994
  • Harry Kingston, "Trophy," Law and Order, NBC, 1996
  • Major Krantz, "World without End: Part 2," Babylon 5, syndicated,1996
  • Defense attorney, "Blood," Law and Order, NBC, 1997
  • Larry Holt, "Nocturne," Law and Order: Special Victims Unit, NBC,2000
  • Appeared as Frazier, All My Children, ABC; Don Goodman, As theWorld Turns, CBS; Sergeant Dietrich, Guiding Light, CBS; Phillip Monet, One Life to Live, ABC; and as Dr. Morgan, Search for Tomorrow, CBS and NBC. Also appeared in Another World, NBC; Loving(also known as The City), ABC; Reasonable Doubts, NBC; Ryan's Hope, ABC; and The Young and the Restless, CBS.
  • Video Games
  • Appeared as Major Frye, Battletech: The Gray Death Legion.
  • Plays
  • They're Coming to Make It Brighter, Actors Theatre of Louisville, 1980 , then Mixed Blood Theatre, Minneapolis, MN, 1981 , published as They're Coming to Make It Brighter: A Full-Length Comedy, Dramatic Publications (Woodstock, IL), 1986
  • The Eye of the Beholder, Actors Theatre of Louisville Shorts Festival, 1981 , then Actors Theatre of Louisville Humana New Play Festival, 1982, later Lunchbox Theatre, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, 1982 , then Actors Theatre of Louisville Australian tour, 1983 , published as The Eye of the Beholder: A Perspective in One Act, Dramatists Play Service (New York City), 1983 , later produced at Judith Anderson Theatre, New York City, 1993
  • The Habitual Acceptance of Near Enough, Actors Theatre of Louisville Shorts Festival, 1982 , then Actors Theatre of Louisville Humana New PlayFestival, 1983 , later Actors Theatre of Louisville Belgrade tour, Belgrade,Yugoslavia, 1983 , then People's Light and Theatre Company, Philadelphia,PA, 1983 , published by Dramatists Play Service, 1983
  • Lemons, Actors Theatre of Louisville Humana New Play Festival, 1984 , then Group Theatre, Seattle, WA, 1984 , later Mixed Blood Theatre, 1984 ,published by Dramatists Play Service, 1984
  • Art Who? (combined production of The Eye of the Beholder and The Habitual Acceptance of Near Enough), Ruth Bachofner Gallery, 1995 , then West Bank Cafe, 1996
  • Also wrote Black Iris, Bound, and Gala.
  • Screenplays
  • Black Iris, 1999
  • Wrote Breath on Chrome, They're Coming to Make It Brighter, and Trespasses.
  • Teleplays
  • Author of Lemons.

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