Charles Siebert, ‘Trapper John, M.D.’ Star, Dead at the age of 84


Charles Siebert, who played the role of Dr. Stanley Riverside II, a snooty doctor, on seven seasons of CBS’ TrapperJohn, M.D., has died earlier in the month. He was 84. On May 1, Siebert, who was 84, died from COVID-related pneumonia. His daughter, Gillian Bozanic, reported that he had died at the University of California San Francisco Medical Center. The Hollywood Reporter Tuesday.

Siebert was born on March 9, 1938, in Kenosha, Wisconsin, and was a trained stage actor. In 1967, he made his Broadway debut and starred with Dustin Hoffman in “The Musical.” Jimmy Shine. The actor starred in soap operas that aired on daytime. Another World Changes as the World Turns Look for TomorrowTo pay the bills and still appear on stage. In the middle of the 1970s, he moved to Los Angeles where he specialized in television.

Siebert got the most important role in his career when he was named Dr. Stanley Riverside II in 1979. Trapper John, M.D.The series ran from 1986 to 1986 and featured 151 episodes. The series was a spinoff of M*A*S*HPernell Roberts is the title character of the movie. Riverside was San Francisco Memorial Hospital’s chief of emergency services. He often flashed alongside Trapper John.

Siebert also appeared in a notable TV role in 1987 as he was paired with Hayler Mills on the NBC pilot. Good morning Miss Bliss. Later, the show would becomeSaved by the Bell and was picked by the Disney Channel. Unfortunately, Siebert’s part was cut. He only appeared in the pilot.

Some of the other TV credits include episodes on The New Mike Hammer, The Love Boat, Mancuso Federal, Dallas, Maude, Rhoda, Barnaby, Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman, Murder, She Wrote Xena, Warrior Princess. Siebert appeared in many movies, including Deadly Hero: The Other Side of Midnight. Coma. Justice For All. The Last Word. All Night Long. He also directed episodes in Trapper John, Pacific Blue and Mortal Kombat: Conquest of Hercules, Xena Knots Landing.

Kristine, his second spouse, is the survivor of Siebert. They have three children, Christopher and Gillian. There are also three step-children and three brothers. Catherine, his first wife died of breast cancer in 1981. Charlie Jr., his son, died in 2020. Donations are accepted Doctors Without Borders or World Central Kitchen, Siebert’s favoriteOrganizations.

“Charlie was never one to over-compliment, or gush, or flatter,”Craig A. Miller, ex-artistic director of The 6th Street Playhouse in Santa Rosa, California, wrote. “He was serious about his craft; he worked hard, and he expected everyone around him to do the same. He lifted us all to a new level of theatricality and magic. As an actor, he didn’t want the praise – he wanted the damn notes.”

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