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Jerry Parr (1930–2015)

Jerry S. Parr (September 16, 1930 - October 9, 2015) was an American Secret Service Agent. He was one of the agents protecting President Reagan on the day of his assassination attempt on March 30, 1981 and is widely credited with helping to save the President's life. The following obituary was published in The Washington Post on October 10, 2015: ... See full bio »

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Secret Service Secrets
The Home Front (S1, Ep1)
Thu, Jan 21 4:00 AM PST on DSC (069)
The '80s: The Decade That Made Us
The Revolutionaries (S1, Ep2)
Fri, Jan 22 6:00 PM PST on NGCP (091)

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 1993 In the Line of Fire (special thanks)
Hide Hide Show Show Self (7 credits)
 2012 Secret Service Secrets (TV Series)
- Campaign Nightmares (2012) ... Self
- The Home Front (2012) ... Self
 2011 Reagan (TV Movie documentary)
 2004 Inside the U.S. Secret Service (TV Movie documentary)
Self - Special Agent
 2000 History's Mysteries (TV Series documentary)
- Failed Assassinations (2000) ... Self
 1993 In the Line of Fire: Behind the Scenes with the Secret Service (TV Short documentary)
Self (as Jerry S. Parr)
 1990 Top Cops (TV Series)
- Jerry Parr/Eugene Maloney (1990) ... Self
Hide Hide Show Show Archive footage (4 credits)
 2016 The Man Behind the Suit (Documentary)
 2013 Crimes of the Century (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Self - Secret Service Agent
- The Shooting of Ronald Reagan (2013) ... Self - Secret Service Agent
 2013 The '80s: The Decade That Made Us (TV Mini-Series documentary)
- The Revolutionaries (2013) ... Self (uncredited)
 1981 Showtime Looks at 1981 (TV Movie documentary)
Self - Secret Service Agent

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Jerry S. Parr

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His first protection assignment was John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson at the funeral of Eleanor Roosevelt. After Kennedy was assassinated, Parr was assigned to protect Marina Oswald, and Marguerite Oswald, the widow, and the mother, respectively, of Lee Harvey Oswald until completion of Marina's testimony before the Warren Commission. See more »

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