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Ken Olfson (1937–1997)

Ken Olfson was born on April 2, 1937 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. He was an actor, known for Spaceballs (1987), Mr. Mom (1983) and Breakin' 2: Electric Boogaloo (1984). He died on December 31, 1997 in Hollywood, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1989 CBS Summer Playhouse (TV Series)
Mr. Bibbit
- B Men (1989) ... Mr. Bibbit
 1989 Trust Me
Benjamin Greenberg
 1988 Out of This World (TV Series)
 1988 Who Gets the Friends? (TV Movie)
Headwaiter
 1988 21 Jump Street (TV Series)
Waiter
- Chapel of Love (1988) ... Waiter
 1987 Kandyland
Cleaner Customer
 1987 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
Mr. Arnold
- You Ruined My Life (1987) ... Mr. Arnold
 1986 It's Garry Shandling's Show. (TV Series)
The Executive
- The Graduate (1986) ... The Executive
 1986 Amazing Stories (TV Series)
Clifford Monroe
- Hell Toupee (1986) ... Clifford Monroe
 1986 You Again? (TV Series)
Padbury
- Plastic Dream World (1986) ... Padbury
 1986 Cagney & Lacey (TV Series)
Lazaroff
- Exit Stage Center (1986) ... Lazaroff
 1986 Odd Jobs
Mayor Brady
 1986 The Check Is in the Mail...
Assessor
 1986 Free Ride
Mr. Stanley Lennox
 1985 George Burns Comedy Week (TV Series)
- The Couch (1985)
 1985 ABC Weekend Specials (TV Series)
Reverend
 1985 Remington Steele (TV Series)
Oscar Bergman
- Steele of Approval (1985) ... Oscar Bergman
 1985 Code Name: Foxfire (TV Series)
 1984 Micki + Maude
Interior Decorator
 1984 Trapper John, M.D. (TV Series)
Dr. Mealey
- A Fall to Grace (1984) ... Dr. Mealey
 1984 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
TV Book Critic
- The Murder of Sherlock Holmes (1984) ... TV Book Critic
 1984 Angel
Mr. Saunders
 1983 Diff'rent Strokes (TV Series)
Mr. Cribbs
- Drafted (1983) ... Mr. Cribbs
 1983 Three's Company (TV Series)
Mr. Townsend
- Out on a Limb (1983) ... Mr. Townsend
 1983 Mr. Mom
Exec. #3
 1983 Small & Frye (TV Series)
Freddie the Fence
- Fiddler on the Hoof (1983) ... Freddie the Fence
 1983 Gimme a Break! (TV Series)
Jason Swinborn III
- Grandpa Robs a Bank (1983) ... Jason Swinborn III
 1983 The Jeffersons (TV Series)
Ben
- My Maid... My Wife (1983) ... Ben
 1982 Madame's Place (TV Series)
Bernie of Culver City
- Episode #1.39 (1982) ... Bernie of Culver City
 1979 H.O.T.S.
Dean Larry Chase
 1978-1979 Flying High (TV Series)
Raymond Strickman / Raymond Stareham / Ray Strickman
- Brides and Grooms (1978) ... Raymond Stareham
- High Rollers (1978) ... Ray Strickman
 1978 Starsky and Hutch (TV Series)
Big Ed
- Cover Girl (1978) ... Big Ed
 1978 House Calls
Make-Up man
 1978 Perfect Gentlemen (TV Movie)
Desk Clerk
 1978 The One and Only
Mr. Arnold
 1977 Once Upon a Brothers Grimm (TV Movie)
The King (segment "The Frog Prince")
 1977 Charlie's Angels (TV Series)
Seth
- Unidentified Flying Angels (1977) ... Seth
 1977 You Light Up My Life
1st Commercial Director
 1977 Happy Days (TV Series)
Simpson
- Fonz-How, Inc. (1977) ... Simpson
 1977 American Raspberry
Mr. Sloan
 1976-1977 The Nancy Walker Show (TV Series)
Terry Folson
- The Reunion (1977) ... Terry Folson
- The Partners (1977) ... Terry Folson
- Kenneth's Memoirs (1976) ... Terry Folson
- Terry's Depression (1976) ... Terry Folson
- Rival Agents (1976) ... Terry Folson
 1976 Insight (TV Series)
Boris
- Blind Man's Bluff (1976) ... Boris
 1976 One Day at a Time (TV Series)
Mr. Faraday
- Fighting City Hall (1976) ... Mr. Faraday
 1976 Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman (TV Series)
The Librarian
- Episode #1.6 (1976) ... The Librarian
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Stage Play: God's Favorite. Written by Neil Simon. Assistant Director: Bob Avian. Directed by Michael Bennett. Eugene O'Neill Theatre: 11 Dec 1974- 22 Mar 1975 (116 performances + 7 previews that began on 3 Dec 1974). Cast: Vincent Gardenia (as "Joe Benjamin"), Maria Karnilova (as "Rose Benjamin"), Charles Nelson Reilly (as "Sidney Lipton"... See more »
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Ken was a lay counselor at the Southern California Counseling Center for many years. In 1991 he became a staff member, the director of a wildly popular community outreach program known as TLC (Training Lay Counselors). In this capacity he helped train people in the community who counseled in various capacities throughout Los Angeles without any training. He used SCCC counselors and licensed ... See more »

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