Ramon Bieri

Ramon Bieri

  • Born on
    • June 16th, 1929
  • Died on
    • May 27th, 2001
Heavy-set American character actor whose typical screen personae tended to be gruff westerners, irate cops and hard-boiled gangsters. A decorated Korean War veteran, Bieri appeared on stage from 1954, both on ('Death of a Salesman', 1975) and off-Broadway. He latterly acted with the ensemble of San Diego's Old Globe Theatre (notably, as the tough captain in 'Mr. Roberts', 1995). On screen from 1962 as a bit part player, he went on to have a prolific career as guest star of 1970's and 80's TV shows. Bieri also starred in his own, somewhat short-lived NBC sitcom, Joe's World (1979), as a Detroit house painter with five kids and assorted problems. In private life, he was said to have been a keen fisherman and sailor. Bieri died in May 2001 in Woodland Hills from cancer at the age of 71.


Acting (12 Credits)

1996Ghosts of Mississippi as James Holley
1991Love, Lies and Murder as Howard
1988Vibes as Eli Diamond
1984Grandview, U.S.A. as Mr. Pearson
1981Reds as Police Chief
1979The Frisco Kid as Mr. Jones
1977Sorcerer as Corlette
1974The Conversation as Man at Party (uncredited)
1973Badlands as Cato
1971Brother John as Orly Ball
1971The Andromeda Strain as Major Manchek
1970R.P.M. as Brown

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