Personal Info

Known For Acting

Known Credits 25

Gender Male

Birthday 1952-10-16

Day of Death 2002-01-16 (49 years old)

Place of Birth Galveston, Texas, USA

Also Known As

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

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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.

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

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Writing

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Editing

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