Jim Piddock Biography (1956-)

Full name, James Anthony Piddock; born April 8, 1956, in Rochester, Kent, England; immigrated to the United States, 1981; son of Charles Frederick and Celia May (maiden name, O'Callaghan) Piddock. Addresses: Agent: International Creative Management, 8942 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 155, Beverly Hills, CA 90211-1934.

Nationality
British
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor, writer
Birth Details
April 8, 1956
Rochester, Kent, United Kingdom

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Stage Appearances
  • (London debut) Irish drunk, John Bull's Other Island, Greenwich Theatre, 1980
  • John McKenna, The Boy's Own Story, Julian Theatre, San Francisco,CA, 1981, then York Theatre, New York City, 1983
  • (New York debut) Fred, Present Laughter, Circle in the Square, NewYork City, 1982
  • Colin, Make and Break, John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington, DC, 1983
  • Tim Allgood, Noises Off, Brooks Atkinson Theatre, New York City, 1983-1985
  • Otto, Design for Living, Circle in the Square, 1985
  • Lord Rothleigh, Diary of a Hunger Strike, Los Angeles Theatre Center, Los Angeles, 1985-1986
  • Beyond the Fringe, Old Globe Theatre, San Diego, CA, 1986-1987
  • The Importance of Being Earnest, Los Angeles Theatre Center, 1986-1987
  • The Caretaker, 1988
  • How the Other Half Loves, Tiffany Theatre, Los Angeles, 1988
  • Made stage debut as Trevor, Bedroom Farce, Assembly Theatre, Tunbridge Wells, England.
  • Film Appearances
  • Consulate envoy, Lethal Weapon 2, Warner Bros., 1989
  • Mr. Martyn, Traces of Red, Samuel Goldwyn, 1992
  • Reginald, Independence Day (also known as ID4), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1996
  • Maitre d', Multiplicity, Columbia, 1996
  • First attendant, An Alan Smithee Film: Burn Hollywood Burn, BuenaVista, 1998
  • Trevor Beckwith, Best in Show (also known as Dog Show!), Warner Bros., 2000
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Hal Conway, a recurring role, Mad about You, NBC, 1993-1994
  • Miniseries
  • Hodge, From the Earth to the Moon, HBO, 1998
  • Episodic
  • Bank robber, "The Crimea of the Century," Wildside, ABC, 1985
  • The producer, "Fame and Fortune," Fame, c. 1987
  • Derrick, "Kay's Old Love," The Tracey Ullman Show, Fox, 1987
  • (As James Piddock) Major Shadlow, "Lonely at the Top," Tour of Duty, 1989
  • (As James Piddock) Alan, "Kelly Girl," Coach, 1990
  • (As James Piddock) Attendant, "Puppy Love," Coach, 1991
  • Malcolm Brooker, "Murder in White," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1993
  • Logic professor, "Disorientation," Mad about You, NBC, 1994
  • Max Amendas, "Legion of Doom," Team Knight Rider, syndicated, 1998
  • Max Amendas, "Sky One," Team Knight Rider, syndicated, 1998
  • Vicar, "Hair," Tracey Takes On ... , HBO, 1999
  • Mr. Levenstein, "Piece of Cake," The Geena Davis Show, ABC, 2000
  • Valet, "The Trial," Angel, The WB, 2000
  • Vet, "Worst in Show," Yes, Dear, CBS, 2001
  • Dennis Phillips, "The One after I Do," Friends, NBC, 2001
  • Larry, "The Appraisal," Citizen Baines, CBS, 2001
  • Himself, "The Stripper Test," The Test, F/X Channel, 2001
  • Appeared as Brian, "Devil's Alphabet," an episode of The Twilight Zone; also appeared in episodes of MacGyver and Max Headroom.
  • Specials
  • Hank, Old Money, 1988
  • The Show Formerly Known as the Martin Short Show, NBC, 1995
  • Other
  • Wilkins, A Mom for Christmas, 1990
  • Prince Charles, The Women of Windsor, 1992
  • Captain Dunn, Mermaid Chronicles, Part 1: She Creature (movie), HBO, 2001
  • Television Work
  • Series
  • Coproducer, Too Much Sun, BBC (England), 2000
  • WRITINGS
  • Screenplays
  • The Boy's Own Story, 1984
  • The Card, 1984
  • Dwayne, 1989
  • Undercover, 1989
  • Beyond Suspicion, 1990
  • Traces of Red, Samuel Goldwyn Co., 1992
  • One Good Turn, BMG Video, 1996
  • Also author of Debt of Honor.
  • Television Episodes
  • Silk Stalkings, USA Network, 1991
  • Too Much Sun, BBC (England), 2000
  • Other Television Writing
  • Sisters, 1984

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Electronic
    • Jim Piddock Web Site, http://www.home.earthlink.net/~jimpiddock, January 7, 2002

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