Michael Lerner

Biography

Date of Birth 22 June 1941, Brooklyn, New York, USA Height 5' 7" (1.70 m) Michael Lerner is an Academy-Award nominated American character actor. Lerner was born in Brooklyn, New York of Romanian Jewish descent. He was raised in Bensonhurst and Red Hook. His brother, Ken Lerner, is also an actor. After graduating from the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, Lerner began participating in a number plays in San Francisco. During the seventies, Lerner began making several guest appearances in shows such as The Brady Bunch, The Odd Couple and M*A*S*H. In 1970 Michael made his film debut in the Donald Sutherland picture Alex in Wonderland. He then went to appear in supporting roles in various Hollywood movies such as Robert Redford's The Candidate, Charles Bronson's St. Ives and Jack Nicholson's The Postman Always Rings Twice. In 1991, after co-starring in the Eddie Murphy comedy Harlem Nights, Michael played film producer Jack Lipnick in the Coen Brothers' Barton Fink, a performance for which he received an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor. Michael's recent projects include the Christmas comedy Elf and Poster Boy, as well as appearing in television programs such as Law and Order: Special Victims Unit and Entourage.

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Birth Name

Michael Lerner

Birth Place

Brooklyn, Nueva York, Estados Unidos

Birth Date

6/22/1941

Death Date

4/8/2023
Known For
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Amos & Andrew

Phil Gillman

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Omen IV: The Awakening

Earl

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Barton Fink

Jack Lipnick

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Eight Men Out

Arnold Rothstein

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Maniac Cop 2

Edward Doyle

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Anguish

John

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For Richer or Poorer

Phil Kleinman

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Vibes

Burt Wilder

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The Calcium Kid

Artie Cohen

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National Lampoon's Class Reunion

Dr. Robert Young

Starring In
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Frankenstein's Monster's Monster, Frankenstein

Bobby Fox

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Internet Famous

Joel Swanson

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Ashby

Entwistle

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Immigrant

Rabbi Malenkovich

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Mirror Mirror

Baron

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Atlas Shrugged: Part 1

Wesley Mouch

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Pete Smalls Is Dead

Leonard Proval

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The Bannen Way

The Mensch

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Life During Wartime

Harvey

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A Serious Man

Solomon Schlutz

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Yonkers Joe

Stanley

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A Dennis the Menace Christmas

Mr. Souse

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Slipstream

Big Mikey

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The Last Time

Leguzza

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Art School Confidential

Art Dealer

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Amor y otros desastres

Marvin Bernstein

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When Do We Eat?

Ira Stuckman

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Love and Other Disasters

Marvin Bernstein

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Original Animated Series: Godzilla, Vol. 2

Mayor Ebert (3 episodes, 1998-1999)

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Poster Boy

Jack Kray

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The Calcium Kid

Artie Cohen

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Elf

Fulton

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Nobody Knows Anything

Uncle Lou

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101 Dalmatians II: Patch's London Adventure

Producer (voice)

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29 Palms

The Judge

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Mockingbird Don't Sing

Dr. Stan York

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My Favorite Martian

Mr. Channing

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The Mod Squad

Howard

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Attention Shoppers

Khourosh

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Talos The Mummy

Professor Marcus

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Celebrity

Dr. Lupus

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Godzilla

Mayor Ebert

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Safe Men

Big Fat Bernie Gayle

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For Richer or Poorer

Phil Kleinman

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The Beautician And The Beast

Jerry Miller

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Off the Menu - The Last Days of Chasen's

Himself

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No Way Back

Frank Serlano

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A Pyromaniac's Love Story

Perry

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Radioland Murders

Lieutenant Cross

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No Escape

The Warden

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Blank Check

Biderman

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The Road To Wellville

Goodloe Bender

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Amos & Andrew

Phil Gillman

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Newsies

Weasel

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Omen IV: The Awakening

Earl

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Barton Fink

Jack Lipnick

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Maniac Cop 2

Edward Doyle

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Framed

Elliot Shane

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Any Man's Death

Herb Denner

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Harlem Nights

Bugsy Calhoune

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Eight Men Out

Arnold Rothstein

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Vibes

Burt Wilder

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Anguish

John

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The Execution

Sidney Ferraro

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Movers & Shakers

Arnie

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Strange Invaders

Willie Collins

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National Lampoon's Class Reunion

Dr. Robert Young

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The Postman Always Rings Twice

Mr. Katz

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Threshold

Henry De Vici

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Borderline

Henry Lydell

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The Baltimore Bullet

Paulie

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Coast to Coast

Dr. Frederick Froll

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Gridlock

Marv

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Goldengirl

Sternberg

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The Rockford Files - Season Five

Coroner Ruben Seelman

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Killer on Board

Dr. Berglund

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Outlaw Blues

Hatch

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The Other Side of Midnight

Barbet

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St. Ives

Myron Green

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Sarah T. - Portrait of a Teenage Alcoholic

Dr. Marvin Kittredge

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The Missiles of October

Pierre Salinger, Whitehouse Press Secretary

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Reflections of Murder

Jerry Steele

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Newman's Law

Frank Acker

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Busting

Marvin

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The Candidate

Paul Corliss

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The Doris Day Show - Season 2

Fat Man / ... (2 episodes, 1969-1970)

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