Actor appeared on numerous film, TV projects

Actor and motorcycle stuntman Ken Kerman, who had numerous roles as cops, guards and coaches in films such as “The Naked Gun 2 1/2,” died Sept. 9. Kerman drove off a cliff after suffering a heart attack while riding his motorcycle near Mena, Ark. He was 73.

Kerman appeared in films including “House of Sand and Fog,” “Volcano,” and “The Sensei.”

His TV credits include “NYPD Blue,” “Murder She Wrote,” “7th Heaven,” “Seinfeld,” “Baywatch” and “Las Vegas.”

Born in Brooklyn, N.Y, he started his career in the garment industry and then worked selling motorcycles and became a police sergeant. In 1986, he was hired to do a motorcycle stunt on “Highlander” and soon after moved to Hollywood.

An avid golfer, he played in celebrity fundraiser golf tournaments for organizations such as Alice Cooper’s Solid Rock Foundation, Make-a-Wish, Barbara Sinatra’s Abused Children’s Center and NFL Alumni Charities.

He is survived by his wife, Lisa, a son, a daughter and four grandchildren.

A memorial celebration will be held Sunday at 3:00 p.m. at Aqua Lounge, 424 N. Beverly Drive, Beverly Hills. Donations may be made to The Solid Rock Foundation, (602)522-9200.

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