Known for movies

Short Info

Date Of BirthAugust 1, 1939
SpouseSylvie Marmet
FactAttended the University of Kansas on football and dramatic scholarships.

Terry Kiser is an American actor, best known for his role as Bernie Lomax in the Weekend at Bernie’s films.

Born in Omaha, Nebraska, Kiser began his career on the stage, appearing in regional theatre productions. He made his film debut in the 1971 film The Anderson Tapes, and went on to appear in a number of films throughout the 1970s and 1980s.

Kiser’s most notable role came in the 1989 film Weekend at Bernie’s, in which he played the titular character. The film was a commercial and critical success, and spawned two sequels.

Kiser has also appeared on television, guest starring on shows such as Magnum, P.I., The A-Team, and Murder, She Wrote.

In recent years, Kiser has appeared in a number of independent films. He currently resides in Los Angeles, California.

Net worth: $5 million

General Info

Full NameTerry Kiser
Date Of BirthAugust 1, 1939
Place Of BirthOmaha, Nebraska, United States
ProfessionCharacter Actor
EducationUniversity of Kansas


SpouseSylvie Marmet


AwardsObie Award for Performance
MoviesWeekend at Bernie's, Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood, Weekend at Bernie's II, Mannequin Two: On the Move, Forest Warrior, Rachel, Rachel, A Christmas Tree Miracle, Side Out, Six Pack, Rich Kids, Starflight: The Plane That Couldn't Land, Looker, An Eye for an Eye, Tammy and the T-Rex, Mask Ma...
TV ShowsCarol & Company, The Secret Storm, The Roller Girls, Good Company

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1Co founded The Actors Arena with actress Joy Leigh in 2013.
2Plays a radio station owner on the WKRP in Cincinnati episode "Venus Rising" March 10th 1980.
3Becomes creative director of "The Actors Arena", a seminar workshop studio in Austin, Texas. [2013]
4Currently lives in Ouray, Colorado with his wife and daughter. [October 2003]
5Best remembered for his role as Bernie Lomax in the "Weekend at Bernie's" films.
6Trained at the Actors Studio in New York City.
7Graduated from the University of Kansas in 1962 with a degree in Industrial Engineering.
8Attended the University of Kansas on football and dramatic scholarships.




Incredi-Girl1993TV Movie
Blossom1993TV SeriesVito
Into the Sun1992Mitchell Burton
The Golden Girls1986-1992TV SeriesDon / Santa Claus
Carol & Company1990-1991TV SeriesSkit characters / Terry
Mannequin: On the Move1991Count Spretzle Sorcerer
Nasty Boys1990TV SeriesBoris Diamond
Side Out1990Uncle Max
L.A. Law1990TV SeriesSal Cassella
Chameleons1989TV MovieAbel
The Famous Teddy Z1989TV SeriesFreddy Montane
Hunter1989TV SeriesPhillip Sherman
Hard Time on Planet Earth1989TV SeriesFelix
Duet1989TV SeriesDennis
Weekend at Bernie's1989Bernie Lomax
Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood1988Dr. Crews
Murder, She Wrote1985-1988TV SeriesWally Bryce / Gordon LaMonica
Hooperman1988TV Series
Throb1987TV SeriesSteve Nubell
Rags to Riches1987TV SeriesJack
The Return of the Six-Million-Dollar Man and the Bionic Woman1987TV MovieSantiago
From a Whisper to a Scream1987Jesse Hardwick
2271987TV SeriesTony
Off the Wall1986TV Series
Riptide1986TV SeriesMark Rothman
Knight Rider1986TV SeriesRoyal Davis
The Fall Guy1981-1986TV SeriesCraig Rogers / Warren Purper / Steven Jacks / ...
Simon & Simon1985TV SeriesGerry Marsh
Trapper John, M.D.1985TV SeriesBrad Tobias
Hail to the Chief1985TV SeriesMajor Brower
Half Nelson1985TV Movie
Magnum, P.I.1984TV SeriesDennis Redfield
Night Court1984TV SeriesAl Craven
E/R1984TV SeriesFrank
Cover Up1984TV SeriesRodan
Brothers1984TV SeriesBill Mento
Young Lust1984
Scarecrow and Mrs. King1984TV SeriesKeene
Automan1984TV SeriesStone
Surf II1984Jocko's Father
Hardcastle and McCormick1983TV SeriesLarry Singer
Diff'rent Strokes1983TV SeriesBurglar
Manimal1983TV SeriesDrew
Tucker's Witch1983TV SeriesAndrew Brenn
The Renegades1983TV SeriesPhil Reya
Hill Street Blues1983TV SeriesVic Hitler
Your Place... or Mine1983TV MovieStan
Starflight: The Plane That Couldn't Land1983TV MovieFreddie Barrett
CHiPs1983TV SeriesJerry King
Six Pack1982Terk
Three's Company1981-1982TV SeriesMr. Canon / Max
Making Love1982Harrington
Prime Suspect1982TV MovieLyman
Knots Landing1981TV SeriesTeddy Becker
Looker1981Commercial Director
An Eye for an Eye1981Dave Pierce
All Night Long1981Ultra-Sav Day Manager
It's a Living1981TV SeriesLarry Wilson
Number 961980TV SeriesJeff Connors
I'm a Big Girl Now1980TV Series
The Righteous Apples1980TV SeriesAssistant Priincipal
One Day at a Time1979-1980TV SeriesParsons
WKRP in Cincinnati1980TV SeriesJason Realli
The Last Ride of the Dalton Gang1979TV MovieNafius, the reporter
Rich Kids1979Ralph Harris
Fast Charlie... the Moonbeam Rider1979Lester Neal
Sugar Time!1977-1978TV SeriesDon Roberts
The Roller Girls1978TV SeriesDon Mitchell
Cops and Robin1978TV MovieWayne Dutton
All in the Family1978TV SeriesBob
Maude1978TV SeriesReggie Warshaw
The Bay City Amusement Company1977TV MovieClifford
The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries1977TV SeriesBen Halstead
Hawaii Five-O1977TV SeriesAugie
Delvecchio1977TV SeriesBilly Fifth Street
Benny and Barney: Las Vegas Undercover1977TV MovieBenny Kowalski
Captains and the Kings1976TV Mini-SeriesCourtney Wickersham
Emergency!1976TV SeriesLance
Gemini Man1976TV Mini-SeriesTed Benton
Phyllis1976TV SeriesCameron Ross
Rhoda1976TV SeriesDennis
The Bionic Woman1976TV SeriesMatthews
Jigsaw John1976TV SeriesHoward Temple
City of Angels1976TV Series
Barnaby Jones1976TV SeriesArlie Burke
The Six Million Dollar Man1976TV SeriesAlexsei
The Invisible Man1976TV SeriesPetra Kolchak
Switch1976TV SeriesHanna
Marcus Welby, M.D.1975TV SeriesRay Porter
Baretta1975TV SeriesSkip
McCloud1974TV SeriesBearded Revolutionary
Change at 125th Street1974TV Movie
Lapin 3601972Bernard Lapin
I Never Promised You a Long Run1971ShortJoe
N.Y.P.D.1968TV Series
Rachel, Rachel1968Preacher
The Doctors1967-1968TV SeriesDr. John Rice
The Secret Storm1954TV SeriesCory Boucher (aka Sean Childers) (1971)
Tropicana Carmen2017pre-productionColonel Russell Martin
The Kingsbury Run2017filmingTodd Fincher
Running2016TV Series pre-productionHenry Wallace
Hap and Ashleypost-productionVirgil
The Body Sculptorpost-productionDr. Jason Stone
Almosting It2016Mort
Significant Mother2015TV SeriesHobo
The Accidental President2015TV SeriesDavid Jericho
Spoilers: The Movie2014Mr. Stoyanovich
Johnny Dynamo2014TV Series shortMickey Petrucelli / Mickey
Bail Out2013-2014TV SeriesMarty / Marty Napolitano
A Christmas Tree Miracle2013Henry Banks
Tornado Warning2012TV MovieMike Hardy
Speed Demons2012
The Pledge2011Joe
Mask Maker2011Mr. Peck
Bail Out2010/IShortMarty Napolitano
Dead Start2009Mort Maxwell
The Huntress2001TV SeriesFrank
See Jane Run2001
Flamingo Dreams2000Gus
Norm2000TV SeriesCouncilman Wilkinson
Will & Grace1999TV SeriesCarl
Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place1999TV SeriesChet
Divorce: A Contemporary Western1998Gary
Walker, Texas Ranger1997TV SeriesCharlie Brooks / Maxwell 'Iceman' Kronert
Caroline in the City1997TV SeriesTaxicab Driver
Baywatch Nights1997TV SeriesGeorge Wilson
A Delicatessen Story1996ShortKarl
High Incident1996TV Series
Forest Warrior1996Travis Thorne
Goode Behavior1996TV Series
Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman1995-1996TV SeriesH.G. Wells
Good Company1996TV SeriesBobby McDermott
Legacy of Sin: The William Coit Story1995TV MovieUncle Paul
Live Shot1995TV SeriesRaymond Piskoff
Pig Sty1995TV SeriesSteve
Pointman1995TV SeriesNelson Riles
Get Smart1995TV SeriesCarlo Monte
Hourglass1995VideoHenry Jardine
Loving Deadly1994Walter
Pet Shop1994Joe Yeagher
Tammy and the T-Rex1994Dr. Wachenstein
Dream On1994TV SeriesPerry Gold
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air1993TV SeriesMr. Hosek
Weekend at Bernie's II1993Bernie Lomax


The Golden Girls1992TV Series performer - 1 episode


Growing Brilliance: Kids in Film2015very special thanks


Growing Brilliance: Kids in Film2015Himself
Contrast of Evil2013Documentary shortHimself
Circus of the Stars Gives Kids the World1993TV Movie documentaryHimself - Lion and Tiger Tamer

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