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Ron Palillo Bio/Wiki 2017

Ron Palillo is an American television and film actor, and teacher. He was born Ronald Gabriel Paolillio on April 2, 1949 in New Haven, Connecticut and raised in Cheshire, where he began his own summer theatre at the age of 14. He was a graduate of the University of Connecticut at Storrs, where he’s appeared in many school plays. He also educated at the university during late 1990s. Since then he’s starred in several leading and supporting roles in television and movies. Other appearances included Ellen, One Life to Live, Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives and The Curse of Micah Rood. In 1991, Ron Palillo returned to Nyc and played distinct characters in various stage plays. He also appeared in a Broadway show in 2008. He also introduced a brand new clothes line in 2007, which focuses on limited edition T shirts made by Rotter and Buddies. As an artist, he’s supplied art for two children’s books — The Red Wings of ChristmasandA Gift for the Contessa. His first full length play was The Lost Boy,by J.M. Barrie, in 2005. On August 14, 2012, Ron Panlillio suffered from a heart attack at his residence. He was taken into a nearby hospital but was pronounced dead on arrival.

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Quick Facts

Full NameRon Palillo
Date Of BirthApril 2, 1949
DiedAugust 14, 2012, Palm Beach, Florida, United States
Height1.7 m
ProfessionPlaywright, Actor, Teacher, Illustrator
EducationUniversity of Connecticut
ParentsCarmel Palillo, Gabriel Palillo
SiblingsAnn Palillo, Richard Palillo, Robert Palillo
AwardsTV Land Anniversary Award
MoviesSkatetown, U.S.A., Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives, Snake Eater, Hellgate, Snake Eater II: The Drug Buster, Committed, Wind, Trees 2: The Root of All Evil, The Guardians, The Tempest, Destinys Stand: Its a Dog Gone Tale
TV ShowsRubik, the Amazing Cube, Laverne & Shirley in the Army, Welcome Back, Kotter, Mork & Mindy/Laverne & Shirley/Fonz Hour

Interesting Facts

1Was the second of two main cast members of 'Welcome Back, Kotter' (1975) to pass away in 2012. The first was Robert Hegyes, who ironically also passed away from a heart attack.
2In August 2009, Ron was teaching freshman drama at G-STAR School of the Arts for Motion Pictures and Broadcasting, in Palm Beach, Florida.
3In November 2004, Rob appeared in The Ivoryton Playhouse's production of Inherit the Wind, which ran 'til 21 November, 2004.
4(June 1999-February 2000) Currently directing and co-starring in the stage musical A Closer Walk with Patsy Cline in West Palm Beach, FL.
5In August 2008, Ron starred in the independent short film The Curse of Micah Rood, which was shown at the New London Film Festival.
6Palillo and his partner of 41 years, Joseph Gramm, lived in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.
7He attended Fairfield University in Fairfield, Connecticut, after receiving his bachelor's degree.
8Was defeated by Dustin Diamond ("Screech" from Saved by the Bell (1989)) in Fox's Celebrity Boxing 2 (2002).
9Ron did the illustrations for two of his children's books.Ron also appeared in operas and other stage performances.


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Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1995CableACECableACE AwardsPerformance in a Comedy Special1995 MTV Movie Awards (1995)Danny Bonaduce

Franklin Cover

Frank Gorshin

Robert Hegyes

Sherman Hemsley

Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs

Shirley Jones

Dave Madden

Isabel Sanford

Adam West



It's a Dog Gone Tale: Destiny's Stand2010Randolph Baines
The Guardians2010Professor Walker
The Curse of Micah Rood2008ShortMicah Rood
Trees 2: The Root of All Evil2004Dougie Styles
Style Court2003TV SeriesJuror
Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star2003Ron Palillo
Mr. Rhodes1997TV SeriesArnold Dingfelder Horshak
Darkwing Duck1991TV SeriesOrdinary Guy
Midnight Patrol: Adventures in the Dream Zone1990TV Series
The Adventures of Don Coyote and Sancho Panda1990TV SeriesAdditional Voices
Snake Eater II: The Drug Buster1989Torchy
Snake Eater1989Torchy
Superman1988TV Series
Little Clowns of Happytown1987TV Series 1987 voice
Cagney & Lacey1986TV SeriesMr. Larkin
Trapper John, M.D.1986TV SeriesKussman
Jason Lives: Friday the 13th Part VI1986Allen Hawes
The Pound Puppies1985TV MovieScrounger (voice)
Doin' Time1985Pappion
Murder, She Wrote1984TV SeriesNorman Lester, Esq.
Surf II1984Inspector Underpants
The Tempest1983VideoTrinculo
Matt Houston1983TV SeriesCharley Arbis
The Invisible Woman1983TV MovieSpike Mitchell
CHiPs1983TV SeriesNick
The A-Team1983TV SeriesZack
Rubik, the Amazing Cube1983TV SeriesRubik (voice)
Mork & Mindy/Laverne & Shirley/Fonz Hour1982TV SeriesSgt. Squealy
Pac Preview Party1982TV MovieSquealy (voice, uncredited)
Alice1981TV SeriesMutner
Laverne & Shirley in the Army1981TV SeriesSgt. Squealy
The Love Boat1979-1981TV SeriesCasper Martin / Al Breyer
Skatetown, U.S.A.1979Frankey
Welcome Back, Kotter1975-1979TV SeriesArnold Horshack
Greatest Heroes of the Bible1979TV SeriesHevet
$weepstake$1979TV SeriesHarold
Mr. T and Tina1976TV SeriesArnold Horshack
One Life to Live1968TV SeriesGary Warren (1994)


It's a Dog Gone Tale: Destiny's Stand2010written by


Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star2003"Child Stars on Your Television"


Crystal Lake Memories: The Complete History of Friday the 13th2013Video documentary in memory of
The 64th Primetime Emmy Awards2012TV Special in memory of


Today2011TV SeriesHimself
The Actor's Journey2011Video documentaryHimself
The Actor's Journey for Kids2011Video documentaryHimself
The 6th Annual TV Land Awards2008TV SpecialHimself
The 5th Annual TV Land Awards2007TV SpecialWalter ("Ugly Betty White")
The 100 Greatest TV Quotes & Catchphrases2006TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
TV Land's Top Ten2005TV Series documentaryHimself
I Love the '70s2003TV Series documentaryHimself
ABC's 50th Anniversary Celebration2003TV Special documentaryHimself
VH-1 Where Are They Now?2002TV Series documentaryHimself
Celebrity Boxing 22002TV SpecialHimself
E! True Hollywood Story2000TV Series documentaryHimself
Truth Behind the Sitcom Scandals 52000TV Movie documentaryHimself
Hollywood Squares1999TV SeriesHimself
Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man1997TV SeriesHimself
The Rosie O'Donnell Show1997TV SeriesHimself
The Daily Show1997TV SeriesHimself
Ellen1996TV SeriesHimself
1995 MTV Movie Awards1995TV SpecialHimself
Tom Arnold: The Naked Truth 31993TV Special documentaryHimself
3-2-1 Contact1980TV SeriesHimself
The Mike Douglas Show1976-1979TV SeriesHimself - Actor / Himself - Co-Host
Family Feud1978TV SeriesHimself
The Hollywood Squares1978TV SeriesHimself
Match Game 731976-1977TV SeriesHimself - Panelist / Himself
Dinah!1977TV SeriesHimself
The Captain and Tennille1976TV SeriesHimself
Break the Bank1976TV SeriesHimself
Donny and Marie1976TV SeriesHimself
New American Bandstand 19651976TV SeriesHimself
The Rich Little Show1976TV SeriesHimself
Match Game PM1975TV SeriesHimself - Panelist

Archive Footage

19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards2013TV SpecialHimself - In Memoriam
The 64th Primetime Emmy Awards2012TV SpecialHimself - In Memoriam
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