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Richard Gilliland (born January 23, 1950; age 67) played Captain Stan Cotter during Season 5 of 24.

Biography and career Edit

Richard Gilliland was born in Fort Worth, Texas. He began his professional acting career in the 1970's, appearing in shows like The Streets of San Francisco, McMillan & Wife, and Operation Petticoat. He also played Laurie on the television series Little Women, Jonesy on The Waltons, and J.D. Shackelford on Designing Women.

Gilliland has also appeared in films like Vampire Clan, Star Kid and Happy Hour. In recent years, he has guest starred in shows like The Unit (with Dennis Haysbert and Max Martini), and Desperate Housewives (with Ricardo Chavira, Doug Savant, and Jeffrey Nordling).

Gilliland has been married to fellow 24 star, Jean Smart, since June 7, 1987. The couple met on the set of Designing Women and they have one child together.

24 credits Edit

Selected filmography Edit

  • Parts Per Billion (2014)
  • Vampire Clan (2002)
  • Playing Dangerous 2 (1996)
  • Escape (1989)
  • Airplane II: The Sequel (1982)
  • Bug (1975)

Television appearances

  • CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2008, 2014)
  • Scandal (2012)
  • Dexter (2009)
  • Crossing Jordan (2004)
  • Party of Five (1997-1998)
  • Designing Women (1986-1991)
  • Just Our Luck (1983)
  • Operation Petticoat (1977-1978)

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