Perry King

Perry King

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    • April 30th, 1948
Perry King, born Perry Firestone King, made his film debut, aged around 23, in the 1972 film Slaughterhouse-Five. In 1975, he portrayed Hammond Maxwell in the exploitation film Mandingo. Since the 1970s, he has appeared in dozens of feature films, television series and television movies. He auditioned for the role of Han Solo in Star Wars, but the role ultimately went to Harrison Ford. However, he played the character in the radio adaptations of Star Wars and both its sequels. In 1984, King was nominated for a Golden Globe award for his role in the TV movie The Hasty Heart. That same year, he landed the role of Cody Allen on the series Riptide. In 1993, he starred in the television adaptation of Sidney Sheldon's novel A Stranger in the Mirror, which is a roman à clef on Groucho Marx. In 1995, he portrayed the role of Hayley Armstrong on Melrose Place. He also appeared as Richard Williams in the NBC TV series Titans with Yasmine Bleeth in 2000 and as the President of the United States in the 2004 film The Day After Tomorrow. King has made guest appearances on TV shows including Spin City, Will & Grace, Eve, and Cold Case.

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Acting (16 Credits)

2012Hatfields and McCoys: Bad Blood as Ran'l McCoy
2004The Day After Tomorrow as President Blake
1996Face of Evil as Russell Polk
1991Switch as Steve Brooks
1991The Torkelsons as Brian Morgan
1984Riptide (1984) as Cody Allen
1982Class of 1984 as Andrew Norris
1982The Clairvoyant as Paul 'Mac' McCormack
1977The Choirboys as Baxter Slate
1977Bad as L.T.
1976Lipstick as Steve Edison
1975The Wild Party as Dale Sword
1975Mandingo as Hammond Maxwell
1974The Lords of Flatbush as Chico Tyrell
1972The Possession of Joel Delaney as Joel Delaney
1972Slaughterhouse-Five as Robert


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