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      Stephen Elliott

      Stephen Elliott

      Highest Rated: 100% The Hospital (1971)

      Lowest Rated: 13% Arthur 2: On the Rocks (1988)

      Birthday: Nov 27, 1918

      Birthplace: New York, New York, USA

      A heralded stage actor with a Drama Desk Award to his credit, Stephen Elliott first broke into television in his early 30s, but did not find success in film until his 50s. He first entered the world of theater in 1940, joining the New York Neighborhood Playhouse where he trained with famed technique instructor Sanford Meisner. Though Elliott left for a stint with the United States Merchant Marines during World War II, he was back and on Broadway by 1945. Two years later, he married stage actress Nancy Chase, but after two children and thirteen years of marriage, the pair divorced in 1960. Before long he met actress Alice Hirson, but the pair would not marry until 1980. Despite a long string of long list of film and TV appearances, Elliott had failed to make much of an impression. It wasn't until 1981 that he earned notice for his film work, when Elliott played the unhinged mobster Burt Johnson in the hit comedy "Arthur," which starred Dudley Moore as a perennially drunk playboy. Due to the film's success and the praise directed at Elliott, he was more prolific in TV over film appearances, earning solid recurring roles on the California-set primetime soap opera "Falcon Crest," the acclaimed medical drama "St. Elsewhere," and the long-running hospital-set drama series "Chicago Hope" before retiring in 1999. Elliott died six years later of congestive heart failure at the age of 86.

      Highest rated movies

      The Hospital
      Cutter's Way
      Arthur Beverly Hills Cop Death Wish
      Report to the Commissioner
      Taking Care of Business
      Arthur 2: On the Rocks

      Filmography

      Movies

      Credit
      33% 52% Taking Care of Business Walter Bentley (Character) $20.0M 1990
      13% 30% Arthur 2: On the Rocks Burt Johnson (Character) $14.1M 1988
      No Score Yet 80% Perry Mason: The Case of the Lost Love Elliot Moore (Character) - 1987
      No Score Yet 52% Walk Like a Man Walter Welmont (Character) $186.9K 1987
      No Score Yet 21% Assassination Fitzroy (Character) $5.5M 1987
      No Score Yet 49% Roadhouse 66 Sam (Character) - 1984
      83% 82% Beverly Hills Cop Police Chief Hubbard (Character) - 1984
      No Score Yet 38% Prototype Dr. Arthur Jarrett (Character) - 1983
      No Score Yet 60% Kiss Me Goodbye Edgar (Character) - 1982
      No Score Yet No Score Yet My Body, My Child Dr. Gallagher (Character) - 1982
      86% 77% Arthur Burt Johnson (Character) - 1981
      92% 71% Cutter's Way J. J. Cord (Character) - 1981
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Joseph P. Kennedy (Character) - 1981
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Son-Rise: A Miracle of Love Abe Kaufman (Character) - 1979
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Ordeal of Patty Hearst Randolph Hearst (Character) - 1979
      No Score Yet 43% Can You Hear the Laughter? The Story of Freddie Prinze Jonas (Character) - 1979
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Mrs. R's Daughter James Karp (Character) - 1979
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Overboard Shawn (Character) - 1978
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Young Joe, the Forgotten Kennedy Joseph Kennedy Sr. (Character) - 1977
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Invasion of Johnson County Col. Van Horn (Character) - 1976
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The November Plan Harold Delaney (Character) - 1976
      43% 61% Report to the Commissioner Police Commissioner (Character) - 1975
      66% 69% Death Wish Police Commissioner (Character) - 1974
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Gun Art Hilliard (Character) - 1974
      100% 74% The Hospital Dr. John Sundstrom (Character) - 1971
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Street of Sinners Unknown (Character) - 1957
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Canyon Crossroads Larson (Character) - 1955
      No Score Yet 44% Three Hours to Kill Sheriff Ben East (Character) - 1954

      TV

      Credit
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Chicago Hope Unknown (Guest Star) 1995-1996 1999
      No Score Yet 83% Law & Order Unknown (Guest Star) 1991 1993
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Falcon Crest Douglas Channing (Character) 1981-1990
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Dear John Unknown (Guest Star) 1989
      No Score Yet 79% Columbo Carl Donner (Guest Star) 1975 1989
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Hotel George Stanton (Guest Star) 1986-1987
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Fall Guy Unknown (Guest Star) 1985
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Highway to Heaven Mr. Armstrong (Guest Star) 1985
      No Score Yet 89% Murder, She Wrote Dr. Samuel 'Sam' Garver (Guest Star) 1985
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Mickey Spillane's Mike Hammer Unknown (Guest Star) 1984
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Benson Unknown (Guest Star) 1984
      No Score Yet 95% Magnum, P.I. Rear Admiral Philip Wheeler (Guest Star) 1982
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Little House on the Prairie Unknown (Guest Star) 1982
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Nero Wolfe Unknown (Guest Star) 1981
      No Score Yet 62% Taxi Ed McKenzie (Guest Star) 1981
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Dallas Unknown (Guest Star) 1980
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Hart to Hart Unknown (Guest Star) 1980
      No Score Yet No Score Yet How the West Was Won Zachary Knight (Guest Star) 1978
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Rockford Files Dr. Herbert Brinkman (Guest Star) 1978
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Six Million Dollar Man Morgan Grayland (Guest Star) 1977
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Bionic Woman Duke (Guest Star) 1977
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Executive Suite Unknown (Character) 1976-1977
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Bronk Unknown (Guest Star) 1975
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Petrocelli Unknown (Guest Star) 1975
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Kojak Tyler Meadows (Guest Star) 1975
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Barnaby Jones Unknown (Guest Star) 1974
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Tales of Tomorrow Unknown (Character) 1952-1953