Ron Feinberg
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Born
Ronald Aaron Feinberg[1]

(1932-10-10)October 10, 1932[2]
DiedJanuary 29, 2005(2005-01-29) (aged 72)[2]
Los Angeles, California, U.S.[2]
OccupationActor
Years active1966–2000

Ronald Aaron Feinberg (October 10, 1932 – January 29, 2005)[2][3] was an American character and voice actor who appeared in films and on television.

Career

At 6' 7", the towering Feinberg played the character Fellini, opposite Don Johnson, in the post-apocalyptic film A Boy and His Dog. He appeared on television in Barney Miller, Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman, and Mission: Impossible, among other shows. He also voiced King Caliphim, the Lord of the Dead, and Gruff in King's Quest VI: Heir Today, Gone Tomorrow. He voiced the character "Raiden" from one installment of Mortal Kombat.[1]

He appeared as the mentally handicapped Benny Apa in the 1968 "Pray Love Remember, Pray Love Remember" episode of Hawaii Five-O;[4] the character was under investigation for the murder of a college student. He also appeared in two other Hawai'i Five-0 episodes: "Little Girl Blue" and "No Bottles, No Cans, No People".[5]

In the 1980s, he taught acting classes at the University of Miami, in Coral Gables, Florida. He also voiced Eeyore in Winnie the Pooh Discovers the Seasons (1981), memorable guest villain Titanus in three episodes of the 1994 season of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and the tuba in Disney's Belle's Magical World (1998).[6] Feinberg's other animation roles included Ming the Merciless in Defenders of the Earth, Doc Terror in Centurions and Headstrong in The Transformers.

Death

Feinberg died on January 29, 2005, in Los Angeles at the age of 72.[2]

Filmography

Film

Year Title Role Notes
1969 Here Come the Brides Stoker
1974 The Missiles of October Gen. Charles De Gaulle
1975 A Boy and His Dog Fellini
1977 Thunder and Lightning Bubba

Television

Year Title Role Notes
1985 Hulk Hogan's Rock 'n' Wrestling Andre the Giant Voice, 26 episodes
1991 Darkwing Duck Vladimir Goudenov Grizzlikof Voice, 6 episodes

Video games

Year Title Role Notes
1992 King's Quest VI: Heir Today, Gone Tomorrow King Caliphim, the Lord of the Dead, Gruff
2000 Star Trek: Klingon Academy Civil War Medical Officer, Wuhey, Federation Commander 1

References

  1. ^ a b c "Ron Feinberg Biography". IMDb. March 17, 2017. Retrieved March 17, 2017.
  2. ^ a b c d e Harris M. Lentz III (2006). Obituaries in the Performing Arts: 2005. McFarland & Company, Inc. ISBN 0-7864-2489-3.
  3. ^ Ronald Aaron “Ronnie” Feinberg Findagrave.com 2020. Retrieved September 22, 2020
  4. ^ "Pray Love Remember, Pray Love Remember - Hawaii 5-0". IMDb. March 17, 2017. Retrieved March 17, 2017.
  5. ^ "No Bottles... No Cans... No People - Hawaii 5-0". IMDb. March 17, 2017. Retrieved March 17, 2017.
  6. ^ "Little Girl Blue - Hawaii 5-0". IMDb. March 17, 2017. Retrieved March 17, 2017.