R. D. Call

R. D. Call
Born (1950-02-16) February 16, 1950
Ogden, Utah, U.S.
Other names RD Call
Occupation Film, television and stage actor
Years active 1977-present

R. D. Call (born February 16, 1950) is an American film and television actor. He has appeared in several films including 48 Hrs. (1982), Brewster's Millions (1985), At Close Range (1986), No Man's Land (1987), Colors (1988), Born on the Fourth of July (1989), Young Guns II (1990), State of Grace (1990), Waterworld (1995), Murder by Numbers (2002), Babel (2006), and Into the Wild (2007).

Life and career

Call was born in Ogden, Utah. An early television appearance saw him in a supporting role on an episode of Trapper John, M.D., where he was cast and directed by director Leo Penn. He has since appeared in various films with Leo Penn, Sean Penn, Martin Sheen, Charlie Sheen, and Emilio Estevez, such as At Close Range, Colors, I Am Sam, Into the Wild, Judgement in Berlin, No Man's Land, State of Grace, The Weight of Water, and Young Guns II.

Call has also appeared in several of Walter Hill's films: 48 Hrs. (with Nick Nolte), Brewster's Millions (with John Candy), and Last Man Standing (with Bruce Willis). Other roles have included Babel (with Brad Pitt), Oliver Stone's Born on the Fourth of July (with Tom Cruise), Michael Mann's L.A. Takedown, Murder by Numbers (with Sandra Bullock), and Waterworld (with Kevin Costner).

Television appearances include Burn Notice, Cruel Doubt, the acclaimed CBS series EZ Streets, Murder, She Wrote, Timestalkers, and The X-Files (episode Miracle Man). He played Jude Andrews in Stephen King's Golden Years.

Call's recent stage work includes Blackout (a performance that Variety called "riveting"),[1] The Speed of Darkness, Drift, and Good Bobby.


Year Title Role Director Notes
2015 Blue Telescope John Fortuna John D. Wagner
2015 Rogues of LA Neal Stuart Alexander 1 episode
2014 Castle Quinn Mickey Barbozza 1 episode (as RD Call)
2012 Silent Night in Muncie Michael Jon D. Wagner Short film
2012 Perception Marcus Stan Harrington
2012 Burn Notice Quinn Alfredo Barrios, Jr. 1 episode
2009 Follow the Prophet General Davis Drew Ann Rosenberg
2008 Adventures in Appletown Coach Joe Robert Moresco
2007 Into the Wild Bull Sean Penn
2006 The Work and the Glory III: A House Divided Boggs Sterling Van Wagenen
2006 The Drop Interviewer Kevin Lewis
2006 Babel FBI Interrogation Officer Alejandro González Iñárritu
2006 Dark Heart Finn Kevin Lewis
2005 The Work and the Glory II: American Zion Boggs Sterling Van Wagenen
2005 Supernatural Sheriff Pierce David Nutter Pilot episode
2002 JAG Master Chief Proctor Michael Schultz 1 episode
2002 Murder by Numbers Captain Rod Cody Barbet Schroeder
2001 I Am Sam Cop at Park Jessie Nelson
2000 The Weight of Water Coast Guard Officer Kathryn Bigelow
2000 Family Law Sergeant Rodriguez 1 episode
1998 Malaika Jack Grant Marina Martins
1998 Logan's War: Bound by Honor Albert Talgorno Michael Preece TV film
1993–1998 Walker, Texas Ranger Stan Gorman/Dave Kilmer Michael Preece/Tony Mordente 2 episodes
1998 Diagnosis: Murder Eddie Wallace Christopher Hibler 1 episode
1998 The Practice Det. Morris Michael Schultz 1 episode
1996–1997 EZ Streets Michael "Fivers" Dugan Various 9 episodes
1996 Last Man Standing Jack McCool Walter Hill
1995 Waterworld Enforcer Kevin Reynolds
1994 The X-Files Sheriff Maurice Daniels Michael Lange episode: "Miracle Man"
1994 Murder, She Wrote Joseph Kempinsky Peter S. Fischer 1 episode
1993 Jack Reed: Badge of Honor Lt. Lloyd Butler Kevin Connor TV film
1992 Cruel Doubt District Attorney Mitchell Norton Yves Simoneau TV film
1991 Other People's Money Arthur Norman Jewison
1991 Golden Years Jude Andrews Various 7 episodes
1990 State of Grace Pat Nicholson, Frankie's Lieutenant Phil Joanou
1990 Young Guns II D.A. Rynerson Geoff Murphy
1990 Guns of Paradise Fletcher Michael Lange 1 episode
1989 Born on the Fourth of July Chaplain – Vietnam Oliver Stone
1989 L.A. Takedown Harry Dieter Michael Mann TV film
1988–1989 Knightwatch Bates Various 3 episodes
1989 Unconquered KKK Member Dick Lowry TV film
1988 War Party Posse Member #1 Franc Roddam
1988 Judgement in Berlin Stephen N. Raboun Leo Penn
1988 Colors Officer Rusty Baines Dennis Hopper
1987 No Man's Land Frank Martin Peter Werner
1987 Timestalkers Bart Michael Schultz TV film
1986 The Children of Times Square Curtis Hanson TV film
1986 At Close Range Dickie James Foley
1985 Brewster's Millions Courtroom Guard Walter Hill
1985 Trapper John, M.D. Laundry Truck Driver Leo Penn 1 episode
1985 V Visitor Bringing Message Cliff Bole 1 episode
1982 48 Hrs. Duty Sergeant Walter Hill
1982 Little House on the Prairie Dwayne Michael Landon 1 episode
1979 Barnaby Jones Walsh Winrich Kolbe 1 episode


Call is the winner of the 2010 Action On Film International Film Festival (AOF) "Legends Award".[2]


  1. Martinez, Julio (2003-04-22). "Review: 'Blackout'". Variety. Retrieved 2014-02-10.
  2. "2010 AOF Awards List" (PDF). aoffest.com. Retrieved 2014-02-10.
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