Warren Berlinger, the actor best known for his role in Happy Days and Cannonball Run, died on Wednesday, December 2. He was 83.He passed away at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital in Valencia, California, as confirmed by daughter Elizabeth. A cause of death h…
Warren Berlinger, the actor best known for his role in Happy Days and Cannonball Run, died on Wednesday, December 2. He was 83.
He passed away at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital in Valencia, California, as confirmed by daughter Elizabeth. A cause of death has not been shared.
Berlinger's showbiz debut was on Broadway, making his first appearance in 1946 at nine years old in a production of Annie Get Your Gun. He went on to star in other productions like Take a Giant Step, A Roomful of Roses, Blue Denim in 1958, and in 1961, Neil Simon's Come Blow Your Horn.
As for TV roles, Berlinger's major stints were through the 1960s, '70s, '80s and '90s, including Gunsmoke, Family Affair, The Courtship of Eddie's Father, Operation Petticoat, The Dukes of Hazzard, Charlie's Angels, Murder, She Wrote, Columbo and Picket Fences.
He made several appearances on Happy Days in the late '70s and his final credit was a 2016 episode of Netflix's Grace and Frankie.
Berlinger also starred in the Blue Denim film in 1959, among a string of film credits for the next 40 years. Films include The Long Goodbye, Harry and Walter Go to New York, The Cannonball Run, The World According to Garp, and That Thing You Do!
The actor married his Broadway and acting co-star Betty Lou Keim in 1960 and they remained together until her death in 2010. Berlinger is survived by their children Lisa, David, Edward and Elizabeth, eight grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
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