Theatre, Film, and Television Biographies
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John Hillerman Biography (1932-)
Full name, John Benedict Hillerman; born December 20, 1932, in Denison, TX; son of Christopher Benedict and Lenora JoAnn (Medinger) Hillerman. Addresses: Agent--Borinstein, Oreck, Bogart, 8271 Melrose Ave., Suite 110, Los Angeles, CA 90046.
- Birth Details
- December 20, 1932
- Denison, Texas, United States
Credits; Film Appearances
- Teacher, The Last Picture Show, Columbia, 1971.
- Totts, Lawman, United Artists, 1971.
- Honky, 1971.
- Jenkins, The Carey Treatment, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1972.
- Walter Brandt, Skyjacked (also known as Sky Terror), Metro-Goldwyn- Mayer, 1972.
- Mr. Kaltenborn, What's Up Doc?, Warner Bros., 1972.
- Bootmaker, High Plains Drifter, Universal, 1973.
- Department store manager, The Outside Man (also known as Un Homme est mort and Funerale a Los Angeles), United Artists, 1973.
- Sheriff Hardin and Jess Hardin, Paper Moon, Paramount, 1973.
- Laxker, The Thief Who Came to Dinner, Warner Bros., 1973.
- The Naked Ape, 1973.
- Howard Johnson, Blazing Saddles, Warner Bros., 1974.
- Yelburton, Chinatown, Paramount, 1974.
- Carl, The Nickel Ride, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1974.
- Rodney James, At Long Last Love, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1975.
- Ned Grote, The Day of the Locust, Paramount, 1975.
- Christy McTeague, Lucky Lady, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1975.
- Scott Velie, Audrey Rose, United Artists, 1977.
- Webb, Sunburn, Paramount, 1979.
- Rich man, History of the World, Part I, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1981.
- Dean Burch, Up the Creek, Orion, 1984.
- Pfarrer, Gummibarchen Kusst Man Nicht (also known as Real Men Don't Eat Gummi Bears), Tivoli Filmverleih, 1989.
- Dr. Whitehead, A Very Brady Sequel (also known as Very Brady and Brady Bunch 2), Paramount, 1996.
Credits; Television Appearances; Series
- Simon Brimmer, The Adventures of Ellery Queen, NBC, 1975-76.
- John Elliot, The Betty White Show, CBS, 1977-78.
- Jonathan Quale Higgins III and Father Paddy MacGuinnes, Magnum, P.I., CBS, 1980-88.
- Lloyd Hogan, The Hogan Family (also known as The Hogans, Valerie, and Valerie's Family), NBC, 1990-91.
Credits; Television Appearances; Miniseries
- Sir Francis Commarty, Around the World in 80 Days, NBC, 1989.
Credits; Television Appearances; Movies
- Medical examiner, Sweet, Sweet Rachel, ABC, 1971.
- Major Underwood, The Great Man's Whiskers, NBC, 1973.
- Thomas Q. Rachel, The Law, NBC, 1974.
- Major Walcott, The Invasion of Johnson County, NBC, 1976.
- Major Leo Hargit, Relentless, CBS, 1977.
- George Davis, Kill Me If You Can, NBC, 1977.
- Marvin, A Guide for the Married Woman, ABC, 1978.
- Victor Slavin, Betrayal, NBC, 1978.
- Greg Previn, Marathon, CBS, 1980.
- Maury Paul, Little Gloria ... Happy at Last, NBC, 1982.
- Cyril Combs, Assault and Matrimony, NBC, 1987.
- Raymond Kepler, Street of Dreams, CBS, 1988.
- Dr. John Watson, Hands of a Murderer (also known as Sherlock Holmes and the Prince of Crime and The Napoleon of Crime), CBS, 1990.
Credits; Television Appearances; Pilots
- Tree inspector, The Last Angry Man, ABC, 1974.
- Simon Brimmer, Ellery Queen: Too Many Suspects, NBC, 1975.
- John Peacock, Beane's of Boston, CBS, 1979.
- Mr. Dempster, Gossip, NBC, 1979.
- Voice of IFR 7000, Institute for Revenge, NBC, 1979.
- Tales of the Gold Monkey, ABC, 1982.
- Paul Harrison, Battles: The Murder That Wouldn't Die, NBC, 1980.
Credits; Television Appearances; Episodic
- "Play It Again, Samuelson," The Sandy Duncan Show, CBS, 1972.
- "Silent Target," Mannix, CBS, 1973.
- "The Only Way Out," Kojak, CBS, 1974.
- "Search for a Dead Man," Mannix, CBS, 1975.
- Donald Blair, "Man on Fire," Hawaii Five-0, CBS, 1976.
- "Raped Fire," Serpico, NBC, 1976.
- "Wonder Woman vs. Gargantua," The New, Original Wonder Woman, ABC, 1976.
- "Licensed to Kill," Delvecchio, CBS, 1977.
- "Fear of Cheesecake," Flying High, CBS, 1978.
- "Harriet's Happenings," Little House on the Prairie, NBC, 1978.
- The Love Boat, ABC, 1979.
- "Makin' Tracks," Young Maverick, CBS, 1980.
- Soap, ABC, 1980.
- William Whitney, "Diamonds Aren't Forever," Tenspeed and Brown Shoe, ABC,1980.
- Claude "Al" Connors, One Day at a Time, CBS, 1980.
- "Cruise at Your Own Risk," Hart to Hart, ABC, 1980.
- Nobody's Perfect, ABC, 1980.
- "Pack," Lou Grant, CBS, 1980.
- One Day at a Time, CBS, 1980.
- "Emeralds Are Not a Girl's Best Friend," Simon and Simon, CBS, 1982.
- "The Last Case," The Love Boat, ABC, 1983.
- "Mary Kawena Pukui," An American Portrait, CBS, 1984.
- "Magnum on Ice," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1986.
- Mac MacKenzie, Berlin Break, 1992.
- Also appeared in episodes of Comedy Break, syndicated; The F.B.I., ABC; and Maude, CBS.
Credits; Television Appearances; Specials
- The Dean Martin Celebrity Roast: Betty White, NBC, 1978.
- The Funniest Joke I Ever Heard, ABC, 1984.
- Host, CBS All-American Thanksgiving Day Parade, CBS, annually, 1983-87.
- Texas 150: A Celebration Special, ABC, 1986.
- Sea World's All-Star Lone Star Celebration, CBS, 1988.
- Stop the Madness, CBS, 1989.
Credits; Stage Appearances
- Lady of the Camellias, Winter Garden Theatre, New York City, 1963.
- Also appeared in The Great God Brown, a Broadway production, and in productions of Death of a Salesman, The Lion in Winter, The Little Foxes, Come Blow Your Horn, Caligula, Rhinoceros, The Fourposter, The Lark, and The Devil'sDisciple.