Michael Lerner
Michael Lerner
Birthday: Jun 22, 1941
Place of Birth: Brooklyn, New York, USA

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 1970's Alex in Wonderland. He alternated his movie work with stage appearances at the


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Year Title Credit
2014 X-Men: Days of Future Past Senator Brickman
2014 The Immigrant Actor
2013 Immigrant Actor
2012 1000 to 1: The Cory Weissman Story Actor
2012 Mirror Mirror Baron
2011 Atlas Shrugged: Part I Wesley Mouch
2011 The Forgotten Bomb Actor
2011 Pete Smalls is Dead Actor
2010 Bannen Way Hyman Telvi
2010 Life During Wartime Harvey
2009 Yonkers Joe Stanley
2009 A Serious Man Solomon Schultz
2007 A Dennis the Menace Christmas Mr. Souse
2007 Three Days to Vegas Producer
2007 The Last Time Artie Leguzza
2007 Slipstream Actor
2006 Art School Confidential Art Dealer
2006 When Do We Eat? Ira Stuckman
2006 Love and Other Disasters Marvin Bernstein
2006 Poster Boy Jack Kray
2004 The Calcium Kid Artie Cohen
2003 29 Palms The Judge
2003 Nobody Knows Anything Uncle Lou
2003 Elf Fulton
2002 101 Dalmatians II: Patch's London Adventure Producer
2002 Desperation Blvd. Actor
2001 Mockingbird Don't Sing Dr. York
2001 The Omen Legacy Actor
2000 Attention Shoppers Director
1999 The Mod Squad Howard
1999 My Favorite Martian Mr. Channing
1999 Russell Mulcahy's Tale of the Mummy Marcus
1998 Desperation Boulevard Actor
1998 Safe Men Big Fat Bernie Gayle
1998 Celebrity Dr. Lupus
1998 Godzilla The Mayor
1997 Off the Menu: The Last Days of Chasen's Actor
1997 For Richer or Poorer Phil Kleinman
1997 The Beautician and the Beast Jerry Miller
1996 Last Man Standing Strozzi Gang Member
1995 A Pyromaniac's Love Story Perry
1995 Girl In The Cadillac Pal
1995 No Way Back Frank Serlano
1995 Picture Windows Actor
1994 Blank Check Biderman
1994 The Road to Wellville Goodloe Bender
1994 No Escape Warden
1994 Radioland Murders Lt. Cross
1993 Amos & Andrew Phil
1992 Newsies Weasel
1992 The Comrades of Summer George
1991 Barton Fink Lipnick
1991 Omen IV - The Awakening Earl Knight
1990 The Closer Chester's Doctor
1990 Maniac Cop 2 Edward Doyle
1990 Framed Elliot Shane
1990 Any Man's Death Harvey
1989 Harlem Nights Bugsy Calhoune
1988 Anguish Director
1988 Vibes Burt Wilder
1988 Eight Men Out Arnold Rothstein
1987 Hands of a Stranger Captain Cirillo
1985 Movers & Shakers Arnie
1985 The Execution Actor
1983 Rita Hayworth: The Love Goddess Harry Cohn
1983 Strange Invaders Willie Collins
1983 Threshold Henry DeVici
1982 National Lampoon's Class Reunion Dr. Robert Young
1981 The Postman Always Rings Twice Katz
1980 Coast to Coast Dr. Frederick Froll
1980 Borderline Henry Lydell
1980 Great American Traffic Jam Actor
1980 The Baltimore Bullet Paulie
1978 A Love Affair: The Eleanor and Lou Gehrig Story Dr. Canlan
1978 Ruby and Oswald Actor
1978 Vega$ Actor
1977 Outlaw Blues Hatch
1977 Killer on Board Actor
1977 The Other Side of Midnight Barbet
1976 St. Ives Myron Green
1976 Dark Victory Manny
1974 Newman's Law Frank Acker
1974 Reflections of Murder Jerry Steele
1974 Busting Marvin
1973 Firehouse Ernie Bush
1972 The Candidate Paul Corliss
1970 Alex in Wonderland Leo
1948 Larceny Actor
1946 The Postman Always Rings Twice Actor
1939 Tales of Courage Actor
1939 Dark Victory Actor