Mark Margolis

Mark Margolis

  • Born on
    • November 26th, 1939
Mark Margolis (born 26 November 1939) is an American actor, who has been making films since 1976. Margolis went to Temple University briefly before moving to New York City, where he studied drama with Stella Adler and at the Actors Studio. He is perhaps most famous for his supporting roles in Scarface and the films of Darren Aronofsky: π, Requiem for a Dream, The Fountain, The Wrestler, and Black Swan. Aronofsky wrote the role of Father Avila in The Fountain specifically for Margolis. He has had recurring roles on numerous TV shows, including The Equalizer, HBO's Oz, Law And Order, Crossing Jordan and most recently Showtime's Californication and Breaking Bad. He also appeared in a first season episode of Quantum Leap. In 1991 he also played Helmut Dieter in soap opera Santa Barbara.

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Acting (51 Credits)

2019Abe as Benjamin
2015The Abandoned as Jim
2015Nasty Baby as RichardWatch Free
2014Noah as Magog (voice)Watch Free
2013Beneath as Mr. Parks
2013Northern Borders as WhiskeyjackWatch Free
2012The Courier as Stitch
2012Stand Up Guys as Claphands
2011Immortals as The New Priest (uncredited)
2010Black Swan as Mr. Fithian
2008The Wrestler as Lenny
2008Defiance as Jewish Elder
2007The Girl Next Door as Homeless Man Hit By CarWatch Free
2007Gone Baby Gone as Leon Trett
2006The Fountain as Father Avila
2005Headspace as Boris Pavlovsky
2005Stay as Bookstore Owner
2003Particles of Truth as Grandpa Black
2003Daredevil as Fallon (uncredited)
2001Boss of Bosses as Piney Armone
2001The Tailor of Panama as Rafi Domingo
2001Hardball as Fink
2001Hannibal as Perfume Expert
2000Fast Food Fast Women as Graham
2000Requiem for a Dream as Mr. Rabinowitz
2000Dinner Rush as Fitzgerald
1999The Thomas Crown Affair as Heinrich Knutzhorn
1999Jakob the Liar as Fajngold
1999Flawless as Vinnie
1999End of Days as Pope
1999Mickey Blue Eyes as Gene Morgansen
1998Pi as Sol Robeson
1997Absolute Power as Red Brandsford
1996The Pallbearer as Philip DeMarco
1996I Shot Andy Warhol as Louis Solanas
1994Ace Ventura: Pet Detective as Mr. Shickadance
19921492: Conquest of Paradise as Bobadilla
1991The Pit and the Pendulum as Mendoza
1990Delta Force 2: The Colombian Connection as Gen. Olmedo
1989Glory as 10th Connecticut Soldier
1988Lady Mobster as Peter ColicosWatch Free
1987The Bedroom Window as Man in Phone Booth
1987The Secret of My Success as Maintenence Man
1987The Rosary Murders as Father Max
1984The Cotton Club as Charlie Workman (uncredited)Watch Free
1983Scarface as Alberto The Shadow
1982Diner as Earl Mager
1981Arthur as Wedding Guest (uncredited)
1980Christmas Evil as Man #2
1979Going in Style as Prison Guard
1977Short Eyes as Mr. Morrison


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