Robert Ginty Biography (1948-)

Born November 14, 1948, in Brooklyn, NY; son of Michael Joseph (a construction worker) and Elsie M. (a government worker; maiden name, O'Hara) Ginty;married Francine Tacker, May 1980 (divorced 1983); married Lorna Patterson (an actress), November 26, 1983; children: (first marriage) James F. Career: Actor, writer, producer, and director. Founder of Fairfax Irish TheatreArts Foundation. Member: Actors' Equity Association, Screen ActorsGuild. Addresses: Agent: International Creative Management, 8942 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90211.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor, writer, producer, director
Birth Details
November 14, 1948
Brooklyn, New York, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Stage Appearances
  • (Broadway debut) Three in One, New York City, 1970
  • Silent Partner, Actors Studio, 1971
  • More Stately Mansions, Provincetown Playhouse, New York City, 1971
  • Orpheus Descending, Provincetown Playhouse, 1971
  • Bring It All Back Home, Provincetown Playhouse, 1971
  • Great God Brown, New York City, 1972
  • Also appeared in Don Juan, New York City; The Government Inspector, New York City; The Indian Wants the Bronx, New Hampshire Shakespeare Festival; The Lion in Winter, New Hampshire Shakespeare Festival; Once in a Lifetime, New Hampshire Shakespeare Festival; Cat ona Hot Tin Roof, New Hampshire Shakespeare Festival; Henry IV, Part I, New Hampshire Shakespeare Festival; A Midsummer's Night Dream,New Hampshire Shakespeare Festival; Macbeth, New Hampshire Shakespeare Festival; As You Like It, New Hampshire Shakespeare Festival.
  • Film Appearances
  • To Have Your Cake and Eat It,1971
  • Incident of October 20th,1971
  • Children Come Back,1971
  • Dr. Khuri, And Baby Makes Three,1972
  • Bound for Glory, United Artists, 1976
  • Vendor, Two-Minute Warning, Universal, 1976
  • Sergeant Dink Mobley, Coming Home(also known as Hemkomsten)United Artists, 1978
  • John Eastland, The Exterminator, Avco-Embassy, 1980
  • Aaron McCallum, The Alchemist, LIVE Home Video, 1981
  • Don Tucker, The Act(also known as Bless 'Em All), FilmVentures, 1982
  • Murphy, Escarabajos Asesinos(also known as Scarab), Tesauroand Alloi, 1982
  • Gold Raiders(also known as Fire Game), Media Home Entertainment, 1983
  • Johnny Eastland, Exterminator II, Cannon, 1984
  • Beau Donnelly, Vivre pour Survivre(also known as White Fire), Trans World Entertainment, 1984
  • Cooper, Mission Kill(also known as The Mission ... Kill), Goldfarb, 1985
  • Warrior, Warrior of the Lost World,1985
  • Eric Matthews, Programmed to Kill(also known as Retaliator), Trans World Entertainment, 1987
  • Gondrand, Maniac Killer,1987
  • Elliot Cromwell, Three Kinds of Heat, Warner Home Video, 1987
  • Mania,1988
  • Duke Evans, The Bounty Hunter(also known as Bounty Hunters), American International Pictures, 1989
  • Monroe Bieler, Code Name Vengeance(also known as Codename: Vengeance), Action, 1989
  • Joe Bodek, Loverboy, TriStar, 1989
  • John Dee, Out on Bail, Trans World Entertainment, 1989
  • Cop Target,1990
  • Dale, Madhouse, Orion, 1990
  • Thomas McCain, Vietnam, Texas, Vision/Columbia, 1990
  • Thom, Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/Pathe, 1991
  • Shootfighter, A.N.A. Productions, 1992
  • Gibson, Lady Dragon, Imperial Entertainment, 1992
  • Woman of Desire, Nu Image, 1994
  • Robert Boyd, Taken Alive, DKMC, 1995
  • Doublecross on Costa's Island,1998
  • Brent Moore, The Prophet's Game,1999
  • Also appeared in Covenant.
  • Film Director, Except Where Indicated
  • My Father's House(short), 1979
  • Perfect Master(short), 1979
  • The Bounty Hunter, American International Pictures, 1989
  • And producer, Vietnam, Texas, Vision/Columbia, 1990
  • Woman of Desire, Nu Image, 1994
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Lieutenant T. J. Wiley, Baa Baa Black Sheep(also known as BlackSheep Squadron), NBC, 1976-78
  • Thomas Anderson, The Paper Chase, CBS, 1978-79
  • Detective Mac Riley and narrator, Hawaiian Heat, ABC, 1984
  • Walker Daniels, Falcon Crest, CBS, 1989-90
  • Movies
  • Arthur Pond, The Turning Point of Jim Malloy(also known as JohnO'Hara's Gibbsville and Gibbsville: The Turning Point of JimMalloy), NBC, 1975
  • Burns, Cop on the Beat(also known as The Return of Joe Forrester), 1975
  • Airman Donald Berkle, The Courage and the Passion, NBC, 1978
  • Henry Graham, I Want to Live, ABC, 1983
  • Warren Cates, The Big One: The Great Los Angeles Earthquake(also known as Earthquake Los Angeles: The Big One), NBC, 1990
  • Specials
  • Mr. Pearson, The Big Stuffed Dog,1980
  • Jack Keenan, Hardesty House,1986
  • The Hollywood Christmas Parade,1989
  • Pilots
  • Mac Riley, Hawaiian Heat, ABC, 1984
  • Episodic
  • Gib Moore, "Caledonia, It's Worth a Fortune," The Rockford Files,1974
  • Cal Hendricks, "To Your Health," CHiPs,1980
  • Jerry Reiner, "Psyched Out," Simon & Simon,1983
  • Jerry Reiner, "The Club Murder Vacation," Simon & Simon,1983
  • Ed Tobias, "The Narc," Matlock,1990
  • Lt. Avery Powell, Murder, She Wrote,1991
  • Dr. Vance Talbot, "Fool for Love," In the Heat of the Night,1992
  • Sacks, Baywatch Nights, syndicated, 1995
  • Raymond Reegun, Baywatch Nights, syndicated, 1996
  • Also appeared in Police Story, 1974; The Rookies, 1974; Gibbsville, 1974; Griffin and Phoenix, 1974.
  • Television Director
  • Episodic
  • "Flight of the Pedalbee," Dream On, HBO, 1990
  • Campus Cops, USA, 1996
  • Nash Bridges(also known as Bridges), CBS, 1996
  • Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, ABC, 1996-97
  • Three, WB, 1998
  • (As Robert W. Ginty) Charmed, WB, 1998
  • Also directed episodes of China Beach; Early Edition, CBS.
  • Movies
  • Here Come The Munsters, Fox, 1995
  • Television Executive Producer
  • Hardesty House(special), 1986
  • Day of Reckoning(movie; also known as The Wisdom Keeper), NBC, 1994
  • WRITINGS
  • Screenplays
  • The Bounty Hunter, American International Pictures, 1989
  • Woman of Desire, Nu Image, 1994
  • Television Movies
  • Day of Reckoning(also known as The Wisdom Keeper), NBC, 1994

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Periodicals:
    • Back Stage West, March 31, 1994, p. 3.

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