Gregory Sierra, ‘Sanford and Son’ and ‘Barney Miller’ actor, dies at 83
“He was quite wonderful, and my heart is broken into 400 million pieces,” Tabor stated. The cancer continued “for quite a while and he was doing the best he could and just couldn’t do it anymore,” she stated.
Initially from New York City, Sierra moved to California, pursuing a movie and phase profession that eventually covered 5 years. His most popular functions remained in comedies from the 1970s.
In NBC’s “Sanford and Son,” he was a series routine as the Sanfords’ next-door neighbor Julio Fuentes. Later on, he depicted Miguel “Chano” Amanguale, an investigator on ABC’s “Barney Miller.”
Sierra likewise had supporting or visitor functions in “All in the Family,” “Hill Street Blues,” “Miami Vice,” and “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.”
Movie credits consisted of “Beneath the Planet of the Apes,” “Papillon,” and “The Towering Inferno.”
Tabor stated he was “the first person to help anybody that needed help and he cared about people very much.”
Sierra is likewise made it through by 2 stepdaughters and a step-granddaughter, all of whom, Tabor stated, “loved him and called him ‘Dad.'”
Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.