Warren Berlinger

Actor
Warren Berlinger went from playing juveniles on Broadway to naive, innocent teens in films and on TV, to somewhat rotund, average joes on the small screen, sustaining a career for more than 50 years. The Brooklyn-born ... Read more »
Born: 08/31/1937 in Brooklyn, New York, USA

Filmography

Actor (56)

They Call Him Sasquatch 2003 (Movie)

Howard Dell (Actor)

Justice 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

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Friends 1996 (Tv Show)

Actor

That Thing You Do! 1996 (Movie)

Polaroid TV Host (Actor)

The November Conspiracy 1994 (Movie)

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Murder, She Wrote 1984 - 1987, 1989 - 1990, 1992 - 1993 (Tv Show)

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Picket Fences 1986 - 1987, 1992 - 1993 (Tv Show)

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Death Hits the Jackpot 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

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Hero 1992 (Movie)

Judge Goines (Actor)

Shades of L.A. 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

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Ten Little Indians 1989 (Movie)

Blore (Actor)

Going Bananas 1988 (Movie)

Palermo (Actor)

The Law and Harry McGraw 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

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Outlaw Force 1987 (Movie)

Captain Morgan (Actor)

Take Two 1987 (Movie)

Apartment Manager (Actor)

Free Ride 1986 (Movie)

Dean Stockwell (Actor)

Small and Frye 1982 - 1983 (TV Show)

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The Other Woman 1982 - 1983 (TV Show)

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Lily For President 1981 - 1982 (TV Show)

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The World According to Garp 1982 (Movie)

Stew Percy (Actor)

Crash Island 1980 - 1981 (TV Show)

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Quick and Quiet 1980 - 1981 (TV Show)

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The Cannonball Run 1981 (Movie)

Shakey Finch (Actor)

The New Operation Petticoat 1978 - 1979 (TV Show)

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The Magician of Lublin 1978 (Movie)

Herman (Actor)

Shaughnessey 1976 - 1977 (TV Show)

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The Shaggy D.A. 1976 (Movie)

Dip (Actor)

Ellery Queen 1974 - 1975 (TV Show)

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Lepke 1975 (Movie)

Gurrah Shapiro (Actor)

The Four Deuces 1975 (Movie)

Chico Hamilton - the Arch Rival (Actor)

The Red Badge of Courage 1974 - 1975 (TV Show)

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I Will... I Will... For Now 1974 (Movie)

Steve Martin (Actor)

The Girl Most Likely To... 1973 - 1974 (TV Show)

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The Secret Storm 1953 - 1974 (TV Show)

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A Touch of Grace 1972 - 1973 (TV Show)

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The Long Goodbye 1973 (Movie)

Morgan (Actor)

Keeping Up With the Joneses 1971 - 1972 (TV Show)

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The Funny Side 1971 - 1972 (TV Show)

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The Funny Side 1971 - 1972 (TV Show)

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Thunder Alley 1967 (Movie)

Eddie Sands (Actor)

Spinout 1966 (Movie)

Philip Short (Actor)

Kilroy 1964 - 1965 (TV Show)

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Billie 1964 (Movie)

Mike Benson (Actor)

All Hands on Deck 1961 (Movie)

Ensign Rush (Actor)

Because They're Young 1960 (Movie)

Buddy (Actor)

Platinum High School 1960 (Movie)

Crip Hastings (Actor)

The Wackiest Ship in the Army 1960 (Movie)

Sparks (Actor)

Blue Denim 1958 (Movie)

Ernie (Actor)

The Alcoa Hour 1955 - 1957 (TV Show)

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Teenage Rebel 1956 (Movie)

Dick Hewitt (Actor)

Three Brave Men 1956 (Movie)

Harry Goldsmith (Actor)

Another Pretty Face (TV Show)

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Sex and the Single Parent (TV Show)

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Wanted: The Sundance Woman (TV Show)

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What Price Victory (TV Show)

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Biography

Warren Berlinger went from playing juveniles on Broadway to naive, innocent teens in films and on TV, to somewhat rotund, average joes on the small screen, sustaining a career for more than 50 years. The Brooklyn-born actor first appeared on Broadway in 1946, playing various kid roles in the Ethel Merman vehicle, "Annie Get Your Gun." He graduated into teen roles in "The Happy Time" (1951), "Bernadine" (1952), and "Blue Denim" (1958). In the latter, Berlinger had the role of Ernie, the friend of the lad who impregnates his girlfriend, a role he reprised in the 1959 feature film.

Relationships

Frieda Berlinger

Mother

Daughter
mother, Betty Lou Keim

Son
mother, Betty Lou Keim

Elias Berlinger

Father

Betty Keim

Wife
married February 18, 1960 appeared with Berlinger in "Teenage Rebel" (1956)

EDUCATION

Columbia University

New York, New York

Milestones

1992

Played the judge in "Hero"

1983

Had regular role on the series "Small & Frye" (CBS)

1973

Co-starred with Shirley Booth in the ABC sitcom "A Touch of Grace"

1970

Returned to series TV on NBC's "The Funny Side"

1965

Had title role of "Kilroy" in the six segment series that aired as part of NBC's "Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color"

1963

Made London stage debut as Finch in "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying"

1961

Co-starred on Broadway in "Come Blow Your Horn"

1960

Was TV series regular on "The Joey Bishop Show" (NBC)

1956

Film debut, "Teenage Rebel"

1954

Was regular on the CBS soap opera "The Secret Storm"

1951

Made TV episodic debut and went on to appear in more than 1,000 episodes of TV longforms

1946

Broadway debut in "Annie Get Your Gun"

Appeared in the NBC sitcom "The New Operation Petticoat"

Bonus Trivia

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Berlinger was honorary mayor of Chatsworth, an area of the northwest portion of the San Fernando Valley in Los Angeles, for four years.

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