Richard Portnow

Highest Rated:
98% Say Anything... (1989)
Lowest Rated:
9% Trial by Jury (1994)
Birthday:
Jan 26
Birthplace:
Not Available
Bio:
Character actor Richard Portnow has worked steadily in theater, feature films, and on television for many years. On stage, he has appeared both on and off Broadway, as well as in many regional productions, and at London's Royal Court Theatre. Portnow made his feature film debut with a bit part in…

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Filmography


MOVIES   

Rating Title Credit Box Office Year
42% Oldboy
  • Bernie Sharkey
$2.2M 2013
Underdogs
  • Actor
$34.8k 2013
In the Dark
  • Actor
-- 2013
29% 2 Jacks
  • Lorenzo
-- 2013
A Night Of Nightmares
  • Actor
-- 2012
The Wish List
  • Actor
-- 2010
The Indian
  • Actor
-- 2009
25% Law Abiding Citizen
  • Bill Reynolds
$73.3M 2009
50% Life Is Hot in Cracktown
  • Actor
-- 2009
The Minis
  • Jack
-- 2009
Under New Management
  • Actor
-- 2009
Meet The Mobsters
  • Actor
-- 2008
Six Bullets from Now
  • Actor
-- 2008
25% Tony 'n' Tina's Wedding
  • Vinnie Black
-- 2007
Good Time Max
  • Actor
-- 2007
11% Perfect Stranger
  • Narron
$23.7M 2007
61% Find Me Guilty
  • Max Novardes
$0.6M 2006
Johnny Slade's Greatest Hits
  • Jerry Kaminski
-- 2005
Laughter on the 23rd Floor
  • Harry
-- 2001
72% Happy Accidents
  • Trip
-- 2001
Zigs (Double Down)
  • Actor
-- 2001
82% Ghost Dog - The Way of the Samurai
  • Handsome Frank
-- 2000
Double Down
  • Actor
-- 2000
The Substitute 3: Winner Takes All
  • Actor
-- 1999
Lured Innocence
  • Actor
-- 1999
Road Kill
  • Mr. Charboneau
-- 1999
Going Postal
  • Dr. Nicholas Brink
-- 1999
Fallen Arches
  • Actor
-- 1999
Shadow of Doubt
  • Actor
-- 1998
Milo
  • Actor
-- 1998
Desert Thunder
  • Actor
-- 1998
Guy
  • Actor
-- 1997
Bella Mafia
  • Actor
-- 1997
80% Private Parts
  • Ben Stern
-- 1997
The Continued Adventures of Reptile Man
  • Sid Higgins
-- 1996
Ez Streets
  • Actor
-- 1996
Donor Unknown
  • Actor
-- 1995
14% Man of the House
  • Joey Renda
-- 1995
79% Seven (Se7en)
  • Dr. Beardsley
-- 1995
9% Trial by Jury
  • Leo Greco
-- 1994
Across the Moon
  • Lawyer
-- 1994
12% S.F.W.
  • Gerald Parsley
-- 1994
Dragstrip Girl
  • Actor
-- 1994
Lipstick Camera
  • Detective Vorkopich
-- 1994
Night Eyes 3
  • Edgar Kaplan
-- 1993
55% Heart and Souls
  • Max Marco
-- 1993
Robert Ripley: Believe It or Not
  • Actor
-- 1993
71% Sister Act
  • Willy
-- 1992
There Goes the Neighborhood (Paydirt)
  • Marty Rollins
-- 1992
91% Barton Fink
  • Detective Mastrionotti
-- 1991
73% Father of the Bride
  • Al the Tux Salesman
-- 1991
38% For the Boys
  • Milt
-- 1991
Perry Mason: The Case of the Maligned Mobster
  • Dave Barrett
-- 1991
51% Kindergarten Cop
  • Capt. Salazar
-- 1990
24% Havana
  • Mike MacClaney
-- 1990
45% Tune in Tomorrow... (Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter)
  • Uncle Luke
-- 1990
17% Chattahoochee
  • Dr. Debner
-- 1989
Deadly Silence
  • Actor
-- 1989
98% Say Anything...
  • Agent Stewart
-- 1989
Meet the Hollowheads
  • Mr. Crabneck
-- 1989
Original Sin
  • Vincent
-- 1989
In Dangerous Company
  • Actor
-- 1988
36% Twins
  • Chop Shop Owner
-- 1988
Perry Mason: The Case of the Murdered Madam
  • Harry Long
-- 1987
Legends - Live at Montreux 1997
  • Carly
-- 1987
80% Weeds
  • Guard
-- 1987
79% Tin Men
  • Actor
-- 1987
88% Radio Days
  • Sy
-- 1987
89% Good Morning, Vietnam
  • Dan The Man Levitan
-- 1987
17% The Squeeze
  • Ruben
-- 1987
33% Hiding Out
  • Mr. Lessig Driving Instructor
-- 1987
Courage
  • Frankie Ce De Baca
-- 1986
87% Desperately Seeking Susan
  • Party Guest
$27.4M 1985


TV SERIES   

Rating Title Credit Year
Castle
2009
  • Milt Boyle
2014
Hawaii Five-0
2010
  • Ron Sheridan
2012
CSI: NY
2004-2013
  • Actor
2012
The Mentalist
2008-2014
  • Phil
2011
6% Outlaw
2010
  • Sen. Sidney Vidalin
  • Sen. Vidalin
2010
Nip/Tuck
2003-2010
  • Manny Calderello
2009
Cold Case
2003-2010
  • Oscar Anderson
2008
100% The Sopranos
1999-2007
  • Attorney Melvoin
  • Harold `Mel' Melvoin
1999 - 2000

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Quotes from Richard Portnow's Characters

    1. David Mills: Has he tried to speak or communicate in any way?
    2. Dr. Beardsley: Even if his brain were not mush, which it is, he chewed off his own tongue long ago.
    3. William Somerset: Uh... Doc, is there absolutely no chance that he might survive?
    4. Dr. Beardsley: Detective, he'd die of shock right now if you were to shine a flashlight in his eyes. He's experienced about as much pain and suffering as anyone I've encountered, give or take... and he still has hell to look forward to. Good night.
    From Seven (Se7en). Submitted by Jerod B (20 months ago)
    1. Dr. Beardsley: He's experienced about as much pain and suffering as anyone I've encountered, give or take, and he still has Hell to look forward to.
    From Seven (Se7en). Submitted by Jerod B (20 months ago)

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