Beau Starr Biography (1944-)

Born 1944, in Queens, New York, NY; father, a meatpacker, mother, a retail employee; brother of Mike Starr (an actor). Addresses: Contact: Alumni House, 150 Hofstra University, Hampstead, NY 11549-1500.

Birth Details
New York, New York, United States

Famous Works

  • Film Appearances
  • Prince of the City, Warner Bros., 1981
  • Police officer passenger, Hanky Panky, Columbia, 1982
  • Pitt lookout, City Heat, Warner Bros., 1984
  • Second police officer, The Lonely Guy, Universal, 1984
  • Johnny Dangerously, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1984
  • Splash, Buena Vista, 1984
  • Willy, Fletch, Universal, 1985
  • Farber, Hollywood Vice Squad (also known as The Boulevard),Cinema Group, 1986
  • Rocco, The Check Is in the Mail ... (also known as The Cheque Is in the Post), Ascot Entertainment, 1986
  • Vito, Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life Is Calling, Columbia, 1986
  • Mr. Gremp (Chainsaw's father), Summer School, Paramount, 1987
  • Sheriff Ben Meeker, Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1988
  • Ike Taylor, Relentless, New Line Cinema, 1989
  • Second man, Born on the Fourth of July, Universal, 1989
  • Sergeant Gordon, Shattered, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/Pathe, 1989
  • Sheriff Ben Meeker, Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers (also known as Halloween 5), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1989
  • Henry's father, GoodFellas (also known as Goodfellas), Warner Bros., 1990
  • Carl Sanders, The Perfect Weapon, Paramount, 1991
  • Empire City, Warner Bros., 1991
  • Chief agent Granger, The November Men (also known as Double Exposure), Arrow Releasing/Northern Arts Entertainment, 1993
  • Jack "Rudy" Rudisill, Joshua Tree (also known as Army of One), LIVE Home Video, c. 1993
  • Commissioner, Speed, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1994
  • Phillie, Trial by Jury, Warner Bros., 1994
  • Grogan, Never Talk to Strangers (also known as L'inconnu and Spiel mit dem Feuer), Columbia/TriStar, 1995
  • Miller, Devil in a Blue Dress (also known as Le diable en robebleue), TriStar, 1995
  • Jules Salke, Hoodlum, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1997
  • Tony (a wine taster), Men, Unapix Entertainment, 1997
  • Captain Stan Klein (Chen's boss), The Corruptor (also known as N.Y.P.D. 15), New Line Cinema, 1999
  • Walt, Prisoner of Love, Lions Gate Films, 1999
  • Jeremiah Walker, Shadow Hours, Newmark Films, 2000
  • Omobono, My Name Is Tanino, Medusa Distribuzione, 2002
  • Scott Blendick, Men with Brooms (also known as Quatre gars et un balai), Artisan Entertainment, 2002
  • Corcoran, Against the Ropes (also known as The Promoter andDie Promoterin), Paramount, 2004
  • Sam, Cinderella Man, Universal, 2005
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Various characters, Bizarre, Showtime, c. 1980-85
  • FBI agent, Rituals, syndicated, 1985
  • (As Beau William Starr) Lieutenant Bill Triplett, True Blue, NBC,1989-91
  • Lieutenant Harding Welsh, Due South (also known as Due South: The Series, Direction: Sud, and Tandem de choc), CBS, CTV, and syndicated, 1994-98
  • Troy, It's Me Gerald, Showcase Network (Canada), beginning c. 2005
  • Appeared in Flag.
  • Miniseries
  • Glory Days, HBO, 1987
  • Movies
  • Gene Kowalski, Shocktrauma, syndicated, 1982
  • Big man, Gone Are the Days, 1984
  • Police officer, The Murder of Sherlock Holmes, 1984
  • Lieutenant Sturgis, Love on the Run, NBC, 1985
  • Smalley, Command 5, ABC, 1985
  • Ed Pogue, The Manhunt for Claude Dallas, 1986
  • Man in car, Long Time Gone, ABC, 1986
  • Captain James Blake, Murderous Vision, USA Network, 1991
  • Dave Franco, Perry Mason: The Case of the Ruthless Reporter, NBC,1991
  • Detective Barton, Dead Silence (also known as Crash), 1991
  • Lon Hawkes, Perry Mason: The Case of the Heartbroken Bride, NBC, 1992
  • Bo, Bad Blood (also known as Viper), HBO, 1994
  • Lieutenant Marvin Gagglis, Dead Air, 1994
  • Detective Mike Foy, Cagney & Lacey: True Convictions, CBS, 1995
  • Joey the Fist, The Wharf Rat, Showtime, 1995
  • Dale Lister, Moonshine Highway, Showtime, 1996
  • Myles Kearney, While My Pretty One Sleeps (also known as Mary Higgins Clark's "While My Pretty One Sleeps"), The Family Channel, 1997
  • Captain Churchman, Mean Streak, Showtime, 1999
  • Tommy Walsh, Black and Blue, CBS, 1999
  • The Judas Kiss, 1999
  • Sammy Z, Murder Most Likely, CTV, 1999, TNT, 2000
  • Detective Marshall, The Thin Blue Lie, 2000
  • Gus, "Angels in the Infield," The Wonderful World of Disney, ABC,2000
  • Lieutenant Frisch, Mercy, HBO, 2000
  • Lips Egan, Golden Spiders: A Nero Wolfe Mystery (also known as Golden Spiders), Arts and Entertainment, 2000
  • Thin Air (also known as Robert B. Parker's "Thin Air"), Arts and Entertainment, 2000
  • Commissioner Castle, Recipe for Murder (also known as Murray Maguire, M.E.), PAX TV, 2001
  • Special agent Cage, The Day Reagan Was Shot, Showtime, 2001
  • Detective Ed Sloan, Pretend You Don't See Her (also known as Mary Higgins Clark's "Pretend You Don't See Her" and Mary Higgins Clark:Ni vue ni connue), PAX TV, 2002
  • Ranger Styles, Whitewash: The Clarence Brandley Story, Showtime, 2002
  • Angelo Dellarusso, Mafia Doctor, CBS, 2003
  • Neeley, Deacons for Defense, Showtime, 2003
  • Episodic
  • "Gladiators," The New Avengers (also known as Chapeau melon etbottes de cuir), IDTV and CBS, 1977
  • Rupe, "Hooker's War," T. J. Hooker, ABC, 1982
  • "Internal Affairs," Cagney & Lacey, CBS, 1982
  • Hawks, "The Road Rebels," The Powers of Matthew Star, NBC, 1983
  • Jacques Charon, "Ring of Fire," Knight Rider, NBC, 1983
  • Officer, "Breaking Up Is Hard to Do," Three's Company, ABC, 1983
  • "The Only Church in Town," The A Team, NBC, 1983
  • Bull McEwan, "Timber!," The A Team, NBC, 1984
  • Chuck DeMita, "Blizzard," St. Elsewhere, NBC, 1984
  • Eddie Decatur, "San Francisco Caper," The Fall Guy, ABC, 1984
  • Julie, "High Bleacher Man," Hunter, NBC, 1984
  • Prisoner, "Go, Grandma, Go," Newhart, CBS, 1984
  • Vic, "Hatchet Job," Riptide, NBC, 1984
  • "Eva's Brawn," Hill Street Blues, NBC, 1984
  • "The Georgia Street Motors," Hardcastle and McCormick, ABC, 1984
  • "Hair Apparent," Hill Street Blues, NBC, 1984
  • "Lucky Ducks," Hill Street Blues, NBC, 1984
  • "Torch Song," Mike Hammer (also known as Mickey Spillane's "Mike Hammer"), CBS, 1984
  • Lloyd Hundley, "Surrogates," Finder of Lost Loves, ABC, 1985
  • Pops, "Springtime for Steele," Remington Steele, NBC, 1985
  • Scully, "Angie's Choice," Hardcastle and McCormick, ABC, 1985
  • Starger, "The Heart of Rock 'n' Roll," The A Team, NBC, 1985
  • "The Hero," V, NBC, 1985
  • Jensen, "Round Up the Old Gang," Hardcastle and McCormick, ABC, 1986
  • Lem, "The Enemy within," MacGyver, ABC, 1986
  • Keyes, Fortune Dane, ABC, 1986
  • "Two on a Skip," The Fall Guy, ABC, 1986
  • "Yours, Very Deadly," Moonlighting, ABC, 1986
  • Frank Gampbell, "Read between the Lines," Sidekicks, ABC, 1987
  • Ron Trask, "Rumors of My Death," Scarecrow and Mrs. King, CBS, 1987
  • Unbelievable Jerry, "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Loudon," Newhart, CBS, 1987
  • Joe Castle, Ohara, ABC, 1987
  • Hardcopy, CBS, 1987
  • Chuck (the mechanic), "The Lemon," Matlock, NBC, 1988
  • Sheldon, "Heart of Stone," Night Court, NBC, 1988
  • Vince Diller, "The Whole Nine Yards," Highway to Heaven, NBC, 1988
  • "First Love: Part 3," TV 101, CBS, 1989
  • Jake Janowitz, "Where Echoes End," Hunter, NBC, 1990
  • "The Cool Katt," Hardball, NBC, 1990
  • "I Cover the Waterfront," Jake and the Fatman, CBS, 1991
  • Vanzetti, "No, I'm Just Happy to See You," Dream On, HBO, 1991, also broadcast on Fox
  • Charlie Bennett (a guard), "Sugar and Spice, Malice and Vice," Murder,She Wrote, CBS, 1992
  • Emmett Wilson, "Protectors," Street Justice, syndicated, 1992
  • Frederick Watts, "What the Cabbie Saw," Wings, NBC, 1992
  • Officer Corrigan, "Hit the Road, Jack," Civil Wars, ABC, 1993
  • Tac leader, "4B or Not 4B," NYPD Blue, ABC, 1993
  • Jack (a detective), "The Conversion," The Outer Limits, Showtime,1995
  • O'Bannion, The Great Defender, Fox, 1995
  • Father Mac, "Every Picture Tells a Story," EZ Streets, CBS, 1996
  • F/X: The Series, CTV and syndicated, 1996
  • Detective George Harper, "Yes, We Have No Cannolis," NYPD Blue, ABC, 1997
  • "Everyday People," Prince Street, NBC, 1997
  • "Queens for a Day," Brooklyn South, CBS, 1998
  • Gangster, The City (also known as Deep in the City and Flesh and Blood), CTV, 1999
  • Lorne Atwater, "Brain Fever," Total Recall 2070 (also known as Total Recall: The Series), Showtime, 1999
  • Mr. O'Neill, "Family Tree," Providence, NBC, 1999
  • "Family Tree," Providence, NBC, 1999
  • Fat Tony Provolini, "Blind Alley," Doc, PAX TV, 2001
  • Lieutenant Noonan, "Door to Death," A Nero Wolfe Mystery, Arts andEntertainment, 2001
  • Malcolm Vedder, "Disguise for Murder," A Nero Wolfe Mystery, Artsand Entertainment, 2001
  • Moore, "Eyes of Toklamanee," Relic Hunter (also known as RelicHunter--Die Schatzjaegerin and Sydney Fox l'aventuriere), syndicated, 2001
  • General Kirkland, "Honor and Duty," Earth: Final Conflict (also known as EFC, Gene Roddenberry's "Battleground Earth," Gene Roddenberry's "Earth: Final Conflict," Invasion planete Terre, and Mission Erde: Sie sind unter uns), syndicated, 2002
  • Judge Corbett, "The Next Witness," A Nero Wolfe Mystery, Arts andEntertainment, 2002
  • Terra O'Neill, "Shadow Play," Providence, NBC, 2002
  • Thomas "Thumbs" Meeker, "Before I Die," A Nero Wolfe Mystery, Artsand Entertainment, 2002
  • Vincent Amonte, "Guns of a Son," 10-8: Officers on Duty (also known as 10-8), ABC, 2003
  • Fat Tony Provolone, "Arsenic and Old Spice," Doc, PAX TV, 2004
  • "The New Mafia," Sue Thomas: F.B.Eye (also known as Lip Service), CTV and PAX TV, 2004
  • Appeared in Matt Houston, ABC; Trapper John, M.D., CBS.
  • Pilots
  • The Rousters, NBC, 1983
  • Lieutenant Bill Triplett, True Blue, NBC, 1989
  • St. Michael's Crossing, CBS, 1999
  • Stage Appearances
  • Appeared as Sal, Everyplace Is Newark; as George, The Set Up, The American Theatre of Actors, New York City; and as Pozo, Waiting forGodot.

Further Reference


    • TV Zone Special, August, 1998, pp. 82-86
    • The Beau Starr Web Page,, November 4, 1999

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