Basic Information About Don Swayze
|Category||Celebrities › Actors|
|Professions||Actor, Stunt Performer|
|Date of birth||1958-08-10 (65 years old)|
|Place of birth||Houston|
|Nationality||United States of America|
|Spouse||26 June - Charlene Swayze ( 2014 - present)|
Marcia Swayze - (31 December 1985 - 1993) (divorced) (1 child)
|Height||6 ft (1.84 m)|
|Social Media||↗︎ Wikipedia ↗︎ IMDb|
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Don Swayze roles
|Movie / Series||Role|
|The Rookie||Deputy Sharp 1 episode, 2020|
|Criminal Minds||Charles Hankel 2 episodes, 2007|
|Sons of Anarchy||Carl Egan 1 episode, 2014|
|It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia||Ray 1 episode, 2010|
|The X Files||Terry Pruit 1 episode, 2002|
|Longmire||Jim Mackey 1 episode, 2016|
|The Bridge||Tampa Tim 4 episodes, 2013|
|Family Guy||Patrick Swayze 2 episodes, 2009-2017|
|Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman||Jesse James 1 episode, 1995|
|CSI: Miami||Norm Buford 1 episode, 2005|
|The Division||Elvin 'Tupelo' Seaforth / ... 2 episodes, 2001-2004|
|Sons of Thunder||Angie D. 5 episodes, 2020|
|Columbo||Albert Wagner 1 episode, 1992|
|Murder, She Wrote||Edge Potter / ... 2 episodes, 1991-1993|
|Paradise||Langston 1 episode, 1989|
|The Young and the Restless||Shaw Roberts 5 episodes, 2010|
|CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||Dave Bohr 1 episode, 2008|
|1st & Ten||Clay Daniels 1 episode, 1986|
|The Magnificent Seven||Gage Lawless 1 episode, 1998|
|My Name Is Earl||Bail Bonds Man 1 episode, 2006|
|V.I.P.||Merrick 2 episodes, 2000-2002|
|True Blood||Gus 6 episodes, 2010|
|Dark Justice||Fitzimmons 1 episode, 1993|
|Hawaii Five-0||Lloyd Grimes 1 episode, 2013|
|Days of Our Lives||Rip / ... 8 episodes, 1983-2011|
|Carnivàle||Tattooed Man 6 episodes, 2003-2005|
|Shark||Beau Dawkins 1 episode, 2006|
|Southland||Gus Jameson (uncredited) unknown episodes|
|Walker, Texas Ranger||Harry Peterson 1 episode, 1995|
|Matlock||Tommy Jenks 1 episode, 1989-1991|
|Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction||William Pope 1 episode, 2000|
|Tremors||Orville James 1 episode, 2003|
|L.A. Law||William Dollar 1 episode, 1986|
A journey into the life and career of Don Swayze
Don Swayze is an American actor and stuntman born on August 10, 1958 in Houston, Texas to dance teacher Patsy and engineering draftsman Jesse. He is the middle child of five children.
What is Don Swayze known for?
Don Swayze is renowned for his appearances in a wide range of television series, including ‘Murder, She Wrote,’ ‘The Division,’ ‘Carnivàle,’ ‘True Blood,’ and the soap operas ‘Days of Our Lives’ and ‘The Young and the Restless.’ He has also appeared in such films as ‘Shy People,’ ‘Edge of Honor,’ and ‘The Appearing.’
Early Life and Education
Swayze went to Frank Black Junior High School before moving to Waltrip High School. After completing high school, he primarily worked as a stuntman at rodeos before making a transition into acting.
While Don Swayze is famously known for his supporting roles, his most celebrated performance came through the series ‘Carnivàle,’ where he played the Tattooed Man from 2003 to 2005. However, he didn’t receive widespread critical acclaim until he appeared on the supernatural horror series ‘True Blood’ as Gus in 201. Through his Hollywood career, Don has appeared in more than sixty shows, playing numerous characters.
Swayze began his TV career with a bit part in the 1984 TV movie ‘I Married a Centerfold.’ He went on to make guest appearances on various shows throughout the remainder of the decade, including ‘The Fall Guy,’ ‘1 st & Ten,’ ‘Matlock’ and many more. In the early 90s, he had episodes of famous shows such as ‘Dragnet,’ ‘Murder, She Wrote,’ and ‘Renegade.’
At the dawn of the 21st century, Swayze appeared in episodes of ‘Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction,’ ‘V.I.P.,’ and ‘The X-Files.’ He continued making myriad guest appearances on various shows, including on ‘Tremors,’ ‘The Division,’ ‘NCIS,’ and ‘CSI: Miami.’
Swayze made his big-screen acting debut in 1987 in Andrei Konchalovsky’s drama ‘Shy People’, and later starred alongside Sam J. Jones and Catherine Bach in the action film ‘Driving Force.’ He next starred opposite Corey Feldman in the 1991 thriller ‘Edge of Honor.’
Swayze’s other credits in the 90s include ‘Pontiac Moon,’ ‘Digital Man,’ and ‘Evasive Action.’ Beginning with a small role in ‘The Prophet’s Game’ in 200, Don continued to appear in films like ‘Waterborne,’ ‘The Visitation,’ and ‘Powder Blue,’ his final film featuring his brother Patrick Swayze.
In 2001, Don Swayze played Pedro in a production of ‘Man of La Mancha’ at the
Although Don Swayze has kept his personal life relatively private, it is known that he is divorced from his former wife, Marcia, and has starred alongside his current wife Charlene Lindstrom in the film ‘Judgment’.
Don Swayze’s Net Worth
His performances in over sixty shows and films as well as his role as a stuntman have helped him accumulate a net worth of $1.5 million.
Don Swayze has appeared in many successful films, been in the supporting cast of numerous television series, and he had recurring roles on two famous TV series: ‘True Blood’ and ‘The Young and The Restless.’ His roles and contributions to the film world have earned him a significant fanbase, following him through his achievements as an actor and stuntman
The continuous support of his fans, critical feedback on his performances, and Hollywood opportunities will undoubtedly propel Don Swayze to reach new heights in his ongoing career.
Interesting Facts about Don Swayze
- Younger brother of Patrick Swayze, and brother-in-law of actress Lisa Niemi.
- Studies acting with Milton Katselas at The Beverly Hills Playhouse.
- Son of choreographer Patsy Swayze.
- Has a daughter named Danielle Swayze (b. April 8, 1988).