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Stefan Gierasch (1926–2014)


Stefan Gierasch was born on February 5, 1926 in New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for Carrie (1976), The Hustler (1961) and High Plains Drifter (1973). He was married to Hedy Sontag and Jane E. Churchman. He died on September 6, 2014 in Santa Monica, California, USA. See full bio »

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 2009 The Hunter's Moon
The Sage
 2004 Cover-Up '62 (Short)
Dr. Greenson
 2003 Off Track Betting (Short)
Sam
 1999 Starry Night
Professor Beckmore
 1999 Brimstone (TV Series)
Charles Reed
- Faces (1999) ... Charles Reed (as Steven Gierasch)
 1998 ER (TV Series)
Daniel
- Of Past Regret and Future Fear (1998) ... Daniel
 1998 The Pretender (TV Series)
Congressman Leon Beckwith
- Collateral Damage (1998) ... Congressman Leon Beckwith
 1997 The Practice (TV Series)
Judge Brudister
- Save the Mule (1997) ... Judge Brudister
 1996 Crime of the Century (TV Movie)
Albert Osborn Sr.
 1996 The Rockford Files: Friends and Foul Play (TV Movie)
Zookie the Bookie
 1995 Murder in the First
Warden James Humson
 1994 Junior
Edward Sawyer
 1993 Empty Cradle (TV Movie)
Mr. Spizey
 1993 Dave
House Majority Leader
 1993 Jack the Bear
Father-in-Law
 1992 Cruel Doubt (TV Movie)
Judge Watts
 1992 Mistress
Stuart Stratland, Sr.
 1992 Knots Landing (TV Series)
Professor Truwald
- And the Walls Came Tumbling Down (1992) ... Professor Truwald
 1990 Tales from the Crypt (TV Series)
Mr. Sickles
- Lower Berth (1990) ... Mr. Sickles
 1990 Father Dowling Mysteries (TV Series)
Otto Freik
- The Confidence Mystery (1990) ... Otto Freik
 1989 Incident at Dark River (TV Movie)
Otto Wilshke
 1989 Shannon's Deal (TV Movie)
Dr. Klaus Heimlicher
 1989 Miami Vice (TV Series)
Dr. Leo Krebs
- Victims of Circumstance (1989) ... Dr. Leo Krebs
 1989 Cheers (TV Series)
Mr. Anawalt
- Don't Paint Your Chickens (1989) ... Mr. Anawalt
 1988 Spellbinder
Edgar DeWitt
 1988 Santa Barbara (TV Series)
Howard Smith
- Episode #1.881 (1988) ... Howard Smith
 1987 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Dr. Cornwall
- Witness for the Defense (1987) ... Dr. Cornwall
 1987 Werewolf (TV Series)
Otto Renfield
- The Black Ship (1987) ... Otto Renfield
 1987 The Rosary Murders
Trupiano
 1986 The Colbys (TV Series)
Koulermous
- The Reckoning (1986) ... Koulermous
 1986 Dream West (TV Mini-Series)
Trenor Park
 1986 He's the Mayor (TV Series)
Charles
- Burke's Acres (1986) ... Charles
 1986 The Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Russian Diplomat (segment "A Small Talent for War")
- Monsters!/A Small Talent for War/A Matter of Minutes (1986) ... Russian Diplomat (segment "A Small Talent for War")
 1985 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Carl
- Breakdown (1985) ... Carl
 1985 Perfect
Charlie
 1984 Falcon Crest (TV Series)
Sam Giannini
- Lord of the Valley (1984) ... Sam Giannini
 1984 Riptide (TV Series)
Heinrich Von Schlauser
- Raiders of the Lost Sub (1984) ... Heinrich Von Schlauser
 1984 Matt Houston (TV Series)
Monty Parks
- On the Run (1984) ... Monty Parks
 1983 Remington Steele (TV Series)
Felix Schneiderman
- A Steele at Any Price (1983) ... Felix Schneiderman (as Stefan Gierash)
 1983 The Winds of War (TV Mini-Series)
Knoedler - The Real Estate Agent
- The Winds Rise (1983) ... Knoedler - The Real Estate Agent
 1983 Tales of the Gold Monkey (TV Series)
Elijah Croon
- Ape Boy (1983) ... Elijah Croon
 1982 Quincy M.E. (TV Series)
Charlie Wilson / Otto Rottermeyer
- Stolen Tears (1982) ... Charlie Wilson / Otto Rottermeyer
 1982 The Greatest American Hero (TV Series)
Karpov
- It's All Downhill from Here (1982) ... Karpov
 1981 M*A*S*H (TV Series)
Colonel Ditka
- Give 'Em Hell, Hawkeye (1981) ... Colonel Ditka
 1976-1981 Barney Miller (TV Series)
Andrew Glansman / Victor Lupton / Dr. Joseph Burlson / ...
- Paternity (1981) ... Victor Lupton
- The DNA Story (1979) ... Dr. Joseph Burlson
- Kidnapping: Part 2 (1978) ... Andrew Glansman
- Kidnapping: Part 1 (1978) ... Andrew Glansman
- Power Failure (1976) ... Charles Foster Keller / Lennie / Neal
 1981 Big Bend Country (TV Movie)
Sam Purdy
 1981 The Million Dollar Face (TV Movie)
Dr. Sidney Gelson
 1980 The Incredible Hulk (TV Series)
Mr. Buchanan
- Deep Shock (1980) ... Mr. Buchanan
 1980 Blood Beach
Dr. Dimitrios
 1980 The Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo (TV Series)
Spa Patron / Eavesdropper
- Who's the Sexiest Girl in the World (1980) ... Spa Patron / Eavesdropper
 1980 Stunts Unlimited (TV Movie)
Axel Kalb
 1979 Fantasy Island (TV Series)
Maximillian
- The Inventor/On the Other Side (1979) ... Maximillian
 1979 A Man Called Sloane (TV Series)
- Lady Bug (1979)
 1979 Beggarman, Thief (TV Movie)
Niendorf
 1979 Dallas (TV Series)
Ben Masters
- The Dove Hunt (1979) ... Ben Masters
 1979 The Champ
Charlie Goodman
 1978 Tartuffe (TV Movie)
Orgon
 1978 Lucan (TV Series)
Sawyer
- The Creature Beyond the Door (1978) ... Sawyer
 1978 Blue Sunshine
Lt. Jennings
 1977 Hawaii Five-O (TV Series)
Sergei Borzov
- Deadly Doubles (1977) ... Sergei Borzov
 1977 Baretta (TV Series)
- Open Season (1977)
 1976 Serpico (TV Series)
Nagel
- The Serbian Connection (1976) ... Nagel
 1975-1976 Switch (TV Series)
Hart / Herr Mueller
- The 100,000 Ruble Rumble (1976) ... Hart
- The Old Diamond Game (1975) ... Herr Mueller
 1976 Silver Streak
Professor Schreiner & Johnson
 1976 Starsky and Hutch (TV Series)
Arthur Fingal Solkin
- Vendetta (1976) ... Arthur Fingal Solkin
 1976 Captains and the Kings (TV Mini-Series)
Gannon
- Chapter V (1976) ... Gannon
 1976 Holmes and Yo-Yo (TV Series)
Monty Logan
- The Last Phantom (1976) ... Monty Logan
 1976 The Great Texas Dynamite Chase
Hotel Clerk
 1976 Jigsaw John (TV Series)
 1976 Return to Earth (TV Movie)
Al Davis
 1976 City of Angels (TV Series)
Mitchell
- The Parting Shot (1976) ... Mitchell
 1975 Cornbread, Earl and Me
Sgt. Danaher
 1975 Kate McShane (TV Series)
Dr. Nate Tishman
- Kate McShane (1975) ... Dr. Nate Tishman
 1974 This Is the West That Was (TV Movie)
Carmedly
 1974 Claudine
Sanitation Foreman
 1974 Kung Fu (TV Series)
Logan McBurney / Kai Tong
- The Cenotaph: Part II (1974) ... Logan McBurney / Kai Tong
- The Cenotaph: Part I (1974) ... Logan McBurney / Kai Tong
 1974 Great Performances (TV Series)
Mikhail
- Enemies (1974) ... Mikhail
 1973 Mod Squad (TV Series)
Glendon
- Run, Lincoln, Run (1973) ... Glendon
 1972 Ironside (TV Series)
Muller
- Shadow Soldiers (1972) ... Muller
 1972 The New Centurions
Landlord
 1972 Particular Men (TV Movie)
 1972 What's Up, Doc?
Fritz
 1969-1971 Bonanza (TV Series)
Grady / Orville Winters
- The Iron Butterfly (1971) ... Grady
- The Witness (1969) ... Orville Winters
 1970 The Traveling Executioner
Willy Herzallerliebst
 1966 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Mark Douglas
- Gunfighter, R.I.P (1966) ... Mark Douglas
 1963 Arrest and Trial (TV Series)
Broker George
- Run, Little Man, Run (1963) ... Broker George
 1963 Dr. Kildare (TV Series)
Willie Kovar
- Ship's Doctor (1963) ... Willie Kovar
 1962-1963 The Untouchables (TV Series)
Gil Kellerman / Cooker
- The Charlie Argos Story (1963) ... Gil Kellerman
- The Pea (1962) ... Cooker
 1963 Stoney Burke (TV Series)
Graff Erlich
- Point of Entry (1963) ... Graff Erlich
 1963 The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (TV Series)
Sgt. Boyle
- Diagnosis: Danger (1963) ... Sgt. Boyle
 1963 Empire (TV Series)
Jack Morgan
- End of an Image (1963) ... Jack Morgan
 1962 Naked City (TV Series)
Weller
 1962 The Lloyd Bridges Show (TV Series)
Sheriff
- Just Married (1962) ... Sheriff
 1961 The Defenders (TV Series)
Dolan
- The Best Defense (1961) ... Dolan
 1961 The Hustler
Preacher
 1961 The Witness (TV Series)
- Jimmy Hines (1961)
 1960 Play of the Week (TV Series)
Yonya
- The Dybbuk (1960) ... Yonya
 1959 Brenner (TV Series)
Frankie Bristol
- Small Take (1959) ... Frankie Bristol
 1959 That Kind of Woman
Soldier (uncredited)
 1957 The Young Don't Cry
Billy
 1957 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
Goldstein
- Walk Down the Hill (1957) ... Goldstein
 1951-1956 Goodyear Playhouse (TV Series)
- The Dusty Drawer (1952)
- October Story (1951)
 1955 You Are There (TV Series)
Julien
 1954 The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Meyer
- Adapt or Die (1954) ... Meyer
 1952 Mister Peepers (TV Series)
Attendant
- Episode #1.17 (1952) ... Attendant
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Played Herr Zeller (the Nazi officer) in the original 1959 Broadway production of "The Sound of Music". His role was played by Ben Wright in the film version. See more »

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American character actor, on Broadway from 1944. Joined the Actors Studio in 1952. Prolific on television from the early 1960's to the mid-90's.

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