Robert Prosky

Robert Prosky

Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 8 Dec 2008 (aged 77)
Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA
Burial Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA
Plot Section E
Memorial ID 32096827 · View Source
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Actor. A character performer of television, stage and films, he is best known to many for his role as 'Sgt. Stan Jablonski' in the series "Hill Street Blues". He received Tony Award-nominations for his performances in the stage productions "Glengarry, Glen Ross" (1984 to 1985) and "A Walk in the Woods" (1988). Born Robert Porzuczek in Philadelphia, he studied economics at Temple University. He was a longtime player at Washington's Arena Stage before making his Broadway debut in the short-lived production "Moonchildren" (1972). His other stage credits include "A View From the Bridge" (1983) and "Democracy" (2004 to 2005). Among his motion picture credits are "Thief" (1981), "The Natural" (1984), "Broadcast News" (1987), "Things Change" (1988), "Hoffa" (1992), "Rudy" (1993), "Mrs. Doubtfire" (1993) and "Dead Man Walking" (1995). His other television performances include "Cheers", "Coach", "Frasier" and "ER". In addition, he had recurring roles in the series "Veronica's Closet" and "The Practice". He died from complications after a heart procedure.

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