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Richard Portnow

Highest Rated:   98% Say Anything... (1989)
Lowest Rated:   8% Trial by Jury (1994)
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Character actor Richard Portnow has worked steadily in theater, feature films, and on television for many years. On stage, he has appeared both on and off Broadway, as well as in many regional productions, and at London's Royal Court Theatre. Portnow made his feature film debut with a bit part in Susan Seidleman's Desperately Seeking Susan (1985). On television, Portnow has guest starred on many series, including Seinfeld, NYPD Blue, and The Nanny.

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
No Score Yet This Last Lonely Place
  • Jason Pure
$12.1k 2016
70% Café Society
  • Walt
$11.1M 2016
74% Trumbo
  • Louis B. Mayer
2015
83% The Fourth Noble Truth
  • Actor
2015
No Score Yet Sitter Cam (Nanny Cam)
  • Det. Jones
2015
No Score Yet Seasons Of Love
  • Pop
2014
40% Oldboy
  • Bernie Sharkey
$1.3M 2013
No Score Yet Underdogs
  • Actor
$35.3k 2013
33% 2 Jacks
  • Lorenzo
2013
No Score Yet In the Dark
  • Det. Archer
2013
60% Hitchcock
  • Barney Balaban
$6.1M 2012
No Score Yet A Night Of Nightmares
  • Actor
2012
No Score Yet The Wish List
  • Actor
2010
No Score Yet The Indian
  • Actor
2009
26% Law Abiding Citizen
  • Billy Reynolds
$73.4M 2009
50% Life Is Hot in Cracktown
  • Guy From 4K
2009
No Score Yet The Minis
  • Jack
2009
No Score Yet Under New Management
  • Actor
2009
89% Tinker Bell
  • Minister of Autumn
2008
No Score Yet Meet The Mobsters
  • Actor
2008
No Score Yet Six Bullets from Now
  • Actor
2008
25% Tony 'n' Tina's Wedding
  • Vinnie Black
2007
No Score Yet Good Time Max
  • Head Administrator
2007
11% Perfect Stranger
  • Narron
$23.8M 2007
61% Find Me Guilty
  • Max Novardis
$0.7M 2006
No Score Yet Meet the Mobsters
  • Jerry Kaminski
2005
34% Poolhall Junkies
  • Toupe Jay
$0.6M 2002
No Score Yet Double Bang
  • Lt. Shatkin
2002
72% Happy Accidents
  • Trip
2001
No Score Yet Double Down
  • Arnold Zigman
2001
No Score Yet Neil Simon's 'Laughter on the 23rd Floor'
  • Harry
2001
No Score Yet Double Down
  • Actor
2000
82% Ghost Dog - The Way of the Samurai
  • Handsome Frank
2000
No Score Yet The Ghost of Spoon River
  • Cicarelli
2000
No Score Yet Fallen Arches
  • Actor
1999
60% Witness Protection
  • Niko
1999
No Score Yet The Substitute 3: Winner Takes All
  • Actor
1999
No Score Yet Postal Worker
  • Dr. Nicholas Brink
1999
No Score Yet Road Kill
  • Mr. Charboneau
1999
No Score Yet Milo
  • Lt. Parker
1998
49% Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
  • Wine Coloured Tuxedo
1998
19% My Giant
  • Producer
1998
No Score Yet Shadow of Doubt
  • Marvin Helm
1998
No Score Yet Guy
  • Al
1997
No Score Yet Bella Mafia
  • Tony Moreno
1997
37% Mad City
  • Brackett's Agent
1997
77% Private Parts
  • Ben Stern
1997
40% Bogus
  • M. Clay Thrasher
1996
No Score Yet Ez Streets
  • Actor
1996
No Score Yet The Continued Adventures of Reptile Man and His Faithful Sidekick Tadpole
  • Sid Higgins
1996
No Score Yet Donor Unknown
  • Hal
1995
81% Seven (Se7en)
  • Dr. Beardsley
1995
No Score Yet Indictment: The McMartin Trial
  • Judge George
1995
14% Man of the House
  • Joey Renda
1995
8% Trial by Jury
  • Leo Greco
1994
No Score Yet Lipstick Camera
  • Vorkopich
1994
No Score Yet Across the Moon
  • Roy
1994
12% S.F.W.
  • Gerald Parsley
1994
55% Heart and Souls
  • Max Marco
1993
No Score Yet Night Eyes 3
  • Edgar Kaplan
1993
No Score Yet There Goes the Neighborhood (Paydirt)
  • Marty Rollins
1992
71% Sister Act
  • Willy
$139.7M 1992
43% For the Boys
  • Milt
1991
89% Barton Fink
  • Detective Mastrionotti
1991
No Score Yet Perry Mason: The Case of the Maligned Mobster
  • Dave Barrett
1991
70% Father of the Bride
  • Al
1991
51% Kindergarten Cop
  • Capt. Salazar
1990
45% Tune in Tomorrow... (Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter)
  • Uncle Luke
1990
28% Havana
  • Mike MacClaney
1990
No Score Yet Meet the Hollowheads
  • Mr. Crabneck
1989
17% Chattahoochee
  • Dr. Debner
1989
98% Say Anything...
  • Agent Stewart
1989
No Score Yet Original Sin
  • Vincent
1989
No Score Yet A Deadly Silence
  • Actor
1989
37% Twins
  • Chop Shop Owner
1988
90% Good Morning, Vietnam
  • Dan `The Man' Levitan
1987
33% Hiding Out
  • Mr. Lessig
1987
80% Weeds
  • Guard
1987
No Score Yet Perry Mason: The Case of the Murdered Madam
  • Harry Long
1987
17% The Squeeze
  • Ruben
1987
81% Tin Men
  • Actor
1987
88% Radio Days
  • Sy
1987
No Score Yet Legends - Live at Montreux 1997
  • Carly
1987
No Score Yet Courage
  • Frankie Ce De Baca
1986
85% Desperately Seeking Susan
  • Party Guest
$27.4M 1985

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
97% Elementary
2012
  • Eddie Eichorn
  • 2016
96% The Good Wife
2009-2016
  • Judge Ben Margovski
  • 2015
79% Castle
2009-2016
  • Milt Boyle
  • 2014
No Score Yet CSI: NY
2004-2013
  • Actor
  • 2012
No Score Yet Hawaii Five-0
2010
  • Ron Sheridan
  • 2012
No Score Yet The Mentalist
2008-2015
  • Phil
  • 2011
6% Outlaw
2010
  • Sen. Sidney Vidalin Sen. Vidalin
  • 2010
75% Nip/Tuck
2003-2009
  • Manny Calderello
  • 2009
No Score Yet Cold Case
2003-2010
  • Oscar Anderson
  • 2008
87% Boston Legal
2004-2008
  • Judge Peter Harding
  • 2006
  • 2005
  • 2004
No Score Yet Las Vegas
2003-2008
  • Lester Colette
  • 2005
92% The Sopranos
1999-2007
  • Harold `Mel' Melvoin Attorney Melvoin
  • 2000
  • 1999
No Score Yet Boy Meets World
1993-2000
  • Stan
  • 1999
No Score Yet Mad About You
1992-1999
  • Arthur
  • 1997
  • 1996
86% Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman
1993-1997
  • Barry Barker
  • 1995
84% NYPD Blue
1993-2005
  • Harry Bernstein
  • 1995
No Score Yet Murder, She Wrote
1984-1996
  • Lt. Murphy Walter Pell
  • 1995
  • 1991
88% Seinfeld
1989-1998
  • Salesman
  • 1993
No Score Yet Wiseguy
1987-1990
  • Cabra
  • 1988
No Score Yet Beauty and the Beast
1987-1990
  • Naj
  • 1987
No Score Yet American Playhouse
1982-1996
  • Billy

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