Frank Bonner Biography (1942-)

Original name, Frank Woodrow Boers, Jr.; born February 28, 1942, in Little Rock, AR; son of Frank Woodrow (a saxophone player) and Grace Marie (a singer;maiden name, Dobbins) Boers; married Lilliana Carmen Van Groag, September 24,1971 (divorced, 1980); married Catherine Sherwood, 1981; children: (first marriage) Desiree. Addresses: Manager: Guardian Angel Management, 11271Ventura Blvd., Suite 271, Studio City, CA 91604.

Actor, director
Birth Details
February 28, 1942
Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

Famous Works

  • Stage Appearances
  • Made stage debut in The Only Bathtub in Oasis, Gallery Theatre, West Hollywood, CA; also appeared in The Sign in Sidney Brustein's Window; The Lion in Winter; Twelve Angry Men; Measure for Measure; Auntie Mame; A Majority of One; The Crucible; The Balcony.
  • Film Appearances
  • (As Frank Boers, Jr.) Jim Hudson, Equinox (also known as The Beast), VIP, 1970
  • Cleta Dempsey, The Hoax, All-Scope International, 1972
  • (Uncredited) Hotel doorman, Little Cigars (also known as The Little Cigars Mob), American International Pictures, 1973
  • Swiss Bank Account, American Films, 1975
  • Las Vegas Lady (also known as Raid on Ceasars), Crown International, 1976
  • Realtor, The Longshot, Orion, 1986
  • Chuck Hayes, You Can't Hurry Love (also known as Greetings fromL.A. and Lovestruck), Lightning Pictures, 1988
  • Soviet general, Going Under, Warner Bros., 1990
  • Himself, The Best of Ed's Night Party, 1996
  • Gressil, Motel, Telescene, 1998
  • Kimmel, A Light in the Forest, Ardustry Home Entertainment LLC, 2002
  • Harvey Ballister, Shut Up and Kiss Me!, American World Pictures, 2004
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Herb Tarlek, WKRP in Cincinnati, CBS, 1978-82
  • Henry "Buck" O'Connell, Scarecrow and Mrs. King, CBS, 1985-86
  • Detective P. J. Mooney, Sidekicks (also known as The Last Electric Knight), ABC, 1986
  • Father Robert Hargis, Just the Ten of Us, ABC, 1988-90
  • Herbert "Herb" Tarlek, The New WKRP in Cincinnatti, 1991
  • Movies
  • Compton, Fer-de-Lance (also known as Death Dive and Operation Serpent), CBS, 1974
  • Rainbow, NBC, 1978
  • Peter, Sex and the Single Parent, CBS, 1979
  • Garth Kiley, The Facts of Life Goes to Paris, NBC, 1982
  • Deputy Thad Prouty, No Man's Land, NBC, 1984
  • Frank Williamson, The Colony, USA Network, 1995
  • Pilots
  • Howard, Sutters Bay, CBS, 1983
  • Episodic
  • Walt, "Body Language," Emergency!, NBC, 1973
  • "Love and the Extra Job," Love, American Style, ABC, 1974
  • Allecino, "Kelly's Song," Cannon, CBS, 1974
  • Bill, "The Victim," Cannon, CBS, 1975
  • Bartender, "C. W. Hyde," The Man from Atlantis, NBC, 1977
  • Dr. Jonathan Hunt, "Country Cousin Blues/Daddy's Little Girl/Jackpot," The Love Boat, ABC, 1981
  • Jack Simon, "Romance Times Three/Night of the Tormented Soul," FantasyIsland, ABC, 1981
  • Officer Baxter, "The Chief's Gay Evening," Gimme a Break!, NBC, 1982
  • "The Captain's Replacement/Sly as a Fox/Here Comes the Bride ... Maybe,"The Love Boat, ABC, 1983
  • Mr. Pack, "Kirk Pops the Question," Newhart, CBS, 1984
  • Leo Gibson, "I Shall Be Re-Released," Legmen, NBC, 1984
  • Mel Kemper, "The Annies," The Duck Factory, NBC, 1984
  • Brad Daniels, "Deep Cover," Simon & Simon, CBS, 1984
  • Deadbeat husband, "Police Mamas," Gimme a Break!, NBC, 1985
  • Fred, "Death Watch," Matt Houston, ABC, 1985
  • "Requiem for a Fox," Crazy Like a Fox, CBS, 1985
  • Seller, "Mac and Quon Le: No Reservations," Night Court, NBC, 1985
  • "Love and Marriage Test/Love and the Teenage Daughter," New Love, American Style, ABC, 1986
  • Cheapo Chester, "Cherie Lifesaver," Punky Brewster, NBC, 1986
  • Hal Renquist, "Death Goes to the Movies," Blacke's Magic, NBC, 1986
  • Preston Cowdrey, "Prince of a Guy," Night Court, NBC, 1986
  • Walt, "She What?!," Evening Shade, CBS, 1993
  • Mr. Harrington, "All Play and No Work," Saved by the Bell: The New Class, NBC, 1994
  • Mr. Harrington, "Brian's Girlfriend," Saved by the Bell: The New Class, NBC, 1994
  • Mr. Harrington, "Let the Games Begin," Saved by the Bell: The New Class, NBC, 1994
  • Mr. Harrington, "Farewell Dance," Saved by the Bell: The New Class, NBC, 1994
  • "Mr. Giggles" the dentist, "The Odd Couple," USA High, USA Network, 1997
  • Mr. Spalding, "Big Sister Blues," Saved by the Bell: The New Class, 1997
  • Jake, "Meet Mr. History," City Guys, NBC, 2000
  • Also appeared in Mannix, CBS; Police Woman, NBC; Sweepstakes, NBC; George Burns Comedy Week, CBS.
  • Television Director
  • Movies
  • Living Straight, 2003
  • Television Director
  • Episodic
  • "The Doctor's Daughter," WKRP in Cincinnati, CBS, 1980
  • "Secrets of Dayton Heights," WKRP in Cincinnati, CBS, 1981
  • "Till Debt Do Us Part," WKRP in Cincinnati, CBS, 1981
  • "Love, Exciting and New," WKRP in Cincinnati, CBS, 1982
  • "Circumstantial Evidence," WKRP in Cincinnati, CBS, 1982
  • "Dear Liar," WKRP in Cincinnati, CBS, 1982
  • "Love at First Byte," Head of the Class, ABC, 1986
  • Just the Ten of Us, ABC, 1988-90
  • "A Case of Murder," The Famous Teddy Z, CBS, 1989
  • "Working Girls," Who's the Boss?, ABC, 1989
  • "Fast Women," Evening Shade, CBS, 1990
  • "And Then There Were None," Head of the Class, ABC, 1990
  • "Merry Christmas to All and a Pointy Hat to You," You Take the Kids, 1990
  • Harry and the Hendersons, Fox and syndicated, 1991-92
  • "Big Sister," Saved by the Bell: The New Class, 1997
  • "Friends," Saved by the Bell: The New Class, 1997
  • "Secrets & Liz," Saved by the Bell: The New Class, 1997
  • "A Tale of Two Siblings," Saved by the Bell: The New Class, 1997
  • "The Odd Couple," USA High, 1997
  • City Guys, NBC, 1997-2001
  • Also directed "How to Make a Television," an unaired episode of The Famous Teddy Z; Frank's Place, CBS; The Mommies (also known as Mommies), NBC; Family Ties, NBC; Fudge; Campus Cops, USA Network.
  • Television Cinematographer
  • Episodic
  • Worked as cinematographer on City Guys, NBC.

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