Brian Wimmer

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Brian Wimmer
Born (1959-10-01)October 1, 1959
Orem, Utah, USA
Occupation Actor
Years active 1984-present

Brian Wimmer (born October 1, 1959) is an American actor. He is probably best known for his role as Cpl. Boonie Lanier in the TV series China Beach, which ran from 1988 until 1991. He also regularly appeared on Flipper (1995-1996) and had roles in TV shows such as ER (1996) and The Fugitive (2001). He participated in the last Battle of the Network Stars (1988). He starred in the films Late for Dinner (1991), The Maddening (1995) and Beneath Loch Ness (2001).

Early life[edit]

Wimmer was born on October 1, 1959 in Orem, Utah to Larry, an economics professor, and Louise Wimmer.[1][2][3][4] He was raised in Provo, Utah.[5][6] During high school, Wimmer began working as a ranch hand at Robert Redford's Sundance Resort for ten years.[7][8] He originally expected a career in the ski industry.[9]

Career[edit]

In 1990, he played Alex in the television movie The World's Oldest Living Bridesmaid.[10]

In 1991, he played Willie Husband in the film, Late for Dinner.[11]

In 1993, he played a rapist the television film, Kiss of a Killer.[12]

Personal life[edit]

On December 31, 1996, Wimmer married Liza Utter.[13] As of June 15, 2000, they had separated.[14] He was later married to Susanne Sutchy,[15] but they divorced in 2013. [16]

Selected filmography[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Walker, Joseph (18 May 1988). "The Brian Wimmer saga continues". Deseret News. Retrieved 10 August 2016. 
  2. ^ Walker, Joseph (18 May 1988). "THE BRIAN WIMMER SAGA CONTINUES". Deseret News. Retrieved 10 August 2016. 
  3. ^ "Brian Wimmer". Moviefone. Retrieved 9 August 2016. 
  4. ^ "Brian Wimmer". Hollywood.com. Retrieved 9 July 2016. 
  5. ^ "Celebrity Mailbag". The Blade (Toledo). 6 April 1989. Retrieved 10 August 2016. 
  6. ^ Peterson, Bettelou (5 March 1989). "- Information, please, on Brian Wimmer of "China Beach...". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 10 August 2016. 
  7. ^ Hicks, Chris (19 September 1991). "BRIAN WIMMER: 31-YEAR-OLD `CHINA BEACH' VETERAN WINS STARRING ROLE IN THE LIGHT CHARACTER DRAMA `LATE FOR DINNER.'". Deseret News. Retrieved 10 August 2016. 
  8. ^ Pierce, Scott D. (19 September 1991). "2 actors with ties to Utah hit it big on the small and large screens". Deseret News. Retrieved 10 August 2016. 
  9. ^ "Fans Are Eager for a 'Beverly Hills Cop 3'". The Spokesman-Review. 24 September 1991. Retrieved 10 August 2016. 
  10. ^ Del Vecchio, Deborah (2012). Beverly Garland: Her Life and Career. McFarland. ISBN 9780786490233. 
  11. ^ Willis, John (1993). Screen World 1992. Hal Leonard Corporation. ISBN 9781557831354. 
  12. ^ "Kiss of a Killer". Variety (magazine). 1 February 1993. Retrieved 9 August 2016. 
  13. ^ "Brian Wimmer Biography (1959-)". Film Reference. Retrieved 9 August 2016. 
  14. ^ "Celebrity Mailbag". The Blade (Toledo). 15 June 2000. Retrieved 9 August 2016. Wimmer is 40 and single. 
  15. ^ Ritrosky, Madelyn, Film Entertainment Magazine, retrieved August 14, 2012
  16. ^ Utah's Right to Know, retrieved December 3, 2016

External links[edit]

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