John Furey

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John Furey
Born (1951-04-13) April 13, 1951 (age 68)
Years active1976–2013

John Furey (born April 13, 1951) is an American actor who has starred in film and on television. His film credits include Friday the 13th Part 2 (1981), Black Thunder (1998) and Land of the Free (1998). Outside of film, Furey has starred on several television series such as Queer as Folk (2001–05)


In 1976, Furey made his acting debut on the television series The Blue Knight; the following year, he had guest roles in the television series Eight Is Enough and Rafferty, and starred in the television film Just a Little Inconvenience. In 1978, Furey had guest starred on Emergency!, Logan's Run, and CHiPs. In 1980, Furey portrayed Chuck in Island Claws and guest starred as Stewart in The Waltons.

In 1981, Furey portrayed Paul Holt in Friday the 13th Part 2. In 1983, Furey guest starred on Cheers and Hotel; the following year, Furey guest starred on Remington Steele. In 1985, Furey portrayed Stewart on Murder, She Wrote and Winston March III on Brothers. After several television guest appearances in the mid 1980s, Furey returned to film in 1989's Mutant on the Bounty.

Furey appeared on the soap opera All My Children as Lee Hawkins in 1998. From 2001-2005, Furey guest starred as Craig Taylor on Queer as Folk.

Personal life[edit]

He is married to actress Denise Galik. Furey's sister, Kathleen Furey, is an actress/casting director, she teaches teen acting courses in many places on Long Island, New York.



Year Title Role Notes
1980 Island Claws Chuck
1981 Friday the 13th Part 2 Paul
1989 Mutant on the Bounty Dag
1995 The Skateboard Kid II Raymond Curtis
1996 The Wolves Connors
1998 Black Thunder Moore
Land of the Free Agent Luckenbill
2003 The Galíndez File Norman Radcliffe
Alien Tracker Dr. Russ Connelly Video
2006 Scarlet Moon Jesus Christ


Year Title Role Notes
1976 The Blue Knight First Party Guest 1 Episode: Upward Mobility
1977 Eight Is Enough First Poker Player 1 Episode: Is There a Doctor in the House?
Just a Little Inconvenience Bartender TV Movie
Rafferty 1 Episode: The Epidemic
1978 Emergency! Paramedic Charlie, Squad *110, LACoFD 1 Episode: The Steel Inferno
Logan's Run Philip 1 Episode: Turnabout
CHiPs Sonny 1 Episode: Flashback!
1980 The Waltons Stewart 1 Episode: The Furlough
Lou Grant Geoffrey McAdams 1 Episode: Nightside
1983 Cheers Larry 1 Episode: The Boys in the Bar
The Renegades Harold Primus 1 Episode: Back to School
Bay City Blues 3 Episodes: Beautiful Peoples, Zircons Are Forever, I Never Swung with My Father
1983-88 Hotel Wayne Holtz / Roy Iverson Jr. 2 Episodes: Aftershocks, Relative Loss
1984 Remington Steele Walter Muller 1 Episode: Molten Steele
1985 Murder, She Wrote Stewart 1 Episode: Tough Guys Don't Die
Brothers Winston March III 1 Episode: Happy Birthday, Baby Brother
1986 T.J. Hooker Charles A. Rolph 1 Episode: The Obsession
The Paper Chase Ted 1 Episode: A Wounded Hart
Adam's Apple Jeff Chapman TV Movie
1987 Designing Women Trevor 1 Episode: Cruising
L.A. Law Mr. Lewis 1 Episode: Auld L'Anxiety
1988 Hooperman 1 Episode: Surprise Party
Who's the Boss? Judge Matthew Hamilton 1 Episode: Yankee-Doodle Micelli
1990 Jake and the Fatman Ned Redding 1 Episode: One More for the Road
Father Dowling Mysteries Mark Tannen 1 Episode: The Movie Mystery
Over My Dead Body Dane Chalmers 1 Episode: Obits and Pieces
Guess Who's Coming for Christmas? Michael TV Movie
1991 Matlock Matt Grayson 1 Episode: The Parents
1996 Baywatch Nights Rhett Collins 1 Episode: Takeover
An Unfinished Affair Detective Wright TV Movie
ER Jason Lucas 1 Episode: John Carter, M.D.
Women: Stories of Passion John 1 Episode: For the Sake of Science
1997 Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction Segment: Justice is Served 1 Episode: The Viewing/The Subway/Kid in the Closet/Justice is Served/The Tractor
1997 - 2003 JAG Cmdr. Sachs 2 Episodes: The Guardian, Friendly Fire
1998 Pensacola: Wings of Gold Professor Albert Kerwood 1 Episode: Company Town
All My Children Lee Hawkins 10 Episodes
NYPD Blue Dave Houston 1 Episode: Czech Bouncer
2000 Walker, Texas Ranger Dennis Franklin 1 Episode: Justice Delayed
Family Law 1 Episode: Metamorphosis
The Pretender Ted Wright 1 Episode: Corn Man
Earth: Final Conflict Lt. Roberts 1 Episode: Phantom Companion
2001 And Never Let Her Go Louis Capano TV Movie
Rough Air: Danger on Flight 534 Detective Kevin Muldoon TV Movie
2001-05 Queer as Folk Craig Taylor 4 Episodes: The Art of Desperation, Smells Like Codependence, House Full of Children, Honest to Yourself
2002 A Killing Spring Reed Gallagher TV Movie
Tracker Dr. Russ Connelly 2 Episodes: Breach, Back Into the Breach
2003 Blue Murder Brent Crowley 1 Episode: Lady Killers
Law & Order: Criminal Intent Michael Koehler 1 Episode: Sound Bodies
2004 The Guardian Brent Ford 1 Episode: Remember
2005 Judging Amy George St. Clair 1 Episode: You Don't Know Me
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Councilman Gabe Miller 1 Episode: Big Middle
2006 A Little Thing Called Murder Lt. Harold Evans TV Movie
Flight 93 Cleveland Controller #1 TV Movie
Monk Dennis 1 Episode: Mr. Monk and the Class Reunion
A Daughter's Conviction Det. Gibson 1 Episode: Phantom Companion
2008 As the World Turns Mayor 1 Episode: #1.13338
2011 The Mentalist Smarmy Man 1 Episode: Every Rose Has Its Thorn
Days of Our Lives Rob 8 Episodes
2012 Harry's Law Doctor (Expert Witness) 1 Episode: The Contest
2012-13 Switched at Birth Sgt. Breims 2 Episodes: Self-Portrait with a Bandaged Ear, Drive in the Knife
2013 Enlightened Howell 1 Episode: Higher Power

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