John Diehl

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John Diehl
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Biographical informations
Birth (1950-05-01) May 1, 1950 (age 68)
Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Nationality American
Informations about family
Spouse Julie Christensen (1992—present)
Child Jackson
Professional informations
Occupation Actor
Years active 1980—present
Stargate universe-related informations
Related film(s)/series Stargate
Occupation in Stargate Actor
Character(s) Charles Kawalsky

John Diehl is an American film and television actor. He played Charles Kawalsky in the featured 1994 movie, Stargate.


He is particularly known for his roles as Charles Kawalsky in the 1994 film Stargate, Det. Larry Zito on the 1980s cop show Miami Vice, Assistant Chief Ben Gilroy on The Shield, and as "the Cruiser" in Stripes. His other notable roles include Pvt. Bucklin, the spokesman of the 2nd Maine mutineers in Gettysburg, Cooper in Jurassic Park III (2001), as G. Gordon Liddy in the Oliver Stone movie Nixon, the Klansman informant ("Mickey Mouse") in A Time to Kill, and as Keith, a credit card company supervisor in Mo Money. He also appeared as the spirit of Harley Earl in a series of commercials for Buick. Diehl later appeared in Burn Notice: The Fall of Sam Axe, a made-for-TV movie based on the television series Burn Notice. He was born in Cincinnati, Ohio,[1] and graduated from St. Xavier High School in 1968.[2]

For a time, he flirted with a professional boxing career, leaving Miami Vice to pursue it.

In 2011 he appeared in Monte Hellman's romantic thriller Road to Nowhere.

Involvement in the Stargate universe[edit]



Film and Television
Year Title Role Notes
2013 Forever Neil Film, post-production
2013 The North Star Film, post-production
2013 A Long Way Off Mr. Abraham Film, post-production
2013 Singularity Principle Jack Brenner Film, completed
2012 Apartment 1303 3D Detective Film
2012 Scandal Ray Dwyer TV series, 1 episode
2012 Gabe the Cupid Dog Roger Film
2012 The Obama Effect Steve Warren Film
2012 Swerve Samm Film
2011 Rizzoli & Isles Arthur Dunbar TV series, 1 episode
2011 Burn Notice: The Fall of Sam Axe Adm. James G. Lawrence TV movie
2011 Natural Selection Abe Film
2010 Lie to Me Charlie Everett TV series, 1 episode
2010 Road to Nowhere Bobby Billings Film
2009 Friday Night Lights Richard Sherman TV series, 2 episodes
2009 Mental Hank Crowley TV series, 1 episode
2009 Drifter: Henry Lee Lucas Sheriff Larabie Film
2009 Gary's Walk Gary Film
2009 Follow the Prophet Ted Film
2009 My Happy Faces Dr. M Short
2008 The Lucky Ones Tom Klinger Film
2008 Natural Disasters John Film
2007 Women's Murder Club Paul Galvan TV series, 1 episode
2007 Cold Case Isaac Keller TV series, 2 episodes
2007 Jericho Governor Trader TV series, 1 episode
2006 The Far Side of Jericho Cash Thornton Film
2005-2006 Point Pleasant David Burke TV series, 7 episodes
2006 The House Is Burning Mr. Garson Film
2006 Jesse Stone: Death in Paradise Jerry Snyder TV movie
2006 Hidden Places Frank Wyatt TV movie
2006 Running Out of Time in Hollywood Film
2005 Strong Medicine Mr. Lawson TV series, 1 episode
2005 Down in the Valley Steve Film
2004 Land of Plenty Paul Film
2004 I Pass for Human Ex-husband Film
2003 Karen Sisco Junior McLeod TV series, 1 episode
2003 Without a Trace Doyle TV series, 1 episode
2003 Out of Our Hands Vic Short
2003 Dragnet Dr. Rupert Miles TV series, 1 episode
2002-2003 The Shield Assistant Chief Ben Gilroy TV series, 8 episodes
2003 Bookies Vincent Film
2003 Just Another Story Al Film
2000-2002 The West Wing Claypool TV series, 2 episodes
2002 The Guardian Fortunato TV series, 1 episode
2002 NYPD Blue Joe Brady TV series, 1 episode
2001 Dead Last Richard Stengler TV series, 1 episode
2001 Falling Like This Eddie Gallagher Film
2001 Jurassic Park III Cooper Film
2001 Pearl Harbor Senior Doctor Film
2001 The Zeros Burl Film
2000 Lost Souls Henry Birdson Film
2000 Tully Mal 'Mac' MacAvoy Film
2000 Fail Safe Col. Cascio TV movie
2000 Get Real Harris Forman TV series, 1 episode
2000 18 Wheels of Justice Matt Curran TV series, 1 episode
1999 JAG Jack Raglan TV series, 1 episode
1999 Anywhere But Here Jimmy Film
1999 The X Files Wilson 'Pinker' Rawls TV series, 1 episode
1999 Purgatory Badger TV movie
1999 Swap Meet Film
1998 The Hi-Lo Country Les Birk Film
1998 The Rat Pack Joe DiMaggio TV movie
1998 The Pretender Sheriff Delmont TV series, 1 episode
1998 Snitch Digger Film
1998 Davis Is Dead The Killer Film
1997 Most Wanted Police Captain Film
1997 Fire Down Below Frank Elkins Film
1997 The Outer Limits Joe TV series, 1 episode
1997 Con Air Public Defender (uncredited) Film
1997 The End of Violence Lowell Lewis Film
1997 Casualties Polito Film
1997 Nash Bridges Albert Foss TV series, 1 episode
1994-1996 The John Larroquette Show Chris TV series, 5 episodes
1996 ER Johnson's Son TV series, 1 episode
1996 Profiler Toby 'The Wick' Wood TV series, 1 episode
1996 Foxfire Mr. Buttinger Film
1996 Ruby Jean and Joe Harris Johnson TV movie
1996 A Time to Kill Tim Nunley Film
1996 Female Perversions Jake Rock Film
1996 Managua Film
1996 The Grave J.C. Cole Film
1996 The Destiny of Marty Fine Deke Film
1996 Color of a Brisk and Leaping Day Pinchot Film
1995 Nixon Gordon Liddy Film
1995 Three Wishes Leland's Dad Film
1995 The Outpost Alex Film
1995 Amanda & the Alien Colonel Rosencrans TV movie
1995 Buffalo Girls General Custer TV movie
1995 The Marshal Earl 'The Beast' Lipscomb TV series, 1 episode
1994 Stargate Lieutenant Kawalsky Film
1994 The New Age Lyle Film
1994 The Client Jack Nance Film
1994 The Paint Job Father Film
1994 Almost Dead Eddie Herbek Film
1990-1994 L.A. Law Kevin Delahanty / Tim TV series, 2 episodes
1993 Gettysburg Pvt. Bucklin Film
1993 Remote Delbert Macoy Video
1993 Falling Down Dad at Back Yard Film
1992 Mo' Money Keith Heading Film
1992 Trumpet #7 Bud Film
1992 Mann & Machine Concierge TV series, 1 episode
1992 Mikey Neil Trenton Film
1991 Motorama Phil Film
1991 A Climate for Killing Wayne Paris Film
1991 Whore Derelict Film
1991 Kickboxer 2: The Road Back Jack Film
1990 The Dark Side of the Moon Philip Jennings Film
1990 Cool Blue Clayton Video
1990 Madhouse Fred Film
1990 In the Heat of the Night John Sevrance TV series, 1 episode
1989 Falcon Crest Gus Wallach TV series, 1 episode
1989 Beauty and the Beast Vernon TV series, 1 episode
1988 Monsters Miles Magnus TV series, 1 episode
1988 Glitz Teddy Magyk TV movie
1987 Walker Stebbins Film
1987 The Hanoi Hilton Murphy Film
1984-1987 Miami Vice Det. Larry Zito TV series, 56 episodes
1984 City Limits Whitey Film
1984 Hunter Bank Robber TV series, 1 episode
1984 Angel The Killer Film
1983 D.C. Cab Head Kidnapper Film
1983 Vacation Assistant Mechanic Film
1983 Joysticks Arnie Film
1983 Hysterical Taxi Driver Film
1983 Cagney & Lacey TV series, 1 episode
1982 The Ambush Murders Ferguson TV movie
1981 Hill Street Blues Tom TV series, 1 episode
1981 Stripes Cruiser Film
1981 Escape from New York Punk Film
1980 Falling in Love Again Beaver (1940's) Film
1980 A Cry for Love TV movie
1980 A Rumor of War D.T. Film


External links[edit]


  2. "News for and About Our Schools" (PDF). JSEA Bulletin (Jesuit Secondary Education Association). December 2004. Retrieved 2007-10-16. 
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Facts about "John Diehl"
Birth countryUSA +
Birth dateMay 1, 1950 +
FilmStargate (movie) +
Has played inForever (film) +, The North Star (film) +, A Long Way Off (film) +, Singularity Principle (film) +, Apartment 1303 3D (film) +, Scandal (TV series) +, Gabe the Cupid Dog (film) +, The Obama Effect (film) +, Swerve (film) +, Rizzoli & Isles (TV series) +, Burn Notice: The Fall of Sam Axe (TV movie) +, Natural Selection (film) +, Lie to Me (TV series) +, Road to Nowhere (film) +, Friday Night Lights (TV series) +, Mental (TV series) +, Drifter: Henry Lee Lucas (film) +, Gary's Walk (film) +, Follow the Prophet (film) +, My Happy Faces (short) +, The Lucky Ones (film) +, Natural Disasters (film) +, Women's Murder Club (TV series) +, Cold Case (TV series) +, Jericho (TV series) +, The Far Side of Jericho (film) +, Point Pleasant (TV series) +, The House Is Burning (film) +, Jesse Stone: Death in Paradise (TV movie) +, Hidden Places (TV movie) +, Running Out of Time in Hollywood (film) +, Strong Medicine (TV series) +, Down in the Valley (film) +, Land of Plenty (film) +, I Pass for Human (film) +, Karen Sisco (TV series) +, Without a Trace (TV series) +, Out of Our Hands (short) +, Dragnet (TV series) +, The Shield (TV series) +, Bookies (film) +, Just Another Story (film) +, The West Wing (TV series) +, The Guardian (TV series) +, NYPD Blue (TV series) +, Dead Last (TV series) +, Falling Like This (film) +, Jurassic Park III (film) +, Pearl Harbor (film) +, The Zeros (film) +, Lost Souls (film) +, Tully (film) +, Fail Safe (TV movie) +, Get Real (TV series) +, 18 Wheels of Justice (TV series) +, JAG (TV series) +, Anywhere But Here (film) +, The X Files (TV series) +, Purgatory (TV movie) +, Swap Meet (film) +, The Hi-Lo Country (film) +, The Rat Pack (TV movie) +, The Pretender (TV series) +, Snitch (film) +, Davis Is Dead (film) +, Most Wanted (film) +, Fire Down Below (film) +, The Outer Limits (TV series) +, Con Air (film) +, The End of Violence (film) +, Casualties (film) +, Nash Bridges (TV series) +, The John Larroquette Show (TV series) +, ER (TV series) +, Profiler (TV series) +, Foxfire (film) +, Ruby Jean and Joe (TV movie) +, A Time to Kill (film) +, Female Perversions (film) +, Managua (film) +, The Grave (film) +, The Destiny of Marty Fine (film) +, Color of a Brisk and Leaping Day (film) +, Nixon (film) +, Three Wishes (film) +, The Outpost (film) +, Amanda & the Alien (TV movie) +, Buffalo Girls (TV movie) +, The Marshal (TV series) +, The New Age (film) +, The Client (film) +, The Paint Job (film) +, Almost Dead (film) +, L.A. Law (TV series) +, Gettysburg (film) +, Remote (video) +, Falling Down (film) +, Mo' Money (film) +, Trumpet #7 (film) +, Mann & Machine (TV series) +, Mikey (film) +, Motorama (film) +, A Climate for Killing (film) +, Whore (film) +, Kickboxer 2: The Road Back (film) +, The Dark Side of the Moon (film) +, Cool Blue (video) +, Madhouse (film) +, In the Heat of the Night (TV series) +, Falcon Crest (TV series) +, Beauty and the Beast (TV series) +, Monsters (TV series) +, Glitz (TV movie) +, Walker (film) +, The Hanoi Hilton (film) +, Miami Vice (TV series) +, City Limits (film) +, Hunter (TV series) +, Angel (film) +, D.C. Cab (film) +, Vacation (film) +, Joysticks (film) +, Hysterical (film) +, Cagney & Lacey (TV series) +, The Ambush Murders (TV movie) +, Hill Street Blues (TV series) +, Stripes (film) +, Escape from New York (film) +, Falling in Love Again (film) +, A Cry for Love (TV movie) + and A Rumor of War (TV movie) +
Infobox imageJohn Diehl.jpg +
Month-Day birthMay 1 +
NameJohn Diehl +
NationalityAmerican +
OccupationActor +
ProvJohn Diehl +
Stargate occupationActor +
Supporting cast inStargate (movie) +
Year active start1980 +