Parents Edward Wyner
Years active 1971-present
Education Syracuse University
|Name George Wyner|
Ex-spouse Kathleen Jacobs
Role Film actor
|Born October 20, 1945 (age 70) (1945-10-20) Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.|
TV shows Matt Houston, She's the Sheriff, Nero Wolfe
Movies Spaceballs, A Serious Man, The Devil's Advocate, Fletch, American Pie 2
Similar People Burt Brinckerhoff, Michael Ritchie, Mel Brooks, J B Rogers, Robert Lorenz
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George Wyner (born October 20, 1945) is an American film and television actor. Wyner graduated from Syracuse University in 1968 as a drama major, and was an in-demand character actor by the early 1970s. To date, Wyner has made guest appearances in over 100 television series and co-starred in nine. He is probably best known for his role as ADA Bernstein on the series Hill Street Blues. He is also noted for memorable roles in films such as Spaceballs, American Pie 2 and Fletch.
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- Early life
- The BochcoMTM Connection
- Television Work
Wyner was born in Boston, Massachusetts. His father, Edward, founded and managed Boston's Ritz Carlton Hotel, which was the premier society hotel in Boston through the 1950s. Wyner's father died while his son was in high school. Wyner's family is Jewish.
The Bochco/MTM Connection
Wyner was introduced to producer Steven Bochco while appearing in Bochco's short-lived 1976 series, Delvecchio. This led to the role as Irwin Bernstein in Hill Street, and to roles in 4 subsequent Bochco productions: Doogie Howser, M.D., Brooklyn South, NYPD Blue and L.A. Law. Additionally, Wyner has appeared on the following programs for Hill Street's production company, MTM: Rhoda, The Bob Newhart Show, The White Shadow, WKRP in Cincinnati and Newhart.