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Don Stark : biography

August 20, 1954 -

Don Stark (born August 20, 1954) is an American actor who is best known for his role as Bob Pinciotti on the long-running Fox Network sitcom That '70s Show for all eight seasons (1998-2006).

Personal life

Stark was married to Julie Stark and has since divorced. They have two children, Nicole and Samantha. In his spare time, he coaches his daughter's softball team and volunteers for the YMCA.

Early life

Stark was born in New York City and graduated from Cleveland High School in Reseda, California, in 1972. While there, in addition to playing football he won leading roles in the theater arts department, portraying John in Dark of the Moon, Sky Masterson in Guys and Dolls, Tevye in Fiddler on the Roof, and, in an award-winning Shakespeare Festival scene, the title role in Othello.

His father, Alan Stark (1924-2008) was of German-Jewish descent and was also an actor. His mother, Debra Antorelli (1926-1993) was an Italian-Catholic woman and had appeared on Broadway. Stark has 3 siblings: Anita (born 1949), Frank (born 1950), and Barbara (born 1961).

Career

Stark has an extensive background in dancing, bodybuilding and martial arts. Don is probably best recognized as Bob Pinciotti, the confused father of Donna Pinciotti (Laura Prepon) on the FOX sitcom That '70s Show. Stark also had a small role as a clerk in the 1988 Comedy film Feds in a hunting store. He has also been a guest on Curb Your Enthusiasm, and had a small role in the Star Trek film Star Trek: First Contact. He also had a small role in an episode of Supernatural as an unfortunate victim of a ghost that had been summoned by ritual to murder. He also guest starred on Disney Channel's Cory in the House, Stargate SG-1 and CSI. He had a supporting role in the 1996 television series, Time Cop. In addition, he appeared in iCarly's movie: iGo to Japan as Freight Dog, the pilot who flies the gang over to Tokyo, Japan. Stark also appeared in the first episode of the 1987 TV series Beauty and the Beast as one of the attackers who puts Linda Hamilton's character "Catherine" in Central Park where the beast, or "Vincent", played by Ron Perlman, finds her and helps her, which begins the series. Stark also co-produced the hit television sitcom Friends from 1998 to 2000. He will appear as David in the film My Name is Jerry. He appeared as the Prime Minister of Russia in the episode of Cory in the House, "Air Force One Too Many". He is now currently playing the boss, Stan, in the web series Corey & Lucas For the Win. One of his more recent appearances was as a mobster in the episode of Castle, "Murder He Wrote". He also had a small, uncredited role as a principal in Anger Management, "Charlie Lets Kate Take Charge." Stark plays the role of Oscar Kincade in the television series Hit the Floor.

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