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Leonard Frey (1938–1988)


Leonard Frey originally wanted to become an artist, but in college he became interested in acting. He made his stage debut in an off-Broadway production of "Little Mary Sunshine" and his film debut as a celebrant in Passages from James Joyce's Finnegans Wake (1966), but he first rose to prominence in the role of Harold, the self-proclaimed "Jew ... See full bio »

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(age 49) in New York, USA

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 1986 Mr. Sunshine (TV Series)
Prof. Leon Walters
- Take My Ex-Wife Please! (1986) ... Prof. Leon Walters
- Great Expectations (1986) ... Prof. Leon Walters
- Leftwich in Love (1986) ... Prof. Leon Walters
- Fear of Falling (1986) ... Prof. Leon Walters
- Too Many Cooks (1986) ... Prof. Leon Walters
 1985 Moonlighting (TV Series)
Skyler Cantrell
- Next Stop Murder (1985) ... Skyler Cantrell
 1984 Earthlings (TV Movie)
Jayza
 1982 Trapper John, M.D. (TV Series)
Derrick Peters
- The Object of My Affliction (1982) ... Derrick Peters
 1981-1982 Best of the West (TV Series)
Parker Tillman
- The Funeral (1982) ... Parker Tillman
- Sam's Life Is Threatened (1982) ... Parker Tillman
- Elvira's Old Beau (1982) ... Parker Tillman
- The Pretty Prisoner (1982) ... Parker Tillman
- Daniel Fights a Bully (1982) ... Parker Tillman
 1981 Tattoo
Halsey
 1980 Up the Academy
Keck
 1980 Where the Buffalo Roam
Desk Clerk
 1980 Skag (TV Series)
Philip
 1975-1980 Barney Miller (TV Series)
Arthur Royce / Roland Gusik
- Vanished: Part 2 (1980) ... Arthur Royce
- Escape Artist (1975) ... Roland Gusik
 1980 Hart to Hart (TV Series)
Roger Winslow
- Color Jennifer Dead (1980) ... Roger Winslow
 1978 Quincy M.E. (TV Series)
Attorney Frank Bristol
- Double Death (1978) ... Attorney Frank Bristol
 1978 Eight Is Enough (TV Series)
- Author, Author! (1978)
 1977 Testimony of Two Men (TV Mini-Series)
David Paxton
 1976 Phillip and Barbara (TV Movie)
George
 1975 Mary Tyler Moore (TV Series)
The Student
- Ted Baxter's Famous Broadcasters' School (1975) ... The Student
 1974 Shirts/Skins (TV Movie)
 1974 Medical Center (TV Series)
Joshua
- Girl from Bedlam (1974) ... Joshua
 1973 Shaft (TV Series)
Kyle Bruckner
- The Killing (1973) ... Kyle Bruckner
 1973 Shirts/Skins (TV Movie)
Jerry Axelrod
 1971 Mission: Impossible (TV Series)
Dr. Thomas Burke
- Mindbend (1971) ... Dr. Thomas Burke
 1970 The Boys in the Band
Harold
 1969 The Magic Christian
Laurence Faggot
 1969 N.Y.P.D. (TV Series)
Moss
- No Day Trippers Need Apply (1969) ... Moss
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He acted in the play, "Two-Part Invention", at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago, Illinois, with Jerome Kilty. See more »
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[on playing the role of Motel, the Tailor, in Fiddler on the Roof (1971)] I'm grateful to 'Boys in the Band' but I started to get paranoid that I'd reach old age with people still thinking of me only as Harold - if they thought of me at all. Since 'Fiddler,' I've stopped worrying." See more »

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Studied acting at New York City's prestigious Neighborhood Playhouse under famed acting coach Sanford Meisner. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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