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On August 13, 1944 John Kevin Fishburn was born in Los Angeles. (a.k.a. Kevin Tighe)

Kevin Tighe is an actor, undoubtedly best known for his portrayal of Paramedic Roy DeSoto in the long running adventure series "Emergency!", which ran on NBC from 1972 to 1977. When the series ended, Kevin left LA for New York, where he spent a decade taking high-powered acting classes from Robert Lewis and Stella Adler and then did some acting on and off Broadway. He returned to Hollywood in 1987 to appear in the John Sayles motion picture "Matewan". In Matewan, he had his first opportunity to play a "bad guy." He also worked on an independent Canadian film, I Love A Man in Uniform, for which he won the Genie Award for "Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role". Other numerous film appearances include: In Cold Blood, Race the Sun, What's Eating Gilbert Grape, City of Hope, Road House, and stared with PCC alumnist Nick Nolte in Another 48 Hours.

More recently he has appeared in the T.V. series Murder One as Detective Davy Blaylock and played Sgt. Pete Mattimore in an episode of ER. He played Henry Janeway in Star Trek: Voyager. He is presently in NBC's Freak and Geeks as Mr. Annapolis.

Filmography

  1. Darwin Conspiracy (1999) (TV) .... Allan Hollingsworth
  2. Mumford (1999) .... Mr. Crisp
  3. We Met On the Vineyard (1999)
  4. Winchell (1998) (TV) .... William Randolph Hearst
  5. Scorpion Spring (1997) .... California County Sherriff
  6. In Cold Blood (1996) (TV) .... Herbert Clutter
  7. Race the Sun (1996) .... Jack Fryman
  8. Jade (1995) .... D.A. Arnold Clifford
  9. "Murder One" (1995) TV Series .... Davy Blaylock (1995-1996)
  10. Avenging Angel, The (1995) (TV) .... Benjamin Rigby
  11. Escape to Witch Mountain (1995) (TV)
  12. Betrayal of Trust (1994) (TV) .... Bill Carroll
    ... aka Under the Influence (1994) (TV)
  13. Double Cross (1994) .... Brian Cody
  14. Men of War (1994) .... Merrick
  15. Ticket, The (1994) .... Mr. Kessler
  16. What's Eating Gilbert Grape (1993) .... Mr. Carver
  17. Geronimo: An American Legend (1993) .... Brig. Gen. Nelson Miles
  18. Caught in the Act (1993/I) (TV)
  19. Better Off Dead (1993) (TV) .... D.A. John Byron
  20. I Love a Man in Uniform (1993) .... Frank... aka Man in Uniform, A (1993)
  21. Newsies (1992) .... Snyder... aka Newsboys (1992)
  22. School Ties (1992) .... Coack McDevitt
  23. Face of a Stranger (1991) (TV) .... Richard
  24. Bright Angel (1991) .... The Man
  25. City of Hope (1991) .... O'Brien
  26. Perry Mason: The Case of the Defiant Daughter (1990) (TV) .... Steven Elliott
  27. Another 48 HRS. (1990) .... Blake Wilson
  28. K-9 (1989) .... Lyman
  29. Lost Angels (1989) .... Doctor Gaeyl... aka Road Home, The (1989)
  30. Road House (1989) .... Tilghman
  31. Eight Men Out (1988) .... Sport Sullivan
  32. Matewan (1987) .... Hickey
  33. Rebels, The (1979) (TV) .... Thomas Jefferson
  34. Emergency: Survival on Charter #220 (1978) (TV) .... Roy Desoto
  35. "Emergency +4" (1973) TV Series (voice) .... Roy DeSoto... aka "Emergency Plus Four" (1973) (USA: alternative spelling)
  36. "Emergency!" (1972) TV Series .... Paramedic Roy DeSoto... aka "Emergencia" (1972) (USA: Spanish title)... aka "Emergency One" (1972) (USA: syndication title)
  37. Emergency (1971) (TV) .... Paramedic Roy DeSoto

Director filmography

  1. "Emergency!" (1972) TV Series

Notable TV guest appearances

  1. "Star Trek: Voyager" (1995) playing "Henry Janeway" in episode: "11:59" (episode # 5.22) 5/5/1999
  2. "ER" (1994) playing "Sgt. Pete Mattimore" in episode: "Fortune's Fools" (episode # 3.13) 1/30/1997
  3. "Single Guy, The" (1995) 2/1996
  4. "Chicago Hope" (1994) playing "Harry Kincaid" in episode: "Christmas Truce" (episode # 2.11) 12/11/1995
  5. "Under Suspicion" (1994) playing "Bog Phillips" in episode: "Wife Abuse/Murder: Part 2" (episode # 1.7) 11/4/1994
  6. "Hardy Boys Mysteries, The" (1977) playing "Steve" in episode: "Last Kiss Of Summer: Part 2" (episode # 3.2) 10/8/1978
  7. "Hardy Boys Mysteries, The" (1977) playing "Steve" in episode: "Last Kiss Of Summer, The" (episode # 3.1) 10/1/1978
  8. "Bonanza" (1959) playing "Krulak" in episode: "Weary Willies, The" (episode # 12.3) 9/27/1970

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Genie Award