Joseph Ruskin

Joseph Ruskin

Highest Rated: 71% The Rise and Fall of Legs Diamond (1960)

Lowest Rated: 31% Smokin' Aces (2007)

Birthday: Apr 14, 1924

Birthplace: Haverhill, Massachusetts, USA

Joseph Ruskin has built an incredible presence on the big screen throughout his acting career. Ruskin began his acting career appearing mainly in films, such as the adaptation "Hell Bent For Leather" (1960) with Audie Murphy, the biopic "The Rise and Fall of Legs Diamond" (1960) with Ray Danton and the Vincent Price adaptation "Diary of a Madman" (1963). He also appeared in "Bogard" (1975) and the action movie "The Black Street Fighter" (1976) with Richard Lawson. Ruskin worked in television around the start of his acting career with a role on "The Twilight Zone" (CBS, 1959-1964). He continued to work steadily in film throughout the eighties, appearing in "The Sword and the Sorcerer" (1982), "Prizzi's Honor" (1985) with Jack Nicholson and "The Longshot" (1986) with Tim Conway. He also appeared in the Jason Presson comedy sequel "Saturday the 14th Strikes Back" (1988). In the latter part of his career, he continued to act in the action flick "The Criminal Mind" (1995) with Lance Henriksen, the Patrick Stewart sci-fi fantasy "Star Trek: Insurrection" (1998) and "King Cobra" (2000). He also appeared in the action picture "The Scorpion King" (2002) with Dwayne Johnson. He also worked in television during these years, including a part on "Bones" (Fox, 2005-). Ruskin last acted in the Ben Affleck comedic action flick "Smokin' Aces" (2007). Ruskin passed away in December 2013 at the age of 89.

Highest rated movies

The Rise and Fall of Legs Diamond
Robin and the Seven Hoods
Smokin' Aces

Filmography

Movies

Credit
31% 62% Smokin' Aces Primo Sparazza (Character) $35.6M 2007
No Score Yet No Score Yet Icemaker Quentin Leeds (Character) - 2005
No Score Yet 28% King Cobra Dr. Irwin Burns (Character) - 1999
No Score Yet 24% Firepower Drexal (Character) - 1994
No Score Yet 38% The Criminal Mind Manny Kohen (Character) - 1993
No Score Yet 80% Captain America Rudy Sandrini (Character) - 1979
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Gypsy Warriors Grenault (Character) - 1978
No Score Yet No Score Yet Panache Cardinal Richelieu (Character) - 1976
No Score Yet 20% Black Fist Scarletti (Character) - 1975
40% 70% Robin and the Seven Hoods Twitch (Character) - 1964
71% 85% The Rise and Fall of Legs Diamond Matt Moran (Character) - 1960

TV

Credit
90% 82% Bones Professor William Grayson (Guest Star) 2006
86% 90% Alias Alain Christophe (Guest Star) 2002
55% 78% Star Trek: Enterprise Suliban Doctor (Guest Star) 2001
No Score Yet 83% ER Mr. Kingsley (Guest Star) 1999
76% 75% Star Trek: Voyager Vulcan Master (Guest Star) 1999
No Score Yet No Score Yet Brooklyn South Unknown (Guest Star) 1997
91% 86% Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Tumek (Guest Star) 1994-1996
No Score Yet No Score Yet Civil Wars Judge Sroge (Guest Star) 1992
No Score Yet No Score Yet Murder, She Wrote Unknown (Guest Star) 1988
No Score Yet No Score Yet Jake and the Fatman Unknown (Guest Star) 1988
No Score Yet No Score Yet Last Precinct Unknown (Guest Star) 1986
No Score Yet No Score Yet Alfred Hitchcock Presents Unknown (Character) 1986
No Score Yet 99% Knight Rider Unknown (Guest Star) 1984
22% No Score Yet Hotel Unknown (Guest Star) 1983
No Score Yet No Score Yet Fantasy Island Unknown (Guest Star) 1982
No Score Yet No Score Yet Charlie's Angels Unknown (Guest Star) 1981 1976
No Score Yet No Score Yet B.J. and the Bear Unknown (Guest Star) 1980
No Score Yet No Score Yet Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries Unknown (Guest Star) 1978
No Score Yet No Score Yet Starsky and Hutch Unknown (Guest Star) 1978
No Score Yet No Score Yet Police Woman Vinnie Ventselos (Guest Star) 1977
No Score Yet No Score Yet Bionic Woman Unknown (Guest Star) 1977
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Blue Knight Unknown (Guest Star) 1975
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Six Million Dollar Man Unknown (Guest Star) 1974-1975
55% No Score Yet Planet of the Apes Unknown (Guest Star) 1974
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Streets of San Francisco Marioni (Guest Star) 1974
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Doris Day Show Unknown (Guest Star) 1973
No Score Yet No Score Yet The High Chaparral Unknown (Guest Star) 1969
No Score Yet No Score Yet Mod Squad George Bates (Guest Star) 1969
No Score Yet No Score Yet Here's Lucy Unknown (Guest Star) 1968
80% 88% Star Trek Galt (Guest Star) 1968
100% No Score Yet The Man From U.N.C.L.E. Unknown (Guest Star) 1966-1967
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Felony Squad Leo Braden (Guest Star) 1967
No Score Yet No Score Yet Gunsmoke Judge Henry (Guest Star) 1966 1962
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Lucy Show Unknown (Guest Star) 1966
No Score Yet No Score Yet Get Smart Unknown (Guest Star) 1965
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Outer Limits Unknown (Character) 1964
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Dakotas The Rider (Guest Star) 1963
No Score Yet No Score Yet Death Valley Days Jeb Daley (Character) 1963
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Untouchables Unknown (Guest Star) 1961-1962
No Score Yet No Score Yet 77 Sunset Strip Gregory (Guest Star) 1961
No Score Yet No Score Yet Route 66 Unknown (Guest Star) 1961
No Score Yet No Score Yet Surfside 6 Unknown (Guest Star) 1961
No Score Yet No Score Yet Dante Unknown (Guest Star) 1961
82% 95% The Twilight Zone Genie (Character) 1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet Bronco Unknown (Guest Star) 1959

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