In 1972, he starred in an unsold pilot called "The Bar" about a bartender, played by Fred Gwynne, who got involved with his patrons problems - usually not to their benefit. The pilot was recast and became a summer replacement series "The Corner Bar" starring Gabriel Dell.
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6' 5" (1.96 m)
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[on his most famous role, 1979]: Funny thing, yesterday morning I found my youngest son and daughter watching the rerun of an old (The Munsters
(1964)) episode and I said, "My God, THAT'S not still on, is it?" Well, even so, I was very lucky and it was great fun to be as much of a household product as something like Rinso. I almost wish I could do it all over again.
Was originally under consideration for the part of Henry Warnimont on Punky Brewster
(1984) until a casting director referred to him as Herman Munster, instead of his real name. An offended Gwynne abruptly withdrew from consideration and George Gaynes
wound up with the part.
Characters who often spend much of their time frowning