Jerry Paris (Jerry Paris)

Jerry Paris

Actor, Director and Producer. In the early part of his career he appeared in such films as “The Wild One,” “Marty” and “The Caine Mutiny” before landing roles on television programs “The Untouchables,” “Michael Shayne” and “The Dick Van Dyke Show”. It was on the Dick Van Dyke Show where he became a director and went on to win an Emmy for his directing efforts in the 1963-1964 season. Later he went on to direct numerous sitcoms including “The Odd Couple,” “Laverne and Shirley” and was a director and producer of “Happy Days.” He directed such movies as “How Sweet It Is,” “The Grasshopper,” “Police Academy 2” and “Police Academy 3.”


  • July, 25, 1925
  • USA
  • California


  • March, 31, 1986
  • USA
  • California


  • Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.

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