Jeffrey Kramer

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Jeffrey Kramer
Born Jeffrey Kramer
(1945-07-15) July 15, 1945 (age 69)
New York City, New York, United States
Other names Glance Heavenward
Jeffrey C. Kramer
Jeff Kramer
Occupation Actor/Producer
Years active 1975–present

Jeffrey Kramer (born July 15, 1945) is an Emmy Award-winning American film and television actor and film producer.

Life and career[edit]

Kramer was born in New York City and grew up in Teaneck, New Jersey, graduating from Teaneck High School with the Class of 1963.[citation needed] He made his first appearance on the TV series Barney Miller starring in the episode Snow Job as the "Stick Up Man". Then during the year he made an appearance in his first film, the Oscar-winning horror/thriller movie Jaws, playing "Deputy Leonard 'Lenny' Hendricks"; he also reprised his role as "Deputy Leonard 'Lenny' Hendricks" in its sequel Jaws 2 in 1978; in 1976 he guest starred in Baretta. He appeared in the Joe Dante cult classic "Hollywood Boulevard"; during the credit sequence as a girl is walking down the boulevard, when Jeffrey's name pops up, there is a "Jaws" poster in the visible background. He appeared in the horror film Halloween II playing Graham, a dentist who examines dead Ben Tramer's body, believing him to be Michael Myers. And during the year he appeared in Heartbeeps as "Party Butler Robot" in the film. He then made an appearance on Happy Days starring in two episodes, The People vs. the Fonz as "Martin Smith" and Fonzie the Flatfoot as "Lefty". In 1985 he starred in Santa Claus: The Movie as "Towzer"; and finally made his last appearance in Ally McBeal in 1997 as a pedestrian. His most recent film is The 'burbs.

Awards[edit]

Year Result Award Category/Recipient(s)
2000 Nominated Emmy Award Outstanding Drama series for: The Practice (1997)
shared with:
David E. Kelley (executive producer)
Robert Breech (co-executive producer)
Gary M. Strangis
Pamela J. Wisne
Christina Musrey
1999 Won Emmy Award Outstanding Comedy Series for: Ally McBeal (1997)
shared with:
David E. Kelley (executive producer)
Jonathan Pontell (co-executive producer)
Mike Listo
Steve Robin
Pamela J. Wisne
Peter J. Burrell (coordinating producer)
Outstanding Drama Series for: The Practice (1997)
shared with:
David E. Kelley (executive producer)
Robert Breech (co-executive producer)
Gary M. Strangis
Christina Musrey
Pamela J. Wisne
1998 Won / Nominated Emmy Award Outstanding Drama Series for: The Practice (1997)
shared with:
David E. Kelley (executive producer)
Robert Breech (supervising producer)
Ed Redlich
Gary M. Strangis
Alice West
Jonathan Pontell
Christina Musrey (co-producer)
Pamela J. Wisne (co-producer)
Outstanding Comedy Series for: Ally McBeal (1997)
shared with:
David E. Kelley (executive producer)
Jonathan Pontell (supervising producer)
Mike Listo
Steve Robin (co-producer)
Pamela J. Wisne (co-producer)
1998 Won Monitor Award Film Originated Television Series - Best Achievement for: Ally McBeal (1997)
shared with:
David E. Kelley
Jonathan Pontell
Mike Listo
Steve Robin
Pamela J. Wisne
For episode "Cro-Magnon".
1999 Won Television Producer of the Year Award in Episodic For: The Practice (1997)
shared with:
David E. Kelley
Robert Breech
Christina Musrey
Gary M. Strangis
Pamela J. Wisne

Filmography[edit]

Actor[edit]

Producer[edit]

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