Perry King

Place of birth:
Alliance, Ohio, USA:
Perry King, born Perry Firestone King, made his film debut, aged around 23, in the 1972 film Slaughterhouse-Five. In 1975, he portrayed Hammond Maxwell in the exploitation film Mandingo. Since the 1970s, he has appeared in dozens of feature films, television series and television movies. He auditioned for the role of Han Solo in Star Wars, but the role ultimately went to Harrison Ford. However, he played the character in the radio adaptations of Star Wars and both its sequels. In 1984, King was nominated for a Golden Globe award for his role in the TV movie The Hasty Heart. That same year, he landed the role of Cody Allen on the series Riptide. In 1993, he starred in the television adaptation of Sidney Sheldon's novel A Stranger in the Mirror, which is a roman à clef on Groucho Marx. In 1995, he portrayed the role of Hayley Armstrong on Melrose Place. He also appeared as Richard Williams in the NBC TV series Titans with Yasmine Bleeth in 2000 and as the President of the United States in the 2004 film The Day After Tomorrow. King has made guest appearances on TV shows including Spin City, Will & Grace, Eve, and Cold Case.


My Saga (2018)
as Himself
The Divide (2018)
as Sam Kincaid
Eyewitness (2015)
as Sheriff Lee Decker
Hatfields and Mccoys: Bad Blood (2012)
as Ran'l McCoy
Framed for Murder (2007)
as Jason
Blood and Blackboards (2006)
Home for the Holidays (2005)
as Cooper
The Perfect Neighbor (2005)
as William Costigan
Stranger at the Door (2004)
as Greg Norris
The Day After Tomorrow (2004)
as President Blake
Another pretty face (2002)
The Perfect Wife (2001)
as Dr. Robert Steward
Her Married Lover (1999)
as Richard Mannhart
The Cowboy and the Movie Star (1998)
as Clint Barran
The Adventures of Ragtime (1998)
as Jerry Blue
Face of Evil (1996)
as Russell Polk
Hijacked: Flight 285 (1996)
as Frank Leyton
Good King Wenceslas (1994)
as Tunna
She Led Two Lives (1994)
as Jeffrey Madison
Jericho Fever (1993)
as Michael Whitney
A Stranger in the Mirror (1993)
as Toby Temple
A Cry in the Night (1992)
as Erich
Something to Live for: The Alison Gertz Story (1992)
as Mark
Switch (1991)
as Steve Brooks
Kaleidoscope (1990)
as John Chapman
The Man Who Lived at the Ritz (1989)
as Philip Weber
Roxanne: The Prize Pulitzer (1989)
as Herbert 'Peter' Pulitzer
Disaster at Silo 7 (1988)
as Maj. Hicks
Shakedown on the Sunset Strip (1988)
as Charles Stoker
Perfect People (1988)
as Ken Laxton
Stranded (1986)
as Nick MacKenzie
Helen Keller: The Miracle Continues (1984)
as John Macy
The Hasty Heart (1983)
as Yank
The Clairvoyant (1982)
as Paul 'Mac' McCormack
Class of 1984 (1982)
as Andrew Norris
Golden Gate (1981)
as Jordan Kingsley
Inmates: A Love Story (1981)
as Roy Matson
City in Fear (1980)
as Lt. John Armstrong
Search and Destroy (1979)
as Kip Moore
Love's Savage Fury (1979)
as Col. Zachary Willis
The Cracker Factory (1979)
as Dr. Edwin Alexander
A Different Story (1978)
as Albert Walreavens
The Choirboys (1977)
as Baxter Slate
Bad (1977)
as L.T.
Lipstick (1976)
as Steve Edison
Mandingo (1975)
as Hammond Maxwell
The Wild Party (1975)
as Dale Sword
The Lords of Flatbush (1974)
as Chico Tyrell
Deadly Visitor (1973)
The Possession of Joel Delaney (1972)
as Joel Delaney
Slaughterhouse-Five (1972)
as Robert Pilgrim
Big Truck and Sister Clare (1972)
The Divide
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