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Also Known As: Gregory Neale Harrison Died:
Born: May 31, 1950 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Catalina Island, California, USA Profession: actor, producer, director, singer, songwriter

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Handsome, likable leading man, almost exclusively on TV, best known as the playful Dr. G. Alonzo 'Gonzo' Gates on the long-running dramatic series, "Trapper John, M.D." Besides trying his hand at several other series, the athletic, curly-haired Harrison has also kept busy in many "Battles of the Network Stars", TV-movies and miniseries, including "Centennial" (1978-79), "For Ladies Only" (1981, as a male stripper), "Picnic" (1986) and "Breaking the Silence" (1992). He has also played leading roles in such feature films as "Razorback" (1984), "Dangerous Pursuit" (1990) and "It's My Party" (1996). In 1997, he made his Broadway musical debut as the disreputable emcee of a marathon dance in the Kander and Ebb musical "Steel Pier".

Handsome, likable leading man, almost exclusively on TV, best known as the playful Dr. G. Alonzo 'Gonzo' Gates on the long-running dramatic series, "Trapper John, M.D." Besides trying his hand at several other series, the athletic, curly-haired Harrison has also kept busy in many "Battles of the Network Stars", TV-movies and miniseries, including "Centennial" (1978-79), "For Ladies Only" (1981, as a male stripper), "Picnic" (1986) and "Breaking the Silence" (1992). He has also played leading roles in such feature films as "Razorback" (1984), "Dangerous Pursuit" (1990) and "It's My Party" (1996). In 1997, he made his Broadway musical debut as the disreputable emcee of a marathon dance in the Kander and Ebb musical "Steel Pier".

Filmographyclose complete filmography

DIRECTOR:

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  North Shore (1987) 2nd Unit Director (2nd Unit)

CAST: (feature film)

1.
 M Word, The (2014)
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 Love N' Dancing (2009)
6.
 First Shot (2002) President Jonathan Hayes
7.
 Canone Inverso (2000)
8.
 First Target (2000) President Jonathan Hayes
9.
 Murder at 75 Birch (1999) Rick Todson
10.
 First Daughter (1999) President Jonathan Hayes
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Milestones close milestones

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Raised in Southern California
1969:
Served as a medic in the US Army; stationed in Germany
1975:
Film acting debut "Jim, the World's Greatest"
1975:
TV-movie debut "Trilogy of Terror" (ABC)
1977:
Co-starred in the award-winning ABC movie "The Gathering"
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Debut as a series regular on "Logan's Run" (CBS)
1978:
First TV miniseries "Centennial" (NBC)
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Played Dr. G. Alonzo 'Gonzo' Gates on the popular CBS drama series "Trapper John, MD"; during run of series began directing episodes of the show
1981:
Produced and starred in the NBC movie "For Ladies Only", playing a male stripper; also sang on screen
1985:
Executive produced and starred in the CBS movie "Seduced"
1986:
Appeared in the Los Angeles stage revival of "Picnic"; executive produced and reprised role in Showtime adaptation
1986:
Cast as the shirtless stranger in the CBS spoof of soap operas, "Fresno"
1988:
Starred in and executive produced the CBS remake of "Red River"
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Appeared for one season on the CBS primetime soap "Falcon Crest"
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Served as host for the series of specials "True Detective" (CBS)
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Acted in the series "The Family Man" (CBS)
1995:
Featured in the short-lived CBS drama series "New York News"
1997:
Made Broadway debut in the ensemble of the John Kander-Fred Ebb show "Steel Pier"
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Returned to series TV as star of "Safe Harbor" (The WB), playing a widower raising four sons
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Had recurring role in the CBS series "Judging Amy"
1999:
Cast as a high-powered businessman in the Fox Family Channel original movie "Au Pair"
2000:
Played recurring role as a love interest to Carol Vessey (Julie Bowen) in the NBC comedy-drama "Ed"
2001:
Reprised role in "Au Pair II" (Fox Family Channel)
2001:
Co-starred as Ben Stone in the Broadway revival of the Stephen Sondheim-James Goldman musical "Follies"
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Companions close complete companion listing

wife:
Randi Oakes. Former actor. Married c. 1982; filed for divorce c. 1985; reconciled.

Family close complete family listing

daughter:
Emma Lee Harrison. Born in December 1985.
daughter:
Lily Anne Harrison. Born in February 1989.
daughter:
Kate Harrison. Born in March 1991.

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