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Perry King was born on April 30, 1948 in Alliance, Ohio, USA as Perry Firestone King. He is an actor and director, known for Riptide (1984), The Day After Tomorrow (2004) and Class of 1984 (1982). See full bio »

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Riptide Cody Allen
The Day After Tomorrow
The Day After Tomorrow President Blake
Class of 1984
Class of 1984 Andrew Norris
The Lords of Flatbush
The Lords of Flatbush David 'Chico' Tyrell


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 2017/I The Divide (post-production)
Sam Kincaid
 2015 Eyewitness (TV Movie)
Sheriff Lee Decker
 2014/I Delusional
Dr. Daniel Gallagher
 2014 Newsreaders (TV Series)
Mayhew Ketchup
- Band Names-R-Us; Put Me in Coach (2014) ... Mayhew Ketchup
 2014 K'ina Kil: The Slaver's Son (Short)
 2012 The Mentalist (TV Series)
Greg Bauer
- Cheap Burgundy (2012) ... Greg Bauer
 2011 Drop Dead Diva (TV Series)
Warren Persky
- Closure (2011) ... Warren Persky
 2009 Happiness Isn't Everything (TV Movie)
Commander Gower
 2007 Brothers & Sisters (TV Series)
Curtis Jones
- Game Night (2007) ... Curtis Jones
 2007 Framed for Murder (TV Movie)
 2007 Cold Case (TV Series)
Stan Williams
- Blackout (2007) ... Stan Williams
 2006 Without a Trace (TV Series)
Walter Mulligan
- More Than This (2006) ... Walter Mulligan
 2005 Home for the Holidays (TV Movie)
Jack Cooper
 2005 The Perfect Neighbor (TV Movie)
William Costigan
 2004 Eve (TV Series)
- Dateless in Miami (2004) ... Jackson
 2004 Stranger at the Door (TV Movie)
Greg Norris
 2004 The Discontents
John Walker
 2001 The Perfect Wife (TV Movie)
Dr. Robert Steward
 2000 Will & Grace (TV Series)
John Marshall
 1999 Emergency Room 2 (Video Game)
 1999 Her Married Lover
Richard Mannhart
 1998 The Adventures of Ragtime
Jerry Blue
 1998 The Cowboy and the Movie Star (TV Movie)
Clint Brannan
 1998 The Sentinel (TV Series)
William Ellison
- Remembrance (1998) ... William Ellison
 1997 Their Second Chance (TV Movie)
 1996 Face of Evil (TV Movie)
Russell Polk
 1996 Hijacked: Flight 285 (TV Movie)
Frank Leyton
 1995 Captain Planet and the Planeteers (TV Series)
- Whoo Gives a Hoot? (1995) ... Logger (voice)
 1995 The Outer Limits (TV Series)
Senator Richard Adams
- Birthright (1995) ... Senator Richard Adams
 1995 Burke's Law (TV Series)
Richard Moss
- Who Killed the Centerfold? (1995) ... Richard Moss
 1994 She Led Two Lives (TV Movie)
Jeffrey Madison
 1994 Good King Wenceslas (TV Movie)
 1994 Swat Kats: The Radical Squadron (TV Series)
- The Deadly Pyramid (1994) ... Randall (voice)
 1993 Jericho Fever (TV Movie)
Michael Whitney
 1993 Tales from the Crypt (TV Series)
- Came the Dawn (1993) ... Roger
 1993 A Stranger in the Mirror (TV Movie)
Toby Temple
 1993 Country Estates (TV Movie)
Sheriff Kurt Morgan
 1992 A Cry in the Night (TV Movie)
 1991 Switch
Steve Brooks
 1990 Only One Survived (TV Movie)
Phillip Asherton
 1990 Kaleidoscope (TV Movie)
John Chapman
 1990 The Knife and Gun Club (TV Movie)
Dr. Matt Haley
 1989 The Hitchhiker (TV Series)
- Studio 3X (1989) ... Doug
 1989 Roxanne: The Prize Pulitzer (TV Movie)
Herbert 'Peter' Pulitzer
 1989 The Man Who Lived at the Ritz (TV Movie)
Philip Weber
 1988 Disaster at Silo 7 (TV Movie)
Maj. Hicks
 1988 Perfect People (TV Movie)
Ken Laxton
 1987 Easy Street (TV Series)
- Spring Fever (1987)
 1986 Stranded (TV Movie)
Nick MacKenzie
 1986 Samson and Delilah (Video short)
Samson (voice)
 1984 Helen Keller: The Miracle Continues (TV Movie)
John Macy
 1983 The Hasty Heart (TV Movie)
 1982 The Clairvoyant
Paul 'Mac' McCormack
 1982 The Quest (TV Series)
Dan Underwood
- R.S.V.P. (1982) ... Dan Underwood
- Daddy's Home (1982) ... Dan Underwood
- Hunt for the White Tiger (1982) ... Dan Underwood
- A Prince of a Fellow (1982) ... Dan Underwood
- Escape from a Velvet Box (1982) ... Dan Underwood
 1981 Golden Gate (TV Movie)
Jordan Kingsley
 1981 Inmates: A Love Story (TV Movie)
Roy Matson
 1980 City in Fear (TV Movie)
Lt. John Armstrong
 1979 Love's Savage Fury (TV Movie)
Col. Zachary Willis
 1979 The Cracker Factory (TV Movie)
Dr. Edwin Alexander
 1979 Search and Destroy
Kip Moore
 1979 The Last Convertible (TV Mini-Series)
Russ Currier
- Part 2 (1979) ... Russ Currier
- Episode #1.3 (1979) ... Russ Currier
- The Last Convertible (1979) ... Russ Currier
 1978 A Different Story
Albert Walreavens
 1977 The Choirboys
Baxter Slate
 1977 Aspen (TV Mini-Series)
Lee Bishop
- Aspen: Chapter III (1977) ... Lee Bishop
- Aspen: Chapter 1 (1977) ... Lee Bishop
- Aspen: Chapter II (1977) ... Lee Bishop
 1977 Bad
 1976 Captains and the Kings (TV Mini-Series)
Rory Armagh
- Chapter VIII (1976) ... Rory Armagh
- Chapter VII (1976) ... Rory Armagh
- Chapter VI (1976) ... Rory Armagh
- Chapter V (1976) ... Rory Armagh
 1976 Lipstick
Steve Edison
 1976 The Hemingway Play (TV Movie)
 1975 Foster and Laurie (TV Movie)
Rocco Laurie
 1975 The Wild Party
Dale Sword
 1974-1975 The Lives of Benjamin Franklin (TV Mini-Series)
- The Statesman (1975)
- The Whirlwind (1974)
- The Ambassador (1974)
 1974 Hawaii Five-O (TV Series)
Jay Farraday / Rick
- We Hang Our Own (1974) ... Jay Farraday
- The Banzai Pipeline (1974) ... Rick
 1974 The Lords of Flatbush
David 'Chico' Tyrell
 1974 Apple's Way (TV Series)
Jack Gale
- The Coach (1974) ... Jack Gale
 1974 Cannon (TV Series)
Dr. Stephen Danver
- Blood Money (1974) ... Dr. Stephen Danver
 1973 Medical Center (TV Series)
- Nightmare (1973) ... Wilson
 1973 Deadly Visitor (TV Movie)
 1972 Big Truck and Sister Clare
The Nephew
 1972 The Possession of Joel Delaney
Joel Delaney
 1972 Slaughterhouse-Five
Robert Pilgrim
 1966 Rappaccini
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Perry also contributed his voice talent to the popular NPR radio plays based on Star Wars, The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi. See more »

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A Mount Union College on-campus house (Perry F. King Guest House) is named after his grandfather who was a graduate and benefactor of Mount Union. Perry King (the actor) grew up in the house, but his father (Dr. Robert King) donated the house to the college in 1981 with the understanding it would be named after his father, Dr. Perry F. King. See more »

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