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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), High Plains Drifter (1973) and Jeremiah Johnson (1972). 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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Known For

Carrie Mr. Morton
High Plains Drifter
High Plains Drifter Mayor Jason Hobart
Jeremiah Johnson
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 2009 The Hunter's Moon
The Sage
 2004 Cover-Up '62 (Short)
Dr. Greenson
 2003 Off Track Betting (Short)
 1999 Starry Night
Professor Beckmore
 1999 Brimstone (TV Series)
Charles Reed
 1998 ER (TV Series)
 1998 The Pretender (TV Series)
Congressman Leon Beckwith
 1997 The Practice (TV Series)
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 Touched by an Angel (TV Series)
 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
 1992 Cruel Doubt (TV Mini-Series)
Judge Watts
 1992 Mistress
Stuart Stratland, Sr.
 1992 Knots Landing (TV Series)
Professor Truwald
 1991 Star Trek: The Next Generation (TV Series)
Dr. Hal Moseley
 1991 Dark Shadows (TV Series)
Joshua Collins / Prof. Michael Woodard
 1990 Megaville
Dr. Vogel
 1990 Tales from the Crypt (TV Series)
Mr. Sickles
 1990 Father Dowling Mysteries (TV Series)
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
 1989 Cheers (TV Series)
Mr. Anawalt
 1988 Spellbinder
Edgar DeWitt
 1988 Santa Barbara (TV Series)
Howard Smith
 1987 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Dr. Cornwall
 1987 Werewolf (TV Series)
Otto Renfield
 1987 The Rosary Murders
 1986 The Colbys (TV Series)
 1986 Dream West (TV Mini-Series)
Trenor Park
 1986 He's the Mayor (TV Series)
 1986 The Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Russian Diplomat (segment "A Small Talent for War")
 1985 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
 1985 Perfect
 1985 My Wicked, Wicked Ways: The Legend of Errol Flynn (TV Movie)
Michael Curtiz
 1984 Falcon Crest (TV Series)
Sam Giannini
 1984 Riptide (TV Series)
Heinrich Von Schlauser
 1984 Matt Houston (TV Series)
Monty Parks
 1983 Masquerade (TV Series)
Stan Borga
 1983 Remington Steele (TV Series)
Felix Schneiderman
 1983 The Jeffersons (TV Series)
Allan West
 1983 The Winds of War (TV Mini-Series)
Knoedler - The Real Estate Agent
 1983 Tales of the Gold Monkey (TV Series)
Elijah Croon
 1982 Gavilan (TV Series)
 1982 Quincy M.E. (TV Series)
Charlie Wilson / Otto Rottermeyer
 1982 The Greatest American Hero (TV Series)
 1981 Gabe and Walker (TV Movie)
 1981 M*A*S*H (TV Series)
Colonel Ditka
 1976-1981 Barney Miller (TV Series)
Andrew Glansman / Victor Lupton / Dr. Joseph Burlson / ...
 1981 Big Bend Country (TV Movie)
Sam Purdy
 1981 Palmerstown, U.S.A. (TV Series)
Fred / Prof Hofstetter
 1981 The Million Dollar Face (TV Movie)
Dr. Sidney Gelson
 1980 The Incredible Hulk (TV Series)
Mr. Buchanan
 1980 Blood Beach
Dr. Dimitrios
 1980 The Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo (TV Series)
Spa Patron / Eavesdropper
 1980 Stunts Unlimited (TV Movie)
Axel Kalb
 1979 Fantasy Island (TV Series)
 1979 A Man Called Sloane (TV Series)
 1979 Beggarman, Thief (TV Movie)
 1979 Dallas (TV Series)
Ben Masters
 1979 The Champ
Charlie Goodman
 1978 Tartuffe (TV Movie)
 1978 Lucan (TV Series)
 1978 A.E.S. Hudson Street (TV Series)
J. Powell Karbo
 1978 Meeting of Minds (TV Series)
Marquis de Sade
 1977 Hawaii Five-O (TV Series)
Sergei Borzov
 1977 Blue Sunshine
Lt. Jennings
 1977 Baretta (TV Series)
 1976 Serpico (TV Series)
 1975-1976 Switch (TV Series)
Hart / Herr Mueller
 1976 Victory at Entebbe (TV Movie)
General Mordecai Gur
 1976 Silver Streak
Professor Schreiner & Johnson
 1976 Starsky and Hutch (TV Series)
Arthur Fingal Solkin
 1976 Captains and the Kings (TV Mini-Series)
 1976 Carrie
Mr. Morton
 1976 Holmes and Yo-Yo (TV Series)
Monty Logan
 1976 The Great Texas Dynamite Chase
Hotel Clerk
 1976 Jigsaw John (TV Series)
 1976 Return to Earth (TV Movie)
Al Davis
 1976 Hazard's People (TV Movie)
Robert F. Powell
 1976 City of Angels (TV Series)
 1975 Cornbread, Earl and Me
Sgt. Danaher
 1975 Kate McShane (TV Series)
Dr. Nate Tishman
 1974 This Is the West That Was (TV Movie)
 1974 Claudine
Sanitation Foreman
 1974 Kung Fu (TV Series)
Logan McBurney / Kai Tong
 1974 Great Performances (TV Series)
 1973 High Plains Drifter
Mayor Jason Hobart
 1973 Mod Squad (TV Series)
Edmund Glendon
 1972 Ironside (TV Series)
Klaus Muller
 1972 The New Centurions
 1972 Jeremiah Johnson
Del Gue
 1972 Particular Men (TV Movie)
Arthur Lapin
 1972 What's Up, Doc?
 1971 Nichols (TV Series)
Doc Bernstein / Doc K. Bernstein
 1969-1971 Bonanza (TV Series)
Grady / Orville Winters
 1970 The Traveling Executioner
Willy Herzallerliebst
 1970 To Confuse the Angel (TV Movie)
 1968 N.Y.P.D. (TV Series)
 1966 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Mark Douglas
 1963 Arrest and Trial (TV Series)
Broker George
 1963 Dr. Kildare (TV Series)
Willie Kovar
 1962-1963 The Untouchables (TV Series)
Gil Kellerman / Cooker
 1963 Stoney Burke (TV Series)
Graff Erlich
 1963 The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (TV Series)
Sgt. Boyle
 1963 Empire (TV Series)
Jack Morgan
 1962 Naked City (TV Series)
 1962 The Lloyd Bridges Show (TV Series)
 1962 Sam Benedict (TV Series)
Jack Milbain
 1961 The Defenders (TV Series)
Michael Dolan
 1961 The Hustler
 1961 The Witness (TV Series)
 1960 Play of the Week (TV Series)
 1959 Brenner (TV Series)
Frankie Bristol
 1959 That Kind of Woman
Soldier (uncredited)
 1957 The Young Don't Cry
 1957 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
 1951-1956 Goodyear Playhouse (TV Series)
 1955 You Are There (TV Series)
 1954 The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse (TV Series)
 1952 Mister Peepers (TV Series)
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Other Works:

: Played Jacob Stern in "Unexpected Tenderness" play by Israel Horovitz (Marilyn Monroe Theater, Los Angeles, California, USA) See more »

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Alternate Names:

Steven Gierasch | Stefan Gierash

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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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