Hansford Rowe

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Hansford Rowe
Born (1924-05-12) May 12, 1924 (age 92)
Richmond, Virginia,
United States
Occupation Film, television actor

Hansford Rowe (born May 12, 1924) is an American character actor.

Life and career[edit]

Rowe was born in Richmond, Virginia, the son of Virginia Isabel (née Willis) and Hansford Herndon Rowe, who was a veterinarian.[1] His first television role was in the 1967 TV movie The Thanksgiving Visitor. In 1968, he had a non-speaking role as a judge in three episodes of the cult series Dark Shadows. In 1969, he played a judge on the long-running CBS daytime drama The Guiding Light. Rowe played in the 1983 NBC miniseries V as Arthur Dupres, the stepfather of resistance leader Mike Donovan. He reprised his role in the 1984 sequel V: The Final Battle. Rowe has made guest appearances on TV shows, including Love, Sidney, L.A. Law, The Greatest American Hero, Six Feet Under, Night Court and Will & Grace. He played President Harry S. Truman in Dark Skies.

Rower's film roles include Gordon's War (1973), Missing (1982), Baby Boom (1987), and Dry Cycle (2003).

In 1980, Rowe appeared on Broadway in Nuts, for which he was nominated for the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play.



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