Kevin Dobson Biography


Kevin Dobson

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Birth Name: Kevin Dobson
Date of birth:
Birth Country: United States
Height: 5 Feet 11 Inch
Birth Sign: Acer
Age:   74 Years
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Known for his thick, commanding voice and New York City accent, Kevin Dobson is an American actor who has starred in several movies and TV series. He is popular for starring the role of Detective Bobby Crocker on the popular 1970s CBS crime drama Kojak. Kevin Dobson was born by the named Kevin Patrick Dobson in the middle class family in Jackson Heights, New York City, New York, United States of America to a school teacher. He is of Irish descent.

In 1968, Kevin got married to Susan Dobson. Susan Dobson is a producer. She is the mother of three children and they welcomed all these three children from this married life. It’s been about five decades they have been bonded into this married life and they are still a happy married couple. His nationality is American and he is of white ethnicity.

Before Kevin even began his acting career, he severed in the US Army for several years. He was the MP during the Vietnam era. He was the Chairman of the National Salute To Hospitalized Veterans. He has also been awarded with the Silver Helmet Award for his service in the US Army. He made his acting debut in 1971 by starring in the crime thriller film Klute. In the early 1970s, he also appeared in the TV series like The Mod Squad, Emergency! and Cannon. In 1972, he signed a contract with Universal Studios and he finally won the role of Det. Bobby Crocker, on the TV series Kojak. His breakthrough role as an actor came in the early 1980s after he began starring the role of M. Patrick "Mack" MacKenzie on Knots Landing. He has also starred in several movies and TV shows. He is now aged 73 years old. For his role in Knots Landing, he earned the salary of $300 thousand and his net worth is in millions.

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Born in Jackson Heights, New York City, New York

1943 18th of March

 Kevin Dobson was born by the named Kevin Patrick Dobson in the middle class family in Jackson Heights, New York City, New York, United States of America to a school teacher. He is of Irish descent. His nationality is American and he is of white ethnicity.

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Served in the US Army

1965

Before Kevin even began his acting career, he severed in the US Army for several years. He was the MP during the Vietnam era. He was the Chairman of the National Salute To Hospitalized Veterans. He has also been awarded with the Silver Helmet Award for his service in the US Army.

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Married to Susan Dobson

1968

In 1968, Kevin got married to Susan Dobson. Susan Dobson is a producer. She is the mother of three children and they welcomed all these three children from this married life. It’s been about five decades they have been bonded into this married life and they are still a happy married couple. 

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Appeared in the television series, Shannon

1981

In the early 1980s, he received an offer to appear in an American crime drama television series Shannon but he turned down this offer. In 1981, he won the role of lead character in the TV series Shannon and he appeared in this TV series till 1982. 

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Appeared in the television series, Knots Landing

1982

Kevin Dobson is an American actor who has starred in several movies and TV series. His breakthrough role as an actor came in the early 1980s after he began starring the role of M. Patrick "Mack" MacKenzie on Knots Landing.

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Won Soap Opera Digest Awards

1986

In 1986, he got nominated in Soap Opera Digest Awards for Outstanding Actress/Actor in a Comic Relief Role on a Prime Time Serial, Outstanding Actor in a Leading Role on a Prime Time Serial and Favorite Super Couple on a Prime Time Serial. He won this award from his later nomination. 

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Won TV Land Awards

2009

He is also famous for starring the role of M. Patrick "Mack" MacKenzie on Knots Landing. For this role, he earned his first nomination in TV Land Awards in 2009. He was also honored with this award that year. 

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