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Harry Groener (born 10 September 1951 in Augsburg, Bavaria, Germany) is an American actor and dancer, best known for playing Mayor Wilkins in Buffy the Vampire Slayer (season 3). September 10 is the 253rd day of the year (254th in leap years). ... 1951 (MCMLI) was a common year starting on Monday; see its calendar. ... Augsburg is a city in south-central Germany. ... The Free State of Bavaria  (German: Freistaat Bayern), with an area of 70,553 km² (27,241 square miles) and 12. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... A contemporary dancer rehearsing in a dance studio Dance generally refers to human movement either used as a form of expression or presented in a social, spiritual or performance setting. ... For the Australian television/entertainment personality, see Richard Wilkins (TV presenter). ... Buffy the Vampire Slayer was an American television series loosely based on the 1992 movie of the same name. ...


As a teenager, Groener was apprenticed at the San Francisco City Ballet; he went on to study drama at the University of Washington. The University of Washington, founded in 1861, is a major public research university in Seattle, Washington. ...


Groener's reputation in New York City rests almost entirely on his work in musical theater, although the bulk of his roles outside New York have been in classical drama. His most important Broadway roles include Will Parker in Oklahoma! (Tony Award nomination, Theatre World Award), Munkustrap in Cats (Tony Award nomination), Georges/George in Sunday in the Park With George, and Bobby Child in Crazy for You (Tony, Drama Desk, and Outer Critics Circle Awards nominations). He has performed in regional theaters across the country, including the San Diego Old Globe Theatre (where he is an associate artist), Mark Taper Forum, Westwood Playhouse, South Coast Repertory, Long Wharf Theater, A.C.T., and the Williamstown Theater Festival. Nickname: The Big Apple, The Capital of the World Official website: City of New York Government Counties (Boroughs) Bronx (The Bronx) New York (Manhattan) Queens (Queens) Kings (Brooklyn) Richmond (Staten Island) Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Geographical characteristics Area Total 468. ... Oklahoma! (1943) was the first musical play written by composer Richard Rodgers and lyricist/librettist Oscar Hammerstein II (see Rodgers and Hammerstein). ... CATS The Musical is a musical composed by Andrew Lloyd Webber (ALW) in 1981 based on Old Possums Book of Practical Cats by T. S. Eliot. ... Playbill cover and advertising poster. ... Old Globe Theatre The Old Globe Theatre, located in San Diego, California, is a replica of the original Globe Theatre in London. ...


Groener has performed regularly on TV, including guest appearances on Star Trek: The Next Generation (1990), Star Trek: Voyager (1996), Star Trek: Enterprise (2005) and several dozen other series; he was also a series regular in the sitcom Dear John. Notable film work includes Road to Perdition and About Schmidt. The title as it appeared in most episodes opening credits. ... The starship Voyager (NCC-74656), an Intrepid-class starship. ... The starship Enterprise (NX-01) Star Trek: Enterprise is a science fiction television series set in the Star Trek universe. ... A sitcom or situation comedy is a genre of comedy performance originally devised for radio but today typically found on television. ... Road to Perdition is a graphic novel by Max Allan Collins that was made into a motion picture of the same name in 2002. ... About Schmidt (2002) is an American film directed by Alexander Payne and starring Jack Nicholson as Warren Schmidt and Hope Davis as his daughter Jeannie. ...


He was a regular vocalist for the now-defunct Varese Sarabande label, performing on such recordings as Shakespeare on Broadway, Cole Porter: A Musical Toast, and various installments of the Unsung Broadway and Lost in Boston series. He is currently on Broadway, playing King Arthur in Monty Python's Spamalot.


His wife is actress Dawn Didawick, with whom he can be seen dancing in Dance with Me.


External link

Harry Groener at The Internet Movie Database The Internet Movie Database (IMDb) is an online database of information about actors, films, television shows, television stars, video games and production crew personnel. ...


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Harry Groener - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (326 words)
Harry Groener (born 10 September 1951 in Augsburg, Bavaria, Germany) is an American actor and dancer, best known for playing Mayor Wilkins in Buffy the Vampire Slayer (season 3).
As a teenager, Groener was apprenticed at the San Francisco City Ballet; he went on to study drama at the University of Washington.
Groener's reputation in New York City rests almost entirely on his work in musical theater, although the bulk of his roles outside New York have been in classical drama.
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