Martin Balsam

Total Box Office:
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Highest Rated:
100% Murder on the Orient Express (1974)
Lowest Rated:
0% Il Silenzio dei prosciutti (The Silence of the Hams) (1994)
Birthday:
Nov 4
Birthplace:
Not Available
Bio:
Bronx-raised actor Martin Balsam was the oldest of three children of a ladies' sportswear salesman. "Actors are bums" was dad's reaction when Balsam announced his intention of going into show business; still, young Martin took full advantage of lunch breaks from his "real" jobs to rehearse for…

Filmography


MOVIES   

Rating Title Credit Box Office Year
Warning
  • Actor
-- 2013
There Goes the Bride
  • Actor
-- 2004
Al Capone
  • Actor
-- 1997
0% Il Silenzio dei prosciutti (The Silence of the Hams)
  • Inspector Balsam
-- 1994
Legend of the Spirit Dog
  • Actor
-- 1994
76% Cape Fear
  • Judge
-- 1991
50% Two Evil Eyes
  • Mr. Pym
-- 1990
Queenie
  • Marty
-- 1987
P.I. Private Investigations
  • Cliff Dowling
-- 1987
Second Serve
  • Dr. Beck
-- 1986
Grown Ups
  • Actor
-- 1986
20% The Delta Force
  • Ben Kaplan
-- 1986
6% Death Wish 3
  • Bennett
-- 1985
47% St. Elmo's Fire
  • Mr. Beamish
-- 1985
Murder in Space
  • Alexander Rostov
-- 1985
Little Gloria
  • Actor
-- 1984
Innocent Prey
  • Sheriff Virgil Baker
-- 1984
The Salamander
  • Actor
-- 1983
I Want to Live
  • Actor
-- 1983
Goodbye People
  • Max Silverman
-- 1983
Little Gloria: Happy at Last
  • Actor
-- 1982
People Vs. Jean Harris
  • Actor
-- 1981
Salamander
  • Navy Capt. Steffanelli
-- 1981
There Goes the Bride
  • Elmer Babcock
-- 1980
The House on Garibaldi Street
  • Issar Harel
-- 1979
44% Cuba
  • Gen. Bello
-- 1979
House on Garabaldi Street
  • Actor
-- 1979
Silver Bears (Fool's Gold)
  • Joe Fiore
-- 1978
Eyes Behind the Stars
  • Jim Grant
-- 1978
One God
  • Actor
-- 1977
Raid on Entebbe
  • Daniel Cooper
-- 1977
55% The Sentinel
  • Professor Ruzinsky
-- 1977
Con la rabbia agli occhi (Anger in His Eyes) (Blood Reckoning) (Death Rage) (Shadow of the Killer)
  • Actor
-- 1977
Two-Minute Warning
  • Sam McKeever
-- 1976
98% All the President's Men
  • Howard Simons
-- 1976
The Lindbergh Kidnapping Case
  • Actor
-- 1976
Two Minute Warning
  • Actor
-- 1976
Mitchell
  • James Arthur Cummins
-- 1975
Smiling Maniacs
  • Actor
-- 1974
100% Murder on the Orient Express
  • Bianchi
-- 1974
100% The Taking of Pelham One Two Three
  • Green
-- 1974
Miles To Go Before I Sleep
  • Actor
-- 1974
Summer Wishes, Winter Dreams
  • Harry Walden
-- 1973
The Six Million Dollar Man
  • Dr. Rudy Wells
-- 1973
The Stone Killer
  • Vescari
-- 1973
A Brand New Life
  • Jim Douglas
-- 1973
Il Consigliori (Counselor at Crime) (The Counsellor)
  • Don Antonio
-- 1973
The Man
  • Jim Talley
-- 1972
La colonna infame
  • Actor
-- 1972
Confessione di un commissario di polizia al procuratore della repubblica (Confessions of a Police Captain)
  • Actor
-- 1971
80% The Anderson Tapes
  • Haskins
-- 1971
96% Little Big Man
  • Merriweather
-- 1970
Hard Frame
  • Actor
-- 1970
59% Tora! Tora! Tora!
  • Adm. Husband E. Kimmel
-- 1970
88% Catch-22
  • Col. Cathcart
-- 1970
Me, Natalie
  • Uncle Harold
-- 1969
The Good Guys and the Bad Guys
  • Mayor Wilker
-- 1969
Trilogy
  • Actor
-- 1968
100% Hombre
  • Henry Mendez
-- 1967
83% After the Fox (Caccia alla volpe)
  • Harry
-- 1966
Harlow
  • Everett Redman
-- 1965
69% A Thousand Clowns
  • Arnold Burns
-- 1965
86% The Bedford Incident
  • Lt. Cmdr. Chester Potter
-- 1965
100% Seven Days in May
  • Paul Girard
-- 1964
33% The Carpetbaggers
  • Bernard B. Norman
-- 1964
Who's Been Sleeping in My Bed?
  • Sanford Kaufman
-- 1963
95% Cape Fear
  • Chief Dutton
-- 1962
Tutti a casa (Everybody Go Home)
  • Cpl. Fornaciari
-- 1962
87% Breakfast at Tiffany's
  • O.J. Berman
-- 1961
Ada
  • Actor
-- 1961
96% Psycho
  • Milton Arbogast detective
-- 1960
Middle of the Night
  • Jack
-- 1959
Al Capone
  • Kelly
-- 1959
Marjorie Morningstar
  • Dr. David Harris
-- 1958
Time Limit
  • Sgt. Baker
-- 1957
Defender
  • Actor
-- 1957
100% 12 Angry Men (Twelve Angry Men)
  • Juror #1
-- 1957
100% On the Waterfront
  • Gillette
-- 1954
Savage Attack
  • Actor
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Quotes from Martin Balsam's Characters

    1. Gen. Dreedle: Why aren't you wearing clothes, Captain?
    2. Capt. Yossarian: I don't wanna.
    3. Gen. Dreedle: What do you mean you don't want to, why the hell don't you?
    4. Capt. Yossarian: I don't know, I just don't wanna [laughs].
    5. Gen. Dreedle: Why isn't he wearing clothes?
    6. Col. Korn: [to Cathcart] He's talking to you.
    7. Col. Cathcart: Why isn't he wearing clothes, Major?
    8. Major Major: Why isn't he wearing clothes, Sergeant?
    From Catch-22. Submitted by Kia M (4 months ago)
    1. Col. Korn: All you have to do is be our pal.
    2. Col. Cathcart: Say nice things about us.
    3. Col. Korn: Tell the folks at home what a good job we're doing. Take our offer, Yossarian.
    4. Col. Cathcart: Either that, or a court-martial for desertion.
    From Catch-22. Submitted by Kia M (4 months ago)
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