"Pretty close to a remission," Harper's doctor says.
March 7, 1940 in Kenosha, Wisconsin, USA
Although he has made it quite clear in interviews that he wishes to put his past Emmy-winning role as Captain Frank Furillo on NBC's "Hill Street Blues" (1981-87) behind him, Daniel J Travanti may well be remembered for that character who was the spine of what many consider one of the most celebrated TV dramas in history. While the dark-haired Wisconsin native lacked the conventional looks of a leading man, he proved a capable performer, finding stage roles in NYC, including the 1965 New York Shakespeare Festival production of "Othello" with James Earl Jones and opposite Sada Thompson in the 1972 Broadway play "Twigs". LessAlthough he has made it quite clear in interviews that he wishes to put his past Emmy-winning role as Captain Frank Furillo … More