|Died||June 20, 2001 66) (aged|
Bert Kramer (October 10, 1934 – June 20, 2001) was an American actor, who was born in San Diego. He appeared in many different television shows including Kojak , The Bionic Woman , The Rockford Files , Dallas , Dynasty and Matlock .
He is probably best known for playing Alex Wheeler on the soap opera Texas , a role he played from 1980 to 1981. He also portrayed the same character on Texas's parent show Another World for a short time in 1980.
Prior to his role of Alex Wheeler, he played blue collar patriarch, Mike Fitzpatrick on the 1977 short-lived drama series, The Fitzpatricks , which also starred Clark Brandon, Jimmy McNichol and Helen Hunt. From 1984 to 1985, he played the role of Brent Davis on The Young and the Restless .
In 1986, he starred in a Garry Marshall financed teleplay called Four Stars, alongside actress Julie Paris. The film was directed by Happy Days actress and talent manager Lynda Goodfriend. During this period, he made a number of national television commercials, including a "Good to the Last Drop" Maxwell House spot. He voiced a goblin in the film Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland in 1992.
Kramer died of melanoma in Los Angeles on June 20, 2001, at the age of 66.
|1972||Lady Sings the Blues||The Policeman|
|1978||Moment by Moment||Stu|
|1981||Bloody Birthday||Sherriff James Brody|
|1985||Thunder Alley||Richie's Father|
|1989||Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland||Goblin General||Voice|
|1996||Street Corner Justice||Martin Hayworth|
|1997||Volcano||L.A. Fire Chief|
|2000||Between Christmas and New Year's||Howard|
|2001||Boys to Men||Joseph||(segment "The Confession"), (final film role)|
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