David Margulies

David Margulies

Highest Rated: 86% All That Jazz (1979)

Lowest Rated: 0% Funny About Love (1990)

Birthday: Feb 19, 1937

Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, USA

A veteran stage presence, David Margulies has also appeared in numerous films and television series, where he often plays well-educated and professional New Yorkers. He began his movie career in the early '70s, working with such established talent as directors Martin Ritt and Bob Fosse. More small roles followed during the '80s, this time for up-and-coming filmmakers such as Brian De Palma, Ivan Reitman, and Adrian Lyne. All three cast him in projects set in New York City, which helped cement the status of Margulies, who was born in Brooklyn, as a guy who could play authentic-seeming New Yorkers. In De Palma's psychological thriller "Dressed to Kill," he played Dr. Levy, a psychiatrist who makes an important revelation about Dr. Robert Elliott, the deranged stalker portrayed by Michael Caine. Meanwhile, he was highly memorable in Reitman's "Ghostbusters" and "Ghostbusters II" as Mayor Lenny--a character speculated to have been inspired by then-New York City mayor Ed Koch. Starting in the mid- to late-'80s, he began working more frequently in television, guest starring in episodes of "Law & Order" throughout the '90s as well as playing Neil Mink, the lawyer of Tony Soprano on the popular series "The Sopranos," in several episodes during the show's run.

Highest rated movies

Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Curmudgeons Unknown (Character) - 2016
47% 26% A Case of You Henry (Character) - 2013
No Score Yet 26% The Girl on the Train Morris Herzman (Character) - 2013
68% 31% Roadie Don (Character) $7.6K 2011
No Score Yet No Score Yet Whiskey School Unknown (Character) - 2005
No Score Yet 47% Invitation to a Suicide Roman Malek (Character) - 2004
No Score Yet No Score Yet Bought & Sold Kutty Nazarian (Character) - 2003
67% 71% Looking for an Echo Dr. Ludwig (Character) $14.4K 1999
71% 77% Man of the Century Mr. Meyerscholtz (Character) $33K 1999
No Score Yet 0% Lifebreath Abe Gross (Character) - 1997
No Score Yet No Score Yet Hudson River Blues Stan (Character) - 1997
No Score Yet 47% Out on a Limb Mr. Buchenwald (Character) $1.6M 1992
0% 13% Funny About Love Dr. Benjamin (Character) $7.6M 1990
53% 61% Ghostbusters II The Mayor of NY (Character) $110.4M 1989
No Score Yet No Score Yet Kojak: Ariana Papas the Chef (Character) - 1989
85% 68% Running on Empty Dr. Jonah Reiff (Character) $1.8M 1988
No Score Yet 83% Magic Sticks Goldfarb (Character) - 1987
37% 39% Ishtar Mr. Clarke (Character) $12.7M 1987
61% 56% Nine 1/2 Weeks Harvey (Character) - 1986
71% 79% Brighton Beach Memoirs Mr. Farber (Character) $11M 1986
46% 75% Times Square Dr. Zymansky (Character) - 1980
80% 74% Dressed to Kill Dr. Levy (Character) - 1980
No Score Yet 38% Hide in Plain Sight Detective Reilly (Character) - 1980
No Score Yet No Score Yet My Old Man Chubby (Character) - 1979
86% 86% All That Jazz Larry Goldie (Character) - 1979
72% 74% The Front Phelps (Character) - 1976

TV

Credit
78% 89% Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Dr. Eric Setrakian (Guest Star) 2015
No Score Yet 89% Blue Bloods Unknown (Guest Star) 2013
93% 91% The Good Wife Richard (Guest Star) 2012
58% No Score Yet Canterbury's Law Unknown (Guest Star) 2008
92% 98% The Sopranos Neil Mink (Guest Star) 2007 2004 2002 2000
No Score Yet No Score Yet Law & Order Unknown (Guest Star) 2004 1995 1993 1991
No Score Yet No Score Yet Touched by an Angel Unknown (Guest Star) 2001
54% No Score Yet Welcome to New York Unknown (Guest Star) 2000-2001
83% No Score Yet NYPD Blue Theodore Wisotski (Guest Star) 1996
No Score Yet No Score Yet Spenser: For Hire Unknown (Character) 1987
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Equalizer Unknown (Guest Star) 1985-1986
No Score Yet No Score Yet Kojak Unknown (Guest Star) 1977

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