Ron Masak Popular known actor passed away at the age of 86 on Thursday, October 20, 2022 . Well-known for his performances on stage, in films, and on televisions, he made his career. His daughter made the announcement of his death in a Facebook post, and noted that her father, the actor was surrounded by his wife and children at the time of his death.The post stated that he was famous for playing the role of Sheriff Mort Metzger on Murder. And spent years playing an important role in various charity events.
This included events like Wounded Warriors, Child Help, the Muscular Dystrophy Association, Susan G. Komen Foundation, The Jerry Lewis Telethon, and many more. The post also mentioned that the actor will always be remembered as a husband, father, father-in-law, and great friend. Ron Masak portrayed the role of Mort Metzger in the CBS crime drama series, Murder.After the retirement of Amos Tupper, Mort character was the sheriff of Cabot Cove, Maine. Metzger was married but his wife never appeared on screen.Murder, led to four television films and two video games for PC.
Ron Masak was born on July 1, 1936. He toured the world from 1960 to 1961 and did vocal impressions on the all-Army show, Rolling Along. In 1968, he appeared in the short film Second Effort, followed by a supporting role in the submarine action film, Ice Station Zebra.The actor made appearances on the NBC sitcom, I Dream of Jeannie, and played the role of Herbie Maddox in a comedy film in the year 1978, Harper Valley PTA. This was followed by a role in the crime series, The Rockford Files.
Masak debuted on television in the year 1960 in an episode of The Twilight Zone followed by other shows like The Flying Nun, Bewitched, and Irving Bates, Sr., among others. He then made guest appearance on an episode of Land of the Lost and portrayed officer Shriker in the second season of the series Barney Miller.Masak appeared in shows like The Feather and Father Gang, The Eddie Capra Mysteries, and more.But Ron Masak gained recognition for his performance in Murder.
He was also named ss The King of Commercials during the 80s and 90s for his frequent voice-over work in various commercials.The actor also gave his voice to the cartoon series Meatballs & Spaghetti and the video game Medal of Honor: European Assault.He then appeared in several game shows like March Game, Password Plus, and Super Password. In 1998, he portrayed the role of Eddie Fenelle in one episode of Ashes to Ashes.