David Rasche Biography (1944-)

Born August 7, 1944, in St. Louis, MO; father, a minister and farmer; marriedHeather Lupton (an acting teacher), c. 1976; children: three. Addresses: Agent: Bob Gersh, Gersh Agency, 232 North Canon Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90210.

Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor, writer
Birth Details
August 7, 1944
St. Louis, Missouri

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Appearances
  • (Uncredited) An Unmarried Woman, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1978
  • Gregory Paynes-Whitney-Smith, Manhattan, United Artists, 1979
  • David Ritchie, Something Short of Paradise (also known as Perfect Love), American International Pictures, 1979
  • Stopwatch producer, Just Tell Me What You Want, Warner Bros., 1980
  • Eddie White, Honky Tonk Freeway, Universal, 1981
  • Michael Taylor, Fighting Back (also known as Death Vengeance), Paramount, 1982
  • Jeff, Best Defense, Paramount, 1984
  • Dan, Cobra, Warner Bros., 1986
  • Buckley, Native Son, American Playhouse, 1986
  • Cal McGinnis, Ray's Male Heterosexual Dance Hall, Chanticleer, 1987
  • Donald Sumner, Made in Heaven, Warner Bros. Home Video, 1987
  • Steve, Wicked Stepmother, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1989
  • Detective Mike Parnell, An Innocent Man (also known as A Hard Rain), Buena Vista, 1989
  • Sloane Vaughn, Wedding Band, IRS Media, 1990
  • Buddy Wheeler, Masters of Menace, 1990 New Line Cinema, 1991
  • Dr. Paul Kirkwood and Dennis, Delirious, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1991
  • Hal Devlin, Bingo!, TriStar, 1991
  • Baker, Twenty Bucks, Triton Pictures, 1993
  • Jeff, A Million to Juan (also known as A Million to One), Samuel Goldwyn Company, 1994
  • Chaz Frederick, Bigfoot: The Unforgettable Encounter, Republic, 1994
  • Phillip, the fourth patient, Magic in the Water (also known as Glenorky), TriStar, 1995
  • Master of ceremonies at luau, Lieberman in Love, Chanticleer, 1995
  • Amy's dad, Pie in the Sky, Fine Line, 1996
  • Alan, That Old Feeling, Universal, 1997
  • Richard, Friends and Lovers, Lions Gate Films, 1999
  • Stig Ludwigssen, The Big Tease, Warner Bros., 1999
  • Denny, The Settlement, Bedford Entertainment, 1999
  • Jack Stanford, Pros and Cons, New Line Home Video, 1999
  • Martin Shutte, Off the Lip, Abandon Pictures, 2000
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Ryan's Hope, ABC, 1976
  • Sam Rawlings, Code Name: Foxfire (also known as Slay It Again,Sam), NBC, 1985
  • Sara, 1985
  • Title role, Sledge Hammer!, ABC, 1986
  • Jack Trenton, Nurses, NBC, 1992-1994
  • Peter, High Society, CBS, 1995
  • Voices, Santo Bugato (animated), CBS, 1995
  • The Lot, American Movie Classics, 1999
  • Also appeared in The Trials of Rosie O'Neill.
  • Movies
  • Jack Collins, Sanctuary of Fear (also known as Father Brown, Detective, Girl in the Park, and Sanctuary of Death), NBC, 1979
  • Dr. David McKeeson, Special Bulletin, NBC, 1983
  • Donald Catton, The Lost Honor of Kathryn Beck (also known as Act of Passion), CBS, 1984
  • Ted Forstmann, Barbarians at the Gate, HBO, 1993
  • Don Polson, Out There, Showtime and syndicated, 1995
  • Ben Landry, A Perry Mason Mystery: The Case of the Jealous Jokester, NBC, 1995
  • Payne, Dead Weekend, Showtime, 1995
  • Dr. Derek Early, Tourist Trap, ABC, 1998
  • Robert Sinclair, Hard Time: Hostage Hotel, TNT, 1999
  • Episodic
  • Surf, "Bushido," Miami Vice, NBC, 1985
  • Richard Lubin, "Thank You, Shirley," Kate & Allie, CBS, 1986
  • David McCoy, "Beauty and the Breast," L.A. Law, NBC, 1992
  • David McCoy, "Double Breasted Suit," L.A. Law, NBC, 1992
  • "Who Killed the Legal Eagle?" Burke's Law, CBS, 1994
  • Voice of Baron Von Dillweed, "Married Alive," Duckman (animated),USA Network, 1995
  • Michael, "War and Sleaze," Just Shoot Me, NBC, 1998
  • Carl, "The State Dinner," The West Wing, NBC, 1999
  • Evan, "Susan and the Professor," Suddenly Susan, NBC, 2000
  • Evan, "The Reversal," Suddenly Susan, NBC, 2000
  • Evan, "Finale: Parts 1 & 2," Suddenly Susan, NBC, 2000
  • President Whitman, "Meet Sullivan Pope," DAG, NBC, 2000
  • President Whitman, "A Whitman Christmas Sampler," DAG, NBC, 2000
  • President Whitman, "The Triangle Report," DAG, NBC, 2001
  • President Whitman, "Going Places," DAG, NBC, 2001
  • Other
  • Television preacher, Hellfire (special), syndicated, 1985
  • Secret Witness, CBS, 1988
  • Sheriff Lauder, Silhouette, 1990
  • Alfred Rayne, Hart to Hart: Old Friends Never Die, 1994
  • Brother Nahum, Signs and Wonders (miniseries), 1995
  • Patrick Kinsley, Columbo: A Trace of Murder, 1997
  • President Whitman, DAG (pilot), NBC, 2000
  • Stage Appearances
  • Sexual Perversity in Chicago, Chicago, IL, 1974
  • John, off-Broadway production, 1976
  • Understudy for Mark, The Shadow Box, Morosco Theatre, New York City, 1977
  • Lunch Hour, Broadway production, 1980
  • Jacques and His Master, Los Angeles production, 1980
  • Speed the Plow, Royale Theatre, New York City, 1988
  • Fred, A Christmas Carol, Hudson Theatre, New York City, 1990
  • Frank Elgin, The Country Girl, Roundabout Theatre, New York City,1991
  • Edmond, New York City production, c. 1996.
  • Richard O'Neill, Getting and Spending, Helen Hayes Theatre, New York City, 1998
  • Also appeared in Beyond Therapy; Loose Ends, Broadway production; The Taming of the Shrew; and To Gillian on Her 37th Birthday.
  • Radio Appearances
  • Series
  • Appeared as Piett, Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back, National Public Radio.
  • WRITINGS
  • Stage Plays
  • Jackie, Los Angeles production, 1994

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