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John Ashton

John David Ashton (born February 22, 1948) is an American actor born in Springfield, Massachusetts, and graduate of the University of Southern California School of Theatre. John Ashton attended Enfield High School in Enfield, Connecticut. Ashton has starred in several productions including MAS*H and Midnight Run. He played "Willie Joe Garr" on several episodes of Dallas, his character and that of "Jeb Ames" were charged with the crime of involuntary manslaughter in the death of Tina Louise's Dallas character "Julie Grey". Ashton also starred as Detective Sergeant John Taggart in the first two movies of the popular Beverly Hills Cop trilogy alongside Eddie Murphy and Judge Reinhold. He also starred in the 1994 film, Little Big League, with Luke Edwards. Ashton currently resides in Fort Collins, Colorado and is co-host of the Ashton and Davis show on 870 ESPN radio. Description above from the Wikipedia article John Ashton, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Feb 22, 1948 In Springfield - Massachusetts - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Today 1952-01-14
Latest Project:
Movie Uncle John 2015-03-16
Known For
Poster of Uncle John
Poster of Condition Red
Poster of Police Squad!
Poster of Code R
Movie Uncle John Uncle John 2015-03-16
Series The Finder Unknown 2012-01-12
Movie Middle Men Morgan 2009-05-17
Series The Take Joseph 2009-06-17
Movie La leyenda de las gárgolas Commander Latham 2007-03-24
Movie Adiós pequeña, adiós Det. Nick Poole 2007-10-19
Series Jane Doe Unknown 2005-01-21
Movie Instinto Guard Dacks 1999-06-04
Movie Escape from Alaska Kemp 1999-07-28
Series La juez Amy Unknown 1999-09-19
Series Ley y orden: Unidad de víctimas especiales Unknown 1999-09-20
Movie Vaya par de locos Capt. Douglas Pine 1998-03-27
Movie The Day Lincoln Was Shot Ulysses S. Grant 1998-04-12
Movie Little Girls in Pretty Boxes Peter Bryant 1997-01-18
Movie La ley de las Vegas District Attorney 1996-05-17
Movie Fast Money Lt. Diego 1996-08-13
Movie Condition Red Deputy Warden 1995-12-08
Movie Desafío Final Alex Reed 1995-12-15
Movie Little Big League Mac MacNally 1994-06-29
Movie Cautivos en Paradise Ed Dawson 1994-12-02
Series Los Tommyknockers Trooper Butch Duggan 1993-05-09
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Series A Touch of Frost Unknown 1992-12-06
Movie La pequeña pícara Frank Arnold 1991-10-24
Series Hardball Charlie Battles 1989-09-21
Movie Huida a medianoche Marvin Dorfler 1988-07-20
Movie La loca aventura del matrimonio Ken 1988-02-05
Movie Una maravilla con clase Cliff Nelson 1987-02-27
Movie Superdetective en Hollywood II Det. Sgt. John Taggart 1987-05-18
Movie Last Resort Phil Cocoran 1986-03-31
Movie The Deliberate Stranger Det. Roger Dunn 1986-05-04
Movie King Kong 2 Lt. Col. R.T. Nevitt 1986-11-21
Series Más allá de los límites de la realidad Unknown 1985-09-27
Movie Las aventuras de Buckaroo Banzai Highway Patrolman 1984-08-15
Movie Superdetective en Hollywood Det. Sgt. John Taggart 1984-11-29
Series Police Squad! Unknown 1982-03-04
Movie A veinte millas de la justicia Charlie Monroe 1980-10-31
Movie El relevo Mike's Brother 1979-05-24
Series Code R Unknown 1977-01-21
Movie Oh, God! Police Officer 1977-10-07
Movie Cruisin' High Coach Larkin 1976-07-01
Series Starsky y Hutch Unknown 1975-09-10
Movie Psycho Sisters Brock 1974-01-01
Series Police Woman Unknown 1974-09-13
Series Kojak Unknown 1973-10-24
Series Police Story Unknown 1973-09-25
Movie An Eye for an Eye Sgt. Matthews 1973-09-28
Series M*A*S*H Unknown 1972-09-17
Series Today Unknown 1952-01-14