Ken Swofford

Ken Swofford

Highest Rated: 80% Father Goose (1964)

Lowest Rated: 20% The Domino Principle (1977)

Birthday: Jul 25, 1933

Birthplace: DuQuoin, Illinois, USA

Character actor and redhead Ken Swofford began his career in the company of the estimable Cary Grant with an uncredited part in the comedy "Father Goose," and he worked through the 1960s on TV Westerns like "The Virginian" and "The Big Valley." In 1975, Swofford excelled on the mystery program "Ellery Queen," and in 1977, he played Al Barber on the large-scaled television miniseries "Rich Man, Poor Man - Book II." Also in the late 1970s, Swofford made his presence felt on the James Garner series "The Rockford Files," and he returned to the big screen for the Blake Edwards comedy "S.O.B." and the John Huston musical "Annie" in the early 1980s. Around this time, Swofford's problems with alcohol caught up with him, and he was involved in a drunk driving accident; after that incident, Swofford was a steady voice against drunk driving and appeared in the television film "M.A.D.D.: Mothers Against Drunk Drivers" in 1983. he won the recurring role of Morloch on the 1980s TV show "Fame," and he's rounded out his career with appearances on the mystery classics "Murder, She Wrote" and "Diagnosis Murder."

Highest rated movies

Father Goose
The Black Bird
The Domino Principle

Photos

Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet 47% Black Roses Mayor Farnsworth (Character) - 1988
No Score Yet 50% Hunter's Blood Al Coleman (Character) - 1987
No Score Yet No Score Yet M.A.D.D.: The Candy Lightner Story Sergeant Wagner (Character) - 1983
No Score Yet 77% Captain America II Everett Bliss (Character) - 1979
20% 19% The Domino Principle Ditcher (Character) - 1977
No Score Yet No Score Yet Young Joe, the Forgotten Kennedy Greenway (Character) - 1977
No Score Yet No Score Yet Scott Free Ed McGraw (Character) - 1976
No Score Yet No Score Yet Switch Captain Griffin (Character) - 1975
No Score Yet No Score Yet Sky Heist Deputy Pat Connelly (Character) - 1975
No Score Yet No Score Yet A Cry for Help Paul Church (Character) - 1975
33% 56% The Black Bird Brad McCormack (Character) - 1975
No Score Yet No Score Yet Man on the Outside Lieutenant Matthews (Character) - 1975
No Score Yet No Score Yet A Case of Rape Det. Riley (Character) - 1974
No Score Yet 38% One Little Indian Pvt. Dixon (Character) - 1973
No Score Yet 26% Skyjacked John Bimonte (Character) - 1972
No Score Yet 69% Bless the Beasts and Children Wheaties (Character) - 1971
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Intruders Pomerantz (Character) - 1970
No Score Yet No Score Yet Cutter's Trail Clay Wooten (Character) - 1970
No Score Yet 0% First to Fight O'Brien (Character) - 1967
No Score Yet 25% Common Law Cabin Barney Rickert (Character) - 1967
80% 86% Father Goose Helmsman (Character) - 1964

TV

Credit
No Score Yet 66% Murder, She Wrote Unknown (Guest Star) 1985 1987 1989-1992
No Score Yet 18% Baywatch Lyle Connors (Guest Star) 1991
No Score Yet No Score Yet Matlock Unknown (Guest Star) 1991
No Score Yet 91% The Wonder Years Al (Guest Star) 1988
No Score Yet No Score Yet Highway to Heaven Jack Kelly (Guest Star) 1987
No Score Yet No Score Yet Simon & Simon Unknown (Guest Star) 1982 1987
No Score Yet 99% Knight Rider Unknown (Guest Star) 1986
30% No Score Yet Riptide Unknown (Character) 1985
No Score Yet No Score Yet Fame Quentin Morloch (Character) 1983-1985
No Score Yet 77% The A-Team Unknown (Guest Star) 1985
No Score Yet No Score Yet Trapper John, M.D. Unknown (Guest Star) 1982-1983
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Fall Guy Unknown (Guest Star) 1982
No Score Yet No Score Yet Fantasy Island Unknown (Guest Star) 1981
No Score Yet 64% Incredible Hulk Unknown (Guest Star) 1981
No Score Yet No Score Yet Disney's Wonderful World George McKinzie (Character) 1980
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo Unknown (Guest Star) 1980
No Score Yet 100% The Rockford Files P.I. Floyd Ross (Guest Star) 1975-1977 1979
No Score Yet No Score Yet How the West Was Won Unknown (Guest Star) 1979
43% 95% Battlestar Galactica General Maxwell (Guest Star) 1979
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Six Million Dollar Man Unknown (Guest Star) 1977-1978
No Score Yet No Score Yet Petrocelli Unknown (Guest Star) 1975
No Score Yet 100% Gunsmoke Speer (Guest Star) 1967-1971 1975
No Score Yet No Score Yet Police Story Morgan (Character) 1974-1975
No Score Yet No Score Yet Paper Moon Unknown (Guest Star) 1974
No Score Yet 100% Kung Fu Unknown (Guest Star) 1974
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Waltons Unknown (Guest Star) 1974
No Score Yet 50% The Partridge Family Monty (Guest Star) 1970 1974
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Girl With Something Extra Unknown (Guest Star) 1973
No Score Yet 84% Columbo Harry Stone (Guest Star) 1973
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Rookies Unknown (Guest Star) 1972-1973
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Streets of San Francisco Herman Ledeker, Bus Driver (Guest Star) 1973
No Score Yet 100% The Odd Couple Cop (Guest Star) 1970
No Score Yet No Score Yet Here Come the Brides Janitor (Guest Star) 1969
No Score Yet No Score Yet I Spy Unknown (Guest Star) 1968
No Score Yet No Score Yet Cimarron Strip Unknown (Guest Star) 1967
No Score Yet No Score Yet Surfside 6 Unknown (Guest Star) 1962