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Biography

Kevin Tighe | Biography

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Kevin Tighe's facts

Date of Birth 1944-08-13
Nationality American
Profession Actor
Ethnicity White
Marital Status Married
Married to Rebecca Fletcher
Children Jennifer Tighe
Education at Pasadena City College
Net Worth(s) $2.5 million
Name on Birth Jon Kevin Fishburn
Place of Birth Los Angeles, California, U.S.

John Kevin Fishburn professionally known as “Kevin Tighe” is a phenomenal American actor of the movie and television industry. Kevin is best known for playing the character of Roy DeSoto in the NBC series ‘Emergency’. The talented actor opened his eyes first time on August 13, 1944 in Los Angeles, California, U.S. He completed his high school graduation from attending ‘Pasadena High School’ in the year 1962. Later he received an undergraduate degree from ‘USC’. To pursue his dream of becoming a successful actor, he studied MFA for acting.

Talking about his career journey as an actor, he made his first appearance as an extra in 1967 comedy movie ‘The Graduate’. Initially he also appeared in several theatre plays at ‘Taper Theater’ and Ahmanson Theatre. While performing at the theatre, he met with the renowned actors like ‘Lorne Greene’, ‘Maggie Smith’ and ‘Michael Landon’. It was in the year 1972 when he got his career turning performance in 1972 television series ‘Emergency!’. He portrayed the role of firefighter paramedic ‘Roy DeSoto’ in the series. After gaining much need recognition, he appeared in the pilot movie ‘The Wedsworth-Townsend Act’. Besides this, he also supplied his voice for character of Roy DeSoto in the animated series ‘Emergecy +4’. His other appreciable role came in the television series like ‘Ellery Queen’, ‘The Hardy Boys/ Nancy Drew Mysteries’, ‘The Six Million Dollar Man’ and ‘The Love Boat’. During the period of 1990s, he appeared on numerous episodic drama and science fiction programs. He showed his brilliant performance in the several television movies like ‘Perry Mason: The Case of the Defiant Daughter’, ‘Escape to Witch Mountain’ and ‘In Cold Blood’. Tighe also gained huge recognition by appearing in the Tulse Luper movies ‘The Tulse Suitcases’, ‘Part 1: The Moab Story’, ‘The Tulse Luper Suitcases: Antwerp’ and ‘A Life in Suitcases’. His most recent performance was seen in the role of Lyman Wyeth in a play ‘Other Desert Cities’.

Moving towards his personal life biography, the talented actor is a married man. He got married to Rebecca Fletcher. Prior getting married with Rebecca, he had already got married with someone. From his first marriage, he has one daughter named Jennifer Tighe who is also an actress. Currently, he is living blissful life with his wife and children residing in Skagit County, Washington. There is no news of their divorce published yet in the media. It seems that they are enjoying each other’s company.

Kevin is handsome actor who still looks as young as he used to look in his young days. He has reached in the age bar of 70. Despite of that, he has not lost charm on his face. He still looks energetic and adorable. This versatile actor has god gifted personality with great attitude. He stands with an exemplified height of 5 feet 11 inches. Tighe have huge fan following, most of them consist of beautiful ladies. He has also been successful to create place in the heart of young girls with his exceptional performance in the movies.

With his true dedication and hard work, Kevin has achieved a lot in his career. It’s an incredible achievement he has achieved through his brilliant performance in the various movies and television series. From his successful acting career, he gained both fame and fortune. At the start of 2014, he has accumulated total net worth amount of $2.5 million. This god gifted actor is still actively working in some movies. More additional information about him can be extracted from the wiki and other internet sites. His brief bio is also available on IMDb. He is also active on social networking sites like twitter and facebook. His fans can follow his recent news and updates by following his twitter account @tighekevin.