Michael Durrell

Actor
A character player and occasional leading man of TV and infrequent feature films, Michael Durrell is best recalled for his recurring role as the father of Donna Martin (Tori Spelling), on "Beverly Hills, 90210", a role ... Read more »
Born: 10/05/1943 in Brooklyn, New York, USA

Filmography

Actor (44)

Christmas in the City 2013 - 2014 (TV Show)

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The Mindy Project 2013 (Tv Show)

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Dexter 2010 (Tv Show)

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Guiding Light 1951 - 2009 (TV Show)

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Mental 2009 (Tv Show)

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Without A Trace 2008 (Tv Show)

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Brothers & Sisters 2007 (Tv Show)

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Desperate Housewives 2006 (Tv Show)

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Judging Amy 2004 (Tv Show)

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NYPD Blue 2004 (Tv Show)

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ER 2003 (Tv Show)

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Philly 2001 (Tv Show)

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Beverly Hills 90210 1988 - 1989, 1993 - 2000 (Tv Show)

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Illegal in Blue 1995 (Movie)

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Crosses on the Lawn 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

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Santa Barbara 1983 - 1993 (TV Show)

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Sister Act 1992 (Movie)

Larry Merrick (Actor)

Defending Your Life 1991 (Movie)

Agency Head (Actor)

L.A. Law 1988 - 1989 (Tv Show)

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Family Sins 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

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Remington Steele 1982 - 1987 (TV Show)

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Have You Tried Talking to Patty? 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

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Alice 1976 - 1985 (TV Show)

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Chiefs 1983 - 1984 (TV Show)

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V: The Final Battle 1983 - 1984 (TV Show)

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V 1982 - 1983 (TV Show)

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Shannon 1981 - 1982 (TV Show)

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I'm a Big Girl Now 1980 - 1981 (TV Show)

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Nobody's Perfect 1979 - 1980 (TV Show)

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A Killing Affair 1977 - 1978 (TV Show)

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American Success Company 1978 (Movie)

Herman (Actor)

Thank God It's Friday 1977 (Movie)

Bar Boor (Actor)

The Sunshine Boys 1976 - 1977 (TV Show)

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Alien Nation: Dark Horizon (TV Show)

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Baa Baa Black Sheep (TV Show)

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From the Dead of Night (TV Show)

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Hotel (TV Show)

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Magma: Volcanic Disaster (TV Show)

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The Immigrants (TV Show)

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The Last Innocent Man (TV Show)

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The Two-Five (TV Show)

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Biography

A character player and occasional leading man of TV and infrequent feature films, Michael Durrell is best recalled for his recurring role as the father of Donna Martin (Tori Spelling), on "Beverly Hills, 90210", a role he has played since 1992. After studying acting with Stella Adler, he began his career in NYC playing Peter Wexler on the CBS daytime drama "The Guiding Light" for several years. Durrell made the move to primetime with a guest appearance on a 1977 episode of "Kojak" and soon after was playing roles in TV-movies ("A Killing Affair" CBS, 1977) and miniseries ("The Immigrants" syndicated, 1978).

Relationships

Gabriele Ciraulo

Daughter
student at Boston University

Charlotte Savitz

Wife
executive producer of "Another World"

EDUCATION

studied with Stella Adler

Milestones

1992

Had small role in "Sister Act"

1987

Had regular role on "Santa Barbara" (NBC)

1983

Starred in NBC miniseries "V"

1983

Had key role in CBS miniseries "Chiefs"

1980

TV series debut in "Nobody's Perfect" (ABC)

1980

Co-starred on TV series "I'm a Big Girl Now" (ABC)

1978

Feature film debut, "Thank God It's Friday"

1978

TV miniseries debut, "The Immigrants"

1977

TV-movie debut, "A Killing Affair" (CBS)

1977

TV episodic debut, "Kojak" (CBS)

Lost numerous cases as regular on "Matlock" (NBC)

Raised in Hartford, CT

Appeared on "The Guiding Light" (CBS)

Appeared as regular on "Shannon" (CBS)

Played the recurring role of father of Donna (Tori Spelling) on Fox's "Beverly Hills, 90210"

Was love interest on final season of "Alice" (CBS)

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