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Robert Pine's opening title credit

Robert Pine (Joseph Getraer) was born as Granville Whitelaw Pine on July 10, 1941 in Scarsdale, NY. He married Gwynne Gilford in 1969 and has two children, Katherine and Chris.

Robert has an intense dislike for motorcycles, so much that during the first season of "CHiPs", Pine threatened to quit if his part was not changed to that of a cruiser cop. Rick Rosner compromised and Pine's scenes were thereafter mostly relegated to at his desk or around the CHP station.

Starring Roles

  • Gunpoint (1965) [Mitch]
  • Munster, Go Home (1966) [Roger]
  • Out of Sight (1966)
  • Journey to Shiloh (1968) [Collins]
  • The Counterfeit Killer (TV-1968) [Ed]
  • Incident in San Francisco (TV-1970)
  • The Brotherhood of the Bell (TV-1970) [Phillip Dunning]
  • Incident on a Dark Street (TV-1972) [Paul Hamilton Jr]
  • One Little Indian (1973) [Lt. Cummins]
  • The Bears and I (1974) [John McCarten]
  • Empire of the Ants (1977) [Larry Graham]
  • "CHiPs" (TV-1977-83) [Sgt. Joseph Getraer]
  • Bert D'Angelo/Superstar (TV-1978) [Inspector Larry Johnson]
  • The Apple Dumpling Gang Rides Again (1979) [Lt. Jim Ravencroft]
  • Enola Gay: The Men, the Mission, the Atomic Bomb (TV-1980) [Captain William 'Deke' Parsons]
  • Mysterious Two (TV-1982)
  • Papa Was a Preacher (TV-1985) ['Papa' Porter]
  • Hoover vs. the Kennedys: The Second Civil War (TV-1987)
  • The Bold and the Beautiful (TV-1988, 1994, 1996-) [Stephen Logan, Sr.]
  • Babies (TV-1990) [as Loren]
  • Are You Lonesome Tonight? (TV-1992)
  • a 1993-ish afterschool special playing an uncle who sexually abused his nephew, for whom he was named guardian.
  • Prophet of Evil: The Ervil LeBaron Story (TV-1993)
  • Tonya & Nancy: The Inside Story (TV-1994) [Network President]
  • The Best Revenge (1996)
  • Independence Day (1996) [Chief of Staff]
  • A Guy Walks Into a Bar (1997) [Dad]
  • Below Utopia (aka Body Count) (1997) [Wilson]
  • Mercenary (TV-1997) [Ranklin]
  • Sins of the Mind (TV-1997)
  • Black Scorpion (TV-1988)
  • "CHiPs" '99 (TV-10/27/1998) [CHP Commissioner Joseph Getraer]
  • Kiss Toledo Goodbye (1999) [Oz]

Guest Appearances

  • The Virginian (TV-3/17/1965) "Dangerous Road"
  • Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (9/19/1965) "Jonah and the Whale" [Alexei] (uncredited)
  • The Virginian (TV-10/12/1966) "Jacob was a Plain Man"
  • Lost in Space (TV-9/13/1967) "Visit to a Hostile Planet" [Craig]
  • Bonanza (TV-1968) "The Running Man"
  • Gunsmoke (TV-9/23/1968) "Lyle's Kid" [Jeffrey Lyle]
  • The Wild, Wild West (TV-2/21/1969) "The Night of the Pistoleros"
  • Gunsmoke (TV-2/24/1969) "The Night Riders" [Eliot Procter]
  • The High Chaparral (TV-2/27/1970) "The Lieutenant" [Lt. Jason Adams]
  • The F.B.I. (TV-2/13/1972) "The Set-Up"
  • Cannon (TV-10/18/1972) "The Predators" [Dep. Sheriff Freeman]
  • Cannon (TV-12/12/1973) "A Well Remembered Terror" [Paul Wilson]
  • The Bob Newhart Show (TV-1976) "Desperate Sessions" [Mel]
  • Cannon (TV-1/14/1976) "The House of Cards" [Sheriff]
  • Charlie's Angels (TV-12/1/1976) "Bullseye" [Dr. Conlan]
  • Charlie's Angels (TV-12/7/1977) "The Sammy Davis Jr Kidnap Caper" [Andy Price]
  • Match Game '78 (TV-11/15-17/1978 & 11/20-21/1978)
  • Match Game '79 (TV-1/23-26/1979 & 1/29/1979)
  • Password Plus (TV-3/5-9/1979 & 9/24-28/1979)
  • The $20,000 Pyramid (TV-4/16-20/1979 & 6/18-22/1979)
  • Match Game (Syndicated 1979-1982 - 3 weeks total)
  • Chain Reaction (TV-3/31/1980 through 4/4/1980)
  • Password Plus (TV-5/11-15/1981)
  • Match Game PM (5 appearances)
  • The New $25,000 Pyramid (TV-3/21-25/1983)
  • Magnum P.I. (TV-1983) "Home From the Sea" [Dad]
  • The Master (TV-1984) "Fat Tuesday"
  • Family Ties (TV-1984) [Dean McCall]
  • Knight Rider (TV-10/25/1985) "Burial Ground" [as Cyrus Oakes]
  • Dynasty (TV-1986) [Lt. Calder]
  • Dallas (TV-2/14/1986) [Psychiatrist]
  • Murder, She Wrote (TV-12/7/1986) "Obituary for a Dead Anchor" [Doug Helman]
  • Matlock (TV-2/10/1987) "The Convict" [Sam Dolan]
  • Good Morning, Miss Bliss (TV-1988) [Peter Morris]
  • Murder, She Wrote (TV-12/3/1989) "Class Act" [Sen. Andrew Grainger]
  • MacGyver (TV-1/7/1991) "Jerico Games" [Ralph Jerico]
  • Quantum Leap (TV-1/8/1992) "The Play's the Thing: September 9, 1969"
  • California Dreams (TV-10/26/1992) "Guess Who's Coming to Brunch" [Mr. Ken Blanchard]
  • Murder, She Wrote (TV-9/26/1993) "For Whom the Ball Tolls" [Walter Gillrich]
  • a 1994 Ford car commercial
  • Murder, She Wrote (TV-11/20/1994) "Crimson Harvest" [Edgar Warner]
  • Models Inc. (TV-5/6/1995) "Sometimes a Great Commotion" [Sara's father]
  • Star Trek: Voyager (TV-9/18/1996) "The Chute" [Ambassador Liria]
  • Silk Stalkings (TV-10/6/1996) "When She Was Bad" [Roger Sterling]
  • Time Life's "100 Masterpieces" collection commercial (TV-1997)
  • Chicago Hope (TV-11/5/1997) "The Lung and the Restless" [Frank Sardos]
  • Beverly Hills, 90210 (TV-3/4/1998) "Law and Disorder" [Harold Kay, Valerie's Attorney]
  • The Practice (TV-5/11/1998) "Rhyme or Reason" [John Monahan]
  • 24 (TV-4/29/2003) [Secretary of Agriculture]
  • Six Feet Under (TV-10/7/2005 & 4/14/2002) [Basil]
  • Curb Your Enthusiasm (TV-12/4/2005) [Ben Hogan]
  • Bumper Stumpers (TV-19??) [regular guest]
  • L.A. Law (TV-199?)
  • Life Goes On (TV-199?)
  • Murder One (TV-199?)
  • Pacific Blue (TV-199?)
  • The Love Boat
  • Cop Files (TV-1996) [police sergeant]
  • Baywatch (TV-199?) [a doctor]

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