Garry Goodrow (November 4, 1933 - July 22, 2014) was an American actor best known for his role in the original stage production of the Obie Award-winning play The Connection (1959) and the film version of the play (1961), and as one of the original cast members of The Committee. In The Connection, Goodrow played the young, intense, morose, would-be jazz musician Ernie, a heroin addict whose horn is more often than not at the pawn shop. His appearance in the 1961 film was his first film role.
He made over 50 film and television appearances. In 1973, he appeared in National Lampoon's Lemmings, which featured relative unknowns John Belushi and Chevy Chase. While a member of The Committee in San Francisco, he emceed several benefits featuring artists and musicians such as Allen Ginsberg and the Grateful Dead. Goodrow is also known for a guest role in the WKRP in Cincinnati episode "Hold Up" where he plays out-of-work DJ Bob Burnett aka Bobby Boogie who hijacks a remote broadcast from an electronics store.
He died July 22, 2014 and is survived by a son Jason, and a daughter Georgia.
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