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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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 1993 In the Line of Fire (special thanks)
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 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
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 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 America's Book of Secrets (TV Series documentary)
Self - Former U.S. Secret Service Agent
- Presidential Assassins (2013) ... Self - Former U.S. 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


Carolyn Miller  (his death)  (3 children) | See more »

Did You Know?


Jerry Parr was a 9-year-old boy when his father took him to see the movie Code of the Secret Service (1939) starring Ronald Reagan as dashing agent Brass Bancroft. The film inspired Jerry Parr to join the U.S. Secret Service, and he was widely credited with saving Reagan's life during the 1981 assassination attempt. Parr later told Reagan how the movie had influenced him to become a Secret ... See more »

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