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      Jon Cypher

      Jon Cypher

      Highest Rated: 22% Masters of the Universe (1987)

      Lowest Rated: 10% Strictly Business (1991)

      Birthday: Jan 13, 1932

      Birthplace: New York, New York, USA

      Jon Cypher was a popular character actor on television and the stage, periodically appearing in feature films as well. In 1957, Cypher played the role of the prince opposite Julie Andrews as Cinderella in the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical of the same name which aired live on television. After that, he continued to work off-and-on in television, but established his name in theater throughout the next decade. His first big screen role was in the Burt Lancaster Western, "Valdez is Coming." Through the 1970s he appeared in a number of hit television programs, including "Police Woman," "McMillian & Wife," and "Marcus Welby, M.D.," to mention just a few. The in-demand Cypher also worked on soap operas such as "General Hospital" and "As the World Turns." His most popular and memorable role, however, was as a regular on the hit groundbreaking cop show "Hill Street Blues" as Chief Fletcher Daniels. Cypher took full advantage of his highly visible six-season run on the show, parlaying it into an array of one-off and recurring appearances on such concurrent prime-time hits as "Dallas," "Dynasty," "Knots Landing," and "Knight Rider." Over a decade later, he guested as Waylon Cox on the rough-and-tumble Chuck Norris Western adventure "Walker, Texas Ranger" before beginning to move away from the acting world in his old age.

      Highest rated movies

      Masters of the Universe poster
      Masters of the Universe
      The Food of the Gods poster
      The Food of the Gods
      Strictly Business poster
      Strictly Business

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      Filmography

      Movies

      Credit
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Walking to the Waterline Fred Blumquist (Character) - 1998
      10% 56% Strictly Business Drake (Character) $7.4M 1991
      No Score Yet 18% Spontaneous Combustion Dr. Marsh (Character) - 1990
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Snow Kill Reid (Character) - 1990
      No Score Yet No Score Yet B.L. Stryker: High Rise Felix Renza (Character) - 1990
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Lady Mobster Alfred Mallory (Character) - 1988
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Accidents James Hughes (Character) - 1988
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Probe Howard Millhouse (Character) - 1988
      22% 41% Masters of the Universe Duncan (Man-at-Arms) (Character) $16.3M 1987
      No Score Yet 50% Off the Mark John C. Roosevelt (Character) - 1987
      No Score Yet 50% Perry Mason: The Case of the Notorious Nun Dr. Peter Lattimore (Character) - 1986
      No Score Yet 67% Malice in Wonderland Dr. Harry `'Docky'` Martin (Character) - 1985
      18% 26% The Food of the Gods Brian (Character) - 1976
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Kingfisher Caper Johnny Lance (Character) - 1975
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Kid and the Killers Roper (Character) - 1974
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Night Games Dale Hannigan (Character) - 1974
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Memory of Us Brad (Character) - 1974
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Blade Petersen (Character) - 1973
      No Score Yet 68% Valdez Is Coming Frank Tanner (Character) - 1971
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Believe in Me Alan (Character) - 1971
      No Score Yet 87% Cinderella Unknown (Character) - 1957

      TV

      Credit
      No Score Yet 96% Law & Order Unknown (Guest Star) 1995 2000
      0% No Score Yet Rescue 77 Unknown (Guest Star) 1999
      No Score Yet 35% JAG Unknown (Guest Star) 1998
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Profiler Unknown (Guest Star) 1997
      No Score Yet 100% Dr. Quinn Unknown (Guest Star) 1996
      43% No Score Yet Burke's Law Jim Deacon (Guest Star) 1995
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Commish Bill Kelton (Guest Star) 1994
      No Score Yet 66% Murder, She Wrote Unknown (Guest Star) 1989 1993
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Hogan Family Unknown (Guest Star) 1990
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Tour of Duty Maj.Gen. Goldman (Guest Star) 1988-1989
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Hunter Alan Shadwell (Guest Star) 1987
      97% 100% Hill Street Blues Fletcher Daniels (Guest Star),
      Unknown (Guest Voice)
      1981-1987
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Hotel Unknown (Guest Star) 1986
      No Score Yet 89% Knight Rider Unknown (Guest Star) 1983
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Trapper John, M.D. Unknown (Guest Star) 1981 1983
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Devlin Connection Unknown (Guest Star) 1982
      No Score Yet 100% Greatest American Hero Richard Beller (Guest Star) 1982
      No Score Yet 100% The Rockford Files Michael Kelly (Guest Star) 1977
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Bronk Unknown (Guest Star) 1976
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Barnaby Jones Unknown (Guest Star) 1976
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Rookies Unknown (Guest Star) 1974
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Cannon Lt. Lou Hayes (Guest Star) 1974
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Mannix Phillip Lomax (Guest Star) 1972
      No Score Yet 100% Bonanza Unknown (Guest Star) 1972
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Doris Day Show Unknown (Guest Star) 1971
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Flipper Unknown (Guest Star) 1964