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Kevin Tighe

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Birthday ***, 1944
Place of Birth Los Angeles, California
Age 76 years old
Zodiac Sign Leo
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Kevin Tighe

Kevin Tighe is an American actor who has worked in television, film, and theater since the late 1960s. He is best known for his character, Firefighter Roy DeSoto, in Series 5. 1972-77 NBC Urgent! Tighe was cast as a supporting role in his first major film in The Graduate of 1967. After signing with Paramount and Universal, Tighe's career turned away from scraps and subs as he was cast in the role of Roy DeSoto in the movie Urgent !. After the Emergency !, Tighe went on to appear on multi-guest television on shows such as Ellery Queen, Cos, The Hardy Boys / Nancy Drew Mysteries, and The Six Million Dollar Man. In addition to The Graduate, some of Tighe's movie credits include Road House, City of Hope, What's eat Gilbert Grape, and Jade. Tighe won the Genie Award for Best Supporting Actor in 1994 for the movie I Love a Man in Uniform.

Born Jon Kevin Fishburn, August 13, 1944, Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Alma mater University of Southern California
Occupation Actor
Years active 1967–present
Spouse(s) Rebecca Fletcher, Mary Lou Seaman (divorced)
Children 1
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About Kevin Tighe

Actor who is best known for playing firefighter Roy DeSoto on the 1970s NBC hit Emergency! Three decades later, he was cast as Anthony Cooper on ABC's Lost.

Kevin Tighe before fame

He earned a Masters of Fine Arts degree from the University of Southern California in 1967 and made his first film appearance that same year as an extra in The Graduate.

Achievement of Kevin Tighe

He appeared in the 1990s films Another 48 Hrs., I Love a Man in Uniform, Newsies and What's Eating Gilbert Grape.

Kevin Tighe family life

He married Rebecca Fletcher and he has a daughter named Jennifer.

Associations of Kevin Tighe

He co-starred with Jim Belushi in the 1989 film K-9.

Top Facts You Did Not Know About Kevin Tighe

  • Male actor from Pasadena, California
  • Best supporting actor in Genius and Canadian Screen Award winner
  • USC School of Theater Arts alumni

Latest information about Kevin Tighe updated on June 07 2021.