Terrence Beasor Dies at 89: Actor in ‘Walk Hard’ is No More

Veteran character and voice actor Terrence Beasor passed away. He was most recognized for his work on The Gods Must Be Crazy, Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story, and recurrent parts on The Middle and Raising Hope. He was eighty-nine.

Terrence Beasor Dies at 89:

Terrence Beasor, an 89-year-old veteran character actor, passed away. Deadline was notified on Wednesday by an agent for the actor that Beasor died away on May 28 in his Santa Monica, California, home, with his spouse Muriel Minot by his side. Actress Minot and Beasor have been together for almost 55 years.

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Beasor has a consistent career spanning over forty years in both television and movies in Hollywood. He starred in several television series in the 1980s, including Dallas, The Young and the Restless, Police Squad!, The Incredible Hulk and The American Hero.

During that period, other creatively involved shows were Hunter, The A-Team, L.A. Law, Max Headroom, Simon & Simon, Knots Landing, Murder, She Wrote, Hill Street Blues, and Cheers.

Terrence Beasor Career:

Beasor contributed to several television shows in the 1990s, including Chicago Hope, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Father Dowling Mysteries, and Columbo.

Roles on The Practice, The Commission, Gilmore Girls, and Scrubs appeared in the early 2000s.

Beasor has contributed to several television shows since 2010, including Scandal, House, Hot in Cleveland, and The Middle.

In the 2007 comedy Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story starring John C. Reilly, he portrayed a rural doctor.

In 2020, he played a last appearance on the Jim Carrey sitcom Kidding, according to IMDb.

In addition to his acting career, Beasor had a significant voice-over career. He provided the voice of Remington Steele, Coupe de Ville, and Jaws: The Revenge, among others.

Terrence Beasor: Who was He?

Beasor’s life started in the Midwest on February 2, 1935, when he was born in Omaha, Nebraska. When he was seven years old, his family moved to Los Angeles.

After graduating from Garfield High School, Beasor served four years in the United States Navy before becoming affiliated with the Pasadena Playhouse in 1953. According to the publication, he relocated to New York at thirty in the middle of the 1960s.

When Beasor and Minot first met in 1968 at the Equity Library Theatre in New York, they moved to Concord, Massachusetts, where they lived for seven years.

Actors’ Equity Association was Beasor’s first union, and the outlet said he was “very proud” of it.

Beasor and Minot worked together on several theater productions in Boston when he was in Massachusetts, and he graduated from Brandeis University with a Master of Fine Arts in 1976.

After his graduation, Beasor and Minot moved to Los Angeles, where they collaborated on shows including The Practice, Gangster Chronicles, and Days of Our Lives. They took part in plays and advertisements as well.

Beasor’s family asked that donations to the Entertainment Community Fund—formerly the Actors Fund—be donated in his honor instead of flowers. “Anything that helps actors would be his wish,” the source reported.

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