On This Day … 25 November [2022]

People (Births)

  • 1947 – John Larroquette, American actor.
  • 1974 – Kenneth Mitchell, Canadian actor.

John Larrroquette

John Bernard Larroquette (born 25 November 1947) is an American actor. He is known for his starring roles in the NBC military drama series Baa Baa Black Sheep (1976-1978), the NBC sitcom Night Court (1984-1992; for which he received four consecutive Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series), the NBC sitcom The John Larroquette Show (1993-1996), the David E. Kelley legal drama series The Practice (1997-2002), the ABC legal comedy-drama series Boston Legal (2004-2008), and the TNT series The Librarians (2014-2018).

In 2011, he made his Broadway debut in the musical revival of Frank Loesser’s How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying alongside Daniel Radcliffe. He played J.B. Bigley in a role for which he received a Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Musical, and a Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical. The following year he starred as William Russell in the Broadway revival of Gore Vidal’s The Best Man (2012) directed by Mike Nichols starring James Earl Jones, Candice Bergen, and Angela Lansbury.

He made his film debut by providing the opening narration of the horror film The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974), following which he appeared in films such as Stripes (1981), Meatballs Part II (1984), Richie Rich (1994), and the Hallmark Channel mystery series McBride (2005-2008).

Kenneth Mithcell

Kenneth Alexander Mitchell (born 25 November 1974) is a Canadian actor. He is known for his role as Eric Green in the CBS television series Jericho (2006-2008) and for portraying various characters in Star Trek: Discovery (2017-present). In film, he appeared as Ralph Cox in the sports biopic Miracle (2004) and as Joseph Danvers in Captain Marvel (2019).

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