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* Logan Ramsey; Stage, Film, TV Character Actor

Logan Ramsey, 79, a character actor who appeared in 15 Broadway productions and such films as the “Walking Tall” series. Born in Long Beach, Ramsey was a versatile actor who strode stages across the country and appeared on television and in movies for half a century. He met his wife, the late actress Anne Ramsey, when both were working at a small theater in Maine. He appeared on stage in New York, beginning with “Devil’s Disciple” in 1950, and had roles in such classic plays as “Sweet Bird of Youth.” Ramsey was a pioneering actor on television, appearing in a production for the “Philco TV Playhouse” in 1948. He later had roles on such series as “Ben Casey,” “Star Trek,” “The Big Valley,” “Mission: Impossible,” “It Takes a Thief,” “Maude,” “MASH,” “Charlie’s Angels,” “Quincy,” “Night Court” and “Murder, She Wrote.” Ramsey had been seen on the silver screen since the early 1960s in such films as “What’s the Matter With Helen?” and “The Hoodlum Priest” and as John Witter in the “Walking Tall” series of the 1970s. He and his wife played gravediggers in “Dr. Hackenstein.” On Monday in Los Angeles.


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