Biography

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Cliff Osmond (born February 26, 1937) is an American character actor and television screenwriter most famous for the supporting role of "Barney," Ray Walston's dimwitted songwriting partner, in Billy Wilder's Kiss Me, Stupid (the comedic song lyrics were actually written by Ira Gershwin). Osmond made more than 86 appearances in TV shows or movies between 1962 and 1996.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Cliff Osmond (born February 26, 1937) is an American character actor and television screenwriter most famous for the supporting role of "Barney," Ray Walston's dimwitted songwriting partner, in Billy Wilder's Kiss Me, Stupid (the comedic song lyrics were actually written by Ira Gershwin). Osmond made more than 86 appearances in TV shows or movies between 1962 and 1996.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Cliff Osmond, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 61

Birthday 1937-02-26

Day of Death 2012-12-22

Place of Birth Jersey City, New Jersey, USA

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Also Known As

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2019 Mark and Carol's Blooming Orchids as Himself
1992 Bodies of Evidence (1 episode)
1985 Copacabana
1985 Hell Town (1 episode)
1983 Mama's Family (1 episode)
1982 Knight Rider (1 episode) as Jim Courtney
1982 Matt Houston (2 episodes)
1981 California Gold Rush as Harry Love
1980 Hangar 18 as Sheriff Barlow
1979 Beggarman, Thief as Sagerac
1979 Hart to Hart (1 episode)
1979 The Apple Dumpling Gang Rides Again as Wes Hardin
1978 Vega$ (1 episode)
1977 The Mouse and His Child as C. Serpentina
1977 CHiPs (1 episode) as Michael
1976 Guardian of the Wilderness as McCollough
1976 Joe Panther as Rance
1975 Starsky & Hutch (1 episode)
1975 Sharks' Treasure as Lobo
1974 The Front Page as Officer Jacobi
1974 The Manhunter (1 episode)
1974 Rhoda (1 episode)
1974 Movin' On (2 episodes)
1973 Kojak (1 episode)
1973 Oklahoma Crude as Massive Man
1973 Invasion of the Bee Girls as Captain Peters
1973 Police Story (1 episode)
1972 The Heist as Tom Logan
1972 The Rookies (1 episode)
1972 Sweet Sugar as Burgos
1972 Emergency! (2 episodes)
1971 The Partners (1 episode)
1971 The Chicago Teddy Bears (1 episode)
1971 All in the Family (1 episode)
1970 The Odd Couple (1 episode)
1969 The Devil's Eight as Bubba
1968 Three Guns for Texas as Running Antelope
1968 The Mod Squad (1 episode)
1968 Here's Lucy (1 episode)
1968 Land of the Giants (1 episode) as Jolo (1 episode) as Grotius
1968 Alexander The Great as Memnon
1967 Ironside (1 episode)
1966 The Fortune Cookie as Purkey
1966 Batman (1 episode)
1965 Hogan's Heroes (1 episode)
1965 Laredo (2 episodes)
1964 Kiss Me, Stupid as Barney Milsap
1964 Wild and Wonderful as Hercule
1963 The Raiders as Private Jean Duchamps
1963 Glynis (1 episode)
1963 Arrest and Trial (1 episode)
1963 Irma la Douce as Police sergeant
1963 The Dakotas (1 episode)
1961 Dr. Kildare (1 episode)
1959 The Twilight Zone (1 episode)
1958 77 Sunset Strip (1 episode)
1958 The Rifleman (1 episode)
1957 Have Gun – Will Travel (1 episode)
1955 Gunsmoke (6 episodes)

Writing

1988 The Penitent Writer
1978 Power Play Writer

Directing

1988 The Penitent Director

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