Charles Hallahan (1943–1997)


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Beefy, Philadelphia-born Charles Hallahan was often cast as cops, both good and bad, mainly because the map of Ireland was written all over his face. A graduate of Rutgers University, he earned a Master of Fine Arts degree from Temple University in his hometown. After spending some time in regional theater, he headed west to Los Angeles to break ... See full bio »

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Known For

Dante's Peak Paul Dreyfus
(1997)
The Thing Vance Norris
(1982)
The Fan Coop
(1996)
Fatal Beauty Deputy Getz
(1987)

Filmography

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 2001 Mind Rage
Jack Stillman
 2000 The Fantasticks
Sheriff
 1998 Ambushed
Sheriff Carter
 1997 Players (TV Series)
Jack Clancy
- Three of a Con (1997) ... Jack Clancy
 1997 The Visitor (TV Series)
Sheriff
- Teufelsnacht (1997) ... Sheriff
 1997 Things That Go Bump (TV Movie)
Chief Garrett
 1997 NYPD Blue (TV Series)
Earl Dawkins
- What a Dump! (1997) ... Earl Dawkins
 1997 Dante's Peak
Paul Dreyfus
 1997 The Pest
Angus
 1996 Space Jam
Baron's Owner (uncredited)
 1996 Gargoyles: The Goliath Chronicles (TV Series)
Travis Marshall / Quarryman / Janitor
- And Justice for All (1996) ... Quarryman / Travis Marshall (voice)
- Ransom (1996) ... Janitor / Travis Marshall (voice)
- The Journey (1996) ... Travis Marshall (voice)
 1996 Rolling Thunder (TV Movie)
 1996 The Rich Man's Wife
Detective Dan Fredricks
 1996 The Fan
Coop
 1995-1996 Gargoyles (TV Series)
Travis Marshall / Mr. Jaffe / Macduff
- Hunter's Moon: Part 3 (1996) ... Travis Marshall (voice)
- The Gathering: Part 1 (1996) ... Travis Marshall (voice)
- Protection (1995) ... Mr. Jaffe / Travis Marshall (voice)
- Outfoxed (1995) ... Travis Marshall (voice)
- City of Stone: Part 3 (1995) ... Macduff / Travis Marshall (voice)
 1996 Almost Perfect (TV Series)
Tom Ryan
- Moving In: Part 2 (1996) ... Tom Ryan
- Moving In: Part 1 (1996) ... Tom Ryan
 1995-1996 Sisters (TV Series)
William 'Will' Griffin, Sr.
- Leap Before You Look (1996) ... William 'Will' Griffin, Sr.
- A Perfectly Reasonable Explanation (1995) ... William 'Will' Griffin, Sr.
 1996 Executive Decision
General Sarlow
 1995 Coach (TV Series)
University President Charles W. Kisley
- Bye Bye Burleigh: Part 1 (1995) ... University President Charles W. Kisley
- The Day I Met Frank Gifford (1995) ... University President Charles W. Kisley
 1995 JAG (TV Series)
General Thomas Williams
- Desert Son (1995) ... General Thomas Williams
 1995 Sweet Justice (TV Series)
Kellogg
- Clouds of Glory (1995) ... Kellogg
 1995 The Return of Hunter: Everyone Walks in L.A. (TV Movie)
Capt. Charlie Devane
 1994 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Barry Noble
- The Murder Channel (1994) ... Barry Noble
 1994 Mad About You (TV Series)
'Sloopy' Dunbar
- Legacy (1994) ... 'Sloopy' Dunbar
 1994 Jack Reed: A Search for Justice (TV Movie)
Roy Galvin
 1993-1994 Grace Under Fire (TV Series)
Bill Davis
- Good Ol' Grace (1994) ... Bill Davis
- A Car and a Kiss (1994) ... Bill Davis
- See Quentin Run (1994) ... Bill Davis
- Things Left Undone (1994) ... Bill Davis (credit only)
- It Happened One Week (1994) ... Bill Davis
 1994 Roswell (TV Movie)
Pilot MacIntire - Older
 1993 Jack's Place (TV Series)
Frankie
- Something Wonderful This Way Comes (1993) ... Frankie
 1993 Warlock: The Armageddon
Ethan Larson
 1993 When Love Kills: The Seduction of John Hearn (TV Movie)
Det. Whalen
 1993 Wild Palms (TV Mini-Series)
Gavin Whitehope
- The Floating World (1993) ... Gavin Whitehope
- Everything Must Go (1993) ... Gavin Whitehope
 1993 Law & Order (TV Series)
Captain Tom O'Hara
- Manhood (1993) ... Captain Tom O'Hara
 1993 Dave
Policeman
 1993 Sirens (TV Series)
Bob Witkow
- Jumper (1993) ... Bob Witkow
 1993 In the Heat of the Night (TV Series)
Bob Pinkney
- Falsely Accused (1993) ... Bob Pinkney
 1992 Body of Evidence
Dr. McCurdy
 1992 Picket Fences (TV Series)
Greg Stone
- Frank the Potato Man (1992) ... Greg Stone
 1992 Civil Wars (TV Series)
Ralph Negroponte
- Drone of Arc (1992) ... Ralph Negroponte
 1992 Nails (TV Movie)
Bud Taylor
 1991 Cast a Deadly Spell (TV Movie)
Det. Morris Bradbury
 1986-1991 Hunter (TV Series)
Capt. Charles Devane
- Little Man with a Big Reputation (1991) ... Capt. Charles Devane
- Ex Marks the Spot (1991) ... Capt. Charles Devane
- Cries of Silence (1991) ... Capt. Charles Devane
- All That Glitters (1991) ... Capt. Charles Devane
- The Grab (1991) ... Capt. Charles Devane
 1990 Wings (TV Series)
Ted Cobb
- The Story of Joe (1990) ... Ted Cobb
 1990 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series)
Wrecker
- The Perfect Date (1990) ... Wrecker
 1989 Capone Behind Bars (TV Movie)
 1989 True Believer
Vincent Dennehy
 1988 The Law and Harry McGraw (TV Series)
Maginnis
- Waiting Game (1988) ... Maginnis
 1987 Fatal Beauty
Deputy Getz
 1987 P.K. and the Kid
Bazooka
 1987 J. Edgar Hoover (TV Movie)
Joseph McCarthy
 1986 A Winner Never Quits (TV Movie)
Nelson Gary Sr.
 1985 The Equalizer (TV Series)
George Cook
- Back Home (1985) ... George Cook
 1985 Pale Rider
McGill
 1985 Vision Quest
Coach
 1984 Tales of the Unexpected (TV Series)
Charlie / Jack Lowry
- Bird of Prey (1984) ... Charlie
- Wet Saturday (1984) ... Jack Lowry
 1984 Kidco
Richard Cessna
 1983 Allison Sydney Harrison (TV Movie)
Sgt. Beatty
 1983 Two of a Kind
Archbishop (uncredited)
 1983 Silkwood
Earl Lapin
 1983 The Star Chamber
Officer Pickett (uncredited)
 1983 Twilight Zone: The Movie
Ray (segment "Time Out")
 1982 The Thing
Vance Norris
 1979-1982 Lou Grant (TV Series)
Chuck / Chet Wilke
- Law (1982) ... Chuck
- Witness (1979) ... Chet Wilke
 1981 Bret Maverick (TV Series)
Terrible Fred McShane
- Anything for a Friend (1981) ... Terrible Fred McShane
 1981 The Other Victim (TV Movie)
Jack Berger
 1981 Margin for Murder (TV Movie)
Pat Chambers
 1981 Hill Street Blues (TV Series)
Charlie Weeks
- Jungle Madness (1981) ... Charlie Weeks
- Rites of Spring (1981) ... Charlie Weeks
 1981 Chicago Story (TV Movie)
John Ryan
 1981 M*A*S*H (TV Series)
Colin Turnbull
- Taking the Fifth (1981) ... Colin Turnbull
 1981 Trapper John, M.D. (TV Series)
Sam
- Straight and Narrow (1981) ... Sam
 1980 Hide in Plain Sight
Dixon (Bartender)
 1980 Hart to Hart (TV Series)
Coach Warren Sanford
- A Question of Innocence (1980) ... Coach Warren Sanford
 1980 Skag (TV Series)
Fisher
- Pilot (1980) ... Fisher
 1979 Going in Style
Pete
 1979 The Waltons (TV Series)
Assistant Director Baker
- The Starlet (1979) ... Assistant Director Baker
 1979 Good Times (TV Series)
Sergeant Curry
- The Physical (1979) ... Sergeant Curry
 1979 Nightwing
Henry
 1978-1979 The Paper Chase (TV Series)
Ernie
- Scavenger Hunt (1979) ... Ernie
- A Case of Detente (1979) ... Ernie
- The Tables Down at Ernie's (1979) ... Ernie
- The Clay Footed Idol (1979) ... Ernie
- Once More with Feeling (1979) ... Ernie
 1979 Family (TV Series)
Watch Commander
- Moment of Truth (1979) ... Watch Commander
 1979 Soap (TV Series)
Lance
- Episode #2.15 (1979) ... Lance
 1978 Terror Out of the Sky (TV Movie)
Tibbles Sr.
 1978 All in the Family (TV Series)
Officer Harrison
- Bogus Bills (1978) ... Officer Harrison
 1978 Dallas (TV Series)
Harry Ritlin
- Double Wedding (1978) ... Harry Ritlin
 1978 James at 16 (TV Series)
Coach Goth
- Knocking Heads (1978) ... Coach Goth
 1978 The Ted Knight Show (TV Mini-Series)
- Strike (1978)
 1978 A Death in Canaan (TV Movie)
Cpl. Sebastian
 1977 Magic Mongo (TV Series)
Spike
- The Cluck Star (1977) ... Spike
 1977 Hawaii Five-O (TV Series)
Larry Kent
- Deadly Doubles (1977) ... Larry Kent
 1977 Happy Days (TV Series)
Truant Officer
- My Cousin the Cheat (1977) ... Truant Officer
 1977 The Rockford Files (TV Series)
Brian
- The Battle of Canoga Park (1977) ... Brian
 1974 Great Performances (TV Series)
Montfleury / Cadet
- Cyrano de Bergerac (1974) ... Montfleury / Cadet
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Taught High School in New Jersey. See more »

Alternate Names:

Chuck Hallahan

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Trivia:

In an interview shortly before his death, he recalled how fans remember him mostly for his role as Norris in John Carpenter's The Thing (1982) and the special make-up effects for the ill-fated geologist. See more »

Nickname:

Chuck

Star Sign:

Leo

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