Biography

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. John Carroll O'Connor (August 2, 1924 – June 21, 2001) best known as Carroll O'Connor, was an American actor, producer and director whose television career spanned four decades. Known at first for playing the role of Major General Colt in the 1970 movie, Kelly's Heroes, he later found fame as the bigoted working man Archie Bunker, the main character in the 1970s CBS television sitcoms All in the Family (1971 to 1979) and Archie Bunker's Place (1979 to 1983). O'Connor later starred in the NBC television crime drama In the Heat of the Night from 1988 to 1995, where he played the role of southern Police Chief William (Bill) Gillespie. At the end of his career in the late 1990s, he played the father of Jamie Stemple Buchman (Helen Hunt) on Mad About You.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. John Carroll O'Connor (August 2, 1924 – June 21, 2001) best known as Carroll O'Connor, was an American actor, producer and director whose television career spanned four decades. Known at first for playing the role of Major General Colt in the 1970 movie, Kelly's Heroes, he later found fame as the bigoted working man Archie Bunker, the main character in the 1970s CBS television sitcoms All in the Family (1971 to 1979) and Archie Bunker's Place (1979 to 1983). O'Connor later starred in the NBC television crime drama In the Heat of the Night from 1988 to 1995, where he played the role of southern Police Chief William (Bill) Gillespie. At the end of his career in the late 1990s, he played the father of Jamie Stemple Buchman (Helen Hunt) on Mad About You.

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Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 64

Birthday 1924-08-02

Day of Death 2001-06-21

Place of Birth Manhattan, New York, United States

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Also Known As

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2000 Return to Me as Marty O'Reilly
1999 36 Hours to Die as Jack 'Balls' O'Malley
1998 Gideon as Leo Barnes
1996 E! True Hollywood Story (1 episode)
1992 Mad About You (2 episodes)
1988 In the Heat of the Night (151 episodes) as Police Chief Bill Gillespie
1986 Convicted as Lewis May
1985 The GLO Friends Save Christmas as Santa Claus (voice)
1979 Archie Bunker's Place (97 episodes) as Archie Bunker
1978 A Different Approach
1977 The Last Hurrah as Frank Skeffington
1976 The Jacksons (1 episode)
1975 Saturday Night Live (1 episode)
1974 Tony Orlando and Dawn (1 episode)
1974 Law and Disorder as Willie
1971 The Electric Company (1 episode)
1971 Doctors' Wives as Dr. Joe Gray
1971 All in the Family (210 episodes) as Archie Bunker
1970 Kelly's Heroes as Major General Colt
1969 Marlowe as Lt. Christy French
1969 Death of a Gunfighter as Lester Locke
1969 Fear No Evil as Myles Donovan
1968 For Love of Ivy as Frank Austin
1968 The Devil's Brigade as Maj. Gen. Maxwell Hunter
1968 Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In (1 episode)
1967 Waterhole #3 as Sheriff John H. Copperud
1967 Dundee and the Culhane (1 episode)
1967 Point Blank as Brewster
1967 Warning Shot as Paul Jerez
1966 Not With My Wife, You Don't! as General Parker
1966 Hawaii as Charles Bromley
1966 Mission: Impossible (1 episode)
1966 Time Tunnel (2 episodes)
1966 That Girl (1 episode)
1966 What Did You Do in the War, Daddy? as General Bolt
1965 The Wild Wild West (1 episode)
1965 I Spy (82 episodes) as Dr. Karolyi
1965 In Harm's Way as Lt. Commander Burke
1964 Profiles in Courage (1 episode)
1964 Nightmare in Chicago
1963 Kraft Suspense Theatre (1 episode)
1963 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (2 episodes)
1963 The Great Adventure (2 episodes)
1963 The Fugitive (1 episode)
1963 The Outer Limits (1 episode)
1963 Cleopatra as Casca (2 episodes)
1962 Stoney Burke (1 episode)
1962 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1 episode)
1962 Lad: A Dog as Hamilcar Q. Glure
1962 Belle Sommers as Mr. Griffith
1962 Lonely Are the Brave as Hinton
1961 Ben Casey (2 episodes)
1961 Dr. Kildare (2 episodes)
1961 By Love Possessed as Bernie Breck
1961 Kraft Mystery Theatre (1 episode)
1961 Parrish as Fireman
1961 A Fever in the Blood as Matt Kenan
1961 The Americans (1 episode)
1959 Adventures in Paradise (1 episode)
1958 Naked City (2 episodes)
1955 Gunsmoke (2 episodes)
1951 Hallmark Hall of Fame (1 episode)

Directing

1988 In the Heat of the Night (6 episodes)Director
1979 Archie Bunker's Place (5 episodes)Director

Production

1988 In the Heat of the Night (151 episodes)Producer

Writing

1977 The Last Hurrah Writer

Creator

1975 Bronk Creator

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