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Richard Portnow

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Richard Portnow (born January 26, 1947) is a prolific American character actor who played Howard Stern's father, Ben in the movie Private Parts. He has appeared on The Sopranos and many other films, video games, and television shows such as Hannah Montana and Boston Legal.

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Jan 26, 1947 In Brooklyn - New York - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Murder, She Wrote 1984-09-30
Latest Project:
Movie Andover 2018-05-04
Known For
Poster of Oldboy
Poster of Castle
Poster of The Sopranos
Poster of Seinfeld
Movie Andover Shamus Trout 2018-05-04
Movie Café Society Walt 2016-05-11
Movie Trumbo Louis B. Mayer 2015-10-27
Movie This Last Lonely Place Jason Pure 2014-04-26
Movie Nanny Cam Detective Jones 2014-12-28
Movie In the Dark Detective Archer 2013-01-12
Movie Underdogs John Handon II 2013-04-06
Movie 2 Jacks 2013-10-18
Movie Oldboy Bernie Sharkey 2013-11-27
Movie Hitchcock Barney Balaban 2012-11-23
Movie The Christmas Pageant Leo Brenner 2011-12-11
Movie Killer by Nature Walter 2010-01-01
Series How to Make It in America Unknown 2010-02-14
Series Outlaw Sen. Sidney Vidalin 2010-09-14
Movie The Wish List Lenny 2010-08-27
Series Castle Milt Boyle 2009-03-08
Movie Under New Management Carmello Conforte 2009-01-01
Series Parks and Recreation Mitch Savner 2009-04-09
Movie Law Abiding Citizen Bill Reynolds 2009-10-15
Movie The Minis Jack 2008-01-01
Movie Good Time Max Head Administrator 2008-10-28
Movie Tinker Bell Minister of Autumn (voice) 2008-10-27
Movie The Indian Elliot 2007-01-01
Movie Perfect Stranger Narron 2007-04-12
Series Dirt Unknown 2007-01-02
Movie Find Me Guilty Max Novardis 2006-03-16
Movie National Lampoon's TV: The Movie Sergeant 2006-08-06
Movie Under the City Minks 2005-01-01
Movie Trump Unauthorized Mayor Ed Koch 2005-05-24
Movie Meet the Mobsters Jerry Kaminski 2005-08-10
Movie Tony n' Tina's Wedding Vinnie Black 2004-05-03
Series Boston Legal Unknown 2004-10-03
Series Las Vegas Unknown 2003-09-22
Series Nip/Tuck Unknown 2003-07-22
Series Cold Case Unknown 2003-09-28
Movie Laughter on the 23rd Floor Harry Prince 2001-05-26
Movie Zigs Arnold Zigman 2001-06-01
Movie The Ghost of Spoon River Agent Cicarelli 2000-05-01
Movie The Unscarred Tommy Matolla 2000-06-01
Series The Sopranos Attorney Melvoin 1999-01-10
Movie The Substitute 3: Winner Takes All Vincent Lo Russo 1999-08-14
Series Ryan Caulfield: Year One 1999-10-15
Movie Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai Handsome Frank 1999-09-13
Series Judging Amy Unknown 1999-09-19
Movie Fallen Arches Nicky Kaplan 1998-01-01
Movie Shadow of Doubt Marvin Helm 1998-04-09
Movie Postal Worker Dr. Nicolas Brink 1998-10-21
Movie My Giant Producer 1998-04-10
Movie Milo Lieutenant Parker 1998-10-06
Movie Private Parts Ben Stern 1997-03-07
Series Spin City Unknown 1996-09-17
Series EZ Streets Det. Frank Collero 1996-10-27
Movie Man of the House Joey Renda, Frank's Son 1995-03-03
Movie Across the Moon Roy 1995-03-28
Movie Se7en Dr. Beardsley 1995-09-22
Series JAG Unknown 1995-09-23
Movie Trial by Jury Leo Greco 1994-09-09
Movie Lipstick Camera Detective Vorkopich 1994-10-01
Movie S.F.W. Gerald Parsley 1994-09-15
Movie Heart and Souls Max Marco 1993-08-13
Series Walker, Texas Ranger Unknown 1993-04-21
Movie Night Eyes 3 Kaplan 1993-09-01
Series Dave's World Unknown 1993-09-20
Series The Nanny Unknown 1993-11-03
Series Boy Meets World Unknown 1993-09-24
Movie Based on an Untrue Story Disturbing Caller 1993-09-20
Movie Beethoven Man with Gun in Briefcase (uncredited) 1992-04-03
Movie Sister Act Willy 1992-05-28
Series Dinosaurs Unknown 1991-04-26
Series The New WKRP in Cincinnati Unknown 1991-09-14
Movie Barton Fink Detective Mastrionotti 1991-08-01
Movie Father of the Bride Al - the Tux Salesman 1991-12-20
Series The Commish Unknown 1991-09-28
Movie Havana Mike MacClaney 1990-12-11
Movie Kindergarten Cop Captain Salazar 1990-12-21
Movie Chattahoochee Dr. Debner 1989-09-16
Series Seinfeld Unknown 1989-07-05
Movie Meet the Hollowheads Mr. Crabneck 1989-11-15
Series Something Is Out There Unknown 1988-10-21
Movie Twins Chop Shop Owner 1988-12-09
Series The Oldest Rookie Unknown 1987-09-16
Movie The Squeeze Ruben 1987-07-10
Series Wiseguy Unknown 1987-09-16
Movie Good Morning, Vietnam Dan 'The Man' Levitan 1987-12-23
Series Beauty and the Beast Unknown 1987-09-25
Movie Courage Frankie Ce De Baca 1986-09-24
Series The Equalizer Unknown 1985-09-18
Movie Desperately Seeking Susan Party Guest 1985-03-29
Series Murder, She Wrote Unknown 1984-09-30