(written from a Production point of view)
- For the captain named after this writer, please see Drew Deighan (Captain).
Besides his writing work, he also had a small role in The Return of the Living Dead (1985), as Jerry the ill-fated paramedic. John Durbin also appeared, and the film featured make-up by Ken Myers. Other appearances include supporting roles in episodes of North & South (1985, with Kirstie Alley, Jim Metzler, James Read, Jean Simmons, David Ogden Stiers, and Mitchell Ryan) and Hunter (1989, with Tim de Zarn, Christopher Carroll, and Sam Hennings).