Ramon Bieri Biography

American actor (1929–2001)

Ramon Arens Bieri (June 16, 1929 – May 27, 2001) was an American film and television actor.

Television work

Bieri starred as the *le character in the short-lived NBC sitcom Joe's World, from December 1979 to July 1980, playing Joe Wabash, a Detroit housepainter with a wife and five kids.: 613–614  He co-starred on the short-lived 1981 TV series Bret Maverick with James Garner, as banker Elijah Crow.: 154–155  Bieri appeared in many TV movies as well. In 1971–72, he played Lieutenant Barney Verick in the NBC drama Sarge. Film roles included Badlands, The Sicilian, The Gr*hopper, Grandview, U.S.A., Reds, and The Andromeda Strain.

Bieri made guest appearances in many TV shows, including Daniel Boone, Gunsmoke, Little House on the Prairie, Bonanza, Hawaii Five-O, Kolchak: The Night Stalker, The Rockford Files, Buck Rogers in the 25th Century, The Dukes of Hazzard, The Partridge Family, Hogan's Heroes, Quincy, M.E., Mannix and Knight Rider. He was featured in recurring roles in Room 222 (as the vice principal) and St. Elsewhere. He appeared in "The Final Chapter", the first episode of the 1977 NBC series Quinn Martin's Tales of the Unexpected and in the "Murder! Murder!" episode of the NBC series The Eddie Capra Mysteries (1978). His last role was in an episode of HBO's Arliss which aired in August, 2001 which was a little over two months after his death.


Bieri died of cancer in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, on May 27, 2001, at age 71.



    External links

    • Ramon Bieri at IMDb

    Ramon Bieri