James Whitmore, Jr. Biography (1948-)

Full name, James Allen Whitmore III; born October 24, 1948, in New York, NY;son of James (an actor) and Nancy Whitmore; married, wife's name, Salesha; children: four. Addresses: Agent: Agency for the Performing Arts, 9200 Sunset Blvd., Suite 900, Los Angeles, CA 90069.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor, director, producer
Birth Details
October 24, 1948
New York, New York, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Captain James W. Gutterman, Baa Baa Black Sheep (also known as Black Sheep Squadron), NBC, 1976-1977
  • Willie Yeager, The Yeagers, ABC, 1980
  • Sergeant Bernie Terwilliger, Hunter, NBC, 1984-1986
  • Movies
  • Pete Caputo, Law and Order, NBC, 1976
  • Officer Vane, The Killing of Randy Webster (also known as The Throwdown), CBS, 1981
  • Harry Larkin, The Five of Me, CBS, 1981
  • Captain Larry Wheaton, Flight 90: Disaster on the Potomac (also known as Flight No. 90 and Florida Flight 90), NBC, 1984
  • Captain Bukowski, Firefighter (also known as Greater Alarmand The Lady in Firehouse 109), CBS, 1986
  • Detective, Tricks of the Trade, CBS, 1988
  • Pilots
  • Captain James W. Gutterman, Baa Baa Black Sheep (also known as Flying Misfits), 1976
  • David Stock, Hazard's People, CBS, 1976
  • Detective, Human Feelings (also known as Miles the Angel),NBC, 1978
  • Captain Shelly Alhern, The Gypsy Warriors, CBS, 1978
  • Jim Kilbride, Boston and Kilbride, CBS, 1979
  • Sergeant Bernie Terwilliger, Hunter, NBC, 1984
  • Episodic
  • "Greed," McMillan and Wife, NBC, 1976
  • "Everybody Needs a Little Attention," The Blue Knight, CBS, 1976
  • Fred Beamer, "Beamer's Last Case," The Rockford Files, NBC, 1977
  • "A Pigeon Ripe for Plucking," Richie Brockelman, Private Eye, NBC,1978
  • "The Broken Badge," Police Story, NBC, 1978
  • Robber, "The Long Patrol," Battlestar Galactica, ABC, 1978
  • "Breakout to Murder," Eddie Capra Mysteries, NBC, 1978
  • B. J. "Buzz" Connors, "Black Market Baby," Dallas, 1978
  • "Teammates," David Cassidy--Man Undercover, NBC, 1979
  • Freddie Beamer, "Nice Guys Finish Dead," The Rockford Files, NBC,1979
  • Nick Boyer, "Influence," Lou Grant, CBS, 1980
  • "This One's Gonna Kill Ya," Tenspeed and Brownshoe, ABC, 1980
  • Gordon McCready, "Here's Looking at You, Kid," The Greatest American Hero, ABC, 1981
  • Norman Parker, "Wizards and Warlocks," The Greatest American Hero,ABC, 1981
  • Billy Joe Bob Little, "Billy Joe Bob," Magnum, P.I., CBS, 1981
  • Paul Scully, "Trapadoors," Simon & Simon, CBS, 1981
  • "Hit List," Today's FBI, ABC, 1982
  • Justus Smith, "The Ballad of Bret Maverick," Bret Maverick, NBC, 1982
  • "Trapped by Time," Code Red, ABC, 1982
  • Byron Bigsby, "There's Just No Accounting," The Greatest American Hero, ABC, 1982
  • Nuzo, "Did You See the Sunrise?" Magnum, P.I., CBS, 1982
  • "Programmed for Murder," The Whiz Kids, CBS, 1983
  • Bill Freeman, "D.J., D.O.A.," Simon & Simon, CBS, 1983
  • Rick Calley, "Knight Moves," Knight Rider, 1983
  • Kenneth Boyer, "Mr. Hardcastle Goes to Washington," Hardcastle and McCormick, ABC, 1984
  • Major Sam Roper, "Daddy's Gone a Hunt'n," Airwolf, CBS, 1984
  • Frank Bryce, "Death on the Line," T. J. Hooker, ABC, 1984
  • Will Baxter, "The Lady Killer," Jessie, ABC, 1984
  • Colonel Sykes, "The Artful Dodger," Scarecrow and Mrs. King, 1984
  • Sam Houston, "Sweet Britches," Airwolf, 1984
  • Richard Gaines, "Dust Child," Highway to Heaven, 1984
  • Tony Catina, "What Are Friends For?" Hill Street Blues, NBC, 1985
  • Travis Baker, "She Ain't Deep, But She Sure Runs Fast," Hardcastle andMcCormick, ABC, 1985
  • Neil Jacobs, "Dog Eat Dog," Street Hawk, 1985
  • Dennis Wells, "Nightcrawlers," The Twilight Zone, 1985
  • Ira Richman, "The Girl I Married," The Twilight Zone, 1987
  • Bob Crockett, "8 1/2 Months--November 15, 1955," Quantum Leap, NBC, 1991
  • "Reel Life," Tequila and Bonetti, CBS, 1992
  • Clayton Fuller, "Trilogy: Part 1, One Little Heart--August 8, 1955," Quantum Leap, NBC, 1992
  • (Uncredited) Police captain, "Mirror Image--August 8, 1953," Quantum Leap, NBC, 1993
  • Stagecoach passenger, "The Real McKay," Beverly Hills, 90210, Fox,1995
  • (Uncredited) "Flyer," The Pretender, NBC, 1996
  • Captain Osborne, "Qallupilluit," The Pretender, NBC, 1999
  • Captain Osborne, "Donoterase: Parts 1 & 2," The Pretender, NBC, 1999
  • Miniseries
  • Esau Sholto, The Bastard (also known as The Kent Chronicles), syndicated, 1978
  • Dr. Jack Hermanson, The Critical List, NBC, 1978
  • Other
  • Jim Kilbride, The Chinese Typewriter, 1979
  • Jeff Allen, Policy Story: Confessions of a Lady Cop (also known asThe Other Side of Fear), 1980
  • Television Director
  • Movies
  • "Sky High: Part 1" (also known as "Wings"), The Magical World of Disney, NBC, 1990
  • The Rockford Files: I Still Love L.A., CBS, 1994
  • Wiseguy, ABC, 1996
  • Pilots
  • Crowfoot, CBS, 1995
  • "The Beginning," Young Americans, The WB, 2000
  • Episodic
  • Hunter, NBC, between 1985 and 1990
  • "It'll Never Happen Again and Again and Again," Models Inc., Fox,1994
  • "Life after Death," Beverly Hills, 90210, Fox, 1994
  • "Hello Life, Goodbye Beverly Hills," Beverly Hills, 90210, Fox, 1995
  • "Hazardous to Your Health," Beverly Hills, 90210, Fox, 1995
  • "One Wedding and a Funeral," Beverly Hills, 90210, Fox, 1995
  • "Buffalo Girls," Beverly Hills, 90210, Fox, 1995
  • "Something about Her," Nowhere Man, UPN, 1995
  • "Walk Away," Strange Luck, Fox, 1995
  • "Fearful Symmetry," The X-Files, Fox, 1995
  • "The Dark Side of the Moon," Nowhere Man, UPN, 1996
  • "Zero minus Ten," Nowhere Man, UPN, 1996
  • "Nancy's Choice," Beverly Hills, 90210, Fox, 1996
  • "Remember the Alamo," Beverly Hills, 90210, Fox, 1996
  • "Flyer," The Pretender, NBC, 1996
  • "The End of the Beginning," Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, syndicated, 1997
  • "Runaway," Pacific Palisades, Fox, 1997
  • "Yesterday, upon the Stair," Pensacola: Wings of Gold, 1997
  • "Tears on My Willow," Brooklyn South, CBS, 1998
  • "Cinnamon Buns," Brooklyn South, CBS, 1998
  • "I Only Have Eyes for You," Buffy the Vampire Slayer (also known as Buffy and Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The Series), The WB, c. 1998
  • "Dead Man's Party," Buffy the Vampire Slayer (also known as Buffy and Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The Series), The WB, 1998
  • "Beauty and the Beasts," Buffy the Vampire Slayer (also known as Buffy and Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The Series), The WB, 1998
  • "Love Hurts," Charmed, The WB, 1998
  • "Gingerbread," Buffy the Vampire Slayer (also known as Buffy and Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The Series), The WB, 1999
  • "The Zeppo," Buffy the Vampire Slayer (also known as Buffyand Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The Series), The WB, 1999
  • Get Real, Fox, 1999
  • "The World's Changing," The Pretender, NBC, 1999
  • Ryan Caulfield: Year One, 1999
  • "High Rick Behavior," Dawson's Creek, The WB, 1999
  • "The Unusual Suspects," Dawson's Creek, The WB, 2000
  • "Crazy," Roswell, The WB, 2000
  • "Reprise," Angel (also known as Angel: The Series), The WB,2000
  • "Our Town" (also known as "Some Good Times"), Young Americans, TheWB, 2000
  • "Cinderbella," Young Americans, The WB, 2000
  • "Gone," Young Americans, The WB, 2000
  • "Will Bella Scout Her Mom?" Young Americans, The WB, 2000
  • "Disturbing Behavior," Roswell, UPN, 2001
  • "Hit a Sista Back," Dark Angel, 2001
  • "Civil Unrest," Providence, 2001
  • "Redemption," JAG, 2001
  • "Sea Change," The Fugitive, 2001
  • "Maelstrom," Witchblade, TNT, 2001
  • "Thanatopis," Witchblade, TNT, 2001
  • "Convergence," Witchblade, TNT, 2001
  • "Lagrimas," Witchblade, TNT, 2002
  • "Gotcha," Providence, 2002
  • "Love among the Ruins," Dark Angel, 2002
  • "Acquisition," Enterprise, UPN, 2002
  • "Family Affairs," First Monday, CBS, 2002
  • Director of "The Big Easy Episode," Mr. & Mrs. Smith, CBS, never broadcast; "Back from the Dead Again," "Bazooka Jarod," "End Game," "Overthe Edge," "To Serve and Protect," and "Unhappy Landings," all episodes of The Pretender, NBC; "Bloodlust" and "Venom: Part 1," Profiler, ABC; and "Piano Man--November 10, 1985," Quantum Leap, NBC; also directed episodes of Booker (also known as Booker, P.I.), Fox; TheCommish, ABC; Disney Presents the 100 Lives of Black Jack Savage (also known as Black Jack Savage), The Disney Channel; Ferris Bueller, NBC; Melrose Place, Fox; Renegade, USA Network and syndicated; Riptide; Sleepwalkers; 21 Jump Street, Fox; and Wiseguy.
  • Other
  • Strange World, ABC, 1999
  • Television Producer
  • Series
  • Tequila and Bonetti, CBS, 1992
  • Film Appearances
  • Lieutenant Archer, The Boys in Company C, Columbia, 1977
  • Moskowitz, A Force of One, 1979
  • Mr. Rixley, The Long Riders, United Artists, 1980
  • Major Flaherty, Don't Cry, It's Only Thunder (also known as Vietnam: Hell or Glory), 1981
  • Bwana, Purple Hearts, Warner Bros., 1984
  • Stage Appearances
  • About Time, John Houseman Theatre Center, New York City, 1990
  • Also appeared in productions of The Hairy Ape and The Kitchen.

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