Harry Groener Biography (1951-)

Born September 10, 1951, in Augsburg, Germany; father, a concert pianist, composer, and office clerk; mother, an opera singer; married Dawn Didawick (an actress). Addresses: Agent: Susan Smith & Associates, 121 N. San Vicente Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90211.

Actor, choreographer
Birth Details
September 10, 1951
Augsburg, Germany

Famous Works

  • Stage Appearances
  • Hobson's Choice, Long Wharf Theatre, New Haven, CT, 1977
  • Journey's End, Long Wharf Theatre, 1978
  • Floyd Beavis, Back Country, Wilbur Theatre, Boston, MA, 1978
  • (Broadway debut) Will Parker, Oklahoma!, Palace Theatre, 1979
  • Bix Beiderbecke, Hoagy, Bix, and Wolfgang Beethoven Bunkhaus, Center Theatre Group, Mark Taper Forum, Los Angeles, 1980
  • Western Mousada, Oh, Brother!, American National Theatre and Academy Theatre, New York City, 1981
  • Munkustrap, Cats, Winter Garden Theatre, New York City, 1982
  • Algernon, The Importance of Being Earnest, Old Globe Theatre, SanDiego, CA, 1982
  • Title role, Billy Bishop Goes to War, Old Globe Theatre, 1982
  • Merton of the Movies, Hartman Theatre Company, Stamford, CT, 1981
  • Is There Life after High School?, Ethel Barrymore Theatre, New York City, 1982
  • Julian, "The Public Eye," and Brindsley, "Black Comedy," in Light Comedies, Center Theatre Group, Ahmanson Theatre, Los Angeles, 1983
  • Title role, Scapino!, Old Globe Theatre, 1984
  • Title role, Sunday in the Park with George, Booth Theatre, New York City, 1985
  • Edward Harrigan, Harrigan 'n' Hart, Longacre Theatre, NewYork City, 1985
  • Dickie Wentworth, Girl Crazy, Seattle Repertory Theatre, Seattle,WA, 1985
  • Ghetto, Center Theatre Group, Mark Taper Forum, 1986
  • Paul, Sleight of Hand, Cort Theatre, New York City, 1987
  • Stephen Wheeler, Eastern Standard, Seattle Repertory Theatre, 1988
  • Title role, Sunday in the Park with George, South Coast RepertoryTheatre, Costa Mesa, CA, 1989
  • If Love Were All, 1999
  • Democracy, Falcon Theater, Burbank, CA, 2000
  • Also appeared in Beside the Seaside; Crazy for You; Picasso at the Lapin Agile; Twelve Dreams, Lincoln Center, New York City.
  • Film Appearances
  • (Film debut) Dr. Campbell, Brubaker, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1980
  • Tecora Captain, Amistad, DreamWorks Distribution, L.L.C., 1997
  • Michael, Dance with Me, Columbia, 1998
  • Dr. Prack, Patch Adams, Universal, 1998
  • Father Gillespie, Buddy Boy, Fine Line, 1999
  • Tony Annunciata, Manna from Heaven, 2001
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Ralph, Dear John (also known as Dear John USA), NBC, 1988-91
  • Mayor Richard Wilkins III, Buffy the Vampire Slayer (also known asBuffy and Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The Series), The WB, 1998-99
  • Miniseries
  • Patrick Henry, George Washington, CBS, 1984
  • Lowell Kane, Kane and Abel, CBS, 1985
  • Movies
  • The Country Girl, Showtime, 1982
  • Specials
  • The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, NBC, 1988
  • Episodic
  • Preston Hayes, "Corn Fed Steele," Remington Steele, NBC, 1985
  • Willie McClintock, "Schwarzwald," St. Elsewhere, NBC, 1987
  • Colin Johnson, Jack and Mike, ABC, 1987
  • George Lynwood, "Substantial Justice," Spenser: For Hire, ABC, 1988
  • Rod Greenwood, "The Magician," Matlock, NBC, 1989
  • Tam Elbrun, "Tin Man," Star Trek: The Next Generation, syndicated,1990
  • Detective Ward, "Permanent Wave--June 2, 1983," Quantum Leap, NBC,1991
  • Terrence Dwyer, "Wannabe," Law & Order, NBC, 1995
  • Lance Brockwell, "The Grant," Mad about You, NBC, 1996
  • Lance Brockwell, "Therapy," Mad about You, NBC, 1996
  • Magistrate, "Sacred Ground," Star Trek: Voyager, 1996
  • Henry, homeless man, "Caroline and the Freight King," Caroline and theCity, NBC, 1996
  • Lance Brockwell, "Chicken Man," Mad about You, 1997
  • Fred, "Totally Tool Time," Home Improvement, ABC, 1997
  • Lance Brockwell, "The Cockatoo," Mad about You, NBC, 1997
  • "The Cameo Episode," George & Leo, CBS, 1997
  • The smiling man, "Night Terrors," Sleepwalkers, NBC, 1997
  • Headmaster Reilly, "Twice Burned," Just Shoot Me, NBC 1997
  • Vermont, Ally McBeal, Fox, 1997
  • Weller, Michael Hayes, CBS, 1997
  • Concert master, Murphy Brown, CBS, 1997
  • Alan Norman, "The Breakfast," Working, NBC, 1998
  • Miles Marengo, "The Curse of the Faro," Buddy Faro, CBS, 1998
  • "Heaven ... He's In Heaven," Cupid, ABC, 1998
  • Stenneth Lock, "Battle Scars," Mercy Point, UPN, 1999
  • "Decisions," Family Law, CBS, 1999
  • Secretary of Agriculture Roger Tribbey, "He Shall, From Time to Time ...," The West Wing, NBC, 2000
  • Mayor Richard Wilkins III, "This Year's School," Buffy the VampireSlayer, The WB, 2000
  • The mouse king, child slayer, "The Long Way Home," Profiler, NBC,2000
  • Alan, "The Time They Got E-Rotic," Time of Your Life, Fox, 2000
  • Also appeared in Captain Kangaroo.
  • Television Choreographer
  • Episodic
  • Dear John (also known as Dear John USA), NBC, 1990

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