Spotted: Supporting Actors in Other Roles

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  1. Mel O’Drama

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    Jack Bannon - AKA Scott Easton - showed up in an episode of Cagney & Lacey I watched last night. He had a dodgy moustache in place of his well-groomed beard, so I didn't recognise him at all (I actually looked him up because the 'tache had me half-thinking he was David Lamb, the syphilis guy from Season Ten)

    He's a rather good looking guy when he's smooth, proving my theory that facial hair is the ultimate deterrent:

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    From the opposite end of things, I did not recognize Jonathan Goldsmith (who played the ill-fated Frank Elliot on KL) as the "Most Interesting Man in the World" in the dos Equis commercials because of his heavy (but interesting) beard. The man has an IMDB page longer than my arm (he guest-starred in everything) but until I read a story about his being replaced on the commercials, I had no idea he had crossed paths with the Ewings of California.

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    John Pleshette played a lawyer in an episode of L.A. Law. It wasn't a big part, but I recognised him at once when he showed up in the opening scene.
     
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    That reminds me, he appeared in an episode of THE SOPRANOS when I was watching that series a couple of years back.

    Also Kevin Dobson turned up in an episode of HAWAII FIVE-0

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    I just watched the movie "The World According to Garp", and Mark Soper (aka the guy from the infamous Tidal Energy Plot) was in it. He played a student who went after the (female) teacher...And in "Wall Street", Millie Perkins had a small role.
     
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    Before he was a baby-snatching felon and before he was spotted moonlighting on Moonlighting, Jack Bannon played Doctor Melville in The Six Million Dollar Man: The Bionic Boy. Sharing the screen with Joan Van Ark, who played The Bionic Boy's sister, Val.

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    Jack Bannon was a regular on the Mary Tyler Moore spin-off Lou Grant.
     
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    There was a clash of Knots eras in an LA Law I watched last night. Sam Behrens and Conchata Ferrell were making overtures towards two different members of the cast in separate storylines.

    Behrens' second episode had him sharing scenes with an actor I was convinced had played Wayne Harkness (Season Four version - the guy who never needed to go to the dentist). But actually it was another actor called James Handy (Matt's father from Melrose Place). They probably don't look that much alike, but once my mind was made up there was no shifting it:

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    Clyde Kusatsu (Sid's doctor) turned up briefly on the premiere of 24 Legacy this week. I'm not sure exactly what he was supposed to be - presumably some sort of senior congressman.
     

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