Gerrit Graham

About Gerrit Graham

Who is it?: Actor, Writer, Soundtrack
Birth Day: November 27, 1949
Birth Place:  New York City, New York, United States
Occupation: Actor, songwriter
Years active: 1968–present

Gerrit Graham

Gerrit Graham was born on November 27, 1949 in  New York City, New York, United States, is Actor, Writer, Soundtrack. Gerrit Graham was born on November 27, 1949 in New York City. He grew up in St. Louis, Missouri, Chicago, Illinois, and Grosse Pointe, Michigan. Gerrit made his acting debut at age eight in a Detroit Art Institute stage production of "Winnie the Pooh". Graham was the president of the dramatic association as a high school student at Groton and general manager of the Columbia Players while studying at Columbia University. He began his cinematic career acting in movies for director Brian De Palma: he's excellent in his film debut as paranoid conspiracy nut Lloyd Clay in Greetings (1968) and gave a hilarious performance as preening flamboyant rock star Beef in Phantom of the Paradise (1974). Graham's other memorable comic roles include no-talent aspiring country singer Perman Waters in Paul Bartel's Cannonball! (1976), hippie commune leader Magic Ray in Bobbie Jo and the Outlaw (1976) sleazy used car salesman Jeff in the uproarious Used Cars (1980), the snobby Bob Spinnaker in Class Reunion (1982), and the leering Rodzinski in The Creature Wasn't Nice (1983). Moreover, Gerrit has demonstrated his considerable range and versatility in such occasional serious parts as computer nerd Walter Gabler in Demon Seed (1977), Susan Sarandon's abusive boyfriend Highpockets in Pretty Baby (1978), tough Vietnam veteran Ray Stark in The Annihilators (1985), and Alex Vincent's jerky foster father Phil Simpson in Child's Play 2 (1990). Among the many TV shows Graham has done guest spots on are Baretta (1975), Starsky and Hutch (1975), Laverne & Shirley (1976), The A-Team (1983), Fame (1982), St. Elsewhere (1982), Miami Vice (1984), Dallas (1978), The Wonder Years (1988), Seinfeld Va Nhung Nguoi Ban (1989), Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993), Babylon 5 (1994), The Larry Sanders Show (1992), Star Trek: Voyager (1995), Law & Order (1990), and Third Watch (1999). Gerrit had a recurring role on The Critic (1994). He wrote three episodes of the 1980s The Twilight Zone (1985) revival and acted in the The Twilight Zone: Welcome to Winfield/Quarantine (1986) episode of the same show. On stage, Gerrit has performed improvisational comedy sketches with Chicago's Second City troupe and worked with improvisational director Paul Sills in Chicago as a member of Sills' Story Theatre ensemble. Graham has written several songs with Bob Weir (these include the lyrics for the Grateful Dead tune "Victim or the Crime"). Graham wrote additional dialogue and provided additional voices for the hit Disney animated picture The Little Mermaid (1989) and co-wrote the screenplay for the cartoon short The Prince and the Pauper (1990). He's the father of sons Jack and Henry.
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Popular As Gerrit Graham
Occupation Actor
Age 74 years old
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Born November 27, 1949 ( New York City, New York, United States)
Birthday November 27
Town/City  New York City, New York, United States
Nationality United States

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Gerrit Graham’s zodiac sign is Sagittarius. According to astrologers, Sagittarius is curious and energetic, it is one of the biggest travelers among all zodiac signs. Their open mind and philosophical view motivates them to wander around the world in search of the meaning of life. Sagittarius is extrovert, optimistic and enthusiastic, and likes changes. Sagittarius-born are able to transform their thoughts into concrete actions and they will do anything to achieve their goals.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Gerrit Graham was born in the Year of the Ox. Another of the powerful Chinese Zodiac signs, the Ox is steadfast, solid, a goal-oriented leader, detail-oriented, hard-working, stubborn, serious and introverted but can feel lonely and insecure. Takes comfort in friends and family and is a reliable, protective and strong companion. Compatible with Snake or Rooster.

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Graham wrote the teleplays for the episodes "Still Life" and "Opening Day" of the 1980s version of The Twilight Zone. He did not write "Welcome to Winfield", the only episode in which he appeared as a member of the cast.


Graham is a stage performer whose performances in the 1986 improvisational show Sills & Company and the 1987 play The Bouncers by Tom Stoppard were positively reviewed by the New York Times. Julio Martinez of called Graham "eerily evocative" of Allard Lowenstein in Dreams Die Hard in 1995. Frank Rizzo of wrote that Graham had "some of the best lines" in his performance as Father Charles Dunbar in The God Committee in 2004. He also played Julian in Communicating Doors in 1998.

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