Martin Balsam

Martin Balsam

  • Born on
    • November 4th, 1919
  • Died on
    • February 13th, 1996
Martin Henry Balsam (November 4, 1919 – February 13, 1996) was an American character actor. He is best known for a number of film roles, including detective Milton Arbogast in Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho (1960), Arnold Burns in A Thousand Clowns (1965), which earned him the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, Juror #1 in 12 Angry Men (1957), and Mr. Green in The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1974), as well as for his role as Murray Klein in the television sitcom Archie Bunker's Place (1979–1983).

Starring Martin Balsam on Plex


Acting (52 Credits)

1994The Silence of the Hams as Det. Martin Balsam
1993La Classe américaine as Callaghan (archive footage)
1991Cape Fear as Judge
1990Two Evil Eyes as Mr. Pym
1987Brothers in BloodWatch Free
1986The Delta Force as Ben Kaplan
1985Death Wish 3 as Bennett Cross
1985St. Elmo's Fire as Mr. Beamish
1982Little Gloria... Happy at Last as Nathan Burkan
1981The Salamander as Captain Steffanelli
1979Cuba as Gen. Bello
1977The Sentinel as Prof. Ruzinsky
1977Silver Bears as Joe Fiore
1976Two-Minute Warning as Sam McKeever
1976All the President's Men as Howard Simons
1976Raid on Entebbe as Daniel Cooper
1976Death Rage as Commissario
1975Miles to Go Before I Sleep as Ben MontgomeryWatch Free
1975Mitchell as James Arthur Cummings
1975Cipolla Colt as Petrus Lamb
1974Murder on the Orient Express as Signor Bianchi
1974The Taking of Pelham One Two Three as Mr. Green
1973The Stone Killer as Al Vescari
1973Summer Wishes, Winter Dreams as Harry Walden
1973The Six Million Dollar Man as Dr. Rudy Wells
1973The Six Million Dollar Man: Wine, Women and War as Dr. Rudy Wells (uncredited) (archive footage)
1971Confessions of a Police Captain as Commissario Bonavia
1971The Anderson Tapes as Haskins
1970Tora! Tora! Tora! as Admiral Husband E. Kimmel
1970Catch-22 as Col. Cathcart
1970Little Big Man as Mr. Merriweather
1969The Good Guys and the Bad Guys as Mayor Wilker
1969Me, Natalie as Uncle Harold
1967Hombre as Henry Mendez
1966After the Fox as Harry
1965A Thousand Clowns as Arnold
1965The Bedford Incident as Lieut Cmdr. Chester Potter, M.D., U.S.N.
1965Harlow as Richard Manley
1964Seven Days in May as Paul Girard
1964The Carpetbaggers as Bernard B. Norman
1963Who's Been Sleeping in My Bed? as Sanford Kaufman
1962Cape Fear as Police Chief Mark Dutton
1961Breakfast at Tiffany's as O.J. Berman
1961Ada as Steve Jackson
1960Everybody Go Home! as Sergente Quintino Fornaciari
1960Psycho as Det. Milton Arbogast
1959Al Capone as Mac Keeley, reporter
1959Middle of the Night as Jack
1958Marjorie Morningstar as Dr. David Harris
195712 Angry Men as Juror 1
1957Time Limit as Sgt. Baker
1954On the Waterfront as Gillette


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