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Ron Taylor

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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Born:
Oct 16, 1952 In Galveston, Texas, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
26
First Appeared:
In the movie Nobody Waved Goodbye 1964-08-13
Latest Project:
Movie Ritual 2002-01-01
Known For
Poster of The Making of Jaws
Poster of A Cool Like That Christmas
Poster of Vinnie & Bobby
Poster of The Chair
Filmography
Movie Ritual Superintendant Archibald 2002-01-01
Movie The Truman Show Ron 1998-06-04
Series Ally McBeal Unknown 1997-09-08
Series Profiler Unknown 1996-09-21
Movie The Making of Jaws Himself 1995-11-28
Series ER Bob 1994-09-19
Movie A Cool Like That Christmas Reverend (voice) 1993-12-23
Movie Amos & Andrew Sherman 1993-03-05
Series Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Klingon Chef 1993-01-03
Series Vinnie & Bobby 1992-05-30
Series Home Improvement Kyle 1991-09-17
Movie Rover Dangerfield Mugsy / Bruno (voice) 1991-08-02
Series Twin Peaks Unknown 1990-04-08
Movie Collision Course Auto Worker Bowling Alley #2 1989-04-22
Series Quantum Leap Unknown 1989-03-26
Series The Simpsons Unknown 1989-12-16
Movie Relentless Captain Blakely 1989-08-30
Series Family Matters Unknown 1989-09-22
Movie The Chair Tiny 1988-10-08
Series China Beach Unknown 1988-04-26
Series Wiseguy Unknown 1987-09-16
Series Matlock Unknown 1986-03-03
Movie The Ice Pirates Pimp Robot (voice) (uncredited) 1984-03-16
Movie Trading Places Big Black Guy 1983-06-07
Movie Long Shot American Director 1978-11-17
Movie Nobody Waved Goodbye Boy friend 1964-08-13