Anthony Zerbe Biography (1936-)

Born May 20, 1936, in Long Beach, CA; son of Arthur Lee Van and Catherine (maiden name, Scurlock) Zerbe; married Arnette Jens, October 7, 1962; children:Janet, Jared Lee Van. Addresses: Agent: c/o Susan Smith & Associates, 121 N. San Vicente Boulevard, Beverly Hills, CA 90211.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor
Birth Details
May 20, 1936
Long Beach, California, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Stage Appearances
  • It's All Done with Mirrors, 1977
  • Title role, Cyrano de Bergerac, Long Wharf Theatre, New Haven, CT,1979
  • Benjamin Hubbard, The Little Foxes, Martin Beck Theatre, New YorkCity, 1981
  • Behind the Broken Words, American Place Theatre, New York City, 1981
  • Balthazar, Solomon's Child, Little Theatre, New York City, 1982
  • Title role, Macbeth, Old Globe Theatre, San Diego, CA, 1983
  • Title role, Cyrano de Bergerac, Huntington Theatre Company, Boston, MA, 1983
  • Amundsen, Terra Nova, American Place Theatre, 1984
  • Diminished Capacity, GeVa Theatre, Rochester, NY, 1986
  • Behind the Broken Words, Edison Theatre, St. Louis, MO, 2000
  • Also regularly performs a continuing project, Prelude to Lime Creek.
  • Film Appearances
  • Dog Boy, Cool Hand Luke, Warner Bros., 1967
  • Dutchy, Will Penny, Paramount, 1968
  • Willie Joe Worth, The Liberation of L. B. Jones, Columbia, 1970
  • Dougherty, The Molly Maguires, Paramount, 1970
  • Rice Weedon, They Call Me Mister Tibbs!, United Artists, 1970
  • Matthias, The Omega Man, Warner Bros., 1971
  • Hustler, The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean, National General, 1972
  • Fry, The Strange Vengeance of Rosalie, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1972
  • Lieutenant Steiner, The Laughing Policeman (also known as An Investigation of Murder), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1973
  • Toussaint Leper Colony Chief, Papillon, Allied Artists, 1973
  • (Uncredited) Schwartzkopf, The Parallax View, Paramount, 1974
  • Up from the Ape, 1974
  • Laird Burnette, Farewell, My Lovely, AVCO-Embassy, 1975
  • Breed, Rooster Cogburn (also known as Rooster Cogburn ... and the Lady), Universal, 1975
  • Rosie, The Turning Point, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1977
  • Antheil, Who'll Stop the Rain? (also known as Dog Soldiers), United Artists, 1978
  • Captain Broughton, The First Deadly Sin, Filmways, 1980
  • The Attack of the Phantoms, 1980
  • Morgan, Soggy Bottom, U.S.A. (also known as Swamp Rats), Gaylord, 1982
  • Roger Stuart, The Dead Zone, Paramount, 1983
  • Mr. Wareham, Off Beat, Touchstone, 1985
  • Becker, Opposing Force (also known as Hellcamp), Orion, 1987
  • Charles Bradley, P.I. Private Investigations, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1987
  • Damnil, Steel Dawn, Vestron, 1987
  • Phillipe Marcel, Memories of Manon (also known as The Equalizer: Memories of Manon and The Equalizer: The Mystery of Manon), 1988
  • Milton Krest, Licence to Kill (also known as License to Kill), 1989
  • Sutherland, See No Evil, Hear No Evil, 1989
  • Senator McKellar, Listen to Me, 1989
  • Father Donahue, Touch, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1997
  • Admiral Matthew Dougherty, Star Trek: Insurrection (also known asStar Trek 9), Paramount, 1998
  • Henry Lowenstein, True Crime, Warner Bros., 1999
  • Television Appearances
  • Movies
  • Vincent Wiertel, The Priest Killer, NBC, 1971
  • Dr. John Mortimer, The Hound of the Baskervilles (also known as Sherlock Holmes: The Hound of the Baskervilles), ABC, 1972
  • Boone, Snatched, ABC. 1973
  • Dr. Wellman, She Lives!, ABC, 1973
  • Dr. Albert Scanlon, The Healers, NBC, 1974
  • Roy Danko, In the Glitter Palace (also known as A Woman Accused), NBC, 1977
  • Abner Devereaux, KISS Meets the Phantom of the Park (also known asAttack of the Phantoms and KISS in Attack of the Phantoms), NBC, 1978
  • Timmons, Child of Glass, 1978
  • Man of Honor, 1980
  • Professor Clem Staymond, The Seduction of Miss Leona, CBS, 1980
  • William Kunstler, Attica, ABC, 1980
  • Captain Marcus, A Question of Honor, CBS, 1982
  • Arco the Magnificent, Rascals and Robbers--The Secret Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn, CBS, 1982
  • Justin Sepheran, The Return of the Man from U.N.C.L.E. (also knownas The Fifteen Years Later Affair), CBS, 1983
  • Yakov Anderman, One Police Plaza, CBS, 1986
  • General Oral Grey, Independence, NBC, 1987
  • Ol' Jeemy Williams, Baja Oklahoma, HBO, 1988
  • Max Dyson, Columbo Goes to the Guillotine, ABC, 1989
  • Lewis Larson, To Save a Child, ABC, 1991
  • Stanford Miller, Jack Reed: Death and Vengeance, NBC, 1996
  • Roger Aiken, On Seventh Avenue, NBC, 1996
  • Series
  • Lieutenant K. C. Trench, Harry O, ABC, 1975-76
  • Teaspoon Hunger, The Young Riders, ABC, 1989
  • Miniseries
  • Captain Martin Grey, How the West Was Won, ABC, 1977
  • Dave Shifkin, Once an Eagle, NBC, 1977
  • Mervin Wendell, Centennial, NBC, 1978-79
  • Jimmy Jackson, The Chisholms, CBS, 1979
  • Pontius Pilate, A.D., NBC, 1985
  • General Ulysses S. Grant, North and South, Book II, ABC, 1986
  • St. Pierre, George Washington, CBS, 1984
  • Bill Williams, Dream West, CBS, 1986
  • Stavros Livanos, Onassis: The Richest Man in the World (also knownas The Richest Man in the World and The Richest Man in the World:The Story of Aristotle Onassis), ABC, 1988
  • Dr. Charles Napier, Steroid, NBC, 1997
  • Specials
  • Host, Psychic Detectives, ABC, 1989
  • Long John Silver, Treasure Island: The Adventure Begins, NBC, 1994
  • Episodic
  • "Carrier," Naked City, 1963
  • Gil Condon, "The Guilt of Matt Bentell," The Big Valley, 1965
  • "Banner with a Strange Device," The Iron Horse, 1967
  • Zeke Montgomery, "The Night of the Legion of Death," The Wild, Wild West, 1967
  • David Redding, "The Photographer," Mission: Impossible, 1967
  • Mr. Spain, "A Ride in the Sun," Bonanza, 1968
  • Nick Skouras, "Blood Money II," Gunsmoke, 1968
  • "The Good-Hearted Badman," The Virginian, 1968
  • "One Illegal Angel," It Takes a Thief, 1968
  • Colonel Helmut Kellerman, "Live Bait," Mission: Impossible, 1969
  • Colonel Alex Vorda, "The Amnesiac," Mission: Impossible, 1969
  • Eric Schilling, "The Amateur," Mission: Impossible, 1970
  • Heraclio Cantrell and Father Hernando Cantrell, "The Noonday Devil," Gunsmoke, 1970
  • Reese Dolan, "The Connection," Mission: Impossible, 1971
  • The Rookies, 1972
  • "Shakedown," Cade's County, 1972
  • Doc Immelman, "The Torch," Cannon, 1972
  • "All in the Family," Nichols, 1972
  • Talbot, "Talbot," Gunsmoke, 1973
  • Morris W. Talbot, "Catch Me If You Can," Cannon, 1973
  • Max Dolney, "The Limping Man," Cannon, 1973
  • Paul, "The Hoots," Kung Fu, 1973
  • Lester Smith, "Mother's Deadly Helper," Hawaii Five-O, 1974
  • "The Predators," Kung Fu, 1974
  • Jack Skowron, "The Gang at Don's Drive In," The Rockford Files, 1977
  • Doctor Joshua McQueen, "The Wild Boy: Part 1," Little House on the Prairie, 1982
  • Jabez Stone, "The Devil and Jonathan Smith," Highway to Heaven, 1985
  • Phillipe Marcel, "The Memories of Manon: Parts 1 & 2," The Equalizer, 1987
  • Edward Napier, Jack's Place, ABC, 1993
  • Judge Howard Friedlander, "Serial Killer: Part 1," Under Suspicion, CBS, 1994
  • Grunwald, "Revenge is the Nuts," Tales from the Crypt, 1994
  • Matt Matthews, "Murder of the Month Club," Murder, She Wrote, CBS,1994
  • Dr. Benjamin Richter, Medicine Ball, Fox, 1995
  • Joey Galloway, "Break-In," Walker, Texas Ranger, CBS, 1996
  • Tyler Hume, "Paranoid," Total Recall 2070, Showtime, 1999
  • Tyler Hume, "Brightness Falls," Total Recall 2070, Showtime, 1999
  • Clifford, "RDWRER," Frasier, NBC, 2000
  • RECORDINGS
  • Taped Readings
  • Darkness, 1990
  • WRITINGS
  • Plays
  • (Coauthor) Behind the Broken Words, American Place Theatre, New York City, 1981

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