John S. Ragin

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John S. Ragin
Born John Stanley Ragin
May 5, 1929
Irvington, New Jersey, U.S.
Died April 14, 2013 (age 83)
Los Angeles, California
Occupation stage, screen and voice actor

John Stanley Ragin (May 5, 1929 - April 14, 2013) was an American actor. He was best known for his role as uptight bureaucratic Dr. Robert Asten, M.E. in the TV series Quincy, M.E. (1976–83).

Ragin appeared in mostly smaller supporting roles in television series such as in Alfred Hitchcock Presents, The Invaders, Star Trek: The Next Generation and smaller roles in movies such as Earthquake and The Parallax View.

He played Walter Cramer in the 1974 TV series "Sons and Daughters". In 1991 he played Dr. Grant Jameson on soap opera Santa Barbara. Ragin died on April 14, 2013 at age 83.

Filmography[edit]

Television work[edit]

  • Star Trek: The Next Generation .... Dr. Christopher (1 episode, 1993)
  • Santa Barbara .... Dr. Grant Jameson (unknown episodes, 1990–1991)
  • Airwolf .... Dr. Kinsington (1 episode, 1987)
  • Murder, She Wrote .... Dr. Cliff Strayhorn (1 episode, 1987)
  • Riptide .... Lewis Gordon (1 episode, 1986)
  • Emerald Point N.A.S. .... Admiral Lovell (1 episode, 1983)
  • B.J. and the Bear .... Dr. Robert Astin (1 episode, 1980)
  • The Islander .... Bishop Hatch (TV movie, 1978)
  • The Amazing Howard Hughes .... McKenna (TV movie, 1977)
  • City of Angels .... Robert Sand (1 episode, 1976)
  • Harry O .... John Wesler (1 episode, 1976)
  • McCloud .... Mr. Jessup (1 episode, 1976)
  • Quincy M.E. .... Dr. Robert Astin (144 episodes, 1976–1983)
  • Delancey Street: The Crisis Within .... Jeff Donaldson (TV movie, 1975)
  • Switch .... Len Ekhardt (1 episode, 1975)
  • The Rookies .... Bryan McNeal (1 episode, 1975)
  • Love Is Not Forever .... Walter Cramer (1974)
  • Killer Bees .... Sergeant Jeffreys (TV movie, 1974)
  • Cannon .... Chief Inspector (1 episode, 1974)
  • The Six Million Dollar Man .... Flight Director (1 episode, 1974)
  • Sons and Daughters .... Walter Cramer (9 episodes, 1974)
  • Mannix .... Prosecutor (1 episode, 1973)
  • Barnaby Jones .... Eddie R. Davis (2 episodes, 1973–1975)
  • Cool Million .... Fred Harrison (1 episode, 1972)
  • Alias Smith and Jones .... Edward Fielding (1971)
  • Powderkeg .... Muncie - hotel clerk (1971)
  • The Forgotten Man .... Major Parkman (TV movie, 1971)
  • Night Gallery .... 1st Policeman (1 episode, 1971)
  • Storefront Lawyers .... Attorney (2 episodes, 1971)
  • The Most Deadly Game .... Biff Porter (1 episode, 1970)
  • Mission: Impossible .... (2 episodes, 1970)
  • The Lonely Profession .... (TV movie, 1969)
  • The Bold Ones: The Lawyers .... Arresting Officer (3 episodes, 1969–1971)
  • The Bold Ones: The New Doctors .... Dr. Gomrick (2 episodes, 1969–1971)
  • Ironside .... Congressman Lowery (3 episodes, 1969–1972)
  • The Outsider .... Todd Elkins (1 episode, 1968)
  • The Wild Wild West .... Rev. Hastings (1 episode, 1968)
  • Get Smart .... Kendall (2 episodes, 1968)
  • Love on a Rooftop .... Charlie (1 episode, 1967)
  • The Invaders .... John Finney (2 episodes, 1967)
  • Laredo .... Karl (1 episode, 1966)
  • Blue Light .... Zimmer (2 episodes, 1966)
  • Felony Squad .... Dr. Kern (4 episodes, 1966–1968)
  • The F.B.I. .... Gary Burgess (4 episodes, 1966–1974)
  • Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. .... Lieutenant (1 episode, 1965)
  • Naked City .... Mr. Warstein (1 episode, 1963)
  • Armstrong Circle Theatre .... Pettigrew (1 episode, 1960)
  • Alfred Hitchcock Presents .... Fletcher (1 episode, 1960)

Films[edit]

  • Moving Violation .... Agent Shank (1976)
  • Earthquake .... Chief Inspector (1974)
  • The Parallax View .... Buster Himan (1974)
  • Copernicus .... Narrator (voice) (1973)
  • Doctors' Wives .... Minister (uncredited) (1971)

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