Gary Howard Klar (1947–2020)

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Gary Howard Klar was born on March 24, 1947 in Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA. He was an actor, known for Day of the Dead (1985), Big (1988) and Hackers (1995). He died on December 31, 2020. See full bio »


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Known For

Big Ticket Taker
Hackers Mr. Simpson
Trading Places Longshoreman


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 1999 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Lt. Joey Poole
- ...Or Just Look Like One (1999) ... Lt. Joey Poole (as Gary Klar)
 1995 Law & Order (TV Series)
- Rebels (1995) ... Mountain (as Gary Klar)
 1995 Hackers
Mr. Simpson (as Gary Klar)
 1992 Devlin (TV Movie)
Bob Lederer
 1990 Quick Change
Mario (as Gary Klar)
 1990 Cadillac Man
Detective Walters (as Gary H. Klar)
 1990 Miami Blues
Head Bookie (as Gary Klar)
 1989 Chattahoochee
Clarence (as Gary Klar)
 1989 Pink Cadillac
Randy Bates (as Gary Klar)
 1988 Married to the Mob
Al 'The Worm' (as Gary Klar)
 1988 Big
Ticket Taker (as Gary Klar)
 1987 Three Men and a Baby
Detective #1 (as Gary Klar)
 1987 Action Family (TV Movie)
Zack (as Gary Klar)
 1986 Legal Eagles
Hit Man (as Gary Klar)
 1986 Spenser: For Hire (TV Series)
Construction Worker
- Hell Hath No Fury (1986) ... Construction Worker (as Gary Klar)
 1985 The Equalizer (TV Series)
- The Confirmation Day (1985) ... Purcell (as Gary Klar)
 1985 Brass (TV Movie)
Leland Brice (as Gary Klar)
 1985 Day of the Dead
Steel (as G. Howard Klar)
 1985 Streetwalkin'
Bouncer (as Gary Klar)
 1983 Ryan's Hope (TV Series)
- Episode #1.2131 (1983) ... Buddy
- Episode #1.2127 (1983) ... Buddy
 1983 Trading Places
Longshoreman (as Gary Klar)
 1982 A Stranger Is Watching
Penitentiary Guard (as Gary Klar)
 1980 Gloria
Irish Cop (as Gary Klar)
 1980 Hero at Large
Cameraman (as Gary Klar)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

G. Howard Klar | Gary H. Klar | Gary Klar


6' 3" (1.91 m)

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In 1998, he found out he was adopted and had 12 other siblings, all of whom were also adopted. Story was featured on NBC's 'Dateline', and he has plans to write a screenplay about the story. See more »

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