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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 8 June 1939Wyco, West Virginia, USA
Birth NameBernard Terry Casey
Height 6' 4" (1.93 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Bernie Casey was born on June 8, 1939 in Wyco, West Virginia, USA as Bernard Terry Casey. He is an actor and director, known for Never Say Never Again (1983), In the Mouth of Madness (1994) and Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure (1989).

Spouse (1)

Paula (? - ?) (divorced)

Trivia (9)

Former pro football player.
Bernie Casey is the Chairman of the Board of Trustees at the internationally recognized Savannah College of Art and Design.
Played for the National Football League's San Francisco 49ers (1961-1966) and Los Angeles Rams (1967-1968).
Graduate of Columbus East High School in Columbus, Ohio.
Attended Bowling Green State University.
While he was playing pro football, he was profiled by NFL Films where he was interviewed while painting. He said during the interview that he only played football for money, and if he could make as much money painting, he wouldn't play at all.
Has both a B.A. and a M.A. in Fine Arts from Bowling Green State University.
Is also an accomplished painter whose work has been widely exhibited and a poet with several published books to his name.
He was the first African-American actor to play James Bond's ally CIA Agent Felix Leiter in Never Say Never Again (1983). Jeffrey Wright would later play the role in Casino Royale (2006) and Quantum of Solace (2008).

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