Ed Flanders (1934–1995)


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Ed Flanders was born on December 29, 1934 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA as Edward Paul Flanders. He was an actor, known for St. Elsewhere (1982), The Ninth Configuration (1980) and Harry S. Truman: Plain Speaking (1976). He was married to Cody Lambert, Ellen Geer and Bennye Kelly. He died on February 22, 1995 in Denny, California, USA. See full bio »

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St. Elsewhere Dr. Donald Westphall / Thomas Westphall
(1982-1988)
The Ninth Configuration Col. Richard Fell
(1980)
(1976)
The Exorcist III Father Dyer
(1990)

Filmography

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 2016 The Exorcist III: Legion
Father Dyer
 1995 Bye Bye Love
Walter Sims
 1994 The Road Home (TV Series)
Walter Babineaux
- Seven Year Pitch (1994) ... Walter Babineaux
- Whole in the Head (1994) ... Walter Babineaux
- May I Cut In? (1994) ... Walter Babineaux
- Look Back in Anger (1994) ... Walter Babineaux
- Cake Fear (1994) ... Walter Babineaux
 1993 Message from Nam (TV Movie)
Ed Wilson
 1993 Jack's Place (TV Series)
Marcus Toback
- Who Knew? (1993) ... Marcus Toback
 1992 Citizen Cohn (TV Movie)
Joseph N. Welch
 1991 The Perfect Tribute (TV Movie)
Warren
 1990 The Exorcist III
Father Dyer
 1989 The Final Days (TV Movie)
Leonard Garment
 1982-1988 St. Elsewhere (TV Series)
Dr. Donald Westphall / Thomas Westphall
- The Last One (1988) ... Dr. Donald Westphall
- Their Town (1988) ... Dr. Donald Westphall
- A Moon for the Misbegotten (1987) ... Dr. Donald Westphall
- The Idiot and the Odyssey (1987) ... Dr. Donald Westphall
- Resurrection (1987) ... Dr. Donald Westphall
 1983 Special Bulletin (TV Movie)
John Woodley
 1982 Tomorrow's Child (TV Movie)
Anders Stenslund
 1981 Skokie (TV Movie)
Mayor Albert J. Smith
 1981 The Pursuit of D.B. Cooper
Brigadier
 1981 True Confessions
Dan T. Campion
 1981 Inchon
President Harry S. Truman (voice, uncredited)
 1980 The Ninth Configuration
Col. Richard Fell
 1979 Salem's Lot (TV Series)
Dr. Bill Norton
 1979 Blind Ambition (TV Mini-Series)
Charles Shaffer
- Part IV (1979) ... Charles Shaffer
- Part III (1979) ... Charles Shaffer
- Part II (1979) ... Charles Shaffer
- Part I (1979) ... Charles Shaffer
 1979 Backstairs at the White House (TV Mini-Series)
President Calvin Coolidge
- Episode #1.4 (1979) ... President Calvin Coolidge (credit only)
- Episode #1.2 (1979) ... President Calvin Coolidge
- Episode #1.1 (1979) ... President Calvin Coolidge (credit only)
 1977 Mary White (TV Movie)
William Allen White
 1977 MacArthur
President Truman
 1977 The Amazing Howard Hughes (TV Movie)
Noah Dietrich
 1976 Harry S. Truman: Plain Speaking (TV Movie)
Harry S. Truman
 1976 The Sad and Lonely Sundays (TV Movie)
Dr. Frankman
 1976 Truman at Potsdam (TV Movie)
President Harry S Truman
 1976 Eleanor and Franklin (TV Mini-Series)
Louis Howe
- Episode #1.2 (1976) ... Louis Howe
- Episode #1.1 (1976) ... Louis Howe
 1975 The Mary Tyler Moore Show (TV Series)
Fr. Terrance Brian
- Mary's Father (1975) ... Fr. Terrance Brian
 1975 Lincoln (TV Mini-Series)
General George C. McClellan
- The Unwilling Warrior (1975) ... General George C. McClellan
 1975 A Moon for the Misbegotten (TV Movie)
Phil Hogan
 1975 Attack on Terror: The FBI vs. the Ku Klux Klan (TV Movie)
Ralph Paine
 1969-1975 Hawaii Five-O (TV Series)
Dr. Alexander Kline / Bernie Ross / Joe Connors / ...
- And the Horse Jumped Over the Moon (1975) ... Bernie Ross
- One Born Every Minute (1974) ... Joe Connors
- The Guarnerius Caper (1970) ... Dmitri Rostov
- Three Dead Cows at Makapuu: Part II (1970) ... Dr. Alexander Kline
 1975 The Legend of Lizzie Borden (TV Movie)
Hosea Knowlton
 1974 Barnaby Jones (TV Series)
'Doc' Fred Tucker
- Death on Deposit (1974) ... 'Doc' Fred Tucker
 1974 Things in Their Season (TV Movie)
Carl Gerlach
 1974 Indict and Convict (TV Movie)
Timothy Fitzgerald
 1974 Marcus Welby, M.D. (TV Series)
Magruder
- The Comeback (1974) ... Magruder
 1973 Kung Fu (TV Series)
Alonzo Davis
- The Salamander (1973) ... Alonzo Davis
 1973 Hunter (TV Movie)
Dr. Miles
 1972 Banyon (TV Series)
Sergeant Randall
- Just Once (1972) ... Sergeant Randall
 1972 The Snoop Sisters (TV Series)
Milo Perkins
- The Female Instinct (1972) ... Milo Perkins
 1972 M*A*S*H (TV Series)
Lt. Dwayne Bricker
- Yankee Doodle Doctor (1972) ... Lt. Dwayne Bricker
 1972 The Bold Ones: The New Doctors (TV Series)
Phil MacIver
 1972 Ironside (TV Series)
Phil MacIver
- Five Days in the Death of Sgt. Brown (1972) ... Phil MacIver
 1972 The Trial of the Catonsville Nine
Father Daniel Berrigan
 1972 Cade's County (TV Series)
Ben Crawford
- The Fake (1972) ... Ben Crawford
 1972 Nichols (TV Series)
Harlan B. Flanders
- Fight of the Century (1972) ... Harlan B. Flanders
 1972 Mannix (TV Series)
Tom Farnon
- A Walk in the Shadows (1972) ... Tom Farnon
 1971 Mission: Impossible (TV Series)
Joe Belker
- Blues (1971) ... Joe Belker
 1971 McMillan & Wife (TV Series)
Tom Benton
- Husbands, Wives, and Killers (1971) ... Tom Benton
 1971 Goodbye, Raggedy Ann (TV Movie)
David Bevin
 1971 Bearcats! (TV Series)
Ben Tillman
- The Hostage (1971) ... Ben Tillman
 1971 Travis Logan, D.A. (TV Movie)
Psychiatrist
 1971 The Name of the Game (TV Series)
Lazlo Subich
- Beware of the Watchdog (1971) ... Lazlo Subich
 1970 The Grasshopper
Jack Benton
 1969 Daniel Boone (TV Series)
Col. Richard Lackland
- The Traitor (1969) ... Col. Richard Lackland
 1967 Cimarron Strip (TV Series)
Arliss Blynn
- The Roarer (1967) ... Arliss Blynn
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Actor and three-time Emmy winner Ed Flanders was best known as the kindhearted "Dr. Donald Westphall" on the '80s NBC series St. Elsewhere (1982). See more »

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