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Eric Bogosian

Originally a theater performer, Eric Bogosian has also made a contribution to film, applying his writing skills to several pictures, including his famous play, "Talk Radio", which was turned into a movie in 1988. Bogosian was born in Woburn, Massachusetts, to Edwina (Jamgochian), a hairdresser, and Henry Bogosian, an accountant. He is of Armenian ... See full bio »

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Talk Radio
Talk Radio Barry
Under Siege 2: Dark Territory
Beavis and Butt-Head Do America
Beavis and Butt-Head Do America Ranger at Old Faithful / White House Press Secretary / Lieutenant at Strategic Air Command


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 2017 Billions (TV Series)
Lawrence Boyd
- Ball in Hand (2017) ... Lawrence Boyd
- Golden Frog Time (2017) ... Lawrence Boyd
- With or Without You (2017) ... Lawrence Boyd
- Victory Lap (2017) ... Lawrence Boyd
- Indian Four (2017) ... Lawrence Boyd
 2016-2017 The Get Down (TV Series)
Roy Asheton
- Only from Exile Can We Come Home (2017) ... Roy Asheton
- Gamble Everything (2017) ... Roy Asheton
- The Beat Says, This Is the Way (2017) ... Roy Asheton
- One by One, Into the Dark (2017) ... Roy Asheton
- Unfold Your Own Myth (2017) ... Roy Asheton
 2017 Rebel in the Rye
Harold Ross
 2015 Daytona (Short)
Sam Calhoun (voice)
 2015 Elementary (TV Series)
Collin Eisely
- A Stitch in Time (2015) ... Collin Eisely
 2014 The Good Wife (TV Series)
Nelson Dubeck
- Dramatics, Your Honor (2014) ... Nelson Dubeck
- A Few Words (2014) ... Nelson Dubeck
- Parallel Construction, Bitches (2014) ... Nelson Dubeck
 2014 Listen Up Philip
The Narrator (voice)
 2010 Don't Go in the Woods
 2010 F--K (Short)
 2006-2010 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series)
Danny Ross
- Loyalty: Part 1 (2010) ... Danny Ross
- Revolution (2009) ... Danny Ross
- Alpha Dog (2009) ... Danny Ross
- Major Case (2009) ... Danny Ross
- All In (2009) ... Danny Ross
 2008 Cadillac Records
Alan Freed
 2006 Love Monkey (TV Series)
Phil Leshing
- Coming Out (2006) ... Phil Leshing
- Mything Persons (2006) ... Phil Leshing
- Opportunity Knocks (2006) ... Phil Leshing
- Nice Package (2006) ... Phil Leshing
- Pilot (2006) ... Phil Leshing
 2005 Heights
 2004 Blade: Trinity
Bentley Tittle
 2004 King of the Corner
Rabbi Evelyn Fink
 2003 Untitled New York Pilot (TV Movie)
 2003 Wonderland
Eddie Nash
 2003 Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle
Alan Caulfield
 2003 Scrubs (TV Series)
Dr. Gross
- His Story (2003) ... Dr. Gross
 2002 Igby Goes Down
Mr. Nice Guy
 2002 Ararat
 2001 Shot in the Heart (TV Movie)
Larry Schiller
 2001 Blonde (TV Mini-Series)
Otto Ose
- Episode #1.2 (2001) ... Otto Ose
- Episode #1.1 (2001) ... Otto Ose
 2001 Third Watch (TV Series)
Lt. Lewis
- The Self-Importance of Being Carlos (2001) ... Lt. Lewis
 2000 Welcome to New York (TV Series)
- The Crier (2000) ... Robby
 2000 In the Weeds
 2000/I Gossip
Professor Goodwin
 1999 Beggars and Choosers (TV Series)
Eric Bogosian
- Sex, Drugs & Videotape (1999) ... Eric Bogosian
 1999 The Wedding Toast (Short)
 1998 Safe Men
Edward Templeton Sr. (voice)
 1998 A Bright Shining Lie (TV Movie)
Doug Elders
 1997 Deconstructing Harry
 1997 Office Killer
Peter Douglas (uncredited)
 1996 Beavis and Butt-Head Do America
Ranger at Old Faithful / White House Press Secretary / Lieutenant at Strategic Air Command (voice)
 1996 The Substance of Fire
Gene Byck
 1995 Under Siege 2: Dark Territory
Travis Dane
 1995 Dolores Claiborne
 1994 Witch Hunt (TV Movie)
Sen. Larson Crockett
 1993 The Larry Sanders Show (TV Series)
Stan Paxton
- Larry's Partner (1993) ... Stan Paxton
 1993 The Thief and the Cobbler
Phido the Vulture (Miramax version) (voice)
 1992-1993 Law & Order (TV Series)
Gary Lowenthal
- Night & Fog (1993) ... Gary Lowenthal
- Conspiracy (1992) ... Gary Lowenthal
 1992 Helmet: Give It (Video short)
 1990 Last Flight Out (TV Movie)
Larry Rose
 1989 Suffering Bastards
Mr. Leech
 1988 Talk Radio
 1988 The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial (TV Movie)
Lt. Barney Greenwald
 1987 Chasing the Dragon (Short)
 1987 Arena Brains (Short)
The Entertainer
 -1987 Alive from Off Center (TV Series)
Various Characters
- Funhouse (1987) ... Various Characters
- Made for TV ... (voice)
 1986 Crime Story (TV Series)
- Old Friends, Dead Ends (1986) ... Dee
- Pilot (1986) ... Dee
 1986 Reading Rainbow (TV Series)
Conan the Librarian
- Alistair in Outer Space (1986) ... Conan the Librarian (voice)
 1985 The Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Jackie Thompson (segment "Healer")
- Healer/Children's Zoo/Kentucky Rye (1985) ... Jackie Thompson (segment "Healer")
 1985 The Stuff
Supermarket Clerk (uncredited)
 1985 Tales from the Darkside (TV Series)
- The Tear Collector (1985) ... Junkie
 1985 Miami Vice (TV Series)
- Milk Run (1985) ... Zeke
 1984 Special Effects
 1983 Born in Flames
CBS Technician
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Other Works:

Stage: Appeared (as "Satan") in "The Last Days of Judas Iscariot", directed by Philip Seymour Hoffman. See more »

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5' 11½" (1.82 m)

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Plays succeed or fail as films because they are a play that should or shouldn't be a film. With the very confined Talk Radio (1988) people felt, how can you make a movie about a guy in a radio station? I thought there was plenty to see. Our cast was mostly theater people, and they were comfortable at that level of reality that got established when Oliver Stone and I made the film. You have to ... See more »


Was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for his play Talk Radio. See more »


Frequently works with John C. McGinley

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