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Tallahassee Tight

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Tallahassee Tight was the blues name for Louis Washington, who use his delivery name when he was performing gospel, and utilize the blues name when he was performing the blues, a practice not unusual for southern dark musicians within the 1930s. His delivery date is unidentified, and it’s been assumed he was from Florida, because of his blues name and the countless Florida place brands in his in any other case fairly normal southeast nation blues design. His recording profession is linked with just one season, 1934, when he monitored a dozen or even more edges for the American Record Company, including his personal song “Tallahassee Girl.”

Quick Facts


Full Name Louis Washington
Date Of Birth October 1895
Profession Singer
Music Songs Tallahassee Women, Got Heaven In My View, Run Sinner Run, Screaming Woman, Black Snake Blues, Ramblin' Mind Blues, Jealous Man, Lonesome And Worried Blues, Quincey Wimmens, Coast Line Blues, Black Gal, Had A Dream That Troubled Me, Standing On A Rock, Tallahassee Blues, Homesick Blues


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#Fact
1 He was awarded the 2010 Back Stage Garland Award for Performance in a Play for "Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo" at the Kirk Douglas Theatre in Los Angeles, California.
2 Had a very close relationship with Julie London on Emergency! (1972).
3 Lifelong friend of John Ritter.
4 In 1995, he, along with former Emergency! (1972) co-stars, Randolph Mantooth and Bobby Troup, all visited Julie London in the hospital, when she suffered a stroke.
5 Through his ex-Emergency! (1972) series' leads, Julie London and Bobby Troup, Tighe had the honor/privilege of meeting some popular jazz musicians.
6 He alongside Randolph Mantooth had attended the memorial of his ex-Emergency! (1972) co-star, Bobby Troup, at Moonlight Tango Cafe in Encino, California, on 28 February 1999, to honor his life.
7 Best friend of Randolph Mantooth.
8 Best known by the public for his role as Paramedic Roy DeSoto on Emergency! (1972).
9 Like his ex-Emergency! (1972) co-star, Robert Fuller, Tighe also spent time in the US Army.
10 Acting protégé of Julie London.
11 He is the godfather of Kate Mulgrew's sons.
12 He was best man at the 2002 wedding of his old friend, actor Randolph Mantooth, to Kristen Connors.
13 Father of Jennifer Tighe.


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Spirit Water announced Harvey Henderson
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit 2007-2016 TV Series Gregory Searle / Julian Cooper
Complications 2015 TV Series Gary Ellison
Salem 2014 TV Series Giles Corey
I Am I 2013 Gene
Common Law 2012 TV Series Fred Bendek
Lost 2005-2010 TV Series Anthony Cooper
Trauma 2010 TV Series Capt. Cal Channing
Lie to Me 2009 TV Series Fletcher Bellwood
Leverage 2009 TV Series Ian Blackpoole
My Bloody Valentine 2009 Ben Foley
Numb3rs 2008 TV Series Keith Watts
The 4400 2007 TV Series Senator Lenhoff
A Life in Suitcases 2005 William Gottschalk
Today You Die 2005 Video Max Stevens
The Deal 2005 John Cortland
Hello 2005 Short Donald
Law & Order: Criminal Intent 2004 TV Series Dr. Edwin Lindgard
The Tulse Luper Suitcases: Antwerp 2003
The Tulse Luper Suitcases, Part 1: The Moab Story 2003 William Gottschalk
Everwood 2003 TV Series Joe Morris
Fast Food High 2003 Dave Richter
Nancy Drew 2002 TV Movie Coach Jeffries
Strange World 2002 TV Series Jack Cullum
Rose Red 2002 TV Mini-Series Victor Kandinsky
The West Wing 2001 TV Series Gov. Jack Buckland, D-IN
The Sight 2000 TV Movie Jake
Freaks and Geeks 1999-2000 TV Series Mr. Andopolis
Family Law 2000 TV Series
The Big Day 1999 Joe
Mumford 1999 Mr. Crisp
Star Trek: Voyager 1999 TV Series Henry Janeway
The Wetonkawa Flash 1999
The Darwin Conspiracy 1999 TV Movie Allan Hollingsworth
Winchell 1998 TV Movie William Randolph Hearst
The Outer Limits 1998 TV Series General
The 119 1997 TV Movie Battalion Chief Kieran Ryan
ER 1997 TV Series Sgt. Pete Mattimore
In Cold Blood 1996 TV Mini-Series Herbert Clutter
Race the Sun 1996 Jack Fryman
The Single Guy 1996 TV Series Jack Blake
Chicago Hope 1995 TV Series Harry Kincaid
Murder One 1995 TV Series David Blalock
Scorpion Spring 1995 California County Sheriff Rawley Gill
The Ticket 1995 Short Mr. Kessler
Jade 1995 D.A. Arnold Clifford
Escape to Witch Mountain 1995 TV Movie Sheriff Bronson
The Avenging Angel 1995 TV Movie Benjamin Rigby
Under Suspicion 1994 TV Series Bob Phillips
Men of War 1994 Colonel Merrick
Double Cross 1994 Video Brian Cody
Betrayal of Trust 1994 TV Movie Bill Carroll
Geronimo: An American Legend 1993 Brig. Gen. Nelson Miles
What's Eating Gilbert Grape 1993 Ken Carver
Caught in the Act 1993/I TV Movie Police Detective
A Man in Uniform 1993 Frank
Better Off Dead 1993 TV Movie D.A. John Byron
School Ties 1992 Coach McDevitt
Yesterday Today 1992 TV Movie Mike
Newsies 1992 Snyder
Face of a Stranger 1991 TV Movie Richard
City of Hope 1991 O'Brien
Bright Angel 1990 The Man
Perry Mason: The Case of the Defiant Daughter 1990 TV Movie Steven Elliott
Another 48 Hrs. 1990 Blake Wilson
Tales from the Crypt 1990 TV Series Sam Forney
Murder, She Wrote 1990 TV Series Lt. Moynihan
Road House 1989 Tilghman
Lost Angels 1989 Dr. Gaeyl
K-9 1989 Lyman
Eight Men Out 1988 Joseph 'Sport' Sullivan
CBS Summer Playhouse 1987 TV Series Insp John Fernack
Matewan 1987 Hickey
CBS Library 1981 TV Series
The Love Boat 1980 TV Series Chris
Emergency! 1972-1979 TV Series Paramedic Roy DeSoto
The Rebels 1979 TV Movie Thomas Jefferson
The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries 1978 TV Series Steve
Cos 1976 TV Series Neighbor
Ellery Queen 1976 TV Series Detective Jim Millay
Emergency +4 1973-1974 TV Series Fireman Roy DeSoto
Sierra 1974 TV Series Fireman Roy DeSoto
The Six Million Dollar Man 1974 TV Series Root
Adam-12 1972 TV Series Roy DeSoto
The Immortal 1970 TV Series Steve Adkins
Bonanza 1970 TV Series Krulak
Yours, Mine and Ours 1968 Extra (uncredited)
Narcotics: Pit of Despair 1967 Short John Scott
The Graduate 1967 Showering Student (uncredited)

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Emergency! 1974-1976 TV Series 4 episodes

Stunts

Stunts

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Emergency! 1973-1976 TV Series stunts - 4 episodes

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Emergency! 1977 TV Series written by - 1 episode

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Memories of Midnight 1991 TV Movie production accountant: USA

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
I Thought You'd Be Bigger: The Making of 'Road House' 2016 Video documentary
Pretty Good for a Blind White Boy: The Music of 'Road House' 2016 Video documentary Himself
Remembering Patrick Swayze 2016 Video documentary Himself
Independent Lens 2013 TV Series documentary
America on Stage 2013 Documentary Himself
The Mountain Runners 2012 Documentary Narration (voice)
Good Morning America 1986 TV Series Himself
Battle of the Network Stars 1976 TV Special Himself - NBC Team
Dinah! 1975-1976 TV Series Himself
The Rich Little Show 1976 TV Series Himself
The Hollywood Squares 1975 TV Series Himself - Panelist

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
An Unsafe Place: Making 'Men of War' 2016 Video documentary short Colonel Merrick

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1993 Genie Genie Awards Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role I Love a Man in Uniform (1993)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2007 Gold Derby TV Award Gold Derby Awards Drama Guest Actor Lost (2004)


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#Quote
1 [on his professional on- and off-screen chemistry with Julie London and Bobby Troup, who played both Dixie 'Dix' McCall, RN & Dr. Joe Early, M.D., respectively]: Working with Julie and Bobby. Never a dull moment. Great wrap parties. The opportunity of working with such a wonderful cast and crew!
2 [on the deaths of Bobby Troup and Julie London]: They were very special to the cast and crew and they became good friends and that it hurt deeply when Bobby and Julie died. Their friendship could never be replaced.
3 [Who admitted he had a serious problem with his celebrity status prior to his days on Emergency! (1972)]: I didn't know how to deal with it. I couldn't small talk. I would go to parties and my glasses would fog. I was truly miserable. I am a character actor. I am not a celebrity.
4 We were supposed to do it in New York, but something happened. So I went to Europe. I worked at Cambridge for a while. I ran out of money.
5 [If he was embarrassed over his role on Emergency! (1972) opposite Julie London, Bobby Troup and Randolph Mantooth, who would later be his best friend, who in turn played Johnny Gage]: No, I feel a great deal of pride that I was able to be a paramedic. Randolph and I have stayed good friends. I was the best man at his wedding. I didn't want to scurry away from it. But it was something I did in my 20s. It didn't require a lot of acting. It didn't require a lot of great dialogue ... I don't list it in the program because it doesn't really link with what I am doing now.
6 I grew up in downtown L.A. on West 7th Street near Lafayette Park. When I was 5 we moved to Pasadena. My father was a bit actor. He got me going when I was about 9 or 10 - I auditioned for something at the Pasadena Playhouse and I started playing juvenile leads.


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