Filmography Jump to: Actor | Archive Footage Hide Show Actor (159 titles) 2011 Star Wars: The Old Republic (Video Game) Additional Voices (voice) 2009 The Office (TV series) Alan Brand Shareholder Meeting (2009) Alan Brand 2009 The Closer (TV series) Jay Clarkson Elysian Fields (2009) Jay Clarkson 2009 Big Love (TV series) Ed Hemenway Prom Queen (2009) Ed Hemenway 2008 How I Met Your Mother (TV series) Farmer Frank The Goat (2008) Farmer Frank 2008 Aces 'N' Eights (TV movie) Mayor Donald L. Butterfield 2008 Shark Swarm (TV movie) Pastor Herman 1997-2007 7th Heaven (TV series) Lou Dalton Deacon Blues (2007) Lou Dalton Can I Just Get Something to Eat (2007) Lou Dalton Thanks and Giving (2006) Lou Dalton Home Run (2005) Lou Dalton It's Late (2005) Lou Dalton See all 24 episodes 2006 Pepper Dennis (TV series) Reverend Nesbitt Star Anchor Weds Colleague: Film at Eleven (2006) Reverend Nesbitt 2006 McBride: Fallen Idol (TV movie) Judge Cooksey 2005 Grey's Anatomy (TV series) Ernie Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer (2005) Ernie 2001-2002 The District (TV series) Judge Faith (2002) Judge A Southern Town (2001) 2001 Net Worth 2001 Dawson's Creek (TV series) Officer Langer The Bostonians (2001) Officer Langer 2001 The Man Who Wasn't There Dr. Diedrickson 2001 Comedy Central Thanxgiveaway: Home Fires (TV movie) Oliver Gordon 2000 Murder, She Wrote: A Story to Die For (TV movie) Matt Rolands 1999 Time of Your Life (TV series) Judge Kaliff The Time She Came to New York (1999) Judge Kaliff 1998 Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction (TV series) Bank Official Scribbles (1998) Bank Official 1997 Total Security (TV series) Mr. O'Brien Das Bootie Mr. O'Brien 1996 Dark Skies (TV series) Major Friend The Awakening (1996) Major Friend 1996 Wings (TV series) Mayor Life Could Be a Dream (1996) Mayor 1996 Baywatch (TV series) George Jennings Sail Away (1996) George Jennings 1996 Diagnosis Murder (TV series) Alan Helms Murder Murder (1996) Alan Helms 1991-1996 Murder, She Wrote (TV series) Brian Wade / Councilman Axelrod / Derek St. James / Something Foul in Flappieville (1996) Gus Hayward To Kill a Legend (1994) Thomas Godfrey Northern Explosion (1994) Brian Wade Lines of Excellence (1991) Derek St. James Thursday's Child (1991) Councilman Axelrod 1995 Beverly Hills, 90210 (TV series) Judge Abner Stanton Courting (1995) Judge Abner Stanton 1995 Galaxis Chief of Police 1995 If Someone Had Known (TV movie) Chief Hunt 1994 Witness to the Execution (TV movie) Wallace Sternberg 1994 M.A.N.T.I.S. (TV movie) Captain 1993 Home Improvement (TV series) Reverend McDonnell 'Twas the Blight Before Christmas (1993) Reverend McDonnell 1989-1993 L.A. Law (TV series) U.S. Attorney Terence Flaherty Vindaloo in the Villows (1993) U.S. Attorney Terence Flaherty Vowel Play (1990) U.S. Attorney Terence Flaherty America the Beautiful (1989) U.S. Attorney Terence Flaherty His Suit Is Hirsute (1989) U.S. Attorney Terence Flaherty 1993 The Liars' Club Mr. Reynolds 1992 Bodies of Evidence (TV series) Chief Frank Leland 1992 Civil Wars (TV series) The Triumph of DeVille (1992) 1989-1992 Doogie Howser, M.D. (TV series) Dr. Henry Josephson / Dr. Swenson Do the Right Thing... If You Can Figure Out What It Is (1992) Dr. Swenson Pilot (1989) Dr. Henry Josephson 1991 Deadly Medicine (TV movie) Dr. Dan Brady 1987-1991 Matlock (TV series) Jack Sylvester / Paul Davies / John Brady The Witness Killings (1991) Jack Sylvester The Witness Killings: Part 2 (1991) Jack Sylvester The Ex (1989) John Brady The Power Brokers: Part 2 (1987) Paul Davies The Power Brokers: Part 1 (1987) Paul Davies 1991 Northern Exposure (TV series) Father Duncan War and Peace (1991) Father Duncan 1991 Quantum Leap (TV series) Dr. Richard Sandler Future Boy - October 6, 1957 (1991) Dr. Richard Sandler 1991 Hunter (TV series) Councilman Henry Prescott All That Glitters (1991) Councilman Henry Prescott 1974-1990 Columbo (TV series) David Chase / Mr. Harrow / Mr. Redman Columbo Goes to College (1990) Mr. Redman Columbo Goes to the Guillotine (1989) Mr. Harrow Publish or Perish (1974) David Chase 1990 Edward Scissorhands Loan Officer 1990 Nightmare on the 13th Floor (TV movie) Mr. Rogas 1990 The Wonder Years (TV series) Ken Stein The Cost of Living (1990) Ken Stein 1990 Voices Within: The Lives of Truddi Chase (TV movie) Albert Johnson 1990 Alien Nation (TV series) Sleepy Phil Gimme, Gimme (1990) Sleepy Phil 1990 Mancuso, FBI (TV series) Daryl Ross & the Supremes (1990) 1990 Too Young to Die? (TV movie) D.A. Mark Calhoun 1990 Open House (TV series) Jeff An Unmarried Woman (1990) Jeff 1989 The Final Days (TV movie) Gerald Ford 1989 Breaking In Detective #3 1988-1989 Highway to Heaven (TV series) Alan Peterson / Mr. McCormick The Source (1989) Mr. McCormick Time in a Bottle (1988) Alan Peterson 1989 I Know My First Name Is Steven (TV movie) Chief Johnson 1989 Full Exposure: The Sex Tapes Scandal (TV movie) Heller 1988 Falcon Crest (TV series) Victor Fields Tuscany Venus (1988) Victor Fields Jeopardy (1988) Victor Fields 1988 Shootdown (TV movie) Bruce 1988 I Saw What You Did (TV movie) Mark Fielding 1987 Billionaire Boys Club (TV movie) Walter Thornwell 1987 Right to Die (TV movie) Dr. Harley Albert 1982-1987 Cagney & Lacey (TV series) Arthur Benson / Peter Caswell Loves Me Not (1987) Arthur Benson One of Our Own (1982) Peter Caswell 1987 My Demon Lover Phil Janus 1987 A Different Affair (TV movie) Bartlett 1987 The Abduction of Kari Swenson (TV movie) 1987 Ohara (TV series) Gregson Laura (1987) Gregson 1986-1987 MacGyver (TV series) Jay Michaels / Paul Webster Dalton, Jack of Spies (1987) Jay Michaels Slow Death (1986) Paul Webster 1987 Sledge Hammer! (TV series) Mr. Smith The Old Man and the Sledge (1987) Mr. Smith 1986 Dynasty (TV series) Phil Thorpe Focus (1986) Phil Thorpe Sideswiped (1986) Phil Thorpe The Victory (1986) Phil Thorpe 1986 Our House (TV series) Dr. Tolliver That Lonesome Old Caboose (1986) Dr. Tolliver 1986 Oceans of Fire (TV movie) Bartlett 1986 On Wings of Eagles (TV mini-series) Merv Stauffer Part II (1986) Merv Stauffer Part I (1986) Merv Stauffer 1986 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV series) Wells Deadly Honeymoon (1986) Wells 1986 The Twilight Zone (TV series) Sheriff (segment "Welcome to Winfield") Welcome to Winfield/Quarantine (1986) Sheriff (segment "Welcome to Winfield") 1985 Dallas (TV series) Dr. Lantry Saving Grace (1985) Dr. Lantry Resurrection (1985) Dr. Lantry 1985 The Fall Guy (TV series) Agent Mullens Femme Fatale (1985) Agent Mullens 1985 Chiller (TV movie) Dr. Stricklin 1985 Space (TV mini-series) Pomfret 1985 Scarecrow and Mrs. King (TV series) Stephen Macey You Only Die Twice (1985) Stephen Macey 1985 St. Elsewhere (TV series) Red, White, Black and Blue (1985) 1984 Spencer (TV series) Spencer Joins the Army (1984) 1984 Riptide (TV series) McMurty It's a Vial Sort of Business (1984) McMurty 1984 Paper Dolls (TV series) Dr. Van Adams Episode #1.8 (1984) Dr. Van Adams Episode #1.5 (1984) Dr. Van Adams Episode #1.4 (1984) Dr. Van Adams Episode #1.3 (1984) Dr. Van Adams Episode #1.2 (1984) Dr. Van Adams 1984 Finder of Lost Loves (TV series) Tom Warren Old Friends (1984) Tom Warren 1981-1984 Magnum, P.I. (TV series) Mr. Gaylord / Security Chief Arthur Murder 101 (1984) Mr. Gaylord Ghost Writer (1981) Security Chief Arthur 1984 Attack on Fear (TV movie) Art Disterhoft 1983-1984 The A-Team (TV series) Elliot Farnell / Frank Gaines / Mr. Perry - State Dept. Fire (1984) Elliot Farnell Water, Water Everywhere (1983) Frank Gaines One More Time (1983) Mr. Perry - State Dept. 1984 The Natural Ed Hobbs 1984 Hardcastle and McCormick (TV series) Warden Porter Scared Stiff (1984) Warden Porter 1984 Matt Houston (TV series) Dr. Otis Barnwell Houston Is Dead (1984) Dr. Otis Barnwell 1983 After MASH (TV series) Flannery All About Christmas Eve (1983) Flannery 1983 Brainstorm Robert Jenkins 1983 M.A.D.D.: Mothers Against Drunk Drivers (TV movie) Porter 1983 Thursday's Child (TV movie) Dr. Baumbartner 1983 Knight Rider (TV series) Ed Shaw Give Me Liberty... or Give Me Death (1983) Ed Shaw 1983 The Greatest American Hero (TV series) Chuck Cole Live at Eleven (1983) Chuck Cole 1982 Trapper John, M.D. (TV series) Paul Spencer The Good Life (1982) Paul Spencer 1982 Simon & Simon (TV series) George The Ten Thousand Dollar Deductible (1982) George 1982 Archie Bunker's Place (TV series) Ronald Scott Sex and the Single Parent (1982) Ronald Scott 1982 The Border Hawker 1981 Knots Landing (TV series) Bonners The Vigil (1981) Bonners Squeezeplay (1981) Bonners 1981 Goliath Awaits (TV movie) Lew Bascomb 1981 Every Stray Dog and Kid (TV movie) 1978-1981 Lou Grant (TV series) Detective Collins / Fred Hill / Warden David Goffman Stroke (1981) Fred Hill Slammer (1979) Warden David Goffman Murder (1978) Detective Collins 1980 The Children of An Lac (TV movie) Jerry King 1979-1980 Eischied (TV series) Deputy Commissioner Kimbrough Buddy System (1980) Deputy Commissioner Kimbrough Powder Burn (1980) Deputy Commissioner Kimbrough Fire for Hire (1979) Deputy Commissioner Kimbrough Friday's Child (1979) Deputy Commissioner Kimbrough Spanish Eight (1979) Deputy Commissioner Kimbrough See all 12 episodes 1979-1980 Young Maverick (TV series) Amos Layton Dead Man's Hand: Part 2 (1980) Amos Layton Dead Man's Hand: Part 1 (1979) Amos Layton 1979 Chapter Two Lee Michaels 1974-1979 Hawaii Five-O (TV series) Ben Dawson / Hamilton / Joe Barone / Who Says Cops Don't Cry? (1979) Ben Dawson Man on Fire (1976) Piet de Groot The Two-Faced Corpse (1974) Hamilton Nightmare in Blue (1974) Joe Barone 1979 The Golden Gate Murders (TV movie) Sgt. McNally 1978-1979 The Runaways (TV series) Captain / Scott Dreams of My Father (1979) Scott Too Young to Love (1978) Captain 1979 The Child Stealer (TV movie) Frank Demas 1979 The Ordeal of Patty Hearst (TV movie) Bradshaw 1979 Crisis in Mid-air (TV movie) Bret Loebner 1978 Are You in the House Alone? (TV movie) Chris Elden 1977-1978 Man from Atlantis (TV series) C.W. Crawford Deadly Carnival (1978) C.W. Crawford The Siren (1978) C.W. Crawford Imp (1978) C.W. Crawford Scavenger Hunt (1978) C.W. Crawford C.W. Hyde (1977) C.W. Crawford See all 16 episodes 1975-1978 Police Story (TV series) Lieutenant Boswell / Ted - Police Public Information Officer No Margin for Error (1978) Ted - Police Public Information Officer The Cutting Edge (1975) Lieutenant Boswell 1978 To Kill a Cop (TV movie) Ralph O'Connor 1978 Wonder Woman (TV series) Major Cornell Flight to Oblivion (1978) Major Cornell 1977 Capricorn One Capsule Communicator 1977 Escape from Bogen County (TV movie) Reese Dreux 1977 Barnaby Jones (TV series) Glenn Halston The Wife Beater (1977) Glenn Halston 1975-1977 The Streets of San Francisco (TV series) Douglas 'Doug' French / Phil Who Killed Helen French? (1977) Douglas 'Doug' French Poisoned Snow (1975) Phil 1976 The Quest (TV series) Ira Butler The Freight Train Rescue (1976) Ira Butler 1976 The Waltons (TV series) Arlo Jessup The Last Mustang (1976) Arlo Jessup 1976 Charlie's Angels (TV series) Dave Erhard Lady Killer (1976) Dave Erhard 1976 Delvecchio (TV series) Adams The Silent Prey (1976) Adams 1976 The Invasion of Johnson County (TV movie) Teschmacher 1976 Kiss Me, Kill Me (TV movie) Lt. Daggett 1976 Family Plot Helicopter Pilot (uncredited) 1976 McMillan & Wife (TV series) Jack Porter Point of Law (1976) Jack Porter 1976 Starsky and Hutch (TV series) Bettin JoJo (1976) Bettin 1975 M*A*S*H (TV series) Captain Arnold Chandler Quo Vadis, Captain Chandler (1975) Captain Arnold Chandler 1975 Man on the Outside (TV movie) Detective 1975 Bug Mark Ross 1975 Kate McShane (TV series) Dr. Frank McCabe Kate McShane (1975) Dr. Frank McCabe 1975 Petrocelli (TV series) Sam Markland / Sam Murkland A Night of Terror (1975) Sam Murkland Once Upon a Victim (1975) Sam Markland 1975 The Big Rip-Off (TV movie) Hersh 1975 The Rookies (TV series) Erie Cliffy (1975) Erie 1975 Little House on the Prairie (TV series) Joseph Coulter Money Crop (1975) Joseph Coulter 1975 Queen of the Stardust Ballroom (TV movie) Louis 1974 The Manhunter (TV series) Ned Faucett A.W.O.L. to Kill (1974) Ned Faucett 1974 Movin' On (TV series) Barber Hoots (1974) Barber 1974 Lucas Tanner (TV series) Jim Ely By the Numbers (1974) Jim Ely 1974 Airport 1975 Danton 1974 Mannix (TV series) Dr. Collins / Hatch A Fine Day for Dying (1974) Hatch The Dark Hours (1974) Dr. Collins 1974 Apple's Way (TV series) Lew Phipps / Lou Phipps The Circus (1974) Lou Phipps The Coach (1974) Lew Phipps 1974 Marcus Welby, M.D. (TV series) Sgt. Chris Bryson The Brittle Warrior (1974) Sgt. Chris Bryson 1974 McMasters of Sweetwater (TV movie) 1974 The Chadwick Family (TV movie) Alex Hawthorne 1974 The Man from Independence Mooney 1974 Kung Fu (TV series) Gardner The Gunman (1974) Gardner 1973 Kojak (TV series) Gus Girl in the River (1973) Gus 1973 The Blue Knight (TV movie) 1973 Sunshine (TV movie) David 1972-1973 Banacek (TV series) Father Cass / Logan Howard If Max Is So Smart, Why Doesn't He Tell Us Where He Is? (1973) Logan Howard No Sign of the Cross (1972) Father Cass 1973 Linda (TV movie) Officer Carr 1973 Two People Fitzgerald 1972 Circle of Fear (TV series) Dr. Parker House of Evil (1972) Dr. Parker 1972 Gunsmoke (TV series) Bailiff No Tomorrow (1972) Bailiff Archive Footage (1 title) 1991 Matlock (TV series) He was in the "Ash Alley Singers", a folk music group in Tucson, AZ, in 1962-1963. Another member of the group, Bob Kimmel, went on to form The Stone Poneys (without Alan, who was a theater major at the University of Arizona and not out of school yet), Linda Ronstadt's first group. They had one hit, "Different Drum", and put out two albums.