John O'Hurley Biography (1956-)

Born c. 1956 in West Hartford, CT; son of John (an ear, nose, and throat surgeon) and Jean (a homemaker) O'Hurley; married Eva LaRue Callahan (an actress), 1992 (divorced, 1994). Education: Studied drama at Providence College. Avocational interests: Golf, fishing, riding. Addresses:Manager-- Marv Dauer and Associates, 11661 San Vicente Blvd., Suite 407, Los Angeles, CA 90049-5111. Career: Actor. New Jersey ShakespeareFestival, Madison, member of company, 1982-84; also appeared in television commercials for Xerox duplicating equipment, Cadillac Seville, Spokane Auto Transit, and the Travel Channel. Formerly worked in public relations. Addresses: Manager: Marv Dauer and Associates, 11661 San Vicente Blvd., Suite 407, Los Angeles, CA 90049-5111.

Birth Details
West Hartford, Connecticut, United States

Famous Works

  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Greg Shaeffer, The Edge of Night, ABC, 1983-84
  • Jonathan Matalaine, Loving, ABC, 1984-85
  • Keith Lane, Loving, ABC, 1984-86
  • Dr. James "Jim" Grainger, The Young and the Restless, CBS, 1989-90
  • Steven Slade, Santa Barbara, NBC, 1990-91
  • Greg Bennett, General Hospital, ABC, 1992
  • Howard Gurman, Scorch, CBS, 1992
  • Tad Sherman, A Whole New Ballgame, ABC, 1995
  • Jacopo "J." Peterman, Seinfeld, NBC, 1995-98
  • Robert McSwain, Over the Top, ABC, 1997
  • Host, Get Golf with the PGA Tour!2000
  • Host, To Tell the Truth,2000
  • Also appeared as Allen Cooper, Valley of the Dolls.
  • Movies
  • Dolan, Gore Vidal's "Billy the Kid"(also known as Billy theKid and The Kid), TNT, 1989
  • Pat DiCicco, White Hot: The Mysterious Murder of Thelma Todd(alsoknown as Hot Toddy), NBC, 1991
  • George, "Temptation," Seduction: Three Tales from the "Inner Sanctum," ABC, 1992
  • Hennessey, My Son Is Innocent, ABC, 1996
  • Ted Dunleavy, The Secret(also known as The Killing Secret and Whatever Happened to Angel?), NBC, 1997
  • Hal Damon, Murder Live! NBC, 1997
  • Stewart Collins, Blood on Her Hands, ABC, 1998
  • Stewart, Tempting Fate, ABC, 1998
  • Clifford Keene, Life of the Party: The Pamela Harriman Story(alsoknown as Life of the Party: Pamela Harriman), Lifetime, 1998
  • Paul Holdrith, Three Secrets, CBS, 1999
  • Episodic
  • Dave Grady, Nurses, NBC, 1991
  • Dan Borson, "Dead Weight," Silk Stalkings, USA Network, 1993
  • Bill Cooper, "Red Wind," Baywatch, syndicated, 1994
  • Bryden Chubshaw, "Changing of the Guard," Thunder in Paradise, syndicated, 1994
  • Dr. Scott Waverly, "The Mud-Queen Murders," Silk Stalkings, USA Network, 1994
  • Thomas Jay Fallow, "Slow Tango in South Seattle," Frasier, NBC, 1994
  • Rance Erik St. Damian, Pig Sty, UPN, 1995
  • Ralph Stafford, "Nailed," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1995
  • Monsieur Jean Luc, "Rags to Riches," Living Single, Fox, 1995
  • Kemp, "Bad Blades," Baywatch Nights, syndicated, 1995
  • Cal Kilbride, "Stormy Weather," Boy Meets World, ABC, 1995
  • Rance, "Party," Platypus Man, UPN, 1995
  • John Marshall, "The Bobby Trap," Melrose Place, Fox, 1996
  • Kyle Roberts, "Promotional Rescue," Ned and Stacey, Fox, 1996
  • Dr. Salters, "Quarantine," Coach, ABC, 1996
  • Grant, "Singled Out," Boy Meets World, ABC, 1996
  • Dr. Noble, "The Apartment," Life with Roger(also known as Rogerand Me), The WB, 1996
  • Doctor VonDerphal, "Dr. Wonderful," Mad about You, NBC, 1996
  • Mr. President, "Lisarella," Weird Science, USA Network, 1996
  • David, "Something about New Beds and Old Friends," Something So Right, ABC, 1997
  • Hugh Sterling, "A Little Knowledge," Smart Guy, The WB, 1997
  • Dulles Lee, "Temp-tation," Temporarily Yours, CBS, 1997
  • Dr. Pollidori, "The Post-Modern Prometheus," The X-Files, Fox, 1997
  • Second announcer, "Ellen: A Hollywood Tribute," Ellen, ABC, 1997
  • David Coopersmith, "Rain of Terror," Diagnosis Murder, CBS, 1998
  • Woody Woodson, "The Actor," Damon, Fox, 1998
  • Mr. Ferber, "The Boss and Other Disasters," Style and Substance, CBS, 1998
  • Voice, Disney's Hercules, syndicated, 1998
  • Host, "Wheel of Misfortune," Sunset Beach,1999
  • Roger Bakely, "The Couple's Court," For Your Love,1999
  • Between Brothers, Fox, 1999
  • Host, Extreme Courage, Fox Family Channel, 1999
  • Voice of cult leader, "Chitty Chitty Death Bang," Family Guy, Fox,1999
  • Host, Incredible Animals, Fox Family Channel, 1999
  • Voice of Councilman Gladhand, "Mr. Green Runs," Hey Arnold!2000
  • Also appeared in episodes of All My Children, ABC; The Drew Carey Show, ABC; and Angry Beaver(animated).
  • Other Television Appearances
  • Re'Mar, Something Is Out There(miniseries; also known as Invader), NBC, 1988
  • Wild Grizzly,1999
  • Host, The Best Things in Golf,1999
  • The 16th Annual Soap Opera Awards(special), 2000
  • Film Appearances
  • Paul Manetti, Mirror Images, Academy Entertainment, 1992
  • Detective Turner, Night Eyes 2, Turner Home Entertainment, 1992
  • Lieutenant Cabrell, The Power Within(also known as Power Man), PM Entertainment, 1995
  • Walter Drooz, Love Stinks, Independent Artists, 1999
  • Race to Space, Lions Gate Films, 2000
  • Stage Appearances
  • Appeared in Same Time, Next Year. Toured U.S. cities in Brigadoon, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, and The Pirates of Penzance.

Further Reference


    • People Weekly, January 27, 1997 , p. 115.

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