Gregory Harrison Biography (1950-)

Born May 31, 1950, in Avalon, CA; son of Ed (a ship's captain and poet) Harrison; married Randi Oakes (an actress), 1981; children: Emma Lee, Lily, Kate, Quinn. Addresses: Agent: William Morris Agency, Inc., 151 South ElCamino Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90212-2775.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor, producer, director
Birth Details
May 31, 1950
Avalon, California, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Logan 5, Logan's Run, CBS, 1977-78
  • Dr. George Alonzo "Gonzo" Gates, Trapper John, M.D., CBS, 1979-85
  • Michael Sharpe, Falcon Crest, 1989-90
  • Jack Taylor, The Family Man, CBS, 1990
  • Host, True Detectives, CBS, 1990-91
  • Jack Reilly, New York News, CBS, 1995
  • Daniel Albright (recurring role), Sisters, NBC, 1995
  • John Loring, Safe Harbor, The WB, 1999
  • Nick Stanton (recurring role), Ed, NBC, 2000-
  • Miniseries
  • Levi Zendt, Centennial, NBC, 1979-80
  • Torch, Fresno, 1986
  • Dr. Benjamin Wallace, Nothing Lasts Forever (also known as Sidney Sheldon's Nothing Lasts Forever), CBS, 1995
  • Movies
  • Arthur Moore, Trilogy of Terror, 1975
  • Bud Thornton, The Gathering, ABC, 1977
  • Rick Jawlosky, The Best Place to Be, NBC, 1979
  • Captain Bob Lewis, Enola Gay: The Men, the Mission, the Atomic Bomb, NBC, 1980
  • Ben Volper, The Women's Room, ABC, 1980
  • John Phillips, For Ladies Only, NBC, 1981
  • Lachie, The Hasty Heart, Showtime, 1983
  • Merle Banks, The Fighter, CBS, 1983
  • Mike Riordan, Seduced, CBS, 1985
  • Ben Laforche, Oceans of Fire, CBS, 1986
  • Circus, CBS, 1986
  • Willie (some sources cite Phil), Hot Paint, CBS, 1988
  • Cherry Valance, Red River, CBS, 1988
  • John, Dangerous Pursuit, USA Network, 1990
  • Gary Nicholson, Angel of Death, CBS, 1990
  • William "Bill" Buzell, Bare Essentials, CBS, 1991
  • Paul Danner, Breaking the Silence, CBS, 1992
  • Bob Boxletter/Charlie Corbin, Duplicates, USA Network, 1992
  • Scott McNally, Caught in the Act, NBC, 1993
  • Tom Kelley, A Family Torn Apart (also known as Sudden Fury: A Family Torn Apart), NBC, 1993
  • Bruce Kellogg, Lies of the Heart: The Story of Laurie Kellogg, ABC, 1994
  • Philip Montgomery, Mortal Fear (also known as Robin Cook'sMortal Fear), NBC, 1994
  • Brian Harding, A Christmas Romance, Fox Family Channel, 1994
  • Robert Kenzer, A Dangerous Affair, ABC, 1995
  • Lucas Marshall, Summer of Fear, CBS, 1996
  • Greg Newhall, When Secrets Kill, ABC, 1997
  • Matt Robinson, Running Wild, Showtime, 1997
  • Rick Todson, Murder at 75 Birch, CBS, 1999
  • President Jonathan Hayes, First Daughter, TBS, 1999
  • Oliver Caldwell, Au Pair, Fox Family Channel, 1999
  • President Jonathan Hayes, First Target, TBS, 2000
  • Episodic
  • Tony Baker, "The Nurses," M*A*S*H, CBS, 1976
  • The American Sportsman, ABC, 1981
  • Knucklehead, Pee-wee's Playhouse, 1986
  • Conky, Pee-wee's Playhouse, 1986
  • Pete, Touched by an Angel, CBS, 1994
  • "To Tell the Truth," The Outer Limits, syndicated, 1995
  • Richard Buckall, "Flights of Angels," Touched by an Angel, CBS, 1998
  • Boucher/trapper, "The Trapper," Dead Man's Gun, 1998
  • Mr. Wiehe, "And Those Who Can't," Maggie Winters, CBS, 1998
  • Tom Gillette, "Shaken, Not Stirred," Judging Amy, CBS, 2000
  • Also appeared in an episode of Barnaby Jones, CBS.
  • Specials
  • CBS team member, Battle of the Network Stars VII, 1979
  • CBS team member, Battle of the Network Stars VIII, 1980
  • CBS team member, Battle of the Network Stars IX, 1980
  • Kraft Salutes Disneyland's 25th Anniversary, 1980
  • CBS team member, Battle of the Network Stars X, 1981
  • Hal Carter, Picnic, 1986
  • Happy Birthday, Hollywood! ABC, 1987
  • Host, Modern Medical Breakthroughs, NBC, 1988
  • Sean Evans, The Gregory Harrison Show, CBS, 1989
  • The Music Center 25th Anniversary, PBS, 1990
  • Night of 100 Stars III, NBC, 1990
  • 50 Simple Things Kids Can Do to Save the Earth, CBS, 1992
  • Behind Closed Doors with Joan Lunden, ABC, 1994
  • Narrator, 500 Nations, CBS, 1995
  • Song performer, "Everybody Dance," The 51st Annual Tony Awards, 1997
  • True Stories from Touched by an Angel, CBS, 1998
  • The Great American History Quiz: Heroes and Villains, The HistoryChannel, 2000
  • Other Television Appearances
  • Robbie Daniels, Split Images, 1992
  • Mike Doyle, Chief (pilot), Fox, 1996
  • Television Work
  • Movies; Executive Producer, Unless Otherwise Noted
  • Producer and song performer, "I've Got Dreams," "On the Street," and"For Ladies Only," For Ladies Only, NBC, 1981
  • Thursday's Child, CBS, 1983
  • Producer, The Fighter, CBS, 1983
  • Legs, ABC, 1983
  • Samson and Delilah, ABC, 1984
  • Seduced, CBS, 1985
  • Oceans of Fire, CBS, 1986
  • Producer, Circus, CBS, 1986
  • Pleasures, ABC, 1986
  • Spot Marks the X, 1986
  • Hot Paint, CBS, 1988
  • Red River, CBS, 1988
  • The Tower, Fox, 1993
  • Specials; Executive Producer
  • Picnic, 1986
  • The Gregory Harrison Show, CBS, 1989
  • Episodic
  • Director of "Jagged Edges," an episode of Touched by an Angel, CBS; also director of six episodes of Trapper John, M.D., CBS.
  • Film Appearances
  • Student, The Harrad Experiment, 1973
  • Jim Nolan, Jim, the World's Greatest (also known as Story of a Teenager), Universal, 1976
  • Zac Sterling, Fraternity Row, Paramount, 1977
  • Carl Winters, Razorback, Warner Bros., 1984
  • Chandler, North Shore, 1987
  • Dan, Body Chemistry II: The Voice of a Stranger (also known as Voice of a Stranger), 1992
  • Sam, Cadillac Girls, 1993
  • Trent Turner, Hard Evidence, 1995
  • Brandon Theis, It's My Party, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1996
  • Patrick Sullivan, Air Bud: Golden Receiver (also known as Air Bud 2), Miramax, 1998
  • Canone Inverso--Making Love, Cecchi Gori Distribuzione, 2000
  • Film Work
  • Second unit director, North Shore, 1987
  • Second unit director, Body Chemistry II: The Voice of a Stranger (also known as Voice of a Stranger), 1992
  • Stage Appearances
  • "The Troubadour," Festival, American Conservatory Theatre, San Francisco, CA, 1978-79
  • Lachie, The Hasty Heart, Circle Theatre, then Ahmanson Theatre, Los Angeles, 1981-82
  • Claggart, Billy Budd, Los Angeles, 1984
  • Picnic, Ahmanson Theatre, 1986
  • Night of 100 Stars III, Radio City Music Hall, New York City, 1990
  • Mick, Steel Pier, Richard Rodgers Theatre, New York City, 1997
  • Also appeared in The Fantasticks, The Promise, and The Subject Was Roses, all Los Angeles, and in Child's Play. Touredin "The Troubadour," Festival, Los Angeles and Washington, DC.
  • RECORDINGS
  • Books on Tape
  • Charles, Where or When, 1994
  • WRITINGS
  • Television Movies
  • Songwriter, For Ladies Only, NBC, 1981

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Periodicals:
    • Parade, October 8, 1995, p. 14.

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