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Jack Dakin

Biography

English drummer for the band Viola Seaside. He as well as the additional members from the music group all passed away in an automobile crash in Sweden in Feb 2016. He and the others of Viola Seaside self-financed the documenting of their 1st solitary, “Swings & Waterslides.” He performed using the music group in the BBC Presenting Stage in the 2015 Reading and Leeds Celebrations. His ex-girlfriend Molly Mansley published a heartfelt tribute to him and his bandmates after their untimely fatalities in Feb 2016. He was an associate of the music group Viola Beach that was fronted by vocalist and guitarist Kris Leonard.

Quick Facts


Full Name Jack Dakin
Date Of Birth March 19, 1991
Died February 13, 2016, Södertälje, Sweden
Place Of Birth Cheshire, England
Profession Drummer
Music Groups Viola Beach
Star Sign Pisces

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#Fact
1Cardinal Wolsey in Roundabout Theatre Company's production of "A Man for All Seasons," currently playing at American Airlines Theatre in New York. [October 2008]
2Has four children.
3Wife is actress/director Anne Marie McNaughton, who directed Dakin's play "The Prince of L.A." at San Diego's Old Globe Theatre in September, 2005.
4Divided his time between Los Angeles and San Francisco until 1990, then settled in L.A.
5Was artistic director of the Antaeus Company, which he helped found in 1991 for classically-trained actors. He resigned in 2003. Later formed the Andak Stage Company.
6Won a Drama Desk special adaptation award created especially for him for his condensation of Shakespeare's "Henry IV" at Lincoln Center in 2004.
7From 1960-1963 was a student of Catholic Theology receiving a degree in that subject and studying at the Vatican and at Rome's Gregorian University with the intentions of one day being a priest.
8A playwright, director and theatre scholar, he has published books and articles on William Shakespeare and 17th century Spanish theater. *
9Founding member of John Houseman's Acting Company.
10Taught drama at Juilliard and is an Emeritus Professor of English from California State University. Among his former students are Kevin Kline, Annette Bening and Patti LuPone.
11A former teacher, he has a degree in theology and studied at the Vatican.


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life2016TV Mini-SeriesHanlin Charleston
Madam Secretary2016TV SeriesAmbassador Roy Curtis
Crunch Time2016TV Mini-SeriesRichardson
BrainDead2016TV SeriesBob Isenstadt
Blue Bloods2016TV SeriesJudge Wilson
Bridge of Spies2015Judge Byers
Veep2015TV SeriesBalloon Salesman
Elementary2015TV SeriesJames Connaughton
The Big Bang Theory2012-2014TV SeriesSanta
My Eleventh2014
Devious Maids2013TV SeriesAlfred Pettigrove
Mr. Box Office2013TV SeriesErnie Finklestein
Zero Charisma2013Greg Goran
The Mentalist2011-2013TV SeriesProfessor Papadakis Christo Papadakis
Castle2012TV SeriesDave Dunne
Lincoln2012John Usher
The Good Wife2012TV SeriesDr. David Zarevich
Desperate Housewives2005-2012TV SeriesReverend Sikes
Two and a Half Men2011TV SeriesFather Shaunassey
The Eagle2011Claudius
True Grit2010Col. Stonehill
True Blood2010TV SeriesDr. Robideaux
Better Off Ted2010TV SeriesArthur Wells
General Hospital2010TV SeriesJudge Peter Carroll
Parks and Recreation2010TV SeriesDavid
Cold Case2010TV SeriesSheldon 'Cleo' Burgess '10
Eli Stone2008TV SeriesBanker
Shark2007TV SeriesJudge Warren Cleary
The King of Queens2001-2007TV SeriesJoe Heffernan
Medium2007TV SeriesJudge Arthur Brock
Gilmore Girls2000-2007TV SeriesHanlin Charleston
Boston Legal2007TV SeriesJudge Harvey Fletcher
Dexter2006TV SeriesDr. Pittman
Huff2005-2006TV SeriesJim Sullivan
Jake in Progress2006TV SeriesGovernor Reynolds
Stargate SG-12006TV SeriesMaz'rai
The Closer2005TV SeriesMr. Mitchell
Jack & Bobby2004-2005TV SeriesMerle Horstradt
Carnivàle2005TV SeriesEvander Geddes
House M.D.2004TV SeriesMarvin - Santa Claus
NYPD Blue2004TV SeriesSimon Clifton
The Lyon's Den2003TV SeriesJudge
The Fighting Temptations2003Mr. Fairchild
The Practice2000-2003TV SeriesJudge William Aldrich / Judge Lander
Providence1999-2002TV SeriesDick Johnson / Rev. Steinflash
Judging Amy2002TV SeriesMr. Chandler
The Big Time2002TV Movie
Family Affair2002TV SeriesBusiness Man
Charmed2002TV SeriesAngel of Destiny
Leap of Faith2002TV Series
Citizen Baines2001TV SeriesHal Lainson
First Years2001TV SeriesJameson Bishop
Diagnosis Murder1994-2001TV SeriesMonsignor D'Amico / Elton Malone
Thirteen Days2000Arthur Lundahl
Dharma & Greg2000TV SeriesMr. Harrison
Ally McBeal2000TV SeriesMr. Stark
The Geena Davis Show2000TV SeriesReverend Meadows
The Michael Richards Show2000TV SeriesSteve
Gen¹³2000VideoAdditional Voices (voice)
Just Shoot Me!2000TV SeriesLes
City of Angels2000TV SeriesHospital Lawyer
An Extremely Goofy Movie2000VideoJudge (voice, uncredited)
The West Wing2000TV SeriesSimon Blye
Family Law1999TV Series
The Muse1999Dr. Jacobson
Star Trek: Voyager1999TV SeriesAdmiral Patterson
The Nanny1999TV SeriesDean Sterrett
The Swan Princess: Sing Along1998ShortKing William (voice)
Holding the Baby1998TV SeriesOfficer O'Malley
The Siege1998Senator Wright
Vengeance Unlimited1998TV SeriesGov. Luke McElroy
Soul Man1997-1998TV SeriesBishop Peter Jerome
From the Earth to the Moon1998TV Mini-SeriesDr. Floyd Thompson
Touched by an Angel1998TV SeriesThe Colonel
Best Friends for Life1998TV MovieMr. Burnham
Flubber1997Minister
Bean1997Tucker, Passenger
EZ Streets1997TV SeriesRetired Police Commissioner
Rough Riders1997TV SeriesWadsworth, Sr.
Ink1996TV SeriesBen Braxton
Nash Bridges1996TV SeriesDale Cutter
Mr. & Mrs. Smith1996TV SeriesWalter Wheaton
The Jeff Foxworthy Show1995-1996TV SeriesElliot
Nothing Lasts Forever1995TV Movie
Virus1995TV MovieDr. Dubcheck
Stuart Saves His Family1995Intervention Counselor
Murder, She Wrote1992-1995TV SeriesBuford Hazlitt / Dennis Moylan / Neal Gillen
The Office1995TV SeriesFrank Gerard
The Swan Princess1994King William (voice)
Coach1994TV SeriesWilliam Thornton
The Enemy Within1994TV MovieVice President Walter Kelly
Menendez: A Killing in Beverly Hills1994TV MovieDean Barrow
White Mile1994TV MovieAndy Thornell
Picket Fences1993TV SeriesHenry Marshall
Staying Afloat1993TV MovieHenry Ashley
Hart to Hart Returns1993TV Movie
L.A. Law1992-1993TV SeriesStephen Hygate
And the Band Played On1993TV MovieCongressman Phil Burton
Undercover Blues1993Police Captain
Rio Shannon1993TV Movie
Rising Sun1993Professor Sanders (uncredited)
Cutters1993TV SeriesHarry Polachek
Herman's Head1993TV SeriesMr. Brooks
The Temp1993Dr. Feldman
Criminal Behavior1992TV MovieAlbee Ferguson
Revolver1992TV MovieTom McCall
Drexell's Class1991-1992TV SeriesRoscoe Davis
Grave Secrets: The Legacy of Hilltop Drive1992TV MovieAttorney
For Richer, for Poorer1992TV MovieLarry
Murder Without Motive: The Edmund Perry Story1992TV MovieHowards
Under Cover1991TV MovieDirector Waugh
...And Then She Was Gone1991TV MovieFrancis Haynes
Child's Play 31991Colonel Cochrane
Doctor Doctor1989-1991TV SeriesDr. Harold Stratford
Down Home1990-1991TV SeriesWalt McCrorey
Jailbirds1991TV MovieSheriff
White Hot: The Mysterious Murder of Thelma Todd1991TV MovieD.A. Buron Fitts
The Perfect Tribute1991TV MovieDr. Thomas
Who's the Boss?1991TV SeriesJudge
Eve of Destruction1991Singleton
The Whereabouts of Jenny1991TV MovieCox
Fine Things1990TV MovieJudge Aaron S. Mitofsky
Ghost Dad1990Mr. Seymour
Blind Faith1990TV Mini-SeriesUncle Gene
My Brother's Wife1989TV MovieCharles Rusher
Christine Cromwell1989TV SeriesCarter Dickson III
My Two Dads1987-1989TV SeriesHerb Kelcher Mr. Kelcher Herb Klecher
Cross of Fire1989TV MovieHiram Evans
Body Wars1989ShortMission Commander
The Fabulous Baker Boys1989Charlie
Wired1989Washington Post Editor
Out on the Edge1989TV MovieDr. Cutler
Guts and Glory: The Rise and Fall of Oliver North1989TV MovieAtty. Gen. Edwin Meese (uncredited)
American Playhouse1989TV SeriesSam Mitgang
Naked Lie1989TV MovieAdam Berger
Dear John1988-1989TV SeriesDavid Hennessey David
TV 1011988TV SeriesTanner
Dallas1988TV SeriesDetective Kane
Something Is Out There1988TV SeriesAgent Simon
Clean and Sober1988Bob
Funny Farm1988Marion Corey Jr.
Sunset1988William Singer
Permanent Record1988Mr. McBain
Aaron's Way1988TV SeriesWyler
Newhart1988TV SeriesJim
Terrorist on Trial: The United States vs. Salim Ajami1988TV MovieCatlett
Nuts19871st Judge
Like Father Like Son1987Old Man Morrison
Matlock1987TV SeriesProsecutor
Easy Street1987TV SeriesTim Weathergate
Fresno1986TV Mini-SeriesProsecutor
St. Elsewhere1986TV Series
Remington Steele1985TV SeriesMichael Fleming

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Swan Princess: Sing Along1998Short performer: "This Is My Idea"
The Swan Princess1994performer: "This Is My Idea"

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Zero Charisma2013executive producer

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Broadway.com Show2014TV SeriesHimself
The Legend of the Beverly Hillbillies1993TV Special documentaryInterviewer (uncredited)
Baby M1988TV MovieJudge Sorkow

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
General Hospital2011TV SeriesJudge Carroll
The King of Queens2007TV SeriesJoe Heffernan
Desperate Housewives Special: The More You Know, the Juicier It Gets2006TV MovieReverend Sikes (uncredited)
Desperate Housewives Special: All the Juicy Details2006TV MovieReverend Sikes (uncredited)

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#Quote
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