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Martin Garner
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Martin Garner
General Actor Information
Gender: Male
Born: (1927-07-09)July 9, 1927
Birthplace Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Died September 28, 2001(2001-09-28) (aged 74)
Death Location Englewood, New Jersey, U.S.
Character actor
Appearances/Series information
Appeared on: Night Court
Appears as: Bernie

Martin Garner (born July 9, 1927-died September 28, 2001) played the recurring role of Bernie the news stand owner on Night Court. Bernie, who was a character actor, appeared in numerous guest roles on TV series going back to the early 1960s.

A native of Brooklyn, New York, Bernie's acting work included the films, Hester Street (1975), The Big Fix (1978), The Frisco Kid (1979), My Favorite Year (1982), Airplane II: The Sequel (1982), Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983), Oh God! You Devil (1984), Chances Are (1989), and NYPD Mounted (1991).

Including his appearances on Night Court, his TV acting career included the television programs, The Nurses, The Bob Newhart Show, Welcome Back, Kotter, House Calls, The A-Team, The Fall Guy with co-star Markie Post, St. Elsewhere, Mr. Belvedere, and Wiseguy. Garner was also a talented stage actor appearing in several productions. A veteran of World War II, he served in the United States Navy. Garner passed away in Englewood, New Jersey, at the age of 74.

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