Dorian Harewood

Actor, Voice actor
A handsome former Broadway musical performer, Dorian Harewood was encouraged to pursue a dramatic career by Bette Davis when they co-starred in "Miss Moffat", a 1974 pre-Broadway tryout of a musical based on "The Corn ... Read more »
Born: 08/05/1950 in Dayton, Ohio, USA

Filmography

Actor (108)

Minute to Win It 2011 (Tv Show)

Narrator

Tyler Perry's House of Payne 2007 - 2009, 2011 (Tv Show)

Actor

Grave Misconduct 2007 - 2008 (TV Show)

Actor

Billy and Mandy's Big Boogey Adventure 2006 - 2007 (TV Show)

Voice

Private Practice 2007 (Tv Show)

Actor

Kyle XY 2006 (Tv Show)

Actor

Las Vegas 2006 (Tv Show)

Actor

Sleeper Cell 2006 (Tv Show)

Actor

7th Heaven 1993 - 2001, 2003 - 2005 (Tv Show)

Actor

Assault on Precinct 13 2005 (Movie)

Gil (Actor)

Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman 1993 - 1999, 2004 - 2005 (Tv Show)

Actor

I'll Fly Away 1991 - 1999, 2004 - 2005 (Tv Show)

Actor

Kevin Hill 2005 (Tv Show)

Actor

Megas XLR 1993 - 1994, 1996 - 1999, 2004 - 2005 (Tv Show)

Voice

Murder, She Wrote 1985 - 1986, 1991 - 1999, 2004 - 2005 (Tv Show)

Actor

Boomtown 2002 - 2003 (Tv Show)

Actor

Framed 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Actor

Gothika 2003 (Movie)

Teddy Howard (Actor)

Levity 2003 (Movie)

Mackie Whittaker (Actor)

Batman Beyond 1998 - 2002 (TV Show)

Voice

Stargate SG-1 2002 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Practice 2002 (Tv Show)

Actor

Christianity: The Second Millennium 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Narrator

Glitter 2001 (Movie)

Guy Richardson (Actor)

The Triangle 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

The Hoop Life 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

The New Batman/Superman Adventures 1998 - 2000 (TV Show)

Voice

Superman 1993 - 1994, 1996 - 1999 (Tv Show)

Voice

The Incredible Hulk & Friends 1996 - 1999 (TV Show)

Voice

Archibald The Rainbow Painter 1998 (Movie)

Archibald (Actor)

Change of Heart 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

Aladdin 1994 - 1997 (TV Show)

Voice

Gargoyles: The Goliath Chronicles 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Voice

Mortal Kombat: Defenders of the Realm 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Voice

Savage Dragon 1995 - 1997 (TV Show)

Voice

The Tick 1994 - 1997 (TV Show)

Voice

Biker Mice From Mars 1993 - 1996 (TV Show)

Voice

Iron Man 1994 - 1996 (TV Show)

Voice

Space Jam 1996 (Movie)

of Monstar Bupkus (Voice)

What-A-Mess 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Voice

Sudden Death 1995 (Movie)

Hallmark (Actor)

The Best Defense 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Actor

The Legend of Prince Valiant 1991 - 1995 (TV Show)

Voice

The Watcher 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Actor

The Pagemaster 1994 (Movie)

Jamaican Pirate (Actor)

Viper 1993 - 1994 (Tv Show)

Actor

A Pup Named Scooby Doo 1988 - 1993 (TV Show)

Voice

Capitol Critters 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Voice

ProStars 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Voice

Solar Crisis 1992 (Movie)

Berg (Actor)

The Trials of Rosie O'Neill 1990 - 1992 (TV Show)

Actor

Dark Water 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Voice

Kid 'N' Play 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Voice

The New Kids on the Block 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Voice

Pacific Heights 1990 (Movie)

Dennis Reed (Actor)

The California Raisins 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Voice

The Knife & Gun Club 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

The Raisins Sold Out! 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Voice

Half 'n' Half 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

Kingpins 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Actor

Sky Commanders 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Voice

The New Adventures of Jonny Quest 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Voice

We the People 200: The Constitutional Gala 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Actor

Amerika 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Actor

Full Metal Jacket 1987 (Movie)

Eightball (Actor)

Hope Division 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Actor

Glitter 1984 - 1986 (TV Show)

Actor

Dirty Work 1984 - 1985 (TV Show)

Actor

The Falcon and the Snowman 1985 (Movie)

Gene (Actor)

Against All Odds 1984 (Movie)

Tommy (Actor)

Tank 1984 (Movie)

Sergeant Tippet (Actor)

Trauma Center 1983 - 1984 (TV Show)

Actor

I, Desire 1982 - 1983 (TV Show)

Actor

Strike Force 1981 - 1982 (TV Show)

Actor

Looker 1981 (Movie)

Lieutenant Masters (Actor)

An American Christmas Carol 1979 - 1980 (TV Show)

Actor

An American Christmas Carol 1978 (Movie)

(Actor)

Gray Lady Down 1978 (Movie)

Fowler (Actor)

Siege 1977 - 1978 (TV Show)

Actor

Sparkle 1976 (Movie)

Levi (Actor)

12 Angry Men (TV Show)

Actor

A History of God (TV Show)

Narrator

Beulah Land (TV Show)

Actor

Foster and Laurie (TV Show)

Actor

Getting Up and Going Home (TV Show)

Actor

God Bless the Child (TV Show)

Actor

Hank Aaron: Chasing the Dream (TV Show)

Narrator

Hendrix (TV Show)

Actor

High Ice (TV Show)

Actor

Kiss Shot (TV Show)

Actor

Panic in Echo Park (TV Show)

Actor

Polly (TV Show)

Actor

Polly Comin' Home! (TV Show)

Actor

Roots: The Next Generations (TV Show)

Actor

Shattered Image (TV Show)

Actor

The Ambush Murders (TV Show)

Actor

The Christmas Shoes (TV Show)

Actor

The Jesse Owens Story (TV Show)

Actor

The Last Debate (TV Show)

Actor

The Triangle (Movie)

Capt. Louis Morgan (Actor)

Walter and Henry (TV Show)

Actor

When the Cradle Falls (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

A handsome former Broadway musical performer, Dorian Harewood was encouraged to pursue a dramatic career by Bette Davis when they co-starred in "Miss Moffat", a 1974 pre-Broadway tryout of a musical based on "The Corn Is Green". He then gave forceful performances on stage, most notably in David Rabe's Vietnam drama "Streamers" (1976) and "The Mighty Gents" (1978), before making his film debut in "Sparkle" (1976). His feature career never really took-off, despite appearances in Stanley Kubrick's "Full Metal Jacket" (1987) and two John Schlesinger films, "The Falcon and the Snowman" (1985) and "Pacific Heights" (1990).

The small screen has been more hospitable. Since his debut in "Foster and Laurie" (CBS, 1975), Harewood has been almost constantly employed on TV. He has been a regular on several series, notably "The Trials of Rosie O'Neill" (CBS, 1990-92) and the NBC sci-fi drama "Viper" (1994). Other major credits include the miniseries "Roots: The Next Generation" (ABC, 1979), "Beulah Land" (NBC, 1980) and "Amerika" (ABC, 1987). Harewood has found a second career providing character voices for animated series, including "The Tick" (Fox, 1994- ), "Aladdin" (CBS, 1994- ) and "Savage Dragon" (USA, 1995- ).

Relationships

Olivia Ruth Harewood

Daughter

John Dorian Harewood

Son

Emerson Harewood

Brother

Philip Harewood

Brother

Floranne Dunford

Sister

Lawanda Martin

Sister

Theolanda Harewood

Sister

Estelle Harewood

Mother
born c. 1925 died June 8, 1991

Ann McCurry

Wife
married February 14, 1979

EDUCATION

University of Cincinnati-College Conservatory of Music

Cincinnati , Ohio
(Music)

Milestones

2003

Featured in the drama "Levity"

2003

Featured in the supernatural thriller "Gothika"

2001

Played Guy Richardson in the feature "Glitter"

1994

Co-starred as a scientist who designed a modified car in "Viper", a short-lived NBC sci-fi series

1992

Voiced character of Moze on the primetime animated series "Capitol Critters" (ABC)

1992

Played recurring role on several episodes of NBC Civil Rights-era drama series "I'll Fly Away"

1989

Recorded first album, "Dorian Harewood: Love Will Stop Calling"

1987

Provided first voice-over for "The New Adventures of Jonny Quest" (syndicated)

1984

Was regular on "Glitter" (ABC)

1983

Starring role in TV series "Trauma Center"

1981

Had recurring role in TV series "Strike Force"

1979

Won acclaim for role in TV miniseries, "Roots: The Next Generation"

1976

Film acting debut in "Sparkle"

1975

TV debut, co-starring in "Foster and Laurie"

1974

Broadway debut, "Over Here!"

1974

Appeared in the pre-Broadway tryout of "Miss Moffat" (musical of "The Corn is Green) in Philadelphia opposite Bette Davis

1972

Understudied lead in New York Shakespeare Festival production of "Two Gentlemen of Verona"

Co-starred on the Showtime drama series "The Hoop Life"

Provided the voice of Stretch on the CBS animated series "The California Raisins"

Provided character voices for a number of animated series, including "Iron Man", "The Tick", "Aladdin" and "Savage Dragon"

Had supporting role on "The Trials of Rosie O'Neil"

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