Garry Goodrow (1933–2014)

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Garry Goodrow was born on November 4, 1933 in Malone, New York, USA as Garry George Goodrow. He was an actor and writer, known for Escape from Alcatraz (1979), Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978) and Dirty Dancing (1987). He died on July 22, 2014 in New York, New York. See full bio »


(age 80) in New York, New York, USA

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Dirty Dancing Moe Pressman


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 2008 Adventures of Power
Trenchcoat Man
 2001 Helicopter (Short)
Speed Hippie
 1996 Sudden Manhattan
Fainting Man
 1992 Swans Crossing (TV Series)
Baldie #3
 1991 Once Around
Additional Voices (voice)
 1990 Quick Change
Radio D. J.
 1990 Circuitry Man
 1990 A Shock to the System
Additional Dialogue
 1989 Head of the Class (TV Series)
Sid Veemer
- I Am the King (1989) ... Sid Veemer
 1987 Amazon Women on the Moon
Checker Player (segment "Son of the Invisible Man")
 1987 Dirty Dancing
Moe Pressman
 1987 ALF (TV Series)
Consumer Ed
- Weird Science (1987) ... Consumer Ed
 1986 Tall Tales & Legends (TV Series)
Mr. Goodwin
- Johnny Appleseed (1986) ... Mr. Goodwin
 1986 Mr. and Mrs. Ryan (TV Movie)
 1986 Amazing Stories (TV Series)
- Secret Cinema (1986) ... Doorman (as Gary Goodrow)
 1986 The Gladiator (TV Movie)
Cadillac Drunk
 1986 The Longshot
 1985 Once Bitten
 1985 Scarecrow and Mrs. King (TV Series)
- Reach for the Sky (1985) ... Denz
 1985 My Man Adam
Mr. Drum
 1985 The Sure Thing
Pick-Up Driver
 1984 It Came Upon the Midnight Clear (TV Movie)
 1984 Hardcastle and McCormick (TV Series)
 1984 The Outlaws (TV Movie)
Hotel Clerk
 1984 The Lost Empire
 1984 One Day at a Time (TV Series)
- Up in Smoke (1984) ... Joe (as Gary Goodrow)
 1984 Newhart (TV Series)
Party Guest
- New Faces of 1951 (1984) ... Party Guest
 1984 Hard to Hold
Maitre d'
 1984 Domestic Life (TV Series)
- Harold, Can You Spare $4000? (1984) ... Brad
 1984 AfterMASH (TV Series)
Jay Utall
- Up and Down Payments (1984) ... Jay Utall
 1984 Remington Steele (TV Series)
- Steele Sweet on You (1984) ... Alvin
 1983 The Prey
Sgt. Parsons
 1983 Off the Wall
Happy Prisoner
 1983 Breathless
 1983 Tucker's Witch (TV Series)
Jake Godwin
- Psych-Out (1983) ... Jake Godwin
 1978-1982 Laverne & Shirley (TV Series)
Bank Manager / Mr. Caulley
- Death Row: Part 1 (1982) ... Bank Manager (as Gary Goodrow)
- The Dance Studio (1978) ... Mr. Caulley
 1982 Eating Raoul
Drunk Swinger
 1980 The Hollywood Knights
Jack Friedman
 1980 Mork & Mindy (TV Series)
Father Denny
- Clerical Error (1980) ... Father Denny
 1980 Hero at Large
TV Reporter
 1980 Cardiac Arrest
Clancy Higgins
 1979 Escape from Alcatraz
 1979 Stockard Channing in Just Friends (TV Series)
Gym Manager
- The Boy in the Band (1979) ... Gym Manager (as Gary Goodrow)
 1978 Invasion of the Body Snatchers
Dr. Boccardo (as Gary Goodrow)
 1978 WKRP in Cincinnati (TV Series)
Bob Burnat
- Hold Up (1978) ... Bob Burnat
 1978 Coming Attractions
Narrator (voice)
 1978 Foul Play
Henpecked Husband
 1978 American Hot Wax
Louise's Dad
 1977 The Liberation of Honeydoll Jones
Earl Jarvis (uncredited)
 1977 The TVTV Show (TV Movie) (as Gary Goodrow)
 1976 Stay Hungry
Moe Zwick
 1976 Almos' a Man (TV Movie)
Mr. Hawkins
 1975 Vegetable Soup (TV Series)
Announcer, in The Big Game Hunt (voice, as Gary Goodrow)
 1975 Foreplay
TV Director
 1975 Linda Lovelace for President
Adolph Von Luftwafter
 1973 Road Movie
 1973 Search (TV Series)
- Suffer My Child (1973) ... Lenny (as Gary Goodrow)
 1973 Slither
Man with Camera
 1973 Steelyard Blues
Duval Jax
 1972 Gold
Cpt. Harold Jinks (as Gary Goodrow)
 1972 The King of Marvin Gardens
Nervous Man (as Gary Goodrow)
 1971 Summertree
 1971 Glen and Randa
 1969 Night Gallery (TV Series)
Louis (segment "Eyes")
- Pilot (1969) ... Louis (segment "Eyes")
 1969 My Friend Tony (TV Series)
Mr. Patterson
- Computer Murder (1969) ... Mr. Patterson (as Gary Goodrow)
 1961 The Connection
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Show Show Self (5 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)

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Gary Goodrow

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Member of The Committee, a San Francisco improvisational theater group, founded in the mid-1960s, with cast members including Larry Hankin, Peter Bonerz, and Carl Gottlieb. See more »

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