John Ashton



Place of birth:

Springfield - Massachusetts - USA:


John David Ashton (born February 22, 1948) is an American actor born in Springfield, Massachusetts, and graduate of the University of Southern California School of Theatre. John Ashton attended Enfield High School in Enfield, Connecticut. Ashton has starred in several productions including MAS*H and Midnight Run. He played "Willie Joe Garr" on several episodes of Dallas, his character and that of "Jeb Ames" were charged with the crime of involuntary manslaughter in the death of Tina Louise's Dallas character "Julie Grey". Ashton also starred as Detective Sergeant John Taggart in the first two movies of the popular Beverly Hills Cop trilogy alongside Eddie Murphy and Judge Reinhold. He also starred in the 1994 film, Little Big League, with Luke Edwards. Ashton currently resides in Fort Collins, Colorado and is co-host of the Ashton and Davis show on 870 ESPN radio. Description above from the Wikipedia article John Ashton, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


The Joke Thief (2018)
as Joseph Rogers
Uncle John (2015)
as Uncle John
Middle Men (2009)
as Morgan
Gone Baby Gone (2007)
as Det. Nick Poole
Reign of the Gargoyles (2007)
as Commander Latham
Avalanche (1999)
as Kemp
Instinct (1999)
as Guard Dacks
The Day Lincoln Was Shot (1998)
as Ulysses S. Grant
Meet the Deedles (1998)
as Capt. Douglas Pine
Little Girls in Pretty Boxes (1997)
as Peter Bryant
Fast Money (1996)
as Lt. Diego
For Which He Stands (1996)
as District Attorney
Hidden Assassin (1995)
as Alex Reed
Condition Red (1995)
as Deputy Warden
Trapped in Paradise (1994)
as Ed Dawson
Little Big League (1994)
as Mac MacNally
Curly Sue (1991)
as Frank Arnold
Midnight Run (1988)
as Marvin Dorfler
She's Having a Baby (1988)
as Ken
Beverly Hills Cop II (1987)
as Det. Sgt. John Taggart
Some Kind of Wonderful (1987)
as Cliff Nelson
King Kong Lives (1986)
as Lt. Col. R.T. Nevitt
The Deliberate Stranger (1986)
as Det. Roger Dunn
Last Resort (1986)
as Phil Cocoran
Beverly Hills Cop (1984)
as Det. Sgt. John Taggart
The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension (1984)
as Highway Patrolman
Elvis and the Beauty Queen (1981)
as Jake
Borderline (1980)
as Charlie Monroe
Breaking Away (1979)
as Mike's Brother
Oh, God! (1977)
as Police Officer
Cruisin' High (1976)
as Coach Larkin
Psycho Sisters (1974)
as Brock
An Eye for an Eye (1973)
as Sgt. Matthews