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Ken Kercheval

Ken Kercheval was born on July 15 in Wolcottville, IN, and was raised in Clinton, IN. He attended the University of Indiana, majoring in music and drama and Pacific University in Stockon, CA. He also studied acting at the distinguished Neighborhood Playhouse in New York.

Originally a trained singer, Kercheval quickly emerged as a versatile actor and singer. He was featured in such Broadway productions as Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Fiddler on the Roof, Cabaret, The Apple Tree, Father's Day and Who's Happy Now.

Kercheval, who has co-starred in the feature films F.I.S.T., Network, Pretty Poison and The Seven-Ups, has guest starred in a variety of television series. He appeared on Kojak, Family, Rafferty, and The Defenders and recently, The New Mike Hammer. He also starred in the telefilms Judge Horton and the Scottsboro Boys, Something in the Air, The Patricia Neal Story, Calamity Jane and The Coming Asunder of Jimmy Bright for the Public Broadcasting Service.

Kercheval, an ardent antique collector, boasts one the finest collections in the country of early American glass. He also collects regional art of the 1930s and classic Packard automobiles.

He currently lives in Los Angeles with his wife Ava and their children Aaron, Caleb and Liza.


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Ken Kercheval Facts

OccupationActor
BirthdayJuly 15, 1935 (78)
SignCancer
BirthplaceWolcottville, Indiana, USA

Selected Filmography

Dallas: The Complete First & Second Seasons
Dallas: The Complete Third Season
Dallas: The Complete Fourteenth Season
Dallas: The Complete Twelfth Season
Dallas: The Movie Collection
Dallas: The Complete Thirteenth Season
Hoosiers
Starsky & Hutch
The Seven-Ups
Pretty Poison
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