(January 31, 1962 - November 12, 1992) USA
Oliver was one of eight children born to Pat and William Oliver in Concord, California. He began his acting career in 1982.
From 1983 to 1985, Oliver played the role of Perry Hutchins on the daytime soap opera Another World. In 1986 he played the role of Sam Gardner in the miniseries A Year in the Life. The miniseries then became a regular series in the fall of 1987 on NBC for one season. Oliver's wife in both the miniseries and regular series was played by Sarah Jessica Parker.
He also starred in several stage roles including the San Diego Civic Light Opera's productions of The Unsinkable Molly Brown and Li'l Abner . Oliver was also one of the founding members of Young Artists United. Shortly before his death, he had a role in the play Elegies staged at the Canon Theater in Beverly Hills.
Oliver died at his Los Angeles home of complications due to AIDS. He was survived by his partner, Terry Houlihan.
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