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Frank Bonner (I) (1942–2021)


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Frank Bonner was born on February 28, 1942 in Little Rock, Arkansas, USA as Frank Woodrow Boers Jr. He was an actor and director, known for WKRP in Cincinnati (1978), Equinox (1970) and The New WKRP in Cincinnati (1991). He was married to Gayle Hardage, Catherine Sherwood, Lillian Garrett, Mary Alice Rings and Sharon Gray. He died on June 16, 2021... See full bio »

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Known For

WKRP in Cincinnati Herb Tarlek
(1978-1982)
Equinox Jim Hudson
(1970)
(1991-1993)
Just the Ten of Us Father Robert Hargis
(1988-1990)

Filmography

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 2008 Remembering Phil
Motel Clerk
 2004 A Norwegian Lunch (Short)
Teacher
 2004 Shut Up and Kiss Me!
Harvey Ballister
 2003 A Light in the Forest
Kimmel
 2000 City Guys (TV Series)
Jake
- Meet Mr. History (2000) ... Jake
 1998 Motel
Gressil
 1994-1997 Saved by the Bell: The New Class (TV Series)
Mr. Harrington / Mr. Spalding / Mr. Ed Harrington / ...
- Big Sister Blues (1997) ... Mr. Spalding
- Farewell Dance (1994) ... Mr. Ed Harrington
- Christmas in July (1994) ... Big Ed Harrington
- Let the Games Begin (1994) ... Mr. Harrington
- All Play and No Work (1994) ... Mr. Harrington
 1995 The Colony (TV Movie)
Frank Williamson
 1995 The Mommies (TV Series)
Director
- Selling Out (1995) ... Director
 1991-1993 The New WKRP in Cincinnati (TV Series)
Herb Tarlek
- Father of the Groom (1993) ... Herb Tarlek
- Chicago Story (1993) ... Herb Tarlek
- My Fair Nun (1993) ... Herb Tarlek
- Treasure of Sierra Smith (1993) ... Herb Tarlek
- Old Boyfriend (1993) ... Herb Tarlek
 1993 Evening Shade (TV Series)
Walt Thompson
- She What?! (1993) ... Walt Thompson
 1991 Going Under
Soviet General
 1988-1990 Just the Ten of Us (TV Series)
Father Robert Hargis
- Ratboy Lives (1990) ... Father Robert Hargis
- Snow Job: Part 2 (1990) ... Father Robert Hargis
- Snow Job: Part 1 (1990) ... Father Robert Hargis
- Comedy Tonight (1990) ... Father Robert Hargis
- St. Augie's Blues: Part 2 (1989) ... Father Robert Hargis
 1988 You Can't Hurry Love
Chuck Hayes
 1986 Sidekicks (TV Series)
Det. R.T. Mooney
- I Remember Mama, But Does She Remember Me? (1986) ... Det. R.T. Mooney
- My Dad's Bigger Than Yours (1986) ... Det. R.T. Mooney
- Down and Out in Van Nuys (1986) ... Det. R.T. Mooney
- My Dad the Crook (1986) ... Det. R.T. Mooney
- Open House (1986) ... Det. R.T. Mooney
 1985-1986 Night Court (TV Series)
Preston Cowdrey / Howie
- Prince of a Guy (1986) ... Preston Cowdrey
 1986 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Earl Fargo
- Murder in the Electric Cathedral (1986) ... Earl Fargo
 1986 Blacke's Magic (TV Series)
Hal Renquist
- Death Goes to the Movies (1986) ... Hal Renquist
 1986 Punky Brewster (TV Series)
Chester
- Cherie Lifesaver (1986) ... Chester
 1986 The Longshot
Realtor
 1985 Scarecrow and Mrs. King (TV Series)
Henry 'Buck' McConnell / Henry 'Buck' O'Connell
- Utopia Now (1985) ... Henry 'Buck' McConnell
- Sour Grapes (1985) ... Henry 'Buck' O'Connell
- Tail of the Dancing Weasel (1985) ... Henry 'Buck' McConnell
 1985 Crazy Like a Fox (TV Series)
 1985 George Burns Comedy Week (TV Series)
Stu
- Home for Dinner (1985) ... Stu
 1982-1985 Gimme a Break! (TV Series)
Warren / Officer Baxter
- Police Mamas (1985) ... Warren
- The Chief's Gay Evening (1982) ... Officer Baxter
 1985 Matt Houston (TV Series)
Frank
- Death Watch (1985) ... Frank
 1984 Simon & Simon (TV Series)
Brad Daniels
- Deep Cover (1984) ... Brad Daniels
 1984 No Man's Land (TV Movie)
Deputy Thad Prouty
 1984 The Duck Factory (TV Series)
Mel Kemper
- The Annies (1984) ... Mel Kemper
 1984 Legmen (TV Series)
Leo Gibson
- I Shall Be Re-Released (1984) ... Leo Gibson
 1984 Newhart (TV Series)
Mr. Pack
- Kirk Pops the Question (1984) ... Mr. Pack
 1983 Sutters Bay (TV Movie)
 1981-1983 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Ben Phillips / Dr. Jonathan Hunt
- Country Blues/Daddy's Little Girl/Jackpot (1981) ... Dr. Jonathan Hunt
 1982 The Facts of Life Goes to Paris (TV Movie)
Garth Kiley
 1978-1982 WKRP in Cincinnati (TV Series)
Herb Tarlek
- Up and Down the Dial (1982) ... Herb Tarlek
- To Err Is Human (1982) ... Herb Tarlek
- The Impossible Dream (1982) ... Herb Tarlek
- The Creation of Venus (1982) ... Herb Tarlek
- Dear Liar (1982) ... Herb Tarlek
 1981 Fantasy Island (TV Series)
Jack Simon
 1979 Sex and the Single Parent (TV Movie)
Peter
 1978 Rainbow (TV Movie)
 1977 Man from Atlantis (TV Series)
Bartender
- C.W. Hyde (1977) ... Bartender
 1977 Most Wanted (TV Series)
Reporter Brewer
- The Hit Man (1977) ... Reporter Brewer
 1976 Police Woman (TV Series)
Donny's Father
- The Pawn Shop (1976) ... Donny's Father
 1974-1975 Cannon (TV Series)
Bill / Allecino
- The Victim (1975) ... Bill
- Kelly's Song (1974) ... Allecino
 1975 Hearts of the West
Assistant Director at Musical Scene (uncredited)
 1975 Las Vegas Lady
Claude
 1974 Fer-de-Lance (TV Movie)
Compton
 1974 Love, American Style (TV Series)
Jerry (segment "Love and the Extra Job")
 1973 Emergency! (TV Series)
Walt
- Body Language (1973) ... Walt
 1973 Hawkins (TV Series)
1st Yankee
- Blood Feud (1973) ... 1st Yankee
 1973 The F.B.I. (TV Series)
Johnson
- The Confession (1973) ... Johnson
 1973 Little Cigars
Gene - Hotel Bellman (uncredited)
 1972 The Hoax
Clete Dempsey
 1972 Nichols (TV Series)
Gruber
- About Jesse James (1972) ... Gruber
 1971 Mannix (TV Series)
Hypnotized man
- Catspaw (1971) ... Hypnotized man (uncredited)
 1970 Nancy (TV Series)
Hank
- Boys' Night Out (1970) ... Hank
 1970 The Young Lawyers (TV Series)
Walt
- Where's Aaron (1970) ... Walt
 1970 Equinox
Jim Hudson (as Frank Boers Jr.)
 1967 The Equinox... A Journey Into the Supernatural
Jim Hudson (as Frank Boers Jr.)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

(1970s) TV commercial: Allstate auto insurance. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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Alternate Names:

Frank Boers Jr.

Spouse:

Gayle Hardage  (his death) | See more »
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He was a lifelong Republican. See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

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