Gerry Bamman Biography (1941-)

Born September 18, 1941, in Independence, KS; son of Harry W. (in sales) andMary M. (maiden name, Farrell) Bamman; married Emily Mann (a writer and director), August 12, 1981 (divorced); children: Nicholas. Addresses: Agent: Peter Strain and Associates, 5455 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1812, Los Angeles,CA 90036.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor, writer, translator
Birth Details
September 18, 1941
Independence, Kansas, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Appearances
  • Himself, Lightning Over Water (documentary; also known as Nick's Film--Lightning over Water and Nick's Movie), Image Entertainment, 1980
  • Mr. Sloan, Old Enough, Midwest Films, 1984
  • Mr. Stevens, Hiding Out (also known as Adult Education), DeLaurentiis Entertainment Group, 1987
  • Art Thomas, The Secret of My Success, Universal, 1987
  • Tourist, Cocktail, Buena Vista, 1988
  • Brian Nevins, True Believer (also known as Fighting Justice), Columbia, 1989
  • Buddy, Pink Cadillac, Warner Bros., 1989
  • Inspector McNamara, Bloodhounds of Broadway, Columbia, 1989
  • Ed Tallent, Desperate Hours, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1990
  • Uncle Frank McCallister, Home Alone, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1990
  • Doctor Judalon, Lorenzo's Oil, Universal, 1992
  • Ray Court, The Bodyguard, Warner Bros., 1992
  • Uncle Frank McCallister, Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (also known as Home Alone II), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1992
  • Arthur Everson, Married to It, Orion, 1993
  • Viscott, The Puppet Masters (also known as Robert A. Heinlein's"The Puppet Masters"), Buena Vista, 1994
  • (Uncredited) CIA man, The Long Kiss Goodnight, New Line Cinema, 1996
  • Ted Rabinowitz, Great Expectations, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1998
  • Cross-Eyed, 1999
  • Father John Insomnic, Superstar, Paramount, 1999
  • Mr. Pine, Two Family House, Lions Gate Films, 2000
  • Edward "Ed" Youngerman, Passion of Mind, Paramount Classics, 2000
  • Don, Urbania, Lions Gate Films, 2000
  • Mayor Geminelli, Double Whammy, Lions Gate Films, 2001
  • Mr. Vales, Born Loser (short film), Freeze Our Productions/Hippo Motion, 2001
  • Father, Abbie Down East (short film), 2002
  • Herman Grimes, Runaway Jury, Twentieth Century-Fox, 2003
  • Butler, The Cookout, Lions Gate Films, 2004
  • Albert, Around the Bend, Warner Independent Pictures, 2004
  • Stage Appearances
  • (Stage debut) Fag, The Rivals, Edgecliff Theatre, Cincinnati, OH,1965
  • (New York debut) March Hare and White Knight, Alice in Wonderland,Virginia Theatre, 1970
  • Trigorin, The Seagull, New York Shakespeare Festival, Martinson Hall, Public Theatre, New York City, 1975
  • Our Late Night, New York Shakespeare Festival, Martinson Hall, Public Theatre, 1975
  • Alice in Wonderland, New York Shakespeare Festival, Martinson Hall, Public Theatre, 1975
  • Gower, Henry V, New York Shakespeare Festival, Delacorte Theatre,Public Theatre, New York City, 1976
  • Standby for several characters, The Cherry Orchard, New York Shakespeare Festival, Vivian Beaumont Theatre, Lincoln Center, New York City, 1977
  • Mr. Hollingsford, first man passing, and Giorgio, Museum, New YorkShakespeare Festival, LuEsther Hall, Public Theatre, New York City, 1978
  • As You Like It, American Repertory Theatre, Cambridge, MA, 1980
  • Thomas, The Recruiting Officer, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn, NY, 1981
  • Dr. Relling, The Wild Duck, Brooklyn Academy of Music, 1981
  • Understudy, The Good Parts, Astor Place Theatre, New York City, 1982
  • Title role, Macbeth, Cincinnati Playhouse, Cincinnati, 1982
  • Rip Van Winkle or "The Works," Yale Repertory Theatre, New Haven,CT, 1982
  • Buckingham, King Richard III, New York Shakespeare Festival, Delacorte Theatre, New York City, 1983
  • Jack, All Night Long, Second Stage Theatre, McGinn/Cazale Theatre,New York City, 1984
  • Inspector Bertozzo, Accidental Death of an Anarchist, Belasco Theatre, New York City, 1984
  • Thomas F. Norman, Execution of Justice, Virginia Theatre, 1986, then Guthrie Theatre, Minneapolis, MN, 1986
  • Torvald Helmer, A Doll's House, Hartford Stage Company, Hartford,CT, 1987
  • Arnolphe, The School for Wives, Hartford Stage Company, 1988
  • Eddie's Father/Jerry, Road, Annex, La Mama Experimental Theatre Club, Lincoln Center Theatre, New York City, 1988
  • Harpagon, The Miser, Hartford Stage Company, 1989
  • Orgon, Tartuffe, Hartford Stage Company, 1993
  • Ilya Ilyich Telyegin (Waffles), Uncle Vanya, Circle in the SquareUptown, New York City, 1995
  • Richard M. Nixon, Nixon's Nixon, Manhattan Class Company, WestsideTheatre Downstairs, New York City, 1996
  • Dr. Conrad Bruckner, On a Clear Day You Can See Forever, City Center Theatre, New York City, 2000
  • Nelson Winship, Black Sheep, Barrington Stage Company, Consolati Performing Arts Center, Sheffield, MA, 2002
  • The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui, National Actors Theatre, MichaelSchimmel Center for the Arts, Pace University, New York City, 2002
  • Shakespeare, Moses, and Joe Papp, Round House Theatre, 2003
  • Mrs. Farnsworth, Flea Theatre, New York City, 2004
  • Charles, The Clean House, Wilma Theatre, Philadelphia, PA, 2004-2005
  • Bartolome de Las Casas, The Controversy of Valladolid, New York Shakespeare Festival, Estelle R. Newman Theatre, Public Theatre, New York City,2005
  • Appeared in title role, Peer Gynt, Guthrie Theatre; also appearedin Endgame, Manhattan Project, New York City; in off-Broadway productions of The Master and Margarita and Troilus and Cressida; as Judge Brock, Hedda Gabler, La Jolla, CA; in Lady from the Sea, Boston, MA, and The Thousandth Night (solo show), Delaware Theatre Center; and in He and She, Johnny on the Spot, and Oedipus Rex.
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Captain Elia Walker, Swans Crossing, syndicated, 1991
  • Miniseries
  • Mark Lockwood, Love, Lies, and Murder, NBC, 1991
  • Judge Brooks, Murder in the Heartland (also known as Starkweather: Murder in the Heartland), ABC, 1993
  • Paul Wentworth, Benjamin Franklin, PBS, 2002
  • Movies
  • Father John Cronin, Concealed Enemies, PBS, 1984
  • Artie, Sentimental Journey, 1984
  • George Whitman, Brass (also known as Police Brass), CBS, 1985
  • Assistant U.S. attorney, Courage (also known as Mother Courage), CBS, 1986
  • Phil Thomas, Manhunt: Search for the Night Stalker (also known asHunt for the Night Stalker and Trackdown), NBC, 1989
  • Warburton, Kojak: None So Blind (also known as None So Blind), ABC, 1990
  • Peter Orr, The Chase, NBC, 1991
  • Gruenwald, The 10 Million Dollar Getaway, USA Network, 1991
  • Psychiatrist, The Confession, Cinemax, 1999
  • Howard Weston, Second Honeymoon, CBS, 2001
  • Episodic
  • Laurence Denning, "And Give Up Show Biz?," Spenser: For Hire, 1986
  • Gerry McNeeley, "Ground Zero," Crime Story, 1987
  • William Reed, "Child's Play," Spenser: For Hire, 1987
  • Nelson, "Passing the Bar," A Man Called Hawk, 1989
  • Judge Gates, "The Beverly Hills Hangers," L.A. Law, 1991
  • Lieutenant Kennedy, "The Blue Wall," Law & Order, NBC, 1991
  • "Past Imperfect," New York News, 1995
  • Dean Pollard, "Guardian," Law & Order, NBC, 1995
  • Senator Norton Wylie, The Monroes, ABC, 1995
  • Stan Gillum, "I.D.," Law & Order, NBC, 1996
  • Dr. Martin, Cosby, CBS, 1996
  • Dr. Bradford, "Davy Jones," The Single Guy, 1996
  • Stan Gillum, "Burden," Law & Order, NBC, 1998
  • Shrink, "Three's a Crowd," Sex and the City, HBO, 1998
  • Carl Hicks, New York Undercover, Fox, 1998
  • Stan Gillum, "Panic," Law & Order, NBC, 2000
  • Craig Prince, "Wrong Is Right," Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, NBC, 2000
  • Stan Gillum, "Ego," Law & Order, NBC, 2001
  • Attorney Shaeffer, "Deception," Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, NBC, 2002
  • Judge Thomas Everton, "Gaijin," Law & Order, NBC, 2004
  • Doctor, "Butterfly," Rescue Me, FX Channel, 2004
  • Other
  • Malouf, Saigon, Thames (England), 1985
  • Equal Justice, 1990
  • Reverend Ford, Loving, 1991
  • WRITINGS
  • Plays
  • A Thousand Nights and a Night, Theatre of the Open Eye, NY, 1978
  • Ecco!, Portland Stage Company, Portland, ME, 1983
  • (Author of English text) Henrik Ibsen, A Doll's House, translatedfrom Norwegian by Irene B. Berman, Hartford Stage Company, Hartford, CT, 1987
  • (Translator; with Berman) Ibsen, Peer Gynt, Hartford Stage Company, 1989
  • (Translator; with Berman) Ibsen, The Wild Duck, Los Angeles Theatre Center, Los Angeles, 1990-91
  • (Translator; with Berman) Ibsen, The Master Builder, Hartford Stage Company, 1991
  • Also translator (with Berman) of Ibsen's plays Hedda Gabler and Lady from the Sea.

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Periodicals
    • American Theatre, March, 1996, p. 4

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