Ron Glass

Ron Glass

Original Name Ronald Earle Glass
Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana, USA
Death 25 Nov 2016 (aged 71)
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Whittier, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot Terrace of the Seasons, Section 12, Lot 3661, Grave 4 (via Entrance Gate 1)
Memorial ID 173208101 · View Source
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Actor. He was best known for his acting roles as the 'Detective Ron Harris' on the television series Barney Miller from 1975 to 1982 and the spiritual 'Shepherd Derrial Book' in the short-lived 2002 science fiction series "Firefly" and its sequel film "Serenity". He studied drama and literature at the University of Evansville. He began his acting career in the early 1970s with appearances on various television series such as "Sanford and Son", "Hawaii Five-O", "The Bob Newhart Show", "Good Times", "Maude", and "All in the Family". In 1975 he found his breakout role on the sitcom "Barney Miller" and continued with the show until its end in 1982. He played a dapper and ambitious intellectual police detective who was obsessed with launching his career as a writer. He earned a Emmy Award nomination in 1982 for his performance on the show. After "Barney Miller, he went on to appear on such television series as "The New Odd Couple", "227", "Family Matters", "Amen", "Rhythm & Blues", "Mr. Rhodes", "Teen Angel", "Friends", "Firefly", and "Shark". He also appeared in such films as "Deep Space" (1988), "Serenity" (2005), "Lakeview Terrace" (2008), and "Death at a Funeral" (2010). He was a member of the Soka Gakkai International, a lay Buddhist organization.

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