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Gordon Clapp (born September 24, 1948) is an American actor, best known for playing the role of Detective Greg Medavoy for 12 seasons on the television series NYPD Blue, winning an Emmy Award in 1998. He has appeared in numerous TV shows, movies (including 4 for his friend director John Sayles), and stage plays. September 24 is the 267th day of the year (268th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... NYPD Blue was a long-running American television police drama set in New York City. ... An Emmy Award. ... This is a list of television-related events in 1998. ... Photo of John Sayles by Robert Birnbaum John Thomas Sayles (born September 28, 1950 in Schenectady, New York) is a fiercely independent American film director and writer who frequently takes a small part in his own and other indie films. ...


In film, he appeared in Flags of Our Fathers as United States Marine Corps General Holland McTyeire "Howlin' Mad" Smith. Flags of Our Fathers is a 2006 film directed by Clint Eastwood and written by William Broyles, Jr. ... The United States Marine Corps (USMC) is a branch of the U.S. military responsible for providing power projection from the sea,[1] utilizing the mobility of the U.S. Navy to rapidly deliver combined-arms task forces to global crises. ... Holland Smith Gen Holland McTyeire Howlin Mad Smith (April 20, 1882 – January 12, 1967) was a general in the US Marine Corps during World War II. He is sometimes called the father of modern U.S. amphibious warfare. ...


On Broadway, he most recently appeared in the revival of David Mamet's Pulitzer Prize-winning play Glengarry Glen Ross, where he was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Play. Broadway theatre[1] is often considered the highest professional form of theatre in the United States. ... David Alan Mamet (born November 30, 1947) is an American playwright, screenwriter, director, poet, essayist and novelist. ... The gold medal awarded for Public Service in Journalism The Pulitzer Prize is an American award regarded as the highest national honor in print journalism, literary achievements, and musical compositions. ... This article is about the play by David Mamet. ... What is popularly called the Tony Award (formally, the Antoinette Perry Award for Excellence in Theatre) is an annual award celebrating achievements in live American theater, including musical theater, primarily honoring productions on Broadway in New York. ... A Tony Award for the Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Play has been awarded since 1949. ...


Clapp, a distant relative of Ethan Allen, was born and raised in North Conway, New Hampshire. He attended South Kent School, a small private boarding school in Connecticut followed by Williams College, where he graduated as an English major. He is no relation to Gordon Clapp, former General Manager and Chairman of the Tennessee Valley Authority. An engraving depicting Ethan Allen demanding the surrender of Fort Ticonderoga Ethan Allen (January 21, 1738 – February 12, 1789) was an early American revolutionary and guerrilla leader during the era of the Vermont Republic and the New Hampshire Grants. ... North Conway is a census-designated place located in eastern Carroll County, New Hampshire. ... Williams College is a private, coeducational, highly selective (18% admission rate in 2006) liberal arts college located in Williamstown, Massachusetts. ... The introduction to this article is too long. ...


He appeared in the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine episode "Vortex". Space station Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (ST:DS9 or STDS9 or DS9 for short) is a science fiction television series produced by Paramount and set in the Star Trek universe. ... Crodons necklace has a rock that changes shape. ...


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Characters Andy Sipowicz | John Kelly | Bobby Simone | Danny Sorensen | Sylvia Costas | Diane Russell
Actors Dennis Franz | David Caruso | Jimmy Smits | Rick Schroder | Mark-Paul Gosselaar
James McDaniel | Gordon Clapp | Nicholas Turturro | Sharon Lawrence | Kim Delaney | Sherry Stringfield
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Subsequently Clapp moved to Toronto, where for three years he performed in theater and in Canadian TV movies.
Following this, Clapp became a member of the National Arts Center Theatre Company in Ottawa for five seasons, and followed that with regional theater in Philadelphia and Buffalo.
Clapp moved to Los Angeles in 1989 and was soon cast in the ABC movie "Small Sacrifices," with Farrah Fawcett.
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