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Stefan Gierasch

Performer
( b. Feb 05, 1926 New York, New York, USA - d. Sep 06, 2014 Santa Monica, California, USA ) Male
Stefan Gierasch was an actor with 60 years of experience and best known for his role in the 1976 Stephen King adaptation "Carrie."

During his career, Gierasch was cast in several roles that played on his rugged physicality. He worked alongside Robert Redford in 1972's "Jeremiah Johnson" as the mayor of Lago. In 1973, Gierasch shared the screen with Clint Eastwood in "High Plains Drifter."

In "Carrie," Gierasch played the unsympathetic principal and antagonist to Sissy Spacek who was shocked by the bloody incident during the high school prom. He also appeared in "What's Up Doc?" and "The New Centurions."

On television, he appeared in "M*A*S*H," "Barney Miller," "The Incredible Hulk," "The Untouchables" and "ER." Gierasch also did work on Broadway, making his debut at 18 in 1944 in Snafu, and he also performed in the original production of The Sound of Music.

Source: Variety.com obituary 


ProductionsDate of Productions
You Never Can Tell
[Play, Comedy, Revival]
  • Starring: Stefan Gierasch [Mr. Crampton]
Oct 09, 1986 - Jan 25, 1987
Brighton Beach Memoirs
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Standby: Stefan Gierasch [Jack Jerome]
Mar 27, 1983 - May 11, 1986
Tartuffe
[Play, Comedy, Farce, Revival]
  • Also Starring: Stefan Gierasch [Orgon]
Sep 25, 1977 - Nov 20, 1977
Of Mice and Men
[Play, Drama, Revival]
  • Performer: Stefan Gierasch [Candy]
Dec 18, 1974 - Feb 09, 1975
The Iceman Cometh
[Play, Drama, Revival]
  • Performer: Stefan Gierasch [Harry Hope]
Dec 13, 1973 - Feb 24, 1974
War and Peace
[Play, Original]
  • Performer: Stefan Gierasch [Pierre]
Mar 21, 1967 - Jun 17, 1967
The Deputy
[Play, Original]
  • Performer: Stefan Gierasch [Jacobson]
Feb 26, 1964 - Nov 28, 1964
Isle of Children
[Play, Original]
  • Performer: Stefan Gierasch [Leon Hallett]
Mar 16, 1962 - Mar 24, 1962
Little Moon of Alban
[Play, Original]
  • Performer: Stefan Gierasch [Patch Keegan]
Dec 01, 1960 - Dec 17, 1960
The Sound of Music
[Musical, Drama, Original]
  • Performer: Stefan Gierasch [Herr Zeller]
Nov 16, 1959 - Jun 15, 1963
The Shadow of a Gunman
[Play, Drama, Revival]
  • Performer: Stefan Gierasch [Tommy Owens]
Nov 20, 1958 - Jan 03, 1959
Compulsion
[Play, Original]
  • Performer: Stefan Gierasch [Max Steiner]
Oct 24, 1957 - Feb 22, 1958
A Month in the Country
[Play, Comedy, Revival]
  • Performer: Stefan Gierasch [Matvei]
Apr 03, 1956 - May 13, 1956
Threepenny Opera
[Musical, Drama, Revival]
  • Performer: Stefan Gierasch
    • Smith - Replacement ( 1956 - ?)
Sep 20, 1955 - Dec 17, 1961
Night Music
[Play, Drama, Revival]
  • Performer: Stefan Gierasch [Marty]
Apr 08, 1951 - Apr 14, 1951
Montserrat
[Play, Original]
  • Performer: Stefan Gierasch [Soldier]
Oct 29, 1949 - Dec 24, 1949
Billion Dollar Baby
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Performer: Stefan Gierasch
    • Newsboy - Replacement
Dec 21, 1945 - Jun 29, 1946
Snafu
[Play, Original]
  • Performer: Stefan Gierasch [3rd Legionnaire]
Oct 25, 1944 - Mar 10, 1945
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