Person Details

Birthday: 1939-11-22 21:03:49

Death: 2020-04-07 21:03:49

Aliases: No known aliases

Gender: Male

Place of birth: Newark, New Jersey, USA

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Movie Involvements: 37

TV Involvements: 5


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

Law & Order
Average
8

Law & Order

(1990) Carl Berg
The West Wing
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8

The West Wing

(1999) Roger Becker
Tales from the Darkside
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7

Tales from the Darkside

(1984) Donald / Kingsley Diamond / Michael Rudnick / The Devil
The Ninth Gate
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6

The Ninth Gate

(1999) Witkin
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) Otto 'Abbadabba' Berman
Cyborg 2
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4

Cyborg 2

(1993) Martin Dunn
Until the End of the World
Average
7

Until the End of the World

(1991) Bernie, Used Car Dealer

Acting

Year Character Movie/Tv
2016 Ben Sydney
2002 Mr. Rosen
2001 Leo Kubelsky
1999 Lieutenant Paul Taylor
Roger Becker
Witkin
N/A
1998 N/A
1997 Stan Gottlieb
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 Carl Berg
Harrison Farnsworth IV
Reporter #1
1989 Greenberg
Zachary Willard
1987 Police Chief Harold Lutz
Howie
Entertainment Magnate
1986 N/A
N/A
Adam Gore
Mr. Mosol
1985 N/A
1984 Otto 'Abbadabba' Berman
Carl Rosenberg
Donald / Kingsley Diamond / Michael Rudnick / The Devil
Phil Hanner
1983 Max Wolfe
Kurr
N/A
1982 Gordon
N/A
1981 Howard McDermott
Dr. Abrahms
1980 Cal van Damp
Sam
1979 N/A
Preacher (as Allen Goorwitz)
1978 Vinnie Costa
Manny Bloom
N/A
Herbie Stolz
Jack Garvey (as Allen Goorwitz)
1976 Lt. Ralph Fogherty
Padre
Louis B. Mayer
Harry Fishbine
1975 Barnett
1974 Leo Ritchie
Kruger
N/A
William P. 'Bernie' Moran
Carl Rizzo
David Greenglass
1973 Lebeau, A Painter
N/A
Mario Portello
Vincent J. Palmer
1972 Brewster
N/A
N/A
N/A
Klein
Vic
1971 Stutter
Benjy
Herby Moss
Jake Masters
Norman
Man On Cross
1970 Dress Shop Proprietor
Joe Banner
N/A
Moreno
1969 Elias, Jr.
1968 Smut Peddler
N/A
1967 N/A
1955 Henry Decory
Martin Axborough
Year Character Movie/Tv

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