Actor. He was best known to television viewers as the clerk of court "Mac" Robinson on the NBC sitcom "Night Court" from 1984 to 1992. In the late 1960s, he attended Studio 7, an acting school operated by Chris Wilson at the Houston Music Theatre. He later went with Wilson to another location in Houston to mainly present children's productions. After being cast in made-for-TV children's production, he went to Hollywood to continue his acting career. He made his acting debut in the 1971 independent film "Drive, He Said." He would go on to appear in such films as "The Black Gestapo," (1975) "Apocalypse Now," (1979) "Beowulf," (1999) "The House Bunny," (2008) and "Pee Wee's Big Holiday." (2016) Later that same year, he made his television debut on the series "Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law." Besides "Night Court," he would go on to appear in such series as "Flamingo Road," "Buffalo Bill," "Love & War," "Ink," "Home Improvement," "Buddy Faro," "The Game," and "Mom." He also appeared on the theatrical stage in various productions during his career. He passed away from a cardiac arrest after a battle with cancer.
Bio by: Mr. Badger Hawkeye
Planey Virgil Robinson