Bruce Boxleitner Biography (1950-)

Born May 12, 1950, in Elgin, IL; father, a certified public accountant; married Kathryn "Kitty" Holcomb Ogilvy (an actress), May, 1977 (divorced, 1989); married Melissa Gilbert (an actress), January 1, 1995; children: (first marriage) Sam, Lee Davis; (second marriage) Michael Garrett. Addresses: Agent: David Shapiro & Associates, 15821 Ventura Blvd., #235, Encino, CA 91436.; Manager: Shelter Entertainment, 9255 Sunset Blvd., Suite 1010, Los Angeles, CA 90069.; Contact: P.O. Box 5513, Sherman Oaks, CA 91403.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor, producer, writer
Birth Details
May 12, 1950
Elgin, Illinois, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Luke Macahan, How the West Was Won, ABC, 1978-1979
  • Frank Buck, Bring 'em Back Alive, CBS, 1982-1983
  • Lee Stetson (Scarecrow), Scarecrow and Mrs. King, CBS, 1983-1987
  • Captain John Sheridan, Babylon 5 (also known as B5), syndicated, 1994-1997, then TNT, 1998
  • Movies
  • Richie Danko, A Cry for Help (also known as End of the Line), ABC, 1975
  • Douglas Lane--Psycho, Kiss Me ... Kill Me, ABC, 1976
  • Cisco, Murder at the World Series (also known as The Woman in Box 359), ABC, 1977
  • Jack, Happily Ever After (also known as Tonight's the Night), CBS, 1978
  • Zuma Beach, 1978
  • Billy Montana, Kenny Rogers As "The Gambler" (also known as TheGambler), CBS, 1980
  • Carl Danton, Fly Away Home, ABC, 1981
  • Wyatt Earp, I Married Wyatt Earp, NBC, 1983
  • Larry Janson, Passion Flower, CBS, 1986
  • Scott Collins, "Louis L'Amour's `Down the Long Hills'" (also known as "Down the Long Hills"), Disney Sunday Movie, The Disney Channel and ABC,1986
  • Himself, The Return of Mickey Spillane's Mike Hammer, CBS, 1986
  • Captain William Wicker, Angel in Green, CBS, 1987
  • Matthew Garth, Red River, CBS, 1988
  • Robert Doniger, The Town Bully (also known as A Friendly, QuietLittle Town), ABC, 1988
  • Captain Charlie Rhodes, The Road Raiders, CBS, 1989
  • Detective Kyle Robashaw, Murderous Vision, USA Network, 1991
  • Jack Hart, Double Jeopardy, Showtime, 1992
  • Patrick Dunmore, The Secret (also known as Family Secrets,What's the Matter with Danny Dunmore?, and Danny's Secret), CBS, 1992
  • Alan Bodine, Perfect Family, USA Network, 1992
  • Dr. Frank Ravinel, House of Secrets (also known as Conspiracy of Terror), NBC, 1993
  • Michael Shafer, Flight from Justice (also known as Les aventuriers d'Eden River, Les aventuriers ... , and Justice a Eden River), 1993
  • Davis Healey, Gunsmoke: One Man's Justice, CBS, 1994
  • Lieutenant Commander John J. Sheridan, Babylon 5: In the Beginning(also known as In the Beginning), TNT and syndicated, 1998
  • Babylon 5 Captain John J. Sheridan, Babylon 5: Thirdspace (also known as Thirdspace and Thirdspace: A Babylon 5 Adventure), TNT,1998
  • Interstellar Alliance President John J. Sheridan, Babylon 5: A Call toArms (also known as A Call to Arms), TNT, 1999
  • Mark Ettinger, Freefall (also known as Angst uber den Wolken), Fox Family Channel, 1999
  • Dr. Robert Lewis, The Perfect Nanny, USA Network, 2000
  • Eric Johnson, Life in the Balance, Lifetime, 2001
  • Hope Ranch, Animal Planet, 2002
  • Miniseries
  • Luke Macahan, How the West Was Won, ABC, 1977
  • George Virdon, The Last Convertible, NBC, 1979
  • Vern Tyree, Wild Times, syndicated, 1980
  • Charles Trask, John Steinbeck's "East of Eden" (also known as East of Eden), ABC, 1981
  • Chase Marshall, Bare Essence, NBC, 1982
  • Billy Montana, Kenny Rogers As "The Gambler"--The Adventure Continues, CBS, 1983
  • Billy Montana, Kenny Rogers As "The Gambler" III--The Legend Continues (also known as The Gambler III: The Legend Continues), CBS, 1987
  • Jock Hampton, Judith Krantz's Till We Meet Again (also known as Till We Meet Again), CBS, 1989
  • Peter Langford, From the Dead of Night (also known as Walkers), NBC, 1989
  • Billy Montana, The Gambler V: Playing for Keeps, CBS, 1994
  • Patrick O'Riley, The Maharaja's Daughter (also known as Die Tochter des Maharadschas), 1994
  • Clayton Andrews, Zoya (also known as Danielle Steel's "Zoya"), NBC, 1995
  • Pilots
  • Danny, The Chadwick Family (also known as No. 10 Coronado Drive), ABC, 1974
  • Seth Macahan, The Macahans, ABC, 1976
  • Celebrity participant, Interceptor, syndicated, 1989
  • Eddie Dillon, Sporting Chance, CBS, 1990
  • Also appeared in Triangle, CBS.
  • Specials
  • CBS Team Member, Battle of the Network Stars XIII, ABC, 1982
  • Host, CBS Tournament of Roses Parade, CBS, 1986
  • Host, Backstage at the Zoo: Bears, Bears, Bears, The Disney Channel, 1989
  • Host, Backstage at the Zoo: Pandemonium, The Disney Channel, 1989
  • Host, Backstage at the Zoo: Save That Tiger, The Disney Channel, 1989
  • Host, Backstage at the Zoo: Zookeepers, The Disney Channel, 1989
  • Host, Love with a Twist, ABC, 1990
  • Voice of George Custer, The Wild West, syndicated, 1993
  • Mr. Mahar, Me and My Hormones, ABC, 1996
  • Host, The Guide to Babylon 5, TNT, 1997
  • Intimate Portrait: Melissa Gilbert, Lifetime, 1998
  • Narrator, The Real Flying Tigers, History Channel, 2000
  • Melissa Gilbert, Arts and Entertainment, 2001
  • Awards Presentations
  • The 44th Annual Golden Globe Awards, syndicated, 1987
  • Presenter, The 13th Annual People's Choice Awards, CBS, 1987
  • The 24th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, NBC, 1989
  • The 25th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, NBC, 1990
  • Presenter, Jim Thorpe Pro Sports Awards, ABC, 1992
  • Presenter, The 21st Annual People's Choice Awards, CBS, 1995
  • Presenter, The 19th Annual CableACE Awards, TNT, 1997
  • Episodic
  • Rick, "I Gave at the Office," The Mary Tyler Moore Show, CBS, 1973
  • Kenneth Andrew Cam Faraday, "We Hang Our Own," Hawaii Five-0, CBS,1974
  • Kevin Caulder, "And the Horse Jumped over the Moon," Hawaii Five-0, CBS, 1975
  • Tobe Hogue, "The Sharecroppers," Gunsmoke, CBS, 1975
  • "Paradise Mall," Police Woman, NBC, 1975
  • Tom, "The Left Hand of the Devil," Baretta, ABC, 1976
  • "Turkey Shoot," Hawaii Five-0, CBS, 1976
  • "Jerry Simpson," An American Portrait, CBS, 1986
  • Major Stetson, "Unfinished Business," Scarecrow and Mrs. King, CBS, 1986
  • Winton Robbins, "Top Billing," Tales from the Crypt, HBO, 1991
  • Scott Tanner, "The Peacemaker," Touched by an Angel, CBS, 1998
  • Santee, "Bad Boys," Dead Man's Gun, Showtime, 1999
  • Ray Patterson, "Fallen Angel," Twice in a Lifetime, PAX and CTV, 2000
  • Senator Wyndom Brody, "Decompression," The Outer Limits, Showtimeand syndicated, 2000
  • Television Work
  • Movies
  • Executive producer, Double Jeopardy, Showtime, 1992
  • Associate producer, The Perfect Nanny, USA Network, 2000
  • Film Appearances
  • Bobby Joe, Six Pack Annie, 1975
  • Billie Joe Robbins, The Baltimore Bullet, Avco Embassy, 1980
  • Alan Bradley/Tron, Tron, Buena Vista, 1982
  • The Crystal Eye, 1989
  • Joey, Breakaway, 1990
  • Cole Hickel, Diplomatic Immunity, Fries Home Video, 1991
  • Jumpin' Joe Dugan, The Babe, Universal, 1992
  • Brad Kuffs, Kuffs, Universal, 1992
  • Sam, sheriff of Cochise County, Wyatt Earp: Return to Tombstone, 1994
  • Judd, Perilous, 2000
  • President Howard, Contagion, 2001
  • General James Longstreet, Gods and Generals, Warner Bros., 2002
  • Agent Preston, Silence, 2002
  • Stage Appearances
  • Understudy then lead, Status Quo Vadis, Chicago, IL, then Broadwayproduction, both 1971
  • RECORDINGS
  • Music Videos
  • Appeared in Reba McEntire's "Cathy's Clown."
  • Taped Readings
  • Killshot by Elmore Leonard, Dove Books on Tape, 1989
  • The Hellion by LaVyrle Spencer, Dove Audio, 1992
  • Buckskin Brigades by L. Ron Hubbard, Bridge Audio, 1992
  • Message in a Bottle by Nicholas Sparks, Time Warner, 1998
  • WRITINGS
  • Novels
  • Frontier Earth, Ace (New York), 1999
  • Frontier Earth: Searcher, Ace, 2001

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Periodicals
    • People, November 1, 1993, pp. 59-60; January 16, 1995, p. 44; May15, 1995, p. 51; October 28, 1996, p. 138

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