Ron Rifkin

Biography

Date of Birth 31 October 1939, New York City, New York, USA Birth Name Saul M. Rifkin Height 5' 9" (1.75 m) Ron Rifkin is a prolific American actor and director who is featured in numerous television shows. In 2001, his association with Touchstone Television began when he played ex-director, Arvin Sloane, in Alias, opposite Jennifer Garner. He plays second-in-command businessman, Saul Holden, on Brothers & Sisters, opposite Sally Field. He also played Bonnie Franklin's second boyfriend on One Day at a Time. A native of Brooklyn, New York, Rifkin has enjoyed a long and distinguished career in film, on stage, and in television. His association with writer Jon Robin Baitz has been especially fruitful. In 1991, his performance in Baitz's play The Substance of Fire won him the Obie, Drama Desk, Lucille Lortel, and Drama-Logue awards for Best Actor. The following year he performed in Baitz's Three Hotels, for which he received a second Lucille Lortel and Drama Desk nomination. In 1996, he starred in the film version of Substance; in 2002, he appeared in the Baitz play Ten Unknowns at Boston's Huntington Theatre; in 2004, he starred in his play, The Paris Letter at the Kirk Douglas Theatre in Los Angeles, a role he reprised the following year at the Laura Pels Theatre in New York City; and at present, he is appearing in the ABC drama series Brothers and Sisters, which Baitz created. Rifkin received a 1998 Tony Award for Best Supporting Actor for the Broadway revival of Cabaret. Additional theatre credits include David Hirson's Wrong Mountain, Arthur Miller's Broken Glass, Ivan Turgenev's A Month in the Country, and Neil Simon's Proposals. Rifkin's extensive film credits include Silent Running, The Sunshine Boys, The Big Fix, JFK, Husbands and Wives, Manhattan Murder Mystery, Wolf, L.A. Confidential, The Negotiator, Boiler Room, Keeping the Faith, The Majestic, Dragonfly, The Sum of All Fears, and Pulse. On television, Rifkin has appeared in numerous made-for-television movies and miniseries, had regular roles on The Rockford Files, One Day at a Time, The Trials of Rosie O'Neill, and Alias, and has made guest appearances on a number of series, including Sex and the City, ER, Law & Order, A Nero Wolfe Mystery, Falcon Crest, Soap, Hill Street Blues, and The Outer Limits, for which he received a CableACE nomination. Source: Wikipedia

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Birth Name

Ron Rifkin

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New York City, New York, États-Unis

Birth Date

10/31/1939
Known For
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The Negotiator

Cmdr. Grant Frost

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Silent Running

Marty Barker

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Dragonfly

Charlie Dickinson

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Peep World

Henry Meyerwitz

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Norma Jean and Marilyn

Johnny Hyde

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Alias - The Complete 4 Season

Arvin Sloane (105 episodes, 2001-2006)

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Deliberate Intent

Howard Siegel

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Get Christie Love!

Normand

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Flareup

Sailor

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Manhattan Murder Mystery

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Starring In
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Funny Pages

Grandfather

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Minjan

Josef

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Spiral Farm

Eli Garfield

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A Star Is Born

Carl

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True Memoirs of an International Assassin

Amos

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The Words

Timothy Epstein

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Peep World

Henry Meyerwitz

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Pulse

Dr. Waterson

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Alias - The Complete 4 Season

Arvin Sloane (105 episodes, 2001-2006)

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Tadpole

Professor Tisch

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Dragonfly

Charlie Dickinson

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The Sum of All Fears

Secretary of State Owens

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Just A Kiss

Dr. Fauci

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The Majestic

Kevin Bannerman

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Keeping the Faith

Larry Friedman

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Boiler Room

Judge Marty Davis

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Deliberate Intent

Howard Siegel

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The Negotiator

Cmdr. Grant Frost

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L.A. Confidential

D.A. Ellis Loew

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The Substance of Fire

Isaac Geldhart

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I'm Not Rappaport

Feigenbaum

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Norma Jean and Marilyn

Johnny Hyde

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Last Summer in the Hamptons

Eli Garfield

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Wolf

Doctor

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Manhattan Murder Mystery

Sy

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Husbands And Wives

Richard - Rain's Analyst

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JFK

Mr. Goldberg (Spiesel) (credited on Director's Cut)

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Conspiracy: The Trial of the Chicago 8

Allen Ginsberg

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The Ratings Game

T.V. Director

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The Sting II

Eddie

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The Chosen

Baseball coach

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The Big Fix

Randy

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Rabbit Test

Dr. Briscoe

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A Woman Accused

Roger

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The Sunshine Boys

T.V. Floor Manager

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One Day at a Time: The Complete First Season

Nick Handris (13 episodes, 1980-1981)

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The Night That Panicked America

Mercury Theatre Player

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Get Christie Love!

Normand

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Silent Running

Marty Barker

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Fuzz

Cop guarding the Mayor's Mansion (uncredited)

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The Devil's 8

Stewart Martin

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Flareup

Sailor

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