Ron Weyand Biography (1929-)

Born February 28, 1929; son of William Joseph (a state deputy and constable for Quincy, MA) and Catherine Mae (a beautician; maiden name, Sweeten) Weyend;married Monica Jacqueline Killen (an actress and teacher), September 15, 1955; children: Mercia Ann, Naomi, Damian. Addresses: HOME--34-10 94th Street, Jackson Heights, NY 11372. OFFICE-- Marymount College, Tarrytown, NY 10591. AGENT--Monty Silver Agency Ltd., 200 W. 57th Street, New York, NY 10019.

Nationality
American

Famous Works

  • Credits
  • STAGE DEBUT--Canon, Shadow and Substance, Eastern Slope Summer Theatre, North Conway, NH, 1950, for eight performances.
  • BROADWAY DEBUT--Gorky, The Cave Dwellers, Bijou Theatre, 1957, for eightyperformances.
  • Credits; PRINICPAL STAGE APPEARANCES
  • Tiger Brown, The Threepenny Opera, 1957.
  • Ossip, Country Scandal, 1959.
  • title role, The Golem, 1959.
  • Baron, Becket, 1960.
  • the professor, The Lesson, 1963.
  • Sawa, The Caucausian Chalk Circle, 1965.
  • Cornwall, King Lear, 1965.
  • Ajax, Tiger at the Gates, 1966.
  • monsigneur, Galileo, 1966.
  • captain, Cyrano de Bergerac, 1967.
  • Credits; MAJOR TOURS
  • Bollinger and Esterbrook, Inherit the Wind, national tour, including Chicago, Hollywood, CA, Boston, Cleveland and Columbus, OH, Kansas City, MO, Philadelphia, and Pittsburgh, 1956-57.
  • FILM DEBUT--Larry, Mad Dog Coll, Columbia, 1961.
  • Credits; PRINCIPAL FILM APPEARANCES
  • Timoshevsky, Taras Bulba, United Artists, 1962.
  • cop, Alice's Restaurant, United Artists, 1969.
  • psychiatrist, They Might Be Giants, Universal, 1971.
  • Friar Mozian, Child's Play, Paramount, 1972.
  • Mr. Hume, Shamus, United Artists, 1973.
  • Dr. Fusco, Man on a Swing, Paramount, 1974.
  • Schweigen, The Music School, 1974.
  • police captain, Deadly Hero, AVCO-Embassy, 1976.
  • Dr. Miller, Ragtime, Paramount, 1981.
  • TELEVISION DEBUT--Pedro, "Victory," Art Carney Show, NBC, 1959.
  • Credits; PRINCIPAL TELEVISION APPEARANCES; EPISODIC
  • Ralph, "Color Schemes," Route 66, CBS, 1961.
  • Credits; MOVIES
  • Clerk, The Friendly Persuasion, 1975.
  • camp director, Farewell to Manzanar, 1975.
  • judge, The Penalty Killer, 1977.
  • spokesman, Old Friends, New Friends, 1977.
  • Fred Rogers, The Dain Curse, 1977.
  • illusionist, The Blood Hound Gang, Children's Television Workshop, 1980.
  • psychiatrist, Svengali, 1983.

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