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Alan Fudge


American character actor known for his appearance within the Columbo Television films as well as for his roles in Physiques of Evidence and 7th Heaven. He researched Theatre on the College or university of Az and produced his debut on the favorite tv series Gunsmoke, playing a bailiff. He was area of the first Broadway ensemble of Battle and Peacefulness in 1967. He previously two daughters and something son along with his wife, Kathy Fudge. He performed Farmer Frank within an episode of THE WAY I Met Your Mom where he stopped at Alyson Hannigan’s kindergarten course.

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Full Name Alan Fudge
Date Of Birth February 27, 1944
Died October 10, 2011, Los Angeles, California, United States
Place Of Birth Kansas
Profession TV Actor
Nationality American
Spouse Kathy Fudge
Movies The Natural, Brainstorm, Too Young to Die?, The Man Who Wasn't There, My Demon Lover, Airport 1975, Shark Swarm, Bug, Chapter Two, Capricorn One, Are You in the House Alone?, The Border, Nightmare on the 13th Floor, Wes Craven's Chiller, Two People, If Someone Had Known, The Children of an Lac, Queen of the Stardust Ballroom, Crisis in Mid-Air, Murder, She Wrote: A Story to Die For, Full Exposure: The Sex Tapes Scandal, Shootdown, Relative Stranger, Thursday's Child, Voices Within: The Lives of Truddi Chase, The Invasion of Johnson County, Kiss Me, Kill Me, The Chadwick Family, Sunshine, Linda, Escape From Bogen County, The Man from Independence, Attack on Fear, Net Worth, McBride: Fallen Idol, Man on the Outside, Young Maverick, Deadly Medicine, M.A.D.D.: The Candy Lightner Story, Matlock: The Power Brokers, Columbo Goes to College, Kate McShane, The Big Rip-Off, The Disappearances
TV Shows Columbo, Paper Dolls, Eischied, Man from Atlantis, Shark Swarm
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1He was in the "Ash Alley Singers", a folk music group in Tucson, AZ, in 1962-1963. Another member of the group, Bob Kimmel, went on to form The Stone Poneys (without Alan, who was a theater major at the University of Arizona and not out of school yet), Linda Ronstadt's first group. They had one hit, "Different Drum", and put out two albums.



Deadly Medicine1991TV MovieDr. Dan Brady
Matlock1987-1991TV SeriesJack Sylvester / Paul Davies / John Brady
Northern Exposure1991TV SeriesFather Duncan
Quantum Leap1991TV SeriesDr. Richard Sandler
Hunter1991TV SeriesCouncilman Henry Prescott
Columbo1974-1990TV SeriesMr. Redman / Mr. Harrow / David Chase
Edward Scissorhands1990Loan Officer
Nightmare on the 13th Floor1990TV MovieMr. Rogas
The Wonder Years1990TV SeriesKen Stein
Voices Within: The Lives of Truddi Chase1990TV MovieAlbert Johnson
Alien Nation1990TV SeriesSleepy Phil
Mancuso, FBI1990TV Series
Too Young to Die?1990TV MovieD.A. Mark Calhoun
Open House1990TV SeriesJeff
The Final Days1989TV MovieGerald Ford
Breaking In1989Detective #3
Highway to Heaven1988-1989TV SeriesMr. McCormick / Alan Peterson
Full Exposure: The Sex Tapes Scandal1989TV MovieHeller
I Know My First Name Is Steven1989TV Mini-SeriesChief Johnson
Falcon Crest1988TV SeriesVictor Fields
Shootdown1988TV MovieBruce
I Saw What You Did1988TV MovieMark Fielding
Billionaire Boys Club1987TV MovieWalter Thornwell
Right to Die1987TV MovieDr. Harley Albert
Cagney & Lacey1982-1987TV SeriesArthur Benson / Peter Caswell
My Demon Lover1987Phil Janus
A Different Affair1987TV MovieBartlett
The Abduction of Kari Swenson1987TV Movie
Ohara1987TV SeriesGregson
MacGyver1986-1987TV SeriesJay Michaels / Paul Webster
Sledge Hammer!1987TV SeriesMr. Smith
Dynasty1986TV SeriesPhil Thorpe
Our House1986TV SeriesDr. Tolliver
Oceans of Fire1986TV MovieBartlett
On Wings of Eagles1986TV Mini-SeriesMerv Stauffer
Alfred Hitchcock Presents1986TV SeriesWells
The Twilight Zone1986TV SeriesSheriff (segment "Welcome to Winfield")
Dallas1985TV SeriesDr. Lantry
The Fall Guy1985TV SeriesAgent Mullens
Chiller1985TV MovieDr. Stricklin
Space1985TV Mini-SeriesPomfret
Scarecrow and Mrs. King1985TV SeriesStephen Macey
St. Elsewhere1985TV Series
Spencer1984TV Series
Riptide1984TV SeriesMcMurty
Paper Dolls1984TV SeriesDr. Van Adams
Finder of Lost Loves1984TV SeriesTom Warren
Magnum, P.I.1981-1984TV SeriesMr. Gaylord / Security Chief Arthur
Attack on Fear1984TV MovieArt Disterhoft
The A-Team1983-1984TV SeriesElliot Farnell / Frank Gaines / Mr. Perry - State Dept.
The Natural1984Ed Hobbs
Hardcastle and McCormick1984TV SeriesWarden Porter
Matt Houston1984TV SeriesDr. Otis Barnwell
After MASH1983TV SeriesFlannery
Brainstorm1983Robert Jenkins
M.A.D.D.: Mothers Against Drunk Drivers1983TV MoviePorter
Thursday's Child1983TV MovieDr. Baumbartner
Knight Rider1983TV SeriesEd Shaw
The Greatest American Hero1983TV SeriesChuck Cole
Trapper John, M.D.1982TV SeriesPaul Spencer
Simon & Simon1982TV SeriesGeorge
Strike Force1982TV SeriesDr. Miles Hartigan
Archie Bunker's Place1982TV SeriesRonald Scott
The Border1982Hawker
Knots Landing1981TV SeriesBonners
Goliath Awaits1981TV MovieLew Bascomb
Every Stray Dog and Kid1981TV Movie
Lou Grant1978-1981TV SeriesFred Hill / Warden David Goffman / Detective Collins
The Children of An Lac1980TV MovieJerry King
Eischied1979-1980TV SeriesDeputy Commissioner Kimbrough
Young Maverick1979-1980TV SeriesAmos Layton
Chapter Two1979Lee Michaels
Hawaii Five-O1974-1979TV SeriesBen Dawson / Piet de Groot / Hamilton / ...
The Golden Gate Murders1979TV MovieSgt. McNally
The Concorde... Airport '791979FBI Agent (TV version) (uncredited)
The Runaways1978-1979TV SeriesScott / Captain
The Child Stealer1979TV MovieFrank Demas
The Ordeal of Patty Hearst1979TV MovieBradshaw
Crisis in Mid-air1979TV MovieBret Loebner
Are You in the House Alone?1978TV MovieChris Elden
Man from Atlantis1977-1978TV SeriesC.W. Crawford
Police Story1975-1978TV SeriesTed - Police Public Information Officer / Lieutenant Boswell
To Kill a Cop1978TV MovieRalph O'Connor
Wonder Woman1978TV SeriesMajor Cornell
Capricorn One1977Capsule Communicator
Escape from Bogen County1977TV MovieReese Dreux
Barnaby Jones1977TV SeriesGlenn Halston
The Streets of San Francisco1975-1977TV SeriesDoug French / Phil
The Quest1976TV SeriesIra Butler
The Waltons1976TV SeriesArlo Jessup
Charlie's Angels1976TV SeriesDave Erhard
Delvecchio1976TV SeriesAdams
The Invasion of Johnson County1976TV MovieTeschmacher
Kiss Me, Kill Me1976TV MovieLt. Daggett
Family Plot1976Helicopter Pilot (uncredited)
McMillan & Wife1976TV SeriesJack Porter
Starsky and Hutch1976TV SeriesBettin
M*A*S*H1975TV SeriesCaptain Arnold Chandler
Man on the Outside1975TV MovieDetective
Kate McShane1975TV SeriesDr. Frank McCabe
Petrocelli1975TV SeriesSam Murkland Sam Markland
Bug1975Mark Ross
The Big Rip-Off1975TV MovieHersh
The Rookies1975TV SeriesErie
Little House on the Prairie1975TV SeriesJoseph Coulter
Queen of the Stardust Ballroom1975TV MovieLouis
The Manhunter1974TV SeriesNed Faucett
Movin' On1974TV SeriesBarber
Lucas Tanner1974TV SeriesJim Ely
Airport 19751974Danton
Mannix1974TV SeriesTom Hatch / Dr. Collins
Apple's Way1974TV SeriesLew Phipps Lou Phipps
Marcus Welby, M.D.1974TV SeriesSgt. Chris Bryson
McMasters of Sweetwater1974TV Movie
The Chadwick Family1974TV MovieAlex Hawthorne
The Man from Independence1974Mooney
Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law1974TV SeriesDr. Phillips
Kung Fu1974TV SeriesGardner
Kojak1973TV SeriesGus
The Blue Knight1973TV Movie
Sunshine1973TV MovieDavid
Banacek1972-1973TV SeriesLogan Howard / Father Cass
Linda1973TV MovieOfficer Carr
Two People1973Fitzgerald
Circle of Fear1972TV SeriesDr. Parker
Gunsmoke1972TV SeriesBailiff
Star Wars: The Old Republic2011Video GameAdditional Voices (voice)
The Office2009TV SeriesAlan Brand
The Closer2009TV SeriesJay Clarkson
Big Love2009TV SeriesEd Hemenway
How I Met Your Mother2008TV SeriesFarmer Frank
Aces 'N' Eights2008TV MovieMayor Donald L. Butterfield
Shark Swarm2008TV MoviePastor Herman
7th Heaven1997-2007TV SeriesLou Dalton
Pepper Dennis2006TV SeriesReverend Nesbitt
McBride: Fallen Idol2006TV MovieJudge Cooksey
Grey's Anatomy2005TV SeriesErnie
The District2001-2002TV SeriesJudge
Comedy Central Thanxgiveaway: Home Fires2001TV MovieOliver Gordon
Net Worth2001
Dawson's Creek2001TV SeriesOfficer Langer
The Man Who Wasn't There2001Dr. Diedrickson
Murder, She Wrote: A Story to Die For2000TV MovieMatt Rolands
Time of Your Life1999TV SeriesJudge Kaliff
The Young and the Restless1999TV SeriesStan Kinsey
Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction1998TV SeriesBank Official
Total Security1997TV SeriesMr. O'Brien
Dark Skies1996TV SeriesMajor Friend
Wings1996TV SeriesMayor
Baywatch1996TV SeriesGeorge Jennings
Diagnosis Murder1996TV SeriesAlan Helms
Murder, She Wrote1991-1996TV SeriesGus Hayward / Thomas Godfrey / Brian Wade / ...
Beverly Hills, 902101995TV SeriesJudge Abner Stanton
Galaxis1995Chief of Police
If Someone Had Known1995TV MovieChief Hunt
Witness to the Execution1994TV MovieWallace Sternberg
M.A.N.T.I.S.1994TV MovieCaptain
The Liars' Club1993Mr. Reynolds
Home Improvement1993TV SeriesReverend McDonnell
L.A. Law1989-1993TV SeriesU.S. Attorney Terence Flaherty Chet Seaverson
Civil Wars1992TV SeriesWyler
Doogie Howser, M.D.1989-1992TV SeriesDr. Swenson / Dr. Henry Josephson
Bodies of Evidence1992TV SeriesChief Frank Leland (1992-1983)

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