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Ken Swofford

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Ken Swofford (July 25, 1933 - November 1, 2018) was an American film and television actor noted for his red hair and ruddy complexion. He was often cast as "everyman", villains, or policemen. Between 1962 and 1995, Swofford's film credits included The Court-Martial of Jackie Robinson, Thelma and Louise, Black Roses and The Andromeda Strain, while his TV career during the same period was prolific. Appearing repeatedly as a guest and/or in recurring roles, he is best remembered as Quentin Morlock in Fame, Lt. Griffin in Switch, Cutler in The Oregon Trail, Al Barber in Rich Man, Poor Man Book II, Lt. Catalano in Murder, She Wrote and columnist Frank Flanagan in Ellery Queen.

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Jul 25, 1933 In DuQuoin - Illinois - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Captain Newman, M.D. 1963-12-25
Latest Project:
Movie Teacher's Pet 2004-01-16
Known For
Poster of Thelma & Louise
Poster of Columbo
Poster of The Andromeda Strain
Poster of Common Law Cabin
Movie Teacher's Pet Officer White (voice) 2004-01-16
Movie Recess: School's Out Coach (voice) 2001-01-27
Movie Cops n Roberts 1995-01-01
Movie Thelma & Louise Major 1991-05-24
Movie The Taking of Beverly Hills Coach 1991-10-10
Movie Black Roses Mayor Farnsworth 1988-11-01
Series The Wonder Years Al 1988-01-31
Movie The Stepford Children Frank Gregson 1987-01-01
Movie Hunter's Blood Al Coleman 1986-01-01
Movie Terror at London Bridge Ed Nebel 1985-11-22
Series Murder, She Wrote Leo Kowalski 1984-09-30
Movie M.A.D.D.: Mothers Against Drunk Drivers Sergeant Wagner 1983-03-13
Movie Kenny Rogers as The Gambler: The Adventure Continues Witchita Pike 1983-11-28
Series Fame Principal Morloch 1982-01-07
Movie Annie Weasel 1982-06-18
Movie All God's Children Captain Sam Pierce 1980-04-28
Movie Captain America II: Death Too Soon Everett Bliss 1979-11-23
Series The Eddie Capra Mysteries J.J. Devlin 1978-09-08
Series Battlestar Galactica General Maxwell 1978-09-17
Movie The Domino Principle Ditcher 1977-03-23
Movie Young Joe, the Forgotten Kennedy Greenway 1977-09-18
Movie A Cry for Help Paul Church 1975-02-12
Movie Sky Heist Deputy Pat Connelly 1975-05-26
Movie A Case of Rape Det. Riley 1974-02-20
Series The Rockford Files Col. John 'Howling Mad' Smith 1974-09-13
Movie One Little Indian Pvt. Dixon 1973-06-20
Movie Skyjacked John Bimonte 1972-05-24
Movie The Andromeda Strain Toby (technician) 1971-03-12
Movie Bless the Beasts & Children Wheaties 1971-10-18
Series Columbo Harry Stone 1971-09-15
Movie The Lawyer Charlie O'Keefe 1970-03-10
Movie Cutter's Trail Clay Wooten 1970-02-10
Series The Odd Couple Cop 1970-09-24
Movie The Intruders Pomerantz 1970-11-10
Movie First to Fight O'Brien 1967-01-25
Movie Common Law Cabin Barney Rickert 1967-07-01
Movie Father Goose Helmsman, Submarine USS Sailfin 1964-12-10
Movie Captain Newman, M.D. Patient (uncredited) 1963-12-25