Longtime soap vet Barry Jenner passed away on Monday at the age of 75 from of acute myeloid leukemia at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, his wife, actress Suzanne Hunt revealed to The Hollywoood Reporter.
Jenner started his career on NBC’s Somerset as Tony Cooper and Another World as Evan Webster in the 70′s. In primetime soaps, he played Dr. Jerry Kenderson, who had an on-again, off-again love affair with Linda Gray’s Sue-Ellen Ewing, over three seasons of CBS’ Dallas. Barry also played the former husband of Donna Mills’ Abby named jeff Cunningham for several episodes of Knots Landing back in 1981. He also appeared on Days of our Lives.
Jenner was well-known for his primetime roles on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine as Starfleet Admiral William Ross, and as Lieutenant Murtaugh for 18 episodes on the sitcom Family Matters, and appeared in countless primetime dramas and comedies over his career.
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