Michael Ontkean

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Man! I just found out about ...

Question: Man! I just found out about your Veronica Mars Armchair Casting Couch Director challenge and am so upset I missed my chance to cast my vote for Jimmy Kimmel. Oh well… but give it up: Who won? Answer: After tallying all 1,042 votes, Falcon Crest's Lance Cumson won by a mere chest hair. Here's the final breakdown: Lorenzo Lamas: 25%James Marsters: 23%David Hasselhoff: 17%Corbin Bernsen (with a rug): 13%Don Swayze (brother of Patrick): 7%Andy Hallett: 5%A. Martinez: 4%Rick Springfield: 3%Chris Sarandon: 2% Others receiving multiple votes: Rob Lowe, Tim Daly, Adam Baldwin, Michael Ausiello (I love you guys!), Richard Dean Anderson, Michael Ontkeanread more

I used to have a huge crush ...

Question: I used to have a huge crush on Michael Ontkean, when he was on The Rookies (way before he was on Twin Peaks). What was his claim to fame before that? And before you even ask: Yes, I still have a crush on him.


Answer: You and half the girls in my second-grade class, Melissa. (Me, I had a thing for Kate Jackson, but no self-respecting boy of that age would've admitted girls were anything but really gross back then.)

Ontkean, who, as you say, would go on to play Sheriff Harry S. Truman on Twin Peaks in 1990, was an actor and, of all things, a hockey player in his earlier years.

Before playing the role of Officer Willie Gillis on ABC's Rookies from 1972 to 1974 (his character was replaced by Bruce Fairbairn's Officer Chrread more

Videos

Postcards From The Edge
Twin Peaks: The One-Armed Man
Clara's Heart
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Nico the Unicorn
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New Lease
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Beyond Life and Death
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Miss Twin Peaks
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Beyond Life and Death

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Credits

Year Title Description
1999 Just A Little Harmless Sex Movie, Actor - Jeff
1998 Nico The Unicorn Movie, Actor - Tom Gentry
1998 Summer Of The Monkeys Movie, Actor - John Lee
1990 Bye Bye Blues Movie, Actor - Teddy Cooper
1990 Postcards From The Edge Movie, Actor - Robert Munch

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