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Graham Powley Jarvis
August 25, 1930
|Died||April 16, 2003 (aged 72)|
|Spouse(s)||JoAnne Rader Jarvis|
Jarvis was born in Toronto, Ontario, the son of Margaret Biddulph (Scratcherd) and William Henry Reginald Jarvis, an investment banker and president of John Labatt Ltd. His maternal great-grandfather was businessman and brewer John Labatt, whose own father was Labatt founder John Kinder Labatt. He attended Williams College before moving to New York to pursue a career in theatre.
Jarvis starred in the television soap opera parody Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman as Charlie "Baby Boy" Haggers, the much older husband of wanna-be country music star Loretta Haggers, played by Mary Kay Place. He also appeared on other television programs such as Naked City, Route 66, N.Y.P.D., All in the Family, M*A*S*H, Mork & Mindy, Starsky and Hutch, Cagney and Lacey, Mama's Family, Fame, Married... with Children, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Get a Life, The X Files, ER, and Six Feet Under. He played character roles in several films. His last major part was as "Charles Jackson", father of Annie Jackson Camden in the Warner Brothers TV drama 7th Heaven, a role that he filled until his death.
Jarvis acted in the role of Elliot Sinclair in The Journeyman Project trilogy of video games and was also the narrator in the first American production of The Rocky Horror Show at the Roxy Theatre in Los Angeles, playing alongside Meat Loaf and Tim Curry.
Personal life and deathEdit
Jarvis lived in Los Angeles with his wife Joanna Jarvis, and two sons, Alex and Matt. On April 16, 2003, he died from multiple myeloma and was interred at Pierce Brothers Valley Oaks Memorial Park in Westlake Village, California.
- Bye Bye Braverman (1968) - Man on Bus (uncredited)
- Alice's Restaurant (1969) - Music Teacher
- End of the Road (1970) - Dr. Carter
- The Out-of-Towners (1970) - Murray
- Move (1970) - Dr. Picker
- R. P. M. (1970) - Police Chief Henry J. Thatcher
- The Traveling Executioner (1970) - Doc Prittle
- Cold Turkey (1971) - Amos Bush
- A New Leaf (1971) - Bo
- The Organization (1971) - William Martin
- The Hot Rock (1972) - Warden
- What's Up, Doc? (1972) - Bailiff
- Russian Roulette (1975) - Benson
- Prophecy (1979) - Shusette
- Middle Age Crazy (1980) - J.D.
- The Amateur (1981) - Porter
- Mr. Mom (1983) - Humphries
- Deal of the Century (1983) - Babers
- Silkwood (1983) - Doctor at Union Meeting
- Draw! (1984) - Wally Blodgett
- The Chain (1984) - Foxx
- Mischief (1985) - Mr. Miller
- Doin' Time (1985) - Prescott
- One Magic Christmas (1985) - Frank Crump
- Weekend Warriors (1986) - Congressman Balljoy
- Tough Guys (1986) - Richie's Boss
- Parents (1989) - Mr. Zellner
- Misery (1990) - Libby
- Star Trek: The Next Generation (1991) - Klim Dokachin
- Son in Law (1993) - Principal
- Trial by Jury (1994) - Mr. Duffy, Foreman
- Last of the Dogmen (1995) - Pharmacist
- The Sports Pages (2001) - Judge (segment "How Doc Waddems Finally Broke 100")
- 7th Heaven (1996-2003, TV Series) - Charles Jackson (final appearance)
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