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Don Stark
Donald Martin Stark

(1954-07-05) July 5, 1954 (age 69)
Alma mater California State University, Northridge
Occupation Actor
Years active 1963–present

Donald Martin Stark (born July 5, 1954) is an American actor known for his role as Bob Pinciotti on the Fox Network sitcom That '70s Show for all eight seasons (1998–2006) and fictional Los Angeles Devils owner Oscar Kinkade in VH1's Hit the Floor, Star Trek: First Contact (1996), and John Carter (2012). He also provided the voice of Vincent in Father of the Pride (2004–2005) and voiced Rhino in Spider-Man: The Animated Series (1995-1997). He is the proud of father of two daughters, Nicole and Samantha.

Early life

Stark was born in New York City. His father, Alan Stark (1924–2008), was an actor. Don's mother, Debra Antorelli (1926–1993), was a homemaker.

As a child, Stark and his family relocated to Los Angeles, California, settling in the San Fernando Valley. Stark graduated from Grover Cleveland High School in Reseda, California, in 1972. He played football for the school team, and he won leading roles in the theater arts department. He portrayed 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.

After high school, Stark attended California State University, Northridge, originally studying business before deciding to major in theater arts.


Stark has an extensive background in dancing, bodybuilding and martial arts. Don is probably best recognized as Bob Pinciotti, the bumbling next-door neighbor of the Forman family and the father of Donna Pinciotti (Laura Prepon) on the FOX sitcom That '70s Show.

Don's roles in movies include Switchblade Sisters (1975), Tilt (1979), Evilspeak (1981), Peggy Sue Got Married (1986) and The Couch Trip (1988), as well as a small role as a clerk in the comedy film Feds (1988). 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 had a small role in an episode of Supernatural as a victim of a ghost that had been summoned by ritual to murder. He also guest starred on Viper, 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 appears 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. He appeared 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 plays the boss, Stan, in the web series Corey & Lucas For the Win. He also provided his voice for Rhino in few episodes of Spider-Man: The Animated Series.

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. He played Uncle Frank in the 2015 film Hello, My Name Is Doris. He played Judge Talbertson in the 2017 Scorpion episode, "Who Let the Dog Out ('Cause Now It's Stuck In a Cistern')". Also in 2017, Stark played Bernie Greenfield in There's...Johnny!.

Selected filmography

  • 1973 Outrage as Carl Dibble
  • 1975 Switchblade Sisters as Hook
  • 1979 Tilt as Gary Laswitz
  • 1981 Evilspeak as Bubba Caldwell
  • 1981 Choices as Lance
  • 1986 Peggy Sue Got Married as Doug Snell
  • 1988 The Couch Trip as Peterson
  • 1988 Under the Gun as Joey
  • 1988 Arthur 2: On the Rocks as Diner Customer
  • 1988 Feds as Willy
  • 1991 9 1/2 Ninjas! as 'Sledge'
  • 1991 Liquid Dreams as Escort to Penthouse
  • 1993 The Baby Doll Murders as Eric Green
  • 1993 Freaked as Editor
  • 1993 Lightning in a Bottle as Yard Messenger
  • 1994 Revenge of the Red Baron as Detective Lewis
  • 1994 Ring of Steel as Lieutenant Taylor
  • 1994 3 Ninjas Kick Back as Umpire
  • 1994 Maverick as Riverboat Poker Player (uncredited)
  • 1995-1997 Spider-Man as Rhino (voice)
  • 1995 Night of the Running Man as Rodney
  • 1995 3 Ninjas Knuckle Up as Sheriff
  • 1995 Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead as Gus
  • 1995 Bombmeister as Unknown
  • 1996 Heaven's Prisoners as Eddie Keats
  • 1996 Santa with Muscles as Lenny
  • 1996 Star Trek: First Contact as Nicky 'The Nose'
  • 1996 Earth Minus Zero as John 'J.W.' Wayne
  • 1998 Letters from a Killer as Geary
  • 1998 American Dragons as Rocco
  • 1998-2006 That '70s Show as Bob Pinciotti
  • 1999 California Myth as Marshall
  • 1999 Goosed as Dick
  • 2002 The 4th Tenor as Tony
  • 2002 Curb Your Enthusiasm as Stu Braudy
  • 2004 Slammed as Uncle Mack
  • 2007 Supernatural as Jay Wiley.
  • 2008 iCarly as Freight Dog
  • 2009 Dark House as Detective Gorog
  • 2009 My Name Is Jerry as David
  • 2011 Meeting Spencer as 'Wolfie'
  • 2012 John Carter as Dix, The Storekeeper
  • 2012-2017 NCIS as Marty Fiero
  • 2013 Wrong Cops as Gary
  • 2013 Random Encounters as Dr. Tim
  • 2014 Roswell FM as Howard Bellringo
  • 2015 Hello, My Name Is Doris as Uncle Frank
  • 2015 Safelight as Jack
  • 2016 Monkey Up as Tucker (voice)
  • 2016 Café Society as Sol
  • 2016 C Street as Super
  • 2017 There's...Johnny! as Bernie Greenfield
  • 2018 Green Book as Jules Podell
  • 2018 Shameless as Congressman Wayne Ubberman
  • 2019 7 Days to Vegas as Jim 'Angry Jim'
  • 2022 Dollface as Craig Wiley
  • 2023 That '90s Show as Bob Pinciotti

See also

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