James Sikking

James Sikking

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. James Barrie Sikking (born March 5, 1934) is an American actor known for his role as Lt. Howard Hunter on the 1980s NBC TV series Hill Street Blues. He also starred on the ABC TV series Doogie Howser, M.D. as Dr. David Howser and on the short-lived 1997 CBS drama series Brooklyn South as Captain Stan Jonas. Sikking did the voice of General Gordon on the short-lived 1998 cartoon series Invasion America. His well known films include The Competition, Outland, Up the Creek and Star Trek III: The Search for Spock, in which he played Captain Styles, the captain of the USS Excelsior. Sikking's film career started in 1955. Sikking starred in the critically acclaimed 1992 Fox Network TV movie Doing Time on Maple Drive. He has made guest appearances on many TV series including Perry Mason, Rawhide, Bonanza, The Outer Limits, General Hospital, Hunter and Batman Beyond. Sikking was born in Los Angeles, California. His mother, Sue Sikking (née Paxton), was a founder of Santa Monica's Unity-by-the-Sea Church. He has two living brothers, Tom and Art, and a sister, Joy. James Barrie Sikking has a third brother, Robert Paxton Sikking born October 20, 1922, died April 22, 1988. His brother Bob served in the 101st Airborne and was a partial inspiration for Stephen Speilberg and Tom Hanks production Band of Brothers. Bob was awarded two purple hearts, the bronze star, and together with his fellow soldiers, received a presidential citation for their part in the Siege of Bastogne which led to the defeat of Hitler's sixth Army. His photograph as the first American soldier to reach Dachau Concentration Camp appears in the Imperial War Museum, London. Sikking is sometimes credited as "James B. Sikking" and is the father of actor Andrew Sikking. Description above from the Wikipedia article James Sikking, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.​


Born: Mar 05, 1934 In Los Angeles, California, United States

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Point BlankStar Trek III: The Search for SpockMade of HonorFever PitchOutlandIn Like FlintCapricorn OneNarrow Margin
Filmography
Imps*Imps*
Role: Dracula
2009
Made of HonorMade of Honor
Role: Reverend Foote
2008
American PrimitiveAmerican Primitive
Role: William Cauldicott
2008
Fever PitchFever Pitch
Role: Doug Meeks
2005
SubmergedSubmerged
Role: Rear Admiral Cyrus Cole
2001
Nowhere to LandNowhere to Land
Role: George Eller
2000
The RingThe Ring
Role: Sam Liebman
1996
TysonTyson
Role: Bill Clayton
1995
In Pursuit of HonorIn Pursuit of Honor
Role: Gen Douglas MacArthur
1995
Seduced by EvilSeduced by Evil
Role: Nick Lindsay
1994
The Pelican BriefThe Pelican Brief
Role: FBI Director Denton Voyles
1993
Doing Time on Maple DriveDoing Time on Maple Drive
Role: Phil Carter
1992
Final ApproachFinal Approach
Role: Col. Jason Halsey
1991
Narrow MarginNarrow Margin
Role: Nelson
1990
Too Good to Be TrueToo Good to Be True
Role: Russell Quinton
1988
Ollie Hopnoodle's Haven of BlissOllie Hopnoodle's Haven of Bliss
Role: The Old Man
1988
Bay CovenBay Coven
Role: Nicholas Kline
1987
Morons from Outer SpaceMorons from Outer Space
Role: Col. Raymond Laribee, CIA
1985
Up the CreekUp the Creek
Role: Tozer
1984
Star Trek III: The Search for SpockStar Trek III: The Search for Spock
Role: Captain Styles
1984
The Star ChamberThe Star Chamber
Role: Dr. Harold Lewin
1983
OutlandOutland
Role: Sgt. Montone
1981
Ordinary PeopleOrdinary People
Role: Ray Hanley
1980
The Electric HorsemanThe Electric Horseman
Role: Dietrich
1979
Capricorn OneCapricorn One
Role: Control Room Man
1977
The Terminal ManThe Terminal Man
Role: Ralph Friedman
1974
OutrageOutrage
Role: Officer Geary
1973
ScorpioScorpio
Role: Harris
1973
Brother on the RunBrother on the Run
Role: Lt Summers
1973
The New CenturionsThe New Centurions
Role: Sergeant Anders
1972
The Magnificent Seven Ride!The Magnificent Seven Ride!
Role: Captain Andy Hayes
1972
The AstronautThe Astronaut
Role: Astronaut Higgins
1972
The Night God ScreamedThe Night God Screamed
Role: Deacon Paul
1971
Charro!Charro!
Role: Gunner
1969
Daddy's Gone A-HuntingDaddy's Gone A-Hunting
Role: Joe Menchell
1969
In Like FlintIn Like Flint
Role: Secret Service Man
1967
Point BlankPoint Blank
Role: Hired Gun
1967
Von Ryan's ExpressVon Ryan's Express
Role: American POW
1965


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