Gerald Berns

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Born in Brookline, MA, Gerald Berns grew up in Newton, MA and is a graduate of Newton South High School and the University of Rhode Island where he was a starting catcher and first baseman on the varsity baseball squad. Earning a graduate J.D. degree from Boston University, soon after Mr. Berns became a resident actor with The Boston Repertory ... See full bio »

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Beverly Hills Cop Beverly Hills Cop #1
The Net Jeff Gregg
Eraser Young Agent
Penitentiary II Beau Flynn Lt Heavywt Champ


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 1998 The Adventures of A.R.K. (TV Series)
Sam Peterson
- Barley the Hot Tub Bear ... Sam Peterson
- A Day at the Races ... Sam Peterson
 1996 Eraser
Young Agent
 1995 The Net
Jeff Gregg
 1995 A Dangerous Affair (TV Movie)
 1993 Darkness Before Dawn (TV Movie)
Businessman (uncredited)
 1993 Melrose Place (TV Series)
Mark Magoo
- Single White Sister (1993) ... Mark Magoo
 1986-1992 Knots Landing (TV Series)
Auction Official / Columnist
- Fair Warning (1992) ... Auction Official
- Reunion (1986) ... Columnist
 1990 Running Against Time (TV Movie)
Old Christopher
 1990 Matlock (TV Series)
Patrick Gilbert
- The Secret: Part 1 (1990) ... Patrick Gilbert
 1990 Lifestories (TV Series)
Dr. Cohen
- Rebecca McManus and Steve Arnold (1990) ... Dr. Cohen
 1989 Beauty and the Beast (TV Series)
- Trial (1989) ... Reporter
 1986 Murphy's Law
Young Cop
 1986 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
- Beast in View (1986) ... Colin
 1986 Scarecrow and Mrs. King (TV Series)
- Playing for Keeps (1986) ... Trooper (as Gerald Burns)
 1985 Basic Training
 1985 Rocky IV
 1985 Gimme a Break! (TV Series)
Man at the Bus Stop
- The Man from Zoron (1985) ... Man at the Bus Stop
 1985 Misfits of Science (TV Series)
Stickland's Aide
- Deep Freeze (Pilot) (1985) ... Stickland's Aide
 1985 This Is the Life (TV Series)
Jon Allen
- Father's Day (1985) ... Jon Allen
 1985 A Reason to Live (TV Movie)
 1984 1st & Ten (TV Series)
- By the Bulls (Pilot) (1984) ... Reporter
 1984 Beverly Hills Cop
Beverly Hills Cop #1
 1984 E/R (TV Series)
Dr. Rosberg
- Growing Pains (1984) ... Dr. Rosberg
 1984 Automan (TV Series)
Leo Shane
- Murder MTV (1984) ... Leo Shane
 1984 Dallas (TV Series)
James Kenyon
- Fools Rush In (1984) ... James Kenyon
 1984 Dynasty (TV Series)
- Steps (1984) ... Kevin
 1984 The Fall Guy (TV Series)
Middle-Aged Man
- Boom (1984) ... Middle-Aged Man
 1984 Remington Steele (TV Series)
- Blood Is Thicker Than Steele (1984) ... Newspaperman (uncredited)
 1983 Cheers (TV Series)
 1983 The A-Team (TV Series)
Sheriff Newman
- There's Always a Catch (1983) ... Sheriff Newman
 1983 Manimal (TV Series)
Lt. Griggs
- Manimal (1983) ... Lt. Griggs
 1982 Joanie Loves Chachi (TV Series)
Professor Logan
- No Nudes Is Good Nudes (1982) ... Professor Logan
 1982 TRON
Guard #1
 1982 Penitentiary II
Beau Flynn Lt Heavywt Champ
 1980 The Scarlett O'Hara War (TV Movie)
Tallulah Bankhead's Escort (uncredited)
 1978 The Winds of Kitty Hawk (TV Movie)
 1978 David Cassidy - Man Undercover (TV Series)
Emergency Room Doctor
- Baby Makes Three (1978) ... Emergency Room Doctor
 1978 CPO Sharkey (TV Series)
First Marine
- Tell It to the Marines (1978) ... First Marine
 1978 Coma
Security Guard (uncredited)
 1977 Barnaby Jones (TV Series)
- The Devil's Handmaiden (1977) ... Deputy (uncredited)
 1976 The Woman Rebel
Dr. Peter Mint

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Gerald Burns


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Playing for the Univ. of Rhode Island baseball team, first time up got a hit off Springfield College pitcher Wayne Granger, later a major league pitcher inducted into the Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame.


Has a scar above his upper lip from saving a dog named Shakespeare from a speeding car - his own face split open on a chrome bumper, Navajo Nation, New Mexico, 1990.

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