Jerry Hardin

Jerry Hardin 1Jerry Hardin~ A highly engaging, charismatic, and reliable character actor with a long and distinguished career spanning half a century, Jerry Hardin has been gracing both the big and small screen and stage, with many enjoyable performances, highlighted by a relaxed and pleasing Southern twang. He appeared often on TV series including Gunsmoke (1955), Starsky and Hutch (1975), The Streets of San Francisco (1972), Little House on the Prairie (1974), The Rockford Files (1974), Miami Vice (1984), L.A. Law (1986), Melrose Place (1992), Murder, She Wrote (1984) and Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman (1993). A particularly memorable performance by Mr. Hardin was that of MARK TWAIN in two episodes of Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987). Jerry also created the character of DEEP THROAT for X-Files that made him recognizable all over the world. Mr. Hardin was guest star in a number of films, appearing in The Firm with Sydney Pollack, Missing with Costa Gavras, Paul Mazursky’s Tempest, Warren Beatty’s Reds, as well as The Milagro Beanfield War with director Robert Redford, and Blaze, Hot Spot, The Associate, Saving Private Ryan, and many others. Jerry appeared on Broadway in a revival of The Rainmaker. He is now older and wearing a beard, but still ready and willing!


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