Ken Berry

Biography: Ken Berry was born November 3, 1933 in Moline, Illinois. It's apparent that Ken had an early interest in show business. His idols included dancing greats; Gene Kelly and Fred Astaire, which influenced him to start taking dance lessons at 12 years of age. Fred was fortunate to be selected at the tender age of 15 to join the Horace Heidt Youth Opportunity Program. This special program allowed Ken to travel throughout the United States and abroad. A wonderful experience for such a young person so much so, until after his return to Moline, his focus was then on acting.

Ken graduated from high school and headed straight to California to further his acting career. He served in the military as part of an artillery unit. Ken was very dissatisfied and often attempted to change his vocation. Eventually Ken was successful in doing so after appearing in a talent show one night. His performance was so good until he was invited to join the Special Services-the entertainment
Ken Berry was born November 3, 1933 in Moline, Illinois. It's apparent that Ken had an early interest in show business. His idols included dancing greats; Gene Kelly and Fred Astaire, which influenced him to start taking dance lessons at 12 years of age. Fred was fortunate to be selected at the tender age of 15 to join the Horace Heidt Youth Opportunity Program. This special program allowed Ken to travel throughout the United States and abroad. A wonderful experience for such a young person so much so, until after his return to Moline, his focus was then on acting.

Ken graduated from high school and headed straight to California to further his acting career. He served in the military as part of an artillery unit. Ken was very dissatisfied and often attempted to change his vocation. Eventually Ken was successful in doing so after appearing in a talent show one night. His performance was so good until he was invited to join the Special Services-the entertainment bureau of the Army, Leonard Nimoy was his sergeant.

After Ken's military career ended in 1955, he returned to California. Ken also used his GI Bill funds to attend acting classes. In 1960, he met and married Jackie Joseph who was also a singer and dancer. They were married May 29, 1960.
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Title: Year: Credit: User score:
tbd Mama's Family: Season 6 Sep 23, 1989 Vinton Harper tbd
tbd Mama's Family: Season 5 Nov 5, 1988 Vinton Harper tbd
tbd Mama's Family: Season 4 Sep 26, 1987 Vinton Harper tbd
tbd Mama's Family: Season 3 Sep 27, 1986 Vinton Harper tbd
tbd Mama's Family: Season 2 Sep 29, 1983 Vinton Harper tbd
tbd Mama's Family: Season 1 Jan 22, 1983 Vinton Harper tbd
tbd The Carol Burnett Show: Season 8 Sep 14, 1974 Himself tbd
tbd The Carol Burnett Show: Season 7 Sep 15, 1973 Himself tbd
tbd The Carol Burnett Show: Season 5 Sep 15, 1971 Himself tbd
tbd The Carol Burnett Show: Season 4 Sep 14, 1970 Himself tbd
tbd The Carol Burnett Show: Season 3 Sep 22, 1969 Himself tbd
tbd The Carol Burnett Show: Season 2 Sep 23, 1968 Himself tbd
tbd The Carol Burnett Show: Season 1 Sep 11, 1967 Himself tbd
tbd The Andy Griffith Show: Season 7 Sep 12, 1966 Sam Jones (1968) tbd
tbd F Troop: Season 2 Sep 8, 1966 Captain Wilton Parmenter tbd
tbd F Troop: Season 1 Sep 14, 1965 Captain Wilton Parmenter tbd
tbd The Andy Griffith Show: Season 6 Sep 13, 1965 Sam Jones (1968) tbd
tbd The Andy Griffith Show: Season 5 Sep 21, 1964 Sam Jones (1968) tbd
tbd The Andy Griffith Show: Season 4 Sep 30, 1963 Sam Jones (1968) tbd
tbd The Andy Griffith Show: Season 3 Oct 1, 1962 Sam Jones (1968) tbd
tbd The Andy Griffith Show: Season 2 Oct 2, 1961 Sam Jones (1968) tbd