Michael Fairman

Michael Fairman

Highest Rated: 83% Thirteen Days (2000)

Lowest Rated: 19% Dark Streets (2008)

Birthday: Feb 25, 1934

Birthplace: New York, New York, USA

Born in New York City, Michael Fairman is a prolific character actor who has primarily worked on television. A late-bloomer, Fairman didn't begin taking on regular screen roles until he was nearly 40, first appearing in the 1971 TV movie "They've Killed President Lincoln." During the late '70s, he was featured in a recurring role on the soap opera "Ryan's Hope," and also appeared in one-off spots on numerous other shows, including "Eight Is Enough," "Charlie's Angels," and "Barnaby Jones." In the '80s, Fairman had semi-regular roles on "Hill Street Blues" and "Cagney & Lacey," and continued to make guest appearances on a wide variety of TV series such as "The A-Team," "Remington Steele," "Newhart," and "Dynasty." Fairman also played the recurring character of Judge Douglas McGrath on "L.A. Law" over the course of the legal show's eight seasons, and turned up in episodes of numerous '90s programs, including "Seinfeld," "ER," and "The X-Files." In addition to appearing on more than 100 episodes of "The Young and the Restless," Fairman has been featured in the occasional feature film, most notably "Thirteen Days," "Mulholland Dr.," and "Dead Silence."

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet 50% After the Reality Elmer Severson (Character) - 2016
19% 14% Dark Streets Nathaniel (Character) $11K 2008
20% 51% Dead Silence Henry Walker (Character) $16.5M 2007
No Score Yet 51% Ordinary Miracles Sterling Grimes (Character) - 2005
No Score Yet 50% Love Comes to the Executioner Unknown (Character) - 2004
No Score Yet 14% Wheelmen Paul (Character) - 2002
No Score Yet 50% The Perfect Wife Orville Gleason (Character) - 2000
83% 80% Thirteen Days Adlai Stevenson (Character) $34.6M 2000
No Score Yet 12% The Perfect Tenant Mr. Hartwell (Character) - 2000
45% 35% Forces of Nature Richard Holmes (Character) $52.9M 1999
No Score Yet No Score Yet Freedom Strike Gen. Porter (Character) - 1998
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Christmas Wish Mr. Connor (Character) - 1998
No Score Yet 20% Cupid Carl (Character) - 1997
No Score Yet 10% The Nurse Bob Martin (Character) - 1997
No Score Yet 30% An Unfinished Affair Clayton Edmunds (Character) - 1996
No Score Yet 50% Kid Cop Charlie Rebbins (Character) - 1996
No Score Yet No Score Yet Shameful Secrets Mal (Character) - 1993
No Score Yet No Score Yet Glory Years Unknown (Character) - 1987
No Score Yet No Score Yet Anatomy of an Illness Dr. Lowman (Character) - 1984
No Score Yet No Score Yet Found Money Unknown (Character) - 1983
33% 32% Charlie Chan and the Curse of the Dragon Queen Bernard Lupowitz (Character) - 1981
No Score Yet No Score Yet A Question of Guilt Man on Stand (Character) - 1978

TV

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No Score Yet No Score Yet The Bold and the Beautiful Unknown (Guest Star) 2016
97% 84% The Fosters Mr. Nesbit (Guest Star) 2014
69% 75% Benched Judge Ickles (Guest Star) 2014
90% 81% Bones David Hal-El (Guest Star) 2013
87% 91% Sons of Anarchy Unknown (Guest Star) 2010
91% 91% Monk Stanley Greenblatt (Guest Star) 2009
No Score Yet No Score Yet Night Stalker Hugh (Guest Star) 2006
No Score Yet 85% Ghost Whisperer Unknown (Guest Star) 2006
No Score Yet No Score Yet Without a Trace Unknown (Guest Star) 2005
No Score Yet No Score Yet Judging Amy Unknown (Guest Star) 2003
77% 97% Firefly Adelai Niska (Guest Star) 2002
No Score Yet No Score Yet JAG Unknown (Guest Star) 2002
No Score Yet No Score Yet Dharma & Greg Unknown (Guest Star) 2001
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Practice Unknown (Guest Star) 2001
No Score Yet 83% The King of Queens Unknown (Guest Star) 2001
No Score Yet No Score Yet Family Law Unknown (Guest Star) 2000
No Score Yet No Score Yet Providence Unknown (Guest Star) 1999
No Score Yet 94% Boy Meets World Dr. Markman (Guest Star) 1999
No Score Yet No Score Yet Viper Unknown (Guest Star) 1998
No Score Yet No Score Yet Mike Hammer, Private Eye Ronald Wilk (Guest Star) 1998
No Score Yet No Score Yet Brooklyn South Unknown (Guest Star) 1997
74% 86% The X-Files Older Jason Nichols (Guest Star) 1997
No Score Yet No Score Yet High Incident Unknown (Guest Star) 1997
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Crew Unknown (Guest Star) 1995
No Score Yet No Score Yet Courthouse Unknown (Guest Star) 1995
No Score Yet 80% ER Mort Harris (Guest Star) 1994
89% 94% Seinfeld Mr. Pensky (Guest Star) 1993
No Score Yet No Score Yet Mad About You Conductor (Guest Star) 1992
No Score Yet No Score Yet Civil Wars Louis Sumner (Guest Star) 1992
No Score Yet 92% Cheers Dutch Kincaid (Guest Star) 1991
No Score Yet No Score Yet Wings Unknown (Guest Star) 1991
No Score Yet No Score Yet Murder, She Wrote Unknown (Guest Star) 1990
No Score Yet 98% Quantum Leap Judge Mulhearn (Guest Star) 1990
No Score Yet No Score Yet Tour of Duty Maj.Gen. Edward Higgins (Guest Star) 1989-1990
No Score Yet No Score Yet My Two Dads Unknown (Guest Star) 1990
No Score Yet No Score Yet Hunter Carl Weller (Guest Star) 1989
No Score Yet No Score Yet Cagney & Lacey Insp. Knelman (Character) 1982-1988
No Score Yet No Score Yet 21 Jump Street Frank Hartman (Guest Star) 1987
No Score Yet No Score Yet Mama's Family Unknown (Guest Star) 1987
No Score Yet No Score Yet Newhart Unknown (Guest Star) 1987
No Score Yet 93% MacGyver Unknown (Guest Star) 1985
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Dukes of Hazzard Deputy Attorney General (Guest Star) 1985
No Score Yet No Score Yet Hill Street Blues Arnold Detweiler (Guest Star) 1984 1982
No Score Yet No Score Yet The A-Team Unknown (Guest Star) 1984
No Score Yet 98% Knight Rider Unknown (Guest Star) 1983
78% No Score Yet Bosom Buddies Unknown (Guest Star) 1981
No Score Yet No Score Yet Barnaby Jones Unknown (Guest Star) 1978
No Score Yet No Score Yet Charlie's Angels Unknown (Guest Star) 1977

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