John Ashton

John Ashton

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    • February 22nd, 1948
John Ashton (born February 22, 1948) is an American actor born in Springfield, Massachusetts, and graduate of the University of Southern California School of Theatre. John Ashton attended Enfield High School in Enfield, Connecticut. Ashton has starred in several productions including MAS*H and Midnight Run. He played "Willie Joe Garr" on several episodes of Dallas, his character and that of "Jeb Ames" were charged with the crime of involuntary manslaughter in the death of Tina Louise's Dallas character "Julie Grey". Ashton also starred as Detective Sergeant John Taggart in the first two movies of the popular Beverly Hills Cop trilogy alongside Eddie Murphy and Judge Reinhold. He also starred in the 1994 film, Little Big League, with Luke Edwards. Ashton currently resides in Fort Collins, Colorado and is co-host of the Ashton and Davis show on 870 ESPN radio. ​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Acting (30 Credits)

2018The Joke Thief as Joseph Rogers
2015Uncle John as Uncle John
2009Middle Men as Morgan
2009The Take as Joseph
2007Gone Baby Gone as Det. Nick Poole
2007Reign of the Gargoyles as Commander Latham
1999Avalanche as Kemp
1999Instinct as Guard Dacks
1998Meet the Deedles as Capt. Douglas Pine
1996Fast Money as Lt. Diego
1995Hidden Assassin as Alex Reed
1994Little Big League as Mac MacNally
1994Trapped in Paradise as Ed Dawson
1993The Tommyknockers as Trooper Butch Duggan
1991Curly Sue as Frank Arnold
1989I Want to Go Home
1989I Know My First Name Is Steven as Del Stayner
1988Midnight Run as Marvin Dorfler
1988She's Having a Baby as Ken
1987Beverly Hills Cop II as Det. Sgt. John Taggart
1987Some Kind of Wonderful as Cliff Nelson
1986King Kong Lives as Lt. Col. R.T. Nevitt
1986Last Resort as Phil Cocoran
1986The Deliberate Stranger as Det. Roger Dunn
1984Beverly Hills Cop as Det. Sgt. John Taggart
1984The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension as Highway Patrolman
1981Honky Tonk Freeway as Otto Kemper
1980Borderline as Charlie Monroe
1979Breaking Away as Mike's Brother
1977Oh, God! as Police Officer (uncredited)

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