Michael Stuhlbarg

Michael Stuhlbarg

  • Born on
    • July 5th, 1968
Michael Stuhlbarg has long been a lauded actor in the New York theatre world, but his breakthrough for moviegoers was playing the lead role in the Coen Brothers' A SERIOUS MAN, for which he received a Golden Globe® nomination for Best Actor. His other films include MEN IN BLACK 3, Martin Scorsese's HUGO, Ridley Scott's BODY OF LIES, Tim Blake Nelson's THE GREY ZONE, Sophie Barthes' COLD SOULS, Steven Spielberg's LINCOLN, Sacha Gervasi's HITCHCOCK, as well as Martin Scorsese's short homage to Alfred Hitchcock "The Key to Reserva." He can currently be seen on HBO as New York City mob boss Arnold Rothstein on the award-winning series "Boardwalk Empire." In 2005, Stuhlbarg received a Tony Award nomination and won a Drama Desk Award for his performance in Martin McDonagh's "The Pillowman." He has also been honored with the New Dramatists Charles Bowden Actor Award and the Elliot Norton Boston Theatre Award, the latter for his performance in "Long Day's Journey into Night." Stuhlbarg's other Broadway credits include the National Actors Theatre productions of "Saint Joan," "Three Men on a Horse," "Timon of Athens, "The Government Inspector," Ronald Harwood's "Taking Sides," Sam Mendes' revival of "Cabaret," as well as Tom Stoppard's "The Invention of Love." He has worked numerous times with the New York Shakespeare Festival. His critically acclaimed credits include Sir Andrew Aguecheek in "Twelfth Night," the title role in "Richard II," and Hamlet in Oskar Eustis' production of the famous tragedy, for which he won a Drama League Award. Stuhlbarg received his BFA from The Juilliard School. He also studied at UCLA, the Vilnius Conservatory in Lithuania's Chekhov Studies unit, the British-American Drama Academy at Baliol and Keble Colleges in Oxford, and with Marcel Marceau.


Acting (30 Credits)

2020Shirley as Stanley Hyman
2020Your Honor (US) as Jimmy Baxter
2019Traitors as Rowe
2018The Looming Tower as Richard Clarke
2017Call Me by Your Name as Samuel Perlman
2017The Shape of Water as Dr. Robert Hoffstetler
2017The Post as Abe Rosenthal
2016Arrival as Agent Halpern
2016Miss Sloane as Pat Connors
2016Doctor Strange as Dr. Nicodemus West
2015Miles Ahead as Harper Hamilton
2015Steve Jobs as Andy Hertzfeld
2015Trumbo as Edward G. Robinson
2014Pawn Sacrifice as Paul Marshall
2014Cut Bank as Derby Milton
2014The 50 Year Argument as Narration
2013Blue Jasmine as Dr. Flicker
2012Men in Black 3 as Griffin
2012Hitchcock as Lew Wasserman
2012Seven Psychopaths as Tommy
2012Lincoln as George Yeaman
2011Hugo as Rene Rabard
2009A Serious Man as Lawrence 'Larry' Gopnik
2009Cold Souls as Hedge Fund Consultant
2008Afterschool as Mr. Burke
2008Body of Lies as Ferris' Attorney
2007The Key to Reserva as Louis Bernard
2001The Grey Zone as Cohen
1999The Hunley as Wicks
1998A Price Above Rubies as Young Hassid


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