Thomas J. Hageboeck

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Thomas J. Hageboeck
Born (1945-07-20)July 20, 1945
Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.[citation needed]
Died April 4, 1996(1996-04-04) (aged 50)
San Francisco, California, U.S.[citation needed]
Other names T.J. Hageboeck
Occupation Actor
Years active 1984–1996

Thomas J. Hageboeck (July 20, 1945 – April 4, 1996) was an American film and television actor, best known for playing characters involved in law enforcement.

Life and career[edit]

Hageboeck was born in Baltimore, Maryland. He attended Chesapeake High School and after the University of Maryland. In 1966, Hageboeck served in the Vietnam War of the United States Marine Corps.

In 1984, Hageboeck made his first film appearance, in the Oscar-nominated film Beverly Hills Cop, as a Maitland bodyguard. Four years later, he appeared as Sergeant Gooch in the action-comedy movie, Midnight Run, which starred Robert De Niro. In 1989, Hageboeck made his first television appearance in Alien Nation in the episode "Fifteen with Wanda" as the Officer. In 1990, he appeared in the film Vietnam, Texas as the policeman. From 1990 to 1996, Hageboeck appeared in numerous films such as Jennifer Eight in 1992, Double Jeopardy also in 1992, Come Die with Me: A Mickey Spillane's Mike Hammer Mystery in 1994, Serial Killer in 1995, and last but not least in The Rock. Hageboeck died two months prior to The Rock's film release. He died on April 4, 1996 at age 50 in San Francisco, California.


Year Title Role Notes
1996 The Rock FBI Agent Cord
1995 Serial Killer Griff
1994 Come Die with Me: A Mickey Spillane's Mike Hammer Mystery Motor Cop
1992 Double Jeopardy Cop #1 TV
Jennifer Eight Max
1990 Vietnam, Texas Policeman
1989 Alien Nation Officer 1 episode "Fifteen with Wanda"
1988 Midnight Run Sergeant Gooch
1984 Beverly Hills Cop Maitland Bodyguard

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