View Poll Results: Who is your favorite Classic V CHARACTER?

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  • Mike Donovan (Marc Singer)

    12 31.58%
  • Diana (Jane Badler)

    15 39.47%
  • Juliet Parrish (Faye Grant)

    1 2.63%
  • Ham Tyler (Michael Ironside)

    4 10.53%
  • Willie (Robert Englund)

    2 5.26%
  • Nathan Bates (Lane Smith)

    0 0%
  • Robin Maxwell (Blair Tefken)

    0 0%
  • Elias Taylor (Michael Wright)

    0 0%
  • Daniel Bernstein (David Packer)

    0 0%
  • Other (Someone not listed)

    4 10.53%
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    Neva Patterson

    Neva Patterson was born February 10, 1922 in Nevada, Iowa. She is an American
    actress who has starred in movies, on television, and on Broadway. In 1952, she
    created the role of "Helen" in the original cast of "The Seven Year Itch" at the
    Fulton Theatre, New York City. Her first movie was "Taxi" in 1953. Other movie
    credits include "The Buddy Holly Story" (1978), "Star 80" (1983), and "All of Me"

    She starred in the TV series "Nichols" from 1971-1972. She starred in the TV
    series "Doc Elliot" and "The Governor and J.J.". She starred in TV movies and
    is best known as Eleanor Dupres, the corrupt mother of Mike Donovan, in both
    mini-series "V" (1983) and "V: The Final Battle" (1984).

    She has made guest appearances on many TV shows: "The Defenders",
    "Ironside", "Barnaby Jones", "The Dukes of Hazzard", and "St. Elsewhere".

    I couldn't find any good pictures of Neva. In the picture below you'll have
    to look at the actress on the far left to see the actress known as Neva
    Patterson. Someone may have a better picture to post.

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    Hansford Rowe

    I guess that I'll follow up my last bio with Hansford Rowe. Born on May 12, 1924
    in Richmond, Virginia. He is the son of Hansford Herndon Rowe, a veterinarian. He
    is an American actor who has starred in films and television. He is been known to
    play ministers in some of his roles. His first role for television was 1967 TV Movie
    "The Thanksgiving Visitor". He starred in TV Series "Dark Shadows". His is well
    known for his role as Arthur Dupres, the stepfather of resistance leader Mike
    Donovan in the 1983-1984 miniseries "V" and "V: The Final Battle". I remember
    his getting falling down drunk in protest to his wife's actions towards the
    Visitors and he left her at one point. It was pretty comical.

    Hansford starred in some films including: "Gordon's War" (1973), "Three Days of
    the Condor" (1975), "Missing" (1982), "The Osterman Weekend" (1983), "Dream
    West" (1986), "Baby Boom" (1987), "First Power" and "The Bonfires of the
    Vanities" (1990), "Dante's Peak" (1997), "Lucky Dog" (1998), and "Dry Cycle"

    He has guest starred on some television shows including: "Dallas", "My Two
    Dads", "Dark Skies", "Love, Sidney", "The Greatest American Hero", "Six Feet
    Under", "Night Court", "The Drew Carey Show", "The Practice", "Will & Grace",
    "Roswell" and "The Office".

    Here are a couple pictures of the actor known as Hansford Rowe.

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    Peter Nelson

    Peter Nelson was born September 10, 1959 in Los Angeles, California. He
    is best known for his role as Visitor youth leader and father of the "Starchild"
    in the two mini-series "V" and "V: The Final Battle" (1983-1984).

    He's been in several television shows and movies including: "The Facts of
    Life", "Newhart", "Space", "Dress Gray", "The Paper Chase", "Eight is Enough",
    "Miami Vice", and "Kindred: The Embraced".

    He's been in several movies including: "Purple Haze" (1983), "The Last
    Starfighter" (1984), "Crime Zone" (1988), "The Expendables" (1989),
    "Die Hard 2: Die Harder" (1990), "Knock Off" (1998), and his most
    recent "Delivering Milo" (2001).

    I don't have any more on the actor Peter Nelson. I couldn't find any
    pictures to put on display for you enjoyment.

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    I went back and found a picture from V to display. This is Peter Nelson
    standing behind Jane Badler.

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    Michael Durrell

    I decided to cover more of the 'Starchild' family tree. I thought that
    Michael Durrell would be a nice touch. He was born October 6, 1943
    in Brooklyn, New York and is considered an American actor.

    He began his career on "The Guiding Light". He was on the short-lived
    television show "Shannon". He played Robert Maxwell, father of Robin
    Maxwell (Mother of the Starchild), on "V", "V: The Final Battle", and
    the first two episodes of "V: The Series". 1983 - 1985. He was on
    "Matlock" from 1986 to 1990. He had a recurring role on "Beverly
    Hills 90210". He guest starred on "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine".

    Other television credits include: "Kojak", "Hawaii Five-O", "Barney
    Miller", "The Paper Chase", "Quincy, M.E.", "Knight Rider", "Highway
    to Heaven", "Different Strokes", "Remington Steele", "Dynasty",
    "Hill Street Blues", "LA Law", "Who's the Boss?", "Renegade",
    "NYPD Blue", "ER", "Judging Amy", "Desperate Housewives", and
    "Without a Trace".

    Movie credits include: "Thank God It's Friday" (1977), "E.T. The
    Extra-terrestrial" (1982), "Sister Act" (1992), "Illegal in Blue" (1995),
    "Rumour Has It" (2005), "Magma: Volcanic Disaster" (2006), and
    "Defending Your Life" (1991).

    Here are a couple pictures of the actor known as Michael Durrell.

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    Robert Englund

    The man, Robert Englund, may not have portrayed my favorite character in
    the original V, but he has portrayed my personal favorite fictional antagonist
    of all time. Yes folks, I couldn't find out the name of the actress who played
    Harmony, so I jumped ahead to my next bio. Robert Englund was born on
    June 6, 1947 in Glendale, California. He is an American actor who is known
    best for appearing in a number of horror films. He is best known as Freddy
    Krueger in the "A Nightmare on Elm Street" Movies and all of it's sequels, and
    a short-lived television series called "Nightmare Cafe". On the TV Mini-series,
    V, he portrayed the lovable Visitor named Willie. He struggled with English
    and fell in love with the previously mentioned Harmony, a human. He joined
    up with the resistance and helped with the birth of the "Starchild".

    He started working in the 1970s. He appeared in several movies which
    include: "Eaten Alive" (1977), "Galaxy of Terror" (1981), "The Fifth Floor"
    (1978), he played the title role in the remake of horror film classic "The
    Phantom of the Opera" (1989), "Night Terrors" (1993), and "The Mangler"

    His television credits include: "Married...With Children" in which he played
    the Devil, "Charmed", "Babylon 5", "Masters of Horror", "Mad TV", "Sliders",
    and "Knight Rider". He did the voice of Felix Faust in the Justice League
    Cartoon, The Riddler in the Batman Cartoon, and The Vulture in the
    Spectacular Spider-Man Cartoon.

    Here are some trivia knowledge for any Robert Englund fans:
    *His father designed U-2 spy plane.
    *Parents: Kent and Janis McDonald.
    *He graduated Granada Hills High School with actor Ossie Beck and
    former Denver Broncos Quarterback John Elway.
    *He attended UCLA (For three years) and The Academy of Dramatic
    Art (Rochester, MI)
    *He is a member of the Actors' Equality Association (1968-), Screen
    Actors Guild (1973-), American Federation of Television and Radio
    Artists, Directors Guild of America.
    *He's been married three times: The first during his college years,
    his second wife, Roxanne Rogers, who played a small part in his only
    directed film "976-EVIL", and his third wife, Nancy Booth.
    *He's ranked #40 top villian in American Film Institutes Top 100 list
    of 100 Heroes and Villians for his role as Freddy Krueger.
    *He auditioned for the part of Luke Skywalker in Star Wars (1977)
    and after failing to get the role, he suggested it to a friend of his
    and that friend was named Mark Hamill.
    *He is a keen surfer.
    *He has one daughter named Elizabeth.
    *He received a Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor in "A
    Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors" (1987).

    This guy has been around. None of my pictures of the actor
    known as Robert Englund got through. I'll have to come back
    later with some more.

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    This is the best I can do as far as pictures are concerned.

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    Diane Cary or Diane Civita

    I have to thank JSith99 for uncovering this actresses name. She wasn't listed
    in the mini-series credits and plenty of the websites I browsed. She's gone
    under two separate names on different shows. It's no wonder I had such a
    time coming up with Willie's human girlfriend Harmony actress' name? Diane
    Cary or Diane Civita seemed to show up. Maybe, one of these is a married

    She is an American actress who has been featured in several TV shows
    including: "Misfits of Science", "The Bionic Woman" (1977), "The Incredible
    Hulk", "Alien Nation", "Forever Knight", "Tales from the Crypt", "ALF",
    "LA Law", and most recently, "Cold Case" and "Ugly Betty".

    This is about all I can tell you about her. I couldn't find any pictures and
    I did watch a Youtube Video entitled "Harmony's Death by Transpiration"
    and thought I'd share this with you. I hope that I get this right?

    I finally got it right!!!

    I just watched this video (A day later) and I realize that this is a
    really stupid choice for a video. I apologize for the mistake.
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    Jason Bernard

    I've decided to do Jason Bernard. He was born May 17, 1938 in Chicago,
    Illinois and unfortunately, died on October 16, 1996) He was in both V
    Mini-series (1983-1984). He played Caleb Taylor, the father of Elias and
    Dr. Ben Taylor, and he was lead supervisor at the factory where the
    Visitors were supposedly extracting chemicals.

    His first starring role was the TV series "The White Shadow". Other
    TV show appearances include: "Cagney & Lacey", "Days of Our Lives",
    "Herman's Head", "Greatest American Hero", "Airwolf", "The Dukes of
    Hazzard", "Perry Mason", "Starman", "The Cosby Show", "Starsky &
    Hutch", "Flamingo Road", "The Jeffersons", "The Flash", "Wiseguy",
    "Partners", "M*A*S*H", and "The Rockford Files".

    His first feature film role (Other than a quick cameo in "Death Wish")
    was the 1974 movie "Thomasine & Bushrod". Other films include:
    "Car Wash", "WarGames", "Blue Thunder", "The Star Chamber", "All
    of Me", "No Way Out", and his last movie was "Liar, Liar".

    *He did some voice work in the "Wing Commander" video game
    series as well.

    This is about all I can tell you about the actor known as Jason
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    Here is a picture of Jason Bernard.

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    Richard Lawson

    I decided to stay in the character family with Richard Lawson who portrayed
    Dr. Ben Taylor in the 1983 Original V Mini-Series only. His character was
    considered a doctor or scientist to the Visitors and he was forced to join
    the resistance against the Visitors. When his character was killed by the
    Visitors during a heist...His father, Caleb Taylor, and brother, Elias Taylor,
    joined the resistance and fight against the Visitors.

    Richard was born on March 7, 1947 in Loma Linda, California. He served a
    tour of duty in the Vietnam War before embarking on his acting career.
    This would make Richard an American hero. He married Denise Gordy
    in 1978 and has one child. On March 1992, he survived a plane crash in
    Queens, New York.

    His other television credits include: "Hotel Story" (Which was his first
    television show from Australia), "Streets of San Francisco", "Kojak",
    "All My Children", "Soul Food", "MacGyver", "Magnum P.I.", "T.J. Hooker",
    "Save By the Bell: The Next Class", "Chicago Story", "Dynasty", "Strong
    Medicine", "The Division", "The Bernie Mac Show", "The Days and Nights
    of Molly Dodd", and "JAG".

    His movie credits include: His first movie was "Dirty Harry" (1971),
    "Scream Blacula Scream" (1973), "Sugar Hill" (1974), "The Main
    Event" (1979), "Poltergeist" (1982), "Streets of Fire" (1984), "Stick"
    (1985), "Wag the Dog" (1997), ""How Stella Got Her Groove Back"
    (1998), "Blue Hill Avenue" (2001), "Black Listed" (2003), "Love For
    Sale" (2008).

    Here is a picture of the actor known as Richard Lawson. He would
    be the guy on the right.

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    Evan Kim

    Evan Kim is an American actor. No birthdate or location found. He was in the
    1983 original V miniseries and he played Tony, who was Donovan's cameraman
    and he had Visitor friends who didn't like "Mike's burritos". He didn't make it
    into V :The Final Battle or the 1985 Series. I thought his character was pretty

    Evan's other movie credits include: "Kentucky Fried Movie" (1977), "Go Tell
    the Spartans" (1978), "Caveman" (1981), "Megaforce" (1982), and "The Dead
    Pool" (1988) with Clint Eastwood and Liam Neeson.

    Evan's other TV guest roles include: "Kojak", "Kung Fu", "CHiPs", "Fantasy
    Island", "Knot's Landing", "Knight Rider", "Matlock", "Alien Nation", including
    a director's spot on one episode of "Alien Nation", more guest appearances
    include: "JAG" and "LA Law".

    Here is one picture of the actor known as Evan Kim.

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    Bonnie Bartlett

    Bonnie Bartlett was born June 20th, 1929 in Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.
    She grew up in Moline, Illinois. She went to Northwestern University to
    study acting. In college, she met and married her husband, William Daniels.
    He is also an actor. Their first child died at birth due to complications.
    This prompted them to adopt two children who have been successful.

    Her first major role in television was in the 1950s daytime drama "Love
    of Life". She is best known for her role in "St. Elsewhere". She and her
    husband won 1986 Emmy Awards on the same night, becoming the first
    married couple to accomplish the feat since 1965. She is a member of
    the Screen Actors Guild and currently serves on it's National Board of

    She was in both V and V: The Final Battle mini-series and played
    Lynn Bernstein. Mother of Daniel Bernstein, the human traitor who
    sided with the Visitors in their oppression of humanity. At one point,
    Daniel had his mother and father tortured over a bottle of wine and
    an indecent marriage arrangement.

    Bonnie has guest starred in many other television shows:
    "The Jackie Gleason Show", "The Waltons", "Gunsmoke", "Kojak",
    "The Rockford Files", "Little House on the Prairie", "Salem's Lot",
    "Eight is Enough", "Knot's Landing", "SeaQuest DSV", "Barney
    Miller", "The Golden Girls", "Matlock", "Murder, She Wrote",
    "Wiseguy", "Midnight Caller", "LA Law", "Perry Mason", "ER",
    "Stargate SG-1", "Home Improvement", "Boy Meets World",
    "The Practice", "Once and Again", "Strong Medicine", "Firefly",
    "Touched by an Angel", "Navy NCIS", "Boston Legal", "General
    Hospital", and "Grey's Anatomy".

    Here are a couple picture of the actress known as Bonnie

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    George Morfogen

    I decided to stay in the Berstein family by doing the actor George Morfogen.
    George was born on March 30th, 1933 in New York City, NY. He was an
    alumnus of Yale School of Drama. He made his Off Broadway bow in the
    1957 play "Trial of Karamazov". He is best known for his role in the HBO
    show "Oz".

    In V and V:The Final Battle he portrayed Stanley Bernstein, the father of
    Daniel Bernstein. He also received torture by order of his son. Nice kid

    Here are some of his Broadway shows:
    1962-"The Fun Couple", 1981-"John Gabriel Borkman", 1985-"Arms and
    the Man", 1994-"An Inspector Calls", 2002-"Fortune's Fool".

    Here are some of his television guest roles:
    "Law & Order", "The Equalizer", "St. Elsewhere", "Remington Steele", and
    "Kojak". He's been credited for being in many movies made for television
    as well. 1972-"What's up Doc?", 1973-"The Thief Who Came to Dinner",
    1974-"Daisy Miller", 1979-"Saint Jack", 1980-"Times Square" and "Those
    Lips, Those Eyes", 1981-"They All Laughed", 1983-"Special Bulletin",
    "Masquarade", "Sadat", and "Blood Fued", 1984-"Heartbreakers", 1985-"Mask",
    1986-"Deadly Business", 1992-"Deadly Matrimony", 1993-"Twenty
    Bucks", 1996-"The Substance of Fire" and "The Associate", 1998-
    "Charlie Hoboken".

    Here is a picture of the actor known as George Morfogen.

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    Jenny Neumann

    Jenny Neumann is the actress of the week. She studied acting at UCLA in
    the 1970s before landing her first leading film role in 1978's "Mistress of the
    Apes". She stopped acting after filming "The Delos Adventure" (1985) and
    had no desire to return to acting and is pursuing a writing career.

    Jenny portrayed Barbara who was a Visitor that was a member of the Fifth
    Column. The Fifth Column was a group of Visitors that disagreed with their
    leader about what they were doing to humans. They secretly rebelled
    against their leader in any way they could. Barbara helped Mike Donovan
    escape from Diana's clutches aboard a mothership. Jenny was only in V
    and "V: The Final Battle" (1983-1984).

    Other TV guest roles include:
    "CHiPs", "Charlie's Angels", "Vega$", "The Dukes of Hazzard", "Fantasy
    Island", "BJ and the Bear", "Voyagers!", and "The A-Team".

    Her movie credits include:
    "Mistress of the Apes" (1979), "Nightmares" (1980), "Hell Night" (1981)
    with Linda Blair, "My Favorite Year" (1982), "Stage Fright" (1983), "Off
    the Wall" (1983), and "The Delos Adventure" (1985).

    I only found one picture of Jenny Neumann and here it is.

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