Joe Dorsey

Actor, Writer, Director

Actor, Writer, Director


Well-known and supported actor Joe Dorsey started acting in the early 70s, with The Longest Yard (1974). Though his acting career had just started, he got a great role which would also be his most remembered role as the greedy "Parks Supervisor Kittridge" in the 1976 box office hit Grizzly (1976). Dorsey got a great amount of profits with his ...
Birth date
1932-01-15

Activities


RoleTitleYear
ActorKilling Midnight
Anthony Chambers
1997
ActorIn the Heat of the Night
(TV Series) Ace McCabe / Mr. Jenkins - When the Music Stopped (1992) ... Ace McCabe - Trundel's Will Be Done (1992) ... Mr. Jenkins
1992
ActorPet Sematary II
Caretaker
1992
ActorThe Secret Passion of Robert Clayton
(TV Movie) Sheriff
1992
ActorTaking Back My Life: The Nancy Ziegenmeyer Story
(TV Movie) Detective Roth
1992
ActorParadise
(TV Series) Calvin Forrester - Bad Blood (1991) ... Calvin Forrester
1991
ActorMurder, She Wrote
(TV Series) Ben Devlin / Harry Kingman / Bennett J. Devlin / ... - Murder in F Sharp (1990) ... Ben Devlin - A Body to Die For (1990) ... Ben Devlin - Deadly Misunderstanding (1990) ... Bennett J. Devlin - Showdown in Saskatchewan (1988) ... Doc Schaeffer - Death Stalks the Big Top: Part 2 (1986) ... Harry Kingman Show all 6 episodes
1986-1990
ActorFather Dowling Mysteries
(TV Series) Doctor Pryor - The Devil & the Deep Blue Sea Mystery (1990) ... Doctor Pryor
1990
ActorHardball
(TV Series) - The Hunt for Honus Wagner (1990)
1990
ActorCoach
(TV Series) Opera Patron - A Jerk at the Opera (1990) ... Opera Patron
1990
ActorCBS Summer Playhouse
(TV Series) Sherrif - The Heat (1989) ... Sherrif
1989
ActorGuts and Glory: The Rise and Fall of Oliver North
(TV Movie) Gen. Secord (uncredited)
1989
ActorTales from the Hollywood Hills: Closed Set
(TV Movie) Dave Roeling
1988
ActorShadows in the Storm
Birkenstock (as Joe Dorcey)
1988
ActorBat*21
Colonel Douglass
1988
ActorFrank Nitti: The Enforcer
(TV Movie)
1988
ActorSimon & Simon
(TV Series) Frank / Police Lt. Kaster - Little Boy Dead (1988) ... Frank - Guessing Game (1982) ... Police Lt. Kaster
1982-1988
ActorThe Law and Harry McGraw
(TV Series) Ross McKechnie - Maginnis for the People (1988) ... Ross McKechnie
1988
ActorDeadly Care
(TV Movie) Mr. Halloran
1987
ActorThe Wizard
(TV Series) Trammer - Papa Simon (1987) ... Trammer
1987
ActorL.A. Law
(TV Series) Al Becker - Fry Me to the Moon (1986) ... Al Becker
1986
ActorHighway to Heaven
(TV Series) Luke Morgan / Mr. Sinclair / Sinclair - Man to Man (1986) ... Luke Morgan - Highway to Heaven: Part 2 (1984) ... Mr. Sinclair - Highway to Heaven: Part 1 (1984) ... Sinclair
1984-1986
ActorStewardess School
Captain
1986
ActorClub Paradise
Data Processing Supervisor
1986
ActorMisfits of Science
(TV Series) Matt Jasper - Three Days of the Blender (1986) ... Matt Jasper
1986
ActorDream West
(TV Mini-Series) Col. Atherton - Part II (1986) ... Col. Atherton - Dream West (1986) ... Col. Atherton
1986
ActorT.J. Hooker
(TV Series) Capt. Herb - Taps for Officer Remy (1986) ... Capt. Herb
1986
ActorRemington Steele
(TV Series) Sheriff Dwight Clifford - Corn Fed Steele (1985) ... Sheriff Dwight Clifford (as Joe A. Dorsey)
1985
ActorHill Street Blues
(TV Series) Anthony Garibaldi - In the Belly of the Bus (1985) ... Anthony Garibaldi - Seoul on Ice (1985) ... Anthony Garibaldi
1985
ActorReal Genius
Congressman Dougton
1985
ActorCode of Vengeance
(TV Series) Chief Milford Carsworth
1985
ActorCode of Vengeance
(TV Movie) Chief Milford Carsworth
1985
ActorHunter
(TV Series) Sgt. Louis Whitlow - Sniper (1985) ... Sgt. Louis Whitlow
1985
ActorCover Up
(TV Series) Senator Dean Chisholm - Passions (1985) ... Senator Dean Chisholm
1985
ActorRobert Kennedy and His Times
(TV Mini-Series) Chief of Police - Episode #1.3 (1985) ... Chief of Police - Episode #1.2 (1985) ... Chief of Police - Episode #1.1 (1985) ... Chief of Police
1985
ActorRiptide
(TV Series) Dr. Clemson - It's a Vial Sort of Business (1984) ... Dr. Clemson
1984
ActorHardcastle and McCormick
(TV Series) Calvin Moreland - It Coulda Been Worse, She Coulda Been a Welder (1984) ... Calvin Moreland
1984
ActorThe Philadelphia Experiment
Sheriff Bates
1984
ActorBlue Thunder
(TV Series) Van Ark - The Island (1984) ... Van Ark
1984
ActorCBS Schoolbreak Special
(TV Series) - Dead Wrong: The John Evans Story (1984)
1984
ActorDallas
(TV Series) Ben Kesey - The Buck Stops Here (1983) ... Ben Kesey - Morning After (1983) ... Ben Kesey
1983
ActorThe Dukes of Hazzard
(TV Series) Mr. Hooper - A Boy's Best Friend (1983) ... Mr. Hooper
1983
ActorRita Hayworth: The Love Goddess
(TV Movie) Winfield Sheehan
1983
ActorBrainstorm
Hal Abramson
1983
ActorWarGames
Conley
1983
ActorThe Mississippi
(TV Series) Col. Fulmer - We Remember, We Revere (1983) ... Col. Fulmer
1983
ActorVoyagers!
(TV Series) Samuel Gompers - Merry Christmas, Bogg (1982) ... Samuel Gompers
1982
ActorCoward of the County
(TV Movie) Lem Gatlin
1981
ActorThe Incredible Hulk
(TV Series) Al - The Harder They Fall (1981) ... Al
1981
ActorWalking Tall
(TV Series) Rutledge - Deadly Impact (1981) ... Rutledge
1981
ActorAngel City
(TV Movie) Tom
1980
ActorHopscotch
Security Guard
1980
ActorGuyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones
(TV Movie) Jakes
1980
ActorThe Ordeal of Dr. Mudd
(TV Movie) Gen. Trafe
1980
ActorThe Prize Fighter
Stranger
1979
ActorThe Great Santini
Coach Spinks
1979
ActorWise Blood
Stranger #4
1979
ActorThe Visitor
Sheriff Paul Townsend (as Jack Dorsey)
1979
ActorNorma Rae
Woodrow Thompson (as Joe A. Dorsey)
1979
ActorThey Went That-A-Way & That-A-Way
Bill (as Joe A. Dorsey)
1978
ActorThe Manitou
Dr. Snaith (uncredited)
1978
ActorOur Winning Season
Officer McNally
1978
ActorThe Magical World of Disney
(TV Series) Capt. Guthrie - The Million Dollar Dixie Deliverance (1978) ... Capt. Guthrie
1978
ActorThe Million Dollar Dixie Deliverance
(TV Movie) Capt. Guthrie
1978
ActorThe Lincoln Conspiracy
Lt. Edward P. Doherty
1977
ActorYoung Dan'l Boone
(TV Series) Jake - The Trail Blazer (1977) ... Jake
1977
ActorNashville 99
(TV Series) Judge - Joldy (1977) ... Judge
1977
ActorRoots
(TV Mini-Series) Calvert - Part II (1977) ... Calvert
1977
ActorGrizzly
Charley Kittridge
1976
ActorProject: Kill
Sen. Walker (uncredited)
1976
ActorMovin' On
(TV Series) Head Thief - Living It Up! (1976) ... Head Thief (uncredited)
1976
ActorThe Longest Yard
Bartender (as Joseph Dorsey)
1974
ActorThe Doctors and the Nurses
(TV Series) Guard - A Question of Murder (1965) ... Guard
1965
RoleTitleYear
WriterDash
(Short) (original screenplay)
2012
RoleTitleYear
DirectorMisfits of Science
(TV Series)
1985