Tag Archives: Sanford and Son

Gregory Sierra of ‘Sanford and Son,’ ‘Barney Miller’ Dies @ 83

Gregory Sierra, known to all classic TV fans for his groundbreaking roles on Sanford and Son and Barney Miller, died January 4 in Laguna Woods, California. Sierra, 83, had battled cancer. His death was reported by ExtraTV. Born on January 25, 1937, in New York City, he had a hardscrabble existence after being abandoned by…
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Nathaniel Taylor, Rollo on ‘Sanford and Son,’ Dies @ 80

Nathaniel Taylor, the actor known as Rollo on 32 episodes of Sanford and Son, died Wednesday, several days after suffering a heart attack. He was 80. Nathaniel Taylor: March 31, 1938-February 27, 2019 (Images via NBC) Taylor's death was confirmed by his friend, promoter and entertainer Alonzo Williams, who wrote: Today black Hollywood lost a…
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