Allen Garfield

Allen Garfield

  • Born on
    • November 22nd, 1939
  • Died on
    • April 7th, 2020
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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Acting (46 Credits)

1999Absence of the Good as Lieutenant Paul Taylor
1999The Ninth Gate as Witkin
1996Crime of the Century as Lt. James Finn
1996Diabolique as Leo Katzman
1995Wild Side as Dan Rackman
1995Destiny Turns on the Radio as Vinnie Vidivici
1994The Patriots as Eagleman
1993Cyborg 2: Glass Shadow as Martin Dunn
1992Miracle Beach as Magnus O'Leary
1992Citizen Cohn as Abe Feller
1991Until the End of the World as Bernie, Used Car Dealer
1990Dick Tracy as Reporter #1
1989Let It Ride as Greenberg
1989Night Visitor as Zachary Willard
1987My Best Friend's Birthday as Entertainment Magnate
1987Beverly Hills Cop II as Police Chief Harold Lutz
1986Desert Bloom as Mr. Mosol
1984Irreconcilable Differences as Phil Hanner
1984Teachers as Carl Rosenberg
1984The Cotton Club as Otto 'Abbadabba' Berman
1983Get Crazy as Max Wolfe
1983The Black Stallion Returns as Kurr
1982The State of Things as Gordon
1981Continental Divide as Howard McDermott
1981One from the Heart
1980The Stunt Man as Sam
1980One-Trick Pony as Cal van Damp
1978The Brink's Job as Vinnie Costa
1976Gable and Lombard as Louis B. Mayer
1976Mother, Jugs & Speed as Harry Fishbine
1975Nashville as Barnett
1974The Conversation as William P. 'Bernie' Moran
1974Busting as Carl Rizzo
1974The Front Page as Kruger
1973Slither as Vincent J. Palmer
1973The Marcus-Nelson Murders as Mario Portello
1972The Candidate as Klein
1972Get to Know Your Rabbit as Vic
1971Cry Uncle as Jake Masters
1971The Organization as Benjy
1971Bananas as Man On Cross
1971Taking Off as Norman
1970Hi, Mom! as Joe Banner
1970The Owl and the Pussycat as Dress Shop Proprietor
1969Putney Swope as Elias, Jr.
1968Greetings as Smut Peddler


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