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J.D. Jarvis


b. John Dill Jarvis, 21 Apr 1924, Manchester, Clay State, Kentucky, USA. He begun to play electric guitar when he was seven and afterwards also became extremely skilled on banjo, mandolin and bass. He created an early like of traditional music getting particularly thinking about gospel amounts. He served in america Military from 1942-48 and was significantly wounded during Globe Battle II. After recovering he became an ardent Christian. He also caused his friend, Sibling Claude Ely, at his cathedral in Cumberland, Kentucky and performed on Ely’s documenting made on the cathedral by King Information. He relocated to Hamilton, Ohio in 1959, where he produced a full time income by developing a painting and designing company. He begun to compose tracks and performed on regional radio and tv and at cultural gatherings. He was a most prolific documenting artist within the 60s and 70s, producing recordings for Jewel, Rural Tempo, Vetco, Center Warming, his very own Down House and VACATION CABIN labels among others. He generally recorded using a bluegrass support supplied by the genre’s music artists who were accessible in the area at that time. These, on events, included Buck Graves, Harley Gabbard and also Ralph Stanley’s Clinch Hill Boys. Later a few of his gospel tracks such as for example ‘Consider Your Sneakers Off Moses’ and ‘Six Hours FOR THE Cross’ were documented by observed gospel groups just like the Lewis Family members and by Ralph Stanley. He also had written patriotic and saga tracks such as for example ‘Give thanks to God For Aged Glory’ and ‘The Hyden Mine Tragedy’. Jarvis continued to be active within a smaller sized method in Hamilton in to the 90s; his designing business was still operative but maintained by his boy.

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Full Name J.D. Jarvis
Music Songs Take Your Shoes Off Moses, Railway to Heaven, Uncloudy Day

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1 He was the son of Margaret Biddulph (Scratcherd) and William Henry Reginald Jarvis. His maternal grandmother, Katherine Constance Labatt, was the daughter of businessman/brewer John Labatt, whose own father, John Kinder Labatt, founded the Canadian Labatt Brewing Company. Graham's father was president of John Labatt Ltd.
2 Was the father of Annie Camden on the TV show, "7th Heaven".
3 At 19, Jarvis began acting by appearing in a production of "Seven Year Itch" at a small theatre in Virginia.
4 Children: Matthew and Alex. He also has at least one sibling.



Parents 1989 Mr. Zellner
Mama's Family 1988 TV Series Mr. Carstairs
Dance 'Til Dawn 1988 TV Movie Fred
Rags to Riches 1987 TV Series Mr. Mazza
Fame 1986-1987 TV Series Mr. Bob Dyrenforth Bob Dyrenforth
Danger Bay 1986 TV Series Keith Johnson
Tough Guys 1986 Richie's Boss
Weekend Warriors 1986 Congressman Balljoy
Vanishing Act 1986 TV Movie Dr. DeMarco
One Magic Christmas 1985 Frank Crump
Too Close for Comfort 1985 TV Series Mr. Wainwright
Doin' Time 1985 Prescott
Cagney & Lacey 1985 TV Series Frank Boyle
Mischief 1985 Mr. Miller
The Chain 1984 Foxx
Draw! 1984 TV Movie Deputy Wally Blodgett
Pigs vs. Freaks 1984 TV Movie Commander Oliver Krebs
Silkwood 1983 Doctor at Union Meeting
Deal of the Century 1983 Babers
Carpool 1983 TV Movie Feeney
Mr. Mom 1983 Humphries
Condo 1983 TV Series Palmer
Bring 'Em Back Alive 1983 TV Series Herb Johnson
Trapper John, M.D. 1983 TV Series Withers
Hart to Hart 1981-1982 TV Series Ben Drootin / David Stinton
Hangin' In 1982 TV Series Herb / Mr. Sleekier
Cass Malloy 1982 TV Movie Ralph Gimbel
Making the Grade 1982 TV Series Jack Felspar
Private Benjamin 1982 TV Series Dombey
A Piano for Mrs. Cimino 1982 TV Movie Leach
Father Murphy 1981 TV Series Simpson
The Amateur 1981 Porter
Splendor in the Grass 1981 TV Movie Dean Pollard
The Two Lives of Carol Letner 1981 TV Movie Nick Fortune
Border Pals 1981 TV Movie Douglas MacDonald
Bungle Abbey 1981 TV Short
It's a Living 1981 TV Series Rev. Worthington
ABC Weekend Specials 1981 TV Series Phil
Number 96 1981 TV Series Mel
Middle Age Crazy 1980 J.D.
The Righteous Apples 1980 TV Series Sandy's Father, Mr. Burns
When the Whistle Blows 1980 TV Series Manfred
Prophecy 1979 Shusette
Blind Ambition 1979 TV Mini-Series John Ehrlichman
Starsky and Hutch 1975-1978 TV Series Basil Monk / City Attorney Collins
The New Maverick 1978 TV Movie Undertaker Lambert
Alice 1978 TV Series Cappy
The Love Boat 1978 TV Series Waldo Linden
Forever Fernwood 1977 TV Series Charlie Haggars
Fernwood Tonight 1977 TV Series Charlie Haggars
Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman 1976-1977 TV Series Charlie Haggers
Switch 1976 TV Series Collins
Sanford and Son 1976 TV Series Dr. Simmons
The Bob Newhart Show 1975 TV Series Dr. Bickwell
McMillan & Wife 1975 TV Series Albert Shaw
Russian Roulette 1975 Benson
Gunsmoke 1975 TV Series Rupert
Hot L Baltimore 1975 TV Series Officer Adams
Maude 1975 TV Series Reverend Williamson
M*A*S*H 1975 TV Series Col. Whiteman
The Odd Couple 1974 TV Series Jim Antrobus
It Couldn't Happen to a Nicer Guy 1974 TV Movie Alan Ronston
The New Temperatures Rising Show 1973 TV Series Tolkin
The Witches of Salem: The Horror and the Hope 1972 Short Will Barker
Your Money or Your Wife 1972 TV Movie Richard Bannister
What's Up, Doc? 1972 Bailiff
The Hot Rock 1972 Warden (as Graham P. Jarvis)
All in the Family 1972 TV Series Larry Grundy
Men of Crisis: The Harvey Wallinger Story 1971 TV Short
The Organization 1971 William Martin
A New Leaf 1971 Bo
Cold Turkey 1971 Amos Bush
The Traveling Executioner 1970 Doc Prittle
R.P.M. 1970 Police Chief Henry J. Thatcher
Move 1970 Dr. Picker
The Out of Towners 1970 Murray
End of the Road 1970 Dr. Carter (as Graham P. Jarvis)
Alice's Restaurant 1969 Music Teacher
N.Y.P.D. 1967-1969 TV Series Patrolman Simanski / Dyckman
Bye Bye Braverman 1968 Man on Bus (uncredited)
Lamp at Midnight 1966 TV Movie Landini
Camera Three 1966 TV Series Ezra Pound
Route 66 1964 TV Series Jensen Denker
Naked City 1961-1962 TV Series Mr. Denton / Store Manager
Dial M for Murder 1958 TV Movie Detective Williams
The Phil Silvers Show 1956 TV Series Soldier
Guiding Light 1952 TV Series Charles Eiler (1971-1972)
7th Heaven 1996-2003 TV Series Charles Jackson
Six Feet Under 2002 TV Series Bobo
JAG 2002 TV Series Henry Guernsey
The Sports Pages 2001 TV Movie Judge (segment "How Doc Waddems Finally Broke 100")
Strange World 2000 TV Series Glasgow / Ted Glasgow
Dead Man's Gun 1999 TV Series Judge
Working 1998 TV Series Hank Cosgrove
Home Improvement 1998 TV Series Delvin
The Journeyman Project 3: Legacy of Time 1998 Video Game Elliot Sinclair / Saros
Honey, I Shrunk the Kids: The TV Show 1998 TV Series Mr. Alphenaar
The Journeyman Project: Pegasus Prime 1997 Video Game Dr. Elliot Sinclair
Goode Behavior 1997 TV Series Marty
The Drew Carey Show 1996 TV Series Principal Zand
Last of the Dogmen 1995 Pharmacist
The Tuskegee Airmen 1995 TV Movie Senator (uncredited)
The 5 Mrs. Buchanans 1995 TV Series Minister
ER 1994 TV Series Francis
In Search of Dr. Seuss 1994 TV Movie The Farmer
The John Larroquette Show 1994 TV Series Dr. Kaufman
Trial by Jury 1994 Mr. Duffy, Foreman
The X-Files 1994 TV Series NIH Doctor
Cobra 1993 TV Series Carlton Hauser
NYPD Blue 1993 TV Series Mr. Galan, Emission Storyteller
Son in Law 1993 Principal
Love, Honor & Obey: The Last Mafia Marriage 1993 TV Movie Mr. Vickers
The Journeyman Project 1993 Video Game Dr. Elliot Sinclair
L.A. Law 1992 TV Series Dr. Peretsky
T Bone N Weasel 1992 TV Movie Mr. Fergus
In the Heat of the Night 1992 TV Series Warren Moseley
Coach 1991 TV Series Gil
Star Trek: The Next Generation 1991 TV Series Klim Dokachin
Knots Landing 1991 TV Series George Ammons
Tales from the Crypt 1991 TV Series Grundy
Guns of Paradise 1991 TV Series Gus
Misery 1990 Libby
Get a Life 1990 TV Series Mr. Martin / Mr. Simon
Cop Rock 1990 TV Series
Back to Hannibal: The Return of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn 1990 TV Movie The Hannibal Prosecutor
Murphy Brown 1990 TV Series Newton Green
FM 1990 TV Series Rosenblatt
The Munsters Today 1990 TV Series Mr. Graves
Sister Kate 1990 TV Series Mayor Stuart
Do You Know the Muffin Man? 1989 TV Movie Judge Allen
A Cry for Help: The Tracey Thurman Story 1989 TV Movie Officer Danziger
Charles in Charge 1989 TV Series Lester Worley
Murder, She Wrote 1989 TV Series Ellis Hilgate
Married with Children 1989 TV Series Lance



The Alan Thicke Show 1980 TV Series Himself
The Mike Douglas Show 1976 TV Series Himself - Actor

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The Journeyman Project 2: Buried in Time 1995 Video Game Dr. Elliot Sinclair (uncredited)

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