Gary Graham

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Gary Graham
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Gary Graham at 2012 San Diego Comic-Con International
Born (1950-06-07) June 7, 1950 (age 68)
Long Beach, California, U.S.
OccupationActor
Years active1975–present

Gary Graham (born June 7, 1950) is an American actor. He may be best known for his starring role as Detective Matthew Sikes in the television series Alien Nation (1989–1990) and five subsequent Alien Nation television films (1994–1997).

Biography and career[edit]

Graham was born in Long Beach, California. One of his earliest roles was in the 1980 CBS mini series Scruples based on the Judith Krantz novel starring Lindsay Wagner. He was cast as a "hitman" on the television show Moonlighting co-starring opposite Bruce Willis.

He has played more than 38 TV roles and has also been in more than 40 movies.

Band names: The Gary Graham Garage Band, The Gary Graham Band and The Sons of Kirk.

Television[edit]

As well as Alien Nation and Star Trek, Graham starred in a 2008 TV pilot styled after Sin City called Dead End City.

Alien Nation[edit]

As well as starring as Detective Matthew Sikes in the television series Alien Nation (1989–1990), he resumed this role in the TV movies Alien Nation: Dark Horizon (1994), Alien Nation: Body and Soul (1995), Alien Nation: Millennium (1996), Alien Nation: The Enemy Within (1996), and Alien Nation: The Udara Legacy (1997). He was also in Monk (2004) where he posed a huge threat to Adrian and Alison Marie.

Star Trek[edit]

Star Trek fans probably know him best from his more recent guest-starring roles on Star Trek: Enterprise as the recurring character Ambassador Soval, a Vulcan ambassador to Earth. He also guest-starred on Star Trek: Voyager (1995) once, playing Ocampan community leader Tanis in the season 2 episode Cold Fire. He plays a new role, Ragnar, in the fan production Star Trek: Of Gods and Men and continued this role in Star Trek: Renegades.

In 2015, Graham reprised his role as Ambassador Soval, in the fan film Star Trek: Axanar.[1]

Movies[edit]

His films include Hardcore, "The Hollywood Knights (1980)", All the Right Moves, The Arrogant, The Last Warrior, Robot Jox, Running Woman, Siren. Gary's most recent films are InAlienable, Action Hero and Dreams Awake. Graham made his directorial debut in the spring of 2007 with the film Interviews which he also wrote.

Web-based work[edit]

Graham also made appearances as the "smoking jacket guy" in the introduction and other scenes in the Internet gaming show The Jace Hall Show.[2]

Graham played Dr. David Macavoy in the web series Universal Dead.[3] In late June, 2010 it was announced that Universal Dead will be made into a feature film.[4]

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1979 The Incredible Journey of Doctor Meg Laurel Jacob Barth Television film
1979 Hardcore Tod Credited as Gary Rand Graham
1979 The Incredible Hulk Greg Episode: "Metamorphosis"
1981 CHiPs Anthony Chadway Episode: "Concours d'Elegance"
1983 All the Right Moves Greg
1988 The Arrogant Giovanni
1989-1990 Alien Nation Detective Matthew Sikes 22 Episodes
1989 Robot Jox Achilles
1994 Alien Nation: Dark Horizon Detective Matthew Sikes Television film
1995 Star Trek: Voyager Tanis Episode: "Cold Fire"
1996 Alien Nation: Millennium Detective Matthew Sikes Television film
1996 Alien Nation: The Enemy Within Detective Matthew Sikes Television film
1997 Alien Nation: The Udara Legacy
1997 Steel Detective
2001-2005 Star Trek: Enterprise Ambassador Soval 12 Episodes
2008 The Jace Hall Show Tuxedo Guy / Smoking Jacket Guy / The Smoking Jacket Guy 44 Episodes
2010 Quantum Quest: A Cassini Space Odyssey Green Voice
2014 Prelude to Axanar Ambassador Soval Short
2014 The Extendables Burton

References[edit]

  1. ^ 'Star Trek: Axanar' Fan Film Kicks Fundraising into Warp Drive, retrieved 2015-08-19
  2. ^ "Crackle - Watch Movies Online, Free TV Shows, & Original Online Series".
  3. ^ "Universal Dead". Universal Dead. Retrieved 2012-06-04.
  4. ^ "Universal Dead full length feature?". Archived from the original on 2011-08-18.

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