Martin Kove Biography (1946-)

Born March 6, 1946, in Brooklyn, NY; married Vivienne. Addresses: Agent: Cunningham/Escott/Slevin & Doherty Talent Agency, 10635 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 140, Los Angeles, CA 90025.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor, producer
Birth Details
March 6, 1946
Brooklyn, New York, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Appearances
  • (Film debut; uncredited) Little Murders, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1971
  • (As Marty Kove) Marty, Women in Revolt (also known as Andy Warhol's "Women in Revolt"), 1971
  • Deputy, Last House on the Left (also known as Krug and Company, Grim Company, Night of Vengeance, and The Sex Crime ofthe Century), Hallmark/Atlas International, 1972
  • (As Martin Cove) Ambulance attendant, Cops and Robbers, United Artists, 1973
  • Archie, Savages, Angelika, 1974
  • Weigh station cop, Road Movie, 1974
  • Editor, The Wild Party, American International Pictures, 1975
  • Nero the Hero, Deathrace 2000, New World, 1975
  • The Four Deuces, Avco Embassy, 1975
  • Pete Gusenberg, Capone, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1975
  • Clem, White Line Fever, Columbia, 1975
  • Smokey Ross, the "Deuce of Diamonds," The Four Deuces, 1976
  • Jack McCall, The White Buffalo (also known as Hunt to Kill), United Artists, 1977
  • Texas gambler, Mr. Billion (also known as The Windfall), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1977
  • Skip, Seven (also known as Sevano's Seven), American International Pictures, 1979
  • Laboratory, 1980
  • Partners, Paramount, 1982
  • Neil, Blood Tide (also known as The Red Tide, Bloodtide, and Demon Island), 21st Century, 1982
  • John Kreese, Karate Kid, Columbia, 1984
  • Jackson, the helicopter pilot, Rambo: First Blood Part II, TriStar, 1985
  • John Kreese, Karate Kid, Part II, Columbia, 1986
  • John Steele, Steele Justice, Atlantic, 1987
  • John Kreese, Karate Kid, Part III, Columbia, 1989
  • Sean Craig, White Light, Academy, 1991
  • Michael DeSilva, Project: Shadowchaser (also known as Shadowchaser), Prism Entertainment, 1992
  • Sam Nicholson, The President's Target (also known as The Man from Nowhere), Hemdale Home Video, 1993
  • Agent Baker, The Outfit, MCA/Universal Home Video, 1993
  • Stewart, Firehawk, Concorde, 1993
  • Rick Kulhane, To Be the Best, PM Home Video, 1993
  • Mr. Lee, Shootfighter: Fight to the Death (also known as Shootfighter), Columbia TriStar Home Video, 1993
  • Stewart, Future Shock, 1993
  • Wolf Larsen, Without Mercy (also known as Outraged Fugitive), Live Entertainment, 1994
  • Jabal, Savage Land, Motion Picture Village/Savage Land Productions, 1994
  • Dr. Langdon, Future Shock, Hemdale Home Video, 1994
  • DeVoe, Endangered (also known as Uncivilized, The Most Dangerous Predator Is Man, and The Hunted), Academy Entertainment,1994
  • Paul Landis, Death Match, Monarch Home Video, 1994
  • Ed Ross, Wyatt Earp (also known as Wyatt Earp: Return to Tombstone), Warner Bros., 1994
  • John Dillinger, Baby Face Nelson, Concorde/New Horizons, 1995
  • Michael Silvano, Judge and Jury, A-Pix Entertainment, 1996
  • Torman, The Final Equinox (also known as Alien Weapon I), Triad Studios, 1996
  • Admiral Teegs, Timelock, 1996
  • Marshal Jackson, Grizzly Mountain, Legacy Releasing, 1997
  • Carl, Top of the World (also known as Cold Cash and Showdown), 1997
  • Samuel J. Weber, The Marksmen (also known as Sliding Home),1997
  • James Ricks, The Waterfront (also known as Maximum Justice), 1998
  • Face, The Thief & the Stripper (also known as Strip 'n Run), 1998
  • Hank, Nowhere Land, 1998
  • Thompson, Joseph's Gift, 1998
  • Hyacinth, 1998
  • Frank, Savage Season, 2001
  • Captain Peter James, Final Payback, Amsell Entertainment, 2001
  • Black Scorpion Returns, New Concorde, 2001
  • Father Brazinksi, Going Back (also known as Under Heavy Fire), M.I.B., 2001
  • Packard, Extreme Honor (also known as Last Line of Defence 2), MTI Home Video, 2001
  • Redick, Con Games, Westar Entertainment, 2001
  • Tom Reynolds, Shattered Lies, Hart Sharp Video, 2002
  • Theodore Huntley, American Gun, 2002
  • Robert Leoni, Trance, Trimark, 2002
  • Roland, Crocodile 2: Death Swamp (also known as Crocodile 2: Death Roll), Nu Image, 2002
  • It's Only a Movie: The Making of "Last House on the Left" (documentary short), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists Home Entertainment, 2002
  • Himself, Celluloid Crime of the Century (documentary short), 2003
  • Taxi driver, Paradise, 2003
  • Zeff, Devil's Knight, MTI Home Video, 2003
  • Munkar, Barbarian, New Concorde, 2003
  • Captain Ron Williams, Rice Girl, 2003
  • Caleb, Curse of the Forty-Niner (also known as Curse of the 49er and Miner's Massacre), DEJ Productions, 2003
  • Corrigan, Glass Trap, 2004
  • The clown, Big Chuck, Little Chuck, Maricopa Films, 2004
  • Jake Lawlor, Soft Target, Gorilla Pictures, 2005
  • The bartender, Seven Mummies, American World Pictures, 2005
  • Jess, Miracle at Sage Creek, Talmarc Pictures, 2005
  • Also appeared in Janis; The Lion of Ireland.
  • Film Work
  • Associate producer, Curse of the Forty-Niner (also known as Curse of the 49er and Miner's Massacre), 2003
  • Associate producer, Miracle at Sage Creek, 2005
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • George Baker, Code R, CBS, 1977
  • Ken Redford, We've Got Each Other, CBS, 1977-78
  • Romeo Slade, The Edge of Night, ABC, 1982
  • Detective Victor Isbecki, Cagney and Lacey, CBS, 1982-88
  • Jesse, Hard Time on Planet Earth, CBS, 1989
  • Miniseries
  • Captains and Kings, NBC, 1976
  • Black Jack Ketchum, The Gambler V: Playing for Keeps, CBS, 1994
  • Also appeared in City of Angels.
  • Movies
  • The Spy Who Returned from the Dead, ABC, 1974
  • Dealey, Kingston: The Power Play (also known as The Newspaper Game), NBC, 1976
  • The Sky Trap, 1978
  • Willie Yeager, Trouble in High Timber Country (also known as The Yeagers), ABC, 1980
  • Jeff, Cry for the Strangers, CBS, 1982
  • Rick Loden, Higher Ground, CBS, 1988
  • Cecil Harding, Without a Kiss Goodbye (also known as The LaurieSamuels Story, The Patricia Stallings Story, and Falsely Accused), CBS, 1993
  • Duane Furber, Lightning in a Bottle, Lifetime, 1994
  • Victor Isbecki, Cagney and Lacey: The Return, CBS, 1994
  • Andy Powers, Assault on Devil's Island (also known as Shadow Warriors: Assault on Devil's Island), TNT, 1997
  • Phoenix, Mercenary, 1997
  • Admiral Teegs, Timelock, Sci-Fi Channel, 1998
  • Carl, Top of the World, HBO, 1998
  • Andy Powers, Shadow Warriors II: Hunt for the Death Merchant (alsoknown as Assault on Death Mountain), 1999
  • Cully, Gentle Ben (also known as Terror on the Mountain), Animal Planet, 2002
  • Cully, Gentle Ben 2: Danger on the Mountain (also known as Black Gold), Animal Planet, 2003
  • Floyd, Hard Ground, Hallmark Channel, 2003
  • Sandy Palumbo, The Hollywood Mom's Mystery, Hallmark Channel, 2004
  • Anslow, Alien Lockdown, Sci-Fi Channel, 2004
  • Also appeared in Donovan's Kid; The Optimist.
  • Specials
  • Detroit parade host, The CBS All-American Thanksgiving Day Parade,1985
  • Voices That Care, Fox, 1991
  • Himself, Super Secret Movie Rules: Sports Underdogs, VH1, 2004
  • Episodic
  • Rollo, "The Spy Who Returned from the Dead," Wide World of Mystery, 1974
  • (Uncredited) Punk, "This Must Be the Alamo," McCloud, 1974
  • "Downshift to Danger," McMillan and Wife, 1974
  • Guthrie, "In Performance of Duty," Gunsmoke, CBS, 1974
  • Gary, "Anything Wrong?," Rhoda, 1974
  • "The Deadly Missiles Caper," Switch, CBS, 1975
  • Three for the Road, CBS, 1975
  • Jimmy Jay, "Measure of Mercy," The Rookies, ABC, 1975
  • Frank Harris, "Six Strings of Guilt," Petrocelli, NBC, 1976
  • Burl Slote, "Law Dance," Kojak, CBS, 1976
  • Willis Hines, "The Drop," Streets of San Francisco, ABC, 1976
  • Harry Smick, "Dirty Money, Black Light," The Rockford Files, NBC,1977
  • Pete Miller, "The Mystery of the Solid Gold Kicker," Nancy Drew Mysteries, ABC, 1977
  • "The Shortest Yard," San Pedro Beach Bums, ABC, 1977
  • Georgie, "The Sammy Davis Jr. Kidnap Caper," Charlie's Angels, ABC, 1977
  • Henry "Rocky" Welsh, "Final Round," The Incredible Hulk, CBS, 1978
  • Greg Saunders, "Nest of Scorpions," Barnaby Jones, CBS, 1978
  • Jimmy Lucas, "Birds of a Feather," Starsky and Hutch, ABC, 1979
  • Joe Kirby, "Death's Challenge," Quincy, M.E., NBC, 1979
  • Stan Benson, "Girl on the Road," Barnaby Jones, CBS, 1979
  • "Lady Bug," A Man Called Sloane, NBC, 1979
  • Sherwood, "Hot Wheels," CHiPs, 1979
  • "Savage Says: What Are Friends For?," Tenspeed and Brownshoe, ABC,1980
  • "Highway Robbery," Freebie and the Bean, CBS, 1981
  • Code Red, ABC, 1981
  • Father, "Opening Day," The Twilight Zone, CBS, 1985
  • Lyle Rainwood, "Don't Keep the Home Fires Burning," Wildside, 1985
  • Dr. Gary Ellison, "Armed Response," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1985
  • America's Most Wanted, Fox, 1988
  • Mitch Raines, "Fighting Cage," Renegade, syndicated, 1992
  • Chi'ru master, "Shadow Assassin," Kung Fu: The Legend Continues, syndicated, 1993
  • Detective, "Half-Way Horrible," Tales from the Crypt, 1993
  • Joe Tanner, "Who Killed Nick Hazard?," Burke's Law, 1994
  • Dealey, Walker, Texas Ranger, CBS, 1994
  • Fred Kimble, "Flashback," Walker, Texas Ranger, CBS, 1995
  • Demetrius, "The Mother of All Monsters," Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, syndicated, 1996
  • Captain Walter Newman, "The Last Resort," Diagnosis Murder, CBS, 1998
  • "Bloody Valentine," V.I.P., syndicated, 1998
  • Captain Walter Newman, "Trapped in Paradise," Diagnosis Murder, CBS, 1999
  • Captain Walter Newman, "Voices Carry," Diagnosis Murder, CBS, 1999
  • "Cell Phone," Hollywood Off-Ramp, E! Entertainment Television, 2000
  • FireArm, "Armed and Dangerous," Black Scorpion, Sci-Fi Channel, 2001
  • Stage Appearances
  • "The Two Things in Life That I Really Love," Great Writers Series(staged readings), MET Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, 1993
  • Made New York stage debut in Woyceck, La MaMa Experimental TheatreClub (ETC); appeared as Lenny, Of Mice and Men, MET Theatre; Stanley,A Streetcar Named Desire; in Volpone, Off-Broadway production;Toyland, Off-Broadway production; Delicate Champions; Poor Bitos; Revengers Tragedy; Man and Superman; Moby Dick; andThe Rainmaker.

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