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Patrick Wright (I) (1939–2004)

Patrick M. Wright was a gruff, burly and intimidating constant presence in an alarmingly large volume of delightfully down'n'dirty drive-in exploitation pictures made in the 70s. Patrick was born on November 28, 1939 in San Francisco, California. Stocky and strong-looking, with a thick mustache, a mass of curly brown hair, a husky, muscular, ... See full bio »

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Track of the Moon Beast Police Captain McCabe
Graduation Day Truck Driver
Eternity Guard / Rob
The Lincoln Conspiracy Maj. Thomas Eckert


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 1995 Hourglass (Video)
 1994 Little Big League
Twins Team
 1994 A Million to Juan
 1992 The Double 0 Kid (Video)
Banker (as Patrick M. Wright)
 1992 Illusions (TV Movie)
 1992 The Bikini Carwash Company
Uncle Elmer (as Michael Wright)
 1992 Blackbelt
 1991 Paradise (TV Series)
- Twenty-Four Hours (1991) ... Theodore
 1990 Fate
 1990/II Eternity
Guard / Rob
 1989 Nerds of a Feather
Motorcycle Cop
 1988 Maniac Cop
Prison Guard
 1987 Emanon
 1987 Savage Harbor
 1986 Never Too Young to Die
Exploding Biker
 1985 Hollywood Beat (TV Series)
Grover / Cop
- Connections (1985) ... Grover
- The Long Weekend (1985) ... Cop
 1985 Crazy Like a Fox (TV Series)
- Is There a Fox in the House? (1985) ... Officer
 1980-1985 Trapper John, M.D. (TV Series)
Francis Wildey / Mike / Cop #2 / ...
- Just Around the Coroner (1985) ... Francis Wildey
- A Fall to Grace (1984) ... Mike
- Straight and Narrow (1981) ... Cop #2
- Warning: I May Be Hazardous to Your Health (1980) ... Police Officer
 1985 Code Name: Foxfire (TV Series)
- Pick a Hero, Any Hero (1985) ... Hicks
 1985 Night Court (TV Series)
- Married Alive (1985) ... Biff
 1985 Matt Houston (TV Series)
- The Nightmare Man (1985) ... Orderly
 1984 Airwolf (TV Series)
- The Truth About Holly (1984) ... Mancini
 1983 Wizards and Warriors (TV Series)
- The Dungeon of Death (1983) ... Rutger
 1983 Frightmare
First Policeman
 1982 Slapstick of Another Kind
Drill Instructor
 1981-1982 Dynasty (TV Series)
Buck / Worker
- The Cliff (1982) ... Worker
- The Necklace (1981) ... Buck
- Krystle's Lie (1981) ... Buck (credit only)
 1982 Dan's Motel
 1982 Murder Is Easy (TV Movie)
 1979-1981 The Dukes of Hazzard (TV Series)
Spanner / Moss
- Goodbye General Lee (1981) ... Spanner (as Patrick M. Wright)
- Luke's Love Story (1979) ... Moss
 1981 Carbon Copy
Truck Driver
 1981 Graduation Day
Truck Driver
 1980 Falling in Love Again
Pat the Cop (1940's)
 1980 From Here to Eternity (TV Series)
- Pearl Harbor (1980) ... Anderson
 1979 Up Yours
Michael (as John Simmons)
 1979 Roller Boogie
Sgt. Danner
 1979 The Last Ride of the Dalton Gang (TV Movie)
California sheriff
 1979 Beneath the Valley of the Ultra-Vixens
Mr. Peterbuilt (as Pat Wright)
 1979 The Triangle Factory Fire Scandal (TV Movie)
Policeman Rafferty
 1978 Cat in the Cage
Policeman at Cabin
 1978 Shame, Shame on the Bixby Boys
Billy Joe Bixby (as Patrick M. Wright)
 1978 The One Man Jury
 1978 Battered (TV Movie)
 1977 Alex Joseph and His Wives
Bar Troublemaker
 1977 The Lincoln Conspiracy
Maj. Thomas Eckert
 1977 Starsky and Hutch (TV Series)
- The Heroes (1977) ... Tony
 1977 Bare Knuckles
Max Baumer
 1977 Young Lady Chatterley
Flash Back Gardener
 1977 The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams (TV Series)
- The Fugitive (1977) ... (as Patrick M. Wright)
 1976 Hollywood High
Policeman (uncredited)
 1976 Country Doc
Ryder (uncredited)
 1976 Cannonball!
Brad Phillips
 1976 Track of the Moon Beast
Police Captain McCabe
 1976 All Night Long
Jack Denning (as Kevin Goodrum)
 1976 Devil's Ecstasy
Prof. Mac McGregor (as John McNight)
 1976 Tanya
Cop (as P.M. White)
 1975 Tarz and Jane and Cheeta
Tarz (as Elmo Brix)
 1975 The Candy Tangerine Man
Big Floyd (as Pat Wright)
 1975 If You Don't Stop It... You'll Go Blind!!!
Guy Rescuing Captive Girl (as Pat Wright)
 1974 Girls for Rent
Ruiz (as Pat Wright)
 1974 Caged Heat
Cop at Gas Station
 1974 The F.B.I. (TV Series)
- A Piece of the Action (1974) ... Allerton
 1973 Hot Connections
Lineman at Protest (uncredited)
 1973 That Man Bolt
Security Guard (uncredited)
 1973 Prison Babies
 1973 Sassy Sue
 1973 Wicked, Wicked
Abusive Stepfather (uncredited)
 1973 The Cheerleaders
Coach Gannon
 1973 The Norliss Tapes (TV Movie)
Larry Mather
 1972 It's... Francy's Friday
Charlie (uncredited)
 1972 The Night of the Strangler
Assassin (as Michael Wright)
 1972 Morning After...
John (as Sammy Cole)
 1972 The Abductors
 1972 The Lovemakers (uncredited)
 1971 A Time to Love
Bartender (uncredited)
 1971 The Ice Box
 1971 I Feel It Coming
Peter (as Sammy Cole)
 1971 The Seven Minutes
 1970 Plushette's Sweet Revenge (as Patrick M. Wright)
 1970 Wendy's Palace
Vince (as Henry Mills)
 1970 Franchesca's Sexual Whirlpool (as Patrick M. Wright)
 1970 Only in My Dreams (as Bal Johnson)
 1970 Sexual Practices in Sweden
Second Husband (uncredited)
 1969 Run, Angel, Run!
Corvette Driver (uncredited)
 1968 Project X
Show Show Second Unit Director or Assistant Director (5 credits)
Show Show Producer (3 credits)
Show Show Director (1 credit)
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Show Show Self (4 credits)

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Alternate Names:

Elmo Brix | Sammy Cole | Kevin Goodrum | Bal Johnson | John McNight | Henry Mills | John Simmons | P.M. White | Michael Wright | Patrick M. Wright | Pat Wright

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Father of actress/singer Erin Wright.

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