John Ashton

John Ashton

John Ashton  American Actor


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John Ashton is a 73 year old American Actor. Born John David Ashton on 22nd February, 1948 in Springfield, Massachusetts, USA, he is famous for Beverly Hills Cop in a career that spans 1973–present. His zodiac sign is Pisces.

John Ashton is a member of the following lists: American film actors, American television actors and University of Southern California alumni.


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First Name John
Last Name Ashton
Full Name at Birth John David Ashton
Alternative Name John David Ashton, John Ashton
Age 73 years
Birthday 22nd February, 1948
Birthplace Springfield, Massachusetts, USA
Height 5' 11" (180 cm)
Build Average
Hair Color Brown - Light
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
High School Enfield High School, Enfield, Connecticut, United States
University University Of Southern California School Of Theatre, Los Angeles, California, United States
Occupation Text Actor
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Beverly Hills Cop
Year(s) Active 1974–present, 1973–present

John David Ashton (born February 22, 1948) is an American actor, known for his roles in the films Beverly Hills Cop, Beverly Hills Cop II, and Midnight Run.

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John Ashton73 PiscesActor
Barbara Valentin61 SagittariusActress


Death in Texas2020AsherMovie
Once Upon a River2019SmokeMovie
American Christmas2019RobMovie
Making a Deal with the Devil2019FBI DirectorMovie
The Last Big Save2019Joseph Bird Sr.Movie
The Joke Thief2018Joseph Rogers (Reporter)Movie
The Neighborhood2017Matt KrivinskyMovie
My Little Baby2017Sheriff JacksonMovie
Hot Bath, Stiff Drink, an' a Close Shave2016Judge Nathan RiversMovie
Uncle John2015JohnMovie
Hot Bath an' a Stiff Drink 22015Judge Nathan RiversMovie
The Finder2012Franklin ShermanTV Show
Fairly Legal2011Lou FisherTV Show
Middle Men2009MorganMovie
Gone Baby Gone2007Nick PooleMovie
Reign of the Gargoyles2007Commander LathamTV Movie
Sweet Deadly Dreams2006HarryMovie
Jane Doe: Til Death Do Us Part2005Richie ParsonsTV Movie
Family2003MartinTV Show
Body & Soul2002Jordan MeadowsTV Show
Bill's Gun Shop2001Bill VoightMovie
Going to California2001VictorTV Show
Instinct1999Guard DacksMovie
Judging Amy1999Dashiel PurdueTV Show
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit1999Chief of DetectivesTV Show
Meet the Deedles1998Capt. Douglas PineMovie
The Day Lincoln Was Shot1998Gen. Ulysses Simpson GrantTV Movie
Fantasy Island1998BobbyTV Show
My Uncle Sidney1998Uncle SidneyShort Film
Little Girls in Pretty Boxes1997Peter BryantTV Movie
King of the Hill1997InstructorTV Show
Fast Money1996Lt. DiegoMovie
For Which He Stands1996District AttorneyMovie
Hidden Assassin1995Alex ReedMovie
JAG1995Agent Brian TurqueTV Show
Little Big League1994Mac MacnallyMovie
Trapped in Paradise1994Ed DawsonMovie
A Letter to Dad1994Mike DonahueMovie
The Tommyknockers1993Trooper Butch DugganTV Show
Dirty Work1992EddieTV Movie
Curly Sue1991Frank Arnold (uncredited)Movie
Love, Lies and Murder1991CarrothersTV Show
Saturday's1991GeorgeTV Movie
I Want to Go Home1989Harry DempseyMovie
I Know My First Name Is Steven1989Del StaynerTV Show
Hardball1989Charlie BattlesTV Show
Midnight Run1988Marvin DorflerMovie
She's Having a Baby1988KenMovie
Beverly Hills Cop II1987John TaggartMovie
Some Kind of Wonderful1987Cliff NelsonMovie
The Tracey Ullman Show1987Jimmy, neighborly doormanTV Show
King Kong Lives1986Lt. Col. R.T. NevittMovie
Last Resort1986Phil CocoranMovie
The Deliberate Stranger1986Det. Roger DunnTV Show
A Death in California1985Det. Bob SwalwellTV Show
The Twilight Zone1985Crew Chief Brady Simmons (segment "Chameleon")TV Show
Beverly Hills Cop1984Sgt. TaggartMovie
The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension1984Highway Patrolman (as John David Ashton)Movie
Brothers1984Agent HarrisTV Show
Hardcastle and McCormick1983Leonard PorterTV Show
The A-Team1983Cactus Jack SlaterTV Show
Police Squad!1982RockyTV Show
Honky Tonk Freeway1981Otto KemperMovie
Elvis and the Beauty Queen1981JakeTV Movie
Borderline1980Charlie MonroeMovie
Breaking Away1980RoyTV Show
Breaking Away1979Mike's BrotherMovie
Dallas1978Willie Joe GarrTV Show
Lawman Without a Gun19781st State TrooperTV Movie
The Wilds of Ten Thousand Islands1978OrvilleTV Movie
Oh, God!1977Police Officer (uncredited)Movie
The Rhinemann Exchange1977BallentyneTV Show
Carter Country1977Guardsman #1TV Show
Code R1977KarlTV Show
Cat Murkil and the Silks1976Coach LarkinMovie
The Psychopath1975Sgt. Matthews (as John D. Ashton)Movie
Phyllis1975TaxpayerTV Show
Starsky and Hutch1975Paul H. Willits, Roy SearsTV Show
Wonder Woman1975Nazi HenchmanTV Show
My Father's House1975SergeantTV Movie
Police Woman1974Curt ThomasTV Show
So Evil, My Sister1974BrockMovie
Barnaby Jones1973Lester ShillerTV Show
Kojak1973CullenTV Show
Police Story1973Sgt. PaulsonTV Show
Emergency!1972Station Wagon DriverTV Show
M*A*S*H1972The M.P.TV Show
Columbo1971Calvin MacGruderTV Show
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RichardMay 22, 2010

John was good as sgt John Taggart in the first 2 Beverly Hills cop films. I think the 3 rd one was a bit of a let down because and Ronny Cox were not in it!

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