Michael Conrad

Actor
Michael Conrad is a film and television actor best known for his roles in "The Longest Yard" and "Hill Street Blues. " Conrad made his television debut in 1955 on the long-running theater series "The Philco-Goodyear ... Read more »
Born: 10/16/1925 in New York City, New York, USA

Filmography

Actor (36)

Hill Street Blues 1980 - 1987 (TV Show)

Actor

Kopffeuer 1987 (Movie)

(Actor)

Fire on the Mountain 1981 - 1982 (TV Show)

Actor

Cattle Annie and Little Britches 1980 (Movie)

Engineer (Actor)

Working Stiffs 1979 - 1980 (TV Show)

Actor

All in the Family 1970 - 1979 (TV Show)

Actor

How the West Was Won 1976 - 1979 (TV Show)

Actor

Bordello 1978 (Movie)

(Actor)

Delvecchio 1976 - 1977 (TV Show)

Actor

Baby Blue Marine 1976 (Movie)

Drill Instructor (Actor)

Harry and Walter Go to New York 1976 (Movie)

Billy Gallagher (Actor)

Starsky and Hutch 1974 - 1975 (TV Show)

Actor

W 1974 (Movie)

Lieutenant Whitfield (Actor)

The Longest Yard 1973 (Movie)

Scarboro (Actor)

Thumb Tripping 1973 (Movie)

Diesel (Actor)

Scream Blacula Scream 1972 (Movie)

Sheriff Dunlop (Actor)

Un Flic 1971 (Movie)

Costa (Actor)

Head On 1970 (Movie)

Mike (Actor)

Monte Walsh 1970 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Todd Killings 1970 (Movie)

Detective Shaw (Actor)

Castle Keep 1969 (Movie)

Sergeant DeVaca (Actor)

They Shoot Horses, Don't They? 1969 (Movie)

Rollo (Actor)

Lost in Space 1965 - 1968 (TV Show)

Actor

Sol Madrid 1968 (Movie)

Scarpi (Actor)

The War Lord 1964 (Movie)

Rainault (Actor)

Requiem For a Heavyweight 1961 (Movie)

(Actor)

Blackbeard's Ghost (Movie)

Pinetop Purvis (Actor)

CHiPs (TV Show)

Actor

Donovan's Kid (TV Show)

Actor

Fire on the Mountain (Movie)

Col. Desalius (Actor)

Satan's Triangle (TV Show)

Actor

The Rangers (TV Show)

Actor
Art Department (1)

Oliver Twisted 2014 (Movie)

(Art Director)
Publicity (1)

Erotique 1995 (Movie)

("Taboo Parlor") (Unit Publicist)

Biography

Michael Conrad is a film and television actor best known for his roles in "The Longest Yard" and "Hill Street Blues. " Conrad made his television debut in 1955 on the long-running theater series "The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse," and soon landed steady work on such series as "Brenner" and "The Defenders." After landing recurring roles on such hit shows as "Gunsmoke" and "The Dick Van Dyke Show," in 1969 Conrad appeared as a dance marathon contestant in the award-winning film "They Shoot Horses, Don't They?." He worked steadily through the early '70s on such shows as "Love, American Style" and "All in the Family," and in 1974 he gave a memorable performance as a retired NFL player and prison football coach in "The Longest Yard." From 1976 to 1977 he appeared as Lt. Macavan on the police drama "Delvecchio," and cemented his reputation as a sought-after character actor with roles on "The Waltons" and "Barney Miller." In 1981 he was cast as Sgt. Phil Esterhaus in the Steven Bochco inner city police drama "Hill Street Blues," and won Emmy awards in 1981 and 1982 for his portrayal of the veteran cop.

EDUCATION

City College of New York

New York, New York

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