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Gerdes, George 1948–

Gerdes, George 1948–


Surname rhymes with "birdies"; born February 23, 1948, in New York, NY. Education: Carnegie-Mellon University, B.F.A., drama, 1969.

Addresses: Agent—Marc Bass Agency, 9171 Wilshire Blvd., 3rd Floor, Suite 380, Beverly Hills, CA 90210.

Career: Actor and composer.

Member: Actors' Equity Association, Screen Actors Guild, American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers, Affiliated Federation of Musicians.


Stage Appearances:

Soutine, Modigliani, Astor Place Theatre, New York City, 1979–80.

Eddie, Fool for Love, Douglas Fairbanks Theatre, New York City, 1985.

Stranger, To Whom It May Concern, St. Stephen's Church Theatre, New York City, 1986.

Member of ensemble, and understudy for Lieutenant Colonel Jessep and Lieutenant Jack Ross, A Few Good Men, Music Box Theatre, New York City, 1989–91.

Tanner, Wilfredo, 2100 Square Feet Theater, Los Angeles, CA, 2002.

Film Appearances:

(Film debut) Joe, Skip Tracer (also known as The Squeeze), TriStar Pictures, 1987.

Fred, Call Me, 1988.

Tony, Jackknife, 1989.

Super, Single White Female, 1992.

Henderson, Boiling Point (also known as L'Extreme limite), 1993.

Borg Guillarson, Iron Will, 1994.

Mitch, Playing Dangerous 2 (also known as Hide & Seek: "Playing Dangerous 2"), Trimark, 1996.

Marshal, Amistad, DreamWorks Distribution L.L.C., 1997.

Earl, Spark, 1998.

Private Chaswick, Bats, Columbia, 1999.

Luke Besser, Hijack (also known as The Last Siege), 1999.

Alexander Chez, Stealth Fighter, 1999.

Peter, Graced, 2002.

Major Whitside, Hidalgo (also known as Dash), Buena Vista, 2004.

Naibert, George-father, The Passing, Desert FLIX, 2005.

Chalker, Buckaroo, 2005.

Charity dinner guest, Rumor Has It … (also known as Rumour Has It …), Warner Bros., 2005.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Pilot number one, Attack of the 50 Ft. Woman, HBO, 1993.

Itasca radio operator, Amelia Earhart: The Final Flight, TNT, 1994.

Lieutenant Clark, Jailbreakers, Showtime, 1994.

Donovan, A Perry Mason Mystery: The Case of the Grimacing Governor, NBC, 1994.

Alexander Chez, Stealth Fighter, HBO, 1999.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Pete Taylor, Our Family Honor, ABC, 1985.

"Heroes of the Revolution," Miami Vice, NBC, 1987.

Ed, "Watercolors," Spenser: For Hire, ABC, 1988.

"La Familia," Hunter, NBC, 1990.

Referee, "On the Line," Brooklyn Bridge, CBS, 1991.

"Silence of the Lambskins," L.A. Law, NBC, 1992.

First man, "The Bubble Boy," Seinfeld, NBC, 1992.

Louis Foreman, "Jumpin' Jack Fleishman," NYPD Blue, ABC, 1994.

Reverend Calvin Hartley, "Miracle Man," The X-Files, Fox, 1994.

"Holy Ghosts," Vanishing Son, 1995.

"Preacher" Lomax, "Ace in the Hole," Renegade, 1995.

Sheriff Wilkes, "Shine a Light on You," Nowhere Man, UPN, 1996.

Anton Zona, "Mummy Dearest," Chicago Hope, CBS, 1996.

Ed, High Incident, ABC, 1996.

Homeless victim, "Liver Let Die," Picket Fences, CBS, 1996.

Defense Attorney Calloway, Brooklyn South, CBS, 1997.

Gun manufacturer, "The Defenders," The Practice, ABC, 1998.

Scudder, "The Wedding: Part 2," Walker, Texas Ranger, CBS, 1998.

Jeff Patterson, "With Honors," 7th Heaven (also known as Seventh Heaven), The WB, 1999.

Dr. Alex Waldon, "Vigilance and Care," Chicago Hope, CBS, 1999.

Douglas Bremer, "Liar's Poker," Nash Bridges (also known as Bridges), CBS, 2000.

Cover Me: Based on the True Life of an FBI Family, USA Network, 2000.

"Article 32," Pensacola: Wings of Gold, syndicated, 2000.

"Planting Seeds," Family Law, CBS, 2001.

Elevator maintenance man, "Blindsided," The District, CBS, 2003.

Analyst, "Full Disclosure," Alias, ABC, 2004.

Chief Wood, "The Senator," Line of Fire, ABC, 2004.

Warden Wilbur, "The House," Cold Case, CBS, 2004.

Rail cop captain, "Sabotage," Numb3rs (also known as Num3ers), CBS, 2005.

Mr. Wheeler, "Outbreak," Threshold, CBS, 2006.



Recorded Obituary and Son of Obituary, both Warner Bros.



Wrote the song "Steady with the Maestro," on the Roaches' Keep on Doing, United Artists Records.

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