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Ritch Brinkley (1944–2015)


Ritch Brinkley was born on March 18, 1944 in Colorado City, Texas, USA. He was an actor, known for Breakdown (1997), Cabin Boy (1994) and The Man with One Red Shoe (1985). He died on November 5, 2015 in Raleigh, North Carolina, USA. See full bio »

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(1997)
Cabin Boy Captain Greybar
(1994)
Brubaker Gate Guard
(1980)

Filmography

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 2002 Children on Their Birthdays
Acey Trump
 1999 Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (TV Series)
50 Year Old Man
- The Long and Winding Short Cut (1999) ... 50 Year Old Man
 1998 Maggie (TV Series)
Dr. Babcock
- Ballad of Maggie Day (1998) ... Dr. Babcock
 1995-1998 Weird Science (TV Series)
Mr. Cabeza / Baldash Stuart Donnelly
- School Spirits (1998) ... Mr. Cabeza
- Dead Can Dance (1995) ... Baldash Stuart Donnelly
 1998 Honey, I Shrunk the Kids: The TV Show (TV Series)
Schmorg
- Honey, Meet the Barbarians (1998) ... Schmorg
 1997 Cyclops, Baby
Bait
 1988-1997 Murphy Brown (TV Series)
Carl Wishnitski
- A Butcher, a Faker, a Bummed-Out Promo Maker (1997) ... Carl Wishnitski
- Murphy Redux (1997) ... Carl Wishnitski
- Defending Your Life (1996) ... Carl Wishnitski
- The Bus Stops Here (1996) ... Carl Wishnitski
- The Feminine Critique (1995) ... Carl Wishnitski
 1997/I Breakdown
Al
 1996 The Jeff Foxworthy Show (TV Series)
Santa Claus
- Merry Christmas, Y'All (1996) ... Santa Claus
 1996 Malcolm & Eddie (TV Series)
Dan
- Big Brother is Watching (1996) ... Dan
 1995 Saved by the Bell: The New Class (TV Series)
Grandpa Ernie Powers / Grandpa Eddie Powers
- The Christmas Gift (1995) ... Grandpa Eddie Powers
- The Fallout (1995) ... Grandpa Ernie Powers
- Lindsay's Dilemma (1995) ... Grandpa Ernie Powers
 1995 Walker, Texas Ranger (TV Series)
Sheriff Nathan Decker
- The Lynching (1995) ... Sheriff Nathan Decker
 1995 Amanda & the Alien (TV Movie)
Bubba the Truck Driver
 1995 Virus (TV Movie)
Restaurant Host
 1994 Something Wilder (TV Series)
Vince
- Love Native American Style (1994) ... Vince
 1994 Thunder Alley (TV Series)
Walter
- As a Manner of Fact (1994) ... Walter
- A Fistful of Phyllis (1994) ... Walter
- Happy Endings (1994) ... Walter
- Bloodsuckers (1994) ... Walter
- Girls' Night Out (1994) ... Walter
 1994 Dead Man's Revenge (TV Movie)
Valdez Sheriff
 1994 Burke's Law (TV Series)
Zach Warmly
- Who Killed the Fashion King? (1994) ... Zach Warmly
 1994 Cabin Boy
Captain Greybar
 1993 Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (TV Series)
Stan
- Neverending Battle (1993) ... Stan
 1992 Doctor Mordrid
Gunner
 1992 The Edge (TV Series)
Santa Claus
- Episode #1.11 ... Santa Claus (as Rich Brinkley)
 1992 Parker Lewis Can't Lose (TV Series)
Wiley
- Jerry's Journey (1992) ... Wiley
 1992 Ruby
Attorney Howard
 1991 Cast a Deadly Spell (TV Movie)
Owl Wagon Manager
 1991 Jailbirds (TV Movie)
Beetle
 1991 Get a Life (TV Series)
Dick
- The Construction Worker Show (1991) ... Dick
 1990 Silhouette (TV Movie)
Gene the Mechanic
 1990 Book of Love
Moving Van Driver
 1990 Twin Peaks (TV Series)
D.A. Daryl Lodwick
- Episode #2.5 (1990) ... D.A. Daryl Lodwick
- Episode #2.4 (1990) ... D.A. Daryl Lodwick
 1988-1990 Beauty and the Beast (TV Series)
William
- Legacies (1990) ... William (uncredited)
- The Reckoning (1990) ... William
- Invictus (1990) ... William (uncredited)
- A Time to Heal (1990) ... William
- Snow (1989) ... William
 1990 Normal Life (TV Series)
Burt
- P.O.V. (1990) ... Burt
 1988 Something Is Out There (TV Series)
Maxie
- In His Own Image (1988) ... Maxie
 1988 Blue Skies (TV Series)
Fred
- Something Old, Something New (1988) ... Fred
 1988 Big Business
Mayor Bill Finker
 1987-1988 Dolly (TV Series)
Charlie Boil
- Episode #1.19 (1988) ... Charlie Boil
- Episode #1.17 (1988) ... Charlie Boil
- Episode #1.15 (1988) ... Charlie Boil
- Episode #1.14 (1988) ... Charlie Boil
- Episode #1.13 (1988) ... Charlie Boil
 1988 My Two Dads (TV Series)
Truck
- Nicole's Big Adventure (1988) ... Truck
 1987 My Sister Sam (TV Series)
Dan
- Exposed (1987) ... Dan
 1987 Timestalkers (TV Movie)
Barman
 1987 Mathnet (TV Series)
Jasper Stoutman
- The Mystery of the Maltese Pigeon (1987) ... Jasper Stoutman
 1987 Newhart (TV Series)
Farmer Bagley
- Jail, Jail, the Gang's All Here (1987) ... Farmer Bagley
 1986 Amazing Stories (TV Series)
Mayor Chestor A. Barnsworth
- The Pumpkin Competition (1986) ... Mayor Chestor A. Barnsworth
 1986 Houston: The Legend of Texas (TV Movie)
Sen. Buckley
 1986 Manhunt for Claude Dallas (TV Movie)
Judge Lodge
 1986 1st & Ten (TV Series)
Otto
- Quarterbacks Tell No Tales (1986) ... Otto
 1986 Stingray (TV Series)
Westcott
- Ancient Eyes (1986) ... Westcott
 1986 The Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Middle-Aged Man (segment "Dead Run")
- The Leprechaun-Artist/Dead Run (1986) ... Middle-Aged Man (segment "Dead Run")
 1986 The Defiant Ones (TV Movie)
Lonny
 1985 Misfits of Science (TV Series)
Bart
- Twin Engines (1985) ... Bart
 1985 Night Court (TV Series)
Biker
- Dan's Boss (1985) ... Biker
 1985 Wild Horses (TV Movie)
Wedge Smithfield
 1985 Scarecrow and Mrs. King (TV Series)
Guro of Cosmic Love
- Over the Limit (1985) ... Guro of Cosmic Love
 1984 Falcon Crest (TV Series)
Mr. Tower
- Shadows (1984) ... Mr. Tower
 1984 Hill Street Blues (TV Series)
Prison Doctor
- Watt a Way to Go (1984) ... Prison Doctor
 1984 Rhinestone
Luke
 1984 Mama's Family (TV Series)
Bert Wembly
- Mama's Birthday (1984) ... Bert Wembly (as Ritchard Brinckley)
 1984 The Master (TV Series)
Ralph Carter
- State of the Union (1984) ... Ralph Carter
 1984 The Dukes of Hazzard (TV Series)
Starkey
- Play It Again, Luke (1984) ... Starkey
 1980 Brubaker
Gate Guard
 1976 Great Performances (TV Series)
Frontiersman
- The Patriots (1976) ... Frontiersman
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Alternate Names:

Ritchard Brinckley | Rich Brinkley
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In both Weird Science: Dead Can Dance (1995) and Honey, I Shrunk the Kids: The TV Show: Honey, Meet the Barbarians (1998), he played a medieval warrior who is accidentally sent forward in time to the 1990s. See more »

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