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Kevin Tighe

Actor | * 08/13/1944 (76) | Los Angeles, California, United States
Kevin Tighe (born Jon Kevin Fishburn; August 13, 1944) is an American actor who has worked in television, film, and theatre since the late 1960s. He is best known for his character, firefighter-paramedic Roy DeSoto, on the 1972-77 NBC series Emergency! Tighe was cast in his first major film as an extra in 1967's The Graduate. After being under contract with Paramount and Universal, Tighe's career took a turn from bit parts and extra work when he was cast as Roy DeSoto on Emergency!. Following Emergency!, Tighe went on to make numerous guest television appearances in shows such as Ellery Queen, Cos, The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries, and The Six Million Dollar Man. Aside from The Graduate, some of Tighe's film credits include Road House, City of Hope, What's Eating Gilbert Grape, and ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Mystery | Crime

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Movies with Kevin Tighe as Actor(34)

as Gene2013 I Am I
as Ben Foley2009 My Bloody Valentine
as John Cortland2005 The Deal
as William Gottschalk2005 A Life in Suitcases
as Max Stevens2005 Today You Die
as Dave Richter2003 Fast Food High
as Coach Jeffries2002 Nancy Drew
as Jake2000 The Sight
as Mr. Crisp1999 Mumford
as Allan Hollingsworth1999 The Darwin Conspiracy
as William Randolph Hearst1998 Winchell
as California County Sheriff Rawley Gill1996 Scorpion Spring
as Jack Fryman1996 Race the Sun
as Benjamin Rigby1995 The Avenging Angel
as D.A. Arnold Clifford1995 Jade
as Sheriff Bronson1995 Escape to Witch Mountain
as D.A. John Byron1993 Better Off Dead.
as Brig. Gen. Nelson Miles1993 Geronimo: An American Legend
as Police Detective1993 Caught in the Act
as Ken Carver1993 What's Eating Gilbert Grape
as Snyder1992 Newsies
as Coach McDevitt1992 School Ties
as Richard Foster1991 Face of a Stranger
as Blake Wilson1990 Another 48 Hrs.
as Dr. Gaeyl1989 Lost Angels
as Frank Tilghman1989 Road House
as Lyman1989 K-9
as Joseph 'Sport' Sullivan1988 Eight Men Out
as Hickey1987 Matewan
as John Scott1967 Narcotics: Pit of Despair

TV Shows/Series with Kevin Tighe as Actor(26)

as Fletcher Bellwood2009 Lie to Me
2006 Numb3rs
2004 Lost
as Mr. Andopolis1999 Freaks and Geeks
as Herbert Clutter1996 In Cold Blood
as Henry Janeway1995 Star Trek: Voyager
as David Blalock1995 Murder One
1994 ER
as Sam Forney1989 Tales from the Crypt
as John Fernack1987 CBS Summer Playhouse
as Lt. Moynihan1984 Murder, She Wrote
as Chris1977 The Love Boat
as Fireman Roy DeSoto (voice)1973 Emergency +4
as Roy DeSoto1972 Emergency!
1968 Adam-12

TV Shows/Series with Kevin Tighe as Crew(1)

Directing/Director1972 Emergency!

Full Name: Kevin Tighe
Born: Sunday, 08/13 1944 (August) in Los Angeles (current age: 76 years + 39 days)
Zodiac sign: Leo (Chinese zodiac sign: Monkey)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: University of Southern California, USC School of Dramatic Arts
Kevin Tighe frequently works together with these people:
Clyde Kusatsu (9x, Actor)
John Rubinstein (9x, Actor)
Titus Welliver (8x, Actor)
Robert Picardo (7x, Actor)
Fredric Lehne (7x, Actor)
Mark Moses (7x, Actor)
Juliet Mills (7x, Actress)
Vaughn Armstrong (7x, Actor)
Neal Baer (7x, Crew)
Audra Lindley (7x, Actress)
Albie Selznick (7x, Actor)
John Sayles (6x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:28580, Added: 05/08/2018, Last updated: 08/25/2020