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Conrad Janis

Biography

An actor about television and movies, Conrad Janis has constantly loved taking part in Dixieland trombone. His mom, Harriet Janis, proved helpful carefully with critic Rudi Blesh in the definitive reserve EACH OF THEM Played Ragtime as well as for the Group label. Conrad Janis performed guitar in early stages, but was self-taught on trombone, which he didn’t begin playing until he was almost 21. He gigged being a freelancer in the 1950s on among acting careers. He documented on an infrequent basis on early pieces for Group, London, and Jubilee. Because the 1980s, Janis continues to be the first choice of the favorite Beverly Hillsides Unlimited Jazz Music group.

Quick Facts


Full Name Conrad Janis
Profession Actor, Musician
Nationality American
Spouse Maria Grimm, Ronda Copland, Vicki Quarles
Parents Sidney Janis, Harriet Grossman Janis
Siblings Carroll Janis, Robin Janis
Music Songs Oriental Man, Yellow Dog Blues, Willie the Weeper, When You and I Were Young, Maggie, Kansas City Stomps, Original Dixieland One-Step, Snag It, Creole Belles, Maryland, My Maryland #2, Bluebells Goodbye, Maryland, My Maryland #1, Danny's Banjo Blues, Sobbin' Blues, Alabamy Bound, When You Gonna Pop the Question, Weary Way Blues, Just a Closer Walk with Thee, See See Rider, High Society, March Medley: Bugle Boy / Gettysburg / 1919, Down by the Riverside, Tiger Rag, Tailgate Blues, Milenberg Joys, Panama, Waiting for the Robert E. Lee, St. James Infirmary Blues, Eh là-bas, South Rampart Street Parade, When the Saints Go Marching In
Albums Conrad Janis and His Tailgate Jazz Band, South Rampart Street Parade (Mono Version), Conrad Janis and His Tailgate Jazz Band 1950-1951
Movies The Buddy Holly Story, The Duchess and the Dirtwater Fox, The Brasher Doubloon, The Cable Guy, Airport 1975, Oh, God! Book II, That Hagen Girl, Maneater, Brewster's Millions, The Happy Hooker, Let's Rock, Crazy Hong Kong, Roseland, Margie, Sonny Boy, The Feminine Touch, The Red-Light Sting, Miracle on 34th Street, Virginia Hill: Mistress to the Mob, The Magnificent Magical Magnet of Santa Mesa, Snafu, Bad Blood: The Hunger, The Rockford Files: Murder and Misdemeanors
TV Shows Mork & Mindy, Quark, Bonino, Mork & Mindy/Laverne & Shirley/Fonz Hour


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#Fact
1 Has been a renowned jazz trombone player since the 50s and remains so to this day.
2 Son of art dealer and gallery owner Sidney Janis.


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Bad Blood 2012/III Lawrence
Maneater 2009 Doc Gramm
Another Pretty Face 2002 TV Movie Walter Flynn
Frasier 1997-2002 TV Series Albert
Family Law 2000 TV Series Judge Clarence Franklin
L.A. Heat 1999 TV Series Prof. Larry Benton / Gary Benton
Addams Family Reunion 1998 TV Movie Hotel Bar Patron (uncredited)
Diagnosis Murder 1998 TV Series Fred McCarren
The Rockford Files: Shoot-Out at the Golden Pagoda 1997 TV Movie Harvey
Baywatch 1996 TV Series Lester Beeber
The Cable Guy 1996 Father 'Double Trouble'
The Feminine Touch 1995 Video Frank Donaldsonn
Heung Gong wun fung kwong 1993 Jack
Mr. Saturday Night 1992 Director
Murder, She Wrote 1984-1991 TV Series Jason O'Connell / Miles Hatcher / Dr. Yambert
Caddie Woodlawn 1989 Rev. Tanner
Sonny Boy 1989 Doc Bender
The Golden Girls 1987 TV Series Announcer
You Again? 1986 TV Series Garfield
George Burns Comedy Week 1985 TV Series Baker
Highway to Heaven 1985 TV Series C.J. Barabbas
Brewster's Millions 1985 Businessman in Car
V 1985 TV Series Dr. David Atkins
Remington Steele 1985 TV Series Maxwell Donahue / Atomic Man
St. Elsewhere 1984 TV Series Peter's Lawyer / Prosecuting Attorney
Mama's Family 1984 TV Series Dwight Nettles
The Red-Light Sting 1984 TV Movie Bowman
Trapper John, M.D. 1983 TV Series Bill Williams
Mork & Mindy/Laverne & Shirley/Fonz Hour 1982 TV Series Frederick McConnell
Insight 1982 TV Series Ned
Pac Preview Party 1982 TV Movie Frederick McConnell (voice)
Mork & Mindy 1978-1982 TV Series Fred McConnell
Here's Boomer 1981 TV Series Phil
Oh, God! Book II 1980 Charles Benson, School Principal
The Gossip Columnist 1980 TV Movie Ivan Bock
Laverne & Shirley 1980 TV Series The Conducter
House Calls 1980 TV Series Fiskerson
The Love Boat 1979 TV Series Byron Horner
California Fever 1979 TV Series Lippman
Barnaby Jones 1978 TV Series Marty
Husbands, Wives & Lovers 1978 TV Series Bennett Porter
The Buddy Holly Story 1978 Ross Turner
Danny and the Mermaid 1978 TV Movie Psychiatrist
Quark 1977-1978 TV Series Palindrome
Kojak 1978 TV Series D. A. Lynn
Roseland 1977 George (The Hustle)
The Magnificent Magical Magnet of Santa Mesa 1977 TV Movie Mr. Kreel
There's Always Room 1977 TV Movie Stewart Dennis
Dog and Cat 1977 TV Series
The Jeffersons 1977 TV Series Stratton
Police Story 1976 TV Series Lieutenant Needles
The Streets of San Francisco 1976 TV Series Dave Breen
Happy Days 1976 TV Series Mr. Kendall
Maude 1976 TV Series Lyle Bellamy
The Waltons 1976 TV Series Judge Graham Thornbury
The Rear Guard 1976 TV Movie German Captain
The Duchess and the Dirtwater Fox 1976 Gladstone (Widdicombe's assistant)
The Invisible Man 1975 TV Series Homer
The Happy Hooker 1975 Fred
Baretta 1975 TV Series Latour
The Manhunter 1975 TV Series Dutch Weller
Cannon 1974 TV Series Larry Warshaw
Virginia Hill 1974 TV Movie Halley
Airport 1975 1974 Arnie
Miracle on 34th Street 1973 TV Movie Dr. Pierce
Banacek 1972 TV Series Video Technician
My Favorite Martian 1966 TV Series Chad Foster
Get Smart 1965 TV Series Victor
The Doctors and the Nurses 1963 TV Series Charlie Noyes
Stoney Burke 1962 TV Series Penn Hudson
The United States Steel Hour 1955-1960 TV Series Tap-Out / Peter
The Untouchables 1960 TV Series Sticks
Full Speed for Anywhere 1960 TV Movie Ensign Jones
Armstrong Circle Theatre 1959-1960 TV Series Eddie Velasquez
The Robert Herridge Theater 1960 TV Series
Let's Rock 1958 Charlie
Zane Grey Theater 1956 TV Series Ben Gracie
Matinee Theatre 1956 TV Series
Appointment with Adventure 1955 TV Series
Kraft Theatre 1951-1955 TV Series
Danger 1954-1955 TV Series
Ponds Theater 1954 TV Series
The Man Behind the Badge 1954 TV Series
Studio One in Hollywood 1953 TV Series Borden Crane
Bonino 1953 TV Series Edward Bonino (1953)
The Gulf Playhouse 1953 TV Series
The Doctor 1952 TV Series
Suspense 1950-1952 TV Series Sprad / Richard / Tommy
CBS Television Workshop 1952 TV Series
The Big Story 1951 TV Series Charles W. Wells
The Web 1950 TV Series
The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse 1949-1950 TV Series
Starlight Theatre 1950 TV Series
Actor's Studio 1949-1950 TV Series
Beyond Glory 1948 Raymond Denmore, Jr.
That Hagen Girl 1947 Dewey Koons
The Brasher Doubloon 1947 Leslie Murdock
Margie 1946 Johnny 'Johnikins' Green
Snafu 1945 Ronald Stevens

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Bad Blood 2012/III
The Feminine Touch 1995 Video

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Bad Blood 2012/III producer
This Joint Is Jumpin' 1993 TV Movie executive producer

Casting Director

Casting Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Bad Blood 2012/III

Editor

Editor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Bad Blood 2012/III

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Wrecking Crew! 2008 Documentary performer: "Kansas City", "When The Saints Go Marching In"

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
TV Land's Top Ten 2005-2006 TV Series documentary Himself
This Joint Is Jumpin' 1993 TV Movie Himself
Nothing in Common 1986 Himself (as Conrad Janis and the Unlisted Jazz Band)
The Bert Convy Special: There's a Meeting Here Tonight 1981 TV Movie Himself
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson 1980 TV Series Himself
The Mike Douglas Show 1979-1980 TV Series Himself - Actor
The 5th Annual People's Choice Awards 1979 TV Special Himself - Accepting Award for Favourite New Television Comedy Show
Dinah! 1976 TV Series Himself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Golden Girls 1989 TV Series Announcer

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