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Ron Masak


Born - 1 July 1936, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Died - 20 October 2022

Full-faced, cheerful-looking, square-built American actor with a mop of black (soon silver) hair. A prolific performer in largely minor roles, his features are probably most familiar to audiences as the perpetually perplexed Sheriff Metzger in numerous seasons of the hit sleuthing series Murder, She Wrote. Film credits include Handling Marital Conflicts (1964), Ice Station Zebra (1968), Daddy's Gone a-Hunting (1969), Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970), Evel Knievel (1971), The Marriage of a Young Stockbroker (1971), the lead in The Man from Clover Grove (1974), Woman in the Rain (1976), Laserblast (1978), Harper Valley P.T.A. (1978), The Kid from Nowhere (1982), Listen to Me (1989), Cops n Roberts (1995), No Code of Conduct (1998), The Thundering 8th (2000), The Stoneman (2002), The Benchwarmers (2006), My Trip to the Dark Side (2011), My Trip Back to the Dark Side (2014), Angels on Tap (2018), The Last Page of Summer (2020) and The Curse of the Gorgon (2022), his last. He died from natural causes, survived by Kay, his wife of 61 years, and six children.