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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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Born:
Nov 22, 1939 In Newark, New Jersey, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
72
First Appeared:
In the movie Port of Shadows 1938-05-17
Latest Project:
Movie Confidential Assignment 2017-01-18
Known For
Filmography
Movie Confidential Assignment Vinnie Costa 2017-01-18
Movie Fear, Inc. William P. 'Bernie' Moran 2016-04-15
Movie Chief Zabu Ben Sydney 2016-10-28
Movie Boyhood Preacher (as Allen Goorwitz) 2014-06-05
Movie The Dream Team Dress Shop Proprietor 2012-09-24
Movie Sexual Witchcraft Dr. Abrahms 2011-10-18
Movie The Bank Job Sam 2008-02-28
Movie No Mercy for the Rude Elias, Jr. 2006-08-24
Movie Earthlings Harrison Farnsworth IV 2005-09-24
Movie Raining Cats and Frogs Entertainment Magnate 2003-12-03
Movie Swimfan Abbadabba Berman 2002-09-06
Movie The Ninth Gate Witkin 1999-08-24
Movie Absence of the Good Lieutenant Paul Taylor 1999-10-15
Movie Obsession Simon Frischmuth 1997-08-28
Movie Crime of the Century Lt. James Finn 1996-09-14
Movie Diabolique Leo Katzman 1996-03-22
Movie Wild Side Dan Rackman 1995-04-22
Movie Les Patriotes Eagleman 1994-06-01
Movie Roswell Lieutenant Paul Taylor 1994-07-31
Movie Fatal Deception: Mrs. Lee Harvey Oswald Zachary Willard 1993-11-15
Movie Cyborg 2 Martin Dunn 1993-11-24
Movie Miracle Beach Magnus O'Leary 1992-09-15
Movie Until the End of the World Bernie, Used Car Dealer 1991-09-12
Movie The Comfort of Strangers Lt. James Finn 1990-01-01
Movie Club Fed Harrison Farnsworth IV 1990-08-09
Movie Let It Ride Greenberg 1989-08-18
Movie Night Visitor Zachary Willard 1989-05-12
Movie My Best Friend's Birthday Entertainment Magnate 1987-01-01
Movie Beverly Hills Cop II Police Chief Harold Lutz 1987-05-18
Movie You Ruined My Life Howie 1987-02-01
Movie Desert Bloom Mr. Mosol 1986-01-22
Series Sins Adam Gore 1986-02-02
Movie Irreconcilable Differences Phil Hanner 1984-09-28
Movie The Cotton Club 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 The State of Things Gordon 1982-03-22
Movie One from the Heart 1982-02-12
Movie Leave 'em Laughing Dr. Abrahms 1981-04-29
Movie Americana Simon Frischmuth 1981-05-16
Movie The Bushido Blade Joe Banner 1981-11-20
Movie Continental Divide Howard McDermott 1981-09-18
Movie The Stunt Man Sam 1980-06-27
Movie One Trick Pony Cal van Damp 1980-10-03
Movie Fyre Preacher (as Allen Goorwitz) 1979-02-01
Movie The Brink's Job Vinnie Costa 1978-12-08
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 Lieutenant Ralph Fogherty 1976-09-22
Movie Nashville Barnett 1975-06-11
Movie The Conversation William P. 'Bernie' Moran 1974-04-07
Movie Busting Carl Rizzo 1974-02-27
Movie The Front Page Kruger 1974-12-01
Movie Slither Vincent J. Palmer 1973-03-07
Movie Confeso Por Coaccion Mario Portello 1973-03-08
Movie Get to Know Your Rabbit Vic 1972-06-01
Movie The Candidate Klein 1972-08-23
Movie You've Got To Walk It Like You Talk It or You'll Lose That Beat Herby Moss 1971-09-19
Movie Cry Uncle! Jake Masters 1971-08-17
Movie The Organization Benjy 1971-10-20
Movie Believe in Me Stutter 1971-12-08
Movie The Owl and the Pussycat Dress Shop Proprietor 1970-01-01
Movie Rabbit, Run Herbie Stolz 1970-10-01
Movie Hi, Mom! Joe Banner 1970-04-27
Movie Putney Swope Elias, Jr. 1969-07-10
Movie The Golden Sword Harry Fishbine 1969-10-15
Movie Run with the Devil Padre 1960-04-01
Movie Blondie Meets the Boss Magnus O'Leary 1939-03-08
Movie Dust Be My Destiny Padre 1939-09-16
Movie Port of Shadows Padre 1938-05-17