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Saul Rubinek

Actor, Director, Producer, Writer
Born July 2, 1948 (76 years)
Saul Rubinek is a German-born Canadian actor, director, producer, and playwright. He is widely known for his television roles, notably Artie Nielsen on Warehouse 13, Donny Douglas on Frasier, Lon Cohen on A Nero Wolfe Mystery, and Louis B. Mayer on The Last Tycoon. He also starred in the films Against All Odds (1984), Wall Street (1987), The Bonfire of the Vanities (1990), Unforgiven (1992), Nixon (1995), True Romance (1993), The Express (2008), Barney's Version (2010), and The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018).

Rubinek was born in Föhrenwald, Germany, in 1948. His parents were Polish Jews who had been hidden by Polish farmers during World War II. They immigrated to Canada after the war.

Rubinek began his acting career in theater, appearing in several productions with the Stratford Shakespeare Festival and Theatre Passe Muraille. He made his television debut in 1977, with a guest appearance on the series Baretta.

In 1984, Rubinek starred in the film Against All Odds. He followed that up with roles in the films Wall Street (1987), The Bonfire of the Vanities (1990), and Unforgiven (1992).

In 1995, Rubinek starred in the film Nixon. He received critical acclaim for his performance, and he was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture.

In 1998, Rubinek directed his first feature film, Jerry and Tom. The film was nominated for the Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival.

From 2009 to 2014, Rubinek starred as Artie Nielsen on the Syfy series Warehouse 13. The series was a critical and commercial success, and it ran for five seasons.

In 2013, Rubinek starred as Louis B. Mayer on the Amazon Prime series The Last Tycoon. The series was based on the novel of the same name by F. Scott Fitzgerald.

Rubinek is a five-time Genie Award nominee, winning Best Supporting Actor for Ticket to Heaven (1981). He is also a two-time Gemini Award nominee.

Rubinek is married to Elinor Reid, a playwright and producer. They have two children.
Movies & Shows on Plex
  • The Contender
  • Masters of Horror
  • Santa's Slay
  • The Trotsky
  • White Coats
  • Pursued
  • Coast to Coast
  • Gleason
  • Hollywood North
  • Bad Manners
  • Color of Justice
Known For
  • Unforgiven
  • The Family Man
  • Warehouse 13
  • War
  • The Bonfire of the Vanities
  • I Love Trouble
  • The Contender
  • Julia
  • Jesse Stone: Night Passage
  • Jerry and Tom
  • Getting Even with Dad
  • Santa's Slay
  • Gridlocked
  • Against All Odds
  • Death Wish: The Face of Death
  • Clock
  • The Song of Names
  • The Singing Detective
  • Call Me: The Rise and Fall of Heidi Fleiss
  • Death Ship
  • Man Trouble
  • Jesse Stone: No Remorse
  • Baadasssss!
  • Oy Vey! My Son Is Gay!!

Filmography

2023
BlackBerry: The Limited Series (TV Series) · as John Woodman
2023
BlackBerry · as John Woodman
2023
Clock · as Joseph
2022
Shttl · as Rebbe Weitsenzang
2020
Terror Lake Drive (TV Series) · as Dr. Rubidoux
2020
Hunters (2020) (TV Series) · as Murray Markowitz
2019
For All Mankind (TV Series) · as Rep. Charles Sandman
2019
The Song of Names · as Feinman
2019
2018
The Ballad of Buster Scruggs · as Frenchman (segment "the Mortal Remains")
2018
FBI (TV Series) · as Senator David Becker
2018
Caught (2018) (TV Series) · as Andre Lefevre
2017
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (TV Series) · as Pauly Auerbach
2017
Doubt (TV Series) · as Judge Julius Routbort
2016
The Last Tycoon (TV Series) · as Louis B. Mayer
2016
Angie Tribeca (TV Series) · as Pfoopa
2016
Billions (TV Series) · as Hap Halloran
2015
Gridlocked · as Marty
2015
Schitt's Creek (TV Series) · as Tippy Bernstein
2014
Survivor's Remorse (TV Series) · as Leonard Moscowitz
2012
Beauty and the Beast (2012) (TV Series) · as Dr. Glenroy
2012
2011
Person of Interest (TV Series) · as Arthur Claypool
2011
Jesse Stone: Innocents Lost · as Hasty Hathaway
2010
Barney's Version · as Charnofsky
2010
Kill Me Please · as M. Breiman
2010
Knucklehead · as Rabbi
2010
Blue Bloods (TV Series) · as Sy Goodman
2010
Rubicon (TV Series) · as David Hadas
2010
Jesse Stone: No Remorse · as Hasty Hathaway
2009
Oy Vey! My Son Is Gay!! · as Martin Hirsch
2009
The Trotsky · as David Bronstein
2009
The Good Wife (TV Series) · as Judge Thomas Treem
2009
Warehouse 13 (TV Series) · as Arthur "artie" Nielsen
2008
Leverage (TV Series) · as Victor Dubenich
2008
The Express · as Art Modell
2008
The Trojan Horse (TV Series) · as Rafe Kott
2008
Julia · as Mitch
2007
A Broken Life · as The Boss
2007
Blackout · as Sol
2007
War · as Dr. Sherman
2007
Jesse Stone: Sea Change · as Hasty Hathaway
2006
2006
2006
Eureka (TV Series) · as Dr. Carl Carlson
2006
Psych (TV Series) · as Lance
2006
Jesse Stone: Night Passage · as Hasty Hathaway
2005
2005
Santa's Slay · as Mr. Green
2005
Partner(s) · as Matthew
2005
Trump Unauthorized · as Peter Wennik
2005
Grey's Anatomy (TV Series) · as Eli Rigler
2005
Blind Justice (TV Series) · as Dr. Alan Galloway
2004
Pursued · as Dexter O'neil
2004
Boston Legal (TV Series) · as Donald Feldcamp
2004
Dr. Vegas (TV Series) · as Jonathan Selznick
2004
Lost (TV Series) · as Clark Finney
2004
Jack & Bobby (TV Series)
2004
White Coats · as Dr. Sam Bonnert
2004
2003
Baadasssss! · as Howard Kaufman
2003
Coast to Coast · as Gary Pereira
2003
The Singing Detective · as Skin Specialist
2003
Hollywood North · as Paul Linder
2003
Threat Matrix (TV Series) · as Peter Tomashevski
2003
2003
L.A. Dragnet (TV Series) · as Marc Guggenheim
2002
Triggermen · as Jazzer
2002
2002
Gleason · as George 'bullets' Durgom
2001
Bleacher Bums · as Reid
2001
Rush Hour 2 · as Red Dragon Box Man
2001
2001
Nero Wolfe (2001) (TV Series) · as Lon Cohen
2000
The Family Man · as Alan Mintz
2000
Curb Your Enthusiasm (TV Series) · as Dr. Saul Funkhouser
2000
The Contender · as Jerry Tolliver
2000
Lakeboat · as Cuthman
2000
The Bookfair Murders · as Martin P. Barrett
2000
1999
Once And Again (TV Series)
1999
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series) · as Mr. Price
1999
Dick · as Henry Kissinger
1999
36 Hours to Die · as Morano
1998
Jerry and Tom · as Dogtrack Victim
1998
Mentors (TV Series) · as Napoleon Bonaparte
1998
Blackjack · as Thomas
1997
Bad Manners · as Matt Carroll
1997
1997
Hostile Intent · as Kendall
1997
Stargate SG-1 (TV Series) · as Emmett Bregman
1997
The Practice (TV Series) · as Arnold Hunter
1997
Pale Saints · as Whitey
1996
Ink (TV Series) · as Alan Mesnick
1996
Past Perfect · as Bookkeeper
1996
1995
Rainbow · as Sam Cohen
1995
Open Season · as Eric Schlockmeister
1995
Nixon · as Herb Klein
1995
Memory Run · as Dr. Munger
1995
Nothing Lasts Forever · as Alan Penn
1995
Hiroshima · as Leo Szilard
1995
The Android Affair · as Fiedler
1995
The Outer Limits (1995) (TV Series) · as Professor Hugaro
1994
Getting Even with Dad · as Robert 'bobby' Drace
1994
I Love Trouble · as Sam Smotherman
1994
1994
The Adventures of Dudley the Dragon (TV Series) · as Lou The Lion
1993
NYPD Blue (TV Series) · as Barry Tytell
1993
Frasier (TV Series) · as Donny Douglas
1993
And the Band Played On · as Dr. Jim Curran
1993
True Romance · as Lee Donowitz
1993
Undercover Blues · as Mr. Ferderber
1993
1993
Matrix (TV Series) · as The Stage Manager, Jeremy Winter
1992
Driving Miss Daisy · as Boolie Werthan
1992
Unforgiven · as W.w. Beauchamp
1992
Man Trouble · as Laurence Moncrief
1991
The Quarrel · as Hersh Rasseyner
1990
1990
Law & Order (TV Series) · as Professor Ira Simpkis
1988
1988
Liberace: Behind the Music · as Seymour Heller
1988
Hitting Home · as Owen Hughes
1987
Wall Street · as Harry Salt
1987
Star Trek: The Next Generation (TV Series) · as Kivas Fajo
1987
Street Legal (TV Series) · as Grant Mitchell
1986
L.A. Law (TV Series) · as Harold Schoen
1986
Sweet Liberty · as Bo Hodges
1986
Half a Lifetime · as Sam
1986
Murder Sees the Light · as Benny Cooperman
1985
The Equalizer (TV Series) · as Jason Masur
1985
The Ray Bradbury Theater (TV Series) · as John Griffths
1985
Martin's Day · as Hitchhiker
1985
The Suicide Murders · as Benny Cooperman
1984
Against All Odds · as Steve Kirsch
1983
Dusty · as Dusty
1983
The Terry Fox Story · as Dan Grey
1982
Highpoint · as Centino
1982
Young Doctors in Love · as Floyd Kurtzman
1982
Soup for One · as Allan
1981
By Design · as Terry
1981
Ticket to Heaven · as Larry
1981
Seeing Things (TV Series) · as Jeffries
1981
Hill Street Blues (TV Series)
1981
Hangin' In (TV Series) · as Tony
1980
American Playhouse (TV Series) · as Harold Shapero
1980
Nothing Personal · as Peter Braden (uncredited)
1980
Death Ship · as Jackie
1980
The Agency · as Sam Goldstein
1979
The Littlest Hobo (TV Series) · as Tim Reagan
1979
Sanctuary of Fear · as Jerry Stone
1979
Bizarre (TV Series) · as Regular
1976
SHErlock (2023) (TV Series) · as Cast
1975
King of Kensington (TV Series) · as Ansons Phelps

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