Happy birthday George DelHoyo, born November 23, 1953.
In 1978, George moved to Los Angeles and became a contract player for Universal Studios, under the screen name George Deloy.
Much of his work was in television – one of his first characters was Bert in the episode “Breakout to Murder” of the NBC crime drama series The Eddie Capra Mysteries in 1978, followed in 1979 by the role of Dr. Gilbert Kent on the TV miniseries The Seekers.
He played Doctor Spencer in the Galactica 1980 episode: “The Super Scouts”.
He starred alongside Brian Dennehy and Katherine Saltzberg in the 1982 sitcom Star of the Family playing sex-crazed Frank Rosetti.
In 1986, DelHoyo landed a major role on the hit soap opera Days of Our Lives, playing the villain Orpheus.
During the years of 1989-1991 George landed the role of Rob Donnelly on the soap opera Generations.
During the 1980’s and 1990’s he was known primarily as a guest or recurring character on hit shows such as St. Elsewhere, L.A. Law, Nine to Five, Beverly Hills 90210, Walker, Texas Ranger, Home Improvement, Cheers and Frasier.
In Space: Above and Beyond he played Nicholas Chaput in the episode “Eyes”.
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