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Birth name Donald Richard Gibb
Nationality USA
Birth 4 august 1954 (69 years) at New York City (USA)

Donald Richard Gibb (born August 4, 1954), sometimes credited as Don Gibb, is an American actor, best known for his roles as the hulking, dimwitted fraternity brother "Ogre" in several installments of the Revenge of the Nerds film series, and as Leslie "Dr. Death" Krunchner on the HBO sitcom 1st & Ten.


Raised in California, Gibb attended Notre Dame high school in Sherman Oaks California. Upon graduation he went to the University of New Mexico on a basketball scholarship, where he joined Phi Delta Theta fraternity. He then transferred to University of San Diego to play football. Don Gibb played basketball for the University of San Diego team on scholarship. Gibb played briefly for the San Diego Chargers before turning to acting, beginning with small, uncredited roles in Stripes and Conan the Barbarian.

Gibb is best known for his "Ogre" character portrayed first in Revenge of the Nerds and later in Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in Paradise and Revenge of the Nerds IV: Nerds in Love. Chugging beer from a trophy, throwing nerds off fraternity buildings and competing in belching contests, Gibb gleefully played up his former days as a college football jock.

Gibb's other famous recurring role was in a string of martial arts pictures. As American entrant named Ray Jackson, he starred alongside Jean-Claude Van Damme in Bloodsport, and alone in the 1996 Bloodsport sequel. Gibb has appeared in more than 25 movies including Jocks and Amazon Women on the Moon. Subsequently, he also played a small role in the PC game Zork: Grand Inquisitor as the man in the third portal with Lucy and can be seen in a brief role in the film Hancock, starring Will Smith.

On television, Gibb reached widespread notoriety on HBO's 1st & Ten, as Leslie "Dr. Death" Krunchner, a linebacker. Gibb played the role from 1984 until 1991, making him one of the few members of the fictional California Bulls to last the entire seven-year run. After, he played the illiterate biker Scab on the 1992 Fox sitcom Stand By Your Man, which co-starred Melissa Gilbert and Rosie O'Donnell, and played small roles in Quantum Leap, MacGyver, Night Court, Cheers, Renegade, The X-Files and Step by Step.

Gibb is the spokesman and co-owner for Chicago bar, Trader Todd's, through which Gibb is marketing Ogre beer, which is named after his iconic character in Revenge of the Nerds.

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Filmography of Donald Richard Gibb (19 films)

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Hancock (2008)
, 1h32
Directed by Peter Berg
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Fantastic, Comedy, Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Themes Films about alcoholism, Medical-themed films, Films about drugs, Superhero films
Actors Will Smith, Charlize Theron, Jason Bateman, Daeg Faerch, Eddie Marsan, Hayley Marie Norman
Rating63% 3.1995153.1995153.1995153.1995153.199515
John Hancock (Will Smith) is an alcoholic man with superhero powers, including flight, invulnerability, and super-strength. Though he uses his powers to stop criminals in his current residence of Los Angeles, his activity inadvertently causes millions of dollars in property damage due to his constant intoxication. As a result, he is routinely jeered at the crime scenes. Hancock also ignores court subpoenas from the city of Los Angeles to address the property damage he has caused.
Lightning Bug, 1h37
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Horror
Actors Bret Harrison, Laura Prepon, Kevin Gage, Ashley Laurence, Lucas Till, Hal Sparks
Rating63% 3.1980453.1980453.1980453.1980453.198045
Single mother Jenny Graves (Ashley Laurence) decides to restart her deadend life by moving out of Detroit and taking her two sons Green (Bret Harrison) and Jay (Lucas Till) to small rural town in Alabama. Green is fan of horror films, more specifically the makeup effects used to bring them to life. He meets a pair of affable locals, Tony Bennet and Billy Martin (Jonathan Spencer and George Faughnan).
U.S. Marshals, 2h11
Directed by Stuart Baird
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Transport films, Films about automobiles, Road movies, Chase films
Actors Tommy Lee Jones, Wesley Snipes, Robert Downey Jr., Joe Pantoliano, Kate Nelligan, Daniel Roebuck
Roles Mike Conroy
Rating65% 3.2993453.2993453.2993453.2993453.299345
Two Diplomatic Security Service (DSS) agents are killed while trying to intercept a briefcase exchange taking place in a parking garage. The murders are caught on a CCTV camera, but the criminal escapes with top secret information.
Bloodsport II, 1h30
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Action
Themes Sports films, Martial arts films
Actors Daniel Bernhardt, Pat Morita, Donald Richard Gibb, James Hong, Chad Stahelski
Roles Ray 'Tiny' Jackson
Rating48% 2.412682.412682.412682.412682.41268
After thief Alex Cardo (Daniel Bernhardt) gets caught and betrayed by his partner in crime John (Philip Tan) while stealing an ancient Jian in East Asia, he soon finds himself imprisoned and beaten. One of the guards, Demon (Ong Soo Han), is particularly upset by Alex's appearance and tortures him whenever he gets the opportunity. Alex finds one friend and mentor in the jailhouse, Master Sun (James Hong), who teaches him a superior fighting style called "Iron Hand". When a "best of the best kumite" is to take place, Demon gets an invitation. Now Master Sun and Alex need to find a way to let Alex take part in the kumite, too.
Savate (1995)
, 1h28
Origin USA
Genres Martial arts, Action, Western, Martial arts
Themes French war films, Sports films, Martial arts films
Actors Olivier Gruner, Ian Ziering, Ashley Laurence, R. Lee Ermey, Donald Richard Gibb, James Brolin
Roles Cody Johnson
Rating53% 2.6617452.6617452.6617452.6617452.661745
1865. Joseph Charlegrand is a former French soldier whose best friend and comrade was murdered by an officer of the French Foreign Legion in Mexico. Looking for the murderer, Charlegrand is heading for a martial arts tournament in the USA because the murderer takes his pride in being a skilled fighter.
Magic Kid II
Directed by Stephen Furst
Genres Comedy, Action
Themes L'adolescence, Films about films, Films about children, Sports films, Martial arts films
Actors Shevonne Durkin, David Morse, Stephen Furst, Jennifer Savidge, Howie Mandel, Dana Barron
Roles Luther
Rating38% 1.9314851.9314851.9314851.9314851.931485
Kevin Ryan is a film star named Ninja Boy. David Wadsworth is a film producer who expects big money from his new film starring Ninja Boy. Meanwhile, Kevin has to study to pass on to the 10th grade but he won't succeed if he keeps on starring in movies. Kevin's agent is his uncle Bob Ryan, who plays poker all day with his friends. Kevin is home-schooled by his tutor Suzanne, who wants Kevin to finish school. When Kevin visits Suzanne's home, he asks her daughter Maggie on a date. Maggie agrees and soon Kevin falls in love with her. Meanwhile, Uncle Bob, who is concerned about the millions of dollars he will owe if Kevin breaks his movie contract, supports Kevin choosing the film. Kevin then runs away from home. David gives Uncle Bob 24 hours to find Kevin. Uncle Bob doesn't find him and David sends Luther (his bodyguard) after him. After a motorcycle chase, Bob gets arrested. Luther bails him out and takes him back to his house. Then Uncle Bob finds Kevin's school book and goes to Suzanne. When Kevin returns from a date with Maggie, he hears that Uncle Bob and Suzanne had a long talk and both decided that Kevin must go to school first. That brings Uncle Bob in conflict with David, who makes a plan to kill the Ninja Boy character.
Missing Pieces, 1h27
Directed by Leonard B. Stern
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Thriller, Comedy
Actors Eric Idle, Robert Wuhl, Lauren Hutton, Janice Lynde, Bob Gunton, James Hong
Roles Hurrudnik
Rating52% 2.6236052.6236052.6236052.6236052.623605
Eric Idle and Robert Wuhl star as a mismatched couple, Wendel and Lou in this mystery-comedy caper. Characters include a one-handed kingpin,a lawyer who suffers from dwarfism, and twin brothers, one a crazed photographer and the other a mild-mannered antique dealer. One of Wendel's many former foster parents, Mr Hu, dies, and his lawyer (the dwarf) gives Wendel his inheritance. A riddle. Wendel and Lou (his cello-playing best friend) soon realise the riddle isn't Hu's heirloom, just the key to finding Wendel's inheritance. But they are pursued by several unfavourable characters, almost all of whom want them dead.
Bloodsport (1988)
, 1h32
Directed by Jean-Claude Van Damme
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Martial arts, Action, Martial arts
Themes Sports films, Martial arts films
Actors Jean-Claude Van Damme, Forest Whitaker, Roy Chiao, Donald Richard Gibb, Leah Ayres, Bolo Yeung
Roles Ray Jackson
Rating68% 3.4020253.4020253.4020253.4020253.402025
U.S. Army Captain Frank Dux, trained from his youth in the ways of Ninjutsu by Senzo Tanaka, honors his mentor by taking the place of Tanaka's deceased son Shingo in the illegal Kumite martial-arts tournament. During his childhood, Dux and a group of friends invaded Tanaka's home to steal a katana, but he was apprehended by Senzo and Shingo while attempting to return the katana to its display rack. Impressed by Dux's honesty and lack of fear, Senzo had him train with Shingo in martial science. Following Shingo's death, Senzo agreed to train Dux as a member of the Tanaka clan. When Dux's superiors learn of his invitation to the Kumite, they refuse to let him go; in return, he goes AWOL, says goodbye to his mentor and leaves for Hong Kong. Two CID officers, Helmer and Rawlins, are summoned to track down and arrest Dux for desertion.
Amazon Women on the Moon, 1h25
Directed by Joe Dante, John Landis, Peter Horton, Carl Gottlieb, Robert K. Weiss
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Comedy, Comic science fiction
Themes Space adventure films, Films about television, Sur la Lune, Comedy science fiction films, Space opera
Actors Arsenio Hall, Lou Jacobi, Griffin Dunne, Steve Forrest, Robert Colbert, Michelle Pfeiffer
Roles Graceless Pirate
Rating61% 3.0985353.0985353.0985353.0985353.098535
Fictional television station WIDB-TV (channel 8) experiences problems with its late-night airing of science-fiction classic Amazon Women on the Moon, a 1950s B movie in which Queen Lara (Sybil Danning) and Captain Nelson (Steve Forrest) battle exploding volcanoes and man-eating spiders on the moon. Waiting for the film to resume, an unseen viewer begins channel surfing—simulated by bursts of white noise—through late night cable, with the various segments and sketches of the film representing the programming found on different channels. The viewer intermittently returns to channel 8, where Amazon Women continues to resume airing before faltering once more.
Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in Paradise, 1h38
Directed by Joe Roth
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Films about sexuality, Erotic films
Actors Robert Carradine, Anthony Edwards, Curtis Armstrong, Larry B. Scott, Timothy Busfield, Courtney Thorne-Smith
Roles Ogre
Rating51% 2.5544452.5544452.5544452.5544452.554445
The Lambda Lambda Lambda from Adams College are packing their suitcases to get ready for a national fraternity convention in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Just before heading to the airport, Lewis' (Robert Carradine) best friend Gilbert (Anthony Edwards) explains to him that he feels stupid that he cannot come, due to breaking his leg (during a chess match).
They Still Call Me Bruce, 1h31
Directed by Johnny Yune
Genres Comedy
Actors Johnny Yune, Robert Guillaume, David Mendenhall, Pat Paulsen, Donald Richard Gibb, Joey Travolta
Roles The Executioner
Rating47% 2.3678752.3678752.3678752.3678752.367875
The movie begins with Bruce in Houston on a search for the American G.I. that helped the young Bruce when he was just a child in Korea. With little more than a name and a fuzzy memory of his hero, Bruce is determined to find G.I. Ernie Brown to thank and repay him with an antique Korean vase. After following a few dead end leads, Bruce meets the students of a local karate studio who introduce him to their martial arts master, Master McLean. Thinking Bruce to be a karate master, McLean convinces Bruce to run the studio in his place while he takes care of some business. Bruce, accepting the role, dons a black belt and with his own goofy yet clever tricks convinces the students of his skills. While teaching, Bruce develops a bond with a young orphan and student, Billy, and eventually takes up a fatherly role and begins to mentor him.
Jocks (1986)
, 1h30
Directed by Steve Carver
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Films about sexuality, Sports films, Erotic films, Sexploitation films, Tennis films
Actors Perry Lang, Mariska Hargitay, Richard Roundtree, R.G. Armstrong, Stoney Jackson, Stoney Jackson
Roles Ripper
Rating38% 1.926421.926421.926421.926421.92642
Coach Williams (Richard Roundtree) must get his tennis players into shape for the big play-offs in Las Vegas. The Kid (Scott Strader) and his buddies run wild in Vegas on and off the court as the coach tries to keep the players out of trouble before the match. Christopher Lee and R. G. Armstrong appear in character roles and Law & Order: SVU star Mariska Hargitay plays the role of the heroine, Nicole.
Lost in America, 1h31
Directed by Albert Brooks
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romance
Themes Transport films, Road movies
Actors Julie Hagerty, Albert Brooks, Candy Brown, Donald Richard Gibb, Maggie Roswell, Garry Marshall
Roles Ex-Convict
Rating69% 3.4984153.4984153.4984153.4984153.498415
David and Linda Howard are typical 1980s yuppies in Los Angeles who are fed up with their lifestyle. He works in an advertising agency and she for a department store. But after he fails to receive a promotion he was counting on and is instead asked to transfer to the firm's New York office, David angrily insults his boss and is fired. He coaxes his wife to quit her job as well and seek a new adventure.
Transylvania 6-5000, 1h33
Origin USA
Genres Fantastic, Comedy, Horror comedy, Horror
Themes Films about animals, Films about computing, Films about magic and magicians, Films based on science fiction novels, Wolves in film, Frankenstein films, Werewolves in film, Vampires in film, Comedy horror films, Cyberpunk films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Jeff Goldblum, Ed Begley Jr., Joseph Bologna, Carol Kane, Jeffrey Jones, John Byner
Roles Wolfman
Rating50% 2.503752.503752.503752.503752.50375
Jack Harrison (Goldblum) and Gil Turner (Begley) are writers for The Sensation, a supermarket-grade tabloid run by Turner's father, Mac (Norman Fell). Jack is a more serious journalist using The Sensation as a stepping stone to a better career, while Gil is a gangling yes-man ever ready to win his father's approval.
Meatballs: Part II, 1h27
Directed by Ken Wiederhorn
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Films about sexuality, Transport films, Erotic films, Road movies
Actors Richard Mulligan, Hamilton Camp, John Mengatti, Kim Richards, Archie Hahn, Misty Rowe
Roles Mad Dog
Rating37% 1.8605751.8605751.8605751.8605751.860575
This in-name-only sequel to the first Meatballs summer camp movie sets us at Camp Sasquatch and revolves around two main plots. The owner of Sasquatch, Giddy, tries to keep his camp open after Hershey, the owner of Camp Patton located just across the lake, wants to buy the entire lake for Camp Patton. Giddy suggests settling the issue with the traditional end-of-the-summer boxing match over rights to the lake. A tough, inner city punk named Flash is at Camp Sasquatch for community service as a counselor-in-training. Flash is recruited to box in order to save Sasquatch. The second main subplot involves Cheryl. She is a naive teen whom Flash sets his sights on. Cheryl's teenage girl co-campers arrange for Cheryl to see a man naked after she confesses she's never seen a "pinky." Also in the movie, an alien is also staying at the camp for the summer.