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, but the network decided not to pick it up for its fall ...
6' 1½" (1.87 m)
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[on becoming a film director] At last I can paint the whole canvas. How's that for a figure of speech, eh? When I was a character actor, I was painting only one color--blue or green, as it were. Now I can work on the whole movie.
His son Andrew Paris
, is best known for his role as Bud Kirkland in the Police Academy movies.
Frequently appears in a small (often one scene) role