Earl Boen
Earl Boen
Earl Boen, who makes a guest starring appearance in Season 2
General Actor Information
Gender: Male
Birthplace New York City, New York, U.S.
Years active: 1965–2003 (screen actor)
1987–present (voice actor)
Spouse(s): Carole Kean, 1970-2001 (her death)
Appearances/Series information
Appeared on: Night Court
appeared in:
"The Nun" in Season 2
Appears as: Arnold Burger
Earl Boen (born November 7, 1945)[1] guest stars as Arnold Burger in the Season 2 opening episode of Night Court titled "The Nun".

Acting career


Earl is best known for playing Dr. Peter Silberman in The Terminator, Terminator 2: Judgment Day and Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines. Besides, other than its star, Arnold Schwarzenegger, he is the only other actor to appear in the first three Terminator films. Boen appeared with in The Terminator in Terminator 2: Judgment Day, and also in Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines .(On the television series The Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, Silberman was portrayed by Bruce Davison.)

Other film credits include the science fiction comedy The Man with Two Brains (1983, with James Cromwell, the drama Walk Like a Man (1987), and the comedy Chopper Chicks in Zombietown (1989).

Voice work

He is also famous for voicing the main villain of the Monkey Island series of games: the undead pirate LeChuck. Among his animation roles, he provided the voice of Señor Senior, Sr., a character originated by Ricardo Montalban, for four episodes of the Disney series Kim Possible when Montalban wasn't available. And for several years in the early 2000s, he was the voice of Mr. Bleakman, the irascible neighbor to the Howard family on the PBS Kids series Clifford the Big Red Dog.

He has also provided voices to characters in Star Trek computer games, including Star Trek: Voyager - Elite Force and Star Trek: Bridge Commander.

TV shows

Boen is known to many TV viewers as the Harper family's pastor, Rev. Lloyd Meechum on the 1980s sitcom Mama's Family. His character was featured in several of the most memorable episodes (on both the network and syndicated versions). He also appeared as a clergyman in episodes of The Golden Girls, The Golden Palace, The Wonder Years, Boy Meets World, Seinfeld, Three's Company and The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. He also appeared as Willie's boss in ALF, and as Patrick Morrison in the Matlock episode "The Cult".

Boen commonly plays doctors in movie and television roles. He may also be noted for his role as Jim Petersen, Angela Bower's boss on the ABC-TV series Who's The Boss?. Earl had a recurring role as Dr. Kramer in the 1990s Fox network cult classic comedy TV series Get a Life.

Personal life

Boen married actress Carole Kean in 1970. She died on April 23, 2001, due to ovarian cancer.[2]


  1. Earl Boen - Behind The Voice Actors. Retrieved on 2017-12-27.
  2. Earl Boen - NNDB. Retrieved on 2017-12-28.

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