Glen Cove, Long Island, New York
Place of Death
Sherman Oaks, California, USA
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Claim to Fame
No Time for Sergeants
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American character actor who became a casting director following an accident, then returned to acting years later. The son of a New York policeman, Remsen lived a colorful life before turning to acting. He made his film debut in 1959 and was busy before the cameras in both film and television. Five years later, however, a collapsing crane on the set of the TV series "No Time for Sergeants" (1964) broke his back and nearly killed him. He recuperated for months and was able to walk again with crutches, but he believed his acting career was ended. He became a casting director, eventually heading the casting department of Lorimar Productions. While casting the film Brewster McCloud (1970), he was given a role by director Robert Altman. Though he continued to work in casting with his wife and partner Barbara Dodd, he resumed his acting career, working in scores of films and television episodes, most of the time requiring only a cane to walk. He appeared in many of Altman`s films and was a popular figure in the film industry for his generosity and his vivid story-telling. He died in his sleep at age 74 in 1999.
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Herbert Birchell "Bert" Remsen (February 25, 1925 – April 22, 1999) was an American actor.
Actor/Actress, Casting Director, Casting Department
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passed away on 22nd Apr 1999 aged 74. |||
Bert Remsen passed away on 22nd Apr 1999 aged 74. His last relationship was when Barbara Dodd and Bert Remsen were married for 39 years before Bert Remsen died aged 74.
Bert Remsen was previously married to Barbara Dodd (1958 - 1999).
Bert Remsen had 2 children, Ann (54) and Kerry (52).
Bert Remsen is a 74 year old American Actor. Born Herbert xRemsen on 25th February, 1925 in Glen Cove, Long Island, New York, he is famous for No Time for Sergeants in a career that spans 1952-1999. His zodiac sign is Pisces.
Bert Remsen is a member of the following lists:
Male actors from New York,
20th-century American male actors and
American male film actors.
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