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Raye Birk
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Actor Raye Birk appears in a total of five episodes of "Night Court" in Seasons 2-9, in different guest roles.
General Actor Information
Born: (1943-05-27) May 27, 1943 (age 78)
Birthplace Flint, Michigan, U.S.
Years active: 1970-present
Appearances/Series information
Appeared on: Night Court
appeared in:
5 in Seasons 2-9
Appears as: Various roles

Raye Birk (born May 27, 1943 in Flint, Michigan) appears in a total of 5 episodes in various roles on Night Court in Seasons 2-9 of te series.


An film, stage and TV actor, Raye is perhaps best known for playing the role of Papshmir in the first and last of the Naked Gun movies. He was the main villain in Naked Gun 33⅓: The Final Insult. He has also starred in Due South as the terrorist Francis Bolt in the Episodes "All the Queens Horses", "Red, White and Blue", "Call of the Wild Part One" and "Call of the Wild Part Two".

Raye has also had roles in The X-Files and Babylon 5. His other film credits include roles in Best Defense (1984), Amazon Women on the Moon (1987), Throw Momma from the Train (1987), Doc Hollywood (starring Michael J. Fox) (1991) and Star Trek: Insurrection (1998, co-starring Brent Spiner).

Stage work

In 2004–2008, he played Ebenezer Scrooge in A Christmas Carol at the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis, MN.

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