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Stanley Ralph Ross (b. July 22, 1935 – d.March 16, 2000) was a writer.

Pictured: Stanley Ralph Ross as Ballpoint Baxter from the Batman episode "The Bird's Last Jest"

Professional History

Stanley Ralph Ross was a script writer who contributed to good portion of the episodes of the series Batman and the majority of episodes of the series Wonder Woman. While working for Greenway Productions on Batman in 1967 he was approched to write a script for a pilot for a Wonder Woman series. What resulted was Wonder Woman: Who's Afraid of Diana Prince?, a more traditional comedy show with super-hero trappings.

Also while working on Batman he appeared on screen as Barney "Ballpoint" Baxter in the episodes "The Penguin's Nest" and "The Bird's Last Jest".

Later in his carrier he took up voice action, providing voices for various episodes of Super Friends and most notable Perry White for the animated series Superman produced by Ruby-Spears Productions in 1988.

Work History

Acting Credits

Batman 1966-1968 Ballpoint Baxter
     "The Penguin's Nest" December 7, 1966 Ballpoint Baxter
     "The Bird's Last Jest" December 8, 1966 Ballpoint Baxter
Challenge of the Super Friends 1978-1979 Gorilla Grodd
     "Wanted: The Superfriends" September 9, 1978 Gorilla Grodd
     "Invasion of the Fearians" September 16, 1978 Gorilla Grodd
     "The World's Deadliest Game" September 23, 1978 Black Manta
     "The Time Trap" September 30, 1978 Gorilla Grodd
     "Trial of the Super Friends" October 7, 1978 Gorilla Grodd
     "Monolith of Evil" October 14, 1978 Gorilla Grodd
     "Secret Origins of the Super Friends" October 21, 1978 Gorilla Grodd
     "Revenge on Gorilla City" November 4, 1978 Gorilla Grodd
     "Conquerors of the Future" November 18, 1978 Gorilla Grodd
     "Doomsday" December 9, 1978 Nathan
     "The Rise and Fall of the Superfriends" December 23, 1978 Gorilla Grodd
Old Indian
The World's Greatest Super Friends 1979-1980 Genie of Olam
     "Rub Three Times for Disaster" September 22, 1979 Genie of Olam
Super Friends (second series) 1980-1982 Gorilla Grodd
     "Two Gleeks are Deadlier than One" September 17, 1983 Gorilla Grodd
     "Superclones" October 8, 1983 Brainiac
Super Friends: The Legendary Super Powers Show 1983-1984 Brainiac
     "The Wrath of Brainiac" September 22, 1984 Brainiac
     "The Village of Lost Souls" December 1, 1984 Brainiac
The Super Powers Team: Galactic Guardians 1984-1985 Brainiac
     "Brain Child/The Case of the Stolen Powers" October 19, 1985 Brainiac
Superman 1988-1988 Perry White
     "Destroy the Defendroids/The Adoption" September 17, 1988 Perry White
     "Fugitive From Space/The Supermarket" September 24, 1988 Perry White
     "By the Skin of the Dragon's Teeth/At the Babysitter's" October 1, 1988 Perry White
     "Cybron Strikes/The First Day of School" October 8, 1988 Perry White
     "The Big Scoop/Overnight with the Scouts" October 15, 1988 Perry White
     "The Hunter/Little Runaway" October 29, 1988 Perry White
     "Bonechill/The Driver's License" November 12, 1988 Perry White
     "The Beast Beneath These Streets/First Date" November 19, 1988 Perry White
     "Wildsharkk/To Play or Not to Play" November 26, 1988 Perry White
     "Night of the Living Shadows/Graduation" December 3, 1988 Perry White
     "The Last Time I Saw Earth/It's Superman" December 10, 1988 Perry White

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