John Pleshette

Actor | Writer | Director
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KNOWN FOR 
The Truman Show (1998) | Knots Landing (1979-1992) | Rocky II (1979)
AKA 
John Pleshett
BORN 
Jul 27, 1942 (age 75)

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Past Film & Video (20 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (75 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for MistressesMistresses (TV Series) Judge Kavanaugh (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013 1
  • Primary photo for Happily DivorcedHappily Divorced (TV Series) Rabbi (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013 1
  • Primary photo for American Horror StoryAmerican Horror Story (TV Series) Committee Chairman (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012 1
  • Primary photo for Law & Order: Los AngelesLaw & Order: Los Angeles (TV Series) Judge (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011 1
  • Primary photo for Kosher PigKosher Pig (TV Movie) Paul Cohen  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Eli StoneEli Stone (TV Series) Judge Nettles (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008 1
  • Primary photo for The NineThe Nine (TV Series) Mr. Kates (2 episodes, 2006)  Less 2006–2007 2
  • Primary photo for NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative ServiceNCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service (TV Series) Tom Crawley (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005 1
  • Primary photo for Line of FireLine of Fire (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005 1
  • Primary photo for JAGJAG (TV Series) Prosecutor Joe Wilson (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004 1
    • Camp Delta (Nov 19, 2004) Prosecutor Joe Wilson  Less
  • Primary photo for Helter SkelterHelter Skelter (TV Movie) Mr. Krenwikle  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for The SopranosThe Sopranos (TV Series) Dr. Ira Fried (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004 1
  • Primary photo for For the PeopleFor the People (TV Series) Dr. Goodwin (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002 1
  • Primary photo for Curb Your EnthusiasmCurb Your Enthusiasm (TV Series) Therapist (1 episode, 2001)  Less 2001 1
  • Primary photo for James DeanJames Dean (TV Movie) Billy Rose  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for NYPD BlueNYPD Blue (TV Series) Gerald Holzman, Esq. (1 episode, 2001)  Less 2001 1
  • Primary photo for G vs EG vs E (TV Series) Wallace Augur (1 episode, 1999)  Less 1999 1
  • Primary photo for The PretenderThe Pretender (TV Series) Sean Flanagan (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998 1
  • Primary photo for Arli$$Arli$$ (TV Series) Orson (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998 1
  • Primary photo for Mike Hammer, Private EyeMike Hammer, Private Eye (TV Series) Auggie Sterling / Augustus Hancock Sterling II (2 episodes, 1998)  Less 1998 2
  • Primary photo for The Day Lincoln Was ShotThe Day Lincoln Was Shot (TV Movie) Secretary of State William Henry Seward  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for The PracticeThe Practice (TV Series) Attorney for Mr. Feldman (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998 1
  • Primary photo for ERER (TV Series) Stuart (1 episode, 1997)  Less 1997 1
    • Ambush (Sep 25, 1997) Stuart (voice)  Less
  • Primary photo for Murder OneMurder One (TV Series) Gary Blondo (15 episodes, 1995)  Less 1995–1997 15
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  • Primary photo for Party of FiveParty of Five (TV Series) Professor Conklin (1 episode, 1997)  Less 1997 1
    • I Declare (Jan 22, 1997) Professor Conklin  Less
  • Primary photo for Murder One: Diary of a Serial KillerMurder One: Diary of a Serial Killer (TV Mini-series) Gary Blondo (6 episodes, 1997)  Less 1997 6
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  • Primary photo for The SentinelThe Sentinel (TV Series) Brother Christopher (1 episode, 1996)  Less 1996 1
  • Primary photo for Diagnosis MurderDiagnosis Murder (TV Series) Dr. John Foster (1 episode, 1996)  Less 1996 1
  • Primary photo for Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of SupermanLois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (TV Series) Dr. Emil Hamilton (2 episodes, 1994)  Less 1994–1995 2
  • Primary photo for Dr. Quinn, Medicine WomanDr. Quinn, Medicine Woman (TV Series) Detective Simpson (2 episodes, 1994)  Less 1994 2
  • Primary photo for Percy & ThunderPercy & Thunder (TV Movie) Bill Slocum  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for The Larry Sanders ShowThe Larry Sanders Show (TV Series) Leo (1 episode, 1993)  Less 1993 1
  • Primary photo for Bloodlines: Murder in the FamilyBloodlines: Murder in the Family (TV Movie) Neil Woodman  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Civil WarsCivil Wars (TV Series) Al Noonan (4 episodes, 1991)  Less 1991–1993 4
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  • Primary photo for The Wonder YearsThe Wonder Years (TV Series) Charlie Barrett (2 episodes, 1992)  Less 1992 2
  • Primary photo for Calendar Girl, Cop, Killer? The Bambi Bembenek StoryCalendar Girl, Cop, Killer? The Bambi Bembenek Story (TV Movie) Actor  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for Knots LandingKnots Landing (TV Series) Richard Avery (77 episodes, 1979), Writer (8 episodes, 1980), Director (5 episodes, 1983)  Less 1979–1991 82
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  • Primary photo for Lies of the TwinsLies of the Twins (TV Movie) Actor  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for Deadly GameDeadly Game (TV Movie) Charley Sloan  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for L.A. LawL.A. Law (TV Series) Mark Kumpel (2 episodes, 1990)  Less 1990–1991 2
  • Primary photo for Beauty and the BeastBeauty and the Beast (TV Series) Jimmy Faber (2 episodes, 1990)  Less 1990 2
  • Primary photo for HunterHunter (TV Series) Ron Nieman (1 episode, 1990)  Less 1990 1
  • Primary photo for Murder in ParadiseMurder in Paradise (TV Movie) Wagner Thorne  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Highway to HeavenHighway to Heaven (TV Series) Stanley / Charley Trapola (2 episodes, 1987)  Less 1987–1988 2
  • Primary photo for Shattered InnocenceShattered Innocence (TV Movie) Mel Erman  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Windmills of the GodsWindmills of the Gods (TV Mini-series) Eddie (2 episodes, 1988)  Less 1988 2
  • Primary photo for MacGyverMacGyver (TV Series) Lancer / Benson (1 episode, 1987)  Less 1987 1
  • Primary photo for Murder, She WroteMurder, She Wrote (TV Series) Nicky Saperstein (1 episode, 1986)  Less 1986 1
  • Primary photo for Mrs. Delafield Wants to MarryMrs. Delafield Wants to Marry (TV Movie) David Elias  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Simon & SimonSimon & Simon (TV Series) Dr. John Ashfield / Attorney Dorsey Pender (2 episodes, 1984)  Less 1984–1986 2
  • Primary photo for Welcome Home, BobbyWelcome Home, Bobby (TV Movie) John Hammill  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Malice in WonderlandMalice in Wonderland (TV Movie) Tommy Gallep  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Stormin' HomeStormin' Home (TV Movie) Al Singer  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for DynastyDynasty (TV Series) Writer (teleplay) (1 episode, 1985)  Less 1985 1
    • The Ball (Feb 6, 1985) Writer (teleplay)  Less
  • Primary photo for Magnum, P.I.Magnum, P.I. (TV Series) Steve Elliott (1 episode, 1985)  Less 1985 1
  • Primary photo for MacGruder and LoudMacGruder and Loud (TV Series) Malcolm Skeat (1 episode, 1985)  Less 1985 1
    • Pilot (Jan 21, 1985) Malcolm Skeat  Less
  • Primary photo for Burning RageBurning Rage (TV Movie) Frank Vandenberg  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for Whiz KidsWhiz Kids (TV Series) Richard Chapman (1 episode, 1983)  Less 1983 1
  • Primary photo for The Kid with the Broken HaloThe Kid with the Broken Halo (TV Movie) Jeff McNulty  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Tenspeed and Brown ShoeTenspeed and Brown Shoe (TV Series) Bill Kingman (1 episode, 1980)  Less 1980 1
  • Primary photo for Once Upon a FamilyOnce Upon a Family (TV Movie) Willie Hedges  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for The Rockford FilesThe Rockford Files (TV Series) Danny Green / Jackie Tetuska / Julius 'Jay' Rockfelt (3 episodes, 1978)  Less 1978 3
  • Primary photo for The UsersThe Users (TV Movie) Kip Nathan  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for The Trial of Lee Harvey OswaldThe Trial of Lee Harvey Oswald (TV Movie) Lee Harvey Oswald  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for The Feather and Father GangThe Feather and Father Gang (TV Series) Schecter (1 episode, 1977)  Less 1977 1
  • Primary photo for The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew MysteriesThe Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries (TV Series) Carl Fry (1 episode, 1977)  Less 1977 1
  • Primary photo for Seventh AvenueSeventh Avenue (TV Mini-series) Marty Cass (3 episodes, 1977)  Less 1977 3
  • Primary photo for The Million Dollar Rip-OffThe Million Dollar Rip-Off (TV Movie) Writer (based on a screenplay by)  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for Bell, Book and CandleBell, Book and Candle (TV Movie) Nicky  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for Mary Hartman, Mary HartmanMary Hartman, Mary Hartman (TV Series) Hugh Boswell (9 episodes, 1976)  Less 1976 9
    • Episode #1.130 (Jul 2, 1976) Hugh Boswell (credit only)  Less
    • Episode #1.129 (Jul 1, 1976) Hugh Boswell (uncredited)  Less
    • Episode #1.128 (Jun 30, 1976) Hugh Boswell (uncredited)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Doctors' HospitalDoctors' Hospital (TV Series) Dr. Danvers  Less 1975–1976
  • Primary photo for KojakKojak (TV Series) Resident (1 episode, 1974)  Less 1974 1
  • Primary photo for The DoctorsThe Doctors (TV Series) Joe Hilligan (1 episode, 1973)  Less 1973 1
  • Primary photo for Coronet BlueCoronet Blue (TV Series) Dan (1 episode, 1967)  Less 1967 1
  • Primary photo for The Patty Duke ShowThe Patty Duke Show (TV Series) Pete (1 episode, 1964)  Less 1964 1
Self (1 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Intimate PortraitIntimate Portrait (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002
Archive Footage (4 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Knots Landing Reunion: Together AgainKnots Landing Reunion: Together Again (TV Movie) Richard Avery (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2005 $1.9MM
  • Primary photo for The PretenderThe Pretender (TV Series) Sean Flanagan (1 episode, 2000)  Less 2000
    • Ghosts from the Past (Feb 26, 2000) Sean Flanagan (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Knots Landing Block PartyThe Knots Landing Block Party (TV Special) Richard Avery (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Knots LandingKnots Landing (TV Series) Richard Avery (1 episode, 1992)  Less 1992
    • Fair Warning (Jan 16, 1992) Richard Avery (archive footage)  Less

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