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Perry King ACTOR

Perry King was born on April 30th, 1948 in Alliance, Ohio born the fourth of five children total. After high school he went on to earn a college degree in theatre from Yale University and then went on to study acting at the Julliard School.
Perry first began acting in films in 1972 with a role on, "Slaughterhouse-Five".  Over he course of his career he has added fifty film and television spots.  Some film credits include, "The Possession of Joel Delaney" (1972), "The Lord of Flatbush" (1974) also starring Sylvester Stallone, Henry Winkler and Susan Blakely, "Lipstick" (1976), "A Different Story" (1978), "Class of 1984" (1982), "The Clairvoyant" (1982)", "Switch" (1991) and "The Day After Tomorrow" (2004). 
Some of his more well known television roles were on the television movie, "The Hasty Heart" (1984) for which he received a Golden Globe Award.  Other well known roles include the series, "Medical Center" (1973), "Hawaii Five-O" (1974), "Riptide" (1984) portraying Cody Allen, "Burke's Law" (1995), "Melrose Place" (1995), "Titans" (2000), "Spin City" (2002), "Will & Grace" (2000), "Without a Trace" (2006) and "Cold Case" (2007).
King has also done voice over work as Han Solo in the radio broadcast, "Star Wars" series as well as voice over work for the CD-ROM game, "Emergency Room". 
He devotes his free time being on the advisory board at the American Academy helping to coach students.  He is also the spokesperson for the Olive Crest Homes for Abused Children in Orange county.  
In addition to his career as an actor, he is also a race car driver.  In 1986 he won the Long Beach Grand Prix Toyota Pro-Celebrity Race.  He is also an avid motorcyclist owning over thirty motorcycles and in 2008 he became the Board of Directors for AMA. 
Perry King has married twice, first in 1967 to Karen Hryharrow and they had one daughter together before the marriage came to an end in 1979.  He then married Jamie Elvidge in 1990 and they had one daughter together before this marriage also ended in divorce.
More recently he has appeared in the television movie, "Happiness Isn't Everything" (2009), the film, "Bad Blood: The Hatfields and McCoys" (2013) and the television series, "Big Love", "Drop Dead Diva" and "The Mentalist". 


2012   Bad Blood: The Hatfields and McCoys 

2012   The Mentalist

2011   Drop Dead Diva 

2010   Big Love 

2009   Happiness Isn't Everything

2007   Brothers & Sisters 

2007   Framed for Murder

2007   Cold Case

2006   Without a Trace 

2005   Home for the Holidays

2005   The Perfect Neighbor

2004   Eve

2004   The Discontents

2004   Stranger at the Door

2004   The Day After Tomorrow 

2002   Another Pretty Face

2002   Spin City 

2001   The Perfect Wife

2000   Her Married Lover 

2000   Titans 

2000   Will & Grace 

1999   Emergency Room 2

1998   The Cowboy and the Movie Star

1998   The Sentinel 

1998   The Adventures of Ragtime

1997   Their Second Chance

1996   Face of Evil 

1996   Hijacked: Flight 285 

1995   Melrose Place 

1995   Captain Planet and the Planeteers

1995   The Outer Limits

1995   Burke's Law 

1994   She Led Two Lives

1994   Good King Wenceslas 

1994   Swat Kats: The Radical Squadron 

1993   Jericho Fever

1993   Tales from the Crypt

1993   A Stranger in the Mirror

1993   The Trouble with Larry

1993   Country Estates 

1993   Almost Home 

1992   Something to Live for: The Alison Gertz Story

1992   A Cry in the Night 

1991   The Man Who Lived at the Ritz

1991   Switch 

1990   Only One Survived 

1990   Kaleidoscope

1990   The Knife and Gun Club

1989   The Hitchhiker

1989   Roxanne: The Prize Pulitzer

1988   Disaster at Silo 7

1988   Shakedown on the Sunset Strip

1988   Perfect People

1987   Easy Street

1987   I'll Take Manhattan

1986   Stranded 

1984-1986  Riptide

1986   Samson and Delilah 

1984   Helen Keller: The Miracle Continues

1983   The Hasty Heart

1982   The Clairvoyant

1982   The Quest

1982   Class of 1984

1981   Golden Gate 

1981   Inmates: A Love Story

1980   City in Fear

1979   The Last Convertible 

1979   Love's Savage Fury 

1979   The Cracker Factory 

1979   Search and Destroy 

1978   A Different Story 

1977   The Choirboys 

1977   Aspen 

1977   Bad 

1976   Captains and the Kings 

1976   Lipstick 

1976   The Hemingway Play

1975   Foster and Laurie

1975   Mandingo 

1975   The Wild Party 

1974   Benjamin Franklin 

1974   Hawaii Five-O

1974   The Lord's of Flatbush

1974   Apple's Way 

1974   Cannon 

1973   Medical Center

1973   Deadly Visitor

1972   The Possession of Joel Delaney

1972   Slaughterhouse-Five

Matinee Classics - The Wild Party starring James Coco, Raquel Welch, Perry King, David Dukes, Tiffany Bolling and Royal Dano
Matinee Classics - Riptide starring Perry King, Joe Penny, Thom Bray, Jack Ging, June Chadwick and Anne Francis

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