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Norman Grabowski (1933–2012)

Norman Grabowski was born on February 5, 1933 to Anthony & Mary Grabowski in Irvington, New Jersey, as Norman David Grabowski. He was an actor, best known for his roles in Blackbeard's Ghost (1968), The Towering Inferno (1974), Hooper (1978) and The Cannonball Run (1981). He died on October 12, 2012 in Cassville, Missouri. See full bio »

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Known For

The Towering Inferno
The Cannonball Run
Hooper Hammerhead
Blackbeard's Ghost


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 1981 The Cannonball Run
 1979 Fantasy Island (TV Series)
Horsehead Harry
- Tattoo's Romance/Handy Man (1979) ... Horsehead Harry (as Norm Grabowski)
 1978 Hooper
Hammerhead (as Norm Grabowski)
 1975 W.W. and the Dixie Dancekings
Redneck (uncredited)
 1974 The Towering Inferno
 1974 Win, Place or Steal
Officer Sprivten
 1974 Herbie Rides Again
Security Guard #2
 1973 The Naked Ape
 1972 Another Nice Mess
Agent Jablonski
 1972 Oh, Nurse! (TV Movie)
 1972 The Jimmy Stewart Show (TV Series)
Police Sergeant / Bert
- Song of the Jailbird (1972) ... Police Sergeant
- Paper Work (1972) ... Bert
 1971 Love, American Style (TV Series)
Sonny (segment "Love and the Wake-Up Girl")
 1971 Nanny and the Professor (TV Series)
Jack Dodge
- A Diller, a Dollar (1971) ... Jack Dodge (as Narman Grabowski)
 1969-1970 Julia (TV Series)
Mr. Morgan / Kwalick
- I'll Be Yours (1970) ... Mr. Morgan
- So's Your Old Uncle (1969) ... Kwalick
 1970 Zabriskie Point
Man in Deli (uncredited)
 1966-1969 The Beverly Hillbillies (TV Series)
First Mugger / Bernie
- The Cat Burglar (1966) ... Bernie
 1969 City Beneath the Sea (TV Short)
Irish' Shawn OReilly
 1968 Mod Squad (TV Series)
Norman Petree
- Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Starlet (1968) ... Norman Petree
 1968 Blackbeard's Ghost
 1967 The Second Hundred Years (TV Series)
- The Abominable Iceman (1967) ... Frankie
 1967 The Happiest Millionaire
Joe Turner (uncredited)
 1967 The Monkees (TV Series)
- The Wild Monkees (1967) ... Butch
 1967 The Gnome-Mobile
Male Nurse
 1966 Texas Across the River
Calveryman (uncredited)
 1966 Batman (TV Series)
- Barbecued Batman? (1966) ... Treble
 1966 Out of Sight
 1965-1966 Hank (TV Series)
Podowsky / Padowski / Football Player
- Somebody Loves This Albatross (1965) ... Football Player
 1965-1966 My Mother the Car (TV Series)
The Motorcycle Rider / Police Officer / Auto Wrecker
- The Incredible Shrinking Car (1966) ... The Motorcycle Rider
- I Remember Mama, Why Can't You Remember Me? (1966) ... Police Officer
- Lassie, I Mean Mother, Come Home (1965) ... Auto Wrecker
 1965 Sergeant Dead Head
Air Policeman
 1965 Girl Happy
'Wolf Call' O'Brien (uncredited)
 1965 The Munsters (TV Series)
- Love Locked Out (1965) ... Winthrop
 1964 Roustabout
 1964 The Misadventures of Merlin Jones
Norman, Midvale Football Player
 1963 The Wheeler Dealers
Delivery Boy (uncredited)
 1963 The New Phil Silvers Show (TV Series)
- The Little Old Gluemaker, Me! (1963) ... Grabowski
 1963 Going My Way (TV Series)
The existentialist
- Run, Robin, Run (1963) ... The existentialist
 1963 Son of Flubber
Rutland Football Player #33 (uncredited)
 1962 The Chapman Report
Beach Football Player (uncredited)
 1962 Bachelor Father (TV Series)
- Curfew Shall Not Ring Tonight (1962) ... Carl
 1962 Route 66 (TV Series)
- A Feat of Strength (1962) ... Georgie
 1962 87th Precinct (TV Series)
Policeman / Linowski
- Girl in the Case (1962) ... Policeman
- Give the Boys a Great Big Hand (1962) ... Linowski
 1962 Cain's Hundred (TV Series)
Milt Gray
- The New Order: Peter Long (1962) ... Milt Gray
 1961 The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis (TV Series)
Truck Horse Bronkowski / Fast Freight McCurdy
- Crazylegs Gillis (1961) ... Truck Horse Bronkowski
- Will Success Spoil Dobie's Mother? (1961) ... Fast Freight McCurdy
 1961 My Three Sons (TV Series)
- Instant Hate (1961) ... Herman
 1961 The McGonigle (TV Movie)
 1961 The Honeymoon Machine
Max's Operator (uncredited)
 1960 Sex Kittens Go to College
Woo Woo Grabowski (as Woo Woo Grabowski)
 1960 College Confidential
Skippy (as Woo Woo Grabowski)
 1959 Girls Town
Skin (as Grabowski)
 1959 The Big Operator
Lou Green (as Grabowski)
 1959 The Beat Generation
The Beat Beatnik (as Grabowski)
 1959 Night of the Quarter Moon
Tough Punk (uncredited)
 1958 Torpedo Run
Sub Crewman (uncredited)
 1958 The Perfect Furlough
Soldier in Hospital (uncredited)
 1958 The Naked and the Dead
Shipboard Soldier (uncredited)
 1958 High School Confidential!
Flat Top (uncredited)
 1958 The Young Lions
Barracks Inspection Private (uncredited)
 1958 Darby's Rangers
Squad Member (uncredited)
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