Michael Lerner

Highest Rated:
95% The Candidate (1972)
Lowest Rated:
0% National Lampoon's Class Reunion (1982)
Birthday:
Jun 22
Birthplace:
Brooklyn, New York, USA
Bio:
Wide-shouldered American actor Michael Lerner has become a Rod Steiger for the '90s, specializing in portraying brusque bullies with above-average intelligence. For many years a professor of literature at San Francisco State College, Lerner turned to acting in the late '60s, making his film bow with…

Filmography


MOVIES   

Rating Title Credit Box Office Year
86% The Immigrant
  • Actor
$2.0M 2014
91% X-Men: Days of Future Past
  • Senator Brickman
$233.3M 2014
Immigrant
  • Actor
-- 2013
49% Mirror Mirror
  • Baron
$64.9M 2012
1000 to 1: The Cory Weissman Story
  • Actor
-- 2012
Pete Smalls is Dead
  • Actor
-- 2011
11% Atlas Shrugged: Part I
  • Wesley Mouch
$4.6M 2011
Bannen Way
  • The Mensch
-- 2010
69% Life During Wartime
  • Harvey
$0.3M 2010
52% Yonkers Joe
  • Stanley
-- 2009
89% A Serious Man
  • Solomon Schlutz
$9.2M 2009
35% The Last Time
  • Actor
-- 2007
23% Slipstream
  • Actor
-- 2007
Three Days to Vegas (Retirement)
  • Producer
-- 2007
A Dennis the Menace Christmas
  • Actor
-- 2007
20% Love and Other Disasters
  • Actor
-- 2006
26% Poster Boy
  • Jack Kray
-- 2006
36% Art School Confidential
  • Art Dealer
$3.2M 2006
42% When Do We Eat?
  • Ira
$0.4M 2006
0% The Calcium Kid
  • Artie Cohen
-- 2004
84% Elf
  • Fulton
$173.4M 2003
0% 29 Palms
  • The Judge
-- 2003
Nobody Knows Anything
  • Actor
-- 2003
Desperation Blvd.
  • Actor
-- 2002
67% 101 Dalmatians II - Patch's London Adventure
  • Producer
-- 2002
The Omen Legacy
  • Actor
-- 2001
Mockingbird Don't Sing
  • Stan York
-- 2001
Attention Shoppers
  • Director
  • Actor
-- 2000
17% Tale of the Mummy
  • Actor
-- 1999
4% The Mod Squad
  • Howard
-- 1999
12% My Favorite Martian
  • Mr. Channing
-- 1999
55% Safe Men
  • Big Fat Bernie Gayle
-- 1998
41% Celebrity
  • Dr. Lupus
-- 1998
25% Godzilla
  • Mayor Ebert
-- 1998
Desperation Boulevard
  • Actor
-- 1998
15% For Richer or Poorer
  • Phil Kleinman
-- 1997
17% The Beautician and the Beast
  • Jerry Miller
-- 1997
Last Man Standing
  • Strozzi Gang
-- 1996
No Way Back
  • Actor
-- 1995
Picture Windows
  • Actor
-- 1995
0% A Pyromaniac's Love Story
  • Perry
-- 1995
Girl In The Cadillac
  • Pal
-- 1995
41% The Road To Wellville
  • Goodloe Bender
-- 1994
53% No Escape (Escape from Absolom)
  • Warden
-- 1994
19% Radioland Murders
  • Lieutenant Cross
-- 1994
13% Blank Check
  • Biderman
-- 1994
21% Amos & Andrew
  • Phil Gillman
-- 1993
40% Newsies
  • Weasel
-- 1992
The Comrades of Summer
  • George
-- 1992
91% Barton Fink
  • Jack Lipnick
-- 1991
Omen IV - The Awakening
  • Earl Knight
-- 1991
Framed
  • Actor
-- 1990
Any Man's Death
  • Harvey
-- 1990
The Closer
  • Chester's Doctor
-- 1990
60% Maniac Cop 2
  • Edward Doyle
-- 1990
21% Harlem Nights
  • Bugsy Calhoune
-- 1989
85% Eight Men Out
  • Arnold Rothstein
-- 1988
Angustia (Anguish)
  • Director
  • John
-- 1988
6% Vibes
  • Burt Wilder
-- 1988
Hands of a Stranger
  • Captain Cirillo
-- 1987
Movers And Shakers
  • Arnie
-- 1985
The Execution
  • Actor
-- 1985
Rita Hayworth - The Love Goddess
  • Harry Cohn
-- 1983
71% Strange Invaders
  • Willie Collins
-- 1983
Threshold
  • Henry DeVici
-- 1983
0% National Lampoon's Class Reunion
  • Dr. Young
-- 1982
83% The Postman Always Rings Twice
  • Katz
-- 1981
Great American Traffic Jam
  • Actor
-- 1980
Baltimore Bullet
  • Paulie
-- 1980
Coast to Coast
  • Dr. Froll
-- 1980
Borderline
  • Henry Lydell
-- 1980
Vegas
  • Actor
-- 1978
A Love Affair: The Eleanor and Lou Gehrig Story
  • Dr. Canlan
-- 1978
Ruby & Oswald
  • Actor
-- 1978
Killer on Board
  • Actor
-- 1977
The Other Side of Midnight
  • Barbet
-- 1977
Outlaw Blues
  • Hatch
-- 1977
Dark Victory
  • Manny
-- 1976
38% St. Ives
  • Myron Green
-- 1976
Busting
  • Marvin
-- 1974
Newman's Law
  • Frank Acker
-- 1974
Reflections of Murder
  • Jerry Steele
-- 1974
Firehouse
  • Ernie Bush
-- 1973
95% The Candidate
  • Paul Corliss
-- 1972
Alex in Wonderland
  • Leo
-- 1970
Larceny
  • Actor
-- 1948
95% The Postman Always Rings Twice
  • Actor
-- 1946
Tales of Courage
  • Actor
-- 1939
85% Dark Victory
  • Actor
-- 1939


TV SERIES   

Rating Title Credit Year
Suburgatory
2011-2014
  • Aaron Layneberg
2012
The Good Wife
2009-2015
  • Judge Dwight Sobel
2012
Saving Grace
2007
  • Rebbe Jory Quecksilber
2009
43% Entourage
2004-2011
  • Joe Roberts
2007
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
1999-2014
  • Morty Berger
2003
Wonder Woman (1976)
1975-1979
  • Ashton Ripley
1978

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Quotes from Michael Lerner's Characters

    1. Jack Lipnick: We don`t put Wallace Beery in some fruity movie about suffering. I thought we were together on that.
    From Barton Fink. Submitted by steve l (17 months ago)
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