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      Earl Boen

      Highest Rated: 100% The Terminator (1984)

      Lowest Rated: 43% G.I. Joe: The Movie (1987)

      Birthday: Aug 8, 1941

      Birthplace: New York, New York, USA

      Veteran character actor Earl Boen is best known for his role as Dr. Peter Silberman in the "Terminator" film franchise. Boen has worked extensively throughout his entire career, appearing in over 200 roles on film and television. He began his career as a stage actor before making his onscreen debut in 1977 on the series "The Streets of San Francisco." The same year, he made his feature film debut in "Mr. Billion," which starred Jackie Gleason. In 1983 he appeared alongside Steve Martin in "The Man With Two Brains" before in his most famous role, as the psychiatrist Dr. Silberman in the 1984 film "The Terminator." He reprised his role in both "Terminator 2: Judgement Day" and a third film, the only actor besides Arnold Schwarzenegger to star in all three entries. He had recurring roles on numerous TV series, including "Making a Living," "Newhart" and "Who's the Boss?." Boen has worked extensively in animation, lending his voice to shows such as "Justice League" and "The Pirates of Dark Water." Earl Boen died on January 5, 2023 at the age of 77.

      Highest rated movies

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      The Terminator
      Terminator 2: Judgment Day poster Terminator 2: Judgment Day Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines poster Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines Norma Jean & Marilyn poster
      Norma Jean & Marilyn

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      Movies

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      69% 46% Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines Dr. Peter Silberman (Character) $150.4M 2003
      No Score Yet 63% Now You Know Grandpa (Character) - 2002
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Ali: An American Hero Howard Cossell (Character) - 2000
      No Score Yet 26% Living in Peril Fingerprint Technician (Character) - 1997
      No Score Yet 17% Within the Rock Michael Isaacs (Character) - 1996
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Prince Mr. Howell (Character) - 1996
      60% 42% Norma Jean & Marilyn Studio Physician (Character) - 1996
      No Score Yet 25% Bruno the Kid Additional Voices (Voice) - 1996
      92% 95% Terminator 2: Judgment Day Dr. Peter Silberman (Character) $552.8K 1991
      43% 66% G.I. Joe: The Movie Taurus (Voice) - 1987
      No Score Yet 26% Movers and Shakers Marshall (Character) - 1985
      100% 89% The Terminator Dr. Peter Silberman (Character) - 1984

      TV

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      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Practice Unknown (Guest Star) 2003
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Family Law Unknown (Guest Star) 2002
      No Score Yet 90% Boy Meets World Minister (Guest Star) 1999
      57% No Score Yet Good News Unknown (Guest Star) 1998
      No Score Yet No Score Yet California Dreams Unknown (Guest Star) 1994-1996
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Ellen Unknown (Guest Star) 1996
      50% No Score Yet Deadly Games Unknown (Guest Star) 1995
      86% 88% Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman Unknown (Guest Star) 1994
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Bonkers Unknown (Voice) 1993-1994
      No Score Yet 91% The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Unknown (Guest Star) 1993
      No Score Yet 90% The Golden Girls Father Solerno (Guest Star) 1990 1992
      No Score Yet 84% The Wonder Years Pastor (Guest Star) 1991
      89% 92% Seinfeld Eulogist (Guest Star) 1991
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Sydney Unknown (Guest Star) 1990
      No Score Yet No Score Yet 227 Unknown (Guest Star) 1990
      No Score Yet 66% Murder, She Wrote Unknown (Guest Star) 1989
      92% 89% Star Trek: The Next Generation Nagilium (Guest Voice) 1988
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Hotel Kevin Gates (Guest Star) 1988
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Law & Harry McGraw Howard (Character) 1987-1988
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Mr. President Dave (Character) 1987-1988
      No Score Yet 0% Mama's Family Unknown (Guest Star) 1986-1987
      83% No Score Yet thirtysomething Dr. Nestle (Guest Star) 1987
      No Score Yet 82% ALF Warren (Guest Star) 1987
      No Score Yet 0% Who's the Boss? Unknown (Guest Star) 1984-1986
      No Score Yet 0% Punky Brewster Oliver Greene (Guest Star) 1984 1986
      No Score Yet 0% Growing Pains Unknown (Guest Star) 1985
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Newhart Unknown (Guest Star) 1982 1985
      No Score Yet 83% Street Hawk Peter Reiger (Guest Star) 1985
      No Score Yet No Score Yet 1st & Ten Henry (Guest Star) 1984
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Benson Unknown (Guest Star) 1983
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Fantasy Island Unknown (Guest Star) 1983
      No Score Yet 96% Family Ties Unknown (Guest Star) 1983
      No Score Yet 93% Three's Company Unknown (Guest Star) 1982
      No Score Yet No Score Yet It's a Living Dennis Hubner (Character) 1981-1982
      No Score Yet 100% Barney Miller Warren Gimble (Guest Star) 1982
      No Score Yet 90% M*A*S*H Major Robert Hatch (Guest Star) 1982
      No Score Yet 100% Soap Unknown (Guest Star) 1981
      No Score Yet 67% The Dukes of Hazzard Atlanta Museum Curator (Guest Star) 1981
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Jeffersons Nathan Weems (Guest Star) 1979
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Barnaby Jones Unknown (Guest Star) 1979
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Paper Chase Unknown (Guest Star) 1978
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Eight Is Enough Unknown (Guest Star) 1978
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Police Woman Myron (Guest Star) 1978
      100% 79% Wonder Woman Unknown (Guest Star) 1977
      No Score Yet No Score Yet What's Happening!! Unknown (Guest Star) 1977