Dorian Harewood Biography (1950-)

Born August 6 (some sources cite August 5), 1950, in Dayton, OH; son of Estelle Olivia Harewood; married Ann McCurry (some sources cite given name as Nancy; a writer and actress), February 14, 1979; children: Olivia Ruth, John Dorian. Addresses: Agent: Mary Jane MacCallum, Artist Representation Co.,120 Bellwoods Ave., Toronto, Ontario, Canada M6J 2P4.; Manager: Green Light Artist Management, Inc., 244 Bloor St. W., 3rd Floor, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaM5S 1T8.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor, singer
Birth Details
August 6, 1950
Dayton, Ohio, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Television Appearances
  • Miniseries
  • Simon Alexander Haley, Roots: The Next Generation, ABC, 1979
  • Floyd, Beulah Land, NBC, 1980
  • Title role, The Jesse Owens Story, syndicated, 1984
  • Jeffrey Wyman, Amerika (also known as Topeka, Kansas ... U.S.S.R.), ABC, 1987
  • Narrator, Christianity: The First Two Thousand Years, 2001
  • Movies
  • (Television debut) Gregory Foster, Foster and Laurie, CBS, 1975
  • Dr. Michael Stoner, Panic in Echo Park, NBC, 1977
  • Simon, Siege, CBS, 1978
  • Matt Reeves, An American Christmas Carol, ABC, 1979
  • Lieutenant Zack Hawkins, High Ice, NBC, 1980
  • Detective Jerry van Ness, I, Desire (also known as Desire, theVampire), ABC, 1982
  • Ray Ellsworth, The Ambush Murders, CBS, 1982
  • Title role, Guilty of Innocence: The Lenell Geter Story, CBS, 1987
  • Calvin Reed, God Bless the Child, ABC, 1988
  • Kevin Merrick, Kiss Shot, CBS, 1989
  • Dr. Shannon, "Polly," The Magical World of Disney, NBC, 1990
  • Dr. Shannon, Polly--Comin' Home! (also known as Polly--One MoreTime!), NBC, 1990
  • Ted Owens, Getting Up and Going Home (also known as Unfaithful), Lifetime, 1992
  • Andy Hardy, Shattered Image, USA Network, 1994
  • Lieutenant Harlan Dugger, When the Cradle Falls, CBS, 1997
  • Juror number 5, 12 Angry Men, Showtime, 1997
  • Dr. Lewis Franklin, A Change of Heart (also known as Promises & Lies), Lifetime, 1998
  • Al Hendrix, Hendrix, Showtime, 2000
  • Brad Lily, The Last Debate, Showtime, 2000
  • Pete Horton, Walter and Henry, Showtime, 2001
  • Captain Louis Morgan, The Triangle, TBS, 2001
  • George Adams, Framed, TNT, 2001
  • Dalton Gregory, The Christmas Shoes, CBS, 2002
  • Also appeared in Bermuda Grace.
  • Series
  • Detective Sergeant Paul Strobber, Strike Force, ABC, 1981-1982
  • Dr. Nate "Skate" Baylor, Trauma Center, ABC, 1983
  • Earl Tobin, Glitter, ABC, 1984-1985
  • Voice of Jim Stryker, Sky Commanders (animated), syndicated, 1987
  • Voice of Stretch, The California Raisins (animated), CBS, 1989
  • Multiple voices, including voice of Shredder, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (animated; also known as Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Series), CBS, 1990
  • Hank Mitchell, The Trials of Rosie O'Neill (also known as Renewal), CBS, 1990
  • Voice of Michael Jordan, ProStars (animated), NBC, 1991
  • Voice of Moze, Capitol Critters (animated; also known as Aristocritters), ABC, 1992
  • Voice of Modo Van Wham, Biker Mice from Mars (animated), syndicated, 1993
  • Voice of Jax, Mortal Kombat: The Animated Series (also known as Mortal Kombat: Defenders of the Realm), USA Network, 1995
  • Reverend Morgan Hamilton, a recurring role, 7th Heaven, The WB, 1996-
  • Eliot Pierce, The Hoop Life, Showtime, 1999
  • Voices of Rawld-o, Buck, and poem reader, Zazoo U; also provided voice for the series Wing Commander Academy.
  • Pilots
  • Lieutenant Jack Hill, Dirty Work, CBS, 1985
  • Hank Whittaker, Kingpins, CBS, 1987
  • James Reynolds, Hope Division, ABC, 1987
  • Ben Colter, Half 'n' Half (also known as Black and White and Momma's Boys), ABC, 1988
  • We Are Vivian Dawn, ABC, 1989
  • Dr. Jack Ducette, The Knife & Gun Club, ABC, 1990
  • Phil Martin, The Best Defense, 1995
  • Episodic
  • Jake Riley, "The Condemned," Kojak, CBS, 1977
  • "The Little Brother," Family, ABC, 1977
  • Jerry (the Rock), "The Rock and the Hard Place," Matt Houston, ABC, 1983
  • Matthew Bowers, "Passports," Hotel, ABC, 1985
  • Sheriff Claudell Cox, "Powder Keg," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1986
  • "James Weldon Johnson," An American Portrait, CBS, 1986
  • Jason Walker, "Terrible Savior," Beauty and the Beast, CBS, 1987
  • Edward Kramer, "The Ambassador: Parts 1 & 2," Matlock, 1988
  • Major Melvin P. Otis, "How to Stay Alive in Vietnam: Parts 1 & 2," China Beach, 1989
  • Voice of Maurice Starr, The New Kids on the Block (animated), ABC,1990
  • Voice, Kid 'n' Play (animated), NBC, 1990
  • Major Melvin P. Otis, "Magic," China Beach, 1990
  • Major Melvin P. Otis, "Nightfall," China Beach, 1990
  • Voice of official guy, "Planet of the Capes," Darkwing Duck (animated), 1991
  • Voice, The Legend of Prince Valiant (animated), The Family Channel, 1991
  • Voice, Dark Water (animated), Fox, 1991
  • Clarence "Cool Papa" Charleston, "The Kindness of Strangers," I'll FlyAway, 1992
  • Clarence "Cool Papa" Charleston, "A Dangerous Comfort," I'll Fly Away, 1992
  • Clarence "Cool Papa" Charleston, "The Slightest Distance," I'll Fly Away, 1992
  • Clarence "Cool Papa" Charleston, "Hello and Goodbye," I'll Fly Away, 1992
  • Voice of Dan Riley, "The Forgotten," Batman: The Animated Series,1992
  • John Shaw, "The Price of Honor," Time Trax, syndicated, 1993
  • Voices of Mac and missing brother, "Frame That Toon," Bonkers (animated), 1993
  • Late Night with Conan O'Brien, NBC, 1994
  • Sergeant Zachary Carver, "Buffalo Soldiers," Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman, CBS, 1994
  • Voice of Captain Mirk, "Beast or Famine," Disney's Aladdin (animated; also known as Aladdin), CBS and syndicated, 1994
  • Voice of Captain Mirk, "Raiders of the Lost Shark," Disney's Aladdin (animated; also known as Aladdin), CBS and syndicated, 1994
  • Voice of Lieutenant Frank Darling, Savage Dragon (animated), USA Network, 1995
  • David, "Heartburned," The Watcher, UPN, 1995
  • Voice, What-a-Mess, ABC, 1995
  • Voice of Stilt Man, "The Armor Wars: Part 1," Iron Man (animated;also known as The Incredible Hulk, The Incredible Hulk & Friends, and The Marvel Action Hour: Iron Man), syndicated, 1995
  • Voice of Lieutenant Artie King, "A Time for Evil," Freakazoid! (animated), 1995
  • Voice of Lieutenant Artie King, "Relax-o-Vision/Fatman and Boy Blubber/Limbo Lock-up/Terror Palace," Freakazoid! (animated), 1995
  • Voice, "Leonardo da Vinci and His Fightin' Genius Time Commandoes," The Tick (animated), Fox, 1995
  • Voice of Taft, "Ants in Pants," The Tick (animated), Fox, 1995
  • Voices of Tombstone and Lonnie Lincoln, "Neogenic Nightmare: Part 11: Tablet of Time," Spider-Man (animated), 1995
  • Voices of Tombstone and Lonnie Lincoln, "Neogenic Nightmare: Part 12: Ravages of Time," Spider-Man (animated), 1995
  • Voice of deep-voiced singer, "The Freakazoid," Freakazoid! (animated), 1996
  • Voice of fourth singer, "A Matter of Love," Freakazoid! (animated), 1996
  • Voice of Taft, "That Mustache Feeling," The Tick (animated), Fox,1996
  • Voices of Boreas and Talos, "The New Olympians," Gargoyles: The Goliath Chronicles (animated; also known as Gargoyles), ABC, 1996
  • Voice of little Anton, "Genesis Undone," Gargoyles: The Goliath Chronicles (animated; also known as Gargoyles), ABC, 1996
  • Voice of James R. "Jim"/"Rhodey" Rhodes (War Machine), "Helping Hands, Iron Fist," Iron Man (animated; also known as The Incredible Hulk, The Incredible Hulk & Friends, and The Marvel Action Hour: Iron Man), syndicated, 1996
  • Voices of Tombstone and Lonnie Lincoln, "Sins of the Fathers: Part 9: Tombstone," Spider-Man (animated), 1996
  • Voice of officer, "Ndovu's Last Journey," The Real Adventures of JonnyQuest (animated), 1996
  • Voice of Ron Troupe, "The Last Son of Krypton," Superman (animated), 1996
  • Voice of Ron Troupe, "The Hand of Fate," Superman (animated), 1997
  • Voice of unnamed judge, "Critters," Batman: Gotham Knights (animated; also known as The New Batman/Superman Adventures), The WB, 1997
  • Voices of Tombstone and Lonnie Lincoln, "Partners in Danger: Part 1: Guilty," Spider-Man (animated), 1997
  • Voices of Tigari and guard, "Dark Sentinel," The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest (animated), 1997
  • Booming voice in auditorium, "How to Suck in Business without Really Trying," Duckman (animated), 1997
  • Voice of first singer, "Two against Freak," Freakazoid! (animated), 1997
  • Julian Wilkes, "The Return," Viper, NBC, 1998
  • Julian Wilkes, "Seminar from Hell," Viper, NBC, 1999
  • Voice of Jim Tate, "Spellbound," Batman Beyond (animated), The WB,1999
  • Voices of Big Jim Tate and Armory, "Armory," Batman Beyond (animated), The WB, 2000
  • Prosecutor, "Subversion," Earth: Final Conflict, syndicated, 2002
  • Jerry Cochran/Dr. Cochran, "Evil/Doers," The Practice, ABC, 2002
  • Councillor Torin, "Frozen," Stargate SG-1, Sci-Fi Channel and syndicated, 2002
  • Councillor Torin, "Abyss," Stargate SG-1, Sci-Fi Channel and syndicated, 2002
  • Captain Hicks, "Insured by Smith & Wesson," Boomtown, NBC, 2002
  • Captain Hicks, "Home Invasion," Boomtown, NBC, 2003
  • Captain Hicks, "Execution," Boomtown, NBC, 2003
  • Captain Hicks, "Storm Watch," Boomtown, NBC, 2003
  • Also provided voice of Spike, Animaniacs (animated); voice of Kriggle, Aaaahh!!! Real Monsters (animated), Nickelodeon; and voice of Timberwolf and Elephant, Captain Planet and the Planeteers (animated).
  • Specials
  • We the People 200: The Constitutional Gala, CBS, 1987
  • Voice of Stretch, The Raisins Sold Out! (animated), CBS, 1990
  • Narrator and voice of title role, Hank Aaron: Chasing the Dream, TBS, 1995
  • Narrator, Christianity: The Second Millennium, Arts and Entertainment, 2000
  • Narrator, A History of God, Arts and Entertainment, 2001
  • Television Work
  • Series
  • Additional voices, The New Adventures of Jonny Quest (animated; also known as Jonny Quest), syndicated, 1987
  • Additional voices, A Pup Named Scooby-Doo (animated), 1988-1991
  • Episodic
  • Additional voices, Sonic the Hedgehog (animated), 1993
  • Other
  • Creator, Half 'n' Half (pilot), ABC, 1988
  • Additional voices, Siegfried & Roy: Masters of the Impossible(special), Fox, 1996
  • Film Appearances
  • (Film debut) Levi, Sparkle, Warner Bros., 1976
  • Fowler, Gray Lady Down, Universal, 1978
  • Lieutenant Masters, Looker, Warner Bros., 1981
  • Tommy, Against All Odds, Columbia, 1984
  • Sergeant Ed Tippet, Tank, Universal, 1984
  • Gene, The Falcon and the Snowman, Orion, 1985
  • Private Eightball, Full Metal Jacket (also known as Stanley Kubrick's Full Metal Jacket), Warner Bros., 1987
  • Dennis Reed, Pacific Heights, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1990
  • Berg (some sources cite Borg), Solar Crisis (also known as Crisis 2050, Starfire, and Kuraishisu niju-goju nen), Vidmark,1990
  • Voice of Jamaican pirates, The Pagemaster (animated), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1994
  • Hallmark, Sudden Death, Universal, 1995
  • Voice of Monstar Bupkus, Space Jam, Warner Bros., 1996
  • Title role, Archibald the Rainbow Painter (also known as The Homefront), Empty Box Productions, 1998
  • Luke Sinclair, Evasive Action, Hallmark Entertainment, 1998
  • Guy Richardson, Glitter, Twentieth Century-Fox, 2001
  • Mackie Whittaker, Levity, Columbia, 2003
  • Stage Appearances
  • Understudy for Valentine, The Two Gentlemen of Verona, New York Shakespeare Festival, St. James Theatre, New York City, 1972
  • Father, Raymond, and Rock Singer, Brainchild, Forrest Theatre, Philadelphia, PA, 1974
  • Over Here!, Shubert Theatre, New York City, 1974
  • Morgan Evans, Miss Moffat (musical), Shubert Theatre, Philadelphia, 1974
  • Clarence, Don't Call Back, Helen Hayes Theatre, New York City, 1975
  • A Gala Tribute to Joshua Logan, Imperial Theatre, New York City, 1975
  • Bloodshot Wine, Manhattan Theatre Club, New York City, 1975
  • Carlyle, Streamers, New York Shakespeare Festival, Mitzi E. Newhouse Theatre, New York City, 1976
  • Frankie, The Mighty Gents, Ambassador Theatre, New York City, 1978
  • To Sir with Love, New York City, 1989
  • Also appeared in A Tribute to Oscar Hammerstein, Philharmonic Hall, New York City.
  • Major Tours
  • Madam Lilly, U.S. cities, 1993
  • Also appeared as Judas, Jesus Christ Superstar, U.S. cities.
  • RECORDINGS
  • Albums
  • Dorian Harewood: Love Will Stop Calling, Emeric Records, 1989
  • Animaniacs Variety Pack, Kid Rhino, 1995
  • Animaniacs Faboo! Collection, Rhino, 1995
  • Dean James, Intimacy, Ichiban, 1997
  • Videos
  • Gravedigger, Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers (video game), Sierra, 1994
  • Provided voice for Toussaint Gervais; also appeared in the music video "Giving Him Something He Can Feel" by En Vogue.
  • WRITINGS
  • Songwriter
  • Dorian Harewood: Love Will Stop Calling, Emeric Records, 1989

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Books
    • Who's Who among African Americans, 15th edition, Gale, 2002

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