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  • Place of birth : Dallas
  • Date of birth : 20/11/1929

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Jerry Hardin (1929)

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Jerry Hardin is an American actor. Hardin has appeared in film and television roles, including Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek:Voyager, Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, Reds, Tempest and The Firm; although he is perhaps best known as the character Deep Throat in the series The X-Files.

Born in Texas, Hardin studied acting in London's Royal Academy of Dramatic Art before beginning his acting career in New York. Hardin is married with two children, one of whom is actress Melora Hardin.

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 early life
Jerry Hardin was born in Dallas on November 20, 1929. His father was a rancher, and Jerry spent his youth actively involved with his local church and performing in school plays. He attended Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas on a scholarship, and went on to study at London's Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, earning a scholarship there through the Fulbright Program. He spent several years there before returning to the United States to begin acting in New York, performing in regional theatre for twelve years.

 career
Hardin began acting on television in the 1950s, mostly in character roles. He amassed over a hundred appearances by the early 1990s, in addition to over seventy-five theatrical credits by the early 1960s. His television appearances include roles in Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek:Voyager and Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman. Several of Hardin's notable cinematic roles include the films Reds, Tempest and The Firm. The latter of these roles won Hardin the attention of television writer Chris Carter, who cast him in the recurring role of Deep Throat in the series The X-Files.

 personal life
Hardin is married with two children. His wife Diane (née Hill) is an acting coach. Despite claiming that he "did my best to discourage my own children from doing it", his daughter Melora Hardin is also an actress, known for roles in the series Monk and The Office; whilst his son Shawn Hardin works for television studio NBC.

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