John Getz Biography (1947-)

Born October 15, 1947, in Davenport, IA; married Grace McKeaney (a playwrightand scriptwriter); children: Kate.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor
Birth Details
October 15, 1947
Davenport, Iowa, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Neil Johnson, Another World (also known as Another World: Bay City), NBC, 1974-1975
  • Dr. Daniel Gentry, Rafferty, CBS, 1977
  • Geoff Bennett, Suzanne Pleshette Is Maggie Briggs, CBS, 1984
  • Detective Malcolm MacGruder, MacGruder and Loud, ABC, 1985
  • Deputy Superintendent Ned Sheffield, Mariah, ABC, 1987
  • Dr. Arthur "Art" Day, Maggie, CBS, 1988
  • Les McDowell, a recurring role, Ned and Stacey, Fox, 1995-1996
  • Appeared as Greg, Crossroads; and as Jack Doolan, Phenom.
  • Movies
  • Attendant, Killer Bees, ABC, 1974
  • Professor Ted Arnold, Kent State, NBC, 1981
  • Detective Dan Waters, Muggable Mary, Street Cop, CBS, 1982
  • Dr. Paul Adams, Not in Front of the Children, CBS, 1982
  • Sergeant Jack Leland, Police Story: Burnout, ABC, 1988
  • Michael Elias, In My Daughter's Name, CBS, 1992
  • Paul Taylor, Majority Rule, Lifetime, 1992
  • Doug Hulin, Triumph over Disaster: The Hurricane Andrew Story, NBC, 1993
  • Curt, Betrayal of Trust (also known as Under the Influence), NBC, 1994
  • Dan (some sources cite Chad), Untamed Love, Lifetime, 1994
  • Steve Murdock, Awake to Danger (also known as Awake to Murder), NBC, 1995
  • Brandon Tartikoff, The Late Shift, HBO, 1996
  • Dennis Hewitt, A Friend's Betrayal (also known as Stolen Youth), NBC, 1996
  • General Hammond, Zenon: The Zequel, The Disney Channel, 2001
  • Episodic
  • Christian Harrison, "I Do, I Do," Wonder Woman, CBS, 1977
  • "Atomic Bomb," Barney Miller, ABC, 1977
  • Walter Alberts, "The Scapegoat," Barnaby Jones, 1978
  • Jim Callet, Ryan's Hope, ABC, 1978
  • William Simmons, "The First Day," The Associates, ABC, 1979
  • Lee Tripper, "Lee Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother," Three's Company,ABC, 1980
  • "Coastal Disturbances," The Cavanaughs, 1988
  • Bob Wilkes, "Bob & Murphy & Ted & Avery," Murphy Brown, CBS, 1990
  • Roy Buchanan, "The Heart of the Matter," The Five Mrs. Buchanans,CBS, 1995
  • Roy Buchanan, "Becoming a Buchanan," The Five Mrs. Buchanans, CBS,1995
  • Jonas Cole, "Murder in High C," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1995
  • Kyle Kimball, "Race to Death," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1996
  • Karl Hansen, "The Poor Pitiful Put-upon Singer Episode," Mr. & Mrs. Smith, CBS, 1996
  • Admiral Spencer, "Psychic Warrior," JAG, CBS, 1999
  • Dr. Sullivan, "Mother & Child," Providence, NBC, 2000
  • Richard Zeigler, "Sex, Lies, and Larvae," C.S.I.: Crime Scene Investigation, CBS, 2000
  • Wendell Rapke, "Indian Summer," The Guardian, CBS, 2001
  • Miniseries
  • John Campbell, Loose Change, NBC, 1978
  • Stewart, A Woman Called Moses, NBC, 1978
  • Pilots
  • Lester Dederow, Rivkin: Bounty Hunter, CBS, 1981
  • Mickey Thompson, Concrete Beat, ABC, 1984
  • Specials
  • Thomas Sanders, I Want to Go Home, ABC, 1985
  • Film Appearances
  • Haenchen, Warm in the Bud, Filmmakers Distribution Center, 1969
  • The Happy Hooker, 1975
  • The Sentinel, 1977
  • Buddy, Tattoo, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1981
  • Ray Davis, Thief of Hearts, Paramount, 1984
  • Ray, Blood Simple, Circle Films, 1985, re-released, USA Films, 2001
  • Stathis Borans, The Fly, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1986
  • Stathis Borans, The Fly II, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1989
  • Marine major in Vietnam, Born on the Fourth of July, Universal, 1989
  • Maxwell Potterdam III, Men at Work, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/Triumph Releasing, 1990
  • Gus Brandon, Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead, Warner Bros., 1991
  • Walker McCormick, Curly Sue, Warner Bros., 1991
  • Franklin Hewitt, Fortunes of War, New Moon Productions, 1993
  • Eddie, Playmaker, Orion, 1994
  • Jerry Chamberlain, A Passion to Kill (also known as Rules of Obsession), A-pix Entertainment, 1994
  • Sheriff Gil Acuff, Painted Hero (also known as Shadow of the Past), Legacy Releasing, 1996
  • Police officer, Mojave Moon, Trimark Pictures, 1996
  • Claire's father, Some Girl (also known as Girl Talk and Men), Scanbox Entertainment, 1998
  • Party animal, Requiem for a Dream (also known as Delusion overAddiction), Artisan Entertainment, 2000
  • Mr. Kirtland, Held for Ransom, Cutting Edge Entertainment, 2000
  • Stage Appearances
  • Vincentio, Measure for Measure, Delacorte Theatre, Public Theatre,New York City, 1985
  • Marc, second man, and Consul Sharpless, M. Butterfly, Eugene O'Neill Theatre, New York City, 1988
  • Orgon, Tartuffe, La Jolla Playhouse, La Jolla, CA, 2002

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