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Robert Beecher (I) (1924–2016)

Bob was born in Hollywood and grew up in the Baldwin Hills area in a house his father had built. A natural showman even when he was very young, he would put on shows for the neighborhood kids, charging them a penny to attend. Bob attended Dorsey High School. During WWII, Bob was a weatherman in the 10th Weather Squadron, 14th Air Force (the "Flying... See full bio »

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Known For

Barton Fink
Barton Fink Referee
(1991)
Dick Tracy
Dick Tracy Ribs Mocca
(1990)
Twin Falls Idaho
Twin Falls Idaho D'Walt, the Elevator Operator
(1999)
Red Rock West
Red Rock West Caretaker
(1993)

Filmography

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 2005 Hoosiers II: Senior Year (Short)
Old basketball player (uncredited)
 1999 Twin Falls Idaho
D'Walt, the Elevator Operator
 1998 Thirst (TV Movie)
Elderly Man #2
 1994 Phantasm III: Lord of the Dead
Gas Station Attendant
 1993 Red Rock West
Caretaker
 1992 The Golden Palace (TV Series)
Older Man
- Ebbtide for the Defense (1992) ... Older Man
- Miles, We Hardly Knew Ye (1992) ... Older Man
 1991 Bugsy
'Manpower' Director (uncredited)
 1991 The Neon Empire (TV Movie)
Newcomb
 1991 Barton Fink
Referee
 1990 Quantum Leap (TV Series)
Allen
- Leap of Faith - August 19, 1963 (1990) ... Allen
 1990 Dick Tracy
Ribs Mocca
 1987 Frank's Place (TV Series)
Hotel Man
- Cool and the Gang: Part 1 (1987) ... Hotel Man
 1987 Rags to Riches (TV Series)
- Pilot (1987)
 1987 What a Country (TV Series)
Darrell #2
- Moonlighting (1987) ... Darrell #2
 1987 The Judge (TV Series)
Walt Grey / Max Sandino
- Racing Hearts (1987) ... Walt Grey
- A Matter of Conscience (1987) ... Max Sandino
 1986 Superior Court (TV Series)
Juror
- Forcible Entry ... Juror
 1986 Stingray (TV Series)
Rummy
- That Terrible Swift Sword (1986) ... Rummy (uncredited)
 1986 The Young and the Restless (TV Series)
Willy
- Episode #1.3311 (1986) ... Willy
 1985 Cagney & Lacey (TV Series)
Bum
- The Psychic (1985) ... Bum
 1985 Simon & Simon (TV Series)
Investigator
- Almost Foolproof (1985) ... Investigator
 1984 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Elias Cobb
- Deadly Lady (1984) ... Elias Cobb
 1983 St. Elsewhere (TV Series)
Mr. Stratos / Derelict
- Remission (1983) ... Mr. Stratos
- Hearts (1983) ... Derelict (uncredited)
 1982 CHiPs (TV Series)
Farmer
- Something Special (1982) ... Farmer
 1982 Hill Street Blues (TV Series)
Wino
- Little Boil Blue (1982) ... Wino
 1982 Fantasy Island (TV Series)
Servant
- House of Dolls/Wuthering Heights (1982) ... Servant
 1981 Smokey Bites the Dust
Principal Stark
 1981 American Pop
Hobo #2
 1977 Welcome Back, Kotter (TV Series)
Mr. Cummins - Janitor
- The Deprogramming of Arnold Horshack (1977) ... Mr. Cummins - Janitor (uncredited)
 1967 The Happiest Millionaire
First Man (uncredited)
 1967 Pistols 'n' Petticoats (TV Series)
Gunman #3
- The Taming of Sorry Water (1967) ... Gunman #3
 1966 Laredo (TV Series)
Abel Sweet
- The Sweet Gang (1966) ... Abel Sweet
 1965 Rawhide (TV Series)
Skinner
- Hostage for Hanging (1965) ... Skinner (uncredited)
 1962 Shoot Out at Big Sag
Oren Hawker
 1961-1962 The Untouchables (TV Series)
Boomer
- Fall Guy (1962) ... (uncredited)
- The Organization (1961) ... Boomer
 1961 Two Faces West (TV Series)
Judas L. Tripe
- The Accused (1961) ... Judas L. Tripe
 1959 The Gale Storm Show: Oh! Susanna (TV Series)
Passenger
- Nugey, Come Home (1959) ... Passenger
 1952 Space Patrol (TV Series)
Gar
- The Mind Readers (1952) ... Gar (as Walter Beecher)
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Alternate Names:

Walter Beecher

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Personal Quote:

Always keep busy!

Trivia:

Bob teaches acting and continues to work as a character actor.

Nickname:

Bob

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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