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John Ashton

John David Ashton (born February 22, 1948) is an American actor born in Springfield, Massachusetts, and graduate of the University of Southern California School of Theatre. John Ashton attended Enfield High School in Enfield, Connecticut. Ashton has starred in several productions including MAS*H and Midnight Run. He played "Willie Joe Garr" on several episodes of Dallas, his character and that of "Jeb Ames" were charged with the crime of involuntary manslaughter in the death of Tina Louise's Dallas character "Julie Grey". Ashton also starred as Detective Sergeant John Taggart in the first two movies of the popular Beverly Hills Cop trilogy alongside Eddie Murphy and Judge Reinhold. He also starred in the 1994 film, Little Big League, with Luke Edwards. Ashton currently resides in Fort Collins, Colorado and is co-host of the Ashton and Davis show on 870 ESPN radio. Description above from the Wikipedia article John Ashton, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Feb 22, 1948 In Springfield - Massachusetts - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Today 1952-01-14
Latest Project:
Movie Uncle John 2015-03-16
Known For
Poster of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
Poster of Club Sandwich
Poster of The Twilight Zone
Poster of Vier irre Typen – Wir schaffen alle, uns schafft keiner
Movie Uncle John Uncle John 2015-03-16
Movie Middle Men Morgan 2009-05-17
Series The Take - Zwei Jahrzehnte in der Mafia Joseph 2009-06-17
Series The Fam Fite Brock 2009-06-21
Movie Gargoyles – Monster aus Stein Commander Latham 2007-03-24
Series After the Catch Nick Poole 2007-05-29
Series Jane Doe Unknown 2005-01-21
Series Mayday – Alarm im Cockpit Det. Sgt. John Taggart 2003-09-03
Series Участок Del 2003-12-08
Movie Instinkt Guard Dacks 1999-06-04
Movie Avalanche – Geisel im Schnee Kemp 1999-07-28
Series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Unknown 1999-09-20
Series Für alle Fälle Amy Unknown 1999-09-19
Movie Deedles – Die Surfer mit dem Brett vorm Kopf Capt. Douglas Pine 1998-03-27
Movie Abraham Lincoln – Die Ermordung des Präsidenten Ulysses S. Grant 1998-04-12
Movie Little Girls in Pretty Boxes Peter Bryant 1997-01-18
Movie Die Rache des Kartells District Attorney 1996-05-17
Movie Fast Money Lt. Diego 1996-08-13
Movie The Shooter - Ein Leben für den Tod Alex Reed 1995-12-15
Movie Schneesturm im Paradies Ed Dawson 1994-12-02
Movie Tommyknockers - Das Monstrum Trooper Butch Duggan 1993-05-09
Series A Touch of Frost Unknown 1992-12-06
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Series Verducci und Sohn Mac MacNally 1991-04-07
Movie Die Schöne und das Biest Unknown 1991-11-13
Series Hardball Charlie Battles 1989-09-21
Movie She's Having a Baby Ken 1988-02-05
Movie Midnight Run - 5 Tage bis Mitternacht Marvin Dorfler 1988-07-20
Movie Ist Sie nicht wunderbar? Cliff Nelson 1987-02-27
Movie Beverly Hills Cop II Det. Sgt. John Taggart 1987-05-18
Movie Club Sandwich Phil Cocoran 1986-03-31
Movie King Kong lebt Lt. Col. R.T. Nevitt 1986-11-21
Movie Alptraum des Grauens Det. Roger Dunn 1986-05-04
Movie Westler Unknown 1985-03-28
Series The Twilight Zone Unknown 1985-09-27
Movie A Death in California Det. Bob Swalwell 1985-05-12
Movie Buckaroo Banzai - Die 8. Dimension Highway Patrolman 1984-08-15
Movie Vier irre Typen – Wir schaffen alle, uns schafft keiner Mike's Brother 1979-05-24
Series Code R Unknown 1977-01-21
Movie Oh Gott … Police Officer 1977-10-07
Movie Cruisin' High Coach Larkin 1976-07-01
Series Starsky & Hutch Unknown 1975-09-10
Series Police Story Unknown 1973-09-25
Series Kojak-Einsatz in Manhattan Unknown 1973-10-24
Movie An Eye for an Eye Sgt. Matthews 1973-09-28
Series M*A*S*H Unknown 1972-09-17
Movie A Murder is Announced Unknown 1956-12-30
Series Today Unknown 1952-01-14