|Born||24 March 1924|
|Died||14 December 1998|
|Birth name||Norman Feld|
|BW|| Milt Bigelow in "In This Corner, Jaime Sommers"|
Born in 1924, Norman Fell studied acting in New York City. He moved to Hollywood in 1958, appeared in four television series and more than 20 made-for-TV movies, but he was best known as Mr. Roper on the hit series Three's Company (1977) - a role that won him a Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actor. It also won him a short-lived stint as lead actor of the spin-off, The Ropers. Diagnosed with cancer, Norman Fell was 74 when he died on December 14, 1998.
Norman Fell died at the Motion Picture and Television Fund's retirement home in Woodland Hills CA, aged 74, survived by two daughters.
- "This hook nose and crab meister attitude has gotten me every job I've ever had. And more divorces than I care to remember." (Prevu Magazine, Issue 13, April 1988)
- "I enjoyed acting and marveled that one could get paid for doing it."