Howard Hesseman

Actor | Director | Soundtrack
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KNOWN FOR 
Head of the Class (1986-1990) | About Schmidt (2002) | Flight of the Navigator (1986)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 3 nominations More »
AKA 
Howard Hessman | Don Sturdy
BORN 
Feb 27, 1940 (age 77)
HEIGHT 
5' 10" (1.78m)

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Past Film & Video (55 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (99 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Fresh Off the BoatFresh Off the Boat (TV Series) Mr. Royce ( 2 episodes, 2017 )  Less 2017 2
  • Primary photo for A Christmas in VermontA Christmas in Vermont (TV Movie) Nick Harper  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Chicago MedChicago Med (TV Series) Clyde Glickman ( 1 episode, 2016 )  Less 2016 1
  • Primary photo for The Homeless Detective-1The Homeless Detective-1 (TV Movie) Howard Oozman  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for The Homeless DetectiveThe Homeless Detective (TV Movie) Howard  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for HitStreakHitStreak (TV Series) (2013)  Less 2013– 
  • Primary photo for BigfootBigfoot (TV Movie) Mayor Tommy Gillis  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Mike & MollyMike & Molly (TV Series) Otis ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2012 1
  • Primary photo for Drop Dead DivaDrop Dead Diva (TV Series) Cole Lamburt ( 1 episode, 2011 )  Less 2011 1
  • Primary photo for CSI: Crime Scene InvestigationCSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series) Dr. Aden ( 1 episode, 2011 )  Less 2011 1
  • Primary photo for Lie to MeLie to Me (TV Series) Sam Hendricks ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010 1
  • Primary photo for ERER (TV Series) Dr. James Broderick ( 1 episode, 2007 )  Less 2007 1
  • Primary photo for John from CincinnatiJohn from Cincinnati (TV Series) Erlemeyer ( 2 episodes, 2007 )  Less 2007 2
  • Primary photo for PsychPsych (TV Series) Barry Saunder ( 1 episode, 2007 )  Less 2007 1
  • Primary photo for Boston LegalBoston Legal (TV Series) Judge Robert Thompson ( 3 episodes, 2006–2007 )  Less 2006–2007 3
  • Primary photo for House M.D.House M.D. (TV Series) Henry Errington ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2006 1
    • Sex Kills (Mar 7, 2006) Henry Errington  Less
  • Primary photo for Crazy for ChristmasCrazy for Christmas (TV Movie) Fred Nickells  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Oliver BeeneOliver Beene (TV Series) Dr. Fenniger ( 1 episode, 2004 )  Less 2004 1
  • Primary photo for BoomtownBoomtown (TV Series) Mel Castle ( 1 episode, 2003 )  Less 2003 1
  • Primary photo for It's All RelativeIt's All Relative (TV Series) Monty ( 1 episode, 2003 )  Less 2003 1
  • Primary photo for Maybe It's MeMaybe It's Me (TV Series) Mr. Finn ( 1 episode, 2002 )  Less 2002 1
  • Primary photo for Crossing JordanCrossing Jordan (TV Series) Barney Reynolds ( 1 episode, 2001 )  Less 2001 1
  • Primary photo for ThievesThieves (TV Series) Hal Bloomberg ( 1 episode, 2001 )  Less 2001 1
  • Primary photo for That '70s ShowThat '70s Show (TV Series) Max ( 3 episodes, 2001 )  Less 2001 3
  • Primary photo for Three SistersThree Sisters (TV Series) Jerry Keats ( 1 episode, 2001 )  Less 2001 1
  • Primary photo for Level 9Level 9 (TV Series) General Richard Scheffer ( 1 episode, 2001 )  Less 2001 1
    • Wetware (Jan 19, 2001) General Richard Scheffer  Less
  • Primary photo for Touched by an AngelTouched by an Angel (TV Series) Flynn Hodge ( 1 episode, 2000 )  Less 2000 1
  • Primary photo for The PretenderThe Pretender (TV Series) Landlord ( 1 episode, 1999 )  Less 1999 1
  • Primary photo for Family LawFamily Law (TV Series) Howard Thomas / Randall ( 1 episode, 1999 )  Less 1999 1
  • Primary photo for Tracey Takes On...Tracey Takes On... (TV Series) Todd ( 1 episode, 1999 )  Less 1999 1
  • Primary photo for The PracticeThe Practice (TV Series) Judge C. Williams ( 1 episode, 1999 )  Less 1999 1
  • Primary photo for Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza PlaceTwo Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place (TV Series) Mr. Bergen ( 1 episode, 1998 )  Less 1998 1
  • Primary photo for On the 2nd Day of ChristmasOn the 2nd Day of Christmas (TV Movie) David  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for High StakesHigh Stakes (TV Movie) Wayne Dreyer  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for The Outer LimitsThe Outer Limits (TV Series) Dr. Emory Taylor ( 1 episode, 1997 )  Less 1997 1
  • Primary photo for Innocent VictimsInnocent Victims (TV Movie) Actor  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Burke's LawBurke's Law (TV Series) Actor ( 1 episode, 1995 )  Less 1995 1
  • Primary photo for Lethal ExposureLethal Exposure (TV Movie) Taylor  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for The New WKRP in CincinnatiThe New WKRP in Cincinnati (TV Series) Dr. Johnny Fever / Johnny Fever ( 10 episodes, 1991–1993 )  Less 1991–1993 10
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  • Primary photo for Hot ChocolateHot Chocolate (TV Movie) Mr. Cassidy  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for The Ray Bradbury TheaterThe Ray Bradbury Theater (TV Series) Bayes ( 1 episode, 1992 )  Less 1992 1
  • Primary photo for Black DeathBlack Death (TV Movie) Calvin Phillips  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for Murder in New Hampshire: The Pamela Wojas Smart StoryMurder in New Hampshire: The Pamela Wojas Smart Story (TV Movie) Paul Maggioto  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for Call Me AnnaCall Me Anna (TV Movie) John Ross  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Head of the ClassHead of the Class (TV Series) Charlie Moore ( 92 episodes, 1986–1990 )  Less 1986–1990 92
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  • Primary photo for The Diamond TrapThe Diamond Trap (TV Movie) Det. Rollings  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Six Against the RockSix Against the Rock (TV Movie) Joseph 'Dutch' Cretzer  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for Faerie Tale TheatreFaerie Tale Theatre (TV Series) King ( 1 episode, 1986 )  Less 1986 1
  • Primary photo for George Burns Comedy WeekGeorge Burns Comedy Week (TV Series) Actor ( 1 episode, 1985 )  Less 1985 1
  • Primary photo for Murder, She WroteMurder, She Wrote (TV Series) Sheldon Greenberg ( 1 episode, 1985 )  Less 1985 1
  • Primary photo for Silence of the HeartSilence of the Heart (TV Movie) Carl Lewis  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for One Day at a TimeOne Day at a Time (TV Series) Sam Royer ( 16 episodes, 1982–1984 )  Less 1982–1984 16
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  • Primary photo for Best Kept SecretsBest Kept Secrets (TV Movie) Jim Osborne  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for Mister RobertsMister Roberts (TV Movie) Doc  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for The Princess Who Had Never LaughedThe Princess Who Had Never Laughed (TV Movie) King  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for Love, SidneyLove, Sidney (TV Series) Actor ( 1 episode, 1983 )  Less 1983 1
  • Primary photo for Likely Stories, Vol. 4Likely Stories, Vol. 4 (TV Movie) Seymour Z. Fishko  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for 9 to 59 to 5 (TV Series) Actor ( 1 episode, 1982 )  Less 1982 1
  • Primary photo for One Shoe Makes It MurderOne Shoe Makes It Murder (TV Movie) Joe Hervey  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for WKRP in CincinnatiWKRP in Cincinnati (TV Series) Dr. Johnny Fever ( 89 episodes, 1978–1982 ) , Writer ( 1 episode, 1981 ) , Director ( 1 episode, 1982 ) , Performer ("Chopsticks") ( 1 episode, 1979 ) , Performer ("Good King Wenceslas") ( 1 episode, 1979 )  Less 1978–1982 89
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  • Primary photo for VictimsVictims (TV Movie) Charles Galloway  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Women Who Rate a 10Women Who Rate a 10 (TV Movie) Host  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for SkywardSkyward (TV Movie) Koup Trenton  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for GridlockGridlock (TV Movie) Senor Smooth (voice)  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for You Can't Take It with YouYou Can't Take It with You (TV Movie) Wilbur C. Henderson  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for Outside ChanceOutside Chance (TV Movie) David  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for More Than FriendsMore Than Friends (TV Movie) Avery Salminella  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for The Comedy CompanyThe Comedy Company (TV Movie) Roger Dustleman  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for SoapSoap (TV Series) Mr. Franklin ( 7 episodes, 1978 )  Less 1978 7
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  • Primary photo for Husbands, Wives & LoversHusbands, Wives & Lovers (TV Series) Dave ( 1 episode, 1978 )  Less 1978 1
  • Primary photo for The Rockford FilesThe Rockford Files (TV Series) Al Steever ( 1 episode, 1978 )  Less 1978 1
  • Primary photo for The Ghost of Flight 401The Ghost of Flight 401 (TV Movie) Bert Stockwell  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for The Bob Newhart ShowThe Bob Newhart Show (TV Series) Craig Plager / Augie ( 6 episodes, 1974–1978 )  Less 1974–1978 6
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  • Primary photo for Tarantulas: The Deadly CargoTarantulas: The Deadly Cargo (TV Movie) Fred  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for Quincy M.E.Quincy M.E. (TV Series) D.A. Jerry Douglas ( 1 episode, 1977 )  Less 1977 1
  • Primary photo for Blansky's BeautiesBlansky's Beauties (TV Series) Dr. Berg ( 1 episode, 1977 )  Less 1977 1
  • Primary photo for Mary Hartman, Mary HartmanMary Hartman, Mary Hartman (TV Series) Dr. Robert Williams ( 13 episodes, 1976–1977 )  Less 1976–1977 13
    • Episode #2.155 (May 6, 1977) Dr. Robert Williams  Less
    • Episode #2.150 (Apr 29, 1977) Dr. Robert Williams  Less
    • Episode #2.25 (Nov 5, 1976) Dr. Robert Williams (credit only)  Less
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  • Primary photo for The Amazing Howard HughesThe Amazing Howard Hughes (TV Movie) Jenks  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for Westside MedicalWestside Medical (TV Series) Buz Canfield ( 1 episode, 1977 )  Less 1977 1
  • Primary photo for Tail Gunner JoeTail Gunner Joe (TV Movie) Lt. Ted Cantwell  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for DelvecchioDelvecchio (TV Series) Goldie ( 1 episode, 1977 )  Less 1977 1
  • Primary photo for Laverne & ShirleyLaverne & Shirley (TV Series) Dr. Grayson ( 1 episode, 1976 )  Less 1976 1
  • Primary photo for BarettaBaretta (TV Series) Walker ( 1 episode, 1976 )  Less 1976 1
  • Primary photo for SwitchSwitch (TV Series) M.W. ( 1 episode, 1976 )  Less 1976 1
  • Primary photo for FamilyFamily (TV Series) Store Manager ( 1 episode, 1976 )  Less 1976 1
  • Primary photo for Collision Course: Truman vs. MacArthurCollision Course: Truman vs. MacArthur (TV Movie) AP Man  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for The TVTV ShowThe TVTV Show (TV Movie) Ralph Buckler  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for Harry OHarry O (TV Series) Senator Lawler ( 1 episode, 1975 )  Less 1975 1
  • Primary photo for The Blue KnightThe Blue Knight (TV Series) Resident ( 1 episode, 1975 )  Less 1975 1
    • Pilot (May 9, 1975) Resident  Less
  • Primary photo for Sanford and SonSanford and Son (TV Series) Professor Stoneham ( 1 episode, 1975 )  Less 1975 1
  • Primary photo for HustlingHustling (TV Movie) Detective  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for MannixMannix (TV Series) Ray Bennett ( 1 episode, 1975 )  Less 1975 1
  • Primary photo for RhodaRhoda (TV Series) Kirk Stevens ( 1 episode, 1974 )  Less 1974 1
  • Primary photo for Another AprilAnother April (TV Movie) Dennis Webber  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for FirehouseFirehouse (TV Series) Hanley ( 1 episode, 1974 )  Less 1974 1
  • Primary photo for The Blue KnightThe Blue Knight (TV Movie) Actor  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for The Feminist and the FuzzThe Feminist and the Fuzz (TV Movie) Hippie  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for Dragnet 1967Dragnet 1967 (TV Series) Jesse Chaplin ( 1 episode, 1968 )  Less 1968 1
  • Primary photo for The Andy Griffith ShowThe Andy Griffith Show (TV Series) Harry / Counterboy ( 2 episodes, 1968 )  Less 1968 2
Self (32 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
Archive Footage (6 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for BiographyBiography (TV Series) Dr. Johnny Fever ( 1 episode, 2011 )  Less 2011
    • Tawny Kitaen (Jul 21, 2011) Dr. Johnny Fever (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Spinal Tap Goes to 20Spinal Tap Goes to 20 (TV Movie) Self (archive footage)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment - Accidental Heroes: The Best of...Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment - Accidental Heroes: The Best of... (Video) Pete Lassard (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Celebrities UncensoredCelebrities Uncensored (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2004 )  Less 2004
    • Episode #2.3 (Feb 25, 2004) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for The New WKRP in CincinnatiThe New WKRP in Cincinnati (TV Series) Dr. Johnny Fever ( 2 episodes, 1991–1992 )  Less 1991–1992
  • Primary photo for WKRP in CincinnatiWKRP in Cincinnati (TV Series) Dr. Johnny Fever ( 1 episode, 1979 )  Less 1979
    • Mama's Review (Jan 15, 1979) Dr. Johnny Fever (archive footage)  Less
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