Robert Culp

Robert Culp

Highest Rated: 100% Sunday in New York (1963)

Lowest Rated: 0% National Lampoon's Movie Madness (1981)

Birthday: Aug 16, 1930

Birthplace: Oakland, California, USA

Actor, writer and director Robert Culp brought roguish charm with a hint of self-deprecating humor to two popular television series - "I Spy" (NBC, 1965-68) and "The Greatest American Hero" (ABC, 1981-83) - as well as a host of television episodes and the occasional feature film. Culp's role on "I Spy" - a secret agent posing as a tennis player - largely defined his screen persona, which was alternately freewheeling and deadly serious - and made him a welcome presence on network TV for decades after its conclusion. His "Greatest American Hero" role was a sort of cracked revamp of his "Spy" character - a caffeinated government spook charged with protecting an ersatz superhero - which endeared him to a new generation of viewers. Along the way, there were several features, including the sex comedy "Bob and Carol and Ted and Alice" (1969), though few as successful as his TV work, and several scripts and turns as director for various shows. His series work, however, assured him lasting fame as a TV star who acted outside the mold.

Highest rated movies

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Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Assignment Blakesley (Character) - 2010
No Score Yet 43% Santa's Slay Grandpa (Character) - 2005
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Almost Guys The Colonel (Character) - 2004
No Score Yet 50% Farewell, My Love Michael Reilly (Character) - 2001
No Score Yet No Score Yet Newsbreak Judge McNamara (Character) - 2000
14% No Score Yet Running Mates Sen. Parker Gable (Character) - 2000
No Score Yet No Score Yet Unconditional Love Karl Thomassen (Character) $100.5K 1999
No Score Yet No Score Yet Dark Summer Judge Winston (Character) - 1999
No Score Yet 43% Wanted Fr. Patrick (Character) - 1999
No Score Yet 27% Mercenary McClean (Character) - 1997
15% 39% Most Wanted Donald Bickhart (Character) $6.3M 1997
No Score Yet 12% Xtro: Watch the Skies Major Guardino (Character) - 1995
27% 75% Panther Charles Garry (Character) $6.3M 1995
No Score Yet No Score Yet I Spy Returns Unknown (Character) - 1994
53% 61% The Pelican Brief President (Character) $100.7M 1993
No Score Yet No Score Yet Murderous Vision Dr. Bordinay (Character) - 1991
No Score Yet 33% Timebomb Mr. Phillips (Character) $60.8K 1991
No Score Yet No Score Yet Perry Mason: The Case of the Defiant Daughter Richard Stuart (Character) - 1990
No Score Yet No Score Yet Columbo Goes to College Jordan Rowe (Character) - 1990
No Score Yet 12% Silent Night, Deadly Night 3: Better Watch Out! Lt. Connely (Character) - 1989
No Score Yet No Score Yet What Price Victory Billy Bob Claiborne (Character) - 1988
No Score Yet 27% Big Bad Mama II Daryl Pearson (Character) - 1987
No Score Yet No Score Yet Matlock: The Power Brokers Robert Irwin (Character) - 1987
No Score Yet 69% Gladiator Lieutenant Frank Mason (Character) - 1986
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Blue Lightning Lester McInally (Character) - 1986
No Score Yet 40% Combat High General Edward "Ed" Woods (Character) - 1986
20% 57% Turk 182! Mayor Tyler (Character) - 1985
No Score Yet No Score Yet Brothers-In-Law Winston Goodhue (Character) - 1985
No Score Yet 18% The Calendar Girl Murders Richard Trainor (Character) - 1984
No Score Yet No Score Yet Her Life as a Man Dave Fleming (Character) - 1984
No Score Yet No Score Yet Thou Shalt Not Kill Steve Nevins (Character) - 1982
No Score Yet 40% Killjoy Lou Corbin (Character) - 1981
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Greatest American Hero Bill Maxwell (Character) - 1981
0% 19% National Lampoon's Movie Madness Paul Everest (Character) - 1981
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Night the City Screamed Frank McGuire (Character) - 1980
No Score Yet No Score Yet Rebel of the Road T.L. Munn (Character) - 1979
No Score Yet 86% Hot Rod T.L. Munn (Character) - 1979
No Score Yet No Score Yet Mrs. Columbo: Word Games Charles Huston (Character) - 1979
No Score Yet No Score Yet A Cry for Justice Sergeant Price (Character) - 1979
No Score Yet No Score Yet Goldengirl Steve Esselton (Character) - 1979
No Score Yet 17% Golden Girl Unknown (Character) - 1979
No Score Yet No Score Yet Greatest Heroes of the Bible Joshua (Character) - 1978
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Last of the Good Guys Sgt. Nichols (Character) - 1978
No Score Yet No Score Yet Spectre William Sebastian (Character) - 1977
No Score Yet 39% The Great Scout & Cathouse Thursday Jack Colby (Character) - 1976
No Score Yet 50% Flood! Steve Brannigan (Character) - 1976
No Score Yet 47% Sky Riders Jonas Bracken (Character) - 1976
No Score Yet 45% Breaking Point Frank Sirrianni (Character) - 1976
No Score Yet No Score Yet A Cry for Help Harry Freeman (Character) - 1975
No Score Yet No Score Yet Inside Out Sly Wells (Character) - 1975
No Score Yet 29% The Castaway Cowboy Calvin Bryson (Character) - 1974
No Score Yet No Score Yet Strange Homecoming Jack Halsey (Character) - 1974
No Score Yet No Score Yet Houston, We've Got a Problem Steve Bell (Character) - 1974
No Score Yet No Score Yet Give Me Liberty Unknown (Character) - 1974
No Score Yet No Score Yet A Cold Night's Death Robert Jones (Character) - 1973
No Score Yet No Score Yet Outrage Jim Kiler (Character) - 1973
No Score Yet 33% A Name for Evil John Blake (Character) - 1972
67% 57% Hickey & Boggs Frank Boggs (Character),
Director
- 1972
No Score Yet No Score Yet See the Man Run Ben Taylor (Character) - 1971
No Score Yet 54% Hannie Caulder Thomas Luther Price (Character) - 1971
No Score Yet No Score Yet Little Bear Died Running Paul Tyler (Character) - 1971
79% 65% Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice Bob Sanders (Character) - 1969
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Movie Maker Unknown (Character) - 1967
No Score Yet No Score Yet Rhino! Dr. Hanlon (Character) - 1964
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Hanged Man Harry Pace (Character) - 1964
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Raiders James Butler "Wild Bill" Hickok (Character) - 1964
64% 53% PT 109 Ens. George "Barney" Ross (Character) - 1963
100% 77% Sunday in New York Russ Wilson (Character) - 1963
No Score Yet 55% Sammy the Way Out Seal Chester "Chet" Loomis (Character) - 1962

TV

Credit
No Score Yet 91% Robot Chicken Unknown (Guest Voice) 2007
No Score Yet 77% Everybody Loves Raymond Warren (Guest Star) 2004 1998-2001 1996
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Dead Zone Unknown (Guest Star) 2003
No Score Yet No Score Yet Cosby Unknown (Guest Star) 1999
8% No Score Yet Holding the Baby Unknown (Guest Star) 1998
No Score Yet No Score Yet Diagnosis Murder Unknown (Guest Star) 1997
43% No Score Yet Burke's Law Hiram Waters (Guest Star) 1995
86% 86% Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman Unknown (Guest Star) 1995
No Score Yet No Score Yet Walker, Texas Ranger Unknown (Guest Star) 1995
No Score Yet No Score Yet Wings Unknown (Guest Star) 1994
No Score Yet 80% The Nanny Unknown (Guest Star) 1994
No Score Yet No Score Yet Dr. Quinn Unknown (Guest Star) 1993
No Score Yet No Score Yet Jake and the Fatman Unknown (Guest Star) 1991 1987
No Score Yet 83% Columbo Investigator Brimmer (Guest Star) 1990 1971-1973
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Ray Bradbury Theater John Hathaway (Character) 1990
No Score Yet 94% The Golden Girls Simon (Guest Star) 1990
No Score Yet No Score Yet Who's the Boss? Unknown (Guest Star) 1989
No Score Yet No Score Yet Matlock Unknown (Guest Star) 1987
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Cosby Show Unknown (Guest Star) 1987
No Score Yet No Score Yet Hotel Unknown (Guest Star) 1986-1987
No Score Yet No Score Yet Highway to Heaven Ronald James (Guest Star) 1987
No Score Yet No Score Yet Murder, She Wrote Unknown (Guest Star) 1986
No Score Yet No Score Yet Greatest American Hero Bill Maxwell (Character) 1981-1983
No Score Yet No Score Yet Saturday Night Live Host 1982
No Score Yet No Score Yet Police Story Detective John Darrin (Character) 1979 1975
No Score Yet No Score Yet Tattletales Guest 1977 1974-1975
No Score Yet No Score Yet Shaft Unknown (Guest Star) 1973
No Score Yet No Score Yet What's My Line? Guest 1972 1969
No Score Yet No Score Yet Name of the Game Unknown (Character) 1970
No Score Yet No Score Yet Could it Be a Miracle? Host
No Score Yet No Score Yet I Spy Kelly Robinson (Character),
Director,
Writer
1965-1968
No Score Yet No Score Yet Get Smart Unknown (Guest Star) 1968
No Score Yet No Score Yet Mr. Novak Unknown (Guest Star) 1965
No Score Yet No Score Yet Dr. Kildare Unknown (Guest Star) 1965 1963
No Score Yet No Score Yet Gunsmoke Joe Costa (Guest Star) 1964
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Outer Limits Unknown (Character) 1963-1964
100% No Score Yet The Man From U.N.C.L.E. Unknown (Guest Star) 1964
No Score Yet No Score Yet Ben Casey Eric Morgan (Guest Star) 1964
No Score Yet No Score Yet Alfred Hitchcock Hour Unknown (Character) 1963
No Score Yet No Score Yet Combat! Unknown (Guest Star) 1963
No Score Yet No Score Yet Cain's Hundred Unknown (Guest Star),
Writer
1962
No Score Yet No Score Yet Wagon Train Unknown (Guest Star) 1962
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Rifleman Unknown (Guest Star) 1962 1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet Target: The Corruptors Unknown (Guest Star) 1961
No Score Yet No Score Yet Bonanza Unknown (Guest Star) 1961
No Score Yet No Score Yet Death Valley Days Thomas Burdue/James Stuart (Character) 1961
No Score Yet No Score Yet Rawhide Unknown (Guest Star) 1961
No Score Yet No Score Yet Zane Grey Theater Unknown (Character) 1960 1957
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Westerner Unknown (Guest Star) 1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet Johnny Ringo Unknown (Guest Star) 1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet The June Allyson Show Unknown (Character) 1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet Trackdown Hoby Gilman (Character),
Writer
1957-1959
No Score Yet No Score Yet Alfred Hitchcock Presents Unknown (Character) 1957
No Score Yet No Score Yet The United States Steel Hour Hal (Character) 1956

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