Robert Pine (born July 10, 1941) is an American actor who is best known as Sgt. Joseph Getraer on the hit NBC television series (1977–83). CHiPs
Life and career [ edit ]
Pine was born
Granville Whitelaw Pine in New York City, New York, the son of Virginia (née Whitelaw) and Granville Martin Pine, a patent attorney. He is married to [1 ] Gwynne Gilford, who made a couple of appearances on CHiPs as the wife of Pine's character, Sgt. Joe Getraer. They have two children, Chris Pine ( ) and Star Trek Katie Pine.
Pine starred on the
soap operas as Walker Coleman and had guest appearances in many TV shows, including Days of our Lives CBS' , Gunsmoke , Lost in Space , The Wild Wild West , and Barnaby Jones . He also appeared on Lou Grant NBC's . On CBS' Knight Rider , he appeared as Thomas Magnum's father in a flashback episode. In the late 1980s, Pine guest-starred as Peter Morris, Magnum, P.I. Zack's father, in an episode of . (The character was subsequently renamed Derek Morris, when Good Morning, Miss Bliss John Sanderford took over the role; the show itself, by then, was retitled .) For Saved By the Bell , he guest starred as an Star Trek: Voyager Akritirian Ambassador named Liria in the Season 3 episode . For The Chute , he guest-starred as Star Trek: Enterprise Vulcan Captain Tavin in the Season 1 episode " Fusion". Among his other credits are , Six Feet Under , and Beverly Hills 90210 . Match Game
In early 1990s, Pine showed his range by portraying two memorable villains: for
, he played a wealthy racist who sabotages his daughter's friendship with drummer Tony ( California Dreams William James Jones). For the CBS Schoolbreak Special "Big Boys Don't Cry," he played a pedophile who molests his two nephews (one, a high-school wrestler whose teammates include Mario Lopez of fame). In January 1994, Pine guest-starred as Bart Tupelo on CBS' Saved By the Bell comedy/western starring Harts of the West Beau Bridges and Lloyd Bridges. He reprised his role as Joe Getraer in the 1998 TNT TV movie . His character was now the CHiPs '99 CHP commissioner.
Filmography [ edit ]
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References [ edit ]
^ "Robert Pine". TV Guide (Triangle Publications) 30: 22. 1982.
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