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David Graf

Biography

He played the trigger-happy recruit Eugene Tackleberry in the authorities Academy film series. His various other credits are the Western world Wing and Lois and Clark: THE BRAND NEW Ventures of Superman. His initial on-screen appearance is at the game present, The $20,000 Pyramid. He performed the role of the police officer within an bout of Seinfeld and made an appearance on Night Courtroom. He previously two sons with Kathy Graf. He made an appearance on two shows of Aaron Sorkin’s dilemma series, The Western world Wing.

Quick Facts


Full Name David Graf
Date Of Birth April 16, 1950
Died April 7, 2001, Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Place Of Birth Zanesville, OH
Height 1.9 m
Profession Movie Actor
Education Ohio State University, Otterbein University
Nationality American
Spouse Kathryn Graf
Children Sean Graf, Daniel Graf
Parents Paul Frederick Graf, Angela Bernadine Abels Graf-Axline
Movies Police Academy, Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment, Police Academy 3: Back in Training, Police Academy 5: Assignment Miami Beach, Police Academy 4: Citizens on Patrol, Police Academy: Mission to Moscow, Police Academy 6: City Under Siege, The Brady Bunch Movie, Guarding Tess, Citizen Ruth, Rules of Engagement, Four Friends, American Kickboxer 2, Love at Stake, Irreconcilable Differences, The Cactus Kid, Brink!, Suture, Father and Scout, For Their Own Good, Fist of Legend, The Long Summer of George Adams, The Rousters, Rat Race, Roseanne: An Unauthorized Biography, Hijacked: Flight 285, Shakedown on the Sunset Strip
TV Shows High Tide, He's the Mayor
Star Sign Aries

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#Fact
1 Appeared in both the first and last scenes of the "Police Academy" film series.
2 His funeral was attended by all the main cast members from the Police Academy movies.
3 Made a rare public appearance at the "Ray and Sharon Courts, Hollywood Collectors Show" in North Hollywood California with other "Police Academy" cast members. [October 2000]
4 Was a skilled saxophone player.
5 There was a history of heart trouble in his family and he died of a heart attack 9 days short of his 51st birthday. His father and grandfather also died of sudden heart attacks at age 51.
6 His widow, Kathryn, wrote a stark, one-woman play chronicling her life after his death entitled "Surviving David."
7 He appeared in all seven Police Academy movies.
8 Died of a sudden heart attack at a family wedding.
9 As a struggling actor, he won $10,000 on The (New) $25,000 Pyramid (1973) with the help of celebrity player Patty Duke. As a celebrity, he played on "The $100,000 Pyramid", competing against Patty Duke.
10 Attended Otterbein College in Westerville, Ohio.


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Son of the Beach 2001 TV Series Jacques Douche
Star Trek: Away Team 2001 Video Game Ensign Ty Mijoral (voice)
The Amanda Show 2001 TV Series
The West Wing 2000-2001 TV Series Colonel Chase
The Cactus Kid 2000 Charles
In Pursuit 2000 Video Dad
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine - The Fallen 2000 Video Game Bajoran Officer / Tugol'atan / Obsidian Soldier (voice)
Star Trek Voyager: Elite Force 2000 Video Game Klingon / Imperial Officer / Crewman (voice)
Arli$$ 2000 TV Series Colonel Donnie Sadowski
Star Trek: Invasion 2000 Video Game Klingon Captain (voice)
The Trial of Old Drum 2000 TV Movie Judge Henry
Diagnosis Murder 2000 TV Series John
Becker 2000 TV Series Lloyd Martin
Rules of Engagement 2000 ARG Commander
The Parkers 1999 TV Series Health Inspector
JAG 1999 TV Series John Newman
Touched by an Angel 1999 TV Series Dewey Burton
Malcolm & Eddie 1998 TV Series Harry Knuckles
The Wild Thornberrys 1998 TV Series Head Finch / Iguana
Sports Night 1998 TV Series Chase
Brink! 1998 TV Movie Ralph Brinker
The Simple Life 1998 TV Series Woodrow Stillwell
Police Academy: The Series 1998 TV Series Capt. Eugene Tackleberry
Party of Five 1998 TV Series Sutherland / Buyer
Caroline in the City 1998 TV Series Mr. Wolfe
Teen Angel 1997 TV Series Lenny
Promised Land 1996-1997 TV Series Kyle Matthews
Aaahh!!! Real Monsters 1994-1997 TV Series Belch Monster / Cop / Cab Driver / ...
High Tide 1996-1997 TV Series Jay Cassidy
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine 1997 TV Series Leskit
Step by Step 1993-1997 TV Series Dave Roberts / Mitch Crawford / Phil Jones
Spy Game 1997 TV Series Ivan Rogov
Skeletons 1997 TV Movie Sam
Hijacked: Flight 285 1996 TV Movie Alcoholic
Martin 1996 TV Series Officer Hayes
Citizen Ruth 1996 Judge Richter
Courthouse 1995 TV Series Adam Bonneville
Star Trek: Voyager 1995 TV Series Fred Noonan
Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman 1995 TV Series Wally
The Brady Bunch Movie 1995 Sam Franklin
My Father is a Hero 1995 voice
Jing wu ying xiong 1994 English version, voice
Father and Scout 1994 TV Movie Chet
Roseanne: An Unauthorized Biography 1994 TV Movie Tom Arnold
Dream On 1994 TV Series Larry
Police Academy: Mission to Moscow 1994 Sgt. Tackleberry
Children of the Dark 1994 TV Movie Harv (uncredited)
Guarding Tess 1994 Lee Danielson
Picket Fences 1994 TV Series FBI Agent
Home Improvement 1993 TV Series Chuck Norwood
Suture 1993 Lt. Weismann
American Kickboxer 2 1993 Howard
For Their Own Good 1993 TV Movie Miles
Family Matters 1992 TV Series Sergeant Shishka
Seinfeld 1992 TV Series Cop #2
Brooklyn Bridge 1992 TV Series Coach Bloom
Without a Pass 1991 White Officer - 1990
Doogie Howser, M.D. 1991 TV Series Sam, desert mechanic
Life Goes On 1991 TV Series Mr. Gilmore
Teech 1991 TV Series George Dubcek Sr.
Guns of Paradise 1991 TV Series Marshal Bartlet
Quantum Leap 1991 TV Series Sheriff Nolan
The Whereabouts of Jenny 1991 TV Movie Scranton
Ferris Bueller 1990 TV Series Officer Peyson
Charles in Charge 1990 TV Series Steve Colfax
Beauty and the Beast 1990 TV Series Gregory Coyle
The Outsiders 1990 TV Series
Elvis 1990 TV Series Bob Neal
Police Academy 6: City Under Siege 1989 Tackleberry
Police Story: The Watch Commander 1988 TV Movie Off. Jim Schaeffer
The Town Bully 1988 TV Movie Raymond West
Shakedown on the Sunset Strip 1988 TV Movie Officer Jack Ruggles
Police Academy 5: Assignment: Miami Beach 1988 Tackleberry
Night Court 1987 TV Series Hondo Jenkins
Love at Stake 1987 Nathaniel
Cameo by Night 1987 TV Movie Detective Kraxburger
Police Academy 4: Citizens on Patrol 1987 Tackleberry
Police Academy 3: Back in Training 1986 Sgt. Tackleberry
He's the Mayor 1986 TV Series Councilman Harlan Nash
Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment 1985 Tackleberry
Call to Glory 1985 TV Series Mechanic
Irreconcilable Differences 1984 Bink
Airwolf 1984 TV Series Billie
The Yellow Rose 1984 TV Series Floyd Yates
Riptide 1984 TV Series Marty Valentine
Police Academy 1984 Tackleberry
Hardcastle and McCormick 1984 TV Series
Matt Houston 1984 TV Series Ernest
Cutter to Houston 1983 TV Series Carl Tollhouse
After MASH 1983 TV Series Jaster
The A-Team 1983 TV Series Cooper
The Rousters 1983 TV Series
The Rousters 1983 TV Movie
Voyagers! 1983 TV Series Mike
Lou Grant 1982 TV Series Russ
M*A*S*H 1982 TV Series Lt. Spears
The Long Summer of George Adams 1982 TV Movie Olin Summers
Four Friends 1981 Gergley
The Dukes of Hazzard 1981 TV Series Maury

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Police Academy 4: Citizens on Patrol - Remembering a Lofty Investigation 2004 Video documentary short special thanks
Police Academy - Behind Academy Doors: Secret Files Revealed 2004 Video documentary short special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The $10,000 Pyramid 1985-1991 TV Series Himself - Celebrity Contestant
Super Password 1986 TV Series Himself - Celebrity Contestant

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Police Academy: Mission to Moscow - Underneath the Mission 2004 Video documentary short Sgt. Tackleberry (uncredited)
Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment - Accidental Heroes: The Best of... 2004 Video documentary short Tackleberry (uncredited)
Police Academy 3: Back in Training - All Washed Up: Floating Memories 2004 Video documentary short Sgt. Tackleberry (uncredited)
Police Academy 4: Citizens on Patrol - Remembering a Lofty Investigation 2004 Video documentary short Himself / Sergeant Eugene Tackleberry
Police Academy 5: Assignment: Miami Beach - Mistaken Identity: Case Reopened 2004 Video documentary short Tackleberry (uncredited)
Police Academy 6: City Under Siege - Unholy Alliance: A Retrospective 2004 Video documentary short Tackleberry (uncredited)
Police Academy - Behind Academy Doors: Secret Files Revealed 2004 Video documentary short Himself / Sgt. Eugene Tackleberry

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