arion Monroe was born on January 7, 1948 in San Jose, California. Jarion went to Saratoga High and is the co-founder of the Ukiah Playhouse, and also fathered the Russian River Run Marathon. He married actress and voice actress Anni Long on January 1, 1989 and had a child with her. Jarion has contributed to over 50 projects, his very first being the role of "Guss" in the television series Bonanza in 1970. He is still active today.