In the Heat of the Night Cast List

In the Heat of the Night cast list, including photos of the actors when available. This list includes all of the In the Heat of the Night main actors and actresses, so if they are an integral part of the show you'll find them below. You can various bits of trivia about these In the Heat of the Night stars, such as where the actor was born and what their year of birth is. This cast list of actors from In the Heat of the Night focuses primarily on the main characters, but there may be a few actors who played smaller roles on In the Heat of the Night that are on here as well.

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  • Alan Autry
    In the Heat of the Night, Grace Under Fire, Style & Substance
    Carlos Alan Autry Jr. (also known for a period of time as Carlos Brown; born July 31, 1952), is an American actor, politician, and former National Football League player. During his brief football career, he was known as Carlos Brown. He played the role of Captain Bubba Skinner on the NBC television series, In the Heat of the Night, starring Carroll O'Connor. He has also appeared in films and other television shows. In November 2000, he was elected mayor of Fresno, California, and served for two four-year terms through January 2009. In 2008, Autry was hosting a radio news talk show on KYNO AM 940 in Fresno, but left the station in 2011.
  • Anne-Marie Johnson
    In the Heat of the Night, What's Happening Now!!, Double Trouble
    Anne-Marie Johnson (born July 18, 1960) is an American actress and impressionist, who has starred in film and on television. She is known for her roles as Nadine Hudson Thomas on What's Happening Now!!, Aileen Lewis on Double Trouble, Althea Tibbs on In the Heat of the Night, and as a cast member on In Living Color during its final season.
  • Carl Weathers
    Tour of Duty, Spawn: The Animation, Brothers
    Carl Weathers (born January 14, 1948) is an American actor and former professional football player. He is best known for portraying Apollo Creed in the Rocky series of films, Al Dillon in Predator, Chubbs Peterson in Happy Gilmore and Little Nicky, and a fictionalized version of himself on the comedy series Arrested Development. As a football player, Weathers played for the Oakland Raiders of the National Football League and the B.C. Lions of the Canadian Football League.
  • Carroll O'Connor
    All in the Family, I Spy, In the Heat of the Night
    John Carroll O'Connor (August 2, 1924 – June 21, 2001) was an American actor, producer, and director whose television career spanned four decades. A lifelong member of the Actors Studio, in 1970 O'Connor found widespread fame as bigoted working man Archie Bunker, the main character in the CBS television sitcoms All in the Family (1971-79) and its spinoff, Archie Bunker's Place (1979-83). O'Connor later starred in the NBC/CBS television crime drama In the Heat of the Night (1988-95), where he played the role of Sparta, Mississippi police chief William (Bill) Gillespie. At the end of his career in the late 1990s, he played the father of Jamie Buchman (Helen Hunt) on Mad About You. In 1996, O'Connor was ranked number 38 on TV Guide's 50 Greatest TV Stars of All Time.
  • Christian LeBlanc

    Christian LeBlanc

    The Young and the Restless, In the Heat of the Night, As the World Turns
    Christian Jules LeBlanc (born August 25, 1958 in Fort Bragg, North Carolina) is an American actor, best known for his role as Michael Baldwin on The Young and the Restless.
  • Crystal R. Fox
    In the Heat of the Night
    Crystal R. Fox is an American actress and singer. She in currently starring as Hanna Young in the OWN drama series The Haves and the Have Nots. Fox was born in Tryon, North Carolina. She is known for her regular role as Luann Corbin in In the Heat of the Night, in which she starred from 1989 to 1995. Her film credits include Driving Miss Daisy, Drop Squad and Once Upon a Time...When We Were Colored. Fox appeared primarily on stage as of the late 1990s.