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Byron Cherry

Byron was raised in Atlanta, GA, and graduated from North Side High School in the 70's. After winning a scholarship to East Tennessee State University he played football as a running back with his big brother, Nat. Byron also received his Black Belt in Karate soon after college. After three years of college football, Byron decided to pursue acting.... See full bio »

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It's a Dog's Life (S1, Ep4)
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  The Lighthouse (announced)
  Disappearance (Short) (filming)
Dean (credit only)
  Terminal (filming)
 2018 Midnight Massacre
Mayor Pompey
 2018 3rd Eye (TV Series)
Miles Dennehy
 2017 Burning Rubber (TV Series)
Byron Cherry
 1990 Blood Salvage
Newlywed Man
 1989 In the Heat of the Night (TV Series)
Charlie Hobbs
- The Pig Woman of Sparta (1989) ... Charlie Hobbs
 1987 Vietnam War Story (TV Series)
- The Mine (1987) ... Janner
 1985 The Fix
 1984 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Deputy Will Roxie
- It's a Dog's Life (1984) ... Deputy Will Roxie
 1983 The Dukes (TV Series)
Coy Duke
- The Dukes in Switzerland (1983) ... Coy Duke (voice)
- The Dukes Do Paris (1983) ... Coy Duke (voice)
- The Dukes in Scotland (1983) ... Coy Duke (voice)
- The Dukes in Hong Kong (1983) ... Coy Duke (voice)
- The Dukes in Urbekistan (1983) ... Coy Duke (voice)
 1982-1983 The Dukes of Hazzard (TV Series)
Coy Duke
- Welcome Back, Bo 'n' Luke (1983) ... Coy Duke
- Witness: Jesse Duke (1983) ... Coy Duke
- Comrade Duke (1983) ... Coy Duke
- Coy vs. Vance (1983) ... Coy Duke
- Ding, Dong, the Boss Is Dead (1983) ... Coy Duke
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  Disappearance (Short) (producer) (filming)
 2016/I Dead End (co-producer) (completed)
 2018 Midnight Massacre (executive producer)
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 2018 Midnight Massacre (co-director)
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 2005 The Gender Bowl (TV Special)
Football Player
 2005 The 100 Most Unexpected TV Moments (TV Mini-Series documentary)
 1982 Battle of the Network Stars XIII (TV Special)
Himself - CBS Team

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Before landing the role of Coy Duke on The Dukes of Hazzard in May 1982, Byron Cherry worked as a flight attendant for Eastern Airlines. See more »

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