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Allen Garfield

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Allen Garfield, born and sometimes credited as Allen Goorwitz (born November 22, 1939), is an American film and television actor. Garfield was born in Newark, New Jersey, the son of Alice (née Lavroff) and Philip Goorwitz.A graduate of Weequahic High School, he was a sports reporter and Golden Gloves boxer before becoming an actor. He studied acting at The Actors Studio in New York City, studying with both Lee Strasberg and Elia Kazan, and worked in stage before film. Garfield is a quirky and prolific actor who has appeared in over 100 films and television shows. He is known for playing nervous villains, corrupt businessmen and politicians. In addition he has appeared in two art films by German director Wim Wenders, Der Stand der Dinge and Bis ans Ende der Welt. Garfield has one sister, Lois. Description above from the Wikipedia article Allen Garfield, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Nov 22, 1939 In Newark, New Jersey, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Gunsmoke 1955-09-10
Latest Project:
Movie White Boy 2002-03-10
Known For
Poster of The West Wing
Poster of Law & Order
Poster of Let It Ride
Poster of The Conversation
Movie White Boy Mr. Rosen 2002-03-10
Movie The Majestic Leo Kubelsky 2001-12-21
Movie The Ninth Gate Witkin 1999-08-25
Series The Lot 1999-08-19
Series The West Wing Unknown 1999-09-22
Movie Absence of the Good Lieutenant Paul Taylor 1999-10-15
Movie Obsession Simon Frischmuth 1997-08-28
Series Dharma & Greg Unknown 1997-09-24
Movie Diabolique Leo Katzman 1996-03-22
Movie Crime of the Century Lt. James Finn 1996-09-14
Movie Stuart Saves His Family Maitre D' 1995-04-12
Movie Wild Side Dan Rackman 1995-04-22
Movie Destiny Turns on the Radio Vinnie Vidivici 1995-04-28
Movie The Patriots Eagleman 1994-06-01
Series Chicago Hope Unknown 1994-09-18
Movie Cyborg 2 Martin Dunn 1993-11-24
Series Jack's Place Unknown 1992-05-26
Movie Miracle Beach Magnus O'Leary 1992-09-15
Movie Citizen Cohn Abe Feller 1992-08-22
Series Eddie Dodd Unknown 1991-03-12
Movie Until the End of the World Bernie, Used Car Dealer 1991-09-12
Movie Dick Tracy Reporter #1 1990-04-05
Series Law & Order Unknown 1990-09-13
Movie Club Fed Harrison Farnsworth IV 1990-08-09
Movie Night Visitor Zachary Willard 1989-05-12
Movie Let It Ride Greenberg 1989-08-18
Movie My Best Friend's Birthday Entertainment Magnate 1987-01-01
Movie You Ruined My Life Howie 1987-02-01
Movie Beverly Hills Cop II Police Chief Harold Lutz 1987-05-18
Movie Desert Bloom Mr. Mosol 1986-01-22
Series Sins Adam Gore 1986-02-02
Series Matlock Unknown 1986-03-03
Movie Killer in the Mirror 1986-03-31
Series Tales from the Darkside Unknown 1984-09-30
Movie Irreconcilable Differences Phil Hanner 1984-09-28
Movie The Cotton Club Otto 'Abbadabba' Berman 1984-12-14
Movie Teachers Carl Rosenberg 1984-10-05
Movie The Black Stallion Returns Kurr 1983-03-25
Movie Get Crazy Max Wolfe 1983-08-05
Movie One from the Heart 1982-02-11
Movie The State of Things Gordon 1982-03-22
Movie Leave 'Em Laughing Dr. Arthur Abrams 1981-04-29
Movie Continental Divide Howard McDermott 1981-09-18
Movie One Trick Pony Cal van Damp 1980-10-03
Movie The Stunt Man Sam 1980-06-27
Movie Fyre Preacher (as Allen Goorwitz) 1979-02-01
Series Trapper John, M.D. Unknown 1979-09-23
Movie Sketches of a Strangler Jack Garvey (as Allen Goorwitz) 1978-01-01
Movie Nowhere to Run Herbie Stolz 1978-01-16
Movie The Brink's Job Vinnie Costa 1978-12-08
Movie Skateboard Manny Bloom 1978-03-05
Movie Mother, Jugs & Speed Harry Fishbine 1976-01-01
Movie Gable and Lombard Louis B. Mayer 1976-02-11
Movie Paco Padre 1976-06-04
Movie The Million Dollar Rip-Off Lt. Ralph Fogherty 1976-09-22
Movie Nashville Barnett 1975-06-11
Movie Busting Carl Rizzo 1974-02-27
Movie The Conversation William P. 'Bernie' Moran 1974-04-07
Movie Judgment: The Trial of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg David Greenglass 1974-01-28
Series Rhoda Unknown 1974-09-09
Movie Virginia Hill Leo Ritchie 1974-11-19
Movie The Front Page Kruger 1974-11-01
Movie Slither Vincent J. Palmer 1973-03-07
Series Adam's Rib Unknown 1973-09-14
Movie Get to Know Your Rabbit Vic 1972-06-01
Series The Bob Newhart Show Unknown 1972-09-16
Movie Top of the Heap Taxi Driver 1972-06-02
Movie The Candidate Klein 1972-06-29
Series Banyon Unknown 1972-09-15
Series Search Unknown 1972-09-13
Movie Cry Uncle! Jake Masters 1971-08-17
Movie Bananas Man On Cross 1971-04-28
Movie Taking Off Norman 1971-05-17
Movie The Organization Benjy 1971-10-20
Movie Believe in Me Stutter 1971-12-08
Movie Hi, Mom! Joe Banner 1970-04-27
Series McCloud Unknown 1970-02-17
Movie The Owl and the Pussycat Dress Shop Proprietor 1970-11-03
Movie Putney Swope Elias, Jr. 1969-07-10
Series The Mod Squad Unknown 1968-09-24
Movie Greetings Smut Peddler 1968-12-15
Series Ironside Unknown 1967-03-28
Series Gunsmoke Unknown 1955-09-10