John Schuck Biography
John Schuck is an American actor, primarily in stage, movies, and television. He is best known for his roles as Sgt. Charles Enright, in the 1970s crime drama McMillan & Wife, and as Herman Munster, in the 1980s sitcom The Munsters Today, in which he reprised the role originated by Fred Gwynne.Search also for Walter KoenigJohn Schuck
Schuck is also known for his work on Star Trek movies and television series, often playing a Klingon character, as well as his recurring roles as Draal on Babylon 5 and as Chief of Detectives Muldrew of the New York City Police Department in the Law & Order programs, especially Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.
John Schuck Age
John was born on 4th,1940, February, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.
John Schuck Education
Conrad John Schuck Jr. was born in Boston, Massachusetts to Mary and Conrad John Schuck, a professor at SUNY Buffalo. He is of English and German descent.
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He made his first theatrical appearances at Denison University, and after graduating continued his career at the Cleveland Play House, Baltimore’s Center Stage, and finally the American Conservatory Theater, where he was discovered by Robert Altman.
John Schuck Wife
Schuck married actress Susan Bay, with whom he had a son, Aaron Bay-Schuck. The couple divorced in 1983. He married his current wife, painter Harrison Houlé, in 1990.
John Schuck Acting Career
His first film appearance was the role of Capt. Walter Kosciuszko “Painless Pole” Waldowski in MASH. As Painless, Schuck holds a place in Hollywood history as the first person to utter the word in a major studio film. He went on to appear in several more Altman films: Brewster McCloud (1970), McCabe & Mrs. Miller (1971), and Thieves Like Us (1974).
From 1971 to 1977, Schuck appeared as San Francisco Police Detective Sergeant Charles Enright in the television series McMillan & Wife and also starred as an overseer in the miniseries Roots. In 1976, he played Gregory Yoyonovich in the short-lived series Holmes & Yoyo; both it and McMillan & Wife had been created and were produced, by Leonard B. Stern for what is now NBCUniversal Television. He starred in ABC’s 1979 TV holiday special The Halloween That Almost Wasn’t, a.k.a. The Night Dracula Saved the World, as the Frankenstein Monster.
(He would again use the Universal International Frankenstein-monster makeup format in The Munsters Today; see below.) In 1979 John starred in a short-lived TV series version of Turnabout, in which he and Sharon Gless played a couple named Sam and Penny, who swap bodies. Some installments from that comedy series were re-edited into the made-for-TV film Magic Statue, named for the artifact which caused the two to exchange bodies.
He was also a regular guest celebrity on game shows in the 1970s and 1980s, appearing as a guest on such programs as Pyramid, Hollywood Squares, Password Plus and Super Password, and The Cross-Wits.In the summer of 1979, during this period as a game-show guest celebrity, he made his Broadway debut playing Oliver “Daddy” Warbucks as a replacement in the role of the original Broadway musical comedy, Annie at the Alvin Theatre, for a special three-week engagement.
John Schuck Startrek
Schuck took the role of Klingon ambassador Kamarag in Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home. He reprised the role in 1991 in Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country, becoming one of only five guest roles to appear in more than one Star Trek motion picture.
Also in the 1980s, Schuck starred as Herman Munster in the syndicated situation comedy The Munsters Today, which co-starred Lee Meriwether as Lily Munster. In character as Herman, a role Fred Gwynne had originated in the 1960s, Schuck was made up as the Frankenstein Monster, according to the makeup format whose copyright NBCUniversal still owns, for the second time in his career; the first was in The Halloween That Almost Wasn’t.
Under his full name of “Conrad John Schuck,” he opened in the role of Daddy Warbucks in the Broadway revival of Annie in December 2006 and toured nationally in the role. He later appeared in the films Holy Matrimony and String of the Kite. In 2013, he appeared as Senator Max Evergreen in Nice Work If You Can Get It. Most recently, Schuck joined the cast of writer and director Chris Blake’s indie horror film, All Light Will End.
John Schuck Net Worth
Schuck is an American actor who has a net worth of $1 million. His wealth has mainly come from his successful career in acting.
John Schuck Movies
- Thieves Like Us
- Butch and Sundance: The Early Days
- Just You and Me, Kid
- Finders Keepers
- Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home
- Dick Tracy
- Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country
- Holy Matrimony
- Pontiac Moon
- Demon Knight
- The Curse of the Jade Scorpion
- Closer to God
- All Light Will End
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