Leon Rippy

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Leon Rippy
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Biographical informations
Birth (1949-10-30) October 30, 1949 (age 69)
Rock Hill, South Carolina, USA
Nationality American
Informations about family
Child Stacie Rippy
Professional informations
Occupation Actor
Years active 1983—present
Stargate universe-related informations
Related film(s)/series Stargate
Occupation in Stargate Actor
Character(s) Major General W.O. West

Leon Rippy (born October 30, 1949 in Rock Hill) is an American film and television actor. He portrayed Major General W.O. West in the 1994 featured film, Stargate.

Life and career[edit]

He has worked with Roland Emmerich on seven movies including: Moon 44 (1990), Eye of the Storm (1991), Universal Soldier (1992), Stargate (1994), The Thirteenth Floor (1999), The Patriot (2000), Eight Legged Freaks (2002) and also had a role in the 2004 film The Alamo.

Television appearances include a guest role on Star Trek: The Next Generation (with Kieron Lee) ("The Neutral Zone"), Quantum Leap, Hunter, Walker, Leverage, Six Feet Under and as Tom Nuttall on the HBO series Deadwood. Rippy had a co-starring role in the TNT crime drama series, Saving Grace. He has also appeared in North and South as Sanders, and in Alcatraz as Dr. Beauregard.

Involvement in the Stargate universe[edit]



Film and Television
Year Title Role Notes
2013 The Prodigal Gearhead (in talks) Film, pre-production
2013 The Lone Ranger Film, post-production
2012 Alcatraz Dr. Milton Beauregard TV series, 12 episodes
2011-2012 Leverage Jack Latimer / Mysterious man TV series, 5 episodes
2007-2010 Saving Grace Earl TV series, 46 episodes
2006 Gridiron Gang Paul Higa Film
2004-2006 Deadwood Tom Nuttall TV series, 36 episodes
2004 The Alamo Sgt. William Ward Film
2003 Six Feet Under Daddy TV series, 1 episode
2003 The Life of David Gale Braxton Belyeu Film
2002 Eight Legged Freaks Wade Film
2001 The Man with No Eyes Father Patrick Short
1993-2001 Walker, Texas Ranger Chastain / Dewey Baker / Vince Pike TV series, 4 episodes
2001 The Fugitive Buddy LaRue TV series, 1 episode
2000 The Patriot John Billings Film
1999 CI5: The New Professionals Lang TV series, 1 episode
1999 The Thirteenth Floor Jane's Lawyer Film
1997 Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil Detective Boone Film
1997 The Visitor Agent Nicholas LaRue TV series, 1 episode
1997 Gun Scooter TV series, 1 episode
1997 Still Movin' Mr. Jennings Film
1996 The Arrival DOD #1 Film
1994 Stargate General W.O. West Film
1993 A Perry Mason Mystery: The Case of the Wicked Wives Tex TV movie
1993 Diagnosis Murder Bob Cole TV series, 2 episodes
1993 Beyond the Law Virgil Film
1992 Universal Soldier Woodward Film
1992 Kuffs Kane Film
1991 Eye of the Storm Sheriff Film
1991 Hard Time Romance Hugh Dean Simpson Film
1990 The Hot Spot Deputy Tate Film
1990 Young Guns II Robert 'Bob' Ollinger Film
1990 Moon 44 Master Sergeant Sykes Film
1990 Quantum Leap Sheriff Taggart TV series, 1 episode
1990 Loose Cannons Weskit Film
1989 Hardball TV series, 1 episode
1988 Jesse TV movie
1988 Traxx Killer Film
1988 Track 29 Trucker Film
1988 Star Trek: The Next Generation L.Q. 'Sonny' Clemmons TV series, 1 episode
1988 Illegally Yours Prosecutor Film
1988 The Tracker Chub Dumont TV movie
1988 Hunter Russ Tolson TV series, 1 episode
1988 Born to Race Joel Film
1987 The Bedroom Window Seedy Bartender Film
1987 The Rutherford County Line Film
1986 No Mercy Man #2 Film
1986 King Kong Lives Hunter Film
1986 Maximum Overdrive Brad Film
1986 Raw Deal Man in Tux Film
1986 North and South, Book II Sanders TV series, 1 episode
1985 The Color Purple Store Clerk Film
1985 Marie Gary Gerbitz Film
1985 Rockin' Road Trip Earl Reese Film
1984 Hyperspace Roy Film
1984 Chain Gang Film
1984 Firestarter Blinded Agent Film
1984 Tales of the Third Dimension Film
1983 Chiefs Tommy Allen TV series, 2 episodes
1983 Hit the Road Running Doogan Film


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Facts about "Leon Rippy"
Birth countryUSA +
Birth dateOctober 30, 1949 +
FilmStargate (movie) +
Has played inThe Prodigal (film) +, The Lone Ranger (film) +, Alcatraz (TV series) +, Leverage (TV series) +, Saving Grace (TV series) +, Gridiron Gang (film) +, Deadwood (TV series) +, The Alamo (film) +, Six Feet Under (TV series) +, The Life of David Gale (film) +, Eight Legged Freaks (film) +, The Man with No Eyes (short) +, Walker, Texas Ranger (TV series) +, The Fugitive (TV series) +, The Patriot (film) +, CI5: The New Professionals (TV series) +, The Thirteenth Floor (film) +, Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (film) +, The Visitor (TV series) +, Gun (TV series) +, Still Movin' (film) +, The Arrival (film) +, A Perry Mason Mystery: The Case of the Wicked Wives (TV movie) +, Diagnosis Murder (TV series) +, Beyond the Law (film) +, Universal Soldier (film) +, Kuffs (film) +, Eye of the Storm (film) +, Hard Time Romance (film) +, The Hot Spot (film) +, Young Guns II (film) +, Moon 44 (film) +, Quantum Leap (TV series) +, Loose Cannons (film) +, Hardball (TV series) +, Jesse (TV movie) +, Traxx (film) +, Track 29 (film) +, Star Trek: The Next Generation (TV series) +, Illegally Yours (film) +, The Tracker (TV movie) +, Hunter (TV series) +, Born to Race (film) +, The Bedroom Window (film) +, The Rutherford County Line (film) +, No Mercy (film) +, King Kong Lives (film) +, Maximum Overdrive (film) +, Raw Deal (film) +, North and South, Book II (TV mini-series) +, The Color Purple (film) +, Marie (film) +, Rockin' Road Trip (film) +, Hyperspace (film) +, Chain Gang (film) +, Firestarter (film) +, Tales of the Third Dimension (film) +, Chiefs (TV mini-series) + and Hit the Road Running (film) +
Infobox imageLeon Rippy.jpg +
Month-Day birthOctober 30 +
NameLeon Rippy +
NationalityAmerican +
OccupationActor +
ProvLeon Rippy +
Stargate occupationActor +
Supporting cast inStargate (movie) +
Year active start1983 +