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Art Metrano

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Art Metrano was an actor and comedian best known for playing Ernie Mauser in the second and third “Police Academy” movies.

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To the family, many, many friends, colleagues and legions of fans of this wonderful actor Mr. Art Metrano fine comfort with you during this difficult time in your lives. Mr. Art Metrano was an actor and comedian best known for playing Ernie Mauser in the second and third “Police Academy” movies. We enjoyed many of his movies to whom he brought much laughter and joy too. May you find comfort in your wealth of fond memories together. May Almighty God in the Heavens comfort your hearts with...

Art once very graciously signed a copy of his wonderful book "An Accidental Comedy" for me, along with a quote that is even more poignant now: "There is a destiny that makes us brothers, No one goes his way alone. All that we send into the lives of others, comes back into our own." Thank you Art & much love to the Metrano family.

Art Metrano was an actor and comedian best known for playing Ernie Mauser in the second and third “Police Academy” movies.

Metrano had early roles in movies including “They Shoot Horses, Don’t They?” (1969) and “The Heartbreak Kid” (1972). Around that same time, he was frequently seen on TV, both in appearances on TV shows such as “Bonanza” and “Bewitched,” and as a guest on talk shows. His talk show schtick, often seen on “The Tonight Show,” was playing a magician who did goofy little tricks, like making his fingers appear to jump from one hand to another, while humming the song “Fine and Dandy.” Metrano was...

My condolences.

Thanks for the laughter.

I remember the "Police Academy" movies in the middle and late 1980's.

Thoughts and prayers to the Metrano family, so very sorry for your loss, may God be with you all at this very difficult time of your loss.