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Bernard Terry "Bernie" Casey (born June 8, 1939) is a professional actor who initially had a career as an interscholastic, intercollegiate and professional football player. Casey was also a record-breaking track and field athlete for Bowling Green State University. As one of the nation's best high-hurdlers; Casey earned All-America recognition and a trip to the finals at the 1960 United States Olympic Trials. In addition to national honors, Bernie Casey won three consecutive Mid-American Conference titles in the high-hurdles, 1958–60.
Casey began his acting career in the film "Guns of the Magnificent Seven", a sequel to "The Magnificent Seven". From there he moved between performances on television and the big screen such as playing team captain for the Chicago Bears in the TV film "Brian's Song". In 1979 he starred as widower Mike Harris in the NBC television series 'Harris and Company', the first weekly American TV drama series centered around a black family.
1994 saw Casey guest-starring in a two-episode story arc in 'Star Trek: Deep Space Nine' as the Maquis leader Lieutenant Commander Cal Hudson, and in 1995 as a guest-star on 'Babylon 5' as Derek Cranston.