Biography

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Ronald James Taylor (October 16, 1952 – January 16, 2002) was an American actor.

Chiefly famous for his role as Stanley in Vinnie and Bobby in 1992 he also had a host of other guest appearances in popular television to his name including providing the voice for "Bleeding Gums" Murphy in The Simpsons. He also starred in Star Trek: Deep Space Nine as a Klingon chef. He also originated the role of Audrey II in the original Off- Broadway production of Little Shop of Horrors. Taylor's acting debut was in the 1983 comedy Trading Places where he was credited as Big Black Guy. Ron married Deborah Sharpe and they stayed married till his death, and they had a child named Adamah together.[1] The date they married is unknown.

He was also a writer for Forever Knight (1992) and The Sentinel (1996). On January 16, 2002 Taylor died of a heart attack at the age of 49. The Simpsons episode "Sweets and Sour Marge" was dedicated to him.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Ronald James Taylor (October 16, 1952 – January 16, 2002) was an American actor.

Chiefly famous for his role as Stanley in Vinnie and Bobby in 1992 he also had a host of other guest appearances in popular television to his name including providing the voice for "Bleeding Gums" Murphy in The Simpsons. He also starred in Star Trek: Deep Space Nine as a Klingon chef. He also originated the role of Audrey II in the original Off- Broadway production of Little Shop of Horrors. Taylor's acting debut was in the 1983 comedy Trading Places where he was credited as Big Black Guy. Ron married Deborah Sharpe and they stayed married till his death, and they had a child named Adamah together.[1] The date they married is unknown.

He was also a writer for Forever Knight (1992) and The Sentinel (1996). On January 16, 2002 Taylor died of a heart attack at the age of 49. The Simpsons episode "Sweets and Sour Marge" was dedicated to him.

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

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 18

Birthday 1952-10-16

Day of Death 2002-01-16

Place of Birth Galveston, Texas, USA

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Also Known As

  • Ronald James Taylor
  • Ron J. Taylor
  • Ron James Taylor

Acting TV ShowsMovies

1997 Ally McBeal (1 episode)
1996 Profiler (1 episode)
1994 ER (2 episodes) as Bob
1993 Amos & Andrew as Sherman
1993 Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (2 episodes) as Klingon Chef
1992 Vinnie & Bobby (7 episodes)
1991 Home Improvement (1 episode) as Kyle
1991 Rover Dangerfield as Mugsy / Bruno (voice)
1990 Twin Peaks (2 episodes)
1989 The Simpsons (2 episodes)
1989 Family Matters (3 episodes)
1989 Relentless as Captain Blakely
1989 Quantum Leap (1 episode)
1988 China Beach (1 episode)
1987 Wiseguy (2 episodes)
1986 Matlock (4 episodes)

Editing

1995 The Thomas The Tank Engine Man Editor

Writing

1992 Forever Knight (2 episodes)Writer

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