Remembering Logan Ramsey, born March 21, 1921 and passed away on June 26, 2000.
Primarily a TV character actor, Ramsey was a frequent guest-star on series television during the 1960’s and ’70s.
Ramsey appeared on, among many others: The Edge of Night, Star Trek, Mission: Impossible, Hawaii Five-O, M*A*S*H, Maude, Charlie’s Angels, Quincy, M.E., Mork & Mindy, Battlestar Galactica, Knight Rider, Night Court‘’,’Highway To Heaven’ ‘ and the miniseries Testimony of Two Men and The Winds of War.
Logan Ramsey was the actor who appeared as Claudius Marcus in the Star Trek episode “Bread and Circuses”.
His father, Logan Ramsey, Sr., was a naval officer who became famous in radio history after sending the message “Air raid Pearl Harbor, this is no drill” upon the outbreak of World War II following the attack by the Japanese on Pearl Harbor in 1941.
Ramsey guest-starred in the the Kung Fu episode “The Squawman” with Rex Holman, and the Banacek episode “To Steal a King” with Roger C. Carmel, an episode written by Stephen Kandel.
Ramsey’s film roles included Banning (1967), the Monkees film Head (1968), Childish Things (1969), The Reivers (1969), The Traveling Executioner (1970), What’s the Matter with Helen? (1971), Jump (1971), John Witter in the original Walking Tall film trilogy, Some Call It Loving (1973), Busting (1974), Cornbread, Earl and Me (1975), Treasure of Matecumbe (1976), Mean Dog Blues (1978), Any Which Way You Can(1980, as the husband of his real wife Anne Ramsey), The Beast Within (1982), Joysticks (1983), Scrooged (1988, with his wife Anne Ramsey), and Pass the Ammo (1988).
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