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Perry King

Perry King, born Perry Firestone King, made his film debut, aged around 23, in the 1972 film Slaughterhouse-Five. In 1975, he portrayed Hammond Maxwell in the exploitation film Mandingo. Since the 1970s, he has appeared in dozens of feature films, television series and television movies. He auditioned for the role of Han Solo in Star Wars, but the role ultimately went to Harrison Ford. However, he played the character in the radio adaptations of Star Wars and both its sequels. In 1984, King was nominated for a Golden Globe award for his role in the TV movie The Hasty Heart. That same year, he landed the role of Cody Allen on the series Riptide. In 1993, he starred in the television adaptation of Sidney Sheldon's novel A Stranger in the Mirror, which is a roman à clef on Groucho Marx. In 1995, he portrayed the role of Hayley Armstrong on Melrose Place. He also appeared as Richard Williams in the NBC TV series Titans with Yasmine Bleeth in 2000 and as the President of the United States in the 2004 film The Day After Tomorrow. King has made guest appearances on TV shows including Spin City, Will & Grace, Eve, and Cold Case.

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Apr 30, 1948 In Alliance, Ohio, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Hawaii Five-O 1968-09-20
Latest Project:
Series Happiness Isn't Everything 2022
Known For
Poster of The Mentalist
Poster of Will & Grace
Poster of Jericho Fever
Poster of The Lords of Flatbush
Series Happiness Isn't Everything Commander Gower 2022
Movie The Divide Sam Kincaid 2018-01-01
Movie My Saga Himself 2018-06-13
Movie Eyewitness Sheriff Lee Decker 2015-09-05
Movie Hatfields and Mccoys: Bad Blood Ran'l McCoy 2012-06-05
Series Drop Dead Diva Warren Persky 2009-07-12
Series The Mentalist Greg Bauer 2008-09-23
Movie Framed for Murder Jason 2007-03-18
Movie Blood and Blackboards Unknown 2006-02-21
Series Brothers and Sisters Curtis Jones 2006-09-24
Movie The Perfect Neighbor William Costigan 2005-09-13
Movie Home for the Holidays Cooper 2005-12-15
Movie The Day After Tomorrow President Blake 2004-05-26
Movie Stranger at the Door Greg Norris 2004-06-21
Series Cold Case Unknown 2003-09-28
Movie Another pretty face 2002-06-20
Series Without a Trace Walter Mulligan 2002-09-26
Movie The Perfect Wife Dr. Robert Steward 2001-05-21
Series Titans Unknown 2000-10-04
Movie Her Married Lover Richard Mannhart 1999-10-07
Movie The Adventures of Ragtime Jerry Blue 1998-01-01
Movie The Cowboy and the Movie Star Clint Barran 1998-06-07
Series Will & Grace John Marshall 1998-09-21
Movie Hijacked: Flight 285 Frank Leyton 1996-02-04
Series The Sentinel William Ellison 1996-03-20
Series Spin City Unknown 1996-09-17
Movie Face of Evil Russell Polk 1996-04-09
Series The Outer Limits Unknown 1995-03-26
Movie She Led Two Lives Jeffrey Madison 1994-11-20
Movie Good King Wenceslas Tunna 1994-11-26
Movie Jericho Fever Michael Whitney 1993-12-16
Series The Trouble with Larry Boyd Flatt 1993-08-25
Movie A Stranger in the Mirror Toby Temple 1993-10-24
Movie Something to Live for: The Alison Gertz Story Mark 1992-03-26
Movie A Cry in the Night Erich 1992-09-17
Series Melrose Place Unknown 1992-07-08
Movie Switch Steve Brooks 1991-05-10
Series The Torkelsons Brian Morgan 1991-09-21
Movie The Knife and Gun Club Dr. Matt Haley 1990-07-30
Movie Kaleidoscope John Chapman 1990-10-15
Movie Roxanne: The Prize Pulitzer Herbert 'Peter' Pulitzer 1989-01-01
Series Tales from the Crypt Unknown 1989-06-10
Movie The Man Who Lived at the Ritz Philip Weber 1989-06-23
Movie Perfect People Ken Laxton 1988-02-29
Movie Disaster at Silo 7 Maj. Hicks 1988-11-27
Movie Shakedown on the Sunset Strip Charles Stoker 1988-04-22
Series I'll Take Manhattan Cutter Amberville 1987-03-01
Movie Stranded Nick MacKenzie 1986-09-22
Series Riptide Cody Allen 1984-01-03
Movie Helen Keller: The Miracle Continues John Macy 1984-04-23
Series The Hitchhiker Unknown 1983-11-01
Movie The Hasty Heart Yank 1983-12-01
Series The Quest Unknown 1982-10-22
Movie Class of 1984 Andrew Norris 1982-08-20
Movie The Clairvoyant Paul 'Mac' McCormack 1982-10-24
Movie Inmates: A Love Story Roy Matson 1981-02-13
Movie Golden Gate Jordan Kingsley 1981-09-25
Movie City in Fear Lt. John Armstrong 1980-03-30
Movie Love's Savage Fury Col. Zachary Willis 1979-05-20
Movie The Cracker Factory Dr. Edwin Alexander 1979-03-16
Movie Search and Destroy Kip Moore 1979-07-05
Series The Last Convertible Russ Currier 1979-09-24
Movie A Different Story Albert Walreavens 1978-05-10
Movie Bad L.T. 1977-05-04
Series Aspen Lee Bishop 1977-11-05
Movie The Choirboys Baxter Slate 1977-12-23
Movie Lipstick Steve Edison 1976-04-02
Series Captains and the Kings Unknown 1976-09-30
Movie Mandingo Hammond Maxwell 1975-06-06
Movie The Wild Party Dale Sword 1975-03-01
Movie Foster & Laurie Rocco Laurie 1975-11-13
Series The Lives of Benjamin Franklin Unknown 1974-01-01
Movie The Lords of Flatbush Chico Tyrell 1974-05-01
Movie Deadly Visitor Unknown 1973-07-03
Movie Big Truck and Sister Clare Unknown 1972-01-01
Movie The Possession of Joel Delaney Joel Delaney 1972-05-24
Movie Slaughterhouse-Five Robert 1972-03-15
Series Cannon Unknown 1971-09-14
Series Medical Center Unknown 1969-09-24
Series Hawaii Five-O Unknown 1968-09-20