Theatre, Film, and Television Biographies
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Joseph Hamer Biography (1932-)
Born July 29, 1932, in Dayton, OH; son of Gail B. and Amelie A. (Blot) Hamer;married Susan Lynn Martin (deceased); married Patricia Field Morthland (divorced, 1973); children: Christopher Gordon, Michael Grant, Vanessa Helen. Addresses: AGENT--Don Buchwald and Associates, 10 E. 44th Street, New York, NY 10017.
- Birth Details
- July 29, 1932
- Dayton, Ohio, United States
- BROADWAY DEBUT--Bratby and Hewlett, The Great White Hope, Alvin Theatre,1968.
Credits; PRINCIPAL STAGE APPEARANCES
- Fred Ashley, White Cargo, Players Theatre, New York City, 1960.
- Caelius, Cicero, St. Mark's Theatre, New York City, 1961.
- Shpigelski and Schaff, A Month in the Country, Maidman Playhouse, New York City, 1963.
- Somerset, The White Rose and the Red, Stage 73, New York City, 1964.
- Devery, Born Yesterday, Manhattan Theatre Club, New York City, 1974.
- Also appeared in Henry IV, Part II, Phoenix Theatre, New York City, 1960;as Thom Khoury, Something That Matters, American Theatre, New York City; Thomas Mendip, The Lady's Not for Burning, Center Stage, Baltimore, MD; Falstaff, The Merry Wives of Windsor, New Jersey Shakespeare Festival, Madison, NJ; Julien Berniers, Toys in the Attic, and Michael Starkwedder, The Unexpected Guest, both Hyde Park Playhouse, Hyde Park, NY; Father Riccardo, The Deputy, Circle Theatre, Kansas City; Rubin, Dark at the Top of the Stairs, Robin Hood Theatre; Murry, A Thousand Clowns, Mt. Cathalia Playhouse.
Credits; PRINCIPAL STAGE WORK
- Director and designer of more than twenty summer theatre and regional theatre productions.
- Also produced plays at Hyde Park Playhouse, Hyde Park, NY.
Credits; PRINCIPAL FILM APPEARANCES
- Detective Stern, The Sentinel, Universal, 1977.
- Joey (the fan), It's My Turn, Columbia, 1980.
- garden ticketman, Paternity, Paramount, 1981.
- Officer Pollack, batteries not included, Universal, 1987.
Credits; PRINCIPAL TELEVISION APPEARANCES; SERIES
- Detective Lieutenant Quinn, The Corner Bar, ABC, 1972-73.
- Also Police Captain Craig, The Guiding Light, CBS; Joe, I Am Joe's Body,syndicated; Ralph, Living Together, syndicated.
- Detective Brody, People Versus.
- Saturday Night Live, NBC.
- Dad, "Nags," Young People's Specials, syndicated, 1987.
- Barry Sennett, "Seasonal Differences," ABC Afterschool Special, ABC, 1987.
- Also as Dr. Roskovik, The Silent Countdown.
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