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Spenser: For Hire

television program

Spenser: For Hire

Country of origin United States of America
Number of episodes 66
Number of seasons 3

About Spenser: For Hire

Spenser: For Hire is a mystery television series based on Robert B. Parker's Spenser novels. The series, developed for TV by John Wilder and starring Robert Urich, was broadcast on the ABC network between September 20, 1985, and May 7, 1988. Like many TV detective series and the Spenser novels themselves, the show uses first person voice-over.

Main cast and crew

Cast and crew listed below. See if you can find out who is who from the stats below.


73 years, 6 months, 19 days


55 years, 4 months, 12 days

Born first

10 October 1926

Died first

14 June 1997

Born last

19 September 1959

Died last

8 February 2020

Other cast and crew

Supporting cast and crew listed below. See if you can find out who is who from the stats below.


95 years, 3 months, 11 days


45 years, 10 months, 15 days

Born first

29 April 1917

Died first

10 November 1992

Born last

1 June 1977

Died last

10 November 2022

American actress Sarah Michelle Gellar

Sarah Michelle Gellar

American actress

American actor Giancarlo Esposito

Giancarlo Esposito

American actor

American actress, voice actress, and film director Danielle Harris

Danielle Harris

American actress, voice actress, and film director

American actress Patricia Clarkson

Patricia Clarkson

American actress

American actor Seth Green

Seth Green

American actor

American actress Melissa Leo

Melissa Leo

American actress

American actress Cherry Jones

Cherry Jones

American actress

American actress Debra Jo Rupp

Debra Jo Rupp

American actress

American actress Lois Smith

Lois Smith

American actress

American actor  Kevin Conroy

Kevin Conroy

American actor

American actress Marg Helgenberger

Marg Helgenberger

American actress

American actor  Tony Shalhoub

Tony Shalhoub

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American actress Lauren Holly

Lauren Holly

American actress

American actress Kate Burton

Kate Burton

American actress

Athlete and actor Chuck Connors

Chuck Connors

Athlete and actor

American actress Nancy Travis

Nancy Travis

American actress

American actor William H. Macy

William H. Macy

American actor

American actress Lauren Tom

Lauren Tom

American actress

American actress Laura San Giacomo

Laura San Giacomo

American actress

American actor and director David Hyde Pierce

David Hyde Pierce

American actor and director

American actor David Strathairn

David Strathairn

American actor

American actress Shirley Knight

Shirley Knight

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American actor Ed O'Neill

Ed O'Neill

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American actor  Brad Dourif

Brad Dourif

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American actress Patricia Richardson

Patricia Richardson

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American actor Ving Rhames

Ving Rhames

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American actor Jimmy Smits

Jimmy Smits

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American actress  Lisa Banes

Lisa Banes

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actress Leigh Taylor-Young

Leigh Taylor-Young


US actress Judith Hoag

Judith Hoag

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American actress  Tamara Tunie

Tamara Tunie

American actress

American actress Cristine Rose

Cristine Rose

American actress

American actress and director Kamala Lopez

Kamala Lopez

American actress and director

American actress Charlayne Woodard

Charlayne Woodard

American actress

Canadian actress Linda Thorson

Linda Thorson

Canadian actress

born 1959; American actor John C. McGinley

John C. McGinley

born 1959; American actor

American actress Gail Strickland

Gail Strickland

American actress

American actress Alexandra Wilson

Alexandra Wilson

American actress

American actress Erica Gimpel

Erica Gimpel

American actress

American actor and director Austin Pendleton

Austin Pendleton

American actor and director

American actress Patricia Charbonneau

Patricia Charbonneau

American actress

American actress Margaret Whitton

Margaret Whitton

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actress Celeste Holm

Celeste Holm


actor Harry Groener

Harry Groener


American actor, writer, and comedian Paul Dooley

Paul Dooley

American actor, writer, and comedian

American actress Robin Bartlett

Robin Bartlett

American actress

American actress Susan Gibney

Susan Gibney

American actress

American actress Elizabeth Franz

Elizabeth Franz

American actress

American actress Deborah Rush

Deborah Rush

American actress

American actress Pamela Payton-Wright

Pamela Payton-Wright

American actress

American actor Dylan Baker

Dylan Baker

American actor

American actress Maureen Anderman

Maureen Anderman

American actress

American actress Danielle von Zerneck

Danielle von Zerneck

American actress

Canadian actor  Kenneth Welsh

Kenneth Welsh

Canadian actor

American actress Barbara Garrick

Barbara Garrick

American actress

American actress Page Hannah

Page Hannah

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Canadian actor Stephen McHattie

Stephen McHattie

Canadian actor

American actor and director  Rob Morrow

Rob Morrow

American actor and director

American actor David Patrick Kelly

David Patrick Kelly

American actor

American actor Philip Bosco

Philip Bosco

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American actor Reg E. Cathey

Reg E. Cathey

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American actor Jeffrey DeMunn

Jeffrey DeMunn

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American actor Eriq La Salle

Eriq La Salle

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American character actor James Rebhorn

James Rebhorn

American character actor

American actor John Spencer

John Spencer

American actor

American actor Jon Tenney

Jon Tenney

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American actor  Paul Guilfoyle

Paul Guilfoyle

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American actor D. B. Sweeney

D. B. Sweeney

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American actor Mike Starr

Mike Starr

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American actor Kadeem Hardison

Kadeem Hardison

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American actor Daniel von Bargen

Daniel von Bargen

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American actor Sam Robards

Sam Robards

American actor

American actor Boyd Gaines

Boyd Gaines

American actor

American fitness guru Billy Blanks

Billy Blanks

American fitness guru

American actor  Tim Guinee

Tim Guinee

American actor

American actor, singer and director Richard Brooks

Richard Brooks

American actor, singer and director

actress Nancy Marchand

Nancy Marchand


American actor John Pankow

John Pankow

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American actor Timothy Carhart

Timothy Carhart

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American actor John Finn

John Finn

American actor

American actor Patrick Breen

Patrick Breen

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American actor Ray Baker

Ray Baker

American actor

American actor, director James Eckhouse

James Eckhouse

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American actor Peter MacKenzie

Peter MacKenzie

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Polish actor Aleksander Krupa

Aleksander Krupa

Polish actor

American actor Peter Michael Goetz

Peter Michael Goetz

American actor

American actor Erik King

Erik King

American actor

American actor Rocco Sisto

Rocco Sisto

American actor

American actor Peter Maloney

Peter Maloney

American actor

American actor John Bedford Lloyd

John Bedford Lloyd

American actor

American actress Phyllis Frelich

Phyllis Frelich

American actress

American actor Ken Cheeseman

Ken Cheeseman

American actor

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