Anthony Starke

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Anthony Starke
Born (1963-06-06) June 6, 1963 (age 53)
Syracuse, New York, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Years active 1985–present
Spouse(s) Lolly Starke
Children Garrett Starke

Anthony Starke (born June 6, 1963) is an American actor. He is well known for his one episode role in Seinfeld, playing the 3rd person-speaking character Jimmy in "The Jimmy", as well as playing Jack on The George Carlin Show, on Fox.

Biography[edit]

Starke attended Marquette University on the Liberace Foundation Scholarship for Performance, where he won a screen role playing quadriplegic teenager Dean Conroy in the CBS Movie of the Week, First Steps. Starke's first feature film was Nothing in Common with Jackie Gleason and Tom Hanks, playing the part of Cameron. While at Marquette, Starke worked with the Pabst Theater and the Wisconsin Shakespeare Company, appearing in a range of plays spanning classic, modern and musical. After graduating with a B.A. in Theater Arts, he took up acting full-time.[1]

Starke played Truman-Lodge in the James Bond film Licence to Kill in 1989, Chad Finletter in Return of the Killer Tomatoes in 1988 and a U.S. Embassy consultant in the 2007 NCIS episode "Designated Target". Starke also co-starred as the smooth-talking gambler, Ezra Standish in The Magnificent Seven between 1998 and 1999.

In 2002, he also played the role of a demon in a fourth-season episode of Charmed.

In 2009, Starke had a recurring role on the ABC Family television series Make It or Break It as Steve Tanner, the rich father of one of the gymnasts from the training center 'The Rock', Lauren Tanner. He also played the role of Dr. Bob Taylor on Baby on Board.[2] He was also in four episodes of the Disney Channel series Shake It Up as the boyfriend of Cece's mother.

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1986 Nothing in Common Cameron
1988 18 Again! Russ
1988 Return of the Killer Tomatoes Chad Finletter
1989 Licence to Kill Truman-Lodge
1990 Repossessed Father Luke Brophy Many gags were based around events in The Exorcist, such as the green-vomit and head-spinning scenes.
1993 Nowhere to Run Billy
1996 The Cherry Pick Bedrijfsleider vliegveld
2009 Baby on Board Dr. Taylor
2013 How Sweet It Is Barry
2015 Meet My Valentine Dr. Weaver
2015 A Christmas Eve Miracle Dustin Holden

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1986–1987 One Big Family Don Hattan Main cast
1990 The Flash The Ghost Episode: "Ghost in the Machine" (S 1:Ep 9)
1992 Cheers Slim Episode: "Take Me out of the Ball Game" (S 10:Ep 21)
1994–1995 The George Carlin Show Jack Donahue Main cast
1995 Seinfeld Jimmy Episode: "The Jimmy"
1996 The Last Frontier Billy McPherson Recurring
1998–1999 The Magnificent Seven Ezra Standish Main cast
1999 Cold Feet David Chandler Recurring
2001 Charmed Devlin Episode: "Muse to My Ears" (S4: E8)
2003 Abby Sean Parks Episode: "Leggo My Ego" (S 1:Ep 7)
2004 Crossing Jordan Brad Halford Episode: "Dead or Alive" (S 3:Ep 5)
2005 Prison Break Sebastian Balfour Recurring
2006 Nip/Tuck Tom McNamara Episode: "Conor McNamara" (S 4:Ep 8)
2007 Cold Case Jay Dratton Episode: "The Good Death" (S 4:Ep 23)
2007 Burn Notice Doug Baker Episode: "False Flag" (S 1:Ep 10)
2007 NCIS Derrick Choyce Episode: "Designated Target" (S 5:Ep 8)
2007 Journeyman Young Dennis Ambacher Episode: "Home by Another Way" (S 1:Ep 11)
2008 ER Dr. Craig Episodes:
  • "Believe the Unseen" (S 14:Ep 12)
  • "Atonement" *S 14:Ep 13)
2008 House Roger Episode: "It's a Wonderful Lie" (S 4:EP 10)
2008 Moonlight Ken Verdolino Episode: "What's Left Behind" (S 1:Ep 15)
2009 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Richard Palento Episode: "The Grave Shift" (S 9:Ep 11)
2009–2012 Make It or Break It Steve Tanner Recurring
2009 Lie to Me Kyle Harmon Episode: "The Core of It" (S 2:Ep 1)
2011 The Defenders Blake Episode: "Morelli v. Kaczmarek" (S 1:Ep 17)
2011 CSI: Miami Peter Holland Episode: "Special Delivery" (S 9:Ep 17)
2011 Suits Colin Church Episode: "Dirty Little Secrets" (S 1:Ep 4)
2013 Castle Gary Moore Episode: "Death Gone Crazy" (S 5:Ep 12)
2014 Perception Richard Douglas Episode: "Possession" (S 3: Ep 4)
2015 General Hospital Dr. Kevin Collins Fill-in for Jon Lindstrom

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