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June 11, 2021

Hello Fans,

4 Below 2021About a month ago, our featured celebrity was Trapper John, M.D. star Christopher Norris. Many readers confused her with another cast member from the hit series who just happens to be today's featured celebrity - Gregory Harrison!

Most remember him as Dr. George Alonzo "Gonzo" Gates during his run on the series, some recall his time on Falcon Crest, and me - I like Razorback! Totally underrated!

So let's see what Gregory Harrison has been doing lately. Spoiler Alert - A LOT!!! When isn't he on television?

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Gregory Harrison



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BIRTH DATE: May 31, 1950 in Avalon, Catalina Island, California, USA

BIRTH NAME: Gregory Neale Harrison

CLAIM TO FAME: Gregory Harrison is an American actor best known for his role as young surgeon assistant Dr. George Alonzo "Gonzo" Gates on the CBS series Trapper John, M.D.(1979-86).

FAMILY LIFE: Harrison has been married since 1980 to actress Randi Oakes. The couple has four children, three girls and a boy.

INFO: The son of Ed, a ship's captain and poet, and Donna, an aspiring dancer. They divorced when he was 14. A middle child of three, his older sister Kathleen and younger brother Christopher are both artists.

After serving for two years as a medic in the United States Army, he finally received an honorable discharge in 1971 from the Army as a non-religious conscientious objector.

Harrison is an avid surfer and is also one of the original members of the Surfrider Foundation, a non-profit environmental organization that works to protect the coast that was founded in 1984.

In 1980, he formed with Franklin R. Levy the "Catalina Production Group Ltd." producing numerous stage projects and nearly two dozen televsion movies. Catalina was an important force in the Los Angeles theater scene, from 1981 to 1992, and the approximately 60 plays presented by the company were honored with over 150 local theater awards. Those plays included "The Hasty Heart" (1982), which won the Los Angeles Drama Critics Award as Best Production (including Best Actor for Gregory), and "Picnic" (1986), for which Gregory won a Dramalogue Award.

In 1990, he was was the recipient of the L.A. Ovation Award for Outstanding Contribution to L.A. Theater.

Harrison became addicted to cocaine during the 1980s and was able to break the addiction with the help of the Betty Ford Center.

TRIVIA: While working as a doorman at a nightclub, he met Jason Robards who offered him encouragement to become an actor.

First big break came in 1976, when he was cast in a guest-star role in the CBS series, M*A*S*H (1972).

In 1979, after years of being a relatively unknown actor, Harrison finally won the role of surgeon Dr. George "Gonzo" Gates on Trapper John, M.D., starring opposite Pernell Roberts on the medical drama spun off from M*A*S*H.

Harrison remained as Gonzo on Trapper John until the middle of the show's seventh season, when he decided to leave for other ventures. The series continued for several more episodes without Harrison, but concluded its run at the end of the 1985–86 season.

Harrison had been a fan of Roberts' role as the eldest son of the Cartwright family on the series Bonanza (1959-1973). He also credits Roberts as his favorite acting mentor. The two remained friends until Roberts' death from pancreatic cancer on January 24, 2010.

In 1996, he starred opposite Eric Roberts in It's My Party, a film based on the true events of a man diagnosed with AIDS who planned a two-day party to say goodbye to his friends and family.

Played the role of slick lawyer Billy Flynn in the NY production of "Chicago" on and off between the years 2003 and 2006.

He also appeared as Benjamin Stone in the Broadway revival of Stephen Sondheim's Follies and created a role in the original Broadway production of Kander & Ebb's Steel Pier.

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WHERE ARE THEY NOW: Harrison is currently starring on the daytime soap opera General Hospital. He's also appeared in the TV Movie Sweet Carolina and has also guest starred on two episodes on the FOX series 9-1-1. When isn't this guy on television? His career has been wonderful, and it shows no signs of slowing down.

CREDITS:

2020-2021 General Hospital (TV Series)...Gregory Chase
- Episode #1.14800 (2021) ... Gregory Chase
- Episode #1.14768 (2021) ... Gregory Chase
- Episode #1.14764 (2021) ... Gregory Chase
- Episode #1.14762 (2021) ... Gregory Chase
- Episode #1.14759 (2021) ... Gregory Chase
- Episode #1.14750 (2021) ... Gregory Chase
- Episode #1.14749 (2021) ... Gregory Chase
- Episode #1.14746 (2021) ... Gregory Chase
- Episode #1.14745 (2021) ... Gregory Chase
- Episode #1.14744 (2021) ... Gregory Chase
- Episode #1.14741 (2021) ... Gregory Chase
- Episode #1.14740 (2021) ... Gregory Chase
- Episode #1.14737 (2021) ... Gregory Chase
- Episode #1.14736 (2021) ... Gregory Chase
- Episode #1.14735 (2021) ... Gregory Chase
- Episode #58.146 (2021) ... Gregory Chase
- Episode #1.14723 (2021) ... Gregory Chase
- Episode #1.14700 (2020) ... Gregory Chase
- Episode #58.128 (2020) ... Gregory Chase
- Episode #1.14694 (2020) ... Gregory Chase
- Episode #58.115 (2020) ... Gregory Chase
- Episode #1.14665 (2020) ... Gregory Chase
- Episode #1.14663 (2020) ... Gregory Chase

2021 Sweet Carolina (TV Movie)...Pete Wilder

2021 9-1-1 (TV Series)...Phillip Buckley
- Buck Begins (2021) ... Phillip Buckley
- 9-1-1, What's Your Grievance? (2021) ... Phillip Buckley

2020 The Vanished...Dr. Bradley

2019 Love, Fall & Order (TV Movie)...Hank Hart

2017-2019 Chesapeake Shores (TV Series)...Thomas O'Brien
- Watercolors, Wishes and Weddings (2019) ... Thomas O'Brien
- Before a Following Sea (2018) ... Thomas O'Brien
- Once Upon Ever After (2018) ... Thomas O'Brien
- The Way We Were (2018) ... Thomas O'Brien
- An Open Book (2018) ... Thomas O'Brien (voice, uncredited)
- Freefall (2017) ... Thomas O'Brien
- The Royal Court (2017) ... Thomas O'Brien
- Forest Through the Trees (2017) ... Thomas O'Brien
- All Our Yesterdays (2017) ... Thomas O'Brien
- Buried Treasures (2017) ... Thomas O'Brien
- It's Always Nashville (2017) ... Thomas O'Brien
- Photographs and Memories (2017) ... Thomas O'Brien
- Pasts and Presents (2017) ... Thomas O'Brien

2018-2019 American Housewife (TV Series)...Dan
- Grandma's Way (2019) ... Dan
- Highs and Lows (2018) ... Dan

2018 Signed, Sealed, Delivered: To the Altar (TV Movie)...Joe O'Toole

2017 The Middle (TV Series)...Bennett Brooks
- Meet the Parents (2017) ... Bennett Brooks

2017 Signed, Sealed, Delivered: Home Again (TV Movie)...Joseph O'Toole

2017 Signed, Sealed, Delivered: Higher Ground (TV Movie)...Joe O'Toole

2016 My Christmas Love (TV Movie)...Tom

2016 Signed, Sealed, Delivered: Lost Without You (TV Movie)...Joe O'Toole

2015-2016 Rizzoli & Isles (TV Series)...Ron Hanson
- Ocean Frank (2016) ... Ron Hanson
- For Richer or Poorer (2016) ... Ron Hanson
- Two Shots: Move Forward (2016) ... Ron Hanson
- A Shot in the Dark (2016) ... Ron Hanson
- Bomb Voyage (2016) ... Ron Hanson
- Fake It 'Til You Make It (2015) ... Ron Hanson

2016 Signed, Sealed, Delivered: One in a Million (TV Movie)...Joe O'Toole

2016 Fair Haven...Doctor Gallagher

2015 NCIS (TV Series)...Captain Roland Ebbakey
- Viral (2015) ... Captain Roland Ebbakey

2015 Signed, Sealed, Delivered: Truth Be Told (TV Movie)...Joe O'Toole

2015 Castle (TV Series)...Danny Valentine
- Dead from New York (2015) ... Danny Valentine

2015 Cloudy with a Chance of Love (TV Movie)...Grant Marshall

2014 The Nine Lives of Christmas (TV Movie)...Chief Sam

2014 Reckless (TV Series)...Dec Fortnum
All 13 episodes

2014 The M Word...Mack Riley

2013 Psych (TV Series)...Ted Lomax
- Nip and Suck It (2013) ... Ted Lomax

2013 After All These Years (TV Movie)...David Larabee

2012 Ringer (TV Series)...Tim Arbogast
- I'm the Good Twin (2012) ... Tim Arbogast
- If You're Just an Evil Bitch Then Get Over It (2012) ... Tim Arbogast
- Let's Kill Bridget (2012) ... Tim Arbogast
- That Woman's Never Been a Victim Her Entire Life (2012) ... Tim Arbogast
- It's Easy to Cry When This Much Cash is Involved (2012) ... Tim Arbogast

2012 Undercover Bridesmaid (TV Movie)...Mr. Thompson

2012 Outside the Box (TV Series short)...Thorn
- Soylent Green (2012) ... Thorn

2011 Body of Proof (TV Series)...Dr. Cameron Fischer
- Gross Anatomy (2011) ... Dr. Cameron Fischer

2011 Hot in Cleveland (TV Series)...Dave
- Elka's Snowbird (2011) ... Dave

2009-2011 One Tree Hill (TV Series)...Paul Norris
- The Other Half of Me (2011) ... Paul Norris
- Almost Everything I Wish I'd Said the Last Time I Saw You (2010) ... Paul Norris
- Learning to Fall (2010) ... Paul Norris
- Every Picture Tells a Story (2010) ... Paul Norris
- The Last Day of Our Acquaintance (2010) ... Paul Norris
- My Attendance Is Bad But My Intentions Are Good (2010) ... Paul Norris
- Family Affair (2010) ... Paul Norris
- Now You Lift Your Eyes to the Sun (2009) ... Paul Norris
- What Are You Willing to Lose (2009) ... Paul Norris
- We Change, We Wait (2009) ... Paul Norris
- Things a Mamma Don't Know (2009) ... Paul Norris

2010 The Fuzz (TV Movie)...Lt. Donovan

2010 CSI: NY (TV Series)...Roland Carson
- Out of the Sky (2010) ... Roland Carson

2009 Drop Dead Diva (TV Series)...Brandon Tharpe
- Crazy (2009) ... Brandon Tharpe

2009 Malone...Whitmore

2009 Maneater (TV Mini-Series)...Teddy Alpert
- Part 2 (2009) ... Teddy Alpert
- Part 1 (2009) ... Teddy Alpert

2009 Love N' Dancing...Uncle Carl

2009 Au Pair 3: Adventure in Paradise (TV Movie)...Oliver Caldwell

2008 Rodney (TV Series)...Duke Lewis
- Potty Mouth (2008) ... Duke Lewis

2007 Nurses (TV Short)...Dr. Richard Morrow

2005-2006 Reunion (TV Series)...Russell Brewster
- 1998 (2006) ... Russell Brewster
- 1996 (2006) ... Russell Brewster
- 1992 (2005) ... Russell Brewster
- 1989 (2005) ... Russell Brewster
- 1988 (2005) ... Russell Brewster
- 1987 (2005) ... Russell Brewster
- 1986 (2005) ... Russell Brewster

2006 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)...Nathan Speer
- Clock (2006) ... Nathan Speer

2005-2006 Joey (TV Series)...Dean
- Joey and the Party for Alex (2006) ... Dean
- Joey and the Snowball Fight (2006) ... Dean
- Joey and the Tijuana Trip (2005) ... Dean
- Joey and the Christmas Party (2005) ... Dean
- Joey and the Bachelor Thanksgiving (2005) ... Dean

2005 Untitled Susie Essman Project (TV Movie)

2004 Jessica (TV Movie)...Brett

2002-2003 Strong Medicine (TV Series)...Dr. Randolf Kilner
- Emergency Contact (2003) ... Dr. Randolf Kilner
- Recovery Time (2002) ... Dr. Randolf Kilner
- Trauma (2002) ... Dr. Randolf Kilner
- Rape Kit (2002) ... Dr. Randolf Kilner

2003 Miracles (TV Series)...Sheriff Ed Prescott
- The Bone Scatterer (2003) ... Sheriff Ed Prescott

2002 St. Sass (TV Movie)...Adam Patrick

2002 First Shot (TV Movie)...President Jonathan Hayes

1995-2002 Touched by an Angel (TV Series)...Don Costello / Richard / Pete Taylor
- Forever Young (2002) ... Don Costello
- Flights of Angels (1998) ... Richard
- There But for the Grace of God (1995) ... Pete Taylor

2001 Au Pair II (TV Movie)...Oliver Caldwell

2000-2001 Judging Amy (TV Series)...Tom Gillette
- The Beginning, the End and the Murky Middle (2001) ... Tom Gillette
- 8 1/2 Narrow (2001) ... Tom Gillette
- The Claw Is Our Master (2001) ... Tom Gillette
- Shaken, Not Stirred (2000) ... Tom Gillette

2000 Ed (TV Series)...Nick Stanton
- Better Days (2000) ... Nick Stanton
- Pretty Girls and Waffles (2000) ... Nick Stanton
- Just Friends (2000) ... Nick Stanton
- The World of Possibility (2000) ... Nick Stanton
- Pilot (2000) ... Nick Stanton

2000 First Target (TV Movie)...President Jonathan Hayes

1999 Safe Harbor (TV Series)...John Loring
- Boys Will Be Boys (1999) ... John Loring
- One for the Road (1999) ... John Loring
- The Un-Thanksgiving Show (1999) ... John Loring
- The Invasion (1999) ... John Loring
- Life Insurance (1999) ... John Loring
- Older Women, Younger Men (1999) ... John Loring
- By Any Means Necessary (1999) ... John Loring
- Dog Day Afternoons and Nights (1999) ... John Loring
- Can't Touch That (1999) ... John Loring
- One More Time: The Great Escape (1999) ... John Loring

1999 Au Pair (TV Movie)...Oliver Caldwell

1999 First Daughter (TV Movie)...President Jonathan Hayes

1998 Maggie Winters (TV Series)...Mr. Wiehe
- And Those Who Can't (1998) ... Mr. Wiehe

1998 Murder at 75 Birch (TV Movie)...Rick Todson

1998 Dead Man's Gun (TV Series)...Boucher / Trapper
- The Trapper (1998) ... Boucher / Trapper

1998 Air Bud: Golden Receiver...Dr. Patrick Sullivan

1998 Running Wild (TV Movie)...Matt Robinson

1998 The Outer Limits (TV Series)...Dr. Larry Chambers
- To Tell the Truth (1998) ... Dr. Larry Chambers

1996-1997 Dark Skies (TV Series)...Old John Loengard
All 19 episodes

1997 When Secrets Kill (TV Movie)...Greg Newhall

1996 Summer of Fear (TV Movie)...Mr. Marshall

1996 It's My Party...Brandon Theis

1995 New York News (TV Series)...Jack Reilly
All 13 episodes

1995 Nothing Lasts Forever (TV Movie)...Dr. Benjamin 'Ben' Wallace

1995 Hard Evidence...Trent Turner

1995 Sisters (TV Series)...Daniel Albright
- Word of Honor (1995) ... Daniel Albright
- Judgment Day (1995) ... Daniel Albright
- Sleeping with the Devil (1995) ... Daniel Albright
- Angel of Death (1995) ... Daniel Albright
- A Proper Farewell (1995) ... Daniel Albright

1995 A Dangerous Affair (TV Movie)...Robert Kenzer

1994 Galaxy Beat (TV Movie)...Dack Steelbrow

1994 A Christmas Romance (TV Movie)...Brian Harding

1994 Mortal Fear (TV Movie)...Philip Montgomery

1994 Tis a Gift to Be Simple (Short)...Daniel Hanover

1994 Lies of the Heart: The Story of Laurie Kellogg (TV Movie)...Bruce Kellogg

1993 A Family Torn Apart (TV Movie)...Tom Kelley

1993 Caught in the Act (TV Movie)...Scott McNally

1993 Cadillac Girls...Sam

1992 Split Images (TV Movie)...Robbie Daniels

1992 Duplicates (TV Movie)...Bob Boxletter

1992 Breaking the Silence (TV Movie)...Paul Danner

1990-1991 The Family Man (TV Series)...Jack Taylor
All 22 episodes

1991 Body Chemistry II: The Voice of a Stranger...Dan

1991 Bare Essentials (TV Movie)...Bill Buzell

1990 Angel of Death (TV Movie)...Gary Nicholson

1989-1990 Falcon Crest (TV Series)...Michael Sharpe
- Home Again (1990) ... Michael Sharpe
- Danny's Song (1990) ... Michael Sharpe
- The Return (1990) ... Michael Sharpe
- Crimes of the Past (1990) ... Michael Sharpe
- Dark Streets (1990) ... Michael Sharpe
- Vigil (1990) ... Michael Sharpe
- Walking Money (1990) ... Michael Sharpe
- Finding Lauren (1990) ... Michael Sharpe
- Brotherly Love (1990) ... Michael Sharpe
- Four Women (1990) ... Michael Sharpe
- Madness Descending (1990) ... Michael Sharpe
- Time Bomb (1990) ... Michael Sharpe
- Danny (1989) ... Michael Sharpe
- Merry Christmas, Charley (1989) ... Michael Sharpe
- Luck Wave (1989) ... Michael Sharpe
- Doctor Dollars (1989) ... Michael Sharpe
- God of the Grape (1989) ... Michael Sharpe
- Soul Sacrifice (1989) ... Michael Sharpe
- Payback (1989) ... Michael Sharpe
- Flesh & Blood (1989) ... Michael Sharpe
- Charley (1989) ... Michael Sharpe
- The Price of Freedom (1989) ... Michael Sharpe

1990 Dangerous Pursuit (TV Movie)

1988 Red River (TV Movie)...Cherry Valance

1988 Hot Paint (TV Movie)...Willie

1987 The Nativity (Video short)...Joseph (voice)

1987 North Shore...Chandler

1986 Fresno (TV Mini-Series)...Torch
- Episode #1.5 (1986) ... Torch
- Episode #1.4 (1986) ... Torch
- Episode #1.3 (1986) ... Torch
- Episode #1.2 (1986) ... Torch
- The Raisin Basket of the World (1986) ... Torch

1986 Picnic (TV Movie)...Hal Carter

1986 Oceans of Fire (TV Movie)...Ben Laforche

1986 The Greatest Adventure: Stories from the Bible (TV Series)...Joseph
- The Nativity (1986) ... Joseph (voice)

1979-1986 Trapper John, M.D. (TV Series)...Dr. George Alonzo 'Gonzo' Gates
142 episodes

1985 Seduced (TV Movie)...Mike Riordan

1984 Razorback...Carl Winters

1983 The Hasty Heart (TV Movie)...Sgt. Lachlen McLachlen

1983 The Fighter (TV Movie)...Merle Banks

1981 For Ladies Only (TV Movie)...John Phillips

1980 Enola Gay: The Men, the Mission, the Atomic Bomb (TV Movie)...Captain Bob Lewis

1980 The Women's Room (TV Movie)...Ben Volper

1979 The Best Place to Be (TV Movie)...Rick Jawlosky

1978-1979 Centennial (TV Mini-Series)...Levi Zendt
- The Scream of Eagles (1979) ... Levi Zendt
- The Winds of Death (1979) ... Levi Zendt
- The Winds of Fortune (1979) ... Levi Zendt
- The Crime (1979) ... Levi Zendt
- The Storm (1979) ... Levi Zendt
- The Shepherds (1978) ... Levi Zendt
- The Longhorns (1978) ... Levi Zendt
- The Massacre (1978) ... Levi Zendt
- For as Long as the Waters Flow (1978) ... Levi Zendt
- The Wagon and the Elephant (1978) ... Levi Zendt

1977-1978 Logan's Run (TV Series)...Logan
All 14 episodes

1977 The Gathering (TV Movie)...Bud Jr.

1977 Fraternity Row...Zac Sterling

1976 M*A*S*H (TV Series)...Lt. Tony Baker
- The Nurses (1976) ... Lt. Tony Baker

1976 Barnaby Jones (TV Series)...Ritchie Ridder
- Blood Vengeance (1976) ... Ritchie Ridder

1975 Wonder Woman (TV Series)...First Lieutenant - Army Medical Corps
- The New Original Wonder Woman (1975) ... First Lieutenant - Army Medical Corps (uncredited)

1975 Jim, the World's Greatest...Jim Nolan

1975 Trilogy of Terror (TV Movie)...Arthur Moore

1973 The Harrad Experiment...Student (uncredited)

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