Leon Rippy

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Leon Rippy
Biographical information
Birth date (1949-10-30) October 30, 1949 (age 74)
Rock Hill, South Carolina, USA
Nationality American
Information about family
Child Stacie Rippy
Professional information
Occupation Actor
Years active 1983—present
Stargate-related information
Related series Stargate
Occupation Actor
Character Major General W.O. West

Leon Rippy (born October 30, 1949 in Rock Hill) is an American film and television actor. He portrayed Major General W.O. West in the 1994 featured film Stargate.


Rippy's carrer started in 1983. He played notably in Hunter (with John Diehl, Erik Holland as cast), Star Trek: The Next Generation (with Kairon John, Derek Webster as cast), Quantum Leap (with David Pressman as cast), The Visitor (with Jack Moore, John Storey as cast, and Simon Murton as crew), and Diagnosis Murder (with Jay Acovone, Christopher John Fields as cast). He also played in the 1992 film Universal Soldier (with Jack Moore, John Storey as cast, and Frank Bollinger, Gary Camp, Jeffrey Crawford, Chris Haarhoff, Peter Krause, Stuart Liebeskind, Jon P. Mooers, Kimberly Nakakura, Joseph Porro, Peter Mitchell Rubin, Gary Scott, Kay Sweeney as crew), and the 2002 film Eight Legged Freaks (with Jack Moore, John Storey as cast, and Gary Camp as crew)

Involvement in the Stargate universe


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Film and Television
Year Title Function Role Notes
2016 11.22.63 Actor (1 episode) Harry Dunning TV Mini-Series
2014 Rectify Actor (2 episodes) Lezley TV Series
2013 Under the Dome Actor (5 episodes) Ollie Dinsmore TV Series
2013 The Lone Ranger Actor Collins Film
2012 Alcatraz Actor Dr. Milton Beauregard TV Series, 12 episodes
2011-2012 Leverage Actor Jack Latimer / Mysterious man TV Series, 5 episodes
2007-2010 Saving Grace Actor Earl TV Series, 46 episodes
2006 Gridiron Gang Actor Paul Higa Film
2004-2006 Deadwood Actor Tom Nuttall TV Series, 36 episodes
2004 The Alamo Actor Sgt. William Ward Film
2003 Six Feet Under Actor Daddy TV Series, 1 episode
2003 The Life of David Gale Actor Braxton Belyeu Film
2002 Eight Legged Freaks Actor Wade Film
2001 The Man with No Eyes Actor Father Patrick Short
1993-2001 Walker, Texas Ranger Actor Chastain / Dewey Baker / Vince Pike TV Series, 4 episodes
2001 The Fugitive Actor Buddy LaRue TV Series, 1 episode
2000 The Patriot Actor John Billings Film
1999 CI5: The New Professionals Actor Lang TV Series, 1 episode
1999 The Thirteenth Floor Actor Jane's Lawyer Film
1997 Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil Actor Detective Boone Film
1997 The Visitor Actor Agent Nicholas LaRue TV Series, 1 episode
1997 Gun Actor Scooter TV Series, 1 episode
1997 Still Movin' Actor Mr. Jennings Film
1996 The Arrival Actor DOD #1 Film
1994 Stargate Actor General W.O. West Film
1993 A Perry Mason Mystery: The Case of the Wicked Wives Actor Tex TV Movie
1993 Diagnosis Murder Actor Bob Cole TV Series, 2 episodes
1993 Beyond the Law Actor Virgil Film
1992 Universal Soldier Actor Woodward Film
1992 Kuffs Actor Kane Film
1991 Eye of the Storm Actor Sheriff Film
1991 Hard Time Romance Actor Hugh Dean Simpson Film
1990 The Hot Spot Actor Deputy Tate Film
1990 Young Guns II Actor Robert 'Bob' Ollinger Film
1990 Moon 44 Actor Master Sergeant Sykes Film
1990 Quantum Leap Actor Sheriff Taggart TV Series, 1 episode
1990 Loose Cannons Actor Weskit Film
1989 Hardball Actor TV Series, 1 episode
1988 Jesse Actor TV Movie
1988 Traxx Actor Killer Film
1988 Track 29 Actor Trucker Film
1988 Star Trek: The Next Generation Actor L.Q. 'Sonny' Clemmons TV Series, 1 episode
1988 Illegally Yours Actor Prosecutor Film
1988 The Tracker Actor Chub Dumont TV Movie
1988 Hunter Actor Russ Tolson TV Series, 1 episode
1988 Born to Race Actor Joel Film
1987 The Bedroom Window Actor Seedy Bartender Film
1987 The Rutherford County Line Actor Film
1987 Werewolf Actor (1 episode) Crawford TV Series
1986 No Mercy Actor Man #2 Film
1986 King Kong Lives Actor Hunter Film
1986 Maximum Overdrive Actor Brad Film
1986 Raw Deal Actor Man in Tux Film
1986 North and South, Book II Actor Sanders TV Series, 1 episode
1985 The Color Purple Actor Store Clerk Film
1985 Marie Actor Gary Gerbitz Film
1985 Rockin' Road Trip Actor Earl Reese Film
1984 Hyperspace Actor Roy Film
1984 Chain Gang Actor Film
1984 Firestarter Actor Blinded Agent Film
1984 Tales of the Third Dimension Actor Film
1983 Chiefs Actor Tommy Allen TV Series, 2 episodes
1983 Hit the Road Running Actor Doogan Film


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