Person Details

Birthday: 1939-11-22 22:10:42

Aliases: No known aliases

Gender: Male

Place of birth: Newark, New Jersey, USA

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Movie Involvements: 34

TV Involvements: 1


Most Famous Work

Biography

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Allen Garfield, born and sometimes credited as Allen Goorwitz (born November 22, 1939), is an American film and television actor. Garfield was born in Newark, New Jersey, the son of Alice (née Lavroff) and Philip Goorwitz.A graduate of Weequahic High School, he was a sports reporter and Golden Gloves boxer before becoming an actor. He studied acting at The Actors Studio in New York City, studying with both Lee Strasberg and Elia Kazan, and worked in stage before film. Garfield is a quirky and prolific actor who has appeared in over 100 films and television shows. He is known for playing nervous villains, corrupt businessmen and politicians. In addition he has appeared in two art films by German director Wim Wenders, Der Stand der Dinge and Bis ans Ende der Welt. Garfield has one sister, Lois. Description above from the Wikipedia article Allen Garfield, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


Most Famous Work

The Ninth Gate
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6

The Ninth Gate

(2000) Witkin
Diabolique
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6

Diabolique

(1996) Leo Katzman
The Conversation
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8

The Conversation

(1974) William P. 'Bernie' Moran
The Cotton Club
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7

The Cotton Club

(1984) Abbadabba Berman
Until the End of the World
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7

Until the End of the World

(1991) Bernie, Used Car Dealer
Cyborg 2
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4

Cyborg 2

(1993) Martin Dunn
Sins
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9

Sins

(1986) Adam Gore
The Black Stallion Returns
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6

Acting

Year Character Movie/Tv
2019 Otto Berman
2016 Ben Sydney
2000 Witkin
1999 Lieutenant Paul Taylor
N/A
N/A
1997 N/A
Simon Frischmuth
1996 Lt. James Finn
Leo Katzman
1995 Vinnie Vidivici
Dan Rackman
1994 N/A
Eagleman
1993 Martin Dunn
1992 Magnus O'Leary
Abe Feller
N/A
Jack
1991 Bernie, Used Car Dealer
N/A
Jerry
1990 N/A
Harrison Farnsworth IV
Reporter #1
1989 Greenberg
Zachary Willard
1987 Police Chief Harold Lutz
Howie
Entertainment Magnate
1986 N/A
Adam Gore
Mr. Mosol
1984 Abbadabba Berman
Carl Rosenberg
N/A
Phil Hanner
1983 Max Wolfe
Kurr
1982 Gordon
N/A
1981 Howard McDermott
Dr. Abrahms
1980 Cal van Damp
Sam
1979 N/A
Preacher (as Allen Goorwitz)
1978 Vinnie Costa
N/A
Herbie Stolz
Jack Garvey (as Allen Goorwitz)
1976 Lieutenant Ralph Fogherty
Padre
Louis B. Mayer
Harry Fishbine
1975 Barnett
1974 Kruger
Leo Ritchie
N/A
William P. 'Bernie' Moran
Carl Rizzo
David Greenglass
1973 N/A
Vincent J. Palmer
1972 N/A
N/A
N/A
Klein
Vic
1971 Stutter
Benjy
Herby Moss
Jake Masters
Norman
1970 Joe Banner
N/A
Dress Shop Proprietor
Moreno (as Alan Garfield)
1969 Elias, Jr.
1968 Smut Peddler
N/A
1967 N/A
1955 N/A
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Year Character Movie/Tv

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