Person Details

Birthday: 1948-02-22 20:57:37

Aliases: John David Ashton

Gender: Male

Place of birth: Springfield, Massachusetts, USA

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Movie Involvements: 22

TV Involvements: 7


Most Famous Work

Biography

John 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.

Most Famous Work

JAG
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7

JAG

(1995) NCIS Agent Brian Turque
Gone Baby Gone
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7

Gone Baby Gone

(2007) Det. Nick Poole
Some Kind of Wonderful
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7

Some Kind of Wonderful

(1987) Cliff Nelson
King Kong Lives
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4

King Kong Lives

(1986) Lt. Col. R.T. Nevitt
The Tommyknockers
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5

The Tommyknockers

(1993) Trooper Butch Duggan
Instinct
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6

Instinct

(1999) Guard Dacks
The Take
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8

The Take

(2009) Joseph
The Last Big Save
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10

The Last Big Save

(2020) Joseph Bird Sr.

Acting

Year Character Movie/Tv
2020 Joseph Bird Sr.
2019 Rob
FBI Director
2018 Joseph Rogers
2015 Uncle John
2012 N/A
2011 Lou Fisher
2009 Mike Donahue
Joseph
Morgan
2007 Det. Nick Poole
Commander Latham
2005 N/A
1999 N/A
N/A
Kemp
Guard Dacks
1998 Bobby
Ulysses S. Grant
Capt. Douglas Pine
1997 Peter Bryant
1996 Lt. Diego
District Attorney
1995 Alex Reed
Deputy Warden
Brian Turque
1994 Ed Dawson
Mac MacNally
1993 Trooper Butch Duggan
1992 N/A
N/A
1991 Frank Arnold
1989 Charlie Battles
Del
N/A
1988 Marvin Dorfler
Ken
1987 Det. Sgt. John Taggart
Cliff Nelson
1986 Lt. Col. R.T. Nevitt
Det. Roger Dunn
Phil Cocoran
1985 N/A
Bob Swalwell
1984 Highway Patrolman
Det. Sgt. John Taggart
1982 N/A
1981 Otto Kemper
Jake
1980 Charlie Monroe
1979 Mike's Brother
1977 Police Officer
N/A
1976 Coach Larkin
1975 N/A
1974 N/A
Brock
1973 N/A
Sgt. Matthews
N/A
1972 N/A
1952 N/A
N/A
Year Character Movie/Tv

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