Ken Olandt

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Ken Olandt
Born Kenneth Andrew Olandt
(1958-04-22) April 22, 1958 (age 56)
Richmond, California, U.S.
Other names Kenneth Olandt
Ken 'Cyber Guy' Olandt
Occupation Actor, producer, executive producer
Years active 1983 – present

Kenneth Andrew "Ken" Olandt (born April 22, 1958) is an American actor, producer, and executive producer. He has starred in many feature films and television shows.

Olandt was born in Richmond, California. His credits include the 1984 NBC TV series Riptide as Kirk Dooley from 1984–1986, the 1988 TV series Supercarrier, the syndicated 1990s TV series Super Force as Det. Zachary Stone, and the CBS hit soap opera The Young and the Restless as a rapist named Derek Stuart.

He is perhaps best known for his role as Larry Kazamias in the comedy film Summer School. Olandt also starred in the 1993 horror film Leprechaun, and had a recurring role as "Dooley" in the second season of Stephen J. Cannell's Riptide (1984). He guest-starred as Lydia's innocent alien brother Nigel, in a 1985 episode of the television series V.

Olandt has made guest appearances in many TV shows, ranging from Highway to Heaven, Matt Houston, The Fall Guy, The A-Team, JAG, and Star Trek: The Next Generation in the season 7 episode, "Bloodlines" as Jason Vigo.


Television appearances[edit]

  • House as General Spain ("The Fix", 2011)
  • Criminal Minds as Chris Edwards ("Devil's Night", 2010)
  • JAG as Chief MacDonald ("Empty Quiver", 2003)
  • General Hospital as Jacob (Episode #1.10040, 2002)
  • 18 Wheels of Justice as Randy ("Triple Play", 2000)
  • Renegade as Neal Kirby ("Ghost Story", 1996)
  • Pacific Blue as Steven Armitage ("Undercover" and "All Jammed Up", both 1996)
  • High Tide as Ron Gregory ("Anything, Anytime, Anywhere Part I" and "Anything, Anytime, Anywhere Part II", both 1996)
  • Renegade as Curley Cannon ("Cop for a Day", 1995)
  • Silk Stalkings as Jed Morgan aka Jordan Ray ("Kill Shot", 1995)
  • Double Rush as Brad ("Comings and Goings", 1995)
  • Ellen as Alternate Juror #16 ("The Apartment Hunt", 1995)
  • Sisters as Joe ("Heroes", 1994)
  • Star Trek: The Next Generation as Jason Vigo ("Bloodlines", 1994)
  • Doogie Howser, M.D. as Dr. Tom Shepherd ("Dorky Housecall", 1993)
  • Super Force as Detective Zachary Stone (recurring, 1990–1992)
  • Laker Girls (TV movie) as Rick (1990)
  • Murder, She Wrote as Kevin Tarkington ("The Fixer-Upper", 1990)
  • 21 Jump Street as Evan Roberts ("Stand by Your Man", 1989)
  • Knight & Daye as Brad ("New York? New York?", 1989)
  • The Young and the Restless as Derek Stuart (recurring, 1988–89)
  • Supercarrier as Lt. Jack 'Sierra" DiPalma ("Deadly Enemies", pilot in 1988)
  • The New Gidget as Rad Chad (1988)
  • Simon & Simon as Jim Dacody ("Desperately Seeking Dacody", 1987)
  • Gunsmoke: Return to Dodge (TV movie) as Lt. Dexter (1987)
  • Rags to Riches as Sean Howland ("Once in a Lifeguard", 1987)
  • Hotel as Tony Chapman ("Fatal Attraction", 1987)
  • Simon & Simon as Billy Whicksam ("A.W.O.L.", 1986)
  • Airwolf as Cecil Carnes Jr. ("Wildfire", 1986)
  • New Love, American Style as Doctor ("Love and the F.M. Doctor", 1986)
  • The A-Team as Kid Harmon ("Blood, Sweat and Cheers", 1985)
  • The Love Boat as Don Phillips ("German Cruise Part I" and "German Cruise Part II", both 1985)
  • Finder of Lost Loves as Jake Turner ("Broken Promises", 1985)
  • V: The Series as Nigel ("The Secret Underground", 1985)
  • Riptide as Kirk Dooley (8 episodes during 1984-85)
  • The Fall Guy as Jack Castin ("Spring Break", 1985)
  • Hotel as Eugene ("Lifelines", 1984)
  • The Imposter (TV movie) as Snyder (1984)
  • Highway to Heaven as Deke Larson Jr. ("One Fresh Batch of Lemonade Part I", "One Fresh Batch of Lemonade Part II", both 1984)
  • Summer (TV movie) as Bobby Wilson (1984)
  • Matt Houston as Scottie ("Butterfly", 1983)

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