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Maury Chaykin (1949–2010)

The award-winning Canadian-American character actor Maury Chaykin was born on July 27, 1949 in Brooklyn, New York, the son of Professor Irving J. Chaykin and his wife Clarice. Irving Chaykin, an American citizen, taught accountancy at the City College of New York. The former Clarice Bloomfield, his mother, was born in Winnipeg, raised in Montreal,... See full bio »

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 2011 Conduct Unbecoming
Col. Fox
 2011 The Drunk and on Drugs Happy Funtime Hour (TV Series)
Maury Chaykin
- Maury Chaykin Fucked Us (2011) ... Maury Chaykin
 2010 Barney's Version
Wedding Guest
 2010 Abroad (TV Movie)
Lord Oldenberg
 2009 Cooking with Stella
H.E. Mr. Durand
 2008 Hooked on Speedman
Dietrich Baum
 2008 Of Murder and Memory (TV Movie)
John Emory
 2008 Bull
Roland Gow
 2008 Glitch (TV Movie)
Mr. Linkletter
 2008 Adoration
Passenger & Professor On-Line
 2008 Blindness
 2008 The Grift
 2008 Production Office
 2007 Elijah (TV Movie)
Howard Pawley
 2007 Superstorm (TV Mini-Series)
Senator Wallace
 2006 Heavens Fall
Lyle Harris
 2006 Eureka (TV Series)
Sheriff / Major William Cobb
- Pilot (2006) ... Sheriff / Major William Cobb
 2006 Trailer Park Boys (TV Series)
Chief of Police
- Gimme My Fuckin Money or Randy's Dead (2006) ... Chief of Police
 2006 At the Hotel (TV Series)
Jerry Mitchell
- The Perfect Couple (2006) ... Jerry Mitchell
 2006 Boston Legal (TV Series)
Ryan Myerson
- Live Big (2006) ... Ryan Myerson
 2005-2006 Stargate SG-1 (TV Series)
- Off the Grid (2006) ... Nerus
- Beachhead (2005) ... Nerus
 2005 The Hunt for the BTK Killer (TV Movie)
Robert Beattie
 2005 Where the Truth Lies
Sally Sanmarco
 2004 Wilby Wonderful
Mayor Brent Fisher
 2004 Intern Academy
Dr. Roger 'Tony' Toussant
 2004 Being Julia
Walter Gibbs
 2004 Bury the Lead (TV Series)
Dr. Jackson
- The Revenge Specialist (2004) ... Dr. Jackson
 2004/I Sugar
 2004 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series)
Joseph Greene / Joe Landers
- No More Bets (2004) ... Joseph Greene / Joe Landers
 2004 Sex Traffic (TV Mini-Series)
Ernie Dwight
- Episode #1.2 (2004) ... Ernie Dwight
- Episode #1.1 (2004) ... Ernie Dwight
 2003 Andromeda (TV Series)
Citizen Eight
 2003 Tracey Ullman in the Trailer Tales (TV Movie)
Dan Weisman
 2003 Owning Mahowny
Frank Perlin
 2002 Hostage (Short)
The Kidnapper
 2002 The Wet Season (Short)
Uncle Rick
 2002 Past Perfect
 2002 Crossed Over (TV Movie)
Ethan Lowry
 2002 The Crying Booth (Short)
 2001 Bleacher Bums (TV Movie)
Scorekeeper Billy
 2001 On Their Knees
 2001/I Plan B
Donald Rossi
 2001 Varian's War (TV Movie)
 2001 Bartleby
 2000 The Art of War
Frank Capella
 2000 What's Cooking?
Herb 'Herbie' Seelig
 1999 The Industry (TV Series)
Captain McGee
- For the Children (1999) ... Captain McGee
 1999 Mystery, Alaska
Bailey Pruitt
 1999 Touched
 1999 Entrapment
Conrad Greene
 1999 Lexx (TV Series)
Pa Gollean / Daddy Glolean
- White Trash (1999) ... Pa Gollean / Daddy Glolean
- Love Grows (1999) ... Pa Gollean (uncredited)
 1998 Death by Dawn
 1998 PSI Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal (TV Series)
Dr. Bob Dalhousie
- Harlequin (1998) ... Dr. Bob Dalhousie
 1997-1998 Due South (TV Series)
Jasper Gutman / Pike
- Mojo Rising (1998) ... Jasper Gutman
- Spy vs. Spy (1997) ... Pike
 1998 Emily of New Moon (TV Series)
Lofty John
- Paradise Lost (1998) ... Lofty John
 1998 Jerry and Tom
 1998 Tracey Takes On... (TV Series)
Kurt Rasmussen
- Marriage (1998) ... Kurt Rasmussen
 1997 A Life Less Ordinary
Tod Johnson
 1997 Pale Saints
The Pirate
 1997 Northern Lights (TV Movie)
Ben Rubadue
 1997 Strip Search
 1997 Gone Fishin'
Kirk, Waiter (uncredited)
 1997 The Sweet Hereafter
 1997 Love and Death on Long Island
Irving Buckmuller
 1997 La Femme Nikita (TV Series)
- Innocent (1997) ... Rudy
 1997 Keeping the Promise (TV Movie)
Hunter Ben Loomis
 1996 Harriet the Spy
Holiday Pageant Director (uncredited)
 1996 If Looks Could Kill (TV Movie)
Dr. Richard Boggs
 1995 Cutthroat Island
John Reed
 1995 Sugartime (TV Movie)
Tony Accardo
 1995 Devil in a Blue Dress
Matthew Terell
 1995 Unstrung Heroes
Arthur Lidz
 1994 Transplant
 1994 Camilla
Harold Cara
 1994 Whale Music
Desmond Howl
 1994 Exotica
Exotica Club Client (uncredited)
 1993 Josh and S.A.M.
Pizza Man
 1993 Matrix (TV Series)
Lionel Meeks / Charles Meeks
- A Madness to His Method (1993) ... Lionel Meeks / Charles Meeks
 1993 Sommersby
Lawyer Dawson
 1992 Split Images (TV Movie)
Walter Kouza
 1992/I Hero
 1992 Buried on Sunday
Dexter Lexcannon
 1992 Leaving Normal
 1991 Montréal vu par...
Jurgen van Doom (segment "En passant")
 1991 The Pianist
 1991 The Adjuster
 1991 Conspiracy of Silence (TV Mini-Series)
D'Arcy Bancroft, Dwayne Johnston's Lawyer
- Episode #1.1 (1991) ... D'Arcy Bancroft, Dwayne Johnston's Lawyer
 1990 Labor of Love (TV Movie)
 1990 Street Legal (TV Series)
Ben Tochet
- Spare Parts (1990) ... Ben Tochet
- Holy Thursday (1990) ... Ben Tochet
 1990 Where the Heart Is
 1989 Cold Comfort
Floyd Lucas
 1989 Millennium
Roger Keane
 1989 Breaking In
Vincent Tucci, Attorney
 1989 George's Island
Mr. Droonfield
 1988 Twins
Burt Klane
 1988 Iron Eagle II
Sgt. Downs
 1988 Hot Paint (TV Movie)
 1988 Stars and Bars
Freeborn Gage
 1988 Higher Education
Guido (uncredited)
 1987 Future Block (Short) (voice, as Maury Chaken)
 1987 Caribe
Captain Burdoch
 1987 Hearts of Fire
Charlie Kelso
 1987 Diamonds (TV Series)
Murray Wolf
- Here Comes the Bride (1987) ... Murray Wolf
 1987 Nowhere to Hide
 1987 Wild Thing
Jonathan Trask
 1987 The Bedroom Window
Pool Player
 1986 Crime Story (TV Series)
Steven Kordo
- Crime Pays (1986) ... Steven Kordo
 1986 Night Heat (TV Series)
Merle Marlowe / Mallory
- Body Conscious (1986) ... Merle Marlowe
- Dead Ringer (1986) ... Mallory
 1986 Meatballs III: Summer Job
Huey, River Rat Leader
 1986 Adderly (TV Series)
Russian Agent
- Requiem ... Russian Agent
 1986 Philip Marlowe, Private Eye (TV Series)
Lt. Copernik
- Red Wind (1986) ... Lt. Copernik
 1986 Act of Vengeance (TV Movie)
Claude Vealey
 1986 The Vindicator
Burt Arthurs
 1986 Sharon, Lois & Bram's Elephant Show (TV Series)
Fire Captain
- There's an Elephant Up That Tree! (1986) ... Fire Captain
 1985 The Suicide Murders (TV Movie)
 1985 Canada's Sweetheart: The Saga of Hal C. Banks (TV Movie)
Harold Chamberlain Banks
 1985 In Like Flynn (TV Movie)
 1985 Def-Con 4
 1985 Turk 182!
Man in Wheelchair
 1984 Hockey Night (TV Movie)
Bum Johnston
 1984 The Guardian (TV Movie)
Rudy Simbro
 1983 Of Unknown Origin
Dan Errol
 1983 WarGames
Jim Sting
 1983 Curtains
 1983 American Playhouse (TV Series)
- Overdrawn at the Memory Bank (1983) ... Gondol
 1982 Highpoint
 1981 The July Group (TV Movie)
 1981 Just Jessie (TV Movie)
Joey Harper
 1981 Death Hunt
 1980 The Kidnapping of the President
Harvey Cannon
 1980 Nothing Personal
 1980 Jimmy B. & André (TV Movie)
 1980 The Great Detective (TV Series)
- Too Many Cooks (1980) ... Keynes
 1979 Riel (TV Movie)
 1978 King of Kensington (TV Series)
- King's Cousin (1978)
 1977 Sidestreet (TV Series)
- Stakeout (1977) ... Yanowsky
 1975 Me
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[on the billboard for "The Golden Spiders"] There's an extraordinary billboard up on Sunset Boulevard right now, with a humongous photograph of my face. I drive by it constantly back and forth, back and forth.


Appeared in four movies with Diane Keaton: Mrs. Soffel (1984), Northern Lights (1997), Plan B (2001) and Crossed Over (2002), and appeared in her directorial debut Unstrung Heroes (1995). See more »


Frequently cast in Atom Egoyan films.

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