(1974) Unsold pilot: Produced a sitcom pilot for ABC called "The Fireman's Ball." The plot concerned the misadventures of a group of San Francisco firemen. ABC liked the concept enough to recast and re-shoot another pilot in 1975, with Johnny Brown
and David Ketchum
the only returning actors...
6' 1½" (1.87 m)
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[on unnecessary violence in motion pictures] There have been violent pictures that were masterpieces. I think of pictures like
Gone with the Wind
Bonnie and Clyde
, "The Battle of Algiers" [aka
The Battle of Algiers
All Quiet on the Western Front
. These pictures knew how to employ violence. I took my kid to see "Gone with the Wind"...
There is some irony in Jerry Paris directing Henry Winkler
as "The Fonz" in
, Winkler's character deriving his style from Jerry and other Black Rebels Motorcycle Club members in
The Wild One
Frequently appears in a small (often one scene) role