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Christopher Connelly

Highest Rated:   91% Face to Face (2013)
Lowest Rated:   17% Queen of the Damned (2002)
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Christopher Connelly left his hometown of Wichita at an early age to become an actor. Signed to a 20th Century Fox contract in 1961, he was shunted away to supporting and peripheral film roles. Throughout his TV career, he labored in the shadow of actor Ryan O'Neal, whom he closely resembled. Once O'Neal was firmly established as Rodney Harrington in the prime-time TV soap opera Peyton Place, Connelly was brought in to play Rodney's younger brother, Norman, a role he remained with until the series' cancellation in 1969. And when Peter Bogdanovich's theatrical feature Paper Moon was spun off into a TV series in 1974, Connelly was cast as con artist Moze Pray -- the character played in the original by Ryan O'Neal. Occasionally shedding the "O'Neal clone" onus, Connelly was seen as Henry in the phenomenally popular family film Benji (1974) and as Ben Driscoll in the TV miniseries The Martian Chronicles (1980). He also showed up in such inexpensive action films as Stunt Seven (1979) and Return of the Rebels (1980). Christopher Connelly's last TV appearance was, again, as Norman Harrington in the 1988 pilot film Peyton Place: The Next Generation.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
91% Face to Face
  • Richard Halligan
2013
17% Queen of the Damned
  • Mortal Yuppie
$31.1M 2002
34% The Bodyguard
  • Oscar Arrivals MC
1992
No Score Yet Return of the Rebels
  • Actor
1991
No Score Yet Night of the Sharks (La Notte degli Squali)
  • Fr. Mattia
1988
No Score Yet Strike Commando
  • Col. Radek
1987
No Score Yet The Mines Of Kilimanjaro
  • Actor
1987
No Score Yet Django 2: Il Grande Ritorno (Django Strikes Again)
  • Orlowski
1987
No Score Yet Cobra Mission
  • Actor
1986
No Score Yet Foxtrap
  • J.T.
1986
No Score Yet Messenger
  • FBI Agent Parker
1986
No Score Yet Jungle Raiders
  • Capt. Yankee
1985
No Score Yet Manhattan Baby
  • Prf. George Hacker
1984
No Score Yet Predatori di Atlantide, I (The Raiders of Atlantis)(Atlantis Inferno)(The Atlantis Interceptors)
  • Mike Ross
1983
No Score Yet 1990: I guerrieri del Bronx (1990: Bronx Warriors)
  • Hot Dog
1982
No Score Yet Liar's Moon
  • Alex Peterson
1981
No Score Yet Earthbound
  • Zef
1981
No Score Yet The Martian Chronicles
  • Driscoll
1980
No Score Yet The Norseman
  • Rolf
1978
No Score Yet Crash of Flight 401
  • Mike Tagliarino
1978
No Score Yet Charlie Cobb: Nice Night for a Hanging
  • Waco
1977
No Score Yet The Incredible Rocky Mountain Race
  • Actor
1977
No Score Yet Hawmps!
  • Uriah Tibbs
1976
No Score Yet The Last Day
  • Dick Broadwell
1975
86% Benji
  • Henry
1974
No Score Yet The Invasion of Carol Enders
  • Actor
1974
No Score Yet They Only Kill Their Masters
  • John
1972
83% The Other
  • Actor
1972
22% What a Way to Go!
  • Ned
1964
No Score Yet Move Over Darling
  • Executive Seaman
1963

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
No Score Yet The Fall Guy
1981-1986
  • Russell Tally Neal
  • 1984
  • 1983
No Score Yet Simon & Simon
1981-1989
  • Reemers
  • 1982
  • 1981
No Score Yet CHiPs
1977-1983
  • Martin Beck
  • 1981
No Score Yet The Love Boat
1977-1986
  • Rory Daniels
  • 1979
No Score Yet Trapper John, M.D.
1979-1986
  • Wally
  • 1979
No Score Yet Quincy, M.E.
1976-1983
  • Paul Colby
  • 1977
No Score Yet Marcus Welby, M.D.
1969-1976
  • Gary
  • 1974
No Score Yet Ironside
1967-1975
  • Jerry Timmens
  • 1974
  • 1973
No Score Yet Gunsmoke
1955-1975
  • Sheb
  • 1973
No Score Yet Night Gallery
1970-1973
  • Sam
  • 1972
No Score Yet Bonanza
1959-1973
  • Chris Keller
  • 1970
No Score Yet Mission: Impossible
1966-1973
  • Dr. Jerome Carlin
  • 1970
No Score Yet The Fugitive
1963-1967
  • Surfer
  • 1966
  • 1964
No Score Yet The Alfred Hitchcock Hour
1962-1965
  • Rudy
  • 1963
  • 1962

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