Richard Portnow

Richard Portnow

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    • January 26th, 1947
​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Richard Portnow (born January 26, 1947) is a prolific American character actor who played Howard Stern's father, Ben in the movie Private Parts. He has appeared on The Sopranos and many other films, video games, and television shows such as Hannah Montana and Boston Legal.

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Acting (56 Credits)

2021Roe v. Wade as Justice William Douglas
2017Andover as Shamus TroutWatch Free
2016Café Society as Walt
2015Trumbo as Louis B. Mayer
2014Nanny Cam as Detective Jones
2013Underdogs as John Handon II
2013In the Dark as Detective ArcherWatch Free
2013Oldboy as Bernie Sharkey
2012Hitchcock as Barney Balaban
2012Imaginary Friend as DanWatch Free
2011The Christmas Pageant as Leo Brenner
2010The Wish List as Lenny
2010Outlaw as Sen. Sidney Vidalin
2009Law Abiding Citizen as Bill Reynolds
2009Life Is Hot in Cracktown as Guy from 4 K
2008Tinker Bell as Minister of Autumn (voice)
2008The Spirit as Donenfeld
2007Good Time Max as Head Administrator
2007The Indian as Elliot
2007Perfect Stranger as Narron
2007The Minis as JackWatch Free
2006Find Me Guilty as Max NovardisWatch Free
2006TV: The Movie as Sergeant
2004Tony & Tina's Wedding as Vinnie BlackWatch Free
1999The Substitute 3: Winner Takes All as Vincent Lo Russo
1999Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai as Handsome Frank
1999Witness Protection as Niko
1998Milo as Lieutenant Parker
1998Shadow of Doubt as Marvin Helm
1998My Giant as Producer
1998Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas as Wine Colored Tuxedo
1997Bella Mafia
1997Private Parts as Ben Stern
1997Mad City as Brackett's Agent
1996Guy as Al
1996Bogus as M. Clay Thrasher
1995Man of the House as Joey Renda, Frank's Son
1995Se7en as Dr. Beardsley
1994S.F.W. as Gerald Parsley
1994Trial by Jury as Leo Greco
1993Night Eyes Three as Kaplan
1993Heart and Souls as Max Marco
1992Sister Act as Willy
1992Beethoven as Man with Gun in Briefcase (uncredited)
1991Barton Fink as Det. Mastrionotti
1991Father of the Bride as Al - the Tux Salesman
1990Havana as Mike MacClaney
1990Kindergarten Cop as Captain Salazar
1989Meet the Hollowheads as Mr. Crabneck
1989Chattahoochee as Dr. Debner
1988Twins as Chop Shop Owner
1987The Squeeze as Ruben
1987Tin Men as Carly
1987Good Morning, Vietnam as Dan 'The Man' Levitan
1987Radio Days as Sy
1985Desperately Seeking Susan as Party Guest

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