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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 movie Killer in the Mirror
Latest Project:
Movie Absence of the Good 1999-10-15
Known For
Poster of Eddie Dodd
Poster of Beverly Hills Cop II
Poster of Leave 'em Laughing
Poster of The Brink's Job
Movie Killer in the Mirror 2021
Series The Lot 1999-08-19
Movie The Ninth Gate Witkin 1999-08-25
Series The West Wing Unknown 1999-09-22
Movie Absence of the Good Lieutenant Paul Taylor 1999-10-15
Series Dharma & Greg Unknown 1997-09-24
Movie Obsession Simon Frischmuth 1997-08-28
Movie Diabolique Leo Katzman 1996-03-22
Movie Crime of the Century Lt. James Finn 1996-09-14
Movie Destiny Turns on the Radio Vinnie Vidivici 1995-04-28
Movie Wild Side Dan Rackman 1995-04-22
Movie Les Patriotes Eagleman 1994-06-01
Series Chicago Hope Unknown 1994-09-18
Movie Cyborg 2 Martin Dunn 1993-11-24
Movie Jack and His Friends Jack 1992-01-01
Movie Miracle Beach Magnus O'Leary 1992-09-15
Movie Citizen Cohn Abe Feller 1992-08-22
Series Jack's Place Unknown 1992-05-26
Movie Grave Images Jerry 1991-01-01
Series Eddie Dodd Unknown 1991-03-12
Movie Bis ans Ende der Welt Bernie, Used Car Dealer 1991-09-12
Movie Dick Tracy Reporter #1 1990-04-05
Movie Club Fed Harrison Farnsworth IV 1990-08-09
Series Law & Order Unknown 1990-09-13
Movie Night Visitor Zachary Willard 1989-05-12
Movie Let It Ride Greenberg 1989-08-18
Movie Beverly Hills Cop II Police Chief Harold Lutz 1987-05-18
Movie My Best Friend's Birthday Entertainment Magnate 1987-01-01
Movie You Ruined My Life Howie 1987-02-01
Movie Desert Bloom Mr. Mosol 1986-01-22
Series Matlock Unknown 1986-03-03
Series Sins Adam Gore 1986-02-02
Movie The Cotton Club Abbadabba Berman 1984-12-14
Movie Irreconcilable Differences Phil Hanner 1984-09-28
Movie Teachers Carl Rosenberg 1984-10-05
Series Tales from the Darkside Unknown 1984-09-30
Movie The Black Stallion Returns Kurr 1983-03-25
Movie Get Crazy Max Wolfe 1983-08-05
Movie Der Stand der Dinge Gordon 1982-03-22
Movie One from the Heart 1981-03-15
Movie Continental Divide Howard McDermott 1981-09-18
Movie Leave 'em Laughing Dr. Abrahms 1981-04-29
Movie One Trick Pony Cal van Damp 1980-10-03
Movie The Stunt Man Sam 1980-06-27
Series Trapper John, M.D. Unknown 1979-09-23
Movie Fyre Preacher (as Allen Goorwitz) 1979-02-01
Movie Sketches of a Strangler Jack Garvey (as Allen Goorwitz) 1978-01-01
Movie The Brink's Job Vinnie Costa 1978-12-08
Movie Nowhere to Run Herbie Stolz 1978-01-16
Movie Skateboard Manny Bloom 1978-03-05
Movie Mother, Jugs & Speed Harry Fishbine 1976-01-01
Movie The Million Dollar Rip-Off Lieutenant Ralph Fogherty 1976-09-22
Movie Gable and Lombard Louis B. Mayer 1976-02-11
Movie Paco Padre 1976-06-04
Movie Nashville Barnett 1975-06-11
Movie Judgment: The Trial of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg David Greenglass 1974-01-28
Movie Busting Carl Rizzo 1974-02-27
Series Rhoda Unknown 1974-09-09
Movie The Front Page Kruger 1974-12-01
Movie گفتگو William P. 'Bernie' Moran 1974-04-07
Movie Slither Vincent J. Palmer 1973-03-07
Series Adam's Rib Unknown 1973-09-14
Series The Bob Newhart Show Unknown 1972-09-16
Movie Get to Know Your Rabbit Vic 1972-06-01
Movie The Candidate Klein 1972-06-29
Series Banyon Unknown 1972-09-15
Series Search Unknown 1972-09-13
Movie Taking Off Norman 1971-05-17
Movie موز Man On Cross 1971-04-28
Movie Cry Uncle! Jake Masters 1971-08-17
Movie Believe in Me Stutter 1971-12-08
Movie The Organization Benjy 1971-10-20
Movie The Owl and the Pussycat Dress Shop Proprietor 1970-01-01
Movie The Good, the Bad and the Beautiful Moreno (as Alan Garfield) 1970-01-01
Series McCloud Unknown 1970-02-17
Movie Hi, Mom! Joe Banner 1970-04-27
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