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|
|Spouse(s)||Rebecca Fletcher, Mary Lou Seaman (divorced)|
|IMDb||Kevin Tighe's IMDb|
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.
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.
He appeared in the 1990s films Another 48 Hrs., I Love a Man in Uniform, Newsies and What's Eating Gilbert Grape.
He married Rebecca Fletcher and he has a daughter named Jennifer.
He co-starred with Jim Belushi in the 1989 film K-9.
- 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.