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Carroll O'Connor

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. John Carroll O'Connor (August 2, 1924 – June 21, 2001) best known as Carroll O'Connor, was an American actor, producer and director whose television career spanned four decades. Known at first for playing the role of Major General Colt in the 1970 movie, Kelly's Heroes, he later found fame as the bigoted working man Archie Bunker, the main character in the 1970s CBS television sitcoms All in the Family (1971 to 1979) and Archie Bunker's Place (1979 to 1983). O'Connor later starred in the NBC television crime drama In the Heat of the Night from 1988 to 1995, where he played the role of southern Police Chief William (Bill) Gillespie. At the end of his career in the late 1990s, he played the father of Jamie Stemple Buchman (Helen Hunt) on Mad About You. Description above from the Wikipedia article Carroll O'Connor, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Aug 2, 1924 In Manhattan, New York, United States
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Hallmark Hall of Fame 1951-12-24
Latest Project:
Movie Return to Me 2000-04-07
Known For
Poster of The Electric Company
Poster of All in the Family
Poster of The Americans
Movie Return to Me Marty O'Reilly 2000-04-07
Movie 36 Hours to Die Jack 'Balls' O'Malley 1999-04-11
Movie Gideon Leo Barnes 1998-10-26
Series Mad About You Unknown 1992-09-23
Series In the Heat of the Night Police Chief Bill Gillespie 1988-03-06
Movie The GLO Friends Save Christmas Santa Claus (voice) 1985-12-21
Series Archie Bunker's Place Archie Bunker 1979-09-23
Movie The Last Hurrah Frank Skeffington 1977-11-16
Series Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
Series Tony Orlando and Dawn Unknown 1974-12-04
Movie Law and Disorder Willie 1974-10-09
Movie Doctors' Wives Dr. Joe Gray 1971-02-03
Series All in the Family Archie Bunker 1971-01-12
Series The Electric Company Unknown 1971-10-25
Movie Kelly's Heroes Major General Colt 1970-06-22
Movie Fear No Evil Myles Donovan 1969-03-03
Movie Marlowe Lt. Christy French 1969-09-19
Movie Death of a Gunfighter Lester Locke 1969-04-04
Series Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In Unknown 1968-01-22
Movie The Devil's Brigade Maj. Gen. Maxwell Hunter 1968-05-15
Movie For Love of Ivy Frank Austin 1968-07-17
Movie Point Blank Brewster 1967-08-30
Movie Warning Shot Paul Jerez 1967-01-18
Movie Waterhole #3 Sheriff John H. Copperud 1967-10-10
Series That Girl Unknown 1966-09-08
Movie What Did You Do in the War, Daddy? General Bolt 1966-01-01
Series Time Tunnel Unknown 1966-09-09
Movie Hawaii Charles Bromley 1966-10-10
Series Mission: Impossible Unknown 1966-09-17
Movie Not With My Wife, You Don't! General Parker 1966-11-02
Movie In Harm's Way Lt. Commander Burke 1965-04-05
Series The Wild Wild West Unknown 1965-09-17
Series I Spy Dr. Karolyi 1965-09-15
Movie Nightmare in Chicago 1964-04-02
Series Profiles in Courage Unknown 1964-11-08
Series The Fugitive Unknown 1963-09-17
Movie Cleopatra Casca 1963-06-12
Series The Outer Limits Unknown 1963-09-16
Movie Lad: A Dog Hamilcar Q. Glure 1962-06-02
Movie Lonely Are the Brave Hinton 1962-05-24
Series Stoney Burke Unknown 1962-10-01
Series The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Unknown 1962-10-01
Series The Americans Unknown 1961-01-23
Movie Parrish Fireman 1961-05-04
Movie A Fever in the Blood Matt Kenan 1961-01-28
Series Ben Casey Unknown 1961-10-02
Series Dr. Kildare Unknown 1961-09-27
Movie By Love Possessed Bernie Breck 1961-07-19
Series Adventures in Paradise Unknown 1959-10-05
Series Naked City Unknown 1958-09-30
Series Gunsmoke Unknown 1955-09-10
Series Hallmark Hall of Fame Unknown 1951-12-24