Stefan Gierasch

A veteran character actor who has over 100 credits in film and television, Stefan Gierasch began his career in the 1950s and continued it into the new century. He got his start on teleplay programs such as "Goodyear ... Read more »
Born: 02/05/1926 in New York, New York, USA

Filmography

Actor (50)

ER 1998 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Practice 1994 - 1995, 1997 - 1998 (Tv Show)

Actor

Murder in the First 1995 (Movie)

Warden James Humson (Actor)

Touched By an Angel 1994 - 1995 (Tv Show)

Actor

Junior 1994 (Movie)

Edward Sawyer (Actor)

Dave 1993 (Movie)

House Majority Leader (Actor)

Jack the Bear 1993 (Movie)

Grandpa Glickes (Actor)

Mistress 1992 (Movie)

Stratland Sr (Actor)

Dark Shadows 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Actor

Dark Shadows 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Actor

Lower Berth 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

Megaville 1989 (Movie)

Dr Vogel (Actor)

Shannon's Deal 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

Perfect 1985 (Movie)

Charlie (Actor)

The Winds of War 1982 - 1983 (TV Show)

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Big Bend Country 1980 - 1981 (TV Show)

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Blood Beach 1981 (Movie)

Dr Dimitrios (Actor)

Gabe and Walker 1980 - 1981 (TV Show)

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Blue Sunshine 1979 (Movie)

Lieutenant Jennings (Actor)

The Champ 1979 (Movie)

Charlie Goodman (Actor)

A.E.S. Hudson Street 1977 - 1978 (TV Show)

Actor

Carrie 1976 (Movie)

Mr Morton (Actor)

Silver Streak 1976 (Movie)

Johnson/Professor Schreiner (Actor)

Dynamite Woman 1975 (Movie)

Hotel Clerk (Actor)

Kate McShane 1974 - 1975 (TV Show)

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Cornbread, Earl & Me 1974 (Movie)

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Enemies 1973 - 1974 (TV Show)

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High Plains Drifter 1973 (Movie)

Mayor Hobart (Actor)

Jeremiah Johnson 1972 (Movie)

Uwe (Actor)

What's Up Doc? 1972 (Movie)

Fritz (Actor)

The New Centurions 1971 (Movie)

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The Traveling Executioner 1969 (Movie)

Willy (Actor)

The Hustler 1961 (Movie)

Preacher (Actor)

Beggarman, Thief (TV Show)

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Brimstone (TV Show)

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Captains and the Kings (TV Show)

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Crime of the Century (TV Show)

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Cruel Doubt (TV Show)

Actor

Dream West (TV Show)

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Empty Cradle (TV Show)

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Hazard's People (TV Show)

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Incident at Dark River (TV Show)

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Return to Earth (TV Show)

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Stunts Unlimited (TV Show)

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Tartuffe (TV Show)

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The Million Dollar Face (TV Show)

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This Is the West That Was (TV Show)

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Victory at Entebbe (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

A veteran character actor who has over 100 credits in film and television, Stefan Gierasch began his career in the 1950s and continued it into the new century. He got his start on teleplay programs such as "Goodyear Playhouse" and "The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse," and made his big-screen debut in the 1957 Sal Mineo drama, "The Young Don't Cry," in a supporting role. Throughout the 1960s, he was busy with a series of TV guest appearances, showing up on shows like "The Untouchables" and the Western, "Gunsmoke." He had supporting roles in the 1972 Peter Bogdanovich comedy, "What's Up, Doc?," and the Sydney Pollack Western, "Jeremiah Johnson." He could be seen in Brian De Palma's "Carrie" in 1976 and was the mayor in the Clint Eastwood Western, "High Plains Drifter." Gierasch remained a frequent TV guest star in the '70s and '80s, making multiple appearances on the action show, "Kung Fu," and the sitcom, "Barney Miller," and appearing in a three-episode storyline on "The Jeffersons." Other notable appearances include recurring roles on the horror drama, "Dark Shadows," and playing the House majority leader in the political satire, "Dave" in 1993.

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