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Knots Landing Cast List

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Knots Landing cast list, including photos of the actors when available. This list includes all of the Knots Landing 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 Knots Landing stars, such as where the actor was born and what their year of birth is. This cast list of actors from Knots Landing focuses primarily on the main characters, but there may be a few actors who played smaller roles on Knots Landing that are on here as well.

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Alec Baldwin is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Knots Landing Cast List
30 Rock, Knots Landing, Clerks: The Animated Series
Alexander Rae "Alec" Baldwin III (born April 3, 1958) is an American actor, writer, producer, comedian, and liberal political activist. A member of the Baldwin family, he is the eldest ...more
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Ava Gardner is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Knots Landing Cast List
A.D.
Ava Lavinia Gardner (December 24, 1922 – January 25, 1990) was an American actress and singer. Gardner was signed to a contract with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer in 1941, and appeared mainly in small ...more
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Claudia Lonow is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Knots Landing Cast List
Knots Landing
Claudia Lonow (born January 26, 1963) is an American actress, comedian, television writer and producer.
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Constance McCashin is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Knots Landing Cast List
Knots Landing
Constance McCashin (born June 18, 1947) is an American psychotherapist and former actress, best known for her role as Laura Avery Sumner in the CBS prime time soap opera, Knots Landing.
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Bruce Greenwood is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Knots Landing Cast List
Young Justice, St. Elsewhere, The River
Stuart Bruce Greenwood (born August 12, 1956) is a Canadian actor and producer. He is known for his role as the American president John F. Kennedy in Thirteen Days and as Captain Christopher ...more
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Donna Mills is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Knots Landing Cast List
Knots Landing, Love Is a Many Splendored Thing, Alice in Wonderland
Donna Jean Miller, better known as Donna Mills (born December 11, 1940), is an American actress and producer. She began her television career in 1966 with a recurring role on The Secret Storm, ...more
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Joan Van Ark is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Knots Landing Cast List
Knots Landing, McMillan & Wife, Thundarr the Barbarian
Joan Van Ark (born June 16, 1943) is an American actress, known for her role as Valene Ewing on the primetime soap opera Knots Landing. A life member of The Actors Studio, she made her Broadway ...more
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Julie Harris is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Knots Landing Cast List
Knots Landing, Backstairs at the White House, The Civil War
Julie Harris may refer to: Julie Harris (actress) (1925–2013), American actress Julie Harris (costume designer) (1921–2015), British costume designer Julie Harris (cricketer) (born 1960), New ...more
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Kathleen Noone is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Knots Landing Cast List
Knots Landing, All My Children, Sunset Beach
Kathleen Noone (born Kathleen O'Meara; January 8, 1945) is an American actress. She began her career as a singer in nightclubs and performed in musicals in off-Broadway stage, before making her ...more
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Don Murray is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Knots Landing Cast List
Knots Landing, The Stepford Children, Sons and Daughters (1991)
Donald Patrick Murray (born July 31, 1929) is an American actor. Murray is best known for his breakout performance in the film Bus Stop (1956) with Marilyn Monroe, which earned him a nomination ...more
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Kevin Dobson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Knots Landing Cast List
Knots Landing, Kojak, Knots Landing: Back to the Cul-de-Sac
Kevin Patrick Dobson (born March 18, 1943) is an American film and television actor, best known for his roles as Detective Bobby Crocker, the trusted protege of Lt. Theo Kojak (played by Telly ...more
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Michele Lee is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Knots Landing Cast List
Knots Landing, The Gong Show, Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer
Michele Lee (born June 24, 1942) is an American actress, singer, dancer, producer and director. She is known for her role as Karen Cooper Fairgate MacKenzie on the 1980s prime-time soap opera ...more
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Michelle Phillips is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Knots Landing Cast List
Knots Landing, Hotel, Malibu Shores
Michelle Phillips (born Holly Michelle Gilliam; June 4, 1944) is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. She rose to fame as a vocalist in the musical quartet The Mamas and the Papas in the ...more
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Doug Sheehan is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Knots Landing Cast List
Clueless, Day by Day
Douglas "Doug" Stuart Sheehan (born April 27, 1949) is an American actor who played Ben Gibson throughout four seasons of the prime-time drama Knots Landing from 1983 to 1987. His ...more
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Nicollette Sheridan is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Knots Landing Cast List
Desperate Housewives, Knots Landing, The Legend of Tarzan
Nicollette Sheridan (born November 21, 1963) is an English-American actress, writer and producer. She began her career as a fashion model, before landing a role in the short-lived ABC primetime ...more
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Patrick Petersen is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Knots Landing Cast List
Knots Landing, The Kallikaks
Patrick Petersen (born August 9, 1966) is an American actor best known for his role as Michael Fairgate in the television drama Knots Landing. He played the role from episode one on December 27, ...more
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Stacy Galina is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Knots Landing Cast List
Knots Landing, Hidden Hills, Knots Landing: Back to the Cul-de-Sac
Stacy Galina (born September 24, 1966) is an American television actress, best known for her role as Kate Whittaker in the CBS prime time soap opera Knots Landing.
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Ted Shackelford is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Knots Landing Cast List
Knots Landing, The Young and the Restless, Another World
Theodore Tillman Shackelford III (born June 23, 1946) is an American actor. He played Gary Ewing in the CBS television series Knots Landing (1979–1993); since 2006, he has appeared in a ...more
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Gary Oldman is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Knots Landing Cast List
Dramarama
Gary Leonard Oldman (born 21 March 1958) is an English actor and filmmaker who has performed in theatre, film, and television. Known for his versatility and expressive acting style, Oldman is ...more
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Tonya Crowe is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Knots Landing Cast List
Knots Landing
Tonya Crowe (born January 24, 1971) is an American actress, best known for playing Olivia Cunningham, the daughter of Donna Mills's Abby Cunningham, in the CBS prime time soap opera, Knots ...more
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William Devane is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Knots Landing Cast List
24, Knots Landing, Crumbs
William Joseph Devane (born September 5, 1939) is an American film, television and theatre actor, known for his role as Greg Sumner on the primetime soap opera Knots Landing (1983–1993) and as ...more
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Helen Hunt is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Knots Landing Cast List
Mad About You, Empire Falls, The Swiss Family Robinson
Helen Elizabeth Hunt (born June 15, 1963) is an American actress, director, and screenwriter. She rose to fame portraying Jamie Buchman in the sitcom Mad About You (1992–1999), for which she won ...more
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Larry Riley is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Knots Landing Cast List
Knots Landing, The Doctors, Stir Crazy
Larry Riley (June 20, 1953 – June 6, 1992) was an American actor and musician, best known for his role as C.J. Memphis in the film A Soldier's Story (1984) and as Frank Williams in the ...more
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Jane Elliot is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Knots Landing Cast List
General Hospital, Days of Our Lives, A Flame in the Wind
Jane Elliot (born January 17, 1947) is an American actress, best known for her role as Tracy Quartermaine in the ABC daytime soap opera, General Hospital.
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Lisa Hartman Black is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Knots Landing Cast List
Knots Landing, Tabitha, 2000 Malibu Road
Lisa Hartman Black (born June 1, 1956) is an American actress and singer.