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Also Known As: Died:
Born: August 31, 1937 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York, USA Profession: actor

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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.

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.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Another Pretty Face (2002) Syd Weinstock
2.
 That Thing You Do! (1996) Polaroid Tv Host
4.
 Hero (1992) Judge Goines
5.
 Death Hits the Jackpot (1991) Detective Stroller
6.
 Ten Little Indians (1989) Blore
7.
 Outlaw Force (1988) Captain Morgan
8.
 What Price Victory (1988) Pickett
10.
 Going Bananas (1987) Palermo
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1946:
Broadway debut in "Annie Get Your Gun"
1951:
Made TV episodic debut and went on to appear in more than 1,000 episodes of TV longforms
1954:
Was regular on the CBS soap opera "The Secret Storm"
1956:
Film debut, "Teenage Rebel"
1960:
Was TV series regular on "The Joey Bishop Show" (NBC)
1961:
Co-starred on Broadway in "Come Blow Your Horn"
1963:
Made London stage debut as Finch in "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying"
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"
1971:
Returned to series TV on NBC's "The Funny Side"
1973:
Co-starred with Shirley Booth in the ABC sitcom "A Touch of Grace"
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Appeared in the NBC sitcom "The New Operation Petticoat"
1983:
Had regular role on the series "Small & Frye" (CBS)
1992:
Played the judge in "Hero"
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Education

Columbia University: New York , New York -

Notes

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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wife:
Betty Lou Keim. Actor. Married February 18, 1960; appeared with Berlinger in "Teenage Rebel" (1956).

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father:
Elias Berlinger. Building contractor.
mother:
Frieda Berlinger.

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