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Colonel Decker in my opinion was the best adversary that the A-Team had. Many times Decker thought he had the A-Team trapped and cornered when they pulled off another daring plan to let themselves free.
"First appeared in the second season episode "When You Comin' Back Range Rider?" Supposedly carried a grudge against the Team - especially Smith - since Vietnam. Would be the primary MP "Bad Guy" until the episode "Mind Games" in the 4th season, although Colonel Lynch was given a second chance in the 3rd season episode "Showdown!" and Colonel Briggs was introduced in the 3rd season episode "Fire!"
From the F.A.Q.
Lance Le Gault Information:
Date of birth: William Lance Le Gault, 2nd May 1935
Born: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Height: 6ft (1.83m)
Spouse: Theresa (1984 - present) 4 children
Trivia from IMDB:
Doubled for Elvis Presley in several of his movies, including Kissin' Cousins (1964), in which there was an error in one of the scenes where you can see it's Lance when it's supposed to be Elvis.
Lance LeGault is an accomplished pilot, and enjoys flying his Cessna Skyhawk. He also breeds Arabian horses on his ranch.
Last name is pronounced "LUH-GOH" .. not "Gault" as in "Fault"
Earned a bachelor's degree in Business Administration from the University of Wichita, Kansas.
Father of actress Mary LeGault.
Is well known for his portrayals of military personnel, especially officers.
Mini Biography from IMDB:
Lance LeGault was born as William Lance Legault on May 2, 1935 in Chicago, Illinois. LeGault grew up in Chillicothe, Illinois and graduated from Chillicothe Township High School in 1955. Lance began his acting career as a stunt double for Elvis Presley; he appears in the 60s Presley vehicles Girls! Girls! Girls! (1962), Kissin' Cousins (1964), Viva Las Vegas (1964) and Roustabout (1964). With his tall, lean, compact build, strong, intense and commanding screen presence, and highly distinctive low, deep, gravel voice, LeGault has been frequently cast as various stern and severe military types in both movies and television programs, alike. His most memorable film roles include "Iago" in the Shakespearean rock opera Catch My Soul (1974), evil pimp "Burt" in the offbeat French Quarter (1978), vicious hired-killer "Vince" in Coma (1978), formidable card sharp "Doc Palmer" in the made-for-TV Western The Gambler (1974), the austere "Colonel Glass" in the hilarious Stripes (1981), steely prison guard security chief "Lieutenant Barnes" in the terrific Fast-Walking (1982) and the strict "Reverend Bates" in Nightmare Beach (1989). LeGault had recurring parts on several TV shows in the 80s: outstanding as the cunning and antagonistic "Colonel Roderick Decker" on "The A-Team" (1983), ramrod "Colonel "Buck" Greene" on "Magnum, P.I." (1980) and rugged cowboy bounty hunter "Alamo Joe Rogan" on "Werewolf" (1987). Among the many TV shows Lance has had guest spots on are "Land of the Giants" (1968), "Gun Law" (1955), "Wonder Woman" (1975), "Barbary Coast" (1975), "The Rockford Files" (1974), "The Incredible Hulk" (1978), "Battlestar Galactica" (1978), "The Dukes of Hazzard" (1979), "Dallas" (1978), "Buck Rogers in the 25th Century" (1979), "Voyagers!" (1982), "Dynasty" (1981), "Knight Rider" (1982), "Airwolf" (1984), "Murder, She Wrote" (1984), "MacGyver" (1985), "Major Dad" (1989), "Quantum Leap" (1989) and "Star Trek: The Next Generation" (1987). Outside of his acting gigs in both films and TV shows, LeGault has also worked as a lounge and nightclub singer (he even recorded a self-titled album in 1970). In addition, Lance has done voice work for cartoons and video games as well as the narrator of the tour audiotape for Elvis Presley's Graceland Mansion and Museum in Memphis, Tennessee. Lance LeGault lives on a ranch in California.
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