Ron Perlman

Ron Perlman

Highest Rated: 100% Boris Karloff: The Man Behind the Monster (2021)

Lowest Rated: Not Available

Birthday: Apr 13, 1950

Birthplace: New York, New York, USA

While acting from behind elaborate masks and prosthetics is one of his trademarks, actor Ron Perlman still possesses one of the most famous faces in Hollywood. Born in Washington Heights, New York in 1950, Perlman has described himself as having been extremely overweight as a child, which would later make the process of hiding behind a character or a mask feel very appealing. Perlman was acting in a school production of the musical "Guys and Dolls" at Lehman College when his father saw him perform and later remarked that young Perlman was so talented, he "had to" become a professional actor. With a new feeling of support and encouragement, he steered his life toward the direction of acting, eventually earning a master's degree in theater arts from the University of Minnesota and moving to New York. There, Perlman began gaining acting experience working with a small theater called CSC Repertory before his first big break eventually came in 1979 when he made his Broadway debut as Beadle Treitel in "Teibele and Her Demon." Perlman broke into on-screen work that same year, appearing in a two-episode arc on the soap opera "Ryan's Hope" (ABC, 1974-1989), and eventually made his first feature film appearance with a substantial role in the movie "The Quest for Fire" (1981). Film and TV quickly became Perlman's main professional and creative outlets. He appeared in the cult hit "The Ice Pirates" (1984) and in the historical mystery "The Name of the Rose" (1986) before being cast as what would prove to be one of his most iconic characters, the lion-esque Beast opposite Linda Hamilton on the modern fantasy-adventure-romance hybrid "Beauty and the Beast" (CBS, 1987-1990). The very unique show helped cement Perlman's place in pop culture, and he still found time between seasons to appear on Broadway as the cantankerous Col. Nathan Jessup in the original cast of "A Few Good Men" in 1988. Perlman returned to Broadway again in 1996 for a revival of "Bus Stop," but remained most active on screen, memorably co-starring on the TV adaptation of "The Magnificent Seven" (CBS, 1998-2000) and in movies like "Blade II" (2002) and "Enemy at the Gates" (2001). In 2004, Perlman took on the title role in Guillermo Del Toro's big screen adaptation of the comic book "Hellboy" (2004), which proved wildly popular, especially during a time when comic book adaptations had not yet become reliable money makers in the film industry. He returned to the part for the 2008 sequel before starring as the patriarch of a motorcycle gang on the gritty and acclaimed drama series "Sons of Anarchy" (FX, 2008-2014), which lasted for seven seasons. Perlman so enjoyed the format of the TV drama that he executive produced his next such project, the procedural "Hand of God" (Amazon, 2014-17) which he also starred on opposite Dana Delany. Producing proved another great talent for Perlman and he took on a similar role with several of the next projects he appeared in, including the thriller "Run with the Hunted" (2019).

Highest rated movies

Drive
Cronos
Sergio and Sergei
Hellboy II: The Golden Army
Quest for Fire
Nightmare Alley The Bleeder Hellboy

Photos

Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Last Victim Unknown (Character) - 2022
81% 67% Nightmare Alley Bruno (Character) $9.3M 2021
55% 78% Don't Look Up Benedict Drask (Character) - 2021
No Score Yet 20% This Game's Called Murder Mr. Wallendorf (Character) - 2021
100% No Score Yet Boris Karloff: The Man Behind the Monster Self - 2021
No Score Yet No Score Yet Pinocchio Mangiafuoco (Voice) - 2021
45% 70% Monster Hunter Admiral (Character) $15.1M 2020
40% 97% A Place Among The Dead Unknown (Character) - 2020
41% 81% The Big Ugly Preston (Character),
Executive Producer
$502.4K 2020
0% 38% Run With the Hunted Birdie (Character) - 2020
28% 50% Clover Mr. Wiley (Character) - 2020
No Score Yet No Score Yet A Place Among the Dead RP (Character) - 2020
17% 37% The Great War General Pershing (Character) - 2019
40% 26% Hell on the Border Charlie Storm (Character) - 2019
No Score Yet 70% Westside vs. the World Narrator - 2019
No Score Yet No Score Yet Go Fish Unknown (Voice) - 2018
86% 62% Sergio and Sergei Peter (Character) - 2018
No Score Yet No Score Yet After the Screaming Stops Self - 2018
89% 72% To Dust Producer $179.6K 2018
46% 35% Asher Asher (Character),
Producer
- 2018
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Steam Engines of Oz Magnus (Voice) - 2018
20% 58% The Escape of Prisoner 614 The Sheriff (Character) - 2018
No Score Yet 42% Howard Lovecraft & the Undersea Kingdom Shoggoth (Voice) - 2017
0% 66% Pottersville Unknown (Character),
Producer
- 2017
29% 31% All I See Is You Executive Producer $5.8K 2016
81% 64% The Bleeder Al Braverman (Character) $320.7K 2016
74% 79% Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Gnarlak (Character) $234.0M 2016
No Score Yet 67% Howard Lovecraft and the Frozen Kingdom Shoggoth (Voice) - 2016
No Score Yet No Score Yet Dermaphoria Anslinger (Character) - 2015
42% 42% Moonwalkers Kidman (Character) - 2015
9% 84% Stonewall Ed Murphy (Character) $186.4K 2015
No Score Yet No Score Yet Bone in the Throat Executive Producer - 2015
No Score Yet No Score Yet Tbilisi, I Love You Unknown (Character) - 2014
29% 30% Skin Trade Viktor Dragovic (Character) $1.2K 2014
50% 41% Poker Night Calabrese (Character) - 2014
37% 67% Before I Disappear Bill (Character) $2.7K 2014
83% 77% The Book of Life Xibalba (Voice) $50.1M 2014
65% 45% 13 Sins Det. Chilcoat (Character) $9.1K 2014
71% 64% Kid Cannabis Barry Lerner (Character) $5.6K 2014
No Score Yet No Score Yet Forget Us Not Narrator - 2013
No Score Yet 28% The Virginian Judge Henry (Character) - 2013
42% 55% Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters Polyphemus (Voice) $68.5M 2013
100% 93% Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox Slade Wilson / Deathstroke (Voice) - 2013
72% 77% Pacific Rim Hannibal Chau (Character) $101.8M 2013
29% 25% Crave Pete (Character) - 2012
45% 41% 3, 2, 1... Frankie Go Boom Phyliss (Character) - 2012
20% 39% Bad Ass Mayor Williams (Character) - 2012
No Score Yet 15% The Scorpion King 3: Battle for Redemption Horus (Character) - 2012
No Score Yet 14% The Littlest Angel God (Voice) - 2011
93% 79% Drive Nino (Character) $35.1M 2011
25% 30% Conan the Barbarian Corin (Character) $21.3M 2011
11% 30% Season of the Witch Felson (Character) $24.8M 2011
No Score Yet 27% The Legend of Secret Pass Parker (Voice) - 2010
No Score Yet No Score Yet Killer by Nature Dr. Julian (Character) - 2010
17% 49% Bunraku Nicola aka The Woodcutter (Character) - 2010
89% 87% Tangled Stabbington Brother (Voice) $200.8M 2010
No Score Yet 60% Acts of Violence Priest Bill (Character) - 2010
No Score Yet 14% The Job Jim (Character) - 2009
No Score Yet 27% Dark Country Deputy Thompson (Character) - 2009
No Score Yet 62% Uncross the Stars Bobby (Character) - 2009
No Score Yet 10% The Devil's Tomb Wesley (Character) - 2009
No Score Yet 30% Spirit of the Forest Oak (Voice) - 2008
72% 47% I Sell the Dead Father Duffy (Character) $7.1K 2008
18% 24% Mutant Chronicles Brother Samuel (Character) $4.7K 2008
38% 44% Outlander Gunnar (Character) $160.6K 2008
86% 71% Hellboy II: The Golden Army Hellboy (Character) $75.8M 2008
No Score Yet No Score Yet Afro Samurai Justice (Character) - 2007
4% 23% In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale Norick (Character) $4.5M 2007
No Score Yet 68% Hellboy: Blood and Iron Hellboy (Voice) - 2007
No Score Yet No Score Yet No. 6 The Man in the Hat (Character) - 2006
No Score Yet 39% 5ive Girls Father Drake (Character) - 2006
39% 58% Local Color Curtis Sunday (Character) - 2006
76% 34% The Last Winter Pollack (Character) $32.9K 2006
No Score Yet 63% Scooby-Doo! Pirates Ahoy! Captain Skunkbeard/Biff Wellington (Voice) - 2006
No Score Yet 56% Hellboy: Sword of Storms Hellboy (Voice) - 2006
No Score Yet 33% Stephen King's Desperation Collie Entragian (Character) - 2006
No Score Yet 22% How to Go Out on a Date in Queens Vito (Character) - 2006
No Score Yet 63% Scooby-Doo in Where's My Mummy? Hotep/Ancient One (Voice) - 2005
No Score Yet 71% Missing in America Red (Character) - 2005
33% 37% Tarzan II Kago (Voice) - 2005
No Score Yet 36% The Second Front Unknown (Character) - 2005
No Score Yet No Score Yet Nightmare Boulevard Detective Sergeant Perry (Character) - 2004
81% 66% Hellboy Hellboy (Character) $59.0M 2004
No Score Yet 22% Absolon Murchison (Character) - 2003
No Score Yet 13% Rats Dr. William Winslow (Character) - 2003
No Score Yet No Score Yet Two Soldiers Colonel McKellog (Character) - 2003
No Score Yet 11% Shakedown Christopher "St. Joy" Bellows (Character) - 2002
No Score Yet 60% Hoodlum & Son 'Ugly' Jim McCrae (Character) - 2002
39% 49% Star Trek: Nemesis Viceroy (Character) $500.0K 2002
57% 68% Blade II Reinhardt (Character) $81.6M 2002
No Score Yet 60% Boys on the Run Unknown (Character) - 2001
No Score Yet No Score Yet Night Class Morgan (Character) - 2001
20% 18% Down Mitchell (Character) - 2001
53% 82% Enemy at the Gates Koulikov (Character) $51.4M 2001
No Score Yet 68% The Trial of Old Drum Charles Burden Sr. (Character) - 2000
No Score Yet 61% The King's Guard Lord Morton (Character) - 2000
50% 60% Titan A.E. Professor Sam Tucker (Voice) $22.8M 2000
33% 77% Price of Glory Nick Everson (Character) $3.4M 2000
No Score Yet No Score Yet Operation Sandman: Warriors in Hell Dr. Harlan Jessup (Character) - 2000
81% 55% Happy, Texas Marshal Nalhober (Character) $1.9M 1999
No Score Yet No Score Yet Tinseltown Cliff (Character) - 1999
No Score Yet No Score Yet Primal Force Frank Brodie (Character) - 1999
No Score Yet 21% Houdini Booking Agent (Character) - 1998
27% 18% Frogs for Snakes Gascone (Character) $20.7K 1998
No Score Yet 82% Magnificent Seven Unknown (Character) - 1998
27% 50% I Woke Up Early the Day I Died Cemetery Caretaker (Character) $863 1998
No Score Yet No Score Yet A Town Has Turned to Dust Jerry Paul (Character) - 1998
60% 61% The Second Civil War Alan Manieski (Character) - 1997
54% 39% Alien Resurrection Johner (Character) $47.7M 1997
No Score Yet 24% Prince Valiant Boltar (Character) - 1997
No Score Yet No Score Yet Betty Donnie Shank (Character) - 1997
No Score Yet 40% Body Armor Dr. Ramsey Krago (Character) - 1997
24% 20% The Island of Dr. Moreau Sayor of the Law (Character) $27.7M 1996
No Score Yet No Score Yet Phantom 2040: The Ghost Who Walks Graft (Voice) - 1996
No Score Yet No Score Yet Original Sins Jimbo (Character) - 1995
64% 70% The Last Supper Norman Arbuthnot (Character) $189.5K 1995
27% 69% Fluke Sylvester (Character) $3.3M 1995
79% 90% The City of Lost Children One (Character) $1.9M 1995
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Adventures of Captain Zoom in Outer Space Lord Vox of Vestron (Character) - 1995
No Score Yet 25% Mr. Stitch Doctor Frederick Texarian (Character) - 1995
No Score Yet 50% The Cisco Kid Lt. Col. Delacroix (Character) - 1994
No Score Yet 22% Sensation Det. Pantella (Character) - 1994
0% 22% Police Academy: Mission to Moscow Constantine Konali (Character) - 1994
No Score Yet No Score Yet Double Exposure John McClure (Character) - 1994
No Score Yet 51% When the Bough Breaks Dr. Douglas Eben (Character) - 1993
89% 69% Cronos Angel de la Guardian (Character) - 1993
27% 62% Romeo Is Bleeding Jack's Attorney (Character) $3.3M 1993
73% 50% The Adventures of Huck Finn Pap Finn (Character) $23.8M 1993
33% 31% Sleepwalkers Captain Soames (Character) $28.1M 1992
No Score Yet No Score Yet Blind Man's Bluff Frank Cerrillo (Character) - 1992
No Score Yet 11% A Stoning in Fulham County Jacob Shuler (Character) - 1988
74% 84% The Name of the Rose Salvatore (Character) $5.2M 1986
9% 49% The Ice Pirates Zeno (Character) - 1984
86% 75% Quest for Fire Amoukar (Character) - 1981

TV

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Slugfest Self 2021
92% 89% The Capture Frank Napier (Character) 2019
38% 82% Splitting Up Together Brock (Guest Star) 2019
No Score Yet No Score Yet Talk Stoop Guest 2019
No Score Yet No Score Yet Couch Surfing Guest 2018
No Score Yet No Score Yet Rachael Ray Guest 2018
No Score Yet No Score Yet GMA Day Guest 2018
No Score Yet 96% Trollhunters: Tales Of Arcadia Bular (Voice) 2016-2018
No Score Yet No Score Yet Politicking With Larry King Guest 2018
No Score Yet No Score Yet Last Call With Carson Daly Guest 2015 2017
100% 93% Adventure Time The Lich/Lich Hand (Guest Voice) 2011-2012 2014-2017
No Score Yet 85% Tangled: The Series The Stabbington Brothers (Guest Voice) 2017
30% 87% Hand of God Pernell Harris (Character) 2014-2015 2017
No Score Yet 34% Teen Titans Go! Slade (Guest Voice) 2016
75% 86% Maron Unknown (Guest Star) 2016
100% 29% The Nightly Show With Larry Wilmore Guest 2015
91% 80% The Blacklist Luther Braxton (Guest Star) 2015
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Queen Latifah Show Guest 2014
No Score Yet 8% The View Guest 2014
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Soup Unknown (Character) 2014
90% 86% Archer Ramon Limon (Guest Voice) 2010 2014
87% 90% Sons of Anarchy Clarence "Clay" Morrow (Character) 2009-2013
No Score Yet 100% The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson Guest 2013
No Score Yet 90% American Dad Colonel (Guest Voice) 2011-2012
No Score Yet No Score Yet Unscripted Guest 2009
No Score Yet 91% Robot Chicken Unknown (Guest Voice) 2009
100% 90% Afro Samurai Unknown (Voice) 2007
63% 89% Masters of Horror Dwayne Burcell (Character) 2006
88% 88% The Tick Fiery Blaze (Guest Star) 2001
No Score Yet No Score Yet Jackie Chan Karl Nivor (Guest Voice) 2000
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Wild Thornberrys Unknown (Guest Voice) 2000
33% No Score Yet The Magnificent Seven Unknown (Character) 1998-2000
No Score Yet No Score Yet Family Law Unknown (Guest Star) 1999
No Score Yet 100% The Outer Limits Unknown (Character) 1998
No Score Yet 91% Hey Arnold! Unknown (Guest Voice) 1996 1998
No Score Yet No Score Yet Perversions of Science Unknown (Character) 1997
No Score Yet 94% Highlander: The Series Unknown (Guest Star) 1996
No Score Yet No Score Yet Phantom 2040 Unknown (Voice) 1994-1996
No Score Yet 100% Beauty and the Beast Vincent (Character),
Director,
Writer
1987-1990
71% 91% Miami Vice Unknown (Guest Star) 1986
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Fall Guy Unknown (Guest Star) 1985