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Joseph Perry
Joseph Perry
Credits
Roles Mr. Henerson
Luther
Driver
TV Repairman (uncredited)
Biographical Information
Birthdate February 13, 1931
Birthplace Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Death Date February 23, 2000 (age 69)
Death Place Burbank, California, United States[1]

Joseph Perry played four characters on Bewitched (1964-1970), most notably as witch-accuser Luther in "Samantha's Old Salem Trip" (1970).

Biography[]

Joseph V. Perry was a character actor best known for playing mobsters in such series as "Barney Miller" and "Night Court." A gifted comic and master of dialects, Perry received the 1949 Glenn Ford Award at Santa Monica High School and a UCLA Best Actor award in 1952.

The actor worked steadily in such films as the 1965 epic "The Greatest Story Ever Told" and Don Knotts' 1968 "The Shakiest Gun in the West." Perry remained in demand over four decades for television roles. In addition to his colorful mobsters on police and detective series that included "Quincy," Perry had roles in the series "Outer Limits," "The Monkees," "M*A*S*H," "Cheers" and "Seinfeld." He was cast in the recurring role of Nemo in the popular "Everybody Loves Raymond." Perry was also memorable in television commercials including portraying a rotund baseball player mimicking swimsuit model poses for Slim-Fast diet products.[2]

Perry died on February 23, 2000 in Burbank, California, from diabetes. He was 69.[3]

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References[]

  1. Joseph V. Perry on the Internet Movie Database. Retrieved on March 23, 2020.
  2. Peterborough, K. Joseph V. Perry memorial on Findagrave.com, August 29, 2011. Retrieved on March 23, 2020.
  3. Joseph V. Perry on The TV IV. Retrieved on March 23, 2020.
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