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Fred Berry (1951–2003)

For a while in the 1970s, Fred Berry was one of the biggest stars on American television. The former dancer, who became a star in the sitcom What's Happening!! (1976) ballooned until his weight became a threat to his health. He battled with food, drink, drugs and women, marrying 6 times to 4 women in total. Diabetes was diagnosed, he lost more ... See full bio »

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 2002 Bum Runner (Short)
Can Man
 2000 Big Money Hustlas (Video)
Bootleg Greg (as Fred 'Rerun' Berry)
 1999 Rerun's Comedy Jam (Video)
Uncle Paul
 1998 In the Hood
Uncle Paul
 1995 Murder Was the Case: The Movie (Video short)
Re-Run (segment "Doggy Dogg World")
 1984 Alice (TV Series)
Bobo
- Footloose Mel (1984) ... Bobo
 1977 The Brady Bunch Variety Hour (TV Series)
Rerun
- Episode #1.7 (1977) ... Rerun
 1972 Hammer
Club Dancer (uncredited)
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Other Works:

Music video for The Temptations: I Wonder Who's She's Now See more »

Alternate Names:

Fred 'Rerun' Berry

Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)
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Trivia:

In 1990, when diagnosed by doctors with diabetes, he was told he had to lose weight or his life would be shortened. After placing himself on a strict regimen, he lost 108 pounds and 18 inches off his waist. See more »

Trademark:

The Rerun dance See more »

Nickname:

Penguin See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

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