Nov. 1st, 1941
Houston, Texas, USA
Robert Foxworth's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2009 - Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen
2007 - Kiss the Bride
2007 - Transformers
2005 - Syriana
1999 - Amazing Journeys
1980 - The Eruption of Mount St. Helens!
1979 - Prophecy
1978 - Damien: Omen II
1977 - Airport '77
Guest TV Roles
Roger T. 'Race' Bannon (Voiced)
Professor Emil Hamilton (Voiced)
Dr. Bernard Chenowith (Voiced)
Dr. Dan Prince
Dr. Frederick Barrett
[no bio found]
- Since spending time in 1984 in Nicaraugua, he joined to form with other actors (including 'Edward Asner' (qv) and 'Mike Farrell (I)' (qv)) the Committee of Concern for Central America to push for non-U.S. intervention in the area.
- The Houston native started his acting career out as a young teen apprentice at Houston's Alley Theatre.
- Has guest-starred as characters involved in military coups on at least four different science fiction series. In _"Babylon 5" (1994)_ (qv) he was a loyalist general fighting against a coup on Earth. On _"Star Trek: Deep Space Nine" (1993)_ (qv) he was an admiral who attempted to seize control of Starfleet. On _"Stargate SG-1" (1997)_ (qv) he was a political leader who nearly fell victim to a coup against him. On _"Enterprise" (2001)_ (qv) he played the leader of the Vulcan High Council who attempted to instigate a war between the Vulcans and the Andorians.
- Turned down the role of J.R. in _"Dallas" (1978)_ (qv).
- Spent three seasons in the mid-to-late 1960s at Washington, DC's Arena Theatre before making his Broadway debut in a 1969 production of "Henry V".
- Studied at both Carnegie Tech and Stanford University.
- He emceed the 1991 Texas Inaugural Gala for then-Governor 'Ann Richards (II)' (qv). It was a variety show broadcast live via satellite from the Frank Erwin Special Events Center on the University of Texas campus in Austin, Texas, on January 16, 1991. Executive Producer and Director: 'Gordon Wynn'. Associate Producer: Neil Robertson.
- Father of 'Bo Foxworth' (qv).
Related sites for this celeb