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Lou Fant (1931–2001)

Lou Fant was born on December 13, 1931 in Greenville, South Carolina, USA as Louie Judson Fant Jr. He is known for his work on Looking for Mr. Goodbar (1977), Amy (1981) and Love Is Never Silent (1985). He was married to Barbara Bernstein and Lauralea Irwin Fant. He died on June 11, 2001 in Seattle, Washington, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Looking for Mr. Goodbar
Amy Lyle Ferguson
Love Is Never Silent
Love Is Never Silent Reverend Maartens
Resurrection Harvey


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 1987 Highway to Heaven (TV Series)
Dr. Wade
- All the Colors of the Heart (1987) ... Dr. Wade
 1987 In Love and War (TV Movie)
Sybil's Father
 1986 Cheers (TV Series)
Justice of the Peace
- Second Time Around (1986) ... Justice of the Peace
 1985 Love Is Never Silent (TV Movie)
Reverend Maartens
 1985 Cagney & Lacey (TV Series)
- Violation (1985)
 1985 Tuff Turf
Mr. Croyden
 1981 Lou Grant (TV Series)
Von Houser
- Double-Cross (1981) ... Von Houser
 1981 Trapper John, M.D. (TV Series)
- The Albatross (1981)
 1981 Amy
Lyle Ferguson
 1980 Resurrection
 1978-1980 Little House on the Prairie (TV Series)
Nathan Page / Reverend Corliss
- Silent Promises (1980) ... Nathan Page
- The Wedding (1978) ... Reverend Corliss
 1977 Looking for Mr. Goodbar
Teacher (as Louie Fant)
 1977 The Bionic Woman (TV Series)
- Deadly Ringer (1977) ... Convict
 1976 The Pom Pom Girls
 1975 Cannon (TV Series)
 1975 Harry O (TV Series)
Deaf Translator
- Silent Kill (1975) ... Deaf Translator
 1974 Airport 1975
Needlepoint Woman's Husband - Passenger (uncredited)
 1973 Kojak (TV Series)
- Dark Sunday (1973) ... Olsen
 1973 Thicker Than Water (TV Series)
Cousin Walter
 1972 Pete 'n' Tillie
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1971 Sarge (TV Series)
Father Brannigan
- Quicksilver (1971) ... Father Brannigan
 1971 The Man and the City (TV Series)
Richard Larrabee
- Hands of Love (1971) ... Richard Larrabee
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (2 credits)

Personal Details

Other Works:

(book) "Ameslan - An Introduction to American Sign Language". Acton, CA: Joyce Media, Incorporated, 1972. ISBN 0917002377 See more »

Alternate Names:

Louie Fant | Louis Fant

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Born to deaf parents, he was fluent in American Sign Language and was one of the founding members of the National Theatre of the Deaf in 1967.

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