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Birthday: 1934-03-05

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States

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James Sikking

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James Barrie Sikking (born March 5, 1934) is an American actor known for his role as Lt. Howard Hunter on the 1980s NBC TV series Hill Street Blues. He also starred on the ABC TV series Doogie Howser, M.D. as Dr. David Howser and on the short-lived 1997 CBS drama series Brooklyn South as Captain Stan Jonas. Sikking did the voice of General Gordon on the short-lived 1998 cartoon series Invasion America.

His well known films include The Competition, Outland, Up the Creek and Star Trek III: The Search for Spock, in which he played Captain Styles, the captain of the USS Excelsior. Sikking's film career started in 1955. Sikking starred in the critically acclaimed 1992 Fox Network TV movie Doing Time on Maple Drive. He has made guest appearances on many TV series including Perry Mason, Rawhide, Bonanza, The Outer Limits, General Hospital, Hunter and Batman Beyond.

Sikking was born in Los Angeles, California. His mother, Sue Sikking (née Paxton), was a founder of Santa Monica's Unity-by-the-Sea Church. He has two living brothers, Tom and Art, and a sister, Joy.

James Barrie Sikking has a third brother, Robert Paxton Sikking born October 20, 1922, died April 22, 1988. His brother Bob served in the 101st Airborne and was a partial inspiration for Stephen Speilberg and Tom Hanks production Band of Brothers. Bob was awarded two purple hearts, the bronze star, and together with his fellow soldiers, received a presidential citation for their part in the Siege of Bastogne which led to the defeat of Hitler's sixth Army. His photograph as the first American soldier to reach Dachau Concentration Camp appears in the Imperial War Museum, London.

Sikking is sometimes credited as "James B. Sikking" and is the father of actor Andrew Sikking.

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Acting
2009 Imps* as Dracula
2008 Made of Honor as Reverend Foote
2001 Submerged as Rear Admiral Cyrus Cole
2000 Curb Your Enthusiasm - (2 episodes)
1999 Batman Beyond - (2 episodes)
1998 Invasion America - (13 episodes)
1997 Brooklyn South - (22 episodes)
1996 The Ring as Sam Liebman
1995 Tyson
1995 In Pursuit of Honor as Gen Douglas MacArthur
1992 Doing Time on Maple Drive as Phil Carter
1991 Final Approach as Col. Jason Halsey
1990 Cop Rock - (1 episode)
1990 Narrow Margin as Nelson (as James B. Sikking)
1989 Doogie Howser, M.D. - (102 episodes) as David Howser
1989 Around the World in 80 Days - (3 episodes)
1989 Brotherhood of the Rose
1987 Bay Cove as Nicholas Kline
1985 Morons From Outer Space as Col. Raymond Laribee, CIA
1984 Who's the Boss? - (1 episode)
1984 Hunter - (3 episodes)
1984 Up the Creek as Tozer (as James B. Sikking)
1983 The Star Chamber as Dr. Harold Lewin
1981 Outland as Montone
1981 Hill Street Blues - (147 episodes) as Lt. Howard Hunter
1980 Ordinary People as Ray Hanley
1979 Paris - (1 episode)
1979 Turnabout - (8 episodes)
1978 Capricorn One as Control Room Man (as Jim Sikking)
1977 The Incredible Hulk - (1 episode)
1977 Eight Is Enough - (1 episode)
1976 Battle of the Network Stars - (1 episode)
1976 Charlie's Angels - (2 episodes)
1976 The Bionic Woman - (1 episode)
1975 Ellery Queen - (1 episode)
1975 Starsky & Hutch - (1 episode)
1974 Little House on the Prairie - (1 episode)
1973 Scorpio as Harris
1972 M*A*S*H - (1 episode)
1972 The Streets of San Francisco - (1 episode)
1972 The Bob Newhart Show - (1 episode)
1972 Search - (1 episode)
1972 The Rookies - (2 episodes)
1972 The Magnificent Seven Ride! as Captain Andy Hayes
1972 The Astronaut as Astronaut Higgins
1971 Cannon - (2 episodes)
1970 The Immortal - (1 episode)
1969 Room 222 - (1 episode)
1969 Daddy's Gone A-Hunting as Joe Menchell
1968 Here Come the Brides - (1 episode)
1968 The Mod Squad - (3 episodes)
1968 Adam-12 - (1 episode)
1968 Hawaii Five-O - (2 episodes)
1967 Ironside - (1 episode)
1967 Mannix - (2 episodes)
1967 Point Blank as Hired Gun
1967 In Like Flint as Secret Service Man
1965 The F.B.I. - (9 episodes)
1965 Honey West - (1 episode)
1965 Hogan's Heroes - (3 episodes)
1965 My Mother the Car - (2 episodes)
1965 Run for Your Life - (1 episode)
1964 Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. - (1 episode)
1963 The Fugitive - (3 episodes)
1963 The Outer Limits - (2 episodes)
1962 Combat! - (2 episodes)
1962 The Virginian - (1 episode)
1959 Rawhide - (1 episode)
1957 Perry Mason - (1 episode)
1900 Ollie Hopnoodle's Haven of Bliss - (0 episodes)
1900 Doing Time on Maple Drive - (0 episodes)