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John Gerstad (1924–1981)

John Gerstad was born on September 3, 1924 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA as John Leif Gjerstad. He was an actor and writer, known for Up the Down Staircase (1967), Nero Wolfe (1979) and B.S. I Love You (1971). He died on December 1, 1981 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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 1979 Nero Wolfe (TV Movie)
Dr. Vollmer
 1977 Ryan's Hope (TV Series)
Dr. Pierce
- Episode #1.545 (1977) ... Dr. Pierce
- Episode #1.544 (1977) ... Dr. Pierce
- Episode #1.543 (1977) ... Dr. Pierce
- Episode #1.540 (1977) ... Dr. Pierce
- Episode #1.539 (1977) ... Dr. Pierce
 1971 Lady Liberty
Martin (uncredited)
 1971 B.S. I Love You
Paul's Father
 1968 A Punt, a Pass, and a Prayer (TV Movie)
 1968 The Swimmer
Bunkers' Pool Party Guest (uncredited)
 1968 No Way to Treat a Lady
Dr. Shaffer (uncredited)
 1967 N.Y.P.D. (TV Series)
- Murder for Infinity (1967) ... Archer
 1967 Damn Yankees! (TV Movie)
 1966 New York Television Theatre (TV Series) (segment: "The Immovable Gordons")
- The Immovable Gordons/The Movers (1966) ... (segment: "The Immovable Gordons")
 1966 Lamp at Midnight (TV Movie)
 1965 The Holy Terror (TV Movie)
 1963 The Patriots (TV Movie)
 1961 Give Us Barabbas! (TV Movie)
 1958 Cop Hater
Laboratory Technician
 1952 Harriet Quimby (TV Movie)
 1951 Lights Out (TV Series)
Other Player / George Earle / Dullaghan
- The Devil in Glencairn (1951) ... Other Player
- The Lost Will of Dr. Rant (1951) ... George Earle
- The Mad Dullaghan (1951) ... Dullaghan (voice)
 1950 The Clock (TV Series)
 1949 Lost Boundaries
George Turner (uncredited)
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